Obituaries

Frances Ann Frank 1944-2019

Frances Ann Frank, 75, passed away Monday, December 23 at Mercy South Hospital of St. Louis. Services were held Saturday Jan. 4th, 2020 at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Illinois. Ann Frank was born May 9, 1944 to Frances Jean Green and William C. Green of Wisconsin. She married Joseph G. Frank on

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Armenia Gilmore 1930-2019

Armenta Grace (Shouse) Gilmore, 89, of Ashland passed away December 29, 2019 at Bluegrass Terrace in Ashland. Armenta was born March 7, 1930, the daughter of Warner Harrison and Armenta Grace( Davis) Shouse. Armenta was a long time member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. She worked a number of years at Tweedies in Jefferson City,

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Justin A. John 1929-2019

Justin, a great husband, father, granddad and friend passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, December 23, 2019 following complications with his heart. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 3, 2020 at Ashland Baptist Church in Ashland, Mo. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the service will begin

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Bill Reeves 1935-2019

Billy Lee Reeves was born on October 19, 1935 in Success, AR and passed away on December 24, 2019, in Ashland, MO. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Monte and Mazie Reeves; sister, Dean Walls; and brother, Jack Reeves. Bill is survived by his wife, Barbara Reeves; son, Randy Reeves; daughter, Phyllis Weter

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Ronald Brooks 1956-2019

Ronald Keith Brooks, 63, of Warrensburg, formerly of Columbia passed away Friday, Dec. 20 at the Warrensburg Manor Care Center.  Ron was born June 2, 1956 to Glenn O. and Wanda Lee Brooks of Holden. Ron was a 1974 graduate of Holden High School, 1975 and 1978 graduate of the Marine Corps ROTC Bootcamp in

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Don Wood 1943-2019

Donald Leroy Wood of Ashland, age 76, passed away December 13, 2019 at his home. Don was born May 16, 1943 in Hannibal, the son of James and Mary Staggs Wood. He married  Lisa Clow on October 29, 1999 and she survives.  Don was a retired Army veteran and had worked as a broker in

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Jeremy Leonard 1976-2019

Jeremy Lee Leonard, 42, of Ashland passed away December 2, 2019 at the University of Missouri Hospital. Jeremy was born December 22, 1976, in Aurora, Colorado, the son of Dennie and Marlene Chisholm Leonard. Jeremy met Marsha Hess on December 2, 1996, and they married August 21, 2004. Together they have two children, Darrian and

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Teresa Bennett 1956-2019

Teresa Jayne Bennett, 63, of Lohman, Missouri, died Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at her residence. She was born on April 9, 1956, in Jefferson City, the daughter of the late Charles Henry and Lavera June Kirchoff Meller. She was married on September 11, 1981, in Columbia to Alan Jay Bennett, who survives at the home.

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Carol Diederich 1948 – 2019

Carol Marie Helmich Diederich, born August 28, 1927 in Femme Osage to Emil and Irene Helmich, passed away at her home on November 15 in Hartsburg, Mo., with family and dear friend Teresa by her side. Carol Marie grew up with a strong and dedicated faith in Christ, and remained a faithful member of Family

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