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Community Blood Center of the Ozarks

220 W. Plainview Rd

Springfield, Missouri 65810

United States

Company Description

CBCO is the exclusive provider of blood and blood products to thirty-eight hospitals in a thirty-eight county area comprising Southwest Missouri, Northwest Arkansas and Southeast Kansas. Over 75,000 donations of blood are required each year to meet the tr ... more

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Employment History

Vice Chairman

Arkansas State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors


Nelson Funeral Service Inc


Member of the Advisory Board for Mortuary Science
Arkansas State University

Board Member
Carroll County Historical & Genealogical Society

Board Member
Berryville Chamber of Commerce

Board Member
St. John

Board Members

Arkansas Funeral Directors Association

Board Member
NW AR Funeral Directors Association



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Nelson Funeral Service • Berryville, Green Forest, Eureka Springs - Arkansas [cached]

Bobby R. Thurman

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On May 1, 1997, Bobby R. Thurman, Rea L. Nelson's great-grandson, joined the family business as fourth generation. Bobby is a licensed funeral director and embalmer receiving all his licensure in 1999 after graduating from ASU in Mtn. Home, AR. He is also a licensed funeral director in Missouri. He has been a deputy coroner since January of 1998. On December 1, 2005, he bought the business from his uncle, Douglas B. Nelson. In 2010, he became a member of the Advisory Board for Mortuary Science at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home. He has served in all the chairs of the North West Arkansas Funeral Directors Association, the Arkansas Funeral Directors Association and in July 2011, he was appointed by Gov. Beebe to the State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. In June 2012, he was nominated to the position of Vice-Chairman of the State Board. Locally, he is in Kiwanis, a board member of the Carroll County Historical & Genealogical Society, Eureka Springs Historical Museum, the Mercy Hospital-Berryville Foundation Board, a recruiter for the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks and a member of the Berryville Lodge #82 Independent Order of Odd Fellows in which he is the Past Grand Master for the state. In March 1998, he married Christy Ellison and they have two daughters, Olivia and Ava. In his spare time, he plays the drums and he likes to be outdoors camping, hunting, fishing and skiing.
Carla and Bobby also own the Candlewick Inn motel in Eureka Springs, AR.

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Nelson Funeral Service • Berryville, Green Forest, Eureka Springs - Arkansas [cached]

On May 1, 1997, Bobby Rea Thurman, Charles and Jimmie's grandson, joined the family business as a fourth generation.

In January of 2006, Bobby became President of Nelson Funeral Service Inc., an office which he is currently serving today.

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