|KATHRYN KAY HARLOW
Kathryn Kay Harlow, age 58 years of Centralia,
died Oct. 10, 2002 at Columbia Regional Hospital, Columbia.
She was born March 24, 1944 at Princeton, Kan.,
the daughter of John Alonzo and Clara Ellen Armstrong Hull.
On Feb. 10, 1967 she was married in Centralia
to James Ronald Harlow and he survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Rhonda Kay
Yund, Thompson; a son, John Edward Harlow, Mexico; two granddaughters,
Amanda Ellen Yund, Shana Irene Yund, both of Thompson; two sisters, Norma
Romaine Hull, Edgewood, Md., Peggy Joyce Peterman, Amarillo, Texas; four
brothers, Richard Gene Hull, El Dorado, Kan., James Howard Hull, Baltimore,
Md., David Lee Hull, Toronto, Kan., and Gale Warren Hull, Richmond, Kan.;
numerous nieces, nephews and special aunt, Irene Farmer and her husband,
She was preceded in death by her parents and
two brothers, John Alonzo Hull, Jr. and Edward Allen Hull.
Mrs. Harlow was an artist, especially painting;
she enjoyed the outdoors, horsemanship and dogs.
The family suggests memorials to the American
She was a member of the United Methodist Church,
Private memorial services will be held at Fenton
Funeral Chapel, Centralia. Rev. Wesley Keeling, pastor, Bethlehem Baptist
Church, Centralia will officiate.
PARIS - Mary Margaret Grimmett, 77, of Paris,
died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at Audrain Medical Center.
Funeral services were held at 11 today at the
Presbyterian Church in Paris. Burial was in South Fork Cemetery.
Agnew Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
VANDALIA - Winifred R. Rogers, 79, of rural Middletown,
died at 9:10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at Tri-County Care Center, Vandalia.
Funeral services are pending at Waters Funeral
Anna K. Lewis
Anna K. Lewis, 81, of Columbia died on March
22, 2003 in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on March
29, at St. Paul AME Church, 501 Park, Columbia, with the Rev. Clifton St.
Ms. Lewis was born Feb. 1, 1922 in Clark, the
daughter of Edward and Clifton Harvey.
She was employed at Nora Steward Nursery School,
Columbia. She was a member of St. Paul AME Church, Chancellor Choir, Steward
Board and Silver Flakes.
Survivors include one daughter, Sandra K. Gardner
of Jefferson City; three sisters, Pauline Lee of Mexico, Vangel Palmer
and Mary Mahon, both of Kansas City; one granddaughter; two great-grandchildren;
several cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and
one brother, George Harvey.
Warren Funeral Chapel, Columbia, is in charge
JONESBURG - Mildred Haselroth, 92, of Jonesburg,
died Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at the Jonesburg Caring Center.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday
at the Harding Funeral Home with burial in the Jonesburg City Cemetery.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. Saturday until service
time at the funeral home.
CENTRALIA - Laurence James Brechler, 86, of Hallsville,
died Wednesday, March 26, 2003, at Heritage Hall Nursing Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday
at Fenton Funeral Chapel. A graveside service will be held at Rush Lake
Cemetery in Curlew, Iowa on Sunday.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral
Charles "Hookie" Rummans
Charles "Hookie" Rummans, died Wednesday, Dec.
6, 2000 at 5:15 p.m. at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.
Mr. Rummans was born on May 14, 1939 to Necell Gardner and Leon Rummans.
He lived most of his life in Mexico.
Survivors include his mother Necell Gardner;
two children, Mary Rummans of Wichita, Kan. and Curt Williams of Mexico;
two sisters, Jean Nickens of Mexico and Betty Scott of Portland, Ore.;
four brothers, Calvin Gardner of Cleveland, Ohio, Harold Rummans of Des
Moines, Iowa, Jerry Fisher of Columbia and Charles Herndon of Mexico; long
time friend Dorothy J. Williams of Mexico and a host of other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, two brothers,
and one sister.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Kidney
Mr. Rummans was cremated. There will be no service.
