12:01am, 06/25/16
Obituaries

HAROLD EDWARD SLAUGHTER 6/24/16


Harold Edward Slaughter, age 81, of Lexington, died Thursday, June 23, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28, at Second Baptist Church of Lexington. Burial will be in the Lee’s Summit City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home in Lexington.

RUBY LOU SETZER 6/24/16


Ruby Lou Setzer, age 79, of Green Ridge, died Friday, June 24, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia. Burial will be at Antioch Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, at the funeral home. Memorials are recommended to Antioch Cemetery or Antioch Baptist Church, in care of the funeral home.

In addition to her husband of 60 years, Richard Dale Setzer, survivors include three children, Roger Setzer (Celia), of Green Ridge, Dewayne Setzer (Sonia), of Sedalia, and Ronda Mattingly (Jim), of Sedalia; five granddaughters, Kara, Krista, Amber, Sarah and Samantha; two step grandchildren, LaTrisha and Larry; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Jones, of Parkville.

In addition to her parents, Corydon and Lula Long Hudson, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth McCartney.

JOHN WILLIAM GRAY 6/24/16


John William 'Bill' Gray, age 80, of Sedalia, died Friday, June 24, 2016.

Arrangements are pending at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.

STEPHEN WESLEY BRYAN 6/24/16


Stephen Wesley Bryan, age 51, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, at First Baptist Church in Sedalia, under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.

The family will receive friends one hour before services on Sunday at the church. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice, The Huntington’s Society of America (St. Louis Chapter) and the First Baptist Church of Sedalia.

He is survived by his wife Kelly, son Jacob, and daughter Jessica. He is also survived by his parents, William (Bill) Bryan and Kathy (Brown) Bryan, his brother Mike (Anne), in-laws Nancy & Glenn Hunt, Ken & Lisa Irish, as well as  many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Stephen was preceded in death by his mother Barbara (Beecroft) Bryan, his maternal grandparents, Mildred & Leonard Beecroft , his paternal grandmother Lula Bryan, his grandparents Agnes and Don Brown, and his sister Stephanie (Bryan) Gilsdorf.

DORINE ANN BALKE 6/24/16


Dorine Ann Balke, age 93, of Cole Camp, died Thursday, June 23, 2016.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28, at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Cole Camp. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Cole Camp.
 
A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 27, at Fox Funeral Home in Cole Camp, with visitation to follow. Memorials are suggested to Cole Camp Museum in care of the funeral home.

She is survived by her son, Carl Balke and Suzanne Balke of Cole Camp; two sisters, Virgie Holsten of Stover and Marian Ehlers of Sedalia; one brother, Ralph Lemler of Stover; two granddaughters, Kenda Hutchenson and Scott of Urbana and Pamela Ostberg and Jason of Guam; and five great-grandchildren, Kevin, Tinley and Millie Hutchenson and Eli and Logan Ostberg.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Josephine Lemler; her husband, Victor Balke; her step-mother, Rita (White) Lemler; a daughter, Patricia Balke; and two brothers-in-law, Vernon Holsten and Vern Dean Ehlers.

DONALD FRANKLIN PARKER 6/24/16


Donald Franklin Parker, age 78, of Keytesville, died Thursday, June 23, 2016.  

Services will be held on Wednesday, June 29, at 10 a.m. at Summerville Funeral Home in Salisbury. Burial will be in Eastlawn Memory Garden.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, at Summerville Funeral Home in Salisbury. Memorials may be made to the Chariton County Relay for Life.

He is survived by four sons, Steve Parker of Salisbury, Randy (Angie) Parker of Salisbury, Rick (Kim) Parker of Blue Springs, MO, Jamie (Tammy) Parker of Germany, three daughters Valley (Gary) Grove of Clinton, Utah, Carrie (Eric) Barnett of Marshall, MO, Amy (Randy) Kuhlman of Salisbury, MO, two brothers Marion (Rose) Parker of Huntsville, MO, Bob (Linda) Parker of Arkansas, twenty five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cletus Frank and Irene Christine (Miller) Parker; and an infant granddaughter, Julia.

EVELYN MAE VANNOY 6/24/16


Evelyn Mae Vannoy, age 96, formerly of Hughesville, died Sunday, June 19, 2016.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 27, at Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home. Burial will be in Green Ridge Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, at the funeral home. Memorials to American Diabetes Association or Bloomin Garden.

She is survived by two sons, Dean Vannoy (Sharon) of Hughesville and Harold Vannoy (Anna Lee) of Rochester Hills, Michigan; one brother, Robert Upton of Sedalia; five grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Eva Ream Upton; her husband, Everett Vannoy; one son, Dale Vannoy; one brother, Julian Upton; and one sister Elinor Upton.

DEBRA SUE WOODS 6/24/16


Debra Sue Woods, age 58, of La Monte, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 27, at Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Sedalia, Missouri.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, at the funeral home.

