From Readers

Welcome to the section of the Missourian dedicated to your voices and your stories. Community contributions make our coverage more complete, and we hope you'll consider sharing — in text, picture or video form. We also publish obituaries just as families write them, as submitted by funeral homes.

The Missourian has a long history of and commitment to sharing community voices. Not sure what you have to share? Take a look at these examples of past submissions for inspiration. Or get in touch with Joy Mayer, the section's editor, to talk about some ideas.

Want to contribute?

Submissions@ColumbiaMissourian.com

Or send mail to:

Columbia Missourian, Attn: Submissions
221 S. Eighth Street, Columbia MO 65211

Guidelines for submission

Questions: Joy Mayer, the Missourian’s director of community outreach


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My family obituaries

Missourian reporters try to write life stories for every person in our community who dies. We also, however, publish all obituaries we receive, just as we receive them. You’ll find those here.

John T. Barnes, September 14, 1922 — August 25, 2014, formerly of Columbia

Dayne William Hathman, Aug. 14, 2008 — Aug. 28, 2014, of Fulton

Shirley Jean Johnson, Nov. 1, 1938 — Aug. 28, 2014, of Columbia

See all family obituaries

Latest Comments

The easiest way to make your voice heard on the Missourian’s website is by leaving a comment (observation, question, opinion) on a story. Here are the most recent comments from readers.

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