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Special thanks to Rob Vieman, Publisher of Three Rivers Publishing, who has graciously agreed to let us archive the Obituaries from his three news papers in Crawford County. Their web site, covering news from the Crawford County area can be found at http://www.threeriverspublishing.com.

Thank you also to all those others who submit information as it comes available.


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Marie Jane Mabe
Marie Jane Mabe of Steelville, Missouri, was born March 14, 1923 in St. Louis, Missouri to Joseph and Lillian (O’Keefe) Lancaster and passed away Friday, April 9, 2010 at Gibbs Care Center in Steelville, Missouri at the age of 87 years.
On September 12, 1946 in Salem, Arkansas she was united in marriage to Richard Lindell Mabe.
Since the beginning of St. Michael’s Church in Steelville in the 1950’s, Marie was an active founding member and had been involved in the Ladies Auxiliary for many years. She enjoyed gardening and cooking when her health permitted.
Marie loved all of the people that she met and they loved her back.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Lillian Lancaster; her husband, Richard Mabe; one son, Danny Mabe; one daughter, Julie Young; and one brother, Jim Lancaster and wife Mary Ann.
She is survived by her seven sons, Richard Mabe, Joseph Mabe and wife Edie, John Mabe and wife Linda and Jim Mabe, all of Steelville, Missouri, Thomas Mabe and David Mabe and wife Melanie, all of Cherryville, Missouri and Bill Mabe of Viburnum, Missouri; two daughters, Mary Turnbough and husband Danny of Steelville, Missouri and Jeannette Payne and husband Gene of Bourbon, Missouri; 25 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, April 11, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
A funeral mass was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 12, 2010 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Steelville, Missouri with Father James Finder officiating.
Altar boys were Jacob and Joseph Howdeshell. Music was provided by organist, Deloris Bell.
Committal prayer and burial were in the Steelville Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Richard Mabe, Joseph Mabe, Thomas Mabe, John Mabe, David Mabe, Bill Mabe and Jim Mabe.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.

Norma J. Mace
Norma J. Mace (nee Wilmurth) of Rolla, Missouri was born in St. Louis, Missouri on October 29, 1931 and passed away December 29, 2007 in St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Missouri at the age of 76 years.
She and her husband, Carroll Mace, enjoyed a happy marriage for nearly 54 years.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Wilmurth.
She is survived by her husband; her mother, Ruth Wilmurth of St. James, Missouri; five children, Caryn Luetkemeyer and husband Dave of Springfield, Missouri, Steve Mace and wife Dodi of Atlanta, Georgia, Randy Mace and wife Lynn of Cuba, Missouri, Jimmy Mace and wife Jackie of Rolla, Missouri, and Greg Mace of Rolla, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Sommer Luetkemeyer, Heather Luetkemeyer, and Whitney Luetkemeyer Johnson and husband Ben of Springfield, Missouri, Kelly and Cailin Mace of Atlanta, Georgia, Austin and Aaron Mace of Cuba, Missouri and Hannah and Logan Mace of Rolla, Missouri; one brother, Jimmy Wilmurth and wife Jan of Rolla, Missouri; three sisters, Ruth Breuer and husband Bill of Houston, Texas, Sharon Hale and husband Lewis of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Judy Dixon and husband Roger of Jefferson City, Missouri; nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
A funeral service celebrating Norma’s life was conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at the Null and Son Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Mace officiating. Interment followed at the Ozark Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Rolla. A visitation for family and friends was held on Tuesday, January 1, 2008 from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
All arrangements are under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.

Gary Lee Mackey
Gary Lee Mackey of Fort Collins, Colorado was born on Monday, January 27, 1947 in McCook, Nebraska and passed away in Cuba, Missouri on Friday, October 12, 2012 at the age of 65 years, 8 months, and 15 days.
He served his country honorably in the United States Navy during the Viet Nam War.
He married Vicky S. Knepper on June 5, 1971.
He graduated from High School in McCook, Nebraska and completed two years of Drafting School. He was a home builder in Nebraska and Colorado for several years. He later became an over the road truck driver. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Ft. Collins, Colorado and enjoyed drag racing. He will be truly missed by his family who loved him dearly.
He was preceded in death by his mother; grandparents, George and Minnie Mackey; brothers, George, Dale, and Bill Mackey.
He is survived by his wife, Vicky S. Mackey of Ft. Collins, Colorado; son, Bryon (Jamie) Mackey; daughter, Robin (Rob Brewster) Mackey all of Wellington, Colorado; sister, Eunice Kay Ulrich of Denver, Colorado; step sisters, Marilyn Masters of Lincoln, Nebraska, Marsha (Lyle) Pholmeier of Lawrence, Nebraska, Carolyn (Jerry) Goebel of Hastings, Nebraska and Mary (Larry) Arnold of Lincoln, Nebraska; brother-in-law, Marlin D. (Patricia) Knepper of Cape Cod, MA, sister-in-law, Cecilia Knepper of McCook, Nebraska, step brother-in-law, Marvin (Kathleen) Oster of Wichita, Kansas; step sister-in-law, Velma Perini of Lakewood, Colorado; two grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will take place at 1:30 p.m. on November 3, 2012 at First United Methodist Church, Fort Collins, Colorado with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

 

Kathy (Mary) Macklin
Kathy (Mary) Macklin of Sullivan, Missouri was born on May 8, 1934 at Flat River, Missouri to Edward and Betty Marler and passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at the age of 77 years.
She was raised and later graduated from high school at Flat River and moved to Sullivan, Missouri in 1962. Kathy was employed at Meramec Industries in Sullivan and at the same time raised six children by herself. She was first married to David White but after a time divorced. She later was married to James Macklin.
Kathy found pleasure in needlepoint, Bingo, yard sales and reading. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene, the Fraternal Order of Eagle Auxiliary and held several offices there and lastly the V.F.W. Auxiliary of Sullivan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Betty Marler; and husband, James in 1998 and a grandson, Brandon White.
She is survived by three sons, Michael White of Houston, Texas, Ken White and wife Janice of Friendship, Tennessee and Robert White and wife Angel of Bourbon, Missouri; three daughters, Sherry Sanders and husband Tony of St. Louis, Missouri, Terry Luecke and husband Jim of Sullivan, Missouri, Sandy Smith and husband Mike of Robertsville, Missouri; a step-daughter, Linda Davis of Sullivan, Missouri; 14 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 2012 from the Eaton Funeral Home Southside Chapel in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at the Eaton Funeral Home Southside Chapel in Sullivan, Missouri with Jim Reed officiating.
Interment was in the Odd Fellows Memorial Cemetery in Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home.


Bessie Aleine Macormic
Bessie Aleine Macormic of Rolla, Missouri was born in Dixon, Missouri on June 25, 1919 to Charles and Bessie (Dodge) McDowell and passed away on Friday, May 7, 2010 at the age of 90 years.
When able, Aleine attended the Calvary Assembly of God in Rolla, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Bessie McDowell; her husbands, Marvin “Bud” Williams and Floyd “Philio” Macormic; stepson, Joe Williams; son-in-law, Lindy Holmes; six sisters; two brothers and one great grandson.
She is survived by her son, Robert Light and wife Yvonne of Belle, Missouri; daughter, Patsy Jo Holmes of Rolla, Missouri; stepson, John Williams and wife Jenny of St. James, Missouri; stepdaughter, Rosemary Wercenski of White Lakes, Minnesota; three sisters, Marjorie Daniels of St. James, Missouri, Rometa Murphy of Springfield, Missouri and Lois Scales of Texas; seven grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 10 great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Sunday, May 9, 2010 from 5-7 p.m. at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral service was at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 10, 2010 at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri with Pastor Danny Kemp officiating.
Interment followed in the Roach Cemetery in Doolittle, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null & Son Funeral Home of Rolla, Missouri.

Charlene Vaughan Mace
Charlene Vaughan Mace (nee Hell) of Rolla, Missouri was born to Charles H. and Neva F. (Vaughan) Hell on July 2, 1937 in St. James, Missouri and passed away Thursday, April 8, 2010 at the age of 72 years.
Charlene was united in marriage to Lynn Mace in Lebanon, Missouri on August 20, 1955 and to this union three children were born.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lynn Mace; parents, Charles and Neva Hell; one sister-in-law, Norma Mace; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by her two sons, Pastor Gary and wife Sharon Mace of Cuba, Missouri and Charles and wife Jennifer Mace of Cincinnati, Ohio; one daughter, Susan Mace of Rolla, Missouri; one sister, Susan Kay and husband Don Jordan of Rolla, Missouri; one brother-in-law, Carroll Mace of Rolla, Missouri; five grandchildren, Eric Mace of Temecula, California, Brad Mace of Cuba, Missouri, Emily Jones of Rolla, Missouri, Katie and Caroline Mace of Cincinnati, Ohio; other relatives and friends.
Charlene requested that her body be donated to the St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
There will be a memorial service held on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 6 p.m. at the Amazing Grace Community Church in Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Gary Mace, officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Edna Hempe Macy
Edna Hempe-Macy, nee Bickelhaupt was born June 19, 1908 at Waterloo, Illinois and passed away at her home in New Smyrna Beach, Florida on April 20, 2006.
Edna was united in marriage to George Hempe in Waterloo, Illinois. One son, George, was born to this union. George, Sr. preceded her in death in 1968 in St. Louis, Missouri. Edna was united in marriage to Charles Macy in Steelville, Missouri in 1971. Charles preceded her in death in 1984. Her son George preceded Edna in death in 1993 and grandson, Matthew in 1973 and granddaughter, Monica in 1996.
Those who survive her passing from this life are her loving daughter-in-law Emily; five grandchildren Michael, San Diego, California, Mark and wife Kathryn, Murray and wife Janet, Marcya Wantuch and husband Joseph all of Florida and Maria Tate and husband Bill of Cuba, Missouri; 11 great grandchildren; nine great great grandchildren; two nieces; one nephew, cousins and many friends.

James J. Maerli
He was preceded in death by his father, Nicholas Maerli.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia Maerli (nee Meyer); children, Susan (Mark) Appelbaum, Sharon (Russell) Luedloff, Stephanie (David) Brickey and Matthew (Kristen) Maerli; 11 grandchildren; mother, Marie Maerli; brothers and sister, Paul (Patricia) Maerli, Veronica (Bernard) Vollmer and William Maerli; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 3-8 p.m. at the Kutis South County Chapel in Mehlville, Missouri.
Funeral service was Friday, February 1, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at Kutis South County Chapel and Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church.
Interment at the Resurrection Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Kutis South County Chapel, Mehlville, Missouri.
 

Cecilia Delores Maes
Cecilia Delores Maes of Wildwood, Missouri, formerly of Leasburg, Missouri, was born to John J. and Katherine (Kelley) Nicholson on December 16, 1917 in Lemay, Missouri and passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013 in Wildwood, Missouri at the age of 95 years.
Cecilia was united in marriage to LeRoy Maes on April 27, 1940 in Lemay, Missouri and to this union five children were born.
Cecilia and LeRoy owned and operated the Leasburg Grocery Store and later the Ben Franklin Store in Cuba, Missouri. She was involved in many community events and helped establish the Leasburg Senior Citizens Apts. She enjoyed cooking, baking, playing bingo and taking care of her family was the most important part of her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Katherine Nicholson; husband, LeRoy Maes; son, Robert L. Maes; one sister, Mary Rose Peeler; two brothers, Sylvester and Emmett Nicholson; one grandson, Shawn Ryan.
She is survived by her four children, Dr. Myron L. Maes of Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Vernon L. and wife Jan Maes of Goshen, Indiana, Sylvia and husband William Ryan of Wildwood, Missouri, Patricia and husband Dr. Craig Lawson of St. Louis, Missouri; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral Mass was celebrated on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Rev. Francis Doyle as the celebrant.
Interment followed at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Leasburg, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Lester Oran Maize, Jr.
Lester Oran Maize, Jr. was born March 19, 1932 at Winona, Missouri and passed away March 17, 2011 at Viburnum, Missouri at the age of 78 years.
He was married to his wife Mary Ethel on June 28, 1958 and after her death was married to Mary Elizabeth Jordan on April 28, 2007.
He was a member of the Victory Baptist Church at Cherryville, Missouri. He was a member of the Local 513 Union in St. Louis, Missouri. He started the Hopewell Lodge #239 and was a member of the Lebanon Masonic Lodge #77. He served three years in the U. S. Army.
Blackie as he was fondly known was a hard worker, liked mechanics, driving mud trucks, loved his Harley, traveling and visiting with family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Flossie Maize; his wife, Mary Ethel and one brother, Arlie “Jake” Maize.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Maize of Cherryville, Missouri; four children, Rick Maize and wife, Tammy of Kansas City, Kansas, Anita Maize and friend, Kim Clark of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Vicky Meier and husband, Gary of Kansas City, Missouri and Marty Maize and wife, Kim of Viburnum, Missouri; four step children, Danny Huffman and wife, Tammy of Stephensville, Texas, J.R. Woodall and wife, Cindy of Davisville, Missouri, Troy Woodall and wife, Laura of Steelville, Missouri and Beth Griner and husband, Michael of Toccoa, Georgia; five brothers, Dick Maize and wife, Bert of Lesterville, Missouri, Lloyd Maize and wife, Marge of Bonne Terre, Missouri, Ernie Maize and wife, Jenny of Lesterville, Missouri, Jack Maize and wife, Panzy of Park Hills, Missouri and James Maize and wife, Theresa of Farmingtion, Missouri; three sisters, Ethel Lay of Ellington, Missouri, Pat Fann and husband, Richard of Ellsinore, Missouri and Jerry Martin and friend, Hobie of Lesterville, Missouri; six grandchildren; 13 step grandchildren; six great grandchildren; six step great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was March 20, 2011 in the Wilson Mortuary (Viburnum) Chapel with Bro. Roger Silvey officiating.
Special recorded music was played. Masonic service was by the Hopewell #239 and Lebanon #77 Masonic Lodges. Military rites was by the Missouri Military Honors and American Legion Post # 99.
Arrangements under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary.

Catherine Manues
Catherine Manues of Bourbon, Missouri was born March 23, 1947, in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the age of 65 years, 11 months and 25 days.
She was married to Don Manues in 1985.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Vernon and Beatrice Philomean Marlen Ray; her husband, Don; daughter, Leslie Blanton, and an infant sister, Patricia.
She is survived by her children, Pam Blanton of Columbia, Missouri, Carol Blanton of Columbia, Missouri, Tommy Blanton of St. James, Missouri and Danny Blanton of Fordland, Missouri; step-children, Louis Blackwell of Gerald, Missouri, Frank Blanton of Sullivan, Missouri, Joan King of Bourbon, Missouri, Johnny Blanton of Bourbon, Missouri and Kathy Shoemaker of Owensville, Missouri; 12 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; three sisters, Glenda Neff of Leasburg, Missouri, Sue Batson of Washington, Missouri and Carol Churovish of Granite City, Illinois
Visitation was held from 9-11 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Sassmann Funeral Home in Belle, Missouri.
Funeral service was Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 11 a.m. from the Sassmann Funeral Home in Belle, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Sassmann Funeral Home, Belle, Missouri.
 

Donald Leroy Manues
Donald Leroy Manues of Belle, MO was born on Tuesday, October 29, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri to John Golden and Bertha Alma Christeson Manues and passed away at MO Baptist Hospital, Sullivan, Missouri on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at the age of 67 years, 7 months and 27 days.
Donald served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He worked several years as a mechanic for the Beaufort Trucking Company in Gerald, Missouri.
He married Catherine Judy Ray on October 11, 1986 in Leasburg, Missouri.
His hobbies were fishing and hunting.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Bertha Manues; brothers, Raymond Manues, Richard John Manues, Jim (Geneva) Barber and Eddie (Josephine) Barber; sister, Sandra Husch, brother-in-law, Larry Husch and step son, Danny York.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy of Leasburg, Missouri; daughters, Regina (Randy) Warren, Robin (Danny) Prieto, Donna (Leon) Monier; stepsons, Thomas Blanton of St. James, Missouri and Ray (Heather) Benson of Owensville, Missouri; sisters, Mary Husch of Bourbon, Missouri, Barbara (Roman) Strickland of Steelville, Missouri, Frances Graddy of Sullivan, Missouri, Juanita Sissy Zorn of Bland, Missouri; brother, Buddy (Virginia) Barber of Bellefontaine, Missouri; two grandsons; other relatives and friends.
No public service will be held.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.


John Manues
John Manues of Sullivan, Missouri was born on November 19, 1936 in St. Louis, Missouri to John Golden Manues and Bertha May Christeson Manues and passed away on Monday, June 7, 2010 at the age of 73 years, 6 months and 19 days.
John served honorably in the United States Air Force.
He married Audrey Lois Railey on April 30, 1955 in Houston, Texas and to this union four children were born.
He retired as a truck driver working most recently for KLLM Trucking Co. in Jackson, MS. He was a former member of the Teamsters Union in California. His hobbies were bowling and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Bertha Manues; brothers, Raymond Manues, Eddie (Josephine) Barber and Jim (Geneva) Barber; sister, Sandra Husch; brother-in-law, Larry Railey; sister-in-law, Mary Helen Storey and grandson, Richard Johnson.
He is survived by his wife Audrey; children, John Forest Manues of Jefferson City, Missouri, Terry Ann (Albert L.) Johnson of DeSoto, Missouri, and Ernest Edward (Karen) Manues of Corning, Arkansas, and Loretta Eisenhauer of Sullivan, Missouri; brothers, Donald (Katherine) Manues of Bland, Missouri and Buddy (Virginia) Barber of Bellefontaine, Missouri; sisters, Sissy Zorn of Bland, Missouri, Mary Husch of Bourbon, Missouri, Barbara (Roman) Stricklin of Steelville, Missouri and Frances Graddy of Sullivan, Missouri; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Johnny Husch of St. Charles, Missouri, Ernest E. (Barbara) Railey of High Gate, Missouri, Gerald (Robin) Railey of Oregon, Elsie (Henry) Lynn of Nashville, Tennessee, and Beryl May Smith of Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Michelle Manues, Albert Johnson, Jr., Richard and Timothy Johnson, Bryan and Amanda Manues, Melissa Eisenhauer and Megan Zieres; 14 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
There will be a private memorial service on Saturday, June 26, 2010 in Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

David Clarence Marcee Sr.
David Clarence Marcee Sr. of St. James, Missouri was born October 17, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri to Clarence and Bernice (Wilmering) Marcee and passed away May 29, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 68 years.
After graduating from high school in 1962, David attended college at The Missouri School of Mines in Rolla, Missouri where he received his degree as an Electrical Engineer. Each year he and his classmates got together for St. Pats, something he looked forward to each year.
He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.
On November 5, 1966, he married Miss Kathleen Power and to this union they were blessed with three sons.
He was a member of the First Church of God in St. James, Missouri.
David has many hobbies and was an expert Amateur Radio Operator, and RC hobbyist he really enjoyed the remote controlled “marine” vehicles most. David was a volunteer at the G.E.D center where he was a math tutor. He also had a great passion for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. His greatest joy however was the love he had for his family and serving as “homework specialist” to his seven grandchildren. They came to grandpa’s after school everyday and the first thing they did was get out the books; he taught them algebra before they were learning it at school.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Bernice Marcee; and his step-mother, Etta Marcee.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Kathy Marcee; sons, David Marcee Jr. and wife Dana of St. James, Missouri, Scott Marcee and wife Jaimee of St. James, Missouri and Chris Marcee and wife Michele of St. James, Missouri; sister, Jayne Gilpin of Cuba, Missouri; grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Justin, Hannah, Jackson, Ella, Audrey and Shelby; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at the James & Gahr Mortuary, St. James, Missouri.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 31, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Pastor Don Carson officiating.
Interment was in the Ft. Leonard Wood Veterans Cemetery with the Patriot Riders leading the procession.
Pallbearers were David Marcee Jr. Scott Marcee, Chris Marcee, Robert Grady and Tom Manning. Honorary pallbearers were Jackson Marcee, Frank Giger and Robert Klein.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary, St. James, Missouri.

