Susan Cook-Ray

Susan Cook-Ray, 63, of Liberty, Mo., passed away Friday, March 30, 2018 at North Kansas City Hospice Center. Susan was born July 9, 1954 in Kansas City, Kans. She graduated from Ward High School and Rockhurst College. Ms. Cook-Ray was co-owner of Cook & Welbern CPA, LLC. She was...

Sylvester Felix Blancarte

Sylvester F. Blancarte, 85, of Lawson, Mo., passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018 at Excelsior Springs Nursing and Rehab Center. Mr. Blancarte was born December 31, 1932 in Kansas City, Kans. He served in the U.S. Army  for two years.  He was employed by Armco Steel for 39 years...

Norma Jean Gorsett

Norma Jean Gorsett, 87, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away March 22, 2018. Norma was born March 11, 1931, in Windsor, Mo., the daughter of Garland and Chloa Acker.  She lived in Windsor until 1947, when she moved to Sedalia, Mo., and attended Business College.  She married James A. Gorsett...

Alda Sanders Jones

Alda Sanders Jones, 83, former resident of Southern Utah, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018 in Cameron, Mo., where she has been living since September 2009. Causes of death were incident to age. Alda was preceded in death by her parents, Moroni and Millie Sanders; siblings, Mildred Lee...

Norma J. Herndon

Norma J. Herndon, 88, of Lawson, Mo., passed away March 19, 2018. Norma was born August 5, 1929 to parents George and Virginia Randle, who preceded her in death. Norma enjoyed crafting, painting, crocheting, and gardening. She also liked to cook, listen to music, and play the Dulcimer. Norma...

Anna E. Cline

Anna E. Cline, 59, of Grain Valley, Mo., passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of March 18, 2018. Anna was born April 17, 1958 in Mexico, Mo., to John and Else (Langheinz) Groves.  Anna graduated from Center High School and Northwest Missouri State with a degree in...

David Miller

May 9, 1968 ~ March 17, 2018 David Miller, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away suddenly at his home. David was born in Mpls, Minn., to Dennis and Lynda Miller of Mandan, N.D. After graduating from Southwest High School in Mpls he moved to Daytona, Fla., where he attended Motorcycle Mechanics Institute. He also earned...

Georgia Lynn Patlan

Georgia Lynn Patlan, 65, of Omaha, Neb., passed away on March 15, 2018. Georgia was born February 18, 1953, in Tucson, Ariz., the daughter of George Robert “Bob” Snook and Virginia Rose (Alkire) Snook.  She married Mark Patlan in 1997. He preceded her in death in 2007. She went...

Jesse Allen Walker

Jesse Allen Walker, 25, of Lathrop, Mo., passed away March 10, 2018. Jesse lived his life to the fullest with a smile always on his face. He leaves behind his son, Wyatt; parents, Darren and Jill (Cook) Walker; brother, Scott (Angelina) Walker; niece, Alivia; nephew, Joseph and his grandma...

John L. Horn

John L. Horn, 83, Kearney, Mo., passed away March 10, 2018 surrounded by his family. John was born on February 12, 1935 on his family farm in Ray County, Mo.  He worked for Hunt Midwest for 35 years, as well as owned and operated his own quarry. He was...

Victor Junior Fletcher

Victor Junior Fletcher, 86, Excelsior Springs, Mo., was born September 25, 1931 to Victor Ruel Fletcher and Helen Marie (Houston) Fletcher.  Victor and Helen also had another son, John Raymond.  Victor graduated from North Kansas City High School in 1949. Vic joined the U.S. Army, Artillery Division in January...

Geraldine Craig

Geraldine Craig, 92, Liberty, Mo., passed away March 7, 2018. Geraldine was born September 18, 1925 to James Cleo and Mammie (Whitney) Shull in Houstonia, Mo.  She was a charter member of Relevant Church where she played piano for many years. Geraldine and her late husband, Virgil, owned a...