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Rosella Tyrone
Rosella Tyrone
Date of Death : 02/13/2019

Rosella Tyrone, 72, of Claycomo, MO passed away, Wednesday, February 13, 2019.She was born on March 30, 1946 in Kansas City, MO. Rosella grew up in Southwest City, MO and Pineville, MO where she attended school. Rosella lived most of her life in the Kansas City area. She was a member of Grace Community Church in Smithville. Rosella was a ship welder in Pascagoula, Mississippi and a pump mechanic at Bayer Chemical in Kansas City. She also owned and operated Clayco Gun and Repair Shop in Claycomo, MO. Rosella loved cooking and baking, and during Christmas time her kitchen became...

Funeral Service : 03/02/2019
Jerry Petitt
Jerry Petitt
Date of Death : 02/10/2019

Jerry Petitt, 77, of Smithville, MO passed away February 10, 2019.He was born on January 16, 1942 to Willard Howard and Katherine Frances (Shepherd) Petitt in Smithville, MO where he grew up and in 1960, he graduated from Smithville High School. On September 22, 1961 he was united in marriage to Carol Lou Arb. After their marriage they lived in Smithville and in 1973 they moved to Paradise where they made their home. Carol passed away on January 2, 2016.Jerry worked for TWA as a mechanic where he retired after over 40 years of service.He was a member of the...

Funeral Service : 02/15/2019
Patsy Ruth Griffith
Patsy Ruth Griffith
Date of Death : 02/10/2019

Patsy Ruth Griffith, 87, of Kansas City, MO passed away February 10, 2019.She was born on February 4, 1932 to Mark L. and Gladys Jesamine (Ritter) Burns in Weston, MO where she grew up and graduated from Weston High School.April 1, 1950 she was united in marriage to Harold William Griffith in St. Joseph, MO. After their marriage they lived in Blackburn, MO, Weston, MO and in 1953 they moved to Kansas City North where they made their home. Her husband Harold passed away in August 20, 1997.Patsy was an active member of the Hillside Christian Church in Kansas City...

Funeral Service : 02/20/2019
Margaret Starnes
Margaret Starnes
Date of Death : 02/09/2019

Margaret Starnes, 85, of Smithville, MO passed away, Saturday, February 9, 2019.She was born on November 21, 1933 to Harry and Zula (Dempsey) Wood in Delaware, Arkansas. Margaret grew up in and attended school in Ferda, Arkansas.On December 20, 1952 she was united in marriage to William Donald Starnes. After their marriage they lived in Smithville, MO where they made their home.Margaret was a devout Christian. She enjoyed cooking, baking, playing cards and spending time with her family.Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Buddy and Sonny Wood; sister Jo Crutchfield; her son, Scott Starnes, and her great-grandchildren,...

Funeral Service : 02/13/2019
Anna Lee Pike
Anna Lee Pike
Date of Death : 02/09/2019

Anna Lee Pike, 96, of Easton, MO passed away, Saturday, February 9, 2019.She was born on April 10, 1922 to William Nicholas and Mabel Jenny (Roberts) Kieser in Easton, MO. Anna Lee graduated from Gower High School.On August 11, 1941 she was united in marriage to Vinton T. Pike. After their marriage they lived in St. Joseph and in 1946 they moved near Easton where they made their home. Her husband, Vinton, preceded her in death on November 6, 1980.Anna Lee was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church, and was very active in the UMW at the church. She...

Funeral Service : 02/13/2019
Shirley Taylor
Shirley Taylor
Date of Death : 02/09/2019

Shirley Taylor, 92, of Easton, MO passed away, Saturday, February 9, 2019.Shirley was born on December 23, 1926 to Raymond R. Bessie O. (Cannon) Keller in Gower, MO where she grew up and graduated from Gower High School.On February 24, 1949 she was united in marriage to James Benjamin Taylor. After their marriage they lived in Gower and later moved near Easton where they made their home.Shirley worked for Hillyard’s, West Tab, Dougdale Packing Co, Neidorp Insurance and Sprague Excavating.She was a member of the Gower Baptist Church.Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Terry Ben Taylor;...

Brian Boydston
Brian Boydston
Date of Death : 02/08/2019

Brian Lee Boydston, 58, of Smithville, MO, passed away, Friday, February 8, 2019.Brian was born on August 23, 1960 to David C. and Deanna (White) Boydston in North Kansas City, Missouri. He grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School in 1978. Brian attended the University of Missouri, Central Missouri State University, and Missouri Western State College. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Smithville.He was preceded in death by his father, David and his son, Tyler.Loving father of son, Dylan Boydston and Dylan’s half-sister, Alexis Clark; beloved son of Deanna Boydston; dear brother of...

Funeral Service : 02/16/2019
Sonjia Rogers
Sonjia Rogers
Date of Death : 02/04/2019

Sonjia Lee Rogers, 72, of Edgerton, MO passed away February 4, 2019.She was born on July 23, 1946 to Ralph Leroy and Helen Pauline (Heiserman) Masoner in Kansas City, MO. She grew up in Edgerton and graduated from North Platte High School. On June 23, 1966 she was united in marriage to William Eugene Rogers. After their marriage they lived in Edgerton where they made their home. Sonjia was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. She worked for Bank of Weston and Harmer’s Café. Sonjia was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.She was preceded in death by mother...

