Category Archives: OBITUARIES

GARNET MAURINE BRADLEY (12/28/1932 – 10/12/2018)

Written on October 16, 2018 at 1:20 pm, by

Maurine Bradley, 85, of Bible Grove, died, Friday, October 12, 2018 at her home. Maurine, or Sissy as she was affectionately called by her siblings, was born December 28, 1932 in Kirksville, Missouri to Morrise Glen Newcomb and Mary Ruth Long Newcomb. She lived her entire life in northeast Missouri in Scotland, Schuyler, and Adair […]

BARBARA MATHES (9/12/1939 – 9/15/2018)

Written on October 2, 2018 at 10:48 am, by

Barbara Mathes, 79, of Lebanon, Missouri, formerly of Memphis, passed away Saturday afternoon, September 15, 2018 at Springfield, Missouri. The daughter of Buford and Bessie “Baird” Bissell, she was born September 12, 1939 in Scotland County, Missouri. She married George Mathes on November 6, 1987. They enjoyed each other’s company for over 31 years. She was spunky […]


Written on September 25, 2018 at 12:06 pm, by

Elizabeth Shelton and Jeffrey Elder of Kahoka are the parents of a daughter, Bristol Jean Elder, born September 12, 2018 at 6:35 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Bristol weighed 8 lbs 4 oz and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Jeff and Laurie Elder of Wyaconda; Kevin Shelton of Canton; the late Nancy […]

JACK GUTHRIE (11/23/1948 – 9/15/2018)

Written on September 18, 2018 at 6:05 pm, by

Jack Guthrie, a 69-year-old Trenton, MO resident, died September 15, 2018 at Northcare Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. Jack Wesley Guthrie was born November 23, 1948 in Kingman, Arizona.  His parents were Fred and Arlene Midyett Guthrie.  Jack lived the first five years of his life on a boxcar moving up and down the […]

CHARLES “CHARLIE” OWEN PRICE (6/8/1929 -9/4/2018)

Written on September 11, 2018 at 12:06 pm, by

Charles “Charlie” Owen Price, 89, of Wyaconda, MO, died peacefully Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Columbia, MO, with his loving daughter Melinda by his side.  Melinda has devoted the past several years caring for her awesome father. Charles was born on June 8, 1929 in Gorin, MO, the son of Owen Powell and Thelma “Beryl” […]

SHEILA ANN CLARK (5/16/1951 – 6/17/2018)

Written on September 11, 2018 at 10:37 am, by

Sheila Ann Clark, 67, loving daughter and sister, passed away peacefully on Sunday June 17, 2018 following a brief illness in Nashville, Tennessee.   Born on May 16, 1951 to Clifford and Wanda Clark in Kirksville, Missouri, during her lifetime she resided in Kahoka, Missouri, Houston, Texas, Phoenix, Arizona, and Nashville, Tennessee. Sheila was employed by […]

OSCAR L. ANDERS JR. (9/5/1931 – 9/4/2018)

Written on September 11, 2018 at 10:09 am, by

Oscar L. Anders, Jr., a loving husband and father, went to be with our Lord on the morning of September 4, 2018. Oscar was born at Memphis, Missouri on September 5, 1931, the son of Oscar L. and Emma Flo (Clifton) Anders. He graduated from Downing High School in 1949. Oscar met the love of […]

GERALDINE MCREYNOLDS (1/14/1918 – 8/26/2018)

Written on September 4, 2018 at 3:05 pm, by

Geraldine McReynolds, age 100, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Good Samaritan Care Facility in Indianola, IA, with family present. Geraldine was born on January 14, 1918, the daughter of Gilvie and Ethel (Linton) Carder. She grew up on the farm, where she was born, near Colony, MO.  She was united in marriage […]

BRUCE FRANKLIN THOMPSON (2/29/1964 – 12/31/2017)

Written on September 4, 2018 at 2:40 pm, by

Bruce Franklin Thompson, 53, of rural Downing, Missouri passed away at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri on Sunday, December 31, 2017 following complications from a medical procedure. The son of Joey Franklin and Alice Ione (Reed) Thompson, he was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado on February 29, 1964.  On June 13, 2014 […]

ROSCOE REX EASTIN (3/13/1933 – 5/14/2018)

Written on August 28, 2018 at 5:08 pm, by

Roscoe Rex Eastin, age 85, of Zavalla, Texas, formerly of Arbela, Missouri  passed away on May 14, 2018, at Twin Lakes Care Center in San Augustine, Texas. Roscoe was born March 13, 1933 in Farmington, Iowa to James Ray and Cecil Dorothy (Nichols) Eastin.  He enjoyed fishing, tinkering, and visiting with anyone. He is survived […]