Lucy Comer

August 29, 2016

Eva Lucielle Hammons Comer was born in a farmhouse southwest of Tabor, Iowa to James Franklin and Alta (Brammer) Hammons. Born to this union was 11 children and Lucy being number 9. She grew up in the country and attended country school through t...

Vera Moore

August 21, 2016

Vera Florence (Austin) Moore, oldest daughter of John Elmer and Lula Alice (Akins) Austin, was born, August 18, 1922, at home in Lorimor, Iowa. Vera attended the Baptist Church in Lorimor and was baptized there as a young girl. Vera attended and gr...

Ethel Campbell

August 19, 2016

Ethel Campbell, 78, of Shannon City passed away August 19, 2016, at the Mount Ayr Health Care Center. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mount Ayr; the Rev. John Rutz...

Gene Parman

August 14, 2016


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Gene Parman, 88, of Mesa AZ, passed away on August 14, 2016 at Banner Heart Hospital in Mesa , AZ. Gene was born in Hatfield, MO on August 26, 1927 to Albert and Cordia Parman. He spent the first 34 years of his life in Iowa where he married Martha...

Shirley Sweeney

August 9, 2016

Edna Shirley Sweeney, daughter of Charles William and Blanche Lucille (Vangorp) Lehmkuhl, was born November 22, 1924 in Percy, Iowa. Shirley graduated from Mitchellville High School in 1942. Shirley had an adventurous spirit about her that her gra...

Terry Tull

August 8, 2016

Terry Gene Tull the third child of Archie Ivan and RoEmma Murlen (Sissel) Tull was born at home at Hatfield, Missouri January 18, 1958. He passed away at the Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. Terry attended school at Mount Ayr Community and ...

Grace Moser

August 6, 2016

Grace Moser, daughter of Ray & Frances L. (Mathews) McCauslin, was born February 11, 1924 at New Hampton, Iowa. Grace graduated from high school and received her teaching degree from Iowa State University in Ames. She taught home economics at Mount A...

Laura Osborn

August 6, 2016

Laura May Osborn, daughter of William Lewis & Luella May (MaHaffy) Brant, was born December 21, 1939 at Lincoln, NE. Laura married John Osborn in Enid, Oklahoma. They lived in Atlantic, Iowa and Diagonal, Iowa before moving to Tingley, Iowa in 1968 w...

Iris Osborn

August 4, 2016

Iris Gloria Osborn, daughter of Frank H. & Edrie Irene (Day) Culbertson, was born at Knowlton, Iowa on February 12, 1924. Iris grew up in Ringgold County and attended high school in Mount Ayr and then Redding, graduating from Redding High School. I...

John K. Sickels

July 31, 2016

John Keith Sickels was born April 4, 1926 on the family farm near Kellerton to Sherman Rex and Fern Mildred Lavonne (Wehrle) Sickels. He graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1946. John helped his father Rex on the farm through his school years. ...

Darlene Ricker

July 29, 2016

Darlene Ricker, 94, passed away July 29 at the Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Darlene was born September 5, 1921 in Prescott, Iowa, to Harold and Berneice Schaefer. Upon the death of her mother, at age 10 she and her brothers and sister were raised...

Lorraine Crone

August 2, 2016

Lorraine Crone, daughter of Virgil Leroy and Gladys (Cecil) Sharp, was born October 14, 1930 in North Platte, Nebraska. The family later moved to Ontario, Oregon where she grew up and attended school. Lorraine married Lyle Dean Crone and they had t...

Karla (Faris) Moberly

June 29, 2016

The Lord called Karla home on June 29, 2016. Born April 14, 1940 in Ottumwa, Iowa, daughter of Lynden and Gladys Faris. Beloved wife for 54 years of William Moberly of Santa Rosa, mother to Laurie (Daniel) Williams of Davis, CA and Bryan (MaryAnn) Mo...

Velma King-Lorenz

July 25, 2016

Velma King Lorenz was born March 1, 1922 to Sylvia Brown Kennedy and Reed Kennedy in Ringgold County, Iowa. She departed this life at Clearview Home in Clearfield, Iowa on July 25, 2016. Velma grew up and attended schools in Mount Ayr, Iowa. She ...

Clifford (Gene) Reed

July 22, 2016

Clifford Eugene "Gene" Reed, son of Oscar & Loreen (Scadden) Reed, was born April 16, 1948 at Leon, Iowa. Gene grew up at Van Wert and Grand River. Gene knew how to work and had a steady job since he was 14. He graduated from Grand Valley High School...

Carolyn (Katie) Jordan

July 20, 2016

Carolyn Howard Jordan, daughter of Frank & Margaret (Tappan) Howard, was born January 13, 1930 in Chicago, IL. Katie, as she was known to all as, graduated from high school, and attended college, before becoming a mother to Michael, Rex, Terr...

David L. Gipson

July 17, 2016


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David Landis Gipson was born May 22, 1924 in Cantril, IA to Orpha Bell (Landis) Gipson and Jesse Loss Gipson. He served in Panama during World War II in the U.S. Navy, completing his service as a Machinist Mate Second Class. After leaving the ...

Twila L. Hightshoe Fletchall

July 11, 2016

Twila Lavon (Fletchall) Hightshoe daughter of Ray and Opal Fern (McCord) Fletchall, was born August 3, 1938 in Grant City Missouri. After graduating from High school in 1956 where she was active in cheerleading and was Majorette of the high schoo...

Velda M. Pierson

July 10, 2016

Velda Marie (Clark) Pierson was born February 20, 1937 in Red Oak, Iowa to Joseph Arthur Clark and Catherine Marie (Whitney) Clark. She was educated in the Red Oak Schools. On October 16, 1954 she was united in marriage to Howard Eugene Pierson in ...

Donald E. Lowman

July 9, 2016

Donald Eugene Lowman was born March 8, 1930 to Robert and Effie (Sutter) Lowman in Kelley, Iowa. Don passed away July 9, 2016 at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa. Don married Georgia Gloshen and to this union Linda and Steven were born. Later i...

J. Delbert Jackson

June 26, 2016


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John Delbert Jackson, second son of Clifford and Sarah Ethel Hunt Jackson, was born at Jackson Corner in RInggold County, Iowa on October 21, 1925. He died in Clearview Home, Mt. Ayr, Iowa on June 26, 2016 after a struggle with cancer. Delbert att...

Wanda L. McGahuey

June 29, 2016

Wanda Lee (Jeter) McGahuey was born April 24, 1926 near Hatfield, MO to Cordia Jones Jeter and Fred Elmer Jeter. She passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at the Mount Ayr Healthcare Center. She spent her life in and around Hatfield, MO and Ringgo...

Stanley A. Carlson

June 22, 2016

Stanley Arnold Carlson, son of Arnold & Orril (Gallup) Carlson, was born October 4, 1939 at Red Oak, Iowa. Stan married Marlene Sandstrom and to this marriage, two children were born: Kristina Kay and Kelly Kyle. Stan and Marlene later divorced. ...

Virginia R. Albers

June 15, 2016

Virginia passed away June 15, 2016 at the Mount Ayr Healthcare Center in Mount Ayr, Iowa. She was born March 11, 1936, the daughter of Ruth and George H. Mack Jr. Virginia enjoyed needlepoint, drawing, painting, bingo, and fishing. She was ...

Larry D. Bowen

June 13, 2016


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Larry Dean Bowen, son of James and Ruby (Smith) Bowen, was born May 17, 1947 at Benton, Iowa. Larry grew up at Benton and graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1965. After graduating from high school, he moved to Cedar Rapids where he worked at ...