Obituaries Archive

Elene (Maddalozzo) Fallini

(Jul 26, 1910 - Aug 19, 2013)

Elene (Maddalozzo) Fallini, 103, of Novinger, Missouri, passed Monday (August 19, 2013) at North County Nursing Home in Collinsville, Oklahoma.

Elene was born July 26, 1910 in Novinger, Missouri. She was united in marriage to Harry Fallini who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her granddaughter, Phyllis Fallini and two sisters.

Elene is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Gilbert and Virginia Fallini of Tulsa, OK; one daughter Janet Fallini ...

Mary Alice (Murphy) Fanning

(Mar 18, 1923 - Nov 20, 2013)

Mary Alice (Murphy) Fanning, 90, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday (November 20, 2013) at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of James Roy and Mable (Roach) Murphy, she was born March 18, 1923 in Milan, Missouri. On April 5, 1943 in Milan, Missouri, Mary was united in marriage to Francis “Gaylon” Fanning who preceded her in death on July 6, 1998.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two ...

Lila "Faye" (Pickens) Farmer

(Jul 01, 1922 - Feb 21, 2013)

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Lila “Faye” (Pickens) Farmer, 90, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday (February 21, 2013) at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Maurice Lester and Beulah Maude (Maltby) Pickens, she was born July 1, 1922 in Kirksville. On April 5, 1943 in Kirksville, Faye was united in marriage to William Wallace Farmer, who preceded her in death on January 28, 2000.

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Faye is survived ...

Everett Lee Farr

(Oct 21, 1926 - Jul 19, 2013)

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Everett Lee Farr, 86, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (July 19, 2013) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Everett was born October 21, 1926 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Tony and Nellie (Darr) Farr. On June 14, 1947 in Memphis, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Lila Mae Steele and to that marriage one daughter was born, Linda Joyce.

Everett is survived by his daughter, Linda Frazee, of Kirksville, MO; his ...

Lila Mae Farr

(Jul 05, 1930 - Apr 16, 2012)

Lila Mae Farr, 81, long time business women, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday (April 16, 2012) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born July 5, 1930 in Perryton, Texas, Lila was the daughter of Lee and Opal Rena (Hills) Steele. On June 14, 1947 in Memphis, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Everett Lee Farr.

Lila is survived by her loving husband, Everett of sixty-four years; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and ...

Joseph Todd Fees

(Mar 15, 1962 - Nov 27, 2014)

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Joseph Todd Fees, 52, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday (November 27, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of Charles and Norma (Cleghorn) Fees, he was born March 15, 1962 in Ridgecrest, California.

Joe is survived by his girlfriend, Jenny Craig of Kirksville, MO; two step daughters, Kendra Craig and Krystal Craig both of Kirksville, MO; one brother, Terry Ray Fees of Ridgecrest, CA; one sister, JoAnna Easley of Ridgecrest, CA ...

Myrl D. Ferguson

(Mar 24, 1931 - Jan 27, 2013)

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Myrl D. Ferguson, 81, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Sunday (January 27, 2013) at the LaPlata Nursing Home in LaPlata, Missouri.

Born March 24, 1931 in Adair County, Missouri, Myrl was the son of Wayne and Iva (Dodsworth) Ferguson. On May 18, 1952 in Kirksville, Myrl was united in marriage to Betty Lou Alger who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents.

Myrl is survived by two sons and ...

Shane William Ferguson

(Jul 10, 2000 - Sep 30, 2011)

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Shane William Ferguson, 11, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Friday (September 30, 2011) at his home.

The son of Paul Edward and Ann Marie (McCoy) Ferguson, he was born July 10, 2000 in Macon, Missouri.

Shane is survived by his parents Paul Ferguson of Hallsville, MO and Ann Ferguson of Kirksville, MO; grandparents, Donald and Carol McCoy of Kirksville, MO; two half brothers, Anthony Ferguson and wife Michelle of Macon, MO and Andrew Ferguson ...

