Category Archives: OBITUARIES

RAYMOND LEE BLAKE (4/14/1940 – 11/16/2019)

Written on November 26, 2019 at 12:37 pm, by

Raymond Lee Blake, age 79, of Gatesville, Texas, died Saturday, November 16, 2019 in Waco, Texas. He was born April 14, 1940 in Laconia, NH to Clyde D. Blake and Gladys E. (Grant)   Blake.  He was born into a large family whose brothers and sisters loved him.  He worked in Laconia, NH for a foundry, […]

NORMA RUSSELL (4/22/1928 – 11/20/2019)

Written on November 26, 2019 at 12:11 pm, by

Norma Russell, age 91, of Hidden Lakes Care Center, Raytown Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. She was born the daughter of Albert and Ola (Clapham) Reeves on April 22, 1928 in Mercer, Missouri. Norma grew up on the family farm as the youngest of five children. As a young child she remembers […]

DALE EDWARD RUTH (9/22/1939 – 11/20/2019)

Written on November 26, 2019 at 12:01 pm, by

Dale Edward Ruth, 80, of West Burlington, IA died Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington. Born September 22, 1939 in Downing, Missouri he was the son of Raymond and Celia Farnsworth Ruth.  He married Barbara Jones May 21, 1961. Dale attended high school in Memphis, Missouri and graduated […]

JAMES “JIM” DERRICK RACEY (4/2/1968 – 11/4/2019)

Written on November 11, 2019 at 3:54 pm, by

James “Jim” Derrick Racey, 51, of Sherwood, AR, passed from this life Monday, November 4, 2019. He was born Tuesday, April 2, 1968 in Hannibal, Missouri. Jim was a member of First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville for more than twenty years. He was very active with his church family, devoting many hours of his […]

LAWANDA L. ROCKHOLD (4/26/1928 – 11/1/2019)

Written on November 11, 2019 at 3:47 pm, by

LaWanda L. Rockhold, 91 of Memphis, passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Scotland County Care Center. LaWanda was born on April 26, 1928 the daughter of Ober and AuDeen (Adams) Lichlyter, in Augusta, KS. She graduated Augusta High School in 1945. LaWanda’s first marriage gave her two daughters. Then on July 10, […]

DAVID W. CLEETON (6/3/1953 – 10/31/2019)

Written on November 5, 2019 at 1:07 pm, by

David W. Cleeton, 66, of Mazon, Illinois passed away on October 31, 2019 at Morris Hospital in Morris, Illinois surrounded by his family. David was born on June 3, 1953 in Morris, Illinois to Theodore Earl and Beulah Ivalee (Crump) Cleeton. He married Sandra Joan Sipes on May 16, 1981 in Dwight, Illinois. She survives […]

LADONNA FAY DORAN (2/15/1938 – 10/13/2019)

Written on October 29, 2019 at 10:27 am, by

LaDonna Fay Doran, 81, of Kirksville, Missouri, formerly of Rutledge, Missouri, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. LaDonna was born on February 15, 1938, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Herbert and Juanita Eskridge Washburn. She was raised in the Indianapolis area and after high school […]

JUNE OLEAN FERGUSON (6/27/1932 – 10/19/2019)

Written on October 29, 2019 at 10:04 am, by

June Olean Ferguson, age 87, of Carroll, IA, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll surrounded by her family. June was born to Joseph A. Steele and Sylva M. (Matheson) Steele in their family home on the farm near Wyaconda, MO.  June graduated […]

CHARLOTTE JEAN HALL (7/10/1937 – 10/17/2019)

Written on October 22, 2019 at 10:51 am, by

Charlotte Jean (McCoy) Hall passed away on October 17, 2019 in Columbia, Missouri. The daughter of Jesse Weston and Alice Rachel (Grant) McCoy, she was born in Los Angeles, California on July 10, 1937 where she attended school and spent her childhood. She married James W.(Bill) Hall in 1954 at Yuma, Arizona. Later they moved […]

JEWELL BROWN (9/22/1926 – 10/10/2019)

Written on October 22, 2019 at 10:28 am, by

 Jewell Brown, 93, of Memphis, Missouri passed away on October 10, 2019.  She was born in Bible Grove, Missouri on September 22, 1926 to Robert A. and Maude Corwin Norton.  She became a member of the Bible Grove Church of Christ since she was 12 years old. She graduated from high school with the class […]