Jewell A. Bruning
Dec. 5, 1959 - Feb. 12, 2003
TROY - Jewell A. Bruning, 43, of Moscow Mills, died at 1:13 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at Lincoln County Medical Center in Troy.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at McCoy & Blossom Funeral Home in Troy with the Rev. Sam Lorton officiating. Burial will be in Sulphur Lick Cemetery in Troy.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Bruning was born Dec. 5, 1959, in Troy, the daughter of Louis and Darlene (Howell) Stephens.
She was married to George Bruning on June 12, 1992, in Troy. He survives of Moscow Mills.
Other survivors include three sons: Nathan (Valerie) Stephens of Silex, Alex Bruning of Moscow Mills, and Brandon Bruning of Moscow Mills; two stepsons: Russell Bruning of Truxton and Michael Bruning of Moscow Mills; one stepdaughter, Christie Vanduyn of Wright City; her mother, Darlene Stephens; one brother, Bob Stephens of Hawk Point; one sister, Judy Kay Nealy of Foley; and one grandson.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Mrs. Bruning had been assistant manager at Orscheln's Farm & Home Supply of Troy and had also worked at the Lincoln County Sheltered Workshop.
Viola Mae Porter
Nov. 19, 1907 - Feb. 13, 2003
BOWLING GREEN - Viola Mae Porter, 95, of Bowling Green, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003, at the Moberly Regional Medical Center in Moberly.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with the Rev. Ray Hartbarger officiating. Burial will be in the New Liberty Cemetery in Corso.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the funeral home, with an Order of Eastern Star Service at 7 p.m. conducted by Silex Lodge #80.
Mrs. Porter was born Nov. 19, 1907, in Knox City, the daughter of W.W. and Gertie M. Thompson Whiteaker. She was married on Feb. 12, 1926, in New London to Wayne L. Porter. He preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 1974.
Survivors include one son, Donald W. Porter and wife, Clem, of Knox City; one daughter, Dorothy E. Gronek, and husband, Bernard, of St. Peters; one sister, Maude Cockrum of Edina, one sister-in-law, Mary Baxter, of Bowling Green; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by one brother -in-law, Paul Cockrum.
She was raised and attended school in Marling. She also attended school in New Hartford. After her marriage, she lived in the Corso area until moving to Bowling Green, where she spent the last several years of her life. She was a member of the O.E.S. Silex Lodge #80 since 1935. In 1954 she was District Deputy Grand Matron. She was a charter member of the Eureka Federated Women's Club from 1933 to 1997. She had been a member of the Olney Methodist Church, then transferred her membership to the United Methodist Church of Bowling Green.
Memorials may be made to the New Liberty Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Michael Gronek, John Gronek, David Gronek, Mark Gronek, Michael Peters, Dennis Briscoe and Phil Stitzer. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Calvin Hudson, Michael Hudson, Roland Orf, Kenneth Baxter, Bill Baxter and Elmer Brown.
Mary Frances Triplett Good
March 26, 1921Feb. 9, 2000
PALMYRA Mary Frances Triplett Good, 78, of Kansas City and formerly of Palmyra, died at 10 a.m. Feb. 9, 2000, at her home.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra.
Visitation will be shortly before the services at the funeral home.
Mrs. Good was born March 26, 1921, in Marion County to D.W. and Janie McPike Triplett.
She was married to Wallace Good on July 26, 1943. He survives.
Also surviving are one sister, Ruth Baughman of Harrisonville; one brother, Jack Triplett of Palmyra; and three stepsisters, Ruth Foreman of Hannibal, Mary Wither of Derby, Kan., and Margaret Christianson of Camp Hill, Pa.
She was preceded in death by one son, John Wallace (Jackie) Good.
Mrs. Good was a college teacher. She also accompanied her husband on research trips from Kansas to northern Canada. They spent summers in naturalists' quarters in Yellowstone Park and the Audubon Camp in Wisconsin.
Mrs. Good was a 1939 graduate of Palmyra High School and a 1943 graduate of Park College. She later continued her education and received a master's degree.
Mrs. Good began her career in 1961, teaching in the English Department at Kansas City Junior College. In 1969 she helped establish Longview Community College in Lees Summit. In 1970 she was among 50 people who attended a two-month workshop in Pittsburgh for women in higher education, sponsored by the U.S. Office of Education.
Mrs. Good established Longview's Re-entry Program, which led to the creation in 1995 of the Women Educating Women Scholarship. She led the English department and in 1987 received the District Teacher of the Year award. She received many honors and awards, including Park College's Distinguished Alumnae Award.
Memorials may be made to the Fran Good Re-entry Scholarship Fund, Longview College, 500 Longview Road, Lees Summit, Mo. 64081.
Charles Ray Parker
Feb. 12, 1945 Feb. 9, 2000
LOUISIANA Charles Ray Parker, 54, of Bowling Green and formerly of Louisiana, died Feb. 9, 2000, at St. Lukes Hospital in Chesterfield.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, at Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana. The Rev. Randall Cone will officiate.
Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana is in charge of arrangements, including cremation.
Mr. Parker was born Feb. 12, 1945, in St. Louis to Marion and Ethel Vivian Weaver Parker.
Survivors include one brother, Ollie Parker of Gladwin, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Parker was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
He was a commercial electrician. He also played and sang in dance bands in the area for several years. He had lived in Bowling Green for several years.
