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Obituaries from October 2005

Verl Rinne (10/31/05)
Verl Rinne, 87, of rural Arrow Rock, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005, at Columbia Regional Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. David Van Horn will officiate. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. ...
Viola Mae Simmons (10/31/05)
Viola Mae Simmons, 97, of Columbia, formerly of Marshall, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at Columbia Healthcare. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia. Rev. Kristin Powell of Unity Center of Columbia will officiate. Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home of Marshall is in charge of interment. Memorials are suggested to Unity Center of Columbia...
Herbert L. Gehlken (10/28/05)
Herbert L. Gehlken, 90, of Sweet Springs, died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, at his home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville with military rites. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice in care of Cambell-Lewis Funeral Home...
Gary D. Kent (10/27/05)
Gary D. Kent, 74, formerly of Boonville and Marshall, died Oct. 6, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Funeral services were held Oct. 11 at Memphis Funeral Home in Memphis. He was buried with military honors in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York City, N.Y. 10018...
Helen J. Williams (10/27/05)
Helen J. Williams, 56, of Marshall, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Marshall. Rev. I.B.S. Groves will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 to noon Saturday at H.T. May and Son Funeral Home in Marshall and from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville...
Norma Ruth Merrell Jones (10/26/05)
Norma Ruth Merrell Jones, 86, of Hamilton, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, at a nursing home in Hamilton. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at Hamilton United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Bram Funeral Home in Hamilton. Interment will be in Highland Cemetery in Hamilton. Memorials are suggested to the church or Alzheimer's Association...
Kathryn L. Mitchener (10/25/05)
Kathryn L. Mitchener, 94, of Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, at the Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. Father Kevin Gormley will officiate. ...
Ruby H. Brumit (10/24/05)
Ruby H. Brumit, 83, of Leavenworth, Kan., formerly of rural Slater, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at the Medicalodge of Leavenworth in Leavenworth. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Rev. Terry Sandwith will officiate. ...
Kathryn L. Mitchener (10/24/05)
Kathryn L. Mitchener, 94, of Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, at the Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Donald L. Swearingen (10/24/05)
Donald L. Swearingen, 58, of Belton, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at his home. Memorial graveside services were held at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, at Heath Creek Cemetery in southeastern Saline County. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice...
Walter J. Wells (10/24/05)
Walter J. Wells, 54, of rural Marshall, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Blackburn. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. ...
Helen Williams (10/21/05)
Helen Williams, 56, of Marshall, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral arrangements are pending at H.T. May and Son Funeral Home in Marshall.
Helen G. Kent (10/17/05)
Helen G. Kent, 82, of Independence, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at the Medical Center of Independence. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Independence. Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Sparks Suburban Chapel in Independence. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Kansas City...
Mattie F. DeGraffenreid (10/14/05)
Mattie F. DeGraffenreid, 80, of Marshall, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Southside Assembly of God Church in Marshall. Rev. Cliff Cato will officiate. Pianist Arlie Singleton will play "Sheltered In The Arms of God" and accompany Linda Rimmer as she sings "Serenaded By Angels." Pallbearers will be Mike Davis, Jerry Howard, Shane Kern, Gary King, Joseph Tolin and Dwane Wills II. ...
Herbert J. Rother (10/14/05)
Herbert J. Rother, 74, of Sedalia, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at Heckart/Gillespie Funeral Home in Sedalia. Rev. Vincent Hoying will officiate. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may sign the guest register online at www.heckart-gillespie.com. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association...
Donald L. Blackwell (10/12/05)
Donald L. Blackwell, 75, of Marshall, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at Mar-Saline Manor in Marshall. Cremation. Memorial graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Ridge Park Cemetery. Rev. Vernon Maxted will officiate. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice...
Melvin R. Case (10/12/05)
Melvin R. Case, 55, of Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Elder Larry Green will officiate. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Lee Case, Mike Case, Terry Case, Ronnie Garrison, John Guffin and Clarence "Bones" Henderson. ...
