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Area Obituaries

Lawrence Marion Baker Obituary

Lawrence Marion Baker, age 91, of Downing, MO formerly of Knox County, passed away Monday, October 11, 2021, in Scotland County Memorial Hospital in Memphis, MO.  He was born August 2, 1930, in Knox City, MO, the son of Fred B. and Gracie May Dyer Baker.   He was united in marriage to Delores Esther…

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Jeannie Childress Funeral Service Notice

Funeral services for Jeannie Childress, 71, of rural Memphis, MO will be held Friday afternoon, 10/22, at the Memphis United Methodist Church. Officiating the service will be Pastor Mary Lou Toft and Pastor Paul Smith. Interment will follow in the Memphis Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Thursday afternoon, 10/21, from 12 to 8 P.M. at…

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Virginia Marybelle Woods Obituary

Virginia Marybelle Woods, 96, of Memphis died Saturday morning, October 16, 2021 at her home. She was born the daughter of Glen Allen and Helen Modena (Kutzner) Chambers on February 6, 1925 in Scotland County. Virginia married Emmett Porter Heckethorn, who preceded her in death on October 21, 1994.   They published the Gorin Argus…

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Billie Eugene Orton Obituary

Billie Eugene Orton, 82, of Arbela passed away October 1, 2021 at Iowa City, Iowa. The son of Eugene and Maxine (Hamburg) Orton he was born on the family farm August 1, 1939 in rural Scotland County in a community known as Azen. He worked on the farm along with attending the Fairview school in…

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Charles Reedy Obituary

Charles Reedy Jr. 72, of rural Arbela, Missouri, passed away suddenly at his home, on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. He was born on February 25, 1949, in Edwight, West Virginia, the son of Charles and Virgie Dickens Reedy. Charles attended school in West Virginia and served his country in the United States Army, serving two…

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Dwight DeRosear Obituary

  Dwight Adrian DeRosear, 90, of Memphis died Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. He was born the son of Fred C. and Mabel Lenora (Warson) DeRosear on December 24, 1930 in Memphis. Dwight attended Memphis High School, graduating in 1948.   He graduated from Kirksville State Teacher’s College (now Truman…

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Curtis Clough Obituary

  Curtis “Curt” Max Clough, 70, of Chandler, AZ died on December 31, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ.  Curt was born April 5, 1950 in Fairfield Iowa, the son of Carroll and Dorothy (Rose) Clough. He graduated from Fairfield High School and Arizona State University. He was united in marriage to Christie Pech in May, 1969. …

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Kellie Armijo Obituary

Kellie (Biggs) Armijo, who touched the lives of so many with her kindness, drive and generosity, died Sept. 23 at the Sherman Hospice Home on the campus of Mayo Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Kellie, 63, who lived in Gilbert, Arizona, is survived by her heartbroken husband, Mark; brother Michael Slaughter of Memphis, Missouri., sister Brooke…

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Beverly Cramblet Obituar

Beverly married Larry Cramblet on August 5th, 2008 and moved to Macomb, IL. Beverly retired from CVS Pharmacy in 2012 and the couple then relocated to Milton, FL. There, they were able to enjoy their retirement, allowing Beverly to work in her flower gardens all year long. Beverly was passionate about bringing things to life…

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Leland “Bud” Boyd Wheeler Obituary

Leland “Bud” Boyd Wheeler, 77, of Memphis, MO passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO surrounded by his family. Bud was born on June 1, 1944 in Kansas City, Kansas to Boyd and Thelma Wheeler.  He married his wife, Patricia (Rogers) Wheeler, who survives, on December 24, 1975. …

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