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Obituaries

Betty Garrett

November 4, 2017

Betty (Harter) Garrett, 83, of Barnard, MO passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Savannah, MO. She was born in Troy, KS on February 2, 1934 to Paul & Hazel (Thomas) Harter. She married James Robert “Bob” Garrett No...

Michael E. George

November 1, 2017

Michael Eugene George, 60, of Easton, passed from this life on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at his home in Easton, MO. He was born in St. Joseph, MO on April 6, 1957 to Walter “Tom” & Willah Jean (Kennedy) George. He married Sheila Moyer in ...

Marvin L. Edwards

October 31, 2017

Marvin Lee Edwards, 88, Savannah, passed from this life on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. He was born northwest of Fillmore, MO to William Rhea & Agnes Anna (McKillip) Edwards. Marvin was a farmer and was a hard...

Frank L. Chambers

October 30, 2017

Frank LeRoy Chambers Sr, 86, Savannah, passed from this life on Monday, October 30, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. He was born May 14, 1931 south east of Bolckow, MO to James & Cecile (Bowman) Chambers. Frank married Ruth Manship in Mar...

Martha H. Schuman

September 24, 2017

Martha "Martie" Helen Schuman, 73, Fillmore, passed from this life on Sunday, September 24, 2017, in her home. She was born January 25, 1944 in St. Joseph, MO the daughter of Laurella (Todd) Shores and Herman Shores. Martie married her high s...

James R Garrett

September 23, 2017

James Robert “Bob” (Wright) Garrett, 83, of Barnard, MO passed away Friday, September 23, 2017 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Savannah, MO. He was born in Loveland, CO on December 16, 1933 to Raymond & Mary Wright and was later adopted by Roy and...

Regina Sue Ashford

September 20, 2017

Regina Sue Ashford, 72, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Mosaic LifeCare in St. Joseph, Missouri. She was born in St. Joseph on July 16, 1945 to Christopher “Joe” and Malissa (Dotson) Wyatt, and was raised by her moth...

Lorene Kelly

September 16, 2017

Lorene Kelly, 87, of St. Joseph went to be with her Lord on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Laverna Village in Savannah, MO. She was born November 10, 1929 in Maysville, MO to Loren & Stella (Campbell) Ross. She married Billy Gene Kelly on May 2, 1...

Calvin E Taylor

September 14, 2017

Infant Calvin Edwin Taylor, of Savannah, MO passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO. He was born June 28, 2017 to Cole Taylor and Sarah Lemons both of the home. Calvin was a fighter and never gav...

Dana G. Bowens

September 11, 2017

Dana G. Bowens, 53, of Fillmore, MO passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at her home in Fillmore. She married Bill Bowens on September 20, 2003 in Savannah, MO and from that union a daughter, Dalana Bowens was born. Both survives of the home. ...

Dana G. Bowens

September 11, 2017

Dana G. Bowens, 53, of Fillmore, MO passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at her home in Fillmore. She married Bill Bowens on September 20, 2003 in Savannah, MO and from that union a daughter, Dalana Bowens was born. Both survives of the home. ...

Regina Marilyn Puett

September 5, 2017

Regina Marilyn “Jeanie” Puett, 85, of St. Joseph, MO passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at her home in St. Joseph, MO. She was born in the Fillmore, MO area on January 27, 1932 to Floyd & Jennie (Lightle) Hershaw. She married Charles Puett J...

Donald Salfrank

August 19, 2017

Donald (Don) Salfrank, 79, of Country Club and formerly of Gower and Forest City, passed away after a battle with cancer on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at his home in Country Club Village. He was born April 9, 1938 to Carl and Dorothy (Lawless) Salfr...

Robert L. Culver

August 17, 2017


Veteran
Robert Lee Culver, 75, of Savannah, passed away on August 17, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. He was born December 5, 1941 to Arthur Culver & Alice (Winchel) Spiegel. He married France Nelly Yvette Pierson in Etain, France on October 14, 19...

James W. Crawford

August 14, 2017


Veteran
James W. Crawford, 90, of Savannah, passed away on August 14, 2017. He was born January 27, 1927 to Harley & Edna (Adkins) Crawford. He married Helen Swenson in Savannah in 1946 and she preceded him in death on 2016. He graduated from Savannah H...

Richard L. Caywood

August 10, 2017

Richard Lee Caywood, 82, of Fillmore, MO passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his home in Fillmore, MO. He was born in Fillmore, MO September 2, 1934 to Clyde & Violet (Pixler) Caywood. He married Imagene Lance on May 31 1957 and she survives of...

Joan M. Yuille

August 5, 2017

Joan Maxine Yuille, 79, Savannah, MO, passed away on August 5, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. She was born August 27, 1937 in Rea, MO to Floyd & Edna (Pittman) Zimmerman. She married John Kenneth Yuille on July 3, 1960 in Rea, MO and he p...

