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Obituaries from December 2002

George C. "Hawk" Parker Sr. (12/31/02)
George C. "Hawk" Parker Sr., 82, of Slater, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at St. Paul Freewill Baptist Church in Slater. Rev. Lawrence Butler will officiate.
Dorothy L. Bryant (12/26/02)
Dorothy L. Bryant, 67, of Slater, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Lakeview Health Care Center in Boonville. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Rev. Robert Sisney officiated.
Alvin R. Lowe (12/24/02)
Alvin R. Lowe, 76, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at North Kansas City Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Adell Burke (12/24/02)
Adell Burke, 94, of Sweet Springs, formerly of Houstonia, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at her daughter's home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at Moore Funeral Home in Houstonia. Rev. Robert Kessler will officiate.
Dorothy L. Bryant (12/24/02)
Dorothy L. Bryant, 67, of Slater, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Lakeview Care Center in Boonville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Diana Sue Haynes (12/23/02)
Diana Sue Haynes, 45, of Lexington, died Friday, Dec. 20, at her home. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 23, at Walker-Nadler Fuller Funeral Home in Lexington. Rev. Don Thompson officiated.
Ruby Louise Weber Clemens (12/23/02)
Ruby Louise Weber Clemens, 81, of Marshall, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marshall. Rev. Douglas A. Dubisar will officiate...
Hazel Elnora Ayer (12/19/02)
Hazel Elnora Ayer, 85, of Concordia, formerly of Emma, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Emma. Pastor Walter Snyder will officiate...
Marybelle Laughlin (12/18/02)
Marybelle Laughlin, 67, of rural Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at First Presbyterian Church in Marshall. Rev. Pam Sebastian will officiate.
Elza Smith Bridges (12/18/02)
Elza Smith Bridges, 86, formerly of Saline County, died earlier this week. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 19, 2002, at Pitts Chapel, Bolivar, MO, with Bro. Leon Meadows will officiate.
Marybelle Laughlin (12/17/02)
Marybelle Laughlin, 67, of rural Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Joseph H. Gaddy Sr. (12/16/02)
Joseph H. Gaddy Sr., 84, of Utica, formerly of Saline County, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Blue Lick Cemetery near Marshall. Rev. Claude Fields will officiate...
George W. Dirks (12/26/02)
George W. Dirks, 87, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater. Cremation. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Marshall. Rev. James Long will officiate.
Alvin R. Lowe (12/26/02)
Alvin R. Lowe, 76, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at North Kansas City Hospital in North Kansas City. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at First United Methodist Church in Marshall. Rev. Steven C. Burbee will officiate...
Harvey P. Schroeder (12/27/02)
Harvey P. Schroeder, 57, of Warsaw, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, at Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Concordia. Rev. Douglas Punke will officiate...
James Walker Mayfield (12/31/02)
James Walker Mayfield, 93, of Sedalia, formerly of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at Four Seasons Living Center in Sedalia. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate...
Chester Harris (12/31/02)
Chester Harris, 81, of Warsaw, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at Golden Valley Hospital in Clinton. Cremation. Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at Reser Funeral Home in Warsaw.
Louise Butts (12/31/02)
Louise Butts, 92, of Slater, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater. Funeral arrangements are pending at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Margaret "Maggie" Sauble Whitney (12/30/02)
Margaret "Maggie" Sauble Whitney, 59, of Marshall, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Cremation. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. Rev. Kevin Gormley officiated...
George Parker (12/30/02)
George Parker, 82, of Slater, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at H.T. May and Son Funeral Home in Marshall.
Maxwell Scott Jackson (12/30/02)
Maxwell Scott Jackson, 28, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Missouri, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, at his home in Tucson. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Sweet Springs. William W. Harlow officiated.
Myrtle B. Howard (12/30/02)
Myrtle B. Howard, 92, of Marshall, formerly of Kansas City, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Randy Shannon and Rev. Norma Marchand will officiate...
Robert J. Hood (12/30/02)
Robert J. Hood, 32, of Slater, formerly of Jefferson City, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, as a result of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle accident near Boonville. Cremation. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Rev. Robert Sisney officiated...
Anna Louise Gieselman (12/30/02)
Anna Louise Gieselman, 78, of rural Alma, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alma. Pastor Fred C. Hertwig officiated...
Verdus J. Brunkhorst (12/30/02)
Verdus J. Brunkhorst, 76, of Concordia, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at Independence Regional Health Center in Independence. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Concordia. Pastor R. Lee Hagan will officiate...
Margaret S. Whitney (12/27/02)
Margaret S. Whitney, 59, of Marshall, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Gladys L. Ferguson (12/16/02)
Gladys L. Ferguson, 73, of Jacksonville, Ill., formerly of Sweet Springs, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, at her home in Jacksonville. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Loyd Ice will officiate...
