Obituaries Archive

Major Allen F. Jackson USAF (RET)

(Oct 03, 1942 - Oct 22, 2018)

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Major Allen F. Jackson, USAF (RET) passed away Monday October 22, 2018 at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville.

Born October 3, 1942 in Weidman, Michigan, Allen was the son of Charles and Gertrude (Phipps) Jackson. Allen grew up in Saginaw, MI and graduated from Saginaw High School. Allen enlisted in the USAF in 1961 and served twenty-four years. On January 21, 1967, Allen and Patricia Anne Deierling were united in marriage at the Hamilton ...

Will Griffith Jacobs

(Apr 05, 1999 - Sep 22, 2012)

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Will Griffith Jacobs, 13, son of Allen and Trena Jacobs passed away at his home on Saturday, September 22, 2012.

Will is survived by his parents, five brothers and two sisters: Jake Mittag and wife Katie of Fayetteville, AR, McKay Greer and husband Jeff of Henderson, NV, Sam Jacobs and wife Sara, nephew Jason of Kirksville, MO, Jeb Jacobs and wife Hannah of Saint Anthony, ID, Bennett Jacobs and Jared Jacobs of Rexburg, ID and ...

Lonnie Dean "Rod" James

(Aug 06, 1951 - Oct 27, 2015)

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Lonnie Dean "Rod" James, 64, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

The son of Walter Leo and Zella Faye (Wolf) James, he was born August 6, 1951 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Rod is survived by two sisters and brothers-in-law, Lois and Terry Pinkerton of LaPlata, MO and Beverly and Charles Barrett of Kirksville, MO; half sister, Amanda James of Kirksville, MO; step mother, Minnie ...

Rusty "Rachel" James

(Sep 15, 1958 - Nov 14, 2014)

Rusty “Rachel” James, 56, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (November 14, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of Billy Jean and Marilyn Ruth (Reese) James, he was born September 15, 1958 in Bloomfield, Iowa.

Rusty is survived by his mother, Marilyn James of Kirksville, MO; one son, George James of Kirksville, MO; one daughter, Jennifer James of Kirksville, MO; one sister and brother-in-law, Deborah and Ray Sizemore of Kirksville, MO ...

Joella Fern (Treasure) Janes

(Dec 17, 1927 - Dec 19, 2012)

Joella Fern (Treasure) Janes, 85, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday (December 19, 2012) at her home.

The daughter of Vere and Mona Mae (Vittitoe) Treasure, she was born December 17, 1927 in Kirksville, Missouri. On December 1, 1951 in Harrison, Arkansas, Joella was united in marriage to Leonard Mearl Janes who preceded her in death on December 24, 2002.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two great grandchildren, Jesse Cain Neal ...

Mario Molina Jaquez

(Aug 17, 1965 - Dec 04, 2019)

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Mario Molina Jaquez, 54, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019 unexpectedly at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville/

Born August 17, 1965 in Abilene, Texas, Mario was the son of Juan and Lena (Molina) Jaquez. In 1987 Mario married Millie McCabe who became his lifelong friend.

Mario is survived by his mother, Lena Molina of Midland, TX; one son David Jaquez of Kirksville, MO; one daughter and son-in-law, Nicole and Michael Richardson ...

Roger Jay Jarman

(Aug 09, 1957 - May 22, 2017)

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Roger Jay Jarman, 59, of La Plata, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 22, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO.

The son of Roger Dean and Mary Evelyn (Magers) Jarman, he was born on August 9, 1957 in Kirksville, MO. Roger was united in marriage to Patricia Louise McKenzie on June 4, 1976 and to this union one son was born.

He is survived by his son Jeremy Jarman and wife Heather ...

Dr. Austin E. Jay

(Apr 05, 1932 - Jul 12, 2012)

Dr. Austin E. Jay Jr., 80, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday (July 12, 2012) at his home under Hospice care.

Dr. Jay was born April 5, 1932 in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, the son of Austin E. and Helen (Sandal) Jr. Sr. He was united in marriage to Betty Hise on April 27, 1956 in Gentry, Missouri.

Dr. Jay is survived by his wife, two sons and their families, Dr. Jordan Jay, and wife Gail ...

Denisha Freedom (Slaughter) Jayne

(Dec 12, 1961 - Dec 30, 2016)

Denisha Freedom (Slaughter) Jayne, 55, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (December 30, 2016) at her home.

Denisha was born December 12, 1961 in St. Charles, Missouri, the daughter of Dennis Joe Slaughter and Eloise Jayne Seaman.

Denisha is survived by her father Dennis Slaughter of St. Charles, MO; her mother, Eloise Jayne (Seaman) Barber of Freeport, IL; one son, Patrick Flanigan of Fancy Gap, VA; one daughter, Sunshine Flanigan of Greenfield, MA; one brother ...

Virginia "Anna" Martha Jefferson

(Mar 11, 1919 - Dec 22, 2018)

Virginia Anna Jefferson, 99, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

The daughter of Henry and Ida (McIllvain) Brandau, she was born March 11, 1919 in McMechan, West Virginia. On February 15, 1936 in Moundsville, West Virginia was united in marriage to J. Bardall Jefferson who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son Jace B. Jefferson.

Anna is survived by two sons ...

Carl "Leon" Jeffries

(Oct 02, 1928 - Apr 14, 2018)

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Carl Leon Jeffries, 89, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born in Palisade, Nebraska, the son of the late Carl Alvin and Edith Matilda (Peterson) Jeffries, Leon was proud of the fact that he would have been 90 years old this year on October 2nd of this year. On January 9, 1953 in Pocahontas, Arkansas, Leon was united in marriage to Beth Hutchinson who preceded ...

Martha Lynne "Marti" (McLaughlin) Jelmberg

(Sep 20, 1961 - Jun 16, 2015)

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Martha Lynne "Marti" (McLaughlin) Jelmberg, 53, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (June 16, 2015) at her home.

The daughter of James and Cecilia (Alberts) McLaughlin, she was born September 20, 1961 in Keokuk, Iowa. On June 6, 1981 in Kirksville, Missouri, Marti was united in marriage to Ernie Jelmberg and to this union two daughters were born.

Marti is survived by her parents, James and Cecilia McLaughlin of Greentop, MO; two daughters, Nicole ...

Bernice Maxine (Williams) Johnson

(Apr 03, 1936 - Jun 24, 2014)

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Bernice Maxine (Williams) Johnson, 78, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (June 24, 2014) at her home.

The daughter of Ruben Marrow and Edna June (Ferrell) Williams, she was born April 3, 1936 in Green Castle, Missouri. On March 6, 1952 in Green Castle, Missouri, Bernice was united in marriage to Ellis Duane Johnson who preceded her in death July 25, 1991.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; three daughters, Bernita ...

DeWayne Everett Johnson

(Mar 31, 1968 - Jul 27, 2021)

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DeWayne Everett Johnson, 53, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at his home.

Born March 31, 1968, DeWayne was the son of the late Robert Eugene and Bettie Lue (Moody) Johnson.

Dewayne is survived by two sons, Tyler and Connor Johnson both of the home; his Fiancée, Stephanie Tamplen of Kirksville, MO; one daughter, Samantha Massingill of Round Rock, TX; three brothers, Henry Johnson, Billy (Melanie) Johnson, and Roger (Connie) Johnson ...

George Euel Johnson

(Mar 24, 1932 - Jan 10, 2013)

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George Euel Johnson, 80, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday (January 10, 2013) at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of Northeast Missouri.

The son of George Emery and Flora (Mears) Johnson, he was born March 24, 1932 in Kirksville, Missouri. In 1956 he married Roberta Helen Moore and to this union four children were born. On January 28, 1972 in Kirksville, Missouri, George was united in marriage to Doris Neely ...

Glen "Gary" Johnson

(Jul 05, 1939 - Jan 07, 2017)

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Glen "Gary" Johnson, 77, of Hurdland, Missouri, passed away Saturday January 7, 2017 at his home under Hospice care.

The son of Glen and Lela Pauline (Hubbard) Johnson, he was born July 5, 1939 in Kirksville, Missouri. Gary was married to Virginia McFarland and to this union four children, Glenda, Buster "Gary Jr." (deceased), Orie, and Lisa were born. Later he married Shirley Baker and to this union four children were born, Paula, Jim ...

Jerry "Olen" Johnson II

(Nov 02, 1980 - Sep 08, 2021)

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Jerry "Olen" Johnson II, 40, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at his home.

Born November 2, 1980 in Kirksville, Missouri, Olen was the son of Jerry Olen and Iris June (Sizemore) Johnson. On January 29, 2005, Jerry was united in marriage to Jami Harlan and to this union three children were born.

Olen is survived by his mother, Iris Johnson of Kirksville, MO; one son, Jerry Olen Johnson III of ...

Kenneth "Wayne" "PeeWee" Johnson

(Nov 07, 1942 - Jun 27, 2018)

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Kenneth "Wayne" "PeeWee" Johnson, 75, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at his home.

Born November 7, 1942 in Queen City, Missouri, Wayne was the son of the late Glen Earsal and Lela Pauline (Hubbard) Johnson. In 1962, Wayne married Charlene Mathes who preceded him in death. In 1966 he married Patricia Ann Blessing who also preceded Wayne in death. He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Debbie Johnson ...

Lillian Marie Johnson

(Jul 11, 1937 - Jun 15, 2012)

Lillian Marie Johnson, 74, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (June 15, 2012) at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of James and Stella (Cole) Duncan, she was born July 11, 1937 in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1959, Lillian was united in marriage to Marvin William Johnson Sr. who preceded her in death in 1999.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; a great-great granddaughter, Estella Versey at birth and ...

