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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
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
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