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Lynda Shipps
Lynda Shipps
Date of Death : 07/08/2020

Lynda Fay Shipps, 42, of Holt, MO passed away July 8, 2020.She was born on August 4, 1977 to Ernest LeRoy and Lois Fay (Gunter) Shipps in St. Joseph, MO and graduated from Plattsburg High School in 1995. Lynda was very outgoing and loved to go camping and boating. She was always taking care of others and was a wonderful daughter, sister, cousin, and friend.She was preceded in death by her grandparents Corwin and Marjorie Shipps and Edward and Ann Gunter; and uncle Arnold Shipps.Lynda is survived by her parents Ernest and Lois Shipps; brother Daniel “Beeper” Shipps; aunts and...

Funeral Service : 07/18/2020
Denise Ann Nance
Denise Ann Nance
Date of Death : 07/05/2020

Denise Ann Nance, 60, of Smithville, MO, formerly of Davison, MI, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020 after a two-year battle with cancer.Denise was born in Flint, MI on April 8, 1960 to Bobie Joe and Doreen Ann (Hulliberger) Smith. She graduated from Davison High School in Davison, MI in 1978.On May 11, 1989, Denise was united in marriage to Gary Mark Nance. They lived in Davison, MI until 2014, and most recently resided in Smithville, MO. Denise enjoyed the outdoors, maintaining her yard with beautiful flowers, trees, and tending to her garden. Denise also enjoyed going up to...

Funeral Service : 07/05/2020
Robert "Bob" Hale
Robert "Bob" Hale
Date of Death : 07/04/2020

Robert “Bob” Hale, 88, of Trimble, MO passed away, July 4, 2020.He was born on June 18, 1932 to James and Mildred (Boyd) Hale in rural Columbus, KS. Bob graduated from Columbus High School in 1950. As a young man he farmed with his father and developed a love for horses. He later delivered milk for Page Milk Company of Coffeyville, KS. Rather than being drafted he joined the newly formed United States Air Force in 1952. He served 4 years as an aircraft mechanic crew chief in England and Maine. Most of Bob’s work life was with Trans World...

Funeral Service : 07/08/2020
Geneva Paulene Gabbert Yazel
Geneva Paulene Gabbert Yazel
Date of Death : 07/02/2020

Geneva Paulene (Gabbert) Yazel, 97, of Smithville, MO passed away July 2, 2020.She was born on October 26, 1922 to Aubrey and Mellia Dee (Porter) Gabbert in Smithville where she grew up and graduated from Smithville High School. After graduation she worked for Dr. Arch Spelman.On November 16, 1941 she was united in marriage to Homer Yazel. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home.Geneva opened Kay Furniture in 1965. She was a life long, active member of the First Christian Church of Smithville. She was also a member of the Smithville Historical Society and the...

Funeral Service : 07/07/2020
Lena Engleman
Lena Engleman
Date of Death : 07/01/2020

Lena Engleman, 85, of Gladstone, MO passed away July 1, 2020.She was born on December 12, 1934 to Raymond G. and Exie Mittie (Rand) Smith near Mitchell, Arkansas. Lena grew up near Mitchell and graduated from Viola High School in Viola, Arkansas.On August 10, 1954 she was united in marriage to Melvin Engleman. After their marriage they made their home in Northland Kansas City. Her husband, Melvin, preceded in death on October 21, 1992.Lena loved her family and grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling, especially to Alaska to visit her grandson and family. She recently was surprised by her daughters with an...

Funeral Service : 07/01/2020
Scott Hamby
Scott Hamby
Date of Death : 07/01/2020

Scott Hamby, 49, of Smithville, MO, formerly of Flint, MI passed away, July 1, 2020.He was born on June 3, 1971 to John Henry and Freda Louise Hamby in Flint, Michigan. Scott grew up in Flint and graduated from Powers High School in Flint. He then attended the University of Arizona.Scott worked for General Motors in Michigan and transferred to General Motors in Kansas City in 2009.He was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Michelle Hamby, and niece and nephew, Stephanie and Patrick Hamby.Scott is survived by his wife, India; parents, John and Freda Hamby; siblings,...

Funeral Service : 07/01/2020
Jason Edwards
Jason Edwards
Date of Death : 06/29/2020

Jason Lee Edwards, 48, of Kansas City, MO formerly of Turner, KS passed away Monday, June 29, 2020.He was born on September 13, 1971 to Ronnie Joe and Judy M. (Andersen) Edwards in Kansas City, MO. Jason grew up in Turner, KS and in 1990 he graduated from Turner High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the American Legion. Jason attended Vatterott College where he received his Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering. Jason worked as an electrician. He enjoyed working on cars, fishing and was an avid tool collector. Jason...

Funeral Service : 08/08/2020
Jimmie R. Martin
Jimmie R. Martin
Date of Death : 06/24/2020

Jimmie Ray Martin, 74, of Trenton, MO passed away June 24, 2020.He was born on June 29, 1945 to Ray and Ethel (Luff) Martin in St. Louis, MO. Jimmie graduated from Kearney High School in 1964. On March 3, 1962 he was united in marriage to Beverly Hendrix. They made their home in Independence, MO. Jimmie was employed by Farmland Industries until he retired. He then worked for senior residents in the area helping them maintain their homes until Jimmie and his family bought a farm outside of Jamesport, MO where they resided at the time of his death. He...

