Obituaries

Curt Wells

Curt Wells, age 69, of Ashland passed away September 14, 2016 at his home. He was born February 11, 1947 in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, the son of Earl Jefferson and Harriet Arnac Wells. He married Cara Edgar-Wells on April 18, 1986 in O’Fallon, Illinois. Curt served in the U.S. Air Force until his retirement. He worked

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Agnes M. Kempf

Agnes M. Kempf, 76, of Boonville, passed away at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Sept. 13, 2016. Visitation for Agnes will be from 6:00 until 8:00 P. M. at SS Peter and Paul Church on Sept. 15, with the Rosary being prayed at 6:00. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church Sept.

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Randy B. Rumble

Randy Bruce Rumble, 63, of Hartsburg, passed away September 7, 2016 at his home. He was born June 25, 1953 in Washington, Indiana, the son of Elder Carl and Martha Senn Rumble. He graduated from Petersburg High School of Indiana with the class of 1972. He married Carol Frankford on September 20, 1975 in Palmyra,

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Hal Martin Sappington

Hal Martin Sappington, age 85, of Warrensburg, Missouri, passed away, Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at his home. He was born in Ashland, Missouri, on January 7, 1931, the son of Elson and Ethelyn (Martin) Sappington. Their home was in Ashland, Missouri. Hal was a graduate of Ashland High School in 1948. He served in the

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Carl Thomas Long – 1934-2016

CARL THOMAS LONG Carl Thomas Long, 82, of Ashland, passed away September 2, 2016 at Boone Hospital in Columbia. Carl was born March 18, 1934 in Washington, Iowa, the son of Rex and Alliene Crone Oakley. He married Lena Heuer on April 19, 1978 in Ashland. Carl was in the U.S. Army during the Korean

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Patricia Basurto

Patricia Basurto, 52, of Ashland passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, at her home. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial at Battle Garden, 800 Stadium Blvd. in Columbia. This service will be a gathering of friends and family. All who knew

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Lloyd ‘Whitey’ Nichols

Lloyd Dennis (Whitey) Nichols, 65, of Ashland, Missouri passed away August 4, 2016. He was born February 4, 1951 in Columbia, Missouri to Lloyd Waldo & Evelyn Nichols. He grew up in the Ashland area and went to Southern Boone schools. Whitey spent the majority of his life living in Boone County and was very

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Wayne Alan McMillen

Wayne Alan McMillen of Hartsburg, passed away July 29, 2016 at his home, he was 66 years old. Wayne was born November 21, 1949 in Columbia, the son of Hartley McMillen and Willa Dean Wood. He was married to Rhonda Meeks and she survives at the home. Memorial services will be held Monday, August 1,

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Mary Helen Sims

Mary Helen Sims, 81, of Ashland was called home by her Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 21, 2016. Visitation was 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 25, at Memorial Funeral Home. Graveside service were Tuesday, July 26, at Valhalla Memorial Gardens, Belleville, Ill. Mary Helen was born and raised in the state of Louisiana.

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Marjorie Bennefield

Marjorie Calvin Bennefield passed away on June 20, 2016 at home in her sleep. Marjorie was born July 11, 1928, the daughter of Clellie and Maggie Calvin, who lived in rural Hartsburg. She grew up in the Ashland/Columbia area, went to Hickman High School, and was a graduate of Christian College. She married Billy Stewart

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