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Trent Holland
Trent Holland
Date of Death : 08/10/2021

Trenton F. Holland, 73, of Smithville, MO passed away, August 10, 2021.He was born on July 18, 1948 to John and Mildred (Garrett) Holland in Christopher, IL. Trent received his Bachelor’s Degree from Southern Illinois University. He then served his country as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps for 23 years, retiring as a Major.On June 16, 1973 he was united in marriage to Bonnie Lowry. They led an exciting life while being stationed across the United States through the Marine Corps.Trent was a member of Smithville American Legion Post 58. He was active in Cub Scouts with his...

Funeral Service : 08/17/2021
Joshua Schultz
Joshua Schultz
Date of Death : 08/08/2021

Joshua Allen Schultz, 16, of Smithville, MO, passed away August 8, 2021.He was born on April 25, 2005 to Bradley Allen and Jennifer Lynn (Wallace) Schultz. He grew up in Smithville and was sophomore at Smithville High School. Joshua had previously participated in competitive cheer at Fury Athletics. He was a member of the FFA and was currently in his first year on the football team at Smithville High School.Joshua was a member of Grace Community Church. He was an avid video game player and enjoyed fishing and archery.Preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Patty Wallace.Joshua is survived by...

Funeral Service : 08/15/2021
Karen Jo DuBois
Karen Jo DuBois
Date of Death : 08/04/2021

Karen Jo DuBois, 64, of Lawson, MO entered into the presence of the Lord on August 4, 2021. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was born on December 6, 1956, to Joseph Leon and Lois Virginia (Huntsucker) McCullough in Independence, MO where she grew up and graduated from Fort Osage High School in 1975. Karen attended Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, MO. On July 16, 1977, she was united in marriage to Joseph Anthony DuBois. They lived in Kansas City MO, Jacksonville, FL, Baton Rouge, LA, Ft. Worth, TX, Ogden, UT, Andover, KS and in...

Funeral Service : 08/10/2021
Jewell Jeffers
Jewell Jeffers
Date of Death : 08/03/2021

Jewell Freda (Barton) Jeffers, 102, of Easton, MO passed away August 3, 2021.She was born on April 13, 1919, to Eldon Lee and Viola M. (Noll) Barton in Ava, MO. Jewell grew up and attended school in St. Joseph, MO.On January 17, 1936, she was united in marriage to Melvin Lowell Jeffers in St. Joseph. After their marriage they farmed in rural Easton, MO and later moved to Easton where they made their home. Jewell and her husband Melvin were self-employed painters and wallpaper hangers in the Easton and St. Joseph area for over 30 years.She was preceded in death...

Funeral Service : 08/30/2021
Carolyn Bass
Carolyn Bass
Date of Death : 07/31/2021

Carolyn Marie (Solbach) Bass, 44, of Liberty, MO passed away July 31, 2021.She was born on July 13, 1977, to Mark A. and Susan Jane (Seitz) Solbach in San Jose, CA. Carolyn grew up in Stockton, CA. In 1995, she graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Stockton, CA and briefly attended San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA. On July 24, 1999 she was united in marriage to Timothy John Bass. They lived in Lodi/Stockton, CA area where they started their family. In 2011 they moved to Independence, MO and soon after they made their home in the Liberty,...

Funeral Service : 08/09/2021
Linda Lyons
Linda Lyons
Date of Death : 07/28/2021

Linda Gayle Lyons, 64, of Gower, MO passed away July 28, 2021.She was born on May 10, 1957, to Lloyd Edward, Sr and Alberta (DePung) McDowell in Kansas City, MO. Linda grew up in Gower and graduated from East Buchanan High School in 1975. On April 14, 1978, she was united in marriage to Eugene Allen Lyons. After their marriage they lived in Gower where they made their home and raised their family.Linda worked in the bakery in Hochenauer’s in Gower and later worked in hospitality at Heartland Hospital in St. Joseph where she retired. Linda enjoyed reading and loved...

Funeral Service : 07/28/2021
Leonard Mosby
Leonard Mosby
Date of Death : 07/23/2021

Leonard R. Mosby, 79, of Smithville, MO passed away July 23, 2021.He was born on October 22, 1941, to Elden Leonard and Lura Maxine (Swaney) Mosby in Smithville where he grew up and in 1961 graduated from Smithville High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam aboard the USS Constellation. After his honorable discharge he farmed in the Smithville area and earlier worked for Kenworth Trucking Company as a mechanic. Leonard then worked for T.W.A. and American Airlines as a jet mechanic until his retirement in 2004.He was a member of the American Legion and...

Funeral Service : 07/27/2021
Everett Fraker
Everett Fraker
Date of Death : 07/23/2021

Everett Duane Fraker 70, of North Kansas City, MO passed away July 23, 2021 in Urbana, IL.He was born on November 19, 1950, to Marvin and Bonnie (Morris) Fraker in Kansas City, MO where he grew up and graduated from high school. Everett served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.Everett retired from the U.S. Army and from the Kansas City School District after several years of teaching. He was a handy man and loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents Marvin Fraker and Bonnie Bell; brother Ronnie...

