Leona F. Kelley, age 76, of Carrollton, Missouri, died March 31, 1999, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.
She was born December 14, 1922, in the State of Kansas, the daughter of Thomas R. and Zelma Naught Miller. She graduated from Wakenda High School.
On September 6, 1956, she was married to Gene Kelley in St. Joseph, Missouri. He survives at the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Janis Baker, Odessa, Missouri, and Patti Lahmann, Potosi, Missouri; two brothers, Lloyd Miller, Carrollton, and Donnie Miller, Concordia, Missouri; one sister, Irene Endicott, Independence, Missouri; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Johnny, Harold, Earl and Tommy; and three sisters, Margie, Eva Lenore and Arvella.
Graveside services will be 3:00 P.M., Saturday, April 3, 1999, at the Fairhaven Cemetery, Norborne, Missouri, conducted by Reverend Bert Hughes.
Visitation will be from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday, at the Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton.
The family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Fund in memory of Mrs. Kelley. They may be left at or mailed to the Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton.
Pinnie Rebecca Morrison was born July 10, 1910, near Taitsville, Missouri, in Ray County. She departed this life May 27, 1999 at the age of 88 years.
She was the daughter of James and Ida (McElwee) Butler.
She was married to Ernest C. Mmorrison on October 5, 1962. They lived on the farm until his death on March 11, 1990.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Carrollton, Vesta Chapter No. 5, O.E.S., and a charter member of the Daughters of the Union.
She is survived by two step-daughters, Mrs. Rebecca Burnside and Mrs. Maureen Smith; one step-granddaughter, Mrs. Pamela Kelly; and one step-grandson, Mr. John M. Burnside. She is also survived by three nieces, Mrs. Ethel Teegarden, Knoxville, Missouri, Mrs. Zelma Kinder, and Mrs. Thelma Knutter, both of Warsaw, Missouri; one nephew, many great-nieces and great- nephews; great-great nieces, great-great-nephews and great-great-great-niece and nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, and a nephew, Estel Butler of Knoxville, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Jim West at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, at the Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Carrollton.
Mary Margaret Butcher Moran, age 78, of Waverly, Missouri, died May 25, 1999, at the Apple Ridge Care Center in Waverly.
She was born August 22, 1920, in Marshall, Missouri, the daughter of Walter William and Dollie Mae Duncan Butcher. She attended Waverly schools and worked at the Lake City Arsenal for 25 years.
She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Waverly.
On March 28, 1970, she was married to Leonard Moran in Liberty, Missouri. He survives at the home.
She is further survived by several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M., Friday, May 28, at the Gibson Funeral Home in Waverly. Burial will be in Waverly Cemetery, Waverly.
The family suggests contributions to the Waverly Christian Church Youth Group in memory of Mrs. Moran.
Orville Glen Berning, age 84, of Carrollton, Missouri, died May 25, 1999, at the Vincor Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.
He was born December 1, 1914, near Norborne, Missouri, the son of Martin and Jeanne Downing Berning. At the age of three he was given to his grandmother and grandfather, Bill and Anna Berning to be raised. He began school at Weatherholt School south of Norborne, and graduated from Norborne High School in 1933.
He worked for the Lacrosse Lumber Company under the supervision of Artie Warren. After three years, he transferred to Marshall, and worked for a year before enrolling in Missouri Valley College. He graduated with a degree in Business Administration.
After graduation he signed up for an Officers' Training Course in the Naval Reserve. In January, 1942, he was called to Northwestern University in Chicago for Naval Training. He graduated from the reserve as First Lieutenant and was sent immediately to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to catch his ship to New Caledonia, where he served as a fuel deliverer for the ships in the area. He was below the equator for nine months before returning to the states for additional equipment. He later returned to New Caledonia for another nine months.
In December of 1943, he had a week's leave at which time he married Mary Irene Thomas. She preceded him in death on February 4, 1999.
