October 9, 2013
Almeta Crayton becomes emotional as she recounts in July her prayers for help.
Almeta Crayton talks to participants in her Everyone Eats! program in 2012 before they picked up their food baskets at St. Luke's United Methodist Church.
Almeta Crayton, shown here at a forum with the First Ward candidates in 2008, had three challengers for her City Council seat after running unopposed during two previous elections.
A woman wipes a smudge of flour from Almeta Crayton's face in November 2012 while she rests in the kitchen of Stephens College's Stamper Commons.
From left, Dr. Johnette Morrison, Almeta Crayton and Dr. K.C. Morrison engage in an animated conversation during a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Gala Celebration in 2009. Later that evening, Crayton was honored with an award from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee of the University of Missouri for her dedication to the community.
Former Columbia City Council member Almeta Crayton watches election coverage with Columbia resident Wynna Faye Elbert at a Democratic event at The Blue Note in November 2010.
Almeta Crayton sits on her porch in October 2011, waiting for people to sign up for her annual Everyone Eats! food drive. The food drive includes putting baskets of food together for families, a free community meal on Thanksgiving Day and a service that brings fully cooked meals to those who cannot cook for themselves or are not capable of leaving their home to attend the free meal. Crayton said, "There is no reason for a person living in America to be hungry."
Miguel Ayllon is a native of Lima, Peru, who came to the United States in 1999. He now serves as the International Outreach Coordinator at the College of Engineering and president of MU Voz Latina.
Tatha Todd is a Boone County National Bank employee and served as the co-chair for BCNB's 2013 Relay for Life team.
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Vanderbilt quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels is congratulated by tight end Steven Scheu, right, and wide receiver Jordan Matthews, left, after Carta-Samuels scored a touchdown on an 8-yard run against Austin Peay in the second quarter on Sept. 7, in Nashville, Tenn.
Jackie Jones, vice chancellor of MU Administrative Services, will retire Dec. 31 after working at MU for 34 years, spokesman Christian Basicq said.
Tom Clancy, the bestselling author of "The Hunt for Red October" and other successful technological thrillers, has died in Baltimore. He was 66.
Charles Nauert, July 26, 1928 — Sept. 29, 2013
Kathleen Livingston, Jan. 29, 1924 — Oct. 1, 2013, of Columbia
Ruby Maxwell of Columbia died Sept. 30, 2013.
Ella C. Lambert of Columbia, May 7, 1914 — Sept. 29, 2013