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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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Elizabeth R. Taber
Elizabeth R. Taber, formerly of Cuba, Missouri, was born January 10, 1923 in Steelville Missouri to Albert G. and Mary Matilda C. (Bailey) Reeves and passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2012 in Webco Manor, Marshfield, Missouri at the age of 89 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Mary Reeves; one son, William Harrison Taber; six brothers, John, Fred, Wiley, Richard, Bennie and James; three sisters, Frances Reeves, Lillie Brown and Sarah Reeves and one great great granddaughter, Jordon Dupree.
She is survived by her daughter, Macey McArthur and husband Deane of Marshfield, Missouri; grandchildren, Debbie Mead and husband Duane, Karen Maples and husband David, all of Marshfield, Missouri and Brian McArthur and wife Carolyn of Springfield, Missouri; 13 great grandchildren, Jason and wife Elena, Tim and wife Juanita, Jody and husband Adam, Jessica and husband Mike, Marilyn and husband Spencer, Jennifer, Ginger, Matt, Kathryn, Bobby, TJ and wife Heidi, Scott and Sommer and husband Tyler; 12 great great grandchildren, Nathaniel, Daniel, Alex, Catilyn, Timothy, Kaci, Lily, Parker, Jillayne, Emma, Nigel and Asher; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was February 24, 2012 from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 24, 2012 at the Day Funeral Home, Marshfield, Missouri with burial in the Lick Creek Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Day Funeral Home, Marshfield, Missouri.
 


George Coywell Taber
George Coywell Taber of St. James, Missouri was born in Cook Station on March 24, 1935 to George Harrison Taber and Thelma Freda (Talbert) Taber and passed away on June 11, 2010 at his home at the age of 75 years.
George was a veteran of the US Army, having served in the Korean War in Okinawa as an air traffic controller and radar technician. He retired from Forness Construction Company following 25 years in the construction industry. Following retirement, he was employed by the St. James Golf Club. George has been a member of the St. James Christian Church since April 5, 1956.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Thelma Taber; mother and father-in-law, Arthur L. Mitchell and Mary V. Mitchell; brother-in-law, Arthur E. Mitchell and nephew, Rusty E. Britt.
He is survived by his wife Mary Ellen (Mitchell) Taber of St. James, Missouri: two children, Brad A. Taber of St. James, Missouri and Lisa A. Taber Rolufs and husband Jim D. Rolufs Sr. of Rolla, Missouri; four grandchildren, Jimmy D. Rolufs, Jr., Branden C. Taber, Andrea M. Rolufs and Brooke A. Taber; three sisters and three brothers; two sisters-in-law, Viola V. Radcliff and husband Donald, Peggy J. Britt and husband Russell; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Sunday, June 13, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral services were held on Monday, June 14, 2010 at James & Gahr Mortuary of St. James, Missouri with Pastor Edward McDonald officiating.
Pallbearers were Jimmy Rolufs, Jr., Branden Taber, Vernon Miller, Chip Parker, Stan Runyon and Bob Rivers.
Interment followed at the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of James & Gahr Mortuary of St. James, Missouri.

Sandra "Sandy" Lee Tacchi
Sandra “Sandy” Lee Tacchi of Ellisville, Missouri was born on April 19, 1945 at St. Louis, Missouri to Angelo Charles and Goldie Marie (Strauser) Tacchi and passed away at her home on Monday, June 18, 2012 at the age of 67 years.
She lived both in the St. Louis and Sullivan, Missouri areas throughout her life. Sandy was employed in the offices of many businesses, which included the insurance industry and swimming pool construction and maintenance. Her last employment was a waitress at Steak and Shake. She really enjoyed working there and thought of her co-workers as family. She loved NASCAR but truly loved her cat “Niki.” Sandy was a 25-year breast cancer survivor.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Angelo and Goldie Tacchi; and a brother, Richard F. Tacchi.
She is survived by a son, Christopher Michael Franck of Perryville, Missouri; two daughters, Stephanie Ann Loeher of Wildwood, Missouri and Christina Machelle Casey of Valley Park, Missouri; four grandchildren, Jennifer, Heather, Nick and Tabitha, two sisters, Toni Wilcox and Jackie Blair; a sister in-law, Carolyn Tacchi; other relatives and friends.
Memorial funeral services were conducted at noon on Sunday, June 24, 2012 from the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Mike Delashmit officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.

George Adolph Talbert of St. James, Missouri was born on October 12, 1923 in Cook Station, Missouri to William Alpheus and Anna (Pitts) Talbert and passed away peacefully Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the age of 91 years.
He was united in marriage on October 24, 1951 to the Loretta Irene McWilliams and this union seven children were born.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Anna Talbert; sons, Roger, Ronald and Ross Talbert; daughter, Donna Talbert; brother, Al Talbert; sisters, Juanita Thorn, Thelma Tabor and Viola McEwen.
He is survived by his wife, Loretta of the home; sons, Wayne Talbert of St. James, Missouri and Jimmy Talbert of St. James, Missouri; daughter, Darla Talbert of St. James, Missouri; six grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Interment in the Licklider Cemetery.
 

Roger E. Talbert
Roger E. Talbert of St. James, Missouri was born July 13, 1953 in Rolla, Missouri to George and Loretta (McWilliams) Talbert and passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012 at his home at the age of 59 years and 1 day.
Roger was a graduate of John F. Hodge High School class of 1971.
On May 28, 1977 Roger was united in marriage to Andrea Spinali, and to this union two children were born.
Having lived in St. James his entire life Roger was raised hunting and fishing, both of which he thoroughly enjoyed. Roger was very close to his family and friends and loved spending time with barbeques and family get-togethers. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Ross and Buddy Talbert; and sister, Donna Talbert.
He is survived by his wife, Andrea of their home; son, Matt and his fiancée Darla of Columbia, Illinois; Amanda Grant and husband Mike of Cuba, Missouri; parents, George and Loretta Talbert of St. James, Missouri; brothers, Jimmy and Wayne Talbert of St. James, Missouri; sister, Darla Talbert of St. James, Missouri; grandchildren, Nick and Luke Grant, Davis, Sam and Maysen Johnson; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 from 5-7 p.m.
Funeral service was held Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Father Charles Pardee officiating.
Interment was in the Licklider Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.

Fern Tallent of Poplar Bluff, Missouri was born December 5, 1921 in Ashland, Kansas to Oscar and Mabel Campbell Rader and passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at the age of 93 years.
On June 25, 1942, she married Ora T. Tallent.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Mabel Rader; her husband Ora Tallent in 1985; a son, Grayson; a sister, Laura; and three brothers, Bill, Bob and George.
She is survived by seven children, Rex (Anne) Tallent of Temecula, California, Carmen Robertson of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Mabel Reeves (Joe) Swink of Farmington, Missouri, Jeff (Michelle) Tallent of Edmund, Oklahoma, Jennie (Ken) Boyes of Pensacola, Florida, Ham (Monika) Tallent of Escondido, California and Steve (Phyllis) Tallent of Atlanta, Georgia; 17 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; one grandson, Tim Bauman that she was especially close to; other relatives and friends.

