John Merrill taught at the Missouri School of Journalism from 1964 until 1979, then returned to the school in the early 1990s. He died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Birmingham, Ala.
A World War II veteran with a history of Boone County involvement died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.
Helen Girard of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. She was 95.
David Peters of Columbia died on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. He was 82.
Harry M. Black was a decorated Green Beret, avid hunter and a religious man.
Susan Buchner, 47, of Columbia is remembered as a loving and supportive mother and grandmother.
He spent most of his adult life working for ABF Trucking in Chicago and enjoyed traveling, reading books and playing bridge. He loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Firestone Baars Chapel on the Stephens College campus, 1306 E. Walnut St.
Jo Sapp had a passion for politics, community involvement.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Step of Faith Ministries, Suite H, 1414 Range Line St.
Nell Elizabeth Gardner-Roderick loved to spread love and her faith through music.
Mrs. Whitesides enjoyed taking part in volunteer work in the Eagles Auxiliary club and worked at Boone Electric Cooperative.
Mark Landrum died Saturday at his Columbia home. He was 73.
Pearl Cornell was one of a few Columbia residents who lived in town for 100 years. She was often seen gardening and baking for her loved ones.
Neil Armstrong, the first man to step foot on the moon, died Saturday following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures.
Self-sufficient woman known for her cooking and crocheting skills as well as her resilience.
Robert Kinsey Wood, 27, of Columbia died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in his home.