Area Obituaries

Larry Allen Lusk, LCDR USN Ret. 1946-2017

Larry Allen Lusk, LCDR USN Ret. 1946-2017 Larry Allen Lusk, LCDR USN Ret., 71, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri died Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the family farm in Fayette, Mo. He was born March 26, 1946, in Pineville, Mo., to Robert Allen and Edith Alleen Dwight Lusk. He and Carolyn Jeanette Maevers were married July…

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Elsie Bonuchi 1927-2017

Elsie Bonuchi 1927-2017 Elsie M. Bonuchi, 89, of Higbee, Missouri passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Macon Health Care Center. Elsie was born on May 4, 1927 in Higbee, Missouri a daughter of the late James and Mary (Owens) Sumpter. She was a member of the Higbee Christian Church, Higbee Progressive Club, former…

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Alfred (Shorty) Jones 1933-2017

Alfred (Shorty) Jones 1933-2017 Alfred “Shorty” Jones passed away peacefully at his home in Fayette, April 11, 2017. He was 83 years of age. Alfred Cleo Jones was born September 6, 1933 in Boone County, Missouri, the son of Robert and Sophie (Rhodes) Jones. Shorty married the love of his life, Leona Acton on September…

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Ed McKee 1958-2017

Ed McKee 1958-2017 James Edward “Ed” McKee, age 58, of New Franklin passed away April 14, 2017 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Ed was born in Cabool, MO on June 23, 1958 a son of Charles Ival and Geraldine Faye Brown McKee.  In 1987, he married Connie Lynn in Boonesboro, MO.  She survives at…

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Robert “Bob” Gerding 1953 – 2017

Robert “Bob” Gerding 1953 – 2017 Robert Clifford “Bob” Gerding, age 63, of Boonville, passed away at his home on April 15, 2017. Bob was born in Boonville on October 27, 1953, a son of the late Fredrick and Larvetta Jones Gerding.  He married Nelda Pfeiffer at Bible Baptist Church in New Franklin on April…

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Richard Bush 2059-2017

Richard Bush, 57, of Fayette, MO., passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at University of Missouri Hospital. Services will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Faith Family Church in Fayette, Missouri. A visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of…

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Alfred (Shorty) Jones 2033-2017

Alfred (Shorty) Jones 2033-2017 Alfred “Shorty” Jones passed away peacefully at his home in Fayette, April 11, 2017. He was 83 years of age. A private burial will take place at Fayette City Cemetery. Friends and Family are asked to celebrate Shorty’s life at a gathering at Schnell Hall in Fayette, Saturday, April 22, 2017…

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Rylie Dawn Wagner 2004-2017

Rylie Dawn Wagner 2004-2017 Kathryn Campbell quietly passed on to be with her Lord on Sunday April 9, at Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital.  Graveside services with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. May 6, 2017 at the Centralia Cemetery in Centralia, MO.  Friends and family are invited to gather following the service at…

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Rylie Dawn Wagner 2004-2017

Rylie Dawn Wagner 2004-2017 Rylie Dawn Wagner, 13, of Columbia, MO, passed away April 4, 2017. Rylie was born Feb. 24, 2004, in Rolla, Mo. She was in seventh grade at the Hallsville Middle School where she participated in the school choir and the Anime Japanese Art Club.  Rylie attended The Crossing in Columbia and…

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Christina Kelley 1982-2017

Christina Kelley 1982-2017 Christina L. Kelley, 34, of New Franklin, entered heaven March 30, 2017, at Boone Hospital Center. Christina was born in Columbia on Aug. 5, 1982. She is survived by three sons, Dominick Kelley, David Singleton III, Haven Singleton; and three daughters, Tristen Shannon, Justice Singleton and Trinity Kelley; her parents, Lorraine Rohrer…

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