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Obituaries from October 2003

George Dubach (10/31/03)
George Dubach, 76, of Marshall, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Lucille A.K. Kurtz Willis (10/31/03)
Lucille A.K. Kurtz Willis, 73, of Sweet Springs, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Christ Lutheran Church near Sweet Springs. Rev. Douglas A. Dubisar will officiate. Congregational hymns will be "Rock of Ages" and "What a Friend We Have in Jesus." Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. ...
Elmer Eckhoff (10/30/03)
Elmer Eckhoff, 78, of Concordia, formerly of Sweet Springs, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2003, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Concordia Baptist Church in Concordia. Pallbearers will be Barry Eckhoff, Ray Eckhoff, Rex Eckhoff, Robert Cordes, Bruce Fangmann and Glen Fangmann. ...
Matilda Josephine Jones (10/29/03)
Matilda Josephine Jones, 73, of Pilot Grove, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at her home in Pilot Grove. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Concerned Citizens for the Black Community Center in Boonville. Rev. Edwin Donaldson will officiate. ...
Beatrice M. Norris (10/29/03)
Beatrice M. Norris, 82, of Marshall, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at The Living Center in Marshall. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Miguel Angel Linares-Trujillo (10/29/03)
Miguel Angel Linares-Trujillo, 37, of Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, in Saline County. A mass will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the church. Burial will be in El Salvador at a later date...
James B. Campbell (10/28/03)
James B. Campbell, 67, of rural Marshall, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. Robert Sisney will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. ...
Robert M. Duffy Sr. (10/28/03)
Robert M. Duffy Sr., 74, of Marshall, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at The Living Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Newcomer Cemetery in Brunswick. Memorials are suggested to the charity of donor's choice...
J.W. Hazell (10/28/03)
J.W. Hazell, 74, of rural Arrow Rock, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Music will be provided by organist Julie Lewis. ...
Vera Hume Tussey (10/28/03)
Vera Hume Tussey, 91, of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Marshall, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at Hot Springs. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Union Cemetery in Saline County. Rev. N. Paul Callahan will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Union Cemetery in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall...
Eleanor Braun (10/27/03)
Eleanor Braun, 90, of Slater, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at First Baptist Church in Slater. Rev. Robert Sisney will officiate. Organist Bethany Weiker will accompany Myra Jones and Donald Martin as they sing "How Great Thou Art" and "No Night There." Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. ...
James B. Campbell (10/27/03)
James B. Campbell, 67, of rural Marshall, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Robert M. Duffy (10/27/03)
Robert M. Duffy, 74, of Marshall, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at The Living Center in Marshall. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Kenny Huston (10/27/03)
Kenny Huston, 54, of Marshall, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Mt. Calvary Freewill Baptist Church in Marshall. Rev. Lawrence Butler will officiate. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. ...
Murlan G. Tharp (10/27/03)
Murlan G. Tharp, 72, of Nelson, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at his home. Funeral services were held at 11:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow officiated. Pianist Julie Lewis played "Amazing Grace," "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Nearer My God to Thee." Pallbearers were Gale Cornine, Carl Wilson, Dave Dodson, Mike Lambert, Gary Hoskins and Ray H. ...
Gene Ussery (10/27/03)
Gene Ussery, 78, of Marshall, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at Bothwell Regional Hospital in Sedalia. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Mark Gooden will officiate. Pallbearers will be Bob Eidson, Bud Weber, Fred Eidson, Greg Jasper, Willard Adolphs and Bob Holland. Honorary pallbearer will be Charlie Eidson. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to Marshall Family Worship Center...
J.C. VanWinkle (10/27/03)
J.C. VanWinkle, 76, of Olathe, Kan., formerly of Saline County, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at the Center for Longterm Care in Olathe, Kan. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Father Kevin Gormley officiated. Burial was in Ridge Park Cemetery with military rites at graveside. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall...
Ralph E. Wilcox (10/27/03)
Ralph E. Wilcox, 65, of Marshall, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Lowell Moore will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. ...
Clarona Ellen Barrett (10/24/03)
Clarona Ellen Barrett, 77, of Slater, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at First Baptist Church in Aurora. Rev. Robert Sisney will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater and 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora. Memorials are suggested to the Missouri Baptist Children's Home...
Kenneth Huston (10/24/03)
Kenneth Huston, 54, of Marshall, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral arrangements are pending at H.T. May and Son Funeral Home in Marshall.
Clarona E. Barrett (10/23/03)
Clarona E. Barrett, 77, of Slater, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Warner Biggs (10/21/03)
Warner Biggs, 84, of Slater, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Heckart/Gillespie Colonial Chapel in Sedalia. Rev. Donald Allcorn will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. ...
Suzanne Lear Foster (10/21/03)
Suzanne Lear Foster, 52, of Sedalia, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at First Christian Church in Sedalia. Rev. Bob Wasson will officiate. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. ...
Melvin L. Meek (10/20/03)
Melvin L. Meek, 84, of rural Nelson, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, with a Masonic service at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. David R. Van Horn will officiate. Pianist Julie Lewis will accompany soloist Mike Bailey on "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Just a Closer Walk with Thee." Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. ...
