Edward Paul Knaebel Sr., 91, Jefferson City, died Nov. 8, 2001, at his home.
He was born March 6, 1930, in Jefferson City, a son of Clarence and Tillie Moeller Knaebel. He was married Nov. 13, 1964, in Shreveport, La., to Barbara Lee Thompson, who died Jan. 2, 2001.
He was a U.S. Army Airborne veteran, serving as a medic.
He attended St. Peters Catholic School. He was employed as a millwright with the Carpenters' Union No. 945.
Survivors include: three sons, Edward Knaebel Jr., Jefferson City, Jim Knaebel, Kansas City, and Robbie Knaebel, Russellville; a daughter, Patty Kaegy, Greenville, Ill.; a brother, Robert Knaebel, Jefferson City; a sister, Louis Ruth, Jefferson City; and 13 grandchildren.
A son, Charles Clarence Knaebel, died in 1981.
Private graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Buescher Memorial Home.
Memorials are suggested to the Missouri River Hospice.
Eva Mary Kral, 89, Jefferson City, died Nov. 7, 2001, at Capital Region Medical Center.
She was born March 15, 1912, in St. Louis, a daughter of Hugo and Albine Kleiner Mielke. She was married April 1930, in St. Louis, to Jerome Travis Renfrow. She was married Nov. 13, 1942, in Los Angeles, to Stephen Jonathan Kral, who died on June 5, 2001.
She attended school in St. Louis and was a member of the St. Martins Catholic Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a housewife and also employed at Cargill Honeysuckle, Inc., in California. She did volunteer work at the Veterans Hospital in Columbia.
Survivors include: one daughter, Patricia M. Coleman, Jefferson City; one sister, Erna Harper, Gerald; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: two sons, Jerome T. Renfrow, who died Nov. 29, 1991, and Stephen J. Kral, who died Jan. 29, 1991; and one grandchild.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday morning at St. Martins Catholic Church with the Rev. Ed Schmidt officiating. Interment will be in Hawthorn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Buescher Memorial Home, with a prayer services at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to the St. Martins Catholic Church.
Lea Manes, 92, Dixon, died Nov. 7, 2001, at St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield.
She was born Feb. 28, 1909, in Pulaski County, a daughter of Squire and Ida Dell Bryant. She was married Sept. 15, 1925, in Swedeborg, to Henry Jacob Manes, who died Nov. 16, 1965.
She was a member of Pisgah Baptist Church, Dixon.
Survivors include: two sons, Ralph Manes, Dixon, and Norman Manes, Springfield; one sister, Eunice Corts, Houma, La.; four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Luther Eugene Manes, one grandson and one great-granddaughter.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home, Dixon. The Rev. Mike Yelton will officiate. Burial will be in Dixon Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today and from 9-10 a.m. Saturday.
Memorials are suggested to Pisgah Baptist Church.
Russell W. Terrill, 87, Bland, died Nov. 8, 2001, at Gasconade Manor Nursing Home, Owensville.
He was born Nov. 1, 1914, in Maries County, a son of Walter and Julia Brandhorst Terrill. He was married Feb. 25, 1938, in Crawford County, to Lucille E. Enloe, who survives.
He farmed all his life.
Other survivors include: one son, Ronnie Terrill; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
One son, Russell Dean Terrill, preceded him in death.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Crossroads Baptist Church, Bland. Burial will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens, Owensville.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Sassmann's Funeral Service, Bland.
Doloris Graham, 70, Eldon, died March 4, 1999, at St. Marys Health Center.
She was born May 6, 1928, in Boone, Iowa, a daughter of Julius L. "Jack" and Dorothy Alice Bass Burkey. She was married Dec. 9, 1945, in Hutchinson, Kan., to S.G. "Jack" Graham, who survives at the home.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Manning Willing Workers.
Other survivors include: three daughters, Carolyn Jenkins, O'Fallon, Julia Hartgrave, Fort Leonard Wood, and Connie Kirkweg, Eldon; four sons, Steven Graham, Tuscumbia, David Graham, Lohman, Tom Graham and Larry Graham, both of Eldon; 24 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Gary Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Eldon.
Helen Louise Myers, 72, Ulman, died March 3, 1999, at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital.
