NOTICE OF HEARING

Thursday, September 30, 2021

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF RIPLEY COUNTY, MISSOURI

PROBATE DIVISION

Estate No.

21RI-PR00076

In the Estate of: BERTHA LEE PORTWOOD

Deceased, Probate Division

To all persons who claim an interest in the property of Bertha Lee Portwood, deceased, as an heir of decedent, or through any heir of decedent.

You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed with the Court by Barbara Portwood. for the determination of the heirs of Bertha Lee Portwood, deceased, and their respective interests as such heirs in and with respect to the property owned by Bertha Lee Portwood located at

All of Lot 1 of the Southwest Quarter except the South 1224 feet; all of the West half of the Southeast Quarter except the South 1224 feet; the West half of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter and the North half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter in Section 19;

The North half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter and the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 20;

The Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 29 except the following described tract: Beginning at the Northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, run thence South 1320 feet; run thence East 624 feet; run thence North 25 degrees West 1578 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning, All in Township 24 North Range 1 East

at the time of her death.

Petitionerís attorney is Samantha Pennington Evans, whose business address is 118 Washington Street, Doniphan, Missouri 63935

You are hereby required to appear to answer said petition on November 16, 2021 in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Ripley County, Missouri, at 9:00 a.m. at which time and place said petition will be heard. Should you fail therein, judgment may be entered in due course upon said petition. Date of first publication is October 6, 2021.

Sharon Richmond,

Circuit Clerk

By Ruth Austin,

Deputy Clerk

10-06-21/10-27-21