Madge Brown, 95, bridged racial divides through community service

Madge Mae Brown, 95, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at South Hampton Place in Columbia. She was dedicated to helping community members in need.

Betty K. Barnes-Jones, April 18, 1932 — Aug. 6, 2013

She was born April 18, 1932 in Fulton to Leo Arney and Ruby Fletcher.

Imo 'Bobbi' Boyce, 62, was creative, loved helping others

A service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, 1610 N. Garth Ave..

MU ecology professor, prairie conservationist Clair Kucera dies at 91

Clair Kucera, an MU ecology professor and driving force behind Tucker Prairie, died Saturday, July 27, 2013. He was 91.

Renetta Brock, 48, was active in church and community

Visitation will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 3 at United Community Cathedral, 5210 S. Cowan Road. Services will follow at 1 p.m. at the same location.

Gerald Stubbs, 90, WWII veteran, loved family history

Gerald Leon Stubbs of Columbia died Saturday, July 27, 2013. He was 90.

McClard remembered for her intelligence, kindness and smile

Mrs. McClard loved to travel, spend time with her family and sell homes.

Marie McClard, 87, helped found House of Brokers

Mrs. McClard was a longtime member of King's Daughters and one of the founding real estate brokers of House of Brokers.

William Carlisle Randolph of Columbia died July 9

William Carlisle Randolph is survived by his wife, Traci; a daughter, Harmony; a brother, Melvin Randolph Jr.; and a sister, Tracy Randolph.

Floyd Allen 'Chuck' Townsend, 85, enjoyed the outdoors, gardening

Visitation will be noon Sunday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services will start at 2 p.m, with a burial immediately following in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Shela Reall, 63, remembered as loving mother, wife

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 4708 Highlands Parkway.

Alice M. Lendt, 74, volunteered at University Hospital

Mrs. Lendt was a member and past president of Chapter LM of P.E.O. and a member of Assistance League. She also was an active member of First Presbyterian Church.

Ardath Emmons, 89, was MU Research Reactor director and experienced pilot

Ardath Emmons was the first director of the MU Research Reactor and an experienced pilot. He died July 20, 2013, in Sun City West, Ariz.

Naoma Powell filled the community with love, charity and devotion to the arts

Naoma Powell lived in service to others. She opened the Access Arts teaching program in her home and welcomed anyone with a desire to learn and grow through art. 

Margaret Ward, 88, former Columbia resident, worked for family business

Sue Strain said she lost not only her mother-in-law, but also her best friend.

A.W. 'Babe' Manns remembered for chewing gum, farming

A.W. "Babe" Manns, 97, was known for handing out sticks of Juicy Fruit chewing gum to young children at Olivet Christian Church.

Veteran Charles 'Charlie' Luther Atkins opened Roth's Department Store in Columbia

Charles Atkins, 85, died of cancer. He is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

Sara Tout, 49, worked as operations technician for Kraft Foods Group

Sara Tout of Columbia died Tuesday, July 16, 2013. He was 49.

Dale March, 86, was longtime builder in Columbia

Dale March enjoyed spending time outdoors, gardening and working on his woodcraft business.

Ann White taught music, participated in her church

A memorial service will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, August 18, 2013, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2615 Shepard Blvd Columbia, MO.