Obituaries

Noel ‘Bill’ Lott

Noel William “Bill” Lott of Ashland, age 87, passed away December 4, 2016 at the Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital in Columbia. Bill was born July 18, 1929 in Mississippi, the son of James and Nora Lott. He married Barbara Vitzthum in 1955 and she preceded him in death. He later married Carolyn (White) Gilpin

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Helen Hudson

Helen Hudson died in her sleep in the early hours of Friday morning, Nov. 25, in Houston, TX. She was 96. Hudson was born July 11, 1920 as Helen Marie Forsee, where she was raised on a working farm in Ashland, MO. She’d be shaped by growing up in America’s heartland and her experiences during

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Marlys Savage

Marlys Savage, of Hot Springs, left this earth on November 22, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer.   She was born on November 25, 1936, the daughter of Lloyd McCutchan and Marion German McCutchan, in Medora, North Dakota and she always considered the badlands of North Dakota home. She taught school in a one

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Edith Loraine Steelman

Edith Loraine Steelman, of Ashland passed away November 24, 2016 at Ashland Healthcare, she was 94 years old. Edith was born September 2, 1922 in Ashland, the daughter of Jasper James and Beulah Gaudy Jones Griffin. She married Hurschel P. Steelman on November 2, 1945 in Jefferson City and he preceded her in death in

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Beverly Rippeto

Beverly Yvonne (Martin) Rippeto, 67, of New Bloomfield passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Boone Hospital Center. Graveside services will be held at Woodcrest Cemetery in Ashland on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Beverly was born on April 14, 1949 at Saint Anthony’s Hospital in St. Louis, the daughter of the

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Stacie R. Reynolds

Stacie Renae Reynolds, 41, of Sedalia, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday morning, November 6, 2016. She was born July 13, 1975, in Sedalia, daughter of Daniel L. and Martha S. “Marsue” Taylor Bachtel. On April 23, 2005, in Ashland, she married Jeremiah David Reynolds. Stacie was a 1993 graduate of Smith-Cotton High

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Floyd “Shep” Shepard

Floyd Edward “Shep” Shepard, 88, passed away on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, Ohio. Floyd was born April, 28, 1928 in Bland, Mo., to the late Fleet and Gertrude (Martin) Shepard. On Sept. 30, 1948 he married the love of his life, Edith Janice (Myers) Shepard, who preeceded him in

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Miriam L. Lammert

Miriam Lammert received her angel wings on November 02, 2016, one day short of her birthday at the University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics, she was 61 years old. Miriam was born November 3, 1954 in Macomb, Illinois the daughter of Homer Earl and Carol Luella Coons Rogers. Miriam was married to Charles McLeland and

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Eddie Dean Lane

Eddie Dean Lane, 70, of Morristown, TN (formerly of Ashland, MO) passed away peacefully to his heavenly home Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville. Eddie was born and raised in Morristown and graduated from Morristown High School in 1965. He moved to Ashland, Missouri afterwards and was employed by the University of

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James David Phillips

James David Phillips, age 83, of Columbia, passed away September 14, 2016 at Ashland Healthcare. James was born November 28, 1932 in Columbia, the son of William and Sallie Hubbard Phillips. He was a farmer all of his life. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home

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