 

Martha Virginia Tappen
Martha Virginia Tappen nee Anderson of Cuba, Missouri (formerly of Lyons, Kansas) was born on August 12, 1915 at Lyons, Kansas to the union of Worth Anderson and Emily (Nellis) Anderson and passed away on May 26, 2002 at her home in Cuba, Missouri at the age of 86 years 9 months and 14 days. On April 10, 1932 Martha was united in marriage to Russell Tappen at McPherson, Kansas. Two children, Karen and Arlen, were born to this union. They were happily married until Russell preceded her in death on June 21, 1991. Martha was also preceded in death by her parents. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Lyons, Kansas, Pass Worthy Marton of the Chase Eastern Star and a member of the Mariners. Those who survive to mourn her passing from this life are her loving daughter Karen Williams and husband Richard; one son Arlen Tappen and wife Dee; two sisters Helen Smith and Lucille Huffman; our dear grandmother; great grandmother; aunt; relative and friend. Martha was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, good friend to all who knew her and will be sadly missed. Martha Virginia Tappen nee Anderson was in state at the Britton Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri on Tuesday, May 28, 2002. Funeral services were held on Thursday, May 30, 2002 at 10 a.m. at the First Christian Church of Lyons, Kansas with Rev. Tom Eastman officiating. Interment was in the Lyons Cemetery, Lyons, Kansas. All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
 

Flora Elizabeth Tayloe
Flora Elizabeth Tayloe of Owensville, Missouri, was born in Drake, Missouri on November 26, 1926, to Hannah Maria Christina (Liesemeyer) and J.H. August Wehrend and passed away Friday, August 19, 2011, at St. John’s Mercy Hospital in Washington, Missouri at the age of 84 years.
On June 23, 1951 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Charlotte, she was united in marriage to Willard Tayloe.
She was an owner/operator of an appliance store. She was a member of St. Peter’s UCC Church in Owensville. She was a member of the Dorcas Circle, Odds and Evens, Country Friend’s Group, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Ladies Auxiliary of D.A.V. Chapter One and a former member of Owensville Ambulance District.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Tayloe; three children, Ricky Dale, Debra Kay and Ronald Tayloe; brothers, Alfred, William, Martin, Oscar and Harold Wehrend; and sisters, Dorothea Greunke, Olga Greunke and Alma Illig.
She is survived by her son, Larry Tayloe and wife Joanie of Winfield, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Sally Tayloe of Valley Park, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Esther Tayloe of Owensville, Missouri, Clara Wehrend of Alhambra, Illinois, Bonnie Wehrend of Edwardsville, Illinois and Norma Wehrend of Salem, Virginia; seven grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s UCC Church in Owensville, Missouri with Pastor Chris Ross officiating.
Burial was in the Owensville City Cemetery in Owensville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.

Charlotte Belle Taylor (nee Schreiber) was born on Friday, October 16, 1936 in Mount Home, Idaho to Louis W. and Viola B. Schreiber and passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at the age of 78 years, 9 months and 10 days.
She married Harry Taylor, Jr. on April 9, 1952 in Reno, Nevada and to this union eight children were born.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Viola Schreiber; two sons, Paul Scott Taylor and Wayne Christopher Taylor; brother, Ronald J. Schreiber; sister Beverly S. Burgess; brother-in-law, Larry Taylor; sister-in-law, Dorothy Ward; and grandson, Christopher Taylor.
She is survived by her husband, Harry Taylor Jr. of Cook Station, Missouri; children, Cheryl (Jeff) Taylor Neilsen of Paynes Creek, California, Louetta Taylor of Red Bluff, California, Harry Leon Taylor III of Albany, Oregon, David Bryan Taylor of Cook Station, Missouri, Joseph (Jean) Taylor of Anderson, California, and Steven (Mellisa) Taylor of Cook Station, Missouri; brothers, William A. Schreiber of Yuba City, California, Robert E. Schreiber of Anderson, California, Gerald F. (Elouise) Schreiber of Southerlin, Oregon, Henry A. (Jan) Schreiber of Tracy, California; sister, Louetta M. (M.C.) Toman of Salem, Missouri; brother-in-law, Robert (Peggy) Taylor of Beiber, California; sister-in-law, Merna Taylor of Orland, California; 22 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.


Elaine Amanda Taylor
Elaine Amanda Taylor of Steelville, Missouri was born May 19, 1933 in Steelville, Missouri to Bryan and Amanda (Heiss) Showalter and passed away Saturday, April 10, 2010 at Gibbs Care Center in Steelville, Missouri at the age of 76 years.
On June 2, 1955 at the First Baptist Church in Steelville, she was united in marriage to James “Jim” Taylor.
Elaine was a member of the First Baptist Church in Steelville for many years and served on the beautification committee, was a GA Leader and Camp Counselor.
She was active in city government and served on the Steelville City Council from May 2002 until April 2008. She was also a member of the Aim High Club, Garden Club, and Rainbow Girls and was a volunteer in raising funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
For 25 years, Elaine was the owner of Elaine’s Flowers.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bryan and Amanda Showalter; her adoptive mother, Artie Showalter; her husband, Jim; sister, Sue Howald; brother-in-law, Jesse Carroll: and niece, Katherine Howald Kenagy.
She is survived by her three daughters, Cynthia Ann Gladden and husband John of Marthasville, Missouri, Deborah Sue Walls and husband Rick of Steelville, Missouri and Jennifer Elaine Shaw and husband John of Fenton, Missouri; one son, Bryan Allen Taylor and wife Lanette of Liberty, Missouri; 10 grandchildren, Beth Houf and husband Todd, Emily Gladden, Stephanie House and husband Jason, Matt Gladden and wife Meaghan, John Shaw, Jerry Walls and fiancée Summer Young, Anna Rose Gladden, Lauren Taylor, Renee Taylor and Caleb Taylor; one great grandchild, Paul Houf; one sister, Barbara Carroll of Steelville, Missouri; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Art Howald, John Taylor and wife Carolyn, Wanda Halbert and husband Carman all of Steelville, Missouri, Bill Taylor and wife Pauline of Austin, Texas, Mildred Farmer and husband Lee of Glen Carbon, Illinois, Georgia Helderman and husband Wayne of White Water and Patsy Havens and husband John of St. James, Missouri; nephew, Kent Howald and wife Betty Ann of Steelville, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, April 12, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Kevin Farr officiating. Special music of “How Great Thou Art” and “To Where You Are” was sung by son, Bryan Taylor and accompanied on piano by Jan Weisel. Other music of “Blessed Assurance” was sung by the congregation. Memories were shared by Bryan Taylor, Dr. Cardis Bryan, Kent Howald and Cindy Gladden.
Committal prayer and burial were in the Steelville Cemetery. A special ceremony of a balloon release was done by Elaine’s children, grandchildren and great-grandson with everyone singing “I’ll Fly Away.”
Casket bearers were Bryan Taylor, John Shaw, Matt Gladden, Jerry Walls, Todd Houf, Jason House, Caleb Taylor and Rick Walls.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Gilbert “Ted” Taylor, Jr.
Gilbert “Ted” Taylor, Jr., of Bourbon, Missouri was born September 15, 1943 in Sullivan, Missouri to Gilbert and Alpha (Guthrie) Taylor and passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis at the age of 68 years.
Ted, as he was known, worked for the Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) for 38 years as a Construction Engineer. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, a life-time member of the NRA and would travel to Wyoming and Montana on hunting trips. He was a member of the Christ Chapel in St. Clair, Missouri.
He is survived by his wife, Frances of the home; his mother, Alpha living in Texas; one son, Joe Taylor and wife Julie of Sullivan, Missouri; three stepsons, Wayne Myers and wife Renee of Robertsville, Missouri, Warren Myers of Sullivan, Missouri and Kenneth Myers of Sullivan, Missouri; two stepdaughters, Louise Stringer of Cuba, Missouri and Kerry Taylor of Bourbon, Missouri; two brothers, Jim Taylor of Texas and Don Taylor of Pine Bluff, Wyoming; five grandchildren, Kassidy, Caitlin, Preston, and Brennan Taylor and Devon Mercer; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Friday, August 24, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. at the Southside Chapel of Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
The funeral service was conducted at 10 a.m., on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at the Southside Chapel with the Rev. Jay Tilson officiating.
Interment was in the Cave Spring Baptist Church Cemetery, rural Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.


