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Obituaries

Sarah 'Juanita' Kidwell, 77, volunteered at the Veterans Hospital

Mrs. Kidwell retired after 30 years of employment with Atkins, where she worked as a secretary. She also was awarded a certificate of appreciation for her 20 years of volunteerism with the Veterans Hospital.

Virgil White, 94, who served in World War II, dies

Virgil White of Columbia died July 1, 2013. He was 94. He was a member of the Masons and the Foreign Legion.

Clyde R. Theroff, of Columbia, died June 23 at age 70

Mr. Theroff was a salesman for more than 40 years, managing several Biederman's Furniture stores. He won numerous sales award from General Telephone Directory Company, including being a member of its Hall of Fame.


The Rev. Harsh Brown was a minister for 33 years

The Rev. Harsh Brown enjoyed playing word games and staying strong in his faith.

Teacher's aide treasured her family, church

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Memorial Baptist Church .

Charlotte Terwilliger, 88, loved the outdoors and painting

Charlotte Terwilliger of Columbia died Saturday, June 22, 2013. She was 88.

Sophie Baker, 89, was independent, dedicated to her family

Sophie Baker of Columbia died Friday, June 21, 2013. She was 89.

Sophie Baker, 89, volunteered at Columbia Regional Hospital for 30 years

Sophie Baker of Columbia died Friday, June 21, 2013. She was 89.

Mireya del Castillo loved animals, was 'guiding light' for her children

Mireya del Castillo died Monday, June 17, 2013. She was 94.

Darrell E. Foster, 62, died Monday, June 17

Darrell E. Foster died Monday, June 17. He was 62. 

Maxine Turner Haas, 88, was avid Hickman Kewpie, devoted wife

Maxine Turner Haas, 88, lived in Columbia her entire life and was proud to be a Hickman High School Kewpie.

John M. Nowell III was passionate about the history of Boone County, family

John M. Nowell III died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at his home in Columbia. He was 62.

Maxine Turner Haas, 88, loved Boone County history

Maxine Turner Haas, a lifelong Columbia resident who worked as an administrative assistant for MU, died Monday at age 88.

Frances S. Allen, dietitian at MU, died Sunday at age 87

Frances S. Allen was dedicated to her family and those in need.

Cattle farmer, rodeo coach David Baurichter, 57, died Friday

Mr. Baurichter bred, groomed and showed cattle in Kentucky, Kansas, Mississippi, Maryland and Wisconsin.

Loren David Baurichter II worked on ranches and managed cattle

Loren David Baurichter II died Friday, June 14, 2013. He was 57.

 

Annie Alice Reed loved to travel

Annie Alice Reed, 80, of Columbia died on Friday, June 14, 2013, at University Hospital.

Long-time Stephens College department head Sue Coates dies at 86

Sue Stringer Coates of Columbia died Friday, June 14, 2013. She was 86.

Eliot Battle, Columbia educator involved in desegregation, dies

Eliot Battle was an educator in the Columbia Public Schools from the late 1950s until his retirement in 1991. Columbia's new high school, Muriel Williams Battle High School, was named in honor of his wife, who died in 2003.

Rosemary Chandler worked at Boone Hospital Center for 50 years

Rosemary Chandler began as a nurse's aid but served in several roles, including ward secretary, emergency room technician, paramedic and ambulance driver. In 1978, she transferred to the purchasing department where she retired as senior buyer.

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