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MISSOURI - Boone County -Miscellaneous Obituaries - 105

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Monday, 21 April 2008, at 11:13 a.m.

Mosley Rostice
Every Christmas for more than 25 years, Mosley Rostice gave his daughter a subscription to her favorite magazine, Reader's Digest.
"Even as sick as he was this last Christmas, he remembered to do that," said Marie Glaze, one of Mr. Rostice's six children.
Mr. Rostice of Columbia died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, after a long battle with cancer. He was 72.
Mr. Rostice was born Oct. 31, 1926, in Bayview, Ala. to Charles and Queen E. Walker Rostice. He married Juanita J. Kelly in Cole County on Jan. 25, 1967.
After 30 years of military service, Mr. Rostice retired as a U.S. Army master sergeant first class and settled in Columbia.
"He taught me how to live, and he taught me how to die, too," Glaze said. "He was a very positive influence on my life."
Mr. Rostice had suffered from cancer for a number of years, but was still living at home with his wife when he died.
"It is very interesting how he had such dignity when he died," Glaze said.
The Rev. Larry Brown, a long-time friend of Mr. Rostice, will be driving down from Illinois to conduct the services. Brown is the former preacher for Russell Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal, the church where Mr. Rostice was a member.
Glaze said her father and mother took Brown under their wings when he was just starting his career.
Mr. Rostice also was a member of Rising Sun Lodge #164.
Visitation for Mr. Rostice will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. Larry Brown, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Rostice is survived by his wife, Juanita Rostice of Columbia; three sons, Donald L. Rostice, Chris W. Rostice and James Kelly, all of Columbia; three daughters, Marie A. Glaze of Columbia, Lottie M. Williams of Bloomington, Ill., and Brenda K. Carter of St. Louis; two sisters, Lizzie Hudson and Martha Knox, both of Battle Creek, Mich.; ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
One sister died earlier.

Judith Kay Fallis
Judith Kay Fallis of Columbia was a caring and creative person. She was dedicated to her family, church and community.
"She was a person who loved to help people," said her husband, the Rev. James P. Fallis Jr. "She was a matchmaker and liked to put single people she knew together."
Mrs. Fallis died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, of cancer. She was 58.
Mrs. Fallis was born May 5, 1940, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Orest and Evelyn Seslar Cole. She graduated from Findlay High School in Findlay, Ohio, and attended nurses training at DePaul University Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Mrs. Fallis was a surgery technician in Findlay and the director of Shepherd Center at St. Pauls Episcopal Church in Indianapolis. She married James P. Fallis Jr. on Feb. 14, 1971, in Bean Blossom, Ind. They moved to Columbia from Indiana in 1983. In Columbia, Mrs. Fallis worked as a sales representative for Blue Stem Missouri Crafts.
"She was a very creative person and made things that were sold at Blue Stem Missouri Crafts," her husband said.
"She was one of the kindest, selfless people I have ever known," said Blue Stem employee Marilyn Vernon. "She always had jokes to tell and would giggle and have fun with the rest of us."
Mrs. Fallis was a member of Calvary Episcopal Church in Columbia and also attended St. Marys Episcopal Church in Fayette and Christ Episcopal Church in Boonville.
"She cared and nurtured so many people and made time for everyone," said her son Bennet Fallis. "She was a very loving mom and cared very deeply about her family."
Services, conducted by Bishop Hays Rockwell, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Calvary Episcopal Church, 123 S. Ninth St. Visitation for Mrs. Fallis will follow the service in the churchs Fellowship Hall.
Mrs. Fallis is survived by her husband, the Rev. James P. Fallis Jr. of Columbia; her father, Orest Cole of Largo, Fla.; three daughters, Pamela Applegate of Albany, Ind., Pamela Lipscomb of Lawrence, Kan., and Linda Worachek of River View, Fla.; four sons, Bennet Fallis of Columbia, Frank Fallis of Noblesville, Ind., Mark Fallis of Columbia, Md., and James P. Fallis III of Indianapolis; one sister, Jo Butler of Kingwood, Texas; two brothers, Brent Cole of Findlay, Ohio, and Michael Cole of Largo, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.
Her mother died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Judy Fallis Memorial Fund, c/o Calvary Episcopal Church, 123 S. Ninth St., Columbia, Mo., 65201.

