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Area Obituaries

CLARICE RAE LAWRENCE

CLARICE RAE LAWRENCE Clarice Rae Lawrence, 79, of Milan, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Clarice was born on November 27, 1942, in Pollock, Missouri to Elvin and Velma (Meyers) Frazier. She grew up in Pollock before graduating from Milan High School in…

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ANNABELLE KELLER RILEY

ANNABELLE KELLER RILEY Annabelle Keller Riley went to be with God on Sunday, September 4, 2022. Born on March 11, 1927 to Irving Samuel Keller and Bernice Bachman Keller of Pennville, Missouri, she was the first born of four children. Annabelle attended Pennsville’s Victory and Boone Hill Rural Schools. She later, in the 1940’s, attended…

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JERALD F. WALKER

JERALD F. WALKER Jerald F. Walker, 91, of Fredonia, KS, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at the Heritage Healthcare in Chanute. Jerald was born on June 28, 1931 in Green City, MO the son of Charles R. and Esther N. (LaFaver) Walker. Jerald was very athletic during high school; he then attended the University…

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AUSTIN COLE BRUMMITT

AUSTIN COLE BRUMMITT Austin Cole Brummitt, 23, of Milan, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at his home. Austin was born on December 29, 1998, to Wesley Brummitt and Rebecca (Gray) Cordray. He graduated from Milan High School in 2017, and then joined the United States Army. He graduated basic from Fort Benning,…

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EVAH LORENE MOOTS

EVAH LORENE MOOTS Evah Lorene Moots, 97 years old formerly of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022 at Putnam County Care Center in Unionville. Evah was born June 29, 1925 at home in Green Castle, Missouri to Leonard and Addie (Harmon) Snyder. On April 7, 1943 she married Johnie Moots; he preceded…

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BONNIE LEA MAULSBY

BONNIE LEA MAULSBY Bonnie Lea Maulsby, 90 years old, of Milan, Missouri, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Putnam County Memorial Hospital in Unionville. Bonnie was born October 5, 1931 in Pollock, Missouri to John William and Gladys Ann (Morlan) Sears. Cal Hubbard played match maker, introducing Bonnie to Ed. She married Grover Edwin…

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VIVIAN IRENE (HENDON) SMITH

VIVIAN IRENE (HENDON) SMITH Vivian Irene (Hendon) Smith passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022, at her home. She was born on November 3, 1940, to Thomas D Hendon and Lyida Irene McDaniel in Leslie, Arkansas. She had six brothers and sisters with only Bernice Elaine (Hendon) Ludwig of Browning, Missouri surviving. On September 7, 1957,…

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MARY F. JONES

MARY F. JONES Mary F. Jones of Anniston, Alabama, formerly of Milan, Missouri, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, July 23, 2022. Mary was born in Milan, on March 24, 1933 to George F. and LillieMae Eddy (Montgomery). She was married to Price L. Jones on January 2, 1954. Preceding her in death were her…

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BONNIE YARDLEY BROSNAN

BONNIE YARDLEY BROSNAN Bonnie Yardley Brosnan, age 94, passed away in her Redwood City, California, home of 71 years on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, with her children by her side. Bonnie was born on a farm near Pollock, MO, on September 19, 1927, the 8th of 9 children, to James and Emma Yardley. She attended…

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BILLIE FRANCES (THOMAS) ROBERTS

BILLIE FRANCES (THOMAS) ROBERTS Billie Frances (Thomas) Roberts, 95, of Orrick, MO, passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday, July 7, 2022, at Shirkey’s Nursing and Rehab Center, where she had resided since January 2021. Her family had surrounded her the last several days just as she would have wanted.…

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