Category Archives: OBITUARIES

MARY KATHRYN SHOEMAKER (12/7/1941 – 12/2/2016)

Written on December 6, 2016 at 1:36 pm, by

Mary Kathryn “Kathy” Shoemaker, age 74, of Kahoka, MO, died unexpectedly on Friday, December 2, 2016 in the emergency room of Scotland Co. Memorial Hospital in Memphis, of a heart attack following complications with her heart from a stroke she suffered on June 3, 2016. Kathy was born December 7, 1941 in Selma, IA, a […]

OKIE DANIEL BOYER (6/25/1922 – 11/29/2016)

Written on December 6, 2016 at 12:28 pm, by

Okie Daniel Boyer, 94, of Memphis, Missouri, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. He was born June 25, 1922, at Arbela, Missouri, to Okie Robert and Joy Belle (Oppy) Boyer. He attended high school in Granger, Missouri, graduating with the class of 1940.  Following high school, Okie farmed for […]

HENRY EARL MILLER (2/19/1923) – 10/9/2016)

Written on December 6, 2016 at 12:16 pm, by

William (Bill) and Nora Miller raised eleven children; eight boys and three girls. Bill worked for Craig Bros. Feed and Seed to support his family. After Bill & Nora passed away, one by one their children went on to join their parents in Heaven. On October 9th, 2016, Bill & Nora lost two more sons; […]

WILLIAM EARL (BILL) MILLER (11/1/1929) – 10/9/2016)

Written on December 6, 2016 at 12:15 pm, by

Bill was the 4th son of William and Nora Miller. He was born, and grew up in Memphis, Missouri, where he attended the elementary grade school and Memphis high. At the age of 18, Bill enlisted in the United States Army. Bill enjoyed the Army, especially after he got into the special services. He was […]

EVA JANE JONES (2/16/1928) – 11/29/2016)

Written on December 6, 2016 at 11:08 am, by

Eva Jane Jones, 88 of Memphis, MO, passed away November 29, 2016 at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis. The daughter of Leo and Silpha Jane (Shawly) Havens, she was born February 16, 1928 in Memphis, MO. She graduated from Memphis High School, taught at rural schools, ran the Memphis Swimming Pool and worked […]

DOROTHY “DOTTIE” JEAN MOFFETT (9/27/1949 – 11/19/2016)

Written on December 6, 2016 at 10:54 am, by

Dorothy “Dottie” Jean Moffett, 67 of Kirksville, Missouri, formerly of Memphis, Missouri, died on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville, Missouri. The daughter of Juanita and Troy Moffett, she was born September 27, 1949 at Kirksville, Missouri. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Memphis, Missouri. […]

DONALD C. NORTON (10/13/1932 – 11/20/2016)

Written on November 29, 2016 at 1:17 pm, by

Donald Corwin Norton, 84, of Memphis died Sunday, November 20, 2016 at University of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics in Columbia. He was born the son of Robert A. and Maude (Corwin) Norton on October 13, 1932 in a house north of Bible Grove that belonged to his grandfather, Oliver Corwin. Don attended schools in the […]

ROBERTA F. MARTIN (9/24/1934) – 11/22/2016)

Written on November 29, 2016 at 1:03 pm, by

Roberta F. Martin, 82, of Eureka, IL, formerly of Downing, MO, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka.  She was born September 24, 1934, in Downing, MO, to Bernie and Loubell (Bondurant) Jackson.  She married Charles Sayre in September 1952 in Downing, MO.  He preceded her in […]

MYRTLE MARIE WOODS SMITH (12/8/1932 – 11/13/2016)

Written on November 22, 2016 at 1:38 pm, by

Myrtle Marie Woods Smith, 83, of Kirksville, Missouri, formerly of Memphis passed away Sunday afternoon, November 13, 2016, at the Northeast Regional Medical Center, at Kirksville, Missouri. The daughter of Louie E. and Edith Belle (Rorabaugh) Woods, she was born December 8, 1932 in Scotland County, Missouri. She attended Robinson rural school. She and her […]

MARILYN JUNE (ARBUCKLE) ANDERS (10/30/1942 – 11/15/2016) 

Written on November 22, 2016 at 12:47 pm, by

Marilyn June (Arbuckle) Anders, 74 of rural Queen City, Missouri passed away at her home on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The daughter of Wendell Howard and Wilma Ann (Dodson) Arbuckle, she was born on October 30, 1942 in rural Ravanna, Missouri.  She was united in marriage to Clifford Martin and to this union two daughters […]