WARREN O. "ZEKE' McINTRYE
Memorial Services will be held at ll:00 a.m.
on Saturday at the Arnold Funeral Home for Warren O. "Zeke" McIntyre of
Mexico. Mr. McIntyre, 89, died Tuesday April 17, 2001 at 10:35 p.m. at
the Audrain Medical Center. Private graveside services will be held Friday
at East Lawn Memorial Park. He was a lifelong resident of Mexico and had
been a businessman and active civic leader in Mexico for many years.
Warren Oscar McIntyre was born in Mexico on February
28, 1912 the son of Rolla M. McIntire and Nell Landon McIntire. He graduated
from the Mexico High School in 1929, where he was President of his junior
and senior classes. He graduated from the University of Missouri School
of Journalism in 1934. On September 24, 1938, he married Mary Katharine
Davenport of Mexico.
While attending the University of Missouri, he
was a member and President of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity which he has remained
as an active alumni for over 65 years. He was also a member of Sigma Delta
Chi Honorary Journalism Fraternity which he served as President. He was
the Editor of the Maneater newspaper in 1933-34 and manager of the Showme
humor magazine. Upon graduation, he was employed for one year at Bobbs
Merrill Publishing Co. in Indianapolis and New York. A lifelong supporter
of the University of Missouri athletic programs, he served on the school's
Athletic Committee in the 1960's.
For over 50 years, Mr. McIntyre operated the
Missouri Printing Company in Mexico, a firm his father founded in 1905.
In the 1940's, he published the Mexico Free Press and published historical
and school texts through McIntyre Publishing Co. He was also an investment
broker from 1956-1966 and was the very first Independent Representative
for the Edward D. Jones & Co. firm. From 1967-1971, he was Director
of Printing for the Missouri Department of Revenue in Jefferson City. Active
in Mexico civic organizations, Mr. McIntyre served on the Mexico City Council,
was President of the Mexico School Board, a member and former President
of the Rotary Club and the Mexico Country Club,was Chairman of the local
chapter of the American Field Service, and was a founding member of the
Audrain County Historical Society. He was a member of the Mexico United
During World War II, Mr. McIntyre served on active
duty in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1943- 1945 with the rank of Lieutenant.
He was named an Honorary Colonel on the staffs of former Missouri Governors
James T. Blair and Forrest Smith.
Zeke McIntyre was a sports fan and an accomplished
golfer. He won both the Mexico City Championship and the Mexico Country
Club Championship. He held the distinction of being the "senior golfer"
at the Mexico Country Club. When he played the course in March, he was
commencing his seventy-ninth year playing those links. He was a person
of great wit whose sense of humor was legendary.
Mr. McIntyre was preceeded in death by his parents
and three brothers, Marion W., Rolla M., Jr. and Landon R. McIntire, M.D.
He was also preceeded in death by an infant son, Robert, in 1940. He is
survived by his wife, Katy, two daughters, Julie (David) Shepherd of Fairfax,
Virginia, and Cindy (Edward) Mayo of Niles, Michigan, and a son William
Warren McIntyre of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Four grandchildren survive,
Jason Shear of Chicago, Ill, Stephen Shepherd of Falls Church, Va., Katharine
S. Dubansky of Oakland, Md., and Jennifer M. Fujawa of Niles, Mich.; and
two step-grandchildren, Meg M. Brown and Edward Mayo III, both of Boston,
Mass. Three great-grandchildren and three step-great grandchildren also
The family has set up a scholarship fund in his
memory to honor college-bound golfers graduating from the Mexico High School.
Donations may be sent to the Zeke McIntyre Memorial Scholarship, c/o of
the First National Bank, 203 East Liberty St., Mexico, Missouri, 65265.
Memorials may also be made to The Audrain County Historical Society. The
family will greet friends following the Memorial Service.
Albert Henry Edward Kleinsorge, age 86, of rural
Wellsville, died Wednesday, April 18, 2001, at 5 a.m. at the Gamma Road
Lodge Nursing Home in Wellsville.
Albert was born October 14, 1914, on the family
farm five miles east of Wellsville, the third of four children, to Edward
Frederick "E.F." and Wilhelmina Matilda Blaue Kleinsorge. He resided on
the family farm his whole life except for the past 18 months. Albert was
a farmer and farmed the land his father and grandfather once tilled. He
was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church where he had served as
secretary and Sunday school teacher for many years. He had also served
as a commissioner for the Special Road District.
