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Obituaries

VERNON BALLENGER 9/16/14


Vernon Lee Ballenger, age 66, of Marshall, died Monday, September 15th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Friday, September 19th, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall with visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Graveside services with military rites will be at 3:00pm on Friday at Lebanon City Cemetery in Lebanon, MO. Memorials may be made to family choice.

Survivors include one son, Matthew L. Ballenger and wife Starrisa of Nevada; three grandchildren: Ashley Whorely, Dustin Ballenger, and Matt Ballenger; one great-granddaughter, Kaylee Whorely; three brothers: Melvin Ballenger of Marshall, Larry Ballenger of Slater, and Kenneth Ballenger of Marshall; two sisters, Erma Evans and Marilyn Henderson, both of Mt. Leonard; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.

MARSHALL COLLEY 9/16/14


Marshall Eldon Colley, age 92, of Harrisburg, died Saturday, September 13th, 2014.

Services will be held at 1:00pm on  Friday, September 19th, at Carr-Yager Funeral Home in Fayette. Burial with military honors will follow at Perche Church Cemetery near Harrisburg.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 18th, from 6:00-8:00pm at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Heifer Project International.

He is survived by two daughters, Marsha Sue Schafer and husband John, of Harrisburg, and Frances Marie Colley, of Columbia. Also surviving are his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and a son, William Eldon Colley and by his siblings.

DONALD HANCOCK 9/16/14


Donald R. Hancock, age 57, of Sedalia, died Monday, September 15th, 2014.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia is in charge of arrangements.

RANDY BORGMIER 9/16/14


Randy Joe Borgmier, age 59, of Lawson, died Monday, September 15th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Thursday, September 18th, at Old Union Church, located east of Lawson. Burial will be in Lawson Cemetery.

Visitation will take place from 10:00-11:00am on Thursday at the church. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or the Madagascar Motorcycle Sunday School Mission Project, in care of Old Union Church.

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

CHARLES LEFTWICH 9/16/14


Charles E. Leftwich, age 91, of Sedalia, died Tuesday, September 16th, 2014.

A graveside service will be held at 3:30pm on Friday, September 19th, at Salem Cemetery in rural Pettis County. VFW Post 2591 will conduct military honors at the graveside. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00-3:00pm at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two children, Chuck Leftwich (Jana) of Sedalia and Lynn Paul (Richard) of Overland Park, KS; three granddaughters, Ann, Ginger and Jill.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Bessie Hoyle and Betty O’Neill.

RILEY DEATHERAGE 9/16/14


Riley Michael Deatherage, age 5 months, of Odessa, died Tuesday, September 16th, 2014.
 
Funeral services will be held at 11:30am on Saturday, September 20th, at Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home in Odessa, MO. Burial will be in the Sni-Mills Cemetery in Oak Grove.

Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:30am on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Be The Match, 3001 Broadway Street N.E. Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN, 55413-1753 or at www.bethematch.org.
 
In addition to his parents, Riley is survived by four siblings, a twin sister, Reagan Deatherage, Jax Deatherage, Samantha Webb and Nickolas Webb all of Odessa, MO; maternal grandmother, Darlene Burns; paternal grandparents, Ronald and Darla Deatherage; maternal great grandparents, Ray and Peggy France; one uncle, Jeremy Burns and wife Kristy, of Oak Grove, MO; and one aunt Dawn Hensley and husband Steven of Odessa, MO; and numerous cousins.

JOHN DUNCAN 9/16/14


John Duncan, age 83, of New Boston, died Monday, September 15th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Friday, September 19th, at Bucklin Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Marceline.

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00pm on Thursday, September 18th, at the church. The family suggests memorials to Bucklin Assembly of God Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Delaney Funeral Home in Marceline.

WILLIAM EVANS 9/16/14


William E. 'Bill' Evans, age 91, of St. Charles, formerly of Marshall, died Monday, September 15th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, September 18th, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00pm on Thursday at the funeral home.

