Mary Pat Boatfield became the Central Missouri Humane Society's executive director in 2012, after working in the same position for 12 years in Tennessee. She died Wednesday.
Dr. Karl Nolph was involved in his church community and enjoyed playing trumpet-piano duets with his wife. He died Monday at his home. He was 77 years old.
Roy R. Shettlesworth of Ashland died Monday, June 16. He was 97.
Gertie L. White of Columbia was an avid bridge player and a founding member of the Columbia Area Senior Center. Mrs. White died Monday. She was 107.
Irl Garrett Brooks of Columbia died Thursday, June 12, 2014. He was 67.
George Alexander Crum Jr. of Columbia was a Hickman High School graduate who loved sports and was known for his cooking. Mr. Crum died Monday, June 9. He was 55.
Osmund Overby died Sunday, leaving behind a legacy of generosity, humility and accomplishment in the field of architecture and architectural history.
Mrs. King was also a founding member of the Community United Methodist Church. She died Friday, May 30, 2014, at 88.
Veta Little Moyes died Friday after a life of volunteering and service. She was 99.
Veta Little Moyes served on the board of the Women's Cancer Control Program at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and was a proud member of Rebekah Lodge 383.
Lynelle Pace was working toward a master's degree and was the president of Gotti Divas motorcycle club. She died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at age 51.
The Rev. Dr. Leslie Bates of Asheville, N.C., died May 28, 2014. He was 95.
James E. Arnold of Kula, Hawaii died Friday, May 23, 2014, at the Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was 68.
The young boy touched the lives of those around him with his bright smiles and uncontrollable giggles. When Tony Spangler was 4 months old, his family was told he wouldn't live to see a year, but he died at age 10.
Pat Wilkinson created art in many media and was nationally recognized.
Kenton B. Shaw traveled to Europe at the age of 17, taught mathematics at a middle school for three years and then worked at State Farm Insurance Company for 37 years years.
Olin Fugit of Rocheport died Thursday, May 22. He was 71.
Ronald E. Tate of Fayette worked for the Postal Service for 32 years and was an avid sports fan. Mr. Tate died Monday, May 19. He was 66.
Frances Violet Wood loved the Cardinals and reading her Bible, but the true love of her life was her husband, Doren. The Columbia resident died Monday.
Marine Corps veteran William Raymond Starnes enjoyed cars, helping his wife, and feeding wild geese and ducks.