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Obituaries from December 2008

Charles Edward Jackson Jr. (12/29/08)
Charles Edward Jackson Jr., 60, of Liberty, passed away Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008, at his home. Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home. Visitation will precede the services from 3 to 4 p.m. ...
Glenn Edward Korte (12/29/08)
Glenn Edward Korte, 66, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Katy Manor in Pilot Grove. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove. Burial will be in Peninsula Cemetery near Blackwater. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Peninsula Cemetery...
Charles F. Niceley (12/29/08)
Charles F. Niceley, 82, of Marshall, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with William W. Harlow and Myron Bigler officiating.
Helen Lucille Bennett (12/22/08)
Helen Lucille Bennett, 87, of Anderson, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008 at Freeman Hospital in Neosho. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Peace Lutheran Church in Slater, with Rev. Mark Hass officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Marshall. ...
Lee McCracken Sullivan (12/22/08)
Lee McCracken Sullivan, 76, of Marshall, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall, with Fr. Tom Alber officiating. ...
Earl Underwood (12/22/08)
Retired Maj. Earl F. Underwood, 87, formerly of Rapid City, S.D., died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Rev. Dave Huck officiating. Visitation was held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Danny E. Widder (12/22/08)
Danny E. Widder, 70, of Sweet Springs, and long-time resident of Ulysses, Kan., died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, in Round Rock, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Sweet Springs. Pastor Jack Thomas will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Sweet Springs Historical Society c/o Campbell Lewis Funeral Home, 226 S. Odell, Marshall, MO 65340...
Marie (Herman) Lakin (12/19/08)
Marie (Herman) Lakin, 88, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, at her home in Independence. Pallbearers were Chris Lakin, Blaine MaGee, Chase Shackles, Gary Grigsby, Steve MaGee and David Shackles. Honorary pallbearers were Eric Lakin and Eric Bullard. Memorial donations can be made to The Show Me Christian Youth Home, 24302 Mahin Road, P.O. Box 6, La Monte, MO 65337-0006. Burial was in Floral Hills Memorial Garden, Kansas City...
No obituaries published today (12/18/08)
No obituaries were published Thursday, Dec. 18.
Bonnie L. Galloway (12/17/08)
Bonnie L. Galloway, 74, of Slater, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Slater United Methodist Church, with Rev. Robert Sisney officiating.
William L. North Sr. (12/17/08)
William L. North Sr., 69, of Joplin, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at his home. Graveside services will be held Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at 1 p.m. at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, with Richard Jenkins officiating. Military honors will be provided at the cemetery. The family will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary...
Emily F. DeGroodt (12/15/08)
Emily F. DeGroodt, 96, of Lebanon, formerly of Slater, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Christian Health Care-South in Lebanon. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater, with Rev. Robert Sisney officiating. ...
Lucile V. Howerton (12/15/08)
Lucile V. Howerton, 77, of Marshall, formerly of Miami and Brunswick, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at her home, with her good friend and companion Ray Swan beside her. Cremation. Inurnment will be in Miami Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Miami Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall...
Mary Kathryn (Christie) Wills (12/15/08)
A celebration of the life of Mary Kathryn (Christie) Wills will be held Wednesday, December 17, at Grace United Methodist Church, Higginsville, at 10:30 a.m. Mary Kathryn left this world December 13, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, and continues to share her love with others...
Brenda Sue Crawford (12/12/08)
Brenda Sue Crawford, 51, of Marshall, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at University Hospital & Clinics in Columbia. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, with William W. ...
Emily DeGroodt (12/12/08)
Emily DeGroodt, 96, of Lebanon, formerly of Slater, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Christian Health Care-South in Lebanon. Funeral arrangements are pending at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Irene Prugh Schieszer (12/12/08)
Irene Prugh Schieszer, 89, of Columbia, formerly of Marshall, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at University Hospital & Clinics in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Rev. ...
Laura J. Sandwith (12/11/08)
Laura J. Sandwith, 79, of Slater, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Marshall, with Rev. Debbie Roath officiating. Organist Jane Kelly will play "How Great Thou Art," "Peace in the Valley" and "The Old Rugged Cross." Burial will be in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville. ...
