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Obituaries

MICHAEL E. "MIKE" GORDON 10/19/14


Michael E.  "Mike" Gordon, 64, of Warsaw, died on Sunday, October 19th, 2014. 

Memorial services will be held at a later date. 

Arrangements are to be under the direction of the McLaughlin Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.

ROY A. BROWNING 10/19/14


Roy A. Browning, age 81, of Boonville, died on Sunday, October 19th, 2014.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church at 11:00am on Wednesday, October 22nd. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held at Davis Funeral Chapel in Boonville on Tuesday, October 21st from 6:00 to 7:30pm, with a prayer service at 6:00pm. 

He is survived by his wife, Alice, of the home; his children, Mark (El), Mike (Carol), Tim, Matt (Lindsay), all of Boonville, Beverly (Bill) Brondel of Dumfries, Va. His grandchildren, Brian Brondel, Rebecca (J.T.) Layne, Jesse, Thomas, Tracy, Megan, Christopher, Abbie, Cory and Madeline Browning also survive as well as his sister, Mildred Hollon.

The family requests memorials be directed to SS Peter and Paul Church or School.

NORMA ANN WERNEKE 10/19/14


Funeral services for Norma Ann Werneke will be held at 10:30am on Wednesday, October 22nd at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. urial will be in Millers Chapel Cemetery in Pettis County.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 7:30pm on Tuesday, October 21st at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Millers Chapel Cemetery. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com 
In addition to her husband, Edgar, she is survived by four children, Larry Werneke and wife, Marty, of Warrensburg, Bill Werneke and wife, Sherry, of rural Nelson, Nancy Werneke of Olathe, Kan., and Linda Edwards and husband, Barry, of Lenexa, Kan.; nine grandchildren, Scott Werneke, Mike Werneke, Bobby Werneke, Jeremy Werneke, Adrianna Werneke, Sydney Boyer, Madison Boyer, Josh Edwards and Jacob Edwards; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

MAX THOMAS 10/18/14


Max Eddy Thomas, age 80, of rural Sweet Springs, died on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Monday, October 20th, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. 

Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 3:30 on Sunday, October 19th at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to The Lutheran Nursing Home or Alzheimer’s Association. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com
Max is survived by two daughters, Katie Roberts and husband, Ron, of Mount Pleasant, S.C. and Nancy Nowland and husband, David, of Chillicothe; four grandchildren, Thomas Christopher Roberts, Jessica Lynn Roberts, Daniel Thomas Nowland and Rachel Leigh Nowland; four siblings, Robert L. Thomas, of rural Marshall, Mary Frances Zimmerman, of rural Sweet Springs, Martha Smith of Liberty, and Laura Yeagle, of rural Marshall; as well as many nieces and nephews.

FRANCES E. MARKLEY 10/18/14


Frances E. Markley, age 72, of Blue Springs, died on Thursday, October 16th, 2014. 

Memorial services will be held Monday October 20th at 11:00am at Walker- Nadle-Fuller Funeral Home In Lexington. 

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

KENNY GERMANN 10/18/14


Kenny Germann, age 57, of Carrollton, died Thursday, October 16th, 2014. 

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 20th at 10:00am at Bittiker Funeral Home in Carrollton. 

The family will receive Friends 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday October 19th at the Bittiker Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the HELP cancer fund or United Methodist church of Carrollton.

Mr. Germann is survived by his Wife, Gerry, of the Home, and a dughter, Megan Germann.

CHARLES SUMMERS 10/17/14


Charles William “C.W.” Summers, age 84, of Smithton, died Thursday, October 16th, 2014.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00am on Tuesday, October 21st at St. Patrick Church in Sedalia. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

Friends may call from 8:00am-1:00pm on Monday, October 20th, at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel, and after 3:00pm at St. Patrick Church where prayers of the rosary will begin at 5:00pm with visitation to follow until 8:00pm.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Patrick Church in care of McLaughlin Funeral Chapel.

In addition to his wife, Anna, he is survived by six children, Tommy Summers (Rhonda), of Smithton, Terry Summers (Diane), of Cole Camp, Sherry Taylor (Charles Lee), of Smithton, Tim Summers, of Sedalia, Sheila Staus (Fred) and Sharleen Boehm (David), all of Smithton; a brother, Earl Summers, of Sedalia; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews

In addition to his parents, Frank and Mary (Imhauser) Summers, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Frank Joe Summers, Alfred Summers, Eugene Summers and Hubert Summers; and two great-grandchildren.

MARGARET O'CONNOR 10/17/14


Margaret O'Connor, age 88, of Marceline, died Thursday, October 16th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Monday, October 20th, at Delaney Funeral Home in Marceline. Burial will be in Saint Bonaventure Cemetery in Marceline.

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00pm on Sunday, October 19th, at the funeral home.

CONNIE THALLER 10/16/14


Connie S. Thaller, age 63, of Higginsville, died Wednesday, October 15th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Monday, October 20th, at Salem United Church of Christ in Higginsville. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.

Visitation will take place from 4:00-6:00pm on Sunday, October 19th, at Hoefer Funeral Home in Higginsville. Memorials are suggested to Lafayette County Cancer Coalition or Higginsville Heat and Hunger Fund.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur Thaller, of Higginsville; three sons, Ronald (Angie) Kumm, of Higginsville, Dennis (Elizabeth) Kumm, of Smithton, and Peter (Mandy) Thaller, of Higginsville; a daughter, June Ann Thaller, of Higginsville; two sisters, Sharon Blair, of Austin, Texas, and Sarah Keith, of Henrietta, Missouri; a brother, Thomas Kegley, of Carrollton; fourteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

JOHN SIMMS 10/16/14


John Edward Simms, age 66, of Sedalia, died Tuesday, October 14, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, October 25th, at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia. Visitation will be at the chapel from 6:00-8:00pm on Friday, October 24th.

DIANNA CLIFFORD 10/15/14


Dianna LaVonne Clifford, age 66, of Sedalia, died Wednesday, October 15th, 2014.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, October 20th at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia. Visitation will be one hour before the service on Monday at the funeral chapel.

JORGE TAPIA 10/13/14


Jorge Tapia, age 53, of Marshall, died Sunday, October 12th, 2014.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, October 16th, at St. Peter Catholic Church. Visitation will be held from 12:00-2:00pm on Thursday at the church.

Memorials may be made to family choice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.

VERNON JONES 10/214


Vernon L. Jones, age 86, of rural Nelson, died on Wednesday, October 1st, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, October 6th at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

He is survived by three sons: Robert Lee Jones Sr. and wife Christine of Marshall, Carl L. Jones Sr. and wife Karla of Marshall, and James D. Jones of Marshall; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents (James L. Jones and Dorothy Petrie Jones) and wife (Velma Hanlin), he was preceded in death by one son, Stephen Jones; one granddaughter, Cynthia Jones; two grandsons, Keith Jones and Kendall Jones; one great-granddaughter, Hazel Metcalf; and one brother, James Lyle Jones.

JOSHUA AMOS 10/1/14


Joshua Alan Amos, 29, of Grain Valley, formerly of Odessa, died on Saturday, September 27th, 2014.
 
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00pm on Friday October 3rd at the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home in Odessa.  A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Amos Education Fund. The College Education fund is set up for Josh’s daughters, Ava and Ella Amos, through First Central Bank.   
 
In addition to his parents, Ralph and Kimberly (McAfee) Amos, Josh is survived by two daughters, Ava and Ella Amos, of Odessa; two sisters, Ali Havercroft and husband, Nathan, of  Blue Springs, and Katie Amos of Grain Valley; a nephew, Kaden Havercroft, of Blue Springs; paternal grandfather, Alan Amos, of Odessa; and paternal grandmother, Helen Amos, of Lee’s Summit; maternal grandparents, Robert and Demma McAfee of Odessa, MO; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

 
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