In Loving Memory... Dee Moore Dee Moore, 88, of Smithton, passed away in his home on Tuesday evening, March 14, 2017. Dee was born on September 21, 1928, in Sedalia, the son of Joseph Robert and Leone (Shaw) Moore. On August 5, 1949, he was united in marriage to Shirley Mae Donath, who preceded him in death on September 8, 2003. Dee retired from Pittsburg Corning after 45 years, where he was a welder. Dee was a hard worker who loved to farm and fix things. He loved his family Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Lena Gills Lena Laverne Gills, 89, of Sedalia, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Four Seasons Living Center. She was born March 18, 1927, in Cairo, IL, daughter of Ralph and Myrtle (Atwell) Boly. On September 21, 1945, in St. Louis, MO, she was united in marriage to Lawrence S. Gills Sr., who preceded her in death on September 10, 1970. Lena enjoyed puzzle books and crocheting. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. Her kids and grandkids Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Zita M. Shackles Zita Marie Shackles, 73, of Green Ridge, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. She was born March 26, 1943, in Sedalia, daughter of Clarence and Ruby (Durrill) Mahin. On September 17, 1966, in Houstonia, she was married to Robert Lee Shackles. Zita worked at Percy Kent Bag Company for many years and also worked in the cafeteria at Fort Osage High School. Later she worked at OIS Trucking, from where Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Victoria K. Perry Victoria Kay “Vickie” Perry, 67, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. She was born May 14, 1949, in Sedalia, the daughter of Calvin Theodore and Edith Virginia Ford Salmons. Vickie married Jesse A. Perry on October 11, 1984, in Sedalia. She worked for more than 25 years as a seamstress at J.A. Lamys and after retirement she continued as a seamstress for friends and family. She volunteered many Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Ayden J. Millsap Ayden Jeffrey Millsap, 12, of Otterville, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017. Ayden was born July 25, 2004, in Sedalia, son of Jeffrey Lynn Millsap and Danielle May Northern. Ayden was in seventh grade at Otterville School and played summer league baseball. His favorite hobby was gaming. He loved anything to do with outer space and dinosaurs. He also enjoyed hunting. Ayden was an honorable young man, very loving and kind-spirited. He would never Continue reading