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Obituaries from April 2004

James E. Ballenger (04/30/04)
James E. Ballenger, 68, formerly of Nelson, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Capital Health Care in Jefferson City. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at Nelson Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 30, at William Woods Funeral Home in Boonville...
Leroy D. Coleman (04/30/04)
Leroy D. Coleman, 74, of Gilliam, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 1, at First Baptist Church in Slater. Rev. Robert Sisney will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. ...
David W. Ursenbach (04/30/04)
David W. Ursenbach, 51, of Marshall, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 3, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Rev. Floyd Case will officiate. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall...
Leroy Coleman (04/29/04)
Leroy Coleman, 74, of Gilliam, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral arrangements are pending at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Yvonne Pomerenke (04/29/04)
Yvonne Pomerenke, 70, of rural Sweet Springs, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at The Living Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 1, 2004, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sweet Springs. Pastor David Ritoch will officiate. ...
William T. "Bill" Reid (04/29/04)
William T. "Bill" Reid, 76, of rural Houstonia, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 30, at Range Line Presbyterian Church in Houstonia. Rev. Leo Birk will officiate. ...
Kae F. "Frankie" Riley (04/29/04)
Kae F. "Frankie" Riley, 68, of Marshall, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Cremation. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 30, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. Claude Fields will officiate. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 29, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to Fitzgibbon Hospital OATS transportation...
John T. McGraw (04/29/04)
John T. McGraw, 92, of Marshall, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. William W. Harlow and Rev. Dave Corder will officiate. Burial will be in the cemetery with military rites at graveside. Memorials are suggested to Zoar Cemetery or First Christian Church in Marshall in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall...
Morris A. Smith (04/29/04)
Morris A. Smith, 84, of rural Slater, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Rev. Robert Sisney officiated. Organist Bethany Weiker played "America" and "My County 'Tis of Thee." Pallbearers were Jerry Venable, Ron Venable, Mike Venable, Jim Wiseman, Charles Harris and Russell L. ...
David W. Ursenbach (04/29/04)
David W. Ursenbach, 51, of Marshall, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Marvin A. Welch (04/29/04)
Marvin A. Welch, 64, of Marshall, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. William Swaringam and Rev. Dale Bean will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hazel Grove Cemetery...
Hubert D. Hinton (04/28/04)
Hubert D. Hinton, 93, of Marshall, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. David R. Van Horn will officiate. ...
John T. McGraw (04/28/04)
John T. McGraw, 92, of Marshall, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. William W. Harlow and Rev. Dave Corder will officiate. Burial will be in the cemetery with military rites at graveside. Memorials are suggested to Zoar Cemetery or First Christian Church in Marshall in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall...
Yvonne Pomerenke (04/28/04)
Yvonne Pomerenke, 70, of rural Sweet Springs, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at The Living Center in Marshall. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Kae F. "Frankie" Riley (04/28/04)
Kae F. "Frankie" Riley, 68, of Marshall, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Marvin A. Welch (04/28/04)
Marvin A. Welch, 64, of Marshall, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Orville M. Garrison (04/27/04)
Orville M. Garrison, 83, of Paola, Kan., died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at his home. Born Sept. 8, 1920, in Boonville, he was the son of the late George M. Sr. and Susie I. Bledsoe Garrison. He grew up and attended school in the Boonville area. On March 23, 1942, in Fort Jackson, S.C., he married Edna Fetters, whom he later divorced. ...
Hubert D. Hinton (04/27/04)
Hubert D. Hinton, 93, of Marshall, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Robert L. Nelson (04/27/04)
Robert L. Nelson, 75, of Miami, died Saturday, April 24, 2004, at St. Mary's Hospital in Blue Springs. Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, at Peace Lutheran Church in Salisbury. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 1, at Grace Lutheran Church in Parker, S.D. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Parker. Cards and correspondence can be sent to Jim Nelson, 45196 268th St., Parker, SD 57053...
Morris A. Smith (04/27/04)
Morris A. Smith, 84, of Slater, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral arrangements are pending at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Judith A. Clark (04/26/04)
Judith A. Clark, 49, of Marshall, formerly of Carrollton, died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Cremation. No services were held. Memorials are suggested to the charity of donor's choice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall...
