Obituaries

Joella A. Henry

Joella A. Henry passed away October 5, 2022 at her home, she was 97 years old. She was born February 7, 1925 in Columbia, the daughter of C.H. and Reta Homsley  Sapp. She worked for the University Extension Service as a Soil technician. She married A. Donald Henry in 1944 in Columbia and he preceded her

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Lori Sue Wilson

Lori Sue Wilson, 49, passed away unexpectedly at her home October 1, 2022.  Born September 7, 1973, she was the second daughter of Lloyd Wayne Wilson and Brenda Glascock Austin. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 5, at Robinson Funeral Home in Ashland, from 5:00-7:00 p.m.  Services will be held at Goshen Primitive Baptist Church Thursday,

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Gregory Kent Wren

Gregory Kent Wren, 68, of Ashland, MO, passed away peacefully at his home on September 30, 2022.  Greg was born July 24, 1954 in Columbia, MO to Lahmon Emery Wren and Mary Lee (Bennett) Wren. Greg grew up in Ashland and graduated from Southern Boone High School in 1972.  He then attended Northeast Missouri State

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Karen J. Spry

Karen J. Spry, formerly of Harrisburg passed away on September 27, 2022, she was 64 years old. She was born May 8, 1958 in Washington, Missouri the daughter of Orval Lenger and Marilyn Hillebrand. She was married to Blake Spry and he survives at his home. Karen worked for Commercial Trust Bank in Harrisburg for

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Buck Plaster

Elbert Lee (Buck) Plaster 82 of Jacksonville Florida passed away September 16, 2022 at his home with his loving wife, Sallie and his son Dan Plaster at his side. Buck was born on August 31, 1940 in Wilton Missouri to Elbert F. Plaster and Lela Merle (Nichols) Plaster. Buck grew up in Ashland Missouri and

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Nita “Mae” Barnum

Nita “Mae” Barnum, age 82 of Ashland, MO, passed away on Sept. 10, 2022 in the comfort of her Assisted Living facility, Ashland Villa, that she warmly referred to as her home. A Celebration of Life is being held at 3pm on Saturday, Sept. 24 in Greers Ferry, Arkansas at the home of dear family

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James (Jim) Floyd Rybolt

James (Jim) Floyd Rybolt, 76, of Ashland, MO, entered fully into the presence of the Lord on September 16, 2022 after a decade long battle with Lewybody dementia and Parkinsons, brought on by his exposure to agent orange, while selflessly serving his country during the Vietnam War. Jim was born at his family home in

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Paul Wayne Knight

Paul Wayne Knight, age 52, passed away September 2, 2022 in Hartsburg. Paul was born September 10, 1969 in Columbia, the son of Nelson and Joan Jones, Knight. He loved watching Kansas City Chiefs football and racing on TV, fishing and hunting. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, September 11, 2022 at Robinson Funeral

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Susan Hood Turner

Susan Hood Turner, 84, passed away on August 28, 2022, at South Hampton Place, in Columbia after several months of declining health. Her services will be Friday, September 9, at Community United Methodist Church, on West Broadway, Visitation at 10:00 a.m., Service at 11:00 followed by lunch provided by the church volunteers. Susan was born

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Marie Bartel

Marie Bartel formerly of Columbia where she lived most of her life, and recently from Ballwin Missouri, passed away peacefully at the age of 99 on August 17,2022. Marie lived a life marked by kindness, humility, compassion, and a quiet strength with a powerful love for family. Marie was born in Franklin County on February

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