Wayne Christifer Taylor
Wayne Christifer Taylor of Steelville, Missouri was born on Saturday, August 26, 1967 in Sacramento, California to Harry and Charlotte Taylor and passed away on Monday, January 2, 2012 at the age of 44 years, 4 months and 7 days.
Wayne went to High School in Red Bluff, California where he was on the high school diving team and won several ribbons and trophies. He also was a former Northern CA State Diving Champion. After high school he worked a short time as a logger. After moving to Missouri in 2004, Wayne worked for McGinnis Sawmill, Dana Brake Factory, Barton Construction and most recently at Odd Jobber Construction in Cuba, Missouri. His hobbies were hunting, fishing, camping, and working on cars. He enjoyed the outdoors and having BBQ’s.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and brother, Paul Taylor.
He is survived by his wife, Tracy Hackett Taylor of Steelville, Missouri; children, Christopher Taylor of Sullivan, Missouri, Sarena Taylor of Cuba, Missouri, Rayanna Hackett and Megan Taylor, all of Steelville, Missouri; brothers, Steve (Mellissa) Taylor of Cook Station, Missouri, David Taylor of Red Bluff, California, Joseph (Martha Jean) Taylor of Redding, California and Harry Taylor III of Washington; sisters, Cheryl (Jeff) Nielsen of Paynes Creek, California and Louetta Bullinton of Red Bluff, California; other relatives and friends.
Memorial Service is Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri with Bro. John Cramer officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.
 

Mildred E. Tennyson
Mildred E. Tennyson was born January 20, 1917 in Vichy, Missouri to William and Sara (Fannon) Chambers and passed away Thursday, August 26, 2010, in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 93 years.
Mildred was united in marriage to John P. Tennyson on June 19, 1934 and to this union six children were born.
Mildred was a charter member of the First United Pentecostal Church of Vichy, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Sara Chambers; her husband, John; daughters, Wynett Joan Tennyson, Annette Judy Tennyson and Gloria Jean Tennyson; sisters, Fannie Smith, Dollie Jurgensmeyer, Mary Mosher, Lula Hance and Irma Iler; brothers, Oscar, George, Burkey, Alfred, Walter and Ernest Chambers.
She is survived by her sons, John William Tennyson and wife Helen of Leesville, Louisiana, James Arthur Tennyson and wife Mary Ann of Cuba, Missouri, and Jerry Edward Tennyson and wife Sharon of Rolla, Missouri; sister, Ethel Bailey and husband Jack of Rolla, Missouri; 10 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Saturday, August 28, 2010 from 5-7 p.m. at James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 29 at James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri with Pastor Chuck Whitmire officiating.
Interment was at the Macedonia Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.

Betty J. Terry
Betty J. Terry of Stanton, Missouri was born at Hannibal, Missouri on August 3, 1929 to Charles and Tissie Pearl (Briggs) Hinks and passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at the age of 82 years, 10 months and 4 days.
She lived in the Hannibal area until 1947 when she was united in marriage to Richard Terry. They then moved to Stanton, Missouri to make their home.
Betty was employed several years as a cook at the former Stanton School and later worked in retail sales as a secretary. She lived for her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandson. Betty was an avid cook, seamstress and reader.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Tissie Hinks; her husband, Richard and one sister, Linda Gayle Ravenscraft.
She is survived by a son, Richard Terry and wife Rita of Stanton, Missouri; two daughters, Jane McClary and husband Ron of Bourbon, Missouri and Linda Terry of Stanton, Missouri; one sister, Mary Sue McElroy and husband Charles of the state of Arkansas; three grandchildren, Robert O. Stoops, Richard Ethan Terry and Carl Terry; one great grandson, Elijah Stoops; a special nephew, Butch Terry and wife, Linda of Stanton, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4:30-8 p.m. Sunday at the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri. Graveside funeral services were conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 11, 2012 in Stanton Cemetery, Stanton, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
 

James Noil Thomas
James Noil Thomas was born April 14, 1929 in Shannon County, Missouri to Eliga and Pearl (Pankey) Thomas and passed away August 16, 2011 in Houston, Missouri at the age of 82 years.
James was united in marriage to Betty Jean Counts and they were the parents of 10 children.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, telling stories and he loved music and square dancing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eliga and Pearl Thomas; wife, Betty; one daughter, Helen Carr; three brothers, Virgil, Clifford and Cleo Thomas; three sisters, Inez Richardson, Edith Cavender and Christine Thomas and one son-in-law, Rob Stephens.
He is survived by his children, Donna Stephens, Marquand, Missouri, Noil Howard Thomas and wife Shirley of Campbell, Missouri, Kathleen Barrett and husband Lloyd of Marquand, Missouri, Janet Chastine of Eldridge, Missouri, James Thomas and wife Karen of St. James, Missouri, Mary Lewis of Forsyth, Missouri, Joel Thomas and friend Kathy Menley of Salem, Missouri, Chris Thomas and friend Sandy Thomas of Salem, Missouri, and Julius Thomas of Buffalo, Missouri; one brother, Lennis “Doc” Thomas of Cedar Hill, Missouri; 19 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was August 20, 2011 at the Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel with Rev. Phil Cox officiating. Special remarks were given by J.T. Thomas and Chasity Ruehling.
Pallbearers were Scott Carr, Shane Barrett, Luther Carr, Ray Hayes, Derek Thomas, Jason Thomas, Michael Thomas, Ryan Stephens, Dusty Thomas, Christopher Lewis and Dalton Backues.
Interment was in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary in Salem, Missouri.

