Julia Kern

Julia Ann Kern, 84, of the Ivy Bend community south of Stover, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at Boone Hospital in Columbia. She was born June 21, 1935, on the family farm near Hiawatha, Kansas, a daughter of John and Mary Barnhisel Kreuzburg. She married Mike Kern Dec. 18, 1965, in Oskaloosa, Kan, He survives

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Jonathan Oehrke

Jonathan Ray Oehrke, 56, lifelong resident of Stover, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at St. Marys Health Center in Jefferson City. He was born Sept. 25, 1963 in Versailles, the youngest child of Glenn W. and Donice Alpers Oehrke. He was baptized Oct. 13, 1963 and confirmed April 12, 1981, at St. Paul Lutheran Church

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Cecil O. Stoker

Cecil O. Stoker, 99, of Gravois Mills, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at the Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles. He was born April 24, 1920, in Lincoln, Ark., a son of the late Oliver Perry and Ellen (Fooks) Stoker. He married Lillian L. Davey, Nov. 1940 in Junction City, Kan. She preceded him in

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Wendell Duane Bennett

Wendell Duane Bennett, 64, of Versailles, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at his home in Versailles. He was born Feb. 18, 1955, in St. Louis, a son of Roy and Hazel (Jackson) Bennett. He worked at Gates Corporation in Versailles for several years until his retirement. He was a member of the National Rifle Association

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Rusty Williams

Rusty Williams, 60, of Tipton, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 at St. Mary’s SSM in Jefferson City with his family at his side. He was born Dec. 7, 1958, in Sedalia, the son of Sidney and Emma Rose Knipp Dubbert and Robert Williams. He was a 1978 graduate of Tipton High School. He was married

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Mary Slinkerd

Mary Irene Slinkerd, 95, of Troy, formerly of Versailles, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at The Arbors at Sugar Creek in Troy. She was born, March 25, 1924 in Moundsville, a daughter of Charles Hughes and Jessie Mae (Tetrick) Roseberry. She married Robert Thomas Slinkerd June 5, 1971 in Kansas City. He preceded her in

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