Baker is remembered for her unique sense of humor and involvement in many service organizations.
Willie Pearl Elmore Strickland died Friday, July 4, 2014. She was the wife of renowned MU professor Dr. Arvarh E. Strickland.
Adam McElwain was proud of working and interested in all kinds of music. He died Monday, July 7, 2014. He was 35.
Barbara Herlong visited every continent and almost every state, but she left an impression on many of those she encountered in Columbia. Mrs. Herlong of Columbia died Monday, July 7, 2014. She was 79.
Mr. Stone attended Hickman High School, where he was active in theater, choir and baseball.
George Norton of Anabel died Thursday, July 3. He was 75 years old.
He was born Oct. 18, 1972, in Hannibal. Died July 2, 2014, in Columbia.
Tatie Payne founded Tatie Payne Inc. in 1970 and was a well-known Columbia real estate agent.
Rua Jean Graebner of Rocheport died Monday, June 30, 2014. She was 88.
Michael David Fritz, an MU graduate, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, in Indianapolis, Ind. He was 72.
Gloria Niewoehner of Columbia died Wednesday. She was 87.
Rex Bandy was known for his nature paintings and his love of flowers.
The 20-year-old was a tennis player and committed member of his church.
Dorothy Lipscomb of Columbia died Monday, June 23. She was 84.
Danny Ray Griggs enjoyed coaching softball and baseball. He worked for the Columbia Fire Department for 22 years. Mr. Griggs died Saturday at the age of 68.
Although Adam Ward spent a lot of time in the hospital with complications from spina bifida, nurses used to fight over who would take care of him because he never complained.
Raymond Griffin of Columbia died at the age of 88 on Thursday. He was an avid bowler, fisherman and guitarist.
Raymond Griffin of Columbia died Thursday, June 19. He was 88.
Adam Ward loved culinary arts and was a Mizzou football fan. He died Tuesday at age 28.
Mary Pat Boatfield became the Central Missouri Humane Society's executive director in 2012, after working in the same position for 12 years in Tennessee. She died Wednesday.