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Eileen Grier
Eileen Grier
Date of Death : 11/12/2020

Eileen Lorene (Halter) Grier, 96, of Gower, passed away, Thursday November 12, 2020 at Mosaic Life Care.She was born on Oct. 1, 1924, to Joseph and Gertrude (Hanway) Halter near St. Joseph, Mo, where she grew up. Eileen went to Saxton Grade School and graduated from Pickett High School in 1943.On June 7, 1947, she was united in marriage to A. Louis Grier. After their marriage they lived near Gower. In 1993, they moved to Gower, where they made their home. Her husband preceded her in death on November 28, 2005.Eileen was first and foremost a Homemaker and loved farm...

Funeral Service : 11/20/2020
Evelyn Spiers
Evelyn Spiers
Date of Death : 11/11/2020

Evelyn L. Spiers, 87, of Gower, MO passed away, Wednesday, November 11, 2020.She was born on January 17, 1933 to Sidney Charles Smith and Melvy Lee (Baker) Smith on the family farm south of Gower. Evelyn graduated from Gower High School.On November 4, 1955 she was united in marriage to Donald E. Spiers. After their marriage they lived in rural Gower where they made their home. Her husband, Don, passed away, May 6, 2016.Evelyn worked in the healthcare field for 28 years and held her nursing home administrators license for 21 years. She was a member of the Gower Christian...

Funeral Service : 11/11/2020
Jacquelyn Chain
Jacquelyn Chain
Date of Death : 11/10/2020

Jacquelyn Chain, October 16, 1939 – November 10, 2020.Jacquelyn spent the majority of her childhood in Columbia, Missouri. Her parents were Arthur and Mildred (Brasher) Chain.She graduated with honors from both Stephens College and the University of Missouri-Columbia.Following graduation, she moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked on special projects for the U.S. government, using her Russian language skills during the Cold War. Years later, she moved to St. Louis.Her primary hobby was birdwatching. She led two groups each week, was active in the Missouri Birding Society, and was eager to help and educate people new to birdwatching. Jacquelyn traveled...

Funeral Service : 11/10/2020
R.L. Masoner
R.L. Masoner
Date of Death : 11/08/2020

Ralph Leroy Masoner, 97, of Edgerton, MO passed away November 8, 2020.He was born on May 18, 1923 to Ralph and Maudaline (McMillian) Masoner in Edgerton, MO where he grew up and attended school. He then served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. On February 17, 1944, he was united in marriage to Helen Pauline Heiserman in Kansas City, Kansas. After their marriage they lived in Edgerton where they made their home. Helen passed away on January 9, 1993. R.L. was a lifelong active member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He was also a member of Edgerton...

Funeral Service : 11/11/2020
Marilyn Troutman
Marilyn Troutman
Date of Death : 11/08/2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Marilyn Elaine Troutman, 80, of Dearborn, MO announce her passing on November 8, 2020 in Kansas City, MO.Marilyn was born in Independence, MO to William and Thelma Tremain on September 29, 1940. She went to high school at Fort Osage High School and graduated in 1958. She married Fred L. Troutman on December 2, 1961. Marilyn spent the majority of her life as an active member of the Dearborn community. Marilyn was a scout leader and room mother. Marilyn’s passion for piano started at a young age. While attending New Salem...

Funeral Service : 11/08/2020
Robert "Bob" Maxwell
Robert "Bob" Maxwell
Date of Death : 11/07/2020

Robert A “Bob” Maxwell of Platte City, MO; 90, passed away peacefully November 7, 2020. Most recently, he was a four + year resident of the Missouri Veteran’s Home, Cameron, MO. His family would like to thank the nurses and staff for their excellent care and compassion.Bob was born Feb 1, 1930 in Grayson, MO to Donald J. & Ethel Maxwell (nee Wilson). He was the middle “rat” of his siblings, Bill and John. The three “rats” learned the value of honest hard work early in their life while growing up in Nashua, MO. Bob graduated from Smithville High School...

Funeral Service : 11/18/2020
John Gatewood
John Gatewood
Date of Death : 11/06/2020

John Gatewood, 71, of Agency, MO passed away, November 6, 2020.He was born on November 30, 1948 to Farrel L. and Maxine Ruth (L’Hommadieu) Gatewood.John started playing guitar at the age of 13. He had a gift of country music and loved to entertain. He never failed to bring a crowd to their feet when he sang. When he was not entertaining, he enjoyed spending time with his wife, Letty, their dog Sassy, friends and family.John worked in construction nearly all his life, most recently for Interurban for the past 4 years. He was witty and had a wonderful sense...

Funeral Service : 11/10/2020
Ronald McClure
Ronald McClure
Date of Death : 11/06/2020

Ronald McClure passed away, Friday, November 6, 2020.Ronald “Ron” Edward McClure, 73, was born July 4th, 1947 in Des Moines, IA and passed away in Plattsburg, Missouri at the home of his daughter on November 6th, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was for the most part, a lifelong resident of Dallas Center, Iowa. He was united in marriage to Linda Ann Leibold on September 7th, 1969 in Dallas Center, IA at the First Presbyterian Church. She preceded him in death. He married Linda Biery Campbell in September 1982 and they later divorced. He graduated from Dallas Center-Grimes High School...

