In Loving Memory... John A. "Jack" McMurdo John A. (Jack) McMurdo, 95, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, March 21, at E.W. Thompson Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the son of Sarah Aleatha Wallington and John Olia McMurdo. On January 29, 1943 he married Joan Webber who preceded him in death May 5, 2004. They had one son, Mike. Jack entered the U.S. Army in 1942 serving in the Philippines during WW II. Upon returning to Sedalia after the war he worked for a short time at Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Josiah L. "Joe" Wilson Josiah L. “Joe” Wilson, 59, of Sedalia, died Friday, March 17, 2017, in Sedalia. He was born March 25, 1957, in Des Moines, IA, son of Calvin William Wilson and Shirley Glee Berhow Wilson, who preceded him in death. Joe worked at Baughman Feed Service as a diesel mechanic and enjoyed playing pool on a local league. He will be remembered as someone who was always there to help anyone who asked. Surviving are two children: Dustin Josiah Wilson Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Opal M. Ray Opal Marie Ray, 84, of Sedalia, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017, at home. She was born September 22, 1932, in Caraway, Arkansas, the daughter of John Cooper Ray and Ora Lee Payne Houchin. She worked as a cook and also as a seamstress at Bobbi Brooks in Arkansas. Opal was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls, jewelry and rocks. She was known to make you stop the car to dig up a rock to Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Thayer "Ted" Thompson Thayer Drake “Ted” Thompson, 79, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Fair View Nursing Home. Ted was born August 25, 1937, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Rollin and Dorothy Anderson Thompson, who preceded him in death. He was united in marriage to Connie Toohey on July 5, 1997, in Kansas City, Missouri. Ted received his masters in city management and served as city manager in various cities nationwide. He love to write Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Clarence "Chuck" Allen Clarence Ollan Allen, 87, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Fair View Nursing Home. He was born February 19, 1930, in Wayland, Kentucky, to Troy and Eva (Morris) Allen. He attended school in Wayland, KY, and graduated in 1948. On February 14, 1959, he married LaDonna Fuller at the First Presbyterian Church in Salina, Kansas. They celebrated their 58th anniversary this year. During his high school years, he delivered Continue reading