After the marriage, he joined his ship. He was transferred from the USS Sabine to the AOG 65 as Navigating Officer. After seven months he was returned to the States to outfit the AO 25 which was a new attack transport, and when he was finished, he was shipped through the Panama Canal back to Hawaii where ships were gathered for an attack on Nagasaki. While in route, the atomic bomb was dropped on Heroshima which ended the war. He had accumulated leave for immediate shipment back to the United States. He arrived in San Diego and visited his mother for a few days before continuing the trip home on December 1, 1945.
He then went into business with his father who owned the Martin Berning Insurance Agency which also handled real estate, and prepared income tax returns. He continued in the business as an income tax specialist until January 1, 1985.
While in business, Glen belonged to the Lions Club, Chamber of Commerce, Carrollton Country Club, and in 1957, took his degrees into the Shrine and was a member of the Ararat Temple of KC. He was also a member of the Methodist Church.
On March 14, 1946, he and his wife had a son, Robert Martin Berning. He and his wife, Kathy, survive in Marshall, Missouri.
Other survivors include a half-brother, Wallace Dale Berning, Minot, North Dakota; two half- sisters, Phoebe Ann Shepard, Leawood, Kansas, and Ruth Mary Scott, Chula Vista, California, and a granddaughter, Lori
Graveside services will be 1:30 P.M., Friday, May 28, at Carroll Memory Gardens, Carrollton, conducted by Reverend Lawrence Holt. The Carrollton VFW will conduct Military Services.
Visitation will be from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M., Thursday, with Masonic Services at 8:00 P.M., at the Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton.
The family suggests contributions to the American Diabetes Association in memory of Mr. Berning.
Elizabeth S. Magruder, age 94, of Carrollton, Missouri, died May 20, 1999, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.
She was born May 5, 1905, in Sanger, Texas, the daughter of Joe and Ada Frances King Forbes. She attended school in Armstrong, Missouri, and was a seamstress.
She was a member of the Carrollton First Baptist Church and the Rebekah Lodge.
On September 5, 1923, she was married to Lemuel B. Magruder in Moberly, Missouri. He preceded her in death on March 10, 1977.
Survivors include two daughters, Edna Frances Willis, and Sarah Ellen Basnett, both of Jefferson City, Missouri; a son, James Lemuel Magruder, and his wife, Darla, of Carrollton; fourteen grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, one sister, three brothers, and three grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 1:30 P.M., Saturday, May 22, 1999, at Carroll Memory Gardens, Carrollton, conducted by Reverend Ron Marsh.
Visitation will be from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M., Friday, at the Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton.
The family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society in memory of Mrs. Magruder.
A former Carrollton, Missouri, resident, Pamela Mary Bewers, age 74, died May 10, 1999, at the Denton Nursing/Rehabilitation Center in Denton, Texas.
She was born September 25, 1924, in London, England, the daughter of Arthur Jack and Mary Stockes Reynolds.
She was a member of the Carrollton Christian Church.
She was married to Brian Dudley Bewers. He preceded her in death on June 22, 1979.
Survivors include two sons, Geoffrey Bewers and Michael Bewers.
She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant son.
Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Joe Barone at 11:00 A.M., Friday, May 14, 1999, at the Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton. Burial was in Carroll Memory Gardens in Carrollton.
The family suggests contributions to the Christian Church in memory of Mrs. Bewers. They may be left at or mailed to the Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton.
Harold Hugh Mansur, age 71, of the Stet community, died May 11, 1999, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.
He was born May 22, 1927, in Ray County, Missouri, the son of Roy and Mae Kavanaugh Mansur. He graduated from Stet High School. A lifelong Carroll County farmer, he also served as the Standard Oil Agent for thirteen years.
He was a member of the Union Baptist Church of Norborne, Missouri.
On May 18, 1945, he was married to Jaunita Lois Carr in Kansas City, Missouri. She survives at the home.
Other survivors include one son, Mark Mansur, and wife Cheryl, Carrollton; two daughters, Carol Newham, and husband, Bob Ed, Norborne, and Kay LaJoie, Carrollton; one sister, Kathryn Temple, Overland Park, Kansas; one brother, Donald Mansur, Gladstone, Missouri; six grandchildren, Barbara Stiek, Robert Mansur, Mike Newham, Ryan Newham, Jason LaJoie, and Joel LaJoie; three great-grandchildren, Kaleb Newham, Hannah Grace Mansur and Ben Brockway.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Kenneth and Robert Mansur, and a sister, Wilma Lungren.
