Obituary

Meredith Keith Proctor

Written on November 13, 2018

Meredith Keith Proctor, the son of Howard Clayton and Phyllis Hope (Shandy) Proctor, was born November 21, 1938, in Phelps City, Missouri.  He attended school in Phelps City and Rock Port, Missouri. In 1964, Keith was united in marriage to Glenda Marie Kimball.  They made their home in the Rock Port and Watson, Missouri, areas  Continue Reading »

Helen R. Bowen

Written on November 13, 2018

Helen R. Bowen, the daughter of Ruford and Nellie (Hall) Kuhns, was born November 10, 1924, in Hamburg, Iowa.  She attended schools in Thurman and Hamburg, Iowa.    On May 20, 1942, Helen was united in marriage to William Richard (Dick) Bowen in Maryville, Missouri.  They became the parents of three sons, Gary, Mike and  Continue Reading »

AnnaBelle Johnson 1924-2018

Written on November 6, 2018

A funeral service for AnnaBelle Johnson was held at 10  a.m. Thursday, November 1, 2018, at the United Methodist Church in Westboro, Missouri. Interment was held at Center Grove Cemetery, Westboro. Reverend Julie Sanders officiated. Services were under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. AnnaBelle, the daughter of Robert Lesley and Ora Ethel (Nuckolls)  Continue Reading »

MaryAnne Pennel 1933-2018

Written on November 6, 2018

MaryAnne (Hawkins) Pennel, age 85, Fairfax, Missouri, gracefully and peacefully went home with her Lord on November 2, 2018, surrounded by her family following a courageous health battle. MaryAnne was born on February 5, 1933, to Cline Egbert Hawkins and Hazel C. (Bostwick) Hawkins on a farm east of Fairfax. MaryAnne attended school and church  Continue Reading »

Donald Lee “Ferd” Ray 1931-2018

Written on October 30, 2018

Donald Lee “Ferd” Ray, 87, of Fairfax, Missouri, passed away on October, 24, 2018, at Community Hospital-Fairfax surrounded by family. He was born August 7, 1931, to Clara Marie (Biggs) and R. Don Ray of Fairfax. He graduated from Fairfax High School in 1949 and worked several jobs in the area after graduation. He was  Continue Reading »

AnnaBelle Johnson 1924-2018

Written on October 30, 2018

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 1, 2018, at the Westboro United Methodist Church in Westboro, Missouri, for AnnaBelle Johnson. AnnaBelle was born November 13, 1924, and passed away at the age of 93 years on October 29, 2018. Interment will take place at Center Grove Cemetery, Westboro. The family  Continue Reading »

Brownville Concert Series Announces Passing of Founder James H. Keene, III

Written on October 30, 2018

The Brownville Concert Series recently announced the passing of its founder and long-time program director, James H. Keene, III, on October 17, 2018. Jim had retired from Peter Kiewit Sons’ company as director, vice-president, and president of several subsidiary companies. Jim was a community leader throughout his life and shared his talents generously. The arts  Continue Reading »

Michael A. (Mike) Umbarger 1959-2018

Written on October 23, 2018

A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 18, 2018, at Westboro United Methodist Church, Westboro, Missouri, for Michael A. (Mike) Umbarger. Interment was held at Center Grove Cemetery, Westboro. Pastor Julie Sanders officiated. Services were under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. Mike, the son of John Duane and Laveta Vaun  Continue Reading »

Jude Thaddeus Pinzino 1938-2018

Written on October 23, 2018

Jude Thaddeus Pinzino, 80, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Rock Port, Missouri. Jude was born on March 1, 1938, in St. Joseph, Missouri, to the late Emilio “Jimmy” and Violet (Dunbar) Pinzino. He attended Christian Brothers High School and graduated from Lafayette High School. Mr.  Continue Reading »

Beverley Ellen Slemp 1928-2018

Written on October 23, 2018

Beverley Ellen Slemp, age 90, Fairfax, Missouri, died October 14, 2018, at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, after a brief illness. Beverley was born July 25, 1928, in Farragut, Iowa. She was one of three children born to Merle and Opal (Martin) Barton. She was a graduate of Fairfax High School, Class of 1945. Beverley was united  Continue Reading »

Lois Evelyn Bennington 1924-2018

Written on October 23, 2018

Lois Evelyn Bennington, the daughter of Charles Sr. and Juanita (Million) Herron, was born January 27, 1924, in Watson, Missouri.  Lois attended grade school at North Polk country school and graduated from Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Missouri, in 1941. On June 6, 1943, Lois was united in marriage to Conley M. Bennington, Jr.  Continue Reading »

Richard Donald Spiegel 1921-2018

Written on October 23, 2018

Richard Donald Spiegel, 97, of Hamburg, Iowa, passed away October 21, 2018, at the Ambassador Care Center in Nebraska City, Nebraska. Richard, son of Helena (Nook) and Andrew Spiegel, was born April 25, 1921, in Atchison County, Missouri. He attended Union School, walking the two miles from his home at age four. He graduated from  Continue Reading »