Obituaries

Susan Jones

Alva Susan Jones, 67, died at her home on November 28, 2022, with loving friends by her side. Susan was born in Waynesville, Missouri, on April 24, 1955, to James Robert “Bob” and Alva Shouse Jones, both deceased. She grew up in southern Boone County, graduating from the Ashland school system and then the University

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Lois Wilhite

Lois Wilhite of Columbia, age 91, passed away at her home on November 22, 2022. Mrs. Wilhite was born July 25, 1931 in Englewood, the daughter of Warren and Nettie Davis, Herron. She grew up in Englewood, retired from Ideal Manufacturing in Columbia. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxillary in Columbia.  Lois

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August T. “Augie” Begemann, Jr

August T. “Augie” Begemann, Jr., age 90 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022 at Heisinger Bluffs.   He was born on August 6, 1932 in Hartsburg, Mo., the son of August and Pauline (Lenecke) Begemann, Sr. He was married on November 21, 1953 in Hartsburg, Mo. to DeLois Nichols who

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Doris Calvin

Doris Calvin, 88, of Grinnell, IA and formerly of Ashland, MO, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at the Calvary Baptist Church in Grinnell.   A luncheon will follow the service at the church.

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Doris Elaine Richardson

Doris Elaine Richardson of Ashland, passed away on November 7, 2022 at Boone Hospital, she was  78 years old. Doris was born January 1, 1944 in Ashland, the daughter of  Derwood and Meda Elizabeth Bennett Garrett.  She married Bill Richardson on June 15, 1963 in Ashland. She retired from the Credit Union in Columbia, where

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Dana Michelle Cunning

Dana Michelle Cunningham of Columbia, Missouri passed away on November 3, 2022; at Boone Hospital Center at the age of 58. Dana was born in Columbia on May 13, 1964; the daughter of Doris Jean Painter Daniels and Billy Richard McDow.   Dana married Gregory Scott Cunningham on May 10, 1986; working for Shelter Insurance

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Gary Nichols

Gary Nichols of Mexico passed away Saturday November 5, 2022 at the Mexico Veterans Home, he was 68 years of age. Gary was born February 4, 1954 in Columbia, the son of Forrest and Doris Robinson Nichols.  He served in the United States Navy. He worked for the State of Missouri in the Division of

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Dr. Oscar Guerra

Dr. Oscar Guerra, 83, of Hartsburg, MO, previously of Mission, TX passed away peacefully on October 10, 2022, with family by his side.  Dr. Guerra was born in Mission TX on 12 September 1939 to the late Cipriano and Bertha (Pena) Guerra.   Dr. Guerra graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in Mission, TX in 1957. 

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Norma Dean Bennett

Norma Dean  Bennett of Columbia, Missouri died October 29, 2022 . She was born February 19, 1934 in southern Boone County.  After being flooded out of the Missouri River bottom, her parents Emery and Velma Sapp brought their children, Elvin and Norma, to the Harg area. Upon graduation from Hickman High School she began her

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Robert (Bucky) Smith

Robert (Bucky) Smith of Hartsburg, passed away October  27, 2022 at  Landmark Hospital in Columbia, he was 74 years old.  He was born January 14, 1948 in Jefferson City, the son of Charles and Marie St. George Smith. He married  Sherry Robinson on June 4, 1966 and she survives. He loved his family and his

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