Mark P. Harris
Mark P. Harris of Willard died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, at Willard Care Center. He was 93.
Mr. Harris was born Jan. 2, 1907. He grew up in Heidelberg, Miss., and in 1927 entered the U.S. Army where he served in the Corps of Engineers, mostly in the Panama Canal Zone.
Mr. Harris came to the MU College of Engineering in 1956 from Pennsylvania Military College, where he was the engineering department head. He retired from MU as associate professor emeritus in 1974. Mr. Harris taught in the civil engineering department. Jim Baldwin shared an office with Mr. Harris at MU when he first arrived in 1960.
"He was a very jovial man," Baldwin said. "He liked to tell stories. The students would always remark about him telling stories."
Baldwin referred to Mr. Harris as a congenial man.
"He welcomed me here and had myself and my wife over for dinner," Baldwin said.
Prior to coming to MU, Mr. Harris was the assistant engineer in charge of the War Production Board from 1941 to 1944.
Mr. Harris' career included aircraft design for Fairchild Aircraft and Lockeed Corp., and chief of engineering services in Mississippi for Gulf Oil Co.
Mr. Harris married Mary E. Maupin on Dec. 23, 1937, in Vicksburg, Miss.
Mr. Harris began his teaching career as an engineering educator at Georgia Institute of Technology in 1947. He was a guest lecturer at both the U.S. Military Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy.
Mr. Harris was a registered professional engineer in Mississippi, Georgia, Delaware, and Missouri. He was also a registered land surveyor and administered the land surveyor license exam for Missouri and Kansas for several years.
Mr. Harris was active outside the field of engineering as well.
He was a ruling elder at the First Presbyterian Church of Columbia and an active member of the Columbia Kiwanis Club.
Mr. Harris was also closely tied to the Boy Scouts of America.
He received the Silver Beaver Award and served the Great Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts in several capacities, including design engineer for Camp Thunderbird north of Moberly.
Mr. Harris was one of the founding members of the Columbia Rockhound Club and former president of the Midwest Federation of Mineral and Geological Societies. He was a member of Twilight Lodge 114, A.F. & A.M., and former high priest of the Columbia Chapter of the Royal Arch Masons.
Visitation for Mr. Harris will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St. Services, conducted by the Rev. Jay Ketchie, will be at 11 a.m.
Mr. Harris is survived by one son, Dr. William M. Harris of Willard; five grandchildren, Stephen Harris and Ruth Schafer of Willard, David Harris of Springfield, Mo.; John C. Harris of Grandview and Sarah Harris of Lincoln, Neb.
His wife, his brother, Rudolf Harris, his sister, Ora Harris and his half-brother, Hampton King, died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Mark and Mary Harris Student Ministry Fund of the First Presbyterian Church at 100 Hitt St., Columbia, Mo., 65201.
Gregory Loren Beans of Columbia died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000, in a two-car auto accident on Interstate 70 near St. Charles. He was 37.
Mr. Beans was born on Dec. 15, 1962, in Springfield, Mo., to the Rev. Loren Owen and Lois JoAnne Yardley Beans. He spent most of his childhood in South Bend, Ind., and graduated from Brethren Christian High School in Osceola, Ind., in 1980. He attended Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, Ill., and Evangel University in Springfield, Mo.
Mr. Beans lived most of his life in Missouri, and for the past five years he was a Columbia resident. He was affiliated with Assemblies of God church.
Visitation for Mr. Beans will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home at 203 West Oak St. in Greenville, Ill. Services, conducted by the Rev. Jeffrey L. Gowen, will immediately follow. The burial will be at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Greenville, Ill.
Mr. Beans is survived by his parents, Loren Owen and Lois JoAnne Yardley Beans of Greenville, Ill.; one brother, Rich Owen Beans of Greenville, Ill.; one sister, Roye Lane of Texarkana, Texas; maternal grandmother, Alice Yardley VanVleck of Savannah, Ill.; and seven nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be sent to Teen Challenge International USA Headquarters, P.O. Box 1015, Springfield, Mo., 65801.
Dalani M. Alvarez
Dalani Marquez Alvarez died Wednesday Sept. 6, 2000, at University Hospital Clinics. She was the infant daughter of Horacio and Connie Marquez Alvarez.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Burial will follow.
Dalani Marquez Alvarez is survived by her parents; maternal grandparents, Tommy and Linda Mendoca; and paternal grandparents, Horacio and Hortencia Marquez Alvarez.
