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Annabelle Carroll
Annabelle Carroll
Date of Death : 12/06/2022

Annabelle Carroll, 90 of Smithville, MO passed away December 6, 2022.She was born on May 10, 1932, to John and Sophie (Gunkel) Schneider in Maryville, MO where she grew up and graduated from Horace Mann High School in Maryville, MO.Annabelle married AV Carroll. After their marriage they lived in Maryville, MO and in 1958 they moved to Smithville, MO. AV passed away on August 29, 2017.Annabelle was a member of the Smithville Red Hat Lady and volunteered with the Senior Center in Smithville. She was preceded in death by her husband AV Carroll, her daughter-in-law Cathy Carroll and three brothers...

Funeral Service : 12/06/2022
Roland Kenyon
Roland Kenyon
Date of Death : 12/06/2022

Roland Kenyon, 77 of Smithville, MO passed away December 6, 2022. He was born on December 28, 1944, to Buster Lee “Buck” and Trudie Belma (Thornton) Kenyon in Amhurst, Texas.Roland worked for the Structural Inspection Company in Kansas City as a crane operator and was a member of the Local 101 in Kansas City for many years.After his retirement he enjoyed socializing and spending time with family and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents Buck and Trudie Kenyon and his brothers Richard and Bob.Roland is survived by his wife Judy Kenyon of the home; son Corey and daughters...

Funeral Service : 12/06/2022
Bill Farrell * Time Change*
Bill Farrell * Time Change*
Date of Death : 12/05/2022

Billy Frank Farrell, 80, of Smithville, MO passed away, December 5, 2022.He was born on January 5, 1942 to Justin Leroy and Virginia Ruth (Devers) Farrell in Grant City, MO. Bill grew up in Grant City and graduated from Grant City High School.On May 26, 1962 he was united in marriage to Bonnie Brown. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home.Bill sold Off the Road Tires for many years, he retired from Cross Midwest Tire Company. He enjoyed fishing at Smithville Lake and was a member of the Plattsburg Country Club where he enjoyed golfing.He...

Funeral Service : 12/09/2022
Ashton Smith
Ashton Smith
Date of Death : 12/04/2022

Ashton Nicole Smith 33, of Platte City, MO passed away December 4, 2022.She was born on April 22, 1989, in St. Joseph, MO. Ashton grew up in Platte City and graduated from Platte County High School in 2007. While in high school, Ashton was involved in softball and basketball and was active in Young Life in Platte City.Ashton had a great love for all animals from the goats on the farm to her chocolate lab, Tyson. She enjoyed playing bingo with the girls, watching movies, going to the lake, riding her bicycle, and attending concerts with her sister Tina. She...

Funeral Service : 12/10/2022
Hallie Charlene Miller
Hallie Charlene Miller
Date of Death : 12/02/2022

Hallie Charlene Miller passed away peacefully on December 2, 2022 surrounded by family.Charlene was born April 15, 1941 in Kansas City, Missouri to Calvin Andrew and Esther Faye (Wilhoit) McCorkle.Charlene attended Smithville schools and remained in the area her entire life. She was employed by Spelman Memorial Hospital until her retirement. She love taking walks, feeding birds, and above all, dogs.She was proceeded in death by her parents, and two grandsons, Moroni and Phillip Shackleford.She is survived by her children Sarah (Phil) Lovesee, David Miller, and Matthew (Michelle) Miller. Grandchildren Callie Shackelford, Nicholas and Zachary Miller, Austin (Haley) McKinzie, and...

Funeral Service : 12/02/2022
Merton Ray Stoneking
Merton Ray Stoneking
Date of Death : 12/01/2022

Merton Ray Stoneking died Thursday. December I, 2022 at Gower Convalescent Center, Gower Missouri after a prolonged illness of end stage Parkinson’s Disease complicated by recent Covid, heart and lung disease. He was born at the farm home October 7, 1939 near Avard, Oklahoma the 7th of 8 children to parents Seth Thomas Stoneking and Clara Laverna (Shook) Stoneking.As a young child, the family moved to Kiowa, Kansas where he attended primary and secondary schools graduating from Kiowa High School in 1957. While in school he became an accomplished musician with the piano and voice which he enjoyed performing into...

Funeral Service : 12/01/2022
John  Stafford
John Stafford
Date of Death : 11/30/2022

John Ralph Stafford, 84 of Smithville, MO passed away November 30, 2022.He was born January 25, 1938, to George A and Dolores (Richmond) Stafford in Kansas City, MO. John graduated from Cleveland Heights High School. He then served his country overseas in the United States Marines Corps. After his honorable discharge, he began his career at Ford Motor Company in Cleveland, OH as a quality inspector and retired as a Plant Senior Executive in 1995.On January 23, 1960, he was united in marriage to Mary Jane Ryhal. After their marriage they made their home in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio where they...

