Obituary

Janet Sly Gottsch

Written on November 12, 2019

Janet Sly Gottsch passed peacefully from this world on October 24, 2019. She was born December 8, 1932, to John F. and Lorene Penny Sly in St. Joseph, Missouri, and grew up with her sister, Rosalee, in Fairfax, Missouri. She graduated from Fairfax High School in 1950, attended William Woods College and graduated from the  Continue Reading »

Lucretia Kay Baucom

Written on November 12, 2019

Lucretia Kay (Lester) Baucom, 57, Tarkio, Missouri, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019, in Tarkio. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the First Baptist Church, Tarkio. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall from  Continue Reading »

Homer Art Tohill

Written on November 12, 2019

Homer Art Tohill, the son of Kenneth and Mildred (Baxter) Chesley, was born February 22, 1938, in San Diego, California. He attended Phineas Banning High School in Long Beach, California, graduating in 1956, and later earned a Psychiatric Technician degree in Highland, California. On August 5, 1961, Art was united in marriage to Geraldine “Gerry”  Continue Reading »

Wendell L. Johnson

Written on November 12, 2019

Wendell L. Johnson, the son of Harry Marshall and AnnaBelle (Stevens) Johnson, was born December 13, 1948, in Elmo, Missouri. Wendell graduated from Westboro High School, Westboro, Missouri, in 1966. He then graduated from Central Technical Institute where he studied electronics. On September 28, 1969, Wendell was united in marriage to Nina Morrison and they  Continue Reading »

Mary R. (Heard) Lehman

Written on November 5, 2019

Mary R. (Heard) Lehman, the daughter of Bill and Donnitta (Moslander) Heard, was born July 19, 1965, in Iowa City, Iowa. She attended Tarkio, Missouri, schools and graduated from Mt. Vernon, Indiana, high school in 1984. On September 5, 1986, Mary was united in marriage to Hank W. Lehman at the Tarkio Church Of God.  Continue Reading »

H. Art Tohill

Written on October 29, 2019

Homer Art Tohill, 81, Tarkio, Missouri, passed away Thursday, October 24, 2019, in Omaha, Nebraska. The body has been cremated. All memorial services are pending. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com. Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.

Gary Hulett

Written on October 29, 2019

Gary Hulett, age 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. He was born June 19, 1940, to Lewis Hulett and Eva (Maness) Hulett. He married the love of his life, Norma Hawk, on May 31, 1964. To this marriage three children were born: Sherry Hulett Stoll, Darlene Hulett Schwindt, and  Continue Reading »

Kevin Leroy Hurst

Written on October 29, 2019

Kevin Leroy Hurst, the son of Charles Leroy and Mildred Mae (Nelson) Hurst, was born July 1, 1959, in Fairfax, Missouri. Kevin graduated from Tarkio High School in 1977 and University of Missouri-Columbia, in 1981 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics and as a member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma fraternity. On May 19,  Continue Reading »

Ardith J. Cook

Written on October 29, 2019

Ardith J. Cook, the daughter of Everett and Ethel (Curry) Dawson, was born March 18, 1928, south of Rock Port, Missouri. She graduated from Rock Port High School in 1946. On April 7, 1946, Ardith was united in marriage to Bill Cook in Hiawatha, Kansas. They became the parents of five sons: Dale, Stan, Keith,  Continue Reading »

Marilea Nietfeld

Written on October 29, 2019

Marilea Carlson Nietfeld was born September 8, 1932, and was received into the arms of her Lord on October 15, 2019. She was raised on a farm in Tarkio, Missouri, with eight siblings. She pursued a career in nursing and met her husband, Harlan, in the halls of Rose Hospital, where they were both employed.  Continue Reading »

Alan Eugene McAdams

Written on October 23, 2019

Alan Eugene McAdams, 78, of Joplin, Missouri, departed this life on Friday, October 18, 2019, while at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri, after a brief illness. Alan entered this life on March 25, 1941, in Loup City, Nebraska, son of the late Charles L. and Margaret A. (McGlone) McAdams. He was raised in Tarkio, Missouri,  Continue Reading »

Robert C. “Bob” Crouse

Written on October 22, 2019

Robert C. “Bob” Crouse, 94, left the earth from Tiffany Heights Care Center in Mound City, Missouri, on October 18, 2019, to join his lifelong love Jeane. Bob will be remembered as devoted to his wife, his family, his church, his community, and his country. He worked 58 years in the business he loved where  Continue Reading »