Evelyn Louise Marcee
Evelyn Louise Marcee, nee Bowman, of Fenton, Missouri, was born July 15, 1948 in Farmington, Missouri to George and Virginia Hopple Bowman and passed away October 18, 2011 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Missouri.
On July 18, 1964 in Grubbville, Missouri she was united in marriage to William Marcee and to this union four children was born.
In her spare time she enjoyed quilting, fishing and camping.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Virginia Bowman; three brothers, Eugene Bowman, Donald Bowman and Jerry Bowman and one sister, Patsy Bowman.
She is survived by one son, Joseph Marcee of Fenton, Missouri; three daughters, Betty Aberly of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Norma Lintner of Gary, Indiana and Mary Marcee of Fenton, Missouri; four brothers, Richard Bowman, Raymond Bowman, George Bowman, Jr. and Norman Bowman; five sisters, Susie Messex, Helen Sorgman, Donna Cornahan, Shirley Dunn and Vivian; 11 grandchildren; one great grandson; other relatives and friends.
There will be a family gathering at a later date.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.


Julia E. Marchi
Julia E. Marchi of Rosati, Missouri was born in St. Louis Missouri on July 29, 1914 to Sabatino and Celelia (Contini) Marchi and passed away May 9, 2010 at the Cuba Manor Nursing Center in Cuba, Missouri at the age of 95 years.
Julia was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Rosati, Missouri. She was a member of the Ladies Sodality and was active in the church and the community.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sabatino and Celelia Marchi; five brothers; sister; sister-in-law, Lena Marchi and nephew, Louis Marchi.
She is survived by her niece, Shirley Byrd and husband Don of Jefferson City, Missouri; nephew, Donald Marchi of Leawood, Kansas; niece-in-law, Marie Marchi of St. James, Missouri; great nieces and nephews, Charlotte Wynn, Debbie Hughes, Lisa Hughes, Mendy Marchi, Donnie Byrd, Jeff Byrd, Davis Byrd, Brian Byrd, Deanne Bokinsky; 11 great great nieces and nephews; four great great great nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 from 6-8 p.m.
Funeral Mass was held Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 10 a.m. in the St. Anthony Catholic Church with Father Charles Pardee officiating.
Interment in the St. Anthony Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.

Marian M. Marchi of High Ridge, Missouri, formerly of Cuba, Missouri, was born Friday, March 23, 1928 at St. Louis, Missouri to John and Margaret (nee Younker) Mayes and passed away Friday, May 29, 2015 at the age of 87 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Margaret Mayes; son, John Wieland; one grandson, Andrew Nahlik; and one sister, Virginia and husband Joseph Rambicourt.
She is survived by her daughters, Karen and husband Lawrence Nahlik of High Ridge, Missouri and Kathleen “Kathy” Marchi of Camdenton, Missouri; four grandchildren, Christine and husband Mark Steller of Festus, Missouri, Jason and wife Tricia Nahlik of Festus, Missouri, John Wieland of Lincoln, Missouri and Justin King of Eagle Rock, Missouri; nine great grandchildren, Jacob, Josh, Elizabeth, Alexandra, Olivia, Sydney, Andrew, Chelsea and Christopher.
 

Sydney Ashton Marrs
Sydney Ashton Marrs was born Wednesday, September 10, 2008 in Belleville, Illinois to Christopher and Lori Marrs and passed away Tuesday morning September 27, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Illinois at the age of 3 years.
Sydney enjoyed dancing, swimming, swinging, arts and crafts-especially the glue, playing outside, driving her Mustang with no hands and riding her tricycle. Sydney was known to be extremely busy, “busy hands and busy feet.”
She always loved to give big hugs, had a great belly laugh and was a very joyful and happy kid. Sponge Bob Square Pants, Wiggles and Dora were some of her favorite entertainers. Bugging her older sister always made her laugh the loudest. Riding the “Big” tractor in the country with Grandpa Don was always very special to her.
She is survived by her parents, Chris and Lori (nee Britton) Marrs; big sister, Elizabeth Marrs of O’Fallon, Illinois; grandparents, Don and Madeline Britton of Cuba, Missouri and Dale and JoAnn Marrs of Venice, Florida; aunts and uncles, Kevin and Angie Britton of Cuba, Missouri, Ken Beckett of Troy, Missouri, Sue and Kirk Waller of Bedford, Texas, Dave and Doris Marrs of Keller, Texas; cousins and playmates, Allie and Erin Britton, Matthew and Madeline Beckett, Elizabeth Poeppel, Josh Waller, Chris and Cody Thomas, Scott and Brad Marrs, other relatives and playmates.
Memorial Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2011 and from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at First Baptist Church O’Fallon, O’Fallon, Illinois.
Memorial Service was at noon on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at First Baptist Church O’Fallon with Reverend Rusty Mosley officiating.
Special music was “Amazing Grace” and “In the Arms of an Angel.”
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri and Wolfersberg Funeral Home, of O’Fallon, Illinois.
 

Jennie Christine Martens
Jennie Christine Martens of Rolla, Missouri was born in Rolla, Missouri on December 3, 1969 to Claude “Bill” and Pearl (Huskey) Southard and passed away Friday, October 21, 2011 at the age of 41 years.
On September 23, 2001 she married Robert Martens.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Pearl Southard; one brother, Clyde Southard and sister-in-law, Anna Southard.
She is survived by her husband, Robert of the home; two children, Derek Norris of Cuba, Missouri and Ciarra Martens of the home; three brothers, Craig Southard and wife Connie of St. James, Missouri, Rodney Southard and wife Lisa of Rolla, Missouri and Richard Southard and wife Christina of St. Charles, Missouri; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Gerald and Kathy Martens of Vichy, Missouri; brother-in-law, Dwayne Martens and wife Sheila of New Haven, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral service was at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri with Pastor Gerald Wittmaier officiating.
Interment followed in the Macedonia Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.

Carol Sue Martin of St. Clair, Missouri was born in St. Louis, Missouri on December 19, 1949 to James Jerome and Eva Lee Martin (nee Cooper) and passed away on June 9, 2016 at the age of 66 years, 5 months and 27 days.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Eva Martin; and sister-in-law, Jeanette Martin.
She is survived by two brothers, Jim Martin, known to many as Sonny and wife Barbara, of Lexington, North Carolina and Rev. Don Martin of Cuba, Missouri; one niece, Amy Martin of Lexington; three nephews, Bob Martin and wife Becky of Robertsville, Missouri, Scott Martin of Cuba, Missouri and Donnie Martin and wife Sheila of Cuba, Missouri; 12 great nieces and nephews, Kayla, Justin, Chelsea, Tiffany, Tori, Paige, Trent, Ethan, Kenzie, Jaden, Carter and Zaylen Martin; three great great-nieces and nephews, Kyliee, Carson and River; other relatives and friends.
Interment was in the Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, Missouri.

Gerald Martin
Gerald Martin of Rolla, Missouri was born July 25, 1945 in St. Louis, Missouri to Leo and Clara (Peake) Martin, and passed away on July 9, 2012 in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 66 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Clara Martin and a brother-in-law, Charlie Happel.
He is survived by his wife, Mary (Happel) Martin of Rolla, Missouri; step children, Frank Southard and wife Nancy of St. James, Missouri, Rita Persicke and husband Bill of St. James, Missouri and Dale Southard and wife Julie of Rolla, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Erma Thurman of Cuba, Missouri, Pearl Norris of St. James, Missouri, Pauline Adams of Joplin, Missouri, Cathy Magas and husband Lee of Oregon, Norma Russow of Carthage, Missouri and Lola Bartle and husband Jack of St. James, Missouri; brothers-in-law, James Lewis and wife Mary of Cuba, Missouri and Kenneth Happel and wife Francis of St. James, Missouri; 10 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A memorial service was held on Friday, July 13, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Flag Springs Church in St. James, Missouri with Rev. Allen Smith officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla, Missouri.
 

J.H. “Jinx” Martin
J.H. “Jinx” Martin of Sullivan, Missouri was born on November 9, 1927 in Washington, Missouri, one of 11 children, and passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at the age of 84 years.
He was a member of the VFW and 60 year member of the Washington Elks. He honorably served his country in the US Army as an M.P after high school.
He married Rita Bernice Pudlawski on July 16, 1958 and to this union four sons were born.
Jinx worked for the Missouri Pacific Rail Road for many years and then for Pea Ridge Mine from where he eventually retired.
He loved all kinds of sports, especially baseball and the Cardinals, and participated for many years in the Sr. Olympics where he medaled many times. He was also a local bus driver for Sullivan Public Schools.
He was preceded in death by nine siblings.
He is survived by his wife, Rita Bernice Martin of the family home; four sons, Thomas W. Martin of Washington, Missouri, John H. Martin and wife Laverne of Sullivan, Missouri, Kevin M. Martin and wife Sheila of Bourbon, Missouri, and Robert M. “Bob” Martin and wife ReGina of Fletcher, Missouri; a sister, Faye Mills of Des Moines, Iowa; a sister-in-law, Marie Martin of Washington, Missouri; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2011, at the Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home with Pastor Richard Williams officiating.
Burial and full military honors to followed in the Oddfellows Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

James Kellogg Martin
James Kellogg Martin, of Rolla, Missouri, formerly of Dixon, Missouri, was born on July 21, 1934 in Arcade, New York to William and Lila (Brock) Martin and passed away Saturday, December 22, 2012 at the age of 78 years.
On October 20, 1956, he married Gertrud Dusel. Jim retired from the U.S. Army in 1972 as Sgt. First Class. He also worked as a food service contractor for 18 years. Jim loved people. He also served as a volunteer at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Lila Martin; one brother, David Martin and one sister, Ruth Black.
He is survived by his wife, Gertrud Martin of Rolla; three sons, Alan Martin of Holt Summit, Missouri, James Martin, Jr. and wife Sherry of Pace, Florida and Steven Martin of Dixon, Missouri; two daughters, Susan Schoen and husband John of Rolla, Missouri and Deborah Wink and husband Tom of Rolla, Missouri; one brother, Gale Martin and wife Gloria of St. James, Missouri; one sister, Carol Teague and husband Doyle of Salem, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Candy Martin of Dixon, Missouri; four grandchildren, Jenny Shelton, Jillian French, Jessica Martin and Jade Martin; two great grandchildren, Alec Shelton and Nicholas Shelton; other relatives and friens.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral service was conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2012 at the Null and Son Funeral Home of Rolla, Missouri.
Interment with full military honors followed in the Ft. Leonard Wood Veteran’s Cemetery at 1 p.m.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
 

James “Jim” L. Martin
James “Jim” L. Martin of Steelville, Missouri was born January 5, 1939 in Westover, Missouri to Robert “Dick” and Frona Trask Martin and passed away Thursday, November 3, 2011 at his home at the age of 72 years.
On August 4, 1957 in Salem, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Betty Harris.
Jim was a member of Midland Pentecostal Assembly Church and a member of the Auto Workers Union. He worked for General Motors for 30+ years and retired in 1990. He always enjoyed hunting, fishing and making molasses and later maple syrup. For the last 10 years, Jim and Betty sold produce in Steelville, where he always enjoyed visiting with the ones who stopped by. He helped mow and take care of the Trask Cemetery and served as chairman for the Martin-Trask Cemetery. He served on the Planning and Zoning Committee and the Fire Station Board of Steelville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Frona Martin; father and mother-in-law, Tommy and Bessie Harris; grandson Jason Martin; brother Cecil Martin; sister Anna Mae White; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Mildred Turnbough and husband Cletis, Gilbert Davis, Vencil Cottrell, Violet Hewkin, Bill Harris, Everett White and Jim Burrus.
He is survived by by his wife of 54 years, Betty of Steelville, Missouri; sons, Randy Martin and wife Anna of Cherryville, Missouri, Keith Martin and wife Cathy and Tony Martin and wife Laura, all of Steelville, Missouri; daughter Susan Britton and husband Jim of Steelville, Missouri; brothers, Henry Martin and wife Bonnie of Davisville, Missouri and Albert Martin and wife Lorene of Steelville, Missouri; sisters Roberta White and Mabel Volner, both of Steelville, Missouri; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Flo Martin and Bonnie Barton of Cherryville, Missouri, Ina Davis of Steelville, Missouri, Alline Cottrell of Sullivan, Missouri, Herman Hewkin of Davisville, Missouri and Tom Harris and wife Elma of Viburnum, Missouri; grandchildren, Tommy, Lance, Michelle, Kevin, Kayla, Kyle, Jamie and husband Matt, Alyssa, Jessica and Shannon; great grandchildren Brianna, Zackary and Jesse; step granddaughters, Rebecca, Danielle and Carrie; step great granddaughter, Brooklyn; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2011 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Jimmy Dunn officiating. Special music of “What a Day That Will Be,” “Wait Till You See My Brand New Home” and “I Want to Stroll over Heaven with you” was sung by Don Turnbough, Perry Barton, Glenda Green, and Jeanie Dumler and accompanied on piano by Bonnie Barton.
Committal prayer and Interment were in the Martin-Trask Cemetery at Cherryville, Missouri.
Casket bearers were grandchildren, Tommy Martin, Kevin Martin, Jamie Walker, Lance Martin, Jessica Martin and Kyle Martin.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Kayla Ann Martin
Kayla Ann Martin was born October 12, 1983 in Rolla, Missouri to Randy Martin and Debra Holladay and passed away Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 28 years.
Kayla graduated from the Steelville High School Class of 2002. She worked at Phillips 66 in Cuba for the last seven years and was their general manager.
She was baptized at Midland Pentecostal Church.
She was preceded in death by her infant child; paternal grandfather, Jim Martin and maternal grandmother, Glenda Holladay.
She is survived by her fiancé Zackary Stubbert of Steelville, Missouri; children, Zackary James Stubbert and Lillian Audrey Stubbert, both of Steelville, Missouri; one step-daughter, Brooklyn Stubbert of Cuba, Missouri; parents, Debbie Collins and husband Jack of Cuba, Missouri and Randy Martin and wife Anna of Cherryville, Missouri; grandparents, Betty Martin of Steelville, Missouri and Burl Holladay of Arkansas; two brothers, Kevin Martin of Cuba, Missouri and Kyle Martin of Steelville, Missouri; uncles and aunts, Tony and Laura Martin, Keith and Cathy Martin and Susan and Jim Britton, all of Steelville, Missouri, Pat Holladay of Colorado and Delila Clay of Missouri; one nephew, Jesse Martin of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and many friends.
Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Joe Bruno officiating. Special music of “I’ll Fly Away,” “Long Black Train,” “Amazing Grace” and “Go Rest High” was played.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Martin-Trask Cemetery at Cherryville, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Kyle, Kevin, Lance, Tommy, Tony and Keith Martin.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Virgil Champ Martin
Virgil Champ Martin of Cedar Hill, Missouri was born to Champ R. and Augusta V. (Atkinson) Martin on November 27, 1942 in Steelville, Missouri and passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 at St. Clare Health Center in Fenton, Missouri at the age of 70 years.
Virgil worked for many years as a maintenance repairman, finishing his career at Madison Steel Company in Madison, Illinois. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Champ and Augusta Martin; wife, Mary F. (Laster) Martin; four brothers, Haskel “Hack” Martin, Delmar “Red” Martin, Charlie Martin and Joseph Martin; two sisters, Margie Nagel and Wanda Schroeder.
He is survived by his son, Kevin and wife Amy Martin of Festus, Missouri; three granddaughters, Emily Michelle, Lindsey Nicole and Mandy Lynn Martin; two sisters, Emma Jean Carter of Steelville, Missouri and Billie Jean and husband Jim Chapman of Cuba, Missouri; three sisters-in-law, Rosetta Marie Christian of St. Louis, Missouri, Ida Ellen Hunsperger of Warrenton, Missouri and Ruby Wyatt of Troy, Illinois; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home with Pastor Matt Dudley, officiating.
Interment followed at the Schwieder Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
 

Hazel Mason
Hazel Mason passed away Thursday, January 7, 2010 at the age of 81 years. Visitation is 11 a.m. until service time Monday, January 11, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Monday, January 11, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Interment in the Old Dillard Cemetery, Dillard, Missouri. Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Mary Frances Mason
Mary Frances Mason of Park Hills, Missouri, was born January 29, 1935 in Dillard, to Bradford and Mildred (Medley) Roberts and passed away December 2, 2011 at Southbrook Skilled Nursing Center in Farmington, Missouri at the age of 76 years.
She later married Rev. Elbert J Mason and was a lifetime member of Assembly Of God Church, where she assisted him in ministry.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Bradford and Mildred Roberts and husband, Rev. Elbert J. Mason.
She is survived by daughters, Pamela (Robert) Tune, Kimberly (Jeffrey) Gowen; grandchildren, Miranda (Jason) Colgan, Bobbi (Brad) Dyer, Brandon Tune, Rebecca Tune, Derek (Beth) Gowen, Chandler Gowen, Danielle Gowen, Preston Gowen; great grandchildren, Auston, Zach, Madyson, Korbyn, Kallyn, Lexie, and Bryant; sisters, Edna (Harold) Hinkle, Irene (Lee) Ficke, Betty (Bob) Zimmer; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held at the C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Desloge, Missouri on Monday, December 5, 2011 from 4-9 p.m.
Funeral service was held at the C.Z. Boyer and Son Chapel in Desloge, Missouri on Tuesday December 6, 2011 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jeffrey Gowen and Rev. Troy Smith officiating.
Interment followed at the Sunset Hills Cemetery in Potosi, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home.
 

Rev. Joe R. Massey
Rev. Joe R. Massey of Steelville, Missouri was born November 5, 1914 in Crane, Missouri to James Fredric Massey and Myrtle (Gibson) Massey and passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at Marymount Manor in Eureka, Missouri at the age of 95 years.
On December 24, 1939 in Iberia, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Edna Shockley and to this union two children were born. Edna passed away March 25, 2001 after she and Rev. Massey had been married for over 61 years.
Rev. Massey served his country as a “medical aid man” in the U.S. Army during WWII. For several years he was an assistant minister in St. Louis. In 1960, he moved to Steelville and became the pastor at the Steelville Assembly of God Church and retired from there in 1979. Through the leadership and guidance of Rev. Massey, the new facility was built and is used today. He had a passion for the church and was always quoting his favorite scripture, Psalms 103:1, “Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.”
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Myrtle Massey; his wife, Edna; four brothers, Carroll Massey and wife Dora, Chester Massey and wife Bessie, John Massey and wife Katherine and James Massey; one sister, Selma Adcock and husbands, Claude Jones and Harvey Adcock.
He is survived by a son, Ron Massey and wife Mary of Union, Missouri; daughter, Bren Millner and husband Stuart of Union, Missouri; brother, Darrell Massey and wife Rebecca of Rocky Mount, Missouri; sister-in-law, Louise Massey of Kansas City, Missouri; two grandchildren, Rhonda Hackworth and husband Del of Central Point, Oregon and Jeanette Talbot and husband Travis of Seattle, Washington; three great grandchildren, Brandon Hollingsworth, Hailee Hackworth and Mikayla Talbot; two step grandchildren, Austin Hackworth and Morgan Hackworth; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, July 16, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at the Steelville Assembly of God Church in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating and Ron Massey sharing many memories of his father. Special music of “How Great Thou Art” and “Amazing Grace” was sung by the congregation, led by Gary Hardecke and Shelly Beers with Sharon Hardecke accompanying on piano.
Committal prayer and burial were in the Steelville Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Mark Garrison, Clarence Garrison, Bill Richardson, Don Harmon, John Breeden and Gary Hardecke.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.


