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Barrow Class of and Valerie K. Bridgford Class of passed away Friday, Aug. Francis Medical Center in Topeka, Kansas. Catherine Hogan Minor , mother of Anne C. Minor Class of and Madge M. Minor Pierce Class of died Sunday, Aug. Williams , mother of Billy A. Williams Class of and Ruth A. Rogers Class of died on Thursday, Aug. Goslin , mother of Charles E. Class of , Lawrence W. Goslin Class of and Gladys L. Romie Foster Anglen , father of William E.

Murray , mother of James E. Carol Murray Class of , Charles L. Jackie Murray Class of and John T. Chambers Class of and Mark N.

Kerry Edward Jones father of Mary E. Atkisson Class of passed away Wednesday, May 10, , at St. Anthony Class of and Carl L. Donald Dean Sapp , father of Donald W. McElroy , mother of Pam M. Sand Class of and Glenn L.

Class of passed away Thursday, April 27, Arthur "Hugh" Denney , father of Charles H. John Sigurd Strom , father of John H. Edna Laura Reynolds , mother of James L.

Class of Wednesday, Feb. James Herbert Lundsted , father of James A. Harold Edward Nichols , father of Christine M. Nichols Class of and William E. Nichols Class of passed away Monday, Jan. West , mother of Laurence F. Published Thursday, January 5, Richard G. Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a. An additional memorial service is planned this summer.

Hoft was professor emeritus of electrical engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was active in the community for more than 40 years, a tireless mentor to many students, an accomplished professional engineer and author, steadfast member of Missouri United Methodist Church, and a devoted family man. Hoft, who most knew as Dick, suffered a massive stroke the evening of Dec.

His wife, Merna, remarked: Dick was born on Dec. He was a devoted son and brother but maintained a steadfast ambition to go to college. He married his high school sweetheart, Merna Collis, on Dec. The couple relocated to Schenectady, N. Among many other significant projects, he helped to develop circuitry for the first nuclear-powered submarine. Dick felt compelled to share his knowledge and determined to become a college professor.

In , the family moved to Ames, Iowa, where Dick completed his doctorate in electrical engineering in two years. He was immediately hired as an associate professor at MU and promoted to full professor with tenure within three years. He gave 35 years of service to MU and mentored more than 30 graduate students who have gone on to be leaders in their field in industry and academia in the United States and throughout the world, including Europe, Japan, Taiwan, China, Korea and India.

He directed an internationally recognized power electronics center, conducted important research, consulted for industry and spent eight years as the editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. His work in power electronics contributed to the development of IBM computers, electrically powered automobiles and modern mass-transit system trains.

He received more than 30 grants and contracts, providing substantial outside funding for his research group. He authored more than 60 technical papers, and his textbooks were translated into three languages. Thomas Lipo, another editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and a contemporary of Dick, described Dick as a "towering figure in the early days of power electronics. He served as head Boy Scout master for more than eight years.

He chaired multiple church-related committees for more than a decade, which ultimately resulted in provision of chaplaincy services for patients in local hospitals. Dick contributed to countless causes and embraced people of all races, nationalities and religious faiths. He was a proud Democrat and, with his wife, Merna, spent much of his retirement years engaged in volunteer work through their church, Kiwanis Golden K chapter and at local hospitals and schools.

Dick also completed 13 marathons after age All who knew Dick were touched by his generosity, warm spirit and determination to make the world a better place.

He will be greatly missed by family, friends, former students and professional colleagues around the world. All were enriched by their interaction with Dick, and the world benefited from his wonderful life. He is survived by his wife, four children, 10 grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters. Tributes can be left online at www. Published Thursday, January 5, Marian S. West, 80, of Columbia passed away Tuesday, Jan. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.

Marian was born March 30, , in Milwaukee to Herbert H. She married William F. West graduated from Carroll College in Wisconsin in She worked in Chicago for several years and moved to Columbia in She was an avid supporter of theater and Stephens Playhouse Theater. Survivors include a son, Laurence F. Services are under the direction of Parker Funeral Service.