Graveside service with military rites will be at 12:30pm on Friday, September 19th, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Memorials may be made to Missouri Veterans Home in St. Louis.

Survivors include one son, Grant Evans and wife, Nancy, of St. Charles; one grandson, Eric Evans; his longtime companion, Leona Gianopulos and her family of St. Louis; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter in infancy, Elaine Evans; one sister, Mary Kathryn Bellamy; and one brother, Robert Evans.

VERNON FRERKING 9/16/14


Vernon Frerking, age 86, of rural Concordia, MO, died Monday, September 15th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Thursday, September 18th, at Zion Hill United Methodist Church in rural Concordia. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6:00-7:30pm on Wednesday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials are suggested to Zion Hill Cemetery, Concordia Ambulance District, or Visiting Nurses Association.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Joyce Wodrich and husband Terry of Concordia; three grandchildren: Darren Wodrich and wife Sheryl, Shelli Mulligan and husband Shawn, and Kris Reinwald and husband Kevin; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Bonita Dierking of Concordia; one sister-in-law, Bonnie Frerking of Odessa; as well as nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Ann Frerking; and three brothers: George Edward Frerking, Marion Frerking, and Ralph L. Frerking.

JAMES McNULTY 9/16/14


James Lee McNulty, age 66, of Springfield, IL, died Tuesday, September 9th, 2014.

Graveside services with military honors will be at 10:00am on Saturday, September 20th, at Providence Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia.

Surviving are two sisters, Donna Dolan, of Washington, and Ella "Dollie" Hayes, of Sedalia; two stepbrothers, Keith Birge, of Jefferson City, and Terry Birge, of Lee's Summit; and a stepsister, Etta Hartley, of Sedalia.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Debbie McNulty.

GLADYS ZIMMERSCHIED 9/16/14


Gladys L. Zimmerschied, age 94, of Sedalia, died Monday, September 15th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Friday, September 19th, at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Highland Sacred Gardens.

Visitation will be held from 10:00am until service time on Friday at the funeral chapel. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association, Immanuel United Church of Christ of Sedalia, or a charity of the donor’s choice, in care of McLaughlin Funeral Chapel.

CASE CROSE 9/15/14


Case Michael Crose, infant son of Reigge and Cheri Crose, of Bosworth, died Saturday, September 13th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, September 18th, at Foster Funeral Chapel in Carrollton. Burial will be in Wharton Cemetery in Bosworth.

Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00pm on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to family choice.

ROSIE BROCK 9/15/14


Rosie May Brock, age 79, of Lexington, died Monday, September 15th, 2014.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00am on Thursday, September 18th, at Machpelah Cemetery in Lexington. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00am on Thursday at Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home in Lexington.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, John Brock, of the home.  Three daughters: Mary Elizabeth Brock, Kansas City,  MO,  Johnna Schreiner and husband, Dale, Lexington, and Jackie Keglovits and husband, Dennis, Leawood, KS.  Two brothers:  John Shroyer and Jack Shroyer both of Lexington.  There are four grandchildren: Jessica Rose Johnson, Katrina Brock, Samantha (Sam) Schreiner, and Shea Schreiner.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Floyd, Charles, and Harold and sisters, Millie Brock and Mary O’Doniel.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s charity of choice.

NANCY SLOAN 9/15/14


Nancy Sloan, age 74, of Boonville, died Sunday, September 14th, 2014.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, September 25th, at Bunceton Masonic Cemetery. Friends and family may meet at Davis Funeral Chapel in Boonville before departure to the cemetery at 1:40pm to form a procession to the cemetery.

DORIS VANBAALE 9/15/14


Doris Emma VanBaale, age 81, of Sedalia, died Saturday, September 13th, 2014.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday, September 17th, at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia. Burial of the ashes will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sedalia following the service.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Wesley United Methodist Church in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.

