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David B. Livingston

(Nov 12, 1962 - Jan 22, 2020)

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David B. Livingston, 57, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at his home.

The son of Charles R. "Bob" and Bonnie M. (Freeland) Livingston, he was born on November 12, 1962 in Carthage, Illinois.

David is survived by his father.

He was preceded in death by his mother and brother, Duane Livingston.

David graduated from Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Illinois. He served honorably for four years in the United States Navy. He worked for the National Seal Company, City of Kirksville and W.L. Miller. David was a member of the Blue Lodge, Kirksville Shrine Club and enjoyed hunting.

A public visitation will be held 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 27, 2020 at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville. Graveside service will follow the visitation at 2:00 p.m. in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, Missouri.

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Lewis D. Parry Jr.

(Jan 04, 1936 - Jan 21, 2020)

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Lewis D. Parry Jr., 84, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at La Plata Nursing Home in La Plata, Missouri.

The son of Lewis D. Sr. and Martha J. (Burnett) Parry, he was born January 4, 1936 in Bevier, Missouri. On March 2, 1958 in Kirksville, Lewis was united in marriage to Shirley A. May, who preceded him in death in 2015.

Lewis was also preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by one son, Mike Parry of Shelbina, Missouri; two daughters, Glenda Lankford of Kirksville, and Sally Harris of Nevada, Missouri; two sisters, Ardena Parry of Dundee, Michigan, and Peggy Parry of Kirksville; five grandchildren, Stephanie Murrell, Steven Parry, Sarah Harris, Ashley Williams, and Britney Lankford; and five great grandchildren, Landon, Emily, Austin, Anthony and Ivory.

Lewis was a graduate of Kirksville High School with the class of 1954. He served honorably in the ...

Ferl D. Elsea

(Apr 11, 1939 - Jan 19, 2020)

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Ferl D. Elsea, 80, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri.

The son of Wilborne and Ada (Jones) Elsea, he was born April 11, 1939 in Kirksville, Missouri. On March 18, 1960 in Kirksville, Ferl was united in marriage to Janan Marie Polovich.

Ferl is survived by his wife, Janan; four sons, Chris Elsea and wife Debbie of Novinger, Kelly Elsea of La Plata, Mike Elsea and wife Larysa of Kansas City, Missouri, and Shannon Elsea and wife Michelle of Kirksville; two sisters, Donna Lee and husband Howard of Greentop, Missouri, and Brenda Allan and husband Bob of Camdenton, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Karyon Elsea of Willmathsville; ten grandchildren, Camille Grens, Tarrah Heck, Kyle Elsea, Nataliya (Sergey) Kardash, Michelle Elsea, Mitchell Elsea, Felisha (Morgan) Showmaker, Brendan Baker, Braiden Elsea, and Brianna Elsea; and five great grandchildren, Cadence Grens, Joseph Elsea, Elijah Elsea ...

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Harold Kurt Casper

(Jun 14, 1928 - Jan 16, 2020)

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Harold K. Casper, 91, of Kirksville, Missouri, died Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Northeast Regional Medical Center. A viewing will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with Rosary at 5:00 p.m., at the Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville (1008 W. Potter Avenue) on Sunday, January 19, 2020. The funeral service will be held 10:00 am at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Kirksville (716 East Washington) on ...

Donald Eugene Riley

(Apr 11, 1938 - Jan 08, 2020)

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Donald Eugene Riley, 81, of Kirksville, Missouri, went home to be with his Lord Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at his home.

He was born April 11, 1938 in Galesburg, Illinois the son of the late William B. and Twyla (Mosher) Riley. On October 27, 1957 in Kirksville, Missouri, Donald was united in marriage to Carolyn Fortney.

Donald is survived by his wife Carolyn of sixty-two years; three daughters, Shelley (Larry) Lovingier of LaPlata, MO, Sheryl ...

Billy Lee Morrow

(Mar 19, 1946 - Jan 05, 2020)

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Billy Lee Morrow, 73, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020 at his home.

The son of the late Virgil Lee and Olive Lucille (Beerbower) Morrow, he was born March 19, 1946 in Queen City, Missouri. On May 1, 1965 in Kirksville, Missouri, Bill was united in marriage to Karen Hoskins.

Bill is survived by his wife, Karen of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Marty Lee and Kim Morrow and Bert Edgar ...

Dennis V. Dierks

(Aug 16, 1944 - Dec 24, 2019)

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Dennis Vernon Dierks, 75, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

The son of Elmer and Dianna (Olson) Dierks, he was born August 16, 1944 in Lake Preston, South Dakota. On December 11, 1965 in Huron, South Dakota, Dennis was united in marriage to Katy Hofer, who survives.

Dennis is also survived by two sons, Scott (Amy) Dierks of Moberly, Missouri, and Shane Dierks of Kirksville.

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Adelbert Dirk "Del" Tollenaar Jr.

(Apr 15, 1932 - Dec 21, 2019)

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Adelbert Dirk "Del" Tollenaar Jr., 87, of Kirksville, Missouri, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the LaPlata Nursing Home in LaPlata, Missouri.

He was born on April 15, 1932 in Knox City, Missouri, the son of Adelbert D. and Ruth (Starks) Tollenaar Sr. Del graduated from Kirksville High School with the Class of 1950 and Kirksville State Teachers College (Truman State University) in 1958. He proudly served the ...

Annette Lynn Tillman

(Jan 07, 1962 - Dec 20, 2019)

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Annette Lynn Tillman, 57, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, December 20, 2019 at Boone Hospital in Columbia.

The daughter of George "Mickey" and Sharon Ileene (Erwin) Tillman, she was born January 7, 1962 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Annette is survived by her mother, Sharon Erwin of Kirksville, MO; the love of her life, Jerry Reesman of Kirksville, MO; two sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Jessie Pinson of Kirksville, MO, and Robert and Cassie Pinson of ...

Berniece Aldean (Elston) Smith

(Jun 06, 1922 - Dec 17, 2019)

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Berniece Aldean (Elston) Smith, 97, formerly of Kirksville, Missouri died on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan.

Bee was born on June 6, 1922 in Kirksville, Missouri to Lester and Lois (Harris) Elston. She married Lyle Smith on October 9, 1943 in Paris, Tennessee, who preceded her in death in 2015.

Bee worked as a telephone operator and at Rider Drug when it was on the square. Bee and ...