A.J. Boren was a close friend, mentor

A.J. Boren's friends remember a dedicated mentor and a loyal friend. Mr. Boren died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. He was 22 years old.

Betty Jean Smith dedicated her life to family, friends

Betty Jean Smith died Sunday, Jan. 19. She was 50 years old.

Mary Belle Turner was a lifelong educator

Mary Belle Turner died Monday, Jan. 20. She was 89.

Edward D. Sapp worked as carpet installer

Edward D. Sapp died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. He was 78.

Clifford D. Teel loved hunting, fishing

Clifford Dwight Teel of Columbia died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. He was 73.

Marjorie O. Love worked in MU Biological Sciences Department, loved to travel

Marjorie O. Love died Jan. 13, 2014. She was 90.

Helen Cartwright earned doctorate, emphasized education

Helen Cartwright, of Columbia, died Jan. 13, 2014. She was 88.

Lucille F. Ormiston worked as MU chief transcript clerk, enjoyed quilting

Lucille F. Ormiston died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She was 98.

Dorothy Fletcher enjoyed sewing, crocheting

Dorothy Fletcher of Columbia died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She was 88.

Mary Niemeyer served as administrative secretary for Alvey Manufacturing for 18 years

Mary Niemeyer died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. She was 76.

Frank Edwards served country, community

Mr. Edwards died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. He was 87.

Helen Leah Haynes was active homemaker, librarian and avid gardener

Helen Leah Haynes of Columbia died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She was 93.

Cloris Tyler loved to travel and help at church

Cloris Tyler died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She was 91.

Lowry Henley was assistant director of Memorial Union and Brady Commons

Lowry Henley of Columbia died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. He was 91.

Joyce Friedlander was passionate about career in medical technology

Joyce Friedlander could spend all day in the laboratory. She died Jan. 2.

Carolyn Paschal was a collector with a go-getter attitude

Carolyn Smith Paschal, formerly of Columbia, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. She was 84.

Funeral for Dontay Tolston will be held Monday in Illinois

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Monday at The Love Corner church, 1109 N. Fourth St., Champaign, Ill. Service will follow at 11 a.m at the same location. 

Carylon Benthall was known for honesty, willingness to help others

 Carylon J. (White) Benthall of Columbia died Tuesday. She was 72.  

Cathy Marshall Anderson loved helping others through her work

Cathy Marshall Anderson of Columbia died Wednesday., Jan. 1, 2014. She enjoyed her family and financial work.

Harold Lloyd Nichols owned Witt Print Shop for 31 years

Harold Lloyd Nichols of Ashland died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. He was 77.