Obits

Coleta Faye Blackburn went to the Kingdom of God to be reunited with family and friends on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, at 4:10 p.m. Coleta was born near Gould Farm, MO, on August 14, 1915, to Phyllis Anne Ennis Crist and William Franklin Crist. She married Doctor Hugh “Sweet” Blackburn in 1933. They...
Rick Douglas Gardner, age 59, a resident of Braymer, MO, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, at his residence. Rick was born the son of William and Theresa (Ford) Gardner on April 21, 1961, in Bakersfield, CA. He was united in marriage to Dana Clevenger on March 12, 2014, in Chillicothe. She...
Donald Wayne Walker, age 80, of Springfield, MO, passed away on Oct. 26, 2020, in Springfield, surrounded by his family. Don was born in Hamilton to Dick Walker and Arlene (Holbrook) Walker on July 10, 1940. He attended Penney High School and graduated in 1958. He worked at Remington Arms. He...
Robert Lehman Wilson, age 93, of Cameron, MO, passed away Oct. 31, 2020, at Leavenworth Veteran’s Hospital. He was born May 18, 1927, in Winston to Emmett and Anna (McDaniel) Wilson. He was the first of eight children. Bob served in the US Army from 1945-1947. He married Charlotte Calhoun in 1947....
Randall Kelly, age 96, of Palm Springs, CA, passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Mr. Kelly was born Jan. 25, 1924, to Ray and Sylvia Kelly in Braymer. On May 6, 1944, he married Dorthy Maack in Kansas City, KS. He had a long career building homes in and around Liberty. He and his wife, Dorthy,...
William “Billy” Holtzclaw, age 82, a long time resident of Excelsior Springs, MO, died Friday, Oct. 30 at Liberty Hospital. Billy was born July 11, 1938, in Elmira to Charles and Burnice (Fields) Holtzclaw. He worked in auto repair most of his career, and prior to that as a farmer. He was an avid...
Betty Jo Phillips, age 88, of Lawson, MO, passed on Nov. 1, 2020, at her daughter’s home. Betty Jo was born on Dec. 15, 1931, in Carroll County, to Alex Johnson and Opal (Dodson) Johnson. She was the youngest of three children. She was baptized on Nov. 29, 1945, at Norborne Baptist Church and...
Eva I. McQueen, age 101, of Hamilton, MO, passed away Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. She was born Feb. 20, 1919, in Agency, to Mullie and Amanda (Jones) Roark. Eva married James McQueen on her birthday in 1943; he preceded her in death in 1979. In her own words, she loved gardening, flowers and even farm...
On Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, Samantha Jo "Sammy" Hovey received her angel wings due to a head injury. She left this earthly world but continues giving joy thru her gracious organ donations. Her smile and fun loving spirit will always be remembered by family and friends.  She was born on Sept. 9, 1990...
Robert Lobb (right)
Robert Deryl “Bob” Lobb, age 91, of Norborne, MO, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at Ray County Hospital in Richmond. Bob was born on May 12, 1929, in Kansas City, KS, the son of Hollis E. and Zella Mae (Lister) Lobb. He was united in marriage to Joyce Elaine Stoner of Norborne on Sept. 2, 1951. She...

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