Phillip W. Harris
Phillip W. Harris of Columbia died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000. He was 52.
Mr. Harris was born Sept. 17, 1947, in Staunton, Va. He received a degree in psychology from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg and also attended the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Mr. Harris was a psychologist and maintained two private practice offices in Columbia and Fulton. He worked for Fulton State Hospital for 25 years before retiring in 1999. He also served four years in the Air Force.
Services for Mr. Harris will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Unity Center, 1600 E. Broadway, Columbia.Mr. Harris is survived by one brother, Jerry Harris of Staunton, Va.
Memorials may be sent to any peace, amnesty or animal rights causes.
Lewis F. Davis
Lewis Fitch Davis of Columbia died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at University Hospital and Clinics of injuries sustained after he was struck by a pickup truck. He was 77.
Mr. Davis was born on Oct. 21, 1922, in Livonia, N.Y., to Arnold Eaton and Josephine Beecher Davis. On Jan. 3, 1945, he married Rebecca Harrison in Rochester, N.Y.
He worked as a chemical engineer and executive for 35 years. Mr. Davis also served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Services will be held at 4 p.m. today at Epple Chapel, Lenoir Community Center, 3612 Lenoir St. in Columbia.
He is survived by his wife; three sons, Edward A. Davis, of Vienna, Va., Paul L. M. Davis of Los Altos, Calif., and Jonathan G. Davis of Mountain View, Calif.; three daughters, Mary G. Roggero of Glendale, Calif., Sarah E. Davis of Marquette, Mich., and Martha D. Patton of Columbia; and eight grandchildren.
A brother and a sister died earlier.
Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association, 1316 Parkade Blvd., Columbia, Mo., 65202.
Michael Charles Blangiardo of Columbia died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 83. Mr. Blangiardo was born on Feb. 20, 1917, in New York City to John Baptiste and Sebastiana Cataldo Blangiardo. He married Josephine Posochowicz on Dec. 29, 1939.
Before moving to Columbia, Mr. Blangiardo lived in Montclair Retirement Community in Springfield, where he served at Mercy Villa Chapel as a lay minister.
Services were held Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 903 Bernadette Drive, in Columbia. He was buried at St. John's Cemetery in Queens, N.Y.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 24 at Mercy Villa Chapel in Springfield.
He is survived by a brother, John Blangiardo of New Jersey; a sister, Josephine Gigliello of Florida; a son, John Blangiardo of Long Island, N.Y.; and a daughter, Victoria Grando of Columbia; five grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.
His wife died earlier.
Memorials may be given to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Building Fund, 903 Bernadette Dr., Columbia, Mo. 65203.
Mary E. Powell
Mary Evelyn Powell of Columbia died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 85. Mrs. Powell was born on July 2, 1915, in Columbia to Edward Earl and Macie Jones Dingman. Her mother died when she was 9 days old and she was reared by her aunt and uncle, Willard W. and Birtie Jones Goslin. She married T.G. "Pete" Powell on July 28, 1934, in Columbia.
Mrs. Powell was a laboratory technician. She first worked with the Dairy Husbandry Department at MU, where she assisted with cancer research through the American Cancer Society.
She then worked with the MU College of Veterinary Medicine Sinclair Research Department.
Mrs. Powell was a member of Harrisburg Christian Church. She was a life member and past president of Ladies Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary; past president of the Eagles Auxiliary and member of American Legion Auxiliary; past president and charter member of Military Order of the Cooties Auxiliary, all in Columbia. She was also a member of Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary in Jefferson City.
Visitation for Mrs. Powell will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. Rick Frost, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Powell will be buried in the Memorial Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.
Mrs. Powell is survived by her husband; a daughter, Ann Powell Head of Columbia; a brother, Ralph Dingman of Columbia; two grandsons; and four great- grandchildren.
A brother, J.H. Dingman, died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, 1121 Business Loop 70 E., Columbia, Mo. 65201.
Wilma J. Lawson
Wilma J. Lawson of El Paso, Texas, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at University Hospital s and Clinics. She was 78. Mrs. Lawson was born on Nov. 5, 1921, in Lebanon, Mo., to Oscar and Mary Bench Stone. She married Charles G. Lawson in 1951 in Kansas City.
Mrs. Lawson loved the outdoors and enjoyed walking, swimming, and fishing.
Visitation for Mrs. Lawson will be from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. in Columbia. Services, conducted by Mark Putnam, will follow. Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.