Juanita H. (Bookout) Ferrell

(Jun 23, 1932 - May 15, 2013)

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Juanita H. (Bookout) Ferrell, 80, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday (May 15, 2013) at the Keokuk Area Hospital in Keokuk, Iowa.

The daughter of John Henry and Warda Hazel (Pherigo) Bookout, she was born June 23, 1932 in Green City, Missouri. On June 19, 1948 in Kirksville, Missouri, Juanita was united in marriage to Edwin D. Ferrell who preceded her in death on December 2, 1993.

She was also preceded in death by her ...

Larry Fred Figgie

(Oct 08, 1940 - Aug 12, 2018)

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Larry Fred Figgie, 77, of Visalia, California, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Kaweah Delth Medical Center in Visalia.

Born October 8, 1940 in Kirksville, Missouri, Larry was the son of the late Fred and Lee (Potter) Figgie. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Ann Lee Mims.

Larry is survived by one brother, Charles Stanley Figgie of Jacksonville, FL; one sister, Constance Griggs of Kirksville, MO; several cousins and one uncle ...

Terry James Filkins

(Sep 10, 1946 - Feb 04, 2014)

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Terry James Filkins, 67, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (February 4, 2014) at the University Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

The son of Herman Owen and Jewell Vivian (Dunkle) Filkins, he was born (September 10, 1946) in Kirksville, Missouri.

Terry is survived by mother, Jewell Filkins of Kirksville, MO; one son and daughter-in-law, Travis and Jodi Roberts of Lancaster, MO; three grandchildren, Tinley, Taylor and Halle Roberts, and one aunt, Dorthy Bogle of Drakesville ...

Jewell Vivian (Dunkle) Filkins

(Jan 15, 1923 - Nov 15, 2014)

Jewell Vivian (Dunkle) Filkins, 91, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday (November 15, 2014) at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of James and Anna (Treman) Dunkle, she was born January 15, 1923 in Brookfield, Missouri. On November 30, 1940, Jewell was united in marriage to Herman Owen Filkins who preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Terry Filkins on February 4, 2014; one grandson ...

Beverly Jean (Lightfoot) Findling

(Aug 27, 1937 - May 22, 2014)

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Beverly Jean (Lightfoot) Findling, 76, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday (May 22, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Leman and Deloris (Shipley) Lightfoot, she was born August 27, 1937 in Salina, Kansas. On December 19, 1954 in Unionville, Missouri, Beverly was united in marriage to R.L. “Tex” Findling.

Beverly is survived by her husband Tex of fifty-nine years; one son, Curtis L. Findling of Kirksville, MO; one sister ...

Romaine Laverne "Tex" Findling

(Jun 08, 1935 - Mar 05, 2017)

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Romaine Laverne "Tex" Findling, 81, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday March 5, 2017 at his home.

Born June 8, 1935 in Kirksville, Missouri, Tex was the son of the late William Harvey and Geneva (Fortney) Findling. On December 19, 1954 in Unionville, Missouri, Tex was united in marriage to Beverly Jean Lightfoot who preceded him in death on May 22, 2014.

Tex is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Curtis L. and Linda ...

Shirley Kaye (Hayden) Findling

(Sep 23, 1941 - Sep 04, 2017)

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Shirley Kaye (Hayden) Findling, 75, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born September 23, 1941 in Edina, Missouri, Shirley was the daughter of the late Everett and Ada (Upright) Hayden. On June 14, 1959 in Kirksville, Missouri, Shirley was united in marriage to Robert Lee "Bob" Findling who preceded her in death on March 13, 2008. She was also preceded in death by one sister ...

Norma Jean (Switzer) Fisher

(Dec 12, 2014 - May 13, 2014)

Norma Jean (Switzer) Fisher, 79, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (May 13, 2014) at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri.

The daughter of Franklin and Winnie (Finney) Switzer, she was born December 12, 1934 in St. Catherine, Missouri. On February 7, 1952 in Marceline, Missouri, Norma was united in marriage to Emmett Fisher who preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Susan Partin; step-mother, Thelma Switzer ...

John Thomas Fitzpatrick

(Dec 08, 1966 - May 20, 2017)

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John Thomas Fitzpatrick, 50, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

John was born December 8, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of John Joseph and LoVeta Mae (Gillespie) Fitzpatrick.

John is survived by his mother LoVeta Fitzpatrick of Kirksville, MO; one son, Brody Thomas Fitzpatrick of Kirksville, MO; three brothers, Jack Fitzpatrick and Terrance Fitzpatrick both of Philadelphia, PA, and Gary Fields of Colorado ...

LoVeta May (Gillespie) Fitzpatrick

(Apr 19, 1934 - Sep 26, 2017)

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LoVeta May (Gillespie) Fitzpatrick, 83, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the University Missouri Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri.

The daughter of Roy and Lola (Jackson) Gillespie, LoVeta was born April 19, 1934 in Kirksville, Missouri. In 1975, LoVeta was untied in marriage to John Joseph Fitzpatrick who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, John Fitzpatrick and one brother, Donald Gillespie.

LoVeta ...

Virkita Jean Fleshner

(Aug 27, 1945 - Jul 21, 2012)

Virkita Jean Fleshner, 66, of Caulfield, Missouri, formerly of Greentop, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday (July 21, 2012) at her home.

The daughter of Harold Everett and Kathryn Anna (Woodruff) Feist, she was born August 27, 1945 in Decatur, Illinois. On June 4, 1962 Virkita married William Elder who preceded her in death in 1967. In 1969 she married Rex Fleshner.

Virkita is survived by four sons, Ted Elder and wife Marla of Greentop, MO ...

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 ...

Linda Marie (Capps) Foster

(May 29, 1956 - Jun 25, 2017)

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Linda Marie Foster, 61, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017 at her home.

Linda was born May 29, 1956 in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of Bill Duane and Dorva Marie (Ray) Capps.

Linda is survived by her father, Bill Capps of Novinger, MO; three daughters, Jennifer Totsch and husband Robbie of Novinger, MO, Becky Prough and husband J.P. of Queen City, MO, and Vanessa Craig of Linneus, MO; her significant ...

Marion "Frank" Foster

(Jun 13, 1934 - Apr 25, 2014)

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Marion Frank Foster, 79, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (April 25, 2014) at the University Missouri Hospital in Columbia.

The son of Boyd Thomas and Anna May (O’Haver) Foster, he was born June 13, 1934 in Stahl, Missouri. On May 27, 1956 in Brashear, Missouri, Frank was united in marriage to JoAnne Hammontree.

Frank is survived by his wife JoAnne of fifty-seven years; one daughter and son-in-law, Shelli and Bob Anderson of Columbia ...

Kenneth Richard Fountain Jr.

(Mar 26, 1937 - Oct 07, 2017)

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Kenneth R. Fountain Jr., PhD, age 80, stepped into eternal life on Saturday, October 7th,, 2017, while at his home in Kirksville, MO. His transition was peaceful, surrounded by family. He was preceded in death by his parents and two younger siblings, David Fountain and Ruth Fountain. He was born, March 26th, 1937 to Kenneth Sr. and Bertha “Betty” Fountain in Chicago, IL. He was a graduate of Wheaton College class of ‘59, and obtained ...

Donald Edward Fowler

(Feb 02, 1966 - Dec 18, 2017)

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Donald Edward Fowler, 51, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away December 18, 2017 unexpectedly.

Born February 2, 1966 in Tell City, Indiana, Donald was the son of the late Donald Lee and Trudie (Smitson) Fowler.

Donald lived in many places throughout his childhood but his home was in Wagoner, Oklahoma where he graduated high school in 1984. After high school, Donald served in the U. S. Army and believed in serving his country. During his military ...

Paula Michelle (Blaylock) Fowler

(Sep 07, 1966 - May 19, 2015)

Paula Michelle (Blaylock) Fowler, 48, of Kirksville, Missouri. passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday (May 19, 2015) at her home.

