Naomi Faith (White) Johnson passed away June 6, 2023 at home in Edgerton, MO.She was born on October 18, 1931, to James Dee and Blanche (Reynolds) White on the farm near Platte City, MO. Naomi graduated from Camden Point High School in 1949 as valedictorian of her class consisting of six girls. During school her favorite class was basketball. After high school, Naomi attended Platte Gard Business School in St. Joseph graduating with a secretarial administrative assistant certificate.On June 22, 1951, she was united in marriage to Kenneth Atkins “Buddy” Johnson at the Baptist Church in Camden Point, MO. To...Funeral Service : 06/09/2023
Joseph E. “Big Joe” Huber, 82, of Easton, MO passed away June 5, 2023.He was born on March 7, 1941, to John E. and Velma Lee (Shipley) Huber in Saxton, MO. Big Joe grew up in rural Easton, MO where he attended school.On November 26, 1966, he was united in marriage to Charlene A. Morgan. After their marriage they lived on the family farm where they made their home. Big Joe retired from Wire Rope in St. Joseph in 2006. After his retirement he became a Master Craftsman Golfsmith and enjoyed building and repairing golf clubs. He was a jack...Funeral Service : 06/12/2023
Nancy Baxter, 76, of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away, June 5, 2023. She was born on October 24, 1946 in Smithville, MO. Nancy graduated from North Kansas City High School in 1964. She went on to work for Forum Café in North Kansas City, Strahm Automation and worked for USD 500 in Kansas City, KS as a school bus driver for 25 years. Most recently she was working as a Security Guard for Securitas Security. Nancy volunteered much of her time to Special Olympics and was also a paraprofessional that assisted many special needs children over the years. She loved...Funeral Service : 06/17/2023
Freddie Braden Aitkens, 80, of Plattsburg, MO passed away June 4, 2023. He was born on July 20, 1942, to Fredrick and Alice (Maddox) Aitken in Plattsburg, MO where he grew up and graduated from high school. Freddie served his country in the U.S. Army, alongside his cousin Joe Mitchell. After his honorable discharge, he returned to Plattsburg, where he built his home and lived for the remainder of his life. Freddie retired from CertainTeed after 40 years of faithful service. He also owned and operated Good Times Bar & Grill in Trimble, MO for several years. Freddie enjoyed hunting,...Funeral Service : 06/11/2023
Roy Corless, 69, of Smithville, MO passed away, May 30, 2023.He was born on May 6, 1954 to Franklin Claire and Dorothy Lee (St. John) Corless in Smithville, MO. Roy grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School in 1973.In 1974 he was united in marriage to Cathy Sellars. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they raised their two daughters. After their divorce, Roy traveled the United States as a contracted computer designer. His daughters, “world travelers”, were able to join him on vacations during their summer breaks and see the sites which he highly enjoyed....Funeral Service : 06/10/2023
James Robinson, 90, of Edgerton, MO, passed away, May 27, 2023.He was born on August 30, 1932 to Raymond and Ora Mae (Wickam) Robinson in Clinton, MO. James grew up in Lincoln, MO and graduated from Lincoln High School. On November 17th 1956 he was united in marriage to Jo Ann Wright. After their marriage they lived in Windsor, MO.James served in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954 and saw action in the Korean War as a 105mm Recoilless Rifle operator and earned the rank of Corporal.James retired from TWA as a maintenance instructor. He was a member of...Funeral Service : 06/10/2023
Robert L. Wagers, 82, passed away, May 24, 2023.Robert Lee Wagers, Sr. was born to Carl & Georgia Wagers on May 11, 1941 in New Market, Missouri. Bob resided just two doors down from his beloved parents most his life. Bob was an Army Veteran trained in combat tactics, infantry weapons, and engineer reconnaissance. He was also trained in the techniques of road and bridge building, camouflage, and demolitions. Bob was a Carpenter by trade and had a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Missouri Western College which he put to good use with his own construction business he had with...Funeral Service : 06/04/2023
Ronald “Ronnie” Jackson, 59, of Easton, MO passed away, May 23, 2023.He was born to Harvey and Beverly (Fisher) Jackson in St. Joseph, MO. Ronnie grew up near Easton and graduated from East Buchanan High School in 1981.He was a CDL Driver for Platte County Ready Mix.He was preceded in death by his parents.Ronnie is survived by his daughter, Allie Jackson; sister, Cindy (Ron) Findley; brother, Dennis Jackson (Lori Grove); nephew, Kendal; nieces, Brandy and Ashton; his beloved cat; other relatives many friends.Private Family Services will be held at a later date.
