Obituaries

Olive Cheavens 1923-2019

Olive Ruth Cheavens (nee Newkirk), age 96, passed away on October 20, 2019 following a brief illness and hospice care. Olive was born September 9, 1923 in Warrensburg, Missouri, the daughter of Rev. George and Olive Newkirk and she grew up in Syracuse, Missouri. She was happily married to her beloved Paul Burdette Cheavens for

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Ray E. Adams

Raymond Edward Adams Jr., 69, of Ashland, Missouri passed away peacefully and unexpectedly in his sleep on Oct. 4, 2019. Ray was wrapping up the trip of a lifetime while spending a relaxing retirement vacation camping and fishing in Colorado with his brother-in-law, Danny Jacobs. He was born on April 16th, 1950 at St. Francis

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Kirk Morefield 1952-2019

Kirk Lay Morefield of Ashland passed away at his home on September 16, 2019, he was 67 years old. Kirk was born April 20, 1952 in St. Louis, the son of Fred Chester Morefield and Virginia June Loughrige, Morefield. He married Barbara Nittler on December 18, 1984 in Florissant, Mo. Kirk worked for the University

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Arlene Wieberg 1945-2019

Arlene Wieberg of Columbia, passed away at South Hampton Place, she was 74 years old. Arlene was born June 1, 1945 in Hartsburg, the daughter of Derby and Betty Pauley Rippeto. She was a homemaker all her life. Services were held on Monday September 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Robinson Funeral Home in Ashland.

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David Morton 1928-2019

David Warren Morton, 91, passed away August 3, 2019. He was living in the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport, Mississippi for the past four years but was originally from Ashland, Mo. and lived in Harrisburg in his later years. He was born April 26, 1928, the son of William M. Morton and Georgia G.

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Francis “Fritz” Roden 1923-2019

Francis Herschel “Fritz” Rowden, 96, of Eldon, formerly of Lebanon and Ashland, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Eldon Nursing and Rehab. He was born on January 7, 1923 near Brice in Laclede County, Missouri; the oldest child of Lloyd Melvin and Amanda Jane (Smith) Rowden. He was united in marriage to Dorothy

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Joyce Teel 1956-2019

Joyce Marie Teel, age 63, of Ashland, passed away August 24, 2019 at her home. Joyce was born May 8, 1956 in Columbia, the daughter of Charles and Maxine Rexroat, Winscott. She worked as a bookkeeper for many years. Joyce loved her family and spending time with her friends, she never met a stranger and

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Imogene Ancell 1932-2019

Imogene Juanita Sachs Ancell (aka Jean) was born on January 13, 1932 in St. Louis, MO, daughter of Pearl Branson Sapp and Charlie Lairmore. Jean was raised in Jefferson City, MO, and married David Glen Sachs, Sr., to which 4 children were born. Linda Kniest (Mike), Janet Johnston (Steve), David Sachs (Peggy) and Kathi Sachs

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Natalina Nichols 1929-2019

Natalina A. Nichols passed away at Columbia Manor in Columbia on August 11, 2019, she was 89 years old. Natalina was born October 31, 1929 in Grosseto, Italy, the daughter of Gino and Lotaria Galli. She was married to James McGee and he preceded her in death. She later married Joseph Ross Nichols in 1952

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Debbra Conner 1978-2019

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, Debbra Conner, wife, mother, daughter and sister, passed away suddenly at the age of 40 years. She was born on December 29, 1978 in Jefferson City, Missouri. Debbra will be forever remembered by her husband Mike, and their precious children, Caleb and Lila, by her parents Robert (Deb) Moad and

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