|Steven Jay Brown
Oct. 14, 1943 - Nov. 2, 2000
Steven Jay Brown, 57, Harrisonville, died Thursday, Nov. 2, at Cass
Medical Center, Harrisonville.
He was born Oct. 14, 1943, in Archie, and was a lifelong area resident.
Mr. Brown was a 1962 graduate of Archie High School, an Army veteran
and a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
Preceding him in death was his mother, Avis Barnard Thomas. Surviving
are his daughter, Regina Lee Kuffel, Georgia; a brother, Leroy Johnson,
Kansas City; and a grandchild.
Services were Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Atkinson Chapel, Harrisonville,
with the Rev. Charles Kaighen of the Grace Baptist Church, Harrisonville,
Burial was in the Freeman Cemetery under the direction of the Atkinson
Theresa E. Carroll
Theresa E. Carroll, 87, Harrisonville, formerly of Garden City, died
Tuesday, Nov. 7 , at Golden Years, Harrisonville.
Visitation was from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Dickey Funeral
Home, Garden City.
Graveside services and burial will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Nov. 10,
at the Garden City Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American
Cancer Society and may be left at the funeral home.
A complete obituary will be published in next week's Democrat-Missourian.
Robert "Red" Lee Drake
Dec. 15, 1937 - Nov. 2, 2000
Robert "Red" Lee Drake, 62, Independence, died Thursday, Nov. 2, at
He was born Dec. 15, 1937, in Nevada, the son of James Earl and Bertha
Mr. Drake lived in Nevada until moving to Independence 21 years ago.
He was an over-the-road truck driver for Landstar Ranger out of Jacksonville,
Preceding him in death were his parents and a sister, Barbara Harner.
Surviving are his wife, Donna Drake, of the home; two sons, Robert
L. Drake Jr. and Derrick A. Drake, Lathrop; two daughters, Phyllis Moeller,
Saginaw, Mich., and Beckie Mahoney, Meridian, Idaho; three brothers, James
Drake, Nevada, Raymond Drake, Sheldon, and Sherwood Drake, Nevada; three
sisters, Martha Thoele, Franklin, Kan., Delores Stewart, Kansas City, and
Earlene Randall, Arcadia, Kan.; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Honorary casket bearers were James Drake, Raymond Drake and Sherwood
Casket bearers were Larry Harrelson, Jim Darby, Justin Shaw, Travis
Shaw, John Shaw and Steven Yancy.
Services were Sunday, Nov. 5, at Atkinson Chapel, Harrisonville, with
the Rev. Bob Kaps of Heart of God Fellowship, Buckner, officiating.
Burial was in the Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville, under the direction
of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kansas City Hospice or to
the American Cancer Society.
Curtis Franklin Jackson
Nov. 27, 1958 - Nov. 4, 2000
Curtis Franklin Jackson, 41, Belton, died Saturday, Nov. 4, near Peculiar,
due to an automobile accident.
He was born Nov. 27, 1958, in Kansas City.
Mr. Jackson served in the Marines. He was employed as a line locator
for S.M.P. Utility Company.
He was a member of the Miracle United Pentecostal Church in Lee's Summit.
Surviving are a daughter, Sarah Nicole Jackson, Raymore; his father,
Curtis Henry Jackson, Versailles; his grandmother, Vera E. Jackson, Stover;
two half brothers, Robert Jackson, Bonner Springs, Kan., and Curtis Dale
Jackson, Kansas City, Kan.; and a half sister, Vera Connell, Sunrise Beach.
Services were Wednesday, Nov. 8, at E.K. George & Sons Belton Chapel.
Burial was in the Belton Cemetery under the direction of the E.K. George
& Sons Belton Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sarah Jackson Education Fund,
P.O. Box 182, Belton, MO 64012.
John David Kidd
Dec. 3, 1933 - Nov. 1, 2000
John David Kidd, 66, Harrisonville, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, at his
He was born Dec. 3, 1933, in Pineville, the son of James William McGlade
and Velma Leona (Toliver) Kidd.
On May 3, 1957, he married Vivian M. Bennett in Harrisonville.