On May 5, 1945, Albert was married at his parents
home to Annadell Margaret Mechlin of rural Laddonia. She survives at the
Other survivors are a daughter: Judith Ann Kleinsorge-Jones
of Lithonia, Ga.; four sons, James Albert and Joy Kleinsorge and Clarence
Edward Kleinsorge of Wellsville, Stephen Lee Kleinsorge and Carol Mills
of Montgomery City, and Willis David and Susan Kleinsorge of Laddonia;
three grandchildren, Christina GenDell Kleinsorge-Smith of Bellevue, Neb.;
David LeEdward Albert Kleinsorge and Andrea Marie Kleinsorge of Laddonia;
one great-grandson, Sean Michael Smith of Baton Rouge, La.; two sisters,
Mrs. C.H. Edna Louise Marie Wortman of Wellsville and Mrs. Erwin Leola
Martha Clara Martens of Jefferson City and one brother, Charles August
and Mary Kleinsorge of Wellsville; along with several nieces and nephews.
His parents and an infant son, a twin of Willis,
preceded him in death, also a daughter-in-law, Cordy Ann Norris Kleinsorge,
and a son-in-law, Jake A. Jones.
Visitation will be held Friday from 6-8 p.m.
at the Myers Funeral Home in Wellsville. Funeral services will be held
Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Wellsville with the
Rev. Don Craig officiating. Burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested
memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer's Unit of the Gamma
Rose A. Poole, age 78, of Mexico, Mo., died at
Pin Oaks Nursing Home in Mexico, April 12, 2001.
She was born on Oct. 15, 1922, in Tamms, the
daughter of the late William and Freida Tindall Burke.
She married Conrad Poole in February 1940, in
Jackson, Mo. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by three sons and three daughters
including: Dona Brown and husband, Don, of Mexico.
Funeral and burial was held at Granite City,
Ill., on April 16, 2001.
MONTGOMERY CITY - James Carl Johnson, 74, of
New Florence, died Wednesday, April 18, 2001, at Gamma Road Nursing Center,
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the
Schlanker Funeral Home in Montgomery City. Funeral services will be held
at 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Graveside services will be held at 2:15 p.m.
Friday at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.
James Brown , age 87 of Mexico died at 2:20 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 at Tri-County Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday
at Arnold Funeral Home with the Rev. T.L. Garner, Jr. officiating. Burial
will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation is from 1:00 p.m. until service
Mr. Brown was born Feb. 3, 1914 in St. Joseph
to James and Della Harris Brown.
He married Bessie I. Moore on Oct. 25, 1944 in
He was retired from A.P. Green Refractories.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son,
Harold James Brown of Lancaster, Calif.; one granddaughter, Anyeanine Brown
of Lancaster, Calif.; and one sister Anna Bradford of Danville, Ill.
WORTHY J. BLAISDELL
True Worthy James Blaisdell, 83, of Mexico, formerly
of Lynn and Swampscott, Mass., died at 2:28 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2000,
at his residence in Mexico.
Pickering Funeral Home of Mexico and Parker &
Sons of Lynn, Mass., are in charge of cremation and funeral arrangements.
There are no calling hours, and burial with graveside service at Pine Grove
Cemetery, Lynn, Mass., will be private. A memorial mass will be held at
St. Matthews Episcopal Church, Mexico, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 20 with
the Revs. Seamus Doyle and Dick Ash officiating..
Mr. Blaisdell was born on March 21, 1917, the
son of the late Lennarde Clayton Blaisdell, Sr., and Olive Etta Fogg Blaisdell
of San Bernardino, Calif.
