Betty J. Carnes
Betty J, Carnes, 84, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at her home.
She was born February 17, 1931 in South Sioux City, Nebraska.
She was a graduate of Lafayette High School Class of 1948.
Betty married Merle Carnes on November 11, 1950.
She was a member of Francis Street First United Methodist Church. The most important things to her were family and providing a home to them.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leroy and Alice (Ash)… Read complete obituary here
Our on-line condolences feature allows you to share feelings and special thoughts about the deceased with the family and to let the family know you are with them in thought.
Below is a listing of the current services that have been entrusted of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. To leave a condolence, please click the name of the person of your choice.
For obituaries before February 24, 2011, click here
Betty J. Carnes
John D. Dishon
John D. Dishon was born December 21, 1933 to Pearl Mae Lichliter and Byron Dishon in Troy, Kansas.
He moved to St. Joseph as a child and served in the Navy 1956–1957. John married Margot Brown in 1958. She preceded him in death in 2003. He moved to Kansas City 2004 and married Gaynel Sue Wayman on June 21, 2007.
He worked for the Highway Department in the 50’s as a surveyor, and for General Tire for several years… Read complete obituary here
Brenda J. “BJ” Blackmon
Brenda J. “BJ” Blackmon, 59, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Mosaic Life Care.
She was born March 13, 1956 in Maryville, Missouri.
She owned and operated Robidoux Realty. BJ was a member of the Ethics Realty Committee and the Chamber of Commerce. She enjoyed fishing and spending time with her family at Lake of the Ozarks. BJ also loved
antiquing, cooking and gardening.
Brenda was preceded in death by her parents, Carmie and Helen (Balkovsky) Bailey.
Survivors… Read complete obituary here
Rosemary (Baublits) DeVore
Rosemary (Baublits) DeVore, 96, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at a local healthcare facility.
She was born September 7, 1919 in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Rosemary was a Benton High School graduate, class of 1936. Afterward she attended and graduated from Platte Gard Business College.
She married Harvey M. DeVore and he preceded her in death in 1989.
Mrs. DeVore worked for 39 years at Swift & Company as the secretary for the plant manager, retiring in 1976.
She was… Read complete obituary here
Lewis B. Pierson
Lewis B. Pierson, 96, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 at a local retirement facility.
He was born August 22, 1919 in Vinita, Oklahoma.
Lewis married his first wife, Iris Stout on November 19, 1945. She preceded him in death on March 18, 1985. He married Dorothy Hawkins-Bohr on July 25, 1989. She preceded him in death in June, 2011.
He was a member of Hyde Valley United Methodist Church and attended Green Valley Baptist Church, Charity Lodge… Read complete obituary here
Cyler Weston Matthews
Cyler Weston Matthews, born on September 18, 2015 in St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, October 2, 2015.
In the short time he was with us he was loved by so many.
He was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandmothers, Mary Brown and Margaret Hinckley; and paternal great-grandmother, Frankie Bish.
Survivors include parents, Devin and Nicole (Hinckley) Matthews; brother, Brayden Hinckley; sister, McKynlee Matthews; paternal grandparents, Everett Matthews (Kelley), maternal grandparents, Rogene Johnston (Steve) and David Hinckley (Candy); paternal great-grandmother,… Read complete obituary here
Kathleen Allen, 91, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, October 2, 2015 at a local healthcare facility.
She was born October 12, 1923 in a farmhouse in Austin Township of Cass County, Missouri.
Kathleen married G.M. Allen on December 7, 1947. He preceded her in death on January 13, 1999.
Although her major role has been that of homemaker, wife and mother, Kathleen has also distinguished herself by the outstanding service and leadership she has provided as Worthy Matron of the Order… Read complete obituary here
James B. “Brad” Cornelius
James B. “Brad” Cornelius, 94, Easton, Missouri passed away Friday, October 2, 2015 at his home.
He was born January 30, 1921 in Easton, Missouri where he has been a lifelong resident.
He attended elementary school Class of 1934 in a one room school house for grades 1-8 and had the same teacher for the eight years. He then graduated from Central High School Class of 1938. Brad attended St. Joseph Junior College Class of 1940 for two years… Read complete obituary here
Warren H. Cooper
Warren H. Cooper, 87, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at his residence.
He was born December 19, 1927 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He married Betty Schultz in September, 1952. She preceded him in death July 31, 1989.
Mr. Cooper retired after 40 years of service with the United States Postal Service.
He was a member of Ashland United Methodist Church and enjoyed singing with the St. Joseph Community Chorus.
Warren enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He… Read complete obituary here