Category Archives: OBITUARIES

LINDSAY BROOKE CARRIER (2/27/1994 -9/22/2016)

Written on September 27, 2016 at 2:48 pm, by

Lindsay Brooke Carrier, 22 of Columbia, Missouri passed away at her home on Thursday, September 22, 2016. The twin daughter of Rodney and Cheryl (Melvin) Carrier, she was born on February 27, 1994 in Columbia, Missouri.  Lindsay attended Hallsville Elementary and High School in Hallsville, Missouri graduating with the class of 2013. Survivors include her […]

D. D. DABNEY (11/17/1936 – 9/14/2016)

Written on September 20, 2016 at 12:59 pm, by

D. D. Dabney, 79 of Lancaster, Missouri passed away at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. The son of Henry Ivyl and Iowa Jeannetta (Lubean) Dabney, he was born on November 17, 1936 in Peoria, Illinois. D. D. served in the United States Military as a Military Policeman […]


Written on September 13, 2016 at 2:11 pm, by

Elizabeth Maureen (Shepherd) Watkins, 88 of Lancaster, Missouri passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri. The daughter of Herman Edison and Ecil Jewel (Slavin) Shepherd, she was born on May 23, 1928 in Lancaster, Missouri. She was a graduate of the Lancaster High School in Lancaster, […]

HAROLD DUANE MIDDLETON (1/25/1927 – 9/8/2016)

Written on September 13, 2016 at 12:56 pm, by

Harold Duane Middleton, youngest son of T. A. and Gladys (Drake) Middleton was born in Lancaster, Missouri on January 25, 1927.  Harold and his family moved to Downing, Missouri in 1935. “H” graduated from Downing High School in 1944.  In 1945 “H” entered into the Air Force and spent 37 months before being honorably discharged. […]

MARY ANN BLESSING (11/2/1942 – 9/12/2016)

Written on September 13, 2016 at 12:53 pm, by

Mary Ann Blessing, 73, of Memphis, Missouri, entered eternal life on Monday, September 12, 2016,  following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born November 2, 1942, at State Center in Marshall County, Iowa, to Lyle Dale and Florence G. Edwards Watts. She graduated from Melbourne High School in Melbourne, Iowa, with the class of […]

CLARICE EILEEN KICE (2/2/1926 – 8/26/2016)

Written on September 13, 2016 at 10:28 am, by

Clarice Eileen Kice, 90, of Arbela, Missouri passed away Friday evening, August 26, 2016, at her home. The daughter of Clarence Hayden and Maude Esther (Leeper) Kittle she was born February 2, 1926, near the Azen community in Scotland County, Missouri. She married Delmar Kice on November 25, 1945, at the Methodist Church in Memphis, […]

JUDITH ELAINE HERR (8/13/1952 – 9/1/2016)

Written on September 8, 2016 at 1:53 pm, by

Judith Elaine Herr, 64, of Gorin, Missouri, entered into eternal life, Thursday, September 1, 2016, at her home following a long illness. She was born, August 13, 1952, at Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, to Norman Kreider and Helen Marie Yoder Gochnauer. Judith came early in life to a personal faith in the Lord. At age […]

LESLIE RUTH DOWNING 8/30/1936 – 8/25/2016)

Written on September 6, 2016 at 8:37 pm, by

Leslie Ruth Downing, 79, of Memphis, MO, died Thursday, August 25, 2016, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis. She was the daughter of Leslie William and Nellie Ruth (Davis) Thompson and was born on August 30, 1936 in Davis County, Iowa. Leslie was the youngest of five children. On March 18, 1955, she […]

SANDRA KAYE SCHROEDER (5/6/1949) – 8/30/2016)

Written on September 6, 2016 at 8:36 pm, by

Sandra Kaye Schroeder, 67, of South Jacksonville, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at her home. She was born May 6, 1949, in Memphis, MO, the daughter of Herman W. and Mary Ruth Lewis Peukert Sr. She married Larry N. Schroeder on Dec. 13, 1969, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 2013. She […]

MARY LOU (McWILLIAM) LEONARD – (7/18/1925) – 8/24/2016)

Written on August 30, 2016 at 11:43 am, by

Mary Lou (McWilliam) Leonard was born July 18, 1925 in Memphis, MO and died Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Heritage Health in Staunton, Illinois aged 91 years, one month and six days. She was the daughter of the late Crawford and Cora (Hardman) McWilliam. She married Lloyd Leon Leonard on July 1, 1944. They later […]