Margaret Ann Taylor-Lackey

It is with joy that we celebrate the life of Margaret Ann Taylor-Lackey, 82 years old. She was born in Gassville, Arkansas to Roy Cleo Taylor and Lola Althea Albin-Day-Taylor on January 11, 1941. At 17 years old, Margaret married Coleman Lynn Lackey on July 5, 1958. They soon...

Corrine Ellen (Houser) Johnson

Corrine Ellen (Houser) Johnson, 90, passed peacefully from her home in Smithville, MO, into her heavenly home on November 19, 2023. In her last hours, she was surrounded by the people who loved her most. Corrine was born on July 31, 1933 to Harley J. and Mable (Brehm) Houser...

G. Donald Johnson

G. Donald Johnson departed from this world into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 20, 2024. He passed away peacefully at his home near Smithville, MO, surrounded by his loved ones at the age of 95. Don was born to Gust and Freda...

Dolores June (Wren) Hartel

Dolores June (Wren) Hartel of Liberty, Missouri, passed away July 14, 2024. Dolores was born in Birmingham, Missouri, to Oscar Thomas and Helen Wren on October 28, 1936. She graduated from Smithville High School in 1954. She met her husband James Herbert Hartel on a blind date. After graduation...

Carol Hunsaker

Carol Hunsaker, 81, of Lawson, Missouri, passed away July 8, 2024. Carol was born in Ohio and moved to Lawson in the 70’s. She enjoyed her dogs and horses. She spent many years showing and raising quarter horses. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Tom Stevens,...

William J. Williams II

William J. Williams II, 72, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, passed away July 4, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. at Liberty Hospital. Mr. Williams was born November 28, 1951, in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. He retired from Bayer after 33 years. His favorite hobbies included coaching his kids, watching his grandkids play...

James A. Gillihan

James A. Gillihan, “Tony”, age 67, was called home to Heaven, July 4, 2024. He was born, July 13, 1956 in Alderson, West Virginia to Barbara and Junior Bradley. In later years, his mother having remarried, Tony was adopted by Gerald Gillihan, a wonderful father to him all his...

Dr. Richard “Dick” Blair Curnow, M.D.

February 5, 1942- July 3, 2024 Dr. Richard “Dick” Blair Curnow, M.D. of Liberty, Missouri, passed away on July 3, 2024 at home of complications due to a heart condition. Dick was born February 5, 1942 to Sam and Katie Curnow in Whittier, California. After World War II ended,...

Bernice Davis

Bernice Davis of Lawson, Missouri, went home to be with the Lord on June 28, 2024. Bernice was born January 7, 1934 to Harmon and Edna Wathen of Gallatin, Missouri. She lived there with her parents and seven siblings, Denver, Donnie, Robert, Larry, Shirley, Rosalee and Josephine. She married...

Marian Kent Stonum

Marian Kent Stonum, 82, of Lawson, Mo., passed away on June 26, 2024. Marian was born September 25, 1941 to Lester and Jane Akers of Lawson, Mo. She married Robert A. Stonum in 1959. Robert preceded her in death in 2018. Marian owned Stonum’s Café in Lawson, worked as...

Rodney Ernest Wilson

1962 – 2024 Rodney passed away suddenly in his home in Excelsior Springs, MO, on the night of Wednesday, June 26, 2024 after a bad asthma attack. Rodney Ernest Wilson was raised in California where he lived his younger years. He moved to Missouri in 1997. He spent most...

Jane Ann Denny

Jane Ann Denny, of Lawson, Missouri, passed away June 26, 2024. She was born May 16, 1940. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, friend, and more. She is survived by her husband, Mike; children, Anita Marie, Anthony, Cheryl, and Dana; grandchildren, Michael, Tyler, Tessa, Cloey, Mason, Sarah,...