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Barbara Ellen Dueber, 65, of Tipton, MO passed away Monday, August 8, 2022, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City, MO.

Rick D. Cummings, age 63, of Gravois Mills, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach.  He was born February 16, 1959, in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Jana Lynn Cox passed away on July 22, 2022 in Eureka, Missouri at the age of 62, after a long illness. She is the daughter of Robert J. Cox and Georgia Dean. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Stephen Cox, and her infant daughter Kimberly Faith.

oseph Shelby Homan III, 62, of Lake Ozark, Missouri passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2022 in Osage Beach, Missouri. He was born April 13, 1960 in St. Louis, Missouri. The son of the late Joseph Shelby Homan II and Laura Earline (Garrett) Homan.

James Robert Bex, 76, went home peacefully to his heavenly father on August 12, 2022, with his wife Joan and children at his side.

Merle W. Truitt, 89, of Eldon, Missouri passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles, Missouri. He was born June 15, 1933 in Sedalia, Missouri the son of the late Alfred Lewis and Clara May (Bales) Truitt.

Major Ben D. Daugherty, Sr., United States Marine Corps, Ret., passed away at the age of 94. He was born in Eldorado Springs, Missouri on April 3, 1928. He passed away peacefully on June 25, 2022 with his daughter by his side and his granddaughter Megan holding his hand. His cause of death w…

Max Lee Bartley, age 102, of Roach, passed away Monday, June 27, 2022, at his home.  He was born February 5, 1920, in Rosedale, Kansas, a son of the late Vern and Marie (Buttman) Bartley.

Geraldine “Gerri” M. Beard, age 93, of Laurie, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at her home.  She was born June 11, 1929, in Gerald, Missouri, daughter of the late John Henry and Eugenia Maude (Ogg) Grob.

Kathryn Sue Heimbeaugh, daughter of Farrell Edward and Ina Faye Mann Winfrey, was born, February 3, 1947 in Alton, Illinois. She departed this life, Monday evening, June 6, 2022, in her home, Camdenton, Missouri at the age of seventy-five years, four months and three days.

 Vera “Marie” Dibben, age 83, of Independence, Missouri, passed away on May 29, 2022 at Centerpoint Hospital.Visitation will be held at Royer’s New Salem Funeral Home, 1823 North Blue Mills Road, Independence, Missouri 64058 on Friday, June 3, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. with funeral services immedia…

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Cody Wade Jeffries, 36, of Marshfield, formerly of Camdenton, was born on September 27, 1985, the son of Johnny L. Jeffries and Thalia K (Blair), in Osage Beach, Missouri.  From an early age he loved to be outside, get dirty, and be the comedian to get out of trouble.  Cody passed away on Mo…

Garry Lee Rentfro, 70, of Hermitage, Tennessee, and formerly of Eldon, MO, passed away surrounded by family on Monday, May 2, 2022

Calvin James McKenzie, age 38, of Sunrise Beach, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.  He was born November 20, 1983, in Wichita, Kansas, a son of Bernard and Kathleen (Sidel) McKenzie.

Florene Ann Daugherty (DuChene) was born in Garrison, North Dakota on October 25, 1928. She lost her arduous battle to Alzheimer’s disease on May 21, 2022 in Columbia, Missouri at the age of 93 while holding her daughter’s hand. Despite her affliction, her family never stopped seeing her war…

Wallace Dant Pfaff, age 81, of Camdenton, Missouri, passed away Friday, April 22, 2022 at his home. He was born January 18, 1941 in Grand Rapids, Michigan a son of Angus Dant and Elizabeth (Wallace) Pfaff.

Edward Rohde, 95, passed away at the Lake of the Ozarks on May 8, 2022. He was born Dec. 27, 1926.

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Gene Fryhoff, age 94, of Sunrise Beach, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at the Laurie Care Center.  He was born September 26, 1927, in Springfield, Illinois, a son of the late Eugene and Virginia Frances (Byers) Fryhoff.

Barbara Mueller Osborn, 81 Barbara Mueller Osborn, age 81, of Lake Ozark, Missouri passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022 at Arrowhead Senior Living in Osage Beach, Missouri. Barbara was a firecracker baby, born one of a set of twins on July 4, 1940 in Hot Springs, South Dakota, the daughter of Ch…

Mary Alice Baumeister, daughter of the late Clifford Lee & Nancy Jane (Carter) Graham, was born on November 15, 1930 and departed this life on May 2, 2022. At the time of her passing, she was ninety-one years, five months and seventeen days of age.

Robert “Bob” Ray Ward Robert “Bob” Ray Ward, passed peacefully in his home at the age of 91 on Sunday, May 1, 2021 surrounded by family. He was born on a family dairy farm two miles north of Eldon, Missouri, to J.O. and Agnes (Beyer) Ward on November 7th, 1930. Bob and his older brother, Jam…

Bailey Christine Luttrell, age 16, of Brumley, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. She was born on March 22, 2006, daughter of Rick and Christi (Vann) Luttrell.

Yvonne Streed, age 86 of Lake Ozark, MO and formerly of Perry, IA, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, MO. Burial will be in the Violet Hill Cemetery at Perry, IA on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Memorials will be given to Hope Ho…

Vickie Ann Ewing Vose was born on April 29, 1958 in Eldora, Hardin County, Iowa. The daughter of Ernest (Ernie) Edward Ewing and Nancy Kay Rees. When she was 12 days old, her parents moved back to the Pleasantville, Iowa area. Vickie attended the Pleasantville school system through graduatio…

Dr. Dalton Ham of Nixa, Missouri, received his eternal reward on April 21st, 2022, at the age of 84. Dr. Ham was a retired school superintendent and a faithful member of Southgate Baptist Church. He was born July 28th, 1937, in Jasper, Arkansas, to Rual Custar and Goldie Nina (Burdine) Ham.