Norman George Theurer
Norman George Theurer of St. Louis, Missouri. formerly of Leasburg, Missouri, was born to George Rudolph and Marie Christine (Rehn) Theurer on January 28, 1917 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away Saturday, May 5, 2012 at Mary Queen and Mother Center in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 95 years.
Norman retired as a Construction Supervisor for the Metropolitan Sewer District in St. Louis after many years of dedicated service. He was Past Master of Kirkwood Lodge #484 A.F. & A.M. and in his spare time he enjoyed woodworking.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Marie Theurer; wife, Thelma V. (Nye) Theurer; one brother-in-law, James DeLassus.
He is survived by his sister, Marie DeLassus of St. Louis, Missouri; two nephews, Paul and wife Mary Delassus, Richard Delassus and special friend, Barbara Hartman, all of St. Louis, Missouri; one niece, Kathryn DeLassus of St. Louis, Missouri; three great nephews, Gregory, Jon Paul and Jason DeLassus, all of St. Louis, Missouri.
As per his wishes cremation rites were accorded.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
 

Robert A. Thomas
Robert “Bob” A. Thomas of Cuba, Missouri was born Sunday, November 16, 1941 to Robert H. and Marie Elizabeth (nee Schwide) Thomas and passed away Thursday, June 24, 2010 at Steelville, Missouri at the age 68 years, 7 months and 8 days.
Bob retired from Echo Supply in 1998 as a machinist after 38 years of dedicated service. He served his community for the last 45 years by volunteering on the Cuba Fire Department were he served at different times as the Safety Officer, 2nd Lieutenant, 1st Lieutenant and Captain. Bob was the owner/operator of the car wash at Spencer and Hwy 19 from 1983 till 1998. In his spare time he collected everything and anything and enjoyed watching all of the John Wayne’s movies.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Marie Thomas; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Hazel and Ralph Uthlaut; brother-in-law, Dave Center; other relatives and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Dina Thomas; two daughters, Tina and husband Terry Sanders of Cuba, Missouri and Lisa and husband Elmer “Tony” Wooley of Badias, Texas; three grandchildren, Julia and husband Shane Pennington, Leslie Gay and Meghan Wooley; three great grandchildren, Symon and Tayvis Pennington and Leinaya Gay; sister, Virginia Center; brothers-in-law, Ralph and wife Carol Uthlaut of Big Spring, Missouri and Ronald and wife Patsy Uthlaut of Big Spring, Missouri; sister-in-law, Judy and husband Arthur Gerloff of Herman, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Memorial visitation will be held Saturday, July 24, 2010 from 9-11 a.m. at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Paul Lathum officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

William “Harry” Thomas of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Viburnum, Missouri, was born October 13, 1931 at Czar, Missouri to Harrison and Della Goff Thomas and passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the age of 83 years, 7 months and 14 days.
He married Frances Gibbs on June 22, 1957 in Davisville, Missouri and to this union three children was born.
Harry served in the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harrison and Della Thomas; two brothers, Paul Thomas and Frank Thomas; and one sister, Leah Land.
He is survived by his wife of almost 57 years, Frances Thomas of Springfield, Missouri; two sons, William Anthony Thomas and wife Colleen of Cuba, Missouri and Benjamin Lloyd Thomas and wife Katrina of Spring Hill, Florida; one daughter, Sharon Huckaby of Bentonville, Arkansas and fiancé, Scott Hilton of Springfield, Missouri; two brothers, Rennic Thomas and wife Barbara of Union City, California and Lowell Thomas of San Antonio, Texas; one sister-in-law, Carol Thomas of Viburnum, Missouri; 12 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
 


Harry Joe Harles (William Joseph Thornton)
Harry Joe Harles of Marshfield, Missouri, formerly of Cuba, Missouri, was born March 2, 1951 and passed away Friday, June 14, 2013 at the age of 62 years.
Joe was a self-employed landscaper and a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.
Joe graduated Drury College with a Bachelor Degree of Science, Phi Theta Kappa, Dean’s and President’s List and was an accomplished writer and sharp shooter in the Police Department. He enjoyed playing bluegrass and gospel music with his children and also preached the gospel of Jesus Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robbie Lee Zolman and William Thornton; brother, Virgil Groom and a sister, Margaret Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Jerrie; daughters, Candace Corina Gilmore and husband Jeff, Margaret Marie Rollwagon and husband Brandon, all of Springfield, Missouri and Kari Harles of Marshfield, Missouri; son, Joe Jacob Mark Harles of Springfield, Missouri; brothers, John Lewis Gertiser of the state of Kentucky and Russell Lee Groom of Fenton, Missouri; sister, Yvonne Martin of Steelville, Missouri; grandchildren, Zimm, Jairik, MaeMae, Eryn, Joey, Gage, Brittney, Gunnar, Karlee, Ava Ella and Max; other relatives and friends.
At his request his body has been cremated.
Private services will be at a later date under the direction of the Fraker Funeral Home, Marshfield, Missouri.
 

Mae L. Thorpe
Mae L. Thorpe of Indian Hills in Cuba, Missouri was born to Austin and Millie
(Gargus) Russell on March 14, 1940 in Steelville, Missouri and passed away
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Missouri at
the age of 71 years.
Mae was united in marriage to Ralph E. Thorpe on October 15, 1955 in Bourbon,
Missouri and to this union five children were born.
Mae was a homemaker and was known as a great cook, she enjoyed watching the
�Young and the Restless� and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Austin and Millie (Gargus) Russell and
one brother, Jim Russell.
She is survived by her husband, Ralph E. Thorpe of the home; five children,
Lonny and wife Lisa Thorpe of Old Monroe, Missouri, Jerry and wife Judy Thorpe
of Jonesburg, Missouri, Tina and husband Tracy Dykema of Batesville, Arkansas,
Suzanne and husband Eugene Mikus of Bellflower, Missouri, Lynn and husband Steve
Walker of Wright City, Missouri; four sisters, Joan Waller of St. Petersburg,
Florida, Opal Swedeen of St. Clair, Missouri, Sharon Brown of Searcy, Arkansas,
Barbara Cave of Sheridan, Arkansas; two brothers, Albert Aaron of Lake of the
Ozarks, Missouri and Roy Missey of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; 13 grandchildren; 10
great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Sunday, October 9, 2011 from 1 p.m. until time of service
3 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri. Cremation followed the
services.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Eleanore Jean Thorson
Eleanore Jean Thorson of Cuba, Missouri was born to Martin and Lelia (Wells) Worlie on November 14, 1927 in Little Falls, Minnesota and passed away Thursday, January 12, 2012 at her home at the age of 84 years.
Eleanore was a homemaker and enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, watching TV, gardening, crocheting and spending time with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Lelia Worlie; husband, Adolph Stewart “Stew” Thorson; son, James Thorson; sister, Ella Mae Domshot; brothers, Don, Duane, Lyle and Ken Worlie and a granddaughter, Heather Thorson.
She is survived by her two daughters, Cathy and husband Dennis Hattersley of Cuba, Missouri, Cindy and husband Jim Hopkins of Boise, Idaho; five grandchildren, Jason, Travis and Alicia Nefzger, Dennis and Michael Hattersley; three great grandchildren, Ella and Gavin Nefzger and Chelsea Hopkins; other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. at the Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home, Brainerd, Minnesota.
Interment will follow at the Valle Cemetery, Brainerd, Minnesota.
Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri is in charge of local arrangements.
 

