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Gary Ray Henness

(Sep 29, 1941 - Feb 01, 2023)

Gary Ray Henness, 81, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at his home.

Gary was born September 29, 1941 in Pollick, Missouri the son of Roy and Marette (Yardley) Henness who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife Karen; two sisters, Mary Ruth and Beverly Ann who died in infancy; two brothers, Kenneth Lee, who died in infancy, and Jimmy Dale "Buddy" Henness.

Gary is survived by one son, Tony Henness and wife Laura of LaPlata, MO, two step daughters; Melanie Ragan (Chris) of Kansas City, MO, and Cybil Wriedt of Kirksville, MO; one sister, Colleen Riley of Jefferson City, MO; one brother, Randy Henness of Kirksville, MO; his grandchildren, Sean Casey of Wentzville, MO, Taylor Henness of Kirksville, MO, Camen Sauerbrei, Kira Sauerbrei, Guinevere Ragan, Avery Ragan, and Zach Ragan all of Kansas City, MO; as well as several great-grandchildren ...

Samuel Leonard Kriegel

(Jan 22, 1931 - Jan 28, 2023)

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Samuel “Sam” Leonard Kriegel, age 92 of Kirksville, passed away Saturday Jan 28, 2023.

Born January 22, 1931 in Ridgeway Pennsylvania to Leonard and Margaret Kriegel. One of six children to grow up in rural Pennsylvania during the great depression.

Sam lived a full life and was a firm believer in our lord Jesus Christ. Sam served 21 years in the United States Air Force, where he served in two wars, Korea and Vietnam, receiving a Purple Heart medal in the latter. He crossed the International Date Line returning from Korea 12-24-1951. Following his retirement from the Air Force, Sam spent twenty-seven years repairing copy machines for 3M, then moving on to driving school buses for another seventeen. He liked to work. He was a seasoned story teller as all who knew him can attest. Friendly, funny, and jokester were all characteristics used to describe him.

Upon returning from Korea ...

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Doris June (Reeves) Hettinger

(Jun 01, 1933 - Jan 20, 2023)

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Doris June (Reeves) Hettinger, 89, of Brashear, Missouri, passed away on January 20th, 2023. She was born on June 1, 1933 to Owen and Lillian Hotchkiss Reeves. On March 15, 1950, she was united in marriage to Billie Manford Hettinger and to this union ten children were born.

Doris is survived by her sons: Gary Lee Hettinger of Kirksville, Missouri, Darrell Hettinger (Joyce) of Kirksville, Missouri, Steven Hettinger (Peggy) of Kirksville, Missouri, Sidney Hettinger of ...

Mary Sue (Shaver) Lene

(Jul 27, 1949 - Jan 18, 2023)

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Mary Sue (Shaver) Lene, 73, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2023 at the University Missouri Hospital & Clinics in Columbia, Missouri.

She was born July 27, 1949 in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of the late William Eugene and Doris Jean (Bunch) Shaver. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Stanley "Bub" Shaver, and Paul "Joe" Shaver; five nephews, Cory, Troy, David, Rodney and Stephen; her brother-in-law, Lyle Talbert; and her ...

Dewey Paul Potter

(Nov 05, 1970 - Jan 16, 2023)

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Dewey Paul Potter, 52 of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Monday, January 16, 2023 at the University Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

The son of the late Kenneth Dewey and Sarah Eldon (Eiler) Potter, he was born November 5, 1970 in Kirksville, Missouri. Dewey was also preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth Michael Potter and Kenneth Marlin Potter; and one sister, Karma Potter.

Dewey is survived by three brothers, Marlin Potter, Jackie Potter and Jamie ...

Larry William Hedgecock

(Aug 02, 1940 - Jan 15, 2023)

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Larry William Hedgecock, 82, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2023 at Harry S. Truman Veteran's Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

The son of the late Purvis and Thelma Ann (Sprouse) Hedgecock, he was born August 2, 1940 in Udell, Iowa.

Larry was a graduate from Moulton Udell High School in Udell, Iowa. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and was stationed in Fort Benning, Georgia. Larry was honorably discharged ...

Rollie Dale "Doodle" Smith

(Sep 16, 1920 - Jan 12, 2023)

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Rollie Dale "Doodle" Smith, 102, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away peacefully with his daughter by his side, on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at the Pioneer Skilled Nursing Center in Marceline, Missouri.

Born September 16, 1920 in Kirksville, Missouri, Rollie was the son of John Rollie and Florance Mable (Taylor) Smith. On September 2, 1945 in Kirksville, Missouri, Rollie was united in marriage to Norine Wright who preceded her in death in 2006. In addition to ...

Brendan Ray Folsom

(May 29, 2001 - Jan 11, 2023)

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Brendan Ray Folsom, 21, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, January 11, 2023 in Brashear, Missouri.

The son of Ross Anthony and Christyna Lynn (Maize) Folsom, he was born May 29, 2001 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Brendan is survived by his mother and step-father, David and Christyna Piehl of Kirksville, MO; his father, Ross Folsom of the state of Washington; his grandfather, Frank Salsberry of Novinger, MO; one brother, Dareck Coal Folsom of Kirksville, MO ...

Terry Dwane Stewart

(Apr 01, 1949 - Jan 07, 2023)

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Terry Dwane Stewart, 73, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2023 at Macon Health Care Center in Macon, Missouri.

The son of the late Andrew and Eliza Jean (Beall) Stewart, he was born April 1, 1949 in Kirksville, Missouri. On May 18, 1979 in Kirksville, Missouri, Terry was united in marriage to Marsha Ann Seavey.

Terry is survived by his wife Marsha of forty-three years; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Tammy Crow ...

Eldon "Keith" Simler

(Aug 28, 1933 - Jan 05, 2023)

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Eldon Keith Simler, 89, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2023 at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

The son of the late Arthur Holland and Gracia Ella (Waddill) Simler, he was born August 28, 1933 in Kirksville, Missouri. On June 24, 1956 in Green Castle, Missouri, Keith was united in marriage to Wanda Parmley who preceded him in death on March 6, 2014. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Darrell Simler ...