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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
Kenneth Barton
Kenneth Barton
Date of Death : 11/01/2020

Kenneth LeRoy Barton was born to Tom and Jesse Barton, the seventh of 11 children, at Frazier, Missouri.He attended Stamper and Gower schools. He served in the US Marines from October 1951 thru October 1953. He served with the front line troops during the Korean conflict and was Honorably Discharged in 1953.In July 1954 he married Mary Keith of Easton, Missouri. Their marriage was blessed with three children, Keith (Marcia) Barton, Kathy (John) Pflugradt and Brenda (Hugh) Sawyer. They have eight grandchildren Bryan Sawyer, Bryce Sawyer, Kate Soubeiga, Mac Norris, Derek Norris, Danielle Pflugradt, Elonda Thompson and Shonell Pflugradt along...

Funeral Service : 11/04/2020
Wilbur R. Field
Wilbur R. Field
Date of Death : 10/31/2020

Wilbur R. “Will” Field, 85, of Gower, MO passed away October 31, 2020.He was born on September 5, 1935 to Charles Fay and Mildred A. (Adkins) Field in Barnard, MO. Will grew up in rural Savannah, MO and in 1953 graduated from Savannah High School. He then served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge he returned to Savannah.On July 12, 1955 he was united in marriage to Marilyn C. Roberts. In 1963 they moved to the Miles City, Montana area where he became a cattle rancher. In May of 2005 he moved...

Funeral Service : 11/06/2020
Darren Paden
Darren Paden
Date of Death : 10/31/2020

Darren Paden, 57, of Dearborn, MO passed away, October 31, 2020.He was born on December 21, 1962 to Jimmy Lee and Esther Marie (Brandon) Paden in Leavenworth, Kansas. Darren grew up in Dearborn and graduated from North Platte High School in 1981. Darren served his country in the U.S. Air Force for over 30 years. During Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom he was deployed to set up hospitals. Darren was a bio-medical technician and worked at several hospitals in the area.He was a member of the New Market Christian Church, and a member of the Shriners. He was also...

Funeral Service : 11/06/2020
Donna Searcy
Donna Searcy
Date of Death : 10/30/2020

Donna L. Searcy, 79, of St. Joseph, MO passed away October 30, 2020.She was born on February 14, 1941 to Virgil Van Buren and Martha Elizabeth (Roberts) Hawkins in St. Joseph, MO where she grew up and graduated from Benton High School. Donna loved her cats and being with friends and family especially her grand and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death her parents Virgil and Martha Hawkins; brothers Billy Hawkins, Cecil Hawkins and Marvin Hawkins; and sister Erma Bennett.Donna is survived by significant other Mike Wolfe; three children Tim Cox and wife Barbara, Jayne Ezzell and Paul and Scott...

Funeral Service : 10/30/2020
Paul Snyder
Paul Snyder
Date of Death : 10/30/2020

Paul Lesley Snyder of Smithville, Missouri passed away at the Veterans Home in Cameron, Missouri on Friday, October 30, 2020. He was born on January 4, 1932 near Lowry City, Missouri in St. Clair County to John Everett Snyder and Esther Randall Snyder. He attended school at Lowry City and after graduating joined the Navy in 1951. He served during the Korean War aboard the aircraft carrier USS Princeton in the Pacific. He was on the lightweight boxing team. During his time on the ship he was blown off the deck by a jet. He said he hit the water...

Funeral Service : 11/07/2020
Harold Payne
Harold Payne
Date of Death : 10/29/2020

Harold James Payne, 81, of Smithville, MO passed away October 29, 2020.He was born on January 14, 1939 to James David and Mary Almeda (Evans) Payne in Hydro, Oklahoma where he grew up and attended school in a one room schoolhouse.On July 29, 1961 he was united in marriage to Alice Josephine McMillen. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home. Alice passed away on May 15, 2009.Harold worked for Kansas Home Insulation where he retired in 2009. Harold and Alice enjoyed traveling and trying any and all restaurants they had read about. They also enjoyed...