He was married to the late Mrs. Cathryn (Hurd)
Blaisdell for 38 years, and is survived by his wife of the past 22 years,
Reubeline L. (Cope) Blaisdell and his six children, Mrs. Jean Russo, Lancaster,
Mass., Joan Blaisdell, Lynn, Mass., Mrs. Maureen Duso, Webster, Mass.,
True Worthy James Blaisdell, Jr., Lynn, Mass., John Blaisdell, Marblehead,
Mass., and Mrs. Kathleen Rodriguez, Mexico. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren,
including Joseph Wagner, Mexico, and Leah Wagner, Jefferson City, 4 great-grandchildren,
5 step-daughters, 15 step-grandchildren and 16 step-great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are two brothers, Lennarde Clayton Blaisdell, Yoncalla,
Oregon, and Theodore Edwin Blaisdell, Pensacola, Fla.
Also preceding him in death was a brother, Rolland
Blaisdell. His father and grandfather owned and operated the prominent
funeral business Blaisdell & Sons of Lynn, Mass.
He graduated from John Muir High School of Pasadena,
Calif., in 1935, and then graduated from Oregon University in Eugene, Ore.,
where he was a close classmate of the former Jackie Robinson and played
football. He served 41/2 years with the California National Guard and also
was a Drill Sergeant for a short time with the Army-Air Force in Wichita
Mr. Blaisdell was a former manager with the GE
Lynn River Works for many years until 1958, and was also a member of the
original "Jet Pioneers." He was a former President of the North Shore Sportsmens
Club and coached the Swampscott Pop Warner Football Team. Upon relocating
to Mexico, Missouri in 1975, he was affiliated with the Missouri Military
Academy in Mexico for 17 years. Mr. Blaisdell also enjoyed many years of
golfing, fishing and camping.#
VERNON W. LOVE
Vernon W. Love, age 79, of Vandalia died May
16, 2000 at Audrain Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday,
May 18, in Vandalia with the Rev. Virgil Clow officiating. Interment will
be in Vandalia Cemetery at Vandalia.
Visitation will be held at Waters Funeral Home
from noon until time of service.
Music for the service provided by Shirley Forgy.
Pallbearers include Darryl Ball, Clint Allen,
David Ball, Tim Turner and Dean Pascale.
Honorary pallbearers are Marvin Dowell, Ronald
Ball, Michael Duhon, Ed Cafer, Ray Werner, Robert Dunn and Charles McCollum.
Mr. Love retired as a general foreman from Harbison
Walker Refractories in Vandalia after working there for 40 years.
He was a resident of the Vandalia area most of
his life coming from Mokane, MO. He was a member of the Vandalia United
Methodist Church and charter member of the Vandalia Country Club.
Mr. Love was born Dec. 20, 1920 to George Daniel
and Elizabeth Long Love.
He was educated at Vandalia Elementary and High
School. He served in the U.S. Army in W.W. II in Europe.
He married Leola Hagar on Sept. 21, 1941.
Survivors include three daughters, Connie Dowell
of Hurst, Texas, Carolyn Ball of Farber, and Kathy Duhon of Hankamer, Texas;
six grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife on July
25, 1994, parents, and one sister.
HAROLD M. BATSELL
Harold M. Batsell, age 71 of Paris, died at Regional
Hospital in Columbia on Sunday, May 14, 2000.
Mr. Batsell was born on Oct. 13, 1928 in Monroe
County, the son of Ray and Hazel McCann Batsell. He was married to Wanda
Crow on April 18, 1964 in Mexico. He was a farmer and worked with his father
in the Batsell Hardware store for 54 years.
Mr. Batsell is survived by his wife, Wanda; three
sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Rebecca Batsell of Paris, Kenneth
and Connie Batsell of Springfield, Ill., and Bryan and Sonya Batsell of
Warrensburg; four grandchildren, Rachel, Robyn, Krystofer and Matthew Batsell;
and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter,
Mary June Batsell; and a brother, Kenneth Batsell.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday,
May 18 at the Agnew Funeral Home in Paris, with Father Rob Fields officiating.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 at the Agnew
Funeral Home in Paris. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery at Paris.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association
or the Humane Society.
LADDONIA - Joseph Elmer Teague, 85, of Laddonia,
died at 3:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, at Audrain Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday
at the Laddonia Presbyterian Church with burial in the Laddonia Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. today at the Bienhoff
Funeral Home, Laddonia.
