Gabriel J. Watkins of Columbia died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, after a car accident. He was 27.
Beryl Ortwerth was a professor in the Ophthalmology Department at MU, dedicating his time to finding ways to cure blindness and other eye diseases.
George Fleener served during World War II and worked as a fisheries biologists for the Missouri Department of Conservation for nearly 40 years. He died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. He was 90.
Rex Hamilton of Columbia died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. He was 88.
John Beahler had a way with words and a talent for storytelling. He enjoyed spending time kayaking on the Missouri River. He died Thursday, Nov. 14, at age 62.
Elaine Buddemeyer moved from Mountain Lakes, N.J., to Columbia to attend Stephens College. She graduated in 1954.
Gail Finch Hubbell was a member of the King's Daughters, Delta Delta Delta sorority, Boone County Medical Society Alliance and the MUMC Breakfast Group Church Circle among other groups around Columbia.
Eli Henry Schneider died Friday, Nov. 8. He was 87.
Wilmuth J. Cain of Columbia died Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Boone Hospital Center. She was 95.
Kenneth L. Carr, of Centralia, died Nov. 5, 2013, at Heritage Hall in Hallsville. He was 98.
Barbara Ann Cox was one of the first female telephonelinemen in Missouri, and proved someone didn't need to be a big man to hold that job. She died on Oct. 16, 2013. She was 59.
La'Trelle loved listening to music, dancing and the outdoors. He died on Oct. 28.
Judith M. Bernhardt of Columbia died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. She was 64.
Robert V. "Buddy" Shaw of Columbia died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. He was 80.
Barbara Ann Cox of Columbia died Oct. 16, 2013. She was 59.
Betty J. McGee, a member of Northwood Baptist Church, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. She was 84. She babysat and enjoyed spending time with her family.
Billie "Sue" Barbarick was very active in her church and an avid fan of the Cardinals and Tigers. She died on Friday.
Blanche Argent moved to Ashland, Mo., in 2006 after living in Winfield, Mo. In her youth, she worked in a factory during WWII to support wartime efforts. She later volunteered for the American Red Cross.
Marilyn Russell died at 74 on Thursday in Boone Hospital Center. Russell had an MA from Duke University and taught high school and college in Liberty.
Robert Schattgen, a flower shop manager and member of the Rotary Club of Columbia Northwest, unlocked the Calvary Episcopal Church every Sunday morning.