Charles “Pappy” William Waters passed away April 16, 2016. He was born July 18, 1927 in Kearney, MO to Grover Cleveland Waters and Bertha Mabel (Taylor) Waters-Parks. Charlie is preceded in death by two brothers, James “JD” Waters, Grover “Phil” Waters, and an infant daughter, Tammy Jean Waters.
Jean Sandoval, 73, of Polo, MO, passed away April 15, 2016 at her home. Private services.
Teddy Melling, 97, born March 5, 1919, died April 17, 2016. Services will be Wednesday, April 20th, Visitation 1-2pm, Funeral 2pm, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson (816) 580-3000. Burial at Elmira Cemetery, Elmira, MO.
Dorothy Hoppe, 73, of Lathrop, MO passed away April 11, 2016 at her home. Visitation will be 10am-12 Noon, Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Hidden Valley Funeral Home; Kearney, MO. Funeral service will follow at 12pm.
Maxine Tester, 89, Kearney, MO died April 4, 2016.
January 28, 1932 - April 2, 2016
Matt Egan, 84, of Kearney, MO passed away, March 28, 2016.
Iris Marie (Greer) Kersten, died March 29, 2016.
Frank M. Martinez, Jr. (Paco) of Kearney, MO died late Saturday evening March 26, 2016. He was born May 11, 1956 in Kansas City, MO. The son of Frank and Juanita Martinez, he attended Northeast High School, KC Votech, and Maple Woods Community College. Frank worked for Sears Holdings Corporation for 41 years in the Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration field.
James Hayes Gooden, 78, died peacefully March 1st at the Veterans Home in Cameron, MO. Jim was born July 13, 1937 in Elizabethtown, NC. He retired in 1980 from U.S. Army, a decorated soldier and later a Silver Star recipient. He married Claudia that same year. Jim has 2 daughters from his first marriage and 2 stepsons from his second marriage. Jim was an avid supporter of KC Chiefs, KC Royals, KS State Wildcats and Riley County Falcons, sporting the logos whenever appropriate. Though most of the time it was 7th Cavalry-Army all the way. He was preceded in death by his parents Ruth and Alden Gooden, a brother McCauley, and two sisters Louise and Betsy.
Sherry Lee Schoolfield, 73 of Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Beverly A. McCrackin 76, passed away March 20, 2016. She was born March 1, 1940 to Delmar and Eleanor Hankins.
Patsy Chrisman, 66 of Harrisonville, MO passed away March 17, 2016.
Garrison D. Green, 22, of Lawson, MO, passed away March 18, 2016.
Edward S. Narron, 75, of Gilliam died Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the home of his son south of Higginsville.
Francis D. Boettcher, 88, of Waverly, MO passed away March 18, 2016.
Steven R. McFarland, 64, of Kearney, MO passed away March 18, 2016.
Diane Marie Trost, 55 of Kearney, Mo, passed away on March 2nd 2016 after a long fight with pancreatic cancer.
Billy Roe, 82, of Trimble, MO passed away, Saturday, March 12, 2016.
Marlene Fern (Vernon) Todd, 81, passed away Monday, March 7, 2016. Marlene was born June 26, 1934, to Raymond and Fern Vernon in Hiawatha, KS. She married John W. Todd on August 30, 1972, in Oklahoma City, OK. The family will have private services at a later time.
Randall “Randy” Reese, 49 a lifelong resident of Kearney, MO passed away March 8, 2016. Randy was born to Don and Karen Dagley Reese on August 31, 1966. He was preceded in death by his father and maternal and paternal grandparents.
Jimmy Alfred Bryant, 81, of Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2016.
Audrey J. Lee 90, of Holt, Missouri passed away March 8, 2016 in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. Cremation. No services are planned at this time.
Dorothy Ellen Cooper passed in peace Sunday, March 6th at the age of 90 at North Kansas City Hospital.
Jerry Clevenger, 66, of Lawson, MO passed away March 6, 2016.
Raymond Lloyd Neth, 89, of Liberty, MO, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016. Raymond was born March 18, 1926 in Liberty, MO to Allen J. and Frances Tapp Neth. He attended Mosby Country School and graduated from Liberty High School and William Jewell College. He was a third-generation cattleman and lifelong member and a deacon of Chandler Baptist Church.
