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Vernon Lee Cox

Vernon Lee Cox, age 96, of Cameron, Missouri, died on Thursday, April 18, 2024, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cameron. Born on February 20, 1928, in Chillicothe, Missouri, Vernon was the son of Frank and Sadie (Berry) Cox. He graduated from Chillicothe High School and served in the United States Navy from 1945 to […]

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Mabel Lea Hayner

Mabel Lea Hayner, 100, of Princeton, MO (formerly of Lee’s Summit, MO) passed away Thursday, April 18, 2024, at a Trenton, MO hospital. She was born on January 21, 1924, in Herndon, Missouri, the daughter of Charles Cyrus and Emily Ella (Alexander) Crowder. Mabel was a graduate of Marshall High School in 1941. She married […]

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Veva “Ann” Oertwig

Veva “Ann” Oertwig, 80, of Chula, MO, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at StoneBridge Senior Living Center in Chillicothe. She was born on July 9, 1943, in Galt, MO, to Vaughn Rhoades and Edith Tolle Rhoades. Ann was a member of Turning Point Church in Chillicothe. She enjoyed reading, doing yard work, participating […]

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Robert Lee “Big Bob” Cummings

Robert Lee “Big Bob” Cummings, age 65, of Jamesport, passed away on Sunday evening, April 14, 2024, at Sunnyview Nursing Home in Trenton, MO, following a long battle with cancer. Bob was born on March 12, 1959, to Lovell Cecil “Chub” and Waneva Karol (Fitch) Cummings in Jamesport, MO. He was a member of the […]

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John Michael “Mike” Anderson

John Michael “Mike” Anderson, age 75, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2024, at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe, Missouri. Mike was born to John C. “Jack” and Mary Frances (Johnson) Anderson on December 20, 1948, in Chillicothe, Missouri. He graduated in 1966 from St. Joseph’s Academy in Chillicothe, Missouri. […]

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Martha Ellen (Wright) Barto

Martha Ellen Barto, a 71-year-old Trenton resident, passed away at 8:16 a.m., Sunday, April 14, 2024, at Kansas City Hospice House. She is to be cremated under the direction of Slater Neal Funeral Home with a celebration to be held at a later date. Martha Ellen Barto was born November 12, 1952, in Cleveland, OH […]

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Robert Gene “Bob” Henry

Robert Gene “Bob” Henry, 68, of Mercer, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2024, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 25, 1955, in Mercer, Missouri, the son of Hubert Archie and Mildred Kathleen (Stanford) Henry. Bob graduated from Mercer High School in 1974. […]

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Glenda Louise Clark

A Celebration of Life service for Glenda Louise Clark, a former Milan resident, is scheduled for this Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m. at the Ruschmeier Smith Funeral Home in Milan. Visitors are welcome one hour before the service for visitation. Following the service, burial will take place at Dunreath Cemetery in Iowa. Glenda Clark, […]

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Nicholas “Nick” Fortner

Nicholas “Nick” Fortner, 63, of Grain Valley, MO, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at a Lee’s Summit, MO hospital. He was born on September 2, 1960, the son of Lee Fortner and Judy Bowen. Nick was a North Harrison graduate and served in the US Navy, Army, and the Texas National Guard. He […]

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Victoria Maedean Shatto

Victoria Maedean Shatto, age 67, a resident of Breckenridge, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at her residence. Victoria was adopted at birth by Everette and Viola (Hicks) McCracken on April 20, 1956, in Chillicothe, Missouri. She graduated in 1975 from Tina-Avalon High School. Victoria married Melvin Shatto in 1976 in Hale, Missouri, […]

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Connie Lou Fehring

Connie Lou Fehring was reunited with the love of her life on April 10, 2024, after being apart for one short month. Connie was born to Lawrence “Tarz” and Mary Breer on September 4, 1958, in Nevada, Iowa. She attended school and lived most of her childhood in Maxwell, Iowa. Maxwell is where Connie met […]

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Mary Jane Campbell

Mary Jane Campbell, aged 93, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at Morningside Center, Chillicothe, Missouri. Mary was born the daughter of Grover and Ella (James) Laffey on May 25, 1930, in Daviess County, Missouri. She was a 1948 graduate of Jamesport High School. After graduation, she attended Maryville […]

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Gary M. Redman

Gary M. Redman, aged 79, of Gallatin, MO, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, in Gallatin. Born on November 13, 1944, in Red Oak, IA, he was the son of Earl Leslie and Evelyn (Carlson) Redman. Gary completed his elementary education in Gallatin and graduated from Lafayette High School in St. Joseph, MO, in […]

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Thomas Franklin Veatch

Thomas Franklin Veatch, aged 76, a lifelong resident of Trenton, MO, unexpectedly passed into the arms of Jesus on April 9, 2024. He was enjoying a beautiful day with his wife of 54 years, Kathy. Tom was born in Trenton on June 12, 1947, to Ferrol and Lois Jean (Cooper) Veatch. He graduated from Trenton […]

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Barbara L. (Young) Green

Barbara Lou Young Green was born on May 3, 1928, in Moberly, MO, the daughter of Gussie Alliene Brooks Young and Moss Juhl Young. In 1944, she married Donald Wayne Skinner, and they had three children: Leslie Wayne, Alliena Ann, and Mel Alan. In 1964, she married John H. Curry, and they had one son, […]

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Flora “Wanona” Mae Gardner

Flora “Wanona” Mae Gardner, age 91, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe, Missouri. Wanona was born to Merl George and Alta Mae (Cosby) Merryfield on August 28, 1932, in Utica, Missouri. She graduated from Utica High School. On February 24, 1951, Wanona married […]

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Gwendolyn Alice Jennings

Gwendolyn A. Jennings, aged 88 and a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Morningside Center in Chillicothe, Missouri. Born to Harry and Esther (Patterson) Metzner on March 21, 1936, in Chillicothe, Missouri, Gwen was an only child. She graduated from Tina-Avan High School in 1954. On September 20, 1953, […]

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Rosella Bowles

Rosella Bowles, aged 76, of Eagleville, passed away at her residence on Saturday, April 6, 2024. Rosella’s life was celebrated by her loving family and will be remembered for her enduring spirit and contributions to the community. Rosella leaves behind a devoted husband, Johnny Bowles of Eagleville. She is also mourned by her daughters, Monica […]

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Mary Ellen (Kohl) Foland

Mary Ellen Kohl Foland passed away quietly on April 4, 2024. She was born the daughter of Charles Leroy Kohl and Rose Raso Kohl on March 16, 1942, in Saint Louis, Missouri. She attended schools in the German area of south Saint Louis. She graduated from Grover Cleveland High School in 1960 and enrolled at […]