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Milton "Mickey" Shanks
Milton "Mickey" Shanks
Date of Death : 12/05/2018

Milton G. “Mickey” Shanks, 83, of Platte City, MO passed away, Wednesday, December 5, 2018.He was born on March 1, 1935 to Howe and Lydia (Hensley) Shanks in Dearborn, MO. Mickey grew up in Dearborn where he attended school. He then served his country in the U.S. Army.On March 2, 1957 he was united in marriage to Joyce Lee Reinosky. After their marriage they lived in Platte county where they made their home.Mickey worked for KC Abrasives for 27 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting and took pride in keeping his yard pristine. Mickey loved to spend time with...

Funeral Service : 12/08/2018
Don M. Edwards
Don M. Edwards
Date of Death : 12/03/2018

Donald Maynard Edwards (83) of Platte City, MO, entered Heaven’s gates on December 3, 2018.Don was born to Emma (Asher) and Willard Lee Edwards in the family home at Kerrville near Platte City, MO, on August 1, 1935. Don was preceded in death by both of his parents in 1996; his grandparents, Betty Jane (Anderson) and Roscoe Edwards, Sr., and Lu (Follett) and Maynard Asher; his special uncles R. C. Edwards, Jr., and James Glen Edwards; his mother-in-law and father-in law Meryl (Whitaker) and David Park Fisher, Sr.; his good friend and brother-in-law David Park Fisher, Jr., and many other...

Funeral Service : 12/07/2018
Mildred Cox
Mildred Cox
Date of Death : 11/30/2018

Mildred Cox, 93, of Kansas City, MO passed away, Friday, November 30, 2018.She was born on August 19, 1925 to Caleb and Ellen Tobias in Salt Lake City, Utah where she grew up and attended school. On January 26, 1944 she was united in marriage to Elton Cox. After their marriage they lived in Salt Lake City for many years and later moved to Kansas City North. Her husband, Elton, preceded her in death on August 25, 1971.Mildred was a member of the Antioch Bible Baptist Church. She loved to bless others with her cooking, ceramics, crocheted afghans, and shopping....

Funeral Service : 12/05/2018
Charles Albert Lamb
Charles Albert Lamb
Date of Death : 11/27/2018

Charles Albert Lamb, 89, Smithville, MO passed away November 27, 2018.He was born on December 2, 1928 to Byron R. and Byrda H. (Summers) Lamb in Smithville where he grew up and attended Smithville High School. C.A. served his country in the US Army during WWII.On January 22, 1955 he was united in marriage to Vita Casciola. After their marriage they lived in Kansas City, Denver, CO, Salt Lake City, UT, and in 1980 they returned to Kansas City where they made their home. Vita past away on December 22, 2006.C.A. retired from Jack Cooper Transport in Kansas City, KS....

Funeral Service : 11/30/2018
Gary Alan Dennis
Gary Alan Dennis
Date of Death : 11/25/2018

Gary Alan Dennis, 46, of Dearborn, MO passed away November 25, 2018.He was born on February 28, 1972 to Michael Joseph and Peggy Lynne (Duncan) Dennis in Kansas City, KS. Gary grew up in Trimble, MO, and in 1990 he graduated from Plattsburg High School.As one of the Missouri Ghost Hunter co-founders, Gary devoted many evenings and late nights with his “cuzs”, Dustin and Kel Dennis, who were more like brothers to him. Through these adventures, they spent many hours in deep conversations about the meaning of life. While growing up, Gary was not only the oldest brother to Dustin...

Funeral Service : 11/30/2018
Edward Fisher
Edward Fisher
Date of Death : 11/21/2018

Edward Fisher, 75, of Smithville, MO passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018. He was born on February 7, 1943 in Independence, MO to Guy A. and Mary Lee (Hammond) Fisher. He grew up in the Nashua area and graduated from Liberty High School in 1961. He was united in marriage to Jean (Dallmann) Fisher on November 23, 1963. They made their home in the Smithville area. Ed was a mechanic at TWA/American Airlines for over 40 years, retiring in 2005. In addition to working on planes, he was passionate about all thing’s aviation related. He obtained his pilot’s license and...

Funeral Service : 11/28/2018
Erma Nell Herring
Erma Nell Herring
Date of Death : 11/19/2018

Erma Nell Herring 76, of Smithville, MO passed away November 19, 2018.She was born on February 21, 1942 to William M. and Dollie Mae (Walker) Moore in Kearney, MO. Erma graduated from Stanley High School in Stanley Kansas in 1960.On September 21, 1961 she was united in marriage to Alvin Herring. After their marriage they lived in Palm Beach FL. Alvin passed away in 1999. Erma later returned to the Smithville area.Erma worked as a cook for several restaurants and was a cashier at Win Dixie, all in Palm Beach, FL. She was a past member of the American Legion...

Funeral Service : 11/19/2018
Claron Lingo
Claron Lingo
Date of Death : 11/18/2018

Claron D. Lingo, 90, of rural Plattsburg, MO passed away, Sunday, November 19, 2018.He was born on May 17, 1928 to Leo Melby and Alta (Gordon) Lingo in Harris, Kansas where he grew up. His family later moved near Plattsburg and Claron graduated from Plattsburg High School.On June 14, 1952 he was united in marriage to Mary Lou Schuster. After their marriage they lived in rural Plattsburg where they made their home. Claron was farmer all his life. Claron was the president of the Mt. Zion Cemetery and where he was the caretaker for many years.He was preceded in death...

