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Cheri Thomas
Cheri Thomas
Date of Death : 10/24/2020

Cheri Thomas, 69 of Smithville, MO, passed away, October 24, 2020.She was born on November 10, 1950 to Homer Allen and Geneva Pauline (Gabbert) Yazel in Smithville. Cheri grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School.Cheri worked at Kay Furniture, which her family owned and operated for many years. She later owned and operated For Pet’s Sake in Smithville, which was her true passion.Cheri was a member of the First Christian Church in Smithville. She was preceded in death by her parents.Cheri is survived by her daughter, Nicki Thomas; brother Bud (Ruth) Yazel; sister, Pamela Teegarden; several nieces...

Funeral Service : 10/24/2020
Pat Farr
Pat Farr
Date of Death : 10/22/2020

Patricia Ann Farr, 78, of Gower, MO passed away October 22, 2020. Pat was born on May 12, 1942 to Leo Nelson and Dolly Mae (Mace) Harless in St. Joseph, MO. She graduated from Plattsburg High School in 1960.On July 9, 1960 she was united in marriage to John L. Farr. After their marriage they lived in Plattsburg where they made their home.Pat was preceded in death by her parents and son Michael Farr.She is survived by her husband John Farr; children Shawn Farr; grandchildren Dustin (Chelsey) Farr, Travis Evans and Amanda Evans; brother Gary Harless; sister Debbie (John) Smith;...

Funeral Service : 10/22/2020
Vicki Thomas
Vicki Thomas
Date of Death : 10/21/2020

Vicki Thomas, of Smithville, MO passed away, October 21, 2020.She was born on November 16, 1950 to Thomas E. and Hazel D. (Uthe) Land. Vicki grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School.She was a hairdresser for many years and owned and operated her own shop in Smithville.In June of 1969 she was united in marriage to Richard Thomas. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home and had their three sons. Her husband preceded her in death on September 27, 2019.She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, Tommy Land; and...

Funeral Service : 10/24/2020
Bob Mumford
Bob Mumford
Date of Death : 10/21/2020

Robert Benton “Bob” Mumford, 65, of Gower, MO passed away, October 21, 2020.He was born on April 20, 1955 to Howard Monroe and Wilma Ann (Graves) Mumford. Bob grew up in rural Gower and graduated from East Buchanan High School.Bob lived on the family farm and enjoyed his Harley Davidson motorcycle and his corvette.He is survived by family and friends.Friends and family may visit from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, October 26th at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower.Private burial at Number Six Cemetery.

Funeral Service : 10/26/2020
Dennis Powell
Dennis Powell
Date of Death : 10/21/2020

Dennis Ray Powell, 60, of St. Joseph, MO, formerly of Smithville, MO passed away, October 21, 2020.Dennis Ray Powell was born on October 30, 1959 to Robert Carrol and Wanda Christine (Lash) Powell in Smithville. Dennis grew up and attended school in Smithville.On December 9, 1994 he was united in marriage to Melissa Eckert. After their marriage they lived in St. Joseph, MO where they made their home.He was preceded in death by his parents, and his son Christopher Ray Powell.Dennis is survived by his wife, Melissa; son, Nicholas Powell; brothers, Garry Powell, Ronald Powell, and Curt Powell; sister, Ruth...

Funeral Service : 10/27/2020
Wanda Mann
Wanda Mann
Date of Death : 10/19/2020

Wanda Ruth Mann, 85, of Gower, MO passed away October 19, 2020.She was born on June 4, 1935 to Guy Gibson and Etta Ruth (Jones) Randol in Garden City, MO. Wanda graduated from Gower High School in 1953. On January 5, 1952, she was united in marriage to Glenn “Bill” Mann. After their marriage they lived in rural Gower where they made their home. Bill passed away on April 22, 2020. Wanda worked as an LPN at the Gower Convalescent Center. She attended Grace Evangelical in St. Joseph. Wanda enjoyed reading, working at the convalescent center and most of all...

Funeral Service : 10/24/2020
Sharron Pettite
Sharron Pettite
Date of Death : 10/17/2020

Sharron Pettite, 76, of Plattsburg, MO passed away, October 17, 2020.She was born on December 26, 1943 to Leonard Robert and Josie Irene (Dolbow) Sessions in Kansas City, MO. Sharron grew up near Grayson and attended school in Gower.On October 1, 1988 she was united in marriage to LaMarr William “Bill” Pettite. After their marriage they lived in St. Joseph and later moved to Savannah, Missouri. Her husband, Bill, passed away, January 15, 2006.Sharron was preceded in death by her mother, Josie Irene (Dolbow) Sessions; sister, Atina Barnett; brother Seth Sessions. She is survived by her children, Billy Smith, Bobbee...

Funeral Service : 10/21/2020
Charlotte Kerns
Charlotte Kerns
Date of Death : 10/16/2020

Charlotte Jean (Garr) Kerns, 71, of St. Joseph, MO passed away, Friday, October 16, 2020.Charlotte Jean (Garr) Kerns was born September 21, 1949, to Charles and Norma Jean Garr, who preceded her in death. Charlotte graduated from Union Star in 1967. She married Lonnie Kerns on June 30, 1969. After their marriage they lived in Northwest Missouri moving to St. Joseph in 1977 where they made their home.She worked at Heartland Hospital for 28 years, where she retired. She was a member of the Stewartsville Community of Christ. She enjoyed volunteering at the Second Season Thrift Store in her free...