She was born Feb. 4, 1927, in Eldon, a daughter of Bert and Margaret Thompson Apperson. She was married Feb. 22, 1945, in Olathe, Kan., to James M. Myers, who survives at the home.
She was a member of Ulman Christian Church. She worked at various locations in mid-Missouri.
Other survivors include: one son, Jimmy Joe Myers, Ulman; six sisters, Sue Wyrick, Tuscumbia, Pat Ross, Ruth Workman and Kay Haggerman, all of Eldon, Carol Meisel, Jefferson City, and Rose Flora, Tonganoxie, Kan.; three brothers, Dave Apperson, Eldon, Bud Kratzer, Sedalia, and Jerry Apperson, Kansas City; two grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Jimmy Kruse and the Rev. Jim McGowin will officiate. Burial will be in Hickory Point Cemetery, near Iberia.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials are suggested to the Ulman Community Center.
Jewell A. Ray, 86, Jefferson City, died March 6, 1999, at Capital Region Medical Center.
She was born Sept. 22, 1912, in Willow Springs, a daughter of Clark and Rosa Jane Lovan Masnor. She was married Dec. 16, 1938, in Poplar Bluff, to James Paul Ray, who died Jan. 13, 1997.
A resident of the Jefferson City area since 1965, she graduated from Willow Springs High School and attended Southwest Missouri State College. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Willow Springs.
Survivors include: one daughter, Pam Swanson, Salem; and two granddaughters.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Riverview Cemetery. The Rev. Don Evans will officiate.
Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at Freeman Mortuary.
Memorials are suggested to the Heart of Missouri Humane Society.
Scott Carrender, 64, Osage Bend, died March 8, 1999, at St. Marys Health Center.
He was born March 6, 1935, in Henley, a son of James and Lydia Jukes Carrender. He was married July 21, 1956, in Wardsville, to Patricia Rackers, who survives at the home.
A 1952 graduate of Eugene High School, he was a lifelong dairy farmer. He received various awards for milk production and quality herd, and was honored for having the top-producing dairy herd in Cole County for 11 years.
He also was a union carpenter with Local 945 and worked in maintenance at Blair Oaks High School. He was a member of the Mid America Dairy Association, the Dairy Herd Improvement Association, and a board member of M.F.A., Lohman. He was on the Board of Trustees of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2693.
Other survivors include: two sons, Darrell Carrender, St. Martins, and Andy Carrender, Osage Bend; three daughters, Debbie Backes, Taos, Amy Hayes, Kansas City, and Wendy Taube, Jefferson City; three brothers, Lawrence Carrender, Brazito, Gene Carrender, Henley, and August Carrender, Cleveland; one sister, Elnora Mathis, Kansas City; and six grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Houser-Millard Funeral Home. The Rev. Shane Crum will officiate. Burial will be in Hickory Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials are suggested to Blair Oaks High School.
Ruthie L. Cobb, 82, Macks Creek, died March 6, 1999, at Osage Beach Health Care Center, Osage Beach.
She was born April 10, 1916, in Macks Creek, a daughter of Benjaman and Rebecca Nations Eidson. She was married July 16, 1932, in Macks Creek, to Edward Cobb, who died Nov. 28, 1969.
A homemaker, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Macks Creek.
Survivors include: one daughter, Judith Ann Jackson, Independence; two sisters, Dainty Fern Bryant, Macks Creek, and Ruby Foster, Las Vegas; and two grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Parrack Grove Cemetery, Macks Creek. The Rev. Dinzel Webb will officiate.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at Hedges Funeral Home, Camdenton.
Betty J. Grefrath, 71, Loose Creek, died March 7, 1999, at Green Meadows Health Care Center, Linn.
She was born Sept. 16, 1927, in Caruthersville, a daughter of William and Minnie Edwards Webb. She was married July 5, 1968, in the state of Oklahoma, to Herbert A. Grefrath, who survives at the home.
She attended school in Caruthersville. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Loose Creek, and St. Ann's Sodality. She worked at the Missouri State Health Department until her retirement.
Other survivors include one brother, Leon Webb, Alton, Ill., one sister, Rebecca Green, Loose Creek, and two grandchildren.
One daughter, Christina Lynn Rumford, preceded her in death.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church, Loose Creek. The Rev. Peter Walsh will officiate. Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Morton Funeral Home, Linn, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to Immaculate Conception Church or to a charity of the donor's choice.