In Loving Memory... Nancy Sue Richwine Nancy Sue Richwine, 65, of Sedalia, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center. She was born April 25, 1951, in Sedalia, daughter of Oliver and Ruth (Allcorn) Richwine. Nancy graduated from Green Ridge High School in 1969 and later attended State Fair Community College and Southwest Missouri State University, from where she graduated with a Bachelors degree in education. She was an elementary school teacher for over Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Davijean Lyles Davijean Hatfield Lyles, 91, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at Bothwell Regional Health Center. She was born March 25, 1925, in Sedalia, daughter of Raymond and Verna Swope Hatfield. On January 25, 1945, in Sedalia, she was united in marriage to William R. Lyles, who preceded her in death on November 18, 1997. Davijean graduated from Smith-Cotton High in 1943 and worked at AAA Worldwide Travel before retiring. Most of her early life Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Bonnie J. Collins Bonnie Jean Collins, 75, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at Bothwell Regional Health Center, after her long battle with lung cancer. She was born April 13, 1941, in Sedalia, daughter of Elmer Ezekiel and Nellie Mae McBain Lane. On June 15, 1962, in Sedalia, she married to William E. Collins, who survives of the home. Bonnie worked for many years in the nursing field and then operated an antique shop with her husband for 25 years. Continue reading

In Loving Memory... H.H. Luetjen H.H. “Luge” Luetjen, 91, of Smithton, died Saturday, May 14, 2016, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. He was born February 10, 1925, in Smithton, the son of Golder Arthur and Sarah Lucile Homan Luetjen. On February 10, 1952, he married Joan DeGraffenreid, who predeceased him. He later married Marilynn Faulkner, who survives of the home. Also surviving are two sons, Ron Luetjen, of Ocean Springs, MS, and Rob Luetjen and wife, Linda, of Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Robert K. Morris Robert Keith Morris, 85, of Sedalia, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He was born September 15, 1930, in Sedalia, son of Robert K. and Dorothy M. Almond Morris, who preceded him in death. On April 29, 1952, in Sedalia, he married Joy Jordan, who preceded him in death on November 9, 2013. Robert worked for many years as a professional painter. He was also a skilled gunsmith. He enjoyed flying his plane, Continue reading