David W. Craven, 53 David W. Craven, 53, passed away in Kearney, Mo., on July 22, 2014. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Rushville. Visitation is 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 29 at ... (Rushville Republican)
Frederick R. “Grasshopper” Schweer, 78, Appleton City, Mo., died Aug. 1, 2014. He worked as a maintenance man for Price Chopper food stores in Paola for a few years, eventually retiring and moving back to Appleton City. Service is 2 p.m. Thursday ... (The Miami County Republic)
In her semi-retirement Jean worked with several local businesses and organizations including Missouri Cancer Associates, RAIN of Central Missouri, and the “We Always Swing” Jazz Series. Jean was an avid reader and long time member of the “Ladies ... (Grand Lake News)
Betty is survived by her children, Phillip Stevens (Vickie) of Tyler, Texas, Linda Stevens Torrez of Spring Hill; Jeffrey Stevens (Marsha) of Raymore, Mo.; Janice Stevens (Al Germann) of Sherman, Texas, Brenda Stevens-Ricci (Roland) of Nixa, Mo., (Louisburg Herald)
On May 20, 1986 he married Shirley Zargar Blair. She survives. In addition to his wife, Shirley, he is survived by one daughter, Debbie and Todd Lawson of Carl Junction, Mo.; one son, Eddie Mercer of Grove, Okla.; Granddaughters Tiffany and Kayla Geier of ... (Grand Lake News)
What is considered proper to wear to a funeral or memorial service differs according to local customs and geographic region. But a few general guidelines can help steer you. Mercifully, the old dreary dictate about wearing only black no longer applies - although, when in doubt, it's still generally ...
Over the years I've pondered the meaning of trials and sorrow that my loved ones or I have endured. Some believe there are lessons to learn from hardship. I agree. In many instances we learn compassion, empathy, faith, trust, and humility. Our own choices will often lead to natural consequences that...