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Sammie Lee Davis

(Mar 18, 1936 - Oct 02, 2015)

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Sammie Lee Davis, 79, of LaPlata, Missouri, passed away Friday (October 2, 2015) at the LaPlata Nursing Home.

The son of Jacob and Ola (Wolf) Davis he was born March 18, 1936 in Highlandville, MO. Sam was married to Pat Alanic and to this union three children were born. On September 4, 1985 Sam was united in marriage to Marridee Garrett in Memphis, Missouri.

Sam is survived by his wife Marridee of thirty years; one ...

David Allen Sullivan

(Jan 02, 1956 - Sep 25, 2015)

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David Allen Sullivan, 59, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, September 25, 2015 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of George Franklin and Iris Naomi (Scofield) Sullivan, he was born January 2, 1956 in Kirksville, Missouri. On January 26, 1983, David married Lena Nelson and to this union two children were born.

David is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Eric and Jo Sullivan of Hurricane, UT and Scott and Brandyn Sullivan ...

Larry Eldon Clay Sr.

(Oct 13, 1946 - Sep 23, 2015)

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Larry Eldon Clay Sr., 68, of LaPlata, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at the University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

Larry was born October 13, 1946 in Martinstown, Missouri, the son of Henry Eldon and Edna Lucille (Young) Clay. He graduated from Kirksville High School in 1964. On March 14, 1965 he married Jinnie Lynn Hunsaker in Kirksville.

Since 1979, Larry and Jinnie operated Clay's RV Sales and Service. Larry was passionate about ...

Eldora Katherine (Schleicher) Heyl

(Oct 10, 1922 - Sep 20, 2015)

Eldora Katherine (Schleicher) Heyl passed away on September 20, 2015 at the age of 92 at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville, Missouri.

The daughter of Samuel and Katherine (Benzel) Schleicher, Eldora was born on October 10, 1922 in Gering, Nebraska. Eldora graduated from Scottsbluff High School in 1940. She was employed by Downey's Photography Studio and the JC Penney Store in Scottsbluff, Nebraska where she met her husband. On June 19, 1949 ...

Francis Courtland "Peaches" Gashwiler

(Feb 14, 1921 - Sep 19, 2015)

Francis Courtland "Peaches" Gashwiler, 94, of Novinger, Missouri. passed away Saturday (September 19, 2015) at his home.

The son of Dr. J.S. and Maude Ellen (Novinger) Gashwiler, he was born February 14, 1921 in Novinger, Missouri. On February 3, 1952 in Kirksville, Missouri, Francis was united in marriage to Anna Mae Barnes who preceded him in death on October 31, 2013.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Beth Nichols ...

Patsy Elinore (Bull) Roberts

(Jan 14, 1933 - Sep 17, 2015)

Patsy Elinore (Bull) Roberts 82 of Kirksville, MO entered Heaven's gates on September 17, 2015 at the Kirsville Regional Medical Center.

She was the daughter of Emil and Thelma (Long) Bull, born January 14, 1933 in Amarillo, Texas, where she was also united in marriage to Jimmy Roberts on April 13, 1952. To this union eight children were born.

She is survived by six, Patty Carr of Kirksville, Dee Porter and husband Chuck of ...

Maria Lynn (Gray) Murray

(Jan 08, 1973 - Sep 10, 2015)

Maria Lynn (Gray) Murray, 42, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday (September 10, 2015) at her home under Hospice care.

The daughter of William Thomas and Barbara Ellan (Walker) Gray, she was born January 8, 1973 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Maria is survived by her parents Tom and Barbara Gray of Kirksville, MO; her grandmother Pat Walker of Princeton, IA; one daughter, Samantha Murray of Kirksville, MO; two step-daughters, Krista and Rachel Murray both of Columbia ...

William John "Bill" Clifton

(Aug 10, 1951 - Aug 29, 2015)

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William John "Bill" Clifton, 64, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday (August 29, 2015) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of William Robert and Lillie Charlotte (Potter) Clifton he was born August 10, 1951 in Kirksville, Missouri. On September 25, 1971 in Kirksville, Missouri, Bill was united in marriage to Teresa "Teri" Wernert.

Bill is survived by his wife Teri of forty-three years; one son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Jennifer Clifton ...

H.L. (Pete) Taylor

(Sep 27, 1924 - Aug 28, 2015)

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H.L. (Pete) Taylor, 90, of Brashear, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

Born in Brashear, Missouri, on September 27, 1924, Pete was the youngest son of W.D. (Dick) and Lottie Jewel (Moots) Taylor.

Pete lived all his life in the Hazel Green Community except for three years in Benton, Kansas. He attended elementary school at Hazel Green and graduated from Brashear High School in 1943. He was ...

Quinton Hunter Steele

(Nov 14, 1993 - Aug 11, 2015)

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Quinton Hunter Steele, 21, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday (August 11, 2015) at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

The son of Alan Jay and Casey Renee (Burriss) Steele, he was born November 14, 1993 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Quinton is survived by his father, Alan Steele of Kirksville, MO; his mother and step-father, Casey and Anthony Platte of Kirksville, MO; four brothers, Jordan Platte and Colby Platte both of Colorado, and ...