Funeral Service : 12/05/2022
Aaron Swopes
Aaron Swopes
Date of Death : 11/30/2022

The world became a little dimmer on November 30th when Aaron Paul Swopes started a new beginning along life’s path. Born in Colorado in 1982, and raised up proper in Missouri, he became a man of integrity and loyalty. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout with the title of Fire Starter of the Tribe of Mik-O-Sey. He knew the ways of our Native American Brothers and Sisters and held in his heart the respect of the earth and all that dwelt on it.He was a skilled outdoorsman and was able to kindle the warmth of a fire with a...

Funeral Service : 12/05/2022
Ronnie Olson
Ronnie Olson
Date of Death : 11/29/2022

Ronald Bennett Olson, 80, of Smithville, MO passed away November 29, 2022. He was born on June 30, 1942, to Roger and Lorraine Olson. Ronnie graduated from Fargo High School in Fargo, North Dakota. He served 4 years in the United States Coast Guard.On December 25, 1965, he was united in marriage to Linda Buchholz. They had a daughter Kristine on October 25, 1966, and a son Tyler on July 27, 1972. Ronnie had a number of careers in the automotive business, owning his own body shop and then later in sales of automotive equipment. Ronnie loved hunting, fishing, camping,...

Funeral Service : 11/29/2022
James Hoke
James Hoke
Date of Death : 11/22/2022

James Robert Hoke of Smithville, MO passed away on November 22nd 2022 at the age of 75. After several months of declining health, James died peacefully at NorthCare Hospice House. James was born in Norfolk, Virginia on April 15th, 1947, to Elmer and Catherine (Bennett) Hoke. He was the oldest of seven children. The family moved to Smithville in 1960 and he graduated from Smithville High School in 1966. James married Kathy Noland on January 29th, 1970. James was a member of the Smithville Methodist Church. He was active in The Boy Scouts of America for 35 years including 14...

Funeral Service : 11/27/2022
Dorothy Allmon
Dorothy Allmon
Date of Death : 11/21/2022

Dorothy Allmon, 97, of Smithville, MO passed away, November 21, 2022.Dorothy Irene Allmon was a classy lady. She was born in Lathrop, Missouri on September 6, 1945 to Irene (McComas) and Thomas Heinz. She had one brother, Bryan Heinz, who was four years older than her. She grew up in the Lathrop, Turney, Excelsior Springs areas.Dorothy married Claude Moore on August 31, 1943. He passed away on May 30, 1985. On Valentine’s Day 1989, Dorothy married James Allmon. He died on May 18, 2004.She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, second husband, brother and sister-in-law. Survivors include...

Funeral Service : 11/28/2022
Marty Highlander
Marty Highlander
Date of Death : 11/18/2022

Martin Ray Highlander, 72, of Platte City, MO passed away November 18, 2022.He was born on November 2, 1950, to William Franklin and Mary (Martin) Highlander in Platte City, MO where grew up and graduated from Platte City High School. He later attended Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO where he received two bachelor’s degrees. Marty was lifelong farmer and enjoyed bowling and golfing. He was preceded in death by his parents William “Tank” and Mary “Shortie” Highlander and his brother Franklin “Skippy” Highlander.Marty is survived by longtime girlfriend Dorothy Jenkins; several cousins and many friends.Graveside Service: 11:00 a.m....

Funeral Service : 11/23/2022
Louetta Wade
Louetta Wade
Date of Death : 11/18/2022

Louetta Wade, 95, of Trimble, MO passed away, November 18, 2022.She was born on November 17, 1927 to Daniel Rice and Vera Lou (Dray) Waters in Kearney, MO. She attended Prairie Point School near Trimble, MO where she grew up.On December 9, 1944 she was united in marriage to Garland “Jiggs” Wade. After their marriage they lived in Trimble where they farmed and made their home. Her husband passed away on October 18, 1995.Louetta sold produce and eggs at the City Market for many years, and she enjoyed crocheting.She was also preceded in death by her parents; her son, Michael...

Funeral Service : 11/21/2022
Linda Frazier
Linda Frazier
Date of Death : 11/12/2022

Click here to livestream the service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEG0Jf4a6yULinda Sue (Bland) Frazier, 80, of Gower, MO passed away November 12, 2022.She was born on December 3, 1941, to H.F. and Eda Marguerite (Moore) Bland in St. Joseph, MO. Linda grew up in Gower and in 1959 she graduated from Gower High School. She later attended Gards Business School in St. Joseph.On September 10, 1960, she was united in marriage to Michael Metz Frazier. They lived in Gower where they made their home.Linda worked for Spelman Memorial Hospital in Smithville, MO, Armors in St. Joseph, MO and KCP&L in Kansas City, MO. She...

Funeral Service : 11/18/2022
Lonnie Thomas
Lonnie Thomas
Date of Death : 11/10/2022

Albert L. Thomas, Jr. passed away on November 10, 2022 at the age of 91.He was born on January 9, 1931 to Bernice and Albert Thomas, Sr. in Atchison, Kansas where he grew up.On August 9, 1959 he was united in marriage to Rosalee Hines. They settled in Gower in 1965 where they made their home.He served in the Air Force as a pilot. After his service, he attended University of Kansas where he graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering. After college he moved to California and then to Texas to work for Lockheed Martin before returning to the...

Funeral Service : 11/16/2022
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