Leroy Tidwell
Leroy Tidwell of Cherryville, Missouri was born in Milan, Tennessee on Thursday, September 5, 1935 to John and Doxie Casey Tidwell and passed away on Friday, June 7, 2013 at the age of 77 years, 9 months and 2 days.
Leroy married Barbara Jean Green on May 1, 1955 in Steelville, Missouri at the Assembly of God Church on Main Street.
He worked for 33 years at Universal Printing Co., St. Louis, Missouri and retired in 1995. He accepted the Lord early in life and was a member of the Center Ridge Pentecostal Church. He loved music and played his harmonica for several years and especially enjoyed playing it in church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Doxie Tidwell; step-mother, Effie Tidwell; infant daughter, Cathy Lee Tidwell; brothers, Paul Tidwell and Joey Tidwell; sister, Juanese Ufkin; brothers-in-law, John Green, Jr. and Kenny Green.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Tidwell of Cherryville, Missouri; daughters, Regina (Dan) Bilgere of St. Louis, Missouri and Holly (Art) Kreienkamp of Cuba, Missouri; brothers, Fred Tidwell of O’Fallon, Missouri, Elmer (Mary) Tidwell of San Diego, California, Terry (Jane) Tidwell of Iloilo, Philippines, Cleo (Melba) Amarine of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; sisters, Joan (Bob) Bosma of Boonville, Missouri and Wanda (Bill) Trent of O’Fallon, Missouri; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Betty Tidwell of St. Louis, Missouri, Ellie Tidwell of Rockford, Illinois, Marie Martin, Oma Smith and Harold (Linda) Green, all of Cherryville, Missouri, Jim Green and Joe (Glenda) Green all of Davisville, Missouri and Curt (Mary) Green of St. Charles, Missouri; grandchildren, Trista, Jason, Ashley and Ryan; great grandchildren, Haydin, Natalia, Layla, Samantha and Jacob; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Monday, June 10, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral service was Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Center Ridge Pentecostal Church in Davisville, Missouri with Rev. Harrison Brown officiating.
Burial at the Martin-Trask Cemetery, Cherryville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Nancy Lee Tillotson
Nancy Lee Tillotson, nee Vessels, of Cuba, Missouri passed away Sunday, August 15, 2010.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Tillotson; brother, Ed Vessels and sister, Roberta Soest.
She is survived by son, Robert W. Tillotson Jr.; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was at 10 a.m. and Memorial service at 11 a.m. at the Holy Cross Church, Cuba, Missouri on Wednesday, August 25, 2010.

Zora Rilla Tomlinson
Zora Rilla Tomlinson nee Halliburton of Steelville, Missouri, formerly of Camden, Arkansas, was born on Wednesday, May 19, 1909 in Blue Ridge, Texas to George Washington and Fannie Mariam Boren Halliburton and passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at the age of 103 years, 9 months and 15 days.
Zora married George Carl Tomlinson in Leonard, Texas on August 29, 1925 and to this union four children were born.
Zora lived in Texas 15 years and Colorado 14 years before moving to Missouri. She worked many years as a store clerk for Zales Jewelry Corp. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, S. Camden, Arkansas. Her hobbies were quilting, canning and gardening. She was very active and enjoyed life to the fullest.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Fannie Halliburton; husband, George Carl Tomlinson; brothers, James Halliburton and Connie ‘Doc’ Halliburton; sisters, Ethel Brawley and Cecil Smith; son, George Neal (Jewel) Tomlinson and daughter, Robbie Nell Payne.
She is survived by her sons, Freddie (Marie) Tomlinson, Sr. of Steelville, Missouri and Arlen (Cindy) Tomlinson of Valerico, Florida; eight grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were at 3 p.m. on Friday March 15, 2013 at the the Mt. Horeb Cemetery in Camden, Arkansas with Bro Mike Delashmit officiating.
Burial was in the Mt. Horeb Cemetery, Camden, Arkansas.
Arrangements under the directon of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
 

Lila Karen Tindall
Lila Karen Tindall of Cuba, Missouri was born Friday, March 3, 1961 at St. Louis, Missouri to Paul and Corrine (nee Conaway) Tindall and passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012 at St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 51 years.
Karen spent her life taking care of her family. She enjoyed singing, family barbecues, calling people on the phone, playing games on the computer, gardening, flowers and trips to Branson to see the shows but what she always enjoyed was spoiling her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Tindall; one brother, Roger Tindall; grandmother, Isabell Schmidt; grandparents, Percy and Lena May Tindall; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by her children, Dewayne Elliott of Boonville, Missouri, Rachael Payne (Cory Throop) of Cuba, Missouri, Josh Elliott of Oklahoma and Kenny Mathis of Cuba, Missouri; grandchildren, Michael Gonzalez, Preston Simpson, Katelyn Payne, Emma Payne and Whitnee Throop (who is on the way); mother, Corrine Tindall of Cuba, Missouri; three brothers, Paul Douglas and wife Kimberly Tindall of Steelville, Missouri, Flint and wife Lisa Tindall of Cuba, Missouri and Clint and wife Pam Tindall of Villa Ridge, Missouri; sister-in-law, Laura Tindall; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Tuesday, July 17, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri. Funeral service was at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at the Sullivan Family Worship Center, Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Duncan Skiles officiating. Interment and prayers followed at the Kinder Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Jacqueline Marie Tipton
Jacqueline Marie Tipton of Cherryville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at the age of 72. Visitation from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, January 14, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 14, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Interment at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri. Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Michael P. Tonelis of Nebo, North Carolina, formerly of Kings Mountain, was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania to Edward J. and Betty Rehrig Tonelis and passed away on July 22, 2015 in Asheville at the age of 56 years.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edward J. Tonelis; and sister, Michele K. Tonelis.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Kathy Tonelis of Nebo, North Carolina; daughters, Katrina Eagle of Kings Mountain and Tanya Tonelis of Kings Mountain, North Carolina; mother, Betty Rehrig Tonelis of Allentown, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Jayden Byers and Kennedy Byers; mother-in law, Mildred Gahr and husband Jess of St, James, Missouri; brother-in-law, Bruce and Marcie Wilson and family of St. James, Missouri; nephews, Brandt and Brian Wilson of St. James, Missouri; step-mother-in-law, Margaret Wilson of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
 


Mary Ann Townley
Mary Ann Townley of Cuba, Missouri was born Friday, July 20, 1923 at Salem, Missouri to Silas A. and Mary Ellen (nee Massie) Phillips and passed away Thursday, December 29, 2011 at Cuba Manor at the age of 88 years.
Mary Ann was united in marriage to James H. “Bud” Townley in 1962 at Los Angeles, California.
Mary Ann spent her life taking care of her home; shopping and she always loved having her dogs with her. She enjoyed dancing to Big Band music and collecting rocks from her and Bud’s trips in their motorhome.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Silas and Mary Ellen Phillips; her husband, Bud in 1989; five brothers, Hadley, Dale, Chester, Marvin and George Phillips; two sisters, Lois Phillips and Arlene Sparks; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by her two brothers, Silas A. “Bob” Phillips of Springfield, Missouri and William D. “Bill” Phillips of St. Peters, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Memorial visitation was held on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 10 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11 a.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Inurnment and prayers followed at 3 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2012 at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Salem, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
 