Funeral Service : 08/07/2021
Jane Woods (the Church will require EVERYONE to wear a mask)
Jane Woods (the Church will require EVERYONE to wear a mask)
Date of Death : 07/21/2021

Due to the church's restrictions, Masks will be REQUIRED for EVERYONE. Please wear your mask at all times in the building. Jane Davison Woods, 94, of Smithville, MO passed away July 21, 2021.She was born on June 19, 1927, to Hubert Felix and Ruby Gladys (Potter) Davison in Niangua, MO. Jane graduated from Blue Springs High School and received her RN from St. Johns Hospital in Springfield, MO. After graduation, she moved to Smithville, MO where she worked as an RN for Spelman Hospital and met James Woods. On March 19, 1950, she was united in marriage to James Fowler...

Funeral Service : 07/28/2021
David Williams
David Williams
Date of Death : 07/20/2021

David L. Williams, 76, of Dearborn, MO passed away July 20th, 2021 at the North Kansas City Hospital Hospice House after a battle with cancer. David Lee was born May 9th, 1945 to Thomas Elliot and Kathryn Lorraine Williams. He was a 1963 graduate of North Platte High School and attended Crowder College at Neosho, MO. He joined the U.S. Army Reserves, serving 8 years. On October 12th, 1963, he was united in marriage to Martha Jane Snook. To this union were born two sons, Jeffrey Dean and Kevin Lee.David retired at the end of 2010 from the Missouri Department...

Funeral Service : 07/20/2021
Flora Lue Roberts
Flora Lue Roberts
Date of Death : 07/19/2021

Flora Lue (Jackson) Roberts, 104, of Agency, MO passed away, July 19, 2021.She was born on September 3, 1916 to Charles Jefferson and Bertha Caroline (Waganblast) Jackson in Agency, MO. Flora grew up in Agency and graduated from Agency High School as valedictorian in 1934.On May 10, 1952 she was united in marriage to Arthur M. “Buster” Roberts. After their marriage they lived in Agency where they made their home. Her husband, Buster, preceded her in death on March 29, 1997.Flora worked for the Department of Agriculture for many years. In her later years, she was a homemaker and a...

Funeral Service : 07/22/2021
Greg Cotter
Greg Cotter
Date of Death : 07/18/2021

Gregory Lee Cotter, 66, of Smithville, MO passed away July 18, 2021. He was born on December 25, 1954, to Donald Raymond and Margaret Cecilia (Schmitt) Cotter in Smithville, MO where he grew up and in 1973, he graduated from Smithville High School. On September 4, 1982, he was united in marriage to Tammy Louise Greason. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home.Greg was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Smithville and the Gold Wing Riders Association. He was currently working for AT&T as a cell site technician. Greg liked muscle cars...

Funeral Service : 07/24/2021
Rayma Tyson
Rayma Tyson
Date of Death : 07/18/2021

Rayma Sue Tyson, 75, of Smithville MO passed away on July 18, 2021 surrounded by family at the Saint Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City Missouri. She was born on June 26, 1946 in Smithville Mo to Earl Ray and Wilma June Tyson. Rayma was preceded in death by her parents Earl Ray and Wilma June Tyson; brother Ronald Tyson; sister Earlene (Tyson) Boger and grandson Shaun M. Anderson (Ross).She is survived by her sons Andrew LePage Ross, Tyson Glen Ross and wife Desiree.; Grandchildren Tara Ross, Stormy(Ross) and husband Devin Williams, James Ross, Sebastian Ross and Ethan Ross; Great...

Funeral Service : 07/24/2021
Brenda Lewis Brookshire
Brenda Lewis Brookshire
Date of Death : 07/18/2021

Brenda Kay Lewis Brookshire, 61, of Gower, MO passed away July 18, 2021.She was born on January 26, 1960 to Warren Keith and Phyllis Nadine (Petty) “Judy” Lewis in St. Joseph, MO. Brenda graduated from Union Star High School. She was in the 6 year Med Program at UMKU and studied for her Masters in Biology from Missouri Western State College and KU. On October 4, 1987 she was united in marriage to Richard Wayne Brookshire. After their marriage they lived in San Diego, CA, Japan and in 1992 they moved to Gower where they made their home. Brenda worked...

Funeral Service : 07/30/2021
Mary Louise McDanel
Mary Louise McDanel
Date of Death : 07/16/2021

Mary Louise McDanel, 80, of Kansas City, MO passed away July 16, 2021.She was born on May 29, 1941 to Harvey Woodrow and Violet Louise (Lentz) Long in Oak Grove, MO. Mary grew up in Pleasant Hill, MO and attended Lone Jack High School. Mary was preceded in death by her husband William “Mac” McDanel; her parents Harvey and Violet Long and her brother Kenny Long.She is survived by her children; Denton Keith (Janette) Benson, Dearborn, MO, Twyla (Michael) Lentz, Wheatland, MO and Angela Benson, Independence, MO; grandchildren; Clint Ralston, Andrea Benson, Kyle Ralston, Courtney Smith, Brandy Weigel, Tyler Benson,...

Funeral Service : 07/21/2021
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