In Loving Memory... Walter L. Coffman Walter Lee Coffman, 60, of Sedalia, died Sunday, March 11, 2018, at his home. He was born August 12, 1957, in Sedalia, the son of Raymond Robert and Mary Elizabeth (Cox) Coffman. Waldo worked for the City of Sedalia in the street and alley department. Surviving is a brother, Richard Coffman, of Sedalia. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, Delores, Margaret and Nancy. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Charlene M. Ehlers Charlene Margaret Ehlers, 84, of Sedalia, formerly of Belton, died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Rest Haven Convalescent and Retirement Home. She was born August 23, 1933, in Pettis County, daughter of Ulrey Seburn and Nannie Bell (Anderson) Eye. On April 15, 1956, in Stover, she was married to Norbert Herman Ehlers, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Ehlers worked as a seamstress for 30 years for Franklin Drapery in Grandview. She was a member of Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Edward W. Cook Edward Waldo Cook, 90, of Sedalia, died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center. He was born June 20, 1927, in Lamar, son of Herman W. and Grace M. (Yeager) Cook, who preceded him in death. On December 22, 1945, in Sedalia, he married Ruth Anne Berry. Mr. Cook served in the Merchant Marines during World War II. He owned and operated Cook’s Used Furniture and Antiques. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and collecting antiques. He was a Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Freda M. Whittlesey Freda May Whittlesey, age 84, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018, after a short illness. Freda was born July 2, 1933, to Marion and Gladys Tanner of Stover, MO. She was an LPN and spent her life caring for others. She is survived by a daughter, Diana Earl and husband Michael of Springfield, MO; a son Steve Weems and wife Trisha of Anderson, MO.  She has seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Mary O. Dawson Mary Oleta Dawson, 63, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at her sister’s home in Sedalia, surrounded by her family. She was born March 25, 1954, in Sedalia, daughter of Roy C. and Oleta B. (Skaggs) Miller. On October 10, 1981, in Sedalia, she was married to Robert E. Dawson. Mary worked for Starline Brass for twenty years. She was baptized at Parkview Christian Church in 1991. She enjoyed shopping, music, singing, and being around her Continue reading