Mary Lou Hankins
Mary Lou Hankins of Columbia died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002. She was 68.
Ms. Hankins was born Dec. 17, 1933, in Columbia to Sidney and Opal Nevins Turner.
Ms. Hankins graduated from Hickman High School in 1952 and attended Stephens College from 1952 to 1953.
She was a Brownie and Girl Scout troop leader and attended state and nationwide scouting events. Ms. Hankins was also an avid reader who enjoyed adventure novels.
Chris Cheeks, Ms. Hankins’ oldest daughter, said her mother was a remarkable artist who drew black-and-white sketches and occasionally worked with chalk.
Cheeks said her mother was outgoing.
“She did not know a stranger,” Cheeks said. “She could talk to the wrong number for half an hour.”
Cheeks said her mother was also a loving, supportive person.
No services will be held.
Ms. Hankins is survived by one brother, Robert Turner of Columbia; and two daughters, Cinda Hankins of Columbia and Chris Cheeks of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Memorials may be sent to Missouri Cancer Associates, 105 Keene St., Columbia, Mo. 65201.
Peter John Dohm died Thursday, October 24, 2002, at University Hospital. He was 46.
Mr. Dohm was born March 18, 1956, in Pasadena, Texas, to Charles and Clara Ricke Dohm. He graduated in 1974 from McClure North High School in Florissant. He graduated from MU with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He was an active member of the National Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation Inc., Mid-Missouri Barrier-Free Housing for the Physically Handicapped Inc. and Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council No. 1529, Missouri United Methodist Church Clown Ministry and Knights Clown Ministry.
Visitation for Mr. Dohm will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1115 Locust Street. Services, conducted by the Rev. Edwin Cole, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart. There will be a second visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at Hutchens Mortuary in Florissant. Services in Florissant, conducted by Monsignor James Hanson, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Dismas Catholic Church, 2650 Parker Road. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Florissant.
Mr. Dohm is survived by his mother, Clara Dohm of Florissant; his brother, Vernon Dohm of Florissant; and four sisters, Gerry Grelle of Edmond, Okla., Juanita Gruenloh of St. Louis, Charlene Maus of Seminole, Fla., and Marilyn Rapplean of Olathe, Kan.
His father died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation.
Maria Hinshaw Wilhite of Columbia died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at University Hospital. She was 77.
Mrs. Wilhite was born April 9, 1925, in Boone County to James Roy Hinshaw and Nellie Mae Hagans Hinshaw.
Mrs. Wilhite was a member of the VFW Post 3410 Ladies Auxiliary.
Mrs. Wilhite is survived by one sister, Mona M. Hughes of Columbia; two brothers, Jimmie R. Hinshaw and Therion Hinshaw, both of Columbia; and several great nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mrs. Wilhite will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Road. Services, conducted by Mrs. Wilhite’s great-nephew, the Rev. Tracy Cook, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Nilson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Two sisters and six brothers died earlier.
Joseph M. Colvin
Joseph M. Colvin of Columbia died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 86.
He was born June 30, 1916, in Boone County to Charley and Eliza Bennett Colvin. On May 17, 1940, he married Hallie Bass Ellis in Columbia.
After working in air-conditioning and refrigeration services for Truman Veterans Hospital, he retired in 1978. After that, Mr. Colvin taught adult education in air-conditioning and refrigeration at the Columbia Career Center for 12 years.
In his spare time, Mr. Colvin liked to work with his hands and enjoyed woodcarving and dabbled in painting.
“He tried a little bit of everything,” said his wife, Hallie Colvin. “He was very patient and just a good guy.”
For more than 50 years, he was a member of Nashville Baptist Church in Ashland and served as a deacon. Mr. Colvin was also a 50-year member and past master of the Ashland Masonic Lodge No. 156, a member of the Columbia Woodcarvers Club, a charter member of Golden K Kiwanis and a former member of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society.
Mr. Colvin is survived by his wife, of Columbia; his daughter, Linda McKenzie of Hallsville; a brother, Julius Colvin of Independence; and three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
His brother, Eldred Colvin, died earlier.
The visitation and a Masonic service, officiated by the Rev. Kevin Collins and the Rev. Veryln Bergen, will be held today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.