BETTY JOYCE MAXWELL
Services for Betty Joyce Maxwell, 56 of Rush
Hill, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 at Bienhoff Funeral Home
in Laddonia with the Rev. Barbara Zastrow officiating. Burial will be in
Mrs. Maxwell passed away at 4:02 p.m. Oct. 8,
2000 at her home after an extended illness.
She was born on Sept. 23, 1944 in Mexico, the
daughter of Benjamin Russel and Maxie Pearl Sampson Eastwood.
She was married to John Lewis Maxwell on Oct.
7, 1962 in Rush Hill and he preceded her in death May 23, 1982.
Survivors include her mother of Rush Hill; one
daughter, Cathy Gieseker of Martinsburg; two brothers, Donald Eastwood
of St. Louis and Jerry Eastwood of Laddonia; one sister, Glenda Eastwood
of Kirksville; and two grandchildren, Kaylee and Kimberlee Gieseker of
She was preceded in death by her father and one
brother, Robert Eastwood.
Mrs. Maxwell was a lifetime area resident and
member of the Rush Hill Community Church. She had worked as the Mexico
ASCS office secretary for six years and then as the office manager for
Lane Agri-Supply, Mexico for several years.
She was a member of the Missouri Fiddlers, the
McClintic Rustlers Extension Club and had served as a board member for
several years for the Rush Hill Community Center. She enjoyed ceramics
and country music.
Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6 to
8 p.m. at Bienhoff Funeral Home in Laddonia.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rush
Hill Community Church or the Rush Hill Community Center.
Pallbearers will be Chris Eastwood, Jim Eastwood,
Marty Maxwell, Steve Maxwell, Joe Maxwell, and Tim Jones.
Honorary pallbearers will be Martin Lee Maxwell,
Dr. Eric Kondro, Paul Day, Curtis Graves, Merville Alexander, Charlie Riechers,
Marvin Davidson, Kenny Applebee, Stanley Davidson, Bob Darr, and Bob Morrow.
JOEL L. WOOD
Joel L. Wood, 83 of Montgomery City, died on
Monday, Oct. 9, 2000 at the Audrain Medical Center in Mexico.
He was born on Aug. 31, 1917 in New Florence
to Ruby (Nee Hiler) Wood and Nial L. Wood.
On Dec. 3, 1938, he married Edna (Gregory) Wood
in Montgomery City, who survives. He had worked as a farmer.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two
daughters, Karen and husband, Johnnie Brooks of Montgomery City and Ruby
and husband, Fred Kubat of Columbia; a sister, Thelma Ridenhour of New
Florence; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; many nieces and
nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Mikel and
Gregory Wood; a sister, Kathleen Lee; and a brother, Hugh Wood.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 11 at
10 a.m. at the Baker-Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home in New Florence with
Landon Grosse officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 4 to
8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in
Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association.
Richard "Dick" Barbarick
Richard Lee "Dick" Barbarick, 53, of Fulton,
died on Oct. 7, 2002, at his home.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Oct.
10, at 6:30 p.m. at Pickering Funeral Home, with the Rev. Craig Stevens
officiating. Visitation will be from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at
the funeral home.
Mr. Barbarick was born on Sept. 23, 1949, in
Mexico, the son of Richard Elward and Nadine Lorretta Applebee Barbarick.
He was a truck driver for a concrete company,
and was a member of Lockewood Park Baptist Church.
Survivors include his mother, Nadine Craig, Mexico;
one son, Ritchie Wayne Barbarick, Hannibal; two sisters, Sue Rector and
her husband Jerry, Fenton, Mo., and Shirley Fulton and her husband James,
Sherman, Tex.; one niece and four nephews.
The family suggests memorials to the charity
of the donor's choice.
VANDALIA - Roberta Dillion, 75, of Vandalia,
died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at Tri-County Care Center.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday
at Hold Funeral Home. Burial will be held in the Sunset Hills Cemetery
Visitation is from 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral
LADDONIA - Rosalie Bernadine Schlemmer, 84, of
Laddonia, died at 12:44 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, at Audrain Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday
at St. John's Catholic Church in Laddonia. Burial will be in the Laddonia
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Bienhoff
Funeral Home in Laddonia.
