Obituary

Jay Dee Clinkingbeard 1938-2022

Written on August 9, 2022

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio, Missouri, for Jay Dee Clinkingbeard. Rev. Franz J. Brandenburg and Chris Stevens will officiate. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, prior to the service. A private family inurnment will be held  Continue Reading »

Pamela A. Cooper 1947-2022

Written on August 4, 2022

Pamela A. Cooper, the daughter of John Turner and Betty Jean (Cooper) Prather, was born August 19, 1947, in St. Joseph, Missouri. She attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri, graduating in 1965. Pam attended Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado, for two years before attending University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. She graduated in 1969, receiving a  Continue Reading »

Margaret “Peggy” Keenan 1964-2022

Written on August 4, 2022

Margaret “Peggy” Renee Keenan, 57, passed away Monday, July 18, 2022. She was born September 3, 1964, in Columbia, Missouri. She is the beloved daughter of Alan and Joy McAdams. Peggy lived her childhood in rural Nebraska. Peggy was a devoted loving wife of Patrick Keenan and mother of three children, Sean Long, Sarah Quezada  Continue Reading »

Kathleen Ann Reynolds 1951-2022

Written on July 19, 2022

Kathleen Ann Reynolds, the daughter of Lester and Florence (Kemper) Rolf, was born February 28, 1951, in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from Tarkio High School in Tarkio, Missouri, and attended two years at Immanuel School of Nursing, Omaha, graduating as a registered nurse. Kathleen was baptized, confirmed, and later united in marriage to Thomas Reynolds  Continue Reading »

Vera Marie Stephens 1920-2022

Written on July 12, 2022

Vera Marie Stephens, age 102, formerly of Fairfax, Missouri, died Monday, July 11, 2022, at Wathena Rehab and Care Center, Wathena, Kansas. Vera was born January 29, 1920, in Craig, Missouri. She was the daughter of the late John Francis and Maude (Lawrence) O’Dell. Vera attended school in Craig. She was united in marriage to  Continue Reading »

Robert Lee Crabtree 1928-2022

Written on July 12, 2022

Robert “Bob” Lee Crabtree joined his Maker on Saturday, July 9, 2022. Bob loved the Lord and was very active in the Lutheran church throughout his life. Bob was born February 14, 1928, to Lee Arthur Crabtree and Mary Elizabeth (Templeton) Crabtree in Fairfax, Missouri. Bob grew up in Rock Port, Missouri, participating in football  Continue Reading »

Phyllis Irene Culver 1928-2022

Written on July 5, 2022

Phyllis Irene Culver, 93, went to our Lord Friday, July 1, 2022, in Wilber, Nebraska. The daughter of Harold and Marcella (Lyle) Hackett, Phyllis was born in Burlington Junction, Missouri, on October 10, 1928. She attended Burlington Junction schools. On July 5, 1945, Phyllis was united in marriage to Loren D. Culver, Jr. in Leavenworth,  Continue Reading »

Dovie L. Colflesh 1925-2022

Written on July 5, 2022

Dovie L. Colflesh, 96, Tarkio, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2022, in Tarkio. Survivors are children, Betty (Pat) Daily, Essexville, Michigan, Richard (Loretta) Colflesh, Steubenville, Ohio, Gary (Patti) Colflesh, Bloomingdale, Ohio, and David (Judy) Colflesh, Tarkio; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her parents, Henry and Mattie (McKinster) Skaggs; husband,  Continue Reading »

Jimmie Dewitt Riley 1935-2022

Written on July 5, 2022

Jimmie Dewitt Riley was born on December 26, 1935, to Howard Riley and Gertrude (Hicks) Riley. He was born in the home in Skidmore, Missouri. He was baptized at the First Christian Church of Tarkio, Missouri, on August 8, 1957. He graduated from high school in Tarkio. He was very active in the music department.  Continue Reading »

Doris Katherine Pirret 1928-2022

Written on July 5, 2022

Doris Katherine Pirret passed away on January 4, 2022, at LaVerna Village Care Center in Savannah, Missouri. She is survived by her daughter, Judy (Alan) Bradfield of St. Joseph, Missouri. Doris was born on a farm near Northboro, Iowa, on December 13, 1928. Soon after, the family moved to the family farm near Westboro, Missouri.  Continue Reading »

Marcy (Boatman) Buckles 1964-2022

Written on June 28, 2022

Marcy Ann Buckles, the daughter of Tom and Diane (Gebhards) Boatman, was born on November 30, 1964, in Fairfax, Missouri. Marcy attended Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Missouri, graduating in 1983. She attended Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in education. She started her teaching career in  Continue Reading »

Jeffrey W. Umbarger 1967-2022

Written on June 28, 2022

Jeffrey W. Umbarger, the son of Steven W. and Marcia Lynn (Wennihan) Umbarger, was born March 10, 1967, in Fairfax, Missouri. Jeff graduated in 1986 from BCL High School in Conrad, Iowa, then attended Hawkeye Technical School in Waterloo, Iowa, in Diesel Mechanics. On February 22, 2003, Jeff was united in marriage to Melinda Wood  Continue Reading »