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Johnny Case October 23, 1960 - March 25, 2021

Johnny Dale Case age 60 years old was born October 23, 1960 the son of Myrtle Frye and Larry Case and was a lifelong resident of Sparta, Missouri.  Johnny found eternal peace and went to be with his Heavenly Father Thursday, March 25, 2021, after a brief illness.

Johnny loved his family, friends and the community he called home.  His social personality and witty intelligence were impressionable. He also was known for his great sense of humor.  He loved mechanics, farming, racing, sports and spending time with family and friends.   After 26 years of dedication to his job, he retired from Associated Wholesale Grocers.

Johnny is survived by Joyce his loving wife of 37 years; his son Clint Case and daughter-in-law Ashley Case, his daughter Ashley Combs; and son-in-law Jeff Combs; two granddaughters Alaina Nicole Combs and Alivia Grace Combs;  and one soon to arrive grandson Owen John Case; his mother Myrtle Case; his sister Sandy Aldridge and brother- in-law Steve Aldridge,  his sister Connie Pendergrass and brother-in-law Steve Pendergrass; his brother Jim Case and sister-in-law Tammy Case; his brother Roger Case; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.  Johnny was preceded in death by his father, Larry Case, his paternal grandparents Edwin and Reva Case, his maternal grandparents Glenn and Iris Frye and several other loving family members.  He will be missed by his loving family and friends, but will live forever in the hearts of those who loved him.

Graveside funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, March 30, 2021 in Sparta Cemetery with Pastor Troy Hull officiating. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, March 29, 2021 in Barnes Family Funeral Home. Services and arrangements are under the care and direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. On line condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com

Effective October 21, 2020 through April 1, 2021 the City of Ozark, Missouri issued a mask ordinance. A requirement to wear face coverings when in public, for the purpose of preventing or limiting the spread of COVID-19. Barnes Funeral Home is following the ordinance and recommend social distance guidelines. The family and staff thank you in advance, for your understanding during these difficult times.


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    Teresa Hale says

    Sending our love and prayers. We will miss him. With deepest sympathy, Chub and Teresa Hale

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    Kenneth Kolbeck says

    Deepest condolences from the Kolbeck family. Our prayers are with you during this trying time.

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    Gene & Mary Beth Phillips says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time Gene and Mary Beth Phillips

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    Judy (Seaton)Dollarhite says

    Joyce, I’m so very sorry to hear about Johnny. He grew up a few miles down the road from me and we all road the same bus to school. Larry and Myrtle were dear friends to my parents. Prayers for the entire family.

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    Karen Lynne Epps says

    Sandy Aldridge and Jim Case,,I am so sorry. Prayers and thought for all of You and family

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    Fred and Doris Tiede says

    Worked with John for several years at Associate Wholesale Grocers- he was a great guy ! You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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    Sarah says

    Johnny will be missed by many including myself. My heart hurts for the entire family’s loss. My love, empathy, and prayers are with you at this time of emotional devastation.

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    Sarah Smith says

    Johnny will be missed by many including myself. My heart hurts for Johnny’s family loss. My love, prayers, and empathy goes out to them at this emotional devastating time.

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    Terry, Deborah Mchaffie says

    Joyce my heart hurts for you, Prayers to you and family. Terry, and Deborah Mchaffie.

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    Rod & Jan Robison says

    Praying for God’s comfort for Johnny’s family. Had a lot good times with him back in day. Always had a smile when you saw him.

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    Terry Johns says

    We rode the same bus, went to same Church, And I feel your pain. Johnny will forever live in our hearts and our minds. May God Bless Your Family during this time.

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    Gary says

    I put in 12 long years with ol Johnny, there wasn’t a bad bone in his body for no one, no one at all. ol Jim will attest to what I’m saying. He will be missed for sure, RIP ol Boy, you have it now.