Martha Leah (True) Johnson

(Apr 28, 1934 - Feb 07, 2018)

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Martha Leah (True) Johnson, 83, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

Born April 28, 1934 in Connelsville, Missouri, Martha was the daughter of the late Samuel Edgar and Velma Irene (Roe) True. On December 10, 1950 in Macon, Missouri, Martha was united in marriage to Delbert Cecil Johnson who preceded her in death on August 28, 2005. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Bud ...

Patricia Ann "Pat" (Rourke) Johnson

(Mar 29, 1937 - Aug 06, 2015)

Patricia Ann (Rourke) Johnson, 78, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday (August 6, 2015) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Phillip and Reva (Smith) Rourke, she was born March 29, 1937 in Edina, Missouri. On March 25, 1960 in Edina, Missouri, Pat was united in marriage to Larry Don "Butch" Johnson who preceded her in death on April 22, 2007. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one ...

Richard Dale "Rick" Johnson

(Apr 17, 1970 - Nov 26, 2013)

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Richard Dale “Rick” Johnson, 43, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday – (November 26, 2013) on the family farm.

The son of Calvin “Ben” and Margaret (McClanahan) Johnson, he was born April 17, 1970 in Kirksville, Missouri. On November 28, 1992, Rick was united in marriage to Becky Schoonover and to this union two children were born.

Rick is survived by his father and stepmother, Ben and Connie Johnson of Kirksville, MO; his mother and ...

Samuel Earl Johnson

(Jul 19, 1975 - Mar 22, 2020)

Samuel Earl Johnson, 44, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of Pearl C. "P.C" and Lillian Pauline (Walker) Johnson, he was born July 19, 1975 in Kirksville.

Samuel is survived by his parents, P.C. and Lillian Johnson of Kirksville, MO; one brother and sister-in-law, Alan and Maria Johnson of Kirksville, MO; one nephew, Malakai Johnson of Kirksville, MO, as well as ...

Walter C. "Sonny" Johnson

(Aug 20, 1935 - Mar 25, 2017)

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Walter C. "Sonny" Johnson, 81, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at his home under the care of Hospice.

Born August 20, 1935 in Reger, Missouri, Sonny was the son of the late Frank George and Nellie (Butler) Johnson. On April 25, 1971 in Green City, Missouri. Sonny was united in marriage to Joyce Kay Wood.

Sonny is survived by his wife Joyce of forty-five years; one daughter and son-in-law, Pam and ...

Gary Wayne Jones

(Mar 22, 1940 - Jul 10, 2013)

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Gary Wayne Jones, 73, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday (July 10, 2013).

Gary was born March 22, 1940, the son of Kenneth L. and Alice P. (Truitt) Jones.

Gary was raised in Ringo Point, Missouri, attended Elm Grove and Ringo Point rural schools and was a graduate of Novinger High School with the Class of 1958.

Gary married his high school sweetheart Glenna Mae (Neely) Jones May 16, 1959 and to this union ...

Helen Lois (Smoyer) Jones

(Apr 12, 1932 - Nov 16, 2020)

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Helen Lois (Smoyer) Jones, 88, of Kirksville, Missouri, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 16, 2020.

Born April 12, 1932, Helen was the daughter of Ada Leona Stacy and Burrell Boyd Smoyer. Helen was united in marriage to Harold Max Stamper who preceded her in death. In 1973, she married Harvey Rogers who preceded her in death on September 11, 2010. Helen was then married to Charles Jones who survives ...

Kermit Lyle Jones

(Aug 31, 1937 - Mar 13, 2012)

Kermit Jones, 74, of rural Novinger, passed away March 13, 2012 on his farm. The son of Glen H. and Alta E. (Truitt) Jones, he was born August 31, 1937 in rural Adair County, Missouri. He attended Ringo Point Rural School and graduated from Novinger High School in 1955. In October 1956 he married Phyllis C. Garman and to this union five children were born. They divorced in May 1982.

He is survived by a ...

Leta Mae (Shelton) Jones

(Aug 18, 1937 - Mar 24, 2017)

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Leta Mae (Shelton) Jones, 79, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born August 18, 1937 in Mountain Grove, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Elijah and Nora Lea (Jones) Shelton. On August 14, 1956 in Bernie, Missouri, Leta was united in marriage to Harry A. Jones who preceded her in death on May 14, 2001. She was also preceded in death by two ...

Lois Ann (O"Bannon) Jones

(Feb 24, 1934 - Dec 11, 2020)

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Lois Ann (O’Bannon) Jones, 86, passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020.

The daughter of Hugh and Vivian O’Bannon, she was born February 24, 1934 in Stanberry, Missouri. She was united in marriage to William D. Jones of Kirksville, Missouri, on June 27, 1954 in Stanberry, Missouri and he preceded her in death on October 20, 2004. Lois was also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Brady O’Bannon and ...