Cynthia Lee "Ciddie" Christian of Kansas City, and formerly of Boonville and Columbia, died Sunday, May 14, 2000 in Kansas City. She was 44.
Ms. Christian was born Jan. 28, 1956 in Bunceton to Gilbert Glenwood and Betty Jean Smith Christian.
She graduated in 1974 from Hickman High School and was employed by the Kansas City Public School system.
Visitation for Ms. Christian will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 19 at H.T. May and Son Funeral Home, 405 Sycamore, Boonville. Services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 20 at the funeral home, conducted by the Rev. Dale Hopkins. Ms. Christian will be buried at California City Cemetery.
Ms. Christian is survived by her mother, Betty Jean Smith Christian; a son, Tyler Alexander Christian; a daughter, McKenzie Denise Christian, all of Kansas City; two sisters, Diann Jones of Columbia and Carolyn Tyler of Capital Heights, Md.; three brothers, Leonard "Buddy" Christian of Kansas City, Melvin Christian of Boonville and Gilbert "Glen" Christian, Jr. of Sheboygan, Wis.; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her father died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Tyler and McKenzie Christian Memorial Fund, care of H.T. May and Son Funeral Home, 405 Sycamore, Boonville, Mo. 65233.
Frances L. Christian
Frances L. Christian of Ashland died Thursday, May 18, 2000, at Ashland Healthcare Center. She was 89.
Mrs. Christian was born July 26, 1910 in Ashland to John E. and Susan Burnham Smith. She married Archie Christian on Dec. 3, 1927 in Ashland. She was a member of The Ashland Baptist Church and the Ashland Senior Center. Mrs. Christian served as an assistant supervisor in the Income Tax Division of the Missouri Dept. of Revenue until she retired in 1972.
Visitation for Mrs. Christian will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Robinson Funeral Home, 601 N. Henry Clay Blvd., Ashland. Services, conducted by the Rev. Jim West, will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home. Mrs. Christian will be buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Hartsburg.
Mrs. Christian is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Reta Christian; her granddaughter, Michelle Wilkinson and her great-grandson, Brent Wilkinson, all of Memphis, Tenn.
Her husband, Archie Christian, her parents and her brother, Elvy Smith, died earlier.
Donald Angus Jeffers of Columbia died Thursday, May 18, 2000, at Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital. He was 73.
Born on Aug. 11, 1926, in Muncie, Ind., to Angus and Lela Montgomery Jeffers, Mr. Jeffers served with the Air Force, Navy and Army during World War II. He retired from the Army with the rank of colonel. On Jan. 4, 1958, he married Mary Goodman in Mineral Wells, Texas. He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene.
Visitation for Mr. Jeffers will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West. Services will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, at the funeral home's chapel, with Pastor Mark Diemer officiating. Mr. Jeffers will be buried on Monday at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.
Mr. Jeffers is survived by his wife; four daughters: Donna Jeffers of Columbia, Lela Connor of Arlington, Texas, Patricia Allen of California, Mo., Wanda Mansfield of Fayette; three brothers, Norman and Vic Jeffers, both of Muncie, Ind., Sam Jeffers of Coco Beach, Fla.; six granddaughters, five great-granddaughters and two great-grandsons.
Billy Gene Prince
Billy Gene Prince of Columbia died Monday, May 15, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 49.
Mr. Prince was born November 17, 1950, in Columbia to Fred Harvey and Georgia Prince. He attended Douglass High School and was a member of the Sugar Grove Baptist Church. He was formerly employed at Coy's Moving and Storage.
Visitation for Mr. Prince will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Warren Funeral Chapel, 10 N. Fourth St. Services, conducted by the Rev. Harry Williams, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church, 407 E. Broadway. Mr. Prince will be buried at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Prince is survived by two sons, Isaac Prince and Quentin Prince, both of Milwaukee; one daughter, Natalie Prince, of Milwaukee; six sisters, Annette Prince, Veronica Prince, Marcia Brown, Shirley Prince Hughes and Kristie Prince, all of Columbia, and Alice Cannon of Milwaukee; two brothers, Lawrence J. Prince, of Columbia and Nathaniel Prince of Booneville; one granddaughter, one aunt and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Both parents, two sisters, one brother and one daughter died earlier.