Funeral Service : 11/21/2018
Elbert Pigg
Elbert Pigg
Date of Death : 11/18/2018

Elbert Pigg, 77, of Smithville, MO passed away, Sunday, November 18, 2018.He was born on April 14, 1941 to Russell William and Mary Elizabeth (Parkhill) Pigg in Rolla, MO. Elbert grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School.On September 2, 1981 he was united in marriage to Nancy Brownlee Mosby. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home.Elbert owned and operated Pigg Trash Service from 1966 to 2001. He then sold his trash service to Deffenbaugh, where he continued working until 2009. In 2010 Elbert began working for Coulter Bus Service as a school...

Funeral Service : 11/27/2018
Jack H. Chew
Jack H. Chew
Date of Death : 11/17/2018

Jack Herndon Chew, 73, of Gower, MO passed away peacefully at home on November 17, 2018.He was born on October 19, 1945 to James Lyton and Charlotte (Herndon) Chew in Tulsa, OK. Jack grew up in Lyons, Kansas and graduated from Lyons High School in 1964. He also attended Kansas State University.Jack lived in Muscatine, IA, St. Joseph, MO and in 2001 he moved to Gower, MO where he made his home. He was manager of First Federal Savings and Loan in Iowa and was later a self-employed entrepreneur. Jack enjoyed boating, riding his motorcycle, camping in his motorhome, and...

Funeral Service : 11/19/2018
Jeffrey Tredway
Jeffrey Tredway
Date of Death : 11/14/2018

Jeffrey L. Tredway, 58, of Plattsburg, MO passed away, Wednesday, November 14, 2018.He was born on October 21, 1960 to Edward Franklin and Helen Louise (Bunch) Tredway in Conneaut, Ohio. He grew up and attended school in Ashtabula, Ohio. Jeff lived in New London, North Carolina where he raised his children, and later moved to Holt, MO.Jeff worked for Michelin Tire Company and finished his career at Dunlop Tire. He enjoyed woodworking, playing the piano, old western movies, and spending time with his family.He was preceded in death by his father Edward Tredway, and his brother, Clayton Dale Tredway.Jeff is...

Funeral Service : 11/24/2018
Howard Lee Brooks
Howard Lee Brooks
Date of Death : 11/13/2018

Howard Lee Brooks, 69, of Smithville, MO passed away November 13, 2018.He was born on May 12, 1949 to William W. and Willie Mae (Howard) Brooks in Kansas City, MO. Howard Lee grew up in rural Smithville and graduated from Kearney High School in 1967. He served his country in the United States Army Reserve during the Vietnam War.Howard Lee spent his entire life farming with his father Bill and brother Billie in rural Smithville on the family farm. He enjoyed helping his neighbors and was an amazing dad, papa, brother and friend.He was a member of the Oddfellows in...

Funeral Service : 11/17/2018
Cody O'Dell
Cody O'Dell
Date of Death : 11/11/2018

Cody O’Dell, 14, of St. Joseph, MO passed away, November 11, 2018. He was born on October 4, 2004 in St. Joseph, MO where he grew up. He enjoyed listening to music, watching the movie Cars, wrestling with his daddy, and loved his dog, Bruno.Cody was preceded in death by his grandfather Donnie Busey and great-grandfather, Chester Auxier.He is survived by his parents, Herman O’Dell and Kimberlee Neukam; brothers and sisters, David O’Dell, Gabrielle Neukam, Cassandra O’Dell, Malachi Neukam, and Courtney O’Dell; grandparents, Dawn Miller, David Cunningham, Beverly Busey, and Herman O’Dell II; great-grandmother, Dorothy Auxier; nephews, Jasper Sheppard and...

Funeral Service : 11/16/2018
Joetta June Boydston
Joetta June Boydston
Date of Death : 11/11/2018

Joetta June Boydston, 67, of St. Joseph, MO formerly of Dearborn, MO passed away, Sunday, November 11, 2018.She was born on June 30, 1951 to John O. Jones, Jr. and LaVena Mable (Coston) Jones in Maryville, Missouri. Joetta grew up in the Kansas City, Missouri area with her mother and step-father James Loehr along with her brothers. She attended East High School in Kansas City where she graduated. On April 14, 1978 she was united in marriage to Marion Howard Boydston. After their marriage they lived in Dearborn where they raised their family. In 2004 they moved to St. Joseph....

Funeral Service : 11/15/2018
Geneva Fleshman
Geneva Fleshman
Date of Death : 11/08/2018

Geneva Fleshman, 87, of Dearborn, MO passed away, Thursday, November 8, 2018.She was born on November 16, 1930 to Rufus McDowell and Margaret Elizabeth (Davis) Fleshman in Platte City, MO. Geneva grew up in Platte City and graduated from Platte City High School. She then attended the University of Kansas where received her teaching degree.Geneva lived in Tuscon, Arizona where she was a school teacher for over 25 years. She also was a real estate agent and was the manager of a gas station. In 1984 she returned to Dearborn where she made her home. Geneva was an avid KU...

Funeral Service : 11/13/2018
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