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Helen Grace Taleff, of Hunnewell, formerly of Arkansas, dies at 78

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 8:14 am

Helen Grace Taleff, 78, of Hunnewell, (formerly of Hoxie, Arkansas), passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at the Hannibal Regional Hospital, Hannibal. She was born Aug. 5, 1936, in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, the daughter of Enoch Alvin and Ava Mae Hare Pierce. She was a graduate of Green County Tech School in Arkansas. Helen worked as a Home Health Aid for Lawrence County, Arkansas. She and her husband moved from

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  • Robert William Friedlein, of Quincy, dies at 77

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 8:12 am

    Robert William Friedlein, 77, of Quincy, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at the Sunset Nursing Home, Quincy. He was born July 25, 1937, in Bell City, the son of Roland George and Willa Maude Quinn Friedlein. He attended St. Stephens School, Indian Creek. He served his country in the U.S. Army and then in the U.S. Naval Reserves. Bob worked as a floral salesman for Tri State Florist

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  • Stanley Wilson Tanzey, Long Time Monroe City R-1 Maintenance Supervisor, avid hunter, dies at 85

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 8:11 am

    Stanley Wilson Tanzey, 85, of Columbia, (formerly of Monroe City) passed away Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at the Boone County Hospital, in Columbia. He was born Dec. 2, 1929, in Florida, Missouri, the son of Howard Thomas and Emma Lee Smith Tanzey. Stan attended Paris High School. Stan was a lifelong Monroe County farmer. He also worked for the Monroe City R-1 School district as a maintenance supervisor for many

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  • Phyllis Davidson, of Osage Beach, dies at 77

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 7:42 am

    Phyllis Ann “PD” Davidson, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and caring friend and neighbor. Daughter of the late Ralph Roy Johnston and Flossie Faye Young Johnston. She was born in their home on Jan. 23, 1937, in Macon, Ralls County. She passed at 1:45 a.m. on Jan. 2, 2015, 21 days shy of her 78th birthday. Phyllis was smart, beautiful, and a strong leader. She spent the majority of her

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  • Kenneth Barnes dies at 72

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 7:38 am

    Kenneth Eugene Barnes Sr., 72, of Monroe City, passed away at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis at 4:40 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Garner Funeral Chapel, Monroe City, with the Rev. Glen Gobel and the Rev. Brian Kenney officiating. Burial will be at St. Jude Cemetery, Monroe City. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14,

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  • Bob Shoemaker dies at 86

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 7:19 am

    Robert (Bob) Francis Shoemaker, 86, of Monroe City, completed his labor on this earth and entered eternal glory on Jan. 1, 2015, while surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Hannibal on Dec. 15, 1928. He was the son of Emmett Irvin Shoemaker and Thelma Marie (Botkin) Shoemaker. He graduated from Monroe City R-I High School and shortly after married his bride, Patricia (Spalding) Shoemaker, on June 5,

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  • Meades lose daughter, Scarlett Leigh, of Long Beach, California

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 8:24 am

    Scarlett Leigh Meade was born in Long Beach, California on Jan. 24, 2014, to James and Jennifer Meade. After battling leukemia, she peacefully passed in the arms of her parents on Dec. 27, 2014, in Long Beach, California. Scarlett is survived by her parents, James and Jennifer, and her sister, Sienna Meade. Scarlett is also survived by her grandparents, Jon and Judy Meade and Larry and Jean Bobier. A memorial

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