Mark Alan Wilbarger, son of the late Albert Wilbarger Sr. and Katherine Wilbarger, was born on September 23, 1956, in Ohio. He departed this life, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the age of 65, after a prolonged fight with renal disease.On October 9, 1987, Mark was united in marriage to Rena Jun…

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Nora Mae Tull, 86 Nora Mae Tull, age 86, of Gravois Mills, Missouri, passed away Friday, March 25, 2022, at Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach, Missouri. She was born April 26, 1935 in Conway, Arkansas, a daughter of the late Stanley Arthur and Stella Mabel (Watts) Lyons. On February 9, 195…

Russell Elmo “Russ” Shrauger, Jr. Russell Elmo Shrauger, Jr., son of Russell Elmo, Sr. and Madge Irene Snelling Shrauger, was born, September 5, 1946 in Osage Beach, Missouri. He departed this life, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in his home, Linn Creek, Missouri at the age of seventy-five years an…

Clifford “Cliff” Dale Colter, 75 of Camdenton, Mo. passed away March 11, 2022, at Valley Baptist Hospital in Harlingen, Tx. Born in Hartsburg Mo. on August 2, 1946, son of Jasper Clifford and Ruth Marie (Case) Colter. Cliff was a 1964 graduate of Hickman High School in Columbia, MO. He marri…

Phillip Bradford, 76, passed away in his Florida home on April 1, 2022, with his wife Sandy by his side.

Steven Douglas Bentley, 80 Steven Douglas Bentley, son of Donald Bentley and Ardath (Cowles) Bentley, was born on October 23, 1941 in Glendale, California. He departed this life, March 27, 2022, in Gravois Mills, Missouri at the age of eighty years old. He was preceded in death by his wife, …

Don Edward Avey, 89 Don Edward Avey, 89, passed away March 24, 2022, at Arrowhead Senior Living, Osage Beach, Missouri. Don was born in Cherryvale, Kansas, on April 11, 1932 to George Edward Avey and Anna Malcolm Avey. He was raised in Cherryvale and graduated from Cherryvale High School in …

Janet Deere, 83 Janet Deere, age 83, of Lake Ozark, Missouri, passed away Saturday, February 26, 2022 at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, Missouri. Janet was born July 25, 1938 in Barking Essex, England, the daughter of Peter Leonard and Mabel Maria (Sidwick) Young. She was united…

Robert Henry Meyer, 89, of Camdenton, MO passed away peacefully on March 8, 2022, in his winter paradise of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, with his family by his side.

  Janice Ann (Fisher) Brown, 81, of Anderson died on March 12, 2022 at Edgewater Woods after an extended illness.

Clarence J. Diedriech, 96 of Lake Ozark, Missouri passed away Sunday, March 13, 2022 at Lake Regional Health Systems in Osage Beach, Missouri.  He was born July 17, 1925 in Brumley, Missouri the son of the late Clarence Louis and Altah Lee (Jeffries) Diedriech.  On November 11, 1951 in Lake …

Charles Elvin Niemann, eldest son of the late Elvin & Esther Niemann family from Nortonville, Kansas, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2022. He was 85 years old.

Sharon Kay Hagedorn, daughter of the late Rodger “Jack” & Dixie (Gordon) Nugen, was born on April 2, 1946. She departed this life on March 9, 2022, at the age of seventy-five years, eleven months and seven days.

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Dorothy Elleen “Tinker” (Witt) Freeman, age 81, of Versailles, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at the Golden Age Living Center in Stover.  She was born June 14, 1940, in Gravois Mills, daughter of the late John and Lucille (Cornett) Witt.

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Sarah Ruth Meek, age 69, of Gravois Mills, Missouri passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2022.

Richard James “Rick” Smith, age 66, passed away Monday, February 21, 2022, in Fort Myers, Florida. He was preceded in death by his father.

Edward (Ed) Fulton was born in Kansas City, Missouri to Floyd and Marie (Cales) Fulton.

Paul Joseph Van Evercooren, age 86, of Gravois Mills, Missouri, passed away Friday, February 18, 2022 at Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach, Missouri. He was born March 17, 1935 in Hollywood, California, a son of Robert Augusta and Mary Estelle (Whalen) Van Evercooren.

Gary Marvin Zinn, son of the late Marvin & Ruth (Downing) Zinn, was born on September 5, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky and passed away on February 3, 2022, alongside the love of his life, Agnes Zinn. At the time of his passing, he was seventy-four years, four months and twenty-nine days of age.

Lois Irene Gonseth, daughter of the late Harold & Opal (Oliver) Cannon, was born on May 13, 1943 in Osceola, IA and departed this life on February 3, 2022. At the time of her passing, she was seventy-eight years, eight months and twenty-one days.

Clarence Roy Jones, age 77, of Westphalia, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 12, 2022, at SSM Health St. Mary’s in Jefferson City.

Dennis Kay Dorman, 77, completed his earthly journey on January 25, 2022.  Dennis was born on April 6, 1944, in Perry, Iowa.

Lorin Trent Cyrus, son of Ed L. & Flossie L Gibson Cyrus was born in Camden County, Camdenton, Missouri on July 11, 1927. And departed this life to be with his Lord & Savior on February 10, 2022 at Lebanon North Nursing Home, Lebanon, Missouri. At the age of ninety-four years, six mo…

Oral S. Childers, son of the late Sid & Mary (Eidson) Childers, was born on March 7, 1930 and departed this life on January 10, 2022. At the time of his passing, he was ninety-one years, ten months and three days of age.

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