Ronald Charles Chouris

Ronald Charles Chouris, 76, Kearney, Mo., passed away April 30, 2017. Ron was born in St. Louis, Mo., to George and Maude (Haggin) Chouris on June 3, 1940. Ron started his career in produce with National Foods Stores in St. Louis, Mo. He was known for building some of...

James “Jim” Warren Foreman

James “Jim” Warren Foreman, 85, of Kearney, Mo., died April 28, 2017, at the Liberty Health & Wellness Center. Jim was born in Mason City, Iowa, on June 28, 1931. He was the adopted son of Orville and Verna Foreman, Rowley, Iowa. His passions included family, flying, hunting and...

Martha “Jean” Scanlon

Martha “Jean” Scanlon, 88, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., died April 27, 2017 at John Knox Village House. Martha “Jean” (Hall) Scanlon was born October 1, 1928 to Ralph and Winifred Hall of Breckenridge, Mo. She lived in Breckenridge for most of her life. She married the love of her...

Rebecca “Becky” Ruth Fletcher

Rebecca “Becky” Ruth Fletcher, 59, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 after battling a variety of health issues. Becky was born Rebecca Ruth Smith on October 13, 1957 in Arkansas City, Kans., to Roy J. and Mary Louise (nee...

Darrell DeWayne Holt

Darrell DeWayne Holt, 56 years old, from Excelsior Springs, Mo., previously Lawson, Mo.,  passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Liberty Hospital. He is the son of Dolores Jean and the late Darrell C. Holt of Lawson, Mo., he grew up in Lawson, and lived in the area his...

Alex Binkley

Alex Binkley, 30, died on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Alex was born August 23, 1986. He graduated from Kearney High School in 2005. He did a job he loved, running his family’s trucking business, Binkley Trucking. Alex enjoyed time with his family and friends especially his daughter, Natalee. Alex...

Bradley S. Oldham

Bradley S. Oldham, 44, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., died from complications of cancer in his home April 25, 2017. Brad was born September 2, 1972 to Robert and Patricia Oldham in Independence, Mo. He was raised, along with his brother James, in Liberty, Mo. While going to school in...

Glen Michael “Mike” Amos

Glen Michael “Mike” Amos, 58, formerly of Excelsior Springs, Mo., died Monday April 24, 2017 at his home in Wheatland, Mo. Mike was a past Exalted Ruler of the Excelsior Springs Elks Lodge #1001 and member of the Beehive Masonic Lodge in Lawson.  He loved to fish, hunt, ride his motorcycle, and spend...

Doris Geneive Owens

Doris Geneive Owens, 90, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away April 24, 2017 at Liberty Hospital. She was born in Carroll County, Mo., to Marie Elliott Austin and Floyd Benton Austin on June 16, 1926. She grew up on a farm in Carroll County, attending Austin rural school for...

James Albert Croskey

I, Jim Croskey, lived 76 years I lived with my son that I loved so dear College Station, Texas was my reside It was there that I fought and tried I battled cancer and gave a good fight At the same time keeping the Lord in sight April 23rd...

Debbie Rinehart

Debbie Rinehart, Kearney, Mo., born April 10, 1956 in Baltimore, Md., died Sunday, April 23, 2017. Debbie was the daughter of William Chambers, deceased, and Dorothy Winsborough, of the home. In addition to her father, Debbie was preceded in death by her husband, Rex, and son, Stephen Bagby. Debbie...

Larry Dale Byrd

Larry Dale Byrd, 69, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away April 22, 2017. Larry was born July 14, 1947 in Iola, Kans. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during Vietnam. He worked most of his life in construction doing drywall installation. He was a member of the Carpenters Union....