12:12am, 03/28/15
Obituaries

CARL PALMER 3/27/15


Carl D. Palmer, age 71, of Boonville, died Thursday, March 26th, 1015.  
    
Memorial services will be held at Davis Funeral Chapel at 1:00pm on Monday, March, 30th.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Diabetes or Heart Foundation. 

He is survived by his wife, Kathy, of the home, his son, Jeff Palmer, of Columbia, and his granddaughter, Alley Palmer, of Boonville; and two great-grandchildren, Chloe and Sylar Palmer; His sister, Judy (Jim) Bridgewater, of Fulton; sisters-in-law, Shirley Palmer and Virginia Rieves, uncle Johnny Gramlich and aunt Bernice Gramlich also survive, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents (Carl D. Palmer Sr. and Anna Marie Gramlich Palmer), and his step-father, Guy Baker, as well as brothers, Donald and William Palmer. 

WILLIAM GRIGGS 3/27/15


William Griggs, age 82, of Sedalia, died Thursday, March 26th, 2015.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Alexander-May Funeral Home in Sedalia.

JUSTIN HAMPTON 3/27/15


Justin Lee Hampton, age 37, of Sedalia, died Wednesday, March 25th, 2015.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of Heckart Funeral Home.

He is survived by his parents (Cecil Curtis “Skip” Hampton and Carol Marie (Crabb) Bennett), of Sedalia; a daughter, Ta'Lia Hampton, of Sedalia; a son, Justin Lee Hampton, Jr., of  Arkansas; a brother, Colby Lewis, of Sedalia; a sister, Sarah Fitzhugh, of Manhattan, Kan.; and maternal grandmother, Helen Alford, Sedalia.
He was preceded in death by: his maternal grandfather, Raymond Alford; and paternal grandparents, Harry and Wanda Hampton.

SELMA VOLLMER 3/27/15


Selma L. Vollmer, age 79, died Thursday, March 26th, 2015.
    
Visitation for Selma will be at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church one hour prior to the Memorial Mass at 11:00am on Monday, March 30th. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be directed to the family.

Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Chapel in Boonville.

Selma was preceded in death by her parents (Ernest A. Ray and Mamie Carrol Ray) and all her siblings, Fuzzy and Nelson Ray and Dorothy Poindexter, and Lois Yaeger. She is survived by her husband, Leonard, of the home, and her children, Mamie and Ernie Vollmer, both of Bunceton.

MARVIN HENKE 3/27/15


Marvin Lawrence Henke, 82, of Salisbury, died Thursday, March 26th, 2015. 

Mass of Christian Burial is Monday, March 30th, at 10:00am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with military graveside services and burial following at St. Joseph Cemetery in Salisbury.

Visitation is 2:00-7:00pm with Prayer service/rosary at 7:00pm on Sunday, March 29th, at Summerville Funeral Home in Salisbury. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph School Foundation or the St. Joseph Cemetery Association.

Marvin is survived by brothers Wilfred (Jean) Henke, of Salisbury, Harold (Helen) Henke, of Fayette, Fred (Pat) Henke, of Salisbury, sisters Lorene Meissen, of Salisbury, Norma Lou (Bob) Linneman, of Salisbury, daughters Mary (Leonard) Cruse, of Salisbury, Agnes (Jeff) Kruessel, of Salisbury, Donna Harmon, of Keytesville; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents (Henry and Anna (Wienhaus) Henke, Jr.), wife, Delma, brother, Leonard Henke, sister, Bernilda Fessler and grandson, Charlie Cruse.

LYNN HARTLEY 3/26/15


Lynn Ronald Hartley, age 71, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, March 25th, 2015.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00pm on Monday, March 30th, at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 29th, from 2:00-3:30pm at the chapel. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, or the Hospice House of Kansas City, in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.

Besides his wife (Kay Beth Sprinkles), he is survived by one daughter, Jennifer Lynn Harding of Hughesville; two sisters, Ruby Sievert (Carl), of Seymore, and Sharon Keeland (Roy), of Independence; one brother, Bob Hartley (Phyllis), of Springfield; six grandchildren, Anna Wolford-Perez, Tyler Surritt (Erin), Madison Hontz (Kevin), Shelby Harding, Alison Harding, and Zane Harding; four great-grandchildren, Keith, Landon, Emmalynn, and Madalynn; and many nieces and nephews.