Joe N. Gilpin
Joe N. Gilpin of Ashland died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He was 70.
Mr. Gilpin was born on March 25, 1930, in Ashland to Troce and Nellie Martin Gilpin. He married Carolyn White on June 24, 1950, in Ashland. He married Twila Mae Fitzhugh on March 22, 1979, in Denver, Colo.
Mr. Gilpin invested his life in Ashland. He retired from his position as building contractor and commercial construction superintendent for Lobar Construction and Jeff Smith Construction in 1982. He opened JJ's Restaurant and Bakery with his son in 1982. He also served on the Ashland School Board in 1968.
Mr. Gilpin loved country music. He performed at the Southern Boone County Senior Center and at a local park. During high school, he was a Golden Gloves boxer.
Mr. Gilpin is survived by his wife, Twila Gilpin; eight sons, Jerry Gilpin of Ashland, Lennie Gilpin of Jefferson City, Brian Gilpin of Ashland, Jeff Fitzhugh of Ashland, Terry Hershberger of Medford, Ore., Perry Hershberger of Casper, Wyo., Jerry Hershberger and Robert Brown of Douglas, Wyo.; two daughters, Kathy Middaugh of Ashland, Carol Carpenter of Medford, Ore.; one brother, Lonnie Gilpin of Ashland; one sister, Margaret Old of Ashland; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
One son, one sister and one brother died earlier.
The visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home, 601 N. Henry Clay Blvd., Ashland. Services will also take place at 1 p.m. Friday at the Robinson Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Woodcrest Cemetery in Ashland.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association.
Margaret Ann Grigsby
Margaret Ann Grigsby of Columbia died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000, at Columbia Manor Care Center in Columbia. She was 74.
Mrs. Grigsby was born Oct. 5, 1925 in St. Louis to Stephen J. and Anna Prisinger Schroer. She married Maurice Grigsby in June 1948 in St. Louis.
Mrs. Grigsby is survived by her son, Gary Grigsby of Columbia; two daughters, Sharon Grigsby of Yreka, Calif. and Claire Waters of Flagstaff, Ariz.; two sisters, Clara Janns of St. Louis and Adele O'Donnell of O'Fallon; and one grandchild.
No services were planned.
Her husband, two brothers and one sister died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Central Missouri Humane Society, P.O. Box 1251, Columbia, Mo. 65205.
Jesse 'Hank' Henry
Jesse Herman "Hank" Henry, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Columbia, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000. He was 72.
Mr. Henry died 11 days after the death of his brother, Lloyd Earl "Preach" Henry of Columbia.
His sister, Betty McGee of Columbia, recalled fond memories of their shared childhood.
"We grew up in the country here," she said. "We went to a country school. Time just seems like it goes by."
Mr. Henry worked for many years as a plumber and pipefitter. He also served with the U.S. Navy. Mr. Henry was born Feb. 9, 1928, in Columbia to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Henry.
A memorial service has already been held for Mr. Henry in Mesa. Graveside services, conducted by the Rev. James Smith, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grandview Cemetery, 8300 N. Rt. Z, Centralia. Mr. Henry is survived by two daughters, Penny Mordica and Marla Moon, both of Mesa; one sister, Betty McGee of Columbia; and three grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Grandview Cemetery Association, 8300 N. Route Z, Centralia, Mo.
Laura Beth Purcell
Laura Beth Purcell of Columbia died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000. She was 78.
She was a homemaker and a retired receptionist in the counseling department at Stephens College.
Mrs. Purcell was born on March 29, 1922, in Columbia to Channing Tandy and Opal Holloway Crane.
She married Roger B. Purcell on March 2, 1940.
Services for Mrs. Purcell will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. She will be buried at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Purcell is survived by her son, Jeff Purcell of Brookfield; two daughters, Lyndia Harvey and Dianna Buckingham, both of Denver, Colo.; three sisters, Dorothy Turner, Verna Dean Price and Martha Elliott, all of California; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A son, Roger Purcell Jr. died earlier.
Anna Mae Moody
Anna Mae Moody of Fulton died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 70.
"She was very loving and caring," said her daughter, Mae L. Bruner. "She was well-respected and helped everyone."
Her daughter also said that Mrs. Moody was a very faithful member of her church.
Mrs. Moody was born March 12, 1930, in Boone County to the Rev. Leonard Williams and Spicy L. Brown Williams.
She was first married to Ralph N. Bruner. Her second marriage was to Thomas B. Moody on May 11, 1974.
