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Shannon Tate
Shannon Tate
Date of Death : 12/11/2020

Shannon Tate, 48, of Smithville, MO passed away December 11, 2020.He was born May 29, 1972 in St. Joseph, MO. Shannon grew up in Gower and attended East Buchanan High School and in 1990 graduated from Plattsburg High School. Shannon loved lifted trucks, fast cars, motorcycles, and anything pyro. Most of all he loved watching his daughter Casey ride horses. Shannon was a contagious person who always left a story to tell. He has completed his final ride with us, leaving burnouts in all of our hearts. He is survived by his daughter Casey “Slick” Tate; his parents Charlie and...

Funeral Service : 12/18/2020
Viola Holmer
Viola Holmer
Date of Death : 12/04/2020

Viola Holmer, 90, passed away Friday, December 4. She had resided in Platte City for the last five years, before that she lived on a farm at Hale, MO, for over 40 years.She was born June 26, 1930, to Bror J. and Bertha (Johnson) Anderson, in Jefferson, Iowa. As a young woman she taught school, and in 1950 was united in marriage to Carl E. Holmer. To that union were born three sons, Earl, Kenneth, and Clint. The family lived in Iowa, Colorado, and then Missouri.She was preceded in death by her husband Carl Holmer, her son Clint Holmer and...

Funeral Service : 12/04/2020
Jack Livingston
Jack Livingston
Date of Death : 12/02/2020

Jack Livingston, 87, of Gower, MO passed away, December 2, 2020.Jack William Livingston was born February 14, 1933 to Orville and Edith (Bridges) Livingston. He grew up in rural Gower, Mo and graduated from Gower High School in 1950.Jack married the love of his life, Evelyn Aletha Witt on February 16th, 1952 at the Gower Baptist Church by Rev. J.V. Crenshaw.Jack retired from TWA following a 28 career as an A&P mechanic. Jack farmed in the Gower area for most of for most of his life with Evelyn by his side, raising cattle, hogs and crops.Jack and Evelyn loved to...

Funeral Service : 12/07/2020
AJ Murphy
AJ Murphy
Date of Death : 12/02/2020

Arthur James Murphy, Sr., 90, of Dearborn, MO passed away, December 2, 2020.He was born on April 15, 1930 to Hiram Benjamin and Edna Parlee (Osborne) Murphy in Zora, MO. AJ grew up near Stover where he attended school. He then served his country in the U.S. Air Force. After his honorable discharge he drove commercial busses for Greyhound carrying passengers all over the United States. AJ worked for the U.S Postal Service and retired after 32 years.On October 24, 1969 he was united in marriage to Margaret Mae King. After their marriage they lived in Gladstone and made their...

Funeral Service : 12/07/2020
Shirley Jean Asbell
Shirley Jean Asbell
Date of Death : 12/02/2020

Shirley Jean Asbell passed away on December 2nd, 2020 at the age of 76 years old at Gower Convalescent Center.Shirley is survived by her Daughter Donetta Morgan (Jim) of Kansas City, Mo, son Kenny Conn of Kansas City, Mo, granddaughter Kourtnea Atkins (Dustin) and great-granddaughters Emmy Atkins plus soon to be Wrenley Atkins of Kansas City, Missouri, grandson Dylan Morgan (Brittany) and a Great-grandson Jameson Morgan of Smithville, Mo. Sister Patsy Gill of Independence, Mo. and Judy Turner of Rich Hill, Mo. and Brothers Raymond Ellis (Joyce) of Cameron, Mo. and John Ellis (Harriett) of Kansas City, Mo. Along with...

Funeral Service : 12/02/2020
Elaine Davis
Elaine Davis
Date of Death : 12/01/2020

Elaine Davis, 78, of Gower, MO passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020.She was born on December 31, 1941 to Ray and Helen (Garrahan) Farr in St. Joseph, MO. Elaine grew up in rural Gower and in 1960, graduated from Gower High School. On May 27, 1960 she was united in marriage to Leroy “Wayne” Davis. After their marriage they lived in rural Gower where they made their home. Wayne passed away on April 15, 2019.Elaine was a homemaker and later worked for Everett Quarries for 12 years. Early in their marriage Elaine and Wayne enjoyed showing horses. They also loved...

Funeral Service : 12/04/2020
Tim Belcher
Tim Belcher
Date of Death : 12/01/2020

Timothy E. Belcher, 69, of Edgerton, MO passed away December 1, 2020.Graveside Service:  1:00 p.m. Sunday, December 6th at Reed Cemetery, Trimble, MOArrangements by Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower 

Funeral Service : 12/06/2020
Malinda East
Malinda East
Date of Death : 11/29/2020

Malinda East, 82, of Trimble, MO passed away peacefully at home and surrounded by her family, November 29, 2020.She was born on August 21, 1938 to Carl A. and Louise B. (Lowman) Howard in Smithville, MO. She grew up in the Trimble area and graduated from Plattsburg High School.On August 30, 1959 she was united in marriage to Shay East. After their marriage they resided in several places in Northwest Missouri, settling near Trimble in 1993 where they retired to the family farm.She was a member of the Paradise United Methodist Church. The most important things in her life were...

