March 5, 2015



Memorial services for Thelma Louise Waples, age 82, of rural Alexandria, MO, will be held Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Bluff Springs United Methodist Church with inurnment following in Frazee Cemetery, rural Alexandria.

Thelma Waples died peacefully on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at her home surrounded by family and friends.

Friends may register at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka after 9 a.m. Friday with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to the family.

Officiating at the service will be Pastor Barb Hagerla.

Survivors include one son:
Justin (Kelly) Waples of Kahoka and their children Raegan, Conner and Mallory;

one daughter,
Lynn Kleine and her daughter, Ashley, of the home;

one brother Ronald (Martha “Susie”) Fuller of Quincy, IL

Beverly Hasner
Sharon Waples, both of Canton;

as well as nieces, nephews and their families.

On-line condolences may be expressed at

Georgena Hayes

Funeral Services for Frances “Georgena” Hayes, 92, of Edina, Missouri, will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 6, 2015, at the Doss Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri.

Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015, with the family receiving friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Doss Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri.

Burial will be in the Knox City Cemetery in Knox City, Missouri.

An expression of sympathy in memory of Georgena Hayes may be left to the Knox County Nursing Home, or the Knox City Cemetery. A memorial may be left at or mailed to the Doss Funeral Home 208 N. 4th Street, Edina, Missouri 63537.

Georgena Hayes passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri.

Georgena is survived by four children, Jerry Lee and his wife Faye Hayes of Columbia, Missouri, Larry Dean and his wife Cheryl Hayes of Edina, Missouri, Martha Ann “Martie” Scott of Hannibal, Missouri and John William and his wife Sherrie Hayes of Edina, Missouri; a sister, Roberta “June” Shepard of Edina, Missouri; a sister-in-law, Doris Binkley Hayes of Ft. Madison, Iowa; twelve grandchildren, Kimberly Ann and Danny Grant, Staci Lee and Brad Henks, Gena Marie and Brett Patton, Joseph Daniel and Laura Hayes, Amie Lynn and Michael Niemeyer, Kathleen Ellen and Justin Grant, Beverly Ann Hayes, Annette Renee and Cole Mitchell, Kelly William and Lacy Hayes, Michelle Wennette McMullen, Susan Renee and John Paul Begley, and Michael Hayden and Teri Kite; thirty-eight great grandchildren; five great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Pat Smith

Funeral services for Pat Smith, 73, of Memphis will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis with Pastor Larry Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Brock Cemetery,

Visitation is scheduled for Thursday at the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis from 12 to 8 P.M. with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 that evening

Pat Smith passed away Tuesday morning, March 3, 2015, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis.

Survivors include two daughters, Rhonda Mathes and her husband Doug of Memphis, MO and Robyn Smith and her significant other Jeff Grogan of Memphis, MO; one son, Ryan Smith and his wife Alicia of Keokuk, IA; six grandchildren, Aaron Smith and his wife McKenna of Queen City, MO, Kolton Smith and significant other Amber Harrington of West Point, IA, Andrew Mathes and fiance’ Samantha Murphy of Memphis, MO Braydon Smith and significant other Lauren Kerr of Keokuk, IA, Brianna Jobe and Evan Smith of Keokuk, IA; one sister, Barbara Blessing and her husband Henry of Memphis, MO, two brothers, Jim Harvey and his wife Vonda of Magnolia, TX and Dan Harvey and his wife Sandy of Olatha, KS; brother-in-law, Thomas Smith and wife Carol of Purdy, MO along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Memorials are suggested to the Brock Cemetery Association or the family for their discretion in care of the Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison St., Memphis, Missouri 63555.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by logging on to Payne’s at

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis.

Bill Snedigar

Funeral services for 95-year-old Bill Snedigar formerly of Lancaster, Missouri will be held at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. with burial in the St. John’s Cemetery in Livonia, Missouri. Military rites will be conducted at the cemetery by the Missouri Military Funeral Honors Team.

Bill Snedigar passed away on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri.

Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015 between the hours of 6-8:00 p.m. at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri.

Memorials have been established for the St. John’s Cemetery in Livonia, Missouri.

Officiating the services will be Sonny Smyser, Pastor of the Schuyler County Church of Faith in Lancaster, Missouri.

Survivors include his children, Rudy Snedigar and wife, Deborah of Lancaster, Missouri and Billie Jean Hart and husband, Bob of Excelsior Springs, Missouri; 8 grandchildren, Melissa Halterman and fiancee, Bill Loeffert of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Travis Salisbury and wife, Linnea of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Wesley Snedigar and wife, Rheonna of Richmond, Indiana, Jesse Snedigar and wife, Melodie of Kansas City, Missouri, Elizabeth McGuire and husband, Andrew of Kansas City, Missouri, Ethan Snedigar and wife, Sadee of Robertsdale, Alabama, Seth Snedigar and wife, Rebecca of Valley, Alabama and Lucas Snedigar and fiancee, Suzette McCall of Fairplay, South Carolina; 15 great grandchildren, Peyton Halterman, Carson Salisbury, Bella Loeffert, Alec and Aiden Snedigar, Amelia Snedigar, Tate, Drew, Brooks and Gabriel McGuire, Adia and Veda Snedigar, Madyson and Connor Snedigar and Kaira Snedigar; numerous nieces and nephews; other family members and many good friends.

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


Irene Dalton, 94, of Memphis, Missouri, died Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 5th at 1:30 P.M. at the First Baptist Church in Memphis. Burial will follow in the Richland Cemetery in rural Scotland County.

A visitation, with the family present to greet relatives and friends will begin at 10 A.M. until 12 noon on Thursday at the First Baptist Church.

Irene Dalton is survived by her five children: William E. Dalton and his wife, Bonnie, of Memphis; Floyd E. Dalton and his wife, Sherry, of Kahoka, Missouri; Kathryn F. Hyde of Danville, Iowa; Elizabeth L. Humes and her husband, Ernest, of Wyaconda, Missouri and Karyon M. Elsea and her husband, Bill, of Greentop, Missouri. Other survivors include seventeen grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

To honor Irene’s memory, a memorial contribution may be made to Richland Cemetery and may be left at the church or mailed to Memphis Funeral Home, 378 South Market Street, Memphis, Missouri 63555.

Online condolences to the Dalton family may be made by logging on to

Arrangements are under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home.

Loweldene Fincher

Loweldene Fincher, 88, formerly of Downing, Missouri died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Scotland County Care Center.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 1:30 P.M. at the Memphis Funeral Home. Inurnment of the cremains will be in the Downing Cemetery at a later date. Visitation with the family greeting friends will start at 12:30 P.M. until the service time.

As an expression of sympathy, memorials may be given to the Scotland County Senior Center. They may be left at the funeral home or mailed to 378 South Market St. Memphis, Missouri 63555.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria of Memphis; two sons, Timothy R. Fincher and his wife, Debbie of Greentop, Missouri and Terry Fincher and his wife Lynn, of Memphis, Missouri. Also surviving is a grandson and five granddaughters and six great grandchildren and many friends.

Online condolence may be left at
Memphis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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