December 11, 2018

Jeanne Ruth

A memorial service and burial for 85-year-old Jeanne Ruth of Downing, Missouri will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Gardens South in Worth, Illinois.

Jeanne Ruth passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, Missouri.

Visitation is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri.

Memorials have been established for the Schuyler County Library.

Survivors include her three sons: David Ruth of Downing, Missouri, Philip Ruth and wife, Cheryl of Bourbonnais, Illinois and Brian Ruth and wife, Peggy of Wright City, Missouri; 6 grandchildren: Donald Ruth and wife, Jamie of Bryon, Illinois, Michael Ruth and wife, Sara of Lindenwood, Illinois, Daniel Ruth of Lowell, Indiana, Timothy Ruth and wife, Nicole of Batavia, Illinois, Tammy Ruth and partner, Joseph of Bradley, Illinois and Steven Ruth and wife, Shelley of Troy, Missouri; 6 great grandsons; 6 great granddaughters; one brother, Donald Shier and wife, Catherine of Toledo, Ohio; a special companion, her dog, Trixie; 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.

Timothy Lee Garrett

Funeral services for 55-year-old Timothy L. Garrett of Pacific, Missouri will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri with burial in the Campground Cemetery, east of Downing, Missouri.

Timothy L. Garrett passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Visitation is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri.

Memorials have been established for the Campground Cemetery.

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

Survivors include his parents, Loyd and Maxine Garrett of Camdenton, Missouri; three aunts, Bonnie Oakes of Sedalia, Missouri, Carol Seamster of Downing, Missouri and Barbara Garrett of Waynesville, Missouri; two uncles, Dale Oakes and wife, Judy of Sedalia, Missouri and Lyle Garrett and wife, Lana of Harrisburg, Missouri; several cousins; other family members and a host of good friends.

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.

Georgia D. Triplett

Graveside services for 91-year old Georgia D. Triplett of Unionville, Missouri formerly of Livonia, Missouri will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Thompson Cemetery, west of Livonia, Missouri.

Georgia D. Triplett passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Putnam County Care Center in Unionville, Missouri.

Memorials have been established for the Thompson Cemetery.

Officiating the services will be Kevin Collins, Pastor of the Omaha Baptist Church in Omaha, Missouri.

Georgia is survived by her children: Judy Rook and husband, Brad of Bloomfield, Iowa, Marcia Triplett of Livonia, Missouri, Alberta Quintana and husband, Harvey of Livonia, Missouri, Bill Triplett and wife Theckla of Livonia, Missouri and Bruce Triplett of Kirksville, Missouri; 4 grandchildren: Belinda Lindberg and husband, Dr. Brent of Bloomfield, Iowa, Eric Quintana of Livonia, Missouri, Chelsea Jackson and husband, Kade of Downing, Missouri and Kale Triplett and fiancé, Dr. Sarah Riley of Unionville, Missouri; 7 great grandchildren: Camden and Crew Lindberg of Bloomfield, Iowa, Carson, Collin and Conley Jackson of Downing, Missouri and Lily and Sage Triplett of Unionville, 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.

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.

Norma Watkins

Visitation for 88-year-old Norma Watkins of Lancaster, Missouri will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri. A private burial will be at a later date at the Arni Memorial Cemetery in Lancaster, Missouri.

Norma Watkins passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at her home in Lancaster, Missouri.

Memorials have been established for the Schuyler County Nutrition Site.

Survivors include her sons, Matt Watkins and wife, Tammy of Greentop, Missouri and Randy Watkins and wife, Lisa of Lakewood, Colorado 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.

Ida Mae Foster

Funeral services for 97-year-old Ida Mae Foster of Kansas City, Missouri will be held on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri with burial at the Rose Cemetery in Graysville, Missouri.

Ida Mae Foster passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the Liberty Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, August 26, 2018 at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri between the hours of 2:00 and 2:30 p.m.

Memorials have been established for the Northside Baptist Church, 701 Highway 74, Mt. Vernon, Missouri 65712.

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

She will be greatly missed by her daughters, Donna Ledford of Kansas City, Missouri and Linda Bishop and husband, Rick of Meeker, Colorado; her son, Terry Corder of St. Joseph, Missouri; here grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; her niece, Susan Miller and many other nieces and nephews she loved.

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.

Betty West

Funeral services for 83 year old Betty West of Queen City, Missouri, formerly of Lancaster, Missouri will be held on Saturday, August 25, 20018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Christian Church in Lancaster, Missouri with burial in the Arni Memorial Cemetery in Lancaster, Missouri.

Betty West passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018 at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri.

Visitation is scheduled for Friday, August 24, 2018 at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri between the hours of 6-8:00 p.m.

Memorials have been established for the Arni Memorial Cemetery in Lancaster, Missouri.

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.

Betty is survived by her husband, Bennet West of Queen City, Missouri; 2 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, Jameson 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; two sisters, Sharolyn Kirby and husband, Wayne of Mattoon, Illinois and Mary Aylward and husband, Earl of Jackson, Minnesota; 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.

Billy Joe Yearns

Visitation for 47-year-old Billy Joe Yearns of Downing, Missouri will be held on Sunday, July 15, 2018 between the hours of 6-8:00 p.m. at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri. A private burial will be at a later date at the Fabius Cemetery, east of Lancaster, Missouri with Pastor Leon Buford officiating.

Billy Joe Yearns passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, Missouri.

Memorials have been established for the family.

Billy is survived by his parents, Nina and Clifford Yearns of Downing, Missouri; his significant other, Jenny Stringer of Downing, Missouri; one son, Joey Yearns of the home; three daughters, Sapphire Yearns of the home, Rachel Branson and husband, Chris of Kahoka, Missouri and Charlea West of Des Moines, Iowa; two grandsons; two brothers, Patrick and Kelly Yeans both of Downing, Missouri; three sisters, Joan deerling and husband, Kirk of Queen City, Missouri, Kim Hoover and husband, Kevin of Milan, Missouri and Marilyn Berry of Kirksville, Missouri; mother-in-law, Carol Smith of Des Moines, Iowa; sister-in-law, Samantha Gilbert of Albis, Iowa; several nieces and nephews; aunts; uncles and cousins.

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.

Danny Welte

Funereal services for 73-year-old Danny Welte of Lancaster, Missouri will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Baptist Church in Lancaster, Missouri. Burial will be in the East Center Cemetery in Kirksville, Missouri with military rites by the Schuyler County American Legion Post 0784.

Danny Welte passed away in Macon County, Missouri on Thursday, July 5, 2018.

Visitation is scheduled for Saturday, July 14, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Baptist Church in Lancaster, Missouri.

Memorials have been established for the East Center Cemetery in Kirksville, Missouri.

Officiating the services will be Pastor Robert Harrison.

Danny is survived by his wife, Donna Welte of Lancaster, Missouri; sons, John Welte and wife, Angela of Springfield, Missouri and Danny C. Welte of Kirksville, Missouri and James Welte and wife, Shela of Springfield, Missouri; 20 grandchildren; 1 great granddaughter; his father, Loyd Welte of Kirksville, Missouri; 4 sisters-in-law, Cynthia Eddy of Quincy, Illinois, Sheryl Fabyanic of Lancaster, Missouri, Connie Roberts and husband, Mikel of Lancaster, Missouri and Brenda Barner and husband, Mike of Moberly, Missouri; many nieces and nephews; other family members and numerous good friends.

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.