Published Thursday, January 12, Jack V. Stone, 92, of Columbia passed away Wednesday, Jan. Services will be held at 2 p. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Stone was born Dec. He married Mabel V. Barnes in , and she preceded him in death. He worked for the naval shipyards during World War II, and after the war, he returned to Missouri and opened a restaurant in Mexico, Mo.

After two years, he sold the business and joined Columbia Auto Parts, where he worked for 45 years as a salesman until he retired at age He married Louise Dickerson in the s, and she preceded him in death.

He later married Cleo Rowland, who passed away in October He is survived by a sister, Lucy A. He will be missed. Memorial services will be at 7 p. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date at Mount Nebo Cemetery. Survivors include his parents, Mike Tumbleson of Tolono, Ill. Published Sunday, January 22, Don H. Northway, 67, of Columbia passed away Friday, Jan. Services will be at 1 p. Tracy Cook and Pieter VanWaarde officiating.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Home. Private entombment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Northway was born Oct. On June 12, , he married Wanda Proctor in Columbia. He served with the United States Army. He worked at Shelter Insurance for over 42 years and at the time of retirement was vice president.

After his retirement, he volunteered with Score and at Boone Hospital Center. He devoted his energy to these, as he had at Shelter Insurance. Don loved golfing, dancing and was an avid Tigers fan. Survivors include his mother, of Willow Springs; his wife, of Columbia; a daughter, Michelle Northway Ankenman, his pride and joy, and her husband, Todd; a granddaughter, Katelyn Ankenman, all of Columbia; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Jerry Stone; a niece, Deana Stone; a nephew, Ryan Stone; and two great-nephews, Damien and Blake Stone; and a wonderful circle of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father. Don Northway was a very caring individual. In his own quiet way, he brought joy and comfort to many, regardless of age and stature.

A visitation of family and friends will be from 4 to 6 p. There will be no formal service. For 25 years, she taught speech, drama and English at North Callaway High School in Kingdom City, where she developed a very strong speech and drama competition team and directed numerous dramatic and musical productions.

Joan avidly pursued her more recent interest in photography and participated in a number of local exhibitions. She also enjoyed both travel and fishing. Memorials may be sent payable to that fund to Hickman High School, N. Providence Road, Columbia, Mo. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.

Jean Tiffany Thompson was born Nov. William Stuart and Ruth Tiffany Thompson. She spent her childhood there, graduating from Memphis High School in Jean attended Lindenwood College and graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in journalism.

She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. Following college, Jean worked in St. Louis as a radio advertising copy editor, one of the first females to hold that job. Her husband Gene suffered a massive stroke in , and she cared for him the remaining 18 years of his life, an amazing example of dedication, loyalty and love.

He died in Impending knee-replacement surgery and the onset of blindness due to macular degeneration made it impossible for her to complete her assignment, but the experience remained a highlight of her senior years. She had also been active in the Theta alumnae group and the Columbia Panhellenic Council.

Her other interests included bridge, golf, reading, interior design, traveling and spending time with family and friends. She also leaves seven grandchildren, including Andy, David and Katie Glenn of Columbia; and five great-grandchildren, with one more expected in June.

She also had numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, her parents and her sister, Patricia Sherwin, died before her. Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Funeral Service.

Services will be held at 11 a. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. He was born Nov. He was remarried in to Charleen Collings of St. Preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers, two sisters and his second wife, Charleen. Services will be at He married Emma Sue Schneider on Aug. He was employed with Columbia College in the maintenance department. Harold owned and operated Broadway Conoco service station in Columbia for 20 years.

He was a member of the Wings Around Tiger Town camping club. Survivors include his wife, Emma; one daughter, Christine M. Nichols of Columbia; one son, William E. Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Leo Nichols; and one sister, Ruby Garrett. There will be a memorial gathering for family and friends at 11 a.

James was born Feb. He graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in mechanical engineering and served his country with honor as an electronics officer in the U. Navy during World War II. He was married Oct. She preceded him in death in after 53 years of marriage. He later served as director of municipal utilities in Hannibal and director of the Water and Light Department in Columbia.

He retired in In they moved to Overland Park, Kan. James returned to Columbia last fall to be under the loving care of his son. He is survived by James A. He was also preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister. James will be fondly remembered as an engineer - first and foremost. He was a planner, a hard worker and admirably fought the disease that finally took his earthly life without complaint. He remained devoted to his wife, Mary, and family in his final weeks.