She is survived by her mother; Eva Delores Schneidewind, of Great Bend, Kansas, her husband; Gregory D. Woods, three daughters; Kimberly McChenery (Alva) of Great Bend, Kansas, Amanda C. Powell (Kevin) of Sedalia, Magen R. Read (Chris) of Sedalia, one brother; Craig Schneidewind of Great Bend, Kansas, nine grandchildren; Tristan, Morgan, Weston, Shana, Isaiah, Leah, Noah, Dayvion and Jaden.

She was preceded by her grandparents; her father, Harold Schneidewind; infant brother, Curtis Dean Schneidewind; and a nephew; Steven Schneidewind.

EMMA LOU SWOPES 6/24/16


Emma Lou Swopes age 90 of Hughesville died on Thursday, June 23, 2016

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home in Sedalia. Burial will be in Mt. Herman Cemetery, north of Sedalia.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, June 27, at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Mt. Herman Baptist Church or Blind Of Central Missouri.

She is survived by her daughter; Linda Gerken (Gary) of Hughesville, two grandchildren; Terrica Sanders (Edward) and Greg Gerken (Diana), four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles H. and Clara Sievers Mittenburg; her husband, Dewey M. Swopes; her sisters and her brother.

HELEN ELAINE EAGLE 6/24/16


Helen Elaine Eagle, age 86, of Sedalia, died Friday, June 17, 2016.

A private family gathering to celebrate her life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Venita Lewis, nephews, Steve (Cindy) Lewis and Jim (Jann) Lewis, and niece, Sherry Lewis, all of Sedalia.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Bertrand Eagle, parents, Russell Sparks Lewis and Nadine (Durbin) Lewis, and only brother, James Emmett Lewis.

ANNE VENEISE LIVERAR 6/24/16


Anne Veneise Liverar, age 62, of La Monte, died Thursday, June 23, 2016.

Services will be held at a later date.

Cremation arrangements are in the care of Heckart Funeral Home.

Survivors include three children, Eric Liverar, of La Monte, Jennifer Duvall, of Fenton, and Christopher Liverar, of Justin, TX; five grandchildren, Hayley, Jacob, Breanna and Hannah Cusumano, and Alyissa Duvall; and a sister, Bobbie Bullard, of Salt Lake City, UT.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Wralston England and Mary Lee Milam St. Dennis; her husband, Robert Wayne Liverar; and her brother, Patrick England.

RUBY LOU SETZER 6/24/16


Ruby Lou Setzer, age 79, of Green Ridge, died Friday, June 24, 2016.

Arrangements are pending at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia.

SARA LEA RICH 6/23/16


Sara Lea Rich, age 74, of Sedalia, died Thursday, June 23, 2016.

No services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.

IRENE STRAUB 6/23/16


Irene Straub, age 89, of Marshall, died Thursday, June 23, 2016.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.

NANCY CAROL COEN 6/23/16


Nancy Carol Coen, age 76, of Higginsville, died on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 27, at Hoefer Chapel in Higginsville. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Corder.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include two sons: David Welch, of Lexington, and Danny (Shona) Welch, of Higginsville; two Sisters: Dorothy Narron, of Lee's Summit, and Linda Gavin, of Little Rock, Arkansas; four grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.

SUSAN E. BRIDGEWATER 6/22/16


Susan E. Bridgewater, age 75, of Boonville, died Wednesday, June 2, 2016.
 
Visitation and a Celebration of Life service will take place at Davis Funeral Chapel in Boonville on Sunday, June 26, from 2-4 p.m. 

Burial at Arlington National Cemetery will take place at a later date. Memorials are suggested to The Salvation Army. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be directed to the Salvation Army.
 
Along with her husband, Gary, she is survived by two daughters; Jennifer Lee and her husband, Joal Batal of Washington, D.C. and Allison Kay and her husband Paul Lombardi of Chantilly, VA, and a brother, Vaughn Yost of Huntsville, Alabama, as well as four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert R. and Ruth A. Yost.

STEVEN EDWARD CRAIG 6/25/16


Steven Edward Craig, age 60, of Cole Camp, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016.
 
Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Fox Funeral Home, Cole Camp. Burial will be in Cole Camp Cemetery in Cole Camp.
 
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Benton County Cancer Fund or Cole Camp Cemetery in care of the funeral home.
 
He is survived by his wife, Winnie Craig of the home; his daughter, Theresa Poteet and her husband Jerry of Sedalia; his son, Jeremy Craig and his wife Lesley of Cole Camp; two sisters, Mary Wissman and Mike of Cole Camp and Anna Young and Greg of Houstonia; eight brothers, Larry Craig and Liz of Sedalia, Mike Craig and Jeri of Belton, Bob Craig of Warrensburg, Wayne Craig and Carol of Smithton, Tom Craig, Tim Craig and Shelly, John Craig and Barb, and Chris Craig and Mary, all of Cole Camp; and five grandchildren, Andrew, Olivia, Zachary, Sophia, and Vivienne Poteet.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Edna Margaret Craig, and a daughter Angela Craig.

