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|Steve Long - February 17, 2017|
Steve Long, 53 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Friday, February 17, 2017, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri..
Born Thursday, July 30, 1963 in Lexington, Missouri, he was the son of Donald R. Long Jr. and Susie Helliker Long.
Steve lived all of his life in Higginsville and was a member of The First Baptist Church, Higginsville. He graduated in 1981 from Lafayette County C-1 High School and was currently the Right of...
|Ralph L. Dye - February 15, 2017|
Ralph L. Dye, 91 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at his home.
Born Monday, August 3, 1925 in Knoxville, Missouri, he was the son of the late Ralph Dye, Sr. and the late Forrestine Rainwater Dye.
He lived most of his life in Higginsville. He married Mazie Lou Chunn in 1945 and she preceded him in death in 1986. He married Thelma Smith in 1996 and she survives of the home.
Ralph was a heavy equipment...
|Glenn W. Emis - January 29, 2017|
Glenn W. Emis, 90 of Corder, Missouri died on Sunday, January 29, 2017, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg, Missouri.
Born Sunday, August 22, 1926 in Alma, Missouri, he was the son of the late William H. Emis, Jr. and the late Dora M. Strader Emis.
He served as a Corporal in the Marine Corps from 1944 until 1946. He was a Veteran of World War II.
He married Dorothy Ruth Buck on February 9, 1947. They moved to Corder in...
|Betty Lou Overstreet - January 26, 2017|
Betty Lou Overstreet, 86 of Blue Springs, Missouri died on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at her residence.
Born Monday, March 10, 1930 in Mayview, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late George Allender and the late Frances Kennedy Allender.
She lived in Mayview until 1975. She married Charles L. Overstreet that same year and moved to Blue Springs, MO. She was a secretary at Western Electric and then worked at Lucent, retiring in 1990.
|Ronald "Tubby" Summers - January 19, 2017|
Ronald "Tubby" Summers, 75 of Gravois Mills, Missouri died on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at Winchester Meadows in Sedalia, Missouri.
Born Friday, August 22, 1941 in Higginsville, Missouri, he was the son of the late John William Summers and the late Frances Beck Summers. He married Roberta Summers on November 23, 1974 who survives of the home.
Also surviving are one son, Robert "Bob" Strickland of Higginsville, MO: two daughters, Susan ...
|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...
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