He was the family patriarch in every sense of the word and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He graduated from Keswick High School, participating in musicals and choir. For 17 years from , he worked for the Schulze and Burch Biscuit Co. In , he moved the family to Columbia as branch manager and later sales rep for Sunshine Biscuit Inc.

He then worked 15 years for the Wetterau Wholesale Food Co. Louis, retiring in Skip always enjoyed the camaraderie of his fellow salespeople. He was a member of Elks Lodge The annual family vacations to Minnesota were a joy to him for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and one sister. Services will be held at 1 p. Thursday at the funeral home. Bailey was born Feb. He also preceded her in death. Many of her hobbies included ceramics, quilting, painting, woodworking and other crafts. She enjoyed traveling, and she was very active in helping her husband on the family farm. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, N.

Published Wednesday, February 8, Jane F. Murray Henderson, 73, of Hazard, Ky. A memorial service was held Jan. Visitation will be at 9 a. David Catholic Church in Arnold. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in St.

Louis University School of Law in She was active in her parish, Mother of Good Counsel, always lending a hand at every opportunity. Jane always had a smile and positive attitude. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Memorial services will be at 11 a. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a. Silvey was born Feb. Silvey was a dedicated father and husband.

He served his country in the Air Force during World War II from until after the end of the war, delivering supplies to the front-line troops and even behind enemy lines. He was in France after its liberation and served in England before returning to the United States, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in agronomy and agricultural economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

He married Helen Wehmeyer Silvey on June 13, , and taught in a government program designed to help Missouri veterans become better farmers. After a successful career in agro-chemicals, Wayne moved to Columbia and earned both his insurance and realtor licenses. After five years, he took a position with the city of Columbia, where he worked until retirement at age From his memoirs came the following two passages that best describe the good and honest man he was known to be: This is the best thing that ever happened to me.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers James, William and Charles; and sister Naomi. God bless him and all who surrounded him. Silvey was a longtime member of the Downtown Optimist Club. Donations may be made in memory of Mr. Silvey to the Downtown Optimist Club or the charitable organization of your choice. Lucille was born Nov. They preceded her in death. Lucille also was preceded in death by her husband, Edmond B. Keene; two brothers; three sisters; and one grandson.

Funeral services will be at 11 a. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery after the services. Betty was born Jan. She married Earl J. They divorced in , and he died in Once married, the Moores raised seven children, residing in Gulfport, Miss. Her children and grandchildren carry fond memories of holiday gatherings in Columbia. She was an excellent cook - everything from Chinese to Iowa farm favorites to homemade salsa and jams.

Betty enjoyed a variety of arts and crafts, researching family genealogy, making scrapbooks, traveling, fishing and even brief forays into square-dancing and modeling. She was a member of Community United Methodist Church. Diagnosed with a brain tumor in January , Betty was grateful for a year at home that included visits from family and friends and a fun-filled August trip to San Francisco.

Survivors also include a sister and a brother. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, www. Services will be held at 3: She was born Oct. Ida was a loving mother to her family and a skilled, compassionate nurse who dedicated 45 years to caring for others. Her industrious nature resulted in the completion of a variety of hobbies, from gardening to furniture restoration.

Always self-sufficient with a passion for life and friends, Ida could be seen trolling auctions and estate sales for that special find, and any person who stood in her way would be in for a challenge. She was loved by many and respected by all. She will be truly missed by all who knew her, but the mark she left on all she touched will live on. Memorial tributes can be left at www. Services will be at 11 a. Sugar Grove Road, with the Rev. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.

Friday at Warren Funeral Chapel, 12 E. Burial will be at Log Providence Cemetery. She married John A. She was employed at University Hospital for more than 35 years. Carlton Caldwell of St. Louis; and 12 grandchildren. Published Friday, February 17, Inez A. Cross, 73, of Columbia died Tuesday, Feb.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p. Sunday at the funeral home. She was born Aug. She married Robert B. She graduated from Douglass High School. She was a member of Simpson Chapel A. Church, where she served as church clerk. She was a nurse at Boone Hospital Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters. A memorial service will be held for her at The family will greet friends after the service. The body was cremated. Burial will be private at Salem Cemetery in eastern Jackson County. Shrout was born near Lancaster, Ky. She was active in 4-H and was grand champion cook of the Commonwealth of Kentucky at the State Fair.

