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Lee Monroe Russell was born in Macks Creek, Missouri on September 21, 1923 to Delia Hattie (Eidson) Russell and James Marion Russell. After graduating from high school, in Macks Creek, he went to Stillwater, Oklahoma to do aircraft engine training. He wanted to enlist in the Navy but instead…

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Kristen was born on July 17, 1989 in Springfield, Mo. to Buddy and Ann Henson. She went to be with Jesus on Sept. 15, 2020 in St. Louis with her parents by her side.

Donald Chase Bradford, Jr. age 73 of Buffalo, Missouri was born to Donald and Ruby Bradford on May 21, 1947 in Niangua, MO. he passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020 in his home. He grew up in Redtop on the family farm with his two brothers and two sisters. He attended Buffalo School unti…

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Vera B. Petree, 95, of Bella Vista, Ark. passed away September 8, 2020. She was born September 21, 1924 in San Pedro, CA to Clint D. Beck and Lillie Stanton Beck.

Born: Sept. 21, 1924

William Joseph “Bill” Shockley, son of the late William Thomas “Bill” and Clara Emma Frances (Stogstill) Shockley was born on July 8, 1930 in Webster County, MO and departed this life on September 10, 2020 at his home near Buffalo, MO. At the time of his passing he was 90 years, two months, …

Ronald R. Lilley was born on October 20, 1935 to Clarence and Lona Lilley in Buffalo, MO. He went to be with the Lord peacefully in his home on September 8, 2020.

Max Eugene Eagleburger was the 12th child born to Orval Charles and Lema Jane (Vinyard) Eagleburger, on May 3, 1944. He departed his earthly life on September 2, 2020 at his home in Elkland, MO.

Betty Jean (Stewart) Andrews, age 74, passed away May 7, 2020 in Independence MO. She was born May 15, 1945.  

Rosemary Jane (Spence) McGaughey, daughter of the late Thomas and Helen Jane (Gould) Spence was born on October 11, 1929 in Newaygo County, Michigan and departed this life on September 6, 2020 at her home in Billings, MO. At the time of her passing she was 90 years, 10 months, and 24 days of age.

Cecil Bailey, age 77, Independence, Mo., passed away Sept. 5, 2020. He was born Feb. 13, 1943, to Cecil and Jewell Bailey of Plad, Mo.

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Chester Lee Hargus, 72, of Elkland, Missouri, was born February 27, 1948 to Lorin and Eva Mae (Cantrell) Hargus in Denver Colorado. He departed this life on September 7, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.

Kendall K. Creach was born January 2nd, 1950 to Cloyd and Bette Creach in Springfield, Missouri. He passed away August 21st, 2020 at his sister’s home in Springfield, Missouri.

Billy Isaac Stonecipher, 87, of Elkland, MO left this world on September 6, 2020. He had a date to dance with his wife Jackie who was awaiting his arrival.

Don Franklin Hardin was born on March 13, 1963 to Mildred and John Hardin. He departed this life on August 31, 2020 at Dallas County Medical Center in Buffalo, Missouri.

Odus Dillion “O.D.” Walker, 85, was born near Urbana, Missouri, on March 7, 1935 to Odus and Vesta (Dillion) Walker and departed this life on September 4, 2020 at his home surrounded by family.

Randall Lowell McWilliams was born Dec. 25, 1955, to Olin Dean and Martha Sue McWilliams. He passed away Aug. 30, 2020, surrounded by his family.

Alejandro Isidro Salmeron-Chapin, known by all who loved him as Alex, passed away in a car accident Thursday, August 20, 2020. He was born February 15, 2002 in Sedalia, MO, and is survived by his mother Joy Chapin; his father, Joseph (Red) Schletzbaum; and sister, Ariel Schletzbaum, along wi…

Vernal Wayne “Pat” Patterson, 79, born July 21, 1941, in Foose, Missouri, to Harold and Vinita Patterson. He passed Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at Colonial Springs Healthcare Center.

Kenneth J. Jenson, 78, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away on August 26, 2020 from cardiac arrest.

Adam Joseph West passed on August 9, 2020. He was born in Tucson, Arizona, on February 8, 1981, and he passed on August 9, 2020, in Addison, Texas.

