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Name of Deceased: Chester B. Blacklock
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: Mar. 22, 1977

Obit: Chester B. Blacklock, Redwood Valley Calif., formerly of Millersburg, died unexpectedly March 16 in Redwood Valley.  Born in Millersburg, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Blacklock.  A sister Mrs. Claude Bess, died in 1964.  He was a furniture salesman.  He was a member of the Millersburg Baptist Church.  Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Goldie Nelson, Sallisaw, Okla., a brother, Crockett Blacklock, Redwood Valley, and several nieces and nephews.  The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in Millersburg Baptist Church with Rev. Gene Howell officiating.  Interment in Millersburg Cemetery.  Friends may call Tuesday 6 to 9 p.m. at Browning-Debo Funeral Home, Fulton.


Name of Deceased: Birtie Ellis Branham
Newspaper: The Kingdom Sun Gazette
Date: Feb. 16, 1983

Obit: Birtie Ellis Branham, 74, of Fulton, died Feb. 14.  He was born January 19, 1909 in Williamsburg, Mo., the son of Robert T. and Emma Johnson  Branham.  He married Eula Mae Gess Branham on June. 5, 1937 in Fulton.  Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Odelia Glover and Mrs. Jo White both of Columbia, Mo., and several grandchildren.  He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Fulton and had been chairman of its deacon board.  Prior to his retirement, he worked at Harbison-Wlaker Refractories in Fulton for 38 years.  The funeral service will be Thursday, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Macco Piggee officiating.  Visitation will be at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16.  Burial will be at the Southside cemetery.


Name of Deceased: Susan Alice Carryer
Newspaper: The Fulton Daily Sun Gazette
Date: Sep. 17, 1963
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Mrs. Susan Alice Carryer, widow of Dr. J. Walter Carryer, died about 1 p.m. yesterday at Callaway Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient nine days.  She had lived at 209 East First street here for the past year and before moving to Fulton had lived east of the city since 1944.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Kingdom Hall, Jehovah Witnesses, with the Rev. John E. Long officiating.  Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.  The body will lie in state at the Browning Funeral Home.  Mrs. Carryer was born on September 10, 1893, in Boone County, daughter of John Henry and Rachel Ann Day Foster.  After her marriage to Dr. Carryer the couple lived in Columbia.  He died in 1942 and she moved to Callaway County two years later.  She had been in ill health for a number of years.  Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lucille Fritz, Jefferson City, and Mrs. Otho (Berniece) Smith Route 2,  Auxvasse; three sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Johnson of the state of Texas, Mrs. Artie Laux, Kansas City, and Mrs. Gladys Caldwell, East St. Louis, Ill.; nine grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Name of Deceased: Walter T. "Hop" Cassidy
Newspaper: The Fulton, Missouri, Sun Gazzette
Date: May 29, 2002

Obit: Walter T. "Hop" Cassidy, 82, of Kingdom City, died Saturday, May 25, 2002, at Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico.  He was born Feb. 8, 1920, in Sedalia, to the late William T. and Ethel Clark Cassidy.   He is survived by two sons, Walter Cassidy of Auxvasse and Robert Cassidy of Lincoln, Neb.; a sister, Ola Phillips of New Florence; three grandchildren; and special friends Lynn and Nancy Forsee of Fulton.  He was also preceded in death by three sisters, two brothers and a son.  Mr. Cassidy moved to Kingdom City in 1950, where he farmed and operated heavy equipment.  He served in the Army Air Force during World War II.  He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 513 of St. Louis for more than 50 years and a member of the Fulton V.F.W., Americal Legion and Mosac Antique Trailer Pullers Association.  Services are at 11 a.m. today at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton, with Bruce Willamson officiating.  Burial will be in the Prairie Chapel Cemetery in Fulton.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service today at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to V.F.W. Post 2657 in Fulton.


CHILDS Richard was born in Va in 1809; married in 1832 to Margaret Snell, in Albemarle co; emigrated to Mo in 1845, and settled in Callaway co, where, in Apr 1848, he was married to his 2nd wife, Nancy A Wilson, with whom he lived happily till death overtook him. He left Mo, 25 May 1871, and settled in Missouli, Montana Terr, the same year. He had been visiting a dau in Helena and was returning to his home in Missouli when he was over taken and borne on angel wings to his home in the skies from Deer Lodge Valley, MT, 29 Sept 1877. His remains were conveyed to Missouli to their final resting place. He was an official member of the QC of the Missouli circuit, MECS, from the time of its organization He leaves a wife and 6 children to mourn his loss. EJ Stanley (Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 Dec. 1879; 23 Jan. 1878; transcribed by Kim Mohler)


Name of Deceased: Ida M. Clatterbuck
Newspaper: The Jefferson City Daily Capital News
Date: June 25, 1957
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Funeral services for Mrs. Ida M. Clatterbuck, 81, who died yesterday afternoon in St. Mary's Hospital, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dry Fork Baptist Church near Guthrie, Mo.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Mrs. Clatterbuck, of New Bloomfield, was  born June 7, 1876, the daughter of James W. and Virginia Allen.  She was the widow of  Baxter G. Clatterbuck.  Survivors include; one daughter, Mrs. Irvin Reynolds, of New Bloomfield; three brothers, John J. Allen, Wichita, Kan., William B. Allen, Berkley, Calif., and Oscar Allen, New Bloomfield; two sisters, Mrs. Angie Lyon, New Bloomfield and Mrs. Homer Clay, Jefferson City; and three grandchildren.


Ila M. Griggs Crockett
The Columbia Tribune, March 20, 2009    
Submitted by Robert King
Ila M. Crockett, 97, of Columbia passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Boone Hospital Center.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Parker Funeral Service.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Burial will be in Millersburg Cemetery.  Ila was born May 17, 1911, in Callaway County to John W. and Ethel W. Foutz Griggs.  She graduated from Heriford High School in Callaway County.  Ila married Clarence Crockett on Nov. 14, 1932, and he preceded her in death.  She was a member of Pleasant Grove Methodist Church.  She spent the majority of her life in Callaway County in the Millersburg, Hatton, and Stephens areas before retiring to Columbia.  This past January she became a resident of The Bluffs in Columbia.  Ila was a very loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother and friend.  She loved all her family and friends and devoted her life to their happiness.  She enjoyed having a twin sister, and they shared a close and loving relationship their entire lives.  She truly enjoyed her grandchildren and, in later years, the great-grandchildren as well.  She always had a warm and friendly smile for all those who knew her.  She was a marvelous seamstress and enjoyed making beautiful quilts for all her family.  Survivors include a son, Billy Ray Crockett and wife Ann of Columbia; three grandchildren, Tamara Crockett of Tucson, Ariz., Tim Crockett and his wife Julie of Columbia, and Teresa Crockett Vangsness and her husband, Jeff, of Roberts, Wis.; three great-grandchildren, Emery Crockett, Sally Vangsness and Mitchell Vangsness; a brother-in-law, Lescoe Long; a sister-in-law, Helen Griggs; three nephews, J. H. Long, Jerry Long and Johnnie Griggs.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of more than 60 years, Clarence; her identical twin sister, Ida M. Adair; two brothers, Bill and Ray Griggs, a sister, Nadine Long; and a daughter-in-law, Donna L. Crockett.  Ila will be greatly missed by those who loved her.  She left fond memories that will last beyond her lifetime.  Memorials are suggested to Coyote Hills Children's Home in Harrisburg.


Name of Deceased: George Washington Day
Newspaper: The Fulton Telegraph
Date: July 26, 1945
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: George Washington Day - 59, died at 1:30 Sunday afternoon at his home in Williamsburg after a long illness.  Funeral services will be held at 11:30 Tuesday morning at the Methodist Church in Williamsburg by Rev. Victor Gibson.  Burial will be in Johnson Cemetery in Boone County.  Mr. Day was born December 25, 1885 in Callaway County the son of George and Fanny Day.  He spent his entire life in this county as a farmer in the the Williamsburg community.  He was married to Miss Lida Wilson of Boone County in 1912.  Mrs. Day and four children survive him, three other children having preceded him in death.  The surviving children are Harry Day of Williamsburg, Mrs. Ruben Hughes of Fulton, Mrs. Raymond Hoover of Vandalia and Miss Genevive Day of the home.  Those who preceded their father were Lucille, Spencer and Cora Belle Day.  Mr. Day is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Richard Foster of Jefferson City and Mrs. Lillie Strand of Mexico, and three brothers, Tom Day of Fulton, Price Day of Moberly and John Day of Williamsburg.


Name of Deceased: Lida Maude Day
Newspaper: The Kingdom Daily News
Date: May 23, 1973
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Lida Maude Day, 1203 Cherokee Lane, Fulton, passed away May 22, at the Boone County Hospital.  She was born April 6, 1896 in Boone County, the daughter of Alfred and Sally Johnson Wilson.  Survivors include a son, Harry E. Day, Fulton; three daughters, Alene Hughs, Fulton, Alberta Hoover, Vandalia, and Jenniveve Leeper, Fulton; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren a brother, Arly Wilson of Sixal, Mo.; three sisters, Etta Belle Taylor of St. Louis, Nell Fisher, Los Angeles, California, and Rita Mae Lawson, Elgin, Ill.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Maupin Funeral Home, with Rev. Carl Swiney officiating.  Interment will be in the Johnson Cemetery in Elglewood.


Name of Deceased: Gail Louise Edmondson
Newspaper: The Kingdon Sun Gazette
Date: Feb. 16, 1983

Obit: Gail Louise Edmondson, 29, died Feb. 11, at Boone County Hospital.  She was born Dec. 16, 1953, the daughter of Alice and Samuel Edmondson of Providence, R.I.  She worked as a nurse technician at Boone County Hospital prior to her death.  Survivors include a mother, Alice G. Lilliard of Providence; a father, Samuel L. Edmondson of Providence; four sisters, Leenett F. Edmondson of Columbia, Mo., Lorraine I. Usoro of Calabar, Nigeria, Gean C. Edmondson of Providence, and Renee M. O'Connell of Ewa Beach, Hawaii.  Funeral services will be held at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Columbia with the Rev. Raymond Hayes officiating.  Burial will be in Southside Cemetery in Fulton on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 4 p.m


Name of Deceased: Leona Eller
Newspaper: The Ottawa, Kansas, Herald
Date: Feb. 18, 1965
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Mrs. Leona Eller, 78, 601 N. Cherry, died at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday in Ransom Memorial Hospital after a few weeks illness.  Services will be at 2 p.m., Friday at the Towner Chapel.  Rev. Jim Anderson will officiate.  Burial will be in the cemetery at Auxvasse, Mo., after a service at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Grand Prairie Church near there.  The body will remain at the Towner Chapel until Saturday morning.  Mrs. Eller was born Dec. 23, 1886, at Auxvasse and was married there Dec. 15, 1908 to Ralph Eller.  He died March 25, 1942.  Mrs. Eller moved to Ottawa March 1, 1946.  She was a member of the North Baptist Church.  Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Lindel Chism, with whom she lived; four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, one brother, C. H. Johnson, Fulton, Mo.; and two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Johnson, Columbia, Mo.; and Mrs. Claude Woods, Fulton, Mo.


Name of Deceased: Joseph Dale Fox
Newspaper: ?
Date: June 2010
Submitters Name: Kristy Fox

Obit: Joseph Dale Fox, 73, of Hoyt, was called home Sun., May 30, 2010 at his home. He was born March 6, 1937 at New Bloomfield, MO, the son of Harry L. and Martha E. (Howerton) Fox.
Dale was retired from the U.S. Postal Area Supply Center. He had served in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve. He was a member of St. Peter's United Methodist Church; Hoyt Lodge # 327, AF & AM; Hoyt Chapter # 189, OES; Topeka Scottish Rite Bodies; and Arab Shrine Temple; and an honorary member of Arab Temple Ritualistic Cast.
Dale was married to Kathleen I. Megaughey on March 28, 1958, in Independence, MO. She survives. Also surviving are a daughter: Kathie Pelan (Michael) of De Soto; 2 sons: Brett Fox (Diane) of Topeka and Kirk Fox of Denver, CO; a sister: Margaret Birmingham of Mission, TX; and 6 grandchildren. Dale was preceded in death by a son, Troy. Memorial services will be at 11:00 AM, Sat., June 5, 2010, at St. Peter's United Methodist Church followed by Masonic Services by Hoyt Lodge # 327, AF & AM. A celebration will follow the memorial services. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's United Methodist Church, 3737 NW 35th Street, Topeka, KS 66618-2642 or Royal Valley School Library, Hoyt, KS 66440


Name of Deceased: George Enoch Fritz
Newspaper: Fulton Sun Gazette, May 24, 1998
Submitters Name: Robert King

George Fritz Enoch, 85, of Fulton, died Thursday

Obit: George Enoch Fritz, 85, of Fulton, died Thursday, May 21, 1998, at Fulton Community Care in Fulton. He was born June 4, 1912, in Warrenton to Joseph and Americas Fritz. He married Jewell Salmons, June 25, 1966, in Fulton. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include four sons, Gary Fritz, Terry Fritz and Michael Fritz, all of Fulton. and Everette Miller of the state of Washington; two sisters, Rose Knobelock of Fulton and Frances Cullium of Hermann; three brothers, Joe Fritz and Marion Fritz, both of Fulton, and Chester Fritz of Virginia; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters. He had worked at Danuser Machine and as a plumber at William Woods University. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Debo Funeral Chapel in Fulton with Rev. E. G. Garrett officiating. Entombment will be in the Callaway Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Memorial Contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.


Name of Deceased: Maxine Lucille Fritz
Newspaper: The Fulton, Missouri, Sun Gazzette
Date: May 29, 2002
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Maxine Lucille Fritz, 84, of Fulton, died Monday, May 27, 2002, at Fulton Manor.  She was born June 14, 1927, in Englewood, to Fielding Curtis and Susan Alice Foster Johnson.  Survivors include two sons, Gary Dean Fritz and Terry Lee Fritz, both of Fulton; three grandchildren, Larry Dean Fritz, Jana Marie Fritz and Dustin Lee Fritz; two great-grandchildren, Joshua Bradley Fritz and Shelby Lynn Fritz; and a sister, Bernice Smith of Auxvasse.  She was preceded in death by a brother.  Maxine had worked as a nurse at Callaway Hospital and retired in 1982 from Fitzsimmons Army Hospital in Denver.  Graveside services are at 3 p.m. today, in Callaway Memorial Gardens in Fulton, with Jim Dudley officiating.  Arrangements are under the direction of Debo Funeral Home in Fulton.


Name of Deceased: Ethel W. Griggs
Newspaper: Fulton Sun-Gazette
Date: Jan. 12, 1967
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Funeral services for Mrs. John W. Griggs, Route 2, Columbia, who died today at the Boone County Hospital in Columbia, will be held at the Millers Creek Church at 2 p.m. on Saturday.  Mrs. Griggs had been a patient at the Hospital in Columbia since January 2 and has been in ill health for the past several years.  She was born in Callaway County on Jan. 9, 1889 and was the daughter of W. G. and Lucy Reed Foutz.  She was the former Ethel W. Foutz until her marriage on Feb. 23, 1910 to John W. Griggs.  She is survived by her husband; three daughters, Mrs. Lesco Lavy (SIC) and Mrs. Joe Adair of Route 5, Fulton, and Mrs. Clarence Crockett of Route 2, Columbia; one son, George W. Griggs of Route 3, Fulton; four grandsons; 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. I. Howison of Culver, Kan., Mrs. J. L. Knowles of Jefferson City; one brother, Henry Foutz of Columbia and a number of nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by one son in the military service and two brothers.  She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Methodist Church at Hatton.  The Rev. W. Roy Pinson will officiate at the service with burial in the Millers Creek Church Cemetery.  The body will lie in state at Parker's Chapel in Columbia until the time of services.


Name of Deceased: George W. "Bill" Griggs
Newspaper: Columbia Tribune, June 28, 1989
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: George W. "Bill" Griggs, 72, of Fulton died Tuesday, June 27, 1989, at Columbia Regional Hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with the Rev. Peter Soens officiating. Burial will be in Callaway Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. Mr. Griggs was born Oct. 21, 1916, in Hatton to John and Ethel Foutz Griggs. On Oct. 18, 1940, he married Helen Poe and she survives. He retired from Harbison-Walker Refractories in 1979. Other survivors include one son, Johnnie Griggs of Columbia; three sisters, Ida Adair of Columbia, Ila Crockett of Stephens and (Mrs.)Lescoe Long (Nadine) of Millersburg; and one grandson. One brother preceded him in death. Memorials are suggested to Court Street United Methodist Church in Fulton.


Name of Deceased: John Wesley Griggs
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: Dec. 20, 1972
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: John Wesley Griggs, 85, Fulton, died yesterday at Boone County Hospital.  He had been ill a few weeks.  Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Parker's Chapel by the Rev. John Foley, pastor of Millersburg Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Millers Creek Cemetery.  Friends may call at the chapel until time for the services.  Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Lescoe Long and Mrs. Joe Adair, both of Fulton, and Mrs. Clarence Crockett, Route 2; one son George W. Griggs of Fulton; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Forsee and Mrs. Gertrude long, both of Fulton; two grandsons; and five great-grandchildren.  Mr. Griggs was born in Boone County May 21, 1887 to George E. and Fannie Vemer Griggs, He was a farmer and lived in Boone and Callaway counties his entire life.  He was a member of Pleasant Grove Methodist Church at Hatton.  Mr. Griggs married the former Ethel Foutz Feb. 23, 1910 and she died Jan. 12, 1967.  Also preceding him in death were three sons, three brothers and a sister.


Name of Deceased: Roy Lee Harris
Newspaper: The Fulton, Missouri, Sun Gazette
Date: June 14, 1949
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Roy Lee Harris, 56, of Route 6 died unexpectedly Monday evening after a sudden illness Monday afternoon as he was working in his garden.  An ambulance was summoned and he died enroute to the Callaway Hospital.  Exact cause of death has not been determined.  Mr. Harris was born on June 26, 1892 near Fulton, a son of Alvin and Nannie Mahoney Harris.  His first wife, the former Miss Myrtle Bruner, died in 1927 and he married Mrs. Ollie Reynolds several years later.  Mrs. Harris survives.  He was a farmer in Callaway County most of his life and he had been in good health before he was stricken Monday.  Survivors include his wife, seven children, Mrs. Carl Davis, Mrs. Mildred Simcoe, Wallace Harris, Mrs. Fay Bell, and Boyd Harris, all of Fulton, Nelson Harris of Mill Valley, Calif., and Eugene Harris of Camp Benton, Ga.; two brothers, Bert Harris and Howard Harris of Fulton; a sister, Mrs. Roy Woods of Palm Springs, Calif.; three step-children, J. C. Reynolds and Russell Reynolds of Kansas City, Kans., and Mrs. Bernard Watson of Fulton; and twenty grandchildren.


Name of Deceased: Gladys Hallene Hughes
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun Gazette
Date: Aug. 13, 1993
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Gladys Hallene Hughes, 78, of Fulton, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 1993, at Columbia Regional Hospital.  She was born Nov. 9, 1914 in Callaway County to the late George Day and Lida Wilson Day.  She married Reuben Silas Hughes on Dec. 24, 1941.  He preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 1983.  Survivors include two sisters, Alberta Hoover of Vandalia and Genevieve Leeper of Fulton; and numerous nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Harry Day.  Visitation will be at the Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton from 6-8 p.m. Friday Aug. 13.  Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at Callaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Fulton with the Rev. Raymond McCallister Jr. officiating.


Name of Deceased: Ruben Silas Hughes
Newspaper: The Kingdom Daily Sun Gazette
Date: Feb. 16, 1983
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Ruben Hughes, 74, of Fulton died Feb. 14 in Columbia at the Truman VA Hospital.  He was born on Sep. 26, 1908 in Callaway County, Mo., the son of Frank and Fannie (Bell) Hughes.  He was married to Hallene Day on Dec. 24, 1941.  She survives at the home.  Other survivors include several cousins.  He was preceded in death by two sisters.  Funeral services will be held at the Maupin Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Thursay, Feb. 17 with the Rev. Raymond McCallister officiating.  Burial will be in the Callaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Name of Deceased: Charles Herman Johnson
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun Gazette
Date: Jan 22, 1977
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Charels Herman Johnson, 87, Route 2, died Friday, Jan. 21, at the Callaway Memorial Hospital.  Mr. Johnson was born Dec. 22, 1889, to Thomas B. and Mary Porter Johnson.  On March 10, 1920, Mr. Johnson married Leota Deardorff who survives him.  Other survivors are two sons, J. T. and Charles; one sister, Mrs. Claude Woods; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Services were scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at Maupin Funeral Home.  The Rev. G. A. Hamlin will conduct the services.  Burial will be at Callaway Memorial Gardens.


Name of Deceased: George Washington Johnson
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun-gazette
Date: Aug. 1, 1968
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Browning Funeral Home for George Washington Johnson, who died Wednesday.  The Rev. Marvin Jones will officiate.  Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.  Mr. Johnson was born May 1, 1887, in Boone County.  He had been a farmer in Boone and Callaway counties all his life.  Survivors include; two daughters, Mrs. Ezra (Gladys) Cain, Mexico; Mrs. William (Frances) Wyss, Auxvasse; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Calvin Johnson, Ashland.  One sister and four brothers preceded him in death.  Pallbearers will be: Henderson Johnson, Parker Johnson, Floyd Beasley, Kenneth Wyss, Jerry Wyss and Ronald Cain.


Name of Deceased: Harry I. Johnson
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun Gazette
Date: Aug. 13, 1993

Obit: Harry I. Johnson, 79, of Columbia, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 1993, at Ellis Fischel Hospital in Columbia.  He was born July 12, 1914 to William Johnson and Elfie Boyd Johnson in New Bloomfield.  He married Marcella Frank, Aug. 22, 1954, in Jefferson City.  She survives.  Other survivors include one son, Randy R. Johnson of Jefferson City; one brother, Edward Johnson of Jefferson City; one sister, Jane Hebert of Carlsbad, Calif.; one grandson, Lance Johnson of Jefferson City; one niece; one nephew and two great nephews.  He was preceded in death by his partents and one sister.  Mr. Johnson served as captain in the U.S. Army during World War II, attended Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, University of Missouri in Columbia, and University of Missouri in Rolla.  He retired after 33 years with Shell Oil company as area manager in 1977.  He was a 32nd degree mason and a member of the Missouri United Methodist Church in Columbia.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Carl Schenck officiating.  Visitation will be from 7-8:30 p.m.  Burial will be at Callaway Memorial Gardens in Fulton.


Name of Deceased: James Thomas Johnson
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun
Date: Sept. 12, 1989
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: James Thomas Johnson, 67, of Fulton, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 1989, at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Hospital in Columbia.  Mr. Johnson was born July 25, 1922, in Callaway County, the son of Charles Herman and Leota Deardorff Johnson.  In May 1942 he married Dorothy Hammett; then on June 1, 1985, he married Carol Kroll, who survives at the home.  Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Tom (Barbara) Eichorst of St. Louis and Mrs. Dave (Debbie) Wren of Labadie, Mo.; one brother, Charles R. Johnson of Fulton; a granddaughter, Mrs. Don (Christine) Geiger of St. Louis; a grandson, James E. Eichorst of St. Louis; a step son, Spencer Lee Barnard of the home; a step daughter, Mrs. Larry (Pam) Cottam of Fulton; one step grandchild, Wayne N. Cottam of Fulton.  Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents.  Mr. Johnson was a veteran of World War II and also worked for the Missouri Highway Department.  Funeral services for Mr. Johnson will be conducted by the Rev. Brad Sidle at 2 p.m. today in the Debo Funeral Chapel in Fulton.  Burial will be in Callaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery.


Name of Deceased: Leota L. Johnson
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun
Date: Apr. 30, 1985
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Mrs. Leota L. Johnson, 86, of Fulton, died April 28 at Callaway Community Hospital.  She was born May 26, 1898 at Bachelor, the daughter of James R. and Sarah Knipp Deardorff.  She was married to C. Herman Johnson on March 10, 1920.  He preceded her in death Jan. 21, 1977.  Survivors include two sons, James T. Johnson and Charles R. Johnson, both of Fulton; three grandchildren, Mrs. Barbara Eichhorst, Mrs. Debbie Wren, both of St. Louis, and Kenneth Johnson of Auxvasse; three great-grandchildren, Chris and Jim Eichhorst of St. Louis and David Johnson of Auxzasse; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Woodson of Fulton; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Ara Deardorff of California; several nieces and nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by six brothers.  Mrs. Johnson was a member of Central Christian Church.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today in the Maupin Funeral Home with Rev. Mindy Kiepe officiating.  Burial will be in Callaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery.


Name of Deceased: Dean Leeper
Newspaper: The Fulton, Missouri, Sun
Date: Aug. 6, 2004
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Dean Leeper, 71, of Broken Arrow, Okla., died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at St. Frances Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. He was born Oct. 29, 1932, in Callaway County, to the late Clyde and Mattie Belle (Pasley) Leeper. On March 1, 1952, he married Genevieve Day. She survives of the home. Other survivors include two sons; Mike Leeper of Broken Arrow and Troy Leeper of Los Angeles; three brothers, Mel Leeper, Gary Leeper, and Steve Leeper, all of Fulton; a sister, Hazel Plaster of Fulton; three grandchildren, Anthony Leeper, Eric Leeper, and Jeremy Leeper; three great-grandchildren, Dylan Leeper, Colton Leeper, and Connor Leeper. He was also preceded in death by a grandson. Mr. Leeper worked at Kaiser Refractories in Mexico for over 30 years. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church. Graveside services are at 10 a.m. Saturday at Callaway Memorial Gardens in Fulton. Private family visitation is from 7 - 9 p.m. today at the Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton. Memorials are suggested to the donor's choice c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Blvd., Fulton, MO 65251.


Name of Deceased: Lescoe Davis Long
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Nov. 4, 2010
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Lescoe Davis Long, 92, of Columbia died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at University Hospital.  Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton with Chaplain Jerry Riggert officiating.  Burial will follow at Millersburg Cemetery.  Family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  He was born Aug. 2, 1918, near Millersburg to the late Hollis and Willie Davis Long.  He married Nadine Griggs on May 19, 1940.  She preceded him in death on Nov. 23, 2002.  Mr. Long was a lifelong farmer.  He also worked in the coal industry, driving a truck and later, unloading rail cars.  He was a deacon of the Millersburg Baptist Church.  Survivors include two sons, John Hollis Long (Lois) and Jerry Davis Long (Maurine), both of Fulton; a sister, Maurine Rahmeyer of Mexico, Mo.; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, Brent Long (Tracy) and their sons, Hollis and Hayden; Melanie Long Czeschin (Jeremy) and their daughter, Brooke; Dena Long Gray (Tracy) and their children, Lucas and Elaina; and Jana Long Woods (Jason) and their children, Erica and Davis.  He was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.  Memorials are suggested to Millersburg Cemetery or a charity of the donor's choice.


Name of Deceased: Nadine Griggs Long
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: Nov. 24, 2002
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Nadine Long, 82, of Columbia died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at Boone Hospital Center.  Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Millersburg Baptist Church with the Rev. Rick Hopkins officiating.  Burial will be in Millersburg Cemetery.  Visitation will be from from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton.  Mrs. Long was born Nov. 8, 1920, in Hatton to John and Ethel Griggs.  She married Lescoe Long on May 19, 1940, and he survives.  She was a graduate of Hickman High School.  She was a homemaker.  She was a member of Millersburg Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years.  She is also survived by two sons, John Long and Jerry Long, both of Fulton; a sister, Ila Crockett of Columbia; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice.


Name of Deceased: Frank E. Nichols
Newspaper: The Kindom Daily News
Date: Apr. 8, 1979
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Frank E. Nichols, 64, New Bloomfield, died suddenly at his home Saturday morning, April 7, 1979 of an apparent heart attack.  Mr. Nichols was born Dec. 28, 1914 in Boone County, the son of Elvin and Elizabeth Vaughn Nichols.  He married Ellen Wilson Nov. 4, 1939 in Ashland.  She survives at the home.  Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Joyce Richardson, Hartsburg; a grandson; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Wallace, Mrs. Etta Frank, Mrs. Gean Brink, all of Nappa, Ca., and Mrs. Dorene Hinkle, Edina; three brothers, John Nichols and James Nichols, both of Fulton, Edward Nichols, New Bloomfield; and several nieces and nephews.  Three brothers preceded him in death.  Mr. Nichols was a member and a deacon of the Hopewell Baptist Church in New Bloomfield and a retired farmer.  Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Hopewell Baptist Church.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  The Rev. J. W. Hall and the Rev. B. E. Lett will preside.  Visitation will be after 1 p.m. at the Claypool Funeral Home in New Bloomfield.  A memorial has been suggested for the Hopewell Baptist Church.


Name of Deceased: Mary L. Nienaber
Newspaper: The Jefferson City Daily Capital News
Date: June 25, 1957
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Cedar City Methodist Church for Mrs. Mary L. Nienaber, of Cedar City who died early Sunday morning at St. Mary's Hospital here.  The Rev. Neil Dubach will officiate with burial in Riverview Cemetery in Jefferson City.  She had been ill for about six months.  Mrs. Nienaber was born Aug. 17, 1907 in Callaway County, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Opie Allen.  On Feb. 2, 1930, she married T. R. (Buck) Nienaber.  In addition to her husband she is survived by a son, Robert Nienaber of Rolla; two grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Nettie Allen of Cedar City; a brother, John Allen, of New Bloomfield.  She was a member of the Cedar City Methodist Church and the Ladies Aid and W.S.C.S. of that church.  She also was a member of the Homemakers Club.  She served as treasurer of the Cedar City public school for four years.


Name of Deceased: Robert Allen Nienaber
Newspaper: The Jefferson City Daily Capital News
Date: Nov. 6, 1966
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Robert Allen Nienaber, 34, of Cedar City died Saturday at St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City.  Mr. Nienaber was born in Jefferson City on Feb. 8, 1932, the son of Turner R. and Mary Lee Allen Nienaber.  On Feb. 21, 1952, he was married to Veralee Rippeto in Jefferson City.  Mrs. Neinaber survives at the home.  Mr. Nienaber attended the elementary school in Cedar City, the Jefferson City High School and the Jefferson City Junior College.  He was a member of the Cedar City Methodist Church.  Survivors include one son, Terry Dean Nienaber, and one daughter Pamela Kay Nienaber, both of the home.  Funeral services will  be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at a Jefferson City funeral home by the Rev. James Frieze and Elder Cecil Burnett.  Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery.


Name of Deceased: Sherman G. Nixon
Newspaper: The Centralia Fireside Guard
Date: Aug. 11, 1985

Obit: Sherman G. Nixon, 70, of Auxvasse died Sunday, Aug. 11, 1985, at Columbia Regional Hospital.  He was born Sept. 20, 1914, in Cuba, the son of William F. and Nellie Cook Nixon.  On May 4, 1942, he was married to Marie Mullen, and she survives.  Other survivors include two sons, Bill Nixon of Fulton and Richard Nixon of Columbia; three daughters, Mrs. Bill Crockett and Mrs. Brad Chancellor of Columbia and Debbie Nixon of Auxvasse; five grandchildren ; and a brother, Francis Nixon of Cuba.  Nixon was a member of Grand Prairie Baptist Church and the Auxvasse Masonic Lodge.  He had been employed in the pattern shop at Kaiser Refractories for 24 years brfore hr retired.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Grand Prairie Baptist Church in Auxvasse, with the reverends John Foley and Myron Couch officiating.  Burial will be in the Auxvasse Cemetery.  The family suggest memorials be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children in St. Louis. 


Mrs. Hannah Overley
Newspaper: The Radical (Bowling Green, Mo.) Saturday,
Date: April 20, 1844
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel
Obit: DIED---On the 5th inst., at the residence of her son, Shamrock, Callaway county, Mo., after a long illness, Hannah Overley, wife of Henry Overly, aged 77 years 6 months and 14 days.
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Name of Deceased: Eunice H. Smith
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun Gazette
Date: Oct. 11, 1981

Obit: Eunice H. Smith of Fulton, died Oct. 9 at the Callaway Memorial Hospital.  She was born March 17, 1907 to Victor and Pattie (Love) Harrison in Bachelor.  She was married Dec. 17, 1924 in Fulton to Lee Roy Smith, who survives at the home.  Other survivors include one son, Glyn of the home; one daughter, Pat Brandis of Mexico; two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 at the Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton, with Rev. Melvin Underwood conducting the services.  Burial will be in the Callaway Memorial Gardens.


Name of Deceased: Marjorie Bernice Johnson Smith
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun
Date: Dec. 15, 2006
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Marjorie Bernice Smith, 78, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.  She was born Dec. 27, 1927, in Ashland, to the late (Fielding) Curtis and Alice (Foster) Johnson.  She married Otho Smith on Oct. 11, 1946.  He survives at home.  Other survivors include seven daughters, Gloria Jean Dudley of Kingdom City, Mary Helen Smith of Hatton, Janet Kay Trowbridge, Connie Sue Lange and Cheryl Lynn Henley, all of Fulton, Barbara Ann Harbaugh of Clinton, and Alice Marie Bradley of Auxvasse; two sons, Otho Loyd Smith and Curtis Lee Smith, both of Columbia; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  She also was preceded in death by a sister, a brother and a great-grandchild.  Mrs. Smith was a homemaker.  Graveside services are at 3 p.m. today at Callaway Memorial Gardens with James Lee Dudley officiating.  Arrangements are under the direction of Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton.


Name of Deceased: Ruby Hazel Stogsdill
Newspaper: The Fulton, Missouri, Sun
Date: Aug. 6, 2004

Obit: Ruby Hazel Stogsdill, 78, of Jefferson City, died at her home on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004. She was born Feb. 21, 1926, in Centertown to the late Victor and Sarah Julia Colvin Harris. On Sept. 21, 1948, she married John Luther Stogsdill. He preceded her in death. Survivors include a daughter, Sarah Ellen Geldner of Fulton; two brothers, Ted Harris of Fulton and Ralph Harris of Holt's Summit; three grandchildren, Tonya Geldner, Mike Geldner, and John Geldner; two great-grandchildren, Yvonne Geldner and Blake Geldner. Mrs. Stogsdill was a home maker and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. Services are at 3 p.m. Saturday at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with Rev. Bruce Edwards officiating. Visitation is from 6 - 8 p.m. today at Maupin Funeral Home. Interment will be in Callaway Memorial Gardens in Fulton. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Blvd., Fulton, MO 65251.


Name of Deceased: Howard Christian Taylor
Newspaper: Fulton Sun Gazette, May 27, 1986
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Howard Christian Taylor, 66, of Fulton died Wednesday, March 26, 1986, at the Callaway Community Hospital. He was born Aug. 8, 1919, in Fulton, the son of Robert and Maudie V. Althiser Taylor, Mr. Taylor married Edna Miller on Sept. 22, 1944, in Fulton. Mrs. Taylor survives at the home. Other survivors include three sons, Howard K. Taylor of Bedford, Iowa, Dennis Taylor of Fulton and Leonard C. Taylor of Columbia; a sister, Grace Gunn of Sadalia; a brother, Leonard Taylor of Fulton; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mr. Taylor was a member of the Southside Baptist Church and was employed as a baker at the Fulton State Hospital until his retirement March 1, 1984. Rev. Bill Rogers will conduct the funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday at the Browning-Debo Chapel in Fulton. Visitation is scheduled 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.


Name of Deceased: Cole Dawson Trowbridge
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun Gazette
Date: Mar. 18, 2005

Obit: Cole Dawson Trowbridge, 7 months old, died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Callaway Community Hospital.  He was born July 23, 2004, in Fulton, to Marjorie Anne Trowbridge.  In addition to his mother, survivors include a brother, Tyler Jack Trowbridge of Fulton; grandparents, Jackie Wayne and Janet K. Trowbridge of Fulton and Otho and Bernie Smith of Auxvasse; and numerous aunts and uncles.  He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents.  Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hopewell Baptist Church in New Bloomfield with Rev. Gary Garrett and Rev. Rick Hopklins officiating.  Burial is in the Hopewell Cemetery.  Visitation is from noon until service time Saturday at the church.  Memorials are suggested to the Cole Dawson Trowbridge Memorial Fund, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Blvd. Fulton, MO 65251.


Name of Deceased: Orbra Louis Wilson
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun
Date: Apr. 7, 1990
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Mr. Orbra L "Big" Wilson, 65, of New Bloomfield died Thursday, March 5, 1990, at the Charles E. Still Hospital in Jefferson City.  He was born in Ashland, the son of the late Charles Aubrey and Alice Crump Colter Wilson.  He married Irene Fisher on March 27, 1943, in Union.  She survives at the home.  Other survivors includ two sons, Randy Wilson of the home and Gary Wilson of Devlin, Ontario, Canada; two half-sisters, Linda Seba and Juanita Lee, both of Bland; one stepbrother, Clinton Colter of Hermann; five granddaughters and two grandsons.  He was preceded in death by a twin brother and by his parents.  Mr. Wilson was a heavy equipment operator for several years.  He attended schools at Ellis School in Ashland.  Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Rick Hopkins at 2 p.m. Sunday at Debo Funeral Home in Holts Summit.  Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Dry Fork Cemetery. 


Name of Deceased: Jerry Wiser Jr.
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: Sept. 19, 1995
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Jerry "Dean" Wiser Jr., 33, of Fulton died Sunday, Sept. 17, 1995 in Boonville.  Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bruce Williamson officiating.  Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the funeral home.  Mr. Wiser was born on July 31, 1962, to Jerry and Joyce Jones Wiser in Boone County.  He married Beverly Twitchell on May 31, 1994, in Las Vegas, and she survives.  He was a graduate of Hickman High School and was a maintenance supervisor at Dri-Con in Fulton.  Survivors also include his father and stepmother, Jerry Wiser Sr. and Martha Wiser of Booneville; his mother and stepfather, Bill and Joyce Jones of Fulton; a brother Paul Wiser of Boonville; a sister, Sandra DeWitt of Kansas City; his grandmother, Ruby K. Knight of Columbia; an expected child; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.


Name of Deceased: Charley Joe Woods
Newspaper: The Kingdom Daily Sun Gazette
Date: Nov. 18, 1982
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Charley Joe Woods, 58, of Charlotte, N. C., formerly of Auxvasse, passed away at  his home in Charlotte on Sunday, Nov. 14.  He was born in Auxvasse on April 27, 1924, a son of Claud E. Woods and Lucy Banner Johnson Woods.  Mr. Woods was employed by the Kaiser Refactories head office in Plymouth, Penn., as a sales representative for the past 32 years.  He was a Navy Veteran of World War II.  Survivors include one sister, Alma Smoot of Kenney, Ill.; three brothers, Claude Woods of Kamiah, Idaho, Edward O. Woods of Mexico, Mo., and Lester E. Woods of Spokane, Wash.; and a number of nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a baby sister.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. at the Maupin Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Frey officiating.  Interment will follow in Callaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.


Name of Deceased: Mr. Claud Ellis Woods
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun Gazette
Date: Apr. 16, 1977
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Mr. Claud E. Woods, Route 5, died April 13 at the Callaway Memorial Hospital.  He was 85.  Mr. Woods was a retired farmer from Callaway County.  He was born Aug. 1, 1891, the son of James M. and Ida Summers Woods.  He married Lucy Johnson, June 4, 1919, who survives.  Other survivors include four sons - Claude Woods, Kamiah Idaho; Charley Woods, Charlotte, N. C.; Edward Woods of McKinleyville, Calif.; and Lester Woods, Spokane, Wash.; a daughter, Mrs. Alma Smoot, New Richmond, Ohio; a brother, Wallace Woods, Mexico; a sister, Mrs. Delle Byrd, Kingdom City; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Services will be at 11 a.m., April 16, by Maupin Funeral Home.  Interment in Callaway Memorial Gardens, the Rev. Gene Howell will Conduct services.


Name of Deceased: Lucy Banner Woods
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun Gazette
Date: Oct. 11, 1981
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Lucy Banner Woods, 88, of Kenny, Ill., formerly of Auxvasse, died Oct. 9, in Kenny, Ill.  She was born Feb. 26, 1893 in Auxvasse to Thomas B. Johnson and Mary Frances Porter.  She was married June. 4, 1919 to Claud E. Woods, who preceded her in death.  Mrs. Woods also was preceded in death by one daughter, two brothers and two sisters.  Survivors include four sons, Claud Woods of Kamaih, Ind., Charley Woods of Charlotte, N.C., Edward Woods of McKinloyoille, Calif., and Lester Woods of Spokan, Wash., and one daughter, Alma Alice Smoot of Kenney, Ill.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at the Maupin Funeral Home Chapel.  Visitation will be Sunday evening, Oct. 11 with burial in the Callaway Memorail Gardens.


Name of Deceased: Fred Harrison Winterbower
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Jan. 22, 1957
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Fred Harrison Winterbower, 59, of Stephens, died at the Audrain County Hospital in Mexico at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon after an illness of about three years.  He had been employed by the Marriott-Reed Coal company in Columbia prior to his illness.  Funeral services will be conducted at Old Cedar church at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow by the Rev. H. E. Hannah of Fulton.  Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.  Mr. Winterbower was born August 27, 1897, to L. C. and Lottie Harding Winterbower in Lathan and was married May 12, 1941 to the former Miss Ethel Ligon, who survives.  Other survivors include three children, Joseph Harrison, Leona Jane and Mary Helen, all of the home; a step-son, Charles Todd, of the home; a sister, Mrs. Tessie Davis, Fulton; five brothers, John Winterbower, Clarence Winterbower, both of Mexico, Mo., Charles Winterbower, Sacramento, Calif., and Ray Winterbower and Tesmer Winterbower of Stephens.  Two brothers, Elmer and Earl, preceded him in death.  The body will remain at Parker's chapel until time for services.


Name of Deceased: Joseph H. Winterbower
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun
Date: May 24, 1990
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Joseph "Joe" H. Winterbower, 47, of Fulton died Tuesday, May 22, 1990, at Callaway Community Hospital in Fulton.  He was born Sept. 27, 1942, in Callaway County, the son of Fred Harrison and Ethel Todd Ligon Winterbower.  He married Vera Rodgers of Dec. 19, 1967, in Centralia.  She survives at the home.  Other survivors include one son, Todd Winterbower of the home; one half-brother, Charles Owen Todd of Columbia; two sisters, Leona "Jane" Blake of Columbia and Mary Helen Winterbower of Columbia.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Mr. Winterbower worked at Fulton State Hospital for 24 years and served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968.  Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Ron Baker at 10 a.m. Saturday at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton.  Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Old Cedar Cemetery in Stephens.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Fund or to the Southside Baptist Church.




 

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