William H. Corken

April 27, 2014

  William H. Corken, the son of Hubert Stanley and Orpha Joyce (Farris) Corken was born September 10, 1931, in Maryville, Missouri. Bill graduated from Burlington Junction High School in 1949. Bill then attended Northwest Missouri State Unive

James Russell Muntz

April 18, 2014

James Russell (J.R.) Muntz, the son of Richard Lee “Dick,” Sr. and Arline Madeline (Walters) Muntz, was born February 12, 1942, in Maryville, Missouri. He attended West Bend country school and Rock Port Schools, Rock Port, Missouri, graduating in

Verna Belle Joesting

April 15, 2014

Verna B. Joesting 1916 -2014 Tarkio, Missouri   Verna Belle Joesting, the daughter of Claude Henry and Bertha Belle (Moore) Gubser, was born January 12, 1916, in northern Atchison County, Missouri. She attended Sunny Slope country school

Eva Marie O'Dell

April 12, 2014

Eva Marie O'Dell 1945-2014 Rock Port, Missouri   Eva Marie O’Dell, the daughter of Carl Edwin and Alice Mae Snively Anderson, was born June 11, 1945, in Braddyville, Iowa. Eva was the youngest of five children that was raised on the fa

Dennis Allen Wray

March 29, 2014

Dennis Allen Wray 1958-2014 Tarkio, Missouri   Dennis Allen Wray, the son of Henry Herman and Goldie Marie (McNeese) Wray was born September 22, 1958, in Clarinda, Iowa. He attended school in Hopkins, Missouri.   Dennis was se

Merriel Roy Henson

March 10, 2014

Merriel R. Henson 1929-2014 Houston, Missouri   Merriel Roy Henson, the son of Lloyd Ray and Nellie Mae (Dunlap) Henson, was born January 18, 1929, in Tarkio, Missouri. He attended schools in the Tarkio area.   Merriel worked

Beulah L. Welch

March 10, 2014

Beulah L. Welch 1919-2014 Rock Port, Missouri   Beulah L. Welch, the daughter of Henry O. and Effie M. (Muffley) Hudson, was born October 4, 1919, in Watson, Missouri. She attended Watson rural schools and Watson High School.  

Ronald S. McMahon

February 26, 2014

Ronald S. McMahon 1955-2014 Rock Port, Missouri   Ronald S. (Ronnie) McMahon, the son of Gerald Stephen and Lois Lorraine (Anderson) McMahon, was born January 14, 1955, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He attended Moreland and Otho, Iowa, schools. R

Elizabeth A. Lee

February 23, 2014

Elizabeth A. Lee 1909 – 2014 Tarkio, Missouri   Elizabeth A. “Bettie” Lee, the daughter of Adolph and Lettie (Wackenhut) Eisen, was born April 19, 1909, in Detroit, Michigan. She attended Detroit Schools, graduating in 1927. She th

Joseph Byron Turner

February 18, 2014

Joseph B. Turner 1919-2014 Tarkio, Missouri   Joseph Byron (J.B.) Turner, the son of Harry Otis and Edna A. (Stoner) Turner, was born July 28, 1919, in Sheridan, Missouri. He attended school in Sheridan.   On August 10, 1938,


Kenneth E. Walkup

February 14, 2014

Kenneth E. Walkup was born in Tarkio, MO to Virgil and Ruth (Currie) Walkup on September 6, 1936. He completed his primary and secondary education in Tarkio MO and attended the Tarkio College for one year. Following a summer experience with the Air F

Robert W. Bennett

February 12, 2014

Robert W. Bennett 1921-2014 Fairfax, Missouri   Robert W. Bennett, 92, Fairfax, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2014, at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax. The body has been cremated.   Survivors: wife, Marjorie; one da

Henry Don Gibbons

February 8, 2014

Henry D. Gibbons 1930 – 2014 Tarkio, Missouri   Henry Don Gibbons, the son of William Harvey and Bessie Mae (Butts) Gibbons, was born March 6, 1930 near Greenville, Missouri. He attended school in Greenville. His family moved frequentl

Robert Allen Meier

February 3, 2014

Robert Allen Meier, the son of Harry Henry and Lena Ellen (Nelson) Meier was born January 28, 1937 in Shenandoah, Iowa. He attended the Clover Hill Country School in rural Westboro, Missouri, until the ninth grade, and graduated from Tarkio High Scho

Wilma Mae Johnson

January 31, 2014

Wilma Mae (Troupe) Johnson, the daughter of Earl Eugene and Flora Marie (Gerdes) Troupe was born in Plattsmouth, Nebraska on November 26, 1931. She attended the Westboro, Missouri Schools in her youth, graduating from Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Miss

