Jerry Ray “Bates” Baker 1938-2015 Jerry Ray “Bates” Baker, 76, Union Star, Missouri passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 at his home. He was born August 4, 1938 in Union Star, Missouri. Jerry married Alice Marshall on June 23, 2007. He was a graduate of Union Star High School Class of 1956 and worked in construction and as a professional brick mason. Jerry enjoyed fishing, hunting and attending all of his grandchildren’s activities. He also liked to raise calves.… Read complete obituary here
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Marjorie J. (Chancey) Gilmore 1927-2015 Marjorie J. (Chancey) Gilmore, 87, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, April 24, 2015 at her home. She was born August 19, 1927 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Marjorie married Wesley Chancey in 1942. He preceded her in death in 1983, to this marriage five children were born. She then married Clayton Gilmore June 3, 1995. He preceded her in death on February 14, 2009. She worked as a beautician for ten years and then… Read complete obituary here
Dennis D. Shade 1961-2015 Dennis D. Shade, 54, Dearborn, Missouri passed away Monday, April 20, 2015 at his home. He was born January 22, 1961. He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife. Survivors include daughter, Lenora Long; granddaughters, Cheyenne Hoyt (Florencio) and Manuela Villegas (Jose); and four great-grandchildren. Farewell Services under the direction of Meirehoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.
Dorothy Irene Sloan 1913-2015 Dorothy Irene Sloan, 101, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015 at a local healthcare facility. She was born June 2, 1913 in Gower, Missouri. Dorothy married Charles D. “Don” Sloan in 1942. He preceded her in death in 1981. She was a prim and proper lady. Dorothy attended Rushville Christian Church. She enjoyed shopping and loved dogs, especially her bulldog, Rocky. Mrs. Sloan was also preceded in death by her parents,… Read complete obituary here
Bonnie L. Parks 1955-2015 Bonnie L. Parks, 59, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, April 18, 2015 at her home. She was born December 12, 1955 to Leonard and Rowena (Russell) Parks in Nampa, Idaho. She worked as a nannie on the East Coast before moving to St. Joseph fifteen years ago. Bonnie made beautiful cross stitches and enjoyed sewing and reading. She also loved flowers and birds. Miss Parks attended the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day… Read complete obituary here
Eva Mae Johnson Burke 1916-2015 Eva Mae Johnson Burke, 98, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015 at a local healthcare facility. She was born September 28, 1916 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eva Mae graduated from Benton High School in 1935. She was a homemaker and had previously worked at Quaker Oats. She was a member of Brookdale Presbyterian Church where she sang in the choir, attended Circle Meetings and participated in Bible Study classes. Eva Mae… Read complete obituary here
Charlotte S. Graves 1943-2015 Charlotte S. Graves, 71, Faucett, Missouri passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at her residence. She was born November 27, 1943 to Frank and Iva Miller in Spokane, Washington. Charlotte married Wayne L. Graves on August 24, 1963. She belonged to Community of Christ Church and the Cactus Society of Kansas City. Charlotte retired from Silgan Containers after 29 years in 2006. Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Cecil and Kenny Miller… Read complete obituary here
Jennifer Lynn Kudlo 1978-2015 Jennifer Lynn Kudlo, 36, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 at her home. She was born May 15, 1978 in Lorain, Ohio. Farewell Services under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.
Debbie (Smith) Perkins 1952-2015 Debbie (Smith) Perkins, 62, Grandview, Missouri passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born May 25, 1952 in St. Joseph, Missouri. She was a creative poetry writer and loved to send personalized cards. Debbie was preceded in death by her father, Everett Smith; sister, Victoria Smith; and mother-in-law, Ruby Jones. Survivors include mother, Dixie Gordon, St. Joseph, Missouri; daughters, Angela Jean Perkins, Stephanie Perkins and Sarah… Read complete obituary here
Helen Beery Underwood 1923-2015 Helen Beery Underwood, 91, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 at Diversicare, her home for over eight years. She was born April 21, 1923 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Helen married Gene Underwood on October 4, 1946. She attended Grace Evangelical Church. Helen loved to travel and drink hot tea with many friends. She served the St. Joseph School District for over 20 years as secretary to the Board and Superintendent. She was… Read complete obituary here