Obituaries

Willena Garrett 1920-2019

Willena R. Garrett of Columbia passed away April 15, 2019 at the Villa Blue Ridge in Columbia, she was 98 years old. Willena was born November 8, 1920 in Randolph County, the daughter of Eligha and Mary Ann Winn, Ray. She retired from the University of Missouri as a seamstress. Memorial Services will be held

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Charles Martin, Jr. 1954-2019

Charles Gilbert Martin, Jr., of Ashland passed away April 12, 2019 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, he was 65 years old. Charlie was born January 31, 1954 in Columbia, the son of Gilbert Martin and Betty Ranz. He married Denise Mistler on October 16, 1992 in Belle Missouri. He was a trucker, hauling over

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Darlene Short 1921-2019

Darlene Mae Wren Short of Overland Park Kansas, formerly of Columbia Missouri passed away April 7, 2019 at the age of 97. She was born April 23, 1921 in Hartsburg, Missouri the daughter of Josie and Robbie Wren. Darlene married Paul Vemer Short on May 31, 1941. Darlene graduated from Hickman High School and the

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Frances Bowden 1919-2019

Frances Elizabeth Bowden of Ashland, passed away March 29, 2019 at Lakeside Meadows Nursing Home in Osage Beach, she was 99 years old. Frances was born September 3, 1919 in Hartville, Mo., the daughter of Barney and Olive Chapman, Claxton. She married Max Leroy Bowden on June 1, 1941 in Eldon and he preceded her

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Erma “Ruth” Nichols 1926-2019

Erma “Ruth” Nichols of Ashland, passed away March 29, 2019 at Ashland Healthcare, she was 92 years old. Ruth was born August 7, 1926 in Wilton, the daughter of Mortie and Dorothy Nichols Taylor. Ruth married Stanley Nichols on May 10, 1947 in Arkansas and he preceded her in death. She was a school teacher

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Larry Dean Sapp 1938-2019

Larry Dean Sapp, aka “Uncle Larry”, 80, of Olathe, passed away on March 16, 2019 at Olathe Hospice House surrounded by his immediate family. He was born on June 10, 1938 to Frank and Opal (Tremain) Sapp at Columbia, Mo., but considered Boonville to be his true hometown. On February 1, 1969, he married Shirley

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Twila Gilpin 1929-2019

Twila Mae Gilpin of Ashland, passed away March 5, 2019, at Boone Hospital, she was 89 years old. Twila was born May 10, 1929 in Douglas, Wyoming. She married Joe Gilpin on March 22, 1979 in Denver, Colorado. Funeral Services will be 11:00 am on Friday March 8, 2019, at Robinson Funeral Home in Ashland,

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Jennie Ashley 1941-2019

Jennie Lee Ashley, age 78 years, of Hartsburg, Mo., passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Jennie was born February 4, 1941 in Pryor, Oklahoma the daughter of Stanley L. and Zelda E. (Ousley) Huggans. She was married to Phillip Ashley. She was a 1959 graduate of Pryor High School

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Penny Martie 1951-2019

  Penny S. Martie (Parman), 67, of Ashland, Missouri met her Lord & Savior on February 4, 2019. Penny was born November 15, 1951 to Hobert and Mary Lee Parman (Walker). On July 31, 1970, Penny married her high school sweetheart Frederick Martie (who preceded her in death on February 12, 2018). Together they raised

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Donna Glascock 1949-2019

Donna Glascock, of Ashland, passed away February 2, 2019, she was 69 years old. She was born July 25, 1949 in Columbia, the daughter of JT and Eva Short Benedict. Donna retired from the Randolph County Farmers Mutual Insurance, where she was office manager. Donna was a member of Goshen Primitive Baptist Church. Through the

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