Irene Prugh Schieszer (12/11/08)
Irene Prugh Schieszer, 89, of Columbia, formerly of Marshall, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at University Hospital & Clinics in Columbia. Funeral arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Louise C. Nicholas (12/10/08)
Louise C. Nicholas, 82, died Saturday, December 6, 2008, at Strafford Care Center, Strafford, Missouri, of complications from Alzheimer's disease. Visitation with the family will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 13, 2008, at Campbell Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall, with graveside services following at 1:30 p.m. at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall...
Ricky D. Berger (12/09/08)
Ricky D. Berger, 52, of Slater, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, at his home. Cremation. Private family services are planned. Weiker Funeral Home in Slater is in charge of arrangements. Born Nov. 4, 1956, in Independence, he was the son of the late Jerry W. and Betty Clark Berger. He was a self-employed carpenter and longtime Slater resident...
Laura Sandwith (12/09/08)
Laura Sandwith, 79, of Slater, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral arrangements are pending at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Jarvis F. Tresler Sr. (12/09/08)
Jarvis F. Tresler Sr., 72, of Waverly, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, at University Hospital & Clinics in Columbia. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, with Rev. Bert Hughes officiating. ...
William Eugene "Gene" Caldwell Jr. (12/08/08)
William Eugene "Gene" Caldwell Jr., 78, of Jacksonville, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, at his residence. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Williamson Funeral Home, with burial at Diamond Grove Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Community Christian Church. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com...
George E. "Butch" Craig (12/08/08)
George E. (Butch) Craig, 64, of Marshall, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall with Fr. Kevin Gormley officiating. Prayer service will be held at 6:00 p.m. ...
Louise Crutcher Nicholas (12/08/08)
Louise Crutcher Nicholas, 82, formerly of Marshall, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Strafford Care Center in Strafford. Funeral arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. A full obituary will appear in Wednesday's paper.
Ruth A. Pugh (12/08/08)
Ruth A. Pugh, 101, of Slater, formerly of Gilliam, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Graveside services were held Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at 2 p.m. in Gilliam Cemetery. Rev. Mike Blackwood officiated. Pallbearers were G.B. Fletcher, Gary Vincent, James Blackwood and Jerry Blackwood. Memorials are suggested to Big Bend Retreat, in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater...
Orin C. Williams (12/05/08)
Orin C. "Willie" Williams, 74, of rural Marshall, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Rev. Claude Fields officiating. Visitation will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial with military rites will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to family choice. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com...
Clifton Emery Moss (12/02/08)
Clifton Emery "Cliff" Moss, 87, of Marshall, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at University Hospital & Clinics in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with William W. Harlow officiating. ...
Daryle Riedle (12/02/08)
Daryle "Bull" Riedle, 59, of Cody, Wyo., formerly of Marshall, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Memorials may be made to Fitzgibbon Cancer Center. He will be cremated and laid to rest in Cody at a later date. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com...
Korey Edward Byers (12/01/08)
Korey Edward Byers died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. He was the one-year-old son of William Wayne Byers and Elizabeth Ann Staton Byers, who survive of Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. ...
Paula M. (Sidwell) Forsyth (12/01/08)
Paula M. (Sidwell) Forsyth, 76, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Sweet Springs, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, in Wichita. Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs. Visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Cochran Mortuary in Wichita. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs. Online condolences cam be left at www.cochranmortuary.com...
Clifton Emery Moss (12/01/08)
Clifton Emery Moss, 87, of Marshall, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. Funeral arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Leon Payne (12/01/08)
Leon Payne, 71, of Boonville, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2008, at Riverdell Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at St. Matthew A.M.E. Church, with burial in Salt Fork Cemetery in Nelson. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at H.T. May and Son Funeral Home in Boonville...
Roger Powers (12/01/08)
Roger Powers, 46, of Marshall, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Rev. Russ Johnson and Rev. Cliff Cato officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to family choice. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com...
Donald E. Wylie (12/01/08)
Donald E. Wylie, 78, of Warsaw, formerly of Slater, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with William W. Harlow officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. ...