The daughter of Stephen and Lela (Harmon) Blaylock, she was born September 7, 1966 in Beaver, Oklahoma. Paula was united in marriage to Keith Kelso and to this union two daughters were born. In 2001, Paula married Darek Fowler who survives.

She is also survived by her parents, Stephen and Lela Blaylock of Cedar Hill, TX; two ...

Frances Catherine (Rummerfield) Fox

(Feb 11, 1939 - Apr 24, 2016)

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Frances Catherine (Rummerfield) Fox, 77, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, (April 24, 2016) at her home.

The daughter of Cleetis Gale and Hazel May (Mason) Rummerfield, she was born February 11, 1939 in Kirksville, Missouri. On November 16, 1957 in Kirksville, Missouri, Frances was united in marriage to Larry Roger Fox.

Frances is survived by her husband Larry of fifty-eight years; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and LeAnn Fox of LeClaire, IA and Larry ...

William Everett "Bill" Frazee

(Apr 17, 1945 - Feb 26, 2013)

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William Everett “Bill” Frazee, 67, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (February 26, 2013).

Bill was born April 17, 1945 in Santa Monica, CA the son of Weldon and Marjorie (Gaines) Frazee. At an early age the family moved back to the family farm in Atlanta, Missouri where Bill spent his childhood, graduating from Atlanta High School with the Class of 1963. He then moved to Kansas City for a short time before returning ...

Curtis Eugene "Gene" Fuller

(Jul 30, 1939 - Jan 21, 2019)

Curtis Eugene "Gene" Fuller, 79, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Monday, January 21, 2019 at the LaPlata Nursing Home.

The son of the late Curley and Gertha Joe (Tallant) Fuller, Gene was born July 30, 1939 in Finley, OK. Gene graduated from high school in Oklahoma and went on to the School of the Ozarks Junior College. He worked a number of years for Norfolk & Western Railroad before going to work as an ...

Sherry Ann "Davis" Fuller

(Jun 13, 1942 - Jan 02, 2015)

Sherry Ann (Davis) Fuller, 72, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (January 2, 2015) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Jack D. and Wanda Maxine (Taylor) Davis, she was born June 13, 1942 in Charleston, Illinois.

Sherry is survived by Gene Fuller of Kirksville, MO; one son, Jeffrey Allen Fuller of Greentop, MO; one daughter, Angela Sue Ruggles of Kirksville, MO; one brother, Kenneth Wayne Adair of Moberly, MO; one sister ...

Sherry Ann (Davis) Fuller

(Jun 13, 1942 - Jan 02, 2015)

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Sherry Ann (Davis) Fuller, 72, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (January 2, 2015) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Jack D. and Wanda Maxine (Taylor) Davis, she was born June 13, 1942 in Charleston, Illinois.

Sherry is survived by Gene Fuller of Kirksville, MO; one son, Jeffrey Allen Fuller and wife Judee of Greentop, MO; one daughter, Angela Sue Ruggles and husband Rusty of Kirksville, MO; one brother, Kenneth Wayne ...

Anna Mardell (Neal) Funk

(Jun 21, 1928 - Sep 07, 2016)

Anna Mardell (Neal) Funk, 88, of Kirksville, MO, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

The daughter of Ora and Sarah A. (Carroll) Neal, she was born June 21, 1928 in Downing, Missouri.

Anna is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Linquist of Fayette, IA, and Nancy Lehman of Des Moines, IA, as well as one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

Anna has been cremated and private family services will be held at ...

Karolyn Geraldine (Hatfield) Funk

(Oct 25, 1947 - Nov 04, 2014)

Karolyn Geraldine (Hatfield) Funk, 67, of Columbia, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (November 4, 2014) at Columbia Health Care Center.

The daughter of Boyd and Geraldine (Hatfield) Anderson, she was born October 25, 1947 in Novelty, Missouri.

Karolyn is survived by her mother, Geraldine Hatfield of Kirksville, MO; two sons, Spencer Funk and Norman Funk both of Columbia, MO; one daughter, Crystal Funk of Columbia, MO; one brother, Boyd Hatfield of Quincy, IL, and two sisters ...