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John D. Munn

(Mar 19, 1947 - Nov 15, 2018)

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John D. Munn, born in Kirksville, MO on March 19, 1947 and passed away peacefully on 15 November 2018. John’s parents were John M. and Leilah Munn who preceded him in death.

John D. grew up in the halcyon days of Kirksville and married the beautiful Phyllis Harmon in 1965 and to this union one dynamic son, John P. was born. John D. is survived by his son, his angelic sister, Kathy who provided his warm and palliative care in his passing; his brother Larry Smith, Uncle Gerald Smith, nephews Justin Conkin, Joshua Schonert and several cousins.

John D. was a lifelong resident of Kirksville and as a craftsman, operated Munn’s Upholstery for many years. John enjoyed and excelled at coaching little league baseball and was an encyclopedia of baseball rules and statistics. He was a perennial optimist through thick and thin for the KC Royals while living ...

Billy Francis White

(Feb 06, 1923 - Aug 12, 2018)

Billy Francis White, 95, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the LaPlata Nursing Home in LaPlata, Missouri.

Born February 6, 1923 in Queen City, Missouri, Billy was the son of the late Allen Francis and Freda Delores (Young) White. Billy was united in marriage to Annabelle Buchanan on August 19, 1945 in Atlanta, Missouri.

Billy is survived by his wife, Annabelle of seventy-three years on the 19th of August; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David White of Eagleville, MO, and DeWayne and Karen White of Quincy, IL; one sister Dona Truitt of Bloomfield, IA; four grandchildren, Jessica (Aaron) Dominowski, Nicole White, Christal (Rob) Carter and Nathon White; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Hal and Martha Ross of Yorba Linda, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

Billy was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Geneva White.

Billy was a graduate from ...

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Lyle Fay Truitt

(Sep 26, 1928 - Nov 09, 2018)

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Lyle Fay Truitt, 90, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 at his home under Hospice care.

The son of Mina and Minnie (Preston) Truitt, Lyle was born September 26, 1928 in Novinger, Missouri. Lyle was united in marriage to Lottie (Puerzer) Dawson on May 12, 2003 who survives.

Lyle is also survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Lonna Truitt of Springfield, MO; one daughter, Bonnie Truitt of Kirksville, MO; one ...

Susan Lynnae (Kelsey) Rogers

(Oct 16, 1958 - Nov 08, 2018)

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Susan Lynnae (Kelsey) Rogers, 60, of Green City, Missouri, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at her home.

Born October 16, 1958 in Kirksville, Missouri, Susan was the daughter of the late Erwin Leroy and Helen Yvonnae (Sizemore) Kelsey. On February 8, 1975 in Kirksville, Missouri, Susan was united in marriage to Ray Rogers who survives.

Susan is also survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Georgia Yvonnae and Ryan Barnes of Green City, MO, and ...

Robert "Bob" Duane Cowell

(May 08, 1941 - Nov 03, 2018)

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Robert "Bob" Duane Cowell, 77, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

The second oldest son to Novel and Vera (Nason) Cowell, Bob was born on May 8, 1941 in Ottumwa, Iowa. On September 1, 1963 in Lancaster, Missouri, Bob was united in marriage to Ann Carpenter.

Bob is survived by his wife Ann of fifty-five years; one son, Scott Dwyane Cowell and wife Randi of Havana ...

Michael "Dan" Todd

(May 15, 1950 - Oct 30, 2018)

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Michael "Dan" Todd, 68, of Kirksville, passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 at his home. A kind and gentle Christian man, he will be greatly missed.

The son of Millard and Eva Todd, he was born May 15, 1950 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. On June 6, 1970, Dan was united in marriage to Sherry Galloway.

Dan is survived by his wife Sherry of forty-eight years, two daughters, Katrina Todd of Kirksville, MO and Carrie (Kiersten ...

June Laverne (Everett) Dimmitt

(Sep 16, 1934 - Oct 28, 2018)

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June Laverne (Everett) Dimmitt, 84, of Floral City, Florida, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018 at her home.

On May 24, 1978 June was united in marriage to Danny Lee Dimmitt in Miami, OK.

Born and raised in Fort Gibson, OK, June graduated from Fort Gibson High School. She retired from the Veterans Administration and supported many veterans organizations.

Preceded in death by her husband, Danny, her parents Sewell O. Everett and Helen E. Everett ...

Teresa Ann Zeigler

(Apr 15, 1962 - Oct 26, 2018)

Teresa Ann Zeigler, 56, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, October 26, 2018 at her home.

Born April 15, 1962 in Kirksville, Missouri, Teresa was the daughter of Russell Laverne and Anna Mae (Sullivan) Zeigler.

Teresa is survived by her mother, Anna Mae Starr of Kirksville, MO, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Russell and her grandparents.

Teresa was a graduate from Sidell Jamaica High School and ...

Donald Lee Newcomb

(Jan 23, 1931 - Oct 23, 2018)

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Donald Lee Newcomb, age 87, of Lancaster, Missouri, passed away October 23rd, 2018 he was born January 23rd, 1931 in rural Adair County, Missouri. The second son of Morrise Glen and Mary “Ruth” (Long) Newcomb. He attended rural schools and went to high school at Greentop and Brashear before completing high school at Bible Grove, Missouri in 1949. As a young man, Don showed an interest in farming, Hereford cattle and woodworking. In later years ...

Joshua Leroy Shoop

(Dec 23, 1930 - Oct 22, 2018)

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Joshua Leroy Shoop, 87, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born December 23, 1930 in Pure Air, Missouri, Joshua was the son of the late Ernest Dewey and Myrtle Irene (Jefferies) Shoop. On June 7, 1968 in Pure Air, Missouri, Joshua was united in marriage to Vonda Lee Niece.

Josh is survived by his wife Vonda of fifty years; three daughters and sons-in-law, Lyla and ...