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Carolyn Rogers
Carolyn Rogers
Date of Death : 08/02/2020

Carolyn Rogers, 78 of Trimble, MO passed away, Sunday, August 2, 2020.She was born on September 14, 1941 to Roy Andrew and Clara Maxine (Zook) Starbuck in Waynoka, OK. Carolyn grew up in Waynoka where she graduated high school.On May 27, 1958 she was united in marriage to Harold Rogers. After their marriage Harold enlisted in the U.S. Navy and they lived across the United States. In 1968 they settled in Trimble where they raised their children.Carolyn owned and operated Rogers Daycare in Trimble for many years. She was also the Senior Citizens Housing Manager and served as the Mayor...

Funeral Service : 08/08/2020
Sue C. Hagar
Sue C. Hagar
Date of Death : 07/30/2020

Sue Carol Hagar, 85, of Smithville, MO passed away July 30 at the Gower Convalescent Center. She was born on December 30, 1934 to H. E. and Hazel Raney in Polk County, Missouri. Sue is survived by her husband David Hagar; and sons Michael Hagar and Kenneth Hagar.  Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Smithville, MO

Funeral Service : 07/30/2020
Fletcher "Pete" Calloway
Fletcher "Pete" Calloway
Date of Death : 07/30/2020

Fletcher “Pete” Calloway Jr, 83, of Smithville, MO passed away, July 30, 2020.Pete was born on September 28, 1936 to Fletcher Golson Sr and Mary Elizabeth (Quarles) Calloway in Selma, Alabama. Pete grew up in Selma where he attended school. He then served his country in the U.S. Navy.On March 28, 1959 Pete was united in marriage to Sandra McNair. After their marriage they lived in several places for Pete’s career and in 1983 they settled in Smithville where they made their home.In Pete’s earlier years he graduated high school, electrician school, obtained his A&E aircraft mechanics license and private...

Funeral Service : 08/22/2020
Shane Smither
Shane Smither
Date of Death : 07/28/2020

Kenneth Shane Smither, 48, of Platte City, MO passed away, Tuesday, July 28, 2020.He was born on August 12, 1971 to Louis and Dorothy (Jones) Smither. Shane graduated from Platte County High School focusing on carpentry at the Northland Career Center. He worked as a finish carpenter in Kansas City, drove a tow truck for Knighton’s Body Shop in Platte City, was a tiler for Wilson Floor Covering in Platte City, a machinist for Innovating Machining Inc. in Kansas City and remodeled homes in Weston for Rusty Hill. Shane enjoyed fishing with Papa, later playing Lego’s with kids, working with...

Funeral Service : 07/28/2020
Dave Hallin
Dave Hallin
Date of Death : 07/28/2020

David Andrew Hallin (Dave), 54, of Platte City, MO passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at home, July 28, 2020.He was born May 20, 1966 to Dea Richter in Lakeland, FL.On November 29, 2003 he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Kristi Jones Allen. After their marriage they lived in Smithville and moved to Platte City where they made their home to raise their family.David was preceded in death by his precious Nana, Ida Mary Fetner and his beloved cousins Gene and Mary Alice Wilson.He is survived by his wife of 16 years Kristi; daughters Cassandra (Cody...

Funeral Service : 08/08/2020
Louise Schaaf
Louise Schaaf
Date of Death : 07/27/2020

On Monday, July 27, 2020, Louise Schaaf passed away peacefully at her home in St. Joseph. She was born on January 20, 1916 and lived to be 104.Many people in the area knew Louise as their high school math teacher. Longtime chair of Central High School's Math Department, she spent thirteen years teaching algebra, trigonometry, and calculus, retiring in 1979.But that is only part of Louise's story. Over the course of a long, rich life, she lived through a great deal and was many things to many people. Louise grew up on a farm near Oregon, Missouri, well cared for...

Funeral Service : 07/27/2020
Ordelta St. John
Ordelta St. John
Date of Death : 07/23/2020

Ordelta St. John, 92, of Smithville, MO passed away, July 23, 2020.She was born on October 17, 1927 to Boyd W. “Jack” and Bertha (Warren) Medearis. Ordelta grew up in Plattsburg and graduated from North Kansas City High School.On November 11, 1955 she was united in marriage to Raymond St. John. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they farmed and made their home. Her husband preceded her in death on August 22, 2013.Raymond and Ordelta owned and operated St. John Auction Service where she was the bookkeeper for over 40 years.She was a member of the Smithville United...

Funeral Service : 07/31/2020
Betty E. Hendrix
Betty E. Hendrix
Date of Death : 07/22/2020

Betty Elaine Hendrix, of Dearborn, MO passed away Wednesday July 22, 2020.Betty Elaine Hendrix was one of nine children born to Ora Carrico and Mable Estella (Bartlett) Carrico on May 30, 1932 in High Point Township, IA. Betty attended school in Decatur County, Iowa and Garden Grove High School where she played high school basketball.On March 5, 1949, Betty was united in marriage to Oliver Faye Hendrix. They then lived in Belmond, IA, Leon, IA, Council Bluffs, IA, Kansas City, MO and in 1964 they moved to rural Dearborn. Dearborn is where they settled for the rest of their lives,...

