Category Archives: OBITUARIES

FLOYD WAYNE “SCOOP” KING (3/2/1964 – 9/7/2017)

Written on September 19, 2017 at 1:35 pm, by

Floyd Wayne King, 53, of Downing, Missouri died on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. The son of Ronald Raymond and Mona Vee (Smith) King, he was born on March 2, 1964 in Des Moines, Iowa.  He was a graduate of the Davis County High School in Bloomfield, Iowa […]

RETTA “DARLENE” FULK (12/1/1941 -9/3/2017)

Written on September 5, 2017 at 2:25 pm, by

Retta “Darlene” Fulk, 75, passed away Sunday evening, September 3, 2017, at her home in Memphis, Missouri. She was born near Luray, Missouri, on December 1, 1941, to Clarence George and Esther Merle (Horter) Dochterman. Darlene grew up in the Wyaconda area and was a 1960 graduate of Wyaconda High School. She married Jack Scanlan […]

RICHARD DUANE CRAWFORD (3/30/1936 – 8/28/2017)

Written on September 5, 2017 at 12:11 pm, by

Richard Crawford died August 28, 2017.  He was the oldest son of Gerald (Bud) and Doris (Payne) Crawford.  His date of birth was March 30, 1936, near Boynton, Missouri. Richard and Reva Britton were married in 1955 and moved to Kirksville, Missouri. Richard graduated from Kirksville High School in 1956. He was baptized into the […]

LEO KENNETH HALL (4/4/1931 – 8/2/2017)

Written on August 29, 2017 at 6:51 pm, by

Leo Kenneth Hall of Leesburg, Florida passed away on August 2, 2017 after a short illness. Leo was born April 4, 1931 in Downing, Missouri to Floyd and Dona Hall. He married Laverna Stites in October, 1958 and to this union three children were born, Jackie, Connie and Kenny. In October 1992 he married Nita […]

FLORIN EUGENE GENE” DURHAM (6/27/1921 – 8/22/2017)

Written on August 29, 2017 at 5:39 pm, by

Florin Eugene Durham, 96, of Arbela, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake, Iowa. He was born the son of Sherman William and Alma Gladys (March) Durham on June 27, 1921 in Bancroft, Iowa. Gene grew into a brave, young man who served in the United States Navy […]

DONNA JOAN PETERSON (12/24/1931 – 8/25/2017)

Written on August 29, 2017 at 5:29 pm, by

Donna Joan Peterson, 85, of Memphis, Missouri, died Friday, August 25, 2017, at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. She was born December 24, 1931, at Washington, Iowa, to Robert Daryl and Mildred Marguerite (Fuhr) Garrett. Donna grew up and attended school in the Washington area.  She then enrolled in cosmetology courses and in 1951 […]

MARY LOUISE BROWN (10/30/1918 – 8/17/2017)

Written on August 22, 2017 at 12:48 pm, by

Mary Louise Brown, 98, died Thursday, August 17, 2017, at her home in Carbondale, IL surrounded by loving family. She was born October 30, 1918, in Kirksville, MO, to George E. and Nannie Moore Leslie. She grew up in Memphis, MO, where she attended public schools and was valedictorian of her high school class. Following […]

MARTHA ANGELA “MARTY” COCHRAN (7/5/1954 – 8/19/2017)

Written on August 22, 2017 at 11:15 am, by

Martha Angela “Marty” Cochran, 63, died Saturday, August 19, 2017. She was born July 5, 1954 in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of Wayne Stanley and Shirley Ann (Watson) Parker. She was a 1972 graduate of Scotland County R-1 School, a member of First United Methodist Church, Hutchinson, Kansas and was owner of a title insurance […]

JAMES “JACK” AARON RUTH (1/12/1940 – 8/13/2017)

Written on August 21, 2017 at 9:58 am, by

A celebration of life service for Jack Ruth, 77, of Brownwood, Texas was held Thursday, August 17 at Victory Life Church under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home. Burial was in Eastlawn Memorial Park. James “Jack” Aaron Ruth was born in Brownwood, on January 12, 1940, to Wesley Charles Ruth and Ruth Evelyn Ruth. Jack […]

OMAR S. ZIMMERMAN (1/16/1943 – 8/11/2017)

Written on August 15, 2017 at 12:53 pm, by

Omar S. Zimmerman was born on January 16, 1943, in Leonardtown, Maryland. He was the first child of Norman and Ella Zimmerman. Omar spent his earlier years living in Loveville, Maryland, on the family farm with his parents and brothers and sisters.  He attended school at Clements, Maryland. He moved to Rutledge, Missouri, at the […]