Mrs. Moody attended Callaway County public schools. She was a member of New Richland Baptist Church in Fulton, where she was secretary of the Women's Missionary Society and president of the usher board. She was employed as a cook for more than 40 years at various restaurants. She was last employed at Delta Tau Fraternity in Fulton.
Visitation for Mrs. Moody will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Warren Funeral Chapel, 107 W. Sixth St., Fulton. Services, conducted by the Rev. Phillip Brown, will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church, Sixth and Bluff Streets in Fulton. Burial will follow at the Southside Cemetery in Fulton.
She is survived by two sisters, Margaret Lee Galbreath of Fulton and Mary Margaret Christian of Columbia; a daughter, Mae L. Bruner of Fulton; a son, Ralph E. Bruner of McPhearson, Kan.; two step-sons, Thomas Moody of Columbia and William Moody of St. Louis; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, Thomas Moody, and a brother died earlier.
Norman Rabjohn of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 85.
He taught organic chemistry at MU from 1948 until retirement. In 1998, he was named distinguished professor of organic chemistry.
Prof. Rabjohn was born May 1, 1915, in Rochester, N.Y., to Alfred and Elizabeth Hooper Rabjohn.
He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Rochester. He received a master's and doctoral degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.
Prof. Rabjohn was a member of Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, and Alpha Xi Sigma.
In 1976, he received a faculty alumni award and he was a member of the Jefferson Club.
Prof. Rabjohn was editor of several books and publications.
Services will be held later.
Prof. Rabjohn is survived by his wife, Dora Rabjohn of Columbia; and his son, James N. Rabjohn of Aptos, Calif.
Crow Walker of Columbia died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000, of cancer. She was 27.
Ms. Walker was born March 29, 1973, in Poplar Bluff to James H. and Shelia Taylor Walker. While in Columbia, she worked at Tellers Restaurant.
She is survived by her father, James Walker of Kennett; her mother, Shelia Dale of Rector, Ark.; a sister, Kimberly Dale of Little Rock, Ark.; and two half-brothers, Ross Thomasson of Texas and Kevin Thomasson of St. Louis.
Funeral service information was unavailable.
Memorials may be sent to the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, 115 Business Loop 70 W., Columbia, Mo., 65202, or the Missouri River Hospice, 3210 Bluff Creek Drive, Columbia, Mo., 65201.
Michael D. Brady
Before most people drank their first cup of coffee or fetched the morning newspaper, Michael Brady had already ridden 100 miles on his bicycle.
He trained seven days a week for the ultramarathon cycling races - all before going to his sales job at Auto Link by 8 a.m.
This weekend, Mr. Brady competed in the Bicycle Across Missouri race. The 573-mile race, from St. Louis to Kansas City and back, is a qualifier for Race Across America.
During the race, Mr. Brady was struck from behind by a truck on Route F in Fulton.
Michael Dwayne Brady of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, at University Hospital and Clinics. He was 41.
Mr. Brady was born Jan. 31, 1959, in Fayette to D.J. and Sarahlie Long Brady.
He graduated in 1977 from Fayette High School, where he played tight end and fullback on the football team.
Mr. Brady married Elaine Hamilton in Boonville on March 26, 1977.
He also served in the U.S. Air Force between 1977 and 1981.
Mr. Brady was a member of Valley View Community Church and of the Ultra Marathon Cycling Association.
He was an avid cyclist. In addition to cycling, he enjoyed motorcycles, hunting, target shooting and working out at the gym, his daughter, Andrea Brady, said.
He also taught his passion for sports to children as a volunteer assistant coach for youth sports teams.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Christian Fellowship Church, 4600 Christian Fellowship Road.
Services, conducted by the Rev. Scott Williams and the Rev. John Werst, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Christian Fellowship Church.
Mr. Brady is survived by his wife; his parents, D.J. Brady of Moberly and Sarahlie Brady of Fayette; two brothers, Bill Brady of Fayette and Gary Brady of Minnesota; two daughters, Andrea Michelle Brady and Ashley Nicole Brady, both of Columbia; his grandmother, Edith Long of Fayette; and several nieces and nephews.
Donations may be sent to the Ashley and Andrea Brady College Fund, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W., Columbia, Mo., 65202.
Phyllis H. Sanders
Phyllis H. Sanders of Columbia died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000. She was 70.
Mrs. Sanders was born Oct. 15, 1929 in St. Louis to Andrew Robert and Catherine Patterson Heinle.
Visitation for Mrs. Sanders will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. Randy Richards, will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia.