Sheena Rae McDonald-Bonuchi
Sheena Rae McDonald-Bonuchi was a young girl who had a zest for living. "Sheena was a quiet girl that had a small circle of friends," Lange Middle School Principal Tom Schlimpert said. "She enjoyed being around them."
Sheena also enjoyed reading and babysitting.
"She really loved kids," Schlimpert said.
But most importantly she was a regular kid who loved having fun.
"She was always playing around the neighborhood," neighbor David Horton said. "She was a typical 12-year-old girl."
Sheena Rae McDonald-Bonuchi of Columbia died Sunday, May 14, 2000, as a result of a homicide. She was 12.
Sheena was born May 30, 1987, in Rolla to Roy Dwayne McDonald and Alicia Dawn Slightom McDonald.
She was in the seventh grade at Lange Middle School. She attended Bible Baptist Church in New Franklin and acted as a "little mother" to her brothers, Dustin and Joshua.
Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. Rick Koonce and Bishop Michael Reall, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 4708 Highlands Parkway. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia.
Sheena is survived by her mother, Alicia Dawn Slightom Bonuchi of Columbia; her father, Roy Dwayne McDonald of Licking; her stepfather, Shawn Rouse Bonuchi of Columbia; two brothers, Dustin and Joshua Bonuchi of Columbia; a sister, Crystal McDonald of Columbia; a grandfather, Roy McDonald of Licking; three grandmothers, Lynn Fuhrmann of Belle, Nancy Bonuchi of Columbia and Charmine McDonald of Licking; and a great-grandmother, Lillie Parker of Rolla.
Her grandfather, Rich Fuhrmann, and her grandmother, Goldie McDonald, died earlier.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Sheena Rae McDonald-Bonuchi Fund, in care of Boone County National Bank, P.O. Box 577, Columbia, Mo. 65205.
Darrell "Dusty" Hehmann of Sacramento, Calif., died Saturday May 13, 2000, of a heart attack. He was 55.
Mr. Hehmann was born Aug. 14, 1944, in Sedalia to William Hehmann Jr. and Hazel A. Miller Hehmann. He grew up in the Columbia-Hallsville area and attended high school in Hallsville.
He married Barbara Ann Britt in Champaign, Ill., and they moved to California in 1965 to join his brother in the auto upholstery business. He and his wife later divorced.
Mr. Hehmann enjoyed taking his restored 1968 El Camino to car shows around California. He won several awards and ribbons for his efforts. He was also a member of the El Camino Car Club in California. Services will be held in California.
Mr. Hehmann is survived by his mother, Hazel A. Davis of Urbana, Ill.; two daughters, Tina Smith and Nina Hehmann of California; one brother, Gene Hehmann of Springfield, Mo.; one sister, Brenda Nolte of Columbia; and two half-sisters, Linda Davis Bartholomew of Pewaukee, Wis., and Wylitta Davis Hardwick of Tuscola, Ill.
His father and stepfather, Wiley C. Davis of Columbia, died earlier.
Erna Lucille Turner
Erna Lucille Turner of Columbia died Monday, May 15, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 77.
Mrs. Turner was born March 28, 1923, in Columbia to Babe and Cleo Blackmon. She attended Douglass High School and was a member of the St. Luke United Methodist Church and of Tip Top Circle.
Visitation for Mrs. Turner will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Warren Funeral Chapel, 10 N. Fourth St.
Services, conducted by the Rev. Raymond W. Hayes, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 204 E. Ash St. Mrs. Turner will be buried at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Turner is survived by two daughters, Shirley Hanson of Peoria, Ill., and Jessie Harvey of Columbia; one sister, Margie Phillips of Augusta, Ga.; one brother, Robert Jackson of Kansas City; seven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and several cousins and friends.
Her husband, Calvin Turner, and two sisters died earlier.
Billy Lee Taylor
Billy Lee Taylor of Kansas City died Tuesday, May 16, 2000, of an apparent suicide, according to the medical examiner's office. He was 20 years old.
Mr. Taylor was born on June 21, 1979, in Columbia to Leonard Taylor and Cindy Atchison. He worked as a painter in Columbia for a contractor.
Visitation for Mr. Taylor will be from noon to 1 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home, 601 N. Henry Clay Blvd., Ashland. Services will follow at 1 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Steve Foley.