Rachel Leah Doty (10/17/03)
Rachel Leah Doty, 92, of rural Nelson, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at Blackwater Church of Christ in Blackwater. Minister Chris Harper and Chris Guerreo will officiate. ...
Mary Fern Lynch (10/17/03)
Mary Fern Lynch, 76, of Macks Creek, formerly of Saline County, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at her home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Rev. Paul Stephens will officiate. Pallbearers will be Shawn Lynch, Chris Lynch, Tim Lynch, Bill Price, Vernon Tresler and Shawn McGuire. ...
Erna Jean Johnson Huff (10/16/03)
Erna Jean Johnson Huff, 46, of Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Rev. Paul Callahan will officiate. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. A memorial has been established to the family in care of the funeral home...
Leila Laverne Sapp Hall (10/15/03)
Leila Laverne Sapp Hall, 83, of Shenandoah, Iowa, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at Garden View Care Center in Shenandoah. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home in Shenandoah. Rev. Joanne Johnson officiated. ...
Erna Jean Huff (10/15/03)
Erna Jean Huff, 46, of Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Goldeva A. Garrison Bradshaw (10/14/03)
Goldeva A. Garrison Bradshaw, 70, of Hermitage, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, at Christian Health Care in Hermitage. Graveside memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at Pittsburg Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Pittsburg. Arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Peterman Funeral Home in Wheatland...
Jeremy Rea Borgman (10/13/03)
Jeremy Rea Borgman, 22, of rural Slater, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, in Saline County, as the result of an automobile accident. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Saline City. Rev. Mark Hass will officiate. ...
Mildred England (10/13/03)
Mildred England, 94, of Blackburn, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Blackburn. Rev. Glenn Nowak and Rev. Paul Wobus will officiate. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. ...
Roland "Shorty" Fischer (10/13/03)
Roland "Shorty" Fischer, 77, of Concordia, formerly of Emma, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Concordia. ...
Mary H. Fizer (10/13/03)
Mary H. Fizer, 88, of Slater, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Slater United Methodist Church. Rev. Jerry Geisert will officiate. Organist Connie Clements and pianist Becky Browning will accompany Herb Scherer as he sings "One Day at a Time" and "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder." Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. ...
Fannie W. Narron Harper (10/09/03)
Fannie W. Narron Harper, 93, of Marshall, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. Lanny Funchess and William W. Harlow will officiate. Pianist Sheila Countryman will play "Amazing Grace," "How Great Thou Art" and "In the Garden." Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. ...
Gladys Marie Sippel Ficklin (10/08/03)
Gladys Marie Sippel Ficklin, 96, of Marshall, died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Cremation. Graveside memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Moberly. Ann Parish-Andrews will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Moberly. Memorials are suggested to Butterfield Youth Services or Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall...
Olga Mae Keehart (10/07/03)
Olga Mae Keehart, 83, of rural Miami, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marshall. Pastor Douglas A. Dubisar will officiate. ...
Howard E. Thomas (10/06/03)
Howard E. Thomas, 87, of Marshall, formerly of Pilot Grove, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003, at The Living Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. Claude Fields will officiate. ...
Anthony C. "Tony" Buban (10/03/03)
Anthony C. "Tony" Buban, 89, of Carrollton, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at Research Hospital of Kansas City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Carrollton. Rev. Ken Criqui will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. ...
Eula M. Stechman (10/03/03)
Eula M. Stechman, 98, of Slater, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2003, at The Living Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Rev. Penny Smith will officiate. Organist Bethany Weiker will play "How Great Thou Art" and "Beyond the Sunset." Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. ...
John Archie Brumble (10/02/03)
John Archie Brumble, 93, of Apple Valley, Calif., formerly of Saline County, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Vine Residential Care in Hesperia, Calif. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Wayne Doolin will officiate. Memorials are suggested to the charity of donor's choice...
Rease E. Bullard (10/02/03)
Rease E. Bullard, 83, of Marshall, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at his home. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Colby Smith and Rev. Zane Whorton will officiate. Pianist Julie Lewis will play "How Great Thou Art" and Don Martin will sing "Peace in the Valley." Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. ...
Lloyd Thomas "Tom" Draffen (10/02/03)
Lloyd Thomas "Tom" Draffen, 44, of Fulton, formerly of Marshall, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at his home. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at Fulton High School. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton. ...
Mable L. Egan (10/02/03)
Mable L. Egan, 78, of Sweet Springs, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at Bothwell Regional Hospital Center in Sedalia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Bob Peck will officiate. ...
John Archie Brumble (10/01/03)
John Archie Brumble, 93, of Apple Valley, Calif., formerly of Saline County, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Vine Residential Care in Hesperia, Calif. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Wayne Doolin will officiate. Memorials are suggested to the charity of donor's choice...
Rease E. Bullard (10/01/03)
Rease E. Bullard, 83, of Marshall, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Nancy Lea Vogelsmeier (10/01/03)
Nancy Lea Vogelsmeier, 61, of rural Sweet Springs, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sweet Springs. Pastor David Ritoch will officiate. Organist Beverly Hasselbring will play the congregational hymns "Jesus Christ Is Risen Today," "Amazing Grace," "Jesus Lives" and "The Victory's Won." Friends may call after 4 p.m. ...