Greg A. Matchell
Greg A. Matchell of St. Clair, Missouri, was born October 31, 1963 to Joseph and Delores nee Unverferth Matchell in Sullivan, Missouri and passed Tuesday, March 30, 2010 in Washington, Missouri at the age of 46 years.
He received his education at Steelville High School and the University of Missouri in Rolla, Missouri.
On June 9, 1987 he was married to Cindy Robinson in Steelville, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Delores Matchell.
He is survived by his wife Cindy Matchell of St. Clair, Missouri; one daughter, Heather Matchell of St. Clair, Missouri; one brother, Patrick Matchell and wife Lula of Tennessee; one sister, Anne Matchell of Columbia, Missouri; mother-in-law, Joanne Noascono of St. Peters, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 10 a.m. until noon Friday, April 2, 2010 at Midlawn Funeral Home, Union, Missouri.
Funeral services were at noon on Friday, April 2, 2010 at the Midlawn Funeral Home, Union, Missouri with Reverend Jerry Beers officiating.
Burial was private.
Arrangements under the direction of the Midlawn Funeral Home, Union, Missouri.

Ronald “Ron” Wayne Matchell
Ronald “Ron” Wayne Matchell of Davisville, Missouri was born on Sunday, June 13, 1954 to Clark and Helen Fisher Matchell and passed away in Columbia, Missouri on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at the age of 58 years, 7 months and 2 days.
Ron served his country honorably in the United States Navy completing two tours of Vietnam. After his discharge, he was employed at Cuba Echo Supply Manufacturing then worked several years for Crawford County Law Enforcement as a road deputy, later as a dispatcher then jailor. He also spent a few years driving for JB Hunt Trucking Co. and Purcell Tire Co. in Potosi, Missouri. He even at one time had his own business, R&K lawn and garden. Ron recently was employed at MEPCO in Cuba, Missouri.
He married Karen M. Jauss on October 26, 1991.
He previously was a board member of the Steelville Telephone Exchange and also the Meramec Music Theatre. His hobbies were riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, hunting and fishing. Ron was a regular customer at the round table at Spare Rib Cafe in Steelville.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; parents, Clark and Helen Matchell; and sister, Sharon Thieret.
He is survived by his wife, Karen M. Matchell of Davisville, Missouri; daughter Jennifer (Gabe) Parrett of Steelville, Missouri; stepdaughters, Alicia (Kenny) Stricklin of Rolla, Missouri and Apryl (Shannon) Welch of Camdenton, Missouri; brother-in-law, Terry (Robin) Keller of Owensville, Missouri; grandchildren Hayleigh Parrett, Lena Stricklin, Evan, Ryan, Olivia, and Owen Welch; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Friday, January 18, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. and funeral service on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Jerry Beers officiating.
Burial was at the Steelville Cemetery with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.
Virginia W. Mathias
Virginia W. Mathias, homemaker, of Augusta, Kansas and formerly of Sullivan Missouri, was born in Crawford County, Missouri on February 7, 1917 to Lewis R. and Lucy Viola (Land) Walton and passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2010 in Andover, Kansas at the age of 93 years.
She graduated from Sullivan High School and married Gordian J. Mathias in 1938 at Lebanon, Missouri. Gordian preceded her in death in March of 1998.
Virginia is survived by a son, Wayne Mathias and wife Jane of Augusta, Kansas; daughter, Susan Wilmont and husband David of Birmingham, Alabama; sister, Opal Rohrer of Bourbon, Missouri; four grandchildren, Lori Kuhlman, Ginger Fuller, Elizabeth Mathias and Joy Gandy; 11 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2010 with a funeral service beginning at 2:30 all at Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.
Burial followed at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

Maria Mathena
Maria Mathena of Sullivan, Missouri, formerly of St. James, Missouri was born in St. James, Missouri on June 6, 1918 to John and Lura (Lewis) Matlock and passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at the age of 94 years.
She was united in marriage to Pete Mathena and to this union five children were born.
Maria was an artist. She loved to paint and draw. She owned and operated Star Kennels and was able to turn this into a profession that she truly enjoyed. She also loved her flower gardens and in particular her rose garden.
She and her late husband Pete enjoyed their vegetable gardens. He had a plot of ground and so did Maria. Every summer the competition was on to see who could grow the biggest vegetables and melons.
Maria was a member of the First Assembly of God in Sullivan, Missouri before she became ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Lura Matlock; husband, Pete; children, David L. Mathena, Evelyn Kean, and Virginia Mathena; sister, Pauline Hall and husband George; brother, Luther (Buck) Matlock; sons-in-law, James L (Shorty) Smith and Walter (Pat) Kean.
She is survived by her children, Jean Smith of Stanton, Missouri and Henry Mathena of Sullivan, Missouri; grandchildren, Peggy Bryant and husband Pastor Leroy of Bourbon, Missouri, Kellie Pounds and husband Alan of Sullivan, Missouri, Tammy Shipman and husband Rev. Mark of Sullivan, Missouri, Lori Newcomb of Virginia, Rick Mathena of Pacific Missouri, Tracy Stewart and husband Wayne of Salem, Missouri, Paige Baker of Bonne Terre, Missouri, David Campbell of Cuba, Missouri and Scott Kean of St. James, Missouri; 21 great grandchildren; 18 great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the James & Gahr Mortuary.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri with Pastor Leroy Bryant and Rev. Mark Shipman officiating.
Interment was in the St. James Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary, St. James, Missouri.

Elasco Mathews of Bourbon, Missouri was born at Stanton, Missouri on July 26, 1927 to Samuel Louis and Docia Viola (Richardson) Mathews and passed away on Monday June 13, 2016 at the age of 88 years.
He was raised in the Bourbon, Missouri area and worked on the family farm.
Elasco served his country during the Korean War as a Combat Engineer, clearing mine fields for allied troops and heavy equipment. He attained the rank of Sergeant with Company “D”, 578th Engineering Corps, “C” Battalion with the 40th Division. Elasco received the Occupation Medal of Japan, Korean Service Medal with one Bronze Star and the United Nations Service Medal.
On May 15, 1954 he married June Marie Woodruff at Stanton, Missouri and to this marriage a daughter was born.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Docia Mathews; a brother, Guy Mathews; and three sisters, Mabel Randelman, Birdie Sappington and Ollie Sanders.
He is survived by his wife, June of the family home; one daughter, Viola Huitt and husband Jim of Bourbon, Missouri; two grandsons, J.D. Huitt and wife Hannah of Sullivan, Missouri and Matt Huitt of Nashville, Tennessee; three great grandchildren, Alyosha, Olivia and Sveta Huitt; one brother, Leonard Mathews of Springfield, Missouri; one sister, Lucille Lada and husband Paul of Bourbon, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Interment was in the Bacon Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri.

James Marshall Matlock
James Marshall Matlock of St. James, Missouri was born on June 23, 1942 in St. James, Missouri James Matthew and Clara (Head) Matlock and passed away at his home on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the age of 71 years and 20 days.
He was united in marriage to Mary Theresa Alvarado.
He was preceded in death are his parents, James Matthew and Clara Matlock; two brothers, Charles Roland and Vince Stuart Matlock; and two sisters, Joy Froelich and Betty Shuey.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Therese Matlock; two sons, Travis Michael Matlock of St. James, Missouri and Lance Marshall Matlock of Blue Springs, Missouri; brother, William Matlock and wife Bonnie of St. James, Missouri; sisters, Dorothy Matlock of Wentzville, Missouri and Dollie Stought of Rolla, Missouri; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Robert and Elizabeth Alvarado of Kansas City, Kansas; other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were conducted at the Matlock Cemetery in rural St. James, Missouri on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 3 p.m.
Burial was in the Matlock Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
 

Vernon Lee Matlock
Vernon Lee Matlock of St. James, Missouri was born in St. James, Missouri on April 30, 1932 to Lee Roy and Ollie S. (Swyers) Matlock and passed away Thursday, December 1, 2011 in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 79 years.
Vernon served his country in the United States Army from October 1952 to October 1954. After serving his tour Vernon came back to St. James and married Betty Young in June of 1956, they shared 48 years together before Betty passed away in September of 2004.
Vernon was a true entrepreneur of all sorts, as everyone knew he was a barber, but it really started way before that when he was a young man. He loved to swap anything from comic books to old guns, and from that early age he was a true horse trader. Vernon always thought he could make the best trades. He would sit outside on the porch swing and make a lot of trades happen, with the twinkle of his eye he was quick to “make a deal.” He was a barber in St. James for the last 55 years and he loved his customers and his customers loved him. His gift of laughter and friendship is going to be forever missed.
Vernon was a faithful member of the Lutheran Church in St. James. He was also a proud member of the VFW Post #5608, he loved to go out see the guys and have some lunch.
He is survived by his nephew, Warren Matlock and wife Cynthia of Nixa, Missouri; great nephew, Jeff Matlock and wife Jamie; great niece, Melia Dunn and husband Tyler; his companion of many years, Joyce Watkins of Dillon, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Monday, December 5, 2011 from 5-7 p.m.
Funeral service was held Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 11 a.m. in the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Pastor David Peter officiating.
Interment was in the St. James Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.
 

Vincent Matlock
Vincent Stuart Matlock, was born, December 25, 1943 to James Matthew and Clara Ellen Head Matlock, in St. James, Missouri and passed away Monday, September 26, 2011, in his home, Climax Springs, Missouri at the age of 67 years, 9 months and 1 day.
On March 22, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada, he was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Ryken. Together they shared seven years of marriage.
Vince was raised in St. James, Missouri and was a graduate of John F. Hodge High School in the class of 1961. He moved to the Kansas City area and began a career in commercial construction. He moved to a farm in Cleveland, Missouri and began farming while continuing in construction. He retired to the Lake of the Ozarks nine years ago.
He was an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting and fishing. He spent many hours trap shooting and was a member of a trap shooting club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Clara Matlock; a brother, Charles R. Matlock and two sisters, Joy Froelich and Betty Shuey.
Survivors include his wife, Pat Matlock of the home; daughter, Loretta Dustman and husband Richard of Stout, Ohio; daughter, Shelli Tilman of Holden Missouri: two step-children, Anthony Dialoiso of Independence, Missouri and Kimberly Huffaker and husband Rex of Overland Park, Kansas; five step-grandchildren, Joey, Jacob Dialoiso, Sara, Kyle and Tory Huffaker; two brothers, William J. Matlock and wife Bonnie and James Matlock and wife Theresa, all of St. James, Missouri; two sisters, Dorothy Austermann of Wentzville, Missouri and Dolly Stough and husband Don of Rolla, Missouri: two brothers-in-law: Edward B. Froelich of St James Missouri: Robert Ryken and wife Lucille of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date with burial in Matlock Cemetery, St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton, Missouri.

Robert Matthews
Robert Matthews of St. James, Missouri was born April 4, 1927 in Vienna, Missouri to Ernest Kyle and Laura (Elrod) Matthews and passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 85 years.
Robert was united in marriage to Theresa Reinwald on July 30, 1949 and to this union four children were born. Robert and Theresa celebrated 63 of marriage in 2012.
Robert worked in the construction industry his entire working life. He was also a custom steel guitar maker. He enjoyed being the “master chef” at the family barbeques and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Robert was a member of the Kingdom Hall in St. James, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Laura Matthews; his brothers, Gene, Jimmy, Don and Buell Mathews; sisters, Pearl Evens, Virgie Bailey and Belve Matthews.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa of St. James, Missouri; children, Linda Peachy of St. James, Missouri, Brenda Chambers and husband Don of Vichy, Missouri, Ken Matthews and wife Sue of St. James, Missouri; Shelia Matthews of Vichy, Missouri; 17 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at the James & Gahr Mortuary.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 1, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Brother Pete Coots officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary, St. James, Missouri.
 

Richard Charles Maurer
Richard Charles Maurer of Indian Hills in Cuba, Missouri was born to Charles and Dorothy (Fachett) Maurer on September 29, 1935 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away Friday, September 30, 2011 at his home at the age of 76 years.
Richard retired after many years in Restaurant Management for Red Lobster Restaurants in Texas. He was bilingual in five languages and enjoyed reading his Bible daily, history buff, talking politics, watching football and playing pinochle at the Cuba Senior Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Maurer and Dorothy (Fachett) Hutter.
He is survived by his children, Kathy and husband James Barry of Wildwood, Missouri, April and husband David Terry of Dallas, Texas and Tammy Maurer, Steven and wife Kathy Mangrum of Hermann, Missouri; two grandchildren, Stephen and Nicholas Barry of Wildwood, Missouri; two step grandchildren, Patricia Barry and James Barry, Jr., both of Wildwood, Missouri; three step great grandchildren Parker, Sydney and Rieley; one brother, Michael Maurer of Cuba, Missouri; one sister, Mariana and husband Erwin Hageman of Mehlville, Missouri; step-father, Charles Hutter of St. Louis, Missouri; four nieces, Laura Maurer, Nancy McGrath, Susie Gilbert and Cindy Kleinhans; one nephew, Douglas Maurer; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Sunday, October 2, 2011 6 p.m. until time of the Funeral Service 7 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
As per his request cremation followed the services.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Karen Marie Mazzei
Karen Marie (Koch) Mazzei of Cuba, Missouri was born on October 2, 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri to the union of Edwin Harold Koch and Norine Patricia (Smith) Koch and passed away on December 2, 2002 at her home near Cuba, Missouri at the age of 50 years and 2 months. On June 19, 1975 she was united in marriage to Martin Mazzei in St. Louis, Missouri. Four children, Myra, Vino, Matthew and Megan, were born to this union. Martin and Karen were happily married for 27 years. She was preceded in death by one brother Tommy Koch. Karen was an active member of the Cuba Church of Christ, Cuba, Missouri. Until her health failed, she was an active member of the community. She touched the lives of many with her quiet and fun-loving spirit and indomitable love of God. Those who survive to mourn her passing from this life are her devoted husband Martin Mazzei; children, Myra Mazzei of Chicago, Illinois, Vino Mazzei of Louisville, Kentucky, Matthew and Megan Mazzei of the home; parents Edwin and Norine Koch of St. Louis, Missouri. Brothers and sisters, Ed Koch and wife Tricia of Colorado, Kathy Drysdale and husband Rick of Dallas, Texas, Reenie Koch of St. Louis, Missouri, Denise Koch of St. Louis, Missouri, Maria Hannan and husband Salim of Los Angeles, California, Loretta Mullins and husband Mark of Drinde, California, Jerry Koch and wife Chris of St. Louis, Missouri. Angie Hummel and husband Tom of St. Louis, Missouri, John Koch and wife Julie of Searcy, Arkansas, Mary Calleo and husband Jim of Ramsey, New Jersey, Jamie Koch and wife Carrie of St. Louis, Missouri, Peggy Koch of Neio, New York and Danny Koch of St. Louis, Missouri. Two brothers-in-law, Otto Mazzei and wife Barbara of Cisco, Illinois and John B. Mazzei of Houston, Texas; one sister-in-law Violet Dopman of St. Louis, Missouri; 29 nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends. Karen was a devoted wife, loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt, good friend to all who knew her and will be sadly missed. Memorial services were held on Saturday, December 7, 2002 at 10 a.m. at the Cuba Church of Christ, Cuba, Missouri. Memorials to the Cuba Church of Christ or to the Blue Skies school program in care of the Cuba Church of Christ. Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.


Donna Sue McCall
Donna Sue McCall (nee Streiler) of Steelville, Missouri was born on Saturday, October 11, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri to Donald Eugene Streiler and Louise Hardin and passed away on Sunday June 6, 2010 in Steelville, Missouri at the age of 62 years, 7 months and 26 days.
She married Ronald Wayne McCall in Chicago on March 5, 1965.
She worked initially as a seamstress in Chicago for the Armani Company and taught sewing. Later, she worked for over 20 years at Brown Shoe Company as a stitcher. Her hobbies were painting, sewing, carpentry and crafts. She loved her family and her Sheltie dog Maggie.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Louise Streiler; brother, Donald Eugene Streiler; daughter, Tricia Louise McCall and stepfather, James Ralph Hardin.
She is survived by her children, Virginia Jenny McCall (Henry) Gibson of Steelville, Missouri and Ronda St. John (friend Mike) of Tucson, Arizona; sisters, Robin (Donny) Warren of Sullivan, Missouri and Tina (Delbert) Schindler of Steelville, Missouri; brothers, Jimmy (Connie) Hardin of Steelville, Missouri, Danny (Susie) Hardin of Holden, Missouri and Wayne (Barb) Hardin of Steelville, Missouri; sister-in-law, Laura Streiler of Jefferson City, Missouri; grandchildren, Jessica and Ryan Johnson of Dixon, Missouri, and Miracle Buckley of Steelville, Missouri; great grandchildren, Taylor, Haley and Bella Johnson of Dixon, Missouri; special friend, Jerry Hardin of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Wednesday, June 9, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. and Funeral Service at 8 p.m. at Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Kathleen Decker McCann
Kathleen Decker McCann was born February 9, 1942 in Steelville, Missouri to James W. and Bernice (McBenge) Decker and passed away July 15, 2013 at the age of 71 years.
In 1964, Kathy married Howard McCann and to this union two children were born years.
After graduating from Steelville High School in 1960, Kathy earned college degrees in rural sociology, social science and education. She returned to the Steelville School system to teach social studies for 37 years. After her retirement, she served on the Steelville School Board, City Council, Gibbs Care Center Board, MRPC Board and other community committees.
Kathy loved helping her students throughout the years. She traveled with her husband, listened to music, enjoyed reading and researching and dedicated much time to local committees and projects. She had a passion for her community.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; and her parents, James and Bernice Decker.
She is survived by her daughter, Amy McCann and husband Gary Crapenhoft of Columbia, Missouri; her son, Robert McCann and wife Ashley of Nixa, Missouri; grandchildren, Kaden, Riley, Kelby and Rowen of Nixa, Missouri; sister, Jane Crum of Rolla, Missouri; brother, Jim Decker of Kennett, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at the Steelville Presbyterian Church in Steelville, Missouri.
The Reverends John Welton of the Presbyterian Church and Jerry Beers of the Assembly of God Church will conduct the service. Music provided by Jerry Beers and Deloris Bell.
Arrangements under the direction of the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home of Owensville, Missouri.

Eva Murrell McCarthy
Eva Murrell McCarthy of Steelville, Missouri was born October 17, 1924 in Owensboro, Kentucky to Harmon Leslie and Addie Lee Burdette Hines and passed away Thursday, April 1, 2010 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 85 years.
On January 19, 1946 in Owensboro, Kentucky, she was united in marriage to J.C. McCarthy.
During WWII, she worked in the shipyard at Evansville, Indiana and was known as “Wendy the Welder.” Later Eva worked 35 years at Woolworths in St. Louis and retired to Steelville, Missouri in 1984.
She had been a member of the Ferguson First Baptist Church and later Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Steelville, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harmon and Addie Hines; son, Richard Lee McCarthy; one grandson, Paul McCarthy; three brothers, J.T. Hines, Burt Hines and Tom Hines; three sisters, Pauline Hamilton, Virginia Wilyard and Martine Claffy.
She is survived by her husband, J.C. McCarthy of Steelville, Missouri; one son, J.C. McCarthy Jr. of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; one daughter, Pat Booker and husband Vernon of Cook Station, Missouri; one brother, Harmon Lee Hines and wife Lou of Mt. View, Missouri; two sisters, Betty Wilson of Mt. View, Missouri and Opal Greer and husband Jim of Brandenburg, Kentucky; seven grandchildren, Timmy, Danny, Tony, Kathy, Mindy, Brian and Greg; nine great grandchildren, Emily, Amy, Kaitlyn, Jared, Abigail, Sydney, Sarah, Ryan and Joshua; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, April 4, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 5, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin Farr officiating. Special music of “Amazing Grace” and “I’ll Fly Away” and “Sweet By and By” was played.
Committal prayer and burial were in the Steelville Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Vernon Booker, Harmon Hines, Brian Booker, Mike Booker, Greg Booker and Denver Mahurin.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.


