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Geneva Darlene (Hays) Klingsmith

(Sep 04, 1932 - Mar 28, 2017)

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Geneva Darlene (Hays) Klingsmith, 84, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

Geneva was born September 4, 1932 in Brashear, Missouri, the daughter of the late George Earnest and Hazel Viola (Wood) Hays. On March 13, 1949 in Brashear, Missouri, Geneva was united in marriage to Bill Morehead who preceded her in death. On March 9, 1973 in Milan, Missouri, Geneva married Phillip "Sonny" Klingsmith who preceded her in death on October 20, 2003.

Geneva was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bennie and Harold Hays, and one sister, Ruby Hays.

Geneva is survived by two sons, Steve Morehead of Kirksville, MO, and Chris Morehead and (Joanne Wright) of Macon, MO; five daughters and four sons-in-law, Laura Smith and Bob Graham of LaPlata, MO, Melissa and Joe Dimmitt of Kirksville, MO, Vicki and Raymond Rehm of Kirksville, MO, Debby ...

Clinton Roy Huttenstine

(Feb 12, 2002 - Mar 27, 2017)

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Clinton Roy Huttenstine, 15, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Monday (March 27, 2017) at his home.

Clinton was born February 12, 2002 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Jack Dale and Kris Robin (Archer) Huttenstine.

Clinton is survived by his father and step-mother, Jack and Gleea Huttenstine of Greentop, MO; his mother, Kris Archer of Moulton, IA; grandparents, Barb and Tony Huttenstine of Queen City, MO; three brothers, Jack Andrew Huttenstine of Queen City, MO, Darin Doss of Smithshire, IL, and Brenton Archer of Springfield, MO; and two sisters, Ashley Humphrey of Queen City, MO and Amanda Starret of Lancaster, MO.

Clinton was a freshman at Schuyler R-I High School.

Clinton has been cremated and his family will receive friends during a public visitation on Sunday, (April 2, 2017) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of ...

Jo Ann (McCalment) Murphy

(Apr 17, 1932 - Mar 05, 2017)

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Jo Ann McCalment Murphy was the daughter of Luther Wayne and Mary Elizabeth Ruth McCalment. She was born on her family’s farm in Unionville, Mo on April 17, 1932. “Jody” passed away on March 5, 2017 due to natural causes while holding the hands of loved ones.
Jody grew up in Unionville, Mo. She attended Unionville High School graduating in 1950. Jody was an outstanding Baton twirler and was selected as Drum Majorette all four years of high school. She was a member of the Order of Rainbow for girls. Jody was chosen as the very first Pancake Day Queen in Centerville, Iowa when she was only 16 years old. After high school, Jody married Robert Neal Martin. Born to this union, were two children: Teresa Ann Godfrey (Gary) and Robert Thomas Martin (Marianne), four grandchildren: Richelle Lee (Travis), Tori Brown, Katy Martin, Kolby Martin, and six great-grandchildren: Jordyn ...

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Walter C. "Sonny" Johnson

(Aug 20, 1935 - Mar 25, 2017)

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Walter C. "Sonny" Johnson, 81, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at his home under the care of Hospice.

Born August 20, 1935 in Reger, Missouri, Sonny was the son of the late Frank George and Nellie (Butler) Johnson. On April 25, 1971 in Green City, Missouri. Sonny was united in marriage to Joyce Kay Wood.

Sonny is survived by his wife Joyce of forty-five years; one daughter and son-in-law, Pam and ...

Leta Mae (Shelton) Jones

(Aug 18, 1937 - Mar 24, 2017)

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Leta Mae (Shelton) Jones, 79, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born August 18, 1937 in Mountain Grove, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Elijah and Nora Lea (Jones) Shelton. On August 14, 1956 in Bernie, Missouri, Leta was united in marriage to Harry A. Jones who preceded her in death on May 14, 2001. She was also preceded in death by two ...

Annabeth (Newman) Chevalier

(May 23, 1926 - Mar 22, 2017)

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Annabeth (Newman) Chevalier, 90, formerly of Kirksville (residing in Shawnee, KS) passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

Annabeth was born in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of the late John and Lois (Cochran) Newman.

Annabeth is survived by her brother, James Newman of Florida; one son, Jon Chevalier (Rhonda) and daughter Deanna Parker (Jeff) all of Shawnee, KS; four grandchildren, Madison Fournier, Zachary Allen, Ashley Parker, and Nicole Parker.

She was preceded in death ...

Quentin Fechtling Sayre

(Sep 08, 1954 - Mar 20, 2017)

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Quentin Fechtling Sayre, 62, of Unionville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, March 20, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born September 8, 1954 in Kirksville, Missouri, Quentin was the son of the late Fred and Evelyn (Fechtling) Sayre. On October 23, 1987 in Indianola, Iowa, Quentin was united in marriage to Sharon Wallace.

Quentin is survived by his wife Sharon of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Jeremy and Tiffany Sayre of Livonia ...

Ronald Darl "Ron" McKim

(May 16, 1936 - Mar 19, 2017)

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Ronald "Ron" McKim, 80, of Kirksville, Missouri, departed this life on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at his home after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his children.

The son of Jesse Martin and Pauline (Fowler) McKim, he was born in Kirksville, Missouri on May 16, 1936. On November 17, 1955 in Kirksville, Missouri, Ron was united in marriage to E. Rosetta "Rosie" Carman who preceded him in death on January 24, 2015.

He was also preceded ...

Margaret Cecelia (Clote) Poston

(Jun 29, 1924 - Mar 18, 2017)

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Margaret Cecelia Poston, 92, of Kirksville, Missouri, died Saturday (March 18, 2017) following a short illness.

Margie was born on June 29, 1924 Northwest of Knox City in Knox County, Missouri. She grew up on the family farm Northeast of Edina, the younger daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Weber) Clote. On October 29, 1951 she was united in marriage to the love of her life, John Robert Poston, who preceded her in death February 15 ...

Joy Frances (McClellan) Landtiser

(Jul 11, 1925 - Mar 17, 2017)

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Joy Frances (McClellan) Landtiser of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (March 17, 2017) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. She was born on July 11, 1925, at her parents' home one mile north of Livonia, Missouri. Her parents were Chester and Glynn (Gatlin) McClellan. She was named Joy by her dear brother, Carl, who had a story book with a little girl named Joy in it. Joy attended school at Livonia, graduating in 1943 ...