She added 30 hours of academic credit at various universities, among them the University of Illinois. She taught eighth-grade social studies at Jefferson Junior High School from to She taught American history from to at Quincy, Ill.

During this period, she took a key role in developing the Personal Individualized Education program. She married Thomas R. Shrout in , and he survives. Shrout III of St. She was a member of First Christian Church and served as deaconess, elder and president of the church board. She belonged to a number of history associations.

The family requests no flowers be sent. Arrangements under the direction of Parker Funeral Service. Published Thursday, February 16, Called to his eternal reward, the Rev.

Parker, 90, of Columbia passed from this life Wednesday, Feb. The family will receive friends for a visitation from 6 to 8 p. Funeral services will be held at 11 a. Saturday at the church. He was born Oct. After a pastorate in Springfield, he and his family moved to Columbia to found and pastor the First Assembly of God Church. He remained pastor of this church for 40 years until his retirement in During his tenure of ministry, he also served as assistant superintendent of the West Central District Council of the Assemblies of God.

As well, he was a sectional presbyter for more than 30 years for these districts. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; two sisters; a daughter, Donna Koelling; and a son, Charles "Chuck" Parker. Published Friday, February 17, Leslie B. Kueck, 81, died Thursday, Feb. He was a family man, a businessman and an athlete. He loved his family and friends but, most of all, he loved his Savior. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.

Memorial services will be at 10 a. Monday at the church. A brief graveside service will be held at 2 p. Kenneth Gerike will officiate. Kueck was born Jan. He married Marian Schelp on June 15, His professional career was spent in the insurance industry. He retired from Shelter Insurance Cos. He was president of the Missouri Association of Mutual Insurance Companies and served on the board of directors for many years. He also was a volunteer fire chief and active in civic and church endeavors.

He was a long-time member of the board of directors of Concordia Bank. He played high school and college basketball and was a referee certified with the Missouri State High School Athletic Association. He also was a softball player, a bowler, a tennis player, a water skier and a card player. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Columbia Country Club. He was preceded in death by a son, his parents and a brother. He was a lifelong active member of the Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod.

He served as president and elder of Trinity Lutheran Church and taught Bible class. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial donation to Good Shepherd Lutheran School, W. Published Wednesday, February 22, Floyd N. A Masonic service will be performed at Friday by the Twilight Lodge No. Visitation will be from 10 a. Friday until the time of the service. They preceded him in death.

His trade was as a plumber-pipe fitter. He served as past master at Twilight Lodge No. Andy also was a member of New Providence Baptist Church. Andy is survived by his wife, Betty Jean; son, Bryan Kent; two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Reed Bradley. Services will be held at 3 p.

Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p. Sunday at the church. Beulah was born Aug. She married Charles Turner Sanders in , and he preceded her in death in She then married Tony S. Sapp in , and he also preceded her in death in She lived her entire life in Columbia. She was a nurse for over 20 years, working in all the local hospitals.

Beulah was a charter member of First Assembly of God Church, the longest continuous member, was active in the Ladies Ministry, drove the church van for five years and taught Sunday school.

Burge of Columbia; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; two sons; three brothers, Bud, Alvin and Roy Willis; and one sister, Grace Deason. Monday at the funeral home. Annette was born on Dec. She was married to Dean Hartmann and also to Phillip Keller, and they both preceded her in death. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Katherine Cameron and Mable Brewer. Services will be held at 10 a. Saturday, March 4, at Memorial Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p. Friday at the funeral home. Barbara was born Dec. She was a lifelong resident of Columbia, where she was very involved with her family and she always had a smile for everyone.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and one son, Michael Crane. Providence Road, Suite , Columbia, Mo. Services will be at 1: Saturday at the funeral home, with a Rebecca Lodge service at 6: Reynolds in Columbia, and he preceded her in death. Edna was a talented seamstress, and she always filled everyone with laughter.

Survivors include four children, James L. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a grandson, a son-in-law and a daughter-in-law. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, N. Family memorial services will be held at Memorial Funeral Home. William was born on Aug. Cuddy Thomure in St. Louis, and she survives.

