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Ron Howe
Ron Howe
Date of Death : 09/07/2018

Ron Howe, 69, of Dearborn, MO passed away Friday, September 7, 2018.He was born on September 30, 1948 to Harold Leroy and Betty Jane (Stubbs) Howe in Independence, MO. He graduated from North Platte High School. Ron then served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.On January 15, 1972 he was united in marriage to Pamela Ann Aufranc. After their marriage they lived in Dearborn where they made their home. His wife, Pam, passed away January 17, 2018.Ron was a bricklayer and retired from Chamberlain Waterproofing with over 30 years of service. He was a member of...

Funeral Service : 09/11/2018
Harley N. Taylor Sr.
Harley N. Taylor Sr.
Date of Death : 09/01/2018

Harley N. Taylor Sr., 73, of Ferrelview, MO passed away, Saturday, September 1, 2018 at his home.He was born on January 30, 1945 to Clyde Harley and Tina Katherine (Aleshire) Taylor in Greenfield, MO where he grew up and attended school. He then served his country in the U.S. Army and the Army Reserves.On October 22, 1966 he was united in marriage to Rita Bolanos. After their marriage they lived in Kansas City, MO, Simi Valley, CA and in 1973 returned to Gladstone, MO. In 2003 they moved to Ferrelview where they made their home. Harley was a member of...

Funeral Service : 09/06/2018
June Marie Ward
June Marie Ward
Date of Death : 09/01/2018

June Marie Ward, 75, of Smithville, MO passed away September 1, 2018.She was born on September 20, 1942 to Orvil Hubert and Nell Anna (Reynolds) Kimbley in Joplin, MO where she grew up and attended school. On February 1, 1979 she was united in marriage to Chester D. Ward. After their marriage they lived in Carbondale, KS and in 2000 they moved to Excelsior Springs, MO where they made their home. Chester passed away on March 7, 2016. June enjoyed crafts, doing ceramics and being a homemaker. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She was also preceded in...

Funeral Service : 09/05/2018
Justin Boos
Justin Boos
Date of Death : 08/27/2018

Justin Michael Boos was born August 30,1980 to John and Nicolletta Boos. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on August 27,2018.Justin enjoyed many things, but his favorites involved being outdoors. He loved to go camping, fishing, and hunting and was also a member of Clark County search and rescue. Most of all he loved to be out on his motorcycle. Justin however got the most joy out of anything he did with his family. He was an amazing husband and father. His children describe him as being funny, outgoing, caring, loving, stern and just an all-around great dad...

Funeral Service : 09/02/2018
Dr. Charles E. Laney
Dr. Charles E. Laney
Date of Death : 08/24/2018

Dr. Charles Eugene Laney, 86, of Edgerton, MO passed away August 24, 2018.He was born on May 30, 1932 to Clarence and Kathrine Lula (Williamson) Laney in Tioga, TX. Doc grew up in Marietta, OK and graduated from Marietta High School. Doc served his country in the US Navy during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, he received his bachelor’s degree in Texas, his master’s degree from UMKC and later his doctorate from Cleveland Chiropractic in Kansas City.On December 31, 1952 he was united in marriage to Pansy LaNell “Mitzi” Russel. After their marriage they lived in California, Arkansas,...

Funeral Service : 08/28/2018
Marion Boydston
Marion Boydston
Date of Death : 08/20/2018

Marion Howard Boydston, 72, of St. Joseph, MO formerly of Dearborn, MO passed away, Monday, August 20, 2018.He was born on September 13, 1945 to Norton Howard and Mary Allene (Dunlap) Boydston. Marion grew up and attended school in Edgerton. He then served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. On April 14, 1978 he was united in marriage to Joetta (Jones) Wardlow. After their marriage they lived in Dearborn where they raised their family. In 2004 they moved to St. Joseph. Marion retired from MGE after 45 years of service.He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Past Master...

Funeral Service : 08/26/2018
Mary Ruth McDonald
Mary Ruth McDonald
Date of Death : 08/05/2018

Mary Ruth McDonald, 78, of Gower, MO passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018.She was born on August 15, 1939 to Ira Gilbert and Edna Ruth (Powers) Newlon in Maryville, Missouri. Mary Ruth grew up in St. Joseph, MO and graduated from Central High School. Mary Ruth was united in marriage to Virgil Lee McDonald. After their marriage they lived in St. Joseph and in 1968 they moved to Gower where they made their home. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in St. Joseph. Mary Ruth worked for Dr. Irinyi and Dr. Schaaf in Gower for several years. She...

Funeral Service : 08/13/2018
Frances Carol Munsterman
Frances Carol Munsterman
Date of Death : 07/29/2018

Frances Carol Munsterman, 68, of Weston, MO passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018.She was born on October 31, 1949 to John Willie and Dolly LaVaughn (Siard) Berryman in Kansas City, MO. Franny grew up in Weston, MO and in 1968, she graduated from West Platte High School. On April 19, 1968 she was united in marriage to Kenny Munsterman. After their marriage they lived in Weston where they farmed and made their home.Franny was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Weston. She loved to play poker, fish, grow flowers, dancing and most of all being a wife, mother...

Funeral Service : 08/02/2018
Charlie Steele
Charlie Steele
Date of Death : 07/27/2018

Charlie Steele, 66, of Gower, MO passed away to be with our Lord in Heaven, Friday, July 27, 2018.He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gower, MO. Charlie served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was a retired truck mechanic and an avid fisherman. Charlie enjoyed traveling and spending time with his kitties.He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Fannie Thompson, and his brother, Walter Thompson.He is survived by his wife, Norma; and many loving family members and friends.Memorial Service: 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 30th at the First Baptist Church in Gower with...

Funeral Service : 07/30/2018
Melanie Maxfield
Melanie Maxfield
Date of Death : 07/27/2018

Melanie Maxfield, 56, of Smithville passed away Friday, July 27, 2018.She was born on October 11, 1961 in Smithville, MO. Melanie grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School. Melanie lived in the Northland area and Smithville all her life.She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Gerald Maxfield, and her mother, Gara Kathryn Summers.Melanie is survived by her son, Matthew Maxfield; brother Chris Maxfield and wife Becky; sisters, Shelly Cook and Bobbie Maxfield; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.Memorial Service: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 1st at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Smithville, MO with visitation...

Funeral Service : 08/01/2018
Debbie Shoaf
Debbie Shoaf
Date of Death : 07/25/2018

Deborah Shoaf, 64, of Smithville, MO passed away, July 25, 2018.She was born on April 12, 1954 to Roy Glenn, Sr. and Ida Belle (Decker) Shoaf in Coffeyville, KS. Deb grew up in Kansas City and attended Ruskin High School.On September 26, 2009 she was united in marriage to Suzy Vaughn. They lived in Ruskin Heights and moved to Smithville in 2004 where they made their home.Deb was a CWA Union Vice President at AT&T representing Local Union 6450 with a membership of 4200. Earlier in her career, she was also a union steward and a switchboard operator with her...

Funeral Service : 08/11/2018
Bob Helton
Bob Helton
Date of Death : 07/22/2018

Bobby Joe “Bob” Helton, 69, of Smithville, Missouri passed away Sunday, July 22nd, 2018.Bob was born October 24th, 1948 to Grover D. and Helen L. Helton in St. Augustine, Florida. He grew up in Port Huron, Michigan then later moved to Lapeer Michigan. He graduated from Lapeer High School.On December 17, 1967 he was united in marriage to Sharon M. Davis in Flint Michigan. In 1969 they moved to Kansas City, Missouri then moved to Smithville, Missouri in 1979.In October of 1966 he went to work for Ford Motor Company at the Sterling Heights Plant in Michigan, then later transferred...

Funeral Service : 07/29/2018
Barbara Jennings
Barbara Jennings
Date of Death : 07/21/2018

Barbara Ann Jennings, 56, of Kearney, MO passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018.Barbara was born May 22, 1962 in Wurzburg, Germany to Bob and Wava Scott. She grew up in Kearney and graduated from Kearney High School in 1980.On October 4, 1980 she was united in marriage to Christopher Jennings. After their marriage they made their home in Kearney.Barbara loved her job at Hallmark Cards in Liberty, and all the friends she made in the 38 years she worked there.Barbara was a member of the Winnwood Baptist Church.She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Chris Jennings; son Christopher...

Funeral Service : 07/26/2018
Donald R. Boyer
Donald R. Boyer
Date of Death : 07/20/2018

Donald Ray Boyer, 64, of Camden Point, MO passed away, Friday, July 20, 2018.He was born on August 11, 1953 to Roy W. and Clara M. (Hudelson) Boyer in Anderson, MO. Don grew up in Neosho and graduated from Neosho High School in 1971. He then attended Crowder Junior College and graduated from Southwest Missouri State in Springfield, MO where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture. On January 1, 1974 he was united in marriage to Gloria Elliff. After their marriage they lived in Marshall, MO and in 1984 they moved to Camden Point where they made their home....

Funeral Service : 07/26/2018
Michael D. Grier
Michael D. Grier
Date of Death : 07/20/2018

Michael D. Grier, 53, of Gower, MO passed away Friday, July 20, 2018.He was born on June 24, 1965 to Charles and Eunice (Siela) Grier. Michael grew up in the Gower area and graduated from East Buchanan. He worked on the family farm. His nieces and nephews always had a special place in his heart.Michael was preceded in death by his parents.He is survived by his brothers Art (Darby) Grier and Charlie (Maggie) Grier; sisters, Charlotte (Gary) Holeman and Therese (Brint) Connett; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 24th at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Easton, MO.Funeral...

Funeral Service : 07/25/2018
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