Obituaries

Rodney Ray Rumley


    Rodney Ray Rumley of St. James, Missouri was born in Leon, Iowa on June 29, 1956 to Ray and Mary (Blodgett)  Rumley and passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the age of 65 years.

Emma “Louise” McBride


    Emma “Louise” McBride of St. James, Missouri was born in Starkville, Mississippi on August 19, 1930 to William Cody and Sallie (Cooper) Butler and passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021 at the age of 91 years and 22 days.

Travis Leonard Martin


    Travis Leonard Martin of Rolla, Missouri, formerly of Toccoa, Georgia, was born July 23, 1990 in Toccoa, Georgia to Timothy and Wendy Martin and passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the age of 31 years.

Joseph Keith Haberstroh


    Joseph Keith Haberstroh of Gerald, Missouri was born October 7, 1936 in St. Louis, Missouri to Joseph M. and Fern (Snelling) Haberstroh and passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the age of 84 years.

Russell Flegel


    Russell Flegel of St. James, Missouri was born in Sheridan, Arkansas on March 26, 1928 and passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the age of 93.

Roy Vance Davis Jr.


    Roy Vance Davis Jr. of St. James, Misosuri was born in Spangler, Pennsylvania on September 26, 1971 to Roy V. Davis Sr. and Donna Lee (Mack) Davis and passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at the age of 49 years.

Agnes Brim


    Agnes Brim of St. James, Missouri was born in St. James, Missouri on March 4, 1939 to Clint and Ruby Brim and passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the age of 81 years.

Edwin “Ed” L. Worley


    Edwin “Ed” L. Worley of Cuba, Missouri was born on Saturday, June 8, 1940 in Steelville, Missouri to LeRoy and Rosalie Ransom Worley and passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the age of 81 years, 3 months and 4 days.

Charles H. “Charlie” Vaughn


    Charles H. “Charlie” Vaughn of Cuba, Missouri was born on Wednesday, May 13, 1931 in Cuba, Missouri to Henry B. and Myrtle Pearl (Roberts) Vaughn and passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at the age of 90 years, 4 months and 2 days.

Dewilla Kay Sumpter


    Dewilla Kay (nee Dotson) Sumpter was born on July 20, 1956 in Bixby, Missouri to William Francis and Julia (Medley) Dotson and passed away on September 8, 2021 at the age of 65 years.

James Donald Stevens


    James Donald Stevens of Nappanee, Indiana was born on April 3, 1945 in Sullivan, Missouri to Wayne and Marie (Merkel) Stevens and passed Thursday, September 2, 2021 at the age of 76 years.

Phyliss Jean Shipley


    Phyllis Jean Shipley of Cuba, Missouri was born on Wednesday, June 24, 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri to Johnnie Earl and Lola Beatrice Bell Wilson and passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the age of 79 years, 2 months and 18 days.

Edward Charles Sanders


    Edward Charles Sanders of Leasburg, Missouri was born on Friday, October 10, 1969 in Alton, Illinois to Eddie Workman and Mary Lou Hill Korsmeyer Sanders and passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the age of 51 years, 11 months and 2 days.

Roberta May Pratt


    Roberta May Pratt (nee Nelson) of Steelville, Missouri was born on Monday, December 8, 1941 in Crawford County, Missouri to Robert V. and Opal V. Pinson Nelson and  passed away September 3, 2021 at the age of 79 years, 9 months and 5 days.

Nancy Carol Parrish


    Nancy Carol (nee Kreamalmeyer) Parrish of Beverly Hills, Florida was born December 26, 1972 in Waterloo, Illinois to Orville James and Carol Collins Kreamalmeyer and passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at the age of 48 years, 7 months and 22 days.
    She married Marty Parrish.
    Nancy was a registered nurse and had worked previously at the prison in Illinois. After moving to Florida, she was working in a hospital. In her spare time, she loved going to country music concerts.
    She was preceded in death by her father, Orville Kreamalmeyer.
    She is survived by her husband, Marty Parrish of Beverly Hills, Florida; children, Sydney Thomas of Marion, Illinois, Isiah Thomas, Nathan Thomas and Anissa Beaty, all of Beverly Hills, Florida; mother, Carol Kreamalmeyer of Illinois; two brothers, Jerry and Ronald Kreamalmeyer; three grandchildren, Masyn Groves, Marcellus Groves and Maveryk Thomas; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from noon until 1 p.m. on Friday, September 17, 2021 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 17, 2021 with Pastor Ben Holland officiating. Special music of “Summer Vigil,” “We Try to Make Sense of It All” and “Leita” was played. Memories were shared by son Nathan Thomas.
    Committal prayer and interment were in the Freeman Cemetery at Cherryville, Missouri.
    Casket bearers were Isiah Thomas, Nathan Thomas, Jeremy Kreamalmeyer, Dave Crain, Jeremy Parrish and Luke Parrish.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Dennis Meiser


    Dennis Meiser of Cuba, Missouri was born on Sunday, October 23, 1955 in Wood River, Illinois to Robert Edward and Fern (Earney) Meiser and passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021 at the age of 65 years.

Glen Arthur McConnell


    Glen Arthur McConnell of Steelville, Missouri was born July 28, 1936 in Butts, Missouri to John J. and Bessie Florence Wigger McConnell and passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at the age of 85 years, 1 month and 13 days.