Everett Lilburn McCauley
Everett Lilburn McCauley of Union, Missouri was born June 30, 1934 in Berryman, Missouri, to Elmer and Donna, (nee Bridgeman) McCauley and passed away Saturday, April 24, 2010 in Washington, Missouri at the age of 75 years.
Everett graduated from Steelville High School in Steelville, Missouri. He received his Bachelor Degree from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri and his Masters Degree in English from Webster University in Webster Groves, Missouri.
He was a teacher for the Union School District, teaching both Art and English, for 26 years before retiring in 1998.
He was an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God Church for over 50 years. He had served churches in Leasburg, Missouri and Owensville, Missouri. Everett attended the Union Assembly of God Church.
He was a member of the Mid-Missouri Fine Arts Society and the Missouri Retired Teachers Association.
He is survived by his close friend, E. J. Gardner of Union, Missouri; cousins, Sharon Skaggs and husband Tom of St. Clair, Missouri Earline Abney and husband Bill of Hillsboro, Missouri, Wilma Stringer of Caledonia, Missouri, Erma Davison of Hillsboro, Missouri, Margaret Bond of St. Louis, Missouri, and Frieda Bowers and husband Harold of Sullivan, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was held Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 1 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church in Steelville, Missouri. Burial followed in the Steelville City Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, Missouri.

James McClary
James Elmer McClary of Leasburg, Missouri was born on Sunday, May 4, 1924 in Blanche, Missouri to Robert M. McClary and Verda Morine McClary and passed away at MO Baptist Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at the age of 85 years, 11 months and 24 days.
James “Bunk” served his country honorably in the United States Army during WWII.
He married Martha Lillian Pennock on September 26, 1945 in Cuba, Missouri and to this union nine children were born.
He retired from General Motors Co., St. Louis, Missouri as an assembly line worker and was a member of the UAW Local. He also was a member of the Crossroads Baptist Church, Leasburg, Missouri, VFW, Sullivan, Missouri and American Legion, Leasburg, Missouri. He enjoyed gardening and listening to bluegrass music.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Verda McClary; wife Martha; sons, Jimmie McClary and Mark McClary; daughter, Deanna West; daughter-in-law, Carol McClary; brothers, Gene and Leon McClary; brothers-in-law, Robert, Lawrence, Rodger, Jesse, Theodore and Lee Pennock; sisters-in-law, Nellie Rapplean, Daisy Paul,, and Delores Pennock; granddaughter, Shelly McClary; great granddaughter, Carmen King.
He is survived by his children, Brad McClary of Sullivan, Missouri, Randy (Toni) McClary of Owensville, Missouri, Jay (Rini) McClary, Donna McLin, and Debbie (Ralph) King, all of Leasburg, Missouri and Della (Dave) Hodge of Branson, Missouri; brothers, Kenneth (Gloria) McClary of Sullivan, Missouri, Ronald (Jane) McClary of Bourbon, Missouri and Junior (Patsy) McClary of Bourbon, Missouri; sisters, Lorene Carter of Sullivan, Missouri and Mamie (Loren) Gallion of St. Marie, Illinois; sister-in-law, Peggy Reeves of Bourbon, Missouri; 24 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Friday, April 30, 2010 from 4-8 p.m. at Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri and funeral service was 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at Crossroads Baptist Church, Leasburg, Missouri with Rev. Delmar Hutson officiating.
Burial was in the Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Monica L. McClearn
Monica Lynn (Harvey) McClearn of Owensville, Missouri was born on July 10, 1972 at Sullivan, Missouri and passed away Thursday, October 15, 2009 at Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 37 years.
Monica was a homemaker and a member of Grace Bible Church of Owensville, Missouri. She enjoyed writing poetry, singing, scrapbooking and taking care of her children.
She was preceded in death by her father, William Lee Harvey, Sr.; grandparents, Eugene “Geno” Niedbalski and Carroll Marchlowski; stepson, Michael McClearn, Jr.
She is survived by her husband, Michael McClearn of Doolittle, Missouri; parents, Charles and Susan Phillips of Orlando, Florida; five children, James Bryan Stark, Jr. of Alton, Illinois, Charles Anthony Harvey of Orlando, Florida, Joshua Kenneth Harvey, Brandon Michael McClearn and Carlie Marie Harvey all of Owensville, Missouri; two step children, Amanda and husband James Sheerin of Grubville, Missouri and Timothy McClearn of Fenton, Missouri; five step grandchildren, Sara, James and Chase Sheerin, Timothy Michael McClearn and Chloe Daniels; one brother, William Lee Harvey, Jr. of Charleston, Missouri; grandmother, Barbara Niedbalski of Cuba, Missouri; mother-in-law, Mary Brockman of Doolittle, Missouri; aunts and uncles, Bill Niedbalski of Cuba, Missouri, Gene and wife Marcella Niedbalski and Roger Niedbalski, all of Sullivan, Missouri, Tonya and husband Jim Roesch of St. Peters, Missouri; sister-in-law, Kathy McClearn of Doolittle, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Sunday, October 18, 2009 from 4-8 p.m. at Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral was held on Monday, October 19, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor John Krueger, officiating. Interment followed at Lick Creek Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
 


Raymond McCormick
Raymond McCormick of Steelville, Missouri was born in St. Louis, Missouri on Friday, September 18, 1942 to Raymond M. and Viola Marie (Kay) McCormick and passed away on Friday, March 5, 2010 at the age of 67 years, 5 months and 15 days.
Raymond married Grace E. Little on December 21, 1963 in Steelville, Missouri and to this union three children were born.
Raymond was a painting contractor for many years. He worked as a carpenter with Earl Midyett for several years. His hobbies were deer and turkey hunting, fishing, trotlining for catfish, camping, jet boating, and diving for treasures in the river.
Raymond started a tradition the day they opened “The Island” at Maramec Spring. He would go there and camp on the gravel bar with his buddies and later family. They would hunt turkeys in the spring, grab for yellow suckers in the river and bow and rifle hunt for deer in the fall. Raymond was respected for his knowledge of the river. He assisted Water Patrol and outfitters by rescuing many people from the river with his jet boat. He also enjoyed working with his son Jason at Birds Nest Lodge and Meramec River Lodge. He enjoyed driving a busload of floaters, visiting with the campers and taking care of the campgrounds. Raymond and Grace were the biggest cheerleaders at all of the grandchildren’s sporting events. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Steelville and a faithful member of the adult choir.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Viola McCormick; sisters-in-law, Mary Foley, Leona Little and Carol Little; brothers-in-law, Perry Little, Wayne Little, Bob Copeland, Louie Wiley and Howard (Essie Mae) Little.
He is survived by his wife, Grace; children, Jerry (Pam) McCormick, Tammy (Bill) Oaker and Jason McCormick all of Steelville, Missouri; sister, Judy Adams of Steelville, Missouri; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, J.D. (Vi) Little, Dale (Ann) Wheeler, and John (Jean) Young all of Marshfield, Missouri, Jack (Judy) Little of Lockhart, Texas, Don (Barbara) Little of Avilla, Missouri, Leona Wiley of O’Fallon, Missouri, Glenn (Bonnie) Little of Lebanon, Missouri, Robert (Virginia) Little of Niangua, Missouri, Harry Foley of Licking, Missouri and Verda Little of Omaha, Nebraska; seven grandchildren, Andrew Oaker, Grant Oaker, Olivia McCormick, Alissa McCormick, Alec McCormick, Tyler Ensor and Travis Ensor; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Monday, March 8, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at First Baptist Church, Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Kevin Farr officiating.
Burial was at the Steelville Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.


Maud E. McDaniel
Maud E. McDaniel of Sullivan, Missouri was born on October 5, 1922, in Steelville, Missouri to Fritz and Cora (nee Land) Weber and passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2010 at the age of 87 years.
She was a long time member of 1st Baptist Church of Stanton, Missouri. She was known by her family as a woman of few words and a great cook who enjoyed sharing with her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Clyde, Charles, and Leslie Weber.
She is survived by a daughter, Joyce Beers of Sullivan, Missouri; son, Ronald D. McDaniel and wife Becky of Union, Missouri; six grandchildren, Darrell Beers, Cory and Colten McDaniel, Josh and Adam Schmidt and Rachel Lasswell; five great grandchildren, Kadenn, Ruby, Isaac, Charlie and Gabe; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, in the Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri, with Pastor Scott Perry officiating.
Interment followed in the Crossroads Cemetery, Leasburg, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

Hector Oman McDonald
Hector Oman McDonald of Rolla, Missouri was born on September 4, 1930 at Casper, Wyoming to James Edward and Thelma (Oman) McDonald
and passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2010 at the SSM St. Clare Hospital in Fenton, Missouri at the age of 79 years, 10 months and 14 days.
He was united in marriage to Rosella Fay Cole on September 14, 1952 at the Central Methodist Church in Sedalia, Missouri. They were married for 57 years.
Hector worked for the Bureau of Mines in Rolla, Mo. in the 70’s until they closed. He was a Deacon at the First Baptist Church in Rolla, Mo. He was still teaching Sunday School class, was in the Boy Scouts for many years and got the Vigil Honor. He was a member of the Optimist Club, the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity and the American Chemical Society for 50 years. Hector had a PHD full professor degree. He taught chemistry at the University of Missouri Rolla for 35 years. He was a Professor Emeritus at University of Missouri.
His hobbies were reading books, working on the computer, fishing, collecting stamps and he loved his three dogs.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Edward and Thelma (Oman) McDonald.
He is survived by his wife of the home, Rosella Fay of Rolla, Missouri; one son, Stephen Lee McDonald and wife Kimberly of Tyler, Texas; one daughter, Marsha Pounds and husband George of Rolla, Missouri; three grandchildren, Kelly Robinson, Christopher Robinson and Hanna Rose McDonald; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Friday, July 23, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Rolla, Missouri with Pastor Bob Johnston officiating.
Pallbearers were Stephen McDonald, Christopher Robinson, George Pounds, John Launius, Dr. Ken Robertson and Paul Hefley.
Honorary pallbearers were Cecil King, Wilber Tappmeyer, and Jim Bailey.
Bruce and Becky Wade sang “How Great Thou Art” and “Precious Lord Take My Hand” with Jo Anne Chapman at the organ.
Burial was in the family plot at the Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Rolla, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
 

Alice Mae McEuen
Alice Mae McEuen of Bourbon, Missouri, was born on March 20, 1944, in Jonesboro, Illinois to Charles and Dolly Mae (nee Morris) Courtright and passed away, Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at the age of 67 years.
She worked for many years in the nursing homes as a Medical Technician, a job she really enjoyed. Alice really enjoyed being a mother and grandmother. She entertained her family with funny stories and making everyone laugh. Spending time with her grandchildren was first, but shopping and “junking”, as she called it, or reading was her entertainment.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Dolly Courtright and a sister, Sharon K. White.
She is survived by her husband, William Edward McEuen, Sr. of Bourbon, Missouri; six children, Rick Monshower and wife Donna of Sullivan, Missouri, Scott Monshower and wife Tammy of Warrenton, Missouri, Debra K. Monshower of Springfield, Missouri, Kimberly Piersall and husband Dennis of Cuba, Missouri, William McEuen and wife Treva of St. Clair, Missouri and Mark McEuen of Bourbon, Missouri; brothers, Bud Courtright and wife Betty and Jerry Courtright and wife Alice, all of Kansas City, Kansas; sisters, Wanda K. Brookshire of Chillicothe, Missouri, and JoAnn Sharshell of Kansas City, Kansas; many grandchildren; great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2011 in the Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan with Reverend Mike Delashmit officiating. Cremation followed.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

Shirley S. McEwen was born February 19, 1948 in Washington, Missouri to Raymond T. and Marie Roark Koch and passed away Monday, August 3, 2015 in Washington at the age of 67 years.
On December 15, 1981, Shirley was united in marriage to Larry McEwen and they made their home in Union, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Elmer Sperry and Larry McEwen; son, Poncho Sperry, two grandsons, Darryl Shoults and Lance Shoults; great grandson, Derek Lehr; and brother, Arman “Bud” Koch.
She is survived by three sons, Darryl Sperry and wife Judy of Washington, Missouri, Kevin McEwen and wife Cindy of Ozark, Missouri and Jim McEwen and wife Kelly of Beaufort, Missouri; four daughters, Ardell Brown and husband Richard of Washington, Missouri, Kathryn Craig and husband Gary of Owensville, Missouri, Charla Carey of Washington, Missouri, Natalie Grover and husband Randy of Mountain View, Missouri; several grandchildren; two sisters, Geraldine “Gerry” Peirick and husband Frank of Union, Missouri and Elsie Koch of St James, Missouri; three brothers, Arnold “ Pete” Koch and Kathy of Washington, Missouri, Charles Koch and wife Joanne of Union, Missouri and Randy Koch and wife Juanita of Leslie, Missouri.
Burial in the Bethel Cemetery in Labadie, Missouri.
 

Raymond “Ray” L. McFadden
Raymond “Ray” L. McFadden of St. James, Missouri was born August 11, 1947 at Bakersfield, California to Raymond L. and Wanda (nee Fodge) McFadden, Sr. and passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013 at his home in St. James, Missouri at the age of 65 years.
Ray proudly served in the United States Navy from 1965 till 1969. Ray spent 16 years working for the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department and seven years for the Cuba Police
He is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Wanda McFadden.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa McFadden of the home; 10 children, Ray and wife Tina McFadden of Alton, Illinois, Cindy and husband Chuck Barton of Alton, Illinois, Dennis McFadden, Jason and wife Latisha Wilkerson of St. James, Missouri, Andrew and wife Mary Jane McFadden of St. Jacob, Illinois, Kelly Taupier of Lynn, Missouri, Wanda and husband Mike Day of Racine, Wisconsin, John and wife Jihye Walker of San Mateo, California, Alta Britton of St. James, Missouri and Ayla Britton of Cuba, Missouri; grandchildren, Cassie, Raymond IV, Ashley, Chuckie, Christian, Dennis, Anthony, Breanna, Jason, Ayla, Andrew, Jazlynn, Tristin, Dacoda, Justin, Izabele, Jonathan, Joseph, Lilly, Brendan, Kenzie, Gracie and one on the way; sister-in-law, Angie and husband Allen Korman of Union, Missouri.


William C. “Bill” McGinnis
William C. “Bill” McGinnis, of Rolla, Missouri was born in Yellville, Arkansas on July 6, 1950 to Harold and Juanita (Conley) McGinnis and passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the age of 62 years.
In April of 1990 he married Georgiann Brown. who preceded him in death on August 19, 2008.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Juanita McGinnis; his wife, Georgiann on August 19, 2008; and one sister, Rose McGinnis.
He is survived by two sisters, Angela Groves of Rolla, Missouri and Gloria Netza of Newbury Park, California; six stepchildren, Ted Parker of Leasburg, Missouri, Teresa Alexander of Rolla, Missouri, Charlie Parker of St. James, Missouri, Tina Sandusky of St. James, Missouri, Eric Brown of Rolla, Missouri and Mike Brown of Carthage, Missouri; step-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 11 a.m. until time of service on Friday, February 22, 2013 at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2013 at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Interment followed in the St. James Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null & Son Funeral Home of Rolla.
 

Judith Ann Marie McGowan
Judith Ann Marie McGowan passed away on December 24, 2009 at the Golden Living Center in St. James, Missouri. Judith was 65 years and 7 months of age.
Private services were held.
All arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

William C. “Bill” McGinnis
William C. “Bill” McGinnis, of Rolla, Missouri was born in Yellville, Arkansas on July 6, 1950 to Harold and Juanita (Conley) McGinnis and passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the age of 62 years.
In April of 1990 he married Georgiann Brown. who preceded him in death on August 19, 2008.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Juanita McGinnis; his wife, Georgiann on August 19, 2008; and one sister, Rose McGinnis.
He is survived by two sisters, Angela Groves of Rolla, Missouri and Gloria Netza of Newbury Park, California; six stepchildren, Ted Parker of Leasburg, Missouri, Teresa Alexander of Rolla, Missouri, Charlie Parker of St. James, Missouri, Tina Sandusky of St. James, Missouri, Eric Brown of Rolla, Missouri and Mike Brown of Carthage, Missouri; step-grandchildren.
Interment in the St. James Cemetery.


David Brian McGrath
David Brian McGrath of Jefferson City, Missouri formerly of Bourbon, Missouri was born on August 31, 1956 in Saginaw, Michigan and passed away suddenly Thursday, February 14, 2013 at St. Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City, Missouri at the age of 56 years.
David was the business teacher at the New Bloomfield High School, New Bloomfield, Missouri and formerly at the Bourbon High School in Bourbon, Missouri.
David enjoyed swimming, fishing, bicycling, raising chickens and rabbits and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Gwen McGrath of Jefferson City, Missouri; two guardian children, Nataleigh and Kaleb Herr of Jefferson City, Missouri; father, Gary M. and wife Nellie McGrath of Leasburg, Missouri; mother Nancy Thurston of Port Austin, Michigan; three children, Katy Kirklin of Michigan, Kelli Henderson of Virginia and Keenan McGrath of Maryland; two brothers, Timothy and Christopher McGrath, both of Port Austin, Michigan; two sisters, Margaret Fields of Amarillo, Texas and Sandra Merrill of Saginaw, Michigan; six grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Monday, February 18, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home.
As per his wishes, David will be cremated following the service.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Helen McGruder (nee Barnicle) of Steelville, Missouri was born August 4, 1940 in Steelville, Missouri to Theodore and Lillian Martin Barnicle and passed away Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the age of 74 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Lillian Barnicle; one brother, James Lee Barnicle; one sister, Dolores Bryant and husband Willard; and one brother-in-law, Rick Hansen.
She is survived by her children, Tammy Barnicle of Liberal, Missouri, Peggy Hayes of Golden City, Missouri, Ted Conrad and wife Suzanne of Salado, Texas and Kelly Tinker and husband A.J. of Salem, Missouri; one sister, Betty Brown and husband Dwight of Cherryville, Missouri; nine grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren.


Bernard James McGuire
Bernard James McGuire of Owensville, Missouri, formerly of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, was born on July 16, 1915 in Enfield, Illinois to Joseph and Mary Elizabeth (Fyie) McGuire and passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Gasconade Manor Nursing Home in Owensville, Missouri at the age of 97 years.
Bernard attended a one-room schoolhouse in Logansport, Illinois before moving to Ft. Branch, Indiana to live with his sister, Lula Suttner and attend Ft. Branch High School.
He married Virginia (Dolly) Halbig McGuire on October 12, 1937 at St. Peter and Paul Church in Haubstadt, Indiana, and had five children.
He worked for Emge Packing Co., Inc. in Fort Branch, Indiana from July 1, 1933 to 1983. Following 50 years with the company, he retired as area sales supervisor in Southern Illinois.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus for 75 years and joined the Fourth Degree. He served as Grand Knight at K of C Councils in three states: Haubstadt, Indiana, Mt. Carmel, Illinois and Cuba, Missouri. He also served as Faithful Navigator of the Fourth Degree. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Owensville, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary McGuire; sisters, Lula Suttner, Julia Titzer, Marie McGuire and Margaret Greubel Adler; brothers, Charles McGuire and Thomas McGuire; his wife Virginia (Dolly) McGuire, on July 2, 1975; his second wife Juanita Vaughn (married May 1987) in August 2010; and his grandchildren, Shannon McGuire and Stephen Clancy.
He is survived by children, Glennis (William) Clancy of Placentia, California; Kent (Connie) McGuire of Waxahachie, Texas; Ellen (Gary) Kilgos of Athens, Georgia; Charles (Kathy) McGuire of Cypress, Texas and Joseph (Ann) McGuire of Dalton, Georgia; nine grandchildren; two step grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013 at the chapel of Cunningham Funeral Home, Mt. Carmel, Illinois with rosary at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral service was at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Mt. Carmel, Illinois with burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Cunningham Funeral Home, Mt. Carmel, Illinois.

