October 15, 2018

Maurine Bradley

(1932-2018)

Gravesite services for 85 year-old Maurine Bradley of Bible Grove will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, October 16 at the Bible Grove Church of Christ Cemetery.

Maurine Bradley died Friday morning, October 12, 2018 at her home.

Visitation is 12-8 p.m., Monday, October 15 at the Gerth Funeral Home with the family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to the Bible Grove Church of Christ Cemetery and can be left at or mailed to the Gerth Funeral Service, 115 S. Main St., Memphis, MO 63555.

Mrs. Bradley is survived by: her children, Mike Bradley of Olathe, KS, Pat Bradley of Bible Grove, Steve and wife Cindy Bradley of Lindale, TX, Joy and husband Joe Moore of Camp Point, IL, and Bruce Bradley of Warrensburg, MO; sister, Maxine and husband Emmett Phillips of Memphis; brothers, Charles and wife Shirley Newcomb of Greentop and Don Newcomb of Memphis; a sister-in-law, Betty Newcomb of Indianola, IA; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Condolences may be sent to the Bradley family by logging on to gerthfuneralservice.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Gerth Funeral Service in Memphis.

CELESTA GARES

CELESTA GARES

Funeral services for Celesta Gares, age 89, of Kahoka, MO, will be held Sunday,
October 14, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at the Kahoka United Methodist Church.

Celesta Gares died Thursday October 11, 2018 at the Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka, Missouri.

Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home after noon on Saturday with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m.

Officiating will be Pastor Barb Hagerla.

Memorials are suggested to the Clark Co. Nursing Home or the Kahoka United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Harold Gares of Kahoka

one daughter, Melody (Bruce) Uhlmeyer of Kahoka

three grandchildren:
Dan (Brandy) Uhlmeyer of Shelbyville, MO
Wesley (Jessica) Uhlmeyer of Monticello, IL
Cheryl (Lute) Winkelman of Alexandria, MO

nine great-grandchildren:
Mason, Robert, Adelle, Clara
Ethan, Emily and Eliza Uhlmeyer
Cora and Isabel Winkelman

two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law:
Laneta Gares of Monroe City, MO
Lola Gares of Kahoka
Clifford Gares of Kahoka

as well as nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

On-line condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonfuneralservice.com.

BETTY J. VAN WINKLE

BETTY J. VAN WINKLE

Funeral services for Betty J. Van Winkle, age 85, of Kahoka, MO, will be held Monday,
October 8, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka. Burial will be private in the Keokuk National Cemetery.

Betty Van Winkle died Thursday October 4, 2018 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home after noon on Sunday with family receiving friends from 4-6 p.m.

Words of comfort will be provided by Lou Hesse.

Memorials are suggested to Peaksville Church or the Clark County Nutrition Site.

Survivors include her 5 children:
Kay Kelly of Kahoka, Missouri
Karen Rossiter of San Antonio, Texas
Nancy Kleine of Kirksville, Missouri
Keith (Michelle) Kleine of Kahoka, Missouri
Hank (Sandy) Kleine of Kahoka, Missouri

14 grandchildren:
Seth (Kami) Holmes of Chelsea, Iowa
Amanda (Bobby) Foote of Zachary, LA
Chris (Amanda) Holmes of Wever, Iowa
Ethan Kelly of Kahoka, MO
Carrie (Gary) Moix of Castorville, TX
Kindy (Randy) Bergman of Kahoka, MO
Quinn (T. J.) Sammons of Kahoka, MO
Matt (Jenny) Palmer of Kahoka, MO
Nick (Stephanie) Athon of Kirksville, MO
Chayson, Boden and Grayden Kleine of Kahoka, MO
Courtney (Matt) Arnold of Alexandria, MO
Ashley Kleine of Canton, MO

Sixteen (16) great grandchildren

two brothers
Carl (Shirley) Spurgeon of Canton, MO
Billy Dean (Uhlamae) Spurgeon of KS

one sister, Dorothy Desvaux of Kahoka, MO

as well as other relatives.
On-line condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonfuneralservice.com.

Betty J. Van Winkle

BETTY J. VAN WINKLE

Funeral services for Betty J. Van Winkle, age 85, of Kahoka, MO who passed away October 4, 2018 are pending at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka.

On-line condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonfuneralservice.com.

Dr. Kenneth E. Kirchner

Dr. Kenneth E. Kirchner

Funeral services for Dr. Kenneth E. Kirchner, age 85, of Kahoka, MO, will be held Saturday,
October 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with burial following in the St. Paul Cemetery, Kahoka, MO.