Funeral Service : 10/21/2020
Amy Whitham
Amy Whitham
Date of Death : 10/16/2020

Amy Jo Whitham, 45, of Gower, MO passed away October 16, 2020.She was born on February 17, 1975 in St. Joseph, MO. Amy grew up in St. Joseph and graduated from Benton High School in 1993.Amy loved cats, the color purple, all things Prince, tv dramas, and bling. Most of all, Amy love her friends and family. She is survived by her daughter Kelci Jo (Chase Simpson) Miller; her cats Sophie and Macky; father Larry Whitham; mother Kathy Whitham; sister Angie (Mike) Wachtel; nephew Brodie Smock; her daughter’s father Melvin Miller, Jr.; several aunts, uncles, other relatives and many friends....

Funeral Service : 10/25/2020
Carol Spiegelhalter
Carol Spiegelhalter
Date of Death : 10/12/2020

Carol Spiegelhalter, 74, of Kansas City, MO formerly of Smithville, MO passed away, October 12, 2020.She was born on February 20, 1946 to Junior and Emma Frances (Moore) Blankenship in Smithville, MO. Carol grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School. Carol worked at Wyeth Laboratories, and Children’s Mercy Home Health, and retired from Northland Neurological at North Kansas City Hospital.Carol enjoyed traveling to Disney World and Colorado and watching the Food Network, the Game Show Network and her favorite soap opera, Days of Our Lives. She was an avid Chief’s fan and loved the family pets. Most...

Funeral Service : 11/07/2020
Verda Dakin
Verda Dakin
Date of Death : 10/11/2020

Verda Dakin, 96, of St. Joseph, MO passed away, October 11, 2020.She was born on October 2, 1924 to Prince Charles and Jane Ellen (Roberts) McDowell in Frazier, MO. Verda grew up near Gower and graduated from Gower High School. On November 28, 1942 she was united in marriage to Paul William Dakin. After their marriage they lived in St. Joseph where they made their home. Her husband preceded her in death on November 20, 1997.Verda was a bookkeeper for Polsky Motors and Farris Truckline for many years. She was active in the American Business Women’s Association, where she had...

Funeral Service : 10/15/2020
Rhonda Perks
Rhonda Perks
Date of Death : 10/09/2020

Rhonda Christina Perks, 60 of Gower, MO passed away Friday, October 9, 2020 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO after a brief illness.She was born on July 4, 1960 in St. Joseph, MO to Ivan Courtney, Sr., and Evelyn (Phillips) Courtney. Rhonda grew up in St. Joseph and graduated from Benton High School. On September 16, 1978 she was united in marriage to Jim Perks. After their marriage they lived in Gower where they raised their 3 children Josh, Shawn and Courtney.Rhonda worked 19 years at the Gower Convalescent Center. She was an avid garage seller and enjoyed...

Funeral Service : 10/19/2020
Patricia Karl
Patricia Karl
Date of Death : 10/09/2020

Patricia Karl, 69 of Plattsburg, MO passed away October 9, 2020.She was born on February 20, 1951 to Herbert Leo and Rita Frances (Boyle) A’hearn in Lowell, Massachusetts. Patricia grew up in Chelmsford, Massachusetts and attended Chelmsford High School.On March 20, 1982 she was united in marriage to Edgar E. “Ed” Karl. After their marriage they made their home in rural Plattsburg. Ed passed away on March 22, 2020.Patricia was a salesman for many car dealerships including Dennis Sneed Ford for several years, she worked for Triumph Foods and she retired from Sara Lee in St. Joseph. She enjoyed spending...

Funeral Service : 10/18/2020
Roy Ruud
Roy Ruud
Date of Death : 10/08/2020

Roy Leo Ruud, 96, of Trimble, MO, formerly of Hartford, South Dakota, passed away October 8, 2020.He was born on August 17, 1924 to Leonard G. and Violet Fern (Antrim) Ruud in Worthing, South Dakota where he grew up and graduated from Hartford High School. Roy enlisted in the US Navy on 26 March, 1943 as a selective volunteer. He attended basic training at the Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois. His highest duty rating was fire controlman, 3rd Class. He also apprenticed in the Navy as a machinist and electrician. His 1st assigned ship was the USS Decatur, DD-341....

Funeral Service : 10/13/2020
Willadeen (Peck) Nation
Willadeen (Peck) Nation
Date of Death : 10/07/2020

Willadeen (Peck) Nation, 96, of Liberty, MO formerly of Smithville, MO passed away on October 7, 2020.She was born on September 21, 1924 to William Clyne and Mary Martha (Harris) Peck in Paradise, MO. She grew up and attended school in Springfield, MO and Rogersville, MO. Willadeen lived in Springfield, moved to Smithville in 1944, later moving to Trimble. In 1982 she moved to Liberty She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands Ralph Dillard and Richard Nation; sisters Louise Epperson and Alta Boydston; brothers Darrell Peck and Bud Peck; two infant sisters; and son-in-law Bob Mynatt. Willadeen...

Funeral Service : 10/09/2020
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