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SUBLETTE, Cora Ann McMULLEN
b: Dec 27 1919, Kansas City, Jackson Co, MO
d: Nov 19 2006, Lincoln, Benton Co, MO
bur:
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Cole Camp, Benton Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Nov 21 2006 - Cora Ann Sublette, 86, Lakeview Heights, died Sunday, November 19, 2006, at Lincoln Community Nursing Home, Lincoln. She was born December 27, 1919, at Kansas City, a daughter of Thomas Austin and Cora Ann (Gieber) McMullen. On February 13, 1935, in Olathe, Kansas, she married William Lewis Sublette, who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Cole Camp. She was a homemaker. She is survived by five sons, William Sublette and his wife Zita, Encinita, California, Denver Sublette and his wife Shirley, Kansas City, Jack Sublette and his wife Susan, Blue Springs, Daniel Sublette and his wife Janice, Clinton, and Timothy Sublette and his wife Jean, Smithville; 19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Leona Boggs, LaVesta Clauson and Gladys Todd, and four brothers, William McMullen, Thomas McCullen, Floyd McMullen and Walter McMullen. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 25, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Cole Camp. Burial will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Cole Camp.

SUBLETTE, Tandy Gaye MATTHES
b: Jan 31 1976, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
d: Sep 29 2001, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
arr: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home

Clinton Daily Democrat, Oct 15 2001 - Tandy Gaye Sublette, daughter of Dean and Melodie (Fluty) Matthes, was born January 31, 1976, in Clinton, and died at the Golden Valley Hospital, Clinton, on September 29, 2001, at the age of 25 years. Tandy was married to James Allen Sublette and to this union was born one son, Gage Daniel Sublette. She is survived by her husband, Jim and son, Gage Daniel, both of the home; her parents, Dean and Melodie Matthes of Montrose; two brothers, Aaron Matthes of Clinton and Randy Matthes of Montrose; two sisters, Mindy Steinbach and Amanda Cothern, both of Clinton, and her paternal grandmother, Charlotte Matthes of Clinton, and her maternal grandmother, Clementine Fluty of Ionia. In addition, she is survived by four nieces and two nephews. Funeral services were held at the Holy rosary Catholic Church, Clinton, on Tuesday, October 2. Interment was in the Englewood Cemetery, Clinton.

SUHR, Fredrick
b: Dec 20 1929, Kansas City, Jackson Co, MO
d: Sep 8 2003, Carrollton, Carroll Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Sep 12 2003 - Fred Suhr, 73, Carrollton and formerly of Windsor, died Monday, September 8, 2003 at the Carrollton Nursing Center. He was born December 20, 1929 in Kansas City, the son of John Henry Suhr Sr. and Lelia A. (Greife) Suhr. He was a truck driver most of his life and also served in the United States Air Force. He is survived by two sons, Michael Paul Suhr, Tucson, Arizona, and Eric Andrew Suhr, Glendale, Arizona; two daughters, Amy Beth Stark, Mesa, Arizona, and Karen Marie Sullivan, Glendale, Arizona; three brothers, Herman Suhr, Concordia, John H. Suhr Jr., Odessa, and Owen Lee Suhr, Warrensburg; two sisters, Hazel Barber, Pearl River, Louisiana, and Helen Reed, Tonganoxie, Kansas; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Graveside services were Wednesday, September 10, at the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor.

SUITER, Cletis S. "Pete"
b: Sep 24 1915, Wisdom, Benton Co, MO
d: May 7 1996, Sedalia, Pettis Co, MO
bur:
Peaceful Home Cemetery, Osage Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Cletis S. "Pete" Suiter, 80, died Tuesday afternoon, May 7, 1996, at Bothwell Hospital in Sedalia. He was born in Wisdom, Benton County, on September 24, 1915, the son of George and Minnie Duke Suiter. He grew up in the Wisdom community. On February 24, 1940, he was united in marriage to Olive Bell Callahan. Following their marriage they moved to Clinton. Unto this union, two children were born. He was a faithful member of the Clinton Nazarene Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Olive; parents, one sister and one grandson. He is survived by one son, Edward, and wife, Fay, of Independence, and one daughter, Lila Jean and husband, Frank Carroll of Mitchell, Georgia; four grandchildren, Jeffrey and wife, Mary Suiter, Darryl Suiter, Deborah Osborne and Michael and wife Susan Kramer; eight great-grandchildren, Jason and Kailey Suiter, Ashley and Tyler Kramer, Harold Jr., Michael, Ronnie and Brandon Osborne. Also surviving are two brothers, Belvard of Warsaw, and Boyd of Knob Noster; three sisters, Gladys McLerran and Joyce Scott of Lowry City, Grace Cox of Warsaw and many nieces and nephews. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He worked as a custodian for the Clinton High School when he retired. At the time of his death he was a member of the Abundant Life Christian Center, Lincoln. Funeral services were held at the Vansant-Mills Chapel, Friday, May 10. Burial was in the Peaceful Home Cemetery, Deepwater.

SUITER, Ronald Phillip
b: Dec 25 1946
d: Apr 13 2006, Colorado Springs, El Paso Co, CO
bur:
Iconium Cemetery, Iconium, St. Clair Co, MO
arr: Sheldon-Goodrich Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Apr 14 2006 - Ronald Phillip Suiter, 59, Manitou Springs, Colorado and formerly of Osceola, died Thursday, April 13, 2006, at Memorial Hospital, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Funeral services will be Monday, April 17, at Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel, Osceola, with burial in the Iconium Cemetery.

SULLENTROP, Lana B. WYATT
b: Nov 9 1941, St. Louis, MO
d: Dec 6 2008, Columbia, Boone Co, MO
bur:
Shawnee Cemetery, Warsaw, Benton Co, MO
arr: Reser Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Dec 8 2008 - Lana B. Sullentrop, 67, Warsaw, died Saturday, afternoon, Dec. 6, 2008, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. She was born in St. Louis on Nov. 9, 1941, the daughter and only child of William C. and Verna Fett Wyatt. She grew up in St. Louis and graduated from Hancock High School in Lemay, Missouri, in the class of 1959. On Oct. 1, 1960, she was united in marriage to Howard B. Sullentrop at St. Andrews Catholic Church in St. Louis. Following their marriage they made their home in St. Louis until 1981. At that time they moved to Warsaw where they owned and operated the Sterett Creek Marina and The Dock Restaurant. They sold their businesses and retired in 1995. They built their new home on TT Highway in 1996. Lana loved to spend her time with her family. She liked to travel and she liked to take her family with her ... Anywhere there was a slot machine. yes, she liked to gamble. She enjoyed winning, but most of all she just enjoyed playing. She went to the boats. She went to Vegas and Reno and the occasional Caribbean Cruise. She enjoyed reading paperback novels, and she loved her dogs and all animals and wildlife. As a young woman Lana accepted Christ as her personal Savior and she was a member of the United Methodist Church. Lana was preceded in death by her parents and one son Douglas R. Sullentrop, who died in 1992 as the result of a fire at his home. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Howard, of the home, one son Lance Sullentrop and his wife Brenda, Lincoln; one daughter Windy Hilty and her husband Shawn, Clinton; three grandsons, Montana Hilty of Springfield, Mason Hilty of Columbia and Macray Hilty of Bozeman, Montana, other relatives and many friends. Funeral services will be Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Reser Funeral Home in Warsaw. Burial will be in the Shawnee Cemetery near Warsaw.

SULLIVAN, Amanda Edith JOHNSON
b: Oct 2 1859, near Frankfort, KY
d: Aug 13 1937, Maplewood, St. Louis Co, MO
bur:
Montrose Cemetery, Montrose, Deepwater Twp, Henry Co, MO
Clinton MO - Mrs. L. W. Sullivan Passed - To her home eternal Friday, August 13, from the home of her only daughter, Muriel, in Maplewood, Mo. Amanda Edith Johnson was born near Frankfort, Ky., October 2, 1859, coming as a girl with her parents to Missouri. Miss Johnson was one of the charter members of the Montrose Christian church, making the confession of faith in the fall of 1874 at a meeting held at the Cumberland Presbyterian church, conducted by Rev. Morgan Morgans. She later transferred her membership to the Maplewood Christian church where she enjoyed the fellowship and the acquaintance of her pastor, Rev. A. S. Baillie. Amanda Johnson became the wife of Lorenzo W. Sullivan September 19, 1888. To this union were born, Willie Orville, who died in 1910, and Muriel, who survives her mother and who has cared for her since her father's death. During Mrs. Sullivan's married life she lived in Montrose or within a radius of six miles. Her life was centered around her husband, children, home and friends. She enjoyed her garden and flowers and was liberal with anything she had to spare. After her husband's death, November 21, 1934, she moved to Maplewood. Although the change from a small town to a city was a new experience, she was able to adapt herself to her surroundings and made many friends, but the old friends were always uppermost in her thoughts. She enjoyed the trips so much when friends would take her to Tower Grove Park, Shaws Garden, Jewell box and the drives through surrounding suburbs. The body was brought to her former home Saturday, resting at the Henry Welling home. Services were at the Cumberland Presbyterian church Sunday afternoon and the body placed to rest beside her husband.

SULLIVAN, George F.
b: Oct 31 1928, Salem, MA
d: Jun 2 2015, Columbia, Boone Co, MO
bur:
Vansant Road/Clinton Memory Garden Cemetery, Fields Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Reser Funeral Home

George F. Sullivan, age 86, of Warsaw, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at the Harry S. Truman Veteran's Administration Hospital in Columbia, Mo. He was born on October 31, 1928, in Salem, MA. On August 19, 1946, he enlisted into the United States Army serving his country during World War II. He was honorably discharged on December 23, 1947. On September 10, 1955, he was united in marriage to Jo Emmons at Freemont, CA, and unto this union, four children were born. They made their home in various locations moving to Warsaw in 1989. After moving to Warsaw, George began working as a van driver for Pathways and drove for 10 years. He was preceded in death by a daughter Kathy in 2005, his wife, Jo, in 2009 and two brothers, Jackie and Bobby Sullivan. He is survived by three children, Christopher Sullivan of Newark, CA, Regina Cadle of Penacook, NH and Lori Sullivan of Warsaw; three grandchildren, Les Rogers, Myles Cadle and Jessica Cadle, other relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Warsaw.