Kenneth Kirchner died Tuesday, October 2, 2018, in the Scotland Co. Memorial Hospital in Memphis, MO.

Friends may register on Friday at Wilson Funeral Home between the hours of 9 and 5 with family receiving friends Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Memorials are suggested to the Clark Co. Nursing Home or C.A.R.E.

Officiating at the service will be Pastor Shawn McAfee.

Survivors include two sons:
Derek E. Kirchner of Kahoka
Drs. Darren (Kelley) Kirchner of Kahoka;

a sister, Marvene McCoy of Lebanon, MO

six grandchildren:
Amanda (Jason) Lubbert of Quincy, IL
Jennifer (Brad) Richardson of Carthage, IL
Galen Kirchner of Denver, CO
Braydon Kirchner of Fayette, MO
Breanna Kirchner and Briston Kirchner, both of Alexandria, MO

four great-grandchildren:
Leah and Emma Lubbert
Harper and Brilynn Richardson

a niece, Tami McCoy of Rosamond, CA and her family;

as well as cousins and other relatives.

On-line condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonfuneralservice.com.

DOROTHY M. ROSS

DOROTHY M. ROSS

Funeral services for Dorothy M. Ross, age 95, of Kahoka, will be held Monday, September 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Kahoka with burial following in the Kahoka Cemetery.

Dorothy Ross died Friday, September 21, 2018 in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka after 10 a.m. Sunday with family receiving Sunday from 6-8 p.m.

Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggested to the Clark Co. Nursing Home, Clark Co. Nutrition Center or St. Paul United Church of Christ in Kahoka.

Officiating at the service will be Rev. Dixie Laube.

Survivors include her children,
Mary Ann (Ralph) Plenge
Larry Ross, all of Kahoka

six grandchildren and their families:
Jamie (Jenny) Ross – Will, Luke (Hannah), Anna, and Emma
Kevin (Mandy) Ross – Karlee, Jade, Hope and Cole
Carrie (Troy) Hamner – Elly and Kaden
Melissa (John) Bevans – Chase, Carissa and Chandler
Mark (Hilary) Plenge – Blake, Bryton, Bree, and Bennett
Matt (Chrissy) Plenge – Abby and Aiden
all of Kahoka

one brother, Jim Hunziker of Irving, TX

several nieces and nephews, cousins and other relatives.

On-line condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonfuneralservice.com.

Barbara Mathes 1939 – 2018

 A visitation is scheduled for Saturday afternoon, 9/29, from 2 to 4 p.m. for anyone that would like to stop in and visit with the family at Payne Funeral Chapel for Barbara Mathes, 79, of Lebanon, MO, formerly of Memphis.
Barbara Mathes passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Springfield, Missouri. Cremation rites were accorded and a private committal will be in the Richland Cemetery in rural Scotland County, Missouri.
Survivors include her husband: George Mathes of Lebanon, MO; five children: Rhonda, (Brian) Lewis, Rick Newcomer, Cindy Compton, Ginger (Barry) Stott and Tina (John) Riesinger; 18 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; sisters: Betty (John) Wheeler, Dorothy (Bob) Hunolt, Karen (Orie) Muench and Verna (Laverne) Weilbrenner; one brother: Boyd (Jeanie) Bissell along with nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the family for their discretion in care of Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison St., Memphis, Missouri 63555.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family by logging onto Payne’s website at www.paynefuneralchapel.com
Local arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis.

 

VIRGINIA B. ST. CLAIR

VIRGINIA B. ST. CLAIR

Funeral services for Virginia B. St. Clair, age 95, of Kahoka, will be held Friday, September 28, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with burial in the Ballard Cemetery.

Virginia St. Clair passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018 in the Clark Co. Nursing Home in Kahoka.

Family will receive friends at Wilson Funeral Home on Friday, September 28, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. until services at 10:30.

Memorials are suggested to the Ballard Cemetery or Industrial Opportunities.

Officiating at the service will be Pastor Basil Bevans.