Services will be held at Nashville Baptist Church in Ashland at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be at Nashville Cemetery following the service.
Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1121 Business Loop 70 E., Columbia, Mo. 65201 or Nashville Baptist Church, Route North Nashville Church Road., Ashland, Mo. 65010.
Carol Jean Stand
Carol Jean Stand of Columbia died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 63.
Mrs. Stand was born Feb. 24, 1939, in Columbia to Tharon and Evalyn Caldwell Harmon.
She had worked as a secretary in central services at Boone Hospital Center since 1995. Before working at the hospital, she worked at Chuck’s Boots, a shoe store in Columbia Mall.
Mrs. Stand married Kenneth Dale Turner in 1954. After a divorce in 1962, she married William Eugene Stand on Aug. 16, 1963, in Columbia.
She is survived by a son, Greg Turner of Ashland; a daughter Tonja Rinck of Ashland; a stepson, Mark Bolte of Pittsburg, Kan.; a sister, Jo Fountain of Columbia; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Her husband and parents died earlier.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 St. Charles Road. Services will be conducted by Mrs. Stand’s daughter, Tonja Rinck, at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nilson. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, Ga. 30368-2454.
Mary M. Sulltrop
Mary Margaret Sulltrop of Fayette died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at Rest Haven Residential Care Center in Fayette. She was 81.
Mrs. Sulltrop was born on Feb. 9, 1921, in Clinton to William and Gladis Ball. She married LeRoy Sulltrop on Sept. 14, 1946, in Fayette.
A resident of Fayette for 56 years, Mrs. Sulltrop was a member of Unity Baptist Church.
Visitation for Mrs. Sulltrop will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Carr-Yager Funeral Home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home, followed by burial at Fayette City Cemetery.
Mrs. Sulltrop is survived by sons Jackie Sulltrop of Columbia, Gary Sulltrop of Fayette and John Sulltrop of Fayette. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.
Her husband, son Billy Overstreet, daughter Sharon Sulltrop and brother David Ball died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association Mid-Missouri Chapter, in care of Carr-Yager Funeral Home, 204 N. Linn St., Fayette, Mo. 65248.
Hartley Harry Frink
Hartley Harry Frink of Fayette died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 68.
He was a member of Mount Pleasant Christian Church and of the Howard County Fire Protection District. He was active in the Moniteau Watershed District, the Baldridge Free Trappers, the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association and the National Rifle Association.
Mr. Fink was born June 27, 1934, in Fayette to Deane Patton and Mary Frances Hiler Frink. He married Elaine Fisher on April 5, 1953.
Visitation for Mr. Fink will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Mount Pleasant Christian Church in Fayette. Services, conducted by Pastor Jody Jackson, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Surviving are his mother, Mary Frances Burton of Fayette; his wife, Elaine Fisher Frink of Fayette; a son, Stan Frink of Columbia; daughters Denese Frink-Hedglin of Columbia, Daytha Trimble of Fayette and Dana Hart of Columbia; brothers Lecil Frink of Houston, George Frink of Fayette, Larry Frink of Fayette and Sam Frink of Hermann; and seven grandchildren.
His father died earlier.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Mount Pleasant Christian Church, care of Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, Mo. 65202, or Baldridge School Alumni in Fayette.
Ernestine A. Wickell
Ernestine A. Wickell died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at the Boone Hospital Center. She was 93.
“She was a sweet lady and was always very considerate of others,” said Lawanah Gillette, the administrator at the Columbia Manor Nursing Home where Mrs. Wickell lived. Mrs. Wickell sold Stanley Home Products for about 10 years. For nearly 20 years, she would work on election days at the voting polls. She attended the First Christian Church since 1948. And in her spare time, she was a gardener and enjoyed bowling.
“I heard that she was an exceptional bowler and really enjoyed it,” Gillette said.
Mrs. Wickell was also a sports fan and would frequently watch or listen to games.
“She liked the Cardinal baseball games and football games,” said her son, James Wickell.
She was born Feb. 23, 1909, in Callaway County to Thomas and Kathryn Schiller Kite. She married Louis Edward Wickell on June 15, 1929, in Columbia. They had a daughter, Linda Foglesong, and a son, James Wickell. They were married for 70 years.
