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Obituaries

Grant Dixon, of Columbia, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013

Grant Dixon is survived by his wife, Patricia Dixon; a son, Anthony Dixon; and a daughter, Christina Hearon.

Marion P. Bradford loved spending time with family, reading, traveling

Marion P. Bradford of Columbia died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. She was 96.

LaVonne Mattson, longterm school volunteer, brought cheerful personality to church, family

LaVonne Mattson loved spending time with family, participating at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church and volunteering at Grant Elementary School and Hickman High School.

Mac Evans of Boonville worked on MU's first heart-lung machine

Mr. Evans, who was proud of his 30-year career at MU, enjoyed hunting with his coon dogs and racing horses.

 

Cecil Warren Sr. enjoyed hunting, fishing

Cecil Warren Sr. of Columbia died Thursday Oct. 10, 2013. He was 83.

Bette Mary Elizabeth Green served as mayor of Kimberling City

Bette (Mary Elizabeth) Green died Oct. 2, 2013. She was 90.

Margaret 'Jean' Preston active in church, involved in anti-abortion activities

Margaret "Jean" Preston of Columbia died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. She was 83.

Powell served in Army, worked at Jefferson Junior High School, Hickman High School

E. Dale Powell of Columbia died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. He was 81.

Heather Cole worked at The 63 Diner, attended Moberly Area Community College

Heather Lenae Cole of Columbia died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. She was 20.

John Young showed love to family through work

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, 84, served in Army, studied agriculture at MU

John Overton Young of Springfield died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. He was 84.

Former MU professor viewed life 'through the lens of history'

Charles Nauert of Overland Park, Kan., died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. He was 85 years old.

Bob Gage served in the Air Force and at church

Bob Loyd Gage died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at his home in Columbi. He was 81.

Kathleen Livingston enjoyed music, cooking, gardening

Kathleen Robertson Livingston of Columbia died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. She was 89.

Ruby Maxwell found joy in reading, volunteering

Ruby Maxwell, who died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, worked as a reference librarian for 16 years at the MU engineering library. She was 97.

Ella Lambert loved MU, cooking and teaching

Ella Lambert died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. She was 99.

Charles Nauert, former MU history professor, died Sunday

Charles G. Nauert of Overland Park, Kan., died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. He was 85 years old. 

 

Jay Ketchie, 78, shared his love of people, outdoors with all

The Rev. Jay Lester Ketchie, 78, cared deeply for those affected by death or grief and spent many hours working with them through difficult times. He died Saturday, Sept. 28.

Gerald "Jerry" Lehr, 71, of Columbia died Friday

Gerald “Jerry” Lehr of Columbia, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. He was 71.

Retired Air Force Major Tex Badger loved flying, family

He was 89 and dedicated his life to his career as a combat pilot.

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