Obituaries

Meda Elizabeth Garrett

Meda Elizabeth  Garrett of Ashland, passed away April 29, 2022 at Boone Hospital, she was 100 years old. Medabeth was born September 3, 1921 in Ashland, the daughter of Alvy and Maggie Lee Lewis, Bennett. She married  Robert Emerson Derwood Garrett on July 16, 1938 in Ashland and he preceded her in death. Medabeth worked

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Billy Jo Cunningham

Billy Jo Cunningham, 85, of Anabel, MO passed away April 27, 2022 in Clarence, MO. He was born June 9, 1936 in McBaine, MO, the son of Charles Alonzo and Grace Ellen (Nichols) Cunningham. He graduated from Ashland High School in 1953.  Served in the United States Army from 1955 to 1957 and then in

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Ronald Crider

Ronald Crider of Ashland, passed away on April 23, 2022 at the University of Missouri, he was 52 years old. Ronnie was born June 20, 1969 in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Dewain and Paula Williams Crider. Ron worked for Massage Luxe as a massage therapist and worked on his own. He had a

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Jane Duncan Flink (1929 –2022)

Jane Duncan Flink An award-winning journalist, loving mother, and devoted wife, passed away peacefully in the early morning of April 14, 2022. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 17, 1929, Jane was the youngest daughter of James Duncan and Francis Watkins Duncan, both of whom are deceased. She was preceded in death by her husband

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Elaine McDow

Elaine McDow of Columbia passed away unexpectedly at Boone Hospital on March 22, 2022, she was 75 years old. Elaine was born September 28, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of Joseph and Judy Potempa, Pindel. She married Joe McDow on July 20th, 1990 in Columbia and he survives. Elaine retired after many years from

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Rev. James R. West

Rev. James R. West, 85, of rural Sweet Springs, MO, died Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at his home. Memorial visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2022, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Sweet Springs. At Jim’s request, no service will be held. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that

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Shirley May (Danull) Forester

Shirley May (Dannull) Forester, age 75, was born March 20, 1946 to Herman August Frank and Elsie May (Bryant) Dannull in Mason City, Nebraska, and passed away peacefully in her home, Hartsburg, Missouri on March 1, 2022. Family visitation will be held Friday 04 March from 4-6 PM. Celebration of Life will be held Saturday

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Cheri (Cheryl) Lynn Batye

In Loving Memory Cheri (Cheryl) Lynn Batye September 29, 1953 – February 28, 2022 Cheri Batye, 68 years old, gained her angel wings on February 28th, 2022 after a tough battle with cancer. God was ready for her when she passed away in her Hartsburg home, surrounded by family. She was born on September 29th,

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John Darren Forsee

John Darren Forsee, of Ashland, passed away January 24, 2022, he was 54 years old. Darren was born February 22, 1968 in Jefferson City, the son of John and Marilyn Hesse, Forsee. Darren married Mary Kaemmerer on June 20, 2009, in Hartsburg. He was employed with Fenix Construction as a cement mason, he was an

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Patricia “Trish” Moreau

Patricia “Trish” Moreau passed away February 23, 2022. Trish was born, August 14, 1948, in Boone County to the late Elmo and Betty (Cornelius) Taylor. She attended Hickman High School and graduated in 1966. Trish married Leigh Moreau in 1966 and celebrated 55 years together. Trish worked at Lari’s florist for many years as a

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