Funeral Service : 02/08/2019
Dulcie J. Routh
Dulcie J. Routh
Date of Death : 02/04/2019

Dulcie Jane Routh, 97, of Plattsburg, MO passed away February 4, 2019.She was born on June 5, 1921 to Clyde William and Minnie L. (Roberts) Welsh in Lathrop, MO. Dulcie grew up around the Mecca area and attended school in Paradise, MO. On June 23, 1940 she was united in marriage to Charlie Coy Routh. After their marriage they lived in the Plattsburg and Gower areas, settling in Plattsburg where they made their home. Charlie passed away on December 29, 1993.Dulcie was the oldest, active member of the First Baptist Church in Plattsburg and was a lifelong member of the...

Funeral Service : 02/07/2019
Matthew Silber
Matthew Silber
Date of Death : 02/03/2019

Matthew Silber, 41, of Liberty, MO graduated into the next life, February 3, 2019.He was born on May 15, 1977 to Rick and Mary (Thurman) Silber in Kansas City, MO. He grew up near Camden Point, MO and graduated from North Platte High School in 1995. Matthew then attended UCM in Warrensburg and graduated in 1999.On September 14, 2002 he was united in marriage to Dawn Lemasters and to this union one child was born. After their marriage they lived in Kansas City and later moved to Liberty, MO.He worked for Shear Madness Haircuts for Kids Franchise as a graphic...

Funeral Service : 02/09/2019
Larry W. Shanks
Larry W. Shanks
Date of Death : 02/01/2019

Larry W. Shanks, 66, of Dearborn, MO passed away Friday February 1, 2019 at his daughter’s home in Cape Girardeau, MO after a lengthy illness. Larry was born July 18, 1952 in Leavenworth Kansas to AJ and Maxine Shanks. Larry grew up in Dearborn and graduated from North Platte High School in 1970. After graduation Larry enlisted and served in the US Navy Sea Bee Corps for 6 years and then enjoyed a long career at Exxon Mobil where he retired in 2008 after 35 years of service. Larry met Debbie Buckler while attending school and was united in marriage...

Joyce Ann (Kimbel) Johnson
Joyce Ann (Kimbel) Johnson
Date of Death : 01/31/2019

Joyce Ann (Kimbel) Johnson was born August 26, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, the daughter of Joan Lindsey. She was raised in Cape Girardeau, Missouri as Joyce Ann Hamilton by parents, Reva and Clyde Hamilton. Joyce left the comfort of her home in Jefferson City, Missouri and entered into the arms of her Lord on January 31, 2019 at the age of 77.On April 7, 1961 Joyce married the love of her life, Billy L. Kimbel. This blessed union nurtured three daughters. Rebecca, Kimberly and LeAnn.Joyce served the Lord alongside her husband Bill in the ministry as an active Pastor’s...

Funeral Service : 02/09/2019
Ethel Clark
Ethel Clark
Date of Death : 01/28/2019

Ethel Clark, 107, of Smithville, MO passed away Monday, January 28, 2019.She was born on July 27, 1911 to Andrew Jackson and Mary Ann (Green) Huntley in Palo, Iowa. Ethel grew in the Lawson area.On April 16, 1927 she was united in marriage to Edward Clark. After their marriage they lived in St. Joseph, Savannah, and moved to Smithville where they made their home. Her husband, Edward, preceded her in death in 1980.Ethel was a member of the First Baptist Church in Smithville.She was also preceded in death by her parents, son Earl Clark; daughter Nellie Mae Bogart; her niece...

Funeral Service : 02/01/2019
Joyce Waters
Joyce Waters
Date of Death : 01/25/2019

Joyce Waters, 88, of Kansas City, MO formerly of Gower, MO passed away, Friday, January 25, 2019.She was born on April 22, 1930 to Roland William and Alma Rose (Friza) Peppin in Burlington, Vermont. Joyce grew up in Burlington and graduated from Windham High School in 1948. She then attended Bay Path Junior College.In 1953 she married Jack Mathieson. They had two children, Deborah and David. On June 8, 1968 she was united in marriage to Leslie Waters. After their marriage they lived in Gower where they owned and operated Waters Hardware Store for many years. They then returned to...

Funeral Service : 02/01/2019
Jake Holland
Jake Holland
Date of Death : 01/25/2019

Jacob Laurence Holland, 17, of Smithville, MO passed away Friday, January 25, 2019.He was born on October 30, 2001, in Fairbanks, Alaska where he spent his childhood fishing, going hunting with his father and playing in the snow. In 2013 the family moved to Smithville, Missouri where Jake was currently attending Smithville High School. Jake was involved with Lakeside Singers, FFA, and Trap Shooting. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, kayaking and most of all just being outdoors. Jake worked at the Kansas City Trap Association. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, his grandfather Bob Holland and his grandmother Beverly...

Funeral Service : 02/01/2019
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