Roy Elgin Ferguson, 82, of Trenton, MO passed away, May 16, 2022 at Mosaic Life Care.He was born on April 9, 1940 to Roy Sr. and Pauline (Woods) Ferguson in Trenton, MO where he grew up.In October 1959 he was united in marriage to Donna Louise McNabb. After their marriage they made their home in Trenton.Roy owned and operated Ferguson Ditching Company, Landmark Enterprises, Landmark Carpet Cleaning and Landmark Lawn Care Services.He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Paul, Tom, Jarvis, and Herb Ferguson; sisters, Marge Lewis and Martha Peters; and one grandson, Rayvin Meighen.Roy is survived by...
Gregory Lynn Hixson, 65 of Gower, MO passed away May 15, 2022.He was born October 11, 1956 to Robert and Ruth (Hurt) Hixson. Greg grew up in rural Plattsburg and graduated from Plattsburg High School in 1975.He was united in marriage to Brenda Coble on October 2, 1990. They made their home in rural Plattsburg where they raised their daughter, Sarah.Greg owned and operated Hixson Trucking for over 47 years where he hauled grain and livestock. Farming, baling hay and raising cattle was another passion of his. In his spare time he enjoyed hauling and going with his daughter to...Funeral Service : 05/23/2022
Nellie Joe Murphy, 79, of Raymore, MO formerly of Platte County, MO passed away May 14, 2022.She was born on February 7, 1943, to Benjamin and Naomi Briggs. Nellie grew up in New Market, MO and in 1961, she graduated from North Platte High School. On November 17, 1962, she was united in marriage to Richard Dean Murphy. After their marriage they lived in Dearborn, MO, Marion, IN, Platte City, MO, Edgerton, MO, Liberty, MO, and in 1974 they moved to Raymore, MO where they made their home. Richard passed away on September 26, 2015.Nellie enjoyed reading, flower garden, socializing...Funeral Service : 05/14/2022
William Douglas Brinegar, 22, passed away in the loving embrace of his friends and family on May 13, 2022 in Edgerton, MO.William was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed boating and fishing in Smithville Lake with his family. He also enjoyed hunting, tending to his family farm, and working on jobs with his father. When William wasn’t outside, he loved gaming, watching Marvel movies, as Spiderman was his favorite, and spending time with his loved ones.William attended North Kansas City High School where he played football and graduated early in 2017. He also was a champion wrestler and saved several lives...Funeral Service : 05/19/2022
Lois Ann (Short) Wells, 79, of Kansas City, MO passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022.She was born on January 12, 1943, in Kansas City, MO. She lived most of her life in Independence, MO, Odessa, MO and most recently in Kansas City, MO. She graduated in 1960 from East High School in Kansas City, MO.Lois spent many years working for the Independence Public Schools and retired from Children’s Mercy Hospital after 18 years. She loved spending time traveling and going to her “happy place” Fort Myers Beach, Florida. She prided herself in making a beautiful home where everyone was always...Funeral Service : 05/08/2022
Dorman Dean Sallee, 86, of Smithville, MO went to be with the Lord on May 6, 2022.He was born on December 13, 1935, to Kelley and Clara (Johnson) Sallee in Noble, Missouri. Dorman graduated from Ava High School. He was a sharpshooter for the Marine Corps for four years.On April 16, 1960, he was united in marriage to Marjorie Loretta Bryan. After their marriage, they lived in Overland Park, KS where they made their home. After Marjorie passed away on May 19, 2012, Dorman moved to Smithville, MO to live with his daughter.He was an active member of First Southern...Funeral Service : 05/11/2022
Kelly (Anderson) Gebhardt, 55, of St. Paul, NE, formerly of Kansas City, MO passed away, May 4, 2022.She was born on May 13, 1966 in St. Joseph, MO. Kelly grew up in Cameron and graduated from Cameron High School in 1984.In 1987 she was united in marriage to Todd Poretta. After their marriage they lived in the Kansas City area where they raised their two children. On December 26, 2013 she was united in marriage to John Gebhardt. After their marriage they lived in St. Paul, NE where they made their home.She experienced many health problems throughout her life and...Funeral Service : 05/09/2022
Simeon “Rusty” Turner, of Platte County, MO passed away, May 1, 2022.He was born on April 12, 1933 to William Lewis and Gertie Lee (Herndon) Turner in Camden Point, MO. He grew up in the Camden Point and Dearborn area and graduated from Dearborn High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.On September 17, 1955 he was united in marriage to Kay Eckholdt. After their marriage they lived in Platte County where they made their home.Simeon worked for TWA as a mechanic and retired as a supervisor after 42 years. He enjoyed farming...Funeral Service : 05/05/2022
