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Family Obituaries

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

John T. Barnes of Wichita, Kan. died Monday, Aug. 25. He was 91 years old.

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

Dayne William Hathman of Fulton died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. He was 6.

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

Shirley Jean Johnson of Columbia died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. She was 75.

William Carter, Dec. 11, 1957 — Aug. 27, 2014, of Marceline

William "Bill" Carter  of Marceline died Wednesday, Aug. 27. He was 56.

Richard 'Bobcat' Pauley, Feb. 9, 1941— Aug. 29, 2014, of Columbia

Mr. Pauley was retired from carpentry work at Harmon Construction. He enjoyed farming, dancing and playing cards.

Michael James Tufts, May 31, 1989 — Aug. 23, 2014

Michael James Tufts, a New Bloomfield reserve police officer, died at 25 after more than a year in a coma.

Gwendolyn Joyce Alexander, Jan. 28, 1943 — Aug. 19, 2014, formerly of Columbia

Gwendolyn "Joy" Joyce Alexander died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. She was 71.

Marcella G. Esterly, Dec. 3, 1916 — Aug. 21, 2014, of Columbia

Esther 'Ann' Annalee Ayers, Nov. 25, 1920 - Aug. 18, 2014, of Williams, Ariz.

She worked at the Mennonite Hospital in Bloomington, Ill., before working at the University of Missouri Medical Center, Christian College and Ellis Fischel Cancer Hospital. She was a member of Northwood Baptist Church in Columbia.

Steven R. Nagel, Oct. 27, 1946 - Aug. 21, 2014, of Columbia

He studied aeronautical engineering at the University of Illinois and served in the U.S. Air Force before working for NASA.

Rebecca East, June 13, 1959 — Aug. 24, 2014, of Columbia

Rebecca East of Columbia died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. She was 55 years old.

Elvy Anna Hartley, 1925 — Aug. 23, 2014, of Columbia

Elvy Anna Hartley of Columbia died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. She was 88.

Martha Sue Singleton, March 21, 1938 — Aug. 22, 2014, of Columbia

Martha Sue Singleton loved playing cards, antiquing and tinkering around the house. Most of all, she was a loving and caring woman. She died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. She was 76.

June Wahllel Kingery, July 9, 1932 — Aug. 22, 2014, of Columbia

June Wahllel Kingery loved her dogs and horses and loved to go to the mountains. She died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. She was 82.

Patricia "Dale" Oberer, May 16, 1937 - Aug. 17, 2014, of Columbia

Patricia Dale Oberer, 77, of Columbia, passed away August 17, 2014.

Erin Johnson, June 3, 1992 - Aug. 15, 2014

Erin "Jellyroll" Johnson enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Vivian Creech Purdy, March 30, 1920 - Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Vivian Creech Purdy, 94, of Columbia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

Ernest Thomas Smerdon, Jan. 1, 1930 — Aug. 11, 2014

Ernest Thomas Smerdon was born Jan. 19, 1930. He died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. He was 84.

Norma "Jean" Baldwin, June 29, 1926 — Aug. 6, 2014.

Mrs. Baldwin was a lifelong teacher, beginning her career in a one room school and later becoming an elementary art teacher.

Robert R. Hosokawa, Sept. 15, 1918 — July 26, 2014, of Dallas

Robert R. Hosokawa, formerly of Columbia and more recently of Dallas, died Saturday, July 26. He was 95.

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