William Dennis Brooks, age 87, of Cole Camp, died Wednesday, December 17th, 2014.
Services will be held at 11:00am on Monday, December 22nd, at Windsor Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.
Visitation will be held from from 6:30-8:00pm on Sunday, December 21st, at Fox Funeral Home in Cole Camp; visitation will also take place Monday at 10:00am at the church preceding the service.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the donor's choice.
Survivors include his wife, Laverne Helen Edna Wallrath Brooks; one son, Carl Brooks and his wife Linda of Columbia, MO; three daughters, Gail Heimsoth and husband Darryl, of Cole Camp, Billie Brooks of Cottonwood, AZ, and Louise Reiter and husband Bryan of Springfield, MO; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by by his parents, Carlie Wenten and Maggie Elizabeth Harrod Brooks; two brothers, Carlie Dow and Elmer Wenten; and seven sisters, Bessie Marie Brooks, Anna Mae Brooks, Russie Lucelia Lanz Shelton, Elsie Elizabeth Schlicter, Dorothy Mary Brooks, Lucy Louise Wakefield, and Betty Delores DePrenger.
Charles F. "Chuck" Lewis, age 85, of Higginsville, formerly of Blue Springs, died Monday, December 15th, 2014.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, December 20th, at Grace United Methodist Church in Higginsville. Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00pm on Saturday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital or to the Knight's Templar Eye Foundation. Arrangements are under the direction of Hoefer Funeral Home in Higginsville.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Lewis, of Higginsville; a son, Charles Matthew (Brenda) Lewis, of Blue Springs; two daughters, Vira Dobbins, of Lee's Summit, and Michele Lewis, of Lee's Summit; and a brother, Samuel (Sharon) Lewis, of Shell Knob, Missouri.
Nancy Colvin, age 85, of New Franklin, died Tuesday, December 16th, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, December 20th, at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Higbee.
Visitation will take place from 10:00-11:00am on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Mt. Plesant Cemetery or to the Joseph & Donna Colvin Scholarship Fund, in care of the funeral home.
Gary Lester Smith, age 75, of Sedalia, died on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014.
Services will be on Saturday, December 20th, at 2:00pm, at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia.
The family will receive friends from 1:00pm until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Shriner’s Hospital.
He is survived by his children, Matthew Smith (Desiree) and Carmen Smith; his grandchildren, Sadie Reeser, Michael Smith, Zane Reeser and Jack Benton; and his sister, Marilyn (Dale) Anderson, all of Sedalia.
He was preceded in death by his sons, Gary Smith, Jr. and Grant Smith; a sister Barbara Bunch, and Virginia (Tina) Kindle Smith, wife.
Larry A. Doxsee, age 70, of Blackburn, died Tuesday, December 16th, 2014.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, December 20th, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Memorials may be made to family choice.
In addition to his wife, Kathy, Larry is survived by one daughter, Maggie Mendez of Brownsville, TX; one son, Larry A. Doxsee Jr. of Brownsville, TX; two stepsons, Darren Ledbetter of Virginia Beach, VA and John Ledbetter of Oregon, MO; one sister, Beverly Long of Canada; and one brother, Bill Doxsee of Canada.
Tadeusz "Tad" Salecki, age 92, formerly of Sedalia, died Monday, December 15th, 2014.
No services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.
He is survived by four sons, two stepsons and a daughter; Eric Salecki of Chesapeake, VA, Ted Salecki of Eureka Springs, AR, Jason Salecki of Tempe, AZ, Joe Salecki of Versailles, MO, Terry Yunt and wife Mary of Warrensburg, MO, Larry Yunt of Sedalia, MO, Jackie Haeg and husband Brent of Tempe, AZ; his niece, Norma Ferraer of Sedalia, MO; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Salecki.
Chris C. Woolery, age 99, of Sedalia, died Monday, December 15th, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, December 18th, at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia. Burial will be in Highland Sacred Gardens in Sedalia.
Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00pm on Wednesday, December 17th, at Rea Funeral Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads Hospice in care of the funeral chapel.
He is survived by four children, Marjorie VanBooven, Chris (Sherry) Woolery, Samuel Woolery all of Sedalia and Susan McNeal of Thayer MO; one brother, Frank Woolery; 20 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.
Betty Sue Jones, age 73, of Marshall, died on Sunday, December 14th, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Friday, December 19th, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Chapel in Marshall. Graveside services will be held at 2:30pm on Friday at Mt. Zion Cemetery near Milan.
Visitation will be held from 6:00-7:30pm on Thursday, December 18th, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Cemetery.
In addition to her husband, William, she is survived by her children: Lisa Chandlee and companion, Karl Good, of Marshall, Carl David Kellerman and wife, Virginia, of Pilot Grove, Christina Wattenbach, of Amoret, Nina Marshall, of Fayetteville, NC, James Kellerman and wife, Michelle of Danbury, Conn., and Woody Kellerman and wife, Mary Jane, of Dearborn; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, John Bankus, of Armada, Mich.; her step-children: Rhonda Branson, of Republic, Rusty Jones, of Kearney, Dena Altic, of Pleasant Hope, and Dawn Winslow, of Clever; as well as nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roscoe Bankus and Martha DeWitt Bankus Bakken; step-father, Art Bakken; one brother, Donnie Bankus; and one sister, Peggy Prall.
Dorothy "Dottie" Ream, age 91, of Sedalia, died Sunday, December 14th, 2014.
A private family service held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the Bayleigh Collingsworth Fund, PO Box 365, Weir, KS 66781 or the Sedalia Animal Shelter in care of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen Hall and her husband Jack of Joplin, MO; her brother, Hershel Gilmer of Wichita, KS; three grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Ream.
Maxine Heimsoth, age 89, of Concordia, died Monday, December 15th, 2014.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30am on Thursday, December 18th, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Concordia. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Sedalia.
Visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30am on Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia.
Survivors include one daughter, Linda Hemme and husband, James, of Concordia; one son, Ronald Bottcher and wife, Karen, of Belleville, IL; one stepson, Rev. Larry Heimsoth and wife, Beverly of Fayetteville, AR; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Delbert Wagenknecht of Stover, MO; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husbands, Maxine was preceded in death by one stepson, Rev. Ronald Heimsoth; one sister, Dorothy Dieckman; and one brother, Carroll (Bud) Wagenknecht.