In Nadine Gordon's family, it was never an issue to hug someone and say 'I love you,' her son, Dave Gordon, said. Mrs. Gordon died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. She was 88.
The Columbia resident, who died Saturday at 48, took a particular interest in helping scouts who didn't have a positive male influence, his wife said.
Ms. Steuerwald, who died Saturday at 63, liked music, animals and sewing.
Nadine Gordon was a passionate cook who loved spending time with her grandchildren. She died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. She was 88.
Bernadine Ackmann of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. She was 84.
Helen Cunningham, 101, was a strong, hardworking farmer who cared about her family more than anything else.
Martha Jane Rees of Columbia died Wednesday, Sept. 24. She was 86.
Vincent Twenter of Columbia died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Twenter is remembered as a devoted member of the Knights of Columbus and MU employee.
Charles Morris enjoyed fishing, NASCAR racing and spending time with his family. He died Tuesday at 89.
Mr. Morris enjoyed NASCAR racing, fishing, listening to country music, woodworking and spending time with his family.
Dr. Maynard E. Anderson was a professor at MU for almost three decades who spent his free time volunteering at Truman Veterans' Hospital. He died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. He was 84.
Purvis died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. He was 90.
The former Columbia resident, who died Sunday, roller-skated with her grandchildren all the way through her mid-70s. She also liked mushroom hunting and reading.
Colley, who died Saturday at 92, was also a deacon elder of Mt. Pleasant Christian Church and rode his motorcycle until age 90.
Mrs. Wallace began a campaign to restore the historic chancellor's residence. The historical site became her pride and joy. Mrs. Wallace helped establish the Chancellor's Residence Preservation Society in 1999.
Capi Fefer of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 80.
Mr. Mason took great pride in his family and his Native American heritage. He belonged to the Cherokee tribe of Tahlequah, Okla., and served as a liaison to the community.
Ralph Leiby died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. He was 85.
Gertrude Hester Bryant died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. She was 94 years old.
Ms. Lane died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. She was 87.