Obits

Vivian L. Coffman, age 90, of Lathrop, MO, formerly of Polo, died Friday, July 24, 2015, at an Excelsior Springs hospital. She was born on Oct. 16, 1924 in Braymer to George C. and Amanda E. (Day) O’Dell. She was a high school graduate and a Christian. She was preceded in death by her parents; her...
Elizabeth Ann “Bessie” (Lewis) Sheetz, age 98, daughter of David Roderick and Nellie A. (Heare) Lewis was born June 30, 1917 in Livingston County, Dawn, MO, and passed July 24, 2015 at the Golden Age Nursing Home in Braymer. At an early age she joined the Bethany Baptist Church. She graduated from...
Lendol “Butch” Copple, Jr., age 73, a resident of Chillicothe, MO, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at his residence. Lendol was born the son of Lendol and Jeraldine (Phillips) Copple, Sr. on July 29, 1941, in Breckenridge. He was a 1959 graduate of Breckenridge High School in Breckenridge....
Nellie Marie Gurley, age 95, a resident of Braymer, MO, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Golden Age Nursing Home in Braymer. Nellie was born the daughter of Rudolph and Alice (Pitzer) Meyers on July 3, 1920, in Hannibal. She was united in marriage to Joel Clarence (Whick) McBee on Feb. 8...
Ella Mae (McClelland) Axon passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015. She resided in Phoenix, AZ, where she spent her later years near her son and family. Ella Mae was born Nov. 28, 1920 in Breckenridge, Mo. She was preceded in death by her husband William (Bill) Axon, who passed away in 2003. Ella Mae...
Marshall L. Tezon
Marshall Lee Tezon, 70, of Kansas City, MO passed away July 13, 2015. A graveside service will be 10:00 am Saturday, July 18th at Calvary Cemetery, 6901 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO 64131. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Wayside Waifs, 3901 Martha Truman Rd...
Catherine N. Hart
Surrounded by her three children, Catherine N. Hart, age 95, of Platte City, passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord on July 15, 2015. She was born on April 8, 1920 in Braymer, MO, to Glen L. Rinehart and Lena Pearl Wilds Rinehart. Catherine was married to Gerald B. Hart on June 14, 1947. Her...
Mildred Louise Barnes, age 97, of Lamoni, IA, passed away July 7, 2015. She was born on Jan. 9, 1918, the daughter of Ira Harrison and Rena (Mayes) Blevins in Caldwell County, southeast of Cowgill, MO. She stayed home for a year after graduating from high school in 1936, then she went to nurses...
Robert “Bob” Ray Wilcox, age 80, of Cameron, MO, passed away July 8, 2015. Bob was born on April 12, 1935, in Cameron to John Robert and Helen (Smith) Wilcox. Bob was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cameron, Boys Scout Troop, Tribe of Mic O Say and American Legion...
Maurine Jackson, age 101, of Trenton, MO, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at a nursing facility in Trenton. She was born Aug. 2, 1913, to John Olen and Ernie Jackson in Cowgill. Maurine married Roy Jackson in March 1936. He passed away in Aug. 1960. She was a bookkeeper and manager of Polo...

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