Mr. Kidd operated several service stations around the county, including
stations in Harrisonville, Freeman and Pleasant Hill. He worked in the
maintenance department for the Cass R-IX Schools in Harrisonville from
1981 until his retirement in 1996, when he was presented the golden bell.
He was involved in the Cub Scouts and the Boy Scouts for approximately
32 years. He received many awards including scouters' training award; scouters'
key; commissioners arrowhead honor and basic leadership training; and received
a certificate of appreciation for outstanding service. He served as scoutmaster
and was selected an assistant district commissioner.
Mr. Kidd was a member of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say. His tribal name was
Lone Stajotie. He attended scout camp 26 years as a tribesman. He helped
found the Harrisonville Wrestling Club and worked as a surrogate parent
for youth in group homes.
Preceding him in death were his parents; five brothers, Teddy Mack
Kidd, Tommy Olin Kidd, Robert Kidd, Richard Kidd and Bennie Kidd; and a
sister, Twyla Simpson.
Surviving are his wife, Vivian Kidd, of the home; four sons, John David
Kidd Jr., Gary Dale Kidd, Timothy George Kidd and Troy Dan Kidd, all of
Harrisonville; four brothers, James E. Kidd, Hutchinson, Kan., Arthur Kidd,
Beaver, Ore., Clyde Kidd, Haven, Kan., and Donald Kidd, La Mirada, Calif.;
a sister, Imogene Trammell, Hutchinson; and four grandchildren.
Honorary casket bearers were Greg Price, Harrisonville Scout Troop
240 and Jordan Love, Harrisonville Wrestling Club.
Casket bearers were John David Kidd Jr., Gary Dale Kidd, Timmy George
Kidd and Troy Dan Kidd.
Services were Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Atkinson Chapel, Harrisonville,
with the Rev. Charles Sutton officiating. Susan Holden was the vocalist.
Burial was in the Orient Cemetery under the direction of the Atkinson
Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrisonville Boy Scout Troop
240 or to the Harrisonville Wrestling Club.
Richard R. Lang
March 22, 1922 - Nov. 1, 2000
Richard R. "Dick" Lang, 78, Ellinwood, Kan., died Wednesday, Nov. 1,
at his home.
He was born March 22, 1922, in Ness City, Kan., the son of Adam A.
and Katherine (Meis) Lang.
On Aug. 9, 1947, he married Louise A. Erny in Hutch.
Mr. Land served in World War II in the United State Army during the
Battle of the Bulge in the European Theater.
He retired in 1987 as a production foreman with W.L. Hartman Oil Company
after 37 years of employment.
Mr. Lang was a member of the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, American
Legion and VFW, all in Ellinwood.
Preceding him in death were a son, Michael Lang; three brothers, Paul
Lang, Herman Lang and Arthur Lang; and three sisters, Florence , Martina
and Lora Jean.
Surviving are his wife, Louise Lang, of the home; two sons, Donald
V. Lang, Ellinwood, and Robert E. Lang, Piedmont, Okla.; two daughters,
Barbara Chulufas, Harrisonville, and Laura Fickel, Garden City, Kan.; two
brothers, Alden Lang, Hutchinson, Kan., and Ernie Lang, Oklahoma City,
Okla.; three sisters, Albertina Albracht, Tilden, Neb., Virginia Lindsey,
Wichita, Kan.; and Mildred Ensz, Hutchinson.
Services were Saturday, Nov. 4, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Ellinwood,
with Father David Flagor officiating. Rosarie was by the altar society
at the Kimple Funeral Home, Ellinwood, Friday.
Burial was in the Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery, Ellinwood, under
the direction of the Kimple Funeral Home.
Memorial may be made to the Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice.
Beulah Irene Sawyer
July 3, 1918 - Nov. 6, 2000
Beulah Irene Sawyer, 82, a resident of Medica Lodge Fort Scott, Kan.,
died Monday, Nov. 6, at Mercy Hospital.
She was born July 3, 1918, in Harrisonville, the daughter of James
and Bertha Bingaman.
On Dec. 18, 1983, she married Robert Duane Sawyer in Harrisonville.
