Obituaries

Willard Litherland; Wanda Metze

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 4:28 pm

Willard L. Litherland, 69, of Troy, passed away on Oct. 15, 2014. He was born on May 5, 1945, in Doniphan, a child of Willard C. and Edna (Crews) Litherland. As a youngster Willard enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing and swimming in the Current River. On May 27, 1966, he married the love of his life, Donna Dunlap, in the small town of Oxly. Willard and Donna were blessed with

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  • Kenneth Hannar; Donald Weatherford

    Posted on October 17, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Visitation for Kenneth Francis Hannar of O’Fallon, MO will be held from 4 – 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home near Winfield.  Full Military Honors followed. Mr. Hannar, 93, passed away Saturday night, Oct. 11, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis. Born Aug. 3, 1921, in Truesdale, he was the son of Jess and Bernice Rhodes Hannar. He served his country in

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  • Eric Heitman; Frank Henke; Joseph Yates

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 5:21 pm

    A Mass of Christian Burial for Eric James Heitman, 37, of Elsberry, was held at 10 a.m. Monday, October 13, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Elsberry.  Father Charles Tichacek, church pastor, officiated with assistance from Rev. John Zellmer, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery near Elsberry. Eric died early Thursday morning, Oct. 9, 2014, the result of an accident at Heitman Farms

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  • Carolyn Cockrell; Charles Gilliam; Scott White

    Posted on October 13, 2014 at 10:02 am

    Carolyn P. Cockrell, 74, of Troy, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at the Villages of St. Peters. She was born on March 23, 1940, in Vandalia to James and Hazel (Holman) Acuff. After her graduation from Vandalia High School, she met and later married the love of her life, Harry Cockrell. To this union were born three children: Craig, Sherry and Cynthia. Carolyn worked for the Gossard Garment

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  • Robin Beavers; Doris Landfather; Jerry Lindsey

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 8:47 am

    Robin Lee Gunter Beavers, 62, of Moscow Mills, passed away at her home on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. She was born on Nov. 5, 1951, in St. Louis to Carl and Flora (Martin) Gunter.Robin was blessed with a wonderful son; Matt. After attending the local schools, Robin decided to become a nurse and enrolled in the LPN program at Pike-Lincoln Tech School. During her time at school, she not only

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  • Donald Black; Ray Champion; Floyd Rottger

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 9:09 am

    Donald (Don) Black,  76, of Bowling Green, passed  Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 at his residence.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with Rev. Don Amelung officiating.  Burial was in the Eolia Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Missouri Military Honors and VFW Post #5553. Visitation was  held on Monday (Oct. 6) from 4 to 8 p.m. at

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  • Joyce Choate

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Joyce Choate, 86, of Troy, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 at St. Joseph West in Lake Saint Louis. She was born on Feb. 20, 1928, in Silex in the Fairview Church Community, to Richard Owen and Elizabeth Ruth (McCulloch) Choate. After attending the local schools, Joyce worked at the Tomek store in Hawk Point and Mattingly’s Five and Dime in Troy. Joyce also was an excellent babysitter and

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