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Buddy Leo Ambrosia

(Jan 30, 1950 - Oct 16, 2019)

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Buddy Leo Ambrosia, of rural Adair County, passed away Wednesday evening, October 16th, at the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Missouri, following a lengthy illness. He was 69 years old.

The son of Leo P. and Annalu (Erwin) Ambrosia, Buddy was born January 30, 1950, in Kirksville, Missouri. He was educated at Oak Grove and Willmathsville rural schools, Kirksville High School, and Brashear High School, where he graduated in 1968. Buddy was inducted into the United States Army in 1969, serving a tour of duty in Vietnam. Upon returning home, Buddy engaged in raising cattle with his father and brother, and later, his nephew. During this time he also worked at the Edina Livestock Market and Ambrosia Plumbing, until his retirement in 2009.

Buddy was united in marriage to DeAnna Munden from 1972 - 1993 and to this union, one daughter was born.

Buddy was preceded in death ...

Catherine L. "Katie" (Lintner) Spangler

(Jul 12, 1935 - Oct 11, 2019)

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Catherine L. "Katie" Spangler, 84, of Kirksville, Missouri passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 at The Pines in Kirksville.

Born July 12, 1935 in Green City, Missouri, Katie was the daughter of the late Winnie Rayburn and Mildred Katherine (Boehringer) Lintner. On November 6, 1955 in Kirksville, Missouri, Katie was united in marriage to Dwayne Spangler who preceded her in death on July 27, 2019 after sixty-three years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Michael and Mark Spangler and one brother, David Lintner.

Katie is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Donna Sue and Jerry Hill of Kansas City, MO; three grandchildren, Kyle (Stephanie) Hill of Sedalia, MO, Jeffrey Hill of Olathe, KS, and Katelin (Aaron) Smith of Kansas City, MO; two great-grandchildren, Michaela and Adalyn Smith, as well as three nieces, seven great nieces and nephews, and four great-great nieces and nephews.

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Earl Hart Gleason

(Sep 03, 1928 - Oct 09, 2019)

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Earl Hart Gleason, 91 of Kirksville, MO peacefully passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at The Pines, in Kirksville, MO. He had also been well loved by his “family” at The Arbors, since his residency there in September 2013.

The son of Earl Ray and Emzy Francis (Martin) Gleason, he was born September 3, 1928 in Belleville, IL. On September 23, 1950, in Kirksville, MO, he married Marjorie Luella Reed.

He is survived by one ...

Arthur Carol "Art" Burgin

(Aug 10, 1935 - Oct 08, 2019)

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Arthur Carol Burgin, 84, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at his home.

Born in Greentop, Missouri on August 10, 1935, to the late Thomas A. and Alice Pearl (Stafford) Burgin. Arthur was mostly raised in Adair and Schuyler Counties in Northwest Missouri by his mother and stepfather, John Francis Neff. Art graduated from Kirksville High School with the Class of 1953. He proudly served as a 1st class machine-gunner (and ...

Marion Ernest Fowler Jr.

(Sep 23, 1930 - Sep 28, 2019)

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Marion Ernest Fowler Jr., 89, of Queen City, Missouri, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019 at The Pines in Kirksville.

Marion was born September 23, 1930 in Queen City, Missouri, the son of the late Marion Ernest and Bessie (Brenizer) Fowler Sr. He was also preceded in death by one son, Richard Fowler and five sisters.

Marion is survived by two sons, Marion Ernest Fowler III of the Philippines and Jim Fowler of Nevada; one ...

Betty Jean (Pittman) Young

(Aug 28, 1935 - Sep 27, 2019)

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Betty Jean (Pittman) Young, 84, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, September 27, 2019 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born August 28, 1935 in Marshall, Missouri, Betty was the daughter of the late Harold Eugene and Gertrude Viola (Ballard) Pittman. On May 10, 1957 in Marshall, Missouri, Betty was united in marriage to Arthur Vernon Young who preceded her in death on June 1, 1994. She was also preceded in death by two ...

Linda Ann (Gilbreath) Barnett

(Nov 26, 1950 - Sep 23, 2019)

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Linda Ann (Gilbreath) Barnett, 68, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Monday September 23, 2019 at her home.

Born November 26, 1950 in Houghton Lake, Michigan, Linda was the daughter of the late Oren Lee and Dorothy (Kellams) Gilbreath. Linda was also preceded in death by her husband, Larry E. Barnett on July 28, 2017 and one brother, Oren Lee Gilbreath Jr.

Linda is survived by two sons Larry T. Barnett (David Wolverton) of Flint ...

Inez Gertie (Harrell) Ray

(Jan 10, 1925 - Sep 20, 2019)

Inez Gertie (Harrell) Ray, 94 of Bevier, Missouri, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 at Loch Haven Nursing Home in Macon, MO.

Born January 10, 1925 in Buffalo, Missouri, Inez was the daughter of the late Ray Forest and Essie (Berry) Harrell. She was married to Hurbert Ray who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, Bobby Lee Thomason; one granddaughter, Melanie Hood, one brother and one sister.

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Jaunita May (Hinerman) Harrelson

(Jun 27, 1941 - Sep 14, 2019)

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Jaunita May (Hinerman) Harrelson, 78, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

The daughter of the late Darwin Stanford and Mary (Hicks) Hinerman, she was born June 27, 1941 in Livonia, Missouri. On October 14, 1967 in Unionville, Missouri, Jaunita was united in marriage to Harry Harrelson who preceded her in death on April 5, 2002. She was also preceded in death by her brother Garold Hinerman.

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Duane Edward Livingston

(May 26, 1961 - Sep 10, 2019)

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Duane Edward Livingston, 58, of Kirksville, Missouri, formerly of Monmouth, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the Pioneer Skilled Nursing Center in Marceline, MO.

The son of Charles Robert and Bonnie May (Freeland) Livingston, he was born May 26, 1961 in Monmouth, Illinois.

Duane is survived by his father Bob Livingston of Kirksville, MO; one brother, David B. Livingston of Kirksville, MO, as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in ...