Category Archives: OBITUARIES

BILLIE WAYNE YOUNG (11/12/1930 – 6/10/2019)

Written on June 18, 2019 at 3:15 am, by

Billie Wayne Young, 88 years old, of Green City, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 at Sullivan County Long Term Care in Milan, Missouri. Billie was born November 12, 1930 in Butte, Missouri to Harley and Nettie (Clelland) Young. On December 10, 1960 in Trenton he married Carol Sue (Keen) Young, she preceded him […]

GORDON LYNN MATLOCK (9/13/1934 – 6/16/2019) 

Written on June 18, 2019 at 2:54 am, by

Gordon Lynn Matlock, 84, of Montrose, IA passed away at 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at the Montrose Health Center. He was born on September 13, 1934 in Rutledge, MO to Wallace and Nellie Bergthold Matlock.  He was a 1952 graduate of Memphis High School and also graduated from college with a degree […]

COLONEL CHARLES AVEN RODGERS (3/25/1935 – 6/10/2019)

Written on June 17, 2019 at 6:47 pm, by

Charles Aven Rodgers, age 84, passed away on June 10, 2019 from complications from Primary Lateral Sclerosis. The Colonel was a 37-year veteran of the Colorado Army National Guard. He is survived by his wife Donna; their four children: Debbie (Michael Lovejoy), Lu Ann (Don Hostetter), Robin (Kevin Schneider) and Chuck (Heidi); 13 grandchildren, and […]

MARY E. JAYNE (8/26/1929 – 6/6/2019)

Written on June 17, 2019 at 6:41 pm, by

Mary E. Jayne, age 89, died June 6, 2019 at Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, Missouri. The daughter of Harry and Esther (Bell) Traphoner she was born August 26, 1929 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. She attended public school in Philadelphia and graduated from Frankfort High School. She then attended business college and went on to […]

RONALD “MAC” MCELROY (7/25/1949 – 6/12/2019)

Written on June 17, 2019 at 6:31 pm, by

Ronald “Mac” McElroy, 69, of Elmwood, IL passed away at 3:47 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at his home. Ronald was born on July 25, 1949 in Downing, MO, the son of Boyd McElroy and Nola Fincher. He married Connie Walsh on August 12, 1972 in Elmwood; she survives.  Also surviving are one daughter, Amber […]

Graveside Services Sunday June 23rd for Charlie Price

Written on June 11, 2019 at 11:46 am, by

Charles “Charlie” Owen Price, 89, of Wyaconda, MO, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018.  A graveside service with military honors will be held Sunday, June 23 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wyaconda Cemetery.  Charlie was a fun loving, motorcycle riding, airplane flying ladies’ man.  As a tribute to Charlie, please feel free to wear your […]

MAX ARTHUR MYERS (3/30/1936 – 6/3/2019)

Written on June 11, 2019 at 10:20 am, by

Max Arthur Myers, 83, of rural Bloomfield, Iowa passed away on June 3, 2019 at the Bloomfield Care Center.  He was born March 30, 1936 in Scotland County, Missouri to Michael Benjamin and Ida Barbara Witte Myers.  He married Mary Lou McGee on August 23, 1959 in Memphis, Missouri.  Max was a high school math […]

LUELLA MAE JONES (3/21/1937 – 6/5/2019)

Written on June 10, 2019 at 10:51 pm, by

Luella Mae Jones, 82, of Memphis, died Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis. She was born the daughter of Alva Marion and Martha Rosa (Clatt) Sears on March 21, 1937 in Scotland County.    She graduated from Granger High School in 1955. Luella married Wendell Elbert Jones. For many years […]

KRISTINE JOLIEN SHAFFER (1/24/1962 – 6/2/2019) 

Written on June 10, 2019 at 10:44 pm, by

Kristine Jolien Shaffer, 57 of Memphis, MO passed away on June 2, 2019 at Columbia University Medical Center, Columbia, MO. She was born January 24, 1962 in Waterloo, IA, the daughter of Joseph Peter and Nelda Brydena (Williams) Macomber. On June 1, 1996, Kris married her “soul mate” John Shaffer and they shared a wonderful […]

KEVIN ALAN GOOSEY (1/18/1963 – 6/7/2019)

Written on June 10, 2019 at 10:26 pm, by

Kevin Alan Goosey, 56, of Memphis, died June 7, 2019 as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was a son, brother, father, uncle and friend who was born on January 18, 1963 in Kirksville, the son of Jackie Lee Goosey and Mary Ann (Crawford) Wilkins.   Kevin spent the majority of his […]