Charles Douglas Atchison, 88, of Kansas City, MO passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022.He was born on October 22, 1933, to Benjamin Franklin and Callie (Stacey) Atchison in Oasis, MO. Charles grew up in Omaha, Arkansas where he attended school. On July 9, 1953, he was united in marriage to Billie Carpenter. After their marriage they lived in Arkansas and later moved to Kansas City where they made their home. Billie passed away on November 27, 2014.Charles was worked in concrete for over 60 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and being outdoors. He was a member of the Mt. Zion...Funeral Service : 05/04/2022
Shirley Ann Taylor, 89, of Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away April 29, 2022.She was born on May 30, 1932, to Leland Harvey Daniel and Golda Violet (Stites) Liftin in Santa Monica, California where she grew up and then graduated from Santa Monica High in 1950.On September 3, 1950, she united in marriage to Jesse Lee Taylor. After their marriage they traveled internationally with the military and raised their family. After Jesse’s retirement from the military, Shirley stepped into the role of a minister’s wife. They served a number of churches in several states, settling in Excelsior Springs in 1995 where...Funeral Service : 05/04/2022
Karl Weber, 83, of Platte City, MO passed away, April 27, 2022.He was born on January 25, 1939 to Charles A. and Maggie H. (Greyer) Weber in Clay County, MO. Karl grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Navy.On February 16, 1973 he was united in marriage to Lillian Louise Williams. After their marriage they lived near Platte City where they made their home for almost 50 years.Karl was an over the road truck driver for many years. He loved fishing and playing crabgrass music. Karl’s friends and family...Funeral Service : 05/02/2022
Laurie Marie Farmer, 46, of Smithville, Missouri., returned to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City. Laurie was born on April 25, 1976 in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of Steve and Nancy Leach. She married Jason Farmer on April 27, 2002 in Memphis, Tennessee. Laurie and Jason have two daughters, Alice and Maryn. They were married exactly 20 years to the day.Laurie was a graduate of Rochester High School and received her degree in Forestry from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. She worked in her profession in a variety of locations...Funeral Service : 05/02/2022
Donna June (Stanton) Singleton Klenk, 88, went to her heavenly home and reunited with loved ones on April 20, 2022.Donna was born on September 21, 1933 in Agency, Missouri to Charles and Anna Grace (Tadlock) Stanton. She married the love of her life, James Henry Singleton, on November 4, 1950, making their home in Faucett, MO and later in Eufaula, OK. She returned to Missouri following the passing of James in 1987 and was married to Vernon Klenk from 1997 until his passing in 2013.She lived a life devoted to the Lord and committed to her family and friends. She...Funeral Service : 04/23/2022
Jacqueline (Jackie) R. Harrison, 56, passed from this life into God’s presence on Easter Sunday morning, April 17, 2022, following a brief illness. Jackie was born on July 26, 1965, to Dee and Roger Harrison in North Kansas City, and was raised in the country near Gower, Missouri, graduating from East Buchanan High School in 1983. Jackie had an adventurous spirit that carried her to many places and into many different and interesting roles during her lifetime. From Galveston, to Memphis, to Kansas City, to Big Sky/Bozeman, and back to the KC northland area, Jackie loved life and loved people....Funeral Service : 04/17/2022
James Joseph “Jim” Brachtesende, 81, passed away April 13, 2022.He was born on April 3, 1941, to Joseph Henry and Ruth (Bode) Brachtesende in St. Louis, MO. Jim grew up in Kirkwood, MO where he graduated from High School. He later graduated from St. Louis University where he received his Bachelors Degree in Engineering.On May 15, 1971, he was united in marriage to Sharon Kay Wood. After their marriage, they lived in Kansas City, MO and Independence, MO where they raised their family. They later moved to Blue Springs, MO. Jim worked as an Engineer for several years.He was preceded...Funeral Service : 04/16/2022
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