Obituaries
Obituaries
Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Saturday, April 8, 1995 Waldo A. Steen, 88, Eldon, died Thursday at Eldon Health Care Center. He was born February 12, 1907 in Iberia, a son of Frank and Ella Wall Steen. He was married April 17, 1932 in Brumley, to Eula Popplewell, who survives of the home. He lived in Iberia until 1972 when he moved to Eldon. He was a poultry grower and a carpenter. He was a member of Hickory Point Baptist Church near Iberia. In Eldon, he became a member of First Baptist Church. Other survivors include: two sons, Sherrill Steen, Mt. Laurel, NJ, and James Steen, Eldon; six daughters, Carol Elseman, Barnett, Gereldine Atwell, Dixon, Janet Steen, San Antonio, Texas, Alice Tyler, College Park, MD, Marilyn Whitaker, Iberia, and Eula Maye Bond, California; two brothers, John Steen, Evansville, Indiana and Paul Steen, Iberia; two sisters, Virgie Smith, Portland, Oregon and Icie Evacko, Iberia; 22 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren. One son, Roger Steen, preceded him in death in 19151. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church. The Rev. Randall Bunch will officiate. Burial will be in Hickory Point Cemetery, Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church of Eldon or to the American Heart Association. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Luna L. Martin, 91 of Kansas City, KS, died September 26, at St. Joseph Care Center. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at Maple Hill Funeral Home. She was born in Brumley but had lived in the Kansas City area most of her life. She was a graduate of Brumley High School and Warrensburg Teachers College, now Central Missouri State University, where she received her teaching certificate. She retired as a supervisor for Wolf Bros. Tea Room. Mrs. Martin volunteered for the Franklin Center and was active in the Willard Avenue Baptist Church. Her husband, Earl E. Martin, preceded her in death. Surviving her are a son, Charles H. Martin of Kansas City, KS; two daughters Peggy (Mrs Jim) Phalen, Kansas City, KS and Martha (Mrs Bill) Gillum of Sandwich, Illinois; two sisters, Nellie Jones of Olmstead, ILl., and Hazel Martin of Eldon; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. (Luna and her son Charles were cremated and their ashes were spread on Earl Martin's grave in the Curry Cemetery, Miller Co., MO.) Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, June 22, 1994 Kermit Wayne Steen, 79, Iberia, died Tuesday at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital. He was born November 24, 1914 in Miller County, a son of Frank and Ella Wall Steen. He was married December 7, 1947, in Iberia, to Phyllis Bond, who survives at the home. A live-long resident of Miller County, he worked as a farmer and a substitute mail carrier for the Iberia Post Office. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of Iberia First Christian Church. Other survivors include: one son, Wayne Steen, Iberia; one daughter, Marilyn Brown, Jefferson City; three brothers, Waldo Steen, Eldon, John Steen, Evansville, Indiana, and Paul Steen, Iberia; two sisters, Virgie Smith, Portland, Oregon, and Icie Evacko, Iberia; and two grandsons. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Stevinson-Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Bros. Stan Way and Floyd Barlow will officiate. Burial will be in Livingston Cemetery near Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Livingston Cemetery. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: from Miller County newspaper Martin R. Wall, 88, of Iberia died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 10, 1916, at Faith, near Iberia, to James Franklin and Dora Balonia Jones Wall. On Jan. 8, 1948, he was married in Mountain Home, Ark., to Dollie Ruth Henson, who survives at the home. Mr. Wall was an Army veteran of World War II. He started attending the Iberia Church of the Nazarene in October 1953, and became a member Nov. 28, 1954. He was a farmer. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons and their spouses, Danny R. and Wilma Wall of Holts Summit and Darrell and Sue Wall of Iberia; four daughters and their spouses, Marilyn and Charles Kinsley of Holts Summit, Sharron and Ralph Yoakum, and Wanda and Daniel Russell of Iberia and Sandra and Gene Gaston of Chattanooga, Tenn.; a brother Wayne Wall of Holts Summit; 19 grandchildren; and 25 great- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 14 siblings; Charles, Harry, Vernon, Otis, Barney, Gordon, Guy, Millie, Maude, May, Grace, Freida, Jane and Edna. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Rekus Funeral Home in Iberia. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Rekus Funeral Home with the Rev. Henry Shelly officiating. Burial and military honors will be in Curry Cemetery near Iberia. Memorials may be made to the Iberia Nazarene Church or Curry Cemetery. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Evelyn Johnston, 92, of Corpus Christi, Texas, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2003 in a local hospital. She was born April 20, 1911 in Iberia, Missouri to Ben and Cynthia Williams. She was a homemaker, an avid bridge player, and attended Arlington Heights Community Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond V. Johnston, Sr. She is survived by her daughters, Mary E. (John Boeye) and Pat (Bennie) Gallagher all of Corpus Christi; her son, Ray V. Johnston, Jr. of Corpus Christi; five grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be conducted at 10:00 A. M. Saturday, August 2, 2003 in Arlington Heights Community Church. Please do not send flowers. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, August 5, 1992 Dorsey E. Willis, 87, Iberia, died Monday at Still Regional Medical Center. He was born Feb. 5, 1905, near Iberia in Miller County, a son of Samuel and Martha Alexander Willis. He was married September 8, 1923, in Tuscumbia to Edith Duncan, who survives. He was a retired automobile mechanic and had owned and operated a backhoe and dump truck business in the Iberia area for a number of years. He also served one term as public administrator of Miller County from 1972 to 1976. He was a board member of Gasconade Electric Cooperative for several years and a member of Iberia Church of Christ. One son died in infancy. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Iberia. Brother Charles Pitts will officiate. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, April 15, 1993 Lola Allee, 83, Iberia, died Thursday at Still Regional Medical Center, Jefferson City. She was born July 6, 1909, in Iberia, a daughter of Harry and Lula Wall Wines. She was married August 29, 1929, in Crocker to Orval Allee, who died December 30, 1982. A homemaker, she lived in Iberia most of her life. She was a member of the Curry Church near Iberia. Survivors include: two sons, John Allee, Waycross, GA and Roger Allee, Jefferson City; three sisters, Eunice Schwein, Fayetteville, Ark., Venice Myers, Olathe, Kan., and Velma Crozier, Springfield; 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great- grandchildren. One daughter, Norma Dean Heinkel, died March 7, 1986. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Curry Church. Bro. Gary Rowden will officiate. Burial will be in Curry Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Iberia. Memorials are suggested to the Curry Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, June 14, 1995 Zee P. Woolford, 90, died Monday at Eldon Health Care Center. She was born March 7, 1904 in Miller County, a daughter of Peachy and Mary Jane Martin Wall. She was married August 11, 1922, to Henry D. Woolford, who died April 3, 1980. She worked as a telephone operator at Ft. Leonard Wood. She was a member of the Methodist Church, the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by nieces and nephews. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Clarence Pierce will officiate. Burial will be in Curry Cemetery, near Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Services at Olean for Mrs. M. L. Martin Funeral services were held for Mrs. Matt L. Martin, well known resident of Olean, Thursday afternoon, February 8, at the Olean Christian Church. Rev. John Lyon, pastor of the church, conducted the service. Burial was in the Hawkins cemetery near Brumley with Phillips Funeral Home Service of Eldon. Mrs. Martin died at her home February 6 (1951) , after failing in health and suffering an illness of several months. Lura Belle Conner, daughter of Dr. John L. and Eleanor Singleterry Conner, was born September 26, 1877, at Brumley, Mo. She was married to Fred Craft and they were the parents of three children. September 23, 1920, she was married to Matt L. Martin of Olean. Mrs. Martin was a member of the Olean Christian Church and of the Order of Eastern Star, Olean Chapter No. 156. Surviving are her husband; her sons, Walter Craft of Springfield, and Kenneth Craft of St. Louis; a daughter, Mrs. Mable Phillips, of Kansas City; four step-children, Stanley Martin of Etterville, Paul Martin of Etterville, Dorsey Martin and Mrs. Susie Haynes of Detroit, Mich.; eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Opal (Yokley) Maher, 78, Clinton, MO (formerly of Shawnee, KS) passed away Thursday, May 31, 2001 at the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital, Clinton. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2001 at the Vansant-Mills Chapel; burial in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton. The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m., Friday at the chapel. The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association in care of the funeral home. Opal is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Kernohan and husband Bill of Clinton, MO; four grandchildren, Kevin Roberts, Lee's Summit, MO, and Todd, Molly and Darby Kernohan, Clinton, MO; two great-grandchildren, Jack and KyLea Roberts of Lee's Summit, MO. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: The Miller County Autogram, Tuscumbia, Missouri, Thursday, January 18, 1945 Mrs. S. L. Cochran Died Last Thursday Bettie May Wall Cochran was born March 23, 1869 in Mercer County, Va., died January 11, 1945 at her home near Iberia at the age of 75 years, 9 months and 18 days. She was united in marriage to Solomon Lyon Cochran February 16, 1887. To this union eight children were born. Her husband and oldest son, Clifford James Cochran, preceded her in death. She leaves to mourn her passing four sons and three daughters, namely: Alta Abbott of Baxter Springs, Kans., Mildred Duncan of R. 1, Iberia, Venice Duncan of R. 1, Iberia, Omar, Grant, and Willard Cochran of R. 1 Iberia, and Bill Cochran of R. 1, Brumley, also three brothers and four sisters, namely: Jesse and Frank Wall, both of R. 1 Iberia, Cat Wall of Swedeborg, Mrs. Cora Miller of Iberia, Ollie Miles of Swedeborg, Stella Workman of Valley Park, and Ida Sixkiller of Oklahoma, 35 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, besides a host of other relatives and friends. She has four brothers who preceded her in death, namely, Chester Wall of St. Louis, Will Wall of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Floyd and Peach Wall of Iberia. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Mt. Union, and will be missed by her many friends and loved ones. Funeral services were conducted at the Mt. Union church Friday afternoon, January 12th, with Rev. R. F. Moneymaker officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Union cemetery under the direction of Adams & Casey Funeral Service of Iberia--Written by a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Fern Cochran. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Glen Williams, 69, Eldon, died Saturday at California Care Center. He was born November 11, 1919, in Iberia, a son of Adron A. and Mary Ellen Wall Williams. He was married July 31, 1945, in Reading, Kansas to Patricia L. Ford, who survives of the home. He was a United States Army veteran and a member of Retirees Teamsters Union NO. 833 and the First Baptist Church, Reading. He was a retired guard with the Missouri State Department of Corrections. Other survivors include: two sons, Bob Williams, Brazito, and Chuck Williams, Rocky Mount; two daughters, Rita Williams, Tipton and Judy Williams, Eldon; two brothers, Don Williams, Brumley, and Jerry Williams, San Diego, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Arnold, Jefferson City, and Mrs. Linda Colvin, Shell Knob; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grand-children. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Griswold-Kayes Funeral Home, Eldon, with the Rev. Randall Bunch officiating. Burial will be in the Greenmore Memorial Park, near Barnett. Visitation will be from 3-8 today at the funeral home. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: S. L. (Bud) Cochran Died Thursday, April 29 (1943) Solomon Lyon (Bud) Cochran, born March 5, 1862, died at his home west of Iberia, Thursday, April 29 at the age of 81 years, one month and 24 days. He was married to Betty Mae Wall on February 16, 1878, and to this union were born eight children--five boys and three girls, one of the boys, Clifford James, oldest son, having preceded him in death October 24, 1937. His companion and seven children being as follows: Alta Abbot, Baxter Springs, Kans., R.F.D. 2; Millie Duncan, Iberia, R.F.D. 1; Willie Cochran, Brumley, Mo.; Willard, Omer and Grant Cochran and Venice Duncan of Iberia. Besides his wife and children he is survived by one brother, W. G. Cochran, Okla.; 32 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He united with the Church of Christ at about the age of 18 or 19 years, and worshipped at the Pleasant Hill Church. Funeral services were held from the Mt. Union Church Friday afternoon under direction of Adams & Casey Funeral Home of Iberia. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Dorsey E. Arnold, 67, formerly of Holts Summit, died Saturday evening, April 4, 1980 at Memorial Community Hospital where he had been a patient for two weeks. He had been in ill health the last eight months. Mr. Arnold was born April 3, 1913 at Iberia, son of George W. and Isabelle Ferguson Arnold. On March 19, 1938, he was married at Reading, Kan., to Dorothy E. Williams, who survives at the home. A resident of the Central Missouri area most of his life, Mr. Arnold was a graduate of Iberia High School and Iberia Junior College. He was graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in history. He joined the Missouri Highway Patrol in August 1941, and served with that organization at several locations in the state prior to his retirement in November 1968. Other survivors include: one son, James D. Arnold, Gladstone; two daughters, Mrs. Gerry Thompson, Troy (Ohio) and Mrs. Carl Rutledge, 2217 Tanner Bridge Rd.; three brothers, George V. Arnold, Iberia, Claude F. Arnold, Lebanon, and James D. Arnold, Perry Fla.; one sister, Mrs. Ruth Jones, Iberia; and eight grandchildren. The funeral is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Freeman Mortuary Chapel, Dan Dawdy will officiate with burial in Riverview Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, February 23, 1998 Paul Woolery, 59, Iberia, died Saturday at Riverdell Nursing Home, Boonville. He was born Jan. 19, 1939, in Iberia, a son of Thelma Woolery. He is survived by one half-sister, Dreda Templemire, Prairie Home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Stan Way will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Iberia. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Leslie Jones, 88, Iberia, died Tuesday, February 8, 1990, at St. Elizabeth Care Center in St. Elizabeth, MO. He was born Feb. 19, 1901, in Iberia, a son of Manasseh and Sarah Aust Jones. He was married June 1, 1924 in Iberia, to Ruth Arnold, who died Sept. 1, 1983. He taught for 46 years in Iberia, 43 of those years as a grade school principal. He retired in 1967. He had attended Iberia Academy and the Rolla School of Mines and received his bachelor's degree from Central Missouri State Teacher's College in Warrensburg. He was a member of the Iberia Masonic Lodge No 410 A.F & A.M. the Iberia Chapter No. 537, Order of the Eastern Star and the Iberia Methodist Church. Survivors include: one son, Doyle Jones, St. Louis; two daughters, Eva Jo Grady, Iberia, and Phyllis Farnham, Tampico, Ill.; one sister, Edna Jones, St. Elizabeth; 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. One son, Donald Jones, preceded him in death in 1985. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Iberia Methodist Church. The Rev. Jesse Norris will officiate. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today at the Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home with a Masonic service at 8 p.m. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Adron A. Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Williams, was born September 18, 1888 near Iberia, Missouri and passed away November 13, 1975 at a hospital in Jefferson City, Missouri at the age of 87 years, 1 month and 24 days. In 1917 he was united in marriage to Mary Ellen Wall and to this union six children were born. Mrs. Williams passed away November 27, 1963. A number of years ago Mr. Williams united with a Baptist Church at Reading, Kansas. Most of his life has been spent as a farmer. Surviving relatives are three sons, Glen Williams, California, Mo., Donald and Jerry Williams of Brumley, Mo.; three daughters, Dorothy Arnold, Ely, Minnesota, Bonnie Jones, Glen, Mississippi and Linda Colvin of Spring Valley, California; one brother, Dale Williams of Pueblo, Colorado; seven sisters, Elta Knoll, Edna Irwin and Effie Morgan of Iberia, Mo., Evelyn Muirhead, Salt Lake City, Utah, Emma Gardner, Kansas City, Mo. and Edith Meyer of Mercedes, Texas; 1 stepson, Hilgar Maher of Kansas City, Kansas; fourteen grandchildren, a number of great grandchildren; other relatives and many friends. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 16, 1975 at the First Baptist Church in Brumley, Missouri with Rev. Paul Martin officiating. Interment was made in the Hawkins Cemetery near Brumley, Missouri. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Hedges Funeral Home of Brumley, Missouri. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary - The Lake Sun Leader, Osage Beach, Missouri: Donald Williams, 75, of Brumley, Mo., passed away Saturday morning, May 21, 2005, at the Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital Columbia, Mo. He was born on October 7, 1929, in Reading, Kan., a son of the late Adron and Mary Ellen Wall Williams. Donald was married on June 20, 1973, to Evelyn Ash who survives of the home. He was a First Lt. in the U.S. Marine Corp. Donald was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and was held for three years as a POW. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 4956 in Crocker, Mo., and a Baptist by Faith. He is also survived by two children, Donnie Bittle and wife, Leslie, of Eldon, Mo., Kim Bittle of Brumley, Mo.; one sister, Linda Colvin of Brumley, Mo.; four grandchildren, Brandon Bittle, Denise George, Anne George, Caitlyn Bittle several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 25, at 11 a.m. at the Rodden Church of Christ Church in Brumley, Mo., with Rev. Bill Ferguson. Burial will be in the Rodden Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. Full military Honors will be held at the cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hedges Funeral Home of Osage Beach, Mo. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, June 2, 1998 Mamie Winfrey, 81, Brumley, died Sunday at her home. She was born June 17, 1916, in Brumley, a daughter of Samuel and Prudie Robinett Phillips. She was married to Gordon L. Winfrey, who survives in Kaiser. She was a homemaker and a member of Brumley Christian Church. Other Survivors include: one brother, Nathan Phillips, Kansas City; two sisters, May Phillips, Brumley, and Thelma Byrd, Eldon; and one granddaughter. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Griswald-Kays Funeral Home, Eldon. Gene Edward will officiate. Burial will be in Hawkins Cemetery, Brumley. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, June 12, 1998 Clyde William Hawken, 92, Tuscumbia, died Wednesday at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. He was born Jan. 18, 196, in Tuscumbia, a son of William C. and Fannie Edwards Hawken. He was married March 23, 1934, in Tuscumbia, to Lucy M. Abbott, who survives at the home. He was employed as a superintendent with Green Construction Co., state of Alaska, from 1941 until his retirement in 1976. A 32nd degree in Shriners, he was Past Master of Hickory Hill Masonic Lodge. He was a member of Iberia Masonic Lodge 410, Springfield Shriners Temple, Springfield, and Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Columbia. Other survivors include: one son, Kenneth E. Hawken, Fairbanks, Alaska; and one brother, Carl J. Hawken, Tuscumbia. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Paul Young and the Rev. Don Bilbary will officiate. Burial will be in Tuscumbia Cemetery, Tuscumbia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, with a Masonic service at 7 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Shriners Children's Hospital. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, February 8, 1998 Earnest E. Rodden 85, Brumley, died Friday at St. Marys Health Center. He was born June 29, 1912, in Brumley, a son of Isaac and Mary Sons Rodden. He was married Sept. 6, 1933, in Jefferson City, to Ina Belle Moss, who died July 7, 1992. A farmer, he was also employed with Lodge of the Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, for 16 years before his retirement. For most of those years, he worked at the riding stables, where he helped care for the horses and assisted with trail rides. He also helped build Bagnell Dam. Survivors include two sons, Franklin "Bud" Rodden and William Rodden, both of Brumley; five daughters, Bertie Witt, Montreal, Gertie Witt and Frances Swofford, both of Brumley, Lois Luttrell, Iberia, and Marjorie Stark, Tuscumbia; four sisters, Bertie Phillips and Alice Phillips, both of Iowa, Julia Brockman, Jefferson City, and Mary Brockman, Holts Summit; 26 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and eight great-great- grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Gene Edwards will officiate. Burial will be in Robinett Cemetery near Brumley. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, June 24, 1998 Teresa Pemberton Dake, 41, Iberia, formerly of Jefferson City, died Tuesday at Miller County Nursing Home, Tuscumbia. She was born January 31, 1957, in Jefferson City, a daughter of James D. and Roberta Heltzell Pemberton. Her parents survive in Iberia. She was an honors graduate of Lincoln University and was employed as a registered nurse at Capital Region Medical Center-Madison. She was a member of the Iberia United Methodist Church. Other survivors include: one daughter, Marisa Brumley, Iberia; one son, Tanner A. Dake, Iberia; and three brothers, James R. Pemberton, Eldon and Joe Pemberton and John Pemberton, both of Iberia. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Iberia United Methodist Church. The Rev. Daniel Musgrave and Wayne Vaughn will officiate. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements are under the direction of Rekus Funeral Home. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Saturday, February 7, 1998 Ruby Thompson, 86, Eldon, died Friday at her home. She was born Feb. 5, 1912, in Miller County, a daughter of Charlie and Lena Graham Dorl. She was married Oct. 17, 1934, in Eldon, to Harley Thompson, who died Oct. 31, 1991. She was a member of Ninth Street Christian Church and the Manning Willing Working Club. Survivors include: one son, Dennis Thompson, Eldon; one daughter, Dixie Webster, Eldon; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Donald Thompson, and one granddaughter. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Ninth Street Christian Church. Don Renken and the Rev. Jasper Hunter will officiate. Burial will be in Greenmore Memorial Gardens, Barnett. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Phillips Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the Ninth Street Christian Church Building Fund. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, June 15, 1998 Mary Jane Dake, 83, Iberia, died Sunday at St. Elizabeth Care Center, St. Elizabeth. She was born March 20, 1915, in Miller County, a daughter of Robert and Laura Lawson Duncan. She was married April 25, 1928, in Vienna, to Joseph "Joe" Dake, who died Jan. 30, 1996. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Faith Tabernacle Church, near Iberia, and Fremont-Watkins American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 105, Iberia. Survivors include: five sons, Myrel Dake and Robert Dake, both of Iberia, Floyd Dake, Climax Springs, Darrell Dake, Stover, and Ritchie Dake, Henley; six daughters, Bonnie Pendleton, Dixon, Donna Dake, Pauline Humphrey and Beverly Pendleton, all of Iberia, Barb McDaniel, Holts Summit, and Becky Smith, Henley; 34 grandchildren, 48 great- grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Two daughters, Mary Sue Dake and Rosa Rowden, and one granddaughter preceded her in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Monty Roark and the Rev. Larry Neal will officiate. Burial will be in Dake Cemetery, near Iberia. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Dake Cemetery. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune Rev. John Bird, age 60, of Iberia, died Tuesday, November 9, 2004, at St. Marys Health Center. He was born in Desloge on August 11, 1944, a son of the late Cledie Eldon and Helen Marie (Brummond) Bird. In 1969, in Springfield, he was married to Martha "Marty" Louise Lewis, who survives at the home. He was currently working with his son, Mike, as office manager with J. B. Wholesalers in Iberia. He spent 20 years working in various prison ministries including 15 years as Prison Chaplain with the Department of Corrections, retiring from the Department in 2002. In addition, he founded an aftercare ministry for prisoners called Exodus Ministry of Missouri. He was a member of Osage Hills Baptist Church in Osage Beach and a past member of Iberia First Baptist Church and Honey Springs Baptist Church near Brumley. Other survivors include: two sons, Jeff Bird and wife, Stacey of Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Mike Bird of Iberia; one daughter, Billie Thurman and husband, Troy of Russellville; seven grandchildren, Stephen, Morgan, Natalie, Jamison, Olivia and Mikenna Bird and Hunter Thurman; five cousins, Mary Ann Byrd of St. Ann, Don Dugick and Bro. John Dugick both of Omaha, Nebraska, and Bob Byrd and Martin Brummond both of St. Louis; and other relatives and friends. Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 12, at the Iberia First Baptist Church. Rev. Ken Campbell will officiate. Interment will be in Iberia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at Rekus Funeral Home in Iberia. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Exodus Ministry of Missouri. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, June 21, 1998 Robert L. "Bob" Trusley, 65, Brumley, died Friday at his home. He was born March 6, 1933, in Brumley, a son of George W. and Nancy Eunice Jeffries Trusley. He was married Sept 6, 1958, in Lebanon to Deloris J. Shelton, who survives at the home. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he was employed with Osage Products for 29 years. Other survivors include: one son, Terry Lee Trusley, Eldon; one daughter, Sharlene K. Trusley, St. Elizabeth; one brother, George Gene Trusley, Brumley; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Hedges Funeral Home, Osage Beach. The Rev. Ralph Byrd will officiate. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery near Crocker. Visitaion will be from 6-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, April 23, 1998 Verlie A. Smith, 83, Iberia, died Wednesday at Capital Region Medical Center-Southwest. She was born Oct. 25, 1914, near Iberia, a daughter of Chesley S. and Amanda Elizabeth Whittle Wyrick. She was married Jan. 31, 1935, in Iberia to Oliver G. Smith, who died April 15, 1980. A lifelong resident of the Iberia area, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Iberia First Christian Church, the Iberia Community Club and the Miller County Historical Society. Survivors include: one son, Bill Smith, Brumley; one daughter, Peggy Hake, St. Elizabeth; one sister, Gladys Irwin, Iberia; seven grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchidren. One grandson and one granddaughter preceded her in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Stan Way will officiate. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday. Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary, Jefferson City News Tribune, Saturday, June 27, 1998 Eckles Clark, 85, Dixon, died Friday at Phelps County Regional Medical Center, Rolla. He was born March 12, 1913, in Tuscumbia, a son of Edward and Ida Lawson Clark. He was married Jan 6, 1959, in Dixon, to Mearl Jones, who survives at the home. He was a member of Family Church, Dixon. He served in the Army during World War II. He worked for Civil Service in quartermaster clothing, Ft. Leonard Wood, for 21 years. Other survivors include: one son, Glenn Clark, Dixon; three daughters, Ruth Veasman, Denver, Colo., and Kathleen Rujawitz and Dorothy Sloan, both of Dixon; three brothers, Edward Clark Jr., House Springs, Ray Clark, Dixon, and Alfred Clark, Fair Grove; one sister, Bernadine Howser, Dixon; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home, Dixon. The Rev Billy Reese will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Memorials are suggested to the Fairview Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund, Dixon. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, June 11, 1998 Fremont G. Shackleford, 63, Iberia, died Monday at his home. He was born Jan. 10, 1935, in Iberia, a son of Henry and Mamie Humphrey Shackleford. He was married Nov. 5, 1955, in Iberia, to Marie Groves, who survives at the home. He owned and operated the Iberia Sundry Store from 1958-1972. He was a member of Independent Insurance Agents Association since 1972. He owned and operated Shackleford Insurance Agency, Iberia, from 1972 until the present. He was a member of Iberia First Baptist Church. He was a past member of Iberia Masonic Lodge 410 AF & AM, a past patron of Iberia Eastern Star Chapter 537, a 33rd degree KCCH of the Scottish Rite, and a member of Abou Ben Adhem Shrine, Springfield. He was a past president of Iberia Lions Club, Iberia R-5 School District and had been a manager and coach for the Iberia Khoury League. Other survivors include: one son, Robert Shackleford; two daughters, Teresa Tabor, Lake Ozark, and Susan Zink, Iberia; two brothers, Herbert Shackleford and James Shackleford, both of Lake Ozark; one sister, Brooks Tharpe, St. Louis; and six grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Iberia First Baptist Church. The Rev. Quintin Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia, with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Freemont Shackleford Scholarship Fund. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, April 27, 1998 Barbara L. Moss, 57, Iberia, died Saturday at Capital Region Medical Center-Southwest. She was born Aug. 25, 1940, in Dixon, a daughter of Harry P. and Goldie E. Cross Patterson. She was married Sept. 14, 1957, in Dixon, to James H. Moss, who survives at the home. A homemaker, she owned and operated Barb's Fabric Shop, Iberia, for 19 years. She was a member of the Iberia Community Club, the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and First Assembly of God Church, Iberia, where she served as secretary/treasurer for the past 12 years. Other survivors include: one daughter, Valerie S. Quail, Eldon; one sister, Hazel Catron, Willard; four brothers, Floyd Patterson, Lake Lotawana, Paul Patterson, Iberia, James Patterson, Nashville, Tenn., and Sam Patterson, Kansas City; and one grandson. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Assembly of God Church, Iberia. The Rev. Jeff B. Higbie will officiate. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Memorials are suggested to the song book fund at First Assembly of God Church, Iberia. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, April 9, 1998 Everett W. Helton, 84, Iberia, died Wednesday at Capital Region Medical Center-Southwest. He was born Dec. 25, 1913, in Miller County, a son of Fred and Mary Fritchey Helton. He was married Jan 1, 1936, to Alma Sarah Humphrey Wilson, who died March 29, 1994. A lifelong resident of the Iberia area, he was a farmer. He also worked for Stevinson Funeral Homes in Iberia until his retirement. He was a member of Brays Advent Christian Church, near Iberia. Survivors include: one step-daughter, Wanda Gardner, Iberia; two brothers, Guy Helton, Crocker, and Wroe Helton, Waynesville; one sister, Zella Humphrey, Iberia; one granddaughter, three great- grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 1.m. Saturday at Brays Advent Christian Church. The Rev. Earl Skidds will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, near Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post tribune, Wednesday, April 8, 1998 Gary Dean Gardner, 54, Iberia, died Wednesday at St. Marys Health Center. He was born April 4, 1944, in Iberia, a son of Earl and Verna Irene McNeal Gardner, who survive in Iberia. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the DAV and Hickory Point Baptist Church, near Iberia. Other survivors include: one brother, Donald Gardner, Birmingham, Ala.; and one sister, Early Anna "Earlene" Gardner, Iberia. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hickory Point Baptist Church. The Rev. Ken Gray will officiate. Burial will be in Hickory Point Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Submitted to Ozark County GenWeb by Kathleen Burnett: Hattie Evelyn Wells, 93, passed into eternal life on July 23, 2005, in Fort Collins, CO. She was born October 16, 1911 in Gainesville, MO, the seventh of the ten children of James Isaac Freeman and Susan Smith Freeman. At the age of nine her family moved to Arkansas in a covered wagon drawn by oxen. On January 13, 1934 she married Lloyd Wells. His parents gave them a matched pair or mules as a wedding gift to help them farm. In 1940 they moved to Ogden, Utah where Lloyd worked at the Army Supply Depot. During WWII she worked in day care for government families and later in retail sales. Lloyd and Hattie were active members of the Church of Christ. She loved memorizing scriptures and singing hymns. Lloyd served as an Elder and she taught Sunday School. A few months after their 50th wedding anniversary Lloyd died. In 1987 she moved to Fort Collins, CO, where she lived for 17 happy years. Mrs. Wells is survived by her children, Patricia (Douglas) Orme, Fort Collins, CO and Darrell Wells, Orem, Utah; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. A private service will be held. Interment will be at Lindquist's Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd. In lieu of flowers it is requested that you give someone special a hug in remembrance of a lady who loved hugs. Funeral Directors, Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, April 22, 1998 Dorlas Wayne "Doe Doe" Cochran, 60, Iberia, died Tuesday at St. Marys Health Center. He was born Nov. 24, 1937, in Brumley, a son of Jabe and Chloe Pemberton Cochran. He was married Feb. 20, 1989, in Culver City, Ore., to Delores Harrell, who survives of the home. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Other survivors include: three sons, Steve Cochran and Terry Cochran, both of St. Louis, and Joseph Cochran, Iberia; one daughter, Patricia Allison, St. Louis; one stepson, John Crespino, Escondido, Calif., one step-daughter, Tina Griffith, Escondido; one brother, Dennis Cochran, Crocker; two sisters, Sue Conrad, Kansas City and Donna Whittle, Brumley; and 11 grandchildren. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Burial, with military honors, will be in Mount Union Cemetery, near Brumley. Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Friday. Memorials are suggested to the Dorlas Wayne Cochran Memorial Fund. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, March 24, 1998 Gordon Luther McDowell, 80, Macks Creek, died Saturday at his home. He was born July 2, 1917, in Zebra, a son of William R. and Eva Luella Scott McDowell. He was married in 1974 to Emma Blanch Daniels, who survives at the home. He was a self-employed stonemason and a member of Ulman Baptist Church. Other survivors include: three sons, Gordon Edward McDowell, Eudora, Kan., Raymond Connelly McDowell, Hong Kong, and Brad McDowell, Macks Creek; two daughters Shirley Woolery, Kansas City, Kan., and Linda McDowell, Kansas City; one brother, Otto McDowell, Kaiser; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hedges Funeral Home, Macks Creek. The Rev. Tommy West will officiate. Burial will be in Macks Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, April 8, 1998 Isaac "Frank" Duncan, 70, Brumley, died Tuesday at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. He was born Aug. 31, 1927, in Miller County, a son of John and Florence Rodden Duncan. He was married Feb 15, 1954, in Tuscumbia, to Daisey Witt, who survives at the home. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He attended Glover Church of Christ, Richland. Other survivors include: two sons, Frankie Duncan, Dixon, and Rick Duncan, Brumley; four daughters, Rita Lawson, Springfield, Sue Piggott, Brumley, and Zeda Cochran and Nita Duncan, both of Iberia; three brothers, Harold Duncan, Brumley, Milton Duncan, Crocker, and Wayman Duncan, Brumley; one sister, Anna Jean Bogart, Brumley; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Clint Luttrell will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Union Cemetery, near Brumley. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, August 20, 1998 Vernon Luttrell, 65, Iberia, died Aug 19, 1998, at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. He was born April 30, 1933, in Brumley, a son of William A. and Viola Luttrell. He was married Aug 16, 1955, in Iberia, to Betty Ruth McDowell. An Army Veteran of the Korean War, he worked as a machinist at Kraml Wood Products Inc., near Iberia. He was a member of Honey Springs Baptist Church near Brumley. Other survivors include: two sons, William Luttrell, Barnett, and Harold Luttrell, Iberia; three daughters, Debra Lenox, Brumley, and Beverly Claypool and Sandra Luttrell, both of Iberia; four sisters, Myra Purinton, Versailles, and Shirley Pritchett, Mary Long and Louisa Russell, all of Iberia; and seven grandchildren. Graveside services, with military honors, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Union Cemetery, near Brumley. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, April 6, 1998 Lucille White, 86, Iberia, died Thursday at Miller County Nursing Home, Tuscumbia. She was born Sept. 3, 1911, in Iberia, a daughter of George and Katie Morrow Mace. She was married Jan 1, 1937, in St. Louis, to Jack Russell White, who died on Sept. 20, 1988. She was a member of Iberia Congregational Christian Church. She is survived by one sister, Marjorie Hix, Iberia. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Wayne Cogell and Ellis Livingston will officiate. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Iberia Congregational Christian Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, August 24, 1998 Mildred I. Brown, 88, Eldon, died Aug. 22, 1998, at Capital Region Medical Center-Madison. She was born Nov. 14, 1909, in Canton, Kan., a daughter of Charles C. and Arnetta Jones Ledbetter. She was married April 20, 1930, in Miller County, to Joe E. Brown, who died Nov. 8, 1977. She was employed with Glazer Brother Factory, Eldon, and was a member of Aurora Springs Baptist Church, Eldon. She had lived in Miller County since 1927. Survivors include: four daughters, Betty Holiman, Las Vegas, Dorothy Franklin and Ellen Golden, both of Eldon, and Donna Knife, Jefferson City; two sisters, Dixie Pruitt, San Francisco, and Viola Strange, Eldon; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great- grandchild. Five grandchildren preceded her in death. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Aurora Springs Baptist Church. The Rev. Ernie Buscher will officiate. Burial will be in Greenmore Memorial Garden, Barnett. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Griswold-Kays Funeral Home, Eldon. Memorials are suggested to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the American Cancer Society. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, March 19, 1998 Wilma Faye Bridges, 60, Osage Beach, died Wednesday at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. She was born April 23, 1937, in Brumley, a daughter of William E. and Cleo Brown Jeffries. Her mother survives in Osage Beach. She was married Aug 28, 1977, in Independence, to Don Bridges, who survives at the home. She was employed by Electrovert before her retirement. She held the office of priest at Camdenton Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Other survivors include: three sons, Skip Scrivener and Randy Scrivener, both of Baton Rouge, La., and J. D. Hunter, Osage Beach; one daughter, Melissa Yother, Montreal; two sisters, Barbara Jean Hilton, Drexel, and Elizabeth Webb, Jefferson City; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Camdenton RLDS Church. Dianna Price will officiate. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Kaiser. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Allee-Reed Funeral Home, Camdenton. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, December 2, 1998 George M. Carroll, 80, Eldon, died Dec 1, 1998, at Eldon Health Care. He was born Dec. 17, 1917, in Morgan County, a son of William and Alice Conner Carroll. He was married to Josephine Stickney. He was a retired brakeman for Rock Island Railroad. He was a member of Bibleway Church of Eldon. Survivors include: one daughter, Brenda Morris, Eldon; one son, Ronald Carroll, Bloomington, Calif.; two brothers, James Carroll, Eldon and John Carroll, Houston, Texas; seven grandchildren, nine great- grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Griswold-Kay Funeral Home, Eldon. Pastor Jack Dilday will officiate. Burial will be in Big Rock Cemetery, Barnett. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, August 16, 1998 John Thomas Belk, 76, Iberia, died August 14, 1998, at his home. He was born Jan. 31, 1922, in Iberia, a son of Peter and Ollie Edna Fancher Belk. A farmer, he was an Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Burial with military honors under the direction of Iberia VFW Post 6167 will be in Belk Cemetery near Iberia. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday. Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, December 15, 1998 Carl Simpson, 92, Eldon, died Dec 11, 1998, at St. Marys Health Center. He was born Jan 31, 1906, in Miller County, a son of Alonzo and May Whitten Simpson. He was married March 5, 1929, in Tuscumbia, to Frances M. Witt, who died Aug 7, 1992. A lifelong resident of Miller County, he was a construction contractor in the Eldon and Lake areas. He owned Simpson Trailer Park, Eldon. Survivors include: one son, Bob R. Simpson, Deming, NM; one daughter, Lavern Ochocki, Lombard, IL; 10 grandchildren, eight great- grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. One daughter, Mary Lou Evans preceded him in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Don Renken will officiate. Burial will be in Eldon City Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. Thursday. Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, August 26, 1998 Lee Roy Phillips, 47, Tuscumbia, died Qug 25, 1998, at his home. He was born Dec. 18, 1950, in Miller County, a son of Arthur and Lena Mae Ash Phillips. His mother survives in Tuscumbia. He was married Nov. 8, 1972, in Tuscumbia, to Nelda Jo Murray, who survives at the home. A lifetime resident of Miller County, he was a member of Rodden Church of Christ near Brumley, where he taught the youth group. He farmed and worked in construction. Other survivors include: one son, Nathan Lee Phillips, of the home: one daughter, Melissa Dawn Phllips, Iberia; two sisters, Bonnie Turner and Ellen Horton, both of Tuscumbia; and one grandchild. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday. Memorials are suggested to Rodden Church of Christ, the American Cancer Society or to Missouri River Hospice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, December 14, 1998 Charles Wilbert Aust, 59, Iberia, died Dec. 13, 1998, in Lebanon. He was born Aug 25, 1939, in Miller County, a son of Charles W. and Geneva Colvin Aust. He was married Feb 8, 1961, in Columbia, to Delores Jean Rice, who survives at the home. He served as a cook in the Army during the Korean War. He was a member of Hickory Point Baptist Church, near Iberia. Other survivors include: two sons, Charles William Aust, Columbia, and Eric Lee Aust, Kansas City; two daughters, Brenda Ann Copeland and Annette Jean King, both of Columbia; one brother, John Michael Aust, Baird, Texas; three sisters, Barbara Billerbeck, Fremont, Mich., Donna Ann Scott, O'Fallon, and Sharon Kay Young, Lee's Summit; and seven grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Loran McCray will officiate. Burial with military honors by VFW Post 6167, Iberia, will be in Livingston Cemetery, near Iberia. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Livingston Cemetery. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, August 26, 1998 Antonette "Nettie" Voss, 87, St. Anthony, died Aug 25, 1998, at St. Elizabeth Care Center. She was born June 13, 1911, in St. Elizabeth, a daughter of Henry and Mary Borgmeyer Lindenbush. She was married June 19, 1928, in St. Elizabeth, to John Henry Voss, who died April 26, 1969. She worked as a seamstress prior to 1970 for L. B. Manufacturing, Meta and Iberia. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. Survivors include: five sons, Urban Voss, St. Elizabeth, Paul Voss, Independence, and Charles Voss, Bernard Voss and Mark Voss, all of St. Anthony; one daughter, Mary Murray, Ballwin; 24 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. The Rev. Clarence Wiederholt will officiate. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at St. Anthony Parish Hall, with a wake service at 7:30 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, August 4, 1998 Nancy Madge Humphrey, 82, Iberia, died Aug 2, 1998, at Balanced Care Nursing Home, Dixon. She was born Aug. 26, 1915, in Dixon, a daughter of Thomas and Dora Alexander Lee. She was married Oct 15, 1932, in Iberia, to Wayne "Buss" Humphrey who died Feb 28, 1985. She worked as a seamstress at Fort Leonard Wood for 30 years. She was a member of Brays Advent Christian Church, near Iberia. Survivors include: one son, Ronald W. Humphrey, Iberia; two daughters, Kathern Prather, Iberia, and Sonja Walker, Osage Beach; 17 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Donald Joe Humphrey, and one daughter, Marilyn Sue Humphrey Thomas. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Earl Skidds will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, near Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday. Memorials are suggested to Union Cemetery. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, May 15, 1998 Dorothy Ellen Arnold, 80 of Jefferson City, died Thursday, May 14, 1998 at Oak Tree Villas Retirement Center. She was born February 14, 1918 in St. Louis, Missouri, a daughter of Adron A. and Mary Wall Williams. She was a graduate of Reading High School in Reading, Kansas, and attended Iberia Junior College in Iberia, Missouri. She was married in March 1938 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Dorsey Edward Arnold, who preceded her in death in April 1980. She is survived by two daughters: Nancy Thompson of Gladstone, Missouri; Jeanne Rutledge of Jefferson City; one son, Jim Arnold of Gladstone, Missouri; one sister, Linda Colvin of Brumley, Missouri; two brothers: Donald Williams of Lake Ozark; Jerry Williams of Lake Ozark; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Friends will be received from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the Houser- Millard Funeral Directors - Jefferson City Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 1998 at the Houser-Millard Funeral Directors - Jefferson City Chapel with Rev. John Hobratschk officiating. Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Salvation Army. Arrangements are under the direction of Houser-Millard Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main, 636- 3838. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, December 27, 1998 Wilma B. Wright, 78, Eugene, died Dec 24, 1998, at St. Marys Heaalth Center. She was born Feb. 23, 1920, in Iberia, a daughter of James and Anna Pankey Shackleford. She was married Oct. 14, 1937, in Bethel, Kan., to Lloyd Bittle, who died July 30, 1978. She was married May 14, 1980, in Sedalia, to Jesse R. Wright, who died Jan 30, 1998. A lifelong resident of Miller County, she was a homemaker and a member of Spring Valley Baptist Church. Survivors include: two daughters, Pat Milholland, Eugene, and Carol Hale, Henley; one son, Jim Bittle, Venice, Fla.; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Griswold-Kays Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Cellis Crum will officiate. Burial will be in Tuscumbia City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Spring Valley Baptist Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, September 16, 1998 Evelyn G. Ramsey, 82, Tuscumbia, died Sept 14, 1998, at Miller County Nursing Home, Tuscumbia. She was born Jan. 20, 1916, in Iberia, a daughter of Benjamin and Isa M. Groff. She was married March 27, 1940, to Walter Ramsey, who died May 18, 1973. She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, Eldon. Survivors include: one son, Jack Ramsey, Eldon; two sisters, Vergie Wright, Eldon, and Louise Woolsey, Wichita, Kan.; one brother, Robert Groff, Iberia; one granddaughter and one step-grandson. Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at First Church of the Nazarene. The Rev. Jerry Frye will officiate. Burial will be in Livingston Cemetery, Iberia. Visitation will be from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday. Memorials are suggested in care of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, September 20, 1998 Edith Hackney Walters, 92, Eldon, died Sept. 18, 1998, at Eldon Health Care Center. She was born Feb 19, 1906, near Barnett, a daughter of James and Henrietta Busch McKinley. She was married May 27, 1925, to Clifford Hackney, who died March 16, 1967. She was married March 24, 1974, to James Herschell Walters, who died Feb 28, 1989. She worked for Glaser Brothers Manufacturing Co., Eldon, and Tipton Manufacturing, retiring after 30 years. She also taught school in Morgan County before moving to Eldon. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Eldon for more than 70 years and taught Sunday school for 60 years. She was active in the Woman's Missionary Union. Survivors include: two sons, James Hackney, Gulf Breeze, Fla., and Harold Hackney, Brandon, Miss.; two stepchildren, Dewaine Walters, Pleasant Hill, and Ardeth Tatman, Archie; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and eight step-great- grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Eldon. The Rev. Randall Bunch will officiate. Burial will be in Eldon City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Memorials are suggested to Eldon's First Baptist Church or to Hospice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, December 23, 1998 Allen "Jake" Keeth, 87, Iberia, died Dec. 21, 1998, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born Aug 7, 1911, in Miller County, a son of Andrew J. and Mary Jane Thomas Keeth. He was married Jan 12, 1934, in Waynesville, to Zella Vernice Lawrence, who died Sept 22, 1989. He was a farmer and lifelong resident of Miller County. He was a member of Pleasant Hll Christian Church near Iberia. Survivors include: four sons, Churchill Keeth, Austin, Texas, Gary Keeth, Leavenworth, Kan., Jerry Keeth, Lansing, Kan., and Willis Keeth, Fulton; two daughters, Louise Schulte, Fenton, and Sue Lee, St. Peters; one sister, Anna Meredith, Eldon; 13 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren; six step-grandchildren and five step-great- grandchildren. One son, Jimmy Charles Keeth and one grandson preceded him in death. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Gene Edwards will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, near Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, July 16, 1998 George Elmer Rowden Sr., 54, Iberia, died July 15, 1998, at his home. He was born Feb 13, 1944, in Swedeborg, a son of Willard and Bessie Beal Rowden. He was married May 21, 1965, in Danville, Ill., to Madonna Davis who survives at the home. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and attended Honey Springs Baptist Church, near Brumley. Other survivors include: one son, George Rowden Jr., Iberia; one daughter, Deanna Beasely, Perryville; four brothers, Mike Rowden, Danny Rowden, Johnny Rowden and Pat Rowden, all of Iberia; three sisters, Zonnetta Loney, Springfield, Tina Daugherty, Lake Ozark, and Bonnie Plemmons, Iberia; and six grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Dennis Nichols will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Union Cemetery, near Brumley. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, April 26, 1999 Eileen E. Fouts Newman, 75, Eldon, died April 19, 1999, at Miller County Nursing Home, Tuscumbia. She was born Feb. 28, 1924, in Iberia, a daughter of Felix and Minnie Pilkington Gardner. She was married to Clarence Martin, who preceded her in death. She was married to Charles Fouts, who preceded her in death. She was married to Winford Newman, who died in September 1996. She worked as a factory machine operator. Survivors include: one son, John Martin, Eldon; one sister, Rena Birdsong, Granite City, Ill.; three grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Burial will be in Livingston Cemetery, Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday. Memorials are suggested to Miller County Nursing Home. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, March 7, 1999 Russell Price Wall, 74, Jefferson City, died March 6, 1999, at his home. He was born March 13, 1924, in Granite City, Ill., a son of Price and Arvilla Payne Wall. An Army veteran of World War II, he retired from McMahon Ford in St. Louis. He attended First Assembly of God Church. Survivors include: two sons, Ronald L. Wall, Biloxi, Miss., and Greg Pettit, Little Rock, Ark.; two daughters, Dianne Wall, Ingleton, United Kingdom, and Rosemary Boyd, St. Louis; two sisters, JoAn Eickelmann, Jefferson City, and Pebble Pawl, Crown Point, Ind.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. One son, Duane P. Wall, preceded him in death. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at First Assembly of God Church. The Rev. Lowell Perkins will officiate. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia, and from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at the church. Memorials are suggested to First Assembly of God Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, January 14, 1999 Dessia Maude Wright, 102, Eldon, died Jan 12, 1999, at Capital Region Medical Center. She was born Sept. 3, 1896, in Spring Garden, a daughter of Joseph L. and Lena Roberta Simpson Wright. A graduate of Central Missouri State Teachers College, Warrensburg, she taught school for 48 years until her retirement in 1960. She was a member of First Chrsitian Church, Eldon, and the Christian Women's Fellowship. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and a former member of the Eldon Garden Club. She is survived by one nephew, Dr. Keith Wright, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. walter D. Simpson will officiate. Burial will be in Eugene Cemetery, Eugene. Visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. Saturday. Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church, Eldon. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary, Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, January 20, 1999 Clyde Gordon Goodrick, 85, Eldon, died Jan. 17, 1999, at St. Marys Health Center. He was born Aug 20, 1913, in Miller County, a son of Gus and Grace Hicks Goodrick. He was married Nov. 29, 1934, in Bingham, Ill., to Melba Newcum, who survives at the home. He farmed and was an engineer for Rock Island Railroad for 62 years. He was the local chairman of BLF & E. He was an elder, superintendent and treasurer for the Mount Pleasant Christian Church. He was a member of the Republic Engine Show. He was an honorary Highway Patrolman during World War II. He was a member of Ionia Chapter of Masonic Lodge. Other survivors include: one son, Gordon Goodrick, Eldon; two daughters, Karen Raum, Eldon, and Susan Broski, Overland Park, Kan.; one brother, Gene Goodrick, Ferguson; one sister, Virginia Hayes, Tiptonville, Tenn.; six grandchildren and four great-granddaughters. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Gilbert Pearson and George Wilson will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Eldon. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today, with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the National Kidney Foundation, 1423 Hanley Industrial Dr., St. Louis, MO 63144. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Saturday, Jan 2, 1999 Charles "Wade" Hensley, 79, Ulman, died Jan 1, 1999, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born Dec. 21, 1919, in Iberia, a son of Joseph and Nettie Bond Hensley. He was married July 2, 1967, in Brumley, to Pauline Beard, who survives at the home. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He worked as a mechanic and with his brothers, co-owned a garage in Ulman. He was also a farmer and carpenter. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge and was a member of the Iberia Masonic Lodge 410 AF and AM. He was a member of the Ulman Christian Church. Other survivors include: one brother, Jasper Hensley, Ulman; and one sister, Ocal Cavanah, Columbia. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Rev. Gene Edwards will officiate. Burial will be in Boltz Cemetery near Brumley. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to the Dena Horton Scholarship Fund. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, February 5, 1999 Guy Helton, 89, Crocker, died Feb. 4, 1999, at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. He was born Feb. 26, 1909, in Iberia, a son of Fred and Mary Fritchey Helton. He was married Dec. 13, 1928, in Maries County, to Lena Vernetta Barnett, who survives at the home. He was a member of Crocker Church of Christ. Other survivors include: one son, J. D. Helton, Crocker; one daughter, Elsie Whittle, Crocker; one sister, Zella Humphrey, Iberia; one brother, Wroe Helton, Waynesville; 17 grandchildren, 33 great- grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sons, Virgil Helton, Alfred Helton and Gerald Helton; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Jim Meredith will officiate. Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery, near Crocker. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday February 17, 1999 Carl T. Witt, 62, Edwardsville, Ill., died Feb. 15, 1999, at Anna Henry Nursing Home, Edwardsville. He was born May 14, 1936, in Ulman, a son of William and Ida Sanders Witt. He was married in 1975, in St. Charles, to Sharon Ray, who survives in Granite City, Ill. He was an independent truck driver and served in the Army. Other survivors include: two sons, Carl Witt Jr. and Bobby Witt, both of Granite City; one daughter, Brenda Witt; two stepsons, David Phillips and Troy Phillips, both of Eldon; one brother Larry Witt, O'Fallon; two half brothers, Glen Witt, Barnett, and Lloyd Witt, Rocky Mount; one half sister, Verna Witt, Eldon and three grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Fred Perkins will officiate. Burial, with military honors, will be in Dooley Cemetery, Eldon. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, February 17, 1999 Marie E. Cochran, 68, Brumley, died Feb. 15, 1999, at her home. She was born June 13, 1930, in Brumley, a daughter of Willard and Laura Opal Grosvenor Hedrick. She was married Nov. 28, 1953, in Hawkeye, to Billy J. Cochran, who survives at the home. She was a housekeeper at Holiday Inn and other resorts at the Lake of the Ozarks. She was part of a weekly radio program on KDRO, Sedalia, in 1952 and 1953. She was a member of Brumley Baptist Church. Other survivors include: four sons, Steve Cochran, Allen Cochran, Rick Cochran and Dallas Cochran, all of Brumley; one brother, Ray Hedrick Versailles; eight sisters, Bethel Wilson, Florence, Wilma Sapp and Sue Schreck, both of Tipton, Laura L. Sousley and Sharon K. Wilson, both of Odessa, Shirley Hudson, St. Louis, Mary Cobb, Syracuse, and Bonnie Hedrick, Eldon; and four grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Brian Duncan will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Union Cemetery, near Brumley. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, February 5, 1999 Edith Laverne Law, 88, Iberia, died Feb. 4, 1999, at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. She was born Sept. 9, 1910, in Iberia, a daughter of Julius and Lucy Roberts Keeth. She was married Feb. 10, 1931, in Belle, to Robert A. Law, who died May 8, 1990. She was a member of Iberia First Christian Church, Iberia Garden Club and Iberia First Christian Church Loyal Ladies. She had a 50-year working affiliation with Phillips Petroleum Company. Survivors include: one son, Gary Law, Iberia; two brothers, Eugene Keeth and G. R. Keeth, both of Iberia; two grandsons and two great- granddaughters. She was preceded in death by two infant children, Donald Law and Roberta Law. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Iberia First Christian Church. The Rev. Stan Way will officiate. Burial will be in Hickory Point Cemetery near Iberia. Memorials are suggested to Iberia First Christian Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, January 27, 1999 Jewel McCubbin, 72, Iberia, died Jan. 26, ,1999, at Life Care Center, Waynesville. She was born Oct 16, 1926, in Miller County, a daughter of Harvey and Minnie Jones Humphrey. She was married June 22, 1957, in Iberia, to Joe Wade McCubbin, who survives at the home. She was a homemaker and atatended Iberia First Assembly of God Church. She cared for children in her home. Other survivors include: one son, Darrell McCubbin, Iberia; two daughters, Debbie Mattoon and Melba Farnham, both of Iberia; two sisters, Esslie Wall and Lucille Curtman, both of Iberia; and seven grandsons. One infant son, Gary Dale McCubbin preceded her in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Jeff Higbie and the Rev. Bill McGarity will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, near Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Iberia First Assembly of God Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, February 22, 1999 Mary Louvenia Sidebottom, 90, Barnett, died Feb. 20, 1999, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Versailles. She was born Jan. 25, 1909, in Miller County, a daughter of Marion and Rebecca Staples Boan. She was married Sept 22, 1928, in Tuscumbia, to James E. Sidebottom, who died Oct 14, 1990. She was a seamstress at Glaser Brothers and a member of Barnett Union Church. Survivors include: one son, James Sidebottom, Eldon; one sister, Opal Vernon, Eldon; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. One son, Riley Sidebottom, died in 1982. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mossman and Hess Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Anthony Alter will officiate. Burial will be in Greenmore Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, January 25, 1999 Patrick N. Shirley, 66, Eugene, died Jan 24, 1999, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born July 7, 1932, in Eugene, a son of Dr. George H. and Elza Cole Duncan Shirley. His mother, Elza Cook, survives in Jefferson City. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was on the Kansas City police force from 1956 to 1959. He returned to the Army in 1949 and served until his retirement. He was in the restaurant business in Florida and North Carolina. He returned to Eugene in 1992. He was a member of Hickory Hill Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge, Pine Bluff, Ark. Other survivors include: two sons, Mike Shirley and Steve Shirley, both of San Diego; one daughter, Monica Lynn Shoemaker, Dallas, GA; two brothers, Thomas Shirley and Lyndall Shirley, both of Jefferson City; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mossman and Hess Funeral Home, Eldon. Burial will be in Eugene Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon- 2 p.m. Wednesday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, February 22, 1999 Frederick F. Law, 81, Iberia, died Feb. 20, 1999, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born Dec. 26, 1919, near Iberia, a son of James A. and Martha Ellen Bilyeu Law. He was married April 29, 1939, at Iberia, to Thelma Lorraine Sloan, who died July 14, 1988. He worked as a custodian for the Belleville School District in Belleville, Ill., until his retirement in 1979. He was a charter member and honorary lifetime member of the Iberia Saddle Club. He trained horses. He was a member of the Iberia Church of Christ. Survivors include: three daughters, Kay Clark and Karen Vigil, both of Iberia, and Kyla Roundtree, Sparta, Ill.; two brothers, Raymond Law, New Braunfeld, Texas, and Jessie Law, Belton; two sisters, Fannie Hannah, Eldon and Eleanor Bond, Blue Springs; nine grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Burial will be in Hickory Point Cemetery near Iberia. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, January 25, 1999 Lucy Roberts Carpenter Umstead, 94, Eldon, died Jan 23, 1999, at Miller County Nursing Home, Tuscumbia. She was born Jan 4, 1905, in Tuscumbia, a daughter of Monroe and Stella Wyrick Roberts. She was married April 4, 1961, in Eldon, to William Henry Umstead, who died Feb 13, 1994. She was a member of Mount Zion Christian Church, near Tuscumbia. Survivors include: two sons, Howard Carpenter, Independence, and John Carpenter, Russellville; three daughters, Felishia Jeffries and Aletta Grimes, both of Kaiser, and Emma A. Gross, Lenexa, Kan.; one sister, Juanita Mariott, Eldon; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev Gene Edwards will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, near Tuscumbia. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, February 25, 1999 Virginia L. Jeffries, 81, Aurora Springs, died Feb. 23, 1999, at Capital Region Medical Center. She was born July 14, 1917, in Eldon, a daughter of Laudie V. and Adah Elizabeth Duby Henderson. She was married July 14, 1939, in Jefferson City, to Joseph "Dee" Jeffries, who died Feb 2, 1967. She was a production line employee at Chesebrough Ponds. Survivors include: three daughters, Janice Tice, Wichita, Kan., Sue Ward, Eldon, and Kathy Abbett, Iberia; one son, Joe Jeffries, Eldon; one sister, Freda Romo, Lancaster, Calif.; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. One daughter, Virgnia Dee Jeffries, preceded her in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Ed Teal will officiate. Burial will be in Eldon City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, February 24, 1999 Leland H. Spivey, 83, Kaiser, died Feb. 22, 1999, at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. He was born Aug. 3, 1915, in the state of Tennessee, a son of Joseph M. and Vera Rose Spivey. He was married in February 1942 to Lillian C. Wallace, who died Jan 8, 1986. He was married Aug 12, 1986, in Iberia, to Edna Fenton, who survives at the home. He worked at the Missouri Highway and Transportation Department until his retirement in 1981. He was a member of Lake Ozark Christian Church. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Bennie Yount will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, near Iberia. Visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. Friday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, March 30, 1999 Ken "Honey Man" Hauenstein, 78, Eldon, died March 27, 1999, at Eldon Healthcare Center. He was born June 17, 1920, in Miller County, a son of William H. and Ethel Susan Moles Hauenstein. He was married in 1941, in Tacoma, Wash., to Coral Lee Winder, who survives at the home. He was a self-employed millwright/carpenter and farmed for 10 years. A member of the Carpenter's Union, he worked on the Bagnell Dam and Callaway Nuclear Power Plant. He farmed for 10 years. He raised bees and supplied honey in the Lake area. He was a member of the C.C.C., the VFW, DAV and the First Assembly of God Church, Tuscumbia. Other survivors include: three sons, William D. Hauenstein, Kansas City, Dallas Quince Hauenstein, Sicily, Italy, and Kevin B. Von Hauenstein, Strafford; four sisters, Elizabeth Walton, Camdenton, Lucille Harbison, Kansas City, Kan., Phyliss Hall, Eldon, and Billie Sue Gilmore, Columbia, Ill.; one brother Russell Hauenstein, Mission, Texas; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God Church, Tuscumbia. The Rev. Barry Eisenhart and the Rev. Marvin Witt will officiate. Burial will be in Tuscumbia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, April 2, 1999 Mary Lea Clark, 68, Eldon, died April 1, 1999, at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. She was born July 9, 1930, in Miller County, a daughter of Willard G. and Alma Sophia Atkinson Clark. A lifetime resident of Miller County, she worked for several years at Campbell's Lake House, Lake Ozark. Survivors include: two brothers, Paul Clark, Otterville, and Virgil Clark, Thayer; four sisters, Lois Cotton Olean, Dorothy Dowdy, Mammoth Spring, Ark., Jewel Winters, Henley, and Velma Bailey, Dixon; two grandchildren and one great-grandson. One son, Garland Clark, preceded her in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Gerald Hale will officiate. Burial will be in Eldon City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested in care of the family. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, April 9, 1999 Anna Marie Buechter, 77, Iberia, died April 8, 1999, at St. Marys Health Center. She was born June 25, 1921, in Maries County, a daughter of Joseph and Wilhemina Schulte Kleffner. She was married Aug. 15, 1945, in Brinktown, to Joseph Anthony Buechter, who died June 25, 1969. She worked at Iberia Friendship Hall for 10 years. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, St. Anthony. She was a homemaker. Survivors include: six daughters, JoAnn Bauer, Brinktown, Margie Kempker, Eugene, Rosie Edwards, Ulman, and Veronica Buechter, Alice Newhart and Hilda Workman, all of Iberia; five sons, Henry Buechter, Osage Beach, Leo Buechter, Brumley, and Joie Buechter, Billy Buechter and Paul Buechter, all of Iberia; three sisters, Regina Buechiet, Agnes Buchiet and Sister Agnes Marie Kleffner, all of St. Louis; one brother, Ben Kleffner, Fenton; 18 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and two step great-great-grandchildren. One grandson preceded her in death. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, St. Anthony. The Rev. Clarence Wiederholt will officiate. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8:30 p.m. today at St. Anthony Parish Hall, St. Anthony, with a wake service at 7:30 p.m. Memorials are suggested to Masses in memory of Anna Buechter. Arrangements are under the direction of Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, March 30, 1999 Helen Green Reed, 75, Eldon, died March 28, 1999, at Eldon Healthcare Center. She was born Sept. 10, 1923, in Miller County, a daughter of Mallory J. and Grace Lillian Jones Skiles. She was married to Lloyd Raymond Green, who died March 22, 1958. She was married Sept 1, 1995, in Eldon, to Harry Reed, who survives at the home. She moved to Eldon from Los Angeles in 1950. She was a retired telephone operator for Southwestern Bell. She volunteered for the Eldon Meals on Wheels program and was a member of Mount Hermann Baptist Church. Survivors include: two daughters, Diana Comer, Eldon, and Florence Crouch, Olean; one son, Thomas E. Green, Eldon; two stepdaughters, Helen Rising, Charlotte, NC, and Susan Brune, Florence, SC; three stepsons, Junior Reed, Yorktown, VA, and Robert Reed and Michael Reed, both of Eldon; one sister, Hazel Hees, Eldon; one brother, Victor Skiles, Goodman; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 12 step grandchildren and 10 step great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Ken Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Eldon City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Mount Hermann Baptist Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, April 12, 1999 Virginia R. Yarger, 89, Eldon, died April 11, 1999, at St. Marys Health Center. She was born May 3, 1909, in Old Linn Creek, a daughter of Hugh M. and Ida Thompson Atwell. She was married Oct. 3, 1931, in Iberia, to Paul S. Yarger, who died Dec 12, 1984. She was a 1927 graduate of Eldon High School and attended Central Missouri State Teachers College, Warrensburg. A lifelong Miller County resident, she taught in rural schools. She co-owned and co-operated the MFA Insurance Agency in Eldon for almost 30 years. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Rebekah Lodge and Eldon First Christian Church. She was a Republican Committeewoman in Miller County. Survivors include: one son, David A. Yarger, Versailles; two brothers, Glenn Atwell, Flint, Texas, and Charles Atwell, Hannibal; three grandchildren; two step grandsons; and four great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mossman & Hess Funeral Home, Eldon. Don Renken will officiate. Burial will be in the Eldon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials are suggested to The Lee House Memorial Fund, Eldon. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Saturday, April 10, 1999 Bert McDonald, 93, Eldon, died April 8, 1999, at St. Marys Health Center. He was born May 28, 1905, in Ulman, a son of Benjamin B. and Priscilla May Lupardus McDonald. He was married Jan 10, 1928, in Ulman, to Ruth Ella Richardson, who died Dec 5, 1987. He was a retired sole cutter from International Shoe. He also worked for the city of Eldon as a cemetery caretaker. A charter member of Ninth Street Christian Church in Eldon, he was a member of LOCEF and the Miller County Historical Society. Survivors include: two sons, Bob L. McDonald, Sedalia, and Charles McDonald, Eldon; one daughter, Marjorie Maylee, Eldon; one sister, Lois Crismon, Eldon; 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. One daughter, Anna Mae Benham, died March 22, 1977. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Ninth Street Christian Church. Don E. Renken will officiate. Burial will be in Greenmore Memorial Gardens, Barnett. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Phillips Funeral Home. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary, Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday April 11, 1999 Frances G. Wilbers Strope, 84, Jefferson City, died April 12, 1999, at Capital Region Medical Center. She was born July 29, 1914, in St. Elizabeth, a daughter of John and Josephine Bode Wilbers. She was married to Otto Strope, who preceded her in death. A former St. Elizabeth resident, she worked as a cosmetologist in the St. Louis area before retiring. She moved to Jefferson City 15 years ago. She had been a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, St. Elizabeth, and was a member of St. Ann's Sodality. Survivors include: one niece, Sister Elizabeth Ann Wilbers, Los Angeles, Calif.; and one nephew, Bernard Wilbers, Jefferson City. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, St. Elizabeth. The Rev. John Degnan will officiate. Burial will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Rekus Funeral Home, St. Elizabeth, with a rosary at 7:30 p.m. Memorials are suggested to St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, April 19, 1999 Virginia Angeline Devore, 93, Ulman, died April 17, 1999, at her home. She was born Sept. 6, 1905, in Exline, Iowa, a daughter of Arthur and Alice Cochran McClaskey. She was married Sept 30, 1929, to Clarence Oliver Plemmons, who died in 1966. She was married in 1967 to Otis Carico, who died in 1976. She was married in 1977 to Ralph Devore who died in 1986. A resident of the Ulman area since 1917, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Brumley Baptist Church, Brumley. Survivors include: two sons, Kent Reed, Pueblo Colo., and George Plemmons, Ulman; three daughters, Bettie Heard-Hagberg, Pueblo, Carolyn Kelsay, Iberia, and Mary Hoskins, Barnett; 11 grandchildren, 20 great- grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Three grandchildren and one great-grandchild preceded her in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Brumley Baptist Church. The Rev. Danny McNeal will officiate. Burial will be in Hawkins Cemetery, near Brumley. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. Memorials are suggested to Brumley Baptist Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, April 11, 1999 Andrew Louis "Rocks" Hawken, 47, Tuscumbia, died April 9, 1999, at St. Marys Health Center. He was born Nov. 18, 1951, a son of Andrew E. and Alice Mae Keeth Hawken, who survive in Tuscumbia. He was married May 20, 1976, in Eldon, to Karen Boyd, who survives at the home. He was a warehouseman for Fasco Industries in Eldon since 1977. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Other survivors include: one brother, Louie Dale Hawken, Belleville, Ill.; and one sister, Cheryl Ann Gladback, Lake Ozark. Services will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Eldon Myers will officiate. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday. The body has been cremated. Memorials are suggested to the Andrew Louis "Rocks" Hawken Memorial in care of the family. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, April 23, 1999 Ersa Jeffries Roark Engle, 86, Eldon, died April 21, 1999, at Villa Marie Skilled Nursing Facility, Jefferson City. She was born June 3, 1912, in Miller County, a daughter of Robert C. and Eva George Jeffries. She was married Oct. 6, 1928, in Cole County, to William E. Roark, who died in 1971. She was married Aug 10, 1977, in Morgan County, to James G. Engle, who died in 1979. She was a telephone operator in Tuscumbia and Eugene for several years. She was an Avon representative for more than 20 years. She was a member of Aurora Springs Baptist Church and was a former member of Spring Valley Church, Henley. Survivors include: two sons, Elba Roark, Jr., Jefferson City, and Larry O. Roark, Eldon; six daughters, Doris Meyer, Littleton, Colo., Ella Cebra, Highland, INd., Bonnie Goodin, Jefferson City, Eva Wood, Eldon, Mary Jane Crum, Vienna, and Ersa Maureen Edwards, Jefferson City; one stepson, Bill Engle, Eldon; 33 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Harold Dee Roark and Robert Lee Roark, and one daughter, Roberta E. Roark. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Jay Quinn and the Rev. Cellis Crum will officiate. Burial will be in Eldon City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Saturday, April 24, 1999 Juanita B. Flaugher, 78, Edwardsville, Ill., died April 22, 199, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Manchester. She was born July 10, 1920, in Tuscumbia, a daughter of Oliver and Bertha Abbott Ramsey. She was married June 5, 1937, in Tuscumbia, to Perry Flaugher, who died Sept. 8, 1995. She was a homemaker and a member of the Glenview Church of the Nazarene, Glen Caron, Ill. Survivors include: two sons, Gerald Flaugher and Larry Flaugher, both of Edwardsville; one sister, Mabel Curry, Edwardsville, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Pastor Jerry Frye will officiate. Burial will be in Eldon City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Pletcher Funeral Home, Edwardsville, and from 1-2 p.