Richard 'Dick' Leland Martin, age 82, of Independence, died Thursday, May 5, 2016.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday May 9, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Independence. Burial will be in the New Salem Cemetery in Independence.
The Rosary will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, at the church with a visitation to follow from 5-7 p.m. Memorials are suggested to a future scholarship fund in memory of Richard Martin; please make checks payable to Kimberley Hayes.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home in Odessa.
Survivors include three children, Rick Martin and wife Kimberly of Seguin, TX, Kim Hayes of Independence, MO and Jeff Martin and wife Lisa of Independence, MO; eight grandchildren, Stephen Hayes, John Hayes and wife Victoria, Jeffrey Martin II, Katie Hayes, Chris Martin, Katelyn Martin, Ryan Martin, Kyle Martin and wife Megan; three great grandchildren, Sophia Michele Martin-Tirre, Jack Leland Hayes and Leland Anthony Martin; and a sister, Barbara Ann Crank of Hot Springs, AR.
In addition to his parents, Ignatius Leland and Dorothy Olivia (Johnson) Martin, and wife, Rosemary (Grant) Martin, he was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Joseph Martin, in infancy and a sister, Mary Martha Martin.
J. C. Murdock, Jr., age 79, of New Franklin, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
A visitation will be held from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 9, at Davis Funeral Chapel in Boonville. Burial will follow immediately at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in New Franklin.
Memorials are suggested to the family.
He is survived by his wife, Betty; his children, James Leonard Murdock (& wife Barbara) of St. Charles, MO, Timothy Lynn Murdock, and Jason Dean Murdock of New Franklin; his sister, Mary Sharon Brick of Springfield; and brother Charles Lee Murdock of Fayette, MO. Grandchildren Joshua, April, Megan, Kimberly, Jarod and Ryan Murdock also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob Leonard Murdock and Mary Rose Treaster Murdock, and an infant son, Jeffrey Allen.
Michael Duane Bell, Sr., age 60, of Grandview and formerly of Richmond, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
Memorial graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, at Richmond Memory Gardens Cemetery. A gathering of friends and family will be held following the inurnment at the Richmond VFW Post at 312 Clark Street in Richmond.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond.
Erna Schroeder, age 95, of rural Sweet Springs, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Emma. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Alma.
Visitation will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 6, at Campbell- Lewis Funeral Home in Sweet Springs. Memorials may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
Survivors include five children: Darold Schroeder and wife Janet of Sycamore, IL, Judy Steinmann of Hamel, IL, Harlan Schroeder and wife Shirley of Houstonia, MO, Joyce Childers of Sweet Springs and Kent Schroeder and wife Lois of Sweet Springs; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Arlo Gieselman and wife Ann of Blue Springs, MO; sister-in-law, Arlene Gieselman of Saline City, MO; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents Arthur Gieselman and Clara Martens Gieselman and husband Clifford G. Schroeder, she was preceded in death by one sister, Irene Aversman; four brothers, Norbert, Raymond, Lambert and Virgil Gieselman; and son-in-law, Bud Steinmann.
Howard “David” Jones Jr., age 73, of Marshall, died Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Memorial graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, at Hazel Grove Cemetery in Herndon.
Memorials are suggested to Saline Animal League or I-70 Community Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home.
In addition to his wife, Janice; he is survived by five children: David Jones and wife Glenna of Higginsville, Rick Jones of Marshall, Amy Jones of Marshall, Ben Jones and wife Karla of Marshall, and Alyson Jones and companion Mike Nitzschke of Raymore; seven grandchildren: Gage and Keely Nitzschke, Sofia, Erlan, and Nastja Jones, and Brecken and Rooke Jones; his granddog, Gertie; three sisters, Judy Duffer of Marshall, Ginger Ritchey of Kansas City, and Sabra Noon of Cleveland, GA; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard David Jones Sr. and Lois Leadbetter Jones McQuiddy.
Donna R. Knerl Lingle, age 83, of Blue Springs and formerly of Sedalia, died Sunday, April 24, 2016.
Private services will be held Saturday, May 7, at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sedalia.
The family invites friends to a luncheon at noon on Saturday, May 7, at Deer Brook Villas in Sedalia. Memorials are suggested to Vesper Hall Senior Center in Blue Springs for Meals on Wheels.
She is survived by two children, Kim Lingle (Jeanine), of Village of Loch Lloyd, MO; Tammy Davis (Bill), of Columbus, OH; four grandchildren, Ryan Lingle, Meghan Lingle, Kelly Davis and Melanie Davis; a sister, Dorothy Schwermer, of Bartlesville, OK; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Floyd and Elsie Wiegand Knerl; and a brother-in-law, Ted Schwermer.