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Martha Jane Berry, 1926-2017

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Martha Jane Berry, 1926-2017

BETHANY, MO: Martha Jane Berry, 90, Bethany, MO (formerly of Morgan City, Louisiana) passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at a Bethany, MO nursing home. Martha was born September 24, 1926 in Pass Manchac, Louisiana the daughter of Charles P. and Nancy E. (Easterling) Reno. On February 21, 1952 she married Foster Berry in Bay…

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Ervin Victor “Chick” Osborn, 1922 – 2017

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Ervin Victor “Chick” Osborn, 1922 – 2017

BETHANY, MO: Ervin Victor “Chick” Osborn, 94, passed away peacefully June 15, 2017 at the Bethany Care Center. He received kind and gentle care from the Care Center staff and Harrison County Hospice staff. Chick was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church and he accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior. Chick was…

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Lori Ann Shepard, 1969-2017

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SAPULPA, OK: Lori Ann Shepard, 47, Sapulpa, OK (formerly of Bethany, MO) passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 at Sherwood Health Services, Tulsa, OK. She was born September 11, 1969 the daughter of Robert and Frances (Hatten) Shepard. They preceded her in death. Lori was a 1987 graduate of South Harrison High School. She worked…

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Dwight Wilson Goodwin, 1926-2017

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Dwight Wilson Goodwin, 1926-2017

MARTINSVILLE, MO: Dwight Wilson Goodwin, 91, Martinsville, MO passed from this life on June 13, 2017, surrounded by his family. Dwight was born on April 6, 1926 on the family farm of his paternal grandfather, Ninevah Goodwin in Harrison County, MO. Dwight was the fourth child and eldest son of Roy Franklin Goodwin and Cleta…

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Shirley Lee Crane Butler, 1938 – 2017

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Lamoni, IA: Shirley Lee Crane Butler, 78, Lamoni, IA (formerly of Centerview, MO) passed away, Friday, June 9, 2017 at a Lamoni, IA nursing home. She was born July 23, 1938 in Martinsville, Missouri the daughter of Delton R. and Mary B. (Updegraff) Crane. On September 5, 1959, she married Larry Butler in Martinsville, MO….

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Russell Keith Williams, 1919-2017

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GILMAN CITY, MO: Russell Keith Williams, 97, of Gilman City, MO passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at his home outside Gilman City, MO. He was born August 25, 1919 in Ridgeway, MO the son of Isaac T. and Laura J. (Edson) Williams. He graduated from Ridgeway High School in 1937, and did farm work…

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James L. “Jim” Chamberlin, 1961 – 2017

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Ridgeway, MO: James L. “Jim” Chamberlin, 55, Ridgeway, MO, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017 at a Bethany, MO hospital. He was born August 29, 1961 in Bethany, Missouri the son of Edward and Iola (Simpson) Chamberlin. Jim was a logger for Teton Mountain Timber, Bethany, MO and a member of the Lakeview Hunting and…

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Lou Jennings

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Lou Jennings

Lou Jennings, 76, Bethany, died Sunday at Mosaic Life Center, St. Joseph. Lou was born February 21, 1941 at Cainsville.  Her parents: Clyde Austin and Hazel Ilene (McBee) Booth, an infant son, brothers: Clyde “Sonny” Booth and Gary Booth, sisters: Melba Stallsworth and Patty Wood, brothers-in-law: Glenn Anderson and Junior Stallsworth preceded her in death….

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Laveta Christine Meinecke

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Laveta Christine Meinecke

Laveta Christine Meinecke, 81, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2017 in Bethany, MO. She was born on January 17, 1936 in Cainsville, MO, to Oral and Helen Meinecke and grew up on the family farm with her seven siblings. Laveta is survived by her sisters Jerri DeLong, Omaha, NE; Jane Hudson, Bolivar, MO; and…

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Phyllis Swartz, 1936-2017

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BETHANY, MO: Phyllis Louise (Dykes) Swartz, 81, f Bethany, MO (formerly of Cainsville, MO) departed this life on Monday, June 5, 2017. Phyllis was born on May 8, 1936 in Albany, MO the oldest child of Marion “Buster” and LaFayne (Warden) Dykes. On April 22, 1956 Phyllis was united in marriage to Harold Gene Brejnik….

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