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Obituary – Jerry W. Cornelison

Jerry Wayne Cornelison was born October 30, 1956, in Peoria, Ill., to Gerald and Irma (Rinaldo) Cornelison. He passed away May 6, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 65. Jerry grew up in the Mapleton and Glassford, Ill., areas. He attended Illini Bluffs High School in Glassford where he excelled…

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Obituary – Marjorie O. Gann

Marjorie O. Gann, eldest daughter of Louise and Glen Leadford and Charles Coatney was born May 26, 1928, near Licking, Mo. She passed away May 5, 2022. Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James H. “Gene” Gann; her daughter, Carol Jean Routh; great-granddaughter, Jessica Lee Routh; sisters, Charlotte Hanks, Wilma Harland…

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Obituary – Brittany L. Scott

Brittany LeAnn Scott, age 26, daughter of Jimmie and Jennifer Scott, was born on July 20, 1995, in Houston, Mo. She passed away on April 29, 2022, at her home in St. Ann, Mo. Brittany is survived by her parents, Jimmie and Jennifer Scott; two younger siblings, Krista and Philip Scott; grandparents, Snuffy and Jane…

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Obituary – Linda K. Sherbno

Linda K. Sherbno, 80, of Edgar Springs, Mo., passed away on April 26, 2022, with her family by her side. Linda was born on December 30, 1941, in Scott, Ohio, the daughter of John and Marvel Houseworth. Linda graduated from Blue Creek High School in Ohio, she then graduated from the Toledo Hospital School of…

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Obituary – Charlotte F. Brookshire

Charlotte Faye Brookshire was born October 4, 1946, in Edgar Springs, Mo., to Arthur and Francis (Cooper) Black. She died April 27, 2022, in Edgar Springs, at the age of 75 years. Charlotte married Ronald C. Brookshire on October 11, 1963. Preceding her in death were her parents; sister, Barbara Brookshire; and brothers, Gary and…

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Obituary – Dana O. Scott

Dana Oleta (Williams) Scott, of Stockton, Mo., was born June 19, 1931, to Earl Williams and Alvaretta (Helton) Williams. Dana passed away April 23, 2022, making her age 90 years and 10 months. She attended school in Licking, graduating with the class of 1949. On July 25, 1959, she was united in marriage to Coy…

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Obituary – Dorothy E. Lotz

Dorothy Elizabeth (Keeney) Lotz was born December 31, 1935, in Prescott, Mo., to the late Bennett and Gladys (Hayes) Keeney. Dorothy went to be with her Lord and Savior after an extended illness on April 23, 2022, in Licking, Mo., at the age of 86. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Gary…

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Obituary – James C. Miller

James Coy Miller was born in North Wilkesboro, N.C., on March 9, 1962, to Raymond and Polly Miller. He passed away at home, after fighting metastatic cancer for the last six years, on April 20, 2022. James graduated from Alexander Central High School in Taylorsville, N.C., in 1980. Later in life he went through bible…

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Obituary – Connie S. Keeney

Connie Sue (Ice) Keeney was born on May 27, 1946, to Andy and Orba (Lewis) Ice in their home in Licking, Mo. She went to her heavenly home, Wednesday, April 20, 2022, in Springfield, Mo. On November 27, 1965, she married Charles Keeney. To this union three children were born, Tamatha, Trina and Darrin. Connie…

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Obituary – Lloyd R. Beasley

Lloyd Ray Beasley was born April 27, 1938, in Raymondville, Mo., to Raymond and Mildred Beasley. He went to be with the Lord on April 8, 2022, at the age of 83. Lloyd was married to the love of his life, Opal Beasley, and to this union three children were born, Steve, Sheri and Stan.…

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