Obituaries Archive

Floyd Gurden Tague

(Jan 24, 1919 - Jun 14, 2012)

Floyd Gurden Tague, 93, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday (June 14, 2012) at his home under Hospice care and with his family by his side.

The son of Henry Albert and Ethel Maude (Smith) Tague, he was born January 24, 1919 in Gorin, Missouri. On March 16, 1941 in Gorin, Floyd was united in marriage to Gladys Savage who preceded him in death on May 26, 2010, after sixty nine years of marriage.

He ...

Beverly "Jeanne" Talbert

(Dec 02, 1941 - Apr 06, 2018)

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Beverly 'Jeanne" Talbert, 76, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

She was born December 2, 1941 in New Sharon, Iowa, the daughter of the late Rex Edmond and Nellie (Veerman) Talbert. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Donna Meeker.

Jeanne is survived by one brother, Lyle Talbert (Carolyn) of Novinger, MO; two sisters, Cheryl Goldsberry and Marsha Drury both of Greentop, MO ...

Carrie Verdene (Miller) Talbert

(Jul 06, 1919 - Jan 25, 2014)

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Carrie Verdene (Miller) Talbert, 94, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday (January 25, 2014) at the University Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

The daughter of Henry Nicholas and Stella Lou (Stewart) Miller, she was born July 6, 1919 in Greentop, Missouri. On August 28, 1940 in Queen City, Missouri, Carrie was united in marriage to Blake Eugene Talbert who preceded her in death in 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one ...

Roger Miller Talbert

(Jan 28, 1954 - Oct 29, 2015)

Roger Miller Talbert, 61, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away peacefully Thursday (October 29, 2015) at his home under Hospice care and surrounded by his family after suffering from COPD and emphysema.

The son of Blake Eugene and Carrie Verdene (Miller) Talbert, he was born January 28, 1954 in Kirksville, Missouri. On October 17, 1974 in Brashear, Missouri, Roger was united in marriage to Janice "Jan" Beerbower.

Roger is survived by his wife, Jan; one son ...

Vera Lucille (Pipes) Talbert

(Feb 19, 1921 - Aug 30, 2014)

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Vera Lucille (Pipes) Talbert, 93, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Saturday (August 30, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Charles and Elva (Bunch) Pipes, she was born February 19, 1921 in Novinger, Missouri. On November 6, 1943, Vera was united in marriage to Roy E. Talbert who preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; two brothers, and two grandsons.

Vera is ...

Betty Jo (Pinson) Tarr

(Nov 15, 1934 - Mar 06, 2015)

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Betty Jo (Pinson) Tarr, 80, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, March 6, 2015 at her home.

She was born November 15, 1934 in Edina, Missouri, the daughter of Lloyd and Berniece (Moyer) Pinson. On August 20, 1955 she married Donald E. Tarr in LaPlata, Missouri.

Betty is survived by her husband Donald of fifty nine years; one daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Jim Leverington of Fayette, IA; one sister, Lois Bragg of LaPlata, MO ...

Dorothy Jean (Sevits) Tarr

(Jan 24, 1924 - Mar 08, 2013)

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Dorothy Jean (Sevits) Tarr, 89, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (March 8, 2013) at Scotland County Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Missouri.

The daughter of Dewey McKinley and Daisy Bell (Halley) Sevits, she was born January 24, 1924 in Novinger, Missouri. On March 6, 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri, Dorothy was united in marriage to Samuel Arnold Tarr who preceded her in death on May 28, 2004.

She was also preceded in death by her ...

Theodore James Tarrant Sr.

(Jun 10, 1938 - Jul 05, 2014)

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Theodore James Tarrant Sr., 76, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday (July 5, 2014) at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

The son of Berl Ellis and Edith Madonna (Oseland) Tarrant, he was born June 10, 1938 in Alton, Illinois. He was united in marriage to Betty Fortschneider and two this union two children were born. On July 5, 1969 he married Elinor Hawkins who preceded him in death in 2011.

He was also ...

Gregory Scott "Gregg" "GT" Taylor

(Feb 26, 1968 - Nov 06, 2015)

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Gregory Scott "Gregg" "GT" Taylor, 47, of Overland Park, Kansas, formerly of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, November 6, 2015 from a brain aneurysm.

Greg was born February 26, 1968 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Janice (Sees) Hartman and was fortunate to spend countless hours with his Grandpa Dale growing up.

Gregg graduated from Kirksville High School and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Truman State University and ...

H.L. (Pete) Taylor

(Sep 27, 1924 - Aug 28, 2015)

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H.L. (Pete) Taylor, 90, of Brashear, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

Born in Brashear, Missouri, on September 27, 1924, Pete was the youngest son of W.D. (Dick) and Lottie Jewel (Moots) Taylor.

Pete lived all his life in the Hazel Green Community except for three years in Benton, Kansas. He attended elementary school at Hazel Green and graduated from Brashear High School in 1943. He was ...

R.E. "Gene" Taylor

(Oct 07, 1918 - Sep 29, 2014)

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R.E. “Gene” Taylor, 95, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday (September 29, 2014) at his home.

The son of G.V. “Vern” and Bessie May (James) Taylor, he was born October 7, 1918 in Adair County, Missouri. On September 15, 1940 in St. Charles, Missouri, Gene was united in marriage to Genevieve Hatfield who preceded him in death on February 15, 2003.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; two grandsons and ...

Shirley "Ileen" (Groft) Tennyson

(Apr 16, 1939 - Nov 10, 2014)

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Shirley “Ileen” (Groft) Tennyson, 75, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday (November 10, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Floyd and Esther (Meehan) Groft, she was born April 16, 1939 in Redfield, South Dakota. On November 18, 1957 in South Dakota, Ileen was united in marriage to William “Bill” Tennyson who preceded her in death on January 9, 2007.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother ...

Ida Louise Thomas

(Jun 09, 1943 - Feb 05, 2013)

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Ida “Louise” Thomas, 69, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (February 5, 2013) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Roy Eugene Finley and Beatrice Claudia (Barnhart), Louise was born June 9, 1943 in Greentop, Missouri. On November 1, 1967, in Kirksville, Louise was united in marriage to James Monroe Thomas.

Louise is survived by her husband, James of the home; three sons and two daughters-in-law: Charles and Robin Shacklett of Worthington ...

Carol Ann (Clavier) Thompson

(Sep 18, 1939 - Dec 10, 2013)

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Carol Ann (Clavier) Thompson, 74, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (December 10, 2013) at her home.

The daughter of Walter Lee and Olive Lorena (Carver) Clavier, she was born September 18, 1939 in Clinton, Illinois. On August 13, 1961 in Tullahoma, TN, Carol was united in marriage to Orvel Thompson.

Carol is survived by her husband, Orvel of fifty-two years; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Cynthia Thompson of Lancaster, MO and Jason and ...

Jackie Gene Thompson

(Oct 07, 1939 - Jun 21, 2012)

Jackie Gene Thompson, 72, of Kirksville, Missouri, formerly of Morris, Illinois, passed away Thursday (June 21, 2012) at his home.

The son of Edmond and Imagene (Hale) Thompson, he was born October 7, 1939 in Galatia, Illinois. In 1966, Jackie married Jeanne Franklin and to this union, two children were born. In 1985, he married Donna Briscoe and to this union one daughter was born.

Jackie is survived by one son, Jack Franklin Thompson of ...

Russell Del Tietsort

(Sep 29, 1950 - Jul 16, 2011)

Russell “Rusty” Tietsort, 60, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away after a short illness, Saturday (July 16, 2011).

The son of Keith Eldon and Marilyn Rosalee (Barnhouse) Tietsort, he was born September 29, 1950 in Adair County, Missouri.

Rusty is survived by two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathy and Herb Nunez of Los Angeles, CA and Mary and Willie Tuggle of LaPlata, MO; one step-brother, Greg Cooley and wife Roxy of Kirksville, MO; two aunts, Merle Lewis ...

Linda Kay (Morelock) Tillotson

(Sep 21, 1945 - Dec 18, 2018)

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Linda Kay (Morelock) Tillotson, age 73, died on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Valleyview Healthcare & Rehab in Houston, MN. Born on September 21, 1945, in Kirksville, MO, to Donald and Ruby (Lewis) Morelock, she graduated from Kirksville High School and attended Northeast Missouri State Teacher's College. On August 15, 1965, she married John Tillotson who proceeded in death on August 11, 2017.

Linda volunteered and taught school for mentally and physically disabled adults, was ...

Michael "Dan" Todd

(May 15, 1950 - Oct 30, 2018)

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Michael "Dan" Todd, 68, of Kirksville, passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 at his home. A kind and gentle Christian man, he will be greatly missed.

The son of Millard and Eva Todd, he was born May 15, 1950 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. On June 6, 1970, Dan was united in marriage to Sherry Galloway.

Dan is survived by his wife Sherry of forty-eight years, two daughters, Katrina Todd of Kirksville, MO and Carrie (Kiersten ...

Daniel Edward Tollenaar

(Dec 13, 1957 - Nov 18, 2012)

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Daniel Edward Tollenaar, 54, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday (November 18, 2012) at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri.

The son of Adelbert Dirk and Juanita Linella (Borron) Tollenaar Jr., he was born December 13, 1957 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Daniel is survived by his father, Del Tollenaar of Kirksville, MO; one brother and sister-in-law, David and Mary Tollenaar of Columbia, MO; one sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Jeff Blakely of Milwaukee, WI, as well ...

Teresa Mae "Terri" (Scarberry) Travis

(May 28, 1961 - Dec 01, 2017)

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Teresa Mae "Terri" (Scarberry) Travis, 56, of Atlanta, Missouri, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 at her home under Hospice care and family by her side.

Born May 28, 1961 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Terri was the daughter of Escar Ray and Janet Ruth (Kenimer) Scarberry. On August 17, 1988 in Colorado Springs, CO, Terri was united in marriage to Donald E. Travis.

She was preceded in death by her father Escar Ray Scarberry.

Terri ...

Gary Wayne Trueblood

(May 14, 1954 - Mar 28, 2016)

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Gary Wayne Trueblood, 61, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, March 28, 2016 at his home under Hospice care.

The son of Vern A. and Laona (Kraus) Trueblood, he was born May 14, 1954 in Kirksville, Misosuri. Gary was married to Sharon Young.

Gary is survived by his wife, Sharon; three step sons, Kevin Wayne Skaggs, Kody Snider and his sons, Ashton, Aden, and Aaren, and Kasey Snider and wife Lacy, and daughter, Hailey; one ...

Arnold Davis Truitt

(Apr 03, 1932 - Mar 04, 2018)

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Arnold Davis Truitt, 85, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. On September 24, 1955 in Kirksville, Missouri, Arnold was united in marriage to Alma Louise Himes who preceded him in death on April 22, 2007. He was also preceded in death by his parents, one son, Randy Truitt, four brothers, Walter, Bobby, LaVerne and Max Truitt, and five sisters, Dorothy, Beulah, Lucille, Geraldine and Lillie.

Arnold ...

Delbert L. Truitt

(Sep 18, 1927 - May 07, 2017)

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Delbert L. Truitt went home to be with his Lord and Savior on May 7, 2017 while at home surrounded with family and under the care of Hospice.

Delbert was the son of Iness Adell (Lutz) and Samuel Leroy Truitt and was born on September 18, 1927 near Youngstown, MO.

In 1945 Delbert joined the United States Army Air Force during WWII serving until 1947. While serving Delbert married Irene G. Krueger of Quincy, Illinois ...

Lois Loree Truitt

(May 11, 1938 - May 21, 2012)

Lois Loree Truitt, 74, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Monday (May 21, 2012) at her home.

The daughter of Ora Samuel and Aldena Fern (Hall) Truitt, she was born May 11, 1938 in Novinger, Missouri.

Lois is survived by four nephews, James David McFarland Jr. of Greentop, MO, Garry Dale McFarland of Novinger, MO, Randy Dean McFarland of Green Castle, MO and Sam Gorden McFarland of Phoenix, AZ and one brother-in-law, James David McFarland ...

Lyle Fay Truitt

(Sep 26, 1928 - Nov 09, 2018)

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Lyle Fay Truitt, 90, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 at his home under Hospice care.

The son of Mina and Minnie (Preston) Truitt, Lyle was born September 26, 1928 in Novinger, Missouri. Lyle was united in marriage to Lottie (Puerzer) Dawson on May 12, 2003 who survives.

Lyle is also survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Lonna Truitt of Springfield, MO; one daughter, Bonnie Truitt of Kirksville, MO; one ...

Vonda Louise (Holloway) Truitt

(Aug 30, 1934 - Oct 04, 2017)

Vonda Louise (Holloway) Truitt, 83, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Gurnie and Ester (Douglas) Holloway, Vonda was born August 30, 1934 in Novinger, Missouri.

She is survived by one son, Robert Fisher of Kirksville, MO; one daughter, Pam Speaks of Kirksville, MO; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Carol Dee ...

Joshua Jacob Trujillo

(Sep 13, 1995 - Mar 19, 2018)

Joshua Jacob Trujillo, 22, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, March 19, 2018.

The son of Sara and Alex Donjuan, he was born September 13, 1995 in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Joshua is survived by his parents; one brother, Christopher Trujillo of Edina, MO, and three sisters, Jasmine, Lilli, and Deana Donjuan all of Kirksville, MO.

Joshua was a graduate from Kirksville High School and was employed with Colton's Steak House in Kirksville.

Joshua ...

Linda Jean Trumblee

(May 05, 1967 - Aug 02, 2015)

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Linda Jean Trumblee, 48, of Greentop, Missouri, was called home to our Lord and Savior, Sunday (August 2, 2015) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, surrounded by her family and close friends.

The daughter of Duane R. and Norma E. (Bronestine) Trumblee, she was born May 5, 1967 in Manchester, Iowa.

Linda is survived by her mother Norma, five sisters Marsha (Carroll) Hoffman of Canton, MO, Debra (John) O'Brien of Ewing, MO, Sheila Trumblee ...

Donald Allen Tuttle

(Sep 27, 1938 - Jan 09, 2015)

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Donald Allen Tuttle, 76, of Macon, Missouri, passed away Friday (January 9, 2015) at Lakeview Health Care in Boonville, Missouri.

The son of Allen and Thelma (Brooks) Tuttle, he was born September 27, 1938 in Gifford, Missouri. On June 18, 1988 in Montgomery City, Missouri, Donald was united in marriage to Phyllis Richardson.

Donald is survived by his wife Phyllis of twenty six years; one step son, Dennis Richardson and wife Linda of Montgomery City ...

Eva Belle (Wells) Tuttle

(Dec 29, 1929 - Jun 14, 2017)

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Eva Belle (Wells) Tuttle, 87, of Green City, Missouri went home to be with her blessed Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Her dedication to her family and firm faith in God were a testimony to all who know her.

Eva Belle was born to the late Earl and Mabel (Bausell) Wells of Green City, Missouri on December 29, 1929. She met and married her best friend and partner in life the late ...