Bob Pauley Jr. loved to bowl, dance and spend time with family

Robert "Bob" Pauley Jr. of Columbia died Wednesday, May 9, 2012. He was 89.

MU professor dedicated to education, knowledge

John Miles Foley served as director and founder of the Center for Studies of Oral Tradition and the Center for eResearch, as well as a curators' professor and professor of both classical studies and English at MU. Dr. Foley died Thursday, May 3, 2012. He was 65.

Norman E. Devine loved his family, his church and collecting model toy tractors

Norman E. Devine, of Columbia, died Friday, May 4, 2012. He was 94.

Armon Frederick Yanders, April 12, 1928 — May 7, 2012, of Columbia

Mr. Yanders of Columbia died Monday, May 7, 2012. He was 84 years old.

Norman E. Devine, Feb. 14, 1918 — May 4, 2012, of Columbia

Mr. Devine died Friday, May 4, 2012. He was 94 years old.

Cynthia Collins

Cynthia Collins, May 12, 2012 — April 29, 2012, of Columbia

Calvin Ahlbrandt was math professor, lifelong learner

Calvin Dale Ahlbrandt of Columbia died Wednesday, May 2, 2012. He was 71.

John 'Jerry' Albert Epple Jr. lived with curiosity for life and passion for family

MU freshman Carolyn Dolan remembered for charming, inspiring personality

Carolyn Dolan was a shoe connoisseur, a whiz in the classroom, an infectious comedian and a motivated athlete.

Gladys Roth devoted 50 years to the real estate business

Gladys P. Roth of Columbia died Tuesday, April 24. She was 98 years old.

Gladys P. Roth, September 15, 1913 — April 24, 2012, of Columbia

Gladys P. Roth of Columbia died Tuesday, April 24. She was 98 years old.

Eloise Brickner loved babysitting her grandchildren

Eloise Brickner of Columbia died Wednesday, April 25 2012. She was 85.

Lifelong Boone County resident Shirley Jean Traxler enjoyed playing cards

Shirley Jean Traxler of Columbia died Monday, April 23, 2012. She was 76.

Crystal E. Crane loved sewing, old way of life

Crystal Crane of Columbia died Tuesday, April 24, 2012. She was 92.

Ryan Lee Lewis will be remembered for easy, open smile

Ryan Lewis of Ashland died Sunday, April 22, 2012, following an automobile accident. He was 34.

Shirley Jean Traxler, Nov. 27, 1935 — April 23, 2012, of Columbia

Shirley Jean Traxler of Columbia died Monday, April 23. She was 76 years old.

Ryan Lee Lewis, December 11, 1977 — April 22, 2012, of Ashland

Ryan Lee Lewis was known for his loyalty to his family as well as his ability to make people laugh.

Marcelyn "Kay" Lewis worked for state Revenue Department, enjoyed Luther Vandross and helping others

Ms. Lewis of Jefferson City was born in Columbia, and she graduated from Hickman High School in 1967. She was devoted to the service of others.

Mary McDonald devoted life to family, nursing and community