Obituaries

Sherri Dawn Clymore

Sherri Dawn Clymore, 46, Rayville, Mo., passed away November 27, 2021 at 3:22 p.m. Sherri was born September 3, 1975 to Elmer Wayne and Rita Kay (St. John) Goligoski in Excelsior Springs, Mo.,  a beloved daughter who gave them sunshine and love.  She loved to help those in need...

Milton E. Bockoven

Milton E. Bockoven, of Kearney, Mo., passed away November 25, 2021. He was born in Central City, Neb., on May 22,1922. He served in the United States Army for 22 years, retiring in 1961.  Spending time with his family was his greatest joy in life. He was preceded in...

John David Hope

John David Hope, 71, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 surrounded by loved ones. John was born on February 23,1950 to Laurence Beardslee Hope and Mary Cathryn (Simpson) Hope, in Kansas City, Kansas. After graduating from Pleasant Hill High School, he joined the Air...

James C. Johnson

James C. Johnson, 82, of Lawson, Mo., passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021, at North Care Hospice House. He was born on September 20, 1939 in Kansas City, Mo., to Filo and Mary Johnson.  He worked for TWA for 40 plus years. He is survived by his son, Jamie...

Janel Rae Dunn

Janel Rae (Campbell) Dunn, 58, Kearney, Mo., passed away peacefully November 23, 2021 at home surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Janel was born in Burlington, Iowa, October 18, 1963 to Elwood Campbell and Janet Alexander.  She married her high school sweetheart, Cliff, in 1984. ...

Bonnie Lee Morgan

Bonnie Lee Morgan, 94, of Holt, Mo., passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at her home, with her family at her side. Bonnie was born March 26, 1927, in her grandmother’s house in Holt, Mo., to Trigg Ellis and Lorena Hunter Long. Bonnie started first grade at Mt. Zion,...

Charles Marshall Bailey

December 10, 1930 – November 22, 2021 Charles Marshall Bailey passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 22, 2021, just a few miles from where he was born more than 90 years before. On December 10, 1930, during the Great Depression, Marshall was born to Alton and Pearl...

Reba A. Pilant

Reba A. Pilant passed Sunday, November 21, 2021. She was 94 years old and lived with her daughter and son-in-law.  Reba was born April 7, 1927, at her family’s home in Plymouth, Missouri. She was the youngest of two children born to Ross R. Rairdon and Bertha (Rayner). On...

Valerie M. Davis

Valerie M. Davis, 72, passed away November 20, 2021, at Tiffany Springs Rehabilitation Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Valerie was born on February 7, 1949, in Poughkeepsie, New York, to Edward and Charlotte Dall. Valerie grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and graduated from North High School in Phoenix in...

James R. Yetter

James R. Yetter, 81, of Liberty, Mo., passed away November 17,  2021 in Liberty, Mo. Mr. Yetter was born April 1, 1940 in Oregon, Mo. Jim enjoyed many years in Industrial Sales. He was an active member and supporter of Liberty United Methodist Church. He raised his family in...

Merle J. Teer

Merle Joy Teer, 93, passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2021 at the Veteran’s Home in Cameron, Missouri.  Merle was born in Hugo, Missouri on February 20, 1928 to Marion and Flora Childers Teer. He accepted the Lord at the age of six and was a member of the...

Esther Marie Clevenger

Esther Marie Clevenger, 87, Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away November 11, 2021. Esther was born February 22, 1934, in Excelsior Springs, MO, to William W. and Marie Belle Crowley. In her earlier years she worked in downtown Excelsior and later retiring from 7-UP. After retirement she worked in the...