Area Obituaries

STACY L. HUMES (9/18/1971 – 3/23/2020)

Stacy L. Humes, age 48, of Wyaconda, MO, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020 in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL. Stacy was born on September 18, 1971 in Keokuk, IA, a son of Ernest “Doc” and Elizabeth Louise Dalton Humes. He married Shannon Edwards on June 5, 1999 who survives. Additional survivors include his…

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DALENE E. HOFFSTATTER BERGMAN (2/25/1929 – 3/23/2020)

Dalene E. Hoffstatter Bergman, age 91, of Quincy, IL, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Sunset Home in Quincy, IL. Dalene was born February 25, 1929 in Keokuk, IA, a daughter of Harry W. and Myrtle Eaton Miller. She was previously married to Leon Brammer and Rudy Hoffstatter. Survivors include her children: Duane…

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Mounty Leo Mathes (10/21/1940-03/14/2020)

Mounty Leo Mathes, 79, of Memphis, MO, passed away March 14, 2020 at the Scotland County Hospital.  He was born October 21, 1940 in Downing, MO to Harry and Irma (Peck) Mathes, he was the youngest of nine children. On November 15, 1959 he married Betty Peterson and to this union three children were born.Mounty…

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L. Lane Hines (02/24/1933-03/12/2020)

Lane Hines, age 87 of Memphis Missouri passed away on Thursday, March 12 at his home.     Lane was born on February 24th, 1933 the son of Bert and Fern (Hottel) Hines in Wyaconda, Missouri.     He graduated from Granger High School in 1951.     Born into a farming family, he developed…

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IVALEE PEARL CRAWFORD (1/17/1922 – 2/14/2020)

Ivalee Pearl Crawford, 98, of Columbia, Missouri, formerly of Memphis, Missouri, passed away Friday, February 14, 2020, at home in Columbia, Missouri. She was born January 17, 1922, the daughter of Elbert and Pearl Mae Winn Whittom, in their farm home south of Downing, Missouri. Ivalee attended Grade School and High School, in Downing, Missouri,…

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ROY BLESSING, JR., (1/16/1936 – 2/10/2020)

Roy Blessing, Jr. 84 of rural Downing, Missouri passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020 at his home. The son of Roy and Pearl (Myers) Blessing, he was born on January 16, 1936 in rural Scotland County, Missouri.  Junior was a 1953 graduate of the Downing High School in Downing, Missouri.  On August 28, 1956…

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George Frederick Gerth

GEORGE FREDERICK GERTH (10/9/1935- 2/12/2020) George Frederick Gerth, 84, of Branson, MO, died February 12, 2020 at his home. He was born the son of Albert Clayton and Georganna (Kirkpatrick) Gerth on October 9, 1935 in Keokuk. George was raised in Memphis and served in the United States Army. He and his wife, Joan, moved…

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RICKY L. ANDERSON (4/27/1968 – 1/30/2020)

RICKY L. ANDERSON (4/27/1968 – 1/30/2020) Ricky L. Anderson, age 51, of Arbela, MO, passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at his home. He had been in a serious debilitating accident in March of 2019. Ricky was born April 27, 1968, in Graham Hospital in Keokuk, IA, the son of Delbert Clyde and Shirley…

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MARY MARGARET BAKER (5/14/1953 – 1/27/2020)

MARY MARGARET BAKER (5/14/1953 – 1/27/2020) Mary Margaret Baker (Kingsley), surrounded by her children, passed away at home on the afternoon of Monday January 27th after a long battle with ovarian cancer.  The daughter of Raymond Kingsley and Charlene (Shumate) she was born May 14, 1953 in Edina, MO. On October 25, 2019 she was…

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LEAH H. ZIMMERMAN (1/7/1936 -1/30/2020)

LEAH H. ZIMMERMAN (1/7/1936 -1/30/2020) Leah H. Zimmerman, 84, of Rutledge, Missouri, passed away at her home on Thursday, January 30, 2020, two months after being diagnosed with a brain tumor. She was born on January 7, 1936, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Henry W. and Leah Horning Martin. On November 23, 1957…

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