Brian E. Crook (10/12/05)
Brian E. Crook, 34, of Marshall, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, in Saline County as the result of an automobile accident. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the charity of donor's choice...
Melvin R. Case (10/11/05)
Melvin R. Case, 55, of Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Susan Kaye Fischer (10/11/05)
Susan Kaye Fischer, 56, of Sweet Springs, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at First Christian Church in Sweet Springs. Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Sweet Springs. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs. Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church, American Stroke Association or Show-Me Christian Youth Home...
Herbert E. Malan (10/07/05)
Herbert E. Malan, 76, of Miami, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Miami First Baptist Church. Roger Mabrey and William W. Harlow will officiate. Visitation will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Miami Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Miami First Baptist Church or Miami Cemetery Association...
Anna Belle Halsey McGraw (10/07/05)
Anna Belle Halsey McGraw, 84, of rural Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at First Christian Church in Marshall. Rev. Mike Brown officiated. Burial was in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or Zoar Cemetery in Napton in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall...
Mary E. Griffitt Opfer (10/07/05)
Mary E. Griffitt Opfer, 86, of Higginsville, formerly of Marshall, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or Corder Calvary Cemetery...
John Sixkiller Jr. (10/07/05)
John Sixkiller Jr., 54, of Colcord, Okla., formerly of Marshall, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, in Colcord. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Greenleaf Cemetery. Rev. L.B. Wildcat will officiate. Pallbearers will be Sam Bass, Keith Cooley, John Kerr Jr., Henry Sapp, Woody Henson and Dennis Sixkiller. Services are under the direction of Reed-Culver Funeral Home in Tahlequah, Okla...
Ruth L. Meyers (10/06/05)
Ruth L. Meyers, 101, of Marshall, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at The Living Center in Marshall. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Steele Cemetery in Falls City, Neb. William W. Harlow will officiate. Visitation will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice...
Ruth Katherine Wyssmann (10/06/05)
Ruth Katherine Wyssmann, 90, of Concordia, formerly of Alma, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005 at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alma. Rev. Lee Hagan will officiate. ...
Anna Belle Halsey McGraw (10/05/05)
Anna Belle Halsey McGraw, 84, of rural Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at First Christian Church in Marshall. Rev. Mike Brown will officiate. ...
Eleanor Anna Belle McGraw (10/04/05)
Eleanor Anna Belle McGraw, 84, of rural Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. Arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Virginia L. Mitchell (10/04/05)
Virginia L. Mitchell, 99, of Kenwood, Ohio, formerly of Slater, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at Carriage Court of Kenwood in Kenwood. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in Slater City Cemetery. Rev. Pam Sebasitian will officiate. Memorials are suggested to the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society of Cincinnati in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater...
Brandon Lee Baker (10/03/05)
Brandon Lee Baker, infant son of John L.and Julie J. Jordan Baker of Waverly, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at Grand Pass Community Cemetery in Grand Pass. Rev. Mike Walker officiated. Arrangements were under the direction of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall...
Lois E. Childers (10/03/05)
Lois E. Childers, 65, of Marshall, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Julie Lewis, pianist, will play "Amazing Grace," "How Great Thou Art" and "In the Garden." Pallbearers will be P.J. ...
Virginia Mitchell (10/03/05)
Virginia Mitchell, 99, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Slater, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, in Cincinnati. Funeral arrangements are pending at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Ralph J. Simmerman (10/03/05)
Ralph J. Simmerman, 93, of Sullivan, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, from the chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the funeral home. Interment will be in I.O.O.F. Memorial Cemetery in Sullivan. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials to Marshall Police D.A.R.E. program...
Dorothy R. Stonner (10/03/05)
Dorothy R. Stonner, 90, of Marshall, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at First United Methodist Church in Marshall. Rev. Dave Huck will officiate. Jane Huff, organist, and Julie Lewis, pianist, will play "Amazing Grace." Lewis, pianist, will also play "How Great Thou Art." Pallbearers will be Larry Holland, Rex Cantlin, David Eaheart, Brian Ripperger, Karl Decker and Keith Bail. ...