Wilford Thomas Baker died Tuesday, Oct. 7. Some of his grandchildren, knowing his love of fishing, decided to bring a "fishing trip" to their grandfather the day before he died.
Laurie Hughes of Columbia died Saturday, Oct. 4. She was 53 years old.
Mrs. Rexroad was involved at Missouri United Methodist Church as the church's first financial secretary and the worship flower coordinator. She died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at the age of 94.
Ashley Elizabeth Brown of Columbia died on Saturday, Sept. 27. She was 28.
Helen Louise Gray of Fayette died Tuesday. She was 94.
Cale Boedeker's fraternity, Alpha Gamma Rho, renamed its Unsung Hero award after him.
Jerry Thomas Teel, known by his family for his selflessness and passion for life, died Sunday at the age of 52.
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.