Lester Eugene Trimble
Lester Eugene Trimble of Jefferson City, Missouri, and former Cooper County resident, was born December 10, 1941 in Kansas City, Missouri and passed away September 1, 2011 at the Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri at the age of 69 years.
Lester was a retired steel construction worker and had also worked with Moffat Auction Service. He loved fishing, the outdoors and practical jokes. His family remembers him as generous and not knowing a stranger.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Kirschman Hicks.
He is survived by two sons, Shane Edward Trimble of Jefferson City, Missouri, Joseph Gregory Trimble of Cabool, Missouri; daughter, Carla Trimble of Jefferson City, Missouri; a brother, Barry Trimble of Pilot Grove, Missouri; five sisters, Peggy Adair of Wooldridge, Dixie Betts of New Franklin, Gerry Purvis of Jamestown, Sherry Wilson of California, Sue Knox of Boonville; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were at 1 p.m., Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at Boonesboro Cemetery in Boonesboro, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Carr-Yager Funeral Home, Fayette, Missouri.


Dorothy Ann Trippensee
Dorothy Ann Trippensee was born October 19, 1927, in St. Louis, Missouri to John Thomas and Hazel Metcalf Burlison and passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in Quincy, Illinois at the age of 85 years.
An avid roller skater, Dorothy was introduced to James R. Trippensee by friends at the St. Louis Arena skating rink. On October 26, 1946 they were married at St. Peter’s Presbyterian Church. They celebrated 51 years together before Jim’s passing on May 15, 1998.
She enjoyed cooking, sewing and traveling, both on family vacations and business trips with Jim for Ralston Purina, and spending time with family and friends at “The Cabin” in Cuba, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim; one sister, Margaret Mann and two brothers, William Burlison and Eugene Burlison.
She is survived by her children, Gayle Lavin and husband Tom of Huntsville, Alabama, Catherine Hirner and husband John of Hannibal, Missouri and Jim Trippensee Jr. of Cuba, Missouri; grandchildren, Stephanie Hall and husband Ed of Buford, Georgia, Chris Lavin of Huntsville, Alabama and Josh Hirner of Irvine, California; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Sunday, March 24, 2013 from 3-6 p.m. at the Kutis Affton Chapel in St. Louis, Missouri.
Funeral services were Monday, March 25, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at the Kutis Affton Chapel in St. Louis, Misosuri.
Interment was in the Sunset Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Kuttis Funeral Home.
 

Joseph Clive Troutt
Joseph “Clive” Troutt was born July 12, 1921 at Forest Hill, Missouri, the son of Erb and Gertrude (Koehn) Troutt. He passed away Monday, November 26, 2007 at Gibbs Care Center in Steelville, Missouri.
On January 29, 1949 he was united in marriage to Doris Eaton Troutt.
Clive served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1946 attached to the 7th Air Force serving in the Philippines. He was a long time farmer and enjoyed buying and selling real estate as a sideline. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bourbon, Missouri and had attended the First Assembly of God Church in Steelville, Missouri. He had been president of the National Farmers Organization in Steelville for many years. He was on the Board of Directors for nine years when consolidating the Cherryville and Viburnum school districts and instrumental in attaining the Quad County Fire Protection District. He was a member of the American Legion at Bourbon, Missouri. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother-in-law, Homer Allison.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years; three sons, Joe Troutt and wife Kathy of St. James, Missouri, Jon Troutt and wife Karen and Vick Troutt and wife Loretta, all of Steelville, Missouri; three daughters, Judy Bell of Cherryville, Missouri, Janet West and husband Steve and Nancy Halbert and husband Draton, all of Steelville, Missouri; two sisters, Ethel Allison of Cuba, Missouri and Helen Higgins and husband Leland of Leasburg, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Kimberly and husband Jeff McMillen, Chris and wife Robin Troutt, Laura and husband Preston Turner, Jonny and wife Tiffany Troutt, Jason Troutt, Justin Troutt, Susan and husband John Bunch, Peggy and husband Jon Adams and Lucas Halbert; two step grandchildren, Jason and wife Debby West and Drew and wife Erin West; 15 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at the First Assembly of God Church in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Jerry Beers and Rev. Larry Allison officiating.
Special music of “The Old Rugged Cross” and “Amazing Grace” were sung by Rev. Jerry Beers. Special memories were shared by Judy Bell.
Serving as casketbearers were Joe Troutt, Judy Bell, Vick Troutt, Jon Troutt, Janet West and Nancy Halbert. Committal prayer, military honors and burial were in the Crossroads Cemetery at Leasburg, Missouri
Arrangements were under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Earl Washington Turnbough
Earl Washington Turnbough of Leasburg, Missouri was born on September 3, 1928 at Davisville, Missouri to the union of William Turnbough and Pearl (Martin) Turnbough and passed away on May 25, 2002 at the Missouri Baptist Hospital, Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 73 years 8 months and 22 days. In 1947 Earl was united in marriage to Olga Scott. One son Jeff, and two daughters Debbie and Earlene were born to this union. Olga preceded Earl in death. On March 25, 1970 Earl was united in marriage to Rose Savio in Steelville, Missouri. They were happily married. Earl was preceded in death by his parents, one daugther Debbie White, two grandchildren Kimberly and Jessica White and one brother Cletus Turnbough. Earl had a great love of hunting, fishing and shooting pool. Those who survive to mourn his passing from this life are his loving wife Rose Turnbough; son Jeff Turnbough and wife Elaine; daughter Earlene Waller and husband William; two brothers Ercie Turnbough and wife Donna and Delbert Turnbough and wife Sharon; two sisters Marie Geller and Gladys Parsons; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Earl Washington Turnbough was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, good friend to all who knew him and will be sadly missed. Earl Washington Turnbough was in state at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri where funeral services were held on Monday, May 27, 2002 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Stan Collins officiating. Interment was in the Meramec Hills Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri. All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Elder Berlie Gene Turnbough
Elder Berlie Gene Turnbough of Steelville, Missouri was born October 25, 1935 in Rolla, Missouri to Delmar Arbie and Muriel Agnes Willhite Turnbough and passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 at the age of 77 years, 8 months and 28 days.
On July 25, 1954 in Courtois, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Elsie Laramore and to this union three children were born.
Elder Turnbough worked in St. Louis for several years as a Journeyman Plumber and was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union # 562 and retired in 1994. He became ordained in 1977 and was the pastor of the United Baptist Church in Steelville from 1977 until 2011. He enjoyed being in the quiet outdoors and loving to laugh.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Delmar and Muriel Turnbough; sister, Beverly Hadley and husband Clyde; and brother-in-law, Buell Volner.
He is survived by his wife of almost 59 years, Elsie Turnbough of Steelville, Missouri; his children, Neva Hill and husband Mike of O’Fallon, Missouri, Rodney Turnbough and wife Lisa of Columbia, Maryland and Ivy Reeves and husband John of Steelville, Missouri; one sister, Betty Anderson and husband Thomas of St. Johnsbury, Vermont; sisters-in-law, Erma Jackson and husband Bill of Black, Missouri and Betty Volner of Springfield, Missouri; brother-in-law, Tommy Laramore and wife Karen of Rolla, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Matthew Turnbough and wife Jaime, Mark Turnbough and wife Jen, Holly Shoults and husband Jeff, Jessica Reeves, Samantha Reeves, Jennifer Reidler and husband Brian, Bobbi Halbert and husband Clancy and Jonathan Hill; nine great grandchildren, William, Dominick, Madison, Henry, Jacob, Benjamin, Audrey, Nolen and Elle; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 26, 2013 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Marvin Richards officiating. Special memories were shared by Mike Hill, Lindell Sikes and Jim Turnbough. Special music of “If You Knew” and “Further Along” was sung by Dawn, Chris and Felicia Girard accompanied on piano by Dawn Girard. Other music of “Amazing Grace” and “I Will Rise” was also played.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Noah Edward Turnbough
Noah Edward Turnbough was born on October 23, 1917 at Davisville, Missouri to Irvin and Rosa Turnbough (nee Tinker) and passed away August 10, 2010 at the age of 92 years, 9 months and 18 days.
He was united in marriage to Frances Artie Askins on June 6, 1940 at Boss, Missouri and to this union one daughter was born.
For the most part of Noah’s life, he lived in and around the St. Louis and Viburnum area.
He made a profession of faith many years ago.
Noah was a World War II Veteran. He was inducted into the United States Army on February 20, 1945 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. He served his country in many capacities from drill instructor to post master. He received the Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Citation Ribbon and two scholarships. He received an honorable discharge on August 3, 1946.
In 1946, Noah joined the Coleman, Ogle, and Butt American Legion of Steelville, Missouri. Later in 1961, he became a member of the American Legion Post Number 601 at Davisville, Missouri, where he was an active member and served as Finance Officer for many years. He also served as Judge Advocate for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Rosa Turnbough; wife, Frances; sisters, Gladine Abney and husband Lawrence, Dorothy Ray and husband Henry, Dolly Turnbough, and infant brother, Finis; sister-in-law, Margaret Turnbough; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Earl Sellers.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Patty and Leo Blair of Hillsboro, Missouri; grandchildren, Renata Guyot and Rachelle Johnson of St. Louis, Missouri, Kristin Alley of Arnold, Missouri and Kyle Blair of Hillsboro, Missouri; six great grandchildren, Jenna and Julia Guyot of Wentzville, Missouri, Alexis, Ronny and Anna Johnson of St. Louis, Missouri and Seth Alley of Arnold, Missouri; brothers, Rev. Elmer Turnbough and wife, Gladys of Rolla, Missouri and John Turnbough of Steelville, Missouri; brother-in-law, Truman Askins and wife Betty of Pevely, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 12, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
An American Legion Service was done by the Davisville American Legion Post Number 601 on Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 7 p.m.
Funeral service was at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 13, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Jim Turnbough and Dr. Jeff Turnbough officiating. Special music of “In the Sweet Bye and Bye,” “Sweet Hour of Prayer,” “It is Well With my Soul” and “Amazing Grace” was sung by the Turnbough Family and accompanied by Judy Turnbough Bailey on piano.
Committal prayer and burial were in the Sellers Cemetery at Davisville, Missouri. Military honors were given by the U.S. Army and the Patriot Guard.
Casket bearers were Jim Guyot, Ron Johnson, Jeremiah Alley, Paul Askins, Ken Bailey and Bob Abney.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

