In Loving Memory... James E. Bacon James Eldon Bacon, 79, of Warsaw, formerly of Sedalia, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Vidant Heart Institute in Greenville, N.C. He was born November 6, 1934, in Dotham, MO, son of Ed and Zula Mae Clark Bacon. On July 17, 1971, in St. Joseph, he married Elizabeth A. Couchman-Summers, who died May 12, 2011. Jim retired as a heavy equipment mechanic from Dean Machinery and later worked at Howard Construction before starting his own business, Specialized Continue reading

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In Loving Memory... Roy R. Griffin Roy Richard Griffin, 83, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Bothwell Regional Health Center. He was born September 5, 1930, in Pettis County, son of Clark Griffin and Noma Goode Croft. He was married to Wanda Jean Petree, who preceded him in death on August 24, 2001. Mr. Griffin had worked for Kitty Clover Potato Chips, Taystee Bread and O'Reilly Auto Parts. He was a Baptist. He enjoyed watching old westerns, dancing and spending time Continue reading

In Loving Memory... John R. Hays, Jr. John Robert Hays, Jr., 81 of Sedalia, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center. He was born July 6, 1933, in Leeton, MO, son of John R. Sr. and Thelma I. Martin Hays. John's family had a musical radio program on KDRO, called "The Hays Hour." On May 22, 1953, in Sedalia, he married Carolyn Morgan, who survives of the home. Mr. Hays was a 1951 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School. He then began college before being drafted Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Paul R. "Poncho" Brownfield Paul Ray "Poncho" Brownfield, 78, of Sedalia, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his home. He was born September 19, 1935, in the Wells Road area of Pettis County, son of Floyd and Hattie Pummill Brownfield. On October 19, 1956, in Sedalia, he married Mitzi Lou Eby and they were blessed with four children. On May 25, 1979, in Green Ridge, he married Patricia A. Simmons, who died March 8, 2002. Mr. Brownfield retired from the Missouri Continue reading

Anders, Jo Ann

In Loving Memory... Jo Ann E. Anders Jo Ann Evelyn Anders, 83, of Sedalia, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014, at Fair View Nursing Home. She was born February 20, 1931, in Boonville, daughter of James Marshall and LaVesta Violet Wilson Summerskill. On November 20, 1965, in Reno, NV, she married J.E. Anders, who died in 1980. For many years, Jo Ann owned and operated the Anderly Home for the Elderly. She also did in-home care and had worked at the Old Missouri Homestead. She enjoyed Continue reading