Zelma M. Wicks, 85, of Excelsior Springs, MO passed away June 29, 2015 surrounded by her family.
Thomas R. Powers, 74, of Kearney, MO passed away June 27, 2015 surrounded by his family.
Shalynne McKinney Ramos, 22, of Las Vegas, NV formerly of Smithville, MO, passed away June 28, 2015.
Eleanor Louise Stock, 80, of Kearney, MO passed away June 12, 2015.
James Nelson, 33, Smithville, MO died June 2, 2015. Survived by wife, Heather; children: Noelle, James, and Jonathan; grandmother, Alice Nelson; mother, Sherry Breckenridge; siblings, Jennifer Jackson; Sandy Barker; Nikki Hill; Jesse Marquez; Adam Price. The funeral was held June 5, 2015. Memorial contributions may be left with the family at James’ Go Fund Me Page. Condolences may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.
Garry Eugene Sloan, Sr. 73, passed away at the home on Sunday May 31, 2015.
Donald Hoyt Jacques, 83 of Lawson, Missouri passed away at his residence on May 27, 2015.
Robert E. Dover, 78, of Excelsior Springs, MO passed away May 30, 2015 surrounded by his family.
Rose Catherine Cox, 84, passed away on May 24, 2015, after a brief illness. Rose was born in Christopher, Illinois on September 1, 1930. She is predeceased by her mother, Angel (Salingue) Davidson, first husband, Samuel T. Kelly III, and second husband, Joe E. Cox. She is survived by daughters, Linda Rose Hipp (Steve), Angela K. Stapleton (Doug), sons, Samuel T. Kelly IV (Rita), Timothy A. Kelly (Becky), six grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and companion, George Rea. Rose loved family, and her children were the most important thing in her life. She loved music and to get dressed up and go dancing, was a huge Royals and Chiefs fan and was an amazing cook who hosted many wonderful family dinners over the years. Her greatest joy was her family, who was with her at her home during her last hours. She is now at peace and we know she is dancing in Heaven. A Celebration of Her Life will be at 3:00p.m., Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00p.m. Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kearney, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be directed to VITAS Healthcare Hospice, 6601 Winchester Ave., Suite 220, Kansas City, Missouri 64133. Fond memories and condolences may be left at churcharcherpasley.com. Arrangements: Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home, 119 E. Franklin St., Liberty, MO, 816.781.2000.
Ora “Orie” Lynch, 86, Holt, MO. passed away May 21, 2015. Services were Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, burial Richmond Memory Gardens.
Bedonna Jewel Wiley, 81, (formerly of Bethany, MO) was called home by our heavenly father May 8, 2015 at Golden Living Center, Smithville, MO.
Robert Furne, 81 Birmingham, MO died May 5, 2015. He was an Army Veteran and retired from Milwaukee Railroad. Preceded in death by his wife, Regina. Survived by children, CarLeen Smith and husband Steve; Rodney Furne and Daniel Furne; sister Frances JoAnn Plagge; eight grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren and a host of loving relatives. Visitation was May 7 at Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home; burial at Dow City (Iowa) Cemetery.
Lorraine F. White, 89, of Excelsior Springs, MO passed away April 30, 2015 surrounded by her loving family.
Jim McHugh, 72, of Liberty, MO, was lifted to Heaven on April 26, 2015.
Sharon Lee Moody 67, of Kearney, MO passed away April 22, 2015 at her home.
Donald Edward Haley, 84, passed away at his home in Kearney April 20 with family members by his side. He was born December 4, 1930 in St. Joseph, MO to James Otis and Ethel Mae (Clark) Haley, the 4th of six children. In 1942, he moved to Holt, MO. On September 3, 1950, he married Roberta Ann Hook, also of Holt. They lived in Holt until 1991. In 1991 he retired from Cook Paint Company after 39 years. He later worked briefly as a courier for Metro North Bank, and machine operator at Midwest Game. One of his greatest joys was helping young people in basketball and Little League Baseball. Donald was also a member of Holt United Methodist Church.
