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|Irene R. McKinney - January 13, 2017|
Irene R. McKinney, 98 of Columbia, Missouri, formerly of Higginsville died on Friday, January 13, 2017, at South Hampton Place in Columbia, Missouri.
Born Monday, May 13, 1918 in Freedom, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Oscar Simmons and the late Frances Lukenbill Simmons.
She lived most of her life in Schell City, MO. She married William R. McKinney on November 13, 1939. She was a homemaker. They moved to Higginsville in 1962...
|Ethel "JK" Johnson - January 12, 2017|
Ethel "JK" Johnson, 76 of Mayview, Missouri died on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at North Care Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.
Born Sunday, February 4, 1940 in Mayview, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Edward Johnson and the late Lutie Turner Johnson.
Ethel lived all of her life in Mayview. She was a member of Zion A.M.E. Church in Mayview. She served on the City Council and also served as Mayor Pro-Tem. She served on the...
|James E. Nuelle - January 12, 2017|
James E. Nuelle, 95 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at his home.
Born Tuesday, October 18, 1921 in Lexington, Missouri, he was the son of the late Henry Nuelle and the late Irene Welch Nuelle.
He served as a Staff Sgt. in the Army Air Corps from 1942 until 1945. He was a Veteran of World War II, He was a mailman for the US Postal Service, retiring in January 1985.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic...
|Kenneth H. Fischer - January 10, 2017|
Kenneth H. Fischer, 69 of Wellington, Missouri died on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, Missouri.
Born Thursday, April 10, 1947 in Carrollton, Missouri, he was the son of the late Otto Fischer and the late Ona Ward Fischer.
He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War from 1966 - 1970, ranking as an E-5.
He married Sharon Franke Fischer on March 25, 1972 and she survives of the home. They...
|Laura Ann Lee - December 31, 2016|
Laura Ann Lee, 56 of Higginsville, Missouri, died on Saturday, December 31, 2016, at her residence.
Born Thursday, February 25, 1960 in Sedalia, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Alva Rasa and the late Doris Arnold Rasa.
Laura married Jerry C. Lee on December 7, 2005. They moved to Higginsville in 2007 from Sweet Springs, MO. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are three daughters, Tosha (Richard) Boswell of Blue Springs, MO, Amy...
|Carolyn L. Morris - December 30, 2016|
Carolyn L. Morris, 68 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Friday, December 30, 2016, at her residence.
Born Monday, July 19, 1948 in Kansas City, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Elmer Morris and the late Lorene Jeude Morris. She was raised by her foster parents Sam and Ellen Schooling.
She lived most of her life in Higginsville and was a member of Central Christian Church. She was a former assembly worker at Lafayette County...
|Mark K. Cheatham - December 25, 2016|
Mark Kevin Cheatham, 63 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Sunday, December 25, 2016, at Truman Gardens in Independence, Missouri.
Born Friday, October 16, 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the son of the late John Cheatham and the late Myrtle Vaden Cheatham.
Surviving are one sister, Mary Ellen Baker of Grand Junction, CO; nephew, Eric (Michelle) Lindahl of Odenton, MD; niece, Jenial Baker of Cedar Hill, MO.
A memorial service will...
|Allene Goers - December 22, 2016|
Allene Goers, 92 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Thursday, December 22, 2016, at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville, Missouri.
Born Thursday, February 28, 1924 in St. James, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Galloway Spurgeon and the late Clara Ferris Spurgeon. She married Armin D. Goers on May 23, 1942 and he preceded her in death on October 30, 2005.
She graduated from Bland High School in 1942. She lived most of her life in...
|Doris Whitsitt - December 11, 2016|
Doris Jean Whitsitt, 87 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville, Missouri.
Born Sunday, March 3, 1929 in Higginsville, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Horace McCulloch and the late Lula Tebbenkamp McCulloch. She lived all of her life in the HIgginsville, Mayview area.
She married J. Eldon Whitsitt on May 12, 1950 and he survives of the home. She was a member of Mt. Tabor...
|Larry "Toad" Aversman - December 9, 2016|
Larry "Toad" Aversman, 69 of Corder, Missouri died on Friday, December 9, 2016, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.
Born Thursday, May 1, 1947 in Waverly, Missouri, he was the son of the late Everett Aversman and the late Mary Wessler Aversman.
He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waverly and a member of the Corder High School class of 1965. He lived most of his life in Corder and also lived in Warsaw for the past...
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