William Carrender
William C. Carrender of Harrisburg died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999, at Truman Veterans Hospital. He was 86.
"We used to love to talk," said William Baldi, Mr. Carrender's son-in-law. "He was my best buddy and friend."
Mr. Carrender loved to watch the birds outside his windows. Although he used a wheelchair in the latter part of his life, Mr. Carrender would wheel out on the front porch to watch the scenery and the wildlife. He also enjoyed watching sporting events and reminiscing about the things he had loved to do, such as hunting and fishing.
Mr. Carrender was born Oct. 26, 1912, in Eldon to Willard A. Carrender and Ida Bell Heldstab Carrender. On Aug. 27, 1937, he married Vera Pearl Staley in Olathe, Kan. On July 29, 1972, he married Velma F. Nichols in Mt. View.
Mr. Carrender, a lifetime member of the VFW, served in World War II for 55 months and was called to active duty in the Korean War in October 1949. Mr. Carrender was retired from the Army and a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
"He served in two world wars," Baldi said. "He was just a great man."
Mr. Carrender was a member of the Saline Valley Church of Christ.
"He was a great person," Baldi said. "You don't meet too many people like that. He was a marvelous man."
Visitation will be held today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Rd. Services, conducted by the Rev. Dennis Stuart, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Carrender is survived by his wife, Velma Carrender of Harrisburg; four stepsons, Joseph Eugene Staley of Ft. Worth, Texas, Lonnie Lee Nichols and Tony Ray Nichols, both of Columbia and John David Nichols of Moberly; three step-daughters, Gwendolyn Gail Wilkinson of Bonita Springs, Fla., Frances Marie Baldi of Shawnee, Kan. and Carla Mae Kersey of Columbia; three sisters, Fern Allene Tieman of St. George, Utah, Effie Belle Blair and Betty Mae Klamm both of Kansas City; 11 step grandchildren and three step great grandchildren.
His sister, Ola Ray, died earlier.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Clara M. Harris
Clara M. Harris of Columbia died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 85.
Mrs. Harris was born April 30, 1913, in Warrensburg to Fred and Myrtle Stephen King. She married Frank V. Harris in 1988 and taught grade school in Monroe City for 13 years. She was also a dietician at a nursing home in Shelbina for 15 years.
"She was a sweet lady," her niece Bobby Grant said. "She was like a second mom to me. Anytime you had a problem, you could call her and talk to her."
Grant said whenever she called her aunt about a problem, she was always offered a bit of advice.
"I remember she always told me to think about it and pray about it, and it wasn't as bad as you thought it was," Grant said.
A member of Russell Chapel CME Church, Mrs. Harris served on the church board and as a secretary, according to her husband.
"She was a churchgoing woman," Harris said. "She did a lot for the church and was a really nice woman."
Mrs. Harris played piano for the church in Shelbina, where she later donated the instrument, according to her niece.
Grant also remembered her aunt as a very warm and caring person with a love for many things.
"She loved flowers," Grant said. "She could just look at them and they would grow. I don't know how she did it, but they would."
Visitation for Mrs. Harris will from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Warren Funeral Chapel, 10 N. Fourth St. Services, conducted by the Rev. John Loving, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Russell Chapel CME Church, 108 E. Ash St. Burial will be at Shelbina City Cemetery in Shelbina.
Mrs. Harris is survived by her husband, Frank V. Harris of Columbia; one brother, Fred J. King of Denver; and several nieces and nephews.
One brother, the Rev. D.P. King; and one sister, Naomi Berger died earlier.
Memorials may sent to Russell Chapel CME Church, 108 E. Ash St., Columbia, Mo. 65203.