Donald H. Hartel, 94, died April 18, 2015. He was born January 18, 1921 in Clay County, MO., near the Arley Community. He graduated from Kearney High School in 1939. He married Betty Gwin on November 14, 1943. He worked as a farmer, carpenter, and cabinet-maker. He was a life-long faithful member of the Arley United Methodist Church.
Danny Glen Gordon, 66, of Lathrop, MO, and formerly of Holt, MO, passed away unexpectedly on April 15, 2015 at home. A celebration of his life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the Lathrop Antique Fairgrounds, 2488 SE Hwy. 33, Lathrop, MO. Memorial contributions are suggested to one of the churches Danny attended: the Cowboy Church, Lathrop, or to New Direction Baptist Church, Holt.
John W. Curtis, 70, of Kearney, MO, passed away, Monday, April 13, 2015.
Elizabeth Mae (Halley) Garzon, 84, of Kearney, MO passed away, Thursday, April 2, 2015.
Jodie Lynn (Offutt) King, 55, died Friday April 3, 2015 at her home in Parkville, Missouri following a courageous battle with cancer. Survived by her two children: Nicholas Clevenger and Jamie Marrant.
Timothy Lee Shinneman, 52, of Kearney, passed away March 29, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 4, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty. The family requests no flowers. You may honor Tim with a contribution to the Trayton Shinneman Education Fund, c/o Kearney Trust Bank, P.O. Box 137, Kearney, MO 64060, or may be left at the funeral home.
Ralph Nephi Day, 86, Kearney, Mo., passed away March 21, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Leota, two daughters, Vera Johnson and Andria Melham (Jim), all of Kearney, MO, eight grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. Ralph retired from TWA at the Kansas City Overhaul Base in 1986 and was a member of IAM Local 1650. Ralph was an Elder in Community of Christ Church, Smithville, MO Congregation. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Connie Kay Green, 73, of Kearney, Missouri, passed March 28, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer.
Carol Ann Dean, age 67, of Vonore, TN, passed away Friday morning, March 27, 2015 at home with her family. She was a member of Vonore Baptist Church, a past volunteer with the Monroe County Animal Shelter, a past board member of Monroe County Friends of Animals, a current volunteer bookkeeper and store manager with Branches of Monroe County, and an avid quilter and reader. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lowell Bradley. Survivors: husband, Franklin Ray Dean; daughters, Carrie Dean, of Vonore, Lisa Dean, of Charleston, SC; sister, Dinah Smith, of Phoenix, AZ and more extended family and friends than could ever be named here. Funeral 7:00 p.m. Sunday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Tommy Self officiating. Rev. Joey Bivens will deliver the eulogy. Interment 11:00 a.m. Monday, Little Toqua Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Branches of Monroe County, P.O. Box 64, Madisonville, TN 37354, www.branchesofmonroe.com. The family will receive friends in a celebration of her life 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville, TN.
Kyle McDowell, 21, of Kearney, MO passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Services are all private per family wishes.
Donald F. Parker, 74, Lawson, Mo., died March 20, 2015. Visit. 6-8 p.m. Tues., service 10 a.m. Wed., March 25, Northland Abundant Life Worship Center, KCMO. Arr.: Hidden Valley FH, Lawson, (816) 580-3000.
Ralph Nephi Day 86, of Kearney, MO passed away March 21, 2015. Cremation. Services will be at a later date. Arrangements: Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home – Kearney, MO (816) 628-4411.
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Lorraine F (Chan) Keefhaver, 92, of Holt, MO, passed away March 16, 2015, at Lawson Manor & Rehab. Lorraine was born November 8, 1922, in Renville, MN, to Frank and Mary Chan.
Jason Lee Maxwell, 32, of Kearney, MO, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015. Born March 27, 1982, he was raised in Kearney where he lived his whole life; he graduated from Kearney High School in 2000. Jason is survived by his parents, Jerry and Carla Maxwell; brother, Justin Maxwell (Monica); sister, Kylee Estes; grandmother, Mary Warren; four nieces, Madison and Marleigh Sailer, Brilynn Estes, and Emersyn Maxwell, all of Kearney; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Jason was preceded in death by his grandfather, Leonard Warren, and grandparents, James “Buck” and Orvella “Myrt” Murphy.
Donna M. Graves, 78, of Holt, MO passed away March 11, 2015.
