In Loving Memory... Richard L. Lilly Richard Leo Lilly, 74, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at his home. He was born November 2, 1941, in Sedalia, son of Oliver and Imogene Lane Lilly. Richard graduated from Smith-Cotton High School in 1960. On November 1, 1963, in Otterville, he was united in marriage to Joyce Sanders. Richard worked as a fireman for the Sedalia Fire Department, retiring in 2006 after 40 years of service. Richard enjoyed fishing, hunting, Continue reading

In Loving Memory... John R. Rice John Richard Rice, 84, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at Lakeview Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Boonville. He was born June 30, 1931, in Beaman, son of Silas Wendell and Lucille Kemp Rice, who preceded him in death. On July 24, 1970, in Sedalia, John was united in marriage to LaWanda J. Cline. He served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and 35 years in the Reserves. John worked as a heavy equipment operator Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Shirley V. Schroeder Shirley Viola Marriott Schroeder, 71, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at Four Seasons Living Center. She was born November 18, 1944, in Sedalia, daughter of William Lee Marriott and Flora Jane Baldwin Marriott Barnett. Shirley attended Washington Grade School and Smith-Cotton High School. In 1963, she married Don Schroeder, of Hughesville, and lived in the Longwood area until 1972, when she moved to Sedalia where she lived until Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Karl Darby Karl Andrew Darby, 90, of Hughesville, died Sunday, March 6, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Cole Camp. He was born November 8, 1925, in Carroll County, son of John Wink and Vallie Estella Chapman Darby. On January 10, 1947, he graduated from Carrollton High School. Karl served in the United States Navy from July 8, 1944, until he was honorably discharged on August 15, 1946. On July 26, 1953, in Hughesville, he married Ruth Ann Parkhurst. Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Joseph M. McCubbin February 22, 1919 –March 5, 2016 Resided in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away with family at his bedside. The son of Joseph D. and Cynthia Dunn McCubbin, Born in Redfield, Kansas and moved to Cross Timbers, Missouri with his family when he was 2. He loved Bluegrass music and was an accomplished musician (fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar) playing on KDRO radio in his younger years. In addition to music, his other interests were hunting and Continue reading