Funeral Service : 07/27/2020
Peggy Tyler
Peggy Tyler
Date of Death : 07/21/2020

Peggy (Moppin) Tyler, 68, of Platte City, MO passed away peacefully, Tuesday, July 21, 2020, surrounded by her family. Although her body succumbed to a swift battle with cancer, she is now fully healed and in her heavenly home. Her firm faith in Jesus and her family’s devotion supported her during this time and ultimately gave her peace.She was born on June 7, 1952 to Earl “Jim” Theodore and Elsie Louise (Oberdiek) Moppin in Leavenworth, KS. Peggy grew up in rural Platte County and graduated from West Platte High School in 1970.On July 28, 1973 she was united in marriage...

Funeral Service : 07/25/2020
Vada Love
Vada Love
Date of Death : 07/18/2020

Vada Love, 80, of Edgerton, MO passed away, Saturday, July 18, 2020.She was born on October 7, 1939 to Otto Edward and Roberta Maxine (Bush) Poland in Filmore, MO. She grew up in Savannah, MO and graduated from Savannah High School.On September 6, 1958 she was united in marriage to David Love. After their marriage they lived in Parkville, MO later moving to Camden Point, MO. In 1984 they moved to Edgerton, MO where they made their home. Her husband, David, preceded her in death on April 23, 1997.Vada worked for Hilton Hotel as a housekeeping supervisor for over 25...

Funeral Service : 07/21/2020
Kathryn Middleton
Kathryn Middleton
Date of Death : 07/14/2020

Here is a link to zoom to view the service live: https://zoom.us/j/93750987452Masks will be required and social distancing will be in place.Kathryn Middleton, 85, of Smithville, MO passed away July 14, 2020.She was born on June 21, 1935 to Herbert Dale and Myrle Leola (Bailey) Zuber. Kathryn graduated from William Chrisman High School in Independence, MO. On December 31, 1952 she was united in marriage to Gerald Franklin “Big G” Middleton. After their marriage they lived in the Edgerton and Smithville areas, moving to Smithville in 1960. Big G passed away on February 6, 1997. She was a life-long, active...

Funeral Service : 07/18/2020
Scrooge Hensley
Scrooge Hensley
Date of Death : 07/13/2020

Masks will be required but not providedDonald Gene “Scrooge” Hensley, 81, of Dearborn, MO passed away July 13, 2020.He was born on August 18, 1938 to Samuel C.F. and Dorothy Ellen (Belcher) Hensley in Dearborn, MO where he grew up and in 1956, he graduated from North Platte High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Army. Scrooge retired from Toyota Motor Corporation in Kansas City, MO. He enjoyed mushroom hunting, playing pool, drinking beer and listening to his friends playing music. He was preceded in death by his parents C.F. and Dorothy Hensley and his wife Edna...

Funeral Service : 07/19/2020
Sherry Wright
Sherry Wright
Date of Death : 07/13/2020

DUE TO RAIN THE SERVICE IS NOW AT THE FUNERAL HOME IN GOWERSherry Lynn Wright, 64, of Smithville, MO passed away, July 13, 2020.She was born on May 15, 1956 to Lloyd Harold and Marilyn (Russell) Albertson in St. Joseph, MO. Sherry grew up in Agency, MO and graduated from Nixa High School.Sherry worked as an administrative assistant at the Smithville Housing Authority for 12 years. She enjoyed reading, fishing, birds and flowers.She was preceded in death by her father.Sherry is survived by her daughter, Erika Blair (Josh Walker); grandchildren, Daisy, Dane, Landon, and Dylan; sister, JoAnn (Curt) Chettinger; brother,...

Funeral Service : 07/20/2020
Ralph Crawford
Ralph Crawford
Date of Death : 07/12/2020

Ralph Crawford, 74, of Kansas City, MO passed away, Sunday, July 12, 2020 at his home.He was born on July 13, 1945 to Lee and Hazel (Palmer) Crawford in Beckley, West Virginia. Ralph grew up and attended school in Sophie, West Virginia.On March 14, 1969 he was united in marriage to Judy McKellips. After their marriage they lived in Smithville and moved to Kansas City where they made their home.Ralph worked for Owens Corning Fiberglass in Kansas City, KS for over 35 years. After his retirement, he continued to work and delivered radiation therapy for cancer patients. Ralph was avid...

Funeral Service : 07/16/2020
Bonnie J. Sissom
Bonnie J. Sissom
Date of Death : 07/09/2020

Bonita “Bonnie” Jean Sissom, 69 of Birmingham, MO passed away July 9, 2020.She was born on January 17, 1951 to Charles Richard and Mary Jeane (Meek) Riddle in Leavenworth, KS. Bonnie grew up in Weston and in 1969 she graduated from West Platte High School. On February 4, 1980 she was united in marriage to Daniel Ray Sissom. After their marriage they lived in Birmingham, MO where they farmed, raised their 3 children and made their home. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of North Kansas City. Bonnie was a homemaker, barber and had a strong belief...

Funeral Service : 07/14/2020
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