Mrs. Sanders is survived by three sons, Neil Sanders Jr. of Boonville, Albert Sanders and Michael Sanders of Columbia; two daughters, Bennetta Black of Fulton and Mary Pryor of Columbia; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials for Mrs. Sanders should be sent to the Alzheimer's Association at 1121 Business Loop 70 E., Columbia, Mo. 65201.
Alma E. Harmon
Alma E. Harmon of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 80.
Mrs. Harmon was born Nov. 20, 1919, in Boone County to Virgil Harris and Mary Francis Watson Nichols. She married Derby Harmon on Oct. 5, 1940, in Columbia.
Mrs. Harmon lived her entire life in Boone County. She was a member of Wilkes Boulevard Methodist Church and a past matron and member of the Order of Eastern Star #309 Ashland Chapter. She worked as a service clerk at University Hospital for 15 years, before retiring in 1981.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St. Services, conducted by the Rev. Jim Smith, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. She will be buried at Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia.
Mrs. Harmon is survived by her husband; one daughter, Pam Siebert of Columbia; one sister, Mary E. Brink of Fairhope, Ala.; one brother, William D. Nichols of Harrisburg; and two granddaughters.
One son, two sisters and two brothers died earlier.
Glenn Paul Faulkner
Glenn Paul Faulkner of Columbia died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, at Boone Retirement Center. He was 81.
Mr. Faulkner was born June 20, 1919, in Belleville, Kan., to Otis S. and Lydia K. Norberg Faulkner. He married D. Ruth Lockwood in Ponca City, Okla. on Nov. 1, 1942.
Mr. Faulkner was a member of Grace Bible Church. He served as a missionary with Sudan Interior Mission in Africa with the Dinka Tribe for 15 years and was a pastor for 43 years.
"We lived on the Nile, and when we went there, there were no Christians, and when we left there, there were 50 Christians," Ruth Faulkner said. "He was a church planner and he ran a small clinic, and I taught the children how to read."
"He was a very calm yet determined man. His heart was always in missions or in the church where he was ministering," Ruth Faulkner said.
Visitation for Mr. Faulkner will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Bible Church, 1322 Paris Road. Services, conducted by the Rev. Michael Burt, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Bible Church.
Mr. Faulkner is survived by his wife; two sons, James Gordon Faulkner of West Virginia and Steven Paul Faulkner of Kansas; a daughter, Janice Walker of Iowa; two brothers, Otis Faulkner of Kansas and Bill Faulkner of Texas; three sisters, Arlone Yonavjak and Sandy Jenkins both of Kansas and Ruth Denison of California; 13 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to Ramadan Chan Lial and Lueth Benjamin Lial, Dinka Tribe Memorial Fund, c/o Grace Bible Mission Fund, 1322 Paris Road, Columbia, Mo. 65202.
Rose Clara Barnes
Rose Clara Heisler Barnes of Columbia died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, at Boone Retirement Center. She was 96.
"She was a good mother and a good grandmother," said her son, Pat Barnes.
She was born on June 26, 1904, in Boone County to John P. and Mary Ellen Moynihan Heisler. She married Donald Barnes in Columbia on Feb. 21, 1936.
Mrs. Barnes was a homemaker and lived in Columbia her whole life, Pat Barnes said.
She had many friends and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
"She was a housewife her whole life, and she was a very generous person," said her son Richard "Bill" King.
Visitation for Mrs. Barnes will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. Donald Wallace, will follow the visitation.
She is survived by her two sons, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Her husband died earlier.
Daniel Bohnenkamp of Edwardsville, Ill., died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2000, in Edwardsville. He was 41.
A diabetic since age 10, Mr. Bohnenkamp died of a heart attack complicated by the disease.
Born Oct. 4, 1958, in Quincy, Ill., to Robert and Peggy Bohnenkamp, Mr. Bohnenkamp attended Hickman High School and majored in art at Columbia College. He worked in the personnel department of Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis and later worked as a computer network engineer for Jefferson Smurfit-Stone in Illinois.
Mr. Bohnenkamp was a reserved man with a good sense of humor and a strong work ethic, his mother said.
A climber/rappeller, electric guitar player, art lover and father, Mr. Bohnenkamp dabbled in a variety of activities. He also volunteered his time to children with diabetes as a counselor at a diabetic children's camp.
"Danny was a very gentle, kind, loving person," Peggy Bohnenkamp said. "He cared so much for his children."
