Obituaries

Larry Nolte 1942-2017

Larry Dean Nolte, 75, of Fulton passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at his home. He was born on June 5, 1942 in Moville, Iowa, the son of the late Ervin Nolte and the late Ina (Rogers) Nolte. On July 1, 1961, Larry was united in marriage to Luaine (Gaines) Nolte who survives his

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Dixie Davis 1948-2017

Dixie Davis of Columbia passed away at her home on June 7, 2017, she was 68 years old. Dixie was born August 23, 1948 in Jefferson City, the daughter of Samuel and Eva Nichols Meng. She was married to Kenneth Davis and he preceded her in death. Survivors include her eight children, 16 grandchildren, seven

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Betty L. James 1940-2017

Betty L. James, 77, Clark, Mo, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. She was born May 8, 1940 the daughter of the late Roy and Susan (Brown) McCloud. She is survived by three sons: Paul James and his wife Amy of Ashland; David James and his wife Sherri of

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Charles “Chuck” Wayne Boelkes, Sr. 1952-2017

Chuck Boelkes, age 65, of Bonnots Mill, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017, at his residence. Chuck was born on April 6, 1952, in Fulton, Missouri to Walter and Carrie Lou (Maddox) Boelkes. He was a 1970 graduate of Southern Boone County R1 High School in Ashland. Chuck was united in marriage on June 20,

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Jerry Mockbee 1939-2017

Jerry Gilbert Mockbee, age 78, passed away at Boone Hospital Center following a severe fall at home. Jerry was born to Gilbert Clarence Mockbee and Beulah Hendricks Staats Mockbee on March 15, 1939 at home on the Boone County banks of Cedar Creek. He worked for over 30 years at the University of Missouri –

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Eldon Smith

Eldon Smith of Ashland passed away May 17, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare. Eldon was born May 31, 1933 in Illinois, the son of John and Obelia Hepperman Smith. He loved stock car and Nascar races and was a roofer for many years. He retired from Southern Boone School District where he was a bus driver

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JoAnn McDow 1937-2017

JoAnn McDow of Ashland, passed May 14, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare, she was 79 years old. JoAnn was born October 8, 1937 in Hartsburg, the daughter of Lawrence and Romaine Basinger Lammers. She married Marvin McDow on November 14, 1956 in Ashland and he preceded her in death. JoAnn was a member of Hartsburg Baptist

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Virginia Martin 1953-2017

Virginia Lea Martin of Ashland, passed away May 6, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare, she was 64 years old. Ginny was born April 18, 1953 in Columbia, the daughter of John Frank and Bertha Beryl Harmon Martin. She worked for the University of Missouri at Jesse Hall as a cashier for 27 years. She loved to

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Sandra Meng 1931-2017

Sandra Meng of Columbia passed away May 2, 2017 at Columbia Healthcare, she was 65 years old. Sandra was born march 31, 1931 to Samuel and Eva Nichols Meng. Funeral Services will be held on Friday May 5, 2017 at 1:00, Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at Robinson Funeral Home in

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Donald Selby 1932-2017

Donald Ralph Selby, 84 of Joplin, Missouri, passed from this life on Thursday, April 27, 2017, following a long illness. Don was born in Ashland, Missouri on October 17, 1932, to the late Ralph and Alma Selby. Don was the oldest of five sons; JC, Lewis, Wayne and Terry Selby. After a long and successful

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