SULLIVAN, Lorenzo Webster
b: Mar 15 1848, near Galesburg, IL
d: Nov 21 1934, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Montrose Cemetery, Montrose, Deepwater Twp, Henry Co, MO
Lorenzo Webster Sullivan was born near Galesburg, Ill., March 15, 1848, and passed away November 21st, 1934, at 1:00 p.m. at the age of 86 years, 8 months and 6 days. He came to Missouri while a young man and lived at the home of his brother, the late P. H. Sullivan. September 19, 1888, he was married to Amanda E. Johnston of Montrose, Mo. Two children were born to this union, Willie Orville, deceased, and Muriel C. After Mr. Sullivan retired from farming, he enjoyed working in his garden, especially caring for the roses. The full blown pink ones were his favorites. The one supreme joy of Mr. Sullivan's life was his home and family, His thoughts were always for the happiness of his wife and children. He liked to meet and be with people, but he preferred to have them come to his home. He was a member of the Montrose Lodge I.O.O.F. having joined the Odd Fellows in 1876, His life was an example of the teachings set forth by the three links: friendship, love and truth. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife and daughter of the home; three nephews, Beecher and Bert Sullivan, of Montrose, Dr. George Conley of Kansas City; three nieces, Cora and Minnie Bowling, of Glendale, Calif., Mrs. Minnie White of Kansas City; five great nieces: Mrs. Ralph Angle, Mrs. Clay Crouch, Mrs. Ray Graham, Mrs. Howard Thomas, Mrs. Ted Vangorden and Jewel Sullivan; two great nephews, Ralph and Richard Sullivan. The funeral service was conducted Friday at the Montrose Cumberland Presbyterian church. Interment in the Montrose cemetery.

SULLIVAN, Muriel S.
b: Sep 25 1892, Appleton City, St. Clair Co, MO
d: Oct 8 1991, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Montrose Cemetery, Montrose, Deepwater Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Muriel S. Sullivan, daughter of Lorenzo Webster and Amanda Edith Johnson Sullivan, was born September 25, 1892, in Appleton City and passed away Tuesday, October 8, 1991, at Golden Valley Memorial Hospital, Clinton. She was a teacher for 49 years, having taught in Montrose and El Dorado Springs. She also taught in Ottawa, Kansas, and Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District in St. Louis County, Missouri, before she retired in 1960. She graduated from Warrensburg Normal College before starting her teaching career. She was a member of the Clinton Christian Church and the Clinton Rebekah Lodge. She also belonged to the National Educators Association and Delta Kappa Gamma. During the summers she worked for the Hamilton Stores at Yellowstone National Park for 17 summers. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, William Sullivan. She is survived by a number of cousins and other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Friday, October 11, 1991. Burial was held at the Montrose Cemetery.

SULLIVAN, William O.
b: Jun 14 1889
d: Oct 15 1910, Appleton City, St. Clair Co, MO
bur:
Montrose Cemetery, Montrose, Deepwater Twp, Henry Co, MO
William O. Sulllivan b: Jun 14 1889 - d. Oct 15 1910 - Montrose Boy Killed By Train - William Sullivan Struck By Katy Limited at Appleton City - Special to Republican, Montrose, MO., Oct. 17 - William, the only son of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Sullivan, met with a violent death at Appleton City Saturday evening by being struck by the Southbound Limited. He, with several companions, attempted to cross the track before the train, the glare of the electric head light making the distance of an approaching train very delusive. The other young men reached the other side in safety, Will, being the last, was struck by the engine and thrown about fifty feet distant, receiving fatal injuries, his head being crushed to a pulp on the back. He was taken to a doctor's office where it was found medical aid would not avail anything. The young man was then tenderly conveyed to the home of Wm. Sageser where he died about ten o'clock. Besides his parents, he leaves a sister and many relatives and friends to mourn his untimely death. Judge P. H. Sullivan, an uncle, was in Appleton City at the time of the accident attending the Hadley speaking, as well as many others from Montrose. The funeral services were held at the home of his parents in Montrose, Sunday. The body was laid to rest in the Montrose cemetery followed by a large concourse of friends.

SUMMERS, Alfred Lawrence Sr.
b: Oct 24 1914
d: Nov 13 1994, Collins, St. Clair Co, MO
bur:
Vansant Road/Clinton Memory Garden Cemetery, Fields Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Sickman & Dunning Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Alfred Lawrence Summers, Sr., 80, Clinton, died November 13, 1994 at Collins. He was a dispatcher for Missouri Public Service until he retired in 1979. He was a Navy veteran of WWII and a Pearl Harbor survivor. He was an IBEW member, as well as a member of the VFW, American Legion and the Elks Lodge. Survivors include his son, Larry, and daughter-in-law, Linda Summers, of Springfield; four brothers, Earl Summers, Gene Summers and Hubert Summers, all of Sedalia, and C. W. Summers of Smithton, and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 16, at the Christian Church. The rosary will be held at the Sickman & Dunning Chapel Tuesday evening, Nov. 15. Burial will be in the Clinton Memory Garden Cemetery.

SUMMERS, Dorothy J. WOODALL BEYER
b: Jun 27 1942, Windsor, Henry Co, MO
d: Aug 18 1999, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Clinton Daily Democrat - Dorothy J. Summers, 57, Windsor, died Wednesday, August 18, 1999, at the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton. She was born June 27, 1942 in Windsor, the daughter of Arnold Woodall and Maurine Nell (Hampton) Woodall. On February 20, 1971, in Windsor, she married Dannie L. Beyer, who preceded her in death December 1, 1987. On July 3, 1994 in Arkansas, she married James Summers, who survives of the home. She owned and operated Country Charm Floral and Gifts in Windsor for several years and also was an owner and operator of the Feed Lot restaurant for several years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Windsor. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sisters, Connie Hughes, Windsor, and Ann Storey, Belle Rive, Illinois; two brothers, Randy Woodall, Clarksville, Darrin Woodall, Concordia. She was preceded in death by her parents and son, Douglas Lee Beyer. Funeral services will be Saturday, August 21, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will b e in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor.

SUMMERS, Gertie Mosseline RAYMER
b: Aug 24 1921, Climax Springs, Camden Co, MO
d: Mar 1 2000, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Clinton Daily Democrat, Mar 3 2000 - Gertie M. (Raymer) Summers, 78, Windsor, died Wednesday afternoon, March 1, 2000, at the Golden Valley Hospital in Clinton. She was born August 24, 1921, in Climax Springs, the daughter of A. P. Raymer and Retta Marie (McDowell) Raymer. On June 5, 1943, in Sedalia, she married Robert James Summers, who survives of the home. She was a homemaker and had also worked as a chicken sexer for over 35 years at area chicken hatcheries. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Windsor. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Connie Summers, Windsor, and five grandchildren, Tara, Sara, Robbie, Drew and Kyle. Funeral services will be Saturday, 10 a.m., at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with burial in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor.

SUMMERS, Grover
b: Feb 19 1911, Racket, Benton Co, MO
d: Jun 10 2004, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Springfield Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jun 17 2004 - Grover Summers, 93, Clinton, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, at his home in Clinton. He was born February 19, 1911, in Racket, the son of Robert Winfield Summers and Emma Ethel (Cooper) Summers. On January 24, 1937, in Deepwater, he married Leota Maude Atwell, who survives of the home. Mr. Summers was a resident of Henry County most of his life. He was a farmer and carpenter before his retirement. He was baptized and became a member of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Roseland, in 1935. Survivors include his wife, Maude, of 67 years; a daughter Joyce Trolinger and husband Bob, Calhoun; a son Kent Summers and wife Nancy, Clinton; six grandchildren, Tony and Taryn Trolinger, Ryan, Heather, Ashley and Brady Summers; two great-granddaughters, Paige and Brooklyn Trolinger; two sisters, Norma Lee Gladfelter and Kathryn Womble, both of Windsor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, James Summers; two brothers, Roy and Robert Summers; three sisters, Edith Peters, Ethel Larue and Ada Hartle. Funeral services were Sunday, June 13, at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Roseland. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

SUMMERS, Hazel Dean CARLETON
b: Jun 18 1918, Leesville, Henry Co, MO
d: Feb 26 2007, Windsor, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Tebo Church Cemetery, Leesville Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Feb 27 2007 - Hazel Summers, 88, Windsor, died Monday, February 26, 2007, at her home in Windsor. She was born June 18, 1918, in Leesville, the daughter of Homer Winefried Carleton and Ada Lillis (Delozier) Carleton. On May 14, 1938, in Clarinda, Iowa, she married Herbert "Pete" Summers, who died July 6, 1984. Mrs. Summers was an elementary school teacher and also a "one-room" teacher for 36 years before her retirement. She began teaching in Hortense and then in the rural country schools of Bryson, Eldorado and Hughes. In addition to teaching, she also cooked lunch for the school children. She also taught in the Windsor Elementary School and the Raytown Elementary School system. She was a member of the Tebo Baptist Church, Leesville. Survivors include a daughter Shirley Hanger, Windsor; three grandchildren, Rhonda Wheeler, Aimee Irwin and Scott Carleton Summers; four great-grandchildren, Kayly, Joey, Allison and Daniel; a brother Bobby Carleton, Leesville, and nephew Rickey Carleton. She was also preceded in death by son Jimmie Summers, and niece Deann Carleton. Funeral services will be Friday, March 2, at Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in Tebo Cemetery, Leesville.

SUMMERS, James "Jamie"
b: Aug 25 1940, Calhoun, Henry Co, MO
d: May 1 2000, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - James "Jamie" Summers, 59, Windsor, died early Monday morning, May 1, 2000, at his parents' home in Clinton. He was born August 25, 1940, in Calhoun, the son of Grover Summers and Leota Maude (Atwell) Summers. On July 1, 1994, in Arkansas he married Dorothy Woodal, who preceded him in death August 18, 1999. He was a car salesman and stockman in the Windsor area for many years. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and had served in the United States Army. Survivors include his parents, Grover and Maude Summers, Clinton; a brother, Kent Summers, Clinton; a sister, Joyce Trolinger, Calhoun; three nephews, Tony Trolinger, Ryan Summers, Brady Summers; three nieces, Taryn Trolinger, Heather Summers, Ashley Summers and a great-niece, Paige Trolinger. Funeral services will be Wednesday at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor.

SUMMERS, Jimmie Joe
b: Jul 30 1940, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
d: Oct 2 2006, Kansas City, Wyandotte Co, KS
bur:
Tebo Church Cemetery, Leesville Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Oct 10 2006 - Jimmie Joe Summers, 66, Kansas City, died October 2, 2006, at University of Kansas Medical Center. Cremation. Memorial service will follow at the Webb-Freer Funeral Home with Inurnment at Tebo Cemetery. Jim was born July 30, 1940, to Pete and Hazel (Carleton) Summers in Clinton. He was owner/operator of Onago Composites Company. He attended Raytown Christian Church. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father Pete Summers. Survivors include his wife of the home Francine Summers; son Scott and Kim Summers, San Antonio, Texas; daughter Aimee Irwin, Blue Springs; mother Hazel Summers, Windsor; sister Shirley Hanger, Windsor; grandchildren Daniel and Allison Irwin, Joey and Kayly Summers.