Patrick Michael McGuire
Patrick Michael McGuire of St. Louis, Missouri, formerly of Steelville, Missouri, was born October 25, 1967 in St. Louis, Missouri to Raymond and Mary Brown McGuire and passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at his home in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 45 years.
Patrick grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and graduated from McClure High School in 1985. After graduating he worked at several florists as a floral designer. He later moved to Steelville, Missouri, working at San Val for several years. Pat moved back to St. Louis working at Sam’s Club in the floral department. He also worked in the entertainment industry. He performed at several clubs throughout the St. Louis, Missouri area. He enjoyed playing cards, performing, playing with his dog, Annabelle.
He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond McGuire and grandmother, Thelma Mizell Brown.
He is survived by is companion, Terry Lewis of St. Louis, Missouri; his mother, Mary McGuire of Steelville, Missouri; brothers and sister, Carla McGuire of Steelville, Missouri, Chris McGuire of Springfield, Virginia, Brian McGuire of Leasburg, Missouri and James McGuire of Coffeyville, Kansas; nieces and nephews, Colin, Zach, Elisha, Heather; great nieces, Marley and Katalina.
Patrick was cremated and a private Celebration of Life will be held at his mother’s home in Steelville, Missouri.
His cremains will later be buried at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Cemetery, near Steelville, Missouri.
Local arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Walter E. McIntosh
Walter E. McIntosh of Cuba, Missouri was born Wednesday, May 22, 1935 at Cuba, Missouri to Wilson and Effie (nee Monda) McIntosh and passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at the age of 77 years.
Walter was united in marriage to Shirley Brown and to this union two children were born.
Walter started his concrete finisher career in the mid 1950’s working in St. Louis, Missouri every day before going to work for Neil Schatz in Sullivan, Missouri and after nearly 50 years as a concrete finisher Walter retired in 2002 from Associated Crafts in Sullivan. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting (especially turkey and deer), fishing and gardening. He spent many hours working on lawn mowers and in his older years for exercise he would spend days cutting wood.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilson and Effie McIntosh; one brother, Gene and wife Marilyn McIntosh; two sisters, Helen and husband Tom Brennan and Juanita and husband Raymond Hughes; sisters-in-law, Betty McIntosh and Sis McIntosh.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley McIntosh of the home; two children, Katherine Stanfield of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Ron “Ro” and wife Liz McIntosh of Cuba, Missouri; six grandchildren, Jennifer and husband Chance Arnold, Amy Olsen, Angela Barton, Michael Barton, Sam McIntosh and Jessie Switzer; 12 great grandchildren; four brothers, Bill McIntosh of Rolla, Missouri, David McIntosh of Palatine, Illionois, Dale and wife Pat McIntosh of Cuba, Missouri and Jerry and wife Lorraine McIntosh of Palatine, Illinois; sister-in-law, Goldie and husband Carl Black of Sullivan, Missouri; brothers-in-law, Edward and wife Becky Brown of Doniphan, Missouri, Frank and wife Judy Brown of Springfield, Missouri and Kenneth Brown of California; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 15, 2013 at the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Pat Gruber, officiating.
Interment and prayers followed at the Fleming Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Diane Lee McLaughlin
Diane Lee McLaughlin (nee Keeney) of Sullivan, Missouri was born February 25, 1958 in St. Louis, Missouri to Eugene and Ermma (nee Acree) Keeney and passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013 in St. Louis and the age of 55 years.
She was a faithful member of the Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri and devoted Christian.
She loved her grandchildren and was loved by all her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Eugene Keeney and one brother, Gene Keeney.
She is survived by two daughters, Monicka Eaton of Linn, Missouri and Kara Hardy-Wiegers of Sullivan, Missouri; mother, Ermma Keeney of Sullivan, Missouri; two sisters, Elaine Juergens of Columbia, Missouri and Christine Kramer of Sullivan, Missouri; three grandchildren, Malachi Eaton, Jacoby Eaton and Zoe Hardy; adopted daughter; many adopted children; other relatives and friends.
A memorial visitation was held from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Midlawn Funeral Home in Union, Missouri.
 

Joyce Evelyn McMillen of Potosi, Missouri was born on August 10, 1933 to Homer and Edith (Bays) McClain and passed away on July 13, 2015 at the age of 81 years, 11 months and 3days.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Homer and Edity McClain; four grandchildren, Heather Cosby, Hanna Cosby, Jeremiah “Jay” Cosby and Addeline Rosener.
She is survived by her eight children, Diana Cosby of Benton, Illinois, Kerry Rolens of Bonne Terre, Missouri, David Rolens of Potosi, Missouri, Karla Siekmann of Potosi, Missouri, Kelly Strange and husband Larry of Glenwood, Iowa, Jackie Rosener and husband Patrick of Bismarck, Missouri, John McMillen and wife Jeannie of Potosi, Missouri and Jeffrey McMillien and wife Kim of St. James, Missouri; 16 grandchildren; many great grandchildren.
 

Opal A. McMillen
Opal A. McMillen nee Ahrens of Owensville, Missouri was born on Saturday, May 18, 1918 in Bland, Missouri to George and Dora Kruger Ahrens and passed away on Friday, August 26, 2011 at Frene Valley Healthcare South, Owensville, Missouri at the age of 93 years, 3 months and 8 days.
Opal worked many years as a seamstress at the shoe factories in Bland and Owensville, Missouri.
She married Billy E. McMillen in Vienna, Missouri on June 28, 1999.
Her hobbies were cooking, sewing, crocheting, and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Dora Ahrens; husbands, Shelby Berry and Gilbert Bultmann; cousin, Gladys Rohlfing and a stepdaughter.
She is survived by her husband, Billy McMillen of Belle, Missouri and step grandson, Sean Nowack of Springfield, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 29, 2011 at Old Bland Cemetery, Bland, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Herman “Mac” McMillian
Herman “Mack” McMillian, Jr. of Cuba, Missouri was born April 3, 1952 at Sullivan, Missouri to Herman Sidney and Irma Jean (nee George) McMillian, Sr. and passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at his home at the age of 59 years.
Mack had been a flooring installer since he was 19 years of age. He worked for Spindler Carpet in Sullivan, Missouri and then was the owner/operator of Action Carpet for 20 years before becoming an independent flooring contractor. Mac spent hours on his farm where he raised cattle, hunted and enjoyed raising a garden. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, trapping, playing his guitar and could build or remodel anything. What he enjoyed most was spending time outside and being with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Herman S. McMillian, Sr.; one brother, Clifford Leroy McMillian.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy McMillian of the home; four children, Chrystal and husband Jim Bronstad of Cuba, Missouri, Travis and wife Kim McMillian of Troy, Missouri, Matthew McMillian of Farmington and Mark and wife Heather McMillian of Sullivan, Missouri; three step children, Shylee and husband Marvin Sellers of Cuba, Missouri, Jason and wife Jennifer Hinson of Owensville, Missouri and James and wife Grace Hinson of Steelville, Missouri; 14 grandchildren, Mitchell, Amber, Breann, Alicia, Jon, Isaiah, Elijah, Gideon, Brianna, Morgan, Mariah, Nicholas, Kaylie and Phoebe; mother, Irma Jean (George) McMillian of Cuba, Missouri; two brothers, Larry McMillian of Cuba, Missouri and Joel McMillian of Cuba, Missouri; five sisters, Joann and husband Dick Busse of St. Clair, Missouri, Carol and husband Bruce Crutchfield of Cuba, Missouri, Pam Richardson of Cuba, Missouri, Karen Childress of St. James, Missouri and Kathy Hays of Cuba, Missouri; best friend, Darrell Roskowski of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Memorial visitation was Sunday, March 25, 2012 from 1-2 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
Memorial service was at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2012 at the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba with Pastor Paul Lathum, officiating. Special music was “Family Bible”, “I’m Gonna Live Forever” and “I Cross My Heart”.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Irma J. McMillian of Cuba, Missouri was born October 9, 1926 in Crawford County to Edward and Dahlia (nee Litton) George and passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at the age of 88 years.
Irma was united in marriage to Herman McMillian on February 1, 1941 in Steelville, Missouri. They were happily married for 65 years and nine children.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Dahlia George; her husband, Herman McMillian; three sons, Clifford, Mack and Joel; eight siblings, Freeman, Lytle, Nettie, Bill, Myrtle, Kate, Sebina and Evelyn.
She is survived by her children, Joann and husband Dick Busse of St. Clair, Missouri, Karen Childress of St. James, Missouri, Kathy Hayes of Cuba, Missouri, Larry McMillian of Cuba, Missouri, Carol and husband Bruce Crutchfield of Cuba, Missouri and Pam Richardson of Cuba, Missouri; like a son, Larry Pilkenton of Cuba, Missouri; 23 grandchildren, many great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends



Edna H. McMillion
Edna H. McMillion of St. James, Missouri was born in Sweet Gum, Georgia to Alonzo and Mamie Bell (Owenby) Hunter and passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012 at the Missouri Veterans Home at the age of 89 years.
Edna proudly served her country in The United States Army during WWII from 1943-1945. After she returned from service Edna went back to school and became a nurse. She was a very independent woman whose hobbies included reading, gardening, fishing and learning anything new.
She is survived by her children, Alva McMillion and wife Arlene of Bradenton, Florida, Brenda Wrye and husband Don of Falling Waters, West Virginia, Dinese Parker and husband Casey of St. Peters, Missouri, Deborah Wright and husband Delwyn of Gaston South Carolina, Milford McMillion and wife Delilah of Gaston, South Carolina, Mike McMillion and wife Teri of Dover Delaware; 22 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Friday, March 16, 2012 from 1-3 p.m. at the Missouri Veterans Chapel.
Funeral service was Friday, March 16, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the Missouri Veterans Chapel in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.

 

Carol Adell Schmale McVey was born on August 17, 1935 in Addieville, Illinois and passed away on September 11, 2016 at the age of 81 years.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Arnold and Leona Schmale; two sisters; and two brothers.
She is survived by eight children, Lynn (Mike) Flaim, Dan (Tammy) McVey, Karen (Hal) Hutcheson, Elizabeth (Rex) Thurman, David (Sherri) McVey, John (Ashley) McVey, Mary (Lewis) Shackelford and Pat (Angie) McVey; 19 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; two sisters; four brothers; other relatives and friends.


 

Richard Lee McWhorter
Richard Lee McWhorter was born in Pulaski County, Missouri on July 29, 1952 to
Charles Alfred (Mac) and Virginia
Ruth (Davis) McWhorter and passed away Saturday, October 8, 2011 at the age of
59 years.
Richard graduated from Rolla High School before attending Linn Technical School.
Richard had a very successful career as a Research Engineer working for the
University of Missouri at the Rolla and Columbia, Missouri campuses.
On July 18, 1984 Richard was united in marriage to Lucy Hughes. Richard loved
the outdoors and hunting and fishing; he was a master woodworker.
He is survived by his wife, Lucy of Fulton, Missouri; daughter, Tracy Isaak and
husband Rob of Tampa, Florida; mother-in-law, Mabel Hughes of St. James,
Missouri; brothers, William WcWhorter and wife Patricia of Texas, Michael
McWhorter of St. Peters, Missouri, Charles McWhorter and wife Nancy of Rolla,
Missouri; sisters, Carol South and husband Al of Tennessee, Sue Dayton and
husband Walter of Rolla, Missouri, Betty Ransom and husband Jim of Leasburg,
Missouri, Judy Andrews and husband Don of Indiana, Debbie Pomeroy and husband
Mike of Texas, Donna Riggs and husband Ray of Rolla, Missouri, Pat Perry and
husband Larry of Lake Springs, Missouri; brothers-in-law, Joe Hughes of
Jefferson City, Missouri, David Hughes and wife Sheri of Pacific, Missouri, Gary
Hughes and wife Patricia of St. James, Missouri, Bert Hughes of Kansas;
sister-in-law, Debbie Hughes and husband Thomas Luebbert of St. James, Missouri;
other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Wednesday, October 12, 2011 from 5-8 p.m.
Funeral service Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 1 p.m. in the St. James Chapel of
the James & Gahr Mortuary with Reverend Mick Thrasher officiating.
Interment in the St. James Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.

Andrea Marie Meador
Andrea “Annie” Marie Meador of Cuba, Missouri was born Tuesday, June 6, 1989 at Rogers, Arkansas to Sonya Walker and passed away Monday, August 23, 2010 at St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 21 years, 2 months and 17 days.
Annie, as she was known by her family and friends, became the proud mother of Autumn Rayne in July of this year.
Annie was a former student of the Crawford County R-II School District where she played the clarinet and was in the marching band. She enjoyed swimming, reading, today’s modern music, the Oldie’s and Indian music, watching scary movies, cooking, playing cards and just having fun.
She was preceded in death by her, grandfather, Bruce Walker; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by her parents, Sonya and Gregory Ford of Cuba, Missouri; daughter, Autumn Rayne Redmond; husband, Luke Meador; special friend, Shannon Redmond of Cuba, Missouri; three brothers, Kody Ford of Cuba, Missouri, Michael and wife Heather Ford of Cuba, Missouri and Eric Ford of New York; grandmother, Dorothy Walker of Cuba, Missouri; aunts and uncles, Jonathan Wayne Walker of Springfield, Missouri, Marc Alan Walker and special friend Jo Ann Fortney of Morgantown, West Virginia, Nadine Hodges of Sullivan, Missouri, Betty Stotler of Bourbon, Missouri, Audrey Corter of Bismarck, Missouri, Melvin and wife Janice Valley of Mesa, Arizonian, Louis and wife Alice Valley of Bourbon, Missouri, Shirley Valley of St. Louis, Missouri, Betty and husband Charles Howard of Hiawatha, Kansas, Karen and husband Ken Farr of Springdale, Arkansas, Kay Evans of Springdale, Arkansas, Lela and husband Ceaser Ruiz of Bentonville, Arkansas, Mary and husband Dennis Tresnor of Wasilla, Alaska, Regina and husband Dewayne Melton of Noel, Missouri and Vernon and wife Becky Ford of Rogers, Arkansas; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Friday, August 27, 2010 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 27, 2010 at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Luke Meador, Kody Ford, Michael Ford, David Farr, Lakota Walker, Marc Walker, Robert Garrett and Nathan Bowen.
Prayers and interment followed at the Lickcreek Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Theresa Ann Medlock
Theresa Ann Medlock was born July 16, 1957 in Washington, Missouri to Lawrence and Bertha (Thompson) White and passed away August 20, 2010 in Springfield, Missouri at the age of 53 years, 1 month and 4 days.
On March 26, 1977 Theresa White was united in marriage to Jackie Medlock and to their union three children were born.
Theresa and Jackie were team drivers and drove over the road together for the past 10 years. While traveling she had an opportunity to check out many yard sales, which she really enjoyed. Whenever she heard of someone in need, she was there helping however she could. The love of her family, especially her grandchildren, and the time spent with them, and also Gizmo and Dottie, was the most important to her.
Preceding her in death were her son, Bryan Dale Medlock; parents, Lawrence and Bertha White; father and mother-in-law, Lloyd and Ruby Medlock.
She is survived by her husband, Jackie Medlock of Salem, Missouri; son, Kenny Medlock and friend, Josh Roten of Springfield, Missouri; daughter, Jackie Sanders and husband Joshua of Salem, Missouri; brothers, Butch White of Salem, Missouri, Barry White and wife Mert of Steelville, Missouri, Richard White and wife Staci of Salem, Missouri; sisters, Donna Phillips and husband Rick of Salem, Missouri, Debbie Jennings of Salem, Missouri; grandchildren, Mikayla and Mikenna Medlock, Mariah, Issac, Shawna, Damien and Maddie Ayers; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, August 27, 2010 at the James & Gahr Chapel.
Funeral service was Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Salem Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Pastor Bill Anderson officiating.
Interment was in the New Hope Cemetery, Salem, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.
 

Gregory Mark Mehas of Bourbon, Missouri was born on November 20, 1957 in Athens, Greece to Richard and Janet (Cooper) Mehas and passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the age of 57 years.
He is survived by his wife, Judy (Whitman) Mehas of Bourbon, Missouri; seven children, Robby and wife Jodi Black of High Ridge, Missouri, Donna Black of DeSoto, Missouri, Sheila and husband Craig Dotson of Rolla, Missouri, Ricky Black Jr. of Bourbon, Missouri, Alisha and husband Mike Switzer of O’Fallon, Missouri, Rachelle Mehas of Leasburg, Missouri and George and wife Charyl Mehas of Bourbon, Missouri; parents, Richard and Janet (Cooper) Mehas of Grandview, Missouri; 15 grandchildren, James, Blake, Ryan, Lissa, Ivory, Corrin, Samantha, Stephanie, Rylee, Madison, Brayden, Jackson, Axton, Aubrey and soon to be Keira; three sisters, Kathy and husband Dale Jenkins of Warrensburg, Missouri, Krissy Mehas of Kansas City, Missouri and Kim and husband Chris Steele of Marana, Arizona; four dear friends, Kenny, Fuji, Dan and Steve; other relatives and friends.

 

Cenda Lou Melton
Cenda Lou Melton of Cuba, Missouri was born on Wednesday, May 2, 1962 at St. Louis, Missouri to Ernest Sr. and Shirley (nee Blanton) Melton and passed away Saturday, August 27, 2011 at her home in Cuba, Missouri.
Cenda started her career of taking care of others many years ago. She became a Nurses Aid in 1986, Certified Nurses Aid in 1987, Certified Med Tech in 1992 and graduated from Waynesville Technical Institute in 1996 with her Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) degree and she was planning on going back to school to get her Registered Nursing (RN) degree. Cenda worked for Cuba Manor for the last 12 years taking care and loving all the residents. In what little spare time she had she enjoyed camping at Bass, tubing down the Meramec River, reading and spending time with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest Sr. and Shirley Melton and two brothers, David and Leroy Melton.
She is survived by her loving best friend and wife, Eva Moore of the home; son, Roger Melton and girlfriend Ann Fulliam of Cuba, Missouri; two grandchildren, Nicholas Melton and Crissa Melton Gregory, both of Cuba, Missouri; three brothers, John Melton of Tacoma, Washington, Bruce and wife Tammy Melton of Tacoma, Washington, Keith Melton and friend Greg Meyer of Cuba, Missouri; four sisters, Betty Melton of St. Louis, Missouri, Doris and husband Thomas Cook of Gillespie, Illinois, Wanda Melton of Tacoma, Washington and Tina and Herman Rovery of Farmersville, Illinois; second mom, Mary DeClue of Cuba, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Angie and husband Ron Carl of Steelville, Missouri and Mary and husband Luis Leija of Rolla, Missouri; brother-in-law, Johnny and wife Lindsey DeClue of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 31, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2011. Special music will be “My Best Friend” and “Go Rest High on That Mountain.”
Pallbearers were Ronnie, Johnny, Alberto, Daniel, Thomas and Greg.
Interment and prayers will follow at the Kinder Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Reverend Ronnie Gale Mercer
Ronnie Gale Mercer was born on July 15, 1958 in Rolla, Missouri to John Thomas and Marie (nee Bridgeman) Mercer. He passed away Sunday, December 16, 2007 at the age of 49 years.
After high school Ronnie married Machell Missey in Stanton, Missouri on June 10, 1978. He was a member of International Gospel Assembly and Bibleway Association and has been the pastor of Pea Ridge Pentecostal Church for 4 1/2 years. He coached American League Baseball for many years and with his wife have blessed people in the Sullivan community with their music for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Leroy Mercer.
He is survived by his wife of the family home; two sons, Jason Mercer and friend Erica of Georgia, Jonathan Mercer and wife Brandy of St. Louis, Missouri; brothers, John Mercer Jr. and wife Theresa of Bourbon, Missouri, Bobby Mercer and wife Sarah of Rolla, Missouri, Glenn Mercer of Owensville, Missouri, Wayne Mercer of Sullivan, Missouri and Clifton Mercer of Cuba, Missouri; sisters, Carol Hebert and husband Norbert of Forsythe, Missouri, Patsy Payne and husband Ricky of Sullivan, Missouri, Connie Baum and husband Harry of Kansas City, Missouri and Margaret Buckner and husband Leslie of Doniphan, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 20, 2007 at First Assembly of God in Sullivan, Missouri with interment following in Reedville Cemetery. Brother Alfred Morgan and Pastor Leroy Bryant officiated the service.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.