“She was a very loving mother and a devoted wife,” said James Wickell.
Visitations for Mrs. Wickell will be from 10 to 11 a.m. today at the Parker Funeral Service and Crematory, 22 N. Tenth St. The service, officiated by the Rev. John Yonker, will follow at 11 a.m.
Mrs. Wickell is survived by her daughter Linda Foglesong of Spearfish, S.D.; son James E. Wickell of Melbourne, Fla.; her sister, Elizabeth Whyte of Almeda, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Her husband; a still-born child, Janet Sue Wickell; and a sister, Ayla Kippes, died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the First Christian Church, 101 N. Tenth St., Columbia, Mo. 65201.
Rosalie Stanton died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at Cooper County Memorial Hospital in Boonville. She was 83.
Mrs. Stanton, originally from Columbia, lived in Pilot Grove.
She was born Nov. 18, 1918, in Stephens to Joe and Estelle Young Martin. She married Frank J. Stanton in 1947 in Columbia.
Visitation for Mrs. Stanton will be from 1 to 2 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services will follow at 2 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Mrs. Stanton is survived by a daughter, Ginger Wenger of Boonville; three grandchildren, Michael Sprague and Michelle Friedrich of Boonville, and Justin Wenger of Lexington, Va.; and five great-grandchildren.
Her husband; a brother, Harry Martin; and a sister, Violet McCowan, died earlier.
Lovina Scott Ebbe
Lovina Scott Ebbe died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at Lenoir Healthcare. She was 86.
Mrs. Ebbe lived an active life. The daughter of missionaries, Mrs. Ebbe was born Dec. 13, 1915, in Harda, India, to Wilford and Mayme Jackson Scott. She spent her first 11 years in India and learned to speak English and Hindi.
Mrs. Ebbe moved to Columbia in 1926, where she attended Christian College, now Columbia College.
In 1939, Mrs. Ebbe married Earl Ebbe, and the couple lived in Trenton for 30 years.
She was a freelance commercial artist. She also worked for Royal Arch Mason magazine, where she researched and drew artwork for a page called “Did You Know?”
“She liked to find pretty places to paint,” said her daughter, Katrinka Ebbe-Wheeler. She also did a lot of home decorating, including stenciling wallpaper.
Mrs. Ebbe volunteered in many activities and organizations, including the First Christian Church, the PTA, the local Great Books Club and the American Association of University Women. She also served on the Trenton Christian Church board.
Mrs. Ebbe took part in the Camp Fire organization in high school and college. She was the leader of her daughter’s Girl Scout troop. She stayed involved for 25 years and organized events such as a canoe trip in Canada.
Mrs. Ebbe also traveled with her church to South America and Africa, where she visited missionaries.
Mrs. Ebbe represented Missouri on the National Home Ministries board, which started the Lenoir Retirement Home and the Woodhaven Home Learning Center, both in Columbia.
In 1976, she earned a master’s degree in library science from MU and then worked at Columbia College’s library. She served as director for a year before a car accident caused her to leave the position.
Mrs. Ebbe is survived by her husband, Earl Ebbe; a son, Christopher Ebbe of Claremont, Calif.; a daughter, Katrinka Ebbe-Wheeler of Bethesda, Md.; three sisters, Hilda McLaughlin and Eleanor Hearn, both of Dallas, and Rebecca Wong of San Francisco; and three grandchildren. Visitation will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First Christian Church, 101 N. Tenth St., and memorial services will follow at 2:30 p.m. Memorials may be sent to First Christian Church, Attn: Ark Project for Heifer International, 101 N. Tenth St., Columbia, Mo. 65201.
Thelma “Marie” Carter of Columbia died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 83.
Mrs. Carter was born Oct. 7, 1919, in Boone County to John M. and Bertha M. Winingear Betz. She married B.J. Carter on Dec. 23, 1939, in Columbia. He died earlier. Mrs. Carter was a member of Rebekah Lodge 383.
Mrs. Carter is survived by a daughter, Judith E. Ely of Lakewood, Ohio; a brother, John Betz of Columbia; a sister, Margie Canson of Kansas City; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
One brother and three sisters died earlier.
Visitations for Mrs. Carter will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home.