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Samuel William "Sam" Nugent

(Apr 27, 1933 - Jun 26, 2017)

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Samuel William “Sam” Nugent, 84, passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017, at home surrounded by family after a lengthy battle with melanoma. Sam was united in marriage to Marilyn Diane Lavinder on September 13, 1980 in Benton City, MO

Sam was born on April 27, 1933 in Heber Springs, Arkansas to William Lee Nugent and Vera Pearl Linton. He graduated from Bald Knob High School (AR) and then entered the United States Air Force in 1954, serving on active duty until 1957 and the reserves until 1962. Sam then attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, AR from 1957 until 1961, graduating in 1961 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. While at Arkansas State, Sam ran on the track team and served as an athletic trainer.

In 1961, Sam moved to Kirksville where he became a trainer at Truman State University while working on a Master's degree which he ...

Linda Marie (Capps) Foster

(May 29, 1956 - Jun 25, 2017)

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Linda Marie Foster, 61, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017 at her home.

Linda was born May 29, 1956 in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of Bill Duane and Dorva Marie (Ray) Capps.

Linda is survived by her father, Bill Capps of Novinger, MO; three daughters, Jennifer Totsch and husband Robbie of Novinger, MO, Becky Prough and husband J.P. of Queen City, MO, and Vanessa Craig of Linneus, MO; her significant other, Jim Clark of Green Castle, MO one brother, Randy Capps of Kansas City, MO; and nine grandchildren, Addison Craig, Blake McCollum, Danielle Prough, Charlie Prough, Wesley Totsch, Ashley Totsch, Dalton Foster, Colton Totsch, and Rob Totsch.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Dorva and one son, Jack Sizemore.

Linda was a graduate from Novinger R-I High School. She resided most of her life in Green Castle and enjoyed drawing, painting, horseback riding ...

Randall Glenn "Randy" Hamilton

(Oct 14, 1949 - Jun 25, 2017)

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Randall Glenn Hamilton, 67, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, June 25, 2017 while in Silverdale, Washington.

Randy was born October 14, 1949 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Hollis Glen and Betty Jean (Turner) Hamilton. On June 17, 1972 in Kirksville, Missouri, Randy was united in marriage to Judy Wright.

Randy is survived by his wife, Judy (Wright) Hamilton; one son, Brian Hamilton of Savoy, IL; one daughter and son-in-law, Jenny and David Trampp of Silverdale, WA; four grandchildren, Austin, Hannah, Jacob and Emma Trampp; his mother, Betty Beerbower of Kirksville, MO; and one brother, and sister-in-law, Ron and Phyllis Hamilton of Kirksville, MO.

He was preceded in death by his father Glen Hamilton and his grandparents.

Randy graduated from Kirksville High School with the Class of 1967. He worked for thirty years at Burroughs and Standard Register. Randy then worked for the City of Kirksville for several ...

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Eva Belle (Wells) Tuttle

(Dec 29, 1929 - Jun 14, 2017)

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Eva Belle (Wells) Tuttle, 87, of Green City, Missouri went home to be with her blessed Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Her dedication to her family and firm faith in God were a testimony to all who know her.

Eva Belle was born to the late Earl and Mabel (Bausell) Wells of Green City, Missouri on December 29, 1929. She met and married her best friend and partner in life the late ...

Matthew Dale Sweet

(May 19, 1993 - Jun 12, 2017)

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Matthew Dale Sweet, 24, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, June 12, 2017.

The son of Harold Ray and Sara Beth (Noe) Sweet, he was born May 19, 1993 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Matthew is survived by his mother, Sara Beth Sweet of Kirksville, MO; his son, Hayden Sweet of Kirksville, MO; one brother and sister-in-law, Jake and Christina Sweet of Kirksville, MO; one sister, Katie Sweet of Kirksville, MO; grandparents, Peggy Noe and Junior ...

John Russell Pennock

(Apr 10, 1957 - Jun 10, 2017)

John Russell Pennock, 60, of Sheridan, Wyoming, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017, while living at his sister's home in Kirksville, Missouri, under Hospice care.

Born April 10, 1957 in Worland, Wyoming, John was the son of the late Russell Clair and Marjorie "Lucille" (Pitzer) Pennock.

John is survived by one sister, Jan Martinson of Kirksville, MO.

John was a graduate from Worland High School in Worland, Wyoming. He was employed as a truck driver ...

Timothy Don "Tim" Vos

(Dec 17, 1987 - Jun 09, 2017)

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Timothy Don Vos, 29, of Unionville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly following an automobile accident Friday, June 9, 2017.

Born December 17, 1987 in Des Moines, IA, Tim was the son of Dirk and Christine (Biddle) Vos.

Tim is survived by his parents Dirk and Christine Vos of Unionville, MO; grandparents, Kay Vos of Centerville, IA and Larry Biddle of Toronto, IA; one sister and brother-in-law, Carissa and Marty Ferdig of Martinstown, MO; three uncles, Virgil ...

Lora Fay (Williams) Kittle

(Aug 13, 1924 - Jun 04, 2017)

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Lora Fay (Williams) Kittle, 92, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

She was born August 13, 1924 the daughter of Buel and Della (Campbell) Williams near Stahl, Missouri. On January 22, 1942 she was united in marriage to Lee R. Kittle and to this union two children were born, Thresa Lee and David Allen.

Lora is survived by her two children, Thresa Burrus of Kirksville ...

Vernon S. Braaten

(Aug 19, 1929 - May 28, 2017)

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Vernon S. Braaten, 87, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the LaPlata Nursing Home in LaPlata, Missouri.

The son of Dewey A. and Helma O. (Knutson) Braaten, he was born August 19, 1929 in Fargo, North Dakota. On September 17, 1950 in Pekin, North Dakota, Vernon was united in marriage to Ardith Mae "Ardi" Hoiberg who preceded him in death on February 16, 2001.

Vernon was also preceded in death by ...

Barbara Jean (Parrish) West

(Jun 01, 1945 - May 27, 2017)

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Barbara Jean (Parrish) West, 71, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the University Missouri Hospital & Clinics in Columbia, Missouri.

The daughter of Leroy Vincent and Leota Marie (Bozarth) Parrish, she was born June 1, 1945 in Edina, Missouri. On January 25, 1968 Barbara was united in marriage to John Leo West who preceded her in death on October 16, 2016.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two ...