Funeral Notices

Milford Sheets

Milford Chris Sheets, Sr., 91, of Versailles, died Monday, July 3, 2017 at his home. He was born Sept. 4, 1925 in Herman, Neb. a son of Will Leonard Sheets, Sr. and Mabel (Lund) Sheets. He married Ramona L. Edwards Sept. 4, 1947 in Blair, Neb. She preceded him in death May 6, 2011. He

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Martin E. “Marty” Callaghan

Martin Earl Callaghan, age 57, died on Monday, July 3, 2017, on his farm near Versailles, Missouri. Marty was born on March 12, 1960, in Ottawa, Kansas, to William and Wilma (Keith) Callaghan. He attended school in Ottawa, Kansas and moved to Versailles in the early ‘70s, graduating from Versailles High School in 1978. He

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Richard Wayne Knox

Richard Wayne Knox, 72, of Sedalia, died Saturday, July 1, 2017, at Rest Haven Convalescent and Retirement Home, Sedalia. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Pleasant Union Cemetery, near Stover, with Pastor Jason Veale officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Missouri Military Honors Team. Complete

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Erma Ellis

Erma Jean Ellis, 85, of Kansas City, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017. She was born Oct. 5, 1932, in Versailles, to the late Claude and Bessie Farris. She is survived by children Mitchell and wife Millie Bennett, Gary and wife Kathy Ellis, Cindy and husband Mike Niemeyer, and James Ellis; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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Betty L. Street

Betty L. Street, 81, of California, Mo., died Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at California Care Center in California, Mo. She was born Oct. 26, 1935 in Butler County to Frank and Dorothy (Black) Talley. She graduated from Williamsville High School in Williamsville. She married Lindell Street Sept. 22, 1956 in Poplar Bluff. He survives of

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Joyce Ann Riley

Joyce Ann Riley, 68, of Versailles, died Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the Golden Age Living Center in Stover. She was born July 31, 1948 in El Dorado, Kan., the oldest of three children born to David and Naoma Varner Thompson. She grew up in Arkansas City, Kan. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in

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