Obituaries

Local and area obituaries will be listed on this page. The information will be provided by funeral homes in conjunction with each family.

Steven Lee Pfeiffer

Steven Lee Pfeiffer. 72, of Browning, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at his home. Steve was born on November 12, 1951

Carleena Brown

Carleena Brown 54, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday evening (July 10, 2024) at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. The daughter

John Stewart Bartling

John Stewart Bartling, born on July 16, 1936, in Hannibal, MO, passed away on July 4, 2024. He was the beloved son of Carl

Eugene Dwaine “Gene” Austin

Eugene Dwaine “Gene” Austin, 74, of Kirksville, Missouri passed away Thursday, July 11, 2024 at his home. He is survived by fiancé Susan Riddle,

Trevor Ayden Benda

Trevor Ayden Benda, 21 of Kirksville, MO passed away unexpectedly on July 5th, 2024 at 8:14 am at University Hospital in Columbia, MO. Trevor

Tricen Lane Ballinger

Tricen Lane Ballinger, 21, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at the University Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. The son of

Kirk Douglas Boyd

Kirk Douglas Boyd, 73, of Humphreys, Missouri, passed away Sunday July 7, 2024, at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. He was born on September

Lori Dawn Truitt

Lori Dawn Truitt, 52, of Milan, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, at St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, surrounded by her

Mary Catherine (Reeves) Stansberry,

Mary Catherine (Reeves) Stansberry, 89, of Kirksville, Missouri passed away on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024. She was born on February 8, 1935 in Rockdale,

Barbara Elaine (Bowling) Hill

Barbara Elaine (Bowling) Hill, 89, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, July 1, 2024 at her home. Born October 4, 1934 in Bloomfield, Iowa,

Steven Edward Howerton

Steven Edward Howerton, 79, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, June 28, 2024 at his home. Born January 14, 1945 in Kirksville, Missouri,

Mary Ann Wriedt

Mary Ann Wriedt, 89, of Kirksville, MO, passed away Monday, June 24, 2024 at her home in Kirksville. The daughter of George and Juanita

Henry “Earl” Turner

Henry “Earl” Turner, 89, of Queen City, Missouri passed away at his home peacefully on Sunday, June 30, 2024. The son of Roy L.

Nancy Kay Peterson

Nancy Kay Peterson, 69, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at the Northeast Regional Medical Center.

Frances Elaine (Davidson) Kelley

Frances Elaine (Davidson) Kelley, 82, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2024 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Born March

Barbara June (Holt) Mullins

Barbara June Mullins (Holt),82, of Newtown, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan, Missouri. Barbara

Randy Lees

Randall “Randy” Lees was born to Francis Eugene and Lena Silva Lees on October 24, 1945, in Oakland, California. Randy met his wife, the

Glen Laverne “Sonny” Darr

Glen Laverne Darr, known affectionately as “Sonny” , 89, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in

Shirley Ann Klocke

Shirley Ann Klocke, age 75, of Edina, MO passed away at the Knox County Nursing Home in the early morning of June 15, 2024.

Karen Virginia Bragg

Karen Virginia Bragg, 80, of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Born March 15, 1944

Lucy Leasman

Lucy Ollie (Bozarth) Leasman, 90, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 24, 2024 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Born October 30,

Tony Wayne Robertson

Tony Wayne Robertson, 76, passed away June 25, 2024 at his home in Kirksville, MO. Born in Poteau, OK to Bill Robertson and Louise

Maude Elizabeth Mills

Libby- Maude Elizabeth (Beall) Mills 90, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (June 14, 2024) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. The daughter

Veda Mae (Watson) Creason

Veda Mae (Watson) Creason, 94, of Browning, Missouri passed away June 18, 2024 surrounded by family at McLarney Manor in Brookfield, Missouri. Veda was born

Robert “Bob” Williams

Robert “Bob” Williams passed away unexpectedly in his sleep September 14, 2023, at his home in Fort Myers, FL. Born in Wichita, KS, to

Betty Grace England

Betty Grace England, 81 of Kirksville and wife of David England, went to the lord Sunday morning June 16th, 2024 in her home with