Funeral Service : 11/04/2020
Hildegard Krueger
Hildegard Krueger
Date of Death : 10/29/2020

Die Menschen, die von uns gehen und die wir lieben, verschwinden nicht. Sie sind immer an unserer Seite … jeden Tag … ungesehen … ganz nah bei uns. Für immer geliebt und für immer vermissts, bleiben sie für immer in unseren Herzen.The people who pass away and who we love don't go away. They are always by our side ... every day ... unseen ... very close to us. Forever loved and forever missed, they stay in our hearts forever.In Liebe und Dankbarkeit nehmen wir Abschied von meiner lieben Ehefrau fuer über 53 Jahre, unsere herzensgute Mutter, Tante, Oma und...

Funeral Service : 11/06/2020
Cheri Thomas
Cheri Thomas
Date of Death : 10/24/2020

Cheri Thomas, 69 of Smithville, MO, passed away, October 24, 2020.She was born on November 10, 1950 to Homer Allen and Geneva Pauline (Gabbert) Yazel in Smithville. Cheri grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School.Cheri worked at Kay Furniture, which her family owned and operated for many years. She later owned and operated For Pet’s Sake in Smithville, which was her true passion.Cheri was a member of the First Christian Church in Smithville. She was preceded in death by her parents.Cheri is survived by her daughter, Nicki Thomas; brother Bud (Ruth) Yazel; sister, Pamela Teegarden; several nieces...

Funeral Service : 10/24/2020
Joan Parton
Joan Parton
Date of Death : 10/24/2020

Joan Parton, 67, of Smithville, MO passed away, October 24, 2020.She was born on July 24, 1953 in Kansas City, MO where she grew up and attended school.In 1972 she was united in marriage to Franklin Parton, Sr. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home. She was preceded in death by her husband Franklin “Buddy” Parton; parents, and her granddaughter, Ashley Parton.Joan is survived by her children, Frank Parton and Tammy Lundy; grandchildren, Tanner Parton, Kyle Lundy, TJ Lundy and Marcus Lundy; sister, Linda Reed; brother, Richard Vanderpool; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and...

Funeral Service : 10/24/2020
David Meyers
David Meyers
Date of Death : 10/23/2020

David Joseph “Skitch” Meyers, 70, of Smithville, MO passed away October 23, 2020.He was born on April 28, 1950 to John Louis and Dorothy Marie (Walden) Meyers in South Bend, IN. Skitch grew up in Carrroll, IA and attended Kuemper Catholic High School. Skitch wanted to raise his family in the mid-west, moving his family to Smithville in 1996.He was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Smithville. Skitch worked as an automatic door installer for several years. He loved music, good food, all sweet treats, golfing and was an avid Iowa Hawkeyes Fan. Most of all Skitch...

Funeral Service : 10/31/2020
Pat Farr
Pat Farr
Date of Death : 10/22/2020

Patricia Ann Farr, 78, of Gower, MO passed away October 22, 2020. Pat was born on May 12, 1942 to Leo Nelson and Dolly Mae (Mace) Harless in St. Joseph, MO. She graduated from Plattsburg High School in 1960.On July 9, 1960 she was united in marriage to John L. Farr. After their marriage they lived in Plattsburg where they made their home.Pat was preceded in death by her parents and son Michael Farr.She is survived by her husband John Farr; children Shawn Farr; grandchildren Dustin (Chelsey) Farr, Travis Evans and Amanda Evans; brother Gary Harless; sister Debbie (John) Smith;...

Funeral Service : 10/22/2020
Vicki Thomas
Vicki Thomas
Date of Death : 10/21/2020

Vicki Thomas, of Smithville, MO passed away, October 21, 2020.She was born on November 16, 1950 to Thomas E. and Hazel D. (Uthe) Land. Vicki grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School.She was a hairdresser for many years and owned and operated her own shop in Smithville.In June of 1969 she was united in marriage to Richard Thomas. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home and had their three sons. Her husband preceded her in death on September 27, 2019.She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, Tommy Land; and...

Funeral Service : 10/24/2020
Bob Mumford
Bob Mumford
Date of Death : 10/21/2020

Robert Benton “Bob” Mumford, 65, of Gower, MO passed away, October 21, 2020.He was born on April 20, 1955 to Howard Monroe and Wilma Ann (Graves) Mumford. Bob grew up in rural Gower and graduated from East Buchanan High School.Bob lived on the family farm and enjoyed his Harley Davidson motorcycle and his corvette.He is survived by family and friends.Friends and family may visit from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, October 26th at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower.Private burial at Number Six Cemetery.

Funeral Service : 10/26/2020
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