Besides his parents (Glenn Velmer and Dorothy Saless (Herd) Hartley), he was preceded in death by one sister, Maryann Hathcock; and his in-laws, Lester and Nellie Sprinkles.

MARK YOUNG 3/26/15


Services for 48-year-old Mark Young, of Pilot Grove, will be Saturday, March 28th, at Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove. There will be a 3:00pm rosary with visitation from 3:30-5:30 and a memorial service at 5:30pm.

Memorials are suggested to the family.

ELZIE NAPIER 3/26/15


Elzie Napier, age 78, of Marshall, died Tuesday, March 24th, 2015.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, April 4th, at First Baptist Church in Marshall.

Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00am on Saturday, April 4th, at the church.

H.T. May & Son Funeral Home in Marshall is in charge of arrangements.

DAVID ACKMAN 3/26/15


David Ackman, age 67, of Triplett, died Thursday, March 26th, 2015.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Thursday, April 2nd, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Brunswick. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in DeWitt.

Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30am on Thursday, April 2nd, at the church. Memorials are suggested to St. John's Lutheran Church.

Breshears Memorial Chapel in Brunswick is in charge of arrangements.

DALE STAMMERJOHN 3/26/15


Edwin "Dale" Stammerjohn, age 83, of Boonville, died Wednesday, March 25th, 2015.

Funeral Services will be 2:00pm on Saturday, March 28th, at the First Christian Church. Burial will follow in the Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00pm on Friday, March 27th, at Davis Funeral Chapel in Boonville.

DOROTHY WALLACE 3/26/15


Dorothy Wallace, age 92, of Lexington, died Wednesday, March 25th, 2015. 

Visitation is at 10am and services at 11:00am on Saturday, March 28th, at First Baptist Church of Lexington. 

Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements.

MARY DOWELL 3/26/15


Mary Jean Dowell, age 83, of Keytesville, died Wednesday, March 25th, 2015. 

Services are 11:00am on Saturday, March 28th, at Summerville Funeral Home, with burial in Beulah Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday, March 27th, from 4:00-7:00pm, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriner's Childrens Hospital or Beulah Cemetery Association.

Mary is survived by her husband, Ray Dowell, of the home, step-sons Marvin Dowell, of Keytesville, Richard Dowell (Martha Ware), of Winigan, Thomas Dowell (Melissa), of Keytesville, a brother, Charles Richard Wilson, of Laclede, six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents (Cue and Helen Georgia (Shaffer) Wilson), brother, Marvin Lee Wilson, and sister, Wilma Aleene Prudden Groves.

DANIEL FIELDS 3/26/15


Daniel Fields, age 57, of Bucklin, died Friday, January 20th, 2015.

Military graveside services will be held at 12:30pm on Saturday, March 28th, at the New Cambria Cemetery.

Following the services, family and friends will get together at the Bucklin American Legion post for lunch and remembrances.

Delaney Funeral Home in Bucklin is in charge of Arrangements.

GEORGE DIVELBISS 3/25/15


George H. Divelbiss, age 86, of Oak Grove, died Tuesday, March 24th, 2015.

Services will be held at 10:30am on Friday, April 3rd, at St. Luke Evangelical Free Church in Wellington. Visitation will begin at the church at 10:00am.

Arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home in Lexington.

HAROLD RIES 3/25/15


Harold J. Ries, age 87, of Bunceton, died Wednesday, March 25th, 2015. 
    
Funeral services will be held at Davis Funeral Chapel in Boonville at 11:00am on Saturday, March 28th. Burial will follow in SS Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:30am until time of the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Boonslick Regional Library Building Fund.  
    
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hermann Ries and Anna Schupp Ries, a brother, Clarence Ries and sister, Martha Ann Brondel.