Betty J. Taylor

July 31, 2017

Betty Joan Taylor, 62, Savannah, MO, passed away on July 31, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. She was born April 27, 1955 in St. Joseph to Alvin & Helen (Hegler) Schroeder. She married Michael Taylor in Savannah, MO on April 2, 1999 and he ...

Gaylord D. Chilcoat

July 17, 2017

Gaylord Dannie Chilcoat, 75, of St. Joseph, passed away Monday July 17, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. He was born August 8, 1941 in St. Joseph. The son of the late Lovell & Virginia (Rounds) Chilcoat. He worked Globe Union and Johnson...

Lila M. Harvey

July 17, 2017

Lila Marie Harvey, 84, of Kansas City, MO formerly of St. Joseph passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at NorthCare Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. She was born in Amazonia, MO September 14, 1932 to Charles & Sylvia (Jenkins) Elliott. She married Gene...

Donald L. Berning

July 13, 2017

Donald Lee Berning 1922-2017 Donald Lee Berning, 94, of St. Joseph, MO passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cameron, MO. He was born October 17, 1922 in Easton, MO to Robert and Beulah (Coffey) Berning. He marr...

Thomas Beaver

July 6, 2017


Veteran
Thomas “Tommy” Beaver, 58, Savannah, MO. Born on May 19, 1959, passed away on July 6, 2017, at Truman Medical Center, where he was life-flighted as a result of a motorcycle accident. Tommy attended Lafayette High School in St. Joseph. He enlis...

Jacklyn Thompson

June 24, 2017

Jacklyn “Kay” Thompson passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at LaVerna Village Nursing Home in Savannah, MO. Kay was born on January 24, 1943, in St. Joseph, MO, to Jack & Mary Lou (Parrish) Green. She graduated from Lafayette High School in ...

Willard N. Gorman

June 19, 2017


Veteran
Willard N. Gorman, 90, of St. Joseph passed peacefully away on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO. He was born in Elwood, KS March 6, 1927 to Robert & Freda (Smith) Gorman. He married Dorothy L. Mays in Elwood, KS in 1952 an...

Charlotte Kelly

June 18, 2017

Charlotte “Ann” Kelly, 76, of Whitesville, Missouri, passed away at her home in Whitesville, MO, Sunday, June 18, 2017. She was born May 26, 1941 in Hiawatha, Ks to Ralph Lyons & Mary Francis (Orcutt) Carpenter. She married Donald Kelly on Octo...

Alfred W. Leve

June 16, 2017

Alfred W. Leve, 67, of Savannah, Missouri, passed away at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, Friday, June 16, 2017. He was born May 14, 1950 in Quakertown, PA to Robert A. & June E. (Cannon) Leve. He married Marbeth “Beth” Marie Sweinhart on Janua...

Arlene Kimble-Thomas

June 13, 2017

Arlene Kimble-Thomas, 97, of Savannah, Missouri, passed away at Riverside Place in St. Joseph, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. She was born July 7, 1919 in New Hampton, MO to Virgil Baxter & Della Jane (Smith) Jones. She married George W. Kimble in 1937 an...

Drexel A Campbell

May 30, 2017


Veteran
Drexel A. (Rex) Campbell, 85, of Savannah, Missouri, passed away at Living Community in St. Joseph Tuesday, May 30, 2017. He was born July 16, 1931 in Flag Springs, MO to Fay & Mabel (Lough) Campbell. He married Bonnie June Bennett in 1951 and sh...

Cyrus G Barnes

May 28, 2017


Veteran
Cyrus Gale Barnes, 91, of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away at his home Sunday, May 28, 2017. He was born June 1, 1925 in Thompson Missouri to Raymond Thomas and Vera Margaret (Dempsey) Barnes. He married Faye Seybolt on January 31, 1948 in Overlan...

Jetta G Keller

May 23, 2017

Jetta Gertrude Keller, 89, of Savannah, MO. passed away at Carriage Square Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017. She was born December 10, 1927 in Ismay, MT to Loren & Brenda (Dickson) Todd. She married Gabriel Grant Keller in Troy, KS in 1947. She loved he...

Bonnie I Mires

May 19, 2017

Bonnie IvaDell Mires, 86, of St. Joseph went to be with her Lord on Friday, May 19, 2017. Bonnie married the love of her life, Fred Mires on August 22, 1946 and enjoyed 67 years together before Fred’s passing in 2013. She was born in Burlington...

William Black

May 15, 2017

William “Bill” Black, 88, of Savannah, MO. Passed away at his home Tuesday, May 15, 2017. He was born October 29, 1928 in Liberal, KS to Verlin Orr & Lily Elizabeth (Reynolds) Black. He will be sadly missed by his loving family and dog, Peani...

David A Varner Alan

May 6, 2017

David Alan Varner, 56, of Savannah, passed peacefully away on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at his home in Savannah, MO. He was born in Kansas City, MO on December 12, 1960 to Donald Ray & Carol Jean (Silvara) Varner. David was sincere straightforw...

Melissa R White

May 4, 2017

Melissa Rose White, 31, of St. Joseph passed peacefully away to glory surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO. She was born in St. Joseph, August 20, 1985 to Lisa Oldridge. Melissa was a m...

Freddie L Karnes Jr.

April 26, 2017


Veteran
Freddie Lee Karnes Jr, 79, St. Joseph, MO passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. He was born December 17, 1937 to F.L. and Viola (Richard) Karnes. Freddie was known to have a big generous heart. He enjoyed fishin...

Mark A Morgan

April 17, 2017

Mark Alan Morgan, age 58, passed away on Monday April 17th, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones at Mosaic Life Care. Mark was born on October 15th , 1958 in St. Joseph, Missouri, to parents Don Morgan and Joan (Strickler) Clowser. He was a 1978 gra...

Nancy L Simmons

April 4, 2017

Nancy Lee Simmons 64, St. Joseph, MO passed away, April 4, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.   She was born April 24, 1952 to Hervey L. & Alma May (Huff) Simmons. Nancy was always smiling and happy.  She enjoyed people and never met a...

Rose Mary Edwards

April 3, 2017

Rose Mary Edwards 78, St. Joseph, MO passed away, April 3, 2017 at Riverside Place in St. Joseph.   She was born May 31, 1938 to Patrick & Clara (Huerter) McNally in Coal Creek, KS. Rosie loved her family and they came first.  She enjoyed s...

Maxine Pew

March 31, 2017

M. Maxine Pew 93, St. Joseph, MO passed away, March 31, 2017 at her home in St. Joseph.   She was born October 5, 1923 in Mound City, MO to Frank & Minnie (Hitchcock) Messner.  She married Herschel Pew in Troy, KS on October 16, 1942 and he pre...

Jerry R Etzler

March 10, 2017

Jerry Ray Etzler 1979-2017 Jerry lost his courageous battle with cancer on March 10, 2017, in Omaha, Neb., at the age of 37.  He was a 1997 Savannah High School graduate and a resident of rural Amazonia. On June 1, 2013, he married the love of hi...

Sharon K Robison

March 7, 2017

Sharon Kay Robison, 72, of Savannah, MO passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Savannah.  She was born on July 16, 1944 in Maryville, MO to Truman & Madeline (Fine) West. She married William “Bill” James Robison ...

Carla M Martens

March 7, 2017

Carla Marie Martens, 59, of St. Joseph, MO passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.  She was born December 27, 1957 in Topeka, KS to Ray Gene & Jeanie (Deardorff) Martens. Carla was a hard-working, honest woman who...

Jimmie W Allison

February 25, 2017

Jimmie Wayne Allison, 61, of Amazonia, MO passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at his home in Amazonia.  He was born on October 9, 1955 in St. Joseph, MO to J.W. & Martha Louise (Smith) Allison McFee. He married Joni Trapp in St. Joseph on...

Doris J Foster

February 23, 2017

Doris Jean Foster, 94, of St. Joseph, MO passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Carriage Square Living Center in St. Joseph, MO. Doris was born July 24, 1922 in Mound City, MO to Frank and Minnie (Hitchcock) Messner.  She attended Skidmore,...

Joyce E Bundy

February 23, 2017

Joyce Elaine Bundy was born on August 21, 1940 to Elmer David and Theda O’Callaghan Potter in Trenton, Missouri. She graduated from Milliken High School in Long Beach, California, and worked as an administrative assistant at Hillyard Technical Scho...

Haylee D Smither

February 18, 2017

Haylee Danielle Smither, 21, of Amazonia, MO passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO.  She was born on November 6, 1995 in St. Joseph, MO to Keith Smither and Shelly (Nester) Smither. Haylee loved to help ...

Thelma L. Hurst Huffaker

February 15, 2017

Thelma L. (Huffaker) Hurst, age 84, passed from this life on February 15, 2017 at the LaVerna Village Nursing Home, Savannah, MO. Thelma had previously been a resident of the Corby Place in St. Joseph, MO. She was born May 26, 1932, in Andrew Coun...

Joyce Adell Hall Finchum

February 14, 2017

Joyce Adell Hall Finchum, 89, of St. Joseph, died on February 14 at Carriage Square Health Care Center. Joyce was born on April 11, 1927, in Agency, MO, the only daughter of Adell Jenkins and Henry Hall.  She grew up in St. Joseph and graduated f...

Carolyn E Vaughn

February 12, 2017

Carolyn Elaine Vaughn, 62, of Savannah, MO passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at her home in Savannah.  She was born on September 28, 1954 in St. Joseph, MO to Rodney & Vivian (Edwards) Lawrence.  She married Ed Vaughn in St. Joseph on Ap...

Beverly L Wright

February 8, 2017

Beverly Lou Wright, 87, of Savannah, MO passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Mosaic Health Care in St. Joseph.  She was born on December 29, 1929 in Mound City, MO to George & Martha (Robinson) Keiffer.  She married Buford “Shorty”...

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