Harold Hawley (04/26/04)
Harold Hawley, 85, of Wichita, Kan., died Thursday, April 22, 2004, in Wichita. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 26, at Broadway Mortuary Chapel in Wichita. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Monday at Rose Hill Cemetery in South Haven, Kan. Memorials are suggested to the University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1010 N. Kansas, Wichita, KS 67214 or Fitzgibbon Hospital Buckner Wellness Center in Marshall...
Josephine Keyton (04/26/04)
Josephine Keyton, 91, of Marshall, died Friday, April 23, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. N. Paul Callahan and Rev. Vernon Maxted will officiate. ...
Marie Emelia Mathis (04/26/04)
Marie Emelia Mathis, 91, of Waverly, died Saturday, April 24, 2004, at her home. Born March 31, 1913, in southern Gasconade County near Red Bird, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Caroline Drusch Scheel. She attended Hyland country school near her home. ...
Nadine Lillian Gardner (04/23/04)
Nadine Lillian Gardner, 69, of Bates City, died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at Oak Grove Nursing Home in Oak Grove. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, at First Baptist Church in Grain Valley. Pastor Ed Bell will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church in Grain Valley...
Ira Francis Hackett (04/23/04)
Ira Francis Hackett, 63, of Marshall, died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 26, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Visitation will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 25, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville with military rites at graveside. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice...
Harold Hawley (04/23/04)
Harold Hawley, 85, of Wichita, Kan., died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at Via Christi Hospital in Wichita. Arrangements are pending at Broadway Mortuary, 1147 S. Broadway, in Wichita.
Leroy E. Mobley (04/22/04)
Leroy E. Mobley, 85, of Marshall, died Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev Ed Bell will officiate. Pianist Julie Lewis will play "Amazing Grace" and "In the Sweet By and By." Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. ...
Thelma L. Bargfrede Johnson (04/21/04)
Thelma L. Bargfrede Johnson, 89, of Marshall, died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marshall. Rev. Douglas A. Dubisar will officiate. ...
Marguerite Georgia Witt Cline (04/20/04)
Marguerite Georgia Witt Cline, 78, of Hickman Mills, formerly of Miami, died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at a hospital in Kansas City. No services were held. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 6700 Antioch, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204...
Thelma L. Johnson (04/20/04)
Thelma L. Johnson, 89, of Marshall, died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Floda Niswonger (04/20/04)
Floda Niswonger, 75, of Corning, Ark., died Friday, April 16, 2004, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark. Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. Monday, April 19, at Corning Cemetery. Larry Hughes officiated. Born May 13, 1928, in Clay County, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Abe "A.O." Millikan and Effie Millikan. On Dec. 13, 1947, she married Aven Edward Niswonger, who survives of Corning. She was a homemaker and Protestant...
Nelson Lee Davis (04/15/04)
Nelson Lee Davis, 57, of Columbia, formerly of Saline County, died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at Memorial Baptist Church in Columbia. Rev. Bob Webb will officiate. Pallbearers will be Derek Davis, Rick Chambers, Luke Davis, John Davis, Jeff Davis and Tom Redel. ...
Rev. Luther E. Smith (04/15/04)
Rev. Luther E. Smith, 79, of Slater and Macon, died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at his home in Macon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 16, at Gospel Center Church in Macon. Rev. Jim Palmisano and Rev. Chris Parker will officiate. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. ...
Nelson Lee Davis (04/14/04)
Nelson Lee Davis, 57, of Columbia, formerly of Saline County, died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Rev. Luther E. Smith (04/14/04)
Rev. Luther E. Smith, 79, of Macon and Slater, died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at his home in Macon. Funeral arrangements are pending at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Victoria Alexis Chastain (04/12/04)
Victoria Alexis Chastain was stillborn on Thursday, April 8, 2004, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. A private funeral service was held Thursday, April 8. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Sedalia at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family in care of Ewing Funeral Home in Sedalia...
Phyllis Craddock (04/12/04)
Phyllis Craddock, 70, of Marshall, died Friday, April 9, 2004, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 12, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Music will be "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain," and "Funny Face." Pianist Julie Lewis will accompany Kathy VanBuskirk as she sings "How Great Thou Art." An anatomical donation was made to the University of Missouri-Columbia Department of Anatomy at Craddock's request. ...
Susie Lee Hillman (04/12/04)
Susie Lee Hillman, 87, of Oak Grove, formerly of Marshall, died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at Bristol Manor in Oak Grove. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, at First Baptist Church in Marshall. Rev. Wayne Doolin will officiate. ...
