Obituaries

Helen Watson 1944-2020

Helen E Watson, of Columbia, passed away February 7, 2020 she was 75 years old.  Helen was born December, 1, 1944 in Ogden Utah, the daughter of Geza Bertha and Irene Brooks.  She married Jimmy Watson on September 6, 2002 in Columbia Missouri.  She worked as a LPN until retirement. Helen loved her beloved dog

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Boyle VanHorn 1946-2020

Loyle Dwayne VanHorn , of Ashland, passed February 6, 2020 he was 94 years old.  Loyle was born April 12, 1925 in Quapaw, Oklahoma, the son of Lloyd and Anna Inman, VanHorn . He married Betty Faye Reed on June 16, 1946 in Plattsmouth, Nebraska.  He worked as a Baptist Minister until retirement. Funeral services

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Sandra Lee Cole

Sandra Lee Cole, 78, of Ashland passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at the University of Missouri  Hospital, Columbia surrounded by her daughters.  Sandra was born on September 20, 1941 in LaPorte, IN to Stanley and Margaret Cole.  She was a 1959 graduate of Southern Boone High School.  She worked at Columba College

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Col. Jimmy Lloyd Sapp

Col. Jimmy Lloyd Sapp, 79 of Ashland passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Boone Hospital. Graveside services were held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, January 25, at New Salem Cemetery. Jimmy Lloyd was born February 3, 1940, in Ashland, the son of LT Sapp and Dorothy Faye Hendrix.  He married Janet Sue Scott on April

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Harry Harris 1933-2020

Harry Lewis Harris, 86 of California, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the Harry S. Truman VA Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri. He had been a patient there in critical care since mid-December. Harry was born in Clarksburg, Missouri on March 29, 1933, to Lewis and Florence (nee Bardwell) Harris. Nicknamed ‘Cotton’

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Betty Bland 1933-2020

Betty Lou Bland, 86, of Ashland, MO, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020, at University Hospital, Columbia, MO, surrounded by family. Betty was born March 11, 1933, in Toledo, IL, to Daniel and Lora Inez (Oakley) Seeley, one of fifteen children. She married Charles Bland June 2, 1949, leading to a celebration of 67 years

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Morris Stokes 1923-2020

Morris C. Stokes passed away on January 08, 2020 at Columbia Manor in Columbia, Missouri. He was born June 14, 1923 in Commerce Texas. Mr Stokes served in the US Army, and the US Navy during World War II. He graduated from Oklahoma State University, with a BS in Business Administration. Morris was married to

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Cassandra Casteel 1993-2020

Cassandra Ann Casteel, 27, of Columbia, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020. She was born January 9, 1993 in Columbia Missouri to Robert Casteel and Candy (Beene) Casteel.  Cassandra was a graduate of Southern Boone High School. She then went on to attend the University of Missouri- Columbia where she doubled majored and received her

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Mary Peterson 1928-2019

Mary Katherine Peterson, 91, of Columbia passed away Friday, December 27 2019. Visitation took place on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Memorial Funeral Home and services followed. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hartsburg, Missouri. Mary was born July 2, 1928 in North Platte, Nebraska the daughter of Harry Ackerman and Katherine (Macy) Ackerman. On May

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Mary ‘Darlene’ Douglas 1933-2020

Mary “Darlene” Douglas, 86, of Ashland, passed away surrounded by her loving family on January 3, 2020 at Boone Hospital Center.  Friends and family will be received from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2020 and from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 with a funeral service at 11:00 a.m.

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