Kenneth Ray Dickey

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kenneth Ray Dickey as the result of complications from an unexpected surgery on the morning of September 18, 2020. His wife and daughter were present when he passed. Born in Excelsior Springs, Mo., on May 9, 1939 to...

Robert Sanderson III

Robert Sanderson III, born on October 20, 1939 in Chicago, Ill., to Till and Robert Sanderson, passed away on September 14, 2020. Robert was the oldest of five children. He was married to Vicki Sanderson for almost 50 years, loosing Vicki to emphysema just short of their 50th anniversary....

Effie M. Bufford

Effie M. (Nickles) Bufford, 94, formerly of Muncy, died September 13, 2020 in Kearney, Mo. Born August 10, 1926 in Jackson, Minn., she was a daughter of the late Scranton T. and Clara Mae (Martin) Nickles. She was married for 59 years to Robert L. Bufford, who preceded her...

Ethel May Tinsley

Ethel May Tinsley, 85, passed away on September 12, 2020. Ethel was born August 13, 1935 to Clarence Gorham and Edna Goldsbury in Lawson, Mo. Ethel married Elba Fay Tinsley on June 17, 1955 and they made their home in Excelsior Springs, Mo. She enjoyed planting flowers and spending...

Twila Fay Watkins

Twila Fay Watkins, 90, was born February 27, 1930 in Independence, Mo., in a car on the way to the hospital to parents Anna and Wilson Peacock. Her father died in 1938 and the four children were distributed to aunts. Twila moved to Denver at the age of 15....

James “Jimmy” Cheek

James “Jimmy” Cheek, 72, Lawson, Mo., passed away September 10, 2020. Jimmy was born January 17, 1948 in Excelsior Springs, Mo., to James and Virginia (Shearer) Cheek.  His father died in a vehicle accident before he was born, Virginia later married Stephen Nolker who raised him as his own.  ...

Ronald W. Carmichael

Ronald W. Carmichael, 53, Kansas City, Mo., passed away at Liberty Hospital on September 7, 2020 from natural causes. He is survived by his two daughters, Danielle York (Dustin) and Erin Sedgwick (Mitchell); two sons, Clay Carmichael (Lindsay) and Curtis Carmichael of the home; five grandchildren, Carley Sedgwick, Brantley...

Edith Frances (McDaniel) Tarepin

Edith Frances (McDaniel) Tarepin, 90, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away September 5, 2020 at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, Mo. Edith was born June 5, 1930 in Elmira, Mo., to Howard and Frances (McKinney) McDaniel.  On April 1, 1950 she was united in marriage with Waite Lee Tarepin, to...

Iona Maxine Gutscher-Weise

Iona Maxine Gutscher-Weise (98 years young) of Mountain View, Mo., and West Plains, Mo., passed away August 27, 2020 at her home in Lee’s Summit, Mo. Iona was born October 16, 1921 to Alvin Emerson Gutscher and Nellie Webb-Gutscher in Maywood, Neb. Iona married Boyd C. Weise on October...

Carrie C. Kane

Carrie C. Kane, 25, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at home from natural causes. Ms. Kane was born September 8, 1994 in Reno, Nev. Carrie had worked the past 8 ½ years at Excelsior Springs Price Chopper. She loved bonfires, fishing and collecting all...

LeRoy C. Briggs

LeRoy C. Briggs, age 88, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020 in the Quail Run Nursing facility in Cameron, Mo. LeRoy was married to Shirley Tollenaar Briggs for 67 years and they had two daughters, Karen and Suzie. LeRoy was in the National Guard for...

Joyce Fay Sweeney

Joyce Fay Sweeney, 83, born on May 11, 1937, of Richmond, Mo., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 20, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Will, Eugene, Roy, and Bill; her sisters, Juanita and Loyce. She is survived by her...