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Charles Anthony Middleton

(Jun 17, 1952 - May 29, 2016)

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Charles Anthony Middleton, 63, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Sunday (May 29, 2016) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born June 17, 1952 in Kirksville, Missouri, Charles was the son of James Robert and Barbara Jane (Blacksmith) Middleton. On January 6, 1979 in Kirksville, Missouri, Charlie was united in marriage to Mary Robeson.

Charlie is survived by his wife Mary of thirty-seven years; two sons, Jeremy Middleton of Kirksville, MO and Brad Middleton of Novinger, MO; mother-in-law, Ellen Robeson of Queen City, MO; half brother, James Middleton of Kirksville, MO; two half sisters, Cathy of Missouri and Sandra Simonson of Novinger, MO; and six grandchildren, Taylor, Miranda, Brooklyn, Emily, Braiden, and Emma Middleton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Alan Middleton, and father-in-law, Edward Robeson.

Charlie was a graduate from Novinger High School with the Class of 1970. Charlie worked at the Florsheim Shoe ...

Robin Marie Helm

(Aug 15, 1993 - May 28, 2016)

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Robin Marie Helm, 22, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Saturday (May 28, 2016) following an automobile accident in Knox County.

The daughter of Tracy Lynn (Ownbey) Cupp, Robin was born August 15, 1993 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Robin is survived by her parents Tracy and Brandt Cupp of Kirksville, MO; two daughters, Gabrielle Helm and Audree Weekly both of Kirksville, MO; grandparents, James and Barbara Ownbey and Dannie Cupp all of Kirksville, MO; great-grandmother, Maggie Cupp of LaPlata, MO; one brother, Cody Helm of Kirksville, MO; three sisters, Tierra Cupp of Kirksville, MO, Holly Helm of Milan, MO, and Kasey Helm of San Antonio, TX; her father, James Helm, as well as three nieces and five nephews.

Robin was preceded in death by her grandparents, Sam and Margaret Helm and Carol Cupp.

Robin received her education in the Kirksville public schools. At the time of her death she was employed ...

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Bernard "Gene" Newton

(Jan 29, 1934 - May 27, 2016)

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Bernard "Gene" Newton, 82, of Kirksville, Missouri passed away Friday (May 27, 2016) at his home.

The son of John Raymond and Neva Lorraine (Treasure) Newton, he was born January 29, 1934 in Kirksville, Missouri. On May 5, 1956 in Picher, Oklahoma, Gene was united in marriage to Mary "Sue" Young.

Gene is survived by his wife Sue of the home; one son, Jim Newton of Olathe, Kansas; one daughter, Joni Crouse and husband Craig ...

Bentley Robert Speaks

(May 20, 2016 - May 20, 2016)

Bentley Robert Speaks, newborn son of Chayton Robert Speaks and Sarah Beth Shahan passed away on Friday (May 20, 2016) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri. Bentley was not with us long but was loved before he was ever born and will be greatly missed.

Bentley is survived by his parents; grandparents, Amanda McKim, Nathan McKim, Jeremy Shahan, Lisa Schroff, Nik Schroff, Corey Speaks and Jessica Speaks; and great grandparents, Brenda and Roger ...

Kimberly Danen McKim

(Dec 22, 1970 - May 17, 2016)

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Kimberly Danen McKim passed away Tuesday May 17, 2016 in Baring, Missouri, from terminal cancer.

She is the daughter of John McKim of Kirksville, Missouri, and Barbara Salsberry Burke of Baring, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents Edwin and Margie Salsberry, Charles McKim and Gladys Claybrook.

She is survived by her parents and siblings, Charles McKim of Kirksville, Shawn McKim of Kirksville, Tasha McKim of Edina, Missouri, Janet Kracht of New York ...

Richard Lee Sullivan

(May 07, 1952 - May 16, 2016)

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Richard Lee Sullivan, 64, of Eldon, Iowa, passed away Monday (May 16, 2016) at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center in Ottumwa, Iowa.

The son of Jesse and Maggie (Abbott) Sullivan, he was born May 7, 1952 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Richard is survived by two sons, Chris Sullivan of Sikeston, Missouri, and Scott Sullivan of Carterville, Illinois; one daughter, Marla Hayes of Eldon, Iowa; one stepdaughter, Donna Stewart of Kirksville; two brothers, Bill Sullivan of Kirksville ...

Douglas Andrew Pearson

(Jul 02, 1956 - May 14, 2016)

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Doug Andrew Pearson, 59, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Saturday (May 14, 2016) at his home.

The son of Dennis Eugene and Carol Pauline (Wayman) Pearson, he was born July 2, 1956 in Kirksville, Missouri. On July 21, 1973 in Kirksville, Doug was united in marriage to Debbie Watt.

Doug is survived by his wife Debbie of the home; his mother Carol Kehrli; one son, Jason Andrew Pearson and significant other Crystal Ruggles of Greentop ...

Fredrick Dale Long Sr.

(Jun 22, 1945 - May 13, 2016)

Fred Dale Long Sr., 70, of Macon, Missouri, passed away Friday (May 13, 2016) at his home.

The son of John and Mary (Lambert) Long, he was born June 22, 1945 in La Plata, Missouri. On October 28, 1967 Fred was united in marriage to Janet Louise Cook, who preceded in death on May 31, 2015.

Fred was also preceded in death by his parents.

Fred is survived by one son, Fredrick Dale Long Jr ...

Jerry H. Shahan

(Aug 27, 1943 - Apr 25, 2016)

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Jerry H. Shahan 72 of Kirksville, Missouri passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville.

The son of Millard "Doc" and Hazel (Dobbs) Shahan, he was born August 27, 1943 in Brashear, Missouri. He married Marilyn Mason and to this union two children were born.

Jerry is survived by his special friend and companion Penny LaCore; his daughter Vickie (Michael) Duke of Saddlebrook, N.J.; one brother Jack (Cheryl) Shahan ...

Danny "Rex" Sizemore

(Jan 31, 1949 - Apr 24, 2016)

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Danny "Rex" Sizemore, 67, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday April 24, 2016 at his home under Hospice care.

The son of Alfred B. and Mary E. (Asher) Sizemore, he was born January 31, 1949 in Kirksville, Missouri. On October 26, 1973 in Kirksville, Rex was united in marriage to Consina Clubine who preceded him in death on April 22, 2014. He was also preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Lonnie Sizemore ...