Annalou Bartee, daughter of the late Ed and Gladys (Martin) Rhodelander was born on June 28, 1931 in Dallas County, MO and departed this life on August 17, 2020 at her home in Tunas, MO. At the time of her passing she was 89 years, one month, and 18 days of age.

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Tawnya Louise Edge, 49, of Preston, Missouri passed away peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by loved ones on August 23, 2020, after battling cancer since December 2019. She was born in Kansas City, Missouri to James Lee and Cheri DeAun (Bailey) Edge on April 12, 1971.

Mary Lou Gower, 84, of Elkland, MO passed away quietly in her sleep on Friday, July 31, 2020. Mary Lou was born on September 17, 1935 on the family farm in Elkland, MO to the late Irvin (Doc) Hill and Leona (Faye) Hill.

Dolly Glades Bernard was born March 6, 1942 to John and Naomi Scott. She departed this life on August 12, 2020 at home in Tunas, Missouri.

Roberta May Randleman Breshears Brostrom, 90, of Sherrard, Ill., passed away Monday, June 1, 2020, at her home.

On August 20th 2019 (one year ago) Alan K Stanley passed from this life in his home at the age of 72 to join his wife in heaven.

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Mr. Kenneth Charles Swisher age 90 of Branson, Missouri was born on April 16, 1930 in Salina Kansas to Charles & Florence Swisher. He passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020 in the Point Lookout Nursing and Rehab Center in Hollister, Missouri of Covid 19.

Carliss Orville Townsend passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020, after a very brief fight from complications due to COVID 19. He was 70.

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Floyd C. Evans, Jr., affectionately known as “Junior”, 75, of Elkland passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at his home.

Harold Richard “Rick” Kueck, Jr was born June 17, 1950 in Kansas City, MO to Harold R. and Betty (Summers) Kueck and departed this life on August 14, 2020 at Cox South in Springfield, MO.

Ruth Dean Weaver Hylemon Jones, daughter of the late Ray and Esther Weaver, was born on April 10, 1926, in Wyandotte, Oklahoma, and departed this life on August 10, 2020, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 94.

Ollie K. “OK” Clark, Sr., son of the late Thomas Samuel and Ethel (Mode) Clarke was born on December 22, 1930 in Oklahoma and departed this life on August 12, 2020 at his home near Buffalo, MO. At the time of his passing he was 89 years, seven months, and 19 days of age.

Peggy Loretta (Pulley) Nicholas was born September 23, 1938 to Anna and Delmar Pulley at their home. She went to her eternal reward at Buffalo Prairie Care Center August 3, 2020 at the age of 81 years, 10 months, and 9 days old. Even in this current time, her sister was able to be by her sid…

Larry Wayne Hale, Sr. passed away at his Joplin home on August 8, 2020 at the age of 71. Larry was born on July 22, 1949 in Tribune, Kansas to Lynn and Bonnie (Dobbins) Hale.

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James “Chub” William Sweaney, son of Claude and Elva (Keith) Sweaney, was born on November 30, 1933 and departed on August 6, 2020. He was 86 years of age.

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Charles Dewey “Duke” Stark age 76 of Buffalo, Missouri passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 at his home in Buffalo, MO. Duke was born June 27, 1944 to Claude and Blanche (Hodges) Stark.

Ethel Harrell was born in Celt, Missouri on May 7, 1933, the daughter of Claud and Maude (Bishop) Clemmons. She passed from this life on July 30, 2020 in Hermitage, Missouri, surrounded by her loving family. Ethel was united in marriage with Kenneth Harrell on February 22, 1951. They enjoyed…

Barry Lynn Slack, age 56, died in his home in Buffalo, on August 2, 2020. He was a 1982 graduate of Buffalo High School. Barry went on to open his own business, Slack’s Small Engine. He then worked at Ground Source Systems until its closing. 

Roy Lowayne McConnell, Jr., son of the late Roy Lowayne McConnell, Sr. and Helen (Street) McConnell, was born on February 20, 1942 in Kansas City, Kans., and departed this life on July 29, 2020 at his home in Buffalo. At the time of his passing he was 78 years, 5 months, and 8 days of age. 

Esther “Trixie” L. Staten was born Jan 14, 1926 to Arthur McIntire and Ethel (Thompson) McIntire in Rockville, Mo. where she attended school.