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    Albert Reeter

      Albert Leroy Reeter, age 89, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at his home in Chillicothe. Albert was born April 13, 1930 in Springhill to parents Leo Cobett and Arminta Mae Davis Reeter. He was a lifelong farmer in Livingston County. He married his wife, Geraldine, on November 10, 1956 at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church near Sampsel. The two lived in Chillicothe, for four years before moving to a farm near Sampsel, where they lived until 1996 when they moved back to…

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    Virginia Holtzclaw

    Virginia Lee Jewell Holtzclaw, 71, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at her home.           Virginia was born December 21, 1947, the daughter of Jesse and Margaret Jewell in Chillicothe, Missouri. She attended Chillicothe High school.           She worked serving the public as a waitress, cook and bartender.          …

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    Connie Singleton

                   Connie Jo Singleton, 67, of Chillicothe passed away at her home just south of Chillicothe.             Connie was born in Chillicothe, April 12, 1952, the daughter of Sam Brown and Betty Helm Bowling. She graduated Hale Public School and continued her schooling at Central Missouri College and received her teaching degree in special education. She later received her Master’s…

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    Steven Graves

    Steven Duane Graves, 61, of Marshall, MO.  passed away at his home on Saturday, July 20, 2019.      Steven was born July 26, 1957 in Chillicothe to Betty Jane Graves Coberley and Gerald Coberley.  Steve was a graduate of Wheeling High School. He worked for Hayes Wheel in Marshall, Mo for 29 years and was planning to retire at the end of July. He had just purchased a new boat and really enjoyed hunting and fishing, most of all he loved spending time with his…

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    Otis Ireland

    Otis Monroe Ireland, 92, of Chillicothe, MO passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO. Otis was born in Chula, MO on December 27, 1926, the son of Enoch R. Ireland and Lillian Gertrude Mace Ireland and he attended Chula schools. He then joined the United States Navy in 1944, serving during World War II aboard the  LSM 299. On November 30, 1946, Otis married Ola Alma Juanita Merryfield, in Kansas. They had 64 years together before she proceeded him in…

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    William Coberley

      William Daniel Coberley, 86, of Chillicothe, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2019 at Hedrick Medical Center. William Daniel Coberley was born in Chula, MO on May 15, 1933 to Jesse Felver and Agnas Mae Wilson Coberley. He was a 1952 graduate of Chillicothe High School. He served in the United States Army from May 1953 to May 1955 serving in the 580th Engineer Co. in Yokosuka, Japan during the Korean Conflict. Daniel went to work for Lambert Manufacturing Co. on January 2, 1956,…

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    Jane Phillips

    Jane Elizabeth (Scruby) Phillips passed away at her home on Thursday, June 27, 2019.  Jane was born in a blizzard on Thanksgiving Day, November 29, 1934, to Stanley Reed and Elsie Adella Minghini Scruby, in Chillicothe.  She attended Chillicothe schools, graduating in 1952.  Jane played the piano for many events in school, and was in the band, where she met her future husband.  After high school, she went to the University of Missouri, graduating in 1956 with a degree in…

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    Sherman Garst

                Sherman Garst, 81, of Ludlow, Missouri, passed away at Livingston Manor in Chillicothe, under the care of his family and St. Luke’s Hospice.           Sherman Garst was born February 24, 1938 in Wichita, Kansas the son of Rufus Montgomery Garst and Carrie Emmaline Snider Garst. He was a graduate of Mooresville High School. On January 24, 1959 he married Donna Marie Caldwell at…

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    Patricia Kinnison

    Patricia Louise Kinnison, 73, of Chillicothe passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 under the care of her family and St. Lukes Hospice at Livingston Manor in Chillicothe. Patricia was born October 4, 1945 in Chillicothe to parents Herman C. Childs and Norma L. Jones Childs. She worked many years as an Administrative Assistant at Citizens Bank & Trust.           She was a hard worker and enjoyed many things in her life. Her favorite pastimes…

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    Wanda Stottlemyre

    Wanda Jean Stottlemyre, age 81 of Chillicothe, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe, MO. Wanda was born August 8, 1937 in Chula, MO to Ray Swagerty and Sylvia (Frizzell) Swagerty. She married Chester Paul Stottlemyre in Arkansas, while he was in the service. He preceded her in death on October 29, 1971. Wanda was a homemaker, Interior decorator, daycare provider and nanny.  She used her seamstress skills to make her children’s clothes and…

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    Mary Clemens

    Mary Christine (Bower) Clemens died Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri.   Mary was born June 08, 1958 to Helen A. Potter and Robert O. Bower in Perry, Iowa. She was the youngest of the three children; older siblings Barbra Anne and Richard Thomas. Mary graduated from Ames High School, Ames, IA, and attended the University of Iowa, Graceland University, Lamoni, IA and continued course work in St. Joseph, MO with a particular interest in…

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    Elbert Timmons

              Elbert Allan Timmons, 76, of Meadville, Passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 at University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.           Allan was born on March 30, 1943 in Chillicothe the son of Jesse Hostler Timmons and Velma Lotus Clarkson Timmons. He was a graduate of Meadville High School. Allan married Janese Kilburn November 15, 1964 at Calvary Baptist in Chillicothe.           Allan was a lifelong farmer,…

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    Michael Schoonover

    Michael B. Schoonover, 53, of Dawn, Missouri, passed away on April 30th, 2019 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by family, after a hard-fought battle against gastric cancer. Michael was born on August 18, 1965 in Kirksville, Missouri to Emily Pauline Probasco and Jerry Mitchell Southern.  Mike is survived by both of his parents and stepmother, Liza Southern; his wife, Lisa (Seaton), and daughters: Jessica Mackie of Olathe, Kansas and Amanda Schoonover of Chillicothe, Missouri;…

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    Carol Dupree

                Carol Jean (Brookshier) Dupree, age 62, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at her home in St. Joseph, MO. She was born December 21, 1956 in Chillicothe, MO the daughter of Russell Dean and Jean Gertrude (Gann) Brookshier. On August 28, 1976 at the Hale, MO United Methodist Church she married Victor McCracken, they divorced in 1981. On November 27, 1981 at the Community Church in Chillicothe, MO she married Keith Dupree. He survives…

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    Terry Lewis

                  Terry Lee Lewis, 72, of Braymer passed away Thursday April 18, 2019 at the Kansas City Hospice House.           Terry was born August 2, 1946 in Brookfield the son of William Lewis and Mary Ella Mace Lewis. He graduated from South West High School. Terry married Marti Crookshank August 14, 1965 at the Utica Baptist…

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    Obituaries for April 4, 2019

    Susan Beth ShortleSusan Beth Shortle, 68 of La Belle, Missouri passed away on March 28, 2019. She was born on November 8, 1950 in Winamac, INand lived there until she graduated from high school. She was a graduate of the University of Missouri in Kirksville and alsoattended bible college in Ottumwa, IA.Susan is survived by her siblings, Sylvia, John, David and Margie. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and MargueriteLee Reeves Shortle; sister, […]

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    Obituaries for April 1, 2019

    Betty D. PrewittBetty D. Prewitt, age 82, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away onWednesday, March 27, 2019, at North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City,Missouri.Betty was born the daughter of Nolan T. and Helen (Peavler) Cassity on October25, 1936, in Brookfield, Missouri. She was a 1954 graduate of Brookfield HighSchool. She was united in marriage to Vernon E. Prewitt on November 21, 1954,in Brookfield, Missouri. He preceded […]

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    Obituaries for March 29, 2019

    Dottie Jane DossDottie Jane (Lightner) Doss, age 89, joined our heavenly father on January27, 2019 at home surrounded by family.We invite you to join us and celebrate her life and her journey together. Life Celebration will take place on Saturday,March 30, at 10 a.m., at the Chillicothe Free Methodist church. Interment will be private. The family asks that in honorof Dottie Memorial donations be made to KU Medical – Alzheimer’s Disease Center Research. […]

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    Obituaries for March 27, 2019

    Margie Ann MarriottMargie Ann Marriott, age 76, of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away Monday, March 25,2019, after a short battle against lung cancer.Margie was born on December 5, 1942, East of Chillicothe, Missouri, the third child ofMarvin and Anna (Koehly) Hall. While her early childhood was spent growing up inAlbia, Iowa, the family returned home and she graduated from Chillicothe High Schoolin 1960. While in High School, she enjoyed being a […]

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    Obituaries for March 26, 2019

    Mildred “Mickey” Louise FieldsMildred “Mickey” Louise Fields, age 90, a resident of Spring, Texas, formerresident of Braymer, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019, atSpring Creek Village, Spring, Texas.Funeral services will be held at the Lindley Pitts Funeral Home, Braymer,Missouri, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. A scheduled visitation willbe held at the Lindley Pitts Funeral Home, Braymer, Missouri, on Wednesday,March […]

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    Obituaries for March 22, 2019

    Beulah D. IrelandBeulah D. Ireland, age 93, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away TuesdayMarch 19, 2019, at her residence.Beulah was born the daughter of Clarence and Rosa (Haverty) Sand on March 24, 1925,in Hollenburg, Kansas. She was a 1941 graduate of O’Dell Nebraska High School. Sheattended the Chillicothe Business College and graduated in 1942. She was united inmarriage to John Everett Ireland on July 20, 1943, in Chula, Missouri. […]

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    Obituaries for March 21, 2019

    Beulah D. IrelandBeulah D. Ireland, age 93, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away onTuesday, March 19, 2019, at her residence.Online condolences may be madeat www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.Arrangements are pending under the directionof Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.Chad Ryan GloverChad Ryan Glover, age 63, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away onTuesday, March 19, 2019, at Life Care Center of […]

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    Obituaries for March 19, 2019

    Frankie Maxine HerreraFrankie Maxine Herrera, age 77, passed away on March 4, 2019, at her home in Miami, Florida.Frankie was born in 1941 in Eversonville, Missouri, (north of Wheeling). She was the daughter of Arthurand Opal (Gillespie) Fitzpartrick. She was one of six siblings: Daniel and Herbie Fitzpatrick, Jessie Rader,Josephine Long and Norma Robinson. After graduating from wheeling High School, she bravely moved toMiami, Florida.She was proud to […]

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    Obituaries for March 18, 2019

    Robert D. JohnsonRobert D. Johnson, age 92, of Marceline, died Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Life Care Center in Brookfield.Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Wright Funeral Home in Brookfieldwith Pastor Tom Sullenger officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Brookfield. The family willreceive friends Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.Memorials to Trinity United Methodist […]

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    Marilyn Callighan

      Marilyn Joyce (Moore) Callighan, 82, of Chillicothe, MO died on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Liberty Hospital, Liberty MO surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 am on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe, MO with burial to follow in the Meadville Cemetery, Meadville, MO.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions are suggested to the…

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    Obituaries for Mrch 15, 2019

    Larry Allen JohnstonServices for Larry Allen Johnston, 85, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, whopassed away Friday, March 8, 2019, were Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at LindleyFuneral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.Rev. Mark McBee was the officiant.Dale Johnston gave the eulogy.Honorary Pallbearers were David Johnston, Dale Johnston, Robert Johnston,Alexander Lucido-Johnston, Steven Minski, Maxwell Johnston, Mike Raney.Military honors provided […]

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    Obituaries for March 14, 2019

    Thomas Nathaniel Sperry Nathan passed from his mortal life and returned home on March 3rd. Son of Dickand Doe Sperry, his siblings are TJ (Tyneka), Indianapolis, Indiana; Alex (Hillary),Bella Vista, Arkansas; Jesica (Jason), Kaui, Hawaii; Jon (Anna), Mansfield,Texas;and Suzanne (Keenan), Cameron, Missouri.He was loved and cared for by each of his attentive siblings and loved onesthroughout his life. He was adored by 18 nieces and nephews who live […]

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    Obituaries for March 13, 2019

    Jen Davis Funk Jen Davis Funk, a long-time resident of Kansas City, Missouri,passed away on January 25, 2019.  She was born in Chillicothe,Missouri on October 3, 1933. Jen graduated from the University ofMissouri before accepting a job writing verses for Hallmark cardsin Kansas City. She married and raised three children. Sheearned her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from UMKC.She taught kindergarten, college English and was the […]

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    Obituaries for March 12, 2019

    Patricia Wilson JamisonPatricia Wilson Jamison, age 77, of Chillicothe, died Friday, March 8, 2019, at NorthKansas City Hospital.The family will receive friends Monday, March 11, 2019 from 6:00 until 8:00 in theevening at Wright Funeral Home, Brookfield.Memorials to the Petska Cancer Fund may be left at or mailed to Wright Funeral Home,P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, MO 64628.Patricia Lou, daughter of Jewel L. and Esther Lucille (Bradley) Wilson was […]

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    Obituaries for March 11, 2019

               Ruth Nadine Oakes Taylor, 87 of Chillicothe passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Morningside Center in Chillicothe.          Ruth was born on May 14, 1931 in Hutchison, Kansas, the daughter of James Oakes and Maude Shipp Oakes. She married Donald Lee Taylor July 22, 1948 in Chillicothe. […]

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    Obituaries for March 7, 2019

    David Ray EnglertDavid Ray Englert, age 48, a resident of Mesa, Arizona, aformer resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away onSunday, March 3, 2019, at Banner Desert Hospital, Mesa,Arizona.David was born the son of George and Mary Ann (Kelley)Englert on April 20, 1970, in Chillicothe, Missouri. He wasa 1988 graduate of Chillicothe High School. Aftergraduation, he attended Missouri State University inSpringfield, Missouri. David […]

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    Obituaries for March 5, 2019

    Carl Willis ColeCarl Willis Cole, age 72, who lived at 1809 Polk Street, Chillicothe,Missouri, passed away on March 3, 2019, at his home surrounded byhis family. Carl, “Coley”, was born March 26, 1946, the son of John Willis and AdaGrace (Hicklin) Cole in Chillicothe. He graduated from Chillicothe HighSchool in 1964. He received a Bachelor of Science degree inMathematics from Central Missouri State University in 1970, andserved in the […]

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    Ruth Taylor

                Ruth Nadine Oakes Taylor, 87 of Chillicothe passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Morningside Center in Chillicothe.           Ruth was born on May 15, 1931 in Hutchison, Kansas, the daughter of James Oakes and Maude Shipp Oakes. She married Donald Lee Taylor July 22, 1948 in Chillicothe.           Ruth attended the Church Of Christ in…

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    Susan Boehner

          Susan Joy Boehner (Winkelmeyer), age 73, of Chillicothe passed away Monday, February 25, 2019. She graduated from Chillicothe High School in 1963, received her BS in Business from the University of Missouri in Columbia in 1968, and attended the New York School of Interior Design for one year. After college she joined her mother in the family business, Winkelmeyer Furniture in downtown Chillicothe, which she ran for over 30 years. Susan married Jim Boehner in 1979. In…