Marjorie McCarthy was strong in faith, dedicated to others

Marjorie McCarthy, 100, died Thursday, May 2, 2013. She worked as a nurse at Mid-Missouri Mental Health and for Columbia doctor John Tinsley. 


Bertha Mae Hendren enjoyed playing cards, gardening

Bertha Mae Hendren of Columbia died Wednesday, May 22, 2013. She was 83.

Michele Dillehay 'Ma Gna-nadevi Ananda,' Jan. 11 1956 — May 10, 2013

Michele Dillehay, who changed her name to Ma Gna-nadevi Ananda, was an avionics technician from Oklahoma City who served in Iraq, died Friday, May 10, 2013. She was 57.



Mildred Kennedy worked at MU for more than 30 years

Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home at 1217 Business Loop 70 E, followed by the services at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Carol Sapp known for her gardening, interior decorating projects

Mrs. Sapp died Friday, May 10, 2013, in Bradenton, Fla. She was 68.

Wanda Incle shared bond with sisters, family

Wanda Faye Edwards Incle was a passionate Jehovah's Witness and enjoyed scary movies that featured aliens.

Maxine Worley contributed to her family and community

The visitation will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 110 Main St. in Sweet Springs, followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m.

Stephanie Jo Potter was a nurse, avid quilter

 Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 10109 E 79th St., Tulsa, OK, 74133. 

Brandon R. Coleman was a graduate of Hickman High School

Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Services will be held immediately following the visitation.

William Burnley was passionate about education, helping others

William Burnley taught industrial arts at Jefferson Junior High School and created the first industrial arts program to include girls.

Eleanor Christine Mitter served as teacher, director at Child Development Center

She graduated in 1976 with a degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University. She received a master's degree in education degree from MU in 1993.

William 'Bill' Burnley died May 19, 2013

Mr. Burnley was an industrial arts teacher at Jefferson Junior High School for 30 years. He was proud of being the creator of the first industrial arts program that included girls.

Barbara Constance Lipper Williams, Dec. 25, 1923 — May 16, 2013

Barbara Williams was a life-long homemaker and was known as a great cook. Her family says she was a loyal, loving and supporting woman.

Nedra Conboy, 1922 to May 18, 2013

Nedra Conboy was active in King’s Daughters in Columbia and served on the board of Boone County Group Homes (now Boone County Family Resources).

Nancy Pike died May 16, 2013

Nancy Pike, 56, of Columbia, died Thursday, May 16, 2013.

Nancy Pike, Dec. 1, 1956 — May 16, 2013, of Columbia

Nancy Pike, 56, of Columbia, passed away May 16, 2013.


Bryan Leath Jr. loved woodworking, volunteering

Bryan Leath Jr. formerly of Columbia, April 6, 1924 — May 14, 2013. 

Stephen L. Hering, 49, enjoyed sports, muscle cars, collectibles

Mr. Hering's hobbies included sports, muscle cars and collectibles.

William 'Bill' Boles loved baseball, cooking, helping people

Mr. Boles entertained his friends at fish fries and barbecues and had a habit of cooking more food than was necessary.

Harold Lee Earnest, 81, enjoyed square dancing and exploring his Norwegian heritage

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.