Obituaries

Bettye Lee (Dye)Tracy 1928-2017

Bettye Lee (Dye) Tracy, 88, of Columbia, passed away September 16, 2017 at The Arbors at Colony Pointe in Columbia, Missouri. Bettye was born on December 23, 1928 in Skellyville, Oklahoma, a daughter of Kess and Maude Agnes Hoyler Dye. She married Derwood Tracy, Sr. in 1947 and he preceded her in death on August

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Kenneth Pauley 1923-2017

Kenneth E. Pauley, 94 of Ashland passed away August 23, 2017 at Boone Hospital. Kenneth was born in Southern Boone County on February 20, 1923, the son of Artie Griggs and Nancy Ellen (Sapp) Pauley. He married Mary Louise Green on June 16, 1949 in Jefferson City. Kenneth was a lifelong farmer, in addition to

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Debbie Melvin 1955-2017

Debbie Melvin of Ashland, passed away August 23, 2017 at Boone Hospital, she was 61 years old. Debbie was born October 2, 1955, in Fulton, Missouri, the daughter of Hobert and Mary Lee Walker Parman. She married Johnny (Pete) Melvin on August 17, 1975 in Columbia. She was a member of the Praise Assembly in

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Ernest Cain 1928-2017

Ernest Cain, age 89, of Ashland passed away at his home on August 1, 2017. He was born February 25, 1928 in Holts Summit, Missouri, the son of David and Ada Tibbs, Cain. He married Joan Bolks June 7, 1952 in Hilltown, Pa. He retired from the Missouri State Department of Corrections as a Corrections

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Claude Day 1945-2017

Claude M. “T” Day, age 72, of Hartsburg, passed away July 20, 2017. He was born on March 21, 1945, in St. Louis, the son of Claude E and Camilla (Beardslee) Day. After the untimely death of his mother, he was also raised by his adoptive mother, Ava (Dent) Day. Claude was married on June

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Della Pauley 1920-2017

Della Faye Pauley, 97, of Ashland, Missouri, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Ashland Villa in Ashland. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Larry Ray Bowman

Larry Ray Bowman, age 73 of Hartsburg, passed away July 18, 2017 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Larry was born December 11, 1943 in Carthage, Missouri the son of Earl Ray and Rubie Palmer Bowman. He married Valerie Williams on April 26, 1992 in Ashland and she survives. Larry retired from the maintenance department

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Kevin Heyen 1970-2017

Kevin Heyen of Hartsburg, passed away at his home on July 16, 2017, he was 47 years old. Kevin was born May 10, 1970 in Springfield, Illinois the son of Rudy Heyen and Lynnette Lucas. He married Liz Sager on November 1, 2001 in Moberly MO. Along with his wife, they owned and operated Bluegrass

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Sharon Donley 1937-2017

Sharon Ann Donley, age 80, of Ashland passed away June 26, 2017 at her home. Sharon was born February 27, 1937 in Swansea, Illinois, the daughter of Orville Creal and Margaret Anne Keller Wilson. She met the love of her life, Dale Wesley Donley, at church and they were married on May 25, 1957 in

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Sharron Crane 1935-2017

Sharron Margaret Crane (Ingles) went to be with Jesus on June 22, 2017 at the wise age of 81, while surrounded by family at home. She was born July 20th, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois to Walter W. and Lillian E. (Rateike) Harbacek. Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM

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