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Area Obituaries

Tommy “Tom” Joe Deberry

Tommy “Tom” Joe Deberry, 78, of Memphis, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at Landmark Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Tom was born on March 21, 1944 in Springfield, Missouri, the son of William Frances and Cleo Irene Laquay Deberry. He graduated from Southwest Missouri State College in Springfield, Missouri. He later moved to Memphis,…

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Kenneth Arlow (Kenny) Hustead

Kenneth Arlow (Kenny) Hustead, age 87, of Baring, Missouri, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023, in the Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born July 15, 1935, in Rutledge, Missouri, the son of Fred Arlow and Ethel Mae Edwards Hustead. Kenneth was united in marriage on February 17, 1963, to Virginia Sue…

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Nancy Lou Domke

Nancy Lou Domke, age 71 of Memphis, MO went home to be with the Lord on January 6, 2023, at the Schuyler County Care Center in Queen City, MO. Nancy was born on September 21, 1951, in Oshkosh, WI and was raised in the Omro, Wisconsin area and attended the local schools. Nancy loved watching…

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Beverly A. Dieterich

Beverly A. Dieterich 05/23/1942 – 01/12/2023 Beverly A. Dieterich, 80, of Arbela, MO passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023, in her home at Arbela, MO. The daughter of James C. and Annette (Groth) Janssen, she was born in Lincoln, IL on May 23, 1942. She grew up on a farm near Kenney, IL, before moving…

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Helen Elaine Cary 11/02/1927 – 01/04/2023

Helen Elaine Cary 11/02/1927 – 01/04/2023 Helen Elaine Cary, 95, of Bloomfield, Iowa passed away on January 4, 2023 at the Bloomfield Care Center. She was born on November 2, 1927 in Jacksonville, Illinois to Edward D. and Inez Vera Proudfit Canatsey. She graduated from Jacksonville High School in 1945 and then attended Nursing School…

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Judith Arlene (Peterson) Franklin

Judith Arlene (Peterson) Franklin 08/01/1944 – 12/22/2022 Judith Arlene (Peterson) Franklin, 78, of Gorin died December 22, 2022 at the LaBelle Manor Care Center. She was born the daughter of Robert James and Imogene Faye (Dunlap) Peterson on August 1, 1944 in rural Scotland County. Judith graduated from Gorin High School in 1962. She married…

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Nancy L. (Dye) Davis

A graveside service for Nancy L. (Dye) Davis, 73, of St. Louis, formerly of Memphis, will be at 2:30 p.m., December 28, at the Memphis Cemetery officiated by Wayne Palmer. Visitation is prior to the service from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 28, at the Gerth Funeral Home in Memphis. Nancy Davis…

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Teresa Diane Sears

Teresa Diane Sears died December 14th, 2022 in Columbia, MO. Teresa was born at Laughlin Hospital in Kirksville, MO on January 17th, 1966 to Orville and Johanna Steele. She was a graduate of Scotland County High School and Truman State University. Teresa’s greatest loves in life were her children and grandchildren, horses, playing the piano,…

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Blanche Belliston Keller

Blanche Belliston Keller passed away December 15, 2022 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri. She was born May 27, 1950 in Payson, Utah to Lester Howell and Leona Peterson Belliston. Her family moved from Nephi to Ogden, Utah where she graduated from Ben Lomond High School. She attended Brigham Young University before serving a…

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Willis O. Martin

Willis O. Martin, 81 years 6 days, of Arbela, Missouri, passed away Monday, December 5, 2022 at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri, surrounded by family. Willis was born on November 29, 1941, in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, the son of Moses W. and Lizzie N. Oberholtzer Martin. On January 6, 1962, in Lebanon County,…

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