He is survived by his wife, Marie, of the home; his sons, James Edward (Laura) Ries and Lawrence David Ries, both of Columbia; grandchildren, Abigail Marie, Charlotte Elizabeth and Allison Marie Ries, all of Columbia; a brother, Walter LeRoy Ries, of Rolla; and sister, Kathryn Wilckens, of Sedalia.

VERA BOWMAN 3/25/15


Vera Bowman, age 83, of Carrollton, died Tuesday, March 24th, 2015.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, March 29th at Thurman Funeral Home in Norborne. Burial will be in Wakenda Cemetery, located north of Hardin.

Visitation will take place from 1:00-2:00pm at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimers Association or to Wakenda Cemetery.

LINDA WELLS 3/24/15


Linda Bernice Wells, age 63, of Sedalia, died Thursday, March 19th, 2015.

Memorial service will be at 1:00pm on Saturday, March 28th, at Community Of Christ Church in Sedalia.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home in Sedalia.

MARY TUCKER 3/24/15


Mary Mae Tucker, age 72, of Sedalia, died Sunday, March 22nd, 2015.

A private family committal will be held at a later date in the I.O.O.F Cemetery in Otterville.

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

She is survived by three children, Gary Hockaday and his wife Debbie, David Hockaday and his wife Heather, Cory Smith and his wife Wendi; one sister, Shirley Laramie; one brother, John Hockaday and his wife Pam; one brother in law, Hank Laramie, all of Sedalia; six grandchildren, Kristen, Lauren, Jordan, Shelbi, Josphine and Xzavier; four great grandchildren, Katelynn, Cameron, Makenzie and Addalynn. 

Besides her parents, William and Edith (Young) Hockaday, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Donna Richardson and Katy Milledge; four brothers, William, Kent, Thomas and James Hockaday.

MARGARET AULGUR 3/24/15


Margaret Lee Aulgur, age 66, of Marshall, died Saturday, March 7th, 2015.

A memorial visitation will be held from 1:30 to 3:00pm on Saturday, March 28th, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Private inurnment will be at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.

In addition to her husband, Larry, she is survived by one daughter, Kelley Sloan, of Marshall; one son, Robbie Berryman and wife, Mimi, of Phoenix, Ariz.; six grandchildren; two sisters, Sue Walker, of Marshall, and Dee Anna Garner of Dewey, Okla.; one brother, Chris Rose, of Kansas City; as well as nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents (Frank Elvice Rose Sr. and Margaret Josephine Davis Rose), and two brothers, Frank Elvice Rose Jr. and Roger Rose.

HOWARD ALLEN 3/23/15


Howard Allen, age 83, of Sedalia, died Sunday, March 22, 2015.

Funeral services will be at 11:00am on Wednesday, March 25th, at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia. The family will receive friends from 10:00am until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial services will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, March 28th, at Locke Community Building in Mountainburg, Arkansas, followed by burial in Locke Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Bethany Baptist Church Building Fund.

In addition to his wife, Barbara A. Swanson, survivors include a son, Mark Allen, of Dallas, TX; two grandchildren, Corinna Allen and Patrick Allen, both of Rolla; and three siblings, Frances Provence, of Mountainburg, AR, Flora Beckett, of Shelbyville, TX, and Marion Allen, of Moravian Falls, NC.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Minnie Belle Self Allen; a son and daughter-in-law, Philip and Carin Allen; and siblings, Carl Allen, Clarence Allen, Harold Allen, Janie Parr, Jewell Ray and Trella Reeves.

BERNARD KLEOPPEL 3/23/15


Bernard D. Kleoppel, age 82, of Warrensburg, formerly of Sedalia, died Monday, March 23rd, 2015.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00am on Saturday, March 28th at Sacred Heart Church in Sedalia. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

A scripture service will begin at 6:00pm on Friday, March 27th, with visitation to follow until 8:00pm at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or The Alzheimer’s Association in care of McLaughlin Funeral Chapel.

KENNETH COTT 3/18/15


Memorial services for 92-year-old Kenneth Cott, of Slater, who died Monday, March 16th, 2015, will be Friday, March 27th, at 11:00am at First Baptist Church in Slater. Private family burial will be in Slater City Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice or The Living Center. Weiker Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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