Melvan Laurence Boyer

Melvan Laurence Boyer, 82, Excelsior Springs, Mo., died March 12, 2019 at North Kansas City Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Judy (McManigal), of the home and five children, Robert Dell Boyer (Kyra L.) of Edmond, Okla., Cindy Ann Fish (Lee) of Oak Park, Ill.,...

Joseph Lee Baker

Joseph Lee Baker, 59, of Kearney, Mo., passed away March 10, 2019. Joseph was born July 17, 1959 in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by his sisters, Lyn Baker and Leanna Goad. Cremation with services at a later date. Arrangements in care of Fry-Bross & Spidle, Kearney, Mo.

Glenda June Cole

Glenda June Cole, 71, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away March 9, 2019. Glenda was born April 11, 1947 to Glenn and Maida Thornton in Indianola, Iowa.  She retired from Excelsior Springs Walmart where she enjoyed greeting customers with a friendly smile for many years.  Glenda loved her family and...

Norma Sue Holt

Norma Sue Holt went to rest in her heavenly home Monday, February 25, 2019 at Liberty Hospital after numerous illnesses.  Born October 9, 1936, Sue was a lifelong resident of Kearney and an active member of the 1st Baptist church for over 70 years. After retiring from a successful...

Jacob Benedict

Jacob Benedict, 27, Kansas City, Mo., passed away February 16, 2019. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, February 25, 2019 at Glenridge Cemetery, Liberty, Mo. Arrrangements are in care of Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Kearney.

Wilfred Grafe Harris, Jr.

Wilfred Grafe Harris Jr., 68, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away February 19, 2019 at his home. Mr. Harris was born May 19, 1950 in Junction City, Kans.  He was in the National Guard.  He retired from Ford Motor Co.  His interest were Church, his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren,...

Mary Kathleen Nolker

Mary Kathleen Nolker, 86, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., went home to be with her Heavenly Father on February 19, 2019.  Mary, better known to her friends as Cassie, was born May 8, 1932 to Palmer Shelton and Delka Duncan Shelton. She graduated from Excelsior Springs High School in 1950. ...

Eldon Junior Howard

Eldon Junior Howard, 95, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away on February 15, 2019. Eldon was born on April 20, 1923 in Oklahoma to Eldon and Dora Howard. He served in the army during WWII.  He married Doris Jean True on June 12, 1948. He was preceded in death by...

Margaret Elizabeth “Lizzie” Clevenger

Margaret Elizabeth “Lizzie” Clevenger of Excelsior Springs passed away peacefully on February 12, 2019 at North Kansas City Hospital. Lizzie was 85 years young. She was born on the 12th month 14th day of 33 to parents Bob and Vergie Stevenson of Liberty, Mo. Lizzie worked as a Dietician...

Robert Francis Wheeler

Robert Francis Wheeler, 74, of Lawson, Mo., passed away after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Bob passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Northcare Hospice House in North Kansas City, Mo. Bob was born on November 23, 1944 in Kansas City, Mo., the son of...

Michael Chu

Michael Chu, 84, of Kearney, Mo., passed away on February 8, 2019 in Liberty, Mo. Michael was born in Shantou, China on January 7, 1935. Michael’s family lived in a Japanese-occupied area of China until the end of World War II. At a young age, Michael and two of...

Marjorie Griggs

Marjorie Griggs-Jenks of Kearney, Mo., passed peacefully in her home with family by her side February 6, 2019. She was 93. She was born January 4, 1926 in Bogard, Mo., to parents Frank and Velta Jenks.  She married the love of her life, Russell Griggs, in 1942.  The couple...