Category Archives: OBITUARIES

DAVID LEE ROBERTSON (12/30/1955 – 8/11/2019)

Written on August 13, 2019 at 1:03 pm, by

David Lee Robertson, age 63, of Wyaconda, MO, died Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He had been in declining health for several years. David was born December 30, 1955, in Keokuk, IA to Jim and Joy Young Robertson of Wyaconda, the third of their four sons. He graduated from Wyaconda […]

GRACE TAGUE PARSONS BROWN (2/16/1924 – 8/5/2019)

Written on August 13, 2019 at 10:59 am, by

Grace Tague Parsons Brown, 95, of Memphis, Missouri, formerly of Gorin, MO, passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019 at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, MO. Grace was born in the family home on the Sandridge Bottom northwest of Gorin, MO on February 16, 1924.  She was the fourth child and first daughter […]

RANDY GENE ARMSTRONG (6/20/1960 – 7/26/2019)

Written on August 13, 2019 at 3:27 am, by

Randy Gene Armstrong, 59, of Rutledge, Missouri passed away Friday, July 26, 2019, at the Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.  The son of John Kenneth and Pearl Hawkinson Armstrong he was born June 20, 1960 in Clark County, Missouri. Randy attended Gorin High School at Gorin, Missouri. In his early years Randy worked in the […]

JONATHAN PERRY “JON” CHILDERS (3/17/1947 – 7/28/2019)

Written on August 6, 2019 at 11:05 am, by

Jon Childers, 72, of Eagan, MN, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019, following a long, courageous battle with cancer. Jon was born on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 1947 in Ottumwa, Iowa.   He grew up on the family farm four miles northwest of Rutledge, MO, with his parents and grandparents, learned farming from his Dad […]

SEPTEMBER WALKER DUNN (12-24-1959 – 6-27-2019)

Written on July 30, 2019 at 11:56 am, by

September Walker Dunn, 59 years of age, died unexpectedly at her home in Omaha, NE on June 27, 2019.  She was the daughter of Shelah (deceased) and Jack Walker of San Jose, California. She married Brant Dunn on November 17, 1990. September is survived by her husband; two children, Autumn of Durham, NC. and Tyler […]

Celebration of Life Scheduled for Jim Dickerson

Written on July 23, 2019 at 12:31 pm, by

A  Celebration of Life for James Frederick “Jim” Dickerson will be held at 5:00 p.m. Saturday evening, July 27, 2019, at the V.F.W. in Memphis. Jim Dickerson passed away July 1, 2019 at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis.  As per his wishes he donated his tissue and organs and they were retrieved by the […]

GEORGE T. MARTIN (6/30/1920 – 7/16/2019)

Written on July 22, 2019 at 8:57 pm, by

George T. Martin age 99, of Kahoka, formerly of Wyaconda, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka. George was born June 30, 1920 in Chicago, IL, a son of John Adam and Dena Koehler Martin. On July 19, 1941 he was united in marriage to Hazel R. Hicks […]

LESLIE L. STRAIT (10/12/1971 – 7/14/2019)

Written on July 22, 2019 at 8:55 pm, by

Leslie L. Strait, 47, of Keosauqua, Iowa passed away on July 14, 2019 at the Van Buren County Hospital in Keosauqua, Iowa. He was born on October 12, 1971 in Fairfield, Iowa to Marvin and Doris Bonnett Strait. Leslie grew up in Van Buren County and graduated from Van Buren Community High School in 1990. […]

BILLY JAMES UPTON (8/22/1926 – 7/14/2019)

Written on July 16, 2019 at 11:59 am, by

Billy James Upton, 92 of Kirksville, MO passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, MO. He was born August 22, 1926 in Lincoln, NE, the son of Lawrence Willard Upton and Bertha Charlott (Collins) Upton. On January 28, 1947 in Norfolk, NE, he was united in marriage to […]

JON MARK STEELE (3/2/1969 – 7/12/2019)

Written on July 16, 2019 at 11:46 am, by

Jon Mark Steele died on July 12th, 2019 at his home in Gorin, MO. Jon was born March 2nd, 1969.  He was the son of Orville and Johanna Peterson Steele and the father to Gregory Lawrence Steele, all of Gorin, MO. Jon was a life-long resident of Scotland County, MO and attended the Gorin School.  […]