Edward Lee Bright

Written on January 15, 2019

Edward Lee Bright was born on September 5, 1940, near Little Rock, Arkansas. His parents were Claude and Christine (Faulkner) Bright. From age 8, Ed was raised by his grandparents, George and Rena (Edwards) Faulkner. He grew up with his little brother Gene “Jesse” and their uncles, Loyd and C.B. Faulkner. On December 14, 1969,  Continue Reading »

D. Ellen Kiehl

Written on January 15, 2019

D. Ellen Kiehl, the daughter of Marshall and Adeline (Faulkner) Jackson, was born July 24, 1947, in Craig, Missouri. She attended Craig High School, graduating in 1965. Ellen also attended technical school in Maryville, Missouri, receiving her licensed practical nurse certificate. In the early 1970’s, Ellen was united in marriage to Albert Schale. They became  Continue Reading »

Carl Lawrence

Written on January 15, 2019

Carl Lawrence, the son of Robert E. and Della Mae (Ellison) Lawrence, was born August 23, 1924, in Chadwick, Missouri. He attended Walnut Grove country school in Chadwick, Happy Hollow country school in Colorado, and then high school in Battlefield, Missouri. On July 10, 1944, Carl was united in marriage to Ella Marie Hampton in  Continue Reading »

James Rollie Cook

Written on January 9, 2019

James Rollie Cook, the son of Elza Sylvester and Lillie Ann (Maness) Cook, was born December 22, 1922, in rural Rock Port. He attended Lone Cedar country school, north of Rock Port, Missouri.  On January 10, 1943, Rollie entered the United States Army and served his country during World War II in multiple European Theatres.  Continue Reading »

Virginia Evelyn “Ginny” McCroskey

Written on January 9, 2019

Virginia “Ginny” McCroskey was born October 9, 1951, in Estes Park, Colorado, to Wallace “Mac” and Florence McCroskey. She married the love of her life, Robert “Bob” Edward Dodson, September 5, 1971, in Liberal, Kansas. They had one daughter, Doris Jean “DJ” Burke. Bob passed away unexpectedly on October 1, 1972, in a motorcycle accident.  Continue Reading »

Randell Neal Tracy

Written on January 9, 2019

Randell Neal Tracy, AKA “Tuffy” in his hometown of Laredo, and Randy to the rest of us, was born on January 25, 1965, at Trenton Hospital in Trenton, Missouri, to Charles and Marilyn Tracy. He was welcomed home by his older brother Steve, who became his sparring partner in many brotherly wrestling matches. Randy grew  Continue Reading »

Tammy Sue Simmons

Written on January 9, 2019

Tammy Sue Simmons, the daughter of Delmar and Karen (Appling) Schebaum, was born January 19, 1967, in Fairfax, Missouri. She attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri, graduating in 1985. On July 12, 1986, Tammy was united in marriage to George Elvon Simmons in Clarinda, Iowa. They made their home in Corning, Iowa, and became the  Continue Reading »

John Henry Cox

Written on January 9, 2019

John Henry Cox, former publisher of the Atchison County Mail, Rock Port, Missouri, died on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Santa Marta Retirement Community in Olathe, Kansas, at the age of 93. He was born on December 6, 1925, at the family home known locally as the “Green House” in Rock Port. John Henry was the son of H. Charles  Continue Reading »

Mista Lena Harms

Written on January 9, 2019

On December 12, 1917, in Hamburg, Iowa, Emet and Viola (Starnes) Lewis welcomed a daughter, Mista Lena, into the world. Mista lived a full life of 101 years, entering into eternal peace on December 27, 2018, at Community Hospital-Fairfax in Fairfax, Missouri. Mista attended school in Bingham and Coin. She was united in marriage to  Continue Reading »

Victor J. Stolinski

Written on January 9, 2019

Victor J. Stolinski, 75, Omaha, Nebraska, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at his home. Vic loved his children and grandchildren unconditionally and selflessly. The times spent with him will always be cherished for the memories they created; being full of adventures, laughs and lots of food. Survivors include his wife, Susan; daughters, Vickie (Samuel)  Continue Reading »

Eric Blaine Mulvania

Written on January 9, 2019

Eric Blaine Mulvania, 55, of Tarkio, Missouri, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, Missouri. He was born on September 16, 1963, to Ralph and Gertrude (Tiemeyer) Mulvania. He was baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church, Rock Port. Eric was preceded in death by his father; maternal grandparents, August and Myrtle  Continue Reading »

Wilma Fredora Randall

Written on December 28, 2018

Wilma Fredora Randall, the daughter of Emil Rudolph and Lena (Ideker) Krutz, was born on March 11, 1933, at Corning, Missouri. She attended the Corning High School till her senior year and then attended Craig High School where she graduated. On June 24, 1951, Wilma was united in marriage to Phillip Nathan Randall at the  Continue Reading »