William “Bill” Leo Turnbough
William “Bill” Leo Turnbough of Steelville, Missouri was born May 13, 1933 in Dillard, Missouri to Thurber and Lillie Sellers Turnbough and passed away Monday, January 14, 2013 in his home at the age of 79 years.
On October 31, 1953 in St. Louis, he was united in marriage to Kaye Eileen Lindsey and to this union five children were born.
Bill worked for several years in St. Louis, Missouri at Hussman Refrigeration and later retiring from the Crawford County Road District #2. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Cherryville, Missouri and was a deacon and drove the church bus.
He worked as a 4-H leader for 16 years. He enjoyed his horses, winning championships in barrel racing and other activities and shod horses throughout the countryside. In the last several years, he enjoyed riding his 4-wheeler.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thurber and Lillie Turnbough; one son, William “Bill” Turnbough, Jr.; two brothers, Willard and Jake Turnbough; one sister, Wilma Todd and husband Riley; and one granddaughter, Bobbie Sue.
He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Kaye Turnbough of Steelville, Missouri; two sons, John and Don Turnbough of Steelville, Missouri; two daughters, Sandy Orr and husband Mike of Cherryville, Missouri and Susan Bogert and husband Charles of Cedar Hill, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Katie, Billy, JoAnna, Kristen, Brandy, Jake, Jessie and Alan; three great grandchildren, Liam, Eydie and Lucy; one sister, Zelma Callahan and husband Vondel of Davisville, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Rosalene Turnbough of Davisville, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 4-9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Cherryville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Cherryville, Missouri with Rev. Doug Windle officiating. Special music of “The Old Rugged Cross Made the Difference for Me” was sung by Peggy Windle accompanied on piano by Melody Allen. Other music of “Go Rest High” was played. Special memories were shared by granddaughter, Katie Turnbough.
Committal prayer and burial were in the Cherryville Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherryville, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Otis Coleman, John Halbert, Johnny Halbert, Blake Haffer, Dillon Parry and Buddy Reno.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.
 

Dorothy Mae Turner
Dorothy Mae Turner of Bourbon, Missouri, was born at Gerald, Missouri on April 28, 1922 to Calvin and Dora (Brinkman) McCallister and passed away Monday, February 4, 2013 at her home at the age of 90 years, 9 months and 6 days.
She was a life-long resident of the Bourbon/Sullivan areas having been raised in Champion City, Missouri and then after her marriage, moving to the Bourbon, Missouri area. Dorothy was an employee of International Shoe Company for a time and then worked for the Proctor Company in Bourbon, Missouri before returning to shoe manufacturing where she was employed at Midwest Shoe Company.
On May 27, 1940 she was united in marriage to Robert W. Turner at Union, Missouri and to this marriage five sons were born.
Dorothy enjoyed sewing and quilting and made many quilts for her family and church functions. She was a dedicated member of Old Argo Presbyterian Church and was faithfully active in many of the church activities.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Calvin and Dora McCallister; infant son, Eugene Charles; her husband Robert in April of 1992; twin great grandsons, Connor and Lucas Binsbacher; a brother, Harold McCallister and a sister, Doris Shepp.
She is survived by four sons, Tom Turner and significant friend Cindy Plafcan of Sullivan, Missouri, Michael Turner and wife Rebecca of Bourbon, Missouri, Jim Turner and wife Glora of Leslie, Missouri and Bill Turner and wife Beverly of Rosebud, Missouri; a brother, Leroy McCallister and wife Joan of Buena Vista, Arkansas; a sister, Betty Steineker of Gerald, Missouri; 10 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; special friends and caregivers, Dina Hollingshead and her daughters, Alice, Theresa, Evelyn and granddaughter Rose; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2013 at the Eaton Funeral Home Southside Chapel in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted at Old Argo Presbyterian Church at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