She is survived by a brother, Lowell Wayne Stone of Garden Grove, Calif.; two sisters, Jewel Wille of Joliet, Ill., and Ann Kewly of Columbia; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Her husband and two brothers died earlier.
Roy A. Craig
Roy A. Craig of Columbia died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at Columbia Regional Hospital. He was 83.
Mr. Craig was born June 20, 1917, in Rothville to Alonzo A. and Amanda E. Lancaster Craig. He married Edna P. Duncan on June 2, 1938, in Old Franklin.
Mr. Craig, a retired pipefitter, lived in Columbia for more than 58 years after moving from Boonville.
Visitation for Mr. Craig will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St. Services, conducted by the Rev. Bill Ryan, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Parker Funeral Service. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery, 2929 E. Oakland Church Road.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Craig is survived by a son, David A. Craig of Columbia; two daughters, Betty L. Edwards and Debbia L. McKenzie, both of Columbia; two brothers, John A. Craig of New Franklin and Leo E. Craig of Old Franklin; and two sisters, Clara Lee Duncan of Boonville and Netta Hamilton of Marceline.
One son, a grandson, four sisters, and three brothers died earlier.
Dominique Q. Ganaway of Columbia died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at Children's Hospital in St Louis after a prolonged illness. He was 18 months old.
Dominique was born Feb. 17, 1999, in Columbia to Vonzale Buckner and Chantel Ganaway.
Visitation for Dominique was Monday at Warren Funeral Chapel. Services, conducted by the Rev. Elam May, will be at 11 a.m. today at Warren Funeral Chapel, 10 N. Fourth St. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.
Dominique is survived by his mother, Chantel Ganaway of Columbia; his father, Vonzale Buckner of Columbia; his stepfather, Thomas Earl Johnson Jr. of Columbia; a brother, Thomas Earl Johnson III of Columbia; his grandmothers, Regina Ganaway and Margaret Buckner, both of Columbia; his grandfathers, Thomas O. Carter III and Darnell Wright, both of Columbia; and his great-grandparents, Thomas and Etta Carter and Helen Ganaway, all of Columbia.
Harry Pryor Moreau
Harry Pryor Moreau of Columbia died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at South Hampton Place. He was 84.
Mr. Moreau was born March 5,
1916,in Englewood to William Arch and Gertrude Hinshaw Moreau. On May 3, 1941, he married Hazel O. Litel in Boone County.
Mr. Moreau was in the construction business. He was an active member of the Midway Locust Grove United Methodist Church for many years. He served on the District 8 Board of Public Water Supply from its inception until it merged with the Consolidated Public Water Supply District No. 1. He continued to serve on that Board for 35 years.
He was elected to the original Board of Midway Heights C-7 School District when it was formed. Mr. Moreau also served as president of the Carpenters Local Union No. 1925 and served in the U.S. Army before and during World War II.
Visitation for Mr. Moreau will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. Sarah C. Evans, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Moreau will be buried at Memorial Park Cemetery and Mausoleum. Mr. Moreau is survived by his wife, Hazel, of Columbia; a son, Daryle Moreau of Columbia; a daughter, Jill Cook of Columbia; three brothers, Beryl Moreau of Ashland, and Elrie Moreau and Willard Moreau, both of Columbia; three granddaughters and five great-grandchildren.
Three brothers and two sisters died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to Midway Locust Grove United Methodist Church, 2600 N. Locust Grove Church Road, Columbia, Mo. 65202; or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 30638, Columbia, Mo., 65205.
Henry J. Schwarz
Henry Jackson Schwarz of Columbia died at birth Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at University Hospital and Clinics.
He was the son of James Schwarz and Kerry Rodabaugh.
Services, conducted by John Yonker and the Rev. David Viet, were held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home. Henry will be buried in Memorial Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.
In addition to his parents, Henry is survived by his sister, Kendall Schwarz of Columbia; his paternal grandparents, Emily Weber Schwarz and Frederick and Joann Schwarz of St. Louis; and his maternal grandparents, Terry and Peggy Rodabaugh of Raleigh, N.C.
Jaiden E. Bush
Jaiden Ellen Bush, the daughter of Michael R. Bush and Chaka S. Carr, died at birth on Saturday, August 5, 2000 at University Hospital and Clinics.
Services, conducted by the Rev. Joseph Carr, were held on Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery.