Mr. Taylor is survived by his mother, Cindy Williams and stepfather, Robert Williams, both of Kansas City; his maternal grandmother, Darlene Atchison of Jamestown; a daughter, Jullian Bella Taylor of Grandview; two brothers, Leonard Lee Taylor of Hallsville and Brian Joe Gravatt of Columbia; and a sister, Kristina Williams of Mexico, Mo.
His father, Leonard Taylor, brother, Timmy Taylor, paternal grandparents, and maternal grandmother died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Billy Lee Taylor Memorial Fund, in care of Robinson Funeral Home, 601 N. Henry Clay Blvd., Ashland, Mo. 65010.
Margaret Pauline Bradford of Columbia died Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 85. "She was a housewife and good mother all of her years," said her son, Roger Bradford.
Mrs. Bradford was born Oct. 2, 1914, in Corinth, Ky., to Orla Ratcliff and Mollie Florence Lynn Ratcliff. Mrs. Bradford married Floyd Bradford on March 9, 1935, in Kentucky. They recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
Visitation for Mrs. Bradford will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Road.
She is survived by her husband, Floyd Bradford; two sons, David Bradford of Imperial and Roger Bradford of Columbia; two daughters, Sharon Carmichael of Columbia and Wilma Buchanan of Missouri; and five grandchildren.
Keith Edward Lanes
Keith Edward Lanes of Columbia died Sunday, May 14, 2000, in Minneapolis of cardiac arrest due to complications from surgery He was 30.
Mr. Lanes was born on June 5, 1969, in Columbia to Lee Allen and Verna Dean Vickers Lanes. He attended Hickman High School where he played football. He graduated from Linn State Technical College.
He also served in the U.S. Marines in the late 1980s. Mr. Lanes was the manager of Sudden Service Cleaners.
Visitation for Mr. Lanes will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St. Services, conducted by the Rev. John Hays, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Parker Funeral Home. The burial will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.
Mr. Lanes is survived by his wife, Rebecca Lynn Lanes; his parents; one brother, Roger Lanes of Harrisburg; one sister, Sandy Hays of Gainesville, Ga.; grandmother Henrietta Vickers of Texarkana, Ark.; and four nieces and nephews.
Charles B. McQuoid
Charles B. McQuoid of Columbia died Sunday, May 14, 2000, at Truman Veterans Hospital. He was 79.
Mr. McQuoid was born on Jan. 26, 1921, in Memphis, Mo., to Comley and Virginia McQuoid.
Mr. McQuoid married Agnes Goodheart in Chicago. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He attended MU, where he was a judge of the Interfraternity Council and a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. Before retirement, he worked as an insurance salesman. He was a member of Calvary Episcopal Church.
Mr. McQuoid is survived by his wife, Agnes McQuoid of Columbia; two sons, Charles McQuoid of Malta, Ohio, and Kelly McQuoid of Avon Park, Conn.; two daughters, Kyle Hughes of Denver, Colo., and Kim McQuoid of Astoria, Ore.; a stepdaughter, Cheryl Pierce of Washington, D.C.; and seven grandchildren.
Services will be at a later date in Memphis, Mo., under the direction of Nilson Funeral Home.
James C. Summers
James C. Summers of Columbia died Monday, May 15, 2000, at his home. He was 63.
Dr. Summers was born March 8, 1937, in Montrose, W.Va. to William Clair and Bessie Marie Lockhart Summers.
He married Joan Rose Biafora on Sept. 4, 1961, in Morgantown, W.Va. He received his bachelor's degree in 1959 and his M.B.A. degree in 1964 from West Virginia University. He received his doctorate from Ohio State University in 1972.
Dr. Summers was a professor of extension education and served as the director of telecommunications programming, University Outreach and Extension. He served as acting director, cooperative extension and vice provost for extension in 1985 and 1986 at the University of Missouri.He was appointed by President Jimmy Carter to the National Advisory Council on Extension and Continuing Education.
Dr. Summers is survived by his wife, Joan Summers; his mother, Bessie Summers; three sons, James D. Summers of St. Louis, and Jeffrey A. and John R. Summers, both of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Pat May, of Morgantown, W.Va. and Nancy Summers of Washington, D.C.; and seven grandchildren.
His father died earlier.
Services will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 903 Bernadette Drive. Monsignor Michael Flanagan will officiate.
