In Loving Memory... Edwin L. Kirby Edwin L. Kirby, age 87, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at his home. He was born November 1, 1929, in Armstrong, MO, son of Melvin Lee and Julia Irene Brooks Kirby. On November 25, 1950, in Moberly, MO, he was united in marriage to Geraldine Robb, who survives of the home. Mr. Kirby was a member of First Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He worked in insurance sales and for Orkin Pest Control. He enjoyed writing poetry, Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Mary Lou Bauman Mary Lou Bauman, 84, of Sedalia, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017, at her home from kidney disease. She was born June 15, 1932 in Madison, South Dakota, the daughter of Carl and Mary (Moran) Larson. She was united in marriage on May 21, 1955, to Laurel Bauman. They celebrated 47 years of marriage prior to his death in March 2002. She loved crafts, gardening, and gatherings with family and friends. Her greatest accomplishment was the raising of her Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Barbara J. Bartholomew Barbara Jo Bartholomew, 55, of Sedalia, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017, at her home. She was born December 1, 1961, in San Antonio, TX, daughter of William Strunk and Juanita (Perry) Strunk, who preceded her in death. She was married to Jim Bartholomew, who preceded her in death. Barbara’s family was her life, especially her grandchildren. She will be remembered as a loving and caring person who was always there for everyone. Surviving Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Sandra S. Bird Sandra Star Bird (Hall) passed away at home on April 5, 2017. Sandra was born on March 29, 1938 in Springfield, Mo. Her late mother, Radene Coe, (Hall) did not list a father for the child. Sandra was raised by her grandparents, Andrew and Emma Hall, in Republic, MO. Sandra graduated from Republic High School and attended the Drawn Business College in Springfield. During her career she held a variety of sales and management positions in the retail Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Jimmy Rodgers Arndt, Jr. Jimmy Rodgers Arndt, Jr., 51, of Sedalia, formerly of North Kansas City, passed away peacefully April 4, 2017, at his home. He was born September 11, 1965, in Marshall, the son of Jimmy Rodgers Arndt, Sr. and Opal Deloris Kelso. He was united in marriage to Trilica Alexander on September 30, 1994 in Kansas City, Missouri. Jimmy worked for Herregan Distributors and was a member of First Christian Church of North Kansas City. He enjoyed Continue reading