Iva C. Merkel
Iva C. Merkel of Bourbon, Missouri was born on August 26, 1912, at Oak Hill, Missouri to Charles and Mary (Goodman) Nelson and passed away Friday, March 16, 2012 at the age 99 years.
She married Fred Merkel on June 6, 1936 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Bourbon, Missouri and they would be blessed with 54 years of marriage.
Iva was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church for over 75 years. She was involved in the Ladies Aide and taught Sunday school for many years and together with her husband owned and operated the Bourbon Roller Mill until retirement.
Iva was an avid Cardinal Baseball fan and had already secured her season schedule for 2012. She had many hobbies including fishing, quilting, crocheting and playing cards.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Mary Nelson; husband, Fred; three brothers, John, Bransford and Raymond Nelson; two sisters, Marie Sides and Della Fuches; two sons-in-law, Marvin Dorson and Ed Wallis.
She is survived by two daughters, Marilyn Wallis of Bourbon, Missouri and Janice Dorson of Sullivan, Missouri; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one sister, Esther Homeyer; one sister-in-law, Ruth Nelson; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at noon Monday, March 19, 2012 at Concordia Lutheran Church, Bourbon, Missouri with Pastor Patrick Runk officiating.
Interment was in the Bourbon Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.


Maud Lucille Merritt
Maud L. Merritt of Bourbon, Missouri was born on February 20, 1917 to Oscar and Josie Ann (Crawford) Gensler at Booneville, Missouri and passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2010 at the age of 93 years.
She remained in Booneville until the age of 18, relocating to Bourbon, Missouri in 1955. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing her own clothes, quilting and shopping. She was a Christian and attended Faith Mission Baptist Church in Bourbon, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Josie Gensler; two sons, Wilbert Merritt and Donald Merritt in infancy; son-in-law, Charles Miller; one brother, William Gensler; two sisters, Maryetta Bridgeman and Edna Bridgeman and grandson, Glenn Miller.
She is survived by one son, Ronnie Merritt and friend Sue Jost of Steelville, Missouri; four daughters, Doris Lakaner and husband Edward of Bourbon, Missouri, Loretta Miller of Gerald, Missouri, Helen Eoff and husband Leroy of Bourbon, Missouri and Alice Valley and husband Louis of Bourbon, Missouri; one brother, Joe Gensler and wife Wilda of Potosi, Missouri; 19 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; 21 great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, 2010 from the Bourbon Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home with Brother John Beckett officiating.
Interment was in the Bourbon Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home.

Ronald Gene Metts
Ronald Gene Metts of Bourbon, Missouri was born July 30, 1935 in Centerville, Illinois to Herbert and Laura Rogers Metts and passed away Thursday, May 10, 2012 at the Missouri Baptist Hospital in Town and Country, Missouri at the age of 76 years.
Ronald married Theresa Lorenz on July 15, 1991 in Union, Missouri.
Ronald worked as a bricklayer and belonged to the Local Bricklayers #1. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoyed his horse.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Laura Metts and a brother, Herbert Metts.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa; three sons, Edward and wife Sandi of House Springs, Missouri, Tracy and wife Michaele of House Springs, Missouri and Ronald Metts; daughter, Shannon Metts of Bourbon, Missouri; brother, John and wife Carol Metts of Union, Missouri; three grandchildren, Edward Metts, A.J. Metts and Brittany Sweat; five great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Monday, May 14, 2012 at the Eaton Funeral Chapel in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral service was Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the Chapel with burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Cedar Hill, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
 

Dorothy Maxine Meurer
Dorothy Maxine Meurer of St. James, Missouri was born on October 14, 1937 in St. James, Missouri to Walter L. and Lola (Sewell) Claus and passed away at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Missouri on Monday, December 14, 2009 at the age of 72 years and 2 months.
Dorothy was a member of the First Baptist Church of St. James, Missouri. She loved to cook, spend time with her children and grandchildren and reading the Bible and taking care of Grandpa (Frank).
She was preceded in death are her parents, Walter L. and Lola Claus; her first husband, Charles G. Crawford; four brothers, Leslie, Jack, Henry, and Tommy Claus and one sister, Mae Suetterlin.
She is survived by her husband, Frank E. Meurer of St. James, Missouri; children, Terry L. Crowley and husband Tim of St. Elizabeth, Missouri, Douglas Crawford and wife Andrea and Christopher Crawford and wife Cynthia, both of St. James, Missouri; grandchildren, Stephanie Way and husband Heath, Rhiannon Ketcherside, Kristina Ward, Amanda Crawford, Caitlyn Crawford, Haden Crawford, Samantha Crawford, Matthew Crawford and Gwendolyn Crawford; seven great grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth Claus and wife Joyce of St. Peters, Missouri, Donald Claus and wife Dorothy of Crestwood, Missouri, Harold Claus of St. Charles, Missouri; sisters, Marie Arnicar of Affton, Missouri, Loree Morehouse and husband Dorris of St. Louis, Missouri, Juanita Foust, Wilma Sheridan and husband Jack and Millie Hendricks, all of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with Jerry Baumann officiating.
Pallbearers were Dennis Foust, Donnie Foust, Jeff Glenn, Ronnie Morehouse, Gene Claus, and Les Clancy.
Music of “How Great Thou Art” and “Amazing Grace” was provided by Stephen Brubaker.
Burial was in the family plot in the Oak Grove Cemetery in rural St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
 

Robert J. “Bob’ Micallef
Robert J. “Bob” Micallef of Cuba, Missouri was born to the union of Alfred and Tillie (Feldmann) Micallef on April 12, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri and left from this life on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at the Missouri Veterans Home in St. James, Missouri at the age of 83.
Bob was united in marriage to Zula (Ware) Honea on November 23, 1963 in Bourbon, Missouri.
Bob retired from Fleming Manufacturing Company after many years of dedicated service. He Honorably and Proudly served his Country in the U.S. Army during WWII and later served in U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. In his spare time he enjoyed wood working, piddling and drinking coffee with friends.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Tillie (Feldmann) Micallef; wife, Zula (Ware) Micallef; step-son, Jimmie Honea.
Those who are left to treasure his memory are his step-children, David and wife Janice Honea and Debra and husband Jim Gilliam all of Cuba, Missouri; step-daughter-in-law, Joyce Honea of Desloge, Missouri; eight step-grandchildren, 12 step-great-grandchildren, one step-great-great-grandchild; sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends.
Visitation was held on Friday, November 18, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. at Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mizell Funeral Home with Father James Finder officiating.
Interment with full military honors followed at Bourbon Cemetery in Bourbon, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Sylvia E. Milk
Sylvia E. Milk of St. James, Missouri was born February 13, 1917, at Meta, Missouri to Rev. Menzo and Georgia Brooks (Burnett) Sooter and passed away Saturday June 29, 2013 at the age of 96 year,s 4 months and 16 days.
Sylvia married Marvin E. Milk.
Sylvia was called to the Lord’s work in 1945 when the Lord spoke to her She was filled with God’s Spirit, and she was healed from cancer.
Sylvia was very happy to start her work in the Assembly of God Church at Kankakee, IL. She was a Sunday school teacher and children church leader along with her husband, who did janitor work. Sylvia was active in the Joliet prison ministry where she worked monthly. She also went to the hospital in Kankakee, Illinois, where she prayed for the sick.
In 1950, Sylvia started a work in Bourbonnas Illinois, where she ministered to her neighbors. Sylvia’s ministry grew. She rented a building, and later she and her husband decided to buy a church building to meet in. They named the building Pentecost Faith Church. They were licensed with Internal Gospel Assembly of God of Desoto, Mo. In 1969 Mr. and Mrs. Milk were ordained.
Sylvia was called to prison to give a man last rights before he was put to death in the electric chair. Sylvia was greatly touch by this and continued her work in the prison.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Menzo and Georgia Sooter; husband, Marvin in 1995; one son, Paul E. Milk, who passed away December 18, 1984; brothers, Wil, Edward, Dorsie, Paul Sooter and Charles Sooter; sisters, Ilene, Mildred, Betty and Billie.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Milk of Ashland, Missouri; sister, Joyce Steele of Tulsa, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Celeste Marc of St Charles, Illinois, Paul Milk of Peachtree, Georgia, Jesse Milk of West Virginia and her daughter; great grandchildren, Morgan Milk, Mitchell Marc, Mason Milk, Nicholas Marc and Lauran Marc; sister-in-law, Clara Sooter of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral service was conducted 3 p.m. on Monday July 1, 2013 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with Mick Thrasher officiating.
Pallbearers were family and friends.
Burial was in the St. James Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
 

Helen L. Miller
Helen L. Miller of Troy, Missouri formerly of St. James, Missouri was born on March 6, 1922 in Newburg, Missouri to Albert and Katherine (Day) Jenkins and passed away at the Lincoln County Nursing and Rehab in Troy, Missouri on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at the age of 88 years, 5 months and 4 days.
Helen was united in marriage to William Miller on March 16, 1940 in Rolla, Missouri and to this union one daughter was born.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Katherine Jenkins; husband, William on November 13, 2000; three brothers, Carl, Claude and Hubert Jenkins; two sisters, Maxine DeJarnnett and Nora Malone.
She is survived by one daughter, Ellen Mae Woodson and husband Robert of Troy, Missouri; four grandchildren, Jacob Oehler, Whitney Woodson, Cody McKee and Bobby Woodson; two great grandchildren, Netaeh and Lilly; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 16, 2010 at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri with Jerry Baumann officiating.
Pallbearers were family and friends.
Burial was in the family plot at the Wishon Cemetery in rural St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

James “Jimmy” Michael Miller of Cuba, Missouri was born on Wednesday, February 5, 1969 in St. Louis, Missouri to Jimmy McNiff and Diane Miller and passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the age of 46 years, 3 months and 21 days.
Jimmy married Rebecca Damo on April 2, 2002 in Steelville, Missouri and to this union four children were born.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jimmy McNiff; and brother-in-law, Shaun Damo.
He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Miller of Cuba, Missouri; mother, Diane (Pops) Pirie of Granite City, Illinois; children, Brianna, Laina, Laden and Jamie Miller of Cuba, Missouri; parents-in-law, David and Gloria Damo of Cuba, Missouri; sisters, Jennifer M. Dursl of St. Louis, Missouri and Omelia Missey of Granite City, Illinois; brothers, Michael Dursl and Paul McNiff of Granite City, Illinois; brother-in-law, David Damo of Steelville, Missouri; sister-in-law, Sheryl Damo of Cuba, Missouri; uncle, James Miller of Granite City, Illinois.

 

Kiven Shane Miller
Kiven Shane Miller of Columbia, Missouri passed away in Cuba, Missouri on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the age of 48 years, 6 months and 1 day.
There is no public service. Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
 

Mary B. Miller
Mary B. Miller of Cuba, Missouri was born Wednesday, May 30, 1962 at Mexico, Missouri to John Henry and Geraldine M. (nee Summers) Brandenburger and passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010 at Cuba, Missouri at the age of 48 years, 1 month and 18 days.
Mary was united in marriage to Joseph A. Miller April 6, 1991 at Cuba, Missouri.
Mary was the proud owner and operator of Java.Net Books and Gifts and before that she worked for the Crawford County R-II School District in the administration building where she was the superintendents secretary. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, Tri-C Club and the Cuba Chamber of Commerce. She currently served as a board member for the Crawford County R-II School District and the Cuba Chamber of Commerce.
In her spare time she enjoyed reading, crocheting, scrapbooking, hummingbirds and listening to her scanner. She truly enjoyed weekend trips camping and fishing with her husband and family. She collected sunflowers, Santa Clauses and exercise items and always attended the Cuba Wildcats sporting events.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John Henry and Geraldine Brandenburger; brother, Randy Hamlett; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Joe of the home; three daughters, Jessica Griffin of St. Clair, Missouri, Danielle and husband Christopher Thurman of Branson, Missouri and Kelsey Jo Miller of the home; four grandchildren, Gavin, Cheyanne, Lilly and Lexi; one brother, John Brandenburger of Marble Head, Ohio; three sisters, Rhonda and husband Terry Sampson of Hannibal, Missouri, Jerri and husband Wes Sites of Washington, Missouri and Karen Brandenburger of Marthasville, Missouri; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Jane and Stanley Miller of Cuba, Missouri; brother-in-law, Donnie and wife Renee Miller of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Tuesday, July 20, 2010 from 4-8 p.m. at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at the Holy Cross Catholic Church of Cuba, Missouri with Father James Finder as celebrant.
Prayers and interment followed at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.


Tracy Lee Miller
Tracy Lee Miller of St. James, Missouri, formerly of the Pacific, Missouri area, was born Sunday, June 2, 1946 at St. Louis, Missouri to Alonzo and Julia (nee Milda) Miller and passed away Friday, April 30, 2010 at St. James, Missouri, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 63 years.
Tracy served in the United States Army from 1965 till 1967 and served one tour in Vietnam. He served in the United State Army Reserves from 1967 until 1971.
Tracy worked in the asphalt, concrete and construction business on and off for the last 40 years. He was known to his friends as “Chainsaw.” In March of this year he remarried the Love of his life, Linda.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alonzo and Julia Miller; two sisters; five brothers; other relatives and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Miller of the home; six children, Tracy Lee Miller, Jr., Lazet Trista and husband Dan Kent, Larry Guy Asbury, Jerry Dean and wife Sarah Asbury all of St. James, Missouri, Tamra “Tammy” and Angel Miller; one brother, Richard “Boze” Miller of St. Clair, Missouri; many grandchildren; one great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
Memorial service with full military honors will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2010 at the Hill Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Leota Maxine Mitchell of Licking, Missouri was born in Roby, Missouri on March 25, 1926 to Jess and Minnie (Biram) Jeffries and passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015, at the age of 89 years.
Leota married Junior Walker and to this union two daughters were born. She later married Howard Blankenship and to this union one son was born.
Howard and Leota and the children shared many wonderful memories together before Howard passed away March 2, 1968. Leota later married Ted Mitchell who shared her love for hunting and fishing. They had many wonderful years together until he passed away in July of 1988.
She is survived by two daughters, Judy Tollison and husband Leon of St. James, Missouri and Rita Hobbs and husband Arlon of Malvern, Arkansas; one son, Don Blankenship and wife Lana of Rolla, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Jimmy Hubbard and wife Ellen, Billy Hubbard and wife Rachel, Chris Hubbard, Melissa Hurst, Joey Breedlove and wife Angie, Scott Breedlove and wife Lisa, Stephen Blankenship and wife Tara, Nichole Walters and husband Steve and Shauna Young and husband Leigh; 16 great grandchildren; three brothers, Paul Jeffries and Glen Jeffries of Licking, Missouri and Jerry Jeffries and wife Norma of Barnhart, Missouri; four sisters, Aweda McDowell of Licking, Missouri, Bonnie Noah of Jackson, Missouri, Betty Conant of Wentzville, Missouri and Sharon Antonich and husband John of Pevely, Missouri; her two four-legged companions, “Scooter” and “Cee Cee”; other relatives and friends.
Interment in the Licking Cemetery.

Dickey Ray Mizell of Granite City, Illinois was born on September 20, 1943 in Metropolis, Illinois to Donald O. “Pete” and Florence C. (nee Whalen) Mizell and passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the age of 72 years.
Dickey served from 1960 to 1962 in the United States Air Force.
Dickey married Sandra Sue Jeffords on March 22, 1966 and they are the proud parents of three sons.
Dickey and Sue moved to Granite City in 1969.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald “Pete” Mizell and Florence Dotson; one brother, Robert J. Mizell; one sister, Mary Helen Medley; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charles Leslie Jeffords and Rhudell Jeffords; two brothers-in-law, Berle Parr and Wesley Smithart; one niece, Brenda K. Worthen; two nephews, Ricky and James Parmer.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sandra Sue Mizell of Granite City, Illinios; three sons, Tim Mizell and friend Julie of Granite City, Illinois, Don and wife Lesa Mizell of Cuba, Missouri and Jason and wife Jessica Mizell of St. Louis, Missouri; like a son, Gary and wife Julie Sellers of Highland, Illinois; nine grandchildren Noah, Isaiah, Amanda, Jaime, Kayla, Drew, Dillan, Brenna and Leah; two sisters, Marcia K. Smithart of Durant, Oklahoma, Stephanie Parr of Metropolis, Illinois; daughter-in-law, Debye Mizell of Granite City, Illinois; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Patricia A. and Ellis Reynolds of Granite City, Illinois, Mary E. Mizell and Howard Medley of Metropolis, Illinois; other relatives and friends.
Graveside service was held at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Golconda, Illinois.
 

Charles M. Moehlmann
Charles Marvin Moehlmann of St. Louis, Missouri was born on January 10, 1935 in Cuba Missouri and passed away on Friday, October 16, 2009 at St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 74 years, 9 months, 6 days.
Charles was united in marriage to Edeltraud (Dauber) Moehlmann on March 13, 1959 in Germany.
Charles proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1957-1959. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, the outdoors, gardening and building model cars and planes.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, John and Nellie Moehlmann; three sisters, Dorothy Manger, Alice Moehlmann, and Gloria Dillard; two brothers, John and Roy Moehlmann and grandson, Johnny A. Cramer.
He is survived by his wife, Edeltraud Moehlmann of the home in St. Louis, Missouri; three children, Charles and wife Christene Moehlmann, Nellie and husband Steven Studt of St. Louis, Missouri, Deborah and John Cramer of Cuba, Missouri; five grandchildren, Joseph and Jason Schultz of St. Louis, Missouri, Heather and husband Martin Miller, Wendy and Bridget Cramer; great granddaughter, April L. Miller of Cuba, Missouri; four siblings, Vernon Moehlmann, Russell Moehlmann, Larry and wife Judy Moehlmann, and Margaret (Peggy) Wright, all of St. Louis, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 from 5-8 p.m. at Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Graveside service was held on Wednesday October 21, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Kinder Cemetery in Cuba, Missouri with Rev. John Cramer, officiating, followed by full military honors.
Serving as pallbearers were Charles Moehlmann Steven Studt, John Cramer, Joseph and Jason Schultz, and Martin Miller.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Betty Catherine Vickers Mohesky
Betty Catherine Vickers Mohesky, nee Terry, of Steelville, Missouri was born March 1, 1932 in Stoddard County, Missouri to John and Marie Mary (Henderson) Terry and passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis at the age of 80 years.
On November 13, 1948 in St. Louis, she was united in marriage to William (Bill) Vickers and to this union four children were born. He preceded her in death in 2002. She was later united in marriage to Bob Mohesky on May 23, 2009.
While living in St. Louis, Betty worked as a receptionist at the Schnucks Company office for 10 years and later after moving to Steelville, Missouri, she was co-owner with her husband Bill at 7 Cedars Supply from 1977 to 2001.
Betty was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Steelville, a member of the Parish Council and Ladies Guild at St. Michael’s and a member of TOPS. She was a past president of the Steelville Ambulance Board. She loved fishing and would always try to out-fish Bob. She enjoyed playing golf, volleyball, softball, bowling, crocheting and having a big garden each spring. During retirement, she had time to use her artistic talents and enjoy painting.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Marie Terry; her first husband, Bill Vickers; one brother Ed Terry and wife Donna.
She is survived by her husband, Bob Mohesky of Steelville, Missouri; two sons Terry Vickers and wife Linda and Alan Vickers and wife Jeannie, all of Sullivan, Missouri; two daughters Susan Dwyer and husband Dennis of Rio Rancho, New Mexico and Sharon Simpson and husband Bob of North Richland Hills, Texas; 12 grandchildren Teri, Beth, Elaine, Kevin, Tom, Shannon, Sarah, Shawn, Kate, Jeff, Tara and Jessica; 13 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lou Mohesky of St. Louis, Missouri; special aunt, Edith Love of Steelville, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Father Paul E. Telken officiating. Special music of “Softly and Tenderly,” “Oh, Loving God,” “Jesus Remember Me” and “Amazing Grace” was played and sung by Karin West. Memories were shared by the family.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.
 

