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JOHN C. MILLER

JOHN C. MILLER John C. Miller, 94, of Mexico, passed away at 4:12 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at University Hospital in Columbia. Mr. Miller was born on March 16, 1928, in Callaway County, a son of Jess Krepps and Fannie Marian (Hodges) Miller. He served in the United States Army from 1952-1954. He worked…

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HAROLD LEON MOORE

HAROLD LEON MOORE Harold Leon Moore, 93 years old, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the LaPlata Nursing Home in LaPlata, Missouri. Harold was born October 25, 1928 to Earl and Ethel (McKee) Moore in Stahl, Missouri. On August 22, 1950 in Kirksville, Harold married Neva Lou (Niece) Moore, she…

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BETTY HANEN

BETTY HANEN Betty Hanen was born on June 18th, 1927, in Milan, Missouri. She lived most of her life in Milan and passed away at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, with family by her side. She was the daughter of Cora McCalister Weaver and John Frederick Weaver of Milan. Betty spent…

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BRENDA LOUISE STURM

BRENDA LOUISE STURM Brenda Louise (Compton) Sturm, 63 years old, of Green City, MO passed away on Sunday, May 15th, 2022 at home surrounded by family. Brenda was born September 1st, 1958 in Columbia, MO to James Palmer Compton and Violet Adaline Compton. She graduated from St. Charles High School in 1976. After Graduation, she…

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ROSIE MAE KING

ROSIE MAE KING Rosie M. (Heaton) King, 92, formerly of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan. The daughter of John Oris Heaton and Ada May (Moore) Heaton. She was born February 20, 1930 in Green Castle. She was united in marriage to Charles E. King…

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HARLEY EDWARD REECE

HARLEY EDWARD REECE Harley Edward Reece, age 88, of Las Cruces, New Mexico left this world on April 30, 2022 after suffering a heart attack in Peoria, Arizona. Harley was born in Milan, Missouri on June 28, 1933. He graduated from Milan High School in 1951. Following his love for travel, Harley enlisted in the…

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JOHN T. SAYRE

JOHN T. SAYRE John Terry Sayre (better known as “John T”), of Milan, Missouri, age 74, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan surrounded by loved ones. John was born October 20, 1947, the son of Glen and Vera (Callihan) Sayre at their home East of Milan. John was…

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WILMA LEA (MAGGART) CARTER

WILMA LEA (MAGGART) CARTER Wilma Lea (Maggart) Carter passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2022 at the Morningstar Assisted Livinging in West Des Moines, Iowa. She was born September 9, 1929 near Cora, Missouri, the daughter of Grover Edward and Bertha Chloe (Head) Maggart. Wilma and her twin sister, Thelma graduated from Milan High School…

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BESSIE ELIZABETH CUSTER

BESSIE ELIZABETH CUSTER Bessie Elizabeth Custer, 80, of Milan Missouri, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital, surrounded by family. Bessie was born on April 19, 1942, to Herbert Hadley and Cynthia Louise (Dunlap) Baldridge near Harris, Missouri. On August 24, 1961, Bessie married John Wayne Custer in Milan and…

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RUTH “LANELL” (MARTIN) TOATES

Ruth “LaNell” Toates (Martin) went to see her Savior, whom she trusted and loved since February 18,1976. She passed on Thursday, April 21, 2022. LaNell was born May 18,1947 to Mabel and Dean Martin in Green City, Missouri. She was the youngest of seven children. LaNell married the love of her life, Ray Toates on…

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