Reva Joyce Gosney dies at 79

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 8:29 am

Reva Joyce Gosney, 79, of Monroe City, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Boone County Hospital, Columbia. She was born Aug. 12, 1935, in Shelbyville, the daughter of Charles Estel and Nellie Maude Stewart Gibson. She was a member of the Monroe City Christian Church. She was a lifelong School Teacher, teaching in LaGrange from 1956-1959; she taught in St. Louis from 1959 -1970, also teaching at Highland

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  • Richard Eugene Morrison, of Monroe City, dies at 49

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 5:16 pm

        Richard Eugene Morrison, 49 of Monroe City passed away at 1:50 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at the Monroe City Manor.    There are no services planned at this time. Arrangements for cremation are under the direction of the James O’Donnell Funeral Home of Hannibal.   Richard was born on Feb. 4, 1965. His father was Junior Pearl Morrison. His birth mother was Marilyn Jessup.   Richard was

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  • Kenny Buckman dies at 67

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 11:32 am

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    Kenny B. Buckman, 67, of Hannibal died at 12:43 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21 at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial was at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug 25 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Hannibal with The Rev. Mike Quinn officiating.   Burial with Full Military Honors by Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post #55 was at the St. Stephen’s Cemetery at Indian Creek. Visitation was from 5- 8

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  • Loving mother, grandmother Lari Jo ‘Jody’ Reynolds dies at 65

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 11:29 am


    Lari Jo “Jody” Reynolds, 65, of Monroe City passed away peacefully in her home at 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24 surrounded by her family. Jody was born Feb. 8, 1949 in Fort Madison, Iowa. Her parents were Bob and Nancy Yaeger. When Jody was five, her mother Nancy passed away of cancer. Her maternal grandparents, Leone and Orville Wallace, and her big brother Jack later adopted Jody and her

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  • Community mourns the loss of Bridget Kendrick

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 11:27 am


    Bridget Marie Kendrick, the 8-year-old daughter of Brian and Sarah Kendrick of Monroe City, joined her family of angels on Sunday Aug. 24 at the Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center in St. Louis. She is survived by her parents; two brothers, Logan and Colton Kendrick; grandparents Mark and Helen Miller and J. Robert and Barbara Kendrick, all of Monroe City; great-grandparents, Thomas Krauter and John Miller as well as several

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  • Mary Elizabeth Whelan, of Perry, dies

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 7:56 am


    A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Elizabeth Whelan, 92, of Perry, was held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 19 at St. William Catholic Church in Perry, with Father John Henderson and Father Al Allen (cousin of the deceased) officiating. Burial was in St. Paul Cemetery, rural Center. After the funeral luncheon, a video tribute followed at 1 p.m. at the church and all are invited to attend. Rosary services

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  • Richard Andrew Poelker dies

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 7:15 am

    r, Sr., Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Wednesday, Aug. 6. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy A. Poelker (nee Brown); loving father of Ann Key, Kathleen (the late Jack) Cody, Mary (Donald) Bidlake, Richard (Angela) Poelker, Jr., Gail (William) Maple, Alfred (Tina) Poelker, William (Cathy) Poelker, Anthony Poelker, and Keith (Mary) Poelker; dear grandfather of Jeannie (Markeith) Houston, Tina (Thomas) Boyd, James (Janice)

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