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, April 28, 1999 Sandra Sue Stith Foley, 51, Iberia, died April 26, 1999, at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, Columbia. She was born March 5, 1948, in Eldon, a daughter of Eugene and Betty Jo Rennaker Stith. Her father survives in Kaiser. She graduated from Raytown South High School. She graduated from business school in Kansas City and was employed with the IRS. In 1979, she moved to Iberia and ran her own business, the Crows Nest, from 1990- 1997. She was employed at Ozark Retirement Center as a certified nurse's aide. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Survivors include: one daughter, Tina Dawn Murphy, Linn Creek; one son, Steven C. Culter, Neodesha, Kan.; two brothers, Fred Stith, Lake Ozark, and Jerry Stith, Jefferson City; and two grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Bishop Steven Hoopes will officiate. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Kaiser. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Memorials are suggested to Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, April 16, 1999 Helen Lawson Slone, 85, Eldon, died April 14, 1999, at Capital Region Medical Center. She was born May 31, 1913, in Eugene, a daughter of William and Arie Bunker Fogleman. She was married Nov. 29, 1933, to Tolliver C. Lawson, who died June 27, 1965. She was married in April 1997 in Tuscumbia, to Lloyd Slone, who survives at the home. She worked as a bookkeeper for Lawson-Robinett Feed Company of Tuscumbia in the 1960s. She was employed with the Miller County assessor's office. In the early 1970s she worked for an abstract and title business. She was a member of Tuscumbia Christian Church, serving as church organist, Sunday school teacher and treasurer. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Other survivors include: one son, Bill Lawson, Tuscumbia; three sisters, Ruby Webb, Louisville, Miss., Pauline Meehan, Arlington, VA, and Lillian Thomas, Raytown; three grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tuscumbia Christian Church. The Rev. Gene Edwards will officiate. Burial will be in Tuscumbia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Memorials are suggested to the Tuscumbia Christian Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, April 8, 1999 Glenda B. Cato, 53, Iberia, died April 6, 1999, at St. Marys Health Center. She was born March 5, 1946, in Monett, a daughter of Samuel and Viola McKinney Gibson. She was married in June 1962, in Torrance, Calif., to Robert Forrest Cato, who died May 8, 1982 Survivors include: one son, William R.F. Cato II, Brumley; two daughters, Tina Boileau, Jefferson City, and Terri Buese, Anderson; five brothers, Robert G. Gibson, St. Anthony, and Samuel E. Gibson, Jerry W. Gibson and Jimmy D. Gibson, all of Alaska, and Gary L. Gibson, Central America; her fiancÚ, Karl McDowell, Iberia; and six grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Rick Hargrove will officiate. Burial will be in Livingston Cemetery, near Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday. Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, March 4, 1999 B. J. English, 49, Eldon, died March 22, 1999, at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. She was born Jan. 16, 1960, in Tuscumbia, a daughter of Noel and Roxie Leona Morrow Robinett. She was married Nov. 29, 1986, in Lakeside, to J. D. English, who survives at the home. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Other survivors include two sons, Blu Brown and Leslie Brown; two stepsons, Jay English and David English; one stepdaughter, Dawn English; one brother Leslie Robinett; six sisters, Mary Barnhart, Margie Forbis, Alice Ash, Debbie Davenport, June Kaiser, and Cindy Colvin; and nine grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hedges Funeral Home, Osage Beach. Burial will be in Robinett Cemetery, Brumley. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday June 6, 2005 Shirrel Duncan Woolery, age 80 of Iberia, died Thursday, June 2, 2005. He was born in Miller County on July 3, 1924, son of the late John and Opal (Duncan) Woolery. On July 19, 1942, in Rolla, he was married to Dean Eads, who preceded him in death on September 4, 1993. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was co-owner with his brother-in-law, Jim Eads, of Eads Motor Company in Iberia which was the oldest continuously family owned Ford Dealership in Missouri. A member of Dogwood Hills Country Club in Osage Beach, he enjoyed his golfing "buddies" and spent many happy hours on the golf course. He was a member of the Iberia First Baptist Church and the Iberia VFW Post 6167. He was a devoted father and grandfather and loved spending time with his family in Florida. Survivors include: one daughter, Peggy Ward and husband Joe of Melbourne Beach, Florida; one granddaughter, Samantha Ward and husband Al Suarez of Tampa, Florida; one grandson, Joe Ward and wife Jennifer of Jupiter, Florida; two great-grandsons, Peter Ward and Alec Suarez; and cousins, Ralph and Linda. He is also survived by many members of the Eads family. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Iberia First Baptist Church. Rev. Glen Golden will officiate. Interment with military honors will be in Iberia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Monday at Rekus Funeral Home in Iberia. Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Saturday, March 6, 1999 Helen Louise Myers, 72, Ulman, died March 3, 1999, at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital. She was born Feb. 4, 1927, in Eldon, a daughter of Bert and Margaret Thompson Apperson. She was married Feb 22, 1945, in Olathe, Kan., to James M. Myers, who survives at the home. She was a member of Ulman Christian Church. She worked at various locations in mid-Missouri. Other survivors include: one son, Jimmy Joe Myers, Ulman; six sisters, Sue Wyrick, Tuscumbia, Pat Ross, Ruth Workman and Kay Haggerman, all of Eldon, Carol Meisel, Jefferson City, and Rose Flora, Tonganixie, Kan.; three brothers, Dave Apperson, Eldon, Bud Kratzer, Sedalia, and Jerry Apperson, Kansas City; two grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Jimmy Kruse and the Rev. Jim McGowin will officiate. Burial will be in Hickory Point Cemetery, near Iberia. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Memorials are suggested to the Ulman Community Center. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, March 16, 1999 Marjorie Catherine Hix, 91, Iberia, died March 13, 1999, at St. Marys Health Center. She was born Nov. 11, 1907, in Iberia, a daughter of George and Katie Morrow Mace. She was married Nov. 26, 1932, in Berryville, Ark., to Gail R. Hix, who died Aug 24, 1951. A graduate of the Iberia Academy and Central Missouri State University, she taught for five years in a rural school. She taught for 19 years at School of the Osage and 21 years in the Iberia School District. She was named an Outstanding Elementary Teacher of America in 1973. A lifelong resident of Miller County, she was a member of Iberia Congregational Christian Church for more than 75 years. She was Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent and church organist. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association of Missouri and the Miller County Historical Society. She is survived by one niece, Melinda Hagerman, Rockford, Ill. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Wayne Cogell and Ellis Livingston will officiate. Burial will be in Hickory Point Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, March 2, 1999 Catherine Lorene Adams, 85, Lake Ozark, died March 2, 1999, at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. She was born May 30, 1913, in Iberia, a daughter of James and Lou Bond Eads. She was married in 1935 to Robert Adams, who died in 1943. She was married Aug 3, 1943, in San Diego, Calif., to Gerald Cully Adams, who survives at the home. A former St. Louis resident, she was a dental assistant and a member of the Third Baptist Church, St. Louis. Other survivors include two brothers, H. Ford Eads, Cleburne, Texas and James W. Eads, Iberia, and two sisters, Vera G. Atwill, Naples Fla., and Veta G. Claiborn, Jefferson City. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Bob Buster will officiate. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, March 9, 1999 Vergie Jane Pemberton, 85, Osage Beach, died March 7, 1999, at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. She was born July 6, 1913, in Miller County, a daughter of George and Beatrice Davenport Duncan. She was married May 10, 1937, in Crocker, to Leonard Juel Pemberton, who died Jan. 27, 1988. A homemaker, she was a member of Mount Union Church of Christ near Brumley. Survivors include: two sons, Jerry Pemberton, Fulton, and Richard Pemberton, Jefferson City; two daughters, Nancie Duncan, Lake Ozark, and Mary Pemberton, Osage Beach; five brothers, Noel Duncan, Eureka, Oleph Duncan and Donald Duncan, both of Brumley, Tennyson Duncan, Eldon, and Raymond Duncan, Richland; one sister, Juanita Wall, Crocker; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Her stepmother, Stella Duncan, preceded her in death. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia, Roy Westbrook will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Union Cemetery near Brumley. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to the Mount Union Cemetery Fund or the American Lung Association. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, July 10, 1994 Services were today for Opal Luttrell, 85, Brumley, who died Wednesday at Boone County Hospital, Columbia. She was born November 11, 1908, the daughter of John and Ruthie Jane Workman Duncan. She was married February 4, 1924 to Milton Luttrell, who died September 26, 1987. She lived all her life in the Iberia and Brumley communities. She was a member of the Rodden Church of Christ. Survivors include: eight daughters, Dorlas Gilliam, Patsy Rodden and Karen Barnett, all of Brumley, Lois Pemberton, Iberia, Alice Wooldridge, Independence, Rosemary Douglas, Olean, Bonnie Smith, Pomme De Terre, and Shirley Smith, Butler; 36 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services were at Hedges Funeral Home, Osage Beach. Brother W. J. Stanley officiated. Burial was in Robinette Cemetery near Brumley. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, November 5, 1999 Andrew E. Hawken, 84, Tuscumbia, died Nov. 3, 1999, at his home. He was born Nov. 14, 1914, in Miller County, a son of Louis and Rose McGowan Hawken. He was married April 7, 1951, in Lake Ozark, to Alice M. Keeth, who survives at home. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He worked 16 years at Anchor Mill in Tuscumbia and Eldon, and at Tuscumbia R-3 school Other survivors include: one son, Louie Dale Hawken, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.; one daughter, Cheryl Gladback, Eldon; five grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and two step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Andrew Louis Hawken, one daughter, Anita Lynn Hawken, and one grandson. Services will be at 11 1.m. Saturday at Rekus Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Gene Edwards will officiate. Burial, with military honors, wil be in Tuscumbia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, March 10, 1999 Jewell Dean Dake, 84, Iberia, died March 8, 1999, at St. Marys Health Center. She was born Aug. 17, 1914, in Miller County, a daughter of Adrain and Mary Ann Lawson Sloan. She was married Oct. 14, 1932, in Iberia, to Jack M. Dake, who survives at the home. She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Tabernacle Church, near Iberia. Other survivors include: two sons, Bob Dake and Jackie Dake, both of Iberia; three daughters, Wanda McKee, Iberia, Lois Copeland, Meta, and Alice Humphrey, Eldon; 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. One grandson preceded her in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. David King will officiate. Burial will be in Dake Cemetery, near St. Anthony. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Dake Cemetery. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, March 12, 1999 Laura Shelton, 91, Dixon, died March 11, 1999, at Balanced Care Center, Dixon. She was born Oct. 13, 1907, near Iberia, a daughter of General and Saurilda Hollycross Alexander. She was married in Granite City, Ill., to Lawrence Shelton who died Nov. 30, 1960. A former Meta resident, she was a member of Clark Street Church of Christ, Granite City. She was a sales clerk in the bakery department of National Food Store, Granite City. She is survived by nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Granite City. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Birmingham- Martin Funeral Home, Dixon. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, March 16, 1999 Emil B. Lindenbusch, 80, St. Elizabeth, died March 15, 1999, at Boone Hospital, Columbia. He was born Dec. 12, 1918, in St. Elizabeth, a son of Stephen and Mathilda Evers Lindenbusch. He was married Feb. 2, 1947, in St. Elizabeth to Mary Ann Bellinghausen, who survives at the home. He was a lifelong resident of St. Elizabeth and attended St. Elizabeth School. A World War II veteran, he was employed by the St. Elizabeth MFA Cooperative Association for 35 years until his retirement in 1981. He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society. He was commander of St. Elizabeth Memorial American Legion Post 535 and a member of VFW Post 2442, Eldon. He served on the St. Lawrence Catholic Church council, the St. Elizabeth Community Center board, the CMAAA board, the St. Elizabeth Care Center development board and was a member of the St. Elizabeth Industrial Development Corporation. Other survivors include: one son, Martin A. Lindenbusch, St. Elizabeth, and one brother, Albert H. Lindenbusch, St. Elizabeth. One daughter, Stephanie Ann Lindenbusch died in 1985. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. The Rev. John Degnan will officiate. Burial will be in ST. Elizabeth Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Rekus Funeral Home, St. Elizabeth, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the charity of the donor's choice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, March 21, 1999 Zaida Meek, 94, Iberia, died March 19, 1999, at Capital Region Medical Center. She was born March 16, 1905, in Sedalia, a daughter of Christophe and Dora Province Reed. She was married June 19, 1988, in Cameron, to Homer Meek, who survives at the home. She was a homemaker and a member of Iberia Church of the Nazarene. Other survivors include: one son, Curtis F. Humphrey, Vienna; five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. John Bouldrey will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery near Iberia. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Monday. Memorials are suggested to Iberia Church of the Nazarene or Maries Manor Health Care. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, August 13, 1999 Fred Robinett, 88, Latham, died Aug. 12, 1999, at his home. He was born Aug 7, 1911, in Miller County, a son of Lee and Addie Belle Cooper Robinett. He was married March 29, 1933, to Olive Thompson, who survives at the home. A farmer, he was a member of Versailles Christian Church and the NFO. Other survivors include: one son, Robert Fred "Sonny" Robinett, Versailles; one daughter, Virginia McKinley, Versailles; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. One infant son, Tobby Robinett, preceded him in death. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home, Versailles. The Rev. Tom Voth will officiate. Burial will be in Greenmore Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Barnett. Visitation will be from 6- 8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, July 31, 2005 Nellie Agnes Tellman, age 90, of Eugene, MO, died Friday, July 29, 2005 in Jefferson City, MO. She was born on August 28, 1914 in Miller County, MO, the daughter of William and Dollie (Williams) Feltrop. She was married on October 27, 1937, to Ed A. Tellman, who preceded her in death on August 30, 1992. She received her education at Klindt School near Marys Home. Farmer and homemaker, she worked side by side with her husband Ed for 54 years. She enjoyed her great-grandchildren, reading, gardening, embroidery & quilting with her Spring Garden neighbors, but what gave her the most joy in her life was crappie fishing. Along with her husband, she owned and operated Tellman's Resort & Heated Fishing Dock at Lake Ozark in the 1960s. She was a member of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church and the St. Ann's Sodality in Marys Home. Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Ed & Colette Tellman of Eugene, MO and Dan & Patty Tellman of Ft. Worth, Texas; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda & Robert Veit of Osage Bend, MO; one foster son, Vince Evans of Kansas City, MO; grandchildren, Darrin and Lisa Tellman, Kim and Robert Bax, Jennifer Tellman, Keith Tellman, Steven Tellman, Paul Veit, Brenda & Will Adair, Glenda Hoffman & Darla Gilpin; step- granddaughters, Erin & Derek Stucken, Vanessa Peters & Amanda Peters; great-grandchildren, Emma Tellman, Adam Tellman, Steven Bax, Sierra Bax, Jade Tellman, Willie Adair, Justan Adair, BJ Hoffman, DeWight Hoffman, Shane Blankenship & Cody Gilpin; step-great-grandson, Colin Stuecken; two brothers, Clifford Feltrop of Eureka Springs, Arkansas and William Feltrop of Kansas City, MO; and one sister, Ellen Slicker of Wichita, Kansas. She was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Wilburn Feltrop; five sisters, Dean Berendzen, Margaret Feltrop, Jewel Feltrop, Laura Jean Cunningham and Delores Feltrop; and one great-grandson, Daniel Gilpin. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, August 1, at the Phillips Funeral Home, Marys Home Chapel. The Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 2 at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Marys Home, with Rev. Clarence Wiederholt officiating. Burial will take place at Our Lady of the Snows Cemetery, Eugene, MO. Memorials are suggested to Our Lady of the Snows School. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, August 4, 1999 S. G. "Jack" Graham, 73, Eldon, died Aug 2, 1999, from injuries sustained as the result of a traffic accident. He was born Aug. 16, 1925, in Etterville, a son of Ernest E. and Marble Lura Browning Graham. He was married Dec. 9, 1945, in Hutchison, Kan., to Doloris Burkey, who died March 4, 1999. He was a graduate of Eugene High School and a Navy veteran of World War II. A lifelong resident of Miller County, he was a member of Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Eldon. He was a manager of Ivey Oil. Survivors include: three daughters, Carolyn Jenkins, O'Fallon, Julia Hartgrave, Fort Leonard Wood, and Connie Kirkweg, Eldon; four sons, Steven Graham, Tuscumbia, David Graham, Lohman, Tom Graham, Dallas, and Larry Graham, Eldon; two sisters, Brooxie Means, Eldon, and Bonnie Collet, Independence; one brother, Donald Graham, Rolla; 24 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Randall Bunch will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday. Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, December 6, 1992 Elmer Luttrell, 69, Iberia, died Friday at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia. He was born May 26, 1923, in Stanton, a son of Isaac and Mary Luttrell. He was married Jan 20, 1945, in Muncie, Kan., to Pauline Russell, who survives at the home. He was a retired lumber worker for Payless Cashways, Kansas City, Kan., and an Army veteran of World War II. He lived many years in DeSoto and Bonner Springs, Kan., before moving to Iberia in 1989. He was a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church, Lenexa, Kan. Other survivors include: two sons, Claude Gumm, DeSoto, Kan., and Homer Luttrell, state of California; five daughters, Ella Mae Sickman, Bonner Springs, Kan., Sharron Kay Whitmill and Kathryn Ann Childers, both of DeSoto, Kan., Margie Lou Luttrell, Olathe, Kan., and Glenda Luttrell of the home; three sisters, Leona McDowell, Brumley, Elsie Johnson, Stoutland, and Flossie Martin, Linn Creek; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Harold McConnell will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Union Cemetery, near Brumley. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, November 23, 1992 Jennie L. Hogue, 81, Iberia, died today at St. Elizabeth Care Center. She was born Jan 9, 1911, in Zebra, a daughter of V.A. and Annie Belcher Irwin. She was married Dec. 25, 1929, in Linn Creek to Fred Hogue, who died Aug 5, 1977. She was a homemaker and a member of Congregational Christian Church. Survivors include: one son, Doyle Hogue, Iberia; one daughter, Erma Denton, Iberia; four brothers, Walter Irwin and Vencil Irwin, both of the state of North Carolina, Joe Irwin and Clarence Irwin, both of Iberia; one sister, Dora Alexander, Eldon; nine grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and a number of step-grandchildren. One son, Harold W. Hogue, preceded her in death. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Iberia. Brother Larry Young will officiate. Burial will be in Livingston Cemetery near Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, December 7, 1992 Belvia Boyd, 80, Dixon, died Sunday at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He was born Jan. 10, 1912, near Iberia, a son of Edward and Cecil Clark Boyd. He was married Jan. 9, 1932, in Tuscumbia, to Thelma R. Wickham, who died Sept. 20, 1980. He was a retired welder at Fort Leonard Wood. He served two terms as judge of the Miller County Court from 1972 until 1976. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post at Iberia and the Iberia Masonic Lodge. He was a World War II U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Survivors include: two sons, Vernon Boyd and Roger Boyd, both of the home; three daughters, Marilyn Lawson and Brenda Ewan, both of Dixon, and Rhonda McCutcheon, Armstrong; two brothers, Elza Boyd, Eldon and Ellis Boyd, California; one sister, Maude Simpson, Kansas City; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. One son, Virgil Boyd, preceded him in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Duncan Skiles will officiate. Military rites and burial will be in Dick Lawson Cemetery near Dixon. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday. A Masonic service will be at 7 p.m. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, November 22, 1992 James C. "Pud" Crum, 67, Eldon, died Friday at his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1925, at Eldon, a son of James C. and Marie Spalding Crum. A veteran of World War II, he was a farmer and a life-long resident of the Eldon Community. Survivors include two nieces. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Burial will be in the Eldon City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Wednesday, November 25, 1992 Benjamin S. "Pat" Davis, 80, Iberia, died Tuesday at his home. He was born Aug 28, 1912, near Hancock, a son of William and Rose Teeples Davis. He was married March 6, 1933, in Clayton, to Helen Alexander, who survives at the home. He had been employed with Perkins and Law Oil Co. as a truck driver for more than 20 years. He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the V.F.W. Other survivors include: two sons, Robert L. Davis, Iberia, and James B. Davis, Osage Beach; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. One daughter, Charlotte S. Davis, died Sept. 13, 1973. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Iberia. Brother Stan Way will officiate. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery with military rites by Iberia V.F.W. Post members. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Friday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, November 24, 1992 Ruth Setser, 84, Tuscumbia, died Sunday at her home. She was born Oct. 2, 1908, in Tuscumbia, a daughter of William A. and Fern Swanson Burd. She was married Jan 19, 1929, in Tuscumbia, to John A. Setser, who survives at the home. She had been employed with Agriculture Stabilization Conservation Service in Tuscumbia for 25 years prior to her retirement. She was a member of Mt. Zion Christian Church. Other survivors include: one son, Jerry Setser, Eldon; one daughter, Kathryn Abbott, Tuscumbia; one sister, Margaret Carmine, Iberia; and two grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Tuscumbia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Mt. Zion Christian Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, November 16, 1992 Charles A. Crane, 75, died Sunday at Miller County Nursing Home in Tuscumbia. He was born Nov. 8, 1917, in Eldon, a son of Charles M. and Bernice G. Granstaff Crane. He was married March 7, 1941, in Canton to Ruth English, who died Nov. 27, 1980. On May 18, 1991, he was married to Ruth Barnhouse, who survives. He had been employed as a brakeman with the Rock Island Railroad for 29 years prior to his retirement in 1972. He was a 50-year member of United Transportation Union and had served as local chairman and secretary/treasurer for UTU. Other survivors include: two sons, David Crane, Lake Ozark, and Steve Crane, Kansas City; one daughter, Jackie Bowerman, Joplin; one sister, Dorothy Simpson, Eldon; one stepson, Mark Helms, Eldon; seven grandchildren, one step-grandchild and one step-great-grandchild. Services will be at 2 pm. Tuesday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. David Grousnick and the Rev. Borys Boyuk will officiate. The body will be cremated. Memorials are suggested to Miller County Nursing Home, Residents Christmas Fund. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, November 6, 1992 Naomi Beatrice Spalding, 74, Henley, died Thursday at Memorial Community Hospital (Jefferson City). She was born July 20, 1918, in Argyle, a daughter of Bee and Belle Patterson Dawson. She was married June 6, 1937, in Eldon to Brice Spalding, who survives at the home. She was a graduate of Eugene High School and Lincoln University. She taught in Eugene for 25 years before her retirement. She was a member of Eugene Christian Church. Other survivors include: one son, John Spalding, Houston; three daughters, Judy Tomlinson, Kansas City, and Sandra Millard and Nancy Martin, both of Jefferson City; two brothers, James Dawson, Owensville, and Gene Dawson, Sikeston; two sisters, Barbara Norfleet, Kansas City and Dorothy Hensley, Ulman; nine grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Burial will be in Eugene Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, November 13, 1992 Frank McDowell, 94, Tuscumbia, died Thursday at Memorial Community Hospital (Jefferson City). He was born Feb. 25, 1898, in Camden County, a son of Charles and Ada M. Patterson McDowell. He was married Nov. 6, 1918, in Tuscumbia to Ethel Golden, who died Nov 8, 1968. He was a retired farmer and a lifelong resident of Camden and Miller counties. He was a member of Honey Springs Baptist Church near Brumley. Survivors include: five sons, Jewell McDowell, Edwardsville, Kan. Marvin McDowell, Bashor, Kan., Charles McDowell and Donald McDowell, both of Bonner Springs, Kan., and Leonard McDowell, Brumley; three daughters, Lora M. Graham, Ulman, Dorothy Barnhart, Olean, and Emma J. Dunn, McAllen, Texas; 31 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Harold McConnell will officiate. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Kaiser. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, November 3, 1992 Elvin A. Wilson, 73, Etterville, died Monday at his home. He was born June 9, 1919, in Tuscumbia, a son of Rector and Icie B. Flaugher Wilson. He was married Nov. 15, 1941, in Tuscumbia to Clara M. Brown, who survives at the home. He was a lifetime resident of Eldon and had been employed with Eckenberger Hardware for 31 years before his retirement. He operated the Curiosity Shop in Etterville for several years. He was a member of Etterville Christian Church. Other survivors include: one son, Kenneth R. Wilson, Del Norte, Colo.; one daughter, Carol A. Farley, Eldon; one sister, Lois Swanson, Holts Summit; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Borys Boyuk will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Eldon. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday November 8, 1992 Sophia C. Evers, 94, died Friday at Jefferson City Manor Care Center. She was born Oct. 16, 1898, in St. Elizabeth, a daughter of George H. and Mary Healey Hunepohl. She was married May 15, 1916, in Marys Home to John H. Evers, who died March 29, 1960. She had been employed as a seamstress with Oberman Manufacturing Co. and Hermans Department Store for 19 years until her retirement. She was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church, the Ladies Sodality and the ladies auxiliaries of the VFW and F.O.E. Survivors include: two sons, John E. Evers, Jefferson City, and Norbert T. Evers, Columbia; one daughter, Marie L. Castrop, Jefferson City; 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and five great-great- grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Peters Catholic Church. The Rev. Louis Dorn will officiate. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at Dulle Funeral Home. A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Helias Foundation, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Association. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, October 30, 1992 Eula L. Thomson, 78, Eldon, died Wednesday at Still Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 11, 1914, in Miller County, a daughter of Tom and Eva Hicks Apperson. She was married June 7, 1937, in Jefferson City to Ormond Thomson, who died Dec 4, 1987. She was a lifelong resident of Miller County and had been employed as a waitress and cook. She was a member of Saline Valley Church of Christ. Survivors include: three daughters, Virginia Thomas, Eldon, Sue Zaugg, Prairie Home, and Buenta Winfrey, Pensacola, Fla.; one sister, Ruby Jackson; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 pm. Saturday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Louis Garbi will officiate. Burial will be in Greenmore Memorial Park, Barnett. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, October 28, 1992 James "Jimmy" Howard Sr., 78, St. Elizabeth, died Monday at Memorial Community Hospital. He was born Nov. 21, 1913, in St. Elizabeth, a son of Jarvis and Narcises Humphrey Howard. He was married Feb. 23, 1937, in Jefferson City, to Mildred Crane, who survives. He had been employed as a steel fabricator and farmer and also had worked for Standard Milling Co. in Meta. He was a lifelong resident of Miller County and a member of Meta Christian Church. Other survivors include: two sons, James Howard Jr., House Springs, and David Howard, St. Elizabeth; two daughters, Helen Moellering and Jan Maples, both of St. Charles; one sister, Elizabeth Bock, Meta; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Meta. The Rev. Joseph Prance will officiate. Burial will be in Southside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, October 27, 1992 Nora E. Anderson, 84, Eldon, died Sunday at Osage Beach Health Care Center. She was born Aug. 27, 1908, in Tuscumbia, a daughter of Gus and Victoria Allen Matthews. She was married June 25, 1931, in Union to Fred Anderson. She had been employed as a steward with Lodge of the Four Seasons for 27 years until her retirement in 1990. She was a member of Mt. Herman Baptist Church. Survivors include: one daughter, Beulah Reinhold, Eldon; one sister, Lola Bay, Richwoods; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and one step-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two sons, Leroy Anderson and Paul Anderson. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Herman Baptist Church. The Revs. Jay Quinn and Ronnie Hess will officiate. Burial will be in Tuscumbia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, October 26, 1992 Ruth O. Kallenbach, 87, Jefferson City, died Sunday. She was born Feb. 20, 1905, in Tuscumbia, a daughter of John and Minnie A. Nixdorf Kallenbach. She was a lifelong resident of Central Missouri and attended rural Miller County schools. She had been employed with Tweedie Footwear Factory as an inspector and later operated a day care center in her home for a number of years. She was a member of Dix Road Church of Christ and Memorial Community Hospital Auxiliary. She is survived by nieces and nephews. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Freeman Mortuary. Carroll Bennett and Stephen Rook will officiate. Burial will be in Tuscumbia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials are suggested to Dix Road Church of Christ. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, February 18, 1993 Earl Henley, 88, Eldon, died Wednesday at Osage Beach Healthcare Center. He was born Nov. 4, 1904, in Eugene, a son of Jasper and Minnie Buster Henley. He was married March 31, 1924, in Etterville to Alpha Omega Etter, who died June 11, 1990. He had worked for Western Union for 36 years before retiring. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Chicago, and Ninth Street Christian Church, Eldon. Survivors include: one son, Ronald Henley, Edwards; two daughters, Norma Bray, Kane, Pa., and Dianne Finley, Salisbury, N.C.; one brother, Roy Henley, Jefferson City; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 pm. Saturday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Don E. Renken will officiate. Burial will be in Eugene Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, March 8, 1993 Eula Sarah Stone, 82, Eldon, died Saturday at Still Regional Medical Center. She ws born April 10, 1910, in Capps, a daughter of Jasper and Julia Bilyeu Shepherd. She was married Sept. 15, 1928, to Logan Stone, who survives at the home. She was a homemaker and had lived in the Ulman community prior to moving to Eldon in 1969. She was a member of the Ulman Christian Church, but more recently had attended the First Christian Church, Eldon. Other survivors include: one son, Glen Stone, Elmwood, Neb.; two daughters, Margaret Eads, Jefferson City, and Margaret Morris, Columbia; one sister, Audrey Coburn, St. Louis; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Jim Kruse and the Rev. Gene Edwards will officiate. Burial will be in Hickory Point Cemetery, Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Meals on Wheels. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary, Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, March 14, 1993 Roman G. "Slim" Herx, 76, St. Elizabeth, died Saturday at Memorial Community Hospital. He was born Nov. 26, 1916, near Iberia, the son of William and Anna Lueckenotte Herx. He was married on Oct. 26, 1938, in St. Anthony to Regina Ann Otto, who died April 1, 1983. He retired in 1979 from maintenance at St. Marys Health Center in Jefferson City. He lived in Jefferson City for several years, then moved to St. Thomas. In 1979 he moved to St. Anthony, where he lived until he went in the nursing home in St. Elizabeth in 1990. Survivors include two brothers, August Herx, Jefferson City, and Al Herx, Kansas City; four sisters, Martha Rehagen, Hedwig Holtmeyer and Marie Gudeman, all of St. Anthony, and Pauline Doerhoff, St. Elizabeth. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Anthony Catholic Church, with the Rev. John Schutty officiating. Burial will be in the St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home in Iberia, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, March 7, 1993 Willard Slawson, 82, Crocker, died Friday at the Dixon Oaks Health Centre, Dixon. He was born Sept. 26, 1910, at Iberia, a son of James and Laura Capehart Slawson. He was married July 19, 1961, at Iberia, to Bernice Dickerson Bond, Who died Aug 8, 1988. He retired in 1970 from Fisher Auto Body in St. Louis after more than 45 years employment. He had lived in Crocker since 1970. He was a member of the Iberia First Baptist Church. Survivors include: one son, Selwyn Slawson, Fall Brook, Calif.; two daughters, Joy Cantrell, Crocker and Ylynn Carr, Sun City, Calif.; two step-sons, Roger Bond and Bobby Lou Bond, both of Iberia; three sisters, Ruth Livingston, Iberia, Edith Blanner, Kirkwood, and Eska Lee Cole, Memphis, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Iberia, with the Rev. Haskell Orrick officiating. Burial will be in the Iberia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Dixon Oaks Activity Fund, Dixon. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, March 11, 1993 Wilma Ann Houser, 83, Eldon, died Wednesday at Timberlake Care Center. She was born March 23, 1909, in Miller County, a daughter of John and Jane Beard Parsons. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Eldon. Survivors include: four sons, Leonard Clark, Kansas City, Nyle Clark, Olathe, Kan., Cecil Clark, Raymore, and Conley Clark, Camdenton; three daughters, Lois Meinrath, Albuquerque, N.M., Patsy Hurtubise, Osage Beach, and Marcia Cunningham, Belton; six sisters, Nora Harmon, Mildred Anselment, Evelyn Penn and Jackie Parsons, all of Kansas City, Opal Kilingensmith, Boise Idaho, and Nadine Towns, Cole Camp; one brother, Henry Parsons, Kaiser; 20 grandchildren, 16 great- grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, Eldon. The Rev. Randall Bunch will officiate. Burial will be in Boltz Cemetery, Kaiser. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, February 28, 1993 Era N. Wood, 91, El Dorado Springs, died Friday at Community Care Center, El Dorado Springs. Mrs. Wood was born Aug 20, 1901, in Morgan County, a daughter of William Dowell and Minnie Wooley. She was married in Tuscumbia in 1922 to John M. Wood, who died March 22, 1972. She had been a resident of the Eldon area until 1950 when she moved to Kansas City, Kan. She then moved to El Dorado Springs in 1987. She was a member of the Temple Baptist Church, Kansas City, Kan. Survivors include: four daughters, Wanda Geiger, Belton, Alta Scott, Eldon, Doris Moseley, Blue Eye, and Lela Faye Thaxton, El Dorado Springs; four sons, Earl V. Wood, Lincoln, Neb., John T. Wood, Eldon, William Wood, Shell Knob, and Gerald H. Wood, Kansas City, Kan.; 44 grandchildren, 96 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday at the Philips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Thomas Thaxton will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Toll Wood Cemetery, Eldon. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, February 8, 1993 Vada Barnhart, 86, Meta, died Saturday at Still Regional Medical Center (Jefferson City). She was born June 14, 1906, in Miller County, a daughter of Lewis and Henrietta Orr Bilyeu. She was married Aug 20, 1924, in Vienna, to Arlie Barnhart, who died Dec. 5, 1990. She worked as a seamstress for several clothing factories before her retirement. She was a member of the Campground Christian Church, Meta. Survivors include: one son, Charles Barnhart, Meta; two brothers, Winfred Bilyeu, Meta and Harold Bilyeu, St. Elizabeth; one sister, Mae Pendleton, Meta; and two grandchildren. One daughter, Clarice, preceded her in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Meta. The Rev. Earl Jones will officiate. Burial will be in the Stokes Cemetery, Meta. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to the Stokes Cemetery Fund. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, March 7, 1993 Jane Ash, 94, Tusumbia, died Friday at Still Regional Medical Center, Jefferson City. She was born April 26, 1898, at Brumley, a daughter of Samuel and Catherine Phillips Robinett. She was married Feb. 24, 1917, at Brumley, to W.E. Ash, who died Nov. 5, 1978. She was a lifelong resident of Miller County. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Rodden Church of Christ near Brumley. Survivors include: three sons, Bert Ash and Burnic Ash, both of Brumley, and Farris Ash, Tuscumbia; two daughters, Lena Mae Phillips and Thelma Albertson, both of Tuscumbia; 18 grandchildren, 33 great- grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. One son, Earnest Ash, preceded her in death. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Iberia, with Brother Jack Duncan officiating. Burial will be in the Robinett Cemetery near Iberia. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, March 7, 1993 Alma C. Bax, 89, St. Elizabeth, died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. She was born March 11, 1903, at St. Elizabeth, a daughter of Frank Henry and Jennie Charlotte Drueding Bax. She never was married. She worked for more than 30 years as a housekeeper for the Rev. Herman Mayer at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in St. Elizabeth. She also worked several years as a clerk for the Missouri Department of Agriculture. She was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church and its St. Ann Sodality. Survivors include: one brother, Eugene Bax, Portland Ore., and one sister, Marie Bax, New York, N.Y. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in St. Elizabeth, with the Rev. John Degnan officiating. Burial will be in the St. Lawrence Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the Stevinson-Mosman Funeral Home, St. Elizabeth. A Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, February 16, 1993 Eunice Emma Norfleet, 81, Eugene, died Monday at the Jefferson City Manor Care Center. She was born Nov. 8, 1911, in Portland, a daughter of Sparell and Mary Pohlman Neal. She was married Jan 31, 1931, in Jefferson City, to Walter C. Norfleet, who died March 22, 1966. A lifelong resident of the Central Missouri area, she was employed as a supervisor of the Employer Income Tax Withholding Section Unit of the Missouri Department of Revenue until her retirement in 1976. She was a member of the Hickory Hill Baptist Church. Survivors include: two sons, Larry Norfleet, Springfield and Donald Norfleet, Jefferson City; one sister, Alta Bedsworth, Oak Grove; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in the Freeman Chapel. The Rev. Shane Crum will officiate. Burial will be in the Spring Garden Cemetery, Eugene. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Tuesday, February 16, 1993 Myrtle Edith Dutcher, 93, Eldon, died Monday at Eldon Health Care Center. She was born April 24, 1899, in Morgan County, a daughter of James and Nora Bandy Routon. She was married May 12, 1918, to Benjamin F. Dutcher, who died Dec. 12, 1954. A homemaker, she and her husband owned and operated a hardware and furniture store in Barnett. She was a member of Ninth Street Christian Church. Survivors include: two sons, Estel Dutcher and Chester Dutcher, both of Barnett; one brother, Herbert Routon, Belton; one sister, Fannye Dillard, Knoxville, Tenn.; four grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Donald Renken will officiate. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery, Barnett. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Memorials are suggested to Ninth Street Christian Church or the Barnett Union Church. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Monday, February 15, 1993 Lucy Evelyn Patterson, 72, Tuscumbia, died Sunday at Still Regional Medical Center (Jefferson City). She was born June 26, 1920, in Tuscumbia, a daughter of Mack and Ida Belle Casey Wilson. She was married April 2, 1954, in Tuscumbia to Joseph P. Patterson, who survives at the home. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church, Tuscumbia. Other survivors include: five sons, Paul Patterson, Iberia, Kelvey Patterson, Tuscumbia, Bryan Patterson, Tuscumbia, John Patterson, Nixa, and Bruce Patterson, Eldon; one daughter, Debby Huddleston, Brumley; one sister, Bonnie Abbott, Versailles; and four grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Iberia. Bro. Gene Edwards will officiate. Burial will be in the Hickory Point Cemetery, Iberia. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, February 14, 1993 Esther E. Stephens, 98, Eldon, died Thursday at St. Marys Health Center. She was born July 23, 1894, in St. Louis, a daughter of William and Anna Hartenberger Sties. She was married July 3, 1915, in Washington to Howard L. Stephens, who died Sept 2, 1962. She was a homemaker, a member of the Eldon Eastern Star Chapter 210, and a member of the Eldon United Methodist Church. Survivors include: three daughters, Alpha Barnhouse and Esther Stephens, both of Eldon, and Anna Page, Grand Junction, Colo.; one sister, Hulda Campbell, Versailles; five grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren. Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Clinton F. Wofford will officiate. Burial will be in Versailles Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Eldon Meals on Wheels. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, February 11, 1993 Virgie M. Parket, 70, Olean, died Tuesday in Boonville. She was born July 30, 1921, in Miller County, a daughter of Fred J. and Zona Sullens Hader. She was married June 14, 1934, in St. Louis to Daniel Parket, who died Sept 1, 1989. She was originally from Miller County, but had spent 35 years in St. Louis. She was a member of Olean Christian Church and Mount Herman Homemaker Club. Survivors include: one brother, Orville Hader, Kansas City; and two sisters, Martha Lambeth, Olean and Ruby Maddox, Linn. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Griswold-Kays Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Jay Quinn will officiate. Burial will be in Allen Cemetery, Olean. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Thursday, February 11, 1993 Services were at 2 p.m. today for Logan Milburn, 96, Eldon, who died Tuesday at Eldon Health Care Center. He was born Dec. 10, 1896, a son of William and Leona Agee Milburn. He was married Dec 24, 1918, in Eldon to Stella Ratcliff, who died Jan 21, 1977. He was a farmer in the Eldon area and a member of Hopewill Presbyterian Church. Survivors include: one son, Paul Milburn, Ulysses, Kan.; two sisters, Beulah Weiss, Grinell, Iowa, and Dollie Rice, Jefferson City; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. One son, Nelson Milburn, died in 1975. Services were at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Burial was in Greenmore Memorial Park, Barnett. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City Post Tribune, Friday, February 5, 1993 Clarence Cain Jr., Jefferson City, died Wednesday at St. Marys Health Center. He was born Sept 5, 1932, in Eldon, a son of Robert Clarence and Minnie Anna Wenzel Cain. He was a graduate of Versailles High School and the University of Missouri-Rolla, with a degree in civil engineering. He served in the Army in Korea from 1953 to 1955. He worked with Boeing Aircraft in Wichita, Kan., for several years before joining the Missouri Highway and Transportation Department. He served as senior engineer for location and layout in the department's Bridge Division from 1970 until he retired last year. He was a member of the Methodist church. Survivors include: two sisters, Clementine Bruner, Lake Ozark, and Betty Jean Kissel, Wichita. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Burial will be in Eldon City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today. Submitted to Miller County GenWeb by Nancy Thompson: Obituary: Jefferson City News Tribune, Sunday, January 17, 1993 Josie P. Dake, 92, Crocker, died Friday at Dixon Oaks Health Centre, Dixon. She was born May 7, 1900, in Maries County, a daughter of Joseph and Lucinda Baum Warden. She was married June 7, 1919, to Grover Cleveland Dake, who died Feb 22, 1954. She lived much of her life in St. Anthony and moved to Crocker in 1954. She was a homemaker and a member of Fairview Christian Church, near Iberia. Survivors include: two sons, Walter Dake, Harlingen, Texas, and Bill Dake, Crocker; four daughters, Lois O'Malley, Success, Mary Wilson, Leon, Kan., Frances Rowden, High Ridge and Martha Helton, Crocker; one sister, Mary Smith, Russellville; 20 grandchildren; 45 great- grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home, Iberia. Burial will be in Dake Cemetery, near Iberia. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today.
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