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Roberta F. Crawford
Roberta F. Crawford
Date of Death : 07/07/2018

Roberta Francis Crawford, 90, of Smithville, MO passed away July 7, 2018. She was born on April 2, 1928 to Killian and Maybelle (Douglas) Green in rural Clay County near Nashua and Smithville where she grew up and graduated from Smithville High School.Roberta was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Smithville and was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Smithville. She worked as an assistant manger at several different department stores throughout her career. Roberta was very generous to her family and friends, and she made it her mission to even give to strangers and...

Funeral Service : 07/12/2018
Ian Moon
Ian Moon
Date of Death : 07/05/2018

Earth is darker, but Heaven is brighter with the transition of Ian Patrick Moon. Though he’s physically left us, his sweet spirit lives on in all those who had the privilege to know him.Ian was born on May 6, 2003 in Spirit Lake, Iowa to Steven and Angie Moon. He lived in Iowa with his parents, grandparents (Jerry and Norina Moon), and other family for 3 years before moving to Independence, Missouri. When Ian was in the third grade, he and his parents moved to Smithville to live nearer to his grandparents as they all confronted Angie’s third and final...

Funeral Service : 07/13/2018
Sharlene (Jones)  Hart
Sharlene (Jones) Hart
Date of Death : 07/04/2018

Sharlene Hart, 69, of Dearborn, MO passed away, Wednesday, July 4, 2018.She was born on March 5, 1949 to John James and Velma Louise (Hamner) Jones in St. Joseph, MO. Sharlene grew up near Dearborn and attended school at North Platte.On October 11, 1981 she was united in marriage to William Robert Hart. After their marriage they lived in St. Joseph for 20 years, and later returned to the Dearborn area.Sharlene worked at Silgan Container in St. Joseph for 25 years.Sharlene was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She raised and loved many generations of chihuahua’s.She was preceded in death...

Funeral Service : 07/08/2018
Mary L. Stephens
Mary L. Stephens
Date of Death : 07/02/2018

Mary Louise Stephens, 88, of Hemple, MO, entered her heavenly home on July 2, 2018.She was born on September 18, 1929 to Nova Price and Lena (Anderson) Reed in Starfield, MO where she grew up and graduated from Plattsburg High School in 1947. On June 28, 1947 she was united in marriage to Jesse Victor “J.V.” Stephens. After their marriage they farmed in the Hemple Community on the family farm where she lived for seventy-one years and four days. One of her life’s biggest joys was hosting the celebration for the Stephens Farm becoming a Missouri Century Farm in June...

Funeral Service : 07/06/2018
Phyllis Edwards
Phyllis Edwards
Date of Death : 06/28/2018

Mary Phyllis Edwards, 91, of Smithville, MO., passed away, Wednesday, June 28, 2018.She was born on July 16, 1926 to Elmo and Nora Lee (Dennis) Breckenridge in Smithville, MO. Phyllis grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School.On January 20, 1945 she was united in marriage to Robert Franklin “Bob” Edwards. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home. Her husband, Bob, passed away, March 1, 2014.Phyllis was the Clerk for the City of Smithville for over 25 years. The City Hall in Smithville was named in her honor for her years of service...

Funeral Service : 07/01/2018
Terry Griffin
Terry Griffin
Date of Death : 06/25/2018

Teresa“Terry” Ann Griffin, 61, of Trimble, MO passed away at 9:45 p.m. on June 25,2018 at Liberty Hospital following an illness.Terry Griffin, nee Holder, burst upon the world on June 11, 1957, in Clarksville, Tennessee, the daughter of Lonnie and Barbara Holder. A few years after her birth, she acquired a new father, William L. Dennison, whom she was proud to call Dad throughout her entire life. Sadly, both her biological father and her Dad preceded her in death.Terry’s family eventually included older brother Lonnie E. Holder, Jr. (wife Sonnie), whom she affectionately called Junior her entire life, her younger...

Funeral Service : 07/02/2018
Mike Douglas
Mike Douglas
Date of Death : 06/13/2018

Michael Alan Douglas, 69, of Smithville, MO passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018. He was born on November 5, 1948 to George Faddis and Freda Maxine (Gibbs) Douglas in Smithville where he grew up and in 1966 graduated from Smithville High School. Mike attended Park College in Parkville, MO. He served his country in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge he returned to Smithville. Mike worked for TWA, the Kansas City Police Department, Berl Berry Car Sales and owned and operated Clay County Tractor with his parents. Mike was a member of the Smithville Methodist...

Funeral Service : 06/21/2018
Jacqueline A. Woods
Jacqueline A. Woods
Date of Death : 06/11/2018

Jackie A. Woods, 64, of Smithville, MO passed away June 11, 2018. She was born on March 11, 1954 in Monmouth, IL, the middle of 7 children born to Max and Dorothy (Eisiminger) Armstrong. In 1972 she graduated from Warren County High School in Monmouth, IL. In 1976 she graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and received her CPAin 1979. Jackie worked as a corporate controller for several companies. In September 1981, Jackie married John Woods in Arlington Heights, IL. After their marriage they lived in Illinois, Colorado and in 1985 they...

