D'Ann Leslie Shull
D'Ann Leslie Shull, 43, Kingsville, died Monday, Feb. 19, at her parents home near Kingsville.
Visitation was from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 23, at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Burial will be in the Kingsville Cemetery under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Children's Scholarship Fund and may be left at the funeral home or mailed to P.O. Box 13, Kingsville, MO 64061.
Ardeth Larie Thomas
April 22, 1940 - Feb. 17, 2001
Ardeth Larie Thomas, 60, Freeman, died Saturday, Feb. 17, at her home.
She was born April 22, 1940, in Drexel, the daughter of Chester R. and Vena Lettie (Flanary) Shipley.
She was a lifelong Cass County resident and was a 1958 graduate of Drexel High School.
April 25, 1959, she married Teddy R. Thomas.
Mrs. Thomas was a 30 year member and treasurer of the Freeman Baptist Church, she served on the Cass-Midway School Board from 1983 to 1996 and was a member of the Domestic Dames and the Freeman Community Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and an infant daughter, Brenda Jean.
Surviving are her husband, Ted Thomas, of the home; two sons, Kent Thomas, Archie, and Greg Thomas, Drexel; two brothers, Norris Shipley and Martin Shipley, both of Drexel; two sisters, Arlene Hill, Drexel, and Joyce Champlin, Amsterdam; her stepmother, Freda Shipley, Drexel; a brother-in-law, Bill Thomas, Harrisonville; and three grandchildren.
Casketbearers were Tim Hill, Russell Fisher, Keith Thomas, Kevin Thomas, Alan Champlin and Jason Champlin.
Services were Monday, Feb. 19, at the Freeman Baptist Church with the Rev. Denney Rives and the Rev. Darrell Parks officiating. Larry Cantrell was the soloist with Earlene Davis as pianist.
Burial was in the Sharon Cemetery, Drexel, under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or the Freeman Baptist Church.
Carl Eugene Zimmerman
Carl Eugene Zimmerman, 65, Osceola, formerly of Cass County, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, at his home.
Funeral services are pending at the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Virginia May Bauer
May 10, 1919 - March 30, 2001
Virginia May Bauer, 81, Golden, died Friday, March 30, at her home.
She was born May 10, 1919, in Sycamore, Ill., the daughter of Harry and Anna (Nord) Cornwall. On Aug. 5, 1938, in Sycamore, Ill., she was united in marriage to Cyril O. Bauer, who survives. She is also survived by three sons; Michael Bauer, Cushing, Wis., Stephen Bauer, Baldwin City, Kan., and Thomas Bauer, Gladewater, Texas; three daughters, Laurie Todd, St. Joseph, Susan Thorup, Overland Park, Kan., and Mary Kay Dandurand, Warrensburg; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Nelson, Port Angeles, Wash.; and numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Maurice Cornwall; and a daughter-in-law, Patty Bauer.
Virginia was a wife, mother and homemaker.
Mrs. Bauer always enjoyed the holidays, especially Christmas. She would bake, sew and decorate to make it a special time for family and friends. She loved to entertain, pancake breakfasts, bridge parties and airing of the quilts.
At one time, Virginia and her sister, Helen, operated a small business in Sycamore, Ill., The Doll Shop. They sold and repaired dolls and sewed handmade doll clothes.
Virginia loved to bake, especially yeast breads and is well-known for her Sweet Petals coffee cake.
Quilting had been a passion for her the last several years. She made certain that all of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren have received at least one of her handmade quilts (even quilts for the great-grandbabies due this year).
She was a loyal Chiefs, Royals and Lady Bears fan. She loved to travel the USA. She always enjoyed a good bridge game. She was an active member and past president of Holy Family Church Ladies Guild. She was a member and past president of Ozark Country Quilters. She had been involved in 4-H, square dancing and Garden Club.
Always most important to Virginia was her family. She loved to have her family around her. There are many wonderful memories to be grateful for. She will be greatly missed.
She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church where a Funeral Mass was conducted at Tuesday, April 3, 2001, under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Burial was in Viney Creek Cemetery, Golden.
The family received friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Monday with Rosary Services at 7:00 p.m. in Williamson Funeral Home, Shell Knob, Missouri.
Memorial contributions may be made in Virginia's memory to Holy Family Church for new pews.
