Mr. Jones worked in maintenance at Diggs Packing Co., where he worked until retirement.
Marvin Purcell died Saturday, May 10, 2014. He was 91.
Although she could never swim, Margaret Daugherty loved water slides and lived life fearlessly. Mrs. Daugherty of Columbia died Friday, May 9. She was 91.
Carl Eugene Sartain died Wednesday, May 7, 2014. He was 79.
He helped found the Individually Guided Education program at the school and served in the Navy as a pilot.
Mary Katherine 'Bunny' Pieper Long was proud of her town. She died Monday, May 5, 2014. She was 100.
Mary Katherine "Bunny" Pieper Long died Monday, May 5. She was 100.
Shirley Mae Crane was a homemaker and raised four daughters. Mrs. Crane died Monday, May 5. She was 74.
David Martin Davidson was an avid collector of arrowheads and loved the music of Johnny Cash and George Straight. Mr. Davidson of Columbia died Thursday, May 1. He was 72.
Milo "Rusty" Spurgeon of Columbia died Tuesday, April 29, 2014. He was 88.
Laura Gail Sublettof Eldon, formerly of Columbia, died Saturday, April 26, 2014. She was 83.
Walter Raymond Mountjoy died Friday, April 25. He was 89.
Bunting also worked as an associate publisher at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, which won two Pulitzer Prizes during his tenure. He died Sunday while playing tennis.
Herbert "Gene" Blank died Sunday, April 20, 2014. He was 87.
William Orville George was a mechanic with a passion for woodworking and anything with wheels. He worked at MU for 31 years.
Gene Vance Neff Paterson lived in Columbia for 40 years and was an active member of the community.
Civil rights activist and former MU student, Rory Ellinger, worked toward equality in Columbia before becoming University City representative. He died Wednesday morning.
Susan Lynn Richardson of Columbia died Sunday, April 6, 2014. She was 59.
Morgan LeAnn Myers of Columbia died April 3, 2014. She was 16.
Morgan LeAnn Myers of Columbia died Thursday, April 3, 2014. She was 16.