Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Lillian Jean Wagner, 93, Bethany, MO formerly of Maryville, MO passed away Friday, January 18, 2019.

Jessica Jayne (O’Rourke) Loch (67) passed away peacefully on January 17, 2019, at her home in Kansas City, Missouri, surrounded by her loving family.  Jessica was born on February 8, 1951, in Mason City, Iowa, to Clement and Laurel O’Rourke. 

Dana Lynn Austin, 51, of St. Joseph, MO, formerly of Maryville, MO, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019, at her home.

Larry Raymond Jones, 81, of Burlington Junction, MO, passed from this life on Friday, December 28, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family.  He fought a courageous battle with cancer since June 2017, maintaining an uplifting attitude throughout.  He was born on the family farm, next to hi…

Katharine J. Penisten, 98, of Maryville, MO, passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at the Maryville Living Center.  A resident of the area most all her life, she had lived the past year in Kingman, AZ and had recently moved back to Maryville

Maralee (Almquist) Prather, age 92, of Clarinda, Iowa, entered into peace Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Clarinda Regional Health Center.  Memorial services will be held at a later date.   Interment of ashes will be at the Essex Cemetery in Essex.  Memorials may be given in her name.  Memor…