Floyd Franklin Turner
Floyd Franklin Turner of Owensville, Missouri was born in Viburnum on November 6, 1936 to Edgar and Ida (Chandler) Turner and passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Gasconade Manor Nursing Home in Owensville, Missouri at the age of 76 years, 1 months and 30 days.
On March 3, 1962 at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Charlotte he was united in marriage to Helen Wehrend.
He was preceded in death by his brother, William Turner.
He is survived by his wife, Helen; children, Tim Turner and wife Deanna of Bland, Missouri, Kimberly Helling and special friend Norlen Goehler of Cuba, Missouri, Christina Chaney and husband Ron of Owensville, Missouri and Tanya Nelson and special friend Mike Havelka of Owensville, Missouri; brother, James Turner and wife Wanda of Florissant, Missouri; sister, Velma Roark of Marshfield, Missouri; 12 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 9 at noon at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri with Pastor Danny Jarvis officiating.
Burial was in the Countryside Memorial Gardens in Owensville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.
 

Imogene “Ime” Tutterrow
Imogene “Ime” Tutterrow nee Sego of Cuba, Missouri formerly of Maryland Heights, Missouri was born on June 15, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri to William Caffrey and Stella Grayson Sego and passed away at Victorian Manor on Friday, November 30, 2012 at the age of 84 years.
Imogene married Herbert Al Tutterrow at Randolph County, Arkansas on November 1, 1952.
She worked many years and retired from General Electric Bulb Plant, Wellston, Missouri. She loved to sing hymns and play the piano. She enjoyed traveling with her sister Bea. Imogene was very generous and also enjoyed taking her nieces and nephews on many vacation trips.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Stella Sego; husband, Herbert Al Tutterrow; brothers, Vernon (Alice) Sego, Kenneth A. (Angelina) Sego and Carl (Juanita “Mickey”) Sego; sister, Marie (Bill) Ramsey and nephew. Danny Sego.
She is survived by her sister, Bernice “Bea” Sego of Cuba, Missouri, formerly of Maryland Heights, Missouri; nephews, Ken (Ruth) Sego, Larry (Marcia) Sego, all of Cuba, Missouri, Don (Sheila) Sego of Sullivan, Missouri, Tom (Linda) Ramsey of Bridgeton, Missouri and Ricky (Beatrice) Sego of Montana; nieces, Genevieve (Wayne) Bryan of Imperial, Missouri and Jackie Sego of Springfield, Missouri; sister-in-law, Alene Tutterrow of Sullivan, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from noon-1:45 p.m. and funeral service at 1:45 p.m. at Maryland Heights Presbyterian Church, Maryland Heights, Missouri with Pastor Jeanne Zimmermann officiating.
Burial was at the Fee Fee Cemetery, Bridgeton, Missouri with Pastor Justin Mosher officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
 

Judith Irene Twente
Judith Irene Twente of St. James, Missouri was born on October 12, 1943 in San Francisco, California to Deward and Irene S. (Tolosko) Litton and passed away in St. Clair, Mo. on February 3, 2012. Judith was 68 years, 3 months and 22 days of age.
Judith Twente was a 4-H Leader and a Community Leader.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Deward and Irene Litton.
She is survived by her husband, George Arvene Twente of St. James, Missouri; two sons, Adam Lance Twente of Santa Rosa, California; Raymond Simone Riccette and wife Leslie G. of St. James, Missouri; one daughter, Laura Ann Riccetti of St. James, Missouri; one brother, Andy Tillotson of St. James, Missouri; brothers and sisters in the state of California; six grandchildren, Dominique M. Gilliam, Justin R. Romine, Ryan C. Romine, Matthew Twente, Isabella S. Riccetti, and Savanna M. Riccetti; great grandchildren, Blake A. Gilliam, Lucas R. Gilliam and Alexis L. Gilliam; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Tuesday, February 7, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
Graveside services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri with Charles Pardee officiating.
Pallbearers were Ryan Romine, Dylan Harmount, Aystyn Harmount, Raymond Riccetti, L.D. Harmount and Justin Romine. Honorary pallbearers were David Willis and Adam Twente.
Burial was in the family plot in the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

Lance Eugene Tyree
Lance Eugene Tyree of Bourbon, Missouri was born on February 14, 1961 in Washington, Missouri to Billy Ray Tyree, Sr. and Dorann Catherine Sibole Tyree, and passed away Thursday, November 17, 2011 at the age of 50 years.
After high school, he operated heavy equipment for various companies and recently was an operator at the water plant for the City of Sullivan. Lance enjoyed hunting and NASCAR, Harleys and his pet deer, but more than anything, he enjoyed watching his children play sports.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Billy Sr. and Dorann Tyree; a brother Billy Ray Tyree, Jr.; and his wife Kim (nee Brendle).
He is survived by three children, Tiffany Emmons, her husband Mitchell and grand-daughter, Elinn Emmons of Washington, Missouri, Callee and Blane Tyree of Lonedell, Missouri; step-mother, Mary Tyree of Sullivan, Missouri; one brother, Audie Tyree of Bourbon, Missouri; a special aunt, Violet Hawkins and family of St. Clair, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 21, 2011 at the Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home with a gathering of friends and family beginning at 4 p.m.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.
 

William Richard Tyree
William Tyree of Bourbon, Missouri was born August 17, 1931 in Washington, Missouri to Arlie E. and Rose Margaret Glaser Tyree and passed away Friday, December 7, 2012 at this home at the age of 81 years.
He and Georgia Owens were married December 17, 1989 in Nevada.
Bill attended the First Assembly of God Church in Sullivan. He owned a heavy equipment excavating company and thoroughly enjoyed operating the big equipment.
Boating on Lake of the Ozarks was another pleasure he had in his life and pheasant hunting South Dakota ranked right up there as well. In his down time Bill would watch westerns on TV. One thing that Bill loved to do in the morning was to load up in his truck with his dog Zac and go to town for breakfast.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arlie and Rose Tyree; and a brother, Ralph Tyree.
He is survived by his wife, Georgia Tyree; two sons, Mark Tyree and wife Donna and Michael Tyree and wife Dani; daughter, Patty Wiles and husband David, all of Bourbon, Missouri; six grandchildren, Matthew, Dylan, Lane and Kyle Tyree and Gabe and Dezi Wiles; a step grandchild, Brianna Danni Brickey; one great grandchild, Kaylyn Tyree; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at the Eaton Funeral Chapel in Sullivan, Missouri.
The funeral service followed the visitation with the Rev. Kyle Philips officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.
 

 


 

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