Harry Cecil Holaday Jr.
Oct. 6, 1916 - March 23, 2001
Harry Cecil Holaday Jr., 84, Tacoma, Wash., formerly of Harrisonville, died Friday, March 23, at the Tacoma Lutheran Nursing Home, Tacoma.
He was born Oct. 6, 1916, in Deerfield, the son of Harry Cecil and Ruth Ann (Stanley) Holaday.
Mr. Holaday lived and went to school in Appleton City, until he entered the military. He was a veteran of World War II.
Sept. 6, 1939, he married Bernice M. Cummins in Garden City.
He lived and worked in Harrisonville until 1959 when he moved his family to California where he worked for Shell Oil Company for 20 years. Upon his retirement in 1979, he moved back to Harrisonville.
In 1990 he moved to Washington where he lived until his death. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Harrisonville.
Mr. Holaday was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Bernice Holaday, in 1999; a brother, Gene Holaday; and a sister, Florence Parisean.
Surviving are a son, James R. Holaday, Tacoma; three daughters, Sandra K. Collings, Harrisonville; Diana S. Mills and Ruth A. King, both of Tacoma; nine grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
A memorial services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Grover Lee Karg
Oct. 25, 1919 - March 30, 2001
Grover Lee Karg, 81, Harrisonville, died Friday, March 30, at his home.
He was born Oct. 25, 1919, near Pleasant Hill, the son of Harry Albert and Ruby E. (Hough) Karg.
March 14, 1942, he married Doneta Virginia Riggs in Harrisonville.
Mr. Karg was employed as a forklift operator for Anaconda-Ericsson Company, Harrisonville, until his retirement April 30, 1982. Earlier he was employed at the power plant in Harrisonville. He had lived in the Harrisonville area since 1925.
He was a member of the Communications Workers of America Local #6360, the First Baptist Church and senior citizens, both of Harrisonville.
Mr. Karg was preceded in death by his parents.
Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Doneta Karg, of the home; a son, Harry L. Karg, Archie; a daughter, Donna Karg, Harrisonville; three sisters, Dorothy Worthley and Mary McFerron, both of Harrisonville, and Bessie Justice, Pikeville, Ky.; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Honorary casketbearers were Gene Baier, Homer Bills, Terry Cameron, DeWayne Karg, Harry D. Riggs and Lee Stevens.
Casketbearers were Eddie Anderson, Jim Burton, Darrell Leavell, Ed W. Pulliam; Kent Reeves and Larry Schuster.
Services were Tuesday, April 3, at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, with the Rev. Charles Sutton officiating. Ed W. Pulliam was the soloist.
Burial was in the Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville, under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Kansas City Hospice.
Florence Olive Marrs
Oct. 27, 1897 - March 28, 2001
Florence Olive Marrs, 103, Harrisonville, died Wednesday, March 28, at Crown Care Center, Harrisonville.
She was born Oct. 27, 1897, in Coffeyville, Kan., the daughter of Thomas and Clara (Smith) Reynolds.
Dec. 31, 1913, she married Charles C. Marrs.
Mrs. Marrs was a lifelong Freeman resident. She was a restaurant cook.
She was a member of the Harrisonville Nazarene Church and the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Marrs was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Marrs; four sons, three in infancy and Thomas A. Marrs, in November 1973; a grandson, Larry Marrs, July 13, 2000; a grandson-in-law, Ronald Bray; a granddaughter-in-law, Carol Marrs; and a great-granddaughters.
Surviving are a daughter-in-law, Doris Marrs, Freeman; three grandchildren;10 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Honorary casketbearers were Tammy Marrs, Angie Marrs, Holli Marrs, Misty Shartz, Lori Mattingly, Linda Patterson and Kacee McCuiston.
Casketbearers were Mike Marrs, Charles Marrs, Marla Bray, Tommy Bray, Mark Marrs and Brandin McCuiston.
Services were Saturday, March 31, at the Atkinson Chapel, Harrisonville, with the Rev. Matthew Marrs, Northland Baptist Church, Kansas City, and the Rev. Steve Estep of the Church of the Nazarene, Harrisonville, officiating. Kerry Marrs was the soloist with Janet Allbaugh as the pianist.
Burial was in the Freeman Cemetery under the arrangements of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kansas City Hospice.