He owned Thomure Jewelers for several years and also was a mail courier for the University of Missouri-Columbia Athletic Department for many years. William enjoyed riding his motorcycles and shooting pistols and rifles, and he was an exceptional conversationalist. William was preceded in death by his parents. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association, P. Box , Columbia, Mo.

Monday, March 6, at Memorial Funeral Home, with visitation from 5 to 7 p. Burial will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery. John was born Sept. John moved his family to Columbia in , and he worked for Shelter Insurance as a claims supervisor.

John was proud of his years of service with Shelter and the lasting memories and friends he made over the years. John always had a story to entertain an audience.

Whether it was about working on the car ferry on Lake Michigan, putting raisins in Raisin Bran, describing his many adventures as a deputy sheriff in Michigan or replaying the latest Mizzou football game, he told it with enthusiasm. Those stories told time and time again will be remembered by loved ones for years to come. As the patriarch of the Strom family, John ruled with a stern hand and a loving heart.

Stubborn and generous, opinionated and protective, above all else a loyal friend, dedicated father and loving husband, John will be greatly missed. John will be greatly missed by his 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p. Charles Road, with visitation from 1 to 2 p. He married Eula L.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother, Madison; and sister Sondra Reynolds. Services will be at 10 a. Monday, March 13, at St. Thomas More Newman Center in Columbia. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p. He married Elizabeth Plogsted on Aug. Ronald completed his residency at the University of Missouri-Columbia in and served a fellowship in diabetes and endocrinology at the University of Colorado-Denver from to He then joined the MU faculty in and later entered private practice in diabetes management for 12 years.

Later he rejoined the faculty at MU and continued his work there. He initiated camps for diabetic children in Central Missouri and in the Republic of Georgia in the former Soviet Union. James wrote, "Diabetes has been a major inspiration and influence in my life. It prevented me from seeing my older sister who died of diabetic ketoacidosis at the age of 2, before I was born. I was diagnosed with diabetes at age 11 in January My childhood was very symptomatic but improved greatly when I was in medical school and learned how to manage it.

This influenced me to specialize in diabetology as a physician and to attempt to help diabetic children by helping operate camps for them here in Missouri and in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.

A major positive factor in this has been my wife, Betty, who did much to make it possible for me to be involved in the operation of the camps and who never stressed me by complaining about the manner in which I managed my diabetes. James; and his uncle, Travis James of Rolla. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Freda Louise James.

Services will be at 3 p. Monday, March 13, at Memorial Funeral Home. He married Phyllis Harrison on Feb. Billy Joe worked as a master bricklayer in Columbia. He also raised tobacco and managed a commercial cattle herd. He loved his family and enjoyed fishing the Missouri River. He was born February 9, at Flat River, Missouri. Jere Watkins, Knoxville, Tennessee; also nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was a member of Esther Baptist Chruch. Visitation will be at the Horton-Wampler Funeral Home after 5: Services for Dick Polk will be Saturday Burial will be at the St. Francois Memorial Park Cemetery. Nifong, with visitation at 11 a. Pfremmer was a veteran of the U. Air Force and served in the Korean War, stationed there in as a forward weather observer. He returned to Chanute Air Force Base and studied to become a weather forecaster. While there, he founded Columbia Loan Co.

He was a board member of the Missouri Capitol Society, a philanthropic organization for the arts in the Capitol in Jefferson City. He was also a past member of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Eighth Street in Columbia. After a successful career in finance, Pfremmer entered the restaurant industry, opening several businesses with longtime friend and associate William Bratrud of Rochester, Minn.

He created Phil E. Later in his hospitality career, he managed private golf and country clubs in Kansas and Missouri, including Sunset Country Club in St. After leaving the restaurant business and before retirement, he was a registered lobbyist in Jefferson City for the Missouri Liquor Retailer Association, founded with longtime friend and associate John Strecker of Columbia. Pfremmer enjoyed golf and the outdoors in Surprise, Ariz. He was a mentor to many and an entrepreneur, always offering a firm handshake, a friendly smile and sound advice to those he loved.

