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Mary Lee Ellen (Nunnally) Foster
Mary Lee Ellen (Nunnally) Foster
Date of Death : 12/17/2020

Mary Lee Ellen (Nunnally) Foster, 91, of St. Joseph, MO formerly of Agency, MO passed away December 17, 2020.She was born on June 15, 1929 to Willie Delbert and Jewel Mae (Stevens) Nunnally in Dibble, Oklahoma. Mary grew up in rural Dibble, Oklahoma and graduated from Washington High School in Washington, Oklahoma. Mary met Eugene Franklin Foster while he was stationed in Oklahoma serving in the U.S. Army. On May 5, 1951 she married Eugene in Salinas, California. After their marriage and Eugene’s Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Army, they moved to Agency, MO where they made their home. In...

Funeral Service : 12/21/2020
Nic Allen
Nic Allen
Date of Death : 12/16/2020

Nic Ray Allen, 44, of Independence, MO formerly of Smithville, MO passed away December 16, 2020.He was born in Los Angeles, CA and lived in California, Arkansas and later moved to Missouri.He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Donald and Mary Stubbs.Nic is survived by his mother, Carol Broderick and husband Bren; and his brother, Jesse Allen.Private Family Graveside Service will be held at Camden Point Cemetery.Arrangements, Hixson-Klein Funeral Home.

Funeral Service : 12/16/2020
Cindy Vera
Cindy Vera
Date of Death : 12/15/2020

Evelyn Louise “Cindy” Vera, 90, of Merriam, KS passed away December 15, 2020.Cindy was born June 23,1930 in Kansas City, KS to Simon Benjamin Ward and Leola Eva Gravatt.She married in 1950 and had 3 children Patricia, David and Diana by 1953. Cindy loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was so proud of being a grandma and a great-grandma, as she didn’t have grandparents growing up. She loved watching people and really enjoyed feeding the ducks, squirrels and stray cats. They were her “babies”. In her younger crazier years, she had a Harley motorcycle upon which her trying to do...

Funeral Service : 12/15/2020
Richard Carlson
Richard Carlson
Date of Death : 12/14/2020

Richard Carlson, 84, of Smithville, MO passed away, December 14, 2020.He was born on August 1, 1936 to Theodore and Gerda (Hjalmstrom) Carlson in Red Oak, Iowa. Richard grew up in near Clarinda, Iowa and graduated Shenandoah High School.On February 2, 1975 he was united in marriage to Diana Kay Vance. After their marriage they lived in Kansas City and in 1986 they moved to Smithville.Richard and Diana owned and operated Omega Bookstore in Metro North Mall for 25 years. He was a member of the River of Life Church for 30 years and recently a member of the Family...

Funeral Service : 12/17/2020
Virgil McDonald
Virgil McDonald
Date of Death : 12/13/2020

Virgil McDonald, 85, of Gower, MO passed away, December 13, 2020.He was born on August 13, 1935 to Howard and Anna Lucille (Harris) McDonald in Whitesville, MO. He grew up in St. Joseph and attended Lafayette High School. Virgil served his country in the U.S. Air Force for 8 years.Virgil was united in marriage to Mary Ruth Newlon. After their marriage they lived in St. Joseph and in 1968 they moved to Gower where they made their home. His wife, Mary Ruth, passed away, August 5, 2018.Virgil worked for G.A. Thompson for 40 years and was a member of Local...

Funeral Service : 12/13/2020
Jeff Jochim
Jeff Jochim
Date of Death : 12/13/2020

Jeffery Paul Jochim, 54 of Smithville, MO passed away December 13, 2020.He was born on July 19, 1966 to Albert Junior and Beverly Sue (Bailey) Jochim in Fairfax, MO. Jeff grew up on the family farm in rural Watson, MO and in 1984 he graduated from Rock Port High School. Jeff attended two years of college at the University of Missouri in Columbia.On December 5, 1987 he was united in marriage to Dawn Renee Sherry. After their marriage they lived in the Platte County area where they raised their daughter. They recently moved to Smithville. Jeff was currently an operations...

Funeral Service : 12/17/2020
Shannon Tate
Shannon Tate
Date of Death : 12/11/2020

Shannon Tate, 48, of Smithville, MO passed away December 11, 2020.He was born May 29, 1972 in St. Joseph, MO. Shannon grew up in Gower and attended East Buchanan High School and in 1990 graduated from Plattsburg High School. Shannon loved lifted trucks, fast cars, motorcycles, and anything pyro. Most of all he loved watching his daughter Casey ride horses. Shannon was a contagious person who always left a story to tell. He has completed his final ride with us, leaving burnouts in all of our hearts. He is survived by his daughter Casey “Slick” Tate; his parents Charlie and...