Nellie Ann Monda
Wednesday, 09 January 2008
Nellie Ann Monda born Sunday, July 13, 1913 and passed away Monday, January 7, 2008 at the age of 94 years, 5 months and 25 days. Visitation Wednesday, January 9 from 5-8 p.m. at the Britton Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri. Funeral service Thursday, January 10, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the Britton Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri. Interment in the Kinder Cemetery,Cuba, Missouri.

Margaret Elizabeth “Peggy” Montee
Margaret Elizabeth “Peggy” Montee of Sullivan, Missouri was born on March 20, 1938 at Galena, Kansas to Dearrall and Cecile (Waughtal) Largent and passed Saturday, June 30, 2012 at the age of 74 years, three months and 10 days.
She was raised in Galena and later graduated high school there.
On October 10, 1954 she was united in marriage to Donald Ray Montee and to this marriage four children were born.
Peggy later went on to receive her LPN certificate and was employed for a time at the Sullivan Community Hospital and later worked in Dr. Elders’ office in Cuba. Peggy was self-taught in bookkeeping and helped to prepare tax returns for Mel Wurth.
Later she was employed at the former Bobber Truck Terminal as a bookkeeper. Peggy’s last employment was at the Bank of Sullivan in the trust department and coordinator of the Roadrunners Club. The most important part of her life was her family and enjoyed traveling and flower gardening. The Christmas season was her favorite time of the year and she would firmly encourage all of her family members to be home to celebrate.
Peggy found pleasure in collecting Christmas ornaments and adding to her snow village collection. She was a devoted member of Grace United Methodist Church of Sullivan.
She is survived by her husband, Don Montee of the family home; two sons, Michael Montee of Gravette, Arkansas and Mickey Montee and wife Carla of Sullivan, Missouri; two daughters, Marla Turntine and husband Jim of West Sullivan, Missouri and Mendy Schmidt and husband Dennis of Sullivan, Missouri; one brother, Dale Largent of Blue Springs, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Heather Winkelman, Rachel Schmidt, Matthew Montee, Megan Montee, Jared Schmidt, Brian Turntine, Mackenzie Montee, Cody Montee and Stephanie Turntine; seven great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Karen Shamblin of Springfield, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, July 2, 2012 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 3, 2012 from Grace United Methodist Church in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Steve Williams officiating.
Interment was in the Bourbon Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.


Alice Juanita Moore
Alice Juanita Moore of St. James, Missouri was born Monday, November 5, 1928 to James and Zula (nee: Weatherman) Western and passed away Monday, June 28, 2010 at St. James, Missouri at the age of 81 years, 7 months and 23 days.
Alice was united in marriage to Paul K. Moore on June 28, 1947 at Salado, Arkansas.
Alice retired in 1992 from the Crawford County R-II School District after 28 years of being the school nurse. Prior to that she worked at the Sullivan Hospital in the ER and the OB. She was a former member of the Church of Christ in Cuba and Rolla. She always enjoyed Big Band music, the Beatles and of course Elvis. But what she loved most in life was spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Zula Western; husband, Paul Moore; son, Maj. Kindall Wayne Moore; brothers, Jimmy and wife Louise Western, George Western and Bonnie Western; brother-in-law, C.L. and wife JoAnn Moore; sisters-in-law, Madge Moore and Irene and husband Woodrow Cantrell; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by her children, Deborah and husband Phil Mullen of Liberty and Cuba, Missouri, Pam and husband Sam Barone of Kansas City, Missouri, Rebecca and husband Charlie Guthrie of St. James, Missouri, Susan and husband Dennis Garoutte of Cabot, Arkansas and James “Wesley” and wife Aimee Moore of Haskell, Texas; six grandchildren, Kelli, Cliff, Andy, Laura, Devin and Madyson; great grandchild, Aiden and two on the way; sisters, Mary and husband Marvin Moore of Roanoke, Texas, Jan and husband Bob Sutton of Beaumont, California, Paulette Sullivan of Keller, Texas and SA and husband Dennis House of Missouri City, Texas; sisters-in-law, Becky Western of Texarkana, Texas and Carol Western of Chipley, Florida; brother-in-law, Roy Dean Moore of Flint, Michigan; other relatives and friends.
Memorial visitation was held Thursday, July 1, 2010 from 5-7 p.m. at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Memorial service was held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Cliff Mullen officiating. Special music was “What a Wonderful World,” “Never Grow Old” and “How Great Thou Art.”
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

 

Colon “Butch” A. Moore III
Colon “Butch” A. Moore III was born August 31, 1957 at Cape Girardeau, Missouri to Lois (nee Delashmet) and Colon A. Moore, Jr. and passed away Friday, September 2, 2011 at his home in Steelville at the age of 54 years.
Colon spent four years in the U.S. Marine Corps serving in Alaska, Hawaii and the U.S. He held a BA in History and Government from Columbia College. He was a member of the Cuba American Legion and VFW. Colon enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved the companionship of his two cats, Kitty and Little One.
He was preceded in death by his father, Colon A. Moore II; his brother, Anthony L. Moore; grandparents, Howell Delashmet and wife Ava, Maurine Jackson and Colon A. Moore I.
He is survived by his parents, Richard and Lois Carden of Steelville, Missouri; step brother, Douglas Carden of Bourbon, Missouri; step sister, Lorene Carden of Sullivan, Missouri; uncles, J.W. Moore of Charleston, Missouri, Howell Delashmet and wife Margaret of Kenansville, Florida, Roger Delashmet and wife Eva of Naples, Florida and Ancil Delashmet of Gaffney, South Carolina; aunts, Ann Coombs of Cuba, Missouri and Patsy Rowland of East Prairie, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 11 a.m. until service time on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri with the American Legion Riders standing guard.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Pastor James Self and Rev. Kevin Farr officiating. Special music was provided by Rev. Jerry Beers.
Committal prayer and burial were in the Steelville Cemetery with full military honors.
Casket bearers were Howell Delashmet, Roger Delashmet, Ancil Delashmet, Fran Wynn, Lydle Davis, Leland Coombs, Mike Guess and Michael Guess.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.


Elwanda Pearl Moreland
Elwanda Pearl “Wanda” Moreland of St. James, Missouri, was born March 1, 1927 at Lahoma, Oklahoma to James Edward and Lula Eliza Strain Albright and passed away Friday March 19, 2010 at the St. Johns Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 83 years and 19 days.
On December 18, 1959 in Phelps County, Wanda was united in marriage to R. Eugene Moreland.
Wanda was a hairdresser for more than 20 years and owned and operated the Forest City Beauty Salon for many years. In later years she was a floral designer with her daughter-in- law Lisa Gan. Wanda’s faith was very apparent in her life and she always kept her focus on above and not on the worries of this world.
She was preceded in death by two siblings, Merl Albright and La Vonna Chapman and two grandchildren.
She is survived by three sons, Jim White of St. James, Missouri, John White and wife Beverly of Carney, Oklahoma and Mike Gan and wife Lisa of St. James, Missouri; three daughters, Diana Clark and husband Mike of Dearborn, Missouri, Kim Cardetti and husband Richard of St. James, Missouri and Georgia Turrenine and husband Charlie of St. James, Missouri; one brother, Bill Albright and wife Lillian of Imperial, Missouri; sisters, Vel Donna Weaver of North Little Rock, Arkansas and Jimmeta Detillier and husband Dave of Blue Springs, Missouri; 19 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was on Monday March 22, 2010 from 4:30-8 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral Services were conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in St. James, Missouri with Jerry Baumann officiating.
Pallbearers were her grandsons.
Burial was in the family plot at the St. James Cemetery, St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

Luecinda “Cindy” Marie Moreland
Luecinda “Cindy” Marie Moreland nee Sanders of Steelville, Missouri was born on Sunday, February 23, 1958 in Rolla, Missouri to Howard and Hester Earney Sanders and passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at the age of 54 years, 11 months and 8 days.
Cindy married Larry Moreland on August 1, 1997 in Bell Chute, Maries County, Missouri.
She was a Head Start “MOCA” cook for several years. Larry and Cindy had a vegetable and fruit stand in Cuba and Steelville for 10 years. Her hobbies were crocheting, sewing, raising flower and vegetable gardens and being outdoors. She enjoyed the ocean when living in Maryland. Cindy was a member of the First Assembly of God Church, Steelville, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Treff and Norma Earney and Ray and Selma Sanders; parents-in-law, William and Delma Moreland; aunts and uncles, Edna Earney, Vivian and Jack Barr, Russell and Imogene Sanders, Dwayne Sanders, Isadore Finocchiaro, Dusty Frank, Raymond and Hazel Potter.
She is survived by her husband, Larry Moreland of Steelville, Missouri; children, Jonathon (Sarah) Richards of Camp Pendleton, California, Nathan (Jessica) Richards of Florissant, Missouri, Jessica Moreland of Steelville, Missouri and Lennie Moreland of Sullivan, Missouri; parents, Howard and Hester Sanders of Steelville, Missouri; brothers, Keith (Angela) Sanders and Kevin (Lauri) Sanders, all of Steelville, Missouri; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Carol (Nick) Ritz of Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, Max Moreland and Brenda (Ed) Skaggs, all of St. James, Missouri, D.G. (Judy) Moreland of Rockport, Missouri, and Jim (Janet) Eyman of Vichy, Missouri; aunts and uncles, Treff (Sandy) Earney, Lloyd (Charlotte) Earney, Robert (Olga) Earney and Alline Finocchiaro, all of Steelville, Missouri, Esther (Dave) Wise of St. James, Missouri, Betty Ellis of Salem, Missouri, Glenn (Pat) Sanders of Springfield, Missouri, Vern (Shirley) Sanders of Arnold, Missouri and Juanita Moreland of Cuba, Missouri; grandchildren, Dylan Richards, Ciera Allen, Alynna Richards, Kaila Richards, Ryan Richards, Addison Moreland, Nicholas Light and Brendinn Webb; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 10 a.m.-noon and funeral service at noon at the First Assembly of God Church, Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Jerry Beers officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.
 

Oma Marie Moreland
Oma Marie Moreland of Rolla, Missouri was born on October 24, 1921 in Venice, Missouri in Shannon County, to Lloyd Lee and Nancy Ellen (Tune) James and passed away on December 9, 2012 at the age of 91 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Nancy James; two husbands, Lloyd Phelps and Roland Moreland; brothers, Charles Guye James, Lonnie James, Jesse James; sisters, Decia Lineback, Daisy Griffith and Myrtle Matlock.
She is survived by three daughters, Neomia Robinson and husband Tim of Rolla, Misosuri, Norma Towell of Rolla, Missouri and Donitta Yowell of Rolla, Missouri; one son, Vernon Phelps of Henderson, Texas; one sister, Freeda Ross of Rolla, Missouri; eight grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at the Jones Funeral Home at 11 a.m.
Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with David Robinson officiating.
Pallbearers were Tim Robinson, Allen Towell, Kaleb Aungerer, Shane Taylor, Michael Enright and Bobby Burger.
Burial was in the family plot in the Ozark Memorial Hills Cemetery in Rolla, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James. Missouri.
 

Ronald “Shorty” Moreland
Ronald Clay “Shorty” Moreland of Cuba, Missouri was born Friday, March 10, 1950 at Vichy, Missouri to Richard and Madge (Waidelich) Moreland and passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013 at his home in Cuba at the age of 62 years, 9 months and 27 days.
Shorty served in the Missouri National Guard from 1968 till 1975 with the 1438th Combat Engineers. During his life he worked different places; Meramec Electrical Products Company, Precision Metal, Callaway Power Plant just to name a few. But he also did sales for Mid-West, was a truck driver and worked at both of the lumberyards. Shorty was a member of the First Baptist Church and he truly enjoyed all of his hobbies: hunting, fishing, playing pool, cards, riding motorcycles and four wheelers. His favorite thing in life though, was spending time with his children, grandchildren, family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Madge Moreland and other relatives and friends.
He is survived by his companion of 27 years, Colleen Moreland of the home; five children, Jennie and husband Larry Whittaker, John and wife Alexis Moreland, Joe and wife Jennifer Moreland, Jake Moreland and companion Paige Williams and Faye Moreland all of Cuba, Missouri; six grandchildren, Wyatt, Luke, Aubree, Lexie, Aiden and Trayton; two brothers, Bill and wife Sharon Moreland of St. James, Missouri and Dale and wife Carol Moreland of Dexter, Missouri; sister, Marilyn and husband Don Licklider of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
In keeping with Shorty’s wishes he was cremated and there will be no public services.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home.Ronald “Shorty” Moreland
Ronald Clay “Shorty” Moreland of Cuba, Missouri was born Friday, March 10, 1950 at Vichy, Missouri to Richard and Madge (Waidelich) Moreland and passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013 at his home in Cuba at the age of 62 years, 9 months and 27 days.
Shorty served in the Missouri National Guard from 1968 till 1975 with the 1438th Combat Engineers. During his life he worked different places; Meramec Electrical Products Company, Precision Metal, Callaway Power Plant just to name a few. But he also did sales for Mid-West, was a truck driver and worked at both of the lumberyards. Shorty was a member of the First Baptist Church and he truly enjoyed all of his hobbies: hunting, fishing, playing pool, cards, riding motorcycles and four wheelers. His favorite thing in life though, was spending time with his children, grandchildren, family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Madge Moreland and other relatives and friends.
He is survived by his companion of 27 years, Colleen Moreland of the home; five children, Jennie and husband Larry Whittaker, John and wife Alexis Moreland, Joe and wife Jennifer Moreland, Jake Moreland and companion Paige Williams and Faye Moreland all of Cuba, Missouri; six grandchildren, Wyatt, Luke, Aubree, Lexie, Aiden and Trayton; two brothers, Bill and wife Sharon Moreland of St. James, Missouri and Dale and wife Carol Moreland of Dexter, Missouri; sister, Marilyn and husband Don Licklider of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
In keeping with Shorty’s wishes he was cremated and there will be no public services.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home.
 

Stanley Joseph Moreland
Stanley Joseph Moreland was born in St. James, Missouri on July 1, 1949 to William Delmar and Grace Edna (Weaver) Moreland and passed away at the Golden Living Center in St. James, Missouri on December 1, 2009 at the age of 60 years and 5 months.
He was known as Joe by his family and friends.
Joe was a meat cutter for many years.
He was preceded in death are his parents, William and Grace Moreland; two brothers, Carl and Paul Moreland; three sisters, Judith Faye Moreland, Novella Bullock and Wilma June Gardner.
He is survived by four brothers, Charles Moreland of Fayette City, Pennsylvania, D.G. “Skeeter” Moreland of Rockport, Missouri, James Max Moreland of St. James, Missouri and William Larry Moreland of Steelville, Missouri; three sisters, Marietta Carol Ritz of Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, Janet Eyman of Vichy, Missouri and Brenda Skaggs of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Services were conducted Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 2 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri with Jerry Beers officiating.
Burial was in the family plot at the Flags Springs Church Cemetery near St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.


Myrtle Juanita Morgan
Myrtle Juanita Morgan nee Martin of Sullivan, Missouri formerly of Steelville, Missouri was born on Friday, May 26, 1916 in Crawford County, Missouri to William Martin and Mary Wisdom Martin and passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2010 at the Lifecare Center, Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 93 years, 9 months and 16 days.
Juanita married Marrlan Morgan on December 24, 1940 at Cantwell, Missouri and to this union one son was born.
Juanita was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Bourbon, Missouri and the Eastern Star Martha & Mary #364. Her hobbies were quilting and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mary Martin; sisters, Pearl (Perry) Scott, Orene (John) Eaton, Daphne (Everett) Gahr and Lida (Arthur) Hendrix; brothers, Kenneth (Delma) Martin and Trenton (Bessie) Martin.
She is survived by her husband, Marrlan Morgan of Sullivan, Missouri; son, Leon (Elizabeth) Morgan of Sullivan, Missouri; brother, Dwayne (Lena) Martin of Cuba, Missouri; grandchildren, Michael Lee Morgan of Sullivan, Missouri and Melissa Lynne (Dennis) Brown of Cuba, Missouri; sister-in-law, Winnie Morgan of Owensville, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Tuesday, March 16, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri with Eastern Star Service at 7 p.m.
Funeral Service was Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 10 a.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri with Rev. Delmar Hutson officiating.
Burial at Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

 

Lillian Mueller Morris
Lillian Mueller Morris, most recently of Columbia, Missouri, was born June 29, 1925 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at the age of 86 years.
Up until the time of her passing, she was blessed with remarkable good health.
She was a faithful Christian and lived the Gospel every day. She gave birth to eight children and had 17 grandchildren.
Her primary avocation was as the proprietor of Eagle Hurst Ranch, one of Missouri’s historic river lodges.
After the sale of Eagle Hurst, she moved to Columbia to be close to her daughter and son-in-law, Jodie and Bart Brand, and their four children. She was a member of the Pachyderm’s, she worked the city, state and national elections. She exercised at Wilson’s FIT and walked to Woodcrest every Sunday.
Shortly after her diagnosis and while she was still very much alert, her entire very large family scrambled from all over the country to be with her in her home in Columbia to celebrate her life. Lillian is survived by her only sibling and dear sister, Mildred Horne of Florida, they were inseparable and devoted St. Louis Cardinals fans; Josephine “Jodie” Morris and Bart S. Brand and their children, Racy, George, Sam and Clara, all of Columbia; Lili, Andy, Kelsey, Andrew and Travis, all of New Jersey; Geraldine, Chip, Alexandria, Kristine and Barrett, all of Florida; Teresa Ann Morris and daughter, Hillary Gerber of St. Louis, Missouri; Kristine and Charles Perry of Florida; Alec and Janis Morris of New Hampshire; Richard, Alison, Zachary, Jared and Neville Morris of New Hampshire; and the Hon. Robert J. Morris Jr., Anne, Annie, Robert J. III and Cullen, all of Florida.
There was memorial service at 4 p.m. Friday, August 26, 2011.

Lemoin Morrison
Lemoin Morrison nee Baker was born Saturday, August 26, 1923, at Dillard, Mo., a daughter of the late Lou Stephen Baker and Vesta (Halbert) Baker. She departed this life Sunday, May 19, 2002, at her home in Cuba, Mo., at the age of 78 years, 8 months and 23 days. Lemoin was married to Fennel Moutray. Three daughters were born to this union. She later married Lloyd Morrison. They had one son, Donnie Lloyd Morrison. Donnie preceded her in death, October 21, 1973 and Lloyd preceded her in death June 28, 1982. One brother, Dorman Baker and one sister, Elsie Moutray also preceded her in death. Among those who remain to mourn her passing are her three daughters, Maxine and husband Larry Heft of Jefferson City, Mo., Mary Ann Bailey of Holt Summit, Mo. and Bonnie and husband David Callahan of Cuba, Mo.; eleven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren. Also remaining are brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lennie and Alma Morrison, Naomi Richardson, all of St. Clair, Mo., Claude and Mary Morrison of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Irene McKinley of Steelville, Mo., Norma and Loman Duke of Arnold, Mo., Mary Ann and Cliff Thompson; other relatives and friends. Lemoin Morrison lay in state after 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2002, at the Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2002 in the Britton Chapel with Rev. Clarence Morrison officiating. Committal prayers and interment were in Freeman Cemetery, Cherryville, Mo. Serving as pallbearers were Mike Callahan, Lonnie Dickens, Alan Laws, Claude Morrison, Stan Prince and Jerry Schneider. Arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.