SUMMERS, Jud
b: Dec 2 1892, near Warsaw, Benton Co, MO
d: Aug 17 1963, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Shady Grove Cemetery, Benton Co, MO
arr: Consalus Funeral Homes

Clinton Eye, Aug 20 1963 - Jud Summers, 300 North Eighth, Clinton, died at 9:45 a.m., Saturday, August 17, at his home after an illness of several months. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Shady Grove Baptist Church. Pall bearers will be nephews, Elvin Hubbs, Hurley Cochran, Loy Summers, Joyce Gunter, Willis Miller and John Cochran. Interment will be in Shady Grove Cemetery. Mr. Summers, the son of Willis Monroe and Eliza Jane Ritchie Summers, was born Dec. 2, 1892 in Benton County, near Warsaw. He grew to manhood in the Racket vicinity. His mother, two sisters and a brother preceded him in death. On July 6, 1918, he married Mabel Cochran to which union seven children were born, two of whom, William and Lewis, died in childhood. Mr. Summers spent most of his life in the Leesville neighborhood. He owned and operated a sawmill there for about 15 years. Ill health forced him to give up his work and they moved into Leesville, their home for 11 years and until selling their property and moving to Clinton in March of 1963. Besides his wife of the home he leaves five daughters, Mrs. Edward (Perrie Lee) Benson, Albuquerque, N.M., Mrs. Charles (Clarice) North, Kansas City, Mrs. Herbert (Velma) Byrum, Mrs. Lee (LaVerne) McLerran, Mrs. Merrill (Jane) Jones, Clinton; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his aged father, Willis Summers, 95, Route 6, Clinton; two brothers, his twin, Elmer, Route 2, Clinton, John, Pittsburg, Calif.; four sisters, Mrs. Boyd (Ella) Cochran, Route 1, Calhoun, Mrs. Claud (Nora) Miller, Route 6, Mrs. Irene Bernard, Mrs. Ray (Gladys) Gunter, Clinton; two uncles, Lee and Robert Wilson, Clinton, many other relatives and friends.

SUMMERS, Lena GUNN
b: Sep 20 1917, Prineville, OR
d: Feb 24 2000, Windsor, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Clinton Daily Democrat, Feb 25 2000 - Lena Summers, 82, Windsor, died late Thursday afternoon, February 24, 2000, at Fern's Care Center in Windsor. She was born September 20, 1917, in Prineville, Oregon, the daughter of James Burns Gunn and Minnie Cordelia (Riley) Gunn. On February 7, 1936, in Clinton, she married Roy Marvin Summers, who preceded her in death February 11, 1994. She was a homemaker and a member of the Brandon United Methodist Church and also a member of the Brandon Good Will Club. Survivors include a son, Ron Summers, Kearney; two daughters, Linda Gonzalez, Manhattan, New York, and Karen Summers, Sedalia; two grandchildren, David and Sharron; one great-grandson; three sisters, Geraldine Wussler Columbia, Georgia Keeling, Warrensburg, and Doris Smith, Warrensburg; two brothers, Glen Gunn, Warrensburg, and Bill Gunn, Blue Springs; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Leeroy and James. Funeral services will be Saturday, February 26, 2 p.m., at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with burial in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor.

SUMMERS, Leota Maude ATWELL
b: Sep 26 1915, Calhoun, Henry Co, MO
d: Aug 11 2004, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Springfield Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Aug 16 2004 - Maude Summers, 88, Clinton, died Wednesday evening, August 11, 2004, at Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Clinton. She was born September 26, 1915 in Calhoun, the daughter of Louis Bryant Atwell and Laura Etta (Jennings) Atwell. On January 24, 1937 in Deepwater, she married Grover Summers, who preceded her in death June 10, 2004. Mrs. Summers was a homemaker and loved baking, quilting and knitting. She was a cook at Central Missouri State University in the Girls' dormitory and also worked at the Wal-Mart store in Clinton before her retirement. She was a member of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Roseland. Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Trolinger and her husband Bob, Calhoun; a son Kent Summers and his wife Nancy, Clinton; six grandchildren, Tony and Taryn Trolinger, Ryan, Heather, Ashley and Brady Summers; two great-granddaughters, Paige and Brooklyn Trolinger; a niece, Cheryl Atwell, Clinton; two sisters-in-law, Kathryn Womble and Norma Lee Gladfelter, Windsor. She was preceded in death by a son, Jamie Summers; a brother John B. Atwell, and four sisters, Myrtle, Pauline, Marguerite and Mary Atwell. Funeral services were held Sunday, August 15, at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Roseland. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Roseland.

SUMMERS, Ray
b: Sep 24 1914, Roma, OK
d: Nov 30 1992, Sedalia, Pettis Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Ray Summers, 78, Lincoln, formerly of Raytown, died Monday, Nov. 30, 1992 at a hospital in Sedalia. Services will be Wednesday at the Davis-Miller Chapel, Lincoln; burial in Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. Mr. summers was born in Roma, Ok., and lived in Racket before moving to Raytown in 1963. He worked in the Maintenance department for the Raytown School District, retiring in 1979. Survivors include his wife Lorene Summers of the home; three sons, John Summers, Herbert Summers and Darrell Summers of Raytown; a daughter, Donna Rae Rowan, Florence; three stepsons, Ray Roark, Cole Camp, Clyde Roark, Sedalia, and Clarence Roark, Windsor; two stepdaughters, Wanda Adams, Windsor, and Mona Kirby, Warsaw; a sister, Bessie Chamberlin, Warsaw; two half-sisters, Shirley Wood, Clinton, and Imogene Neil, Kansas City; eight grandchildren; 18 step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and 10 step-great-grandchildren.

SUMMERS, Robert James "Bob"
b: Dec 20 1918, Benton Co, MO
d: Oct 3 2001, Windsor, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Clinton Daily Democrat, Oct 4 2001 - Robert J. "Bob" Summers, 82, Windsor, died Wednesday morning, October 3, 2001, at his home in Windsor. He was born December 20, 1918, in Benton County, the son of Robert W. Summers and Emma (Cooper) Summers. On January 5, 1943, in Sedalia, he married Gertrude M. "Gertie" Summers, who died March 1, 2000. Mr. Summers worked for the Marti Hatchery and former Allen Hatchery in Windsor as a chicken sexor for many years. He also worked at surrounding area hatcheries as well as others in Missouri and Arkansas. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Windsor, and the Windsor VFW Post #2610. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Connie Summers, Windsor; five grandchildren, Tara, Sara, Robbie, Drew and Kyle; a brother, Grover Summers, Clinton; two sisters, Katherine Womble and Norma lee Gladfelter, both of Windsor; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Edith Peters, Ethel LaRue and Ada Hartle; a brother, Roy Summers, and his son, James Michael Summers. Funeral services will be Friday, October 5, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery.

SUMMERS, Roy Marvin
b: Jan 9 1913
d: Feb 11 1994, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Roy M. Summers, 81, of Windsor, died Friday, February 11, 1994 at Golden Valley Hospital. Mr. Summers was a farmer and also worked at the International Shoe Factory in Windsor, as a sole layer, for 18 years. He retired in 1973. He was a member of the Brandon United Methodist Church, near Windsor. In addition to his wife Lena, he is survived by a son Ronnie Summers, Liberty; two daughters, Karen Summers, Sedalia, Linda Gonzalez, New York, N.Y.; two brothers, Grover Summers, Clinton, Robert Summers, Windsor; three sisters, Ada Hartle, Greeley, Co., Kathryn Womble and Norma Lee Gladfelter, both of Windsor; two grandchildren, Sharon and David; one great-grandson, Andrew. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Edith Peters and Ethel LaRue. Funeral services were Monday, February 14, 1994, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial was in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor.

SUNDERWIRTH, Richard Dobin "Scoop"
b: May 14 1985, Palm Springs, CA
d: Apr 1 2001, Columbus, MS

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Apr 11 2001 - Richard Dobin "Scoop" Sunderwirth, 15, of Columbus, Mississippi, died Sunday, April 1, 2001. Memorial services were held Wednesday, April 4, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Columbus with burial at Friendship Cemetery in Columbus. Rev. Kip Rush, Rev. Robert Schwanebeck and Scoop's great uncle Jim Sunderwirth officiated. Pall bearers were the Housefathers at Palmer Home and honorary pall bearers were the Children of Palmer Home, who loved Scoop dearly. Scoop was born May 14, 1985, in Palm Springs, California, to Richard Wayne and Sheryl A. Sunderwirth. For three months in 1991 he lived with his grandparents, Richard and Neta Ruth Sunderwirth, and attended Osceola Elementary Kindergarten. Scoop lived at Palmer Home for Children and was in the 10th grade at Immanuel Center for Christian Education. Scoop played baseball, basketball and football. He was a member of the Student Council. Recently he was chosen to receive the Best Academic Effort Award and the Cottage Pride Award at Palmer Home. He attended Beersheba Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his father, Richard Wayne Sunderwirth, Jackson, Mississippi, and mother, Sheryl A. Sunderwirth, Atlanta, Georgia; paternal grandparents, Richard F. and Neta Ruth Sunderwirth, Osceola; great-grandmother, Zeda Sunderwirth, Osceola; uncles and aunts, Rick and Laneta Watts and J. R. and Tina Leiber, Osceola; cousins, Rylee and Race Leiber, Osceola; maternal grandmother, Patti Gilbert, Warsaw; great-grandmother, "Granny" Helen Durbin, Osceola; Uncle C. L. Gilbert and family, Clinton; Uncle Tony Gilbert and family, Ozark; Uncle Clay Gilbert and family, Warsaw; special friends, David Owen, Atlanta, Georgia; Wally and Karan Cox and their daughters, Katy and Kris, Helena, Arkansas. Scoop is also survived by other uncles, aunts and cousins and a host of friends. Scoop was preceded in death by paternal great-grandfather, Roy F. Sunderwirth, and paternal great-grandmother, Ruby Combs and maternal grandfather, Ronnie Coleman, and great-grandfather, John "Dobin" Durbin, all of the Osceola area.

SUNDERWIRTH, Richard Wayne
b: Oct 3 1959, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
d: Mar 18 2005
bur:
Resthaven Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Osceola Twp, St. Clair Co, MO
arr: Sheldon-Goodrich Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Mar 21 2005 - Richard Wayne Sunderwirth, 45, Osceola, died Friday, March 18, 2005, at University Hospital in Columbia. He was employed by the DAV in Springfield. He was born October 3, 1959, in Clinton, the son of Richard F. and Neta Ruth Sunderwirth. He was a graduate of Osceola High School and Central Bible College in Springfield. He was married to Sherri Gilbert and they had one son, "Scoop", who preceded him in death April 2001. Also preceding him in death were his grandparents, Roy F. Sunderwirth of Osceola and Rohl and Ruby Combs of Clinton and Osceola. He is survived by his parents, Richard and Neta Ruth Sunderwirth; two sisters, Laneta Watts and husband Rick, and Tina Leiber and husband J. R.; their children, Rylee and Race; paternal grandmother, Zeda Sunderwirth of Osceola; aunts, uncles and cousins and many friends. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 22, at Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel, Osceola, with burial in Resthaven Memorial Garden Cemetery.

