Obits

Marvin Tomlinson, age 66, of Polo, MO, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at his residence. Marvin was born on Jan. 1, 1949, in Kansas City, to Marvin A. and Doris (Richardson) Tomlinson. He was a high school graduate and attended college. Marvin was a retired truck driver after many years of service. He...
Cheri Ann Barnard, age 63, of Independence, MO, formerly of Hamilton, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Liberty Hospital. Cheri was born May 18, 1952, in Braymer, the daughter of Dean L. and Opal (Emery) Barnard. She was a manager at Independence Federal Credit Union. Cheri was preceded in...
Wilma Ruth Lewellen, age 94, of Kingston, MO, passed away on July 31, 2015, at the Cameron Regional Medical Center in Cameron. She had lived in Caldwell County almost all of her life. Wilma was born on Oct. 5, 1920, in Breckenridge, to Glenn R. and Katheryn Meneely Looney. She was a 1938 graduate...
Barbara James, age 85, of Kansas City, MO, passed away on July 29, 2015, at North Kansas City Hospital. She was born on Oct. 4, 1929, the daughter of LeRoy and Elsie Mae (Morris) Brown in Bethany. She married William E. “Jr” James, Jr. He preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 1995. She owned and...
Mary Barron, age 69, a resident of Independence, MO, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Center Point Medical Center in Independence. Mary was born Sept. 22, 1945, in Brownwood, TX, the daughter of Murl (John) Copple and Anna Lee Adams. She received her nursing license in 1989, and worked as...
Bonnie Mae Leakey (Boswell), a resident of Braymer, MO, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2015, at Northcare Hospice in North Kansas City. Bonnie was born on April 6, 1931, in Grayson, the daughter of Ezra and Mattie (Thompson) Boswell. She was a 1948 graduate of Gower High School in Gower, where she...
Carol LaVon (Dale) Fordyce, age 83, of Kidder, MO, passed away at her home on Friday, July 24, 2015. She was born on Jan. 14, 1932, in Blue Ridge, to Vilas and Mabel (Ray) Dale. Carol married Calvin C. Fordyce on April 15, 1948, in Trenton. They were married 67 years. She was in numerous Extension...
Calvin C. Fordyce, age 90, of Kidder, MO, passed away at his home on Friday, July 24, 2015. He was born on May 8, 1925, in Bethany, to Roy and Goldie (Nighthart) Fordyce. On April 15, 1948, he married Carol LaVon Dale and they shared 67 years of marriage until his death. He graduated from Bethany...
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...

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