O. Vincent Norman (12/13/02)
O. Vincent Norman, 77, of Marshall Junction, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Paul Callahan will officiate.
Edna Mae McCoy (12/13/02)
Edna Mae McCoy, 92, of Carrollton, formerly of Saline County, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Carroll House in Carrollton. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. Ken Randolph will officiate...
Marie M. Connell (12/04/02)
Marie M. Connell, 100, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate.
Dolly M. Carter (12/04/02)
Dolly M. Carter, 92, of Lee's Summit, formerly of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Truman Lakewood Care Center in Lee's Summit. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Russ Johnson will officiate...
Mildred Irene Small Patterson (12/03/02)
Mildred Irene Small Patterson, 92, of Lenexa, Kan., died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at Delmar Gardens of Lenexa. Cremation. No services will be held.
Bill Moore (12/03/02)
Bill Moore, 79, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at his home. Cremation. Graveside services with military rites will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Rev. Neal Turnbaugh will officiate.
Marie M. Connell (12/03/02)
Marie M. Connell, 100, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Dolly M. Carter (12/03/02)
Dolly M. Carter, 92, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Truman Lakewood Care Center in Lee's Summit. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Bill Moore (12/02/02)
Bill Moore, 79, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at his home. Funeral services are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Doris Murphy Hains (12/02/02)
Doris Murphy Hains, 60, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, in Las Vegas. Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 29, at Bunker Mortuary in Las Vegas.
Michael G. Frakes (12/02/02)
Michael G. Frakes, 41, of Marshall, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at his home. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Vernon Maxted officiated.
Arthur J. Dingley (12/02/02)
Arthur J. Dingley, 69, of Marshall, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate.
Clara V. Collins (12/02/02)
Clara V. Collins, 100, of California, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at California Care Center in California. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services in California. Rev. Carol Koenig will officiate...
J.E. "Pat" Hutcherson (12/04/02)
J.E. "Pat" Hutcherson, 91, of Saline County, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at Lafayette County Regional Health Center in Lexington. Cremation. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Rev. Charles R. Ahlemann will officiate...
Martin J. Viets (12/04/02)
Martin J. Viets, 97, of Concordia, formerly of Houstonia, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at The Lutheran Good Shepherd Home in Concordia. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Sweet Springs.
Joshua Wayne Bolser (12/06/02)
Joshua Wayne Bolser, 17, of Marshall, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002, after a four-year battle with leukemia. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. Rick Aulgur will officiate.
Marvin Lee Roll (12/12/02)
Marvin Lee Roll, 53, of Otterville, formerly of Saline County, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate...
Hunter Christopher Perkins (12/12/02)
Hunter Christopher Perkins, 7, of Independence, formerly of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, as a result of Graft v. Host disease, a complication from a stem cell transplant. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Speaks Suburban Chapel in Independence. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Kearney...
Gerald Furnish Jones (12/12/02)
Gerald Furnish Jones, 67, of DeWitt, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at University Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Gibson Funeral Home in Brunswick. Rev. Lanny Lybarger will officiate.
Etta Fern "Sissy" Bybee (12/12/02)
Etta Fern "Sissy" Bybee, 87, of Marshall, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at First United Methodist Church in Marshall. Rev. Steven C. Burbee will officiate.
Dorothy C. Clark (12/10/02)
Dorothy C. Clark, 88, of Canyon, Texas, formerly of Marshall, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, at Baptist St. Anthony's Hospital in Amarillo, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. Rich Shugert will officiate...
Etta Fern "Sissy" Bybee (12/10/02)
Etta Fern "Sissy" Bybee, 87, of Marshall, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at First United Methodist Church in Marshall. Rev. Steven C. Burbee will officiate.
Rev. Marvin J. Kirchhoff (12/09/02)
Rev. Marvin J. Kirchhoff, 72, of Blue Springs, formerly of Saline County, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at Independence Regional Health Center in Independence. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at St. John United Church of Christ in Emma. Rev. Jerry Basye and Rev. David Lyons will officiate...
Billy John Ellsworth (12/09/02)
Billy John Ellsworth, 75, of Unionville, died Saturday, Nov. 30, south of Modena.
Walter Oscar Umbach (12/06/02)
Walter Oscar Umbach, 73, of Concordia, formerly of Saline County, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Concordia.
Bonnie C. Still (12/06/02)
Bonnie C. Still, 41, of Slater, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Rev. David L. Duncan will officiate.
Marie M. Connell (12/06/02)
Marie M. Connell, 100, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate.
Herbert H. Wittman (12/02/02)
Herbert H. Wittman, 83, of Marshall, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2002, at Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Gene Page will officiate.