Zaida Meek, 94, Iberia, died March 19, 1999, at Capital Region Medical Center.
She was born March 16, 1905, in Sedalia, a daughter of Christophe and Dora Province Reed. She was married June 19, 1988, in Cameron, to Homer Meek, who survives at the home.
She was a homemaker and a member of Iberia Church of the Nazarene.
Other survivors include: one son, Curtis F. Humphrey, Vienna; five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. John Bouldrey will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery near Iberia.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Monday.
Memorials are suggested to Iberia Church of the Nazarene or Maries Manor Health Care Center.
Sherwin E. "Steve" Oldham, 75, Sunrise Beach, died March 19, 1999, at Good Shepherd Care Center, Versailles.
He was born May 1, 1923, in Kansas City, a son of William E. and Mary Agnes Sherwin Oldham. He was married April 6, 1942, to Helen M. Baker, who survives at the home.
An Army veteran, he retired from the Kansas City post office as a postal plant engineer. He was a member of Kent Memorial Lutheran Church in Sunrise Beach, Grandview Masonic Lodge and Ararat Shrine Temple in Kansas City. He was Past Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star in Grandview.
Other survivors include: three sons, Daniel Oldham, Raymore, Mark Oldham, Climax Springs, and Michael Oldham, Liberty; one daughter, Cynthia Jefferson, Grandview; one brother, William Oldham, Colorado; one sister, Mary Mahoney, Kansas City; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one grandson.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Kent Memorial Lutheran Church. The Rev. James Trutwin will officiate.
Memorials are suggested to the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home, Laurie.
Janice M. Verrone, 72, Camdenton, died March 23, 1999, at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia.
She was born May 2, 1926, in Shawnee, Kan., a daughter of Rolland and Cecil Phillips Morrison. She was married Sept. 22, 1957, in Merriam, Kan., to Andrew A. Verrone, who died Nov. 18, 1996.
She lived at the Lake of the Ozarks area for the past three years. A homemaker, she attended the Methodist Church and belonged to the Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital Auxiliary.
Survivors include: two sons, Samuel Lee Irvin, Laurel, Md., and Andrew A. Verrone, Camdenton; two daughters, Janice Burns, Ponca City, Okla., and Monica Holter, Bluemont, Va.; one brother, Millard Morrison, Gravois Mills; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Allee-Reed Funeral Home, Camdenton. Burial will be in Allee Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Florence M. Wankum, 80, Jefferson City, died March 18, 1999, at St. Joseph Home for the Aged.
She was born Nov. 26, 1918, in Wardsville, a daughter of Frank C. and Philomena Bisges Wankum.
She graduated from St. Peters High School in 1935 and worked as an accountant for Central Bank for 41 years until her retirement. She was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church and the Ladies Sodality, volunteering for a number of years as church bookkeeper.
Survivors include: two brothers, Gregory A. Wankum and Edward F. Wankum, both of Jefferson City; and one sister, Mildred Wankum Coughlin, Littleton, Colo.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Msgr. Charles Patterson and the Rev. Greg Higley will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Stanislaus Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Houser-Millard Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, St. Joseph Home for the Aged or Immaculate Conception Church.
Alma Lurlene Broome, 69, New Bloomfield, died March 20, 1999, at the University of Missouri-Columbia Hospital and Clinics.
She was born June 6, 1929, in Evadale, Ark., a daughter of William G. and Estelle Ryals Jones. She was married in 1959 in Belle Glade, Fla., to Vance Broome, who died Sept. 10, 1985.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Guthrie.
Survivors include: two daughters, Cecelia Wylde, New Bloomfield, and Betty Sue Burr, Orlando, Fla.; four sons, Vance Broome Jr., Tommy Broome, Duane Eyler and Don Broome, all of Orlando; one brother, Sanford Tyler Jones, Belle Glade, Fla.; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one great-grandson.
Services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Debo Funeral Home., Holts Summit. The Rev. Don Mumford will officiate. Burial will be Thursday in Brushy Creek Baptist Cemetery, Ocilla, Ga..