Mrs. Sawyer owned and operated a restaurant in Harrisonville called
Beulah's 71 Cafe. She also had an antique store prior to moving to Fort
Scott in October 1973.
After moving to Fort Scott she rant the bus station for 15 years and
later delivered newspapers for the Fort Scott Tribune.
Surviving are her husband, Robert Sawyer, Fort Scott; a son, Bennie
Rice, Joplin; two stepsons, Chad Sawyer, Hutchinson, Kan., and Douglas
Sawyer, Fort Scott; a stepdaughter, Robyn Sawyer, Fort Scott; two sisters,
Melvina Coleman, Harrisonville, and Velma Konicy, St. Joseph; three grandchildren;
four step grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Services were Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel
with the Rev. Bill Ripley, pastor of Saint John's United Methodist Church
Burial was in the U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Scott, under the direction
of the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, Fort Scott.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's
Foundation and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott,
Chester Harold Shelton
April 16, 1902 - Nov. 4, 2000
Chester Harold Shelton, 98, Butler, died Saturday, Nov. 4, at Medica
Lodge of Butler.
He was born April 16, 1902, near Merwin in Bates County, the son of
Daniel Harold and Jennie Clarissa (Larned) Shelton.
On Oct. 20, 1924, he married Freda Mae Davidson.
Mr. Shelton helped build the Adrian Lake in the 1930s with his team
of horses. He was a lifetime farmer.
In 1997, at age 95, he would ride his grandson's four wheeler back
into the pasture to cut thistles. He served as the Shawnee Township assessor
for a number of years.
Mr. Shelton was a member of the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church.
He served as a Sunday school superintendent for 30 plus years.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Freda Mae Shelton;
two brothers, Ernest Shelton and Lacy Shelton; a sister, Alice Cumpton;
two sons-in-law, Vernon Morrow and Mike Walsh; and a granddaughter-in-law,
Surviving are a daughter, Von Etta Morrow Walsh, Butler; a sister,
Josephine Carver, Butler; a brother, Russell Shelton, Colorado Springs,
Colo.; four grandsons; 13 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.
Casket bearers were Gary Morrow, Lonnie Morrow, Randy Morrow, Keith
Morrow, Kevin Morrow and Darrin Morrow.
Services were held Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Atkinson Chapel, Adrian,
with the Rev. Robert Clyde of the United Methodist Church, Adrian, and
Mr. Olivet officiating. Evelyn Morrow was the vocalist and Kathleen Stephens
was the organist.
Burial was in the Crescent Hill Cemetery, Adrian, under the direction
of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Adrian.
Edward Orville Todd
Aug. 8, 1924 - Oct. 31, 2000
Edward "Bub" Orville Todd, 76, Peculiar, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, at
St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City.
He was born Aug. 8, 1924, in Seymour, Webster County, the son of Roy
Edward and Pearl Blanch (Gurney) Todd.
April 25, 1943, he married Genevieve Lee Helms in Marshfield.
Mr. Todd moved to Peculiar in 1959. He worked for Beyers Crushed Rock
in Kansas City for 27 years before retiring in 1986.
He was a World War II Army veteran and was a member of Operating Engineers
Local 101, Kansas City.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Robert Edward Todd,
Sept. 21, 1996; and a granddaughter, Sherry Snead, Oct. 29, 2000.
Surviving are his wife, Genevieve Todd, of the home; four sons, Orville
Dean Todd, Larry Eugene Todd, Doyle Lynn Todd and Keith Dale Todd, all
of Peculiar; three daughters, Janice Brewster, Rich Hill, Donna Schrock,
Amsterdam, and Gayla Mills, Peculiar; a sister, Veda Beck, Mansfield; 19
grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Casket bearers were Orville Todd, Keith Todd, Jeff Mills, Phil Schrock,
Terry Brewster and Billy Joe Minor.
Services were Friday, Nov. 3, at the Atkinson Chapel, Harrisonville,
with the Rev. Charles Sutton officiating.
Burial was in the Glenwild Cemetery, Cleveland, under the direction
of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Jessie Hayes Willhoite
March 25, 1898 - Nov. 3, 2000
Jessie Hayes Willhoite, 102, died Friday, Nov. 3, at the Adrian Manor
Nursing Home, Adrian.
