Shirley Ann Brown

Shirley Ann Bullock Brown, 87, of Ottumwa, Iowa died April 27, 2018 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Ottumwa. She was born November 13, 1930 in Centennial Bottoms in rural Ray County, Missouri to Henry Arvel and Freda May Johnson Bullock. She attended grade schools in Ray County and graduated from Orrick High School...

Margaret May Markham

Margaret May Markham, 96, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away on April 26, 2018. Margaret was born January 15, 1922 to William and Katherine Williams in Denver, Colo. Margaret was very active in her church, St. Stanislaus. She enjoyed helping others. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Margaret...

Lewis Randolph Rice

Lewis Randolph “Randy, Ranny” Rice, 79, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed to eternal peace to be with the Lord on April 26, 2018. Randy was born in Pelzer, S.C., on March 15, 1939 to parents Glen and Marcelle Rice who preceded him.  He joined the Navy in 1957 and served...

James Matthew Champ

It is with great sadness that the family of James Matthew Champ announces his passing after a brief fight against Esophageal cancer.  He was born on April 6, 1963 and passed at the age of 55 at his home in Independence, Mo., on April 24, 2018. James was preceded...

Marvin Williams Shepherd

Marvin Williams Shepherd, was born on August 26,1941 in Unionville, Mo., to Cecil L. Shepherd and Norma Williams-Shepherd.  Marvin died unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, April 19, 2018 on his thirty-third wedding anniversary to his bride Jeanne Rogers-Shepherd. Marvin was an adventurer in the truest sense of the...

Brian Charles McKee

Brian Charles McKee, born on May 16, 1977 in Kansas City, Mo., passed away unexpectedly April 19, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey. Brian had been in Istanbul for the last four years with his longtime girlfriend, Ai Kijima. Brian attended school in Excelsior Springs before attending Interlochen Arts Academy in...

Janet Kay O’Dell

Janet Kay O’Dell, 71, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away April 18, 2018 with her children by her side. Janet was preceded in death by her parents, Thelma and Glenn Keesee and her loving husband, Michael O’Dell. She is survived by her two sons, Troy and Diane O’Dell of...

Daniel E. Hostetler, Jr.

Dan peacefully transitioned to his eternal home Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  He was born March 15, 1947 in Kansas City, Kans., to Daniel Enmer Hostetler and Ruth Jeanette (Hamm) Hostetler. He was raised in Prairie Village, Kans., graduating from Shawnee Mission West High School in 1965.  Dan followed in...

Daniel W. Oldham

It is with great sadness that the family of Daniel W. Oldham announces his passing after a brief illness, on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at the age of 70 years. Danny will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 48 years, Kathleen, and his children, David (Riki), and Matthew...

Bill Dane

We regret to inform Napa Valley that sales will soon shrink due to the untimely passing of Bill Dane on April 9, 2018. He conquered corporate America … starting his career with W.T. Grant as a store manager and working his way up to Regional Vice President with Safelite...

Goldie Mae Stevinson

Goldie Mae Stevinson, 85, Lawson, Mo., died April 6, 2018 at her home. Goldie was born September 30, 1932 to Rozier Woodson Smith and Flossie Soyrenna (Hathman) Smith in Centralia, Mo.  Goldie married Carl Stevinson in 1954, and was with him until his death in 2000. She is survived...

Oliver Raymond Stolz

Oliver Raymond Stolz, 87, died April 6, 2018 at Liberty Hospital. He was born March 24, 1931 to Rose (Feld) and Fred Stolz in Lemay, Missouri.  He married Dian Hill on June 1, 1957. Ollie served in the air force, spending the end of his duty in the Veteran’s...