Morton, Sunny

In Loving Memory... Sunny K. Morton Sunny Karen Morton, 78, of Sedalia, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at Bothwell Regional Health Center. She was born August 2, 1935, in Mangum, OK, daughter of A.H. and Iva Threadgill Tandy. On December 31, 1953, she was married to Joe James Morton, who died in 1995. Sunny's life was centered around her family. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed traveling. Surviving are two children: Marqueta Kay Bates, of Sedalia, and Jo Lee Continue reading

Landreth, Bonnie

In Loving Memory... Bonnie J. Landreth Bonnie Jean Landreth, 86, of Otterville, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Fair View Nursing Home, surrounded by her family. She was born June 4, 1927, in California, MO, daughter of Earl Henry and Edith Lorine Speaker Gochenour. On May 18, 1946, in Sedalia, she married Lawrence Irvin Landreth, who preceded her in death on August 28, 2008. She retired from Town & Country Shoes and later cooked at Pook's Café in Otterville. Bonnie loved Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Richard E. Gimple Richard Edward Gimple, 72, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at his home. He was born September 3, 1941, in Sedalia, son of Carl William and Sarah Julia Reed Gimple. On May 20, 1962, in Sedalia, he married Wilma Edith Baslee, who preceded him in death on October 11, 2004. Mr. Gimple was an active member of Grace Baptist Church. He retired from Missouri Public Service. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing and loved his dogs. Continue reading

Cree, Elva

In Loving Memory... Elva F. Cree Elva Flora Cree, 76, of Sedalia, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. She was born August 30, 1937, in Edwards, MO, daughter of Percy and Mary Ellen Burns Wills. On June 4, 1960, in Miami, OK, she married Norman Burl Cree, who survives of the home. Mrs. Cree was the bookkeeper for the family business, Cree's Tree Service, for 30 years. She also worked at Swift & Co. in earlier years. Elva's greatest love Continue reading

Purdy, Phyllis.web

In Loving Memory... Phyllis A. Purdy Phyllis Anne Purdy, 64, of Green Ridge, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014, at her home. She was born January 16, 1950, in Marshall, MO, daughter of Luther David and Mary Anna Fisher Sleeper. In 2003, in Branson, she married John William Purdy, who survives of the home. Phyllis worked in home health care in earlier years. She was a member of New Salem Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her grandchildren. In addition to her Continue reading