Visitation and prayer service were Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Columbia. Services, conducted by the Rev. Edwin Cole, will be at 4 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1115 Locust St. Mr. Bohnenkamp will be buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 West.
He is survived by his parents; two children, Adam and Carey of Edwardsville; four brothers, Jim Bohnenkamp of Austin, Texas, David Bohnenkamp of Broomfield, Colo., John Bohnenkamp of Pahrump, Nev., and Paul Bohnenkamp of Boulder, Colo.; and two sisters, Beth Kopp of Overland Park, Kan., and Amy Kultgen of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Memorials may be sent to the Adam and Carey Bohnenkamp Trust Fund, c/o Boone County National Bank, Attn: Judy Sapp, P.O. Box 678, Columbia, Mo. 65203 or Camp Hickory Hill, Diabetic Children's Camp, P.O. Box 1942, Columbia, Mo. 65205.
Paul Wilder Braisted
Dr. Paul Wilder Braisted of Columbia died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2000, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 72.
Dr. Braisted came to Columbia in 1966 to work at the MU Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He served as the department's chairman for 17 years. After that, he was assistant and then associate dean of the College of Engineering.
Dr. Braisted was born on April 21, 1928, to Paul Judson and Ruth Evelyn Wilder Braisted in Ootacamund, India; the Braisteds were missionaries. Dr. Braisted was raised on the East Coast. He received a bachelor's degree from Brown University, a master's degree from Syracuse University and a doctorate from Stanford.
Dr. Braisted worked at IBM for eight years and taught at Syracuse for seven years before moving to Columbia.
Students say he was an invaluable resource during his time at MU.
Dr. Braisted was a member of Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma and Sigma Xi. He received many honors, including the MU Faculty Alumni Award, a dedicated service and Fellow Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Halliburton and Tau Beta Pi teaching awards and the Tablet of Honor from Golden-K Kiwanis.
Dr. Braisted served on numerous campus committees and as secretary of Golden-K Kiwanis. He was also an elder and clerk of the session at the First Presbyterian Church, co-president of Fairview PTA and a Danforth Associate, where he served on several committees.
Services will be conducted by the Rev. George McCall and the Rev. Richard Ramsey at 3 p.m. today at the First Presbyterian Church, 16 Hitt St. A reception will follow in the social hall.
Dr. Braisted is survived by his wife of 50 years, Anne; a son, David; a daughter, Sarel; a brother, Donald; and five grandchildren.
A daughter, Ruth, and a brother, Richard, died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the IDD Program of Golden-K Kiwanis Foundation, c/o Bud Alexander, president of Golden-K, 1610 Stoney Brook Place, Columbia, Mo. 65203; the Keith Worthington Chapter of ALS, 8340 Mission Road, Suite B4, Prairie Village, Kan. 66206; or the First Presbyterian Church, 16 Hitt St., Columbia, Mo. 65201.
Virginia M. Tucker
Virginia M. Tucker of Columbia, formerly of Fulton, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, at the Columbia Manor Care Center. She was 90.
"She was a truly wonderful person," said her daughter, Nancy Tucker Cleaveland. "She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was very active in volunteer work and believed in it strongly."
Mrs. Tucker was born May 8, 1910, in Tulsa, Okla., to Chester and Ethel Foley Mathey. She married James St. George Tucker on Nov. 17, 1951.
Mrs. Tucker was a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, where she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority.
Mrs. Tucker was active in many civic and charitable organizations throughout Callaway and Boone counties. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Fulton, the International Wedgwood Society and the Fulton Study Club. She also was a board member and a past president of the Friends of the Churchill Memorial and a member of the state board of the Easter Seals Society. In 1986, she became an honorary alumna of William Woods College. She also volunteered at Boone Hospital Center.
Visitation for Mrs. Tucker will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas St. in Fulton. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Raymond McCallister Jr. at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The family will also receive friends after the service from 4 to 6 p.m. at their home in Columbia.
Mrs. Tucker is survived by her daughter, Nancy Tucker Cleaveland of Columbia; one grandson, James Tucker Smith of Columbia; two step-granddaughters, Kathy Gustin of Bloomington, Ill. and Michelle McGregor of Seattle, Wash.; and one great-grandson, Johnathan Gustin of Bloomington, Ill. Mrs. Tucker's husband died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Friends of the Churchill Memorial at Westminster College, 501 Westminster Ave., Fulton, Mo. 65251, or to the Easter Seals Society, 605 N. Providence Road, Columbia, Mo. 65202.