August 27, 2014



Memorial services for Esther L. Sowers, age 97, of Quincy, Illinois, formerly of Wayland and Kahoka, will be held Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at the Wayland United Methodist Church in Wayland, Missouri.

Esther Sowers died Monday, August 25, 2014 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

A reception will be held following the funeral services at the church.

Memorials are suggested to the Wayland United Methodist Church.

Officiating at the service will be Pastors Nate Frazee and Barb Hagerla.

Survivors include three daughters:
Sherry (Terry) Wipff of Santa Fe, Texas
Beverley (Tom) Darling of Carmel, Indiana
Carol (Mark) Drummond of Quincy, IL

five grandchildren,
Chris Shepherd,
Mark Smith
Julie Downey
Jennifer DuBois
and Matthew Smith

three step grandchildren:
David Marold
Alexander Drummond
Jane Drummond;

and nine great-grandchildren;

as well as nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

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Memorial services for Delbert L. Parsons, age 77, of Kahoka, MO, will be held Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with military rites following. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Peaksville Cemetery.

Delbert Parsons died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in the Clark Co. Nursing Home in Kahoka.

Family will receive friends Saturday from 1 p.m. until time of services at Wilson Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested to the family.

Officiating at the service will be Pastor Glen Yoder.

Survivors include one brother,
Francis (Janet) Parsons of Wayland, MO;

a daughter, Tonya Douglas and her three children of California;

a nephew, Terry Parsons (Ann Blunk) of New London, IA;

a niece, Lori Rockhold of Wayland, MO;

a great nephew:
Matthew (Clarissa) Rankin and their children, McKenzie and Mykle, of Kahoka, MO;

a great niece, Alexis Holmes and her son, Dominic, of Wayland, MO;

one aunt: Alice Parsons of Kahoka;

an aunt-in-law, Leigh Ann Hyaden of Kahoka;

as well as cousins and other relatives.

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