Funeral Service : 11/29/2020
Teryl Holder
Teryl Holder
Date of Death : 11/28/2020

Teryl Lynn Holder, 34 of Gower, MO passed away November 28, 2020.He was born on January 29, 1986 to Jeffrey Lee Holder and Sarah Jane Miller. Teryl grew up in Savannah and in 2004 he graduated from East Buchanan High School in Gower.Teryl was a self-employed hard worker and very talented individual. Teryl loved being a dad to his two boys and was always making everyone laugh. He was an amazing friend, dad, son and grandson.He was preceded in death by grandparents Connie and Earl Miller. Teryl is survived by his sons Aiden and Avery; mother and father Jeff Holder...

Funeral Service : 11/28/2020
Virginia Morgan
Virginia Morgan
Date of Death : 11/27/2020

Virginia Morgan, 91, of Kansas City, MO passed away, Friday, November 27, 2020.Anna Virginia Morgan was born on November 8, 1929 to Lloyd and Betty (Gilliam) Cox in Brunswick, MO where she grew up and attended school.On November 6, 1949 she was united in marriage to Ralph Vernon Fletcher. After their marriage they lived in Brunswick, Marshall, Mexico, Carrolton, and Kansas City, KS. Her husband, Ralph, preceded her in death on November 7, 1987. On December 21, 1996 she married Lemly Dyess Morgan. After their marriage they lived in Kansas City, MO. He passed away, October 6, 2020.Virginia worked for...

Funeral Service : 12/07/2020
Harry Taylor
Harry Taylor
Date of Death : 11/26/2020

Harry S. Taylor, 74, of Kearney, MO formerly of Edgerton, MO and Platte County, MO passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020.He was a college professor at several community colleges in the area and later farmed near Kearney, MO.Harry is survived by his wife Sharon McNary Taylor; other relatives and many friends.Private family inurnment will be held at a later date.Arrangements by Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower.

Funeral Service : 11/26/2020
Robert Bullock
Robert Bullock
Date of Death : 11/25/2020

Robert Dwayne Bullock was born March 20, 1932 to Eileen Asher and Marion Francis Bullock of Smithville, Missouri, and passed into the hands of the Lord November 25, 2020. His life was made full through the love he had for his wife of 70 years, three children and their spouses, six grandchildren and their spouses, and four great grandchildren.As a young boy he helped his father, Marion, on the family farm off Martin Road. He was always a determined, hard worker, something instilled in him by his father. At Smithville High School he spent days playing basketball and cheering for...

Funeral Service : 11/25/2020
Jim Cox
Jim Cox
Date of Death : 11/24/2020

James L. Cox, 74, of Gower, MO passed away, November 24, 2020.He was born on April 6, 1946 to James Andrew and Juanita Irene (McBroom) Cox in Gallatin, MO. Jim grew up in Hamilton and graduated from Penney High School in 1964. In 1965 he graduated from Platte College.On April 15, 1967 he was united in marriage to Shirley Poage. After their marriage they lived near Gower where they made their home.Jim was a farmer for most of his adult life. He also worked for First National Bank, Lake City Remington Arms in Accounting, Ag Statisticians Service and was a...

Funeral Service : 11/30/2020
Ron Roe
Ron Roe
Date of Death : 11/23/2020

Celebration of Life Service: 6:00 p.m. Friday, December 11th at the Gower Christian Church AFC Building.After a brief battle with cancer, Ronald Earl Roe, 65, of Edgerton, MO, passed from this life into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on November 23, 2020.Born on December 21, 1954 to Victor Earl and Ruby Faye (Wright) Roe in Smithville, MO, Ron grew up in Edgerton and in 1973 graduated from North Platte High School. On July 4, 1976, he married the love of his life, Cheryl Leigh Davidson. Ron and Cheryl were lifelong residents of Platte County where they...

Funeral Service : 12/11/2020
Brent LaFollette
Brent LaFollette
Date of Death : 11/22/2020

Brent LaFollette, 43 of St. Joseph, MO passed away, November 22, 2020.He was born on June 6, 1977 to Richard Ellis LaFollette and Lucinda Jolene Kinney Adams in Richland, WA. He grew up in Easton and attended Central High School in St. Joseph.Brent worked for Ivy Steel in St. Joseph, MO for several years. He loved cars, fishing, hunting, and playing paintball.He was preceded in death by his mother, Cindy Adams, grandmother, Ermagene LaFollette, uncle, Ronnie LaFollette, and maternal grandparents, Peggy and Charlie Phillipi.Brent is survived by his son, Spencer LaFollette; father, Richard (Mary Ann) LaFollette; brother Brian LaFollette; step-sister,...

Funeral Service : 11/27/2020
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