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Daniel Burton Wood

(Jan 10, 1953 - Jul 14, 2019)

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Daniel Burton Wood, 66, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 at his home.

Born January 10, 1953 in Chico, California, Daniel was the son of the late Bert R. and Betty (Miller) Wood. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Larry Lane. On August 5, 1995 in Kenai, Alaska, Daniel was united in marriage to Esther Hutchings.

Daniel is survived by his wife Esther of twenty-three years; two sons, Lynn Gabbits of Montana and Justin Litster of Novinger, MO; five daughters, Shonna Wood and Sherry Wood both of Georgia, Corina Krunze and Katrina White both of Texas, and April Zanoni of Novinger, MO; one brother, Darrell Wood of Alaska; one sister, Cheryl Chalmers of CA; twenty-four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Daniel resided most of his life in Kenai, Alaska and he graduated from high school in Chico, California. He ...

Charles Edward (Charley) Sullivan

(Feb 04, 1935 - Jul 12, 2019)

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Charles Edward (Charley) Sullivan, 84, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 12, 2019 at his home.

Born February 4, 1935 in Kirksville, Missouri, Charles was the son of the late James Albert and Rena Floranc (Osborn) Sullivan. On December 28, 1978 in Kirksville, Charley was united in marriage to Ellen Adkins who preceded him in death on September 17, 2008. He was also preceded in death by one son, Bobby Sullivan; three sisters, Carol Findling, Lola Buckey, and Delia Gray; and four brothers, George, Jim, Jessie and Howard Sullivan and Charley's special friend Shirley Speiser.

Charley is survived by one brother, David Sullivan of Novinger, MO; two grandchildren, Jeremy (Angie) Sullivan and Jennifer Sullivan and fiancée Russell Matthew; and five great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Charley was a graduate from Kirksville High School and then proudly served his country in the United State Army. Charley ...

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Bobby Don Lene

(Mar 08, 1947 - Jul 12, 2019)

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Bobby Don Lene, 72, of LaPlata, Missouri, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born March 8, 1947 in Elmer, Missouri, Bobby was the son of the late Andy Alexander and Bonnie Lucille (Baker) Lene. On July 19, 1964 Bobby was united in marriage to Mary Sue Shaver and to this union two children were born. On January 23, 1994 in Elmer, Missouri, Bobby married Judith Nelson who preceded ...

Keith Abraham Story

(Dec 03, 1936 - Jul 05, 2019)

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Keith Abraham Story, 82, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Friday, July 5, 2019 at the LaPlata Nursing Home in LaPlata.

Born December 3, 1936 in Queen City, Missouri, Keith was the son of the late Stanley Morris and Emma Pauline (Madders) Story. On May 19, 1962 in rural LaPlata, Missouri, Keith was united in marriage to Anita Kay Dimmitt.

Keith is survived by his wife Anita of fifty-seven years; two sons and daughters-in-law, Joe and ...

Priscilla Ann (Novinger) Nuhn

(Oct 29, 1947 - Jul 03, 2019)

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Priscilla Ann (Novinger) Nuhn, 71, of Novinger, passed away Tuesday (July 3rd, 2019) at her home west of Novinger.
The daughter of Robert R. and Annabelle May (Lawrence) Novinger, she was born October 29, 1947 at Grim Smith Hospital in Kirksville, MO. On October 1, 1966 Priscilla was united in marriage to Gary C. Nuhn. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Priscilla is survived by her husband Gary C. Nuhn, one daughter and ...

Kathryn Opal Sayre

(Jun 28, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019)

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Kathryn Opal Sayre, precious baby girl of Chadric and Heather (Woods) Sayre was born into the arms of Angels June 28, 2019 at 9:49 p.m. at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Born at thirty weeks and one day, she weighed 2lbs 5oz and was 14 3/8 inches long. Although Kathryn never spent anytime with us on earth, she was very loved and touched many lives.

Kathryn is survived by her loving ...

Richard "Richie" Dean Roan Jr.

(Jun 03, 1956 - Jun 24, 2019)

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Richard "Richie" Dean Roan Jr., 63, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.

Born June 3, 1956 in Kirksville, Missouri, Richie was the son of Richard Dean and Shirley Beverly (Peavler) Roan Sr. On August 11, 1989 in Kirksville, Missouri, Richie was united in marriage to Wanda Robinson.

Richie is survived by his wife Wanda of thirty years; his mother, Shirley Roan of Novinger, MO; two sons ...

Loyd Ulysses Welte

(Apr 23, 1923 - Jun 23, 2019)

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Loyd Ulysses Welte, 96, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri.

Born April 23, 1923 in Quincy, Illinois, Loyd was the son of the late Ulysses Grant and Alvina (Voss) Welte. On August 12, 1943 in Quincy, Illinois, Loyd was united in marriage to Oleta Marie Hughes who preceded him in death on March 21, 1977. He later married Ruth Anders who preceded him in death ...

Joe Reeves Foster

(Sep 23, 1940 - Jun 20, 2019)

Joe Reeves Foster, 78, Novinger, Missouri, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the University Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

Born September 23, 1940 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Joe was the son of the late Lawrence H. and Anita Alfredine (Barnes) Foster. On July 4, 1998 in Los Angeles, CA, Joe was united in marriage to Monica Woods.

Joe is survived by his wife Monica of the home; step-son, P.T. Woods of Novinger, MO ...

Lowell Max "Buster" Briggs

(Mar 24, 1940 - Jun 20, 2019)

Lowell Max "Buster" Briggs, 79, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of Lesco Earl and Alberta Mabel (Decker) Briggs, he was born March 24, 1940 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Buster is survived by two brothers: Joe and Bill Briggs of Kirksville, MO, Two sisters: Ruby Vincent and Cathy Cunningham of Kirksville, MO, one sister-in-law: Gene Briggs and several nieces and nephews.

Buster was ...