James Henry Lane Stover III, 80 of Trimble, MO passed away December 30, 2020 at his home. He was born on May 19, 1940 to James Henry Lane II and Myrtle A. (Warden) Stover in Bensenville, IL. Jim graduated from High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army as a Spec 4 during the Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge he lived in Wooddale, IL.On October 28, 1989 he was united in marriage to Grace Michelle Jones. After their marriage they lived in Trimble where they made their home.Jim was an over the road truck driver, long-time member...Funeral Service : 01/03/2021
Dale “Jay” Meyers, 61, of Polo, MO formerly of Edgerton, MO lost his fight with COVID on December 30, 2020.Jay was born in Joplin, MO on December 8, 1959 to John and Theresa Meyers.Jay married Karen Goad in 1981 and they later divorced. From that marriage they had two sons, Justin and Matthew who gave them 5 granddaughters. Jay remarried in 2017 to Brenda Witherspoon. From that marriage he gained two daughters and three grandsons.Jay made his career as a union carpenter and was a proud member of the St. Louis-Kansas City Local #110 Carpenter’s Union. He retired in May...Funeral Service : 01/10/2021
Gerald Elton Cox, 76, of Kansas City, MO passed away, December 28, 2020.He was born on December 19, 1944 to Elton and Mildred (Tobias) Cox in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jerry graduated from Hillcrest High School in 1963. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.On September 10, 1983 he was united in marriage to Karen Sue Ramey. After their marriage they lived in Kansas City where they made their home.Jerry worked at Corn Products for 16 years and National Starch for 22 years. Jerry enjoyed wood carving.He was preceded in death by his parents.Jerry is...Funeral Service : 12/31/2020
Joan Marie Martin, 65, of Trimble, Missouri died at 11:12 AM Monday, December 28, 2020 at North Kansas City Hospital Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri surrounded by family. She was born January 1, 1955 in Fairfax, Missouri to Edgar and Shirley Radley. She married John Martin on August 22, 1981.Also surviving are her mother Shirley Radley of Excelsior Springs, Missouri; husband John Martin of Trimble, Missouri; two sons Chuck (Jennifer) Martin of Drexel, Missouri, Bryon Martin of Drexel, Missouri; two daughters Angela Oelke of Freeman, Missouri, Victoria (Brent) Decker of Mexico, Missouri; eleven grandchildren and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces,...Funeral Service : 01/02/2021
Linda Howard, 76, of Trimble, MO passed away, December 25, 2020.She was born February 22, 1944 to Harry William and Edith Irene (Long) Lewis in St. Joseph, MO. Linda grew up in Plattsburg and graduated from Plattsburg High School. She then attended nursing school.On March 4, 1962 she was united in marriage to David C. Howard. After their marriage they made their home on the family farm. Her husband, David, passed away May 27, 2010.Linda was a member of the Paradise Methodist Church. Linda worked for Dr. Hobbs for over 20 years and retired from Hildebrand Dental both in Plattsburg....Funeral Service : 12/28/2020
George O. Anderson, 71, of Weston, MO passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020 at his home. He was born on August 10, 1949, in Leavenworth, Kansas, to James and Arlena Anderson.George graduated from West Platte High School in 1967 and later received his bachelor’s degree in History.After high school, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps reaching a Sergeant level during the Vietnam War where he received several medals, most importantly the Purple Heart Medal.George was a loving husband, stepfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend. In the summer, he loved to plant vegetables and maintain his...
Rachel Gregg, 42, of Edgerton, MO passed away, December 22, 2020 surrounded by her family.She was born on August 6, 1978 to Charles Eugene and Pamela Sue (Dowell) Guyer in St. Joseph, MO. Rachel grew up in Edgerton and graduated from North Platte High School. Rachel also graduated from Colorado Technical University. On July 29, 2006 she was united in marriage to Jeramie Gregg. After their marriage they lived in Edgerton where they made their home. Rachel worked at Meritas Health Landmark in Kansas City for over 15 years.Rachel is survived by her husband, Jeramie; children, Samantha, Jordan, Clarissa, and...Funeral Service : 12/27/2020
Melvin Wayne Johnson, 77 of Dearborn, MO passed away, December 19, 2020 at his home of 50 years.Wayne was born on February 14, 1943 to Melvin and Faye Johnson on a farm near Clarksdale. He attended school in Clarksdale for 11 years and graduated from Stewartsville High School in 1961.After high school Wayne began work in St. Joseph at Associated Grocers and Affiliated Foods. He retired from Affiliated Foods after 37 years. After he retired, he attended to the family farm in Stewartsville. On January 23, 1965 he was united in marriage to Charlotte Watson in Stewartsville. Wayne was a...Funeral Service : 12/22/2020
Darwin Watkins, 70, of Agency, MO passed away, December 17, 2020.He was born on January 27, 1950 to Lester Eugene and Della Ann (Bouge) Watkins in St. Joseph, MO. Dar grew up in south end of St. Joseph and graduated from Benton High School.On November 24, 1973 he was united in marriage to Kathleen Watkins. After their marriage they lived in the Agency and Faucett area where they made their home. Dar worked at Peachtree Doors for many years.Dar was a member of the Agency United Methodist Church. He enjoyed bowling, coaching youth sports, hunting and fishing.He was preceded in...Funeral Service : 12/19/2020
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 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
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, 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, 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
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
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