There will be a visitation from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Memorial Funeral Home, with the memorial service at 10a.m., on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at Campus Lutheran Church.
Morris "Shorty" Purvis died September 18 at his home in New Franklin. The 90-year-old was a World War II veteran and worked as a mechanic.
Ruth Kersch, formerly of Columbia, volunteered at the Red Cross and University of Missouri Medical Center. She was a past member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Columbia.
Mr. Colley played the fiddle by ear; cooked biscuits and gravy every Saturday morning; and could make just about any tool or item you needed from a store.
Ralph Leiby of Harrisburg died Saturday, Sept. 13. He was 85.
Todd was proud of his Cherokee Heritage and enjoyed Gourd Dancing at pow wows. He was a member of the Cherokee Tribe of Tahlequah, OK.
Mrs. Wallace died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. She was 78.
Mrs. Bryant died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. She was 94.
Richard Joseph Parker Snellen of Columbia died Thursday, Sept. 11. He was 62 years old.
Ms. Lane died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. She was 87.
She was a bus driver for Columbia Public Schools for 15+ years.
She was employed at the University Hospital for over 30 years in the Bacteriology Department and retired in 1998.
Frances Joy Semon loved to cook, garden and drive her tractor.
Frances Joy Semon of Columbia died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. She was 84.
Gerarda M. Hill of Columbia died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. She was 72.
Walter W. Williamson of Columbia died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. He was 91.
Cora Jones, 97, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. The former Ellis Fischel Cancer Center employee loved to crochet.
John T. Barnes of Wichita, Kan. died Monday, Aug. 25. He was 91 years old.
Dayne William Hathman of Fulton died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. He was 6.
Shirley Jean Johnson of Columbia died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. She was 75.