SURBAUGH, Shelly Marie MASKE
b: Oct 14 1966, Wichita, Sedgwick Co, KS
d: May 3 2004, Kansas City, Jackson Co, MO
bur:
Floral Hills East Cemetery, Lee's Summit, Jackson Co, MO
arr: Speaks Funeral Homes

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, May 20 2004 - Shelly Marie Maske Surbaugh, 37, Greenwood, died Monday, May 3, 2004, at St. Luke's Hospital. She was born October 14, 1966, in Wichita, Kansas, where she attended grade school and high school. She married Glen Surbaugh of Urich on April 27, 1985. They began their married life in Kansas City and then moved to Kingsville, where they lived in a small trailer home for several years while she worked and went to Park College, graduating with honors and became a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She worked as a controller for Club 8 Furniture company, Lenexa, Kansas. She and her husband built a home in Trophy Estates in Greenwood where they had two daughters, Julie Nicole and Kelly Danielle. she was a good mother, wife, daughter, sister, neighbor and friend. She joined the Kansas City Primitive Baptist Church and attended faithfully as long as her health permitted. She fought a four-year battle with leukemia and touched many lives with her faith and trust in God. She is survived by her husband, Glen of 19 years, and daughters, Julie age 10, and Kelly age 7, all of the home; her mother Bonnie Laurel; stepfather John Horinek; grandmother Peggy Robinson; brother Jim Maske; sisters Christy Barrett, Cheri Placio, Ashley Dosda, all of Wichita, Kansas, Heather Reeves, Leavenworth, Kansas; several aunts and uncles, many nieces, nephews and a host of friends and neighbors who will miss her sorely. Funeral services were May 7, at Speaks Suburban Chapel. Burial at Floral Hills East Memorial Gardens.

SURBER, Clara Elizabeth
b: Apr 14 1915, near Garden City, Cass Co, MO
d: May 22 2007, Overland Park, Johnson Co, KS
bur:
Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Cass Co, MO
arr: Dickey Funeral Home

Clara Elizabeth Surber, of Garden City, Missouri, was born April 14, 1915 near Garden City, the daughter of Dean R. and Lorah Mae (Allen) Surber. She departed this life Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, Kansas, at the age of 92 years, 1 month and 8 days. Clara was employed as a secretary for a State Senator and Representative, as well as several Attorneys in Harrisonville, Missouri, and several companies in Kansas City, Missouri, until her retirement. She was a 1933 graduate of Garden City High School. Clara was an active member of the First Christian Church and Index Auxiliary Club, both of Garden City, and the Business & Professional Women's Club. She was very civic minded and politically active, having served as a delegate to the Democratic Convention in Chicago in 1956 and also attended the 1964 and 1968 Conventions in an official capacity. Clara was a life-long area resident. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by one sister, Mary K. Surber of the home; one brother, Robert D. Surber and wife Shirley, Garden City, Missouri; one niece, Rev. Candice K. Brown and husband Bill, Des Moines, Iowa; four nephews, Robert Surber Jr. and wife Debbie, Ronald Surber and wife Denise, all of Harrisonville, Missouri, Richard Surber, Pleasant Hill, Missouri and Rodney Surber and wife Gayla, Lee's Summit, Missouri; numerous other relatives and many friends. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 26, 2007 at Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City, Missouri with interment in Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Missouri.

SURBER, Mary M. MORE
b: abt 1959
d: Jan 19 2000, Clinton, Henry Co, MO

Kansas City Star, Jan 22 2000 - Mary M. (More) Surber, 41, Clinton, MO, passed away January 19, 2000, at her home. Funeral services will be Monday, January 24, at New Salem Funeral Home, Independence, MO; burial in St. Mary's section of Woodlawn Cemetery in Independence.

SUTHERLAND, Leland Bentley
b: Sep 26 1874, Johnson Co, MO
d: Mar 9 1935, Windsor, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Huston-Turner Funeral Home

Windsor MO - Leland Bentley Sutherland, son of D. L. and Elizabeth Sutherland, was born September 26, 1874, in Johnson county, Missouri. He passed away Saturday morning, March 9, after a few weeks illness following a paralytic stroke. On February 20, 1898 he was married to Nannie Hall, and to this union three children were born, Mary, now Mrs. Virgil Cooper of Windsor, Mo., Lillian who died in infancy, and Elizabeth, now Mrs. Orden C. Oechsli of Jefferson City, Mo. Mr. Sutherland professed Christ as his saviour in early manhood and became a member of the High Point Baptist church, later moving his membership to Windsor. Besides the wife and two daughters and their families, he is survived by four brothers and two sisters; J. O. Sutherland, E. E. Sutherland, R. G. Sutherland, S. H. Sutherland and Mrs. W. G. Ruffin, all of Windsor, Mo., and Mrs. W. E. Botts of Bell, Mo. Mr. Sutherland was 60 years, 5 months and 13 days of age at the time of his death. Pallbearers were the nephews, Logan Sutherland, Elbert Sutherland, W. C. Boney, Kenneth Botts, Guy Ferguson and John D. Ruffin. Funeral services were held from the Baptist church Sunday afternoon, March 10. Interment was in Laurel Oak cemetery under the direction of Huston-Turner Mortuary.

SUTHERLAND, Vivian H.
b: Sep 22 1919
d: Jun 9 2000, Windsor, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Warrensburg, Johnson Co, MO
arr: Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren

Kansas City Star, Jun 11 2000 - Vivian H. Sutherland, 80, Windsor, MO, died Friday, June 9, 2000, at his home. Graveside services will be Monday, June 12, at Warrensburg Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mr. Sutherland is survived by his wife, Mary, of the home; a daughter, Connie Robbins, Warrensburg, MO; three stepsons, Ed See, Warrensburg, MO, Ronnie See, Seneca, MO, and Jerald See, Independence, MO; three stepdaughters, Connie Barker, Windsor, MO, Judy Helm, Odessa, MO, and Karen Bannister, Olathe, KS; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 14 step grandchildren; and nine step great-grandchildren.

SUTTON, Ennis
b: Jan 31 1907, E of Warrensburg, Johnson Co, MO
d: Aug 18 2002, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Pisgah Cemetery, Chilhowee, Johnson Co, MO
arr: Williams Funeral Chapel

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Aug 19 2002 - Ennis Sutton, 95, Clinton, formerly of Warrensburg, died Sunday, August 18, 2002, at Westwood Care Center in Clinton. He was born January 31, 1907, east of Warrensburg, the son of Hayden Jay Sutton and Allie Elizabeth Godfrey Sutton. He had been a farmer and cattleman for many years, a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church and had been on the Locust Grove School Board. On February 10, 1934, in Holden he married Alma M. Moore, who died December 14, 1997. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. C.W. (Carolyn) Southers, Clinton; a grandson, Ethan W. Southers and wife Brandi, Warrensburg; three great-grandchildren, Jacob Southers, Leah Southers and Sawyer Southers, all of Warrensburg. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lydia Sutton Southers July 10, 1998; two sisters, Ada Ronemous and Edith Hussy, and four brothers, Edgar, Guy, Hadie and Lee, who died in childhood. Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 20, at Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg. Burial will follow in the Pisgah Cemetery.

SUTTON, Goldie Lee
b: Sep 22 1953, Osceola, St. Clair Co, MO
d: May 30 2008, Warrensburg, Johnson Co, MO
bur:
Deepwater Cemetery, Fairview Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jun 2 2008 - Goldie Lee Sutton, 54, Warrensburg, died Friday, May 30, 2008, at her home after a long battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 22, 1953, in Osceola, the daughter of Alvie Sutton Sr. and Goldie (White) Sutton. Her family moved to Warrensburg in 1963, where she continued school, lived and worked all her adult life. She never married and never had children. Goldie was employed by Rival Manufacture Company in Warrensburg for 19 years until the plant closed and was later employed at Country Club Care Center for seven years until her illness forced her to stop working. She picked up a lot of friends along the way. She was happy go lucky and kind to all. Children were drawn to her and entertained by her, to know her was to love her, she was devoted to her many friends and family. Survivors include four brothers, William Sutton and his wife Karen, and Wilber Sutton and wife Liz, all of Clinton, Tom Sutton of Sedalia and Alvie Sutton Jr. and wife Pat, Knob Noster; seven sisters, Wilma Bedford and husband Arthur, Lowry City, Mary Ann Quick of Clinton, Dorothy Bedford and husband Clarence, and Corrine Lesmeister and husband Gerald, all of Deepwater, Aline Jurdan and husband Rick, Warrensburg, Betty Bentley and husband Eugene, Knob Noster, and Bonny Sutton of Springfield; numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother Wesley Sutton on Nov. 3, 2000, and a niece Rhonda Lynn Sutton on March 27, 1979. Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 3, 2008, at the Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg. Burial will be in Deepwater Cemetery in Deepwater.

SUTTON, Jackie Lee
b: Mar 16 1953, Buffalo, Dallas Co, MO
d: Jul 11 2005, Lawton, OK
bur: Fort Sill National Cemetery, Fort Sill, OK

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jul 19 2005 - Jackie Lee Sutton was born March 16, 1953 in Buffalo, Missouri, and died July 11, 2005, in Lawton, Oklahoma. He grew up in and around Clinton until he enlisted in the United States Army at age 17. He served 27 years in the Army, retiring as a First Sergeant in 1989 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. During his numerous tours in Vietnam and other overseas assignments, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Senior Aircraft Crewman Badge, Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal-8, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral Four while serving in Special Forces in Okinawa, Ribbon-2, Sharpshooter, Driver and Mechanic Badge with four awards. After his military retirement he owned and operated his own auto mechanics shop in Lawton, Oklahoma. Survivors include his mother Kathleen Scarbrough, Clinton; a daughter and son-in-law, Deann and Mike Chumbley, Lawton; two grandchildren, Jeremy and Kelsey of Lawton; two brothers, Richard Collins, Clinton, J. W. Yewell, Deepwater; a sister Lillian Roderick, Clinton, and aunt Dixie Vickers, Windsor, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Hiram and Eva Collins; his stepfather Elvin Scarbrough, and friend and uncle William "Bill" Collins. Graveside services were held Thursday morning, July 14, at Fort Sill National Cemetery with full military honors.

SUTTON, James M.
b: Oct 3 1903
d: Mar 2 2003, Osceola, St. Clair Co, MO
bur:
Pleasant Mound Cemetery, Osceola Twp, St. Clair Co, MO
arr: Sheldon-Goodrich Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Mar 3 2003 - James M. "Doc" Sutton, 99, Osceola, a farmer, died Sunday, March 2, 2003, at Sac-Osage Hospital in Osceola. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 4, at the Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel, Osceola, with burial in Pleasant Mound Cemetery.