Survivors include one son:
Albert (Louise) St. Clair of Wyaconda

four daughters:
Zola (Ron) Starkey of Burlington
Nancy (Gary) Webster of Wyaconda
Geneva (Larry) Tinkle of Memphis
Terry (Kevin) Kerr of Arbela

thirteen grandchildren:
Carla (Steffan) Jacobs of Omaha, AR
Heather (Jason) Ayer of Verona, MO
Melanie (Brian) Danielson of Rockford, IL
Bonnie (Mike) Pierson of Burlington
Tammy (Brian) Starkey-Hopkins of West Burlington
Patrick (Roberta) Webster of Kahoka
Rachel (Aaron) Small of Wyaconda
Roger (Sarah) Tinkle of Memphis
Robert Tinkle of Memphis
Elana (Danny) Liu of Joplin
Brandon (Ashley) Kerr of St. Charles
Jennifer (Derek) Manchester of Memphis
Michael (Cara) Romore of Memphis

39 great grandchildren;

five great-great grandchildren:
one sister, Betty Sawyer of Kahoka

brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law:
Noel Wayne (Juanita) St. Clair of Canton
Betty St. Clair of Kahoka
Lois Bevans Keller of Camdenton

as well as nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

On-line condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonfuneralservice.com.

Howard W. Whitlow

Funeral services for 89-year-old Howard W. Whitlow of Queen City, Missouri, formerly of Lancaster, Missouri will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri with burial in the Queen City Cemetery in Queen City, Missouri.

Howard Whitlow passed away on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri.

Visitation is scheduled for Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri between the hours of 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Memorials have been established for the Schuyler County Nursing Home.

Officiating the services will be H. R. Rogers, Pastor of the United Methodist Church in Lancaster, Missouri assisted by Gary Stump.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline Whitlow of Queen City, Missouri; his children, Mike Whitlow and wife, Nancy of Lancaster, Missouri, Cathy Jennings and husband, Roy of Queen City, Missouri, Randy Whitlow and friend, Brenda Swedberg-Bruner of Lancaster, Missouri, Julie Cook and husband, Henry of Lancaster, Missouri and Lori Horn and husband, Eric of Ashland, Missouri; 12 grandchildren, Michael A. Whitlow and wife, Missy of Aurora, Illinois, Michelle Whitlow and fiancé, Michael of Grays Lake, Illinois, Richard Whitlow and wife, Shelly of Charlotte, Tennessee, Brian Jennings and wife, Melany of Ogden, Iowa, Brady Jennings and wife, Cassie of O’Fallon, Missouri, Travis Whitlow and wife, Crystal of Queen City, Missouri, Jason Whitlow of Lancaster, Missouri, Chance Cook and wife, Ivy of Crawford, Missouri, Rhett Cook and wife, Jessika of Rolla, Missouri, Denver Horn of Ashland, Missouri, Morgan Horn of Ashland, Missouri and Taiya Horn of Ashland, Missouri; 16 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews and other family members including a special friend, Vicki McBride of Bryan, Ohio.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by logging on to normanfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster, Missouri.

Bennet West, Jr.

Funeral services for 87-year-old Bennet West of Queen City, Missouri, formerly of Lancaster, Missouri will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Christian Church in Lancaster, Missouri with burial at the Arni Memorial Cemetery in Lancaster, Missouri.

Bennet West passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018 at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri.

Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Christian Church in Lancaster, Missouri between the hours of 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Memorials have been established for Arni Memorial Cemetery.

Officiating the services will be Sonny Smyser, Pastor of the Schuyler County Church of Faith in Lancaster, Missouri assisted by Billy Wallace, Pastor of the Lancaster Christian Church in Lancaster, Missouri.

Bennet is survived by his two children, John West and wife, Judy of Lancaster, Missouri and Kathy Miller and husband, Ron of Oskaloosa, Iowa; one daughter-in-law, Annette West of Newton, Iowa; 7 grandchildren, Angela Carolan and Jennifer Hartman of Earlham, Iowa, Martha Bertsch and husband, Cory of St. Joseph, Michigan, Chris West and Kristina Miller of Lancaster, Missouri, Kimberly Boyd and husband, Kevin of Farmington, Minnesota, Kirk West and wife, Alisha of Lancaster, Missouri, Cale Brimer and wife, Lacy of Downing, Missouri and Amanda Brimer and Anthony Lutz of Glenwood, Missouri; 18 great grandchildren; Sara and Christian Carolan, James and Arabella Bertsch, Chelsea and Marcus Miller, Mikel and Chase West, Peyton, Owen and Quinn Boyd, Jaxson West, Kinley Walter, Calain and Bentlee Brimer, Alex, Eliese and Anna Steel; three step grandchildren; nine step great grandchildren; one sister, Pat Primm and husband, Gerald of St. Louis, Missouri; nieces and nephews and other family members.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by logging on to normanfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster, Missouri.