Wendy Murray loved children. While she was a student at MU, she worked at the Student Parent Center taking care of children of students, faculty and staff.
Kathryn Virginia Kirsch of Columbia died Tuesday, May 7, 2013. She was 86.
Sameon Phouk of Columbia died Friday, May 3, 1913. He is survived by his wife and nine children.
She loved to spend time with her grandchildren. When they were younger, she would take them camping at Long Branch State Park in Macon County.
Jean Nauert of Overland Park, Kan., lived in Columbia until 2009. She taught in MU's Classical Studies Department, worked in Stephens College's library, was an avid gardener and enjoyed fixing things.
Guy Horton, a retired UM System employee of 25 years, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013. He was 80.
Adrian Francisco Pliego died Sunday, April 28. He was 4 years old.
Mr. Harbour, Dec. 12, 1988 — April 30, 2013, died Tuesday. A friend said the cause of death will not be known until the autopsy results are returned in six to eight weeks.
Guy retired to his childhood home in East Texas in 1992 after a 25-year career with the University of Missouri System.
Arvarh Strickland was a force for change at MU and in Columbia. The first black professor at MU and a lifelong advocate for minority hiring in higher education died Tuesday morning at age 82.
Thomas A. Hudson died Tuesday, April 30, 2013. He was 84.
Nicholas Aaron Harbour, 24, of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.
Thomas A. Hudson retired from the Columbia Police Department as a captain after 29 years of service.
Patricia Harris, May 20, 1932 — April 29, 2013
Sandra Lee Hollis McCleary of Jefferson City died Saturday, April 27, 2013. She was 75.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.
Desiree White, 50, was a graduate of Columbia College and loved playing guitar.
Desiree White, a passionate woman who loved her family, friends, music, and her cat, died Monday from a sudden illness.
Christopher C. Clark, 44, was born in Peoria, Ill. and was a graduate of Rock Bridge High School.
Charles F. Pinney Jr. died Tuesday, April 23. He was 92. He worked at Boeing for 30 years.