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Missouri Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 588

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Date: Tuesday, 2 April 2013, at 12:40 p.m.


Cournal A. Carter, 93, Versailles, died Feb. 13, 2002, at Good Shepherd Care Center, Versailles.

He was born Aug. 21, 1908, in Stover, a son of Delphus and Nancy "Nannie" Ellis Carter. He was married Aug. 26, 1930, to Mary Lydia Colwell, who died May 14, 1997.

A farmer, he was an Army veteran of World War II. He worked at the Missouri Goldfish Hatchery in Stover; at Kansas City Bifocal in Versailles; and for the Versailles Cemetery Association. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Stover.

One son, Donald Dean Carter, died in 1933.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home, Versailles. Kevin Stogsdill will officiate. Burial will be in Versailles Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today.


Ralph E. Etter, 68, Jefferson City, died Feb. 13, 2002, at his home.

He was born Dec. 3, 1933, in Etterville, a son of Priest E. and Marjorie Birdsong Etter. He was married Aug. 2, 1963, in Carrington, to Betty J. Jenkins, who survives at the home.

A lifelong resident of Central Missouri, he graduated from Eldon High School. He worked as a federal meat inspector with the United States Department of Agriculture for 32 years, retiring in 1998. He was the Case Street Santa for 17 years until 1999. He was a member of Solid Rock Family Church.

Other survivors include: two daughters, Pennie M. Etter and Phoebe M. Etter, both of Jefferson City; and one sister, Betty Ann Ferguson, Jefferson City.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Solid Rock Family Church. The Rev. Joseph Skiles, the Rev. Tom Mustain and the Rev. Bob Kelly will officiate. Burial with military honors will be at Riverview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. today at Freeman Mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to the Solid Rock Family Church.


Glenna Lucille Cromer Moseley Brooks, 67, Rocky Mount, died Feb. 14, 2002, in Osage Beach.

She was born March 20, 1934, in Muscatine, Iowa, a daughter of Glenn E. and Frances Griffith Cromer. Her mother survives in Rocky Mount. She was married May 16, 1952, to Harley Moseley, who died in 1975. She was married May 3, 1964, in Las Vegas, to Fred Stan Brooks, who survives at the home.

A 1951 graduate of School of the Osage, she worked for Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque before returning to Missouri. She co-operated the Dam Bait Shop near Bagnell Dam for a dozen years. She was a member of Bagnell Baptist Church in Eldon, where she served as Sunday school secretary.

Other survivors include: two sons, Stephen Guy Moseley, New Mexico, and Gregory Glenn Moseley, Germany; one daughter, Nyla Dee "Brooks" Porter, Rocky Mount; three sisters, Shirley Dean, Eldon, Norma Tennison, Rocky Mount, and Joan Adams, Tomball, Texas; and grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bagnell Baptist Church. The Rev. Tom Bonner will officiate. Burial will be in Greenmore Memorial Gardens, Barnett.

Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Bagnell Baptist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon.


Pearlie B. Elliott, 85, Macks Creek, died Feb. 13, 2002, at Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach.

She was born Jan. 29, 1917, in Brush Creek, a daughter of Artie L. and Lusettie Florence DeGraffenreid Henson. She was married Nov. 11, 1935, in Camdenton, to Orville Elliott, who preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Macks Creek.

Survivors include: three brothers, Paul Henson, Festus, Raymond Henson, Roach, and Leonard Henson, Cross Timbers; two sisters, Jeraldine Green, Macks Creek, and Freda Proffitt, Fayetteville, Ark.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. The Rev. David Stephenson will officiate. Burial will be in Macks Creek Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hedges Funeral Home, Macks Creek.


Edith A. Milam, 83, Jefferson City, died Feb. 14, 2002, at Summit Villa Lifecare Center.

She was born June 13, 1917, in Buffalo, Kan., a daughter of John T. and Mary Helen Yotz Halbert. She was married Nov. 26, 1936, in Shawnee, Kan., to Edward M. Milam, who died Sept. 5, 1991.

She graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School and lived in Central Missouri for the past 30 years. A homemaker, she was a supervisor with Phillips Petroleum Company in Kansas City for 15 years, retiring in 1970. She was a member of First Christian Church of Jefferson City and of Hermitage Christian Church, Hermitage.

Survivors include: three daughters, Ruth Farmer, Ft. Scott, Kan., Janice Sprinkle, Overland Park, Kan., and Maggie Ferriman, Jefferson City; one sister, Ruth VanSchoelandt, Shawnee; one brother, Bill Halbert, Lenexa, Kan.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Freeman Mortuary. The Rev. Lawrence Veatch will officiate. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Dooley Bend Cemetery near Hermitage.

Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Monday.

Memorials are suggested to the H.U.G.S. Project at First Christian Church.


Harry Vance Smith, 76, Versailles, died Feb. 14, 2002, at Capital Region Medical Center.

He was born March 7, 1925, in Putnam County, a son of Frank and Lizzie Casady Smith. He was married Nov. 18, 1995, to Joan V. Schmidt Kadner, who survives at the home.

An Air Force veteran, he was a retired automobile and machinery mechanic.

Other survivors include: one son, David Smith, Unionville; one daughter, Annette Reger, Versailles; nine stepchildren; three grandchildren; 18 step grandchildren; and 20 step great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home, Versailles. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Thompson Cemetery near Unionville.


Steve Williams, 57, St. Anthony, died Feb. 13, 2002, at University of Missouri-Columbia Hospital and Clinics.

He was born Aug. 25, 1944, in Maries County, a son of John and Rosetta Wagner Williams. He was married to Joyce Williams, who survives in St. Anthony.

He worked for Mike's Dozing and Excavating in Lake Ozark as a backhoe, dozer and dumptruck operator.

He was an Army veteran.

Other survivors include: four sons, David Williams, Rolla, Ruben Williams, Columbia, Robert Williams, Salem, and James Herbert Williams, Eldon; three stepsons, Danny Cochran and Donny Cochran, both of Lake Ozark, and Darryl Cochran, Kansas City; one daughter, Christy Mitchell, Salem; one stepdaughter, Iva Prater, Eldon; two brothers, John Williams Jr., Lake Ozark, and Otto Williams, Vienna; two sisters, Darlene Bland, Freeburg, and Annabell Franks, Vienna; 26 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Rader United Methodist Church, Vienna. The Rev. Donald E. Lowery will officiate. Burial will be in Rader Cemetery, Vienna.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home, Vienna, and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the church.


Dolores Grimm Bryant, 100, Fulton, died Feb. 15, 2002, at her home.

She was born Nov. 20, 1901, in Mokane, a daughter of William and Ida Clingman Grimm. She was married July 31, 1920, in Fulton, to James W. Bryant, who died Nov. 21, 1994.

Survivors include: four daughters, Betty Martin, Troy, Peggy Baker and Frances Deuel, both of Columbia, and Shirley Means, Fulton; one brother, Lemuel Grimm, Fulton; seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Three infant children and one infant granddaughter preceded her in death.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Debo Funeral Home, Fulton. The Rev. Jack Barden will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Fulton.

Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Monday.

Memorials are suggested to First Presbyterian Church or a charity of the donor's choice.


Stanley R. Ferguson, 79, Mokane, died Feb. 15, 2002, at Capital Region Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 31, 1922, in Chamois, a son of Jacob and Octavia Wilson Ferguson. He was married June 5, 1945, to Rose Brashear, who died Oct. 24, 2001.

He worked for the Missouri Department of Transportation for 19 years and later as a section foreman. He was a member of the Missouri Foxhunting Association; Missouri Houndsman Association; Mokane Masonic Lodge; Mokane I.O.O.F.; and the Mokane Lions Club where he was the president of the World's Fair.

He attended the Mokane Methodist Church.

Survivors include: three sisters, Fern Holland, Holts Summit, Ruth Williams, Jefferson City, and Ethel Friend, Murphysboro, Ill.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Maupin Funeral Home, Fulton. Bishop Bill Rogers will officiate. Burial will be in Portland Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Sunday with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to Portland Cemetery Association, attention to Paul Pealer, P.O. Box 148 Portland, Mo. 65067.


Joseph Herman Schwartze, 94, Westphalia, died Feb. 15, 2002, at St. Marys Health Center.

He was born Aug. 10, 1907, in Westphalia, a son of Bernard F. and Clara Mary Plassmeyer Schwartze. He was married Oct. 21, 1947, in Loose Creek, to Evelyn Christine Stiefermann, who survives at the home.

He worked as a researcher with Maries Valley Hatchery from 1945-1966 and in assembly work with Play-Mor Trailers Inc. from 1966-1983.

An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Westphalia; Holy Name Sodality; Westphalia American Legion Post 544; and Westphalia Historical Society.

Other survivors include one brother, Emil H. Schwartz, Westphalia.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Westphalia. The Rev. Robert A. Kurwicki and the Rev. Robert J. Kraus will officiate. Burial with full military honors will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Westphalia.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home, Westphalia, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. The Most Rev. Michael F. McAuliffe will officiate.

Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic School, Westphalia; St. Marys Health Center Oncology Department; or Capital Region Medical Center Oncology Department.

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