Category Archives: OBITUARIES

JOSEPH FREDRICK COLLIS (8/4/1939 – 4/13/ 2018)

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Joseph Fredrick Collis, 78 of Kennett, Missouri formerly of Queen City, Missouri passed away at his home on Friday, April 13, 2018. The son of Troy Emmett and Hazel Lee (McCartney) Collis, he was born on August 4, 1939 in rural Queen City, Missouri.  On December 3, 1971 in Queen City, Missouri, he was united […]

BERNICE HELEN (VICKREY) FORRESTER (5/30/1920 – 4/4/2018)

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Bernice Helen Forrester, 97, of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Memphis, Missouri, went to be with our Lord on April 4, 2018. She was born May 30, 1920 in rural Macon County, Missouri, the daughter of Elmer and Bertha (Harris) Vickrey. She graduated from Macon High School and attended Chillicothe Business College in Chillicothe, Missouri. She […]

JUDITH SPEERS CRAVENS (10/7/1941-4/4/2018)

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Judith Speers Cravens, 76, of Stone Mountain, Georgia passed away peacefully on April 4, 2018. Judi was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 7, 1941 and was married to Bobby Lee Cravens on November 8, 1959. Judi was the President of Service By Air, Inc., a company created by both Judi and Bob in 1979. […]

GENE E. BUMGARNER (4/28/1931 – 4/12/2018)

Written on April 17, 2018 at 11:50 am, by

Gene E. Bumgarner, 86, of Farmington, Iowa, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Born April 28, 1931, in Morris, Illinois, the son of William and Leva (Brown) Bumgarner. On June 2, 1962, he married Freda Mohr in Arbela, Missouri. Survivors include […]

MORRIS A. (MIKE) WALKER JR. (7/71923 – 4/3/2018)

Written on April 17, 2018 at 11:41 am, by

Morris A. (Mike) Walker Jr., 94, of Memphis, Missouri passed away Tuesday morning, April 3, 2018, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis. The son of Morris A. Sr. and Roxibelle (Kaser) Walker, he was born July 7, 1923 in Scotland County, Missouri. On September 21, 1945 he married Emagene N. McCune and to […]

Funeral Services for Mike Walker Set for Saturday

Written on April 10, 2018 at 4:14 pm, by

Funeral services for Morris A. (Mike) Walker Jr., 94, of Memphis will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the First Presbyterian Church in Memphis with Pam Glasgow officiating. Interment will follow in the Campground Cemetery west of Memphis. Mike Walker passed away early Tuesday morning, April 3, 2018, at the Scotland County […]

LONNIE C. COCHRAN (12/11/1946 – 4/6/2018)

Written on April 10, 2018 at 1:14 pm, by

Lonnie Calvin Cochran, 71, of Memphis died Friday, April 6, 2018 at the Scotland County Care Center. He was born the son of John Virgil and Edna Irene (Wolfe) Cochran on December 11, 1946 in Ft. Madison, IA. Lonnie grew up in the Mt. Sterling area, attended school there and later attended Van Buren School […]

HELEN LOUISE GARR (9/17/1926 – 4/1/ 2018)

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Helen Louise (Franklin) Garr, daughter of George and Hettie (Baker) Franklin, was born September 17, 1926 in Scotland County, Missouri north of Memphis in the area known as Lawn Ridge. She passed away on April 1, 2018 at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. She married Doyle Garr April 11, 1946 in Paola, Kansas. They […]

KATHLEEN KELSO (2/8/1919 – 3/27/2018)

Written on April 5, 2018 at 10:47 am, by

Kathleen” Kathy” Kelso, 99 of Memphis, Missouri, formerly of Downing, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, Missouri where she had been a resident since June 2013. The daughter of Raymond Elmer and Dobey Edith (Burton) Kelso, she was born on February 8, 1919 in Davis […]

MAX HARSHA (7/24/1932 – 3/16/2018)

Written on April 3, 2018 at 12:42 pm, by

Max Harsha, 85, of Cliff, NM, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018. Visitation was held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Baxter Congregational United Church of Christ in Baxter, Iowa. Funeral services immediately followed visitation, Pastor Melissa Sternhagen  officiated. Burial was at the Restland Cemetery in Baxter, Iowa. Max was born on July […]