Area Obituaries

Lisa V. Houston

Lisa Victoria Houston, daughter of the late Frances Elizabeth (Rich­ter) Akins and Gerald Wayne Akins, was born in St. Louis on June 16, 1961. She departed this life at her residence in Bunker on Nov. 19, 2017, at the age of 56. On Oct. 4, 1980, in Bunker, Lisa was united in marriage to Jack…

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Ardella M. Chitwood

Ardella Mae (Casey) Chitwood, daughter of the late George Washing­ton Casey and Emma (Massie) Casey was born July 7, 1923, at Ellington. She departed this life on Nov. 15, 2017, in Ellington at the age of 94. She accepted Christ as her savior in 1943, she was a member of An­tioch Missionary Baptist Church for…

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Nelson R. Pinkley

Nelson Ray Pinkley, son of the late Myrtle Cordelia (Miller) Pinkley and Jesse Nelson Pinkley, was born in Lesterville on Dec. 11, 1924. He de­parted this life in Farmington on Nov. 16, 2017, at the age of 92. Ray served in the United States Army during World War II and later spent his working years…

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Lucille B. Scott

Lucille Berniece Scott, born Feb. 7, 1927, in Owls Bend to the late Robert Joseph and Nellie Mae (St. Clair) Fears. She departed this life on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at her residence in St. Louis, with her family by her side, she had attained the age of 93 years. Lucille was a member of…

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Doyle C. Crosby

Doyle C. Crosby was born in Garwood on Aug. 27, 1944, to the proud parents of William Floyd Crosby and Minnie (Johnson) Crosby and departed this life on Nov. 10, 2017, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in Saint Louis. He had attained the age of seventy-three years, two months and four­teen days. Doyle had resided…

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Mary E. Dement

Mary Ella Dement, daughter of the late Mammie (Gilmer) Hamp­ton and Marvin Hampton was born at Ruble on April 16, 1930. She de­parted this life at Parkland Hospital in Farmington, on Nov. 7, 2017, at the age of 87. On Nov. 17, 1947, in Ellington, Mary was united in marriage to Ralph Dement and to…

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Grady L. White

A much loved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend, Grady White, 77 years of age, peacefully departed this life at Pilot Knob on Nov. 9, 2017, with his wife and son at his side he bravely confronted and fought Parkinson’s dis­ease for several years. He was born Jan. 28, 1940, in Alex, (Grady County)…

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Mildred N. Sakers

Mildred Norine Sakers, 92, of El­lington passed away Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, peacefully at her home. She was born March 21, 1925, to the late John D. Klement and Genevieve Dicken­son in St. Louis. Mildred enjoyed going to church, spending time with her family and she loved watching westerns on televi­sion. She spent her working…

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Jeffrey L. Ribble Jr.

Jeffrey Lee Ribble Jr., born May 11, 1992, in St. Louis to Jeffrey Ribble Sr. and Sherrlyn (Workman) Edgar. He departed this life on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Cadet at the young age of twenty-five years, five months and twenty-seven days. Jeffrey was a 2010 graduate of Ellington High School and a member of…

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Kennith J. Gutches

Kennith James Gutches, born Jan. 22, 1989, in Jerome, Idaho to Wendy Comstock and the late John James Gutches. He departed this life on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Medford, Ore. at the young age of twenty-eight years, nine months and fifteen days. Kennith worked as a laborer for a moving company and served as…

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