In Loving Memory... Christine Riley Christine Riley, 93, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Bothwell Regional Health Center. She was born October 20, 1924, to Frank and Nettie (Jones) Heizman at Shawnee Bend near Warsaw, MO. She attended a one-room school house in Shawnee Bend and in 1943 graduated from Warsaw High School. Christine was an employee of the Crown Drug Co. in Sedalia, MO, and in later years worked at the C.W. Flower Co. On August 16, 1945, she was Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Ira L. Paxton Ira Leroy “Bill” Paxton, 91, of Sedalia, died Monday, February 12, 2018, at Harry S Truman VA Hospital in Columbia. He was born January 19, 1927, in Pettis County, the son of William and Clementine (Henderson) Paxton. He was married to Cloetta Mae (Webb) who preceded him in death. Ira served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of the VFW. Ira worked as a heavy equipment operator, Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Inez Benware Eva Inez Benware, 90, of Sedalia, died Monday, February 12, 2018, at Rest Haven Convalescent and Retirement Home. She was born September 17, 1927, to Ross and Maggie (Rank) Fulton in Sedalia, Missouri. She married Al Benware July 3, 1948. She is predeceased by her parents; her husband, Al Benware; three brothers, Wilson Fulton, Melton Fulton and Fred Fulton; one sister, Imogene Mitchell, and Sue Fairchild, niece. She is survived by two nieces and Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Edna Louise Burlingame Edna Louise Burlingame, 95, of Sedalia, died Saturday, February 10, 2018, at EW Thompson Health and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 24, 1923, in Sedalia, the daughter of Augustus Alfred “Gus” Romig and Emma Mabel (Oliver) Romig. Louise attended Oak Grove and Mark Twain grade schools and graduated from Smith-Cotton High School. On June 22, 1940, in Sedalia, she was married to Leonard Thomas Continue reading

In Loving Memory... German C. Caliston German C. Caliston, 79, of Sedalia, died Friday, February 9, 2018, at his home. No services are planned. Cremation arrangements are in the care of Heckart Funeral Home. Continue reading