Harold Lee Earnest, 81, died Saturday, April 13, 2013, in San Juan, Texas. He and his wife settled in Columbia in 1971 and moved to Texas in the mid-2000s after retiring in 1994.
A longtime drama teacher at Hickman High School, Joyce Anne Walker directed plays and coached competitive speech and drama.
Margaret A. Misiak of Columbia died Tuesday, May 7, 2013. She was 83.
Joyce Anne Walker taught drama at Hickman High School for more than 30 years and considered herself a life long Kewpie.
There will be a visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home, with a service to follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery immediately after the Memorial Service.
A Boone County native, IlaMae Long spent her life in mid-Missouri caring for family and raising animals on a farm.
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