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday.
Victor Cletus "Clete" Burks Jr., 59, Columbia, S.C., died March 18, 1999, at Dorn Veterans Hospital, Columbia, S.C.
He was born June 21, 1939, in Iberia, a son of Victor Sr. and Fern Waite Burks. His mother survives in Iberia. He was married Dec. 18, 1964, in Miami, Okla., to Sheryl Lea Geringer, who survives at the home.
He was an Air Force veteran. He was a police officer for the Prairie Village, Kansas, Police Department. He worked for Mercantile Stores, Inc., for more than 30 years. He worked in Kansas and Missouri Jones Stores and the JB White Stores as store superintendent.
Other survivors include: one son, Victor C. Burks III, Olathe, Kan.; two daughters, Kimberly Dawn Olivas, Lexington, S.C., and Melinda Kay Barton, Gardner, Kan.; one brother, Redus Burks, Iberia; two sisters, Vernelle Butler, Las Vegas, Nev., and Vera Byrom, Nixa; and four grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Gene Edwards will officiate. Burial will be in Livingston Cemetery, Iberia.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Services will be held in Kansas City and Columbia, S.C., at a later date.
Vera Nadyne Eidson, 75, Preston, died March 21, 1999, at Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar.
She was born Aug. 19, 1923, in Enid, Okla., a daughter of Roy and Sarah Bell Hopper Stringer. She was married July 10, 1957, in Miami, Okla., to Jack D. Eidson, who survives at the home.
She was a dairy farmer and a member of the Mission Ridge Church, South Urbana.
Other survivors include: three sons, Clint D. Eidson, Buffalo, Keith L. Mackey, Cross Timbers, and Ray L. Mackey, Phoenix, Ariz.; three daughters, Shirley Smith, Preston, Barbara R. Parrack, Macks Creek, and Beverly Steffens, Grandview; 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Three grandchildren preceded her in death.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hedges Funeral Home, Macks Creek. The Rev. Dean Roofener will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Macks Creek.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today.
Lois Dean Ramsey, 82, Eldon, died March 20, 1999, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis.
She was born Nov. 5, 1916, in Bagnell, the daughter of Clarence E. and Velma Frances Denny Caldwell. She was married May 31, 1934, in Camdenton, to Rufus B. Ramsey, who died Feb. 14, 1989.
She was owner and operator of an ice cream business. She was a member of Bagnell Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Eldon. She was a member of the Eldon Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Survivors include one sister, Dolores Brondel, Eldon, and two brothers, Dorsey L. Caldwell, Tampa, Fla., and Max T. Caldwell, Terra Haute, Ind.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Randall Bunch will officiate. Burial will be in Greenmore Memorial Gardens, Barnett.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church new building fund.
May Lucille Thomasson, 87, Fulton, died March 21, 1999, at Fulton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born July 25, 1911, in Callaway County, a daughter of Squire E. and Millie McPherson Keith. She was married March 15, 1930, in Fulton, to Homer Thomasson, who died Nov. 1, 1979.
She was a member of Court Street United Methodist Church, Fulton.
Survivors include: one sister, Annie Benson, Fulton; three brothers, Kenneth Keith, Denver, Delbert Keith, Seiverville, Tenn., and Louis Keith, Buffalo.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Debo Funeral Home, Fulton. The Rev. George Braden and Bruce Williamson will officiate. Burial will be in Callaway Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday.
Ina Louise Aucutt, 73, Oak Grove, died March 22, 1999, at her home.
She was born April 6, 1925, in Jefferson City, a daughter of Charles and Dorothy Waresback. She was married Oct. 28, 1971, to Garland Aucutt, who survives at the home.
She was a waitress at Westend Hotel and was president of the Del Woods Fan Club. She was a Baptist.
Other survivors include: one stepson, Linn Aucutt, Grandview; two sisters, Regenia Stoop, Springfield, and Virginia Kretzschmer, Kansas City; two granddaughters and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Dooley Cemetery, Eldon.
Visitation will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.