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Area Obituaries

BETTY DARLENE JAMES

BETTY DARLENE JAMES Betty Darlene James left this earth to be with her savior on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. Darlene (as she was known by her friends) was born on a farm near Lucerne, Missouri, on November 26, 1934, to John Hartley and Velma (Collins) Vorreiter. She married Hobart L. James on May 25, 1952,…

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MADGE REID

MADGE REID Madge Reid, 90, of Green City, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan, Missouri. Madge was born on July 28, 1932, in Green City to Albert and Anna May (Tharp) Beall. She graduated from Green City High School in 1950. On December 9, 1951, she…

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JOHN DOUGLAS ELLER

JOHN DOUGLAS ELLER On Monday, January 9th, 2023 John Douglas Eller laid his crops by after 54 years, finishing his work on earth and entering into the presence of his Saviour. Doug was born on March 25, 1968 in Medina, OH. He grew up in Burbank, OH and graduated from Norwayne High School in Creston,…

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RICHARD WILLIAMS “DICK” SANDERS

RICHARD WILLIAMS “DICK” SANDERS Richard William “Dick” Sanders, 90 years old, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at Nashville General Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Dick was born July 7, 1932 in Eldora, Iowa to Jesse and Rena (Ayers) Sanders. He grew up all around North Missouri, graduating High School in Green City.…

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Beverly A. Dieterich

Beverly A. Dieterich 05/23/1942 – 01/12/2023 Beverly A. Dieterich, 80, of Arbela, MO passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023, in her home at Arbela, MO. The daughter of James C. and Annette (Groth) Janssen, she was born in Lincoln, IL on May 23, 1942. She grew up on a farm near Kenney, IL, before moving…

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Nancy Lou Domke 09/21/1951 – 01/06/2023

Nancy Lou Domke, age 71 of Memphis, MO went home to be with the Lord on January 6, 2023, at the Schuyler County Care Center in Queen City, MO. Nancy was born on September 21, 1951, in Oshkosh, WI and was raised in the Omro, Wisconsin area and attended the local schools. Nancy loved watching…

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VONDA CARROL GEOSLING

VONDA CARROL GEOSLING Vonda Carrol Geosling, age 86 of Green City, Missouri passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022. The daughter of Raymond and Irene (Guffy) Johnson, Vonda was born February 7, 1936 in Sullivan County, Missouri. On May 23, 1954 she married Glenn L. Geosling. Vonda is survived by three sons: Leaman Geosling and…

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MARY LOU HAMPTON

MARY LOU HAMPTON Mary Lou Hampton, 68, died Friday, December 30, 2022, in her home in St. Peters, MO after a long illness. She was born in Kirksville, Missouri on December 19, 1954, the daughter of John William Grice and Mary Elisabeth Grice. She attended the Linn County R-1 School and graduated in 1972. Upon…

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LARRY VICTOR MCDONALD

LARRY VICTOR MCDONALD Larry Victor McDonald, 75, of Green City, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, December 10, 2022. Larry was born in Pennville, Missouri, on March 11, 1947, the son of Albert Victor and Marcella May (Shaver) McDonald. He graduated from Green City High School, and he married Clara Mae Gray…

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JAMES HOLLIE (JIM) FAIRLEY

JAMES HOLLIE (JIM) FAIRLEY James Hollie (Jim) Fairley passed away peacefully on Monday, October 24, 2022, in Denver, Colorado. He was 80. He was born on May 9, 1942, to D.G. “Red” and Vivian Maude Fairley in Sullivan County, Missouri. He graduated from Milan High School in 1960. He earned a degree in accounting from…

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