Mr. Summers will be buried at a later date at East Oak Grove Cemetery in Morgantown, W.Va.
Memorial contributions can be sent to the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center to the attention of Shirley Thomas, 115 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, Mo. 65203 or the Missouri River Hospice, 3210 Bluff Creek Drive, Columbia, Mo. 65201.
William Timothy Timmerman of Eagan, Minn., and formerly of Columbia died Saturday, May 13, 2000, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis. He was 43.
He was born June 16, 1956, in St. Louis to Thomas H. and Dorothy Timmerman. He worked in sales at Joe Machens Ford in Columbia.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at T.E. Pitman Funeral Home in Wentzville. Mr. Timmerman will be buried at Linn Cemetery in Wentzville.
Mr. Timmerman is survived by his wife, Mary Smith-Timmerman of Eagan, Minn.; two sons, Joseph Timmerman and Lamarr Smith, both of Columbia; his mother; three brothers, Thomas Timmerman of Columbia and Robert and Daniel Timmerman, both of Kirkwood; and one sister, Carol Shea of Kirkwood.
His father died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the American Red Cross in care of T.E. Pitman Funeral Home, Box 248, Wentzville, Mo. 63385.
Carter Chapin Jarrell
Mrs. Carter Firestone Chapin Jarrell died
Wednesday, May 10, at Memorial Health University Hospital in Georgia. She was 62.
Mrs. Jarrell was born in Atlanta, Ga., and earned her doctoral degree from MU in higher and adult education. She also attended the University of Texas School of Nursing in Galveston, Texas, and the
University of North Carolina, School of Nursing, in Chapel Hill, N.C.
She was employed by Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia, Ga., and was the vice president of Patient Care Serivices for Meadow Nursing Center in Vidalia. Mrs. Jarrell was also at one time the administrator of Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Ga., and the vice president of Patient Care
Services for Mercy Hospital in Miami. She once was the vice president of patient services for the University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. She was employed as the associate hospital director of nursing at John Sealy Hospital at Galveston, where she also was once supervisor of operating room. Mrs. Jarrell was a Johnson and Johnson-Wharton Fellow.
A member of the national nursing honorary society Sigma Theta Tau and of Chi Omega Sorority at UNC, Mrs. Jarrell was a sustaining member of the Junior League of Savannah. She was an active member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church at The Landings on Skidaway Island.
Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Episcopal Church.
She is survived by her husband, the Rev. W. Gammon Jarrell of Savannah; a daughter, Mina Jarrell McVeigh of Asheboro, N.C.; three sons, William G. Jarrell, Jr. of Sacramento, Calif., Howard Gurden Jarrell and Benjamin Powell Jarrell, both of Miami; one sister, Roberta Chapin White of Graden Grove, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.
Dene Hammond of Columbia died Thursday, May 11, 2000, at University of Missouri Health Sciences Center. He was 62.
Mr. Hammond was born on April 24, 1938, to Oscar and Marion Hammond of Norwich, N.Y. He graduated from MU in the early '70s with a master's degree in theater and was recognized for his playwriting.
Mr. Hammond, who had been confined to a wheelchair since he was 11 because of polio, suffered a stroke in 1981. This cut short his teaching position in the Hallsville public schools where he previously had taught drama, English and speech for three years.
Mr. Hammond married Glenda "Gee" Parker on September 29, 1973. He was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Columbia.
Mr. Hammond is survived by his wife, "Gee"; two daughters, Tuesday and Daylynn, all of Columbia; and one brother, Don, of Norwich, NY.
Services will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Wilderness Society, 900 NW 17th St., Washington D.C., 20006.
Lisa D. Treaster
Lisa D. Treaster, owner of Lisa's Cleaning Service, died Monday, May 15, 2000, at University Hospital and Clinics. Her cause of death is not yet known. She was 33.
She was born on Sept. 18, 1966, to Bill J. Hess and Mary L. Riley Hess in Columbia.
Mrs. Treaster married Marshall Treaster on Aug. 22, 1998. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Road, and services, which will be conducted by the Rev. Bruce Caldwell, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Liberty Baptist Church, 7461 North Browns Station Road.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Treaster is survived by three daughters, Ashley Payton, Katrina Hess and Heather Treaster, all of Columbia; a stepson, Alex Treaster of Columbia; a brother, Tony L. Hess of Higbee; a grandmother, Mable Riley of Clark; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Her brother, Timothy Hess, died earlier.
