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Helen Dean Willis

(May 21, 1949 - Feb 25, 2015)

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Helen Dean Willis, 65, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday (February 25, 2015) at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Alva and Ellen (Hauke) Willis, she was born May 21, 1949 in Princeton, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Helen is survived by her soulmate, David Ellis of Greentop, Missouri; four sons, Marvin Pruitt of Columbia, Missouri, Ronald Dow of St. Louis, Missouri, David Prim (Amy) of Hamilton ...

Robert Eldon Stroeber

(Jul 15, 1925 - Feb 14, 2015)

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Robert Eldon Stroeber, 89, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday (February 14, 2015) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of Edward and Hazel (Boyer) Stroeber, he was born July 15, 1925 in Orient, Iowa. On March 30, 1946 in Winterset, Iowa, Robert was united in marriage to Naomi Hermon who preceded him in death on December 16, 2006.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Judy Troester; one ...

Allie Rae Snider

(Feb 09, 2015 - Feb 13, 2015)

Allie Rae Snider, 5 day old, daughter of Kasey and Lacy Snider, passed away Friday (February 13, 2015) at the Women and Children’s Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

Allie is survived by her parents; one sister, Hailey Snider; grandparents, Rhonda and David Young, Sharon and Gary Trueblood and David Snider; great-grandparents, Dorothy Young, and Carol Snider and Alberta Taylor; uncles and aunts, Kody Snider, Kevin and Dianna Skaggs, Joe Young and girlfriend, Danielle Coin, Emily ...

Ellis "Wayne" Young

(Dec 05, 1927 - Feb 07, 2015)

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Ellis “Wayne” Young, 87, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday (February 7, 2015) at his home.

The son of Everett Dale and Leland Alta (Ivie) Young, he was born December 5, 1927 in Yarrow, Missouri. On May 28, 1954 in Kirksville, Wayne was united in marriage to Dorothy Eaton.

Wayne is survived by his wife Dorothy of sixty years; one son, Robert Wayne Young of Maysville, MO; one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon Elaine and Gary ...

E. Rosetta "Rose" McKim

(Jun 25, 1939 - Jan 24, 2015)

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E. Rosetta “Rose” (Carman) McKim, 75, of Kirksville, Missouri, departed this life on Saturday (January 24, 2015) at her home after a lengthy illness.

The daughter of John Thomas and Lady Mable (Hopkins) Carman, she was born June 25, 1939 in Hartford, Missouri. On November 17, 1955 in Kirksville, Missouri, Rose was united in marriage to Ronald McKim.

Rose is survived by her husband Ronald of fifty-nine years; two sons and daughters-in-law, Steven and Lorrie ...

Julia Ann (Hussing) Welch

(Jan 27, 1932 - Jan 23, 2015)

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Julia Ann (Hussing) Welch, 82, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (January 23, 2015) at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

The daughter of George and Opal (Messer) Hussing, she was born January 27, 1932 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. On September 17, 1950 in Ottumwa, Iowa, Julia was united in marriage to John D. Welch who preceded her in death on January 11, 1991.

It was at this time Julia became a Navy wife. She and her ...

Berniece (Whitlock) Wood

(Nov 23, 1929 - Jan 19, 2015)

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Berniece (Whitlock) Wood, 85, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday (January 19, 2015) at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

The daughter of Charles Thomas and Hazel Margaret (Figge) Whitlock, she was born November 23, 1929 in Kirksville, Missouri. On December 11, 1954 in Kirksville, Missouri, Berniece was united in marriage to Ora Lee Wood who preceded her in death on November 9, 1987.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Anna Lee ...

G. Louise (Neuendorf) Ellis

(Jul 17, 1920 - Jan 15, 2015)

G. Louise (Neuendorf) Ellis, 94, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday (January 15, 2015) at her home under Hospice care.

The daughter of Walter and Ella (Storck) Neuendorf, she was born July 17, 1920 in St. Peter, Illinois. On August 4, 1940 in Decatur, Illinois, Louise was united in marriage to Charles G. “Jed” Ellis who preceded her in death on December 18, 1989. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one daughter ...

Arthur Eugene Barnes

(Jul 12, 1937 - Jan 15, 2015)

Arthur Eugene Barnes, 77, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday (January 15, 2015) at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri.

The son of Arthur D. and Virginia (Morgenstern) Barnes, he was born July 12, 1937 in Willmathsville, Missouri. On January 26, 1963 in Kirksville, Missouri, Art was united in marriage to Shirley Clay.

Art is survived by his wife Shirley of fifty years; three sons, Danny Barnes of Kirksville, MO, Eugene Alexander Barnes of Edmond ...

Benjamin Thomas Elrod

(Jul 30, 1982 - Jan 10, 2015)

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Benjamin T. Elrod, 32, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday (January 10, 2015) at his home.

The son of Gary and Cora (Hanson) Elrod, he was born July 30, 1982 in Rolla, Missouri.

Ben is survived by his parents, Gary and Cora Elrod of Kirksville, MO; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Hannah and Thomas Roberti of Phoenix, AZ, and Kate and Drew White of Omaha, NE; one niece, Winnie White; his grandmother, Verna Elrod of ...