Obits

Rita Mae (Howell) Cox, age 86, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at her home in Lee’s Summit, MO. Rita was born Oct. 13, 1929, in Mirabile, to Madge and Eldon Howell. She graduated from Polo High School and the University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, where she earned a master’s degree in...
Carolyn Cay (Schmidt) Peterson, age 65, of Breckenridge, MO, passed away unexpectedly in Chillicothe on Aug. 31, 2016. Carolyn was born on Oct. 18, 1950, in Greenfield, IA, to LaVerne Schmidt and Leila Mitchell Schmidt Zike. She grew up in Atlantic, IA, and graduated from high school there in 1968...
Mark Carter, age 61, of Polo, MO, entered eternal life peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Aug. 30, 2016. Mark entered this life Sept. 23, 1954, the son of Doris and Imogene O’Kelly Carter in Braymer. He attended Polo schools growing up and lived the last 25 years in Polo. On...
Lois June Albertson, age 84, of Hastings, NE, formerly of Polo, MO, entered eternal life Aug. 25, 2016, surrounded by her loving family at a care facility in Hastings. Lois entered this life on Oct. 6, 1931, the daughter of Carl and Margarette (Neill) Lewellyn in New York. She grew up and lived in...
Reba Nadine Silkwood, age 92, a resident of Chillicothe, MO, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at the Baptist Home in Chillicothe. Reba Nadine Silkwood was born on Dec. 3, 1923, in Braymer, to James B. Clevenger and Jessie Reba (Yaokum) Clevenger. She was married to Virgil Eston Silkwood on...
Archie Linville, age 93, of Gallatin, MO, passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home in Hamilton. Archie was born Aug. 12, 1923, the son of Sinyard and Nettie (Place) Linville near Gallatin. Archie joined the Army Air Force in 1943, serving his country for two years during...
Byrl Gene Alexander, age 75, of North Kansas City, MO, passed away Aug. 16, 2016. Byrl was born Sept. 14, 1940, to Wyatt and Ada (Davis) Alexander in Nettleton. He married the love of his life, Jodelle Shoemaker, and they would of celebrated 47 years of marriage in Sept. He was a member of the...
Martha Kay (Rose) Burns, age 73, a resident of Braymer, MO, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at Golden Age Nursing Home in Braymer. Martha was born the daughter of Norman F. and Wilma Frances (Bowles) Rose on Oct. 12, 1942, in Carroll County. She was united in marriage to Norman Russell...
Charles Wesley “Wes” James, age 58, of Cameron, MO, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at the Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home in Hamilton. Wes was born on Nov. 7, 1957, in Cameron, to Orin L. James, Jr. and Mary Della Green James. He had graduated from the Osborn high school in 1976. Wes had worked...
C.H. Houghton, Jr., age 94, of Polo, MO, passed away at his home in Polo on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. C.H. was born on Jan. 20, 1922, in Mirabile, to C.H. and Jennie McNary Houghton. He had graduated from the Mirabile High School. He had been a farmer and had been committed to developing the potential...

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