Sharon Lou Woodside

Sharon Woodside, twin sister of Karon Woodside, age 69, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at North Kansas City Hospital. She was born and formerly lived in Marceline, Mo., but presently resided in Excelsior Springs, Mo. Sharon loved God and was a member of Siloam Spring Baptist Chapel....

Alfred N. McKemy

Alfred N. McKemy, 90, of Hardin, Mo., died on January 25, 2019 at Valley Manor and Rehabilitation Center in Excelsior Springs, Mo. Alfred was born January 25, 1929 to Frank N. and Elisabeth (Rust) McKemy. Alfred married Sandra Cooper in 1962.  They had two children. After her death, he...

Perry “Bud” Dean Marks Jr.

Perry “Bud” Dean Marks Jr., 65, of Holt, Mo., died January 24, 2019 after a long battle with frontotemporal dementia.  He is at peace now. He was born in Fort Richardson, Alaska on December 9, 1953 to Perry Dean Marks Sr. After graduating from Shawnee Mission South in 1972...

Georgia Dee Bates

Our beloved mother, sister, and friend, Georgia Dee Bates, born July 7,1941, at the age of 77, passed away from complications of pneumonia and lung cancer on January 24, 2019. Georgia was the youngest of six children to Lee Norman and Helen Anderson, who preceded her in death, as...

Clayton C. Haney

Clayton C. Haney, 26, of Kearney, MO, passed away on January 19, 2019 surrounded by his family and friends. Clayton was born June 27, 1992 in Belleville, IL. He attended Kearney High School and graduated with the class of 2010. After graduation he started working on his career which...

Forrest Eugene Munkirs

Forrest E. Munkirs, 86, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019. Forrest was born to Forrest R. and Leona Holm Munkirs on November 22, 1932 in Humbolt, Neb. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Forrest worked for Trailmobile before his retirement. He was a long time member...

James “Jim” Wallace Munkirs

James “Jim” Wallace Munkirs, 88, of Kearney, Mo., peacefully passed from this life surrounded by family at his home on January 13, 2019. Jim was born in Kearney, Mo., on September 25, 1930 to Wallace Fred and Hazel (Harmon) Munkirs, who preceded him in death. Jim was united in...

Joyce E. Wollard

Joyce Eileen Wollard, 87, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away peacefully surrounded by family on January 10, 2019 at Garden Terrace in Overland Park, Kans. Joyce was born August 2, 1931 in Abilene, Kans., and received her teaching degree from William Jewell College. While raising her family, she was...

Charles Hughes

Charles “Charlie” Hughes of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away January 7, 2019 at Northcare Hospice, from respiratory failure. Charlie was born November 10, 1928 in Deer Trail, Colo., and moved to Lawson, Mo., at an early age. After graduating from Lawson High School he joined the Navy, serving 6...

Barbara Clevenger

Barbara Clevenger, 78, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away January 7, 2019 at Liberty Hospital. Mrs. Clevenger was born May 16, 1940 in Lake County, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents, Linz and Gladys Villers; sister, Margaret Moore; brothers, Paul, David and Linzy Villers; son, Glenn...

Merna B. Mills

Merna B. Mills, 89, Lawson, Mo., passed away January 6, 2019. Merna was born to Merle and Lucy Houchin on July 12, 1929 in Hoisington, Kans. She married Benne E. Mills on June 26, 1949 in Illinois. They were married 53 years, Benny passed in 2002.  Merna was a...

Wilbur C. Thompson Jr.

Wilbur C. Thompson Jr., 86, Blue Springs, Mo., died January 6, 2019 at home. Wilbur was born April 14 ,1932 to Wilbur and Alveda Thompson. He leaves his beloved wife, Marilyn R. Thompson; sons, Frank Thompson (Lisa), Joe Thompson (Karla), and daughter, Sheila Gann (Justin); seven grandchildren and 10...