Funeral Service : 11/11/2020
William Joe Littrell
William Joe Littrell
Date of Death : 11/06/2020

William Joe Littrell, age 85, of Huntley, MT passed away at his home surrounded by family on November 6, 2020. Joe was born on January 11, 1935 in Green Forest, AR to Joseph Otis and Dollie (Clemence) Littrell. He graduated from Smithville High School in 1953.Joe married Shirley Seaman on August 12, 1955. During their marriage of 65 years they were blessed with 4 children; Larry (Tammi) Littrell of WY, Don (Diane) Littrell of VA, Ginger Littrell of MT, and Ron (Paula) Littrell of MO, and 4 granddaughters; Emily (Chris) Miles of VA, Danielle Littrell of VA, Sierra Littrell of...

Funeral Service : 11/16/2020
Patricia Ann Grier
Patricia Ann Grier
Date of Death : 11/05/2020

Patricia Ann Grier, 92, of Gower passed away November 5, 2020 in the Gower Convalescent Center. She was born Dec 12, 1927, to Clarence and Pina Maude (Hawkins) Walkup of rural Gower where she grew up on the family farm. She graduated from Gower High School and attended St. Joseph Junior College. She had an older brother, Ellis Thomas Walkup, who died in adolescence. June 15, 1946, she married Ralph Eldon Grier also of Gower. They had three children, Sharon Grier Bennett, Kansas City, Ralph Ellis Grier, Gower, and Thomas Clinton Grier, Gower. They resided on the family centennial farm....

Funeral Service : 11/08/2020
Carroll "Red" Harmeyer
Carroll "Red" Harmeyer
Date of Death : 11/05/2020

Carroll “Red” Arnold Harmeyer, 84 of Smithville, MO passed away November 5, 2020.He was born on June 13, 1936 to Arnold and Ida (Winneke) Harmeyer in West Point, IA where he grew up and graduated from West Point High School. Red served his country in the US Air Force as a Sergeant during the Korean War. He was united in marriage to Barbara Ann Mason. After their marriage they lived in Burlington, IA and in 1965 they moved to Kansas City where they made their home and raised their three children Craig Edward, Judy Lee and Bradly Arnold. Barbara passed...

Funeral Service : 11/13/2020
Marti Jones
Marti Jones
Date of Death : 11/05/2020

Martha Ann "Marti" (Dean) Jones, of Smithville, MO passed away, November 5, 2020.Martha Ann (Dean) Jones, such a popular name she had to add the “Dean” back in, to help avoid any confusion. However; she always went by Marti, with an “I” and don’t dare call her Martha and least not, Marth-Ann! She was born in Kansas City, Missouri on Wednesday, September 5th, 1945 and was raised with, and survived by her sister, Eva Darlene. Her childhood was rough and very poor, and brought tears to her eyes whenever she talked about it; but living with her sister and helping...

Funeral Service : 11/11/2020
Patsy Baber
Patsy Baber
Date of Death : 11/04/2020

Patsy Marie Baber, 82, of Platte City, MO passed away November 4, 2020. She was born on November 10, 1937 to Chester Vincent and Blanche Marie (Ivey) Robbins in Faucett, MO. Patsy graduated from Platte City High School.On August 12, 1956 she was united in marriage to Johnnie Melvin Baber. After their marriage they lived in Platte City where they made their home. John passed away on April 29, 2019.Patsy worked for Farley Law Firm for many years. She was a member of the Hoover Christian Church. Patsy was also a member of the Jaycee’s in Platte City, the Do-Nothing...

Funeral Service : 11/15/2020
Dennis O'Brien
Dennis O'Brien
Date of Death : 11/01/2020

Dennis O’Brien, 81, of Smithville, MO passed away, November 1, 2020.He was born on January 6, 1939 to Lawrence and Ann (Murphy) O’Brien in Omaha, NE. Dennis was a lifelong resident of Smithville. Dennis enjoyed farming with his father and hunting. He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Smithville, MO. He was a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus #9272, a 4th Degree member of Monsignor Wogan #2315, and the Honor Guard. He was known in Smithville as the man on the blue tractor.He was preceded in death by his parents.Dennis is survived by many cousins in...

Funeral Service : 11/05/2020
Lawrence Stubbs
Lawrence Stubbs
Date of Death : 11/01/2020

Lawrence Dean Stubbs, 85 of Edgerton, MO passed away November 1, 2020. He was born on October 30, 1935 to Ray and Hattie Jane (French) Stubbs in rural Platte County where he grew up and graduated from Smithville High School.On October 29, 1958 he was united in marriage to Darlene “Elaine” Mayfield. After their marriage they resided on the family farm for 54 years. Elaine passed away on March 15, 2013.He was a member of the Little Platte Baptist Church. Lawrence enjoyed being on the farm, tending to his animals, had a farmers appetite and enjoyed family dinners. Most of...

Funeral Service : 11/07/2020
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