SUTTON, John W.
b: Aug 29 1839, Kentucky
d: Mar 18 1904, Omaha, NE
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Clinton Missouri, Mar 26 1904 - John W. Sutton died at the home of his son in Omaha, Neb., March 18, 1904, with paralysis, while on a visit. He was born in Kentucky August 29, 1839 and was a Confederate soldier under Morgan and 32 years ago came to Clinton. The funeral was held here at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Henry Giesing and burial was in Englewood. He is survived by his wife, five sons and three daughters - Robert M. Sutton, Omaha, Mrs. Wm. Veulemans, Gravois Mills; Mrs. D. J. Hite, Pond Creek, Oklahoma; Andrew F., John H., Edward J., Frank D. Sutton and Mrs. Henry Giesing, Clinton.

SUTTON, Martha Maud BANNING
b: Jul 18 1912, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
d: Mar 13 1997, Lowry City, St. Clair Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
arr: Consalus Funeral Homes

Clinton Daily Democrat - Martha Maud Banning Sutton died Thursday, March 13, 1997, at Truman Lake Manor in Lowry City, at the age of 84 years, seven months and 23 days. She was born July 18, 1912, in Clinton, the daughter of Frank A. and Flossie Shivers Banning. She was a seamstress and worked for a number of years for Steele Cleaners. She was an avid bowler. She is survived by her son Jim Sutton, and wife, Nancy, Clinton; four grandchildren, Cathy, Joann, Jim and Bill Sutton; four great-grandchildren, Troy, Nicole, James Thomas and Tiffany Sutton, and one great-great-grandchild, Skylar Sutton. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Willis Banning. Graveside services were held Monday, March 17, in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton.

SWACKHAMER, Elizabeth THRUSH
b: Dec 15 1824, Morgan Co, OH
d: Apr 22 1906, Montrose, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Hopewell Cemetery, Walker Twp, Henry Co, MO
Clinton Missouri - Mrs. Elizabeth Swackhammer, wife of George Swackhammer, died at her home in Montrose Sunday, April 22, 1906, at 6:45 a.m. and was buried at Hopewell cemetery in Walker township, about 6 miles north of Montrose. Born in Morgan County, Ohio, Dec. 15, 1824 and was 81. Mr. Swackhammer, who was only five days older than his wife, is still living, tho he has been blind and in poor health for several years. Two daughters, Mrs. Stricklen of this county, and Mrs. Paine of Hennesy, Okla., have been taking care of their parents for some time past but it is thought now that their brother, J. J. Swackhammer, living in White Oak, will take their father home with him.

SWACKHAMER, Florence Amanda GERLOFF
b: Sep 16 1914, Pettis Co, MO
d: Jan 18 2004, near Fairfax, Atchison Co, MO
bur:
White Oak Cemetery, Walker Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jan 20 2004 - Florence Amanda Gerloff Swackhamer, 89, died at her home Sunday, January 18, 2004, after a brief illness. She was born in Pettis County September 16, 1914, the daughter of Otto and Rose Loeb Gerloff. She grew up on a farm and graduated from the public schools at Hughesville. She graduated from Missouri University School of Nursing in 1936. She married Orin Cletus Swackhamer February 14, 1937. They lived in Bethany for seven years where she worked as a nurse. They started a family and moved to a farm east of Fairfax. After raising six children, she resumed her nursing career at Fairfax Community Hospital until she retired. She is survived by five daughters, Patty Rochelle Swackhamer, Ash Grove, Penny Deanna Updegraff, San Diego, California, Phyllis Madeleine Swackhamer, Paonia, Colorado, Terry Lynn Hoehn, Knoxville, Illinois, Jeanette Sue Swackhamer, Springfield, and one son, Orin Cletus Swackhamer, Jr., Centerville, Iowa; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Otto A. Gerloff, San Angelo, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, one brother and two sisters. Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 22, in Greenlawn Funeral Home South, Springfield. Graveside services will be Wednesday in the White Oak Cemetery, near Urich.

SWACKHAMER, John
b: Jan 22 1847, Macomb, McDonough Co, IL
d: Jan 2 1905, 6 mi NE of Montrose, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Hopewell Cemetery, Walker Twp, Henry Co, MO
Clinton Missouri, Jan 7 1905 - John Swackhammer, about 54(sic), died at his home six miles northeast of Montrose Monday night at 11 of heart trouble and was buried at 11 a.m. January 4, at Stone's Chapel. He was born in Macomb, Ill. He enlisted January 4, 1864 at the age of 14 years in Co. D., 44th Regt. Ill. Inf., and served till the close of the war and was mustered out of the US service September 29, 1965 being termed one of the "kid" soldiers of the war. He was a charter member of the Gen. Fred D. Steele post 235, Sept. of Mo., G.A.R. His aged father, George Swackhammer, now 76 and who served in the same company and regiment, and mother are living in Montrose. Deceased has a brother Jacob, living near White Oak Church, this county, and a brother James, living in Oklahoma, and some other relatives living near Clinton.

SWACKHAMER, Norma Lou
b: May 7 1931, Kansas City, Jackson Co, MO
d: Dec 8 2003, S of Kingdom City, Callaway Co, MO
bur:
Urich Cemetery, Bogard Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jan 2 2004 - Norma Lou Swackhamer, daughter of Floyd A. and Monema Crump Swackhamer, was born May 7, 1931, in Kansas City, and died Monday, December 8, 2003, south of Kingdom City, as a result of an automobile accident. Norma graduated from Urich High School in 1949 and attended General Hospital's School of Nursing in Kansas City where she graduated on September 12, 1952. She was a registered nurse and had worked at the General Hospital, Kansas City, moved to Oregon and returned to North Kansas City Hospital before completing her nursing career at the Fulton State Hospital. She was a member of the Millersburg Christian Church. Norma loved baseball and was an avid follower of the Kansas City Royals. She loved music and especially singing. She loved animals, especially her dogs, Riley and spook. She had a quick wit and a wonderful sense of humor. She is survived by a half-sister, Shirley Miller and son, Rick, Clinton, as well as a number of cousins, including Jerry Crump, Clinton, LaVerne Crump Stephens, Sedalia, Gary Crump, Urich, Sarah Elizabeth Mathews, Racket, Ruth Miller, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Jack Hoy, Jefferson City. Graveside services and burial were held at the Urich Cemetery on Sunday, December 14.

SWACKHAMER, Thomas Arthur
b: Jan 22 1879, Missouri
d: Aug 18 1963, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
White Oak Cemetery, Walker Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Brown & Graham Funeral Home

Clinton Eye, Aug 20 1963 - Thomas Arthur Swackhamer, 84, retired farmer of Urich, died about 12:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18, at Clinton General Hospital. He leaves his wife, Mary Thompson Swackhamer, of the home; five children, Dr. T. C. Swackhamer, Stamford, Conn.; O. C. Swackhamer, Tarkio; Mrs. Wilbur Hupp, Jr., Marshall; R. E. Swackhamer, Jefferson City; Mrs. Joseph McDonald, Minneapolis, Minn. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Aug. 20, at White Oak Methodist Church. Burial will be in White Oak Cemetery.

SWADLEY, Mary E.
b: Jan 14 1963
d: Apr 9 2007, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Lowry City Cemetery, Lowry City, St. Clair Co, MO
arr: Sheldon-Goodrich Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Apr 11 2007 - Mary E. Swadley, 44, Clinton, died Monday, April 9, 2007, at her home. Among local survivors is her father Clyde Holmes of Osceola. Funeral services will be Thursday, April 12, at Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel in Osceola. Burial will be in Lowry City Cemetery.

SWADNER, Jemimia "Jennie" WHITAKER
b: Mar 11 1848, Semi Ford, OH
d: Jul 30 1907, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Clinton MO - Mrs. J. L. Swadner breathed her last at midnight Tuesday, July 30, 1907, at her home on East Ohio after six years of suffering from an internal tumor. She was taken to St. Louis four months ago to be examined by specialist but they pronounced her trouble beyond mortal aid. The day before her death, she was carried to her yard chair, seemed better and was only very sick three hours, then death relieved her suffering. A sweet Christian and member of the M. E. Church in Clinton. Her maiden name was Miss Jemima Whittaker, born in London, Ohio, March 11, 1858; married J. L. Swadner September 15, 1870. Two children, W. M. and Miss Stells, with the father, are left. One child preceded its mother to that better land.

SWAIM, Louis W.
b: Jan 20 1920, near Bosworth, Carroll Co, MO
d: Jun 8 2006, Windsor, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jun 9 2006 - Louis W. Swaim 86, of Windsor, Missouri, formerly of Independence, Mo., died Thursday morning, June 8, 2006, at his home in Windsor. He was born January 20, 1920, in Carroll County near Bosworth, Mo., the son of Clyde Corbett Swaim and Cora Muriel (Humphreys) Swaim. On August 2, 1941, in Chillicothe, Mo., he married Marjorie Jean "Marge" Lyons, who survives of the home. Louis was an Independent Insurance Agent, in Independence for many years, until his retirement in 1982. Earlier, he was an insurance agent for MFA, now known as Shelter Insurance Company. Louis had also farmed, worked at the Independence Post Office, and during World War II he worked at the North American Bomber Plant, in Kansas City. He was a former member of Bethel Baptist Church, Independence, and an active member of First Baptist Church, Windsor, singing with the Senior Adult Choir and participating in many activities with the Silver Threads group and was a former member of the Properties Committee of the church. Louis was also a 25-year member of the Independence Sertoma Club; a member of the Windsor Lion's Club; the Windsor Masonic Lodge 29; a former member of the Benson Center Board of Directors; the Windsor Planning & Zoning Committee; and the Henry County Sheriff's Board of Review. Louis was also active with the Independence Boys Scout organization for several years. In addition to his wife, Louis is survived by a son, Dr. Truett Lee Swaim, and a daughter-in-law, Leigh Swaim, Leawood, Kansas; a daughter, Jeannie Lou Witte, and her husband, Dr. Richard A Witte, Windsor, Mo.; 4 grandchildren, Natalie Robin Holick and her husband Bill; Dr. Kevin Andrew Witte; Emily Ann Swaim and Adam Truett Swaim; a great-granddaughter, Reagan Sophia Holick; 3 brothers, Oren R. "Bill" Swaim, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Glen Earl Swaim, Lake Charles, Louisiana; Ernest Edward Swaim, Grove, Oklahoma; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Monday, June 12, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, Mo. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor, Mo.

SWAIN, Anna Elizabeth WINKLER SHRODER
b: Jul 8 1910, near Hartwell, Henry Co, MO
d: Oct 10 1992, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Norris Cemetery, Big Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Anna Elizabeth Swain, daughter of Harry and Velma Bailey Winkler, was born July 8, 1910, near Hartwell and passed away October 10, 1992, at Golden valley Memorial Hospital, Clinton. She had lived in Kansas City most of her life where she was a seamstress for H. D. Company. She moved to Clinton in 1990. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Bryan Shroder; her second husband, Robert Swain, and three brothers, Walphia Winkler, Clifford Scranton and Virgil Winkler. She is survived by one son, Bryan Junior Shroder and wife, Mable, of Urich; one sister, Opal Bailey, Portland, Oregon; one sister-in-law, Sylvia Winkler, Clinton; two half-brothers, William Lee Winkler and Harry Lewis Winkler, Coeur D'alene, Idaho; two half-sisters, Madge Higgins Kansas City, Kansas, and Florence Mead, Dunde, Oregon; two grandchildren, one step grandson and two step-great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held Monday, October 12, 1992, at Norris Cemetery near Hartwell.

SWALLEY, Raymond Irl Jr.
b: Jan 30 1952, Maryville, Nodaway Co, MO
d: Oct 17 2000, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
arr: Sickman & Dunning Funeral Home

Clinton Daily Democrat, Oct 19 2000 - Raymond Irl Swalley, Jr. was born January 30, 1952, in Maryville, the son of Raymond Irl Swalley, Sr. of Garden City and Lois Day of Warsaw, and died October 17, 2000, at his home in Clinton. He was Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He spent part of his working life at the Rival Manufacturing plant in Clinton. Survivors include his parents; five brothers, Ronald Swalley of Lincoln, David, Dean and Karl Swalley, all of Texas, and Kevin Swalley of Indiana; three sisters, Diana Riffie of Clinton, Rita Freeman of Independence and Kathy Kirby of Warsaw. Graveside services will be under the direction of Sickman-Dunning Funeral Home on Friday, at the Englewood Cemetery in Clinton.

SWANAGON, James W. "Jim"
b: Aug 18 1927, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
d: Mar 15 1999, Liberty, Clay Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
arr: Consalus Funeral Homes

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - James W. (Jim) Swanagon, Jr., 71, Clinton, died Monday, March 15, 1999, at Liberty. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at Consalus Chapel in Clinton. Burial will be in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton. Mr. Swanagon was born August 18, 1927, in Clinton, the son of James W. Swanagon, Sr., and Freida Rentchler Swanagon. He married Georgia Wilson on November 12, 1948, and hauled livestock for a living. Mr. Swanagon is survived by his wife, Georgia, of the home; two sons, Richard and Roger, both of Clinton; one daughter Judy Althoff, Liberty, MO. He was preceded in death by one sister, Beverly Ann Swanagon and one son, Jerry Ray Swanagon.

SWANN, Geraldine STEWART
b: Apr 8 1919, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
d: Apr 20 2004, Lancaster, CA

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, May 18 2004 - Geraldine Stewart Swann, 85, died April 20, 2004, in Lancaster, California. She was born April 8, 1919, in Clinton, to Larah Kepple Feaster and Artie Glenn Stewart. She married Charles Swann May 24, 1947, in Kansas City. He preceded her in death in 1994. She is survived by two daughters, Linda Susan Gatley, Wrightwood, California, Darcy Elaine Tice, Chandler, Arizona; three grandchildren, Cory and Morgan Tice and Christopher Gately, and two great-grandchildren, Timmy and Mike Lewis. Private family services were held. Arrangements by Halley-Olsen-Murphy Memorial Chapel, Lancaster, CA.

SWART, Francis Lula "Fannie" BURKE
b: Nov 2 1875, Culpepper Co, VA
d: Sep 9 1956, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
arr: Consalus Funeral Homes

Clinton Eye, Clinton MO - Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie L. Swart 80, were conducted Sept 11, at the Consalus Funeral Home. Pall bearers were nephews, Earl Smith, Frank Burke, Edgar Louis Burke, Emery George, George Hetherington and R. T. Hetherington. Interment was in Englewood Cemetery. Fannie L. Burke was born in Culpepper County, Virginia, one of seven children of William F. and Fannie Hisle Burke, all of whom are deceased except two sisters. In 1882 the family moved to Pettis County, Missouri and later came to northern Henry County. On March 5, 1899, she married John Edward Swart who preceded her in death in 1945. One daughter Gladys blessed this union. At 18 years of age she, with other family members united with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Fields Creek where she was a faithful member. Upon moving to Clinton she transferred her membership to the Clinton Presbyterian Church. She had also been a member of Royal Neighbors. A devoted wife and mother, Mrs. Swart also had a deep concern for her neighbors.. She is especially remembered for helping hand in illnesses for she was gifted as a nurse, and her jolly nature provided the needed ray of sunshine. She was always willing and ready to serve at a moment's notice. Since the death of her husband, Mrs. Swart had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Edwin R Potter and family, 524 East Jefferson. She suffered a heart attack on Friday afternoon, Sept 7, and was taken to the Comtpon General Hospital where she succumbed at 7:00 p.m. Sept 9. Surviving are the daughter and son-in-law of the home, one granddaughter, Miss Betty Jane, one grandson, Eddie, two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Smith East Jefferson Street Clinton, and Mrs. Sue Elwell, Sweet Springs, Mo; other relatives and many friends.

SWART, Grady Lee
b: May 4 1890, Henry Co, MO
d: May 27 1982, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
arr: Consalus Funeral Homes

Grady Lee Swart was born May 4, 1890 on the farm near Norris where he made his lifelong home. He was one of three children born to W. S. Swart and Julia Ann Ross Swart. He passed away at the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton, May 27, 1982 at the age of 92 years. He attended grade and high school in Norris and later graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia. He was married to Vestina Dunn in 1917. She preceded him in death in 1951. On October 11, 1956, he was married to Inez Hendrick, who now survives. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Verlie Beaty and Eliza Kate Swart. Funeral services were May 29 at Consalus Chapel. Burial was in Englewood Cemetery.

SWART, John Edward
b: Nov 29 1873, Barton Co, MO
d: May 15 1945, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
arr: Consalus Funeral Homes

Clinton Eye, Clinton MO - John E. Swart died at his home on East Franklin Street at 7:10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15 from an acute nerve paralysis he suffered the preceding Friday. Mr. Swart was stricken suddenly on the 11th and had never been able to rise from the bed thereafter. John Edward Swart was born in Barton County Missouri, the son of John Swart and his mother who died when he was a child then about eight years of age. He went with his older brothers and sisters into the newly opened Oklahoma territory to homestead. He later returned to Missouri and farmed at various places in Henry County before moving to Clinton his home. Miss Francis Lula Burke became his wife March 5, 1899 and after several years of farming came to Clinton in 1924, since which time he has been a representative of the Scholeman Leather Goods Company of St. Louis. One daughter blessed the Swart home and her two children were one of her father's greatest pleasures of late years. He was a member of the W.O.W. and M.W.A. Lodges. A friendly, pleasant man who did countless small kindnesses for people and was the most cordial, considerate of neighbors doing the little things the people that held friends close. Surviving Mr. Swart are his devoted wife and only daughter, Mrs. Edwin Potter; his two grandchildren and his son-in-law, Cpl. Edwin Potter T5 stationed at Camp Hood who was as an own son, and only brother, Charlie Swart of Alberta Canada, who visited him in the winter. Funeral services will be at Consalus and Peck Funeral Home on Thursday (today), followed by burial at Englewood. Relatives attending the funeral services for the late J. E. Swart from out of town were Mrs. Malcomb Gates, a half sister of Pershing, Okla, Mrs. E. P. Burke, Mr and Mrs. Robert Burke, Joe Burke and Clay Curtis, Lamonte, Mo; Mr and Mrs Hisle Burke and son Wallace of Woodbury, Tenn; Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Brown, Mr and Mrs Spencer Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Hodges, and Mrs. Janie Yount of Sedalia; Mr and Mrs. Fred Thornhill, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Sollaars of Adrian.

SWART, Thomas Marshall
b: Aug 23 1839, Mason Co, KY
d: Mar 4 1930, Sedalia, Pettis Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Clinton Eye, Clinton MO - T. M. Swart Passed away about 5 o'clock Tuesday afternoon (Mar 4 1930) at the home of his daughter Mrs. Janie Yount of Sedalia. Death was due to affirmaties of advanced age growing worse the last ten days. Deceased was a pioneer citizen of Henry County for many years owning a large farm in the Norris vicinity. He was held in the highest esteem by every one of his wide acquaintances. He and Mrs. Swart being known as "Uncle Tom" and "Aunt Kate by all. As years passed by and by and his age nearing 90 he and his invalid companion went to Sedalia to live with their only daughter where everything was done to make him comfortable and happy. Besides the wife and daughter he is survived by one son W. H. Swart of near Maurine also five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was born August 23, 1839 in Mason county Ky. And came to Henry county on March 17, 1874 He was married and converted and united with the Presbyterian Church when living in Kentucky. Funeral services were scheduled at the daughter's home in Sedalia at 11 A.M. Wednesday. The body was then brought to Clinton and services were held at the Christian church. Burial was in Englewood.

SWARTS, Mary Ann
b: 1864
d: 1946

Taken By Death - Mrs. Mary Ann Swarts born in Pennsylvania February 18 1864 died Wednesday (Apr 10 1946) in a Merced hospital. Last year she came to Chowchilla and resided with her son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Swarts, in the Ashview District until her death. Mrs. Swarts is survived by four sons, Ernest Swarts, Chowchilla; Albert Swarts, Okla; George Swarts, San Jose; and Francis Swarts, Santa Cruz; two step sons Charles Swarts, Alberta Canada; and John Swarts, Clinton, Mo; a stepdaughter Mrs. Hattie Gates, Okla; and 17 grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Friday, April 12, in the Chowchilla Funeral Chapel. Internment was in Plainsburg cemetery, Chowchilla Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

SWATERS, Doris Elinor HENNY
b: Apr 5 1925, Henry Co, MO
d: Oct 25 2004, near Montrose, Henry Co, MO
bur:
St. Marys Cemetery, Montrose, Deepwater Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Nov 11 2004 - Doris Elinor Swaters, daughter of George Harlem and Ida May (Barth) Henny, was born April 5, 1925, in Henry County, in the Lucas community. She departed this life October 25, 2004, at her home near Montrose at 79 years of age. Doris graduated from Urich High School in 1943. After graduation she attended a business school and worked at an engraving company in Kansas City. Doris and Leonard Frank Swaters were united in marriage December 27, 1947, at Immaculate conception Catholic Church in Montrose and to this union four children were born. They moved to Leonard's Grandpa Swaters' farm east of Montrose where they spent their life together. Doris was a devoted wife and supportive mother of her children and all their endeavors. She was a member of the Immaculate conception Catholic Church, Altar Sodality, an active 4-H leader, supporter of Montrose youth baseball, St. Mary's PTA and a longtime member of the Montrose Share and Care Club. She was a township committee woman and worked local elections. Doris was a homemaker and farm wife all of her married life. She enjoyed every aspect of that role. She loved to cook, sew, craft, garden, can, play cards and travel. She lived a very full life. She had a quick wit and a kind word for everyone she met. In recent years, Doris became an email queen. She communicated daily with her family and friends. Doris was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Oren and Gerald Henny. Survivors include her husband Leonard, of the home; her children Sara of Raytown, Roger and wife Annette, Deepwater, Karl of Rolla, and Mark and wife Donna, Montrose; her grandchildren, Rachel and husband Doug Kissinger, John and wife Megan, Jana and husband Brian Hinken, David, Allison, Emily and Jenny, and her great-grandchildren, Annie and Emma Swaters. Funeral services were at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Montrose 10 a.m. Friday October 29. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery, Montrose.

SWATERS, Lenora Clara ARENS
b: Aug 19 1900, Montrose, Henry Co, MO
d: Sep 22 1995, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
St. Marys Cemetery, Montrose, Deepwater Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Lenora Clara Arens Swaters was born August 19, 1900, at Montrose. she lived there throughout her entire lifetime until failing health confined her to the Westwood Nursing Center at Clinton, where she died September 22, 1995, at the age of 95. Lenora was the fourth of 10 children born to Nicholas F. and Anna L. Hentges Arens. Of those 10 children, five lived to adulthood. She attended school at St. Mary's in Montrose and Holy Rosary Academy in Clinton. On May 18, 1920, she married George A. Swaters at Montrose and to this union seven children were born. She was preceded in death by her husband on July 4, 1965, and five sons, Vincent (1921-1952), Willard (1922-1990), Paul (1924-1965), John (1926-1985) and Robert (1932-1954); her parents, Nicholas and Anna Arens; two brothers, Eugene and Joseph Arens; four sisters, Appolonea, viola and Hildegarde Arens, and Mrs. William (Frances) Armstrong of Phoenix, Arizona. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Dave (Betty Schmedding) Dudley, Butler, and Mrs. Wilbur (Elinor) Rotert, Flagstaff, Arizona; daughter-in-law, Mrs. Willard (Reva) Swaters, Denison, Iowa; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Joe (Angeline) Price, Clinton, and Elizabeth Arens, Kansas City, and one brother, Clem E. Arens of Springfield, Virginia. Lenora was a homemaker and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Altar Society. For many years she served as tax collector for Deepwater Township and also for the City of Montrose. Hobbies included reading, crocheting, crossword puzzles and watching Kansas City Royals ball games. She loved her family and friends and will be remembered for her sense of humor and gentle spirit. She will be missed by all who knew her. Services were held at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on September 27. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery, Montrose.

SWATERS, Leonard Frank
b: Mar 9 1921, Montrose, Henry Co, MO
d: Jun 15 2005, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
St. Marys Cemetery, Montrose, Deepwater Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hill & Son Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jun 24 2005 - Leonard Frank Swaters, son of Henry and Elizabeth (Richter) Swaters, was born March 9, 1921, in Montrose. He departed this life June 15, 2005, at Golden Valley Hospital in Clinton at 84 years of age. Leonard spent his first three school years at Look Out country school east of Montrose. He continued his education and graduated from St. Mary's School in Montrose. From September 1942 to December 1945 Leonard served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was a sergeant in the 863rd engineer aviation battalion serving in the South Pacific region. After serving in the military he returned home to the family farm. On December 27, 1947, he married Doris Elinor Henny at Immaculate Conception Church. They moved to Leonard's Grandpa Swaters' farm one mile east of Montrose where they spent their entire married life together. To this union four children were born. Leonard's life work was farming. He enjoyed every aspect of farm life. As his health failed he pursued his love of nature and woodworking. He enjoyed collecting, identifying and drying wild flowers. he spent many hours in his wood shop. He loved creating and designing his own pieces of wooden art. He especially loved sharing his original pieces with his grandchildren. Over the years he enjoyed butchering, wallpapering, growing geraniums, traveling, gardening and playing pitch with family and friends. Leonard even mastered card playing on the computer. Mr. Swaters was active in the community by serving on the local MFA Oil Board, the Montrose R-14 School Board, Montrose Busy Beavers 4-H Club leader. He was a member of Montrose VFW Post #8820. He also served his church community as a lifetime member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. Leonard was a quiet man with a wonderful sense of humor. He enjoyed a good friend chicken dinner and watching westerns on television. One of Leonard's greatest joys was visits from family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife. Also by five sisters, Irene Goth, Annetta Tenholder, Gertrude Swaters, Helen Gengler and Florene Puthoff; four brothers, Bernard, Raymond, Leonard Louis and C. W. "Bill" Swaters. Survivors include his children, Sara of Raytown, Roger and wife Annette, Deepwater, Karl of Rolla, and Mark and wife donna, Montrose; his grandchildren, Rachel and husband Doug Kissinger, John and wife Megan, Jana and husband Brian Hinken, David, Allison, Emily and Jenny, and his great-grandchildren, Annie and Emma Swaters; two sisters-in-law, Magdalene Swaters and Rose Swaters, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Montrose, 10 a.m. Monday, June 20. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery, Montrose.

SWATERS, Magdalene Mary BETTELS
b: Feb 21 1908, Germantown, Henry Co, MO
d: Apr 6 2008, Appleton City, St. Clair Co, MO
bur:
St. Marys Cemetery, Montrose, Deepwater Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hill & Son Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Apr 22 2008 - Magdalene Mary Swaters, daughter of Barnard and Willomene Minnie E. (Cook) Bettels, was born Feb. 21, 1908, in Germantown. She died April 6, 2008, at Appleton City Manor Nursing Home in Appleton City at 100 years of age. Magdalene spent her early life in Germantown, later working as a nurse's aid at St. Joseph Hospital on Linwood Blvd. in Kansas City for six years. She married her husband of 55 years, Bernard Swaters, on Feb. 25, 1935, at Visitation Catholic Church in Kansas City. They began their life together on a farm south of Montrose, remaining there until moving to Montrose after retirement. Mrs. Swaters was a good gardener and enjoyed tending her flowers. She liked to quilt and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Magdalene was preceded in death by her husband; a granddaughter Cheryl Swaters; two brothers and four sisters. She is survived by four children, Joan Gieselman and husband Raymond of Clinton, Robert Swaters and wife Linda of Flippin, Arkansas, Arlene Holmes and husband Sonny of Stilwell, Kansas, and James Swaters and wife Joyce of Montrose; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass was held at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Montrose, on Thursday, April 10. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery.

SWATERS, Marie M. COOK
b: Nov 13 1906, Montrose, Henry Co, MO
d: Jun 7 1974, Kansas City, Jackson Co, MO
bur:
St. Marys Cemetery, Montrose, Deepwater Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Sickman & Dunning Funeral Home

Clinton Eye, Thursday, July 4 1974 - Mrs. Marie M. Swaters, daughter of William and Mary (Fastabind) Cook, was born Nov. 13, 1906 at Montrose, Mo. She died at Research Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. June 7, 1974. She was married to Louis Swaters May 5, 1948. Mr. Swaters preceded her in death Oct. 23, 1972. She was a lifelong member of the Catholic Church and was active in the Altar Society. She had many hobbies, especially her flowers, which she tended until her last illness. Among the survivors are a stepson, Donald Swaters, of Raytown; a stepdaughter, Joan Richter, Montrose; five grandsons, one granddaughter and two great-grandchildren. Her brothers, Steve, Clinton; Denis, St. Peters; Ambrose, Joplin; and sisters, Mrs. John (Ida) Bergschneider, Urich, and Mrs. Vince (Aloysia) Greufe, Montrose, also survive. Funeral services were held at Immaculate Conception church, Montrose, June 10. Burial was in St. Marys Cemetery at Montrose. Pall bearers were nephews, Gene, Bob, Cecil and Bill Cook, Jerry Joe and Ted Cook.

SWAVELY, Donna L. BLANK
b: 1928
d: 2001

Clinton Daily Democrat, Mar 13 2001 - Donna L. Swavely, 72, Riverton, Wyoming, died Thursday, February 1, 2001, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. Memorial services were held February 8 at the Riverton Christian Center. She was born in Clinton June 26, 1928, daughter of John and Gladys Kenney Blank. She was a Methodist and enjoyed painting, reading, camping and fishing and was formerly an avid archer. Survivors include one son, Eric Swavely of Homer, Alaska; daughters, Carol Swavely of Riverton and Anna Bottoms of Anchorage, Alaska; grandchildren, Ricky Swavely and Chris and Michelle Bottoms, her mother of Blue Springs, and a sister, Joanne Ploeger of Independence. She was preceded in death by her father.

SWEARINGEN, Mary A.
b: Apr 10 1851
d: Nov 30 1891, Hartwell, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Norris Cemetery, Big Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
Clinton Eye, Dec 5 1891 - Died, November 30, 1891, at Hartwell, Mrs. Mary Swearinger (Swearingen). She was buried at Norris. She was born in New York City in an orphan's home. Her father was captain of a ship and was lost at sea with the vessel he had in charge. When seven years old, a German family gave her a home. She was raised to womanhood in McDonough county, Ill. where she married J. V. Swearinger Jan. 1, 1865. They had eight children, five boys and three girls. One boy and a girl preceded her to a better land. She was sick about three weeks but bore her sufferings with patience. A short time before she died, she called her husband and children to her bedside and talked to them earnestly, asking them to do better. She was a woman of unusual intelligence and judgment and was liked by everyone. Her death is a severe blow to her family.

SWEARNGIN, Leota Fern MILLER
b: Mar 22 1927, near Ft. Lyon, Benton Co, MO
d: Sep 6 2003, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Sep 9 2003 - Leota F. Swearngin, 76, Windsor, died Saturday morning, September 6, 2003, at Westwood Nursing Center, Clinton. She was born March 22, 1927, near the Ft. Lyon area in Benton County, the daughter of Barton Roy Miller and Ruth (Miller) Miller. On June 2, 1946, in Lincoln, she married Lester Perry Swearngin, who survives of the home. She was an office manager for the former Rice-Lindstrom Hatchery in Clinton and the former Grain Belt Hatchery in Windsor for over 30 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Windsor, a former Sunday School teacher and a member of the Windsor VFW Auxiliary. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Raychelle Dorton and her husband Tom, Independence; two grandsons, Matthew T. Dorton and Nathan M. Dorton, both of Independence; two brothers, Wilford A. Miller, Windsor, and Richard W. Miller, Lawrence Kansas; two sisters, Pauline Longaker, Lee's Summit, and Faye Rains, Greenwood, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 10, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery.

SWEARNGIN, Lester Perry
b: Aug 17 1914, near Lincoln, Benton Co, MO
d: May 27 2005, Pleasant Hill, Cass Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, May 31 2005 - Lester Perry Swearngin, 90, of Windsor, died Friday, May 27, 2005, at the Pleasant Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pleasant Hill. He was born Aug. 17, 1914, in Benton County, near Lincoln, a son of Charles Richard Swearngin and Emerine Elizabeth Perry Swearngin. On June 2, 1946, in Lincoln, he was married to Leota Fern Miller, who died Sept. 6, 2003. Mr. Swearngin was a farmer, worked on the railroad and for the Missouri Highway Department in the Windsor area until he retired in 1979. He served in the Army Air Corp during World War II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Windsor, and was ordained a deacon in 1965. He was a member of Windsor Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2610 and the Modern Woodman Lodge. Surviving are a daughter, Raychelle Dorton, and her husband, Tom, of Independence; two grandsons, Matthew T. Dorton and Nathan M. Dorton, both of Independence; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by two brothers, Lowell Swearngin and Lawton Swearngin; and two sisters, Etta Glen and Glenn Reed. Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 31, at the Hadley Funeral Home in Windsor. Burial will be in Laurel Oak Cemetery in Windsor.

SWEENEY, Daniel
b: Dec 1824, County Kerry, Ireland
d: Feb 24 1904, Calhoun, Henry Co, MO

Clinton Missouri, Mar 5 1904 - Uncle Dan Sweeney died at 7:30 Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the evening, aged nearly 80, at this home in Calhoun, where he had lived for 35 years. On Monday previous to his death, he became ill with pneumonia. He was born in County Kerry, Ireland in 1824 and came to America about 1850. He followed railroad construction in New York and Ohio, marrying in the latter state, Miss Mary Sughrue, cousin of John honored citizen, his word being good as gold at all times. His remains were accompanied by his sons and friends to Sedalia, where services were held in the Catholic church and internment in the parish cemetery.

SWEENEY, Daniel
b: Apr 23 1863, Dresden, Perry Co, MO
d: Dec 15 1938, NE of Calhoun, Henry Co, MO

Clinton MO - Mr. Sweeney dropped dead about 5:00 p.m., December 15, 1938, as he was climbing the basement steps at the Sweeney home, northeast of Calhoun, near Highway 52. He had been ill several months. Mr. Sweeney, who was 74 years old, had always lived on the farm which was early settled by his ancestors. The Sweeney farm is one of the prominent places in Henry County, and is entirely modern. Here he lived, with his two surviving brothers, John and Tom, who are twins, also their housekeeper, Mrs. Elizabeth Wakefield. A sister-in-law, Mrs. Mary Sweeney, lived across the road from the Sweeney house. Two other brothers of Mr. Sweeney died suddenly, Mike, about 2 1/2 years ago, and Pat, after a major operation, two years ago. Mr. Sweeney was a faithful member of the Clinton Holy Rosary Catholic Church from where funeral services were conducted Saturday. Burial in the family lot at Sedalia.

SWEETS, Charlotte SUTTON
b: n/a
d: Feb 2 1905, Montrose, Henry Co, MO
bur:
St. Marys Cemetery, Montrose, Deepwater Twp, Henry Co, MO
Clinton Missouri, Feb 11 1905 - Mrs. Charlotte Sweet, wife of Alonzo Sweet, colored, died at her home in the northwest part of Montrose, Thursday, Feb. 2, 1905, about noon and was buried in the Catholic cemetery.

SWETNAM, Norma Lou KENDRICK
b: Oct 18 1925, Moberly, Randolph Co, MO
d: Dec 9 2002, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
arr: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Dec 26 2002 - Norma Lou "Kendrick" Swetnam was born October 18, 1925, in Moberly to William Curtis and Ella Ardena (Palmer) Kendrick and died December 9, 2002, at the Golden Valley Hospital, Clinton, at the age of 77 years. She attended one-room schools near Clifton Hill and graduated from Thomas Hill High School. At an early age, Norma professed faith in Christ and was baptized in a pond near Thomas Hill. On June 8, 1946, she was joined in marriage to James Isaac Swetnam. They lived in Huntsville for 10 years. They moved to Clinton in the late '50s due to a change in jobs. After moving to Rawlins, Wyoming, in 1977 they returned to Clinton in 1985 for their golden years. After all her children were in school, Norma began working for Sears in Clinton. While in Wyoming she worked at the First Wyoming Bank at Rawlins. When she retired in Clinton, her favorite pastime was being with or doing for all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A second passion of her life was quilting. She spent many hours not only quilting, but checking out material shops, books and other quilters' work. She was a very active member of Golden Valley Quilt Guild and served in several offices over the years. During the winter months in Harlingen, Texas, she participated in the Rio Grande Guild and the local activities at Park Place Estates. Norma was preceded in death by her husband Jim; her parents; two brothers, Donald Lee Kendrick and Charles Kendrick. She will be sadly missed by her family, Sharon and Ivan Cumpton, Garden City, James and Kate Swetnam, Houston, Texas, William and Debi Swetnam, Moberly, Raymond Swetnam and Richard and Janet Swetnam, all of Clinton; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; as well as one sister, Patsy Simms of Mena, Arkansas, and one brother, William C. Kendrick, Jr. of Boerne, Texas. Funeral services were held at the Christian Church, Clinton, on Thursday, December 12. Burial was in the Englewood Cemetery, Clinton.

SWICEGOOD, Lillie M.
b: abt 1913
d: 2003
bur:
Robinson Cemetery, Collins Twp, St. Clair Co, MO
arr: Sheldon-Goodrich Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jul 21 2003 - Mrs. Lillie M. Swicegood, 90, Wheatland, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, at the Sac-Osage Hospital in Osceola. A longtime Wheatland and Weaubleau area resident, she is survived by her husband of the home, and a daughter, Shelba Swicegood of Wheatland. Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 22, at 2 p.m. at the Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel in Osceola. Burial will be in the Robinson Cemetery, near Weaubleau.

SWIFT, Francis Lavern
b: Mar 25 1923, near McFall, Gentry Co, MO
d: Feb 15 1992, near Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Vansant Road/Clinton Memory Garden Cemetery, Fields Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Consalus Funeral Homes

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Francis Lavern Swift, Route 1, Clinton, passed away at his home February 15, 1992, after a two-year battle with cancer. Lavern was born March 25, 1923 in the McFall, Missouri area, the son of Lee and Myrtle Hunsucker Swift. He graduated from Hatfield, Mo. high school in 1942, going right into the service, serving three years in World War II. He was employed at State Hospitals for forty years. Most of that time at St. Joseph, Mo. He belonged to Post 11 Legion in St. Joseph. In 1986, he retired and moved to a farm north of Clinton. He was a member of the Church of God in Urich. Lavern was always thinking of others, even during his illness. He is survived by his wife Phyllis of the home and one sister, Louise Conrad of Clinton, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Irene Vincent and Inez Case; and one brother, Lee Franklin Swift. Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 18, 1992, at Consalus Chapel, Clinton. Burial was in Clinton Memory Gardens.

SWIGERT, Betty J.
b: Mar 2 1933
d: Jan 21 1999, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
arr: Consalus Funeral Homes

Clinton Daily Democrat, Jan 22 1999 - Betty J. Swigert, 65, Clinton, died Thursday, January 21, 1999, in Clinton. She is survived by David Kimball of Clinton. Graveside services will be held at the Englewood Cemetery in Clinton on Monday, January 25.

SWISHER, Eula L. LAUGHMAN
b: Sep 20 1907, Leeton, Johnson Co, MO
d: Jul 27 1991, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
Eula Swisher, 83, Clinton, formerly of Windsor, died Saturday, July 27, 1991, at the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital, Clinton, Missouri. She was born September 20, 1907 in Leeton, the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Laughman and Louisa Jones Laughman. On December 11, 1923, she married Robert E. Swisher in Warrensburg. He preceded her in death August 6, 1977. She was a homemaker and was co-owner and operator of a gas service station at Elm with her husband for more than 12 years. She was a member of the Church of the Brethren in Leeton. Survivors include two brothers, Basil Laughman, Clinton, and Richard Laughman, Topeka, Kansas; one sister, Naomi Frasher, Clinton, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Tuesday, July 30, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial in Laurel Oak Cemetery.

SWISHER, James U.
b: Aug 24 1907, Benton Co, MO
d: Feb 2 1994, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - James U. Swisher, 86, Windsor, died Wednesday, February 2, 1994, at the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton. He was born August 24, 1907, in Benton County, the son of John Charles Fremont Swisher and Mary Bell Espenschied Swisher. On June 6, 1936, in Warrensburg he married Mable Margaret Wilborn, who survives of the home. He was a self-employed carpenter in the Windsor area for many years before his retirement. He also farmed and worked at the International Shoe Factory in Windsor. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Windsor. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Mary Lou Brooks, and a son, James F. Swisher, both of Windsor; nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two nieces. Funeral services were Saturday, February 5, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial was in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor.

SWISHER, Mable Margaret WILBORN
b: Oct 22 1916, near Windsor, Henry Co, MO
d: Mar 31 1994, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Mrs. Mable M. Swisher, 77, of Windsor, died Thursday, March 31, 1994 at Golden Valley Hospital. She was born October 22, 1916 near Windsor, the daughter of Jeff Theodore Wilborn and Pearl Gladys Egbert Wilborn. On June 6, 1936, in Warrensburg, she married James U. Swisher, who preceded her in death February 2, 1994. Mrs. Swisher was a homemaker and a member of the Faithful Workers Sunday School Class and the Euzelian Circle, both of the church. She was also a member of the Maple Grove Farm Club, Windsor. Survivors include a son, James E. Swisher, and a daughter, Mary Lou Brooks, both of Windsor; two sisters, Helen Bush, Liberty, Florence Cato, Smithville, Tennessee; a brother, Dale Wilborn, Indianapolis, Indiana; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 2, 1994, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery.

SWISHER, Margueree CRAWFORD
b: Jun 9 1916, Camden Co, MO
d: Jun 12 2004, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jun 14 2004 - Margueree Swisher, 88, Windsor, died Saturday, June 12, 2004, at Clinton Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Clinton. She was born June 9, 1916, in Camden County, near Camdenton, the daughter of Grover Cleveland Crawford and Stella (Adair) Crawford. On April 14, 1938, in Sedalia, she married Robert Samuel Swisher, who died October 8, 1983. Mrs. Swisher was a homemaker and worked for the Nature Faker company in Windsor for several years. She was a member of the Windsor United Methodist Church, Windsor. Survivors include a son, Lowell Swisher, Windsor; a grandson, Brett Robert Swisher and his companion, Johanna, Windsor; a granddaughter, Bobbi Jean Swisher, Windsor; two grandchildren, Taylor and Jaelyn Swisher, