Lloyd Gale Wright, age 73, of Columbia and formerly of Macon, died Thursday, February 4, 2016. Graveside memorial service, with full military honors, will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 13, at New Chariton Cemetery in Macon County.
Memorials are suggested to ALS Association, c/o Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel in Columbia.
He is survived by his daughter, Shelly Maupin and husband, Eddie, of Columbia; two stepsons, Scott Wilt and Mitch Wilt, of Buckeye, AZ; a step-daughter, Kathy Lone, of Surprise, AZ; a brother, Kennith Wright and wife, Tamara, of LaPlata; four sisters, Lyvola Hogsett of Macon, Kathyren Vanlue and husband, Jack, of Buchanan, MI, Shelly Smith and husband, Robert, of Higbee, Becky Clark and husband, Danny, of Higbee; two grandchildren, Bryana Larimer and husband, Dennis, of Columbia, Blaine Maupin, of Columbia, and a sister-in-law, Mary Jo Wright, of Macon.
Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Nadine Burk Wright; a son, Timmy Wright and two brothers, Robert Wright and his twin, Floyd Wright.
Ila Bossaller, age 96, of Olathe, KS, formerly of Marshall, died Thursday, February 4, 2016.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Burial will be in Slater City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, February 8, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church or Villa of St. Francis in Olathe.
Survivors include one son, Terry Bossaller and wife, Barbara, of Olathe, KS; two grandchildren, Cheryl Moore and husband, Andy, and Bethany Bossaller and husband, Benjamin Fout; three great-grandchildren, Rebekah Moore, Trey Bossaller and Tera Fout; one sister, Mary Elizabeth Weissenfluh, of Olathe; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Thurston Page and Lura Shepard Page, and husband, Paul Huston Bossaller, Ila was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Martin.
Lester Eugene (Gene) Carrender, age 85, a lifelong resident of Sweet Springs, died Thursday, February 4, 2016.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 11, at First Baptist Church in Sweet Springs. Burial, with military rites, will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Sweet Springs, where a Masonic service will begin at 5 p.m. Memorials are suggested to family choice.
In addition to his wife, Joan, he is survived by five children: Ruth Ann Parker Pummill Cox, of Sweet Springs, Franklin Eugene Carrender, of Sweet Springs, Debora Jean Carrender Butler Walker and husband, Mitchell David Walker, of Sedalia, Sheila Louise Carrender Guier and husband, George Eugene Guier, of Sedalia, and Mark Dwayne Carrender and wife, Grace Robinson Carrender, of Lee's Summit; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Aubra Allen Carrender and Gladys Opal Garrison Carrender; one grandson, Paul Pummill; one great-grandson, Donald Eugene Gaddy; one son-in-law, Randy Eugene Butler; one sister, Margarette Carrender Schowengardt; and two brothers, Thomas Allan Carrender and Edward Lee Carrender.
Linda K. Cowart, age 72, of Marshall, died Friday, February 5, 2016.
Memorial graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10, at Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall.
There will be no visitation. Memorials may be given to Fitzgibbon Home Health in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Survivors include two sons, Ross Cowart and wife, Lisa, of Indian Trail, NC, and Justin Cowart and wife, JoAnna, of Marshall; six grandchildren: Brittany Wilder, Rachele Cole, Zach, Kalie, Cody and Quintin Cowart; three great-grandchildren, Aubrey, Harper and Ryleigh Estes; four siblings: Betty Bodenstab, of Jefferson City, John Richard Beasley, Darlene Beasley and Randall Beasley, of Marshall; and several nieces and nephews.
Donna Speichinger, age 82, of Brookfield, died Friday, February 5, 2016.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, at the Park Baptist Church. Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Brookfield.
Visitation will start at 1 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, February 8, at the church. Memorials are suggested to Saving Every Victim (SEV) or Petska Cancer Funds and may be left at the church or sent to Rhodes Funeral Home in Brookfield.
Virginia Monroe, age 86, of Fayette, died Monday, February 1, 2016.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 10, at Linn Memorial Methodist Church in Fayette. Burial will be in Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Fayette.