Memorial contributions can be sent to the Lisa Treaster Trust Fund c/o Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Road, Columbia, MO 65202.
Lucille Warrick of Columbia died Friday, May 12, 2000, at Boone Retirement Center. She was 69.
Mrs. Warrick, who was formerly employed with Columbia Visiting Nurses, moved to Columbia in 1987 from Richmond, Va. It marked a return to the region where she spent her childhood. Born March 23, 1931, in Bunceton, Mo., to Harry Warrick and Georgia Ann Crump Warrick, she graduated from Sumner High School in Boonville.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Warren Funeral Home, 10 N. Fourth St. A service, officiated by the Rev. C.W. Dawson, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Progressive Baptist Church, 702 Banks St.
Mrs. Warrick is survived by four sisters, Georgia Bush and Doris Kenney, both of Columbia, Audrey
Warrick of Los Angeles and Helen Warrick of Boonville; and three brothers, Charles Warrick of Neptune, N.J., Van Warrick of Boonville and Lucius Warrick of Waynesville.
Charles Harold German of Columbia died Thursday, May 11, 2000, at South Hampton Place in Columbia. He was 91.
Mr. German was born Jan. 7, 1909, in Princeville, Ill., to Benhart Charles and Mary Regina Heinz German.
A graduate of the University of Illinois with a bachelor's degree in ceramic engineering, Mr. German served with the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II. He retired as a lieutenant colonel.
On Sept. 21, 1936, he married Mildred Coons in Canton, Ill. After her death, Mr. German later married D.D. Burks on June 16, 1990, in Columbia.
Mr. German was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Columbia and the Golden K Kiwanis. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion.
Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 903 Bernadette Drive. Services, conducted by the Rev. Michael Flanagan, will follow immediately. A second visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at St. Matthews Catholic Church in Farmington, Ill., with the Rev. William Miller officiating.
Mr. German will be buried at St. Joseph Cemetery in Canton, Ill.
Mr. German is survived by his wife, D.D. German of Columbia; one son, James Robert German of Colstrip, Mont.; one daughter, Jane Elizabeth German of Thoreau, N.M.; two stepsons, Michael McDonald of Plano, Texas, and Mark McDonald of New Albany, Ind.; five stepdaughters, Tina McDonald of Springfield, Mo., Linda Sutter of Columbia, Sandra Plunkett of Ann Arbor, Mich. Karen Redfern of Cooper City, Fla., and Joan Massaro of Denver, Co.; a brother, Bernard German of Yates City, Ill.; a sister, Edith Megan of Princeville, Ill.; three grandchildren and ten step grandchildren.
His first wife, a son, a brother and two sisters died earlier.
Memorials my be sent to the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, 115 Business Loop 70 W., Columbia, Mo. 65203 or Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Building Fund, 903 Bernadette Drive, Columbia, Mo. 65203.
Grace Seiler of Sturgeon died Thursday, May 11, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 73.
Mrs. Seiler was born on Aug. 7, 1926, in Jonesboro, Ark. to John and Myrtle Crutcher West. On July 10, 1946, she married George Seiler in St. Louis County.
Mrs. Seiler was a member of the Riggs United Methodist Church and taught Sunday School at the church for many years. She was also a former member of the Eastern Star Chapter in Harrisburg.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Meador & Son Funeral Home, Ogden and Davis Street, Sturgeon. A second visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday at Sturgeon-Riggs United Methodist Church, 101 E. Smith St.
The services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Sturgeon-Riggs United Methodist Church, with Dr. Clarence Forsberg officiating and the Rev. David Lane of Atlanta, Ga. assisting.
Mrs. Seiler will be buried at Mt. Horeb Cemetery in Sturgeon.
She is survived by her husband, George Seiler; a son and his wife, John and Donna Seiler of Hallsville; two grandchildren, Shelley Seiler of Kansas City and Cory Seiler and his wife, Carrie, of O'Fallon; and one sister, Helen Dowling of Las Vegas, N.M.
Memorials may be sent to Sturgeon-Riggs United Methodist Church, 101 E. Smith St., Sturgeon, Mo. 65284 or the Central Missouri Kidney Association, 3300 Lemone Blvd., Columbia, Mo. 65201.