Funeral Notices

Gene Erbe

Gene Erbe, known as “the one-arm painter,” 85, of Sunrise Beach, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 in his home. He was born April 15, 1933 in Sandusky, Mich., a son of Ira and Elsie (Devitt) Erbe. He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-three years. He is survived by eight children; nine grandchildren;

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Andrew Hitchcock

The Rev. Andrew L. Hitchcock, 74, of Mapleton, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at the Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles in the arms of his wife. He was born March 13, 1944, in Monticello, Ark., a son of Burl and Gladys Lawson Hitchcock. He married Fay Bullock Winkler April 4, 1980. She survives

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Linda S. Hudson

Linda Sue Hudson, 69, of Cole Camp, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at Good Samaritan Care Center, Cole Camp. She was born on April 12, 1949, in Kansas City, a daughter of Robert Lewis and Ellen June (Goddard) Thompson. At a young age, she moved from Kansas City to Stover. She was baptized in 1959

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Jonathan Orton

Jonathan Edward Orton, 33, of Versailles died Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at his home. He was born July 24, 1985 in Columbia to Sherman and Brenda Forsythe Orton. He was a 2004 graduate of Morgan County R-II High School in Versailles. He worked as a finishing operator for Gates Corporation. He enjoyed shooting, hunting, and

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Ronnie Morris

Ronnie Samual Morris, 73, of Gravois Mills, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 at his home. He was born Jan. 15, 1946 in Springfield, Tenn. He married Ruth Ann Parks Sept. 19, 1988 during a square dance, in Wilmington, Ill. He was raised in Tennessee and was a graduate of Springfield High School. At age 11,

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Bertha D. Bacon

Bertha D. Bacon, 81, of Versailles, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. She was born Aug. 24, 1937, in Tuscumbia, a daughter of the late Willis and Mae (Lawrence) Stone. She married LeRoy Bacon Nov. 7, 1956, in Eldon. He survives of the home. In 1965, she opened

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