Category Archives: OBITUARIES

GERTRUDE BERTRAM DEEGAN (5/21/1914 – 5/21/2016)

Written on May 24, 2016 at 9:44 pm, by

Gertrude Bertram Deegan, 102, of Las Vegas, NV, returned to her father in heaven at the Summerlin Hospital in Las Vegas. She was born May 21, 1914; the daughter of Ernest and Ruth (Short) Bertram at Rutledge, MO. Gertrude married Walter (Bud) Deegan in 1959. They enjoyed a wonderful married life until his passing in […]

ELIZABETH PULLIAM (1/30/1930 – 5/18/2016)

Written on May 24, 2016 at 2:50 pm, by

Elizabeth Pulliam, 86 of Corder, Missouri died on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at her home. Born Thursday, January 30, 1930 in Memphis, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Baptist Hardy and the late Ethel Rice Hardy. She married Keith Moore Pulliam on October 9, 1949 and he survives of the home. She graduated […]

EVA DARLENE WHITEHEAD (6/6/1935 -5/12/2016)

Written on May 17, 2016 at 1:22 pm, by

Eva Darlene Whitehead, 80, of Carman, IL passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, IA. Born June 6, 1935, in Memphis, MO, she was the daughter of Calvin Seldon and Juanita Brown Webber. On June 21, 1951, she married James Arthur Whitehead in Kahoka, MO. Eva was an […]

LAVON MITCHELL (10/21/1927 – 5/11/2016)

Written on May 17, 2016 at 10:38 am, by

Lavon Mitchell passed away peacefully in her sleep, May 11, 2016, at the age of 88. She was born in rural Franklin County, IA; near the town of Thornton. Lavon is survived by her two sisters, Lois Smith of Memphis, MO, Lucille Campbell of Des Moines, IA, sister-in-law, Felicia DeWitt of Tucson, AZ, and LaVon’s […]

DONALD “DONNIE” GLENN SMALL (9/8/1940 – 4/30/2016)

Written on May 10, 2016 at 2:06 pm, by

Donald “Donnie” Glenn Small, 75, of rural Rutledge, MO, passed away late Saturday evening, April 30, 2016, at the La Belle Manor Care Center, La Belle, MO. The son of Dennis O. Small Sr. and Orris Leona Sanders Small, he was born September 8, 1940, in Scotland County, MO. He graduated from the Memphis High […]

ANNA GENEVA PARRISH (10/5/1928 – 5/1/2016)

Written on May 3, 2016 at 9:29 pm, by

Anna Geneva Parrish, age 87, of Montevallo, MO, passed away May 1, 2016 at Cedar County Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was born October 5, 1928, to Arthur and Eunice Egbert in Gorin, MO. She attended and graduated from Gorin School in 1947. Anna was a member of Gorin Methodist Church since her […]

 FRANCES LAVON CASTEEL (9/11/1921 – 4/3/2016)

Written on May 3, 2016 at 5:45 pm, by

Frances Casteel, 94, of Indianola, Iowa passed away April 3, 2016 at Good Samaritan Society in Indianola, Iowa. She was born September 11, 1921 on a farm in Queen City, Missouri to Ralph and Helen Myers. She married Thurman Casteel on October 5, 1942 in Lancaster, Missouri. Frances enjoyed spending time and talking with her […]

VELVA MAE FREBURG (1/10/1932 – 4/29/2016)

Written on May 3, 2016 at 4:57 pm, by

Velva Mae Freburg, 84, of Memphis, Missouri, died April 29, 2016, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis. She was born January 10, 1932, at Cantril, Iowa, to Leonard Edgar and Norma Esther Eichelberger Stockdale. She attended school in Bushnell, Illinois and was a graduate of the class of 1950. Velva was married to […]

SELENA RUTH (ELSCHLAGER) BEELER (4/20/1922 – 4/22/2016)

Written on April 26, 2016 at 12:02 pm, by

Selena Ruth (Elschlager) Beeler, 94 of Queen City, Missouri, formerly of the Downing and Lancaster, Missouri area, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri. The daughter of Raymond John and Fayrol (Kight) Elschlager, she was born on April 20, 1922 in Downing, Missouri.  On March 1, […]

TOMMY R. BILLINGS (2/9/1951 – 4/21/2016)

Written on April 26, 2016 at 11:36 am, by

Tommy Ray Billings, 65, of Arbela died April 21, 2016 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born the son of Ross and Stella Margaret (Davis) Billings on February 9, 1951 in Kirksville, MO. He graduated from high school at Wyaconda C-1. Tommy married the former Linda Roberts on January 9, 1976 in […]