Aldeen R. Crain, 87, Kearney, passed away Feb 23, 2016. Services will be 10:00am Monday, Feb 29 at First Baptist Church of Kearney, with visitation from 5-8pm on Sunday. Burial will be at 3:30pm on Monday at Big Niangua Cemetery, Roach, Missouri. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
Evelyn “Jeanne” Hoit, 93, of Lawson, Missouri, passed away on Friday, February 26th 2016.
Henry Allan Mick, 82, of Holt passed away February 23rd, 2016 at Liberty Hospital. Henry was born December 17th, 1933. Services will be held Saturday February 27th, 2016 at Noon at Holt Baptist Church with a visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial at Antioch Cemetery in Holt. Arrangements: Stith Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lathrop.
Robert (Bob) Lee Lalumondier passed peacefully surrounded by family on February 20, 2016 in Kansas City Missouri at the age of 76.
Donald W. Dray 59, of Holt, MO passed away February 18, 2016. Memorial services will be held at 12:30 pm Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home in Kearney, MO with visitation from 11-12:30 prior to the service.
Joel H. Morgan, Sr., 61, Kearney, MO passed away February 11, 2016.
Cheyenne Muiller, 20, of Lawson, MO passed away February 15, 2016.
Joyce Marie (Lambert) Biggs, 76, of Holt, MO, passed peacefully on February 11, 2016. The Rosary will be said at 2:00 pm, followed by visitation until 4:00 pm, on Sunday, February 14, at the Church of the Annunciation, 701 North Jefferson Street, Kearney, MO 64060. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 am Monday, February 15, at the Church of the Annunciation. Burial will be at Antioch Cemetery in Holt. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Church of the Annunciation Benevolent Fund.
Jack Allen Hyder, 70, Lawson, Missouri, went to be with the Lord Sunday, February 7, 2016. He was born April 14, 1945, to Gordon and Virginia Bradshaw Hyder; married to Charolyn (Sherry) Brown on April 15, 1966, with whom he had two daughters, April and Carrie. He retired from Ford in 1998. Funeral services were held at Hidden Valley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs on February 10, 2016.
Judy Morris, 72, of Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away January 29, 2016 at her home.
Franklin “PeeWee” Hamby, 81, of Kansas City, passed away January 18, 2016. PeeWee operated Holler Machine Shop from 1976 until his retirement in 2000.
Melanie W. Irwin, 60, of Kearney, MO passed away unexpectedly January 26, 2016. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm followed by Funeral Services at 2:00 pm Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, 1640 North M-291 HWY, Liberty, MO. Interment will follow in Glenridge Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Melanie was born November 3, 1955 in Baton Rouge, LA, to Elvin and Glynn (Vine) Watts; her father preceded her in death. Survivors include her mother: husband, Rickey L. Irwin; son, Jeremy Irwin (Deborah Bradley); daughter, Ashley Irwin (David Milligan); grandchildren, Blake Irwin, Michael Bradley, Lisa Irwin, Adelynn Milligan; brother, Elvin Watts Jr.; sister, Glyndell Houston and many other relatives and friends. Melanie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who selflessly dedicated herself to her grandchildren and her family.
Irene DeLano, 91, of Excelsior Springs, MO passed away January 23, 2016.
Barbara Jean Parker, 82, of Liberty, MO passed away January 24, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospice.
Bradley Cole Holder,48, passed away January 11, 2016, in Travelers Rest, SC. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Lawson Baptist Church; Lawson, MO. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 20th at the Church. Burial at Old Union Christian Union Cemetery in Lawson. Memorial Contributions found at http://www.achildshaven.org/donate
Freda Jones 81, of Kearney, Mo passed away January 12, 2016. Funeral services are 10:00 am Monday January 18th at Terrace Park Funeral Home (169 Hwy & Shoal Creek Parkway), visitation will be Sunday 3:00 – 5:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial in Terrace Park Cemetery.
Logan F. Foster, 97, Polo, MO, died January 13, 2016.
Janice Frizzell, 52 of Holt, MO passed away January 9, 2016 at her home.
Anna Gertrude Endicott age 97 of Kearney, MO passed away Thursday January 7, 2016 at Liberty Hospital.
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