Obituaries

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James Shawn Graham

For I am in Heaven – no doubt about it.   EACH AND EVERY DAY MY SOUL IS HAPPY AND FREE!!!   James Shawn Graham 1969-2014   James Shawn Graham lived 43 years, 6 months and 4 days on this Earth (December 13, 1969-June 17, 2013). A lifelong epileptic, he spent his time expanding his personal horizons, testing the limits of his chronic illness, society’s perceptions of that illness and growing in stature. Born in Baytown, Texas he and his… Read complete obituary here

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Nader Ghaidi

Nader Ghaidi 1956-2014   Nader Ghaidi, 57, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born September 23, 1956 to Abdollah and Fatemeh Ghaidi in Tehran, Iran. He married Shahin Jahangard on August 15, 2000 in Iran. She survives of the home. Nader worked for Aramark for fifteen years as a Chef Manager. He was a long time wrestling coach and made the Olympic wrestling team in Iran. Nader was a second degree… Read complete obituary here

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Willie Orlean Colson Conrad

Willie Orlean Colson Conrad 1914-2014   Willie Orlean Colson Conrad, known to most as Doll, born April 28, 1914, in Ringling, OK, died June 8, 2014, in St. Joseph, MO. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Raymond C. Conrad, of Springfield, Missouri. Doll was a lifetime member of the Springfield Museum of Art, served on the board of the Southwest Missouri Museum Association, and served a term as president of the Green County Medical Auxiliary. Doll was… Read complete obituary here

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Mary Rosalie Wells

Mary Rosalie Wells 1940-2014   Mary Rosalie “Rose” Wells, 74, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away peacefully Friday, June 6, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her family and caregivers. She was born January 22, 1940 to Fred and Thelma (Womack) Kerwin in Ravenwood, Missouri. Rose married Jerry Wells on January 9, 1959. He preceded her in death in 1994. She was a homemaker until starting to work for the Saint Joseph News Press in the Circulation Department from 1983 until… Read complete obituary here

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Lloyd Carrel Moore

Lloyd Carrel Moore 1918-2014   Lloyd Carrel Moore, 95, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at Carriage Square Health Care Center in St. Joseph. Mr. Moore was born November 18, 1918 in Dekalb, County, Missouri to Bert and Lenna (Carrel) Moore. He was a 1935 graduate of Union Star, Missouri High School. He was a long time member of Brookdale Presbyterian Church in St. Joseph. Mr. Moore owned the Western Auto Associate Store in Maysville, Missouri from… Read complete obituary here

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Lori Beth Standlee

Lori Beth Standlee 1960-2014   Lori Beth Standlee, 56, Savannah, Missouri died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. She was born March 27, 1960 in Merced, California to Guy Keller and Bobbie (Place) Newhard. Lori married Key Standlee in 2007, who preceded her in death June 19, 2013. She was a registered nurse in California and Arizona. Lori enjoyed volunteering with the VFW Post 6760 Auxillary. She was preceded in death by her father, Guy Keller; sister,… Read complete obituary here

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Michael Dean Engeman

Michael Dean Engeman 1953-2014   Michael Dean Engeman, 60, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, June 6, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. He was born December 30, 1953 to Monte and Donna (Watson) Engeman in St. Joseph, Missouri. He graduated from Central High School and worked as a heavy equipment operator. He was also a member of Operating Engineers Local #101. Michael was preceded in death by his step-father, Harold Frasher. Survivors: mother; sisters, Dee Schubert (John), and Traci Frasher,… Read complete obituary here

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Florence Stewart “Billie” Vories

Florence Stewart “Billie” Vories 1926-2014   Florence Stewart “Billie” Vories, 88, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at her home. She was born on May 11, 1926 to Edwin Holmes “Jack” and Eva Lindley Stewart in St. Joseph, Missouri, where she has been a resident all her life. She graduated from Central High School, attended Ward-Belmont College in Nashville, Tennessee, Northwestern College in Evanston, Illinois and graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri with a B.A.… Read complete obituary here

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Ronald “Ron” Talbot, Jr.

Ronald “Ron” Talbot, Jr. 1956-2014   Ronald “Ron” Talbot, Jr., 57, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, May 26, 2014 at his home. He was born September 15, 1956 to Ronald and Charlotte (Young) Talbot, Sr. in Herkimer, New York. Ron married Jodi Nelson in 1998. She preceded him in death in 2010. Ron worked as a fork-lift driver at Gallo Produce. He was preceded in death by his wife; and parents. Survivors: daughter, Cheyenne Rowles (Christopher); grandchildren, Jasmine and Dayton… Read complete obituary here

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Evelyn Jean “Jeannie” Hawkins

  Evelyn Jean “Jeannie” Hawkins 1942-2014   Evelyn Jean “Jeannie” Hawkins, 71, Maysville, Missouri died Monday, June 2, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born June 3, 1942 to George and Thelma (Bishop) Stockdale in Genelen, Arkansas. Jean married Cecil Hawkins on May 16, 1969. He preceded her in death on March 1, 2013. She worked for the State Hospital in the laundry department and was a member of Word of Life Church. Mrs. Hawkins was also preceded… Read complete obituary here

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