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Leona Marie (Ratliff) Darr

(Mar 20, 1934 - Dec 11, 2017)

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Leona Marie (Ratliff) Darr, 83, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Monday, December 11, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born May 20, 1934 in Kirksville, Missouri, Leona was the daughter of the late Wesley Wayne and Leona Belle (Clark) Ratliff. On October 30, 1954 in Kirksville, Missouri, Leona was united in marriage to Glen "Sonny" Darr.

Leona is survived by her husband Sonny of sixty-three years; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Brad and Debbie Darr of Kirksville, MO, Bruce and Robin Darr of Kirksville, MO, and Brent Darr of Columbia, MO; five grandchildren, Kyle (Emily) Darr, Brandon Darr, Samantha Darr, Blake Darr, and Addison Darr; one great-granddaughter, Mia Renee Darr, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Donovan Ratliff, daughter-in-law, Katie Darr; two grandchildren, Michelle Darr and Clay Darr, and a special aunt, Gaile Clark.

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Forrest Edward Eitel

(Nov 18, 1925 - Dec 10, 2017)

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Forrest Edward Eitel, 92, of Queen City, Missouri, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

Born November 18, 1925 in Green Castle, Missouri, Forrest was the son of the late Sherman John and Iva Queen (Martin) Eitel. On March 26, 1948 in Kirksville, Missouri, Forrest was united in marriage to Nola Mae Ames.

Forrest is survived by his wife of sixty-nine years; one daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Raymond Martin of Greentop, MO; two brothers, Ferris Eitel of Maryville, MO, and Linden Eitel of Moberly, MO; one sister, Roseva Albertson of Ames, IA; three grandchildren, Randy (Neina) Martin, Rodney (Wendy) Martin, and Ashlea (Jason) Sidwell; five great-grandchildren, Tyler, Levi, Logan, Liley, and Raylea Sidwell, as well as several nieces and nephews.

As well as his parents, Forrest was preceded in death by one son, James Mark Eitel, and two brothers, Lee Hugh and ...

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Pauline Marie (Helton) Lawson

(Jul 03, 1942 - Dec 07, 2017)

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Pauline Marie (Helton) Lawson, 75 of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at her home.

Born July 3, 1942 in Kirksville, Missouri, Pauline was the daughter of the late Okel Homer and Luella Birdie (McFarland) Helton.

Pauline is survived by one son, Ken Burns of Kirksville, MO, and one brother, Gerald Helton of Brashear, MO.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Paula Marie Rollins.

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David Glen Halley

(Aug 04, 1954 - Dec 07, 2017)

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David Glen Halley, 63, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born August 4, 1954 in Kirksville, Missouri, David was the son of the late Ernest Glen and Alice Pauline (Passig) Halley. On December 5, 2014 in Lancaster, Missouri, David was united in marriage to Kathy Dawn Whisenand.

David is survived by his wife Kathy of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Addie Halley ...

Maymie Eva (Morton) Spencer

(Jul 26, 1915 - Dec 05, 2017)

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Maymie E. (Morton) Spencer, 102, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, (December 5, 2017) at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

Born July 26, 1915 in Worthington, Missouri, Maymie was born the youngest of four girls and the daughter of Harvie Daniel and Nancy J. (Hogg) Morton. Maymie was united in marriage to Willis Spencer on June 20, 1931 in Bloomfield, Iowa, who preceded her in death on February 18, 1996. She was also ...

Dale Eugene Lawson

(May 21, 1944 - Dec 04, 2017)

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Dale Eugene Lawson, 73, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, December 4, 2017 at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

Born May 21, 1944 in Green Castle, Missouri, Dale was the son of the late Burnice L. and Wilma K. (Billington) Lawson. On December 2, 1967 in Shibbly's Point, Dale was united in marriage to Ruth Fountain who preceded him in death on October 24, 2008. He was also preceded in death by one ...

Betty Louise Snyder

(Jan 17, 1926 - Dec 04, 2017)

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Betty Louise Snyder, 91, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, December 4, 2017 at the LaPlata Nursing Home in LaPlata, Missouri.

She was the daughter of Maude Blanche Hedrick, who preceded her in death. Betty was born January 17, 1926 in Novinger, Missouri. On November 13, 1941 she married Hallie Kline Capps, who preceded her in death on April 10, 1967. To this union nine children were born. On November 19, 1972 she married Burrell ...

James "Jay" Leroy Ford

(Oct 01, 1936 - Dec 03, 2017)

Retired School Teacher from Centerville, IA, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017, in Wichita, KS. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; son, Patrick Ford (Jodi); daughter, Joni McFarland (Shawn); granddaughter, Nikki McFarland; step-daughter, Kim Kloster (Edwin); grandson, Jared Ford; granddaughter, Madison Ford; great-grandson, Aidan Murphy; brothers, David Ford (Marilyn), Greg Ford (Pam); sister, Elaine Werts; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his first wife, Georgia Mae Langhammer of 39 years; parents, Cecil ...

Dora Carmalene Briddle

(Sep 28, 1925 - Dec 03, 2017)

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Carm Briddle was born “Dora Carmalene Forte” on September 28, 1925, making her 92 years old when she passed on December 3, 2017. Her parents were Jim and Bessie Forte’ . Jim immigrated thru Ellis Island from Italy. Bessie was from the Greentop, MO area. (They preceded her in death). She met her husband Glenn Briddle and married him in 1944; they had been married 73 years at the time of her death. Wow!

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Robert Lee Howe

(Mar 19, 1947 - Dec 03, 2017)

Robert Lee Howe, 70, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri.

Born March 19, 1947 in Mexico, Missouri, Robert was the son of the late Lee and Ina (Fryrear) Howe. On May 28, 1971 in Downing, Missouri, Robert was united in marriage to Becky Martin.

Robert is survived by his wife Becky of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel and Julie Howe ...