She was born March 25, 1898, in Merwin, the daughter of Joseph L. and
Stella Euans Hayes.
March 25, 1961, she married John F. Long, Drexel.
June 9, 1974, she married Wayne L. Willhoite, Drexel.
Mrs. Willhoite was a member of the Christian Church in Merwin and was
the pianist for 15 years. She began playing there at the age of 11. In
1924, she moved to Kansas City and transferred her membership to the Roanoke
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Swope Park Chapter
#520, Kansas City, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Drexel
and the Bates County Auxiliary of Veterans of World War I Barracks 623,
Mrs. Willhoite worked in the billing department of the George A. Breon
Company in Kansas City for many years. When the company sold to the Sterling
Drug Company she went with the firm to New York City for a month to help
organize the office there.
After returning to Kansas City, she worked for the B.F. Ascher Company
from 1950 until she retired in 1961.
After moving to Drexel she transferred to the Drexel Christian Church
were she was pianist and organist for 25 years.
Preceding her in death were her first husband, John F. Long, April
6, 1970; and her second husband, Wayne L. Willhoite, Nov. 19, 1980.
Surviving are four stepsons, Wilber Willhoite, Wellsville, Gordon Willhoite,
Hillsboro, Dave Willhoite, Harrisonville, Phil Willhoite, Junction City,
Kan.; their children and grandchildren.
Services were Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the Drexel Christian Church with
the Rev. Troy Hoffman officiating. Melissa Grove was the organist and soloist.
Burial was in the West Point Cemetery, Amsterdam, under the direction
of the Runyan Funeral Home, Drexel.
Hester Marie Vowels
April 24, 1925 - Nov. 4, 2000
Hester Marie Vowels, 75, Harrisonville, formerly of Pleasant Hill,
died Saturday, Nov. 4, at Crown Care Center.
She was born April 24, 1925, in Pleasant Hill, the daughter of Jack
R. and Cecil Marie (Johnson) Webber.
May 12, 1956, she married Maurice R. Vowels in Kansas City.
Mrs. Vowels attended grade school and high school in Pleasant Hill.
She was a member of the Assembly of God Church and the Bertha Rebekah Lodge
#31 of Pleasant Hill.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Cecil Marie Bradshaw, March
22, 2000; and her husband, Maurice Vowels, Feb. 6, 1997.
Surviving are a brother, Robert Curtis Webber, Harrisonville; and a
sister, Patricia Ann Dyke, Lee's Summit.
Graveside services were Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
with the Rev. Jon Spalding officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Wallace Funeral Home,
In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the charity
of your choice.
Alva Morris Goddard
Alva Morris Goddard, 75, Archie, died Monday, Dec. 4 ,
at Cass Medical Center, Harrisonville.
Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Everett Community
Church, near Archie.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home,
Dorothy May Gillespie
April 10, 1935 - Nov. 29, 2000
Dorothy May "Dottie" Gillespie, 65, Pleasant Hill, died Friday, Nov.
29, at her home.
She was born April 10, 1935, in Calhoun, the daughter of Thomas and
Della (Parks) Chipman.
On April 10, 1955, she married George Ervin Gillespie in Harrisonville.
Mrs. Gillespie graduated from Calhoun High School. She had lived in
Clinton and Harrisonville before moving to Pleasant Hill in 1970.
She worked at AT&T in Lee’s Summit prior to her retirement in 1991.
She was a member of the First Christian Church in Harrisonville.
Mrs. Gillespie was preceded in death by her husband, George Ervin Gillespie
Surviving are a son, George Thomas Gillespie, Albert Lee, Minn.; a
daughter, Tina Irene Damron, Marble Falls, Texas; her mother, Della Chipman,
Pleasant Hill; four brothers, Gerald Chipman, Belton, Thomas Parks Chipman,
Lee’s Summit, Henry Joseph Chipman, Santa Maria, Calif., and Robert Eugene
Chipman, Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, the Rev. Della Irene Davis, Mission,
No funeral service scheduled.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Stanley & Son Funeral
Home, Pleasant Hill.
