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Obituaries

JAMES 'J.B.' MARTIN


James "J.B." Martin age 84, of Richmond, died on Thursday, October 16th, 2014.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00am on Monday, October, 27th at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, northeast of Richmond. Inurnment will be in Hickory Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10:00am to 11:00am on the day of the service at the church.

Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond is in charge of arrangements.

HORTENSE OGG 10/20/14


Hortense E. Ogg, age 100, of Richmond, died Friday, October 17th, 2014.

Memorial graveside services will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, October 28th, at Richmond Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Ray County Transportation or the Eagleton Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond.

BETTY ANDERSON 10/20/14


Betty Jean Anderson, age 87, formerly of Sedalia, died Monday, October 20th, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 2:00pm on Wednesday, October 22nd, at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia.

Memorials are suggested to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children or the Sedalia Animal Shelter.

She is survived by a brother, Donald E. Alexander (Mary Lou) of Leavenworth, KS, daughter, Kay B. Anderson-Bales (Bill) of Dewey, OK, son, A. Leonard Anderson IV, of Sedalia, MO, daughter, Donna E. Anderson-Parker (Bill) of Springfield, MO, a granddaughter, Courtney E. Bales-Manning (Andy), grandsons, Alex W. Bales, Brian D. Parker (Kelli), and Grant L. Anderson, two great grandchildren, Sydney Hauser and York Bales, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brother Roy Lewis Alexander, sister, Helen Lucille Johns, grandson Joshua Bales, and a nephew, David Johns.

HELEN McDONALD 10/20/14


Helen Elizabeth McDonald, age 87, of Carrollton, died Sunday, October 19th, 2014.

Private burial will take place at a later date at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.

Arrangements are under the direction of Thurman Funeral Home in Norborne.

ADELINA WATSON 10/20/14


Adelina Watson, age 82, of Richmond, died Sunday, October 19th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Friday, October 24th, at Christian Fellowship Ministry Church in Richmond. Burial will be in Richmond Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Visitation will take place Thursday, October 23rd, from 6:00-8:00pm at Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond. Memorials are suggested to Christian Fellowship Ministry Church, House of Hope, or Relay for Life.

STEPHEN LARSEN 10/20/14


Stephen Joe Larsen, age 65, of Otterville, died Sunday, October 19th, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 1:30pm on Thursday, October 23rd, at Heckart Funeral Home. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Otterville, with military honors by the U.S. Navy and VFW Post 2591.

The family will receive friends from 12:30pm until service time Thursday at Heckart Funeral Home.

Surviving are a son, Clint Larsen, and his wife, Wendy, of Otterville; a daughter, Stephanie Brown-Larsen, of Warrensburg; four grandchildren, Chance Larsen, Dustin Brown, Sarea Williams and Izaak Williams; and four brothers, David Larsen, of Parsons, KS, Gary Larsen, of Leawood, KS, Bob Larsen, of Olathe, KS, and Kevin Larsen, of Colorado.

DON SCHUETTE 10/20/14


Don Schuette, age 83, of rural Concordia, died Sunday, October 19th, 2014.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30am on Thursday, October 23rd, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Blackburn. Inurnment will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Blackburn.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-6:30pm Wednesday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Tuition Fund, Crossroads Hospice, or I-70 Community Hospital Auxiliary.

Survivors include one daughter, Sonia Allison and husband Kenny of Marshall; two grandchildren, Julie Davenport and husband Shawn of Higginsville, and Gabriel Madison and wife Pam of Bethany; five great-grandchildren: Dalton Wilkinson, Wyatt Wilkinson, Danielle Mueller and husband Mark, Keagan Madison, and Kaliska Madison; one sister, Shirley Stoll of Blackburn; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to two wives, Betty Sapp and Trudi Nichols, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Hartman and Alberta Barklage; and two brothers, Delbert Schuette and Norbert (Bud) Schuette.

LILLIAN MAE NEWTON 10/20/14


Lillian Mae Newton, age 79, of Sedalia, died on Saturday, October 18th, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 11:00am on Wednesday, October 22nd at Heckart Funeral Home. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 10:00am until service time on Wednesday at Heckart Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Alzheimer's Association or to a charity of the donor's choice.

She was born May 19th, 1935, in Pyrmont, Mo., daughter of William Henry "Willie" and Kathryn Emma "Katie" Heismeyer Monsees. On January 5th, 1953, in Harrison, Ark., she married Clarence M. Newton, who survives.
In addition to her husband, survivors include four children: Thomas Newton, and wife, Helen, of Blackwater; Cindy Newton, of Boonville; Mae Bruce and husband, Charlie, of Jefferson City; and Kay Newton, of Sedalia; six grandchildren: Christopher Newton, Katie Kammerich, Jesse Zuniga, Xavier Zuniga, Mindy Laughlin and Monique Caldwell; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Minnie Jett, of Stover; a brother, Martin Monsees, of Excelsior Springs; and extended family and friends whom she loved.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Mary Monsees; and two brothers, Melvin and Leonard Monsees.
Condolences may be offered at www.heckartfuneralhome.com.
Casket bearers will be Chris Newton, Jesse Zuniga, Kenny House, John Fulton, Chris Kammerich and Butch Knox.
Honorary bearers will be Katie Kammerich, Jocelyne Newton, Michele Newton, Robert Knox, Junior Jeffries and Wes Anderson.

EUNA JACKSON 10/20/14


Euna Marcella Jackson, age 86, of Waverly, died on Saturday, October 11th, 2014.
 
Per her request, a private family inurnment will be held at a later date.  Condolences for the family may be left at www.ralphojones.com or on the funeral home's Facebook Page.
 
Euna was born on October 11, 1928 in Waverly to William and Martha Mae (Key) Hatfield.  On February 26, 1944 she was united in marriage to Chester Franklin Jackson in Waverly.  On April 26, 2008, he preceded her in death.
 
Survivors include five children: Laura Agrippino, of Kincaid, Ill.; Willa Hayes and husband, Bob, of Higginsville; Steve Jackson, of Bates City; Debbie Jackson, of Melvindale, Mich.; and Heidi Lovercamp and husband, Gary, of Rosharon, Tex.; 11 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
 
In addition to her parents and husband, Euna was preceded in death by two children, Donna Kathleen Jackson and Jerry Jackson; two brothers and three sisters.

 

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.

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.

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.

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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