He is survived by sister Jeanne Jacobson of Scottsdale, Ariz. He has three stepchildren, six stepgrandchildren and many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Arrangements are by Buescher Memorial Home, Published Tuesday, March 14, Cletus M.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p. Tuesday at the chapel. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery. Cletus was born Oct. Local survivors include a daughter, Renee Koppenaal of Columbia. Published Tuesday, March 14, A. Funeral services will be held at 1 p. Unklesbay was born Feb. Unklesbay married Wanda Strauch of Byesville in Geological Survey in the strategic minerals branch and later the Iowa Geological Survey.

After teaching at Colgate University, he moved to Columbia and was employed as professor of geology at the University of Missouri from to , serving as chairman of the geology department from to He was named vice president for administration of the University of Missouri system in and served in this position until his retirement from the university in Unklesbay held the position of executive director of the American Geological Institute in Washington, D.

Upon retiring for the second time, he returned to Columbia, where he continued to work with the geology department. Unklesbay was active in the community. He served on the Columbia Public Schools board from to and was a member of Kiwanis. Included in the many honors he received are an honorary doctor of science degree granted by Marietta College, Distinguished Service Award by the American Geological Institute, Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Iowa and the naming of the A.

Unklesbay Geological Sciences Library on the Columbia campus. Unklesbay was preceded in death by his parents; sister Martha; brothers Paul and Ray; Wanda, his wife of 31 years who died in ; and Mary Wheeler Mhyre, his wife of seven years. The family would like to acknowledge the kind compassionate care of the staff at Lenoir at the end of his life. Memorial contributions are suggested to the A. Unklesbay Travel Award Fund or the A. A celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.

Visitation will also be held from 5 to 8 p. Carl was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and helping others. Carl became a resident of Columbia in , and over the years he donated his time and knowledge to too many people to mention. Carl was a member of Masonic Lodge No. He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Mossie Fritchey of Dixon; and infant brother and infant sister.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, P. Box , Fairfax, Va. Services were held at 1 p. Thursday, March 16, at Memorial Funeral Home.

Burial followed at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation was Wednesday at the funeral home. She married Sol Bryson on Jan. Mildred was also preceded in death by one sister and one brother. Monday, March 20, at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a. A light lunch will be served after Mass. Jean was a graduate of Stephens College. Jean was preceded in death by her husband, James Valentine Kelly, on May 1, As a young woman, Jean was known for her intelligence, wit and love of life.

Much of her later life was a struggle involving heartache seemingly too much for one soul to bear. Throughout it all, she proved her love for her children in innumerable ways. Your example taught us about perseverance, the power of imagination, undying love, amazing grace and the sweetness of protecting the underdog. We are your humbly grateful living legacy. Thank you and bless your soul. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be sent to Columbia Art League, S.

Tributes may be left online at www. Services, conducted by the Rev. Kenneth Gerike and the Rev. Brian Thieme, will be at 6 p. Visitation will be two hours prior to the services at the church. Burial will be at 10 a. Wednesday at Red Rock Cemetery. Cook and Gertie Forbis Cook. She married John Harpert on July 25, , in Columbia. Before retirement, she worked at Butternut Bakery and later at Wal-Mart. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and three sisters. Arrangements are under the direction of Nilson Funeral Home. Burial will be at Mount Nebo Cemetery in Huntsdale. She was born Jan. She married Douglas Wilhite on Aug. Grace was a lifelong resident of Boone County and the Huntsdale-Rocheport area. She and Doug were farmers and members of Huntsdale Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, J. Frank Wilhite and wife Carol of Lincoln, Ill.

Hugh was born Sept. He was married to Ada Ilene Tucker, and she also preceded him in death. Denney was a member of First Christian Church in Columbia and an associate member of the Christian church in Boonville. Hugh was in charge of state schools for the severely handicapped for 29 years. His hobbies included coin collecting, researching genealogy, traveling and participating in music. Louis; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He also was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Memorial contributions are suggested to First Christian Church, N. Published Thursday, March 23, L. Graveside services will be at 1 p. Woody was born March 30, , to Bert M. Wade Alvis in Columbia. Griffin in Columbia, and she survives. They were just the best people," former Peoples Temple World reacts to deaths of hundreds in Jonestown massacre "I wanted to know why.

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