Carl Earl Hoffman
Carl Earl Hoffman, 76, Warsaw, formerly of Harrisonville, died Monday,
Dec. 4, at Bothwell Regional Health Center, Sedalia.
Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at the Atkinson Chapel,
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Atkinson Chapel, Harrisonville.
A Masonic service will be at 10:45 a.m.
Burial will be in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville, under the direction
of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Agnes Loretta Long
Sept. 13, 1910 - Nov. 28, 2000
Agnes Loretta Long, 90, Harrisonville, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Cass
Medical Center, Harrisonville.
She was born September 13, 1910, in Arnett, Oklahoma, the daughter
of Almus L. and Elizabeth (Brown) Todd.
Mrs. Long moved to Missouri in 1915 and was a lifelong Harrisonville
She married Kenneth Long on December 24, 1934, at Loretta’s parent’s
home in Harrisonville.
Loretta graduated from Harrisonville High School in 1929 and then continued
her education at Cottey College in Nevada, Mo.
She began her teaching career in 1931 and taught at Elm Branch, Knight
and Walnut Grove, all one-room schools in rural Cass County. She later
taught junior high math in Peculiar before joining the Harrisonville School
faculty in 1954 and continued to teach there until she retired on May 19,
1975, having taught in Cass County for 31 years.
Mrs. Long also earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Central
Missouri State during the years she taught in Harrisonville.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Harrisonville; Bayard
Chapter No. 179, Order of Eastern Star and was a past matron; Mary Sibley
Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution; Missouri Retired Teachers’
Association and Missouri Alpha Delta Kappa and was a past president.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Kenneth Long,
on Dec. 24, 1996; and two brothers, Silas and Howard Todd.
She is survived by two daughters, Betty Fay Beham, Billings, Mont.,
and Mary Kay Long, Concord, Calif.; two brothers, A.L. Todd Jr., Peculiar,
and William B. Todd, Harrisonville; six grandchildren, Mark T. Danforth,
J. Scott Danforth, Randy J. Danforth, Ray C. Noland, K. Bruce Noland and
Dianne (Noland) Cowan; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
Ted Lorts provided the music.
Casketbearers were Mark Danforth, Scott Danforth, Ray Noland, Bruce
Noland, Richard Cowan and Mike Todd.
Services were Saturday, December 2, 2000, at 10 a.m. at the Atkinson
Funeral Home, Harrisonville, with the Rev. Charles Sutton officiating.
Interment was in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville, under the direction of
the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Ernest Frank Snuggs
Sept. 18, 1918 - Nov. 27, 2000
Ernest Frank Snuggs, 82, Adrian, died Monday, Nov. 27, at Bates County
Memorial Hospital, Butler.
He was born Sept. 18, 1918, in Akron, Colo., the son of Frank Ernest
and Madge Marie (Auten) Snuggs.
Mr. Snuggs was a high school graduate and had worked for most of his
life as an over-the-road truck driver. Many of those years were spent working
for C.J. Yoder Trucking in Pleasant Hill.
He enlisted in the United States Army Jan. 24, 1940, and served during
World War II. He was discharged as a first sergeant Feb. 27, 1945.
On July 22, 1965, he married Lucy J. (Rinehart) Randall.
He lived in the Freeman community from 1970 until 1989 when he moved
to the Adrian area.
Surviving are his wife, Lucy "Sue" Snuggs; three sons, Jerry Randall,
Gary Randall and John Randall; three daughters, Nancy Rick, Jaunita Butler
and Marsha LaFollette; and 10 grandchildren.
Honorary casketbearers were Brett Dawn, Travis Dawn, Cole Dawn, Ricky
LaFollette, Justin LaFollette, Don VanBlack and Jim Rinehart.
Casketbearers were Jerry Randall, Gary Randall, James D. Butler Sr.,
James D. Butler Jr., Dale Kendrick and Norman Hilbus.
Graveside services and burial were Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Mount
Olivet Cemetery, Butler, with the Rev. Steve Knoll of the Victory Assembly
of God Church, Adrian, officiating. Full military honors were provided
by members of the United States Army.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home,
Pauline Norman Viles
April 25, 1909 - Nov. 27, 2000
Pauline Norman Viles, 91, Harrisonville, died Monday, Nov. 27, at St.
Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City.
She was born April 25, 1909, in Harrisonville, the daughter of William
and Ollie (McGartlin) Burchett.
In 1925, she married William A. Norman. They were married for 56 years.
They farmed and built the Shamrock Motel and operated it for 17 years.
July 17, 1986, she married Basil Viles.
Mrs. Viles was a member of the RLDS Church in Pleasant Hill. She was
also a member of the senior citizens and Royal Neighbors.
Preceding her in death were her husband, William Norman, in 1984; her
husband, Basil Viles, May 13, 1994; two children, Billie Marie in 1992
and Harold Lee in 1983; two brothers, Howard and Clifford; and a stepson,
Surviving are a stepson, Don Carlile, Pleasant Hill; two stepdaughters,
Lavonne Carlile, Pleasant Hill, and Georgia Beeman, Houston, Texas; nine
grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 12
Honorary casketbearers were Clyde Foreman, Bryan Foreman, Mike Foreman
and William Foreman.
Casketbearers were Alan Foreman, David Foreman, Steven Carlile, Donnie
Carlile, Dick Johnson and Brandon Henry.
Services were Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Atkinson Chapel, Harrisonville,
with Evangelist Don Carlile of the RLDS Church, Pleasant Hill, officiating.
Susan Holden was the soloist.
Burial was in the Orient Cemetery in Harrisonville under the direction
of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
William Hugh Wilson Sr.
Dec. 14, 1919 - Dec. 1, 2000
William Hugh "Bill" Wilson Sr., 80, Harrisonville, died Friday, Dec.
1, at Golden Years, Harrisonville.
He was born Dec. 14, 1919, in DeSoto, the son of Charles William and
Daisy Isabelle (Staton) Wilson.
Mr. Wilson was a 1939 graduate of Harrisonville High School.
On Jan. 16, 1944, he married Nancy Elizabeth Roberts in Harrisonville.
He was employed as a signalman for Missouri Pacific Railroad, Kansas
City, until his retirement in 1964. Later, he was employed by Wagner Electronics,
Mr. Wilson was a member of the United Methodist Church, Harrisonville,
and an Army veteran of World War II serving in the South Pacific. He was
a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4409, Harrisonville, and
served as a past commander of several VFW posts in Missouri.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and two infant daughters.
Surviving are his wife, Nancy Elizabeth Wilson, Harrisonville; a son
William H. Wilson Jr., Warsaw; three daughters, Joyce M. Wilson, Lee’s
Summit, Carol L. Cambron, Omaha, Neb., Pamela J. Kormann, Jefferson City;
a brother, Gene Wilson, Park Hills; and four grandchildren.
Services were Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville,
with the Rev. Richard Curry officiating.
Burial was in the Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville, with the military
service provided by the Harrisonville Honor Guard.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s
Nov. 30, 1981 - Nov. 30, 2000
Stevie Zeiler, 19, Harrisonville, died Thursday, Nov. 30, at his home.
He was born Nov. 30, 1981, in Kansas City.
Mr. Zeiler was employed by the Wilbert Vault Company of Grandview.
Preceding him in death was a brother, Kyle Zeiler, in 1993.
Surviving are his father, Steven Wade Zeiler, and Diane French, Belton;
his mother, Debbi Harris, Phoenix, Ariz.; a brother, Jacob Zeiler, Belton;
and three sisters, Brianda Harris and Lee French, both of Belton, and Mackenzie
Zeiler, Phoenix; paternal grandfather, John W. Zeiler, Harrisonville; paternal
grandmother, Virginia M. Zeiler, Lexington; maternal grandmother, Verna
Roberts, Phoenix; stepgrandfather, Chad Rees, Blue Springs.
Services were Monday, Dec. 4, at E.K. George & Sons Belton Chapel.
Burial was in the Belton Cemetery under the arrangements of E.K. George
& Sons, Belton.