Obituary

Wilberta E. Smith

Written on April 23, 2019

Wilberta E. Smith, 99, Tempe, Arizona, passed away on April 17, 2019, a few days away from her 100th birthday. Funeral services will take place at Sharp’s Grove Church, Craig, Missouri, at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 3, 2019. There will also be a memorial service at the First Baptist Church of Tempe, 4525 S. McClintock,  Continue Reading »

H. Barbara Albin

Written on April 23, 2019

H. Barbara Albin, 90, of Bolivar, Missouri, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019, at her home in Bolivar. Barbara was born on September 1, 1928, in Downing, Missouri, to Lawrence and Macy Walker McCall. She graduated from Tarkio High School in 1946. She was married to Jimmie B. Linville of Rock Port, Missouri, in 1946.  Continue Reading »

Claire Carter Jones

Written on April 23, 2019

Claire Carter Jones, 97, Tarkio, Missouri, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019, at Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care, Tarkio. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 25, 2019, at Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. Interment will be at Home Cemetery, Tarkio. Open visitation begins at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, at Davis Funeral Home.  Continue Reading »

Shirley Lea True

Written on April 23, 2019

Shirley Lea (Walker) True, the daughter of Arville and Mildred (Cooper) Walker, was born November 9, 1932 in Langdon, Missouri. She graduated from Rock Port High School in 1950. On March 27, 1954, Shirley was united in marriage to A. J. Barnhart. They made their home and farmed northwest of Rock Port and became the  Continue Reading »

Sanford D. “Sandy” Lisle

Written on April 16, 2019

A Celebration of Life Family Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the Velma Houts Building, Rock Port, Missouri. The family requests “casual dress” at the visitation. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the Rock Port Volunteer Fire Department and First  Continue Reading »

David Allen Hatcher

Written on April 16, 2019

David Allen Hatcher was born July 8, 1959, in Fairfax, Missouri. He grew up in Rock Port, Missouri, and married Christy Armstrong on December 31, 1982. They lived in Omaha, Nebraska, and for the last 20 years have lived in Stillwater, Minnesota. David passed away suddenly on April 11, 2019. David is survived by his  Continue Reading »

Carol Cathleen Crabtree

Written on April 16, 2019

Carol Cathleen Crabtree, the daughter of Donald Q. and Vera E. (Walker) Crabtree, was born August 26, 1954, in Elmo, Missouri. She attended West Nodaway High School, Burlington Junction, Missouri, graduating in 1972. For a short time, Carol was a sales representative for Avon. Carol later moved to Independence, Missouri, where she worked in retail  Continue Reading »

Roberta Faye Hines

Written on April 16, 2019

Roberta Faye Hines, the daughter of Charles Washie and Helen Louise (Batson) Hines, was born February 6, 1948, in Hamburg, Iowa. She attended school in Nishnabotna, Missouri, and Rock Port, Missouri. In the late 1960’s, Faye was united in marriage to Harry Shaw. They became the parents of two children, Louis and Brenda. They later  Continue Reading »

Brandon Steele Runyan

Written on April 9, 2019

Brandon Steele Runyan, the son of Troy Steele and Deanna Michelle (Hookham) Runyan, was born April 28, 1990, in Red Oak, Iowa. He attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri. Brandon then attended the Excelsior Springs Job Corp Center, in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, earning his high school diploma and certification in the Home Builders Institute. On  Continue Reading »

Frankie Leo Boyer

Written on April 9, 2019

Frankie Leo Boyer, the son of Frank Earl and Betty Sue (Pully) Boyer, was born March 2, 1944, in Stockton, California. He attended his senior year of high school in Ava, Missouri, graduating in 1962. After graduation, Leo returned to California and managed a Sizzler Steakhouse. In 1967, Leo moved to the Fairfax, Missouri, area  Continue Reading »

Susan Elaine (Wolfe) Mather

Written on April 9, 2019

Susan Elaine (Wolfe) Mather, 67, was born on May 16, 1951, in Fairfax, Missouri, and returned to her Heavenly home on March 28, 2019, after a long illness. Her devotion to God and to her family sustained her along her difficult journey. Susan was born to John R. Wolfe and the late Olive Mae (Gregg)  Continue Reading »

Marilyn Louise Carlson

Written on April 9, 2019

Marilyn Louise Carlson, the daughter of Marie Bessie Stotts, was born December 6, 1938, in Bethany, Missouri. She was raised by her grandparents, Wes and Bessie Stotts, in Martinsville, Missouri. Louise attended Martinsville High School, graduating in 1957. On December 26, 1958, Louise was united in marriage to Earl E. Carlson. They made their home  Continue Reading »