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MANNING – Rites for William Green Manning. Funeral services for William Green Manning, 79 years old, who died yesterday (October 15, 1940) at his home, 430 Potter Avenue, will be at 2 o’clock Friday at the Sheil Chapel, 6066 Independence Avenue. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Almeda Skinner, 709 West Seventh Street; Mrs. Edna Richardson of the home and Mrs. Bessie Richardson, 426 Potter Avenue. Obituary from the Kansas City Star. October 16, 1940. William Green Har(t)grove was born 19 March 1861 in Eugene Township, Carroll Co., MO., the son of Bennett M. Hartgrove and Mary Catherine Winfrey. William Green Hargrove aka/Manning married Sarah Ellen Adkins, 22 January 1891, in Carroll County, MO, daughter of Philip Adkins and Martha Harmon. Sarah Ellen Manning died of cancer on 07 May 1929 in Gorin, Scotland Co., MO.
(submitted by Juanita Schneider)

Nova Edgar Mansfield, age 96, formerly of rural Bogard, Missouri, passed away Sunday, December 5, 2004 at the Life Care Center, Carrollton, Missouri. Nova was born February 3, 1908 at rural Locksprings, Missouri, the son of Oliver and Bertha Leticia Bills Mansfield. He attended Brookshire Country School near Locksprings and was a member of the Locksprings Methodist Church. He was a farmer and spent most of his lifetime in Carroll County. He had served on the Van Horn Township Board. On December 19, 1931, he was united in marriage to Alta Irene Lightfoot at the United Methodist Church in Carrollton. She preceded him in death on November 12, 1999. Survivors include four daughters, Freda Trussell and Joyce Citron, Bogard, Missouri, Judy White, St. Joseph, Missouri, Jane Collins, Nixa, Missouri; two sons, Edgar Mansfield, Independence, Missouri and Darrell Mansfield, Tina, Missouri; one brother, Ralph Mansfield, Kearney, Missouri; twenty-one grandchildren; thirty-nine great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
Nova was also preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, one sister and two great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 8, 2004 at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, Missouri, with Reverend Bruce Trussell officiating. Burial will be in Coloma Cemetery, Coloma, Missouri. Mr. Mansfield will lay in state on Tuesday, December 7, 2004, at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, Missouri, from 2:00-7:00 p.m. and from 8:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday.
(Source: Gibson Funeral Home)

Name of Deceased: Wm. Masters
Newspaper: The Glasgow Weekly Times, Thursday
Date: February 25, 1858
Submitters Name: Kathy  McDaniel

Obit: --Died.  In Carroll county, Mo., on the 6th inst., Mr. Wm. Masters, formerly a citizen of this county.

Frances Kinsey McKinney, 97, of Macon, passed away on July 24, 2001, at the Samaritan Hospital in Macon; Mrs. McKinney was born on July 17, 1904, in Carrollton, Missouri, the daughter of William Austin and Eulalia Conway Kinsey; she married Leo E. McKinney on August 28, 1928; she was a member of the St. Louis Trinity Methodist Church;surviving are two sons, Robert W. and his wife, Melinda McKinney of Benson, Arizona, Thomas A. and his wife, Tina McKinney of Tucson, Arizona; two daughters, Jane A. and her husband, Thomas Lane of Macon, Mary S. and her husband, Gary Daubersmith of Ketchikan, Alaska; fourteen grandchildren and ten great- grandchildren; she was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Ann C. Wehling and one sister, Mary Katherine Rand. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 27, 2001 at the HUTTON & McELWAIN Funeral Home in Macon, with Rev. Michael Davis officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery at Macon. Visitation will be from 9-10, Friday at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to Myasthenia Gravis, Samaritan Hospital Foundation or the Macon Public Library and may be left at the funeral home.
(Submitted by Linda Craig)

James Bruce McKenzie, age 71, died April 28, 2005 of complications from pneumonia following a long struggle with cancer and cardio pulmonary disease. Born in Kansas City, Missouri July 17, 1933 to Robert Seaton McKenzie and Maybelle Evelyn Sherman McKenzie. His family moved frequently during his childhood, possibly leading to Jame's nomadic spirit. He attended six elementary schools and two high schools before graduation in 1951 from Southwest High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Following service in the US Army, James attended University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy in Rolla, Missouri. He graduated in 1959, achieving a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Engineering. On July 23, 1956 James married Charlotte Ruth Witte, a farm raised girl from Norborne, Missouri. They had four children: Michael Seaton, Charlotte Cathleen, Marsha Ann Swartzfager (Pat) and Diana Lynn Merriman (Stewart). In January 1960 James moved his family to Treadway, Tennessee to begin a career in underground production mining, design, and civil construction. His work led to jobs in all parts of the United States. Over 35 years in the industry, he was involved in well over 100 projects spanning 39 States. In July 1973, he settled his family in Salt Lake City, Utah. Centennial Development Company employed him until 1983 when he became self-employed in freelance engineering and design. He was a Registered Professional Engineer in four Western States. In 1994 he retired to work on a summer home on the Strawberry River near Duchesne, Utah. James loved fishing and the outdoors. James was a gifted musician. Though he never learned to read music, he was self-taught on the guitar and piano. For many years he played lead guitar in a professional country /western band. His younger brother and sister were accomplished musicians as well. The three of them together always brought hours of beautiful folk/bluegrass music. His wife, four children, three grandchildren and brother William Sherman McKenzie of Columbia, MO survive James. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother John Robert and sister Mary Katherine Skeens. Many thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Salt Lake VA hospital for their wonderful care and support. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Lung Association. Burial and Services will be on May 2, 2005 at Mountain View Memorial, 3115 East 7800 South, Salt Lake City, Utah at 2 p.m., with a viewing at 1 p.m.
(Submitted by Linda Craig)

Mrs. Michael McKinney Dead
Was Pioneer of Carroll County - Had Been an Invalid for Over Thirty Years
Mrs. Michael McKinney, 75 years old, an invalid for many years, died here Tuesday evening at 6:30. The funeral was held this morning at 10 o'clock, at St. Mary's church, by Father Schaffer, and the burial was at St. Mary's cemetery. The deceased was born in Buffalo, N.Y., May 20, 1841. She came to Carroll at the age of 9 years. She married Michael McKinney and they went to Brookfield, where they lived for several years. Later they moved to a farm in combs where they lived until 1900, when they moved to Carrollton. Nine children were born to them. Four with the husband survive her. They are: Miss Kate McKinney, Carrollton; Mrs. Arthur Jenkins, Bogard; Mrs. Elizabeth Kuhn, Kansas City; Thos. McKinney, Kansas City.
(Submitted by Linda Craig)

Sarah Katherine Michaels, 82, of Norborne, Missouri, died December 30, 2007. Katherine was born March 5, 1925 in Carroll County, Missouri to Burl Marrion Parks and Jessie Ruby McGuire Parks. On April 11, 1941 she was united in marriage to Hester L. Michaels, Sr. He was her soul mate for sixty-six years. Survivors include a daughter Eva Lee Bass and husband Melvin and son of Valdosta, Georgia; a daughter Sarah Jean Michaels and a daughter of Leavenworth, Kansas, five sons, H. L. Michaels, Jr., Kenneth M. Michaels and wife Mary and son, Marrion R. Michaels and wife Lois and their children, Dale R. “Bimbo” Michaels, John H. Michaels and wife Diane and their children all of Norborne, Missouri, daughter Darline “Pat” Pierce and husband Beauford and her children of Norborne, Missouri, a son Stephen L. Michaels and wife Julie and their children of Carrollton, Missouri, a son Richard Michaels of Waverly, Missouri, a daughter Kathy D. Pollard and husband Wayne and their children of Carrollton, Missouri, a daughter Penny Sue Kincaid and husband Danny and her children of Cameron, Missouri. There are forty grandchildren, sixty-five great grandchildren and twelve great great grandchildren. Katherine was preceded in death by her husband, one daughter, Carolyn Hon, two brothers, three sisters and one granddaughter. Funeral services were conducted by Martin Brooke on Thursday, January 3, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, Missouri. Burial was in Carroll Memory Gardens, Carrollton, Missouri. Visitation was from 6-8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, Missouri. The family suggests contributions be made to a charity of one’s choice in memory of Mrs. Michaels. They may be left at or mailed to Gibson Funeral Home, 201 S. Main, Carrollton MO 64633. Condolences may be sent to the family via Gibson Funeral Homes,
(Source: Gibson Funeral Home)

John Patrick (J.P.) Miller Jr., age 56, of Hardin, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2008 at his home in Hardin, Missouri. J.P. was born August 17, 1951 in Memphis, Tenn. He attended Carrollton Grade and High School. He graduated in 1969. He was in the United States Navy. J.P. worked for Burlington-Northern-Santa Fe Railroad as a Signal Maintainer for Thirty-three and a half years where he took electronics training. J.P. was a member of the United Methodist Church of Carrollton, Missouri, Wakanda Lodge #52 AF and AM, Ararat Shrine of Kansas City, Missouri, Carroll County Shrine Club, Fraternal Order of Eagles #3917, Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Brotherhood of Railroad Signal Men, Boy Scout Troop 414 of Carrollton, Missouri, Life Scout, I.O.O.F. of Lexington, Missouri. J.P. is survived by one daughter Johnna Den`e Miller Schick, Richmond, Missouri, His father Gerald L.Heins Sr., Carrollton, Missouri, two brothers James Miller and wife Tonia of Carrollton, Missouri, Gerald L. Heins Jr. and wife Debbie of Carrollton, Missouri, one sister Gerry L. Germann and husband Kenny of Carrollton, Missouri, two Aunts Louise Gardner of Carrollton, Missouri, June Hinson Sadler, Liberty, Missouri, three Grandchildren Steven L. Logsdon, Lacey A. Logsdon, Brayden D. Schick all of Richmond, Missouri, several nieces, nephews and cousins. His mother Ivah C. Heins, his Paternal grandparents Walter and Dorris Heins, Maternal grandparents Henry and Virginia Hinson preceded J.P. in death. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 19, 2008 at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, Missouri, with Chaplain Tom Blake officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery, Norborne, Missouri. Visitation will be Wednesday June 18, 2008 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton, Missouri with Masonic Services at 8:30 p.m.
(Source: Gibson Funeral Home)

Lina May Miller, age 58, of Carrollton, Missouri, passed away Friday, March 31, 2006 at Breckenridge, Missouri. She was born October 15, 1947 in Columbia, Missouri, the daughter of Woodward and Waneta Feese Lungren. She graduated from Stet High School. On June 14, 1975 she married Norman Miller at the Nazarene Church in Carrollton, Missouri. He survives at the home. She was a loving mother and housewife and had worked as a secretary for Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kansas City, Missouri. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Carrollton, Missouri and was a member of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery board. Lina is also survived by her parents, Woodward and Waneta Lungren, Licking, Missouri, one daughter, Lorena Pryor and husband Russell, Bogard, Missouri, one son, Jay Miller, Carrollton, Missouri, five brothers and sisters, Ann Jones, Green Valley, Arizona, Mary Stone, Hollister, Missouri, Nelson Lungren, Bosworth, Missouri, Marguerite Ogden, Licking, Missouri, Edward Lungren, Kansas City, Missouri and three granddaughters, Lily, Mellody and Shiela Pryor. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at the Assembly of God Church, Carrollton, Missouri, with Pastor Vernon Porter officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Stet, Missouri. Visitation will be from 7-8:30 p.m., Monday, April 3, 2006 at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, Missouri. The family suggests contributions be made to the Assembly of God Church, Carrollton, Missouri in memory of Mrs. Miller.
(Source: Gibson Funeral Home)

Kenneth M. Mills passed away May 26, 2009 in Auburndale Florida. He was born on July 29, 1926 in Bushnell Illinois. He married Clara “Liz” Mills on October 4, 1952. Mr. Mills served in the US Navy and was honorably discharged in 1946. Mr. Mills was employed by Atlantic Richfield Corporation (previously Sinclair) for 38 years in Right-of-Way and Public Relations, Working in states from Pennsylvania to Texas. It is this position that brought him and his family to reside in Carrollton. Mr. Mills retired in 1985 and in 1990 he became the Administrator of the Carroll County Senior Center. During his semi-retirement he wintered in Arizona where he served on the executive committee for the American Legion in Avondale Post 61. He also served as vice president of the Goodyear-Avondale Lions Club. He did volunteer work for the Red Cross where ever he was living. He spent most of his life working in the Scouting community. He was a Scout Master with a troop in Texas and a troop for the mentally challenged in Carrollton; he also served as assistant Scout Master of troop 800 also in Carrollton. He was the recipient of the Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver award. While his children were in school he volunteered with Band Boosters. He was an Elder of the Carrollton Presbyterian Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife “Liz” and his daughter, Susan VanDyke. He is survived by his daughter Vickie (Roger) Zezulka of Lake Wales Florida, and a son Charles (Christine) Mills of Columbia Missouri. 9 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandson. Graveside services will be held June 10 2009 1:30 PM at Carroll Memorial Gardens Cemetery with military honors. The family requests memorials to Boy Scout Troop 708 Campership fund in memory of Mr. Mills.
(Submitted by Jim and Marca Lee McInnes Murray)

Mrs. Sarah E. Minnick, aged 21 years, died at the home of Jacob Minnich in DeWitt Tuesday morning.
Chariton courier. (Keytesville, Chariton County, Mo.), April 27, 1906, Image 3

In loving memory of Jim Murray
Date and Place of Birth: Thursday Jan. 26, 1961
Date and Place of Death: Sunday, Mar. 28, 2010
Services: 2:00pm - Wednesday Mar. 31, 2010, Smith Family Chapel at Riverbend, Austin, TX.
Officiating: Rev. Miles Robertson
Interment: Austin Memorial Park, Austin TX
(Submitted by Jim and Marca Lee McInnes Murray)

 

 

Alvena Faye Myler, age 85, a life long resident of Carrollton, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2007 at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri. Faye was born January 18, 1922 in Carrollton, Missouri, the daughter of William Lewis and Mary E. (Williams) Lightfoot. She graduated from Carrollton High School. Faye was first married to Carr W. Lane on April 2, 1938, and later married William J. Myler on November 12, 1957. He preceded her in death on January 12, 1981. Faye was a housewife. Her parents and two brothers and three sisters also preceded her in death. Graveside services were held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2007 at Oak Hill Cemetery with Reverend Ken Prewitt officiating. The body lay in state prior to the service on Thursday at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, Missouri. The family suggests contributions be made to the Southside Baptist Church of Carrollton in memory of Mrs. Myler.
(Source: Gibson Funeral Home)

 

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