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Sarah Jane Billington

(Aug 10, 1988 - Dec 07, 2014)

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Sarah Jane Billington, 26, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday (December 7, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Jerry Billington and Karma Madden, she was born August 10, 1988 in Kirksville.

Sarah is survived by her son, Aiden, of the home; father and special friend, Daisy Brake; mother, Karma Madden of Kirksville; grandmother, Jane James of Kirksville; four sisters, Johnna Thomas of Kirksville, April Thomas of Kirksville, Myra Billington of ...

Howard Lionel "Buddy" Darnell

(Nov 16, 1948 - Dec 02, 2014)

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Howard Lionel “Buddy” Darnell, 66, of Brashear, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (December 2, 2014) at his home under Hospice care.

The son of Virgil Perry and Bernetta Irene (Cassady) Darnell, he was born November 16, 1948 in Kirksville, Missouri. He was united in marriage to Sheryl VanDyke.

Buddy is survived by his wife Sheryl of forty-one years; one son, Jeremy VanDyke of Kirksville, MO; one daughter and son-in-law, Sonya and Bradley Ray of Kirksville, MO ...

Marvin Lewis Gregory

(Oct 20, 1924 - Nov 30, 2014)

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Marvin Lewis Gregory, 90, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Sunday (November 30, 2014) at Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri.

The son of Luther and LouElla (Buchanan) Gregory, he was born October 20, 1924 in Greentop, Missouri. On March 8, 1947 in Star, North Carolina, Marvin was united in marriage to Mildred Louise Colvard who preceded him in death in November of 1989. On April 18, 1992 in Greentop, Missouri, Marvin married Kay ...

Joseph Todd Fees

(Mar 15, 1962 - Nov 27, 2014)

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Joseph Todd Fees, 52, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday (November 27, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of Charles and Norma (Cleghorn) Fees, he was born March 15, 1962 in Ridgecrest, California.

Joe is survived by his girlfriend, Jenny Craig of Kirksville, MO; two step daughters, Kendra Craig and Krystal Craig both of Kirksville, MO; one brother, Terry Ray Fees of Ridgecrest, CA; one sister, JoAnna Easley of Ridgecrest, CA ...

Breanne Jayde Blake

(Sep 30, 1998 - Nov 26, 2014)

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Breanne Jayde Blake, 16, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday (November 26, 2014) at her home.

The daughter of Jason James and Michelle Denise (Smith) Blake, she was born September 30, 1998 in Columbia, Missouri.

Breanne is survived by her father, Jason Blake of Kirksville, MO; her mother and step father, Michelle D. Blake and Billy McVay of Kirksville, MO; grandparents, Michael and Feves Blake of Des Moines, IA, Richard and Rose Hall of ...

Pauline H. (Garwood) White

(Sep 10, 1924 - Nov 25, 2014)

Pauline H. (Garwood) White, 90, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (November 25, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Arza and Lydia (Scobee) Garwood, she was born September 10, 1924 in Kirksville, Missouri. On August 2, 1941, Pauline was united in marriage to Leland White who preceded her in death on September 30, 1986. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers and one sister.

Pauline is ...

Virgil Rock

(Dec 22, 1916 - Nov 22, 2014)

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Virgil Rock, 97, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Saturday (November 22, 2014) at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

The son of Joe and Jennie (Ronchetto) Rock, he was born December 22, 1916 in Novinger, Missouri.

Virgil is survived by one nephew, Fred Rock of Webster Grove, MO; one niece, Jeanette Pope and husband Bill of Palmyra, MO; five great nieces and three great nephews, Cheryl Hawkins and husband Tom and Shonda Woods all of Kirksville, MO ...

Susan "Opal" (Walker) Haggy

(Jul 28, 1916 - Nov 21, 2014)

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Susan “Opal” (Walker) Haggy, 98, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (November 21, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of James and Nellie (Spencer) Walker, she was born July 28, 1916 near Green Castle, Missouri. On May 2, 1931 in Milan, Missouri, Opal was united in marriage to Acel Haggy who preceded her in death on August 19, 1986.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Steve ...

Rusty "Rachel" James

(Sep 15, 1958 - Nov 14, 2014)

Rusty “Rachel” James, 56, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (November 14, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of Billy Jean and Marilyn Ruth (Reese) James, he was born September 15, 1958 in Bloomfield, Iowa.

Rusty is survived by his mother, Marilyn James of Kirksville, MO; one son, George James of Kirksville, MO; one daughter, Jennifer James of Kirksville, MO; one sister and brother-in-law, Deborah and Ray Sizemore of Kirksville, MO ...

Michael LaVon Martin

(Jul 23, 1955 - Nov 11, 2014)

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Michael LaVon Martin, 59, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday (November 11, 2014) at his home.

The son of LaVon D. and Arlene (Ladwig) Martin, he was born July 23, 1955 in Milford, Delaware.

Michael lived his teenage years in Puyallup, Washington. He then moved to Kirksville. Michael was trained and worked at body and frame repair shops.

Michael is survived by his mother, Arlene Slostad, one sister and brother-in-law, Jodie and Ken Miller ...