She is survived by two children, Diane Connor and her husband Dennis of La Monte, and Dennis VanBaale and his wife Neala of Sedalia; one grandson, Adam VanBaale of Overland Park, KS; two brothers, James and his wife Judy of Newton, IA, and Dale Spain of Hayward, CA; one sister, Betty Springer of Newton, IA; one stepsister, Lyla and her husband, Ray Williams of Cedar Rapids, IA; one sister-in-law, Colleen Spain of Newton, IA.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her step mother, Ethel Spain and two brothers, Robert "Bob" Spain and one at infancy; three sisters, Leona Neal, Ruth Partlow and Wanda DeMoss.

MARGARET SAMER 9/15/14


Margaret Frances Samer, age 95, of Pilot Grove, died Sunday, September 14th, 2014.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, September 18th, at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia. Burial will be at Highland Sacred Gardens Cemetery in Sedalia. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, James Wallace and his wife Barbara of Sedalia; one daughter, Jeanette Messick and her husband Blix of Richwood, TX; five grandsons, James E. Wallace and his wife Debbie of Marshall, Jeffery Wallace of La Monte, Douglas Wallace and his wife Becky of Sedalia, Michael Wallace and his wife Cherri of Cole Camp, Glen Williams and his wife Laura of Richmond, TX;  three stepdaughters, Kathleen Pollard of Pilot Grove, Mary Craig of Pilot Grove and Janet Milner of Boonville; twelve great grandchildren; and one great great granddaughter.

DAVID ALLEN 9/14/14


David T. Allen, age 57, of Sedalia, died Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014.   

Memorials are suggested to the Center for Human Services. 

Rea Funeral Chapel of Sedalia in charge of arrangements.

IRIS HOGAN 9/14/14


Funeral services for Iris Deane Hogan, age 92, of Lexington, will be held on Thursday, September 18th at 2:00pm at the Lexington Presbyterian Disciples Church. Burial will be in Lexington Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 6:00-8:00pm  at Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home in Lexington. 
 
Memorials are suggested to the Presbyterian Church or the Lexington Food Pantry.

MATEO MORGAN 9/13/14


Mateo Ernesto Morgan, age 33, of Mayview, died on Thursday, September 11th, 2014. 

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 17th, at 1:00pm  at Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home in Odessa. Burial will be in the Odessa City Cemetery. 

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 6:00-8:00pm at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Matthew Morgan.

Survivors include his wife of the home, Christin Dawn Morgan of Mayview, MO; three children, Alexandra Osborne, Autumn Michael and Felix Morgan, of Mayview, MO; a father, Matthew Morgan and wife Marie of Odessa, MO, Mother, Beth Ann Smith of Bates City, MO; six brothers, David Morgan, of Odessa, MO, Miguel Morgan of Odessa, MO, Nico Morgan of Kansas City, MO, Tom White of Kansas City, MO, Mitchell White of Washington State and Marcos Smith, Bates City, MO; two aunts, Merry Kremer of Orrick, MO and Claudia Shirk and husband Dan of Odessa, MO; Uncle, John Morgan of Odessa, MO; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

EDITH HELT 9/11/14


Edith “Edie” Helt, age 91, of Marshall, formerly of Raytown, died Wednesday, September 10th, 2014.

Funeral services will be held 1:30pm on Wednesday, September 17th, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marshall. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs.

Visitation will be held from 12:30-1:30pm on Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice or family choice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.

Survivors include one sister, Darlene Vogelsmeier of rural Marshall; one brother, Wilbert Reinwald of Concordia, MO; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Edie was preceded in death by one brother, Earl Reinwald.

ARNOLD HAMMAR 9/7/14


Arnold Hammar, age 89, of Carrollton, died Sunday, September 7th, 2014.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, September 20th, at 10:00am at First Christian Church in Clovis, New Mexico. 

Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church in Carrollton. Foster Funeral Chapel in Carrollton is in charge of local arrangements.
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