Thomas Martin Wharton

January 31, 2014

Thomas Martin (T.M.) Wharton, the son of Martin Elwood and Catherine Joan (Rash) Wharton was born January 4, 1965, in Hampton Roads, Virginia. T.M. attended Rock Port High School, graduating in 1983 and Northwest Missouri State University, in Maryvil

Dale N. Dienstbier

January 12, 2014

Dale N. Dienstbier 1940-2014 Rock Port, Missouri   Dale Nathan Dienstbier, 73, Rock Port, formerly of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2014, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Rock Port.   Survivors: brother,


John H. Fischer

January 10, 2014

John H. Fischer 1934-2014 Gladstone, Missouri   John H. Fischer, the son of Charles Frederick Fischer and Lucy Ileene (Andermann) Fischer was born January 11, 1934, in Rock Port, Missouri. John graduated from Rock Port High School in 195

Phyllis L. Herron

January 3, 2014

Phyllis L. Herron 1932-2014 Rock Port, Missouri   Phyllis L. Herron, the daughter of Emmett C. and Reka Marie (Fehrman) Block, was born November 20, 1932, in Langdon, Missouri. She attended New Excelsior country school in Langdon, gradua

Roy Lee Driskell

January 1, 2014

Roy L. Driskell 1954-2014 Savannah, Missouri   Roy Lee Driskell, the son of Willie Ace and Dorothy Emaline (Thompson) Driskell, was born October 21, 1954, in West Plains, Missouri. He attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri. &nb

Logan L. Driskell

December 26, 2013

Logan L. Driskell Tarkio, Missouri   Logan Leslie Edward Driskell, infant son of Jeremy and JoAnna (Slemp) Driskell was stillborn on Thursday, December 26, 2013, at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, Missouri.   Logan was pre

Kathryn M. Wheatley

December 25, 2013

Kathryn M. Wheatley 1919 – 2013 Tarkio, Missouri   Kathryn M. (Tunks) Wheatley, the daughter of Louis and Anna Burke Tunks, was born June 18, 1919, in King City, Missouri. She attended country schools before graduating from Maysville H


Jerry L. Driskell

December 24, 2013

Jerry L. Driskell 1951 – 2013 Tarkio, Missouri   Jerry Lee Driskell, the son of Virgil and Lorene (Shipley) Driskell, was born July 30, 1951, in Fairfax, Missouri. He attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri, graduating in 1970. J

Judith Ann Hardy

December 24, 2013

Judith A. Hardy 1943-2013 Tarkio, Missouri   Judith Ann (Judy) Hardy, the daughter of Frank Foster and Mary Rose (Shaull) Lossman, was born February 23, 1943, in Tiffin, Ohio. The family moved to the Tarkio area when she was three years

Viola Marie (Kephart) Davis

December 24, 2013

Viola M. Davis 1937-2013 Rock Port, Missouri   Viola Marie Davis, the daughter of Cecil and Sarah (Shepperson) Kephart, was born August 24, 1937, in Langdon, Missouri. She attended school in Fort Calhoun, Nebraska, graduating in 1956.

Luretta Ruth Turnbull

December 13, 2013

Luretta Ruth Turnbull, the daughter of Clay Miller and Lu Retta (Gore) Kemerling, was born August 8, 1918, in Tarkio, Missouri. She attended Tarkio High School, graduating in 1936. She attended Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missou

Gary M. Greene

December 12, 2013

Gary M. Greene, the son of Clarence Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Tharp) Greene, was born July 3, 1954, in Centerville, Iowa. Gary graduated from Moravia High School, Moravia, Iowa.   Following graduation, Gary was employed by the railroad and

Charles E. Estes

December 3, 2013

Charles Estes 1951-2013 Westboro, Missouri   Charles E. Estes, the son of Carl Everett and Ellen (Smith) Estes, was born June 6, 1951, in Bethel, Missouri. He attended Westboro High School, Westboro, Missouri, and Tarkio High School, Tar


Harry Eugene (Gene) Meek

November 29, 2013

H. Eugene Meek 1934-2013 St. Joseph, Missouri   Harry Eugene (Gene) Meek, the son of Albert Harry and Marie (Cook) Meek was born January 21, 1934, in Tarkio, Missouri. He graduated from Tarkio High School in 1952, and attended two years

Gladys Belle Harmon

November 26, 2013

Gladys Belle Harmon, the daughter of Orville Franklin and Theresa (Smith) Chastain, was born October 10, 1924, in Rock Port, Missouri and attended the Red Star country school north of Rock Port.   On November 22, 1943, Gladys was united in