In Loving Memory... Frank H. Herring Frank Harrison Herring, 88, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2018, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg, from causes related to Alzheimer’s. He was born February 19, 1930, in rural Hannibal, son of Richard H. and Catherine J. (Johnson) Herring. In 1948, he married Betty (Stout), who died in 1973. On February 28, 1974, in Warrensburg, he married Juanita C. (Brown). Mr. Herring served in the United States Air Force from 1950 Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Barbara A. Brooks Barbara Ann Brooks, 73, of Boonville, Missouri, formerly of Houston, Texas, passed Monday afternoon, December 10, 2018 at the Riverdell Care Center in Boonville, Missouri. She was born on November 11, 1945, in Houston, Texas, daughter of Peyton Alton and Verla Marie Chapin Stubblefield.  She married Alton Ray Williams who died in 1983.  On December 3, 1999, in Las Vegas, Nevada, she married Ronald Brooks who died April 11, 2017. Mrs. Brooks was a Continue reading

In Loving Memory... John W. Watkins John Wesley Watkins, 71, of Otterville, MO, died Saturday, December 8, 2018, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia from complications of cancer. John was born in Clinton, MO, on August 15, 1947, to Earl A. and Frances Osterholt Watkins. The family moved to Sedalia, then Smithton, MO, where John attended public school, graduating from Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia in 1965. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Janice K. Simpson Janice Kay Simpson died on December 6, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born October 17, 1942, in Emporia, Kansas the daughter of Martin and Ruth (Meairs) Williamson.  On November 27, 1960, she was married to Robert Simpson who preceded her in death in 2017. She attended and graduated from the Waverly, Kansas Public School System.  Janice attended Coffeyville Community College where she met her husband.  She followed her husband Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Claudine F. Heaps Claudine Faye Heaps, 80, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at Fair View Nursing Home. She was born August 17, 1938, in Modesto, CA, daughter of Samuel and Dorothy (Harrison) Judd. She was married to Robert Lee Heaps, who preceded her in death. Claudine was a kind-hearted person. Her family was her life. She dearly loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a homemaker most of her life and enjoyed baking. She will Continue reading