Gary Roger Knotts Sr

Gary Roger Knotts Sr., age 86 of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2024, in Marceline, Missouri. Born July 21, 1937, in La

Donald Lee Farmer

Donald Lee Farmer 80, passed away Wednesday (June 12, 2024) at his rural Glenwood, Missouri, home. The son of Rondy and Ruth (Sparks) Farmer

Ira “Bud” Clovis Niccum

Ira “Bud” Clovis Niccum, 88 of Kirksville, MO passed away Monday (June 3rd, 2024) at La Plata Nursing Home in La Plata, MO. The

Bobette (Bauer) Vorkink

Bobette (Bauer) Vorkink, 82, of Kirksville, MO passed away peacefully at home on May 28, 2024 surrounded by her loving family. Bobette was born

Margaret Jeanette (Keim) Niece

Margaret Jeanette (Keim) Niece, 93, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, May 31, 2024 at The Pines in Kirksville. Born November 15, 1930 in

Ruth Marian (Hill) Thompson

Ruth Marian (Hill) Thompson, 94, of Kirksville, Missouri, formerly of Worthington, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in

Blake Thomas Blackburn

Blake Thomas Blackburn, 32, of Liberty, Missouri, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2024 at North Care Hospice in Kansas City, Missouri. The son of

Donald Hugh McCoy

Donald Hugh McCoy, 87, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, May 23, 2024 at his home. The son of the late James Verl

Austin Eugene Daniels

Austin Eugene Daniels of Greencastle, MO, son of Charles (Chuck) Eugene and Angela Lee (Neff) Daniels, passed away tragically in a grain bin accident

Carol Sandstrom Hines

Carol Sandstrom Hines passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 16, 2024 at her home. She was born Dec. 31, 1942 the daughter of Charles and

Joseph (Joe) Howard Wyatt

Joseph (Joe) Howard Wyatt 59, of Green Castle, MO, as well as Bradenton, FL (from 1992-2011), passed away on May 19, 2024 in the

Mary Lee “Stoneking” Gardner

Mary Lee “Stoneking” Gardner, 96 of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Greentop, MO, passed away at her home on May 14, 2024. Born March 21,

Linda Kay (Cunningham) Yearns

Linda Kay (Cunningham) Yearns, 62, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly at her home Thursday, May 16, 2024. Born July 8, 1961 in Kirksville,

Barbara Helen Thompson

Barbara Helen Thompson, age 63 of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at her home. Born December 26, 1960, in Kirksville,

Judy Ann Nussbaum

Judy Ann Nussbaum, 59 years old, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2024 at her home. Judy was born February 10,

Bobby Gale Salsberry

Bobby Gale Salsberry, 67 of Novinger, Missouri passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, May 15, 2024 at his home. The son of Edwin and Margie

Reverend Robert Lee “Bob” Shobe

Reverend Robert Lee “Bob” Shobe, 81, of Hurdland, Missouri, passed away Friday morning, May 3, 2024 at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville,

Darrin Roberts

Darrin Leo Roberts, age 56 of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Friday, May 10, 2024, at the La Plata Nursing Home in La Plata

Martena (Marty) Louise Yadon

Martena (Marty) Louise Yadon, 82 of Kirksville passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2024, at The Pines Post-Acute Rehab and Retirement Center. The daughter of

Joseph “Joe” Harold Epperson

Joseph “Joe” Harold Epperson passed away in his home March 29, 2024. He is the son of the late Harold Money Epperson and Stella

Peggy Ann (Noel) Harker

Peggy Ann (Noel) Harker, 79, of Kirksville, MO passed away on Tuesday May 7, 2024 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. The daughter of

Jack Robert Wood

Jack Robert Wood, 90, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2024 at his daughters home surrounded by his loving family. Born February

Brian Duane Beaty

Brian Duane Beaty, 53, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at his home under Hospice care and surrounded by his family.

Joanna Hays

Joanna Mary (Johnson) Hays, 84, of Columbia, Missouri, formerly of Kirksville, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2024 at South Hampton Place in Columbia. Born