Area Obituaries

Obituary – Paden R. W. Friend

Paden Roy William Friend, age 33, son of Marilyn (Wiseman) Friend and Rusty Friend was born March 9, 1988, in Rolla, Mo. He passed away July 27, 2021, at his home in Evening Shade, Mo. Paden is preceded in death by his grandparents, Roy and Billie Wiseman, Russell and Beatrice Friend; and his father-in-law, Kirk…

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Obituary – Emma J. Williams

Emma June Williams was born June 1, 1934, to Ralph and Etta (Merckling) Rowen. She passed away July 28, 2021, at the Texas County Memorial Hospital at the age of 87 years, 1 month and 27 days. She married Richard Pierce Williams and to this union six children were born, three girls and three boys.…

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Obituary – Timothy J. Humphrey

With great sadness, we announce the loss of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle Timothy James Humphrey, who passed away unexpectedly on July 17, 2021, at the age of 78 at his home in Lindon, Utah. Tim was born on September 14, 1942, to Ira Lavar Ames and Norma Lee Burton in Lava…

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Obituary – Mace L. Scott

Mace Ludwig Scott, of Edgar Springs, Mo., passed away from this life unexpectedly on July 26, 2021, at the age of 62. Mace was born January 19, 1959, in Darmstadt, Germany, to the late Carl Scott Sr. (1990) and the late Ilse Scott (2018). Mace was also preceded in death by two brothers, George Scott…

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Obituary – Patricia A. Wilson

Patricia Ann Wilson, age 78, was born on September 29, 1942, to William and Ella Martin in Lawrence, Kan. She passed away on July 26, 2021, at Texas County Memorial Hospital, Houston, Mo. Patricia married Rayburn Arnold (Pete) Wilson in 1964, and to this union three children were born, William Lance Wilson, Welinda LeRae (Wendi)…

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Obituary – Norman “Ike” Lavely

Norman “Ike” Dwight Lavely, 68, passed away on July 26, 2021, in Licking, Mo. Ike was born on May 31, 1953, to James and Sally Lavely in Thayer, Mo. He is survived by his loving wife, Glenda Lavely of the home; daughter, Tiffany Lavely-Barham and husband Gary; stepchildren, Angela Sellers and Kenneth Head; sister, Helen…

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Obituary – Phyllis J. Staley

Phyllis Joann Staley, age 81, daughter of Clifford and Anna (Malane) Dennis, was born August 2, 1939, in Houston, Mo. She passed away July 25, 2021, in her home with her family beside her. Phyllis grew up in the Houston area attending school here, and graduated from Houston High School in 1957. She married James…

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Obituary – Lonnie R. Henry

Lonnie Ray Henry, was born the eldest son of Junior and Amy (Noel) Henry in Cabool, Mo., on August 11, 1951, he departed this temporary home on July 25, 2021, in Columbia, Mo. At the ripe old age of 31 Lonnie met the love of his life and on August 13, 1983, Christy Price became…

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Obituary – Ian E. Heath

Ian Edward Heath, age 44, son of George Edward and Rebecca Yvonne (Lee) Heath was born March 16, 1977, at TCMH in Houston, Mo. He passed peacefully to be with his Savior at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo., on July 23, 2021. He was preceded in death by his stillborn son, Aedon Thane; his…

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Obituary – Charles L. Wallace

  Charles Lawson Wallace, age 98 years, 7 months, and 25 days, 9th child of Charles Alexander and Mary Elizabeth (Copplinger) Wallace was born November 19, 1922, in Diamond, Mo. He passed away July 14, 2021, at Dixon Nursing Home, Dixon, Mo. Charles was preceded in death by his parents; nine siblings; one grandchild, Steven;…

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