She is survived by her parents; her maternal grandfather, Jerry Thorpe of Clarke; her maternal grandmother, Vicky Bush of Fayette; paternal grandparents Rev. Joseph and Nordeen Carr of Columbia; great-grandparents Gussie Bush of Fayette and Helen Thorpe of Huntsville; great-great-grandmother Anna Broadus of Columbia; two brothers, Michael Bush and Christopher Bush; and four sisters, Iesha Bush, Dikyra Bluett, Chyna Grays, and Alice Grays, all of Columbia.
Three great-grandparents, an aunt, and a great-aunt died earlier.
Clarence L. Franklin
Clarence "Corkey" Lee Franklin of Rocheport died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 75.
Mr. Franklin had lived in the Rocheport area for 34 years. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Franklin was employed with the Columbia Postal System as a rural letter carrier. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Navy.
Mr. Franklin was born November 28, 1924 in Bevier to Clarence Lee and Helen Elizabeth Peterson Franklin. He married Peggy Sue Evans on October 11, 1959 in New Franklin.
Graveside services for Mr. Franklin, conducted by the Rev. Doug Einfeld, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000 at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Boonville.
Survivors include his wife, one daughter, Tonya Lea Schnell of Boonville; one son, Joseph Richard Smith of Bowling Green and three grandchildren.
His parents died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to Ellis Fischel Cancer Hospital, 115 Business Loop 70 W., Columbia, Mo. 65201.
Charley L. Long
Charley L. Long of Harrisburg died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000 at Boone Hospital Center. He was 83.
Mr. Long was born July 5, 1917 in Harrisburg to Charles Aubrey Long and Virginia South Long. He married Ila Mae Stidham on July 20, 1940 in Jefferson City.
He was a lifelong farmer and a member of the Harrisburg Christian Church. He also was a carpenter and drove a school bus for 20 years.
Visitation for Mr. Long will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Road. Services, conducted by the Rev. Keith Simon, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Harrisburg Christian Church, 201 E. Sexton. He will be buried in Harrisburg Cemetery.
Mr. Long is survived by his wife; one son, Gary Hal Long of Harrisburg; one daughter, Judy Gale Owens of Harrisburg; two sisters, Lucille Sims of Warsaw, Mo. and Louise Little of Springfield, Ill.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
William A. Scott
William A. "Bill" Scott of Sturgeon died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000 at University Hospital and Clinics. He was 75.
Mr. Scott was born Dec. 26, 1924 in Baileyton, Tenn. to Edward and Nettie Scott. He married Nellie Pedergast in 1945. He later married Mary K. Brown. He was a farmer and had retired from the floor-covering business.
Visitation for Mr. Scott will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Midway Locust Grove Church, 2600 N. Locust Grove Church Road. Services, conducted by the Rev. Sarah Evans, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the church. He will be buried in Midway Locust Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Scott is survived by his wife, Mary Scott; four children, Gary Scott of Mexico, Mo., Patsy Morris of Knoxville, Tenn., Peggy Swope of Sevierville, Tenn. and Laura Ferguson of Rogersville, Tenn.; two brothers, Clifton Scott of Manchester, Tenn. and Billy Scott of Ridgecrest, Calif.; and one sister, Yevonne Axelroad of Chatanooga, Tenn.
One stepson died earlier.
Ronald L. Turner
Ronald L. Turner was a man who enjoyed carving wood.
"He loved building furniture," his wife Helen Turner said. "He built almost every piece of furniture in our home. It was his greatest love."
Mr. Turner, formerly of Rocheport, died of cancer on Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at his home in New Franklin. He was 67.
Mr. Turner was born Sept. 3, 1932, in Rocheport to John Turner and Hallie Malone. He married Helen McBaine on Sept. 3, 1955.
"Rocheport was his home," said Tammy Turner, his daughter-in-law. "He loved that town. He lived there all of his life until the very end, and probably knew every single person in Boone County."
Mr. Turner was employed at MU for nearly 40 years as a plumber and supervisor of maintenance. He retired in 1987. He was a member of the Order of Odd Fellows and the First Baptist Church of New Franklin.
Visitation for Mr. Turner will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St. Services, conducted by the Rev. Dan Pritchard, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Parker Funeral Service. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery later.
Mr. Turner is survived by his wife, Helen Turner of New Franklin; his mother, Hallie Malone of Columbia; a daughter, Judy McLaughlin of Vista, Calif.; three sons, Carl Dean Turner of Hallsville, James William Turner of Sturgeon, and Ronald Albert Turner of New Franklin; one sister, Ann Brown of Columbia; three brothers, Orville Malone of Columbia, Otis Wayne Malone of Columbia, and Leon Turner of Columbia; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
His father died earlier.