Carl Ballew

  Carl Vernon Ballew, 69, of Sunrise Beach, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 at University Hospital in Columbia. He was born July 6, 1950 in Eureka, Calif., a son of Joe Hugh and Audrey (Orbison) Ballew. He married Merilee Esther Martin Aug. 25, 1989. He worked as an over-the-road truck driver 43 years. In his

[ Read More ]

Howard Edwin “Tooter” Rusk

  Howard Edwin “Tooter” Rusk, 86, of Versailles, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, at University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. He was born Feb. 7, 1933, in Eldon, a son of the late William and Maud Marie (Moore) Rusk. He married Sylvia Jeanne George Aug. 1951. They had seven children. She died in

[ Read More ]

Karen O’Brien

  Karen Suzanne O’Brien, 77, of Osage Beach, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 at Lakeside Meadows in Osage Beach. She was born July 8, 1942 in Deckerville, Mich., a daughter of the late John Ivan and Berneice Amy (Moffatt) Burks. She was raised in Sandusky, Mich. where she played flute in marching band at Sandusky

[ Read More ]

Keith Renken

David Keith Renken, 71, of Russellville died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. He was born, Jan. 26, 1948 in California, Mo., a son of Edmond Oscar and Celeste Ellen (Dawson) Renken. He married Jill Ann Winebrenner Sept. 1, 1972, at the home of Jill’s parents in California, Mo. He was the seventh child born to his

[ Read More ]

Treva Lacetta Williams

Treva Lacetta Williams, 98, of Tipton died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. She was born March 12, 1921 to John Morris and Maggie Verlina Powell in Arlington, Colo. She was one of seven children. Her family moved to Tipton in the early 1930s. She enjoyed dancing and met Vernon Forest Williams at a dance. She especially

[ Read More ]

Rusty Hibdon

Uriah Henderson “Rusty” Hibdon, 88, of Omaha, Neb. formerly of Sunrise Beach, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 at his home. He was born March 10, 1931 in Camden County, a son of William Henry and Ollie May (Cleveland) Hibdon. He married Rose Mary Siegfried July 17, 1954 in Knob Noster. He was raised in the

[ Read More ]