Jon Clark Naylor
Kind hearted, generous and fun-loving, Jon Clark Naylor of Columbia was more than just a regular guy.
He was a devoted son to his parents and father to his children, said Sandie Stuby, Mr. Naylor's sister.
Mr. Naylor died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, at Columbia Regional Hospital from a heart attack. He was 44.
Mr. Naylor was with his children, Zachary, 7, and Jennifer, 9, when he died.
"Quite frankly, he died in Jennifer's arms," Stuby said.
The children knew there was something wrong with their father, Stuby said. They called 911 and ran to get their neighbor who is a police officer.
"They are very brave and sweet children," Stuby said.
Mr. Naylor would want to be remembered as a devoted father, she said. Before he had children, he worried that he would never be a father, Stuby said.
"Jon loved taking the kids places," Stuby said. "They went swimming and to rodeos. They were the love of his life."
Mr. Naylor loved all children and was regarded as a very dear uncle by his nieces and nephews, Stuby said. Mr. Naylor's nieces and nephews are coming from all across the country to pay tribute to their uncle, Stuby added.
Mr. Naylor was also devoted to his parents, who are both stroke victims. Because his parents cannot drive, Mr. Naylor would go to their home everyday to check on them and take them to the places they needed to go, Stuby said.
Mr. Naylor was born Dec. 22, 1954, in Columbia to Benton C. "Bud" and Alice Marie Baker Naylor. He graduated from Hickman High School in 1973 and worked 17 years at American Press. Since November 1992, he worked at Missouri Agricultural Statistics Services with the Missouri Department of Agriculture.
Visitation for Mr. Naylor will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. Fred Brandenburg, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel.
Mr. Naylor is survived by his parents, Bud and Alice Naylor of Columbia; his fianc�e, Jeanita Furlong of Columbia; one son, Zachary Benton Naylor of Columbia; one daughter, Jennifer Marie Naylor of Columbia; two sisters, Sandie Stuby of Leavenworth, Kan., and Pattie Kasper of Columbia; one uncle and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be sent to the Zachary and Jennifer Naylor Trust Fund, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W., Columbia, Mo. 65202.

Dorsey D. Wood
Dorsey D. Wood of Columbia died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999 at University Hospital. He was 75. Mr. Wood spent much of his life as an animal technician at the University Hospital lab. Caring for animals was not just something he did by day. "He had always lived on a farm and he had always liked animals," said Marydell Khan, his daughter. "He had two cats." Mr. Wood worked well past retirement age because he loved to work. His brother, Robert Wood, said Mr. Wood especially enjoyed helping elderly people by mowing their lawns and cutting firewood. "If he couldn't be outdoors he wasn't happy," Khan said. "He was an outdoors person." Mr. Wood was born March 1, 1923, in California, Mo. to Dorsey and Blanche Dale Wood. He attended Kansas City Public School. He married Margaret Gilmore on Nov. 8, 1946. Visitation for Mr. Wood will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St. Services, conducted by the Rev. Robert Wallace and the Rev. Loran McCrary, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Parker. Mr. Wood's body will be buried at Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Mr. Wood is survived by his wife, Margaret Wood of Columbia; three daughters, Arletta Hanratty of Union, Marydell Khan of Columbia, and Hope McCrary of Hallsville; one son, Donald Wood of Hallsville; one sister, Wanda Parks of Silver City, Miss.; and two brothers, Dale Wood of Cottondale, Ala. and Robert Wood of Columbia. Memorials may be sent to the VFW #280, 1509 Ashley St., Columbia, Mo., 65201.

Jeanne Bornhauser
Jeanne F. Bornhauser of Columbia died March 2, 1999, at University Hospital and Clinics. She was 69.
Mrs. Bornhauser was born Nov. 18, 1930, in Lineville, Iowa to Theodus T. and Blanche R. Amos Fenimore.
She married Winn Bornhauser in Kansas City June 10, 1950.
The family was always together on holidays, said granddaughter Erica Pugh.
"She always enjoyed her family," her daughter Pam Pugh said. "That was the most important thing to her."
Mrs. Bornhauser volunteered for Meals on Wheels and the American Lung Association.
"In the summer I'd go with her and help her with Meals on Wheels," said Erica Pugh.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Private graveside services will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Bornhauser is survived by her husband; one son, Sam Bornhauser of Columbia; four daughters, Pam Pugh, Jane Grathwohl and Beth Weinsting, all of Columbia, and Jone Piontek of Jefferson City; three sisters, Darlene Simmons of Oklahoma City, Hazel Glaze of Akley, Iowa, Lois Paul of Hot Springs, Ark.,: eleven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents and two sisters died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to Cystic Fibrosis Research, care of Diane Carney, Treasurer CFAM, 2686 County Rd. 4028, Holt Summit, Mo. 65043.

Thomas W. Botts
Visitation for Thomas W. Botts, who died Monday, March 1, 1999, will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, 16 Hitt St.
Services, conducted by the Rev. Charles Dreyer, will be at 3 p.m. at the church. A reception will follow from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m at Reynolds Alumni Center. Mr. Botts will be buried at Columbia Cemetery.
Mr. Botts is survived by his brother, James Botts of Mexico, Mo.; two sisters, Elizabeth Botts of Fulton, and Francis Bybee of Mexico; his son, Thomas Botts of Virginia Beach, Va.; two grandsons, Thomas P. Botts of Atlanta, and Stephen E. Botts of Vail, Colo.
Memorials may be sent to the Tom Botts Tribute, Tiger Development, UMC P.O. Box 677, Columbia, Mo., 65205.

