Area Obituaries

Mabel “Ruth” Alexander

Mabel “Ruth” Alexander, 90, of Memphis, Missouri passed away Monday, July 19, 2021, at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri. Ruth was born on October 27, 1930, near Rosati, Missouri, the daughter of William H. and Mabel Addie Leonard Holton. In the early 30’s her family moved to a farm north of Downing, Missouri…

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Beverly Jean Gore Obituary

Beverly Jean Gore, 89, of Crawford, and Memphis, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri. Beverly was born on January 11, 1932, in Sac County, Iowa. She was the daughter of Gerhard Theodore and Nora Lenore Neville-Habenicht.  After attending the Stockholm #10 School in Boyer, Iowa…

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Donna Fay Patterson Obituary

Donna Faye Patterson age 88, of Edina, MO passed away Friday, July 23, 2021 in the Knox County Nursing Home. She was born April 16, 1933 at Greentop, MO, the daughter of Lester Charles and Fredia Irene Hart Lindquist. Donna was united in marriage to Lawrence Clinton Patterson on March 13, 1952, and he preceded…

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Howard Anderson Obituary

Howard Eldon Anderson, 96 of rural Lancaster, Missouri passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. The son of Finis Clifton and Chloe Bernice (Mathes) Anderson, he was born on May 11, 1925 in Livonia, Missouri.  He attended school at the Livonia Public Schools in Livonia, Missouri for his first ten years and…

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Carol Elaine (Dodge) Stanford Obituary

Carol Elaine (Dodge) Stanford, 71, passed away peacefully on July14, 2021 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, GA with her loving family at her side after a courageous battle with breast cancer.   Carol was born on January 19, 1950 in Kirksville, MO to Ralph Dale and Edna Pauline (Bacus) Dodge.  She grew up and…

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Jon Alan Humphrey Obituary

Jon Alan Humphrey, 63. of Memphis, Missouri, passed away Saturday morning, July 3, 2021, at Macon, Missouri under hospice care. The son of Loren “Elmo” and Helen Heddeshimier, Jon was born October 18, 1957 at Kirksville, Missouri. Jon was raised on the family farm northwest of Memphis in a community called Brock. He helped take…

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Floyd Earl Aylward Obituary

Floyd Earl Aylward, age 77, of Jackson, Minnesota, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 19, 2021, in Orange City, Iowa.  Earl was born on April 17, 1944, to Lee and Marjorie (Williams) Aylward in Ottumwa, Iowa. He shared his birthday with his identical twin, Ed. He attended school in Memphis, Missouri, and graduated in 1962.…

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Kevin Ray Skinner Obituary

Kevin Ray Skinner, 66, of Memphis, Missouri, passed away Friday, June 25, 2021, at his home near Memphis, Missouri. Kevin was born on December 11, 1954, in Edina, Missouri, the son of Oscar and Lorene Ellen Golden Skinner. He attended Scotland County Elementary in Memphis, Missouri and graduated from the Hannibal High School in the…

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Marjorie Fern (Shawgo) Grover Obituary

Marjorie Fern (Shawgo) Grover, age 92 years, 11 months and 9 days, of Kirksville, MO, formerly of Memphis, MO (1989 -2005) and Havana, Il. (1966-1989) and Astoria, IL. (1928-1966) passed away at 4:42 a.m. Thursday, June 11, 2021 in Verona, IL. at the home of her daughter, Dixie and husband, Jerry Stitt, with her daughter…

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Reva Darlene Triplett Obituary

Reva Darlene Triplett, 74, of Memphis died Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at Scotland County Hospital after a short, but intense, battle with cancer. She was born the eldest child of Richard Theodore and Cleta Mae (Dochterman) Kraus on October 22, 1946 at her paternal grandparents’ farm southwest of Arbela.   Reva grew up with her…

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