Kenneth Newby

October 2, 2014

Kenneth Eugene Newby, son of Willis and Lois (Harris) Newby, was born July 21, 1956 in Ringgold County, Iowa. His children remember him as a passionate, loving father and Pappy to his Grandchildren. To his daughters he was fun and hilarious, and ver...

Kenneth Driftmier

September 25, 2014

Kenneth Driftmier was born December 21, 1920 in Page County Iowa. He graduated from College Springs, Iowa High School. Kenneth served in the Air Force in World War II. Kenneth and Dorothy Burns were united in marriage on July 17, 1944. They moved t...

Barbara Hutton

September 18, 2014

Barbara Jeanne Harl Hutton was born to Jim and Wilma Harl on July 14, 1950 in Centerville, Iowa. After a long bout with cancer, she passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 18th, 2014. Barb was raised in Casey, Iowa. She attended school in ...

Kyle Shaha

September 11, 2014

Kyle Rex Shaha was born July 10, 1950 to Rex Owen Shaha and Vesta Opal (Wardrip) Shaha in Creston, Iowa. Growing up, Kyle attended Saltzman Country School through fourth grade. He graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1968 and attended Universal T...

Vickie Kimble

September 16, 2014

Vickie Jane Kimble was born on November 15, 1960 in Maryville, Missouri to Larry and Mary Ellen (James) Kimble. Sixteen months later she was joined by her brother Kurtis. From day one she assigned herself the responsibility of caring for her brothe...

Linda King

September 4, 2014

Linda F. King, daughter of Lawrence & Mary (Turner) Joe, was born January 5, 1948 in Independence, MO. Linda grew up in St Joseph, MO. She married Larry King on August 20, 1966 in Grant City, MO. Together they had a child, Kelly Sue King, who passed...

Lawrence Bishop

September 11, 2014

Lawrence E. "Bish" Bishop, son of Merwin & Ruby (Robinson) Bishop, was born May 6, 1934 at Lewis, Iowa. Bish served his country in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Japan. On November 21, 1960, he married Florence Osborn in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Her...

Ula Hays

September 4, 2014

Ula Agnes Hays was born January 6, 1944 in Mt. Ayr to Charles Wade Hampton and Cleo Helen Stringham. Ula attended Mt. Ayr School. She was united in marriage to Orval Franklin Hays on May 6, 1977. Ula worked many different places throughout the yea...

Keith Cole

September 3, 2014

Jacob Keith Cole, son of Lloyd and Blanche (Downy) Cole, was born December 13, 1924 at Lamoni, Iowa. Keith grew up in Benton and graduated from Benton High School in 1942. He served his country during World War II in the U.S. Coast Guard, stationed...

Norma Beggs

August 25, 2014

Norma Beggs, 83, of Clearfield passed away August 25, 2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 29, 2014 at the Clearfield United Methodist Church. Rev. Shurmaine McAlpine and Rev. Tim...

Lowell Schaefer

August 20, 2014

Lowell Raymond Schaefer was born the third of four children to Bernice Lewie (Madison) and Harold William Schaefer on September 15, 1923 at their homestead near Creston, IA. He attended Country School around the Creston area. On August 1, 1942 h...

Judy Fletchall

August 22, 2014

Judy Ann Fletchall, daughter of Albert R. and Helen G. (Hamilton) Stevens, was born at St. Francis Hospital in Maryville, Missouri on June 24, 1949. Judy grew up at Grant City and on June 1, 1965, she married Charles Leroy Fletchall. Judy and Charlie...

Vera Carson

August 2, 2014

Vera Madeline was born August 6, 1918 to John F. and Anna C. (Holms) Haidsiak in the family farm home near Bedford, Iowa. There were two world-wide crisis at this time ?????? World War I and the deadly flu epidemic, but Vera made the world better br...

Jerry Bowen

August 19, 2014

Jerry Max Bowen, better known as Oscar or "Big O", was born at the home in Benton, Iowa on August 28, 1948 to James and Ruby (Smith) Bowen. After graduating from Mount Ayr High School, Oscar lived and worked in Cedar Rapids and Fort Madison, Iowa....

Gerald R. Gardner

August 11, 2014

Gerald Roy Gardner, better known as Newt, passed away in the Mount Ayr Health Care Center August 11, 2014 at the age of 91. Gerald, one of five boys born to Roy and Madge Gardner, was born November 8, 1922 in Mount Ayr, IA. He graduated from Mount ...

Ruth Cavender

July 20, 2013

Ruth Deloris Cavender, 81 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away in Mesa. Ruth was the 7th child born on a farm in Adams County, Iowa to Emory Leon and Edna Nora Powell on January 15, 1932. She went to school in Redding, Iowa and graduated in 1951. She marr...

Darlene White

July 27, 2014

Darlene Louise, the 3rd child of Opal Faye Waddell & Glenn Ernest Keller was born on May 2, 1928 at home on a farm northeast of Tingley in Ringgold County, Iowa. She attended several country schools, including Corn Stalk College, and Monroe No. 5....

Charles Black

July 29, 2014

Charles E. Black, 76, of Canton, Illinois passed away at 8:23 pm Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Heartland Health Care Center in Canton, Illinois. He was born June 9, 1938 in Mt. Ayr, Iowa to Ernest and Sadie (Hensley) Black. They preceded him in death. ...

Maxine Werner

July 27, 2014

Maxine Eloise Henderson Werner, the daughter of Ruth Henderson Culver and Carl Henderson was born March 27, 1921 in rural Kent, Iowa. She passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Mt. Ayr Health Care at the age of 93. Maxine graduated from Creston High S...

Elizabeth Lynch

July 22, 2014

Elizabeth Caroline Butler was born in Lotts Creek Township, Ringgold County, IA, on November 11, 1922 to Murray Abraham and Clara Acenitha Jones Butler. In her early years she lived in Irena and Eagleville, MO before moving to a farm in Lotts Creek T...

Anita Hayworth

July 16, 2014

Anita Joyce Hayworth, age 78, of Mt Ayr, who died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Clearview Home in Mt Ayr, Iowa. Funeral service will be 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 20, 2014 with family present from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Watson-Armstrong Fun...

Richard Lilienthal

July 13, 2014

Richard Lilienthal, 76, of Kellerton, passed away July 13, 2014 at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Graveside services will be 3:00 p.m., Friday, July 18, 2014 at the Maple Row Cemetery in Kellerton. Pastor Skip Rushings will officiate the ...

Ruth Nickle

July 1, 2014

Ruth A. Nickle, daughter of William Franklin & Nona Ermina (Porter) Stingley, was born August 20, 1915 at Woonsocket, Sanborn County, South Dakota. Ruth grew up at Clearfield, Iowa and graduated from Clearfield High School in 1933. Ruth was a teacher...

Orlin Henson

June 20, 2014

Orlin Henson, 87, of Blockton, passed away June 20, 2014 at the Liberty Terrace Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Liberty, Missouri. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the Blockton Christian Church. Pastor Scott Marcum and Pastor ...

Norman Klejch

May 21, 2014

January 30, 1928 marked the birth of Norman (Norm) Dean Klejch, son of Jerry and Lillian Klejch. Birthplace was the farm home southeast of Diagonal, Iowa. He was welcomed by an older brother, Laverne. Norm grew to adulthood in the Diagonal communit...