Funeral Service : 12/18/2020
Viola Holmer
Viola Holmer
Date of Death : 12/04/2020

Viola Holmer, 90, passed away Friday, December 4. She had resided in Platte City for the last five years, before that she lived on a farm at Hale, MO, for over 40 years.She was born June 26, 1930, to Bror J. and Bertha (Johnson) Anderson, in Jefferson, Iowa. As a young woman she taught school, and in 1950 was united in marriage to Carl E. Holmer. To that union were born three sons, Earl, Kenneth, and Clint. The family lived in Iowa, Colorado, and then Missouri.She was preceded in death by her husband Carl Holmer, her son Clint Holmer and...

Funeral Service : 12/04/2020
Jack Livingston
Jack Livingston
Date of Death : 12/02/2020

Jack Livingston, 87, of Gower, MO passed away, December 2, 2020.Jack William Livingston was born February 14, 1933 to Orville and Edith (Bridges) Livingston. He grew up in rural Gower, Mo and graduated from Gower High School in 1950.Jack married the love of his life, Evelyn Aletha Witt on February 16th, 1952 at the Gower Baptist Church by Rev. J.V. Crenshaw.Jack retired from TWA following a 28 career as an A&P mechanic. Jack farmed in the Gower area for most of for most of his life with Evelyn by his side, raising cattle, hogs and crops.Jack and Evelyn loved to...

Funeral Service : 12/07/2020
AJ Murphy
AJ Murphy
Date of Death : 12/02/2020

Arthur James Murphy, Sr., 90, of Dearborn, MO passed away, December 2, 2020.He was born on April 15, 1930 to Hiram Benjamin and Edna Parlee (Osborne) Murphy in Zora, MO. AJ grew up near Stover where he attended school. He then served his country in the U.S. Air Force. After his honorable discharge he drove commercial busses for Greyhound carrying passengers all over the United States. AJ worked for the U.S Postal Service and retired after 32 years.On October 24, 1969 he was united in marriage to Margaret Mae King. After their marriage they lived in Gladstone and made their...

Funeral Service : 12/07/2020
Shirley Jean Asbell
Shirley Jean Asbell
Date of Death : 12/02/2020

Shirley Jean Asbell passed away on December 2nd, 2020 at the age of 76 years old at Gower Convalescent Center.Shirley is survived by her Daughter Donetta Morgan (Jim) of Kansas City, Mo, son Kenny Conn of Kansas City, Mo, granddaughter Kourtnea Atkins (Dustin) and great-granddaughters Emmy Atkins plus soon to be Wrenley Atkins of Kansas City, Missouri, grandson Dylan Morgan (Brittany) and a Great-grandson Jameson Morgan of Smithville, Mo. Sister Patsy Gill of Independence, Mo. and Judy Turner of Rich Hill, Mo. and Brothers Raymond Ellis (Joyce) of Cameron, Mo. and John Ellis (Harriett) of Kansas City, Mo. Along with...

Funeral Service : 12/02/2020
Elaine Davis
Elaine Davis
Date of Death : 12/01/2020

Elaine Davis, 78, of Gower, MO passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020.She was born on December 31, 1941 to Ray and Helen (Garrahan) Farr in St. Joseph, MO. Elaine grew up in rural Gower and in 1960, graduated from Gower High School. On May 27, 1960 she was united in marriage to Leroy “Wayne” Davis. After their marriage they lived in rural Gower where they made their home. Wayne passed away on April 15, 2019.Elaine was a homemaker and later worked for Everett Quarries for 12 years. Early in their marriage Elaine and Wayne enjoyed showing horses. They also loved...

Funeral Service : 12/04/2020
Tim Belcher
Tim Belcher
Date of Death : 12/01/2020

Timothy E. Belcher, 69, of Edgerton, MO passed away December 1, 2020.Graveside Service:  1:00 p.m. Sunday, December 6th at Reed Cemetery, Trimble, MOArrangements by Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower 

Funeral Service : 12/06/2020
Malinda East
Malinda East
Date of Death : 11/29/2020

Malinda East, 82, of Trimble, MO passed away peacefully at home and surrounded by her family, November 29, 2020.She was born on August 21, 1938 to Carl A. and Louise B. (Lowman) Howard in Smithville, MO. She grew up in the Trimble area and graduated from Plattsburg High School.On August 30, 1959 she was united in marriage to Shay East. After their marriage they resided in several places in Northwest Missouri, settling near Trimble in 1993 where they retired to the family farm.She was a member of the Paradise United Methodist Church. The most important things in her life were...

Funeral Service : 11/29/2020
Teryl Holder
Teryl Holder
Date of Death : 11/28/2020

Teryl Lynn Holder, 34 of Gower, MO passed away November 28, 2020.He was born on January 29, 1986 to Jeffrey Lee Holder and Sarah Jane Miller. Teryl grew up in Savannah and in 2004 he graduated from East Buchanan High School in Gower.Teryl was a self-employed hard worker and very talented individual. Teryl loved being a dad to his two boys and was always making everyone laugh. He was an amazing friend, dad, son and grandson.He was preceded in death by grandparents Connie and Earl Miller. Teryl is survived by his sons Aiden and Avery; mother and father Jeff Holder...

Funeral Service : 11/28/2020
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