JENNIE L. DISHMAN
Jennie Louise Watts Dishman, age 86 of Mexico,
died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000 at the Audrain Medical Center at 6:20 p.m.
She was born on Aug. 19, 1914, a daughter of
Russell Aurbin Watts and Eva B. Wilson Watts in Audrain County. On Dec.
23, 1939 she was married in Mexico to Edward Victor Dishman who preceded
her in death on Sept. 23, 1983. To this union two sons were born, Dr. James
Edward Dishman of Warrenton and Kenneth Dale Dishman of Mexico. Mrs. Dishman
is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Gilbert (Belle) Berry of Mexico and Mrs.
Gertrude Miller of Mexico. She was preceded in death by one brother, William
Watts; and two sisters, Delia Watts and Minnis Isgrig Marion.
Other survivors include six grandsons, Dr. Kevin
Dale Dishman of Atchinson, Kan., Edward Matthew Dishman of Osage Beach,
Kristopher Dale Dishman of Carthage, Kelly Dale Dishman of Mexico, James
Joseph Dishman of Jefferson City, and Kurtis Dale Dishman of Mexico, all
who will serve as pallbearers; four great-grandchildren, Kyle Dean McComb
of Iberia, Allison Faye Dishman and Abigail Nicole Dishman, both of Atchinson,
Kan., and Payton Lewis Dishman of Carthage; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces
and great-nephews; many cousins also survive.
Mrs. Dishman was a member of the Union Baptist
Church and was a lifelong Audrain County resident where she and her husband
farmed. She was an avid fisherman and also enjoyed hunting and trapping.
She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Funeral services for Mrs. Dishman will be Saturday,
Oct. 7 at 1:30 p.m. at the Arnold Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Mackey
officiating. Burial will be in the Union Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will
be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Arnold Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers
will be Leslie Whalen and Larry Whalen, Dr. Larry Handlin, and nephews,
Aurbin, Frank, and Dennis Berry, Greg, Shawn, and Darrell Miller and J.R.
Goldie Jerman, age 91 of Vandalia, died on Oct.
1, 2000 at Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. Funeral services for Mrs.
Jerman will be held Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 2:30 p.m. at the Holt Funeral Home
in Vandalia. Burial will be in the Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The Rev.
Bob Balwanz will be officiating. Mrs. Helen Giltner will be the organist.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 1 p.m. until time of service.
Mrs. Jerman was born on Oct. 1, 1909, the daughter
of Edward and Bertha Williams McIntosh in Olney. On Oct. 26, 1930 she married
Forrest Nicholson. He preceded her in death. Then on Feb. 28, 1976, she
married John Jerman in Kemberling City, Mo. He survives at the home. Other
survivors include one son, Dean Nicholson of Columbia; one step-daughter,
Mrs. Ronnie (Joyce) Heaton of Vandalia; one sister, Rosie Chasteen of Vandalia;
two grandchildren, John Heaton of Katy, Texas and James Heaton of Vandalia;
and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Jerman was preceded in death by her
parents and four sisters, Verdia Teague, Bessie Beedle, Beulah Jerman and
Mrs. Jerman had lived in Vandalia for 24 years
coming from Kemberling City, Mo. where she retired as an employee of Silver
Dollar City. Mrs. Jerman was a member of the Mt. Olivet Church in Vandalia.
F. GLISER OLIVER
Funeral services for F. Gliser Oliver, age 84
of Vandalia, will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at Waters Funeral
Chapel in Vandalia.
Officiating will be Mr. Scott Yates. Music will
be provided by Shirley Forgy, pianist and Glenn Forman, soloist. Interment
will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday,
Oct. 3 at Waters Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be James Bontz, Charles
McCurdy, George Pease, Norman Penton, Rick McAfee, Jim Mulherin and Eddie
Mr. Oliver died at 3:48 a.m. Sunday morning,
Oct. 1 at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield.
He had farmed all his life east of Vandalia and
had received the Master Farmer Award in 1967. He also worked at the Vandalia
Cemetery and was a monument agent.
He had been a lifelong Vandalia area resident
and was a member of the First Christian Church in Vandalia. He was a past
president of the Vandalia Fair Board Association.
