Obituaries

Morris Roy Ray 1940-2017

Morris Roy Ray of Hartsburg, passed away January 12, 2017 at the University of Missouri Hospital, he was 76 years old. Morris was born August 26, 1940 in Cadiz, Kentucky, the son of Louis and Crystal Shaw. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Morris married Mary Beth Tenley on June 27, 2003 in Jefferson

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Erna Beckmeyer 1914-2016

Erna Marie Henrietta Beckmeyer, 102, of Hartsburg passed away Friday, December 30, 2016 at Ashland Healthcare after a brief illness. She and her family were very fortunate that she was able to remain in her own home in good health up until her recent stroke. Erna was born and raised on a farm in Hartsburg,

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Herman “Herm” Niemann 1934-2017

Herman “Herm” A. Niemann, age 82 of Highland, Ill, died Sunday, January 01, 2017, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Ill. He was born May 07, 1934, in Hartsburg, Mo, the son of Henry and Emma (nee Berg) Niemann. On June 19, 1954, he married Joan M. Visser at Peace United Church of Christ in Hartsburg,

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James McGee

James L. McGee of Ashland, passed away at his home on December 29, 2016, he was 68 years old. Jim was born December 26, 1948 in El Paso, Texas, the son of James E. McGee and Natalina Galli Nichols. He served in the U.S. Army. Jim married Marie Rice on March 24, 1979 in Columbia

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Virginia Williamson

Virginia Crump Williamson, age 84, passed away December 26, 2016 at Fulton Manor in Fulton, Mo. Virginia was born January 25, 1932 in Jefferson City, Mo, the daughter of Rayburn E. and Floy Nichols Crump. She was married to Don Williamson. Virginia was a member and very active in the St. Paul United Methodist Church

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Robert Crump

Robert Joseph Crump, of Columbia, passed away December 23, 2016 at the University of Missouri, he was 72 years old. Bob was born June 8, 1944 in Washington, Mo, the son of Robert Lawson and Neville Holzhauser Crump. He married Carolyn Elaine Mize on June 3, 1972 in New Franklin. He retired from Pepsi as

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Clifford Sell

Clifford Peifly Sell, age 90, of Ashland passed away December 16, 2016 at Ashland Healthcare. Clifford was born March 23, 1926 in Schnecksville, Pa., the son of Frank John and Lillie May Peifly Sell. He married Gertrude Ella Schneck on June 18, 1949 in Neffs, Pa. He retired from Sell Equipment Co. in Florissant as

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Maudie Genevieve O’Neal 1933-2016

Maudie Genevieve O’Neal 1933-2016 Genevieve O’Neal, 83, of Hartsburg passed away, Tuesday, December 13, 2016 in Columbia. Funeral Service will be 10 a.m., Friday, December 16, 2016 at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W Columbia. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7pm, Thursday at the Funeral Home. Genevieve

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Ricky McGinnis

Ricky Dewaine McGinnis of Ashland, passed away on December 10, 2016, he was 55 years old. He was born August 2, 1961 in Washington, Missouri the son of the late Bobby McGinnis and Dorothy Foster Daymude. He was married to Nancy Long. Ricky worked for Porite Metal Factory in Jefferson City. Memorial services will be

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Robert Cottrell

Robert W. Cottrell of Ashland passed away at Osage Beach Rehab and Healthcare, he was 83 years old. Robert was born April 13, 1933 in Wardell, Missouri, the son of Oscar and Susie Wheeler Cottrell. Bob retired from the U.S. Navy in 1972. He married Dorothy Jones Hanks on July 25, 1987 in Columbia and

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