Frances Mortillaro
Frances Mortillaro, nee Canale, of Steelville, Missouri was born in Manhattan, New York on December 25, 1923 to Gaspare and Guiseppina Guida Canale and passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at her home at the age of 88 years and 24 days.
On April 27, 1947 in Astoria, New York, she was united in marriage to Peter Mortillaro who preceded her in death in 2008.
Frances was of the Catholic faith.
She is survived by her son, Philip Dante and wife Anne of Warrenton, Missouri; one daughter, Kathleen Grief and husband Alfred of New York; one brother, Joseph Canale of St. Charles, Missouri; two sisters Rose Ianella of Spring Hill, Florida and Helen Gardella of Stratton, New York; five grandchildren, Frances, Philip, David, Anthony and Nicole; eight great grandchildren Philip, Jordyn, Anthony, Nicolas, Adraine, Michael, Matthew and Izabelle.
A Prayer Service was held at 6 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Kevin Farr officiating.
Inurnment was in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
 

Viola May Moses
Viola May Moses of Steelville, Missouri was born on May 9, 1944 at Washington County, Missouri to Joseph and Sylvia (Wright) Missey and passed away October 21, 2011 at the Mercy Medical Center at the age of 67 years, 5 months and 12 days.
On April 27, 1962, Viola was united in marriage to Joseph “Bill” Moses and they shared 49 years together.
Viola loved life. She loved family gatherings. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and sisters. She was a caretaker to all.
Some of Violas favorite pastimes were fishing, gigging, cooking and going to church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Sylvia Missey and a grandson, Carl Joseph “C.J.” LaChance.
She is survived by her husband, Bill Moses of Steelville, Missouri; two daughters, Bonnie (Donnie) Eye of Potosi, Missouri and Susie LaChance and Linzy Agnew of Bonne Terre, Missouri; son, Ronnie (Debbie) Moses of Potosi, Missouri; brothers, Charles (Leona) Missey of Berryman, Missouri, Frank Missey of Steelville, Missouri, Bill (Linda) Missey of Berryman, Missouri; six sisters, Virginia (Lester) Moses of Steelville, Missouri, Eula Ennise of St. Louis, Missouri, Lily (Mac) Jarvis of Potosi, Missouri, Mary Mercer of Potosi, Missouri, Diane Reynolds of Potosi, Missouri, and Judy (Rainey) Gray of Steelville, Missouri; four grandchildren, Don Michael (Samantha) Eye, Cody LaChance, J.W. Moses and Ashley Moses; one great grandchild, Ariana Eye; special friends, Dale and Carla Bollinger and family; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the DeClue Chapel with Rev. Leonard Moreland and Rev. Bryan Meade officiating.
Pallbearers were Tim Brewer, Mac Jarvis, Cody LaChance, John Evans, Don Michael Eye and Sparkie Bollinger. Honorary pallbearers were J.W. Moses, Zack Brewer, J.C. Brewer and Josh Jarvis.
Interment and final prayers were held at the Lost Creek Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the DeClue Family Funeral Home in Potosi, Missouri.

Rebel Jane Mosher
Rebel Jane (Morrison) Mosher of Eldon, Missouri was born on April 18, 1922, in Benton Creek, Missouri to Nonie and Eugie (Martin) Morrison and passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 23, 2012 at the age of 90 years.
Rebel grew up in St. James, Missouri until her senior year in high school when her family moved to West Plains, Missouri. She and her twin sister both graduated from West Plains High School before heading to cosmetology school in Springfield, Missouri. Following their graduation, they owned and operated the Twins Beauty Salon during WWII.
Lifelong friends, Rebel married Paul Mosher on January 20, 1946, in West Plains, Missouri, following his return from duty in the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers based in the South Pacific.
Rebel was a devoted wife, mother and sister. Her faith and her family were the centers of her life. The Mosher family moved to Eldon in 1954 when Paul became employed with Kraft Food Company. Rebel busied herself with P.T.A., room mother’s actives, Girl Scouts leaders and all the joys of motherhood. She was a member of the Eldon Evening Euterpean Club, Friends Sewing Circle for many years.
Rebel and Paul have been faithful member of the Eldon United Methodist Church for 58 years serving in many capacities of church leadership and stewardship.
She is survived by her husband, Paul; daughter, Paula Lea and husband Lanny of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; son, Carl Mosher of Jefferson City, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Mosher of Carnegie, Pennsylvania, and Rebul Morrison of Jefferson City, Missouri; step-grandsons, David Lea and family of Liberty, Missouri, and Chris Lea and family of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Kenneth Morrison and her twin sister, Mabel Amanda Morrison.
Visitation was Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 1-3 p.m. at the Eldon United Methodist Church in Eldon with the funeral service beginning at 3 p.m. with Rev. Steven George officiating.
An additional visitation was Friday, December 28, 2012 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. with Rev. Richard Mosher officiating.
Interment followed in St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
 

Whitson W. Moss
Whitson W. Moss of Sullivan, Missouri was born on March 15, 1923 in Overland, Missouri, son of John Whitson and Blanche (Steiner) Moss and passed away at the Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Missouri on Sunday, December 2, 2007 at the age of 84 years.
He was a long-time resident of the Strain-Japan area, near Sullivan, Missouri. On June 17, 1943 he was united in marriage to Fairy June Matthews at Huntsville, Missouri and to this union three sons were born.
He honorably served his country during WWII with the U.S. Army. After his discharge he raised his family while working as a farmer. He served on the Strain-Japan School Board and drove the school bus for many years. He sold Cedar Fork Insurance and he was a member of Old Argo Presbyterian Church and Independent Order of Oddfellows Lodge 156 of Sullivan, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Will Moss; a half brother, Ray Moss and a half sister, Bernice Jennings.
He is survived by two sons, John Moss of Farmington, Missouri and Don Moss and wife Nancy of Sullivan, Missouri; two grandsons, Jess Moss and wife Chas and Clint Moss and friend Katie; sister, Blanche Strauser of Sullivan, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was conducted at noon Wednesday, December 5, 2007 from Old Argo Presbyterian Church with Pastor Rob Cardwell officiating.
Interment was in the church cemetery. Oddfellows memorial service was conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening, December 4, 2007 from the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri under the direction of Sullivan Lodge #156.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.


Rebel Jane Mosher
Rebel Jane (Morrison) Mosher of Eldon, Missouri was born on April 18, 1922, in Benton Creek, Missouri to Nonie and Eugie (Martin) Morrison and passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 23, 2012 at the age of 90 years.
Rebel grew up in St. James, Missouri until her senior year in high school when her family moved to West Plains, Missouri. She and her twin sister both graduated from West Plains High School before heading to cosmetology school in Springfield, Missouri. Following their graduation, they owned and operated the Twins Beauty Salon during WWII.
Lifelong friends, Rebel married Paul Mosher on January 20, 1946, in West Plains, Missouri, following his return from duty in the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers based in the South Pacific.
Rebel was a devoted wife, mother and sister. Her faith and her family were the centers of her life. The Mosher family moved to Eldon in 1954 when Paul became employed with Kraft Food Company. Rebel busied herself with P.T.A., room mother’s actives, Girl Scouts leaders and all the joys of motherhood. She was a member of the Eldon Evening Euterpean Club, Friends Sewing Circle for many years.
Rebel and Paul have been faithful member of the Eldon United Methodist Church for 58 years serving in many capacities of church leadership and stewardship.
She is survived by her husband, Paul; daughter, Paula Lea and husband Lanny of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; son, Carl Mosher of Jefferson City, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Mosher of Carnegie, Pennsylvania, and Rebul Morrison of Jefferson City, Missouri; step-grandsons, David Lea and family of Liberty, Missouri, and Chris Lea and family of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Kenneth Morrison and her twin sister, Mabel Amanda Morrison.
Visitation was Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 1-3 p.m. at the Eldon United Methodist Church in Eldon with the funeral service beginning at 3 p.m. with Rev. Steven George officiating.
An additional visitation was Friday, December 28, 2012 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. with Rev. Richard Mosher officiating.
Interment followed in St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

Homer Lee Mounce of St. James, Missouri was born in Salem, Missouri on June 8, 1921 to Robert and Julie (Norris) Mounce and passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the age of 93 years.
Homer served in the Army.
On December 15, 1961 Homer was united in marriage to Mildred Bailey.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Julie Mounce; brother, Jimmy Mounce; sister, Ada Gibson; and step-daughter, Sandra Hoffman.
He is survived by his wife Mildred of the home; daughter, Wanda Gibson and husband Terry of St. James, Missouri; son, Homer Lee Mounce Jr. and wife Daphne of Steelville, Missouri; step-daughter, Shirley Steen and husband James of St. James, Missouri; brother, Robert “Bob” Mounce and wife Dolly of St. James, Missouri; sister, Ruth Alvey of St. James, Missouri; six grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; five step-great grandchildren.
 

Mildred Marie (Bailey) Tipton Mounce of St. James, Missouri was born in Winkler, Missouri on February 10, 1925 to Andy Arthur and Frances (Key) Bailey and passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the age of 90 years.
Mildred was first united in marriage to Virgil Tipton and to this union two daughters were born, Shirley and Sandra.
Mildred later married Homer Mounce. They shared the love of bluegrass music and some of their favorite times were going to bluegrass festivals together.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Andy and Frances Bailey; husband, Homer Mounce on May 26, 2015; daughter, Sandra Tipton Hoffmann; her daughters’ father, Virgil Tipton; brother, Morris Bailey; sister-in-law, Betty Bailey; nephew, Andy Bailey; and great-nephew, Brian Bailey.
She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Steen and husband James of St. James, Missouri; step-children, Junior Mounce and wife Daphne of Steelville, Missouri and Wanda Gibson and husband Terry of St. James, Missouri; grandsons, Kenny Steen of Springfield, Missouri, Justin Steen of St. James, Missouri and Travis Hoffmann and wife Cathy of O’Fallon, Missouri; great grandchildren, Joseph, and Matthew of O’Fallon, Missouri and Kendra Steen of Springfield, Missouri; brother and sisters-in-law, Bob and Dolly Mounce of St. James, Missouri and Ruth Alvey of St. James, Missouri.
 

Rickey (Tucker) Mowery
Rickey Mowery was born June 23, 1970 in Sullivan, Missouri to Vester and Paulann (Farrar) Mowery and passed away November 16, 2011 at the age of 41 years, 4 months and 23 days.
Rich served in the U.S. Army, both in Iraq and Somalia. He was employed by the Eastern Reception Diagnostic Correctional Center, Bonne Terre, Missouri. He loved music and movies and working with wood, but conversations and spending time with his family brought him great pleasure.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vester and Paulann Mowery and his paternal, grandfather-in-heart, Dean Tucker.
He is survived by his children, Cody Mowery and Kyle Mowery of Viburnum, Missouri and Tyler Mowery of Ironton, Missouri; parents-in-heart, Bill and Debbie Tucker of Doe Run, Missouri and his grandmother-in-heart, Suzie Tucker of Farmington, Missouri; significant other, Kristi Eaves and her children, Kyle Freedom and Koltynn Eaves, all of Ironton, Missouri; brothers, Kelly Tucker and Matthew Tucker of Doe Run, Missouri, Jon Tucker of Farmington, Missouri and Sam Tucker of Hillsboro, Missouri; sisters, Megan Cassady and husband Chris of Doe Run, Missouri, Mary Ann Lubbers and husband Scott of Rolla, Missouri, Tammy Dildine and husband Jimmy of Cuba, Missouri, Tina Kitchen and husband Floyd of Leasburg, Missouri, Tonya Coats and husband Bobby of Warren, Arkansas, Jenna Jannings of St. Louis, Missouri, Marti Mowery of Springfield, Missouri and Heather Brickey and husband Robert of Salem, Missouri; special aunt, Janet Pitts and special cousin, Terri Wisdom and husband Chad, all of Bunker, Missouri; friends and his fellow workers at the Correctional Center; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at the Chapel.
Funeral service was at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 21, 2011 at the Salem Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Rev. Bill Mathes officiating.
Interment was in the Boss Cemetery, Boss, Missouri with full military honors by the Salem American Legion Post #99 and the Color Guard from the Eastern Reception Diagnostic Correctional Center.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.

Col. Lawrence Edward Mullen
Col. Lawrence Edward Mullen of Cuba, Missouri was born on Friday, January 9, 1925 in St. Louis, Missouri to John Edward Mullen and Martha Leona Walden Mullen and passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2009 in Columbia, Missouri at the age of 84 years, 10 months and 17 days.
Col. Mullen married Alma Gene Laney on June 28, 1942 in Cuba, Missouri and to this union four children were born.
He retired from the United States Army as an officer after serving 34 years including tour duties of WWII, Korean and Vietnam Wars. After retirement, they built a home in Cuba, where they raised cattle and grew Christmas trees on their farm. Many folks from the area purchased their Christmas trees from the Mullen’s family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Martha Mullen; wife, Gene and sister-in-law, Wilma Mullen.
He is survived by his children, Terry (Robert) Norris of Ballwin, Missouri, John Mullen of Washington, D.C., Larry Mullen of Iberia, Missouri and Robert (Bonnie) Mullen of Columbia, Missouri; sister, Dolores (Bill) Jones of Maryland Heights, Missouri; brothers, Wayne (Joy) Mullen of Woodbury, Tennessee, Donald (Jean) Mullen of Cuba, Missouri and Clinton (Judy) Mullen of Mulvane, Kansas; grandchildren, Patricia (Ken) Clariday of Burlington, New Jersey, Jennifer (Dustin) Gaj of Ballwin, Missouri, Tim Mullen and Tony (Kelli) Mullen all of Billings, Montana, Edward V. Mullen and Debbie Evans of Springfield, Missouri and Jason Mullen of Knoxville, Tennessee; step grandchildren Denise (Mark) Mueller of Cuba, Missouri, Lisa (Jeff) Stewart of Suffolk, Virginia, Tracy (Chuck) Hempel of Sullivan, Missouri and Edward Dati of Columbia, Missouri; eight great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Larry Laney of Steelville, Missouri; aunt Florence Mullen of Sullivan, Missouri; special friend Carry Magel of Cuba, MO; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Wednesday, December 2, 2009 from 10 a.m.-noon and funeral service at noon at Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri with Rev. Spencer Hutson officiating. Burial at Lick Creek Cemetery, Leasburg, Missouri with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Paul L. Mullen
Paul L. Mullen of Cuba, Missouri was born January 13, 1922 to James Riley and Effie Mae (nee Purvines) Mullen and passed away Friday, March 8, 2013 at the age of 91 years.
Paul proudly served in the United States Army from November 27, 1942 till September 26, 1945. He served overseas for two years five months and one day. He was awarded six Bronze Stars for campaigns in Sicily, Normandy, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe. He was also award a Purple Heart on April 6, 1945.
After the service Paul was a cement finisher for many years at the Mullen Contracting Company in St. Louis, Missouri. After Paul retired he stayed at the farm and did his own doctoring of the cattle and he took care of any stray animal that came to visit and they always stayed. He enjoyed sitting under the oak tree and watching the cars go by was his favorite pastime.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Effie Mullen; six brothers, Charles and wife Marie Mullen, Ancel C. and wife Ruth Mullen, James K. “JK” or “Ken” and wife Virginia Mullen, William J. “Joe” and wife Virginia Mullen, Alfred F. and wife Theresa Mullen and Glenn Mullen; two sisters, Mary Hannah and husband Harry Karberg and Edith A. “Edie” and husband John Jennings. He is survived by his nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great great nieces, great great nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation was Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Graveside service was held at 12:30 p.m. at the Lea Cemetery, Leasburg, Missouri with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Wayne Melvin Mullen was born October 15, 1930 to John and Martha Walden Mullen in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away May 28, 2015 at the age of 84 years.
He served in the Air Force.
He was preceded in death by parents, John and Martha Mullen; and brother, Col. Edward Mullen.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joy Smith Mullen; sons, Dr. Stan Mullen, Russell and Sherry Vaughn Mullen and Phillip and Kim Terry Mullen, all of Woodbury, Tennessee; sister and brother-in-law, Bill and Dolores Jones of Maryland Heights, Missouri; brother, Don Mullen of Cuba, Missouri; brother and sister-in-law, Clinton and Judy Mullen of Mulvane, Kansas; grandchildren, Brian Mullen, Laura Mullen Cain, Kristen Mullen West, Ben Mullen, Rachel Mullen, Chris Mullen, John Mullen and Katie Mullen; one great grandchild, Dylan Cain.


Marian Namiko Munekata
Marian Namiko Munekata of Cuba, Missouri, formerly of Bel Air, Maryland, was born August 3, 1921 in Paiea Maui, Hawaii and passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013 at at the age of 91 years.
Marian retired after 20 plus years of dedicated service as an Administrative Assistant for Victoria Ward, Ltd. in Hawaii. After she retired she moved to Bel Air, Maryland to be close to her son and his family, so she could help take care of and spoil her grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening, flower arranging and sewing.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Satoshi, Michio, Yoshio and Takeshi Munekata.
She is survived by her son, Jeff and wife Carol Munekata; two grandchildren, David Galen and Elisabeth Dolores Munekata all of Bel Air, Maryland; her dear friend Dolores Stauffer of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
As per her request, she was cremated.
Memorial service will be held at Immanuel Christian Church in Kaneohe, Hawaii followed by inurnment at Hawaii Memorial Park Cemetery in Kaneohe, Hawaii.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Jackie J. Murphy of Bourbon, Missouri was born January 15, 1940 to Willis and Clara (Dilks) Marshall in Bourbon, Missouri and passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at the age of 75 years.
On July 3, 1965, she married James D. “JD” Murphy in Bourbon, Missouri. The couple just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church of Bourbon, Missouri. Jackie enjoyed antiquing, fishing and gardening. Her pride and joy was her yard. It was immaculate.
She is survived by her husband “JD”; one son, Greg Murphy of Bourbon, Missouri and one grandson, Tyler Murphy of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Burial in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bourbon, Missouri.

 

Rebecca “Becky” Janelle Murphy
Rebecca “Becky” Janelle Murphy of Steelville, Missouri was born on Sunday, March 1, 1992 in Rolla, Missouri to Troy Richardson and Elizabeth Murphy and passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 20 years, 5 months and 4 days.
Becky was an avid basketball player and also participated in the band, FHA, and FCCLA during her high school years at Steelville High. She was a Junior Fireman in Steelville. She liked to dance, hunt, fish and bowl. She loved her friends and family, but more than anything, she loved children. Although, she never had her own, she loved everyone else’s as if they were hers. She was larger than life and lived her life to the fullest.
She is survived by her father, Troy Richardson of Cuba, Missouri and mother Elizabeth and husband Terry Miles of Steelville, Missouri; stepfather, Ricky (Cindy) Harmon of Cherryville, Missouri; sisters and brothers, Joshua (Amanda) Murphy, Miranda Harmon and Jamie Hanks, all of Steelville, Missouri, Candace Richardson and Troy Richardson of Cuba, Missouri, Megan (Brandon) Lloyd of St. James, Missouri, Kelly Miles and Terry Miles of New Bloomfield, Missouri; grandparents, John (Norma) Trowbridge and Karan (Alan) Miles, all of Steelville, Missouri, John H. Murphy, Jr. and Della (Bill) Cook, all of Cuba, Missouri, and Troy (Helen) Richardson of Rolla, Missouri; great grandmother, Alma Jean Brown of Steelville, Missouri; special friends, Ashley and Mikiah Morse of Cuba, Missouri; nieces and nephews, Halie, Alise, and KK Murphy, Gage Licklider and Blake Abrams, all of Steelville, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Wednesday, August 8, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. and funeral service was Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Alan Miles officiating.
Burial was at the Straightway Baptist Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.
 

 


 

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