Adrian Francisco Pliego, 4, died Sunday, April 28, 2013

Adrian Francisco Pliego died Sunday, April 28. He was 4 years old.

Nicholas Aaron Harbour remembered as loyal friend with infectious laugh

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 M. Horton, 25-year UM System employee, dies

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

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 Hudson served in Army, retired as Columbia Police Department captain

Thomas A. Hudson died Tuesday, April 30, 2013. He was 84.

Nicholas Aaron Harbour, Dec. 12, 1988 — April 30, 2013, of Columbia

Nicholas Aaron Harbour, 24, of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

Thomas A. Hudson of Columbia died April 30, 2013

Thomas A. Hudson retired from the Columbia Police Department as a captain after 29 years of service.

Patricia Harris taught elementary school, lectured at MU

Patricia Harris, May 20, 1932 — April 29, 2013

Sandra McCleary loved dogs, volunteered at nursery school

Sandra Lee Hollis McCleary of Jefferson City died Saturday, April 27, 2013. She was 75.

Cliff McGrath graduated from Hickman High School

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.

Desiree White is remembered for her love of people, her cat, and music

Desiree White, 50, was a graduate of Columbia College and loved playing guitar.  

Desiree White died April 22, 2013

Desiree White, a passionate woman who loved her family, friends, music, and her cat, died Monday from a sudden illness.

Christopher C. Clark, 44, served in the Army and National Guard

Christopher C. Clark, 44, was born in Peoria, Ill. and was a graduate of Rock Bridge High School. 

Charles F. Pinney Jr. proudly served country in World War II

Charles F. Pinney Jr. died Tuesday, April 23. He was 92. He worked at Boeing for 30 years.

Janet Riley loved animals, opened her home to family

Janet Riley died Monday, April 22, 2013, in Columbia. She was 79.

Mary Mildred Dothage, 88, died Monday

Mary Mildred Dothage, 88, was married to her husband Waldo Dothage for more than 60 years. They met in San Francisco during World War II, when he served in the Navy and she helped with the wartime effort.

Betty 'Jean' Dierker, 86, died Monday

Mrs. Dierker loved her family, her country home and the mountains.

Wallace Gordon Hartley, July 5, 1926 — April 20, 2013, of Columbia

Wallace Gordon Hartley, 86, of Columbia, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at his home in Columbia

Faye Lewis enjoyed cooking, traveling

Faye Lewis had Parkinson's disease and lived in Parkside Manor for six years before her death. 

Forest Lester Daly worked as heavy equipment operator, enjoyed fishing, baseball

Forest Lester Daly died Saturday. He was 81.