N. R. A. 'REY' PERERA 6/22/16


N. R. A. 'Rey' Perera, age 79, of Boonville, died Friday, June 17, 2016.

Inurnment, with military honors, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.

Memorials are suggested to Bandit's Bandaid. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Perera was preceded in death by two brothers: Sergio and Rene Perera.

He is survived by his wife, Deanna, of the home; his daughters, Gaye Marie Perera, of Camp Zama, U. S. Army, Japan, and Helene Lynn (Wayne) Bishop, of Boonville; one brother, Lino Perera, of Tampa, FL.; and his grandchildren: Logan and Alex Perera, of Camp Zama, Japan, Tyler and Sadie Bishop Perera, of Boonville, Jonathan (Rebecca) Bishop, of Salt Lake City, Utah, Joseph (Sabrina) Bishop, of Jefferson City, and Zacherey (Abby) Bishop, of Boonville.

JAMES "JIM" LOGES 6/22/16


James "Jim" Loges, age 58, of Higginsville, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Alma.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 24, at the church. Memorials are suggested to Immanuel Lutheran School.

Arrangements are under the direction of Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home in Higginsville.

He is survived by: Son: Kevin Loges and fiancée, Jillian Cox, of Lee's Summit; Daughter: Denise Loges, of Higginsville; and Brothers: John Loges, of Kansas City, and Paul Loges, of Alma.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Erma (Schmohe) Loges.

BONNIE DEAN GOAN GOOD 6/21/16


Bonnie Dean Goan Good, age 78, of Wellington, died Monday, June 6, 2016.

A commitment service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 27, at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Clarence "Bud" Good; sons Chris (Debbie) Good of Corder, Missouri and Brian Good of the home, two grandchildren; Justin (Amanda) Good, Christa (Scott) Bell and two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Goan and Leona Edwards; sister Meredith Wilson; and brother Billy Edwards.

LESLIE MILTON MILLS 6/20/16


Leslie Milton Mills, age 87, of Gravois Mills, formerly of Kansas City, Missouri, died Friday, June 17, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Fox Funeral Home, Cole Camp, where the family will receive friends beginning at 2 p.m. 

Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery, Cole Camp, with military honors by the American Legion Hall Post No. 305 of Cole Camp. Memorials are suggested to Benton County Cancer Society or Memorial Cemetery in care of the funeral home.
 
He is survived by his wife, Dolly of the home; four daughters, Vicky White of Morehead City, North Carolina, Donna Williams of Kansas City, Missouri, Cheryl Reno and her husband William of Kennesaw, Georgia, and Nancy Heston and her husband Dick of Cole Camp; a brother, Bruce K. Mills of Muncie, Kansas; fourteen grandchildren, and many, many great-grandchildren and  great-great-grandchildren.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Maude Mills, a daughter, Linda Brown, and a sister, Mary Ann Mills.

MONA MARGO DOYAL 6/15/16


Mona Margo Doyal, age 58, of Green Ridge, died Monday, June 13, 2016.
 
A private family graveside service and burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, at McKee Chapel Cemetery in Sedalia. Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.

Besides her husband, Phillip B. Doyal, she is survived by five children, Stacie Hodge Doyal of Orlando, FL, Peter W. Donatti (Rachel) of Sedalia, Micah K Doyal of Sedalia, Leah F. Ferolito of Sedalia and Phillip B. Doyal, Jr. (Melissa) of San Diego, CA; 10 grandchildren, Heaven, K.J., Brock, Gavin, Candice, Reily, Angelina, Dottie, LeRaine, and Jeremiah.
 
Besides her parents, Peter William and Margaret (Becon) Donatti, she was preceded in death by a sister, Katrina Garner; and a brother Floyd Daiprai.

DWAYNE JOHN UNKEL 6/10/16


Dwayne John Unkel, age 74, of Enterprise, Kansas, died Saturday, May 14, 2016.
 
Graveside services with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Riverside Cemetery in Warsaw.
 
A celebration of life will be held at a later date in Enterprise, Kansas. Memorials may be made to Bothwell Regional Health Center Foundation in care of Fox Funeral Home in Cole Camp.
 
He is survived by his wife, Sandra of the home; three children, Lisa Kruse and husband Dale and Wayne Unkel and wife Jennifer, all of Green Ridge, MO, and Diane Ginder and husband Jerry of Enterprise, KS; five grandchildren, Haley, Bradley, Samantha, Mellonie, and Marlene; one great-grandson, Matthew; and many relatives from the state of Michigan.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard John and Ruth Elizabeth (Miller) Unkel, and his sister, Carol Unkel Edwards.
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