Beverly Robertson Murrell was a well-respected doctor and academic, working for decades in the medical field. She died Dec. 11, 2014. She was 78.
Dr. Roy Edward Brown of Columbia died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at Lenoir Woods Care Center. He was 97.
Annie E. Ratliff of Columbia died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. She was 71.
She sang with the Mother Singers because it allowed her to show off her goofy side, her daughter-in-law Carrie Steere said. "It combined her love of singing, and any chance she had to embarrass her grandkids was a good thing."
Mrs. Steere was a longtime member of the Columbia Mothersingers and an active member of First Baptist Church. She taught Sunday school and sang in the choir for many years. She worked for many years at Boone County National Bank as a secretary.
Mr. Landers enjoyed golfing, attending the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theater and MU Concert Series and fishing with his grandson.
Mr. Enochs died Sunday, Nov. 30. He was 64.
The 93-year-old was co-founder of the local chapters of Veterans for Peace and Habitat for Humanity. He died Saturday.
Mr. Blank was an active member of the Columbia United Church of Christ. He moved to Columbia in 1983 after retiring from the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Franklin L. Mitchell Jr. died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. He was 84.
William H. Dunn of Magee, Mississippi, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. He was 92.
William Brown Jr. worked in real estate and as a healthcare consultant in Columbia.
She maintained a daylily garden at her home and was an active member of the Central Missouri Daylily Club.
He died in his home on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. He was 84.
Dr. Mitchell Jay Rosenholtz of Columbia died Saturday morning after a 10-year battle with vascular dementia. He was 83.
Charles David Rumbaugh was a practical joker and a talented storyteller who enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Billy Joe Bass became a typesetter at the Columbia Missourian in 1955 after polio ended his farming career. His four children remember him as a hard worker who overcame the obstacles in his life. He died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at age 86.
Joel Gold went on to get his doctorate and taught English at the University of Kansas for 37 years.
Virginia Lee Ross attended the MU College of Education and loved the Missouri Tigers. She spent her time reading, doing needlework and playing golf.
Holly Burgess of Columbia died Wednesday, Oct. 29. She was 61 years old.