Randy R. Cleeton of Columbia died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 54.
Mr. Cleeton was born March 9, 1947, in Kirksville to Ransom and Lenore Burton Cleeton.
Mr. Cleeton owned and operated R&R Sales since 1971. He married D. Ann Walker on June 12, 1974, in Columbia.
Mr. Cleeton's chief interests were his business and his grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Cleeton will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Road. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Cambria Cemetery in New Cambria.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Cleeton is survived by his son, David Richter of Columbia; two daughters, Susan Edwards and LeAnn Fisher-Welsh, both of Columbia; a sister, Sharon Morrow of Dallas; a stepbrother Gene Laske and stepsister Janet Reed of Kirksville; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Iveal Doby died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2001, at the Williamsburg Nursing Home in Columbia. She was 92.
Mrs. Doby was born July 9, 1909, in Marianna, Ark., to Isaac and Laura Hall Doby. She married Nathan Gentry in May 1922.
Mrs. Doby lived in Cleveland, Ohio where she was employed by the Independant Towel Supply Company. In 1982, she moved to Columbia and was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church and Church Women United.
Visitation for Mrs. Doby will be from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, at the St. Luke United Methodist Church, 204 E. Ash. Services, conducted by the Rev. Raymond Hayes, will follow the visitation at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Doby is survived by a daughter, Laura M. Dunn of Columbia; three step-sons, Frank, Walter and Alvin Gentry, all of Chicago; two step-daughters, Thelma Gentry and Dorothy Gentry of Chicago; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and several cousins.
Her husband, three brothers, one sister, two sons and one daughter died earlier.
Amy Grace Harvey
Amy Grace Harvey of Columbia died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 99.
Mrs. Harvey was born June 1, 1902, in Chillicothe to John Jarvis and Carrie England Jordan.
In 1922, she graduated from the Chillicothe Business College. She worked for the War Department in Washington, D.C., from 1926 to 1928 and for the Department of Agriculture from 1928 to 1936.
She married George Y. Harvey in Washington, D.C. on May 26, 1931. He died in 1967.
Mrs. Harvey was a volunteer for the American Red Cross in Columbia and was a member of Missouri United Methodist Church and Fortnightly Club of Columbia.
Visitation for Mrs. Harvey will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Missouri United Methodist Church Parlors, 204 S. 9th St. Services, conducted by Rev. Jim Bryan, will follow at 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.
She is survived by her son, Cannon Youmeus Harvey of Denver, Colo.; her daughter, Charlotte Ann Harvey of Columbia; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Amy Evelyn Harvey, died earlier.
Sherman Noble Routledge of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001, at University Hospital and Clinics. He was stillborn.
Sherman was the child of Ronald Lee and Louise Ann Stonebraker Routledge.
A private family service will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday at Memorial Park Cemetery and Mausoleum.
A public memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at Memorial Funeral Home.
He is survived by his parents; grandparents, Ed and Betty Stonebraker of St. Charles, and Charles and Joye Routledge of Seneca, Mo.; a brother, Ransom Routledge; and three sisters, Rebekah Routledge, Monikah Routledge, and Ronikah Routledge, of Columbia.
Steven G. Souttar
Steven Gene Souttar of Columbia died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, at University Hospital. He was 94.
Mr. Souttar was born Aug. 8, 1907, in Junction City, Kan., to William Jolley and Helen Keller Souttar.
After Mr. Souttar married Helen Holt in 1935 in Boonville, he went on to serve in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
Mr. Souttar attended the Kansas City Art Institute and worked in theatre management for 45 years. He worked for 20th Century Fox, the Missouri Theater, and was involved in the opening of the first Forum theater, said his brother, William Souttar.
"He was a quiet guy and he loved Missouri," Souttar said.
There will be no visitation or services for Mr. Souttar. His body will be cremated.
Mr. Souttar is survived by his brother, William Souttar.
His wife died earlier.
Denise B. Swenson
Denise B. Swenson died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, in Rocheport. She was 51.
Mrs. Swenson was born on Aug. 11, 1950, in St. Louis to Ansel and Janet Feuerborn Berri.
She attended MU and earned two degrees in nursing and in health services management. She married Michael Swenson Jan.23, 1971 in Webster Groves.
Mrs. Swenson worked as a nurse at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center for two years. She also worked with the American Red Cross Blood Center as a donor services representative and director.
Mrs. Swenson also operated a specialty cut flower farm and joined the Columbia Farmers' Market. She was a member of Woodlandville United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband; her parents of Portland, Ore.; two daughters, Kristin M. and Lauren M. Swenson of Columbia; one brother, Ansel E. Berri III of Portland; and two sisters, Dulcy A. Berri of Hillsboro, Ore., and Cinda J. Berri of Portland.
Services conducted by Pastor John Paul Jones and the Rev. Bart Larson will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Woodlandville United Methodist Church, 9801 W. Wilhite Road., Rocheport.
Memorials may be sent to the Kristin and Lauren Swenson Educational Fund, c/o First National Bank, 801 E. Broadway, Columbia MO 65201.
Harold Lee Goodin
Harold Lee Goodin died Monday, Sept. 10, 2001. He was 82.
Mr. Goodin was born Oct. 24, 1918, in East Prairie, to Franklin and Mayme Goodin. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mr. Goodin then worked as an industrial salesman for more than 30 years for TE-CO in St. Louis.
Graveside Services were held Wednesday at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis County, with full military honors.
Mr. Goodin is survived by his son, Richard Goodin of Columbia; one brother, William Goodin of Webster Groves; and a granddaughter, Natalie Goodin.
Mr. Goodin's wife Alene Goodin; one son, Douglas Goodin; one brother, Frank Goodin; and his sister, Ruth Zimmerman died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the American Diabetes Association's Missouri Regional Office, P.O. Box 10113, Columbia MO 65201.
David J. Craigmile
David James Craigmile of Columbia died of colon cancer Monday, Sept. 10, 2001, at his home. He was 47.
Mr. Craigmile was born on Jan. 25, 1954, in Omaha, Neb., to James and Barbara Larson Craigmile.
A graduate of Hickman High School, Mr. Craigmile held degrees in both photojournalism and respiratory therapy from the University of Missouri. He worked as a respiratory therapist in Wisconsin, Iowa and in the Columbia area.
Mr. Craigmile had a lifelong interest in railroads and was well-known for his participation in several local Bluegrass groups, his father said.
Services, conducted by David Elliot of Unity Center and the Rev. Raymond Massey of Trinity Presbyterian, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Unity Center of Columbia, 1600 W. Broadway.
Mr. Craigmile is survived by his father, James Craigmile; his significant other, Brenda Kafton; one son, Samuel Craigmile; one daughter, Riley Craigmile; three brothers, Paul, Steve and Joe Craigmile; and six nieces and nephews of Columbia.
His mother, Barbara Craigmile, died earlier.
Contributions to benefit his children may be made to the David Craigmile Memorial Fund and mailed to 3702 Bedford Drive, Columbia MO 65203. Memorials may also be sent to the American Cancer Society, 33 E. Broadway, Columbia MO 65203.
Evelyn W. Michelson
Evelyn Weiser Michelson died Monday, Sept. 10, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 70.
Mrs. Michelson was born Sept. 18, 1930, in Chicago to Harry and Josephine Weiser.
Mrs. Michelson was a member of Beth Shalom Congregation.
Services for Mrs. Michelson will be on Thursday, Sept. 30, in Louisville, Ky. Arrangements are being made by Herman Meyer & Son, Inc. Evening prayers will be led by Rabbi Yossi Feintuch at 7 p.m. on Sunday at the home of Robert and Barbara Haines, 1317 Woodhill Road, Columbia.
Mrs. Michelson was survived by her son, Bruce Michelson of Marlboro, Mass.; daughter, Barbara Haines of Columbia; brother, Paul Weiser of Louisville, Ky.; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to Beth Shalom Congregation, 800 E. Chestnut St., Louisville KY 40202.
Anna Maurine Mason
Anna Maurine Mason of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2001 at Lenoir Healthcare Center. She was 99.
Mrs. Mason was born Nov. 5, 1901, to John Marshall and Mary Harrelson Mason in Greene County. She worked as an office manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Columbia for 35 years.
She also was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and Quota Club, Eastern Star Chapter #322.
Mrs. Mason served as a deacon emeritus at First Christian Church.
Visitation for Mrs. Mason will be from 1 to 2 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Mrs. Mason will be buried in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Her husband, two sisters, two stepbrothers and two stepsisters died earlier.
She is survived by her nephew, Edwin Hosey of St. Louis.
Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor's choice.
Lloyd P. Jorgenson
Lloyd P. "Jorgy" Jorgenson of Columbia died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, at Audrain Medical Center. He was 89.
Mr. Jorgenson was born May 27, 1912, to Oluf M. Jorgenson and Marie M. Jorgenson in Valley City, N.D. Mr. Jorgenson attended Sioux Falls College before completing his graduate work at the University of Wisconsin. He married Christie Virginia Olson on April 5, 1942.
He taught history in a Madison, Wis., high school for 15 years. Mr. Jorgenson also served as a field artillery officer in Europe during World War II, earning a Bronze Star for his service.
After five years at the University of Oklahoma, Mr. Jorgenson came to MU in 1957, where he held faculty appointment in two colleges, education and arts and science. He also directed the MU Scholars Abroad Program from 1963 until his retirement in 1980.
In 1984, he and his wife established and endowed the Jorgenson Scholarship Fund to help students in international studies programs.
Mr. Jorgenson was the author of numerous articles and two books, "The Founding of Public Education in Wisconsin" and "The State and the Non-Public School: 1840-1940." His writing won him the MU Curators Publication Award. He was an active member of the American Association of University Professors and continued to serve as the executive secretary of the Missouri branch for several years after his retirement.
He was also a member of the MU Jefferson Club, the Education Deans Club and the Bascom Hill Society at the University of Wisconsin. For many years during his retirement, he volunteered at Truman Veterans Hospital.
Mr. Jorgenson was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery. Services were held Saturday morning at First Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Jorgenson is survived by his daughter, Ann Marie Denney, and her husband, Jerry, of Columbia; his son, Charles Jorgenson, and his wife, Evelyn, of Moberly; two sisters, Alice Jorgenson of Park River, N.D., and Helene Stephens of Escondido, Calif.; four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Lloyd and Virginia Memorial Fund of the Lutheran Family and Children's Services Foundation of St. Louis and Columbia. They may be sent in care of Parker Funeral Service & Crematory, 22 N. Tenth St., P.O. Box 1251, Columbia, Mo., 65205.
Floyd L."Doc" Cunningham of Columbia died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001. He was 86.
Mr. Cunningham was known as "Doc" at Booches, where he played snooker with his friends every day, said his son, Larry Cunningham. Mr. Cunningham owned and operated the Prescription Shop in downtown Columbia for 16 years, from 1967 to 1983.
Mr. Cunningham was born March 4, 1915, to David Herbert Cunningham and Wilda Foster Cunningham in Brookfield. He married Juanita Bixler on Sept. 28, 1937, in Monroe City. Mr. Cunningham received his pharmaceutical license in 1936 and moved to Columbia from Kansas City in 1943.
He managed Crown Drug Co. until 1945, when he began working for Max Gill Pharmacy. Mr. Cunningham became owner and operator of the Prescription Shop in 1967 until he retired in 1983. He was active in the following Masonic organizations: Twilight Lodge #114 of Columbia; Scottish Rite of Columbia, 32nd-degree member; Eastern Star Boone Chapter 290 of Columbia; White Shrine Temple #7 of Columbia; Aleppo Grotto; 50-year member Royal Arch Mason.
Visitation for Mr. Cunningham will be from 10 to 11 a.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. David Edens, will follow. Mr. Cunningham will be buried at Memorial Park Cemetery, with a Masonic graveside service.
Mr. Cunningham is survived by his wife, Juanita Cunningham of Columbia; one son, Richard "Larry" Cunningham of Columbia; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one step-grandchild; one niece; and one nephew.
One daughter and two sisters died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 30638, Columbia, Mo. 65202 or to the American Lung Association, 1118 Hampton Ave., St. Louis, Mo. 63139-3196.
Grace E. Moberly
Grace Elizabeth Moberly of Columbia died Friday, Sept. 7, 2001, at The Williamsburg care center. She was 87.
Mrs. Moberly was born Feb. 14, 1914, to David Allen and Ora Toalson Enochs in Boone County. A Boone County resident her entire life, Mrs. Moberly graduated from Hickman High School.
When Mrs. Moberly was just 6 months old, Helen Burkey went to live with the Enochs family.
"She was a great sister to me, even though we were just foster sisters," Burkey said.
Mrs. Moberly married William "Puffy" Christian on Oct. 11, 1946. During World War II, Mrs. Moberly traveled with her husband as he worked in shipyards and construction. She was secretary to the president of Stephens College in the 1950s and 1960s and worked in the admissions office at Boone Hospital Center in the 1960s and 1970s. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Association of Columbia.
Mrs. Moberly and her husband owned and operated a service station on Route B called Chris-Gees. Mr. Christian died in 1973.
On July 14, 1974, Mrs. Moberly married Floyd E. Moberly of Columbia. He died in 1985.
A lifetime member of Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church, Mrs. Moberly served as church historian. The Rev. Michael Keith, who will conduct services for Mrs. Moberly, said she was very supportive of the church and volunteered wherever she was needed. In 1989, Mrs. Moberly planned the 75th anniversary program for the church and put together a book that chronicled its history.
Mrs. Moberly and her sister shared an interest in growing African violets. Her friend Dorothy Anderson remembered their involvement in the Heart of Missouri African Violet Society for many years.
"Grace always helped with our shows in the spring and sales in the fall," said Anderson.
Over the past few years, Mrs. Moberly devoted herself to caring for one of her daughters, Sherry Denison, while she battled cancer. Denison died in December.
Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services will follow at 3 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home.
Mrs. Moberly is survived by one daughter, Gretchen Burkey of Columbia; one sister, Helen Phillippe Burkey of Columbia; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
One daughter, one sister, two brothers and one great-granddaughter also died earlier.