Area Obituaries

Patricia Ann Mott 1939-2017

Patricia Ann Mott 1939-2017 Patricia Ann Mott, age 78, of Columbia, formerly of Armstrong, passed away at her home on Nov. 9, 2017. Patricia was born Feb. 17, 1939, in Columbia, a daughter of Jim Carl and Vera Geneva Bennett Smith. She married John R. Mott on Aug. 20, 1967, at the Armstrong Baptist Church.…

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Holly Masonholder 1972-2017

Holly Masonholder 1972-2017 Fayette resident, Holly Masonholder passed away suddenly at her home on Nov. 4, 2017. She was 44 years of age. Holly Lynette Masonholder was born on Nov. 28, 1972, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Ross Merle and Kathy (Buckman) Masonholder. Holly earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts and graduated…

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Ed Downes 1930-2017

Ed Downes 1930-2017 Edward Thomas Downes, 87 of Columbia, passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, under the comforting care of the Harry S Truman VA Hospital. Visitation was held on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home with memorial service following at 3…

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Jill Thompson 1962-2017

Jill Thompson 1962-2017 Jill Thompson, 55, of Springfield, MO, formerly of New Franklin, passed away October 30, 2017 at her home. Jill was born in Boonville on January 20, 1962 to Ewell Elton and Lois Elaine Kennedy Thompson. She was a Pediatric Registered Nurse at Lakeland Hospital in Springfield. Survivors include a brother, Vaughn Alexander…

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Farrell Lavene Hanson 1931-2017

Farrell Lavene Hanson 1931-2017 Farrel Lavene Hanson, 86, Lake St. Louis, MO (formerly of Fayette, MO) passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at her son Michael’s home. Lavene was born May 8, 1931, in rural Mercer County, Mo., the daughter of Elbert Ray and Dortha (Carrico) Craig. On Dec. 24, 1950, she married Chester Eli…

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Daniel (Wayne) Moser 1947-2017

Daniel (Wayne) Moser 1947-2017 Daniel “Wayne” Moser, 70, of Higbee, passed away Oct. 15, 2017 at his home. Wayne was born Aug. 24, 1947, in Boonesboro, Mo., to Albert Ditman Moser and Hazel Lorene Hayes Moser.  He enjoyed living in the country where he could be close to wild life.  Wayne like to hunt and…

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Jim Holtwick 1954-2017

Jim Holtwick 1954-2017 Glasgow resident, Jim Holtwick passed away at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, MO on Oct. 20, 2017.  He was 63 years of age. James Frederick Holtwick, Jr. was born March 4, 1954, in Fairfield, Calif., the son of James and Jane (Youree) Holtwick.  He graduated from Glasgow High School in 1972. …

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Shirley Palmer 1936-2017

Shirley Palmer 1936-2017 Fayette resident Shirley Palmer passed away at The Lodge in Fayette Oct. 19, 2017.  She was 80 years of age. Shirley D. Palmer was born Dec. 20, 1936, in New Franklin, MO, the daughter of James and Rachel (Calvert) Rouse.  Shirley married Donald Lee Palmer July 27, 1956, in Boonville, MO, and…

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John R. Broadus 1924-2017

John R. Broadus 1924-2017 John R. Broadus, 93,of Los Angeles, CA., Formerly of Fayette, Mo, passed into eternity on Friday, October 20, 2017 at Encino Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 30, 2017 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Fayette at 12:00 PM. Visitation will be from 11 AM to…

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David Eugene Sutton 1915-2017

David Eugene Sutton 1915-2017 David Eugene Sutton aged 95 passed peacefully in St. Louis 10/14/2017.  Born 1922 to Cyral & Mabel of Brighton, Michigan. Buried at Jefferson Barracks military Cemetery with honors as WWII Navy veteran (10/23/2017) where he rests with Adeline DeWitt. Previously preceded by first wife: Anna Lou (nee Snider) being a cousin…

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