Nellie Lemm (04/12/04)
Nellie Lemm, 76, of Forsyth, formerly of Marshall, died Friday, April 9, 2004, at Forsyth Care Center in Forsyth. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society...
Mary Helen Haggard Ball (04/09/04)
Mary Helen Haggard Ball, 84, of Slater, formerly of Kansas City, died Friday, April 9, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, at Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth, Kan. Burial will also be in the cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall...
Jeff A. Irons (04/09/04)
Jeff A. Irons, 15, of Marshall, died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. Jim Long will officiate. ...
Marybell Petty (04/09/04)
Marybell Petty, 88, of Slater, died Friday, April 9, 2004, at Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Rev. Gene Petty will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Slater City Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society...
Jeffery A. Irons (04/08/04)
Jeffery A. Irons, 15, of Marshall, died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Clarence Francis Samson (04/07/04)
Clarence Francis Samson, 88, of Marshall, died Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 8, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. Father Kevin Gormley will officiate. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. ...
Donald Lavon Norvell (04/06/04)
Donald Lavon Norvell, 74, of the Berkeley area of St. Louis, formerly of Marshall, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004. Memorial services were held on Saturday, Feb. 14, at First Christian Church in Florissant. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Missouri Valley College Athletic Department (football scholarships) or Bennett Springs Church of God in Lebanon...
Helen Roberta "Bert" Bennett Riley (04/06/04)
Helen Roberta "Bert" Bennett Riley, 63, of Slater, died Monday, April 5, 2004, at Columbia Regional Hospital in Columbia. Cremation. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 8, at Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice...
R. Dale Beilsmith (04/05/04)
R. Dale Beilsmith, 90, of Slater, died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at The Living Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Father Kevin Gormley will officiate. Organist Bethany Weiker will play "Amazing Grace," "On Eagles' Wings" and "Shall We Gather at the River." Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. ...
Donna J. Cox (04/05/04)
Donna J. Cox, 67, of Topeka, Kan., formerly of Marshall, died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at a Topeka care facility. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, at Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel in Topeka. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. ...
O.R. "Clay" Johnson (04/05/04)
O.R. "Clay" Johnson, 89, of Gilliam, died Monday, April 5, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at Concord Christian Church in Saline County. William W. Harlow will officiate. Pianist Julie Lewis will play "The Old Rugged Cross," "How Great Thou Art" and "In the Garden." Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. ...
Florence Ada Sprague (04/05/04)
Florence Ada Sprague, 96, of Marshall, died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to Heartland Residential Care Center in Marshall...
George R. Gibbins Jr. (04/02/04)
George R. Gibbins Jr., 81, of Marshall, died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 3, at First Christian Church in Marshall. Dave Corder and William W. Harlow will officiate. ...
Alfred Clinton Lasher (04/02/04)
Alfred Clinton Lasher, 81, of Cameron, formerly of Marshall, died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cameron. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 3, at Gibson Funeral Home in King City. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. ...
Robert Ewing "Bob" Stone (04/02/04)
Robert Ewing "Bob" Stone, 84, of St. Charles, formerly of Marshall, died Thursday, April 1, 2004. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 3, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. Gail Holstein will officiate. Visitation will be from 2:30 to 3:30 Saturday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. ...
Brenda Sue Weaver (04/02/04)
Brenda Sue Weaver, 38, of Marshall, formerly of Malta Bend, died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 3, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. Father Kevin Gormley will officiate. A prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m. ...
Michael Jennings Brown (04/01/04)
Michael Jennings Brown, 87, of Marshall, died Monday, March 29, 2004, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 2, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. Father Kevin Gormley will officiate. Pallbearers will be Harold Burnside, Kenny Lewis, Henry "Bud" Coslet Jr., David Coslet, Jeff Coslet and Joe Coslet. ...
George R. Gibbons Jr. (04/01/04)
George R. Gibbons Jr., 81, of Marshall, died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 3, at First Christian Church in Marshall. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall with military rites at graveside. Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church...
Robert E. "Bob" Stone (04/01/04)
Robert E. "Bob" Stone, 84, of St. Charles, formerly of Marshall, died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at Manor Care & Rehab in Florissant. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Helen Irene Robison (04/01/04)
Helen Irene Robison, 75, of Marshall, died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 2, at Grand Pass Community Cemetery in Grand Pass. Rev. Mike Redman will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. ...