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Nancy Kay (Kramer) Perry

(Apr 21, 1944 - Feb 12, 2020)

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Nancy Kay Perry, 75, of Kirksville, formerly of Queen City, MO, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Herbert and Goldie Belle (Bowen) Kramer she was born April 21, 1944 in Worthington, MO. On June 23, 1963 she was united in marriage to William “Bill” Perry in Queen City, MO. Bill and Nancy were married 44 years before Bill preceded her in death on June 28 ...

Richard "Rick" Anderson

(Jun 11, 1953 - Feb 12, 2020)

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Richard “Rick” Anderson passed away peacefully at home, February 12, 2020 in Laurie, MO at the age of 66.

Rick is survived by his wife of 48 years, Rhonda of the home. Two daughters and sons-in-law, Renee (Charles) Truitt of Kirksville, MO and Rochelle (James) Glaspie of Sunrise Beach, MO, two grandchildren, Wyatt Truitt and Ivy Anderson. Two sisters Deborah (James) Hartman of St. Louis, MO, Angeline (Ron) Moots of Galena, KS. Sisters-in-law Roxanna Reynolds ...

Pearley Keith Vincent

(Jan 30, 1936 - Feb 12, 2020)

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Pearley Keith Vincent, 84, of Queen City, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO.

Born January 30, 1936 in Graysville, Missouri, Pearley was the son of the late Bill Fern and Erma (Suiter) Vincent. On September 3, 1955 in Kirksville, Missouri, Pearley was united in marriage to Kathryn Turner.

Pearley is survived by his wife Kathryn of sixty-four years; two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard "Rick" and Cathy ...

Jerry Lee Frost

(Dec 10, 1972 - Feb 12, 2020)

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Jerry Lee Frost, 47, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Kirksville Manor Care in Kirksville.

The son of Harry Dee and Janice Juanita (Salsberry) Frost, he was born December 10, 1972 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Jerry is survived by his mother, Janice Frost of Green Castle, MO; one brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Kelley Frost of Novinger, MO; several aunts and uncles; three nephews; four nieces, and one great-nephew.

Jerry was ...

Charles R. Klingsmith

(Nov 06, 1951 - Feb 10, 2020)

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Charles R. Klingsmith, 68, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Monday, February 10, 2020 at his home.

Born November 6, 1951 in Kirksville, Missouri, Charles was the son of Lloyd John and Shirley Joann (Pettiet) Klingsmith.

Charles is survived by his mother, Shirley Klingsmith of LaPlata, MO; his fiancée, Laura Bell of Kirksville, MO; one son, Christopher (Stephanie) Blakeburn Jr. of Macon, MO; two daughters, Chrystal (Kevin) Aust of Columbia, MO, and Brittaney (Brad) Neff ...

Robert Lee "Bob" Kelsey

(Apr 03, 1943 - Feb 09, 2020)

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Robert Lee "Bob" Kelsey, 76, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Davis County Hospital in Bloomfield, IA.

Born April 3, 1943 in Greentop, Missouri, Bob was the son of the late Charles Lawrence and Edna Irene (Howe) Kelsey. In 1964, Bob was united in marriage to Patricia Lee Padget and to this union one daughter was born. In October of 1978, Bob married Cynthia Lea DeLong. He was preceded in death ...

Jerry Robert Fox

(Mar 02, 1940 - Feb 06, 2020)

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Jerry Robert Fox, 79, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Loch Haven Nursing Home in Macon, Missouri.

Born the son of the late Charles Parks and Ethel Lillian (Lockhart) Fox, he was born March 2, 1940 in Kirksville, Missouri. On February 4, 1959, Jerry married Stella Bray who preceded him in death on August 29, 2005. He was also preceded in death by three children, Arnold, Julie and Donald; two brothers ...

Bertha Jean (Ridge) Crump

(Nov 12, 1933 - Feb 03, 2020)

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Bertha Jean (Ridge) Crump, 86, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at her home under the care of Hospice of Northeast Missouri.

Born November 12, 1933 in Glenwood, Missouri, Bertha was the daughter of the late John Francis and Veda (McKnight) Ridge. On September 16, 1951 in Lancaster, Missouri, Bertha was united in marriage to Archie Eugene "Gene" Crump who preceded her in death on March 6, 2015. She was also preceded ...

Lois E. (Robison) Gillum

(Jun 19, 1932 - Feb 01, 2020)

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Lois Gillum, 87, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 at The Pines in Kirksville.

Lois was born on June 19, 1932, in Stahl, Missouri the daughter of Harold and Fern (Cooley) Robison. She was raised in eastern Putnam County and attended Green City School before graduating from Unionville High School with the Class of 1950. On February 17, 1951, Lois married Donald Gillum. Four children were born to this union: Michael, LaDonna ...

Alvena (Goetz) Ertel

(Aug 05, 1920 - Jan 31, 2020)

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Alvena Ertel, 99, passed away on January 31, 2020 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

Alvena was born on August 5, 1920 in rural Craigmyle, Alberta, Canada. Alvena (Vena) and twin brother, Alvin, were the youngest children of Ferdinand (Fred) Goetz and Elizabeth Teske Goetz.

As a child she enjoyed riding horses. She quit school after the 8th grade to help her mother cook for her father’s road construction crew.

On November 15, 1938, she married ...