Obituaries Archive

Billy Bunk Yadon

(Aug 31, 1943 - Sep 12, 2018)

Billy Bunk Yadon, 75, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at his home under Hospice care.

Born August 31, 1943 in Kirksville, Billy was the son of Clarence and Rosa Marie (Talbert) Yadon.

Billy is survived by three sons, Charles Yadon of Kirksville, MO, Ed Yadon of S. Carolina, and Anthony Yadon of Kirksville, MO; one brother, Dale Yadon of Williamsburg, MO; one sister, Shirley (Yadon) Higbee of Ocala, FL; and one ...

Jay Leroy Yadon

(Jul 28, 1967 - May 01, 2014)

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Jay Leroy Yadon, 46, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday (May 1, 2014) at the University Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

He is survived by his mother, Marty Yadon of Kirksville, MO; one daughter, Kelsey Yadon of Kirksville, MO, and one sister, Tena Yadon of Louisville, KY.

He was preceded in death by his father Leroy Yadon on June 21, 2009.

Jay was a graduate from Kirksville High School with the Class of 1985 ...

Nettie "Louise" (Ownbey) Yardley

(Sep 04, 1921 - Jun 28, 2013)

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Nettie “Louise” (Ownbey) Yardley, 91, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (June 28, 2013) at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Ernest and Olive (Bennett) Ownbey, she was born September 4, 1921 in Kirksville, Missouri. On September 15, 1945 in Kirksville, Missouri, Louise was united in marriage to Willard FranklinYardley.

Louise is survived by her husband, Willard of sixty-seven years; one son and daughter-in-law, Willard “Sonny” and Twyla Yardley of Jefferson City ...

Willard Francis Yardley

(Aug 20, 1919 - May 10, 2018)

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Willard Francis Yardley, 98, of Kirksville, Mo. passed away Thursday, May 10th, 2018, at Macon Health Care Center, Macon, Mo.

The son of Edward Yardley and Nellie Mae (Kirkpatrick) Yardley. He was born on August 20th, 1919 in Kirksville, Mo. On September 15,1945 Willard was united in marriage to Nettie Louise Ownbey for sixty-seven years. To this marriage four children were born.

Willard is survived by one son and daughter-in law, Willard (Sonny) and ...

Lena Valee Partin Yates

(Nov 16, 1934 - Jan 29, 2017)

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Lena Valee Partin Yates, 82, of Kirksville, Missouri, formerly of Queen City, Missouri, passed away January 29, 2017, at Twin Pines Adult Care Center.

Lena was born November 16, 1934, near Low Ground, Missouri, in rural Putnam County the daughter of Dave and Goldie Shankin Partin. On April 28, 1951, she married Murl D. Clay. In Queen City on December 25, 1969, she married Rex W. Yates.

Lena is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law ...

Rex Wayne Yates

(Sep 18, 1941 - Aug 25, 2014)

Rex Wayne Yates, 72, of Queen City, Missouri, passed away Monday (August 25, 2014) at Twin Pines Adult Care Center, after a brave battle with ALS.

The son of Noel Frederick and Kathleen Mae (Bergman) Yates, he was born September 18, 1941 in Queen City, Missouri.

Rex is survived by one son, Daniel Yates of Columbia, MO; one daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Robert Humphrey of LaPlata, MO; two nieces, Rochon Cain of Jefferson City ...

Ellis "Wayne" Young

(Dec 05, 1927 - Feb 07, 2015)

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Ellis “Wayne” Young, 87, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday (February 7, 2015) at his home.

The son of Everett Dale and Leland Alta (Ivie) Young, he was born December 5, 1927 in Yarrow, Missouri. On May 28, 1954 in Kirksville, Wayne was united in marriage to Dorothy Eaton.

Wayne is survived by his wife Dorothy of sixty years; one son, Robert Wayne Young of Maysville, MO; one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon Elaine and Gary ...

Janette L. (Kelso) Young

(Apr 13, 1952 - Oct 01, 2014)

Janette L. (Kelso) Young, 62, of Macon, Missouri, passed away Wednesday (October 1, 2014) at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

The daughter of John and Vera (Logston) Kelso, she was born April 13, 1932 in Newton, Iowa. On January 28, 1985 in Kirksville, Missouri, Janette was united in marriage to Bill Young.

Janette is survived by her husband, Bill of Macon, MO; one son, Ross Young of Macon, MO; one brother, John Kelso of Kirksville ...

Mavis Lorene (Simler) Young

(Aug 08, 1922 - Jan 07, 2015)

Mavis Lorene (Simler) Young, 92, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday (January 7, 2015) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Mavis was born August 8, 1922 in Adair County, at Simlerville, Missouri, the daughter of Arthur Holland and Gracia Ella (Waddill) Simler. On September 26, 1942 in Clayton, Missouri, Mavis was united in marriage to Samuel Milton Young and to this union two children were born.

Mavis is survived by her daughter and son-in-law ...

Virginia Lee (Smith) Young

(Sep 09, 1928 - Sep 19, 2018)

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Virginia Lee Young, of rural Novinger, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018 in Columbia, Missouri. She was born September 9, 1928, the daughter of Orval and Vye (Pierce) Smith. Virginia grew up on the Spring Creek Ranch in far eastern Sullivan County. She attended a rural school and graduated from the Green Castle High School. On September 18, 1946, Virginia married Paul James Young.

Surviving are her daughter Linda Harrelson, son Danny Young and wife ...

Maggie Ellen Yowell

(May 02, 1919 - Aug 07, 2011)

Maggie Ellen Yowell, 92, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday (August 7, 2011) at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Bennett and Helen (Dooley) Brummit, she was born May 2, 1919 in Unionville, Missouri. On July 1, 1950 in Kirksville, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Roy F. Yowell who preceded her in death on February 2, 2006.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Alta ...