Area Obituaries

Evelyn Bell 1931-2019

Evelyn Bell 1931-201  Evelyn Janetta Bell, 87, of Fayette, Missouri, passed away May 12, 2019 in Columbia, Missouri. Memorial services honoring Evelyn’s life will be held Friday, June 21, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Carr-Yager Funeral Home in Fayette. Visitation will be one hour prior to the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions…

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James (Doc) Wilhoit 1928-2019

James (Doc) Wilhoit 1928-2019 Fayette resident, Doc Wilhoit, 90, passed away June 14, 2019 at Ashley Manor in Boonvile, MO.  James C. “Doc” Wilhoit, Jr. was born September 2, 1928, in Howard County, MO, a son to the late James C. and Annie (Wills) Wilhoit, Sr. He graduated from Fayette High School, the class of…

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Carl Edward Chick 1959-2019

Carl Edward Chick 1959-2019 Carl Edward Chick, 60, Wooldridge passed away Wednesday June 5, 2019 at University Hospital in Columbia surrounded by his family.   Carl Edward Chick was born March 2, 1959, in Columbia, MO, the son of Chester Chick and Amy Kathleen Zigler Chick. He married Janet Dority on September 15, 1978 in…

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Mary Elizabeth Brandes 1928-2019

Mary Elizabeth Brandes 1928-2019 Mary Elizabeth Brandes, 90, passed away Friday June 7, 2019 at Katy Manor Care Center in Pilot Grove. Mary Elizabeth Brandes was born June 11, 1928 in Cooper County, Missouri, the daughter of Joseph Crawford and Tennie Crain. She graduated from Laura Speed Elliott High School in May 1946. Mary married…

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Charles Acton 1938-2019

Charles Acton 1938-2019 Charles Acton, 80, pased away on May 11, 2019 in Melbourne Florida, after a lengthy battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was born in McBaine, Mo., on Nov. 21, 1938. He entered the United States Air Force in 1956, were he served 46 years.  He is survived by his wife of 58 years,…

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Robert Morris 1942-2019

Robert Morris 1942-2019 Fayette resident, Robert Morris, 77, passed away at his home June 6, 2019, after a four-year battle with cancer. Robert M. Morris was born May 27, 1942 in Boonville, MO, a son to the late Harold and Sophie (Hartmann) Morris.  Robert married Linda Purdy, and under this union they had two children,…

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Van Gentry Harris Sr. 1925-2019

Van Gentry Harris Sr. 1925-201 Van Gentry Harris Sr., 93, of New Franklin passed away Tuesday June 4, 2019 at the Truman VA Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Van Gentry Harris Sr. was born September 19, 1925 in Lamine Missouri, the son of Elwood Harris and Hallie Mable Willis. Van had a son by the late…

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Mike Fuemmeler 1974-2019

Mike Fuemmeler 1974-201 Mike Fuemmeler, 45, of Glasgow passed away June 8, 2019, as a result of a motorcycle accident.  He was born May 14,1974.   Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow. Funeral Services will be at 12 p.m., Saturday, June 15,…

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Donald M. Floyd 1945-2019

Donald M. Floyd 1945-2019 Donald M. Floyd, 74, of Columbia passed away on June 6, 2019 at home surrounded by family. Don was born on April 4, 1945, in Humansville to Ralph and Mildred Morrison Floyd.  On May 22, 1965, he married Kay Walker in New Franklin.  Don was a 1963 graduate of New Franklin…

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Charles Acton 1938-2019

Charles Acton 1938-2019 Charles Acton, 80, pased away on May 11, 2019 in Melbourne Florida, after a lengthy battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was born in McBaine, Mo., on Nov. 21, 1938. He entered the United States Air Force in 1956, were he served 46 years.  He is survived by his wife of 58 years,…

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