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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 30, 2016

Chester Marshall

Jamestown mo
Rev. Chester Lee Marshall 88, of Jamestown, Mo., met his Lord, Christ Jesus, on September 27, 2016.

Chester Marshall

Jamestown mo
Rev. Chester Lee Marshall 88, of Jamestown, Mo., met his Lord, Christ Jesus, on September 27, 2016.
Rev. Richard Mason Ferris, 80, formerly of Poland, passed away quietly at his home with his family at his side on Sunday, September 25, 2016.

Dean Pardoe

California, mo
Dean Pardoe, 71, of California, Mo., passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at his home.

Chester Morrow Hays

Washington, mo
Chester Morrow Hays was born September 22, 1931, in Moniteau County, Mo., son of the late Quincy Byron Hays and wife, Letha Belle Morrow Hays. He passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016, in Washington, Mo., at the age of 84 years.

Janet Cline Howard

Prairie home, mo
Janet K. Cline Howard, 69, of Prairie Home, Mo., passed away at her home, September 7, 2016.

Dennis Garber

Tipton mo
Dennis T. Garber, age 92, of Tipton, passed away at the Veteran's Home in Warrensburg, Mo., on September 9, 2016.

Donald Simmons

Prairie home, mo
Donald Ray Simmons, 64, of Prairie Home, passed away at Four Seasons Living Care Center in Sedalia, Mo., Sept. 8, 2016.

Donald Simmons

Prairie home, mo
Donald Ray Simmons, 64, of Prairie Home, passed away at Four Seasons Living Care Center in Sedalia, Mo., Sept. 8, 2016.

Grace Clay

California, mo
Grace W. Clay , 102, died Saturday, September 10, 2016, at Moniteau Care Center in California, Mo.

Mary Holloway

Tipton mo
Mary L. Holloway, 85, of Tipton, Mo., passed away at Tipton Oak Manor on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

Brenda Scheperle

Russellville, mo
Brenda Kay Susan Scheperle, age 63, of Russellville, passed away Friday, September 2, 2016, at her home, surrounded by her family.

Lori Watson

California, mo
Lori Watson, 52, of California, Mo., passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016, at the Hospice House of Kansas City surrounded by her loving family.

Judy Taylor

California, mo
udy Ann Taylor, 68, of California, Mo., passed away at her home on Saturday, August 27, 2016.

Lillie Masterson

Clarksburg, mo
Infant, Lillie Ann Masterson, of Clarksburg, Mo., joined her Heavenly Father on Saturday, August 20, 2016, at the St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City, Mo.

Earl Miller

Russellville mo
Dr. Earl D. Miller, age 67, of Russellville, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016, at his home.

Beulah Wittenberger

California, mo
Beulah "LaVern" Wittenberger, 81, of California, Mo., passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the California Care Center.

Betty Dorsey

Jefferson city mo
Betty Lee Dorsey, 87, of Fortuna, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2016, at the Jefferson City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Dustin Mullins

Tipton mo
Dustin W. Mullins, 35, of California, Mo., passed away at his home on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

Virginia Kendrick

California, mo
Virginia Ruth Kendrick, 89, of California, Mo., passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Mo.

Sue Kidder

Jefferson city mo
Sue Kidder, 76, of Tipton, Mo., passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016, at Jefferson City Manor Care Center.

Connie Light

California, mo
Connie B. (Garcia) Light of California, Mo., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at Villa Marie.

Florence Kroeck

California, mo
Florence Iona (Chapman) Kroeck, 99, formerly of California, Mo., passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at her son's home in Berryville, Ark.

Geneva Shock

Jefferson city mo
Mrs. Geneva R. Shock, age 93 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., formerly of California, passed away Friday, July 29, 2016, surrounded by family at her daughter's home in Columbia, Mo.

David Kelsay

California, mo
David Kelsay, 69, of California, Missouri passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016 at California Care Center California, Missouri.

Lela Zey

California, mo
Lela Rozelle Zey, 98, of California, Mo., passed away at California Care Center on Saturday, July 16, 2016.

Joseph Dziadosz

Osage beach, mo
Joseph Edward Dziadosz, Jr., 68, departed this life Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach, Mo.

Vernie Murray

California, mo
Vernie Lee Murray, 86, of California, Mo., died Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Columbia, Mo.

Anna Brown

California, mo
Anna E. Brown, 77, of California, MO passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at her home.

Eula Pirtle

California, mo
Eula Mae Pirtle, 89, of California, MO passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at California Care Center.

Darwin Smith

Russellville mo
Darwin Archie Smith, age 64, of Russellville, went to be with his Lord, Friday, July 8, 2016, at University Hospital in Columbia surrounded by his family.

Carol Twaddle

California, mo
Carol Jean (Schelp) Twaddle, 81, of California, Mo., passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2016, at Tipton Oak Manor.

LaVerla Kistler

California, mo
LaVerla Ruth (Hill) Kistler, 77, of California, Mo., departed this earth on July 3, 2016, and joins husband Ronald Lee Kistler in heaven.

Larry Kroeger

Russellville mo
Larry Wayne Kroeger, age 62 of Russellville, Mo passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016, at his home.

Samuel Faith

California, mo
Samuel Neil Faith, 82, of California, Mo., passed away Monday, June 27, 2016 at California Care Center.

Everett Dietzel

Jamestown mo
Everett Dean Dietzel, 93, of Jamestown, Mo., passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at his home.

Eugene "Gene" Sanders

Montrose co
Eugene "Gene" Vincent Sanders, 58, died Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Montrose Memorial Hospital, Montrose, Colo.
James E. Moseley, 90, of California, Mo., passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital.

Duane Wicker

California, mo
Duane Wicker, 83, of California, Mo., passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016, at his home California, Mo.

Doris "Tiny" Walters

California, mo
Doris "Tiny" Walters, 79, of California, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, surrounded by family and friends.

Diana Klug

New bloomfield, mo
Mrs. Diana K. Klug, 63, of New Bloomfield, Mo., passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Villa Marie Nursing Home.

Robert Miller

Stover, mo
Robert Miller, 80, of Stover Mo., passed away at the Golden Age Living Center on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Eileen Wittenberger

California, mo
Eileen Wittenberger, 85, of Jamestown, passed away at California Care Center on Friday, June 17, 2016.

Karen Kirchoff

Jefferson city mo
Karen J. Kirchoff, age 64, of California, passed away Monday, June 13, 2016, at Villa Marie in Jefferson City, where she had been a resident since January 27, of this year.
Peggy L. Embry, age 75, of Laurie, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016, at her home.