William Lee May, age 67, of Otterville, died Tuesday, September 27, 2016.
Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, September 30, at Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Otterville. Burial will follow in the Otterville IOOF Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 29 at the funeral home.
Bill is survived by his wife, Sandra, of the home; sons, William Lee May, Jr., and his wife, Julie, Clint May, Curtis May and his wife, Elizabeth, all of Otterville; grandchildren, Alexis and Daniel May; sister, Connie Ehlers and her husband, Johnnie, of Otterville.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Lee and Erblyn Phylis May.
Amber Dawn Hall, age 36, of Concordia, died Tuesday, September 27, 2016.
A memorial service, under the direction of the family, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 1, at New Life Church in Concordia. Inurnment will be in Payne Cemetery in Johnson County.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at the church. Memorials may be made to family choice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home.
In addition to her husband, Roger D. Hall II, she is survived by one son, Remmy Dane Hall, of the home; two sisters, her twin, Rita Sua, of Raytown, and Tali Sua, of Sweet Springs; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
In addition to her parents, Finiaso Sua and Donna Moore Sua, she was preceded in death by one son, Roger Dean Hall III.
Judith Mae Harris, age 81, of Cole Camp, died Monday, September 26, 2016.
Memorial services will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, at First United Methodist Church in Cole Camp. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery in Cole Camp.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the church. Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church in care of Fox Funeral Home in Cole Camp.
She is survived by two sons, Larry Hamlet and Sue of Durango, Colorado, David Hardesty of Spokane, Washington; two step-daughters, Kathy O'Malley and Kelly Duarte and David, both of Las Vegas, Nevada; two step-sons, Mark Harris of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Matt Harris and Sandy of Sedalia, Missouri; one granddaughter, Leigh Ingham and Brett of Clarksville, Tennessee; three step-grandchildren, Nicole O'Malley, Dallas O'Malley, and Danielle Duarte; and two great-grandchildren, Kaleb and Khloe Ingham.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frederick and Ruth Mills, her aunt and uncle, Mary and Herman Waldow, and her husband R. E. Harris.
Gregory Paul Browder, age 49, of Huntsville, died Saturday, September 24, 2016.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, September 29, at 5 p.m. at United Pentecostal Church in Marshall.
Arrangements are under the direction of Patton Funeral Home in Huntsville.
Survivors include his mother, Patricia Oneal; father, Paul Browder; six children, Shawn Browder, Christian Browder, Fallon Browder, Ashton Franklin, Adrian Barajas and Megan Kistler; four brothers, Eric Browder, Kevin Browder, Daniel Malan, Thomas Browder; four sisters, Fawnda Tucker, Dana Tripp, Marjorie Browder, Carrie Browder and several nieces and nephews.
Sean Michael Burton, age 26, of Carrollton, died Sunday, September 25, 2016.
Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, at Bittiker Funeral Home in Carrollton.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to family choice.
Survivors include: mother, Theresa Burton, of Carrollton; brothers, Cory Burton and Nicholas Burton, of Carrollton; paternal grandmother, Pamela Burton; aunts, Daborah Kramer and Dawn Bandell; uncle, Jason Vaughn; and cousins, Anthony Kramer and Carol Kramer.
Ruth Ann Heim, age 66, of Overland Park, Kansas, and formerly of rural Sweet Springs, died Saturday, September 24, 2016.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Sweet Springs. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Olathe Hospice House or the Great Plains SPCA Animal Shelter.
She is survived by four nephews: Stephen Heim of Riverside, MO, Jeff Fuehring of Sweet Springs, Kevin Fuehring of Concordia, MO, and Bobby Fuehring of Sweet Springs; one niece, Sherry Hall of Sweet Springs; as well as their families; and an “adopted” sister, Denise Miller of Gardner, KS.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William Julian Heim and Lydia Frances Wilcoxon Heim, and her only brother, J. Daniel Heim.
Alfredo “Fred” Lara, age 55, of Sedalia, died Thursday, September 22, 2016.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 2, at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until service time on Sunday at the funeral home.
He is survived by his fiancé, Lisa Knox, of the home; parents, Aurelio and Mary Lara; brother, Ruben his wife Genoveva Lara; sisters, Yolanda and her husband Alfredo Loya, Licha and her husband Ricky Duran, Virgie and her husband Chuy Cabrera, and Rebecca Lara; ten nieces and nephews, Ruben Jr., Celena, Freddy Jr., Jessica, Aaron, Arlene, Christine, Catherine, Raquel and Jesse; twenty-one great nieces and nephews; many cousins; and was loved by the Sanchez Family and many in Socorro, Texas, where he was also fondly remembered as “Sheriff Lobo.”
Shirley Margaret Johnson, age 70, of Pilot Grove, died Monday, September 26, 2016.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pilot Grove with burial following in the St. Joseph Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday at the church, with Rosary beginning at 5 p.m.
She is survived by her husband George Johnson of the home; sons Randy Johnson and his wife Lashauna of Tipton and Gregory Johnson and his wife Jessica of Boonville; grandchildren Alonza, George, Elizabeth, Gavin, Dalton, Addison and Ava Johnson; brother Virgil Kraus and his wife Judy of Boonville; sisters Janet Lutz and her husband Mitchell of Tipton and Mary Lou Grose and her husband Jim of Sedalia; nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Anton and Mildred Kraus; grandson Hunter Johnson; and brother David Kraus.
Kenneth D. Cravens, age 72, of Lenexa, Kan., and formerly of Bosworth, died Monday, August 22, 2016.
Graveside memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, at Evergreen Cemetery in De Witt.
Memorials are suggested to Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Eucharist.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bittiker Funeral Home in Carrollton.
Survivors include: wife, Leslie Cravens, of Lenexa; sons, Michael Cravens, of Kansas, and Mark Cravens, of Florida; daughter, Rachel Dean and husband, David, of Kansas; sister, Judith Odom, of Missouri; grandchildren, Cullen, Christina, Christopher, Jade, Ari, Eleanor and Oliver.