Obituaries

John Forsee 1942-2017

John Forsee of Ashland passed away April 2, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare, he was 74 years old. Johnny was born December 23, 1942 in Ashland, the son of Raymond and Susie Peak Forsee. He married Marilyn Hesse on October 19, 1963 and she survives. Johnny retired from the University of Missouri in 2004, where he

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Emma Genevieve Pliska 1996-2017

On March 29, 2017, the world suffered the great loss of our beautiful May Flower, Emma Genevieve Pliska. She was born May 4, 1996, in Topeka, KS, to Daniel and Brigitte (Ames) Pliska. Growing up in Ashland, MO, Emma was a brilliant artist and pianist with a delightful sense of humor. She graduated high school

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Mary Harris 1929-2017

Mary Elizabeth Harris, 88, of Ashland, formerly of Mexico, died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at her home. Funeral services were held 12:00 PM on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Arnold Funeral Home. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation was held from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home. Mary was born on

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Paul Renoe 1929-2017

Paul Gene Renoe, 87 of New Bloomfield, passed away on March 16, 2017, at Fulton Manor. Mr. Renoe was born on August 15, 1929, at his family’s farm outside of New Bloomfield to the late James F. and Lora Blythe Renoe. He married Rita Lane, who survives on the family farm, on December 21, 1947. Mr.

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Jesse Steelman 1948-2017

Jesse Lee Steelman of Ashland, passed away at his home on March 13, 2017, he was 68 years old. Jesse was born May 10, 1948 in Jefferson City, the son of Hurschel and Edith Griffin, Steelman. He married Beverly Glascock on September 4, 1971 at Goshen Church. Jesse retired from Ameren, where he worked as

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Joe Harmon 1935-2017

Joe Harmon, passed away March 6, 2017 at his home, he was 81 years old. He was born June 11, 1935 in Pacific Junction, the son of Joseph and Lola (Fisher) Harmon. Joe married Patricia Clara Jean Elrott on August 11, 1956 in Pacific Junction, Iowa and she preceded him in death on December 29,

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Darrell Ellis 1919-2017

Darrell Ellis passed away at Ashland Healthcare on March 2, 2017, she was 97 years old. Darrell was born March 5, 1919 in Hartsburg, Missouri, the daughter of Wilton and Eva Nichols Griffin. She married Glen (Jack) Ellis on August 16, 1938 in Broken Bow, Nebraska. She was a homemaker all her life. Darrell was

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Gloria Haight 1951-2017

Gloria Leann Haight of Hartsburg, passed away February 28, 2017 at Boone Hospital Center, she was 65 years old. Gloria was born May 2, 1951 in Columbia, the daughter of James and Alice Crump, Phillips, She married Garry Haight in 1983 in Hartsburg and he survives. Gloria worked for Ashland Healthcare as a CNA and

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Lenora Manning 1931-2017

Lenora Ellen Manning 85, of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017, at her residence. She was born June 18, 1931 in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of the late Cecil Norwood and Mary Elizabeth “Mayme” (Scruggs) Scott. She was united in marriage on September 12, 1953, in Harrison, Ark., to Willard Warren Manning

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Donald Jones 1937-2017

Donald Eugene Jones, 80, went home to be with his Lord on February 21, 2017. He was surrounded by his family, who are saddened with their loss but joyful that he is now laying his crowns at Christ’s throne. Family and friends are welcome to attend a visitation on Friday, February 24 from 4:00pm to

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