Adeline H. Paschang Floyd
Music was one of Adeline H. Paschang Floyd's greatest passions.
"She played the piano ever since she was a girl," said Bob Paschang, her son. "She had played in the theaters in Martinsburg when there were silent movies."
Mrs. Floyd of Columbia died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999. She was 91.
Mrs. Floyd's daughter, Joan M. Wright, said her mother was a musician who taught lessons to children for many years.
"She was a fine mother," Wright said. "She raised seven children, and grandchildren to boot."
Mrs. Floyd was born Jan. 5, 1908, in Martinsburg to Joseph and Eva Welschmeyer Sandbothe. She attended Martinsburg schools. She married Edmund H. Paschang in 1927, and he died in 1969. She then married Orville W. Floyd in 1974, and he died in 1985.
Mrs. Floyd moved from Martinsburg to Columbia in 1949. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Ladies Sodality.
Visitation for Mrs. Floyd will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Parker Funeral Service, 22 Tenth St. Services, conducted by the Rev. Edwin Cole, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Parker Funeral Services. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Cemetery in Martinsburg.
Mrs. Floyd is survived by four sons, Alan A. Paschang of Prairie Village, Kan., Bob Paschang of Columbia, Ronald A. Paschang of Camdenton, and Walter F. Paschang of Imperial; one daughter, Joan M. Wright of Stover; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Two husbands, four brothers, two sisters, two sons and one daughter died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society at 1 Broadway, Columbia, Mo. 65201 or the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 1115 Locust, Columbia, Mo. 65201.

Harold Weishaar
Harold C. Weishaar died Monday, March 1, 1999, at his home. He was 81.
Mr. Weishaar was born June 10, 1917, in Chicago to Charles J. Weishaar and Geindess Buckley Weishaar. He married Cecelia Nowak on March 1, 1942, in Chicago.
Mr. Weishaar was a captain in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He also worked as an electrical engineer for Lakewood Engineering of Chicago and McGraw Edison of mid-Missouri.
Services for Mr. Weishaar will be at a later date at the St. Joseph Cemetery Chapel in Chicago. He will be buried in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Mr. Weishaar is survived by his wife; five daughters, Sharon Reif of Holt, Mich., Dawn Piotrowski of Palos Hills, Ill., Jill Brubaker of Allen, Texas, and Denise Smith and Holly Casteel, both of Columbia; two sons, Harold Charles Weishaar II of Centeville, Ohio, and Timothy H. Weishaar of Columbia; a sister, Ethel Wilcox of Westchester, Ill.; and 14 grandchildren.

Carlene Bennett
Carlene Bennett did a little bit of everything.
"She gardened, canned, sewed and mended, cooked and raised four children," her husband, Howard Wilson Bennett, said. "She was a jack of all trades."
Mrs. Bennett of Columbia died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at Boone Retirement Center. She was 73.
Mrs. Bennett was born Jan. 4, 1926, in Boone County to Owen H. and Hermione Pauley Crane. She married Howard Wilson Bennett on March 17, 1946, in Boone County.
Mrs. Bennett was a member of Memorial Baptist Church. She was an active member of Athens Rebekah Lodge #383, the American Legion Auxiliary #152, the Eastern Star of Columbia, BCARC, and the Fabulous Fifty's Club. She was employed by Shelter Insurance, Kroger and the Columbia Board of Education.
Visitation for Mrs. Bennett will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. There will be a Rebekah service at 7:30 p.m. Services, conducted by the Rev. Wallace Johnson, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Bennett is survived by her husband, Howard Wilson Bennett of Columbia; three daughters, Marilyn Allen of Millersburg and Ramona Lane and Carla Sue Bennett, both of Columbia; one sister, Jennie Wren of Ashland; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
One son, three brothers, four sisters and one great-grandchild died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Arthritis Foundation, Eastern Missouri Chapter, 8390 Delmar Ave., St. Louis, Mo. 63124.

