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Wanda Jean Sturdevant, daughter of the late Clifford and Ada (Hicks) Evans was born on December 29, 1939 in Wilson Township, MO and departed this life on July 3, 2020 in Independence, MO. At the time of her passing she was 80 years, six months, and four days of age.

Milton Ray Duskin was a compassionate man that had a place in his heart for every person he met. He always knew how to put a smile on anyone’s face with his encouraging words and his crazy stories. Milton left this Earth to be with God on July 3rd, 2020 at 7:17 p.m. at 73 years old. He passe…

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Bertha May Oliver, daughter of the late John and Laura (Gibson) Bowles was born on April 21, 1939 in Coal Hill, AR, and departed this life on July 1, 2020 at her home in Buffalo, MO. At the time of her passing she was 81 years, two months, and nine days of age.

Lt. Colonel U.S. Army (Ret.) Mark Crisman was born to Harold Rodney and Donna (Rutherford) Crisman of Tunas, Missouri, November 9, 1963, at the US Army Hospital in Wurzburg, Germany, and left this life on June 24, 2020, at a hospital in Seoul, South Korea, with his wife Jinsun, family and fr…

Jack Leroy Sheppard, 77, passed away June 26, 2020, at the Colonial Springs Health Care Facility in Buffalo, Mo. Services were held on June 27, 2020.

David Allen Reed, age 63, of Camdenton, Missouri passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Fred Maynard Eigsti, beloved husband of Rhoda Mae (Kropf) Eigsti, was born Sept. 19, 1932 to Chris and Lizzie (Hostetler) Eigsti at Shelbyville, IL.

Morgan Lane Scofield, daughter of Ken Scofield and Amanda Martin was born on May 9, 1995 in Osage Beach, MO and departed this life on June 27, 2020. At the time of her passing she was 25 years, one month, and 15 days of age.

Lorena Cooper was born on September 8, 1929 to Lawrence and Mable (White) Beasley. She departed this life on June 25, 2020 at Colonial Springs Healthcare. At the time of her passing she was 90 years old.

Mr. Alpha “Bud” Lee Clinkenbeard, age 90, of Bolivar, MO passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 in the Citizens Memorial Health Care Facility in Bolivar, MO. He was born October 27, 1929 to Charles and Lula (Love) Clinkenbeard.

Evelyn Dalleen Patterson Pitts, age 90, died June 24, 2020 in Springfield, MO. She was born July 6, 1929 in Elixer, MO to Nola and Dall Patterson.

Joe Ervin Dillon, 87 of Buffalo, MO passed away on June 21, 2020 at the Willard Care Center in Willard, MO. He was born on October 19, 1932 in Big Springs, Nebraska to Chester Charles and Icie Mae (Bramblett) Dillon.

Doris Belle Smith was born on April 5, 1931 to Charles Frederick “Fred” Hatcher and Bertha Belle (Jeffrey) Hatcher in Loveland, Iowa, and departed this life on June 15, 2020 at her home near Tunas, Missouri. At the time of her passing she was 89 years, two months, and 9 days of age.

Darlene Kay (Gray) Henderson was born February 18, 1940 to Orra Sullivan Gray and Esta May (Fortune) Gray. She passed away May 27, 2020 in her home in Springfield, MO after a long illness.

Celebration of life memorial service to be announced later. Cremation rites were accorded by Cantlon-Otterness & Viets Funeral Home in Buffalo. Memorials can be made to Prairie Chapel Food Pantry.

Kenneth Claude Vaughan, Sr., 66, was born October 1, 1953 in Springfield, MO, to Claude and Shirley Vaughan, and died on the morning of June 10, 2020 in his home after being diagnosed with stage IV Lung Cancer.

Ed Phipps, 79 of Urbana, Missouri went to his Heavenly home on June 6th, 2020. He was born on July 27th, 1940 in Peculiar, Missouri to Bob and Mary Phipps.

Darrell Gene Dill, 68, of Buffalo, Missouri passed peacefully at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, after a bout with cancer, surrounded by his loved ones. Darrell was born in Greene County, Missouri at St. John’s Hospital on November 1, 1951.

Helen Maxine Nimmo age 99 of Buffalo, Missouri was born on November 4, 1920 in Dallas Co. Missouri. She passed away Friday, June 12, 2020 in Buffalo, Missouri.


Leslie “Eddie” Beach was born September 29, 1943 to Ruth Guyer and Charles Beach. He departed this life on May 21, 2020 at home in Tunas, Missouri with family and friends by his side.

Phillip (Doc) C. Hawkins was born November 27, 1945 to Judge James P. and Dorothy Cowden Hawkins. Following a lengthy illness he departed this life on June 3, 2020 at home in Buffalo, Missouri with family and friends by his side. He was 74 years old.

Pauline K. (Fundermann) Osborne, age 88, of Buffalo MO, born April 9,1932 in Anthon, Iowa passed away on May 27,2020 in Lake Stockton, Missouri.  Pauline was married to Charles Osborne and they had 3 children.  She was a marvelous mother, grandmother, sister, friend and coworker.

Willard James Carver, 85, of Elkland, Missouri, passed away in his home on May 22, 2020. He was born at home in Pettis County, Missouri on December 25, 1934, along with his twin brother, to Harlan and Lela (Thompson) Carver.

Jobie Dean Atwater, 89, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, May 23 at Living Center West in Cedar Rapids.

Betty Jean (Baker) Mallard passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Though she had many complications that come with living just over ninety years, she passed peacefully.

Beau Vincent Fournier, age 12, passed away on May 19, 2020 at his home. He was born on February 15, 2008 in Springfield, Missouri to Samantha McCleary and Nick Fournier.

Robert “Bob” Chandler Wells, 95, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020, at 1:53 a.m. in Springfield Rehab Center. Robert was born February 12, 1925, in Florence, Colorado, to Arthur Benjamin and Hazel Chandler Wells.

Cheryl Ann Ess, was born on January 30th, 1959 to Frank and Isabel (Fernandez) Passeck in Waterbury, Connecticut. She departed this life on May 20, 2020 with family by her side in Buffalo, MO. She was 61 years old at the time of her passing.

Ernest (Sonny) O. Stokesberry, 87, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Colonial Springs Healthcare Facility from complications of Vascular Dementia. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri to Ernest Lee and Georgia (Bitner) Stokesberry.

Betty Jane Rogers, age 87 of Buffalo, MO passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020 in her home. She was born on August 18, 1932 in Buffalo, MO to Joe and Lettie (Daulton) Turner.

July 31, 1933 in Max, Nebraska, Verle Dean Brethower was born into the twin crises of the great depression and the dust bowl. His beloved wife of 64 years, Lorraine was born a little over a year later into the same circumstance nearby in NW Kansas. Their families’ stubborn refusal to “give u…

Beverly Jo (Lee) “Jody” Ulmer, daughter of the late Hubert Joe Lee and Annie Elizabeth (Bartee) Davis, was born in Sweet Springs, Mo., and raised in the Dallas County area.

James Arlie Parrack was born August 27, 1941 to Leonard and Pearl Parrack in Camden County and departed this life May 15, 2020, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.

Please join us for a memorial service celebrating the life of Gaylord Cates, Saturday, May 23. This celebration will be held in the hospitality room at the Hermitage Shrine Club at 11 a.m. The Mason’s will perform their Masonic Ceremony in his honor; lunch and fellowship will follow.