Mary Lee Coates Traxler, 92, of Rocheport died May 14, 2023. Visitation will take place from 1-2 p.m. on May 16 at Memorial Funeral Home in Columbia, 1217 W Business Loop 70. Services will follow at the funeral home. A committal service will take place at 3:30 p.m. on May 16 at Rocheport Cemetery, 304 N Gaw St.

Billie Vinee Cottle, 88, of Columbia died May 15, 2023. Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home.

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