Compassion for her fellow citizens pushed former First Ward Councilwoman Almeta Crayton to accomplish great things for her community. She died Monday.
Lyall Fletcher, a former educator and wrestling coach from New York, died Saturday in Columbia. He was 90.
Robert “Bob” Joseph Twenter, of Columbia, died Oct. 19, 2013. He was 75.
James Matthew Foster died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 in Columbia. He was 33.
Parker Rossman died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. He was 94.
Nancy M. Hamilton of Columbia died Oct. 10, 2013. She was 83 years old.
Tatiana Kudriavtseva, a prominent English to Russian translator who spent 13 winters in Columbia, died in Moscow on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. She translated the works of authors such as John Updike, Norman Mailer, John Steinbeck and Margaret Mitchell, many of whom she befriended over the course of her decades-long career.
Jewell A. Coats of New Franklin died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. She was 94.
Grant Dixon is survived by his wife, Patricia Dixon; a son, Anthony Dixon; and a daughter, Christina Hearon.
Marion P. Bradford of Columbia died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. She was 96.
LaVonne Mattson loved spending time with family, participating at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church and volunteering at Grant Elementary School and Hickman High School.
Mr. Evans, who was proud of his 30-year career at MU, enjoyed hunting with his coon dogs and racing horses.
Cecil Warren Sr. of Columbia died Thursday Oct. 10, 2013. He was 83.
Bette (Mary Elizabeth) Green died Oct. 2, 2013. She was 90.
Margaret "Jean" Preston of Columbia died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. She was 83.
E. Dale Powell of Columbia died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. He was 81.
Heather Lenae Cole of Columbia died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. She was 20.
John Overton Young, 84, taught his children and grandchildren the value of working hard and how to truly pay attention to people. Mr. Young died Sunday, Sept. 29.
John Overton Young of Springfield died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. He was 84.
Charles Nauert of Overland Park, Kan., died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. He was 85 years old.