After a long-fought battle, Robert Lee (Bob) Farr, 73, of Gower, Missouri, passed away May 20th surrounded by his loving family.He was born on May 22, 1949 to Ray and Helen (Garrahan) Farr in Saint Joseph, MO. Bob grew up in Gower MO where he graduated in 1967 from Gower High School.Bob served in the U S Air Force in Pakistan and Japan in the Security Service. The 6918th RSM/SS in Hakata, Japan was his favorite. In the service his nickname was “Miller”. And “Montana Bob” to his biker buddies from Iowa.He worked with his brother Donnie in farming. And...Funeral Service : 06/30/2023
Virginia “Gini” Boswell, 83, of Lubbock, TX passed away, May 19, 2023.Gini was born August 5, 1939 to Woodrow Decker and Virginia Ellen (Todd) Decker in St. Joseph, MO. She spent her childhood near Edgerton, MO and attended East Buchanan High School.Gini married Buddie Boswell, also from the Edgerton area, on October 27, 1956 and moved to Columbus, GA where Buddie was stationed with the US Army. After the birth of their first child, SuLin, they moved back to Edgerton where they raised their family of four. Gini co-founded and operated The Union Mill Opry Country Music Show. She and...Funeral Service : 05/27/2023
Richard Warren, 88, of Smithville, MO passed away, May 16, 2023.He was born on July 2, 1934 to Ol Franklin and Gladys Mae (Ford) Warren in Smithville, MO. Richard grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School.On February 15, 1957 he was united in marriage to Carol Gustin. After their marriage they lived in Smithville. In 1991 they moved to the Lake of the Ozarks, and later moved to Kansas City North. His wife, Carol, passed away, September 11, 2006. In 2011 Richard returned to Smithville where he made his home with Doris Rogers.Richard worked at Cook Paint...Funeral Service : 05/20/2023
Ginny Watson, 63, of Smithville, MO passed away, May 15, 2023.She was born on February 12, 1960 to Lester and Evvalyne (Waters) Lloyd in Smithville, MO. Ginny graduated from Smithville High School in 1979.On June 25, 1980 she was united in marriage to Steven Watson. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home. Her husband, Steven, passed away, June 4, 2018.She worked for Citibank in Kansas City for over 20 years. Ginny loved art, painting, gardening, camping, four wheeling. Most of all she loved spending time with her family, grandchildren, and friends.She was also preceded in...Funeral Service : 05/19/2023
Wanda L. (Jones) White of Kansas City, MO., formerly of Richmond, MO and Alamo, TX, passed away peacefully at home May 12, 2023, at the age of 90. A private scattering of cremains will occur at a later date.Memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City MO 64108 or the United Christian Presbyterian Church, 501 N Spartan, Richmond, MO 64085. Wanda was born January 12, 1933, in Monroe County, MO. to Vern and Maggie (Howell) Jones. She graduated from Paris HS in Paris, Missouri in 1951. She lived in Richmond, MO for over 30...Funeral Service : 05/12/2023
Herman Buter, 95, of Easton, MO passed away May 12, 2023.He was born on November 10, 1927 to Herman John and Mary (Rath) Buter in Dunlap, Iowa where he grew up and attended school. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, he returned to Dunlap. While working road construction in Wathena, KS, he met the love of his life Darlene. On April 17, 1954, he married Frances Darlene Erb. After their marriage they lived in St. Joseph, MO and in 1969, they moved to Easton, MO where they made...Funeral Service : 05/18/2023
Carolyn Miller, 76, of rural Edgerton, MO passed away at her farm on May 11, 2023.She was born on August 18, 1946 to Mitchell Ellis and Gladys Pauline (Gladd) McNeil in Tahlequah, OK. The family lived in Oklahoma and later moved to Kearney, MO where she graduated from Kearney High School. Carolyn worked for Weber Real Estate in Kearney for many years. She later attended paralegal school and worked as a paralegal secretary for several law firms in the Smithville and Kansas City area. After her retirement, Carolyn enjoyed working on her farm and taking care of the animals.She was...
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