Memorial services will be 10:30 A.M., Saturday, May 15, at the Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton.
Friends may call at the residence anytime before or after the service.
The family suggests contributions to Leukemia Research, H.E.L.P. Cancer Services, or Antioch Cemetery in memory of Mr. Mansur.
Robert Ray Henderson, age 63, of Carrollton, Missouri, died May 2, 1999, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.
He was born June 22, 1935, in Carrollton, the son of Robert and Violet Harden Henderson. He attended Carrollton Grade School and graduated from Carrollton High School. He served in the US Army Reserves.
He was manager of Orscheln Farm and Home Supply for 36 years.
On November 24, 1956, he was married to Jane Conner in the Carrollton First Christian Church. She preceded him in death on March 29, 1995.
Survivors include two daughters, Debbie Henderson, Columbia, Missouri, and Dianna Henderson, Kansas City, Missouri; three sons, Phillip Henderson and Mike Henderson, both of Carrollton, and Jeff Henderson, Bogard, Missouri; his mother, Violet Sanders and step-father, Ernest Sanders, Carrollton; two sisters, Bonnie Foster, Columbia, Missouri, and Linda Aschen, St. Charles, Missouri; an uncle, Roy Henderson, Carrollton; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at the Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton. Burial will be in Pleasant Park Cemetery, Carrollton.
Visitation will be from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M., Tuesday, at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions to the Carrollton Christian Church Scholarship Fund or the American Heart Association in memory of Mr. Henderson.
Joy Shull, age 86, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 1999, at Grandview Healthcare Center in Washington, Missouri after a lengthy illness. He was born September 4, 1912, in Tina, Missouri, the eldest son of Elmo and Rhoda Margaret O'Dell Shull. He attended school in Hale, Missouri and graduated from the Hale High School. He live in Hale until 1947 when he moved to Carrollton, Missouri, where he resided until entering Grandview Healthcare Center in 1996. He was married to Opal Vonceil Lyons on November 30, 1933. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Carrollton.
Joy had farms in the Hale, Missouri, area his entire life and was a very active livestock dealer, attending community sales in western Missouri on a daily basis. He also had feeder cattle operations in Kansas and Texas. He developed a forty acre lake south of Hale that is now operated by the Missouri Conservation Commission known as the Little Compton Fishing Area. Joy and Opal were named Carroll County's Farm Conservation Family in 1994.
Survivors include his wife, Opal, who currently resides at the Grandview Healthcare Center; a son, Robert J. Shull and wife, Rosemary, of Goleta, California; a daughter, Carolyn Tatlow, and husband, Lynn, of Villa Ridge, Missouri; two sisters, Mary Lou Griffin, Carrollton, and Maxine Howard, Chillicothe; two brothers, Gayle Shull, Excelsior Springs, Missouri, and Bud Shull, Hale; four grandchildren, Bob Shull, Jr., Amy Shull, Steven Tatlow, and David Tatlow; eight grand-children; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Trenneth Ross Shull, in infancy; a brother, Bill Shull, and a grandson, Rodney J. Shull
Services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 26, at the Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton, with the Reverend Joe Barone officiating. Friends may call at the visitation prior to the service starting at 9:30 A.M. Burial will follow at the Carroll Memory Gardens in Carrollton.
The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association in memory of Joy Shull.
Sibyl w. Nowak, age 79, of Carrollton, Missouri, died June 20, 1999, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.
She was born November 18, 1919, in LePanto, Arkansas, the daughter of Ralph and Mary Lee Paul Warren. She attended grade and high school in Springfield, Illinois, and attended the University of Illinois.
She attended the Methodist Church.
On March 20, 1964, she was married to Andrew F. Nowak in Dallas, Texas. He survives at the home.
Other survivors include a sister, Martha J. Reimer, Carrollton.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother.
Graveside services will be 10:30 A.M., Thursday, at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Carrollton.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, at the Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton.
The family suggests contributions to the Carrollton Senior Center in memory of Mrs. Nowak.