For the past few years he had been in ill health and had been assisted by his close friends, Joyce Fairchild, Cindy Loesing and Roger Klemme.
He was a graduate of Louisiana High School.
Susan McCauley Storey
FENTON - Susan McCauley Storey died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004.
Beloved wife of Frank Storey. Dear mother of Douglas and Sally McCauley. Dear sister of Carl Carson. Dear grandmother of Dillon and Trent.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at Fieser Funeral Home in Fenton. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Johns Cemetery in Imperial.
Memorials may be made to Lutheran Church of the Cross.
Elroy A. Woehler
Oct. 12, 1927 - Feb. 12, 2004
TROY - Elroy A. Woehler, 76, of Winfield, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at Troy Manor.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at Kemper-Marsh-Millard Funeral Home-Troy
Chapel. Pastor Herbert Newman will officiate. Burial will be at Old Alexandria Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Feb. 13, at the funeral home.
Mr. Woehler was born Oct. 12, 1927, in St. Louis to Roy A. Woehler and Eleanora Ninker.
He was married to Carroll Ann Kindred on March 4, 1955, in Florissant. She preceded him in death.
Survivors include one son, Kirk Woehler and wife, Kelly, of Winfield; one daughter, Penney O'Grady and husband, John, of Winfield; one sister, Virginia Cunningham of Cuba; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, his father; and his stepmother, Winifred Woehler.
Mrs. Woehler served as a merchant sailor in the U.S. Merchant Marines and also in the U.S. Army.
March 27, 1907Feb. 12, 2000
SHELBINA Marguerite Todd, 92, of Shelbina, died at approximately 10:55 a.m. Feb. 12, 2000, at Salt River Nursing Home in Shelbina.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, at Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina. The Revs. Frieda Betts and Jim Bilbro will officiate. Burial will be at Shelbina Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Todd was born March 27, 1907, in Ford County, Ill., to Benjamin W. and Sylvia Lauderback Turney.
She was married to William Bryan Todd on Sept. 26, 1926, in Shelby County. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn Garrison of Alta, Iowa, Milly Studer of Aurora, Colo., and Shirley King of Shelbina; 15 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Winifred Irene Young; one son, William Dudley Todd; one grandson, Dennis Worland; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Kern and Sylvia Kunce; and two brothers, Kenneth Turney and Donald Turney.
Mrs. Todd was a member of Lowman Chapel Methodist Church and the Rebekah Lodge.
Memorials may be made to Lowman Chapel Methodist Church or Shiloh Christian Children's Ranch.
Pallbearers will be Terry Worland, Ron Garrison, Bruce Rose, Richard Studer, Randy Garrison, Bill Studer, Kerry King and Kyle King.
Marguerite Mary Job
Sept. 9, 1915Feb. 11, 2000
CANTON Marguerite Mary Job, 84, of Canton, died Feb. 11, 2000, at her home.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Davis Funeral Home in Canton. The Rev. Phil Coats will officiate. Burial will be at Forest Grove Cemetery in Canton.
Mrs. Job was born Sept. 9, 1915, in Lewis County to Walter E. and Margaret Elizabeth Tretter Bailey.
She was married to H. Raymond Job on Aug. 12, 1938, in Canton. He preceded her in death May 13, 1992.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Job of El Dorado, Kan., and Ray Job of La Grange; three grandchildren, Shannon Bilson of El Dorado, Kan., Susan Job of Kirksville and David Job of Park Hills; one sister, Bonnie Bailey Frazee of Canton; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Jack Bailey; one sister, Dorothy Clark; and one great-grandson, Joshua Job.
Mrs. Job and her husband farmed in Lewis County for many years.
She also worked at Doc's Airpark Restaurant and the Quincy, Ill., Junior High School cafeteria. She retired in 1977.
Mrs. Job was a graduate of Canton High School.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Georgia L. Dean
Dec. 23, 1906Feb. 12, 2000
HANNIBAL Georgia L. Dean, 93, of Hannibal, died at 9:45 a.m. Feb. 12, 2000, at Willow Care Center.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Grand View Burial Park. The Rev. Tim Goodman will officiate.
No visitation is planned. The James O'Donnell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Dean was born Dec. 23, 1906, in Marion County to John Warren and Olivia Erdean Crow McKee.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Dean had owned and operated a beauty shop on Broadway for many years before her retirement.
Elsie Pearl Gibbs
March 24, 1903 - Feb. 10, 2003
PERRY - Elsie Pearl Gibbs, 99, of Perry, died at 11 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, 2003, at Audrain Medical Center in Mexico.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today at St. William Catholic Church. Father Don Antweiler will officiate. Burial will be at St. Andrews Cemetery in Stoutsville.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of services today at the church.
The Bienhoff Funeral Home in Perry is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Gibbs was born March 24, 1903, in Stoutsville to Samuel David and Mary Ellen Whelan Pierceall.
She was married to Harold Jefferson Gibbs on March 1, 1924, at Indian Creek Catholic Church. He preceded her in death Oct. 30, 1980.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Lorna and Ralph Elkins of Independence; one grandson, Paul Laratta of Polo; and one great-granddaughter, Tiffany Laratta of Polo.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Albert Pierceall, Norbert Pierceall and Josephe Pierceall; and three sisters, Ethel Carman, Maggie Sandifer and Beatrice Bevell.