Funeral Service : 06/19/2018
Brent Plummer
Brent Plummer
Date of Death : 06/08/2018

Michael Brent Plummer, 60, of Plattsburg, MO passed away, Friday, June 8, 2018. He was born on March 28, 1958 to John William and Katherine June (Greaves) Plummer in Kansas City. Brent grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he graduated from high school. In the early 1980’s Brent moved to the family farm near Plattsburg. Brent enjoyed being on the farm, socializing, and spending time with friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Brent is survived by his sister, Janet Cottrell and husband James; niece, Lindsey Cottrell; nephew, Evan Cottrell; great-niece, Evelyn Cottrell, great-nephew, Connor Cottrell; other relatives...

Funeral Service : 06/14/2018
Adrian Baber
Adrian Baber
Date of Death : 06/07/2018

Adrian Lee Baber, 67, of Smithville, MO passed away on June 7, 2018.He was born on November 4, 1950 to Elmer Leon and Leo Fawn (Pope) Baber in Kansas City, MO. Adrian grew up in Smithville with his grandparents Kate and Buster Baber and graduated from Smithville High School. He then served his country in the US Navy on the USS Kittyhawk to Vietnam and then later the USS Lexington. He later served in the US Army National Guard and served 2 tours in the Middle East. He was proud to serve and protect the country and the people he...

Funeral Service : 06/13/2018
Thomas R. Osborn
Thomas R. Osborn
Date of Death : 06/05/2018

Thomas Raymond Osborn, 71, of Kansas City, MO passed away June 5, 2018.He was born on July 4, 1946 to Harry H. and Ellen Louise (Davis) Osborn in Kansas City, MO. Tom graduated from Grandview High School in 1964. On March 27, 1965 he was united in marriage to Joan Esther Kessler. After their marriage they lived in Kansas City where they made their home.Tom retired as a mechanic from TWA after several years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.Tom is survived by his wife Joan Osborn; children Dawn Bocock and...

Funeral Service : 06/09/2018
Steven Michael Watson
Steven Michael Watson
Date of Death : 06/04/2018

Steven Michael Watson, 61, of Smithville, MO passed away June 4, 2018. He was born on November 24, 1956 to Billy Tom and Carolyn Rose (Burton) Watson in Malden, MO. The family spent the majority of their life in Arkansas and settled in Smithville. On June 25, 1980 he was united in marriage to Ginny Lou Lloyd. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home. Steve was a family man and enjoyed fishing and doing woodworking. He was a wonderful husband, dad and grandpa. He was preceded in death by his son Michael Daniel Watson, his...

Funeral Service : 06/07/2018
Johnny Perry
Johnny Perry
Date of Death : 06/03/2018

Johnny Perry, 56, of Trimble, MO, formerly of Kansas City, MO passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 after his long battle with cancer. He was born on October 23, 1961 to Robert and Callie (Anderson) Perry in Kansas City, MO. He grew up and attended school in Northeast Kansas City. On November 17, 1990 he was united in marriage to Mitzi Heffern. After their marriage they lived in Northeast Kansas City for 18 years and in 2006 moved to Trimble where they made their home. Johnny worked for Deffenbaugh for over 25 years. He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed...

Funeral Service : 06/09/2018
Kenny Wilson
Kenny Wilson
Date of Death : 06/03/2018

Kenneth F. "KW" Wilson, 73 of Helena passed peacefully at home on June 3, 2018. Kenny was born February 11, 1945 to the late Harold Spencer (Punk) and Dorothy (Tittsworth) Wilson. Kenny was also preceded in death by his brother Ed Wilson and sister Dixie Coffey. Kenny served in the United States Navy from 1965-1967. After the service Kenny worked for P.I.E for 6 years. Kenny went to work at Johnson Controls, retiring in 2007 after 30 years of service. Kenny was united in marriage to Jean (Graf) Wilson from 1969-2007. To that union was four children: Kelly, Jason, Kristy...

Funeral Service : 06/10/2018
Arthur Jackson Witt
Arthur Jackson Witt
Date of Death : 06/01/2018

Arthur Jackson Witt, 82, of Stewartsville, MO passed away June 1, 2018. He was born on April 23, 1936 to Alexander Jackson and Esther Florence (Gathers) Witt in Hinton, Oklahoma. When Arthur was 12 years old the family moved to the family farm south of Gower. He graduated from Gower High School in 1954 where his two favorite things were football where he was a lineman, and his sweetheart Dorothy. On February 16, 1957 he was united in marriage to Dorothy Ann Akers. After their marriage they lived and farmed near Gower. Arthur worked for Geeco and retired as a...

Funeral Service : 06/06/2018
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