Visitation will be held starting at 10 a.m. on the day of the service at the church. Memorials are suggested to Central Methodist University's Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art or the Fayette Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry.
Survivors include three sons: David Monroe, of Peoria, Ill., Fletcher Monroe, of Chico, Calif., and Greg Monroe, of Durham, NC; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Patricia Ann Heckman, age 85, of Sedalia, died Wednesday, February 3, 2016.
Private family visitation and memorial service will be held at a later date at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia. Burial will be at a later date in Adair, Iowa.
Memorials are suggested to Crossroads Hospice or to the church of the donor's choice.
She is survived by her children, Gary Heckman of Doha, Qatar; Kathy Carlson of Colorado Springs, CO; Chris Heckman (Kim) of Cabool, MO; Marc Heckman (Jami) of Taichung, Taiwan, and Julie StCyr of Sedalia; 12 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Patrick and Ethel (Bacon) Neary; husband, E. Walter Heckman; and brother, Phillip Neary.
Jerry Bob Boeger, age 65, of Salisbury, died Wednesday, February 3, 2016.
Memorial visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, at Summerville Funeral Home in Salisbury.
Memorials are suggested to Salisbury Municipal Golf Course or to St. Jude's Children Hospital.
He is survived by his wife Robin, of the home; two sons, Josh (Katie) Boeger, of Salisbury, and Jeff Boeger, of Lee's Summit; stepson Andrew (Katrina) Stewart, of Macon; stepdaughter Anna Stewart, of Cave Creek, AZ; sister Donna (Richard) McAdams, of Salisbury; grandsons Gage & Cody Boeger; cousin Roger (Lana) George, of Salisbury; step- grandchildren Liam and Lilly Stewart; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Rosetta May (Davis) Boeger.
Ruth Venita (Hayes) Niece, age 94, of Blue Springs and formerly of Pilot Grove, died Monday, February 1, 2016.
Memorial funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 6, at Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will take place in the Pilot Grove Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to the Community Church of Pilot Grove in care of the funeral home.
She is survived by son Jim Brownfield and his wife Sandy of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; daughter Jeanette Barnes and her husband Mike of Blue Springs, Missouri; daughter-in-law Phyllis Brownfield of Pilot Grove, Missouri; grandchildren Rhonda Kusgen, Eric Thomas, Wade Thomas, Ken Brownfield, Jason Brownfield, Kevin Brownfield; 13 great-grandchildren; and brother Earl Hayes and his wife Doris of Pilot Grove.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Trellice (Drennen) Hayes; husband Jack Niece; son Ronald L. Brownfield; and sister Virginia Stoecklein.
Charles "Chuck" Mabrey, age 58, of Marshall, died Sunday, January 31, 2016.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 5, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Burial will be at Old Lamine Cemetery in Cooper County.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 4, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to family choice.
Survivors include two sons, Jason Mabrey of Nixa, and Cory Mabrey and wife Kali of Blue Springs; five grandchildren: Megan Jasper, Ganon Mabrey, Logan Mabrey, Kennedy Mabrey, and Uriah Mabrey; one great-grandson, Noah Tovar; five siblings: Mary Seymour, Roger Mabrey, Kay Mabrey, Ronnie Mabrey, and Mike Mabrey, all of Marshall; as well as nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles (Hank) Mabrey and Bernice Fiene Mabrey.
Dwain Musslin, age 81, of Sedalia, died Sunday, January 24, 2016.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.
In addition to his wife, Barbara Joyce Diotte, survivors include three children, Michael Musslin (LeeAnn), Michelle Potts (David), and Matthew Musslin, all of Sedalia; two stepsons, Mark Esquivel, of Sedalia, and Gregory Esquivel, of Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Londyn Musslin, Garrett Musslin and Blake Potts; two step-grandchildren, Liberty Esquivel and Alex Esquivel; three sisters, Martha Schmidt, Gertrude Hunt and Dorothy Musslin; and a brother, Paul Musslin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Bernice Koenke Musslin; two brothers, Fred and David; and two sisters, Jean Ransdell and Barbara McCown.