Raymond Jeffries
Raymond E. Jeffries, a life-long citizen of Boone County, made a lot of friends over the years.
"Because he lived here all of his life, he knew a lot of people," said his son-in-law Jeff Westbrook. "He was a very friendly guy."
Mr. Jeffries died Monday, March 1, 1999, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 88.
Mr. Jeffries was born June 22, 1910, in Columbia to Melvin and Stella Carnes Jeffries. On March 1, 1942, he married Virginia Spencer in Columbia.
Mr. Jeffries was a World War II veteran. He served with the Eighth and 13th Army Air Corps. He was a life-long member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, as well as the Military Order of the Coo-ties.
Mr. Jeffries had a brush with fame while he was in the service, Westbrook said. "Jimmy Stewart used to give him his paycheck when he was in the armed forces."
Mr. Jeffries owned several busi-nesses in the Columbia area, starting with the Third Street Market in Colum-bia. Later, he owned an IGA in Stur-geon and the Wigwam Cafe in Colum-bia, and finally he retired from the Missouri Bookstore. He also was an avid MU Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals fan.
"He loved the Tigers," West-brook said. "He used to go to all of the football games."
Visitation for Mr. Jeffries will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. Bob Webb, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. He will be buried in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Jeffries is survived by his wife, Virginia Jeffries of Columbia; two daughters, Debbie Fleener of Gladstone and Cherri Westbrook of Columbia; one brother, Roy Jeffries of Millersburg; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the Lions Eye Tissue Bank, 404 Portland St., Columbia, Mo. 65201.

Effa Fay Shipe
Effa Fay Shipe of Columbia died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at Columbia Regional Hospital. She was 74.
Mrs. Shipe was born on May 31, 1924 in West Plains, Mo. to John David and Elizabeth Estella Duncan. In 1949, she married T.I. Boggs. After his death, she married Billy Wayne Shipe in July 1982. He died in 1997.
Mrs. Shipe had lived in Colum-bia for 50 years.
Visitation for Mrs. Shipe will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Parker Fu-neral Service, 22 N. Tenth St. Serv-ices, conducted by the Rev. Fred Martie, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Parker Funeral Service. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery.
Mrs. Shipe is survived by her sister, Pearl Craig, of Columbia; her son, James E. Boggs of Centralia; two daughters, Faye Kite and Beverly Ann O'Brien, both of Columbia; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Her husbands, two sisters and one brother died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, 2600 I-70 Drive S.W., Columbia, Mo. 65201 or the American Lung Association, 1118 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. 63139-3196.

Betty Lee Thompson
Betty Lee Thompson spent many hours doing what she loved best: caring for others.
"She was a wonderful person who gave exceptional care," said one of Mrs. Thompson's co-workers.
Mrs. Thompson of Columbia died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 57.
Mrs. Thompson was born March 13, 1941, in Oakridge to Edward Franklin and Ida Luella Farrar Whitener. She married Robert Thompson in St. Louis.
Mrs. Thompson made many friends during the 10 years she worked as a home-health nurse for Kelly Assisted Living.
"I just recently received a call from a previous patient of Betty's requesting her services again," her co-worker said. "All of her clients just loved her."
Mrs. Thompson also will be remembered for her dedication to her patients and her job. She was noted for working 80 hours in one week to help out other nurses.
Services for Mrs. Thompson will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.
Mrs. Thompson is survived by five sisters, Dorothy Howell, Mattie Royster and Virginia Piggues, all of St. Louis, Eva Johnson of Tulsa, Okla., and Mary McMillian of Venice, Ill.
Her husband and seven brothers died earlier.

Walter Joseph Conway
Walter Joseph Conway spent his life helping people deal with problems and teaching them to appreciate life.
"He was a wonderful counselor and friend," said his wife, Julia Conway. "He befriended a lot of people in his work."
Mr. Conway of Independence died Monday, March 1, 1999, of cancer at his home. He was 73.
During his life, Mr. Conway helped many people as the assistant director of psychiatric services for the state of Missouri, as a high priest of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints and as a teacher.
He was born Sept. 22, 1925, in Minneapolis to Patrick and Violet Cutting Conway. On Aug. 26, 1954, he married Julia Turpen.
He served three years in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Upon returning home, Mr. Conway went back to school. He earned a bachelor's degree in education in 1954 and a master's in education with an emphasis in art in 1959, both from the University of Minnesota.
Between his bachelor's and master's degrees, Mr. Conway taught art. In 1959, he became an appointee of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints.
He also was an instructor of education at MU from 1968 to 1972. While teaching at MU, he was in charge of the children's mental health unit for the university.
Mr. Conway was a certified therapist and developed workshops that focused on reality therapy.
"He always endorsed a positive outlook on life," his wife said. "He always encouraged people to develop their resources and be positive in their thinking."
He also was very dedicated to his church. He wrote articles and served as a minister and a high priest.
When he retired in 1987, Mr. Conway and his wife worked at a reading center in California. They took the ideas they learned and opened their own reading center in Pennsylvania in 1991.
In 1997, Mr. Conway moved back to Missouri.
Services for Mr. Conway, conducted by the Rev. Duane Graham, will be at 3:30 Saturday at the RLDS Temple in Independence.
Mr. Conway is survived by his wife of Independence; four sons, Stephen Conway of Chicago, Charles Conway of San Diego, Jonathan Conway of Waldorf, Md., and Timothy Conway of Gainesville, Fla.; one daughter, Chris Conway of Linn; one brother, Kyle Conway of Independ-ence; two sisters, Phyllis Christenson of Blue Springs and Patricia Lindamood of San Luis Obispo, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the Kansas City Hospice at 3100 N.E. 83rd St., Kansas City, Mo., 64119.

Dorothy Lee Daly
Dorothy Lee Daly of Columbia died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 79.
Mrs. Daly was born Feb. 17, 1920, in St. Joseph to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Glover. She married Verdell Daly on July 13, 1940. For 26 years, she worked for M.F.A. Insurance company. She was a member of Cal-vary Baptist Church.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, con-ducted by the Rev. Paul Jarrett, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Fu-neral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Daly is survived by her husband, Verdell Daly of Columbia; a son, Gene Daly of Leawood, Kan.; a daughter, Jane Warden of Columbus, Ohio; four brothers, Ed Glover of Columbia, Donnie Glover of Fairfield, Calif., Warren Glover of Smith River, Calif., and Calvin Glover of Livingston, Texas; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
One brother and one sister died earlier.

Walter A. Reed
Walter A. Reed of Columbia died on Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at Rusk Rehabilitation Center. He was 96.
Mr. Reed was born on June 29, 1902, in Denver to Joseph and Edith M. Stacy Reed. He married Genevieve Lang on Oct. 11, 1924. In 1941, Mr. Reed moved to Columbia from Mo-berly.
Mr. Reed was a member of the United Methodist Church. He was also active in Twilight Lodge #114 A.F. and A.M., Chapter #17 Royal Arch Masonic Order of Eastern Star #290, Temple Shrine #7, White Shrine, Centralia Council #34 Cryptic Masons, St. Graal Commandry #12 Knight Templars Moolah Shrine Temple.
Mr. Reed was also the Columbia Valley Scottish Rite 33 Mason director of work, Order of De Maloy editor of Phoenix, member of the Honorary Legion of Honor, and Past Commander of Kanosh.
Services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday at United Methodist Church, 702 Wilkes Blvd.
He is survived by his son, James S. Reed of Columbia; his sister, Eliza-beth Denison of Genoa City, Wis.; six grandchildren and 12 great grandchil-dren.
His wife, one son and a sister died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to United Methodist Church, 702 Wilkes Blvd., Columbia, Mo., 65203.

Catherine Wilkerson
Catherine Wilkerson of Columbia died Monday, March 1, 1999, at her home. She was 65.
Mrs. Wilkerson was born March 1, 1934, in St. Louis to Elton Phillips Sr. and Laura Palmer Phillips. She attended Fulton Public School. Mrs. Wilkerson was a member of Second Baptist Church in Columbia and worked as a supervisor at Mid-Missouri Mental Health Center for 28 years.
"She was just a wonderful person," said Lois Ferris, a friend and neighbor. "A wonderful and Christian woman."
Visitation for Mrs. Wilkerson will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Warren Funeral Chapel, 10 N. Fourth St. Services, conducted by the Rev. C.W. Dawson, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church, 407 E. Broadway. Burial will be at Southside Cemetery in Fulton.
Mrs. Wilkerson is survived by three stepsons, Ralph Butler of Rolla, and James Butler and Darrell Preston, both of Columbia; two daughters, Ola Duncan of Columbia and Phyllis Evans of Montgomery, Ala.; three brothers, Harold Phillips of Evanston, Ill., David Phillips of Palms, Calif., and Jerry Phillips of Dayton, Ohio; three sisters, Elizabeth Vaughn of Evanston, Ill., Juanita Logan of Fulton, and Nellie Cline of Cleveland; four grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her husband and one brother died earlier.

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