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Family Obituaries

Maynard E. Anderson, May 5, 1930 — September 19, 2014 of Hallsville

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, Aug. 16, 1924 — Sept. 18, 2014, of New Franklin

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, July 29, 1918 - Sept. 14, 2014, of New Ulm, Minn.

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.

Marshall Eldon Colley, Dec. 31, 1921 - Sept. 13, 2014, of Harrisburg

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, Oct. 14, 1928 — Sept. 13, 2014, of Harrisburg

Ralph Leiby of Harrisburg died Saturday, Sept. 13. He was 85.

Todd Mason, June 2, 1963 — Sept. 8, 2014, of Blue Springs

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.

Patricia Wallace, Feb. 5, 1936 — Sept. 14, 2014, of Columbia

Mrs. Wallace died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. She was 78.

Gertrude Hester Bryant, Dec. 12, 1919 — Sept. 12, 2014, of Columbia

Mrs. Bryant died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. She was 94.

Richard "Jay" Snellen, June 24, 1952 — Sept. 11, 2014, of Columbia

Richard Joseph Parker Snellen of Columbia died Thursday, Sept. 11. He was 62 years old.

Mary Lane, Sept. 18, 1926 — Sept. 10, 2014, of Columbia

Ms. Lane died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. She was 87.

Christina Jo "Chip" Redden, Aug. 15, 1960 — Aug. 19, 2014, Columbia

She was a bus driver for Columbia Public Schools for 15+ years.

Wanda Marie Ocrey of Columbia dies at 83

She was employed at the University Hospital for over 30 years in the Bacteriology Department and retired in 1998.

Frances Joy Semon, life-long farmer, dies at 84

Frances Joy Semon loved to cook, garden and drive her tractor.

Frances Joy Semon, Jan. 23, 1930 — Aug. 28, 2014, of Columbia

Frances Joy Semon of Columbia died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. She was 84.

Gerarda M. Hill, Jan. 14, 1942 — Aug. 30, 2014, of Columbia

Gerarda M. Hill of Columbia died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. She was 72.

Walter W. Williamson, June 7, 1923 — Sept. 1, 2014, of Columbia

Walter W. Williamson of Columbia died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. He was 91.

Cora Jones, Nov. 18, 1916 — Aug. 23, 2014, of Columbia

Cora Jones, 97, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. The former Ellis Fischel Cancer Center employee loved to crochet.

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.

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