Mr. Oliver was born on June 24, 1916 in Audrain
County to Forrest Garrett and Minnie Alice Gliser Oliver. He was a 1934
Vandalia High School graduate.
On Aug. 6, 1939, he was married to Elizabeth
Mealy in Montgomery City. She survives in St. Louis.
Other survivors include one daughter, Glenna
F. Barwick and her friend, Dewey Smith of St. Louis; two grandsons, Charles
G. and wife Lee Anne Barwick of Cape Girardeau and Steven B. and wife,
Gail Barwick of St. Louis; four great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Matthew,
Gabryelle and Andrew Barwick; a special friend, Dorothy; and several nieces
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Cecil
Coleman Oliver and John Kenneth Oliver.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer
Society or the American Lung Association.
Thomas E. McDannold
Funeral services for Thomas E. McDannold, age
81 of Monroe City, formerly of Vandalia, will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday,
May 29, 2002, at Waters Funeral Chapel, Vandalia. Officiating will be the
Rev. Marvin Jones. Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery. Visitation
is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evening, May 28, at Waters Funeral Home.
Mr. McDannold died at 4:27 a.m. Saturday, May
25, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
He had worked at Harbison Walker Refractories
for over 46 years, prior to his retirement. He had been a lifelong Vandalia
area resident. He was a member of the Southside Baptist Church where he
served as a deacon, song leader and Sunday school superintendent. He was
also a member of the Monroe City VFW Post. He was a 1937 Vandalia high
school graduate and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps for three years during
World War II and was a POW in Germany for 14 months.
Mr. McDannold was born Oct. 31, 1920 in rural
Ralls County, the son of Paul and Eulah Dowell McDannold.
He married Helen Michael on July 26, 1945 in
Bowling Green; she survives at the home.
Other survivors include two daughters and husbands,
Bonny and Dale Askey of Monroe City and Lynne and James Richmond of Moberly;
four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and
one sister, Beulah Maxwell.
Memorials are suggested to the Southside Baptist
Vivian Gladys Zuroweste
Vivian Gladys Zuroweste, 97, Auxvasse, passed
away Saturday, May 25, 2002 at the Presbyterian Manor Care Center in Fulton.
She was born April 7, 1905 in Pulaski County, the daughter of the late
John and Mollie (Scott) Knipp. On Oct. 8, 1930 in Fulton, she was united
in marriage to Arthur H. Zuroweste. He preceded her in death in May of
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered
by two sons, Jack Zuroweste and his wife, Martha, of Auxvasse and Arthur
Zuroweste and his wife, Carolyn, of Mexico; two daughters, Verla Sue Anderson
and her husband, Richard, of Williamsburg and Vivian Lou Norton and her
husband, Jerry, of Auxvasse; one sister, Gertrude Kobush of Mexico; 12
grandchildren, John Anderson, Debbie Anderson Burton, Randy and Mike McDermit,
Brenda Maddox, Curtis, Kevin and James Zuroweste, Melissa Brown, Glenda
Vanlandingham, Sharon Hopkins and Alicia Broeker; 21great-grandchildren
and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Zuroweste was preceded in death by
her parents; husband; one son, Adam Zuroweste; two sisters, Golda Robison
and Genevive Knipp; one brother, Olan Knipp; one grandchild, Chris Zuroweste;
one great-grandchild, Levi Zuroweste; and one son-in-law, Jerry McDermit.
Mrs. Zuroweste worked at the Mexico Shoe Factory
for many years. She was also a homemaker and farmed with her husband. She
was a member of the Harrison Club, Happy Hour Club and the Grand Prairie
Baptist Church in Auxvasse. She served on the Senior Citizens Board and
was a 4-H leader for many years. She loved her grandchildren, sewing, fishing
and working in the garden with flowers.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday,
May 28, at the Grand Prairie Baptist Church in Auxvasse, with Rev. Floyd
Beasley officiating. Interment will be in the Auxvasse Cemetery in Auxvasse.
Visitation was held Monday, May 27, at the Maupin Funeral Home in Auxvasse.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Manor Good Samaritan
Fund, 811 Center Street, Fulton, MO 65251.
Lola Lorene Padgett
Lola Lorene Padgett, 94, of Fulton, passed away
Saturday, May 25, 2002, at the Callaway Community Hospital in Fulton. She
was born on Aug. 16, 1907 in Steedman, the daughter of the late George
Walter and Maude Mae (Collins) Dillon. She was united in marriage to Daniel
Albert Padgett on April 1, 1929. Mr. Padgett preceded her in death on Aug.
Survivors include one son, Clyde Dean Padgett
of Holts Summit; one daughter, Lois Faye West of Kansas City; two sisters,
Gladys Martin and Opal Warfield, both of Fulton; one brother, Ennis Dillon
of Fulton; nine grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Padgett was preceded in death
by four brothers, Lester Leon, Walter Raymond, Paris W. and Delbert Dillon;
one infant sister, Goldie Dillon; and one daughter, Ruby Dollens.
Mrs. Padgett was a homemaker for many years.
She was a member of the Church of God Holiness of Fulton and enjoyed cooking.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday,
May 30, at the Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with Rev. Kenneth Peterson
officiating. Interment will be in the Callaway Memorial Gardens in Fulton.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at the Maupin
Funeral Home in Fulton. Memorial contributions may be made to the American
Diabetes Association c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas, Fulton, MO 65251.
David Lee Bartels, 37, of West Plains, died Saturday
May 25, 2002, at his home.
Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. today
in the Elmwood Cemetery.
Visitation was held prior to the service at Arnold
Ralph O. Safford, 78, died at 8:02 a.m., today,
Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at the Missouri Veterans' Home.
Funeral services are pending at Pickering Funeral
James Thomas Scott
James Thomas Scott, age 94 of Centralia, formerly
of Mexico, died at 9:53 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002, at University Hospital
and Clinics in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday,
Aug. 8, at Arnold Funeral Home with the Rev. Craig Stevens officiating.
Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday
evening at the funeral home.
Mr. Scott was born Nov. 17, 1907 in Mexico, the
son of James T. and Wilmuth Brown Scott.
He married Z. Mearl Williamson on March 28, 1931.
She preceded him in death on March 7, 1995.
Mr. Scott was a retired farmer and also had worked
for J.B. Arthur Fire Brick Co. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Dale Scott of Centralia;
one daughter, Teresa Haslett of Mexico; seven grandchildren, Carrie Enochs,
Misty Thin, Kyle Newsom, Jason Scott, Emily Scott, Adam Scott and Sarah
Scott; and two great-grandchildren, Colby Enochs and Tyler Enochs.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death
by his parents, one brother and five sisters.
Memorials are suggested to the American Heart
James Robert "J.R." Sims
James Robert Sims, age 82 years of Centralia,
died Aug. 4, 2002 at Stuart House, Centralia.
He was born Sept. 24, 1919 at Centralia, the
son of Edgar T. and Maggie Dee Davis Sims.
On Feb. 19, 1966 he was married in Mexico to
Nina Mertis Ballew and she survives.
Other survivors include one step-daughter, Glenda
Dean Miller, Centralia; one step-son, Johnny Sims, Alaska; one brother,
Kenneth Sims, North Fork, Neb.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one
sister, Fern Farnan.
Mr. Sims was a member of the Salt River Christian
Church and V.F.W., both of Centralia. He was a rural mail carrier for the
Centralia Postal System for many years. He served in the United States
Army for 24 years during World War II and twice in Korea. He was assigned
to the Calvary Unit with the 252nd Quarter Master Remount Troop B.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday,
Aug. 8, at Fenton Funeral Chapel, Centralia. Officiating will be the Rev.
Michael Perry, Pastor, Salt River Christian Church. Military honors and
interment will be in Centralia Cemetery, Centralia. Visitation is from
10 a.m.until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home.
The family suggest memorials to the Salt River
Christian Church, Centralia.
MONTGOMERY CITY - Funeral services for Joan Finke,
64, of High Hill, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John's United
Church of Christ in High Hill. Burial will be in the Jonesburg Cemetery.
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Schlanker
Barbara Finke died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002.
CENTRALIA - Marsha Lynn Jobe, 33, of Warrenton,
died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002, at the home of her mother.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday
at Fenton Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral