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Obituaries

Death notices, March 28

Death notices for Donald Woodson Sr., Margaret F. Travis, Albert H. Mermelstein and Ronald D. Jones.

Donald Woodson loved hunting for bargains at auctions

Donald Woodson, a meat cutter who worked in the MU Meat Lab as a technician for 17 years, died Friday. He was 83. 

Death notices for March 22

Death notice for John William Sears.

Death notice for March 21

Death notice for Yon Chuop.

Bernice Prost traveled widely, loved art

Bernice Prost of Columbia died Wednesday. She was 91.

 

Death notices for March 20

Death notices for Delbert Cecil Curl, Thelma J. Breid and Ronald Lee Salmons.

Barbara English Leach, 82, enjoyed traveling, golf and had a sense of humor

Mrs. Leach lived in Columbia in her childhood and through her college years, and graduated from MU's School of Journalism, where her father as dean.

Dr. Ruben Lopez worked hard to move family from Cuba

Dr. Ruben Lopez died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. He was 80.

Death notices for March 18

Death notices for Jeanne Bequette, Frances Payne and Carlene Tatum.

David Oliver, former MU medical professor, was devoted to promoting conversation about life, death

After being diagnosed with stage-four cancer in 2011, David Oliver launched a video blog and kept a journal to document his journey and promote conversation about life and death. He died Saturday, March 14.

Death notices for March 17

Death notices for Marcella Jacob, Mildred G. Washington, Carlene Tatum and Shirley Ann McCorkle.

Death notices for March 16

Death notices for Margaret McKinney, James Meyer and David Oliver.

William D. Johns was an accomplished professor and a friend to those in need

William D. Johns of Columbia, and more recently of Minneapolis, died Monday, March 9. He was 89.

Death notices for March 14

Death notices for Elizabeth Ann Ehler, Laura Dunn and Randy MacKinnon.

Columbia man found dead in creek remembered as kind, caring

A visitation and memorial service for Cyle Crowley will be held Saturday at Little Bonne Femme Baptist Church.

Tommie Ray Kratzburg loved nature, spending time with grandchildren

Tommie Ray Kratzburg died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. He was 65.

Death Notices for March 12

Carolyn Kay Davidson, 68, of Columbia, died Wednesday.

Dorothy Harlan loved encouraging children

Dorothy Harlan was the first full-time librarian at David Barton Junior High School. She loved helping children find their passion for books.

Death Notices for March 11

Death notices for Carolyn Davidson, Crystal Humpf, Journey Jones and Dora Kovacs.

Dora Ann Kovacs kept Hungarian heritage, tradition alive through cooking

As a first generation American of Hungarian heritage, Dora Ann Kovacs enjoyed keeping her extended family's culture and tradition alive through cooking.

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