September 30, 2014

MURIEL BLAINE 1922 – 2014

Edith Muriel Blaine, age 92, of Memphis, Missouri died Saturday morning at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Memphis at 1:P.M. with Pastors  Dan Hite  and Jeff Blaine officiating.  Burial will follow in Parkview Memorial Gardens at Kirksville, Missouri.

Visitation will open after 12 noon on Tuesday, September 30th at Memphis Funeral Home with the family present to greet relatives and friends from 6 until 8 P.M.

Muriel Blaine is survived by her four children:  Michael Blaine and his wife, Pamela, of Baring, Missouri; Maurice (Reese) Blaine and his wife, Barb, of Shelbina, Missouri; Myron Blaine and his wife, Peggy, of Hannibal, Missouri and Myrna Blaine of Camdenton, Missouri; ten grandchildren, thirty-one great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; a sister, Opel Emel and a brother, Andrew Wright and a host of other family and friends.

Memorials may be made to Missouri Baptist Children’s Home or to First Baptist Church (Memphis) and may be left at or mailed to Memphis Funeral Home, 378 South Market Street, Memphis, Missouri 63555.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home.



Elma E. Seals 1929 – 2014

Elma Seals, 85, of Arbela, Missouri died Tuesday evening at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 PM Sunday at the Memphis Funeral Home.  A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 29, 2014 at the Memphis Funeral Home at 10:00 AM.  Burial will follow in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery, rural Scotland County.

Surviving are her children; Owen Seals and his wife Kathy of Green River, WY.  Wanda Meyer and her husband John of Sioux  City, IA, Ross Seals and wife Reta of Linn, MO, Gloria Stearley and husband Ralph of Grand Rapids, MI, Monte Seals and wife Bekki of Council Bluffs, IA, Mark Seals of Arbela, MO and Karla Seals  and husband Vryant Arioso of Jefferson, SD; 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, a sister Arlene Lantz of Carthage, IL many cousins, nieces and nephews.

As an expression of sympathy, memorials are suggested to the Mt. Moriah Cemetery.  They may be left at or  mailed to Memphis Funeral Home, 378 South Market Street, Memphis, Missouri 63555.

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Memphis Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.