Category Archives: OBITUARIES

BRUCE K. TAGUE (2/26/1929-7/23/2017)

Written on July 24, 2017 at 9:52 pm, by

Bruce Kenneth Tague, 88, of Wyaconda, formerly of Gorin, died Sunday morning, July 23, 2017 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. He was born the son of Charley Evert and Elsie L. (Boltz) Tague on February 26, 1929 in Gorin. He graduated from the Gorin High School in 1947.   Bruce served in the U.S. Army […]

DANNY EUGENE SIMERL (2/28/1963 – 7/18/2017)

Written on July 24, 2017 at 5:15 pm, by

Danny Eugene Simerl, 54, of Brock, Missouri, passed into the hands of God and his Angels on Tuesday afternoon, July 18, 2017, following a prolonged illness. The first son of Jackie Eugene Simerl and Nora (Levonne) Greene, Danny was born February 28, 1963, at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Hannibal, Missouri. A lifelong resident of Northeast […]

JAMES DAVID HAYES (4/28/1964 – 7/16/2017)

Written on July 24, 2017 at 2:19 pm, by

James David Hayes, 53, of Fairfield died Sunday, July 16, 2017 at his home. He was born the son of David and Bonnie (Thomson) Hayes on April 28, 1964 in Kirksville. Jim enlisted in the U.S. Army after high school and was stationed in Germany. He moved to Fairfield and was employed in many jobs, […]

Memorial Services Thursday for David Hayes

Written on July 18, 2017 at 7:49 pm, by

FAIRFIELD, IOWA – Memorial services for James David Hayes, 53, of Fairfield will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 20th at the Barker Cemetery.   Officiating the service will be Larry Smith, pastor of the Downing Christian Church. James David Hayes died Sunday, July 16, 2017 at his home in Fairfield. Memorials are suggested to the […]

WANDA LEE GARRISON (1/5/1941 – 7/9/2017)

Written on July 18, 2017 at 11:22 am, by

Wanda Lee Garrison, 76 of Wyaconda died Sunday, July 9, 2017 at the Boone County Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. She was born January 5, 1941 in Fairmont, Missouri the daughter of Thomas Lee and Lorene Marie Thompson Ballew. On June 12, 1976 she was united in marriage to Harold Garrison at the Wyaconda Methodist Church […]

J. “JIM” FAWVER (4/16/1925 – 7/10/2017)

Written on July 18, 2017 at 11:17 am, by

J. ‘Jim’ Fawver, 92, of Kirksville, MO passed away peacefully on July 10, 2017, at Northeast Regional Medical Center, Kirksville, MO, surrounded by his family. Jim was born on April 16, 1925 in Lake County, Indiana.  He was the son of Carl and Gladys Fawver. On October 22, 1985, in Warren, TX. Jim was united […]

ANNE MARTIN (1/8/1928 – 7/3/2017)

Written on July 18, 2017 at 11:14 am, by

Anne Martin, 89, of Kahoka died Monday, July 3, 2017 at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri. She was born January 8, 1928 in Thayer, Iowa the daughter of Herman and Nellie Mildred Walker Garrels.  On January 23, 1949 she was united in marriage to Leo R. Martin in Kahoka, Missouri.  He preceded her […]

LOLA (CHILDERS) SLATER (6/28/1929 – 7/9/2017)

Written on July 18, 2017 at 10:39 am, by

Lola (Childers) Slater of Bridgeton, MO, died on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at the age of 88. She was born June 28, 1929 in Kirksville, MO the daughter of Ernest and Edna Childers. She was the loving wife of 64 years of Paul Slater; cherished aunt of Jean Childers-Arnold, Katherine Martin, Tom Slater, Jane Case, […]

DAVID IAN JOHNSTON (1/20/1943 – 7/14/2017)

Written on July 18, 2017 at 10:37 am, by

David Ian Johnston, age 74, of Memphis, MO formerly of Rutledge, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017, in the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, MO surrounded by his family and friends. He was born January 20, 1943, in Ottumwa, IA, the son of William Ivan and Martha Elizabeth Smallwood Johnston. David was united in […]

BERNIECE LAVELLE FORD (7/16/1934 – 6/29/2017)

Written on July 3, 2017 at 5:11 pm, by

Berniece Lavelle Ford, 82 passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at her home in rural Glenwood, Missouri after a lengthy courageous illness. Berniece was born July 16, 1934 along with her twin brother, Bryce in rural Lancaster, Missouri to Austin and Wilma (Butts) Tallman. Berniece was united in marriage to James Gordon Ford on […]