Hearts and minds are sinking throughout Kearney as people in the community say goodbye to area native and historian Pete Kingery, who died Thursday, March 5, after suffering a stroke.
Jean Cleek, 85, Kearney, MO. passed away March 8, 2015. Visitation will be held 6:00-7:00 pm Thursday, March 12 at Tryst Falls Baptist Church, 22610 Missouri 92 Hwy, Kearney, MO with funeral service immediately following. Graveside service will be 2:00 pm Saturday, March 14 at Branson City Cemetery, Branson, MO. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Tryst Falls Baptist Church.
Pete Kingery, 81, Kearney, MO, passed away March 5, 2015. A visitation will be held 1:00pm March 14, followed by a memorial service at 2:00 at Tryst Falls Baptist Church where Pete was a founding member.
Delbert Eugene Smith 75 of Holt Missouri died Monday March 2, 2015.
Terry Michael Shores, 67, of Kearney, MO, passed away February 25, 2015, at home surrounded by his family.
Wilbur Eugene Porter, 68, of Lawson, MO, died February 23, 2015. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hidden Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Kearney, MO. (816) 903-8888.
Beatrice “Betty” Ramsey, 80, passed away February 23, 2015. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Ann Ramsey of Kearney, Missouri; daughters: Carlita Green of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Terry McNatt of Bolivar, Missouri, and Sandy Thomas of Tipton, Missouri; also, 10 Grandchildren & 17 Great Grandchildren. Condolences for the family may be left at ChurchArcherPasley.com (Arr: Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home, 119 E. Franklin St., Liberty, MO 64068, 816-781-2000)
M.LeRoy Lowe, 77, Kearney, MO. Passed Feb. 24, 2015 Services were Monday. Mar. 2 at Fry-Bross & Spidle Burial Memorial Park Cemetery.
Maurine Dray Nicely, 93, Kearney, died Feb 21, 2015 in North Kansas City Hospital.
Anna Lee Calder, 79, Kearney, died Feb. 17, 2015 at her home. She was born Feb. 27, 1935 in Kearney, Mo.
Joyce Ann Cowan Norwood, 73, a longtime resident of Kearney, passed away February 6, 2015, at NorthCare Hospice House following a brief battle with cancer. Visitation will be held from 6-8 pm Sunday, February 8, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty. A service celebrating Joyce's life will be held at 10:00 am Monday, February 9, at the Park Lawn Northland Chapel. Burial will follow in Glenridge Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to NorthCare Hospice House or to the American Cancer Society.
Elizabeth Nelson, 97, passed away at the New Mark Care Center in Nashua, Missouri on February 6, 2015.
Carol La-Vae Kemp, 79, Excelsior Springs, MO., passed away Feb. 2, 2015. Memorial visitation will be Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 1-2pm with service following at Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Kearney, MO. The family suggests in lieu of flowers contributions be made to Excelsior Springs Convalescent Center, Excelsior Springs Hospice or The Liberty Alzheimer’s support group.
Wanda Lou Rudolph, 73, Lathrop, a former resident of St. Joseph, passed away on Friday, January 30, 2015 at Liberty Hospital.
Parker Maddox Stults, nine year old son of Michael and Jennifer Stults of Kearney, MO, joined his brother Brisan in the arms of Jesus on January 23, 2015. He passed peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family and many friends. Visitation will be held from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Thursday, January 29, at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 North State Route 291, Liberty. A service celebrating Parker's life will be held at 10:00 am Friday, January 30, at the church. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to a fund in Parker's name to assist with expenses would be greatly appreciated. Checks payable to the Stults Memorial Fund may be left at the visitation or funeral or sent to Pony Express Bank, 215 North State Route 291, Liberty, MO 64068. You may also give to the memorial fund online at gofundme.com/parkerstults.
Christa Lynn (Keith) Maddux, 59, of Holt, passed away January 25th, 2015. Christa is survived by her husband David, daughter Andrea (Jeremy) Sampson, son Ben (Kim) Maddux, and grandchildren Andy, Nick, Josh, Grace, Noah, and Hope. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 30th, at the Kearney United Methodist Church. Christa requested that donations be made to www.als.net in lieu of flowers.
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