Charles “Charlie” Edwards

Charles “Charlie” Edwards, 74, passed on October 4, 2020, in Spokane, Wash., after a long fight with congestive heart failure. He was born on March 8, 1946 in Missouri City, Mo., son of the late Freel Sanders and Thora Arlene Edwards. He graduated from Excelsior Springs High School in...

Gladys Anderson Telfer

Gladys Anderson Telfer (Wyant), 83, of Kearney, Mo., passed away peacefully on October 4, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on September 16, 1937 to Vernon and Edna Wyant (Baker). She lived in the Kearney Holt area most of her life. She retired from...

Everette Lee Shepard

Everette Shepard, 97, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away October 4, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sebe and Lillian Shepard; brothers, Loyd M., Lyle M., and Normane; and sister, Milda June. Everette is survived by his brother, Edward Shepard; and friend, Scott Anderson. A graveside service...

Barbara Fox Thornton

1940 ~ 2020 Barbara Fox Thornton, 79, succumbed to her battle with cancer on Sunday, October 4, 2020.  Barbara was born December 28, 1940 to Guthrie and Joyce (Henton) Cockrill in Chillicothe, Mo. Barbara spent the majority of her working career as an Executive Secretary for Graves Truck Lines...

Ronnie Lee Ragan

On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, Ronnie Lee Ragan, devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away at the age of 78 in his home. He was born on June 18, 1942 in Joplin, Mo., to Raynous S. and Alma Jean Ragan. He graduated from Joplin High School in 1960 and...

Eula “Pat” Clara Lay

Eula “Pat” Clara Lay, 91, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away September 26, 2020 at Excelsior Springs Nursing and Rehab. Pat was born January 3, 1929 in Woodbine, Kans. Pat was a server at Liberty Hills Country Club and the Royal Grill.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and...

Beverly Jean Shrewsbury

On Thursday, September 24, 2020, Beverly J. Shrewsbury, loving wife and mother of three children, passed away at the age of 92. Beverly was born on July 12, 1928 in Washington, to James and Norma Bradley. She was a L.V.N. in the hemodialysis unit when the unit first opened...

Jayne Adela (Howell) Palmer

Jayne Adela Palmer, 81, went home to be with her Lord on September 21, 2020. She lived in Excelsior Springs, Mo., since moving from Kansas City, Mo., in 2010. She loved her family, she loved her Lord and chose to serve him. She attended Chandler Baptist Church, Kearney, Mo....

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...

Barbara Elizabeth Burke Tabereaux

Barbara Elizabeth Burke Tabereaux, 91, of Liberty, Missouri, passed away peacefully at Norterre Assisted Living on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Barbara was born May 5, 1929 in Bloomington, Indiana, to Matthews and Irene (Royer) Carpenter. She was a registered nurse who worked in Bloomington, Kansas City and Excelsior Springs....

Judith Ann “Judy” Karwan-Laird

Judith Ann “Judy” Karwan-Laird, of Bethany, Mo., passed away on September 15, 2020 at Liberty Hospital. Judy was born on August 2, 1951 in St. Charles, Mo. She spent the first part of her life in Wentzville, Mo., and graduated from Wentzville High School in 1969. She later attended...

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....