Sharon S. Marrant

Sharon S. Marrant, 68, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away January 30, 2018. Cremation. Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.

Robert Allen Stonum

Robert Allen “Bob” Stonum, born to Robert C. and Alma Roberts Stonum on November 3, 1939 near Lawson, Mo., passed on to his heavenly home on January 28, 2018.  He spent his entire life in Ray County.  He married Marian Akers in 1959. Bob spent 35 years in management...

Gary C. Ainsworth

Gary Calvin Ainsworth, age 80, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, passed away at home on Friday, January 26, 2017, surrounded by his family.  Gary was the oldest of five siblings, born March 4, 1937 to Oscar and Clastine Ainsworth (Goe) in Oklahoma City, Okla.  He was a 1955 graduate of Polo...

Lydia Mae Veach

Lydia Mae Veach, 90, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away January 23, 2018. Lydia was born June 6, 1927 to William and Thelma (Smith) Duncan in Orrick, Mo.   She worked for many years at Lake City Ammunition Plant. She was a member of Unity Village Church.  Lydia enjoyed dancing with...

David Meredith Ackley

1934 – 2018 David was born January 22, 1934 in Philadelphia, Penn., to Meredith and Ruby Ackley. He was the oldest of four children, followed by his sister, Alice Jane, 11 months younger and his brother Bob who arrived 3 years later. Paul was the youngest, born in 1942. ...

Alta Louise McDermott

Alta Louise McDermott, 91, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away January 21, 2018. Alta was born July 4, 1926 to John Wesley and Hilda (Doll) Rice in Marceline, Mo., as the youngest of 11 children.  After graduating high school, Alta moved to Excelsior Springs following two of her sisters, where...

Darrell Wylie Russell

Darrell Wylie Russell, 45, of Lawson, Mo., passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at his parents home in Fairland, Okla. Darrell was born May 27, 1972, in Afton, Okla., to Tom and Twylla Russell of Fairland, Okla.  He married Christy Hayden, July 2, 2005 at Salem Christian Union Church,...

Timothy Roy Hudlemeyer

Timothy Hudlemeyer, 58, Kearney, Mo., passed January 15, 2018 after a long battle with leukemia and liver disease. Tim was born on February 16, 1959 to Judy Fry and Jimmie Lee Hudlemeyer. He is preceded in death by his father, Jimmie Lee Hudlemeyer; brother, Robert Kelly; and grandparents, Roy...

Brennan Francis Van Dyne

Brennan Francis Van Dyne of Liberty, Mo., passed away unexpectedly on January 13, 2018.  He was 45. Brennan is survived by his mother, Penny Van Dyne of Kearney, Mo.; five children, Katie Corum, 21, Kirksville, Mo., Maddi Van Dyne, 18, Tampa, Fla., and Jake Van Dyne, 16, Sam Van...

Darryl Ray Danner

Darryl Ray Danner, 60, Mosby, Mo., passed away January 12, 2018. Darryl was born August 1, 1957 to Billy Ray and Gloria (Mautino) Danner in Lexington, Mo.  He owned Deserv LLC., a millwright company. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria Mautino Danner; daughter, Megan Danner; brother,...

Jerry Lewis Rogers

Jerry Lewis Rogers, 77, Excelsior Springs, MO, died at The Excelsior Springs Convalescent Center on January 11, 2018.  Jerry passed quietly with his family present. Jerry was born January 23, 1940 in Hamilton, MO, to Glenn and Lillie Rogers. He graduated from Penny High School in Hamilton, MO, in...

Susan D. Porter

Susan D Porter, 101, passed away on January 8, 2018. Susan was born on January 26, 1916 in rural Orrick, Missouri to Eliza and Benton Clevenger. Her siblings, Homer Clevenger (Helen), Maggie Easley (Bill), Pearl Wiley (Joe), Bill Clevenger (Helen), along with her husband, John Porter (1977) and son,...