Obituaries

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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William Joseph Foster

William Joseph Foster, of Hartsburg passed away October 26, 2022 at the University of Missouri, he was 89 years old. William was born March 16, 1933 in Hannibal, MO, the son of Lloyd T. and Agnes Irene Ryan, Foster. He married Nancy Louise Derby November 9, 1957  in Richmond, MO and she survives. Bill retired

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Jerry Earl Arnold

Jerry Earl Arnold, 80, of Columbia, MO passed away in the Dominican Republic on October 16, 2022.  Jerry was born August 8, 1942, in Hartsburg, MO to Norman LaVerne and Dorothy LaVerne (Sapp) Arnold. Jerry graduated from Ashland High School in 1960.  He worked in the construction industry, in the printing industry, and received his

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Melvin G. Sapp

Melvin G. Sapp of Columbia passed away October 18, 2022 at the Harry S. Trumans Veterans Hospital in Columbia, he was 87 years old. Melvin was born October 30, 1934,  in Ashland the son of Virgil E and Ina L. Rippeto Sapp. He married Beverly Bennett on December 24, 1955 in Ashland and she survives.

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Margaret Moyer

Margaret Moyer passed away peacefully at her home on September 11, 2022. She was born on August 15,1920 in Withee Wisconsin to the late Ella Rusch and John Miller.  She never lost that drive to keep moving and keep doing, and she aged humbly with grace and dignity, and in doing so became an inspiration

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John William Crane

John William Crane died on October 5, 2022, at his home in Columbia, MO.  He was born February 6, 1955, to Ruth (Sapp) Crane and Jerry Crane of Ashland, MO.  John lived in Ashland and attended Southern Boone County R-1 Schools.  He was well-known for his musical ability while in high school, at the University

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Roger “Bill” William Gilbert, Jr.

Roger “Bill” William Gilbert Jr, 77, of Ashland, found peace at home on October 7th, 2022. Youngest son of Roger Sr and Loretta, he was born on March 2nd, 1945, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee where his father had relocated to work in the war production effort during World War II. His family, native Missourians, relocated

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Glenda Lee Crow

Glenda Lee Howell Crow, age 87, passed away October 8, 2022, in Columbia, MO, surrounded by family. She was born June 10, 1935 to McCollough (Mac) G. Howell and Lillian Ewing Howell in Hunnewell, MO. She was married to Edmond Lee Crow on March 13, 1953, in Hannibal, MO.  Edmond passed away on August 2,

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Vernelle Nichols Waters

Vernelle Nichols Waters died peacefully in her sleep on October 6, 2022 at the age of 97. Vernelle was born June 4, 1925 to her parents Herbert H. and Lela (Wilson) Nichols of Ashland, Missouri. She married David Roy Waters on April 14, 1946. They were married for 66 years until David’s death  in 2012.

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Marilyn Joyce Bennett

Marilyn Bennett, 82, of Columbia, passed away, Thursday, October 6, 2022. Funeral Services will be 11am, Friday, October 14th at Memorial Funeral Home 1217 Business Loop 70 West in Columbia with burial to follow in Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery in Hartsburg. Friends may gather at the funeral home from 10-11am Friday. Marilyn was born July

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