Funeral Service : 06/27/2020
Skip January
Skip January
Date of Death : 06/23/2020

Skip January, 66, of Smithville, Missouri passed away June 23, 2020. He was born September 3, 1953 to James Richard January, Jr. and Donna Evelyn (Fugate) January in Parsons, KS where he grew up and graduated from High School. He then served his country in the US Navy. On March 12, 1975 he was united in marriage to Louise Ann Gillen. After their marriage they lived in San Diego, CA, Bremerton, WA, Gardner, KS and in 2008 they moved to Smithville, MO.Skip was a self-employed contractor for many years. He enjoyed flowers, gardening and was fascinated by insects. Skip loved...

Funeral Service : 06/27/2020
Jamie L. Cox Craig Williams
Jamie L. Cox Craig Williams
Date of Death : 06/22/2020

Jamie Lynn Cox Craig Williams, 48, of Kansas City, MO passed away June 22, 2020. She was born on July 29, 1971 to Larry Cecil and Beverly Sue (Boydston) Cox in Leavenworth, KS and in 1990 she graduated from Platte County High School. Jamie received her Bachelors Degree from Northwest Missouri University in Maryville in 1994.Jamie was a Children’s Service Specialist for Clay County. She enjoyed working out at the gym, traveling and was an avid pet lover especially for Hank the rottweiler. Jamie was always keeping up with the latest fashion and loved decorating. She especially loved spending time...

Funeral Service : 06/27/2020
Cindy Caraway
Cindy Caraway
Date of Death : 06/21/2020

Cindy Lynn Caraway, 61, of Smithville, MO passed away, June 21, 2020.She was born on October 15, 1958 in Smithville, MO. Cindy grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School.On October 13, 1978 she was united in marriage to Jerry Wayne Caraway in Miami, OK. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home. This last year Jerry and Cindy were looking forward to enjoying their retirement at their 80-acre farm in Pattonsburg, MO, where she will be laid to rest.Cindy worked for Smithville Marine for close to 30 years. She enjoyed shopping with her...

Funeral Service : 06/28/2020
Francis G. Karl, Jr.
Francis G. Karl, Jr.
Date of Death : 06/20/2020

Francis G. Karl, Jr. 75, of Plattsburg, MO passed away, June 20, 2020.He was born on June 24, 1944 to Francis G. and Mary Ellen (Duncan) Karl in Walla Walla, WA. Francis grew up near Plattsburg and graduated from Plattsburg High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Navy.On November 7, 1967 he was united in marriage to Vera Christina Ruud. After their marriage they lived near Hemple and made their home in rural Plattsburg. His wife, Vera, passed away July 22, 2015.He was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Plattsburg.Francis was preceded in death by...

Funeral Service : 06/23/2020
Evelyn F. Grace
Evelyn F. Grace
Date of Death : 06/16/2020

Evelyn F. Grace, 91, of Gower, MO passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. She was born on February 16, 1929 to Barnard and Lucille (Duncan) King in Darlington, MO. Evelyn graduated from Albany High School in 1947. She attended Northwest Missouri College in Maryville, MO. Evelyn taught in rural schools in Gentry County. On August 14, 1949 she was united in marriage to E. Merwyn Grace. They made their home in Maryville for a short while before moving to Columbia, MO where Mr. Grace finished his college degree in Vocational Agriculture. In 1951 they moved to...

Funeral Service : 06/20/2020
Richard Reed
Richard Reed
Date of Death : 06/16/2020

Richard Joseph Reed 74 of Trimble, MO passed away June 16, 2020.He was born on October 4, 1945 to John Orin and Ruth (Pecha) Reed in Wausau, Wisconsin. Richard grew up in Mosinee and graduated from Mosinee High School. He then served his country in the US Army. On November 19, 1966 he was united in marriage to Betty Jean Taken. After their marriage they lived in Mosinee, WI, Toronto, SD, Kansas City, KS and made their home in Trimble, MO. Richard was a member of the Trimble Lions Club and was a volunteer fireman. He was an over the...

Funeral Service : 06/22/2020
Orville "Snake" Dennis
Orville "Snake" Dennis
Date of Death : 06/02/2020

Orville L. “Snake” Dennis, 61 of Wallace, MO passed away June 2, 2020.He was born on June 18, 1958 to Orville L. Dennis, Sr. and Betty Lou (Trail) Dennis in St. Joseph, MO. He grew up in Wallace with family and friends.Snake and Vickie made their home in the Wallace area for over 40 years.He worked for Affiliated Foods for 17 years and raised tobacco. Snake enjoyed to build smokers and tinker with tractors. He loved his dogs and his grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.Snake is survived by his wife, Vickie, of the home; son,...

Funeral Service : 06/06/2020
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