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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 25, 2019

Mary Lou Halsey, 62, of Fulton, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at her home.
Mary Helen (nee Scanland) Malan, age 87, of Highland, Ill., passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019.
Tiffany M. Jackson, 37, of Columbia, Mo. passed away August 19th at University Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
Dr. Louie "Lou" E. Lewis, 93, of Fulton, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Missouri Veteran's Home in Mexico, Missouri.
Richard Lewis Balagna, 64, of Williamsburg, Missouri, passed away at his home on Friday, August 16, 2019.
John Monroe Siegel, 77, of New Bloomfield, passed away at University of Missouri Hospital on Friday, August 9, 2019.
Gerald Marion Stephens, 86, of Fulton, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019, in his home, surrounded by family.
John Richard "Bill" Cave, age 95, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico, Mo.
George E. Lewis, 89, of Kingdom City, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Boone Hospital Center, with family members present. George was born in Callaway County, Missouri on May 15, 1930 to the late Edwin Lewis and the late Mary Alice (Fenley) Lewis.
Erma Lee Clines, 85, of Fulton, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Fulton Manor.
Wilma Dean Dye Higgins, age 70, of Fulton, Missouri passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at her home.
Carl Eric Block, 83, of Fulton, Missouri, departed from his earthly life on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
Paige Katherine Day, 28, passed away at her home, in New Bloomfield on Friday, August 9, 2019.
Alice Marie Houf, 88, of Fulton, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at Boone Hospital Center.
Alberta M. Bradley, 94, of Fulton, Missouri passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Presbyterian Manor.
Dow Ollar, 87, of Fulton, passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at Boone Hospital Center.
Gregory "Scott" Ward, a retired union laborer, and resident of Fulton, Mo., died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at the age of 57, at the University of Missouri Hospital, Columbia, Mo.
Allen Albert Durr, 72, of Auxvasse, left this worldly life for another on Sunday, July 28, 2019 after a long battle with cancer and other health issues.
Rosetta "Rose" Mc Neil, 60, of Fulton, passed away at Fulton Nursing and Rehab on Saturday, July 27, 2019.
Richard "Ricky" George Schubert, 39, of Fulton, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Boone Hospital Center.
Judy Ann Thomas, 66, of Holts Summit, Missouri passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019, at her home.
Mark Joseph Beckemeyer, 56, of Steedman, Missouri passed away on Monday, July 22, 2019, at his home.
Gary Dean Blakley, 77, of Fulton, passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones.
Charles Lee Benson, 94, of Fulton, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Fulton Presbyterian Manor.
Dorothy "Kay" Jatho, 77, of Fulton, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Landmark Hospital in Columbia.
Beverly Jean Kelley, 85, entered Heaven's Gates on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, with her girls by her side.
John Ronald "Ronnie" Payne, 68, of Columbia, passed away at his home on Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Mrs. Lillie Mae Clyce, age 90, of Fulton, departed this life on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at her home.
Ronald Eugene Lapp Jr., 55, of Fulton, passed away at his home on Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Robert Lee Rice, age 65, of Lenexa, Kan., formerly of Fulton, went to his heavenly home on June 7, 2019, at Overland Park Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan.
James Ray Newsom, age 48, a resident of Readsville, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Readsville.
Tony L. Barnes, 80, of Fulton, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
Robert Earl Holschlag, 82, of Fulton, passed away at on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Fulton Manor.
Brittany LeeAnn Snyder, 30 years old, of Oak Grove, Missouri, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019, at her home.
Carl Ray "Short" McCowan, 74, of Thompson, passed away July 7, 2019, at the University Hospital.
Betty M. Ferrier, 85, of Mexico, died Monday, July 8, 2019 at Pin Oaks Living Center in Mexico.
Carl Ray "Short" McCowan, 74, of Thompson, passed away July 7, 2019, at the University Hospital.
Bert "Bud" Henry Shubert III, age 76, of Fulton, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019, at his home.
Willie Mae Tate, age 85, made her transition on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at The Bluffs Senior Living Home in Columbia, Missouri.
Marilyn Grace Loutzenhiser, 74, of Auxvasse, Missouri, passed away on July 4, 2019, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri. Marilyn was born on August 7, 1944, in Fulton to the late Leonard and Aline Gohring Taylor. She was married on September 3, 1967, in Fulton to Robert Loutzenhiser and he also preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Fulton High School and Metro Business College in Jefferson City, Missouri. She worked for many years at Shelter Insurance Company in Columbia as a member of the Training Department. She and her husband, Robert started ROB-MAR Advertising in Fulton. Marilyn was a member of the Hatton Community Club and she was one of the oldest living members of First Baptist Church in Fulton. She enjoyed playing tennis, spending the winter months with her husband, Robert in Weslaco, Texas, taking care of the dogs that she owned and spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by one brother, Gary Taylor of Fulton; three sisters-in-law, Karen (Guy) Maddox of Kingdom City, Missouri, Janie Snodgrass of Columbia and Sharon Barksdale of Kingdom City along with her German Shepherd, Levi. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at First Baptist Church, 701 Court Street in Fulton. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Hatton, Missouri. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court Street in Fulton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church or Callaway Hills Animal Shelter both in care of Debo Funeral Home.
Marilyn Grace Loutzenhiser, 74, of Auxvasse, Missouri, passed away on July 4, 2019, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri. Marilyn was born on August 7, 1944, in Fulton to the late Leonard and Aline Gohring Taylor. She was married on September 3, 1967, in Fulton to Robert Loutzenhiser and he also preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Fulton High School and Metro Business College in Jefferson City, Missouri. She worked for many years at Shelter Insurance Company in Columbia as a member of the Training Department. She and her husband, Robert started ROB-MAR Advertising in Fulton. Marilyn was a member of the Hatton Community Club and she was one of the oldest living members of First Baptist Church in Fulton. She enjoyed playing tennis, spending the winter months with her husband, Robert in Weslaco, Texas, taking care of the dogs that she owned and spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by one brother, Gary Taylor of Fulton; three sisters-in-law, Karen (Guy) Maddox of Kingdom City, Missouri, Janie Snodgrass of Columbia and Sharon Barksdale of Kingdom City along with her German Shepherd, Levi. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at First Baptist Church, 701 Court Street in Fulton. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Hatton, Missouri. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court Street in Fulton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church or Callaway Hills Animal Shelter both in care of Debo Funeral Home.
Elizabeth Jewell "Betty" Raines, 88, of Fulton, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019, at Fulton Nursing and Rehab.
Morningstar Sheppard, 39, of Kingdom City, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019, at University Hospital after a fierce fight with cancer.
Bert "Bud" Henry Shubert III, age 76, of Fulton, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019, at his home.
Myrofora Jatho, 92, of Fulton, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Solstice Senior Living in Columbia, Missouri.