Obits

Martha Sue “Susie” (Hill) Martin, age 77, of Turney, MO, entered eternal life Sept. 25, 2016, at her home after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Susie entered this life May 2, 1939, near Rockingham, in Ray County, the daughter of William Charles and Mae Belle (Knight) Hill. Susie grew up in...
Billy Edward Campbell, age 84, a resident of Braymer, MO, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Golden Age Nursing Home in Braymer. Billy was born the son of Clarence and Mildred Ada (Wicks) Campbell on March 23, 1932, in St. Clair County. He served in the US Marine Corp. Billy was united in...
Darla Jean Ryan, age 76, of Hamilton, MO, passed away Sept. 21, 2016, at the Liberty Hospital in Liberty. She lived in Hamilton since 1980 and previously lived in Kingston. Darla was born on May 20, 1940, in Dover, OK, to Lloyd and Thelma Long Clark. She was a housewife, and she also worked in the...
Beverly Ann Creekmore, age 77, of Savannah, MO, formerly of St. Joseph and Benson, AZ, passed away on Sept. 14, 2016, at the La Verna Care Center in Savannah. Beverly was born on May 24, 1939, in Gallatin, to Homer and Dorothy Ella McMichael New. She attended school at the Hamilton High School....
Leonard “Lenny” Lewis Witthar, age 65, of Polo, MO, entered eternal life Sept. 13, 2016, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Lenny entered this life Jan. 9, 1951, the son of Leonard Warren and Margaret Mary Donahue Witthar in Fort Jackson, SC.  He grew up around Liberty and attended...
Larry Edwin Gough, age 70, of Kidder, MO, passed away on Sept. 11, 2016, at the North Kansas City Hospital in North Kansas City. Larry had lived in Kidder since 1973. Larry was born on Sept. 30, 1945, in Kansas City, to Lester and May Smith Gough. He graduated from the Lee’s Summit High School in...
Karle Kresse, age 83, of Kingston, MO, passed away on Sept. 9, 2016, at the Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cameron. He and his wife had lived in Kingston for the past 42 years, and he had previously lived in Cameron and Hamilton. Karle was born on Oct. 2, 1932, in Clinton County, to...
Helen B. (McCoy) Porter, age 74, of Polo, MO, formerly of Sedalia, entered eternal life on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at Valley Manor Nursing and Rehab in Excelsior Springs. Helen was born Feb. 2, 1942, in Sedalia, to Lee Garland McCoy, Sr. and Ethal Mae (Bostwick) McCoy. In 1960 Helen moved to the...
Robert “Bob” Halsey, age 85, of Polo, MO, entered eternal life Sept. 8, 2016, at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, after a brief illness. Bob entered this life June 2, 1931, the son of Glenn and Winifred Jones Halsey in Kansas City. Later his mother married Jesse Farmer and Bob gained a stepfather and...
Donal D. Guffey
Donal D. Guffey, age 90, of Columbia, MO, died on Sept. 7, 2016, at his home in Columbia. Mr. Guffey was a former director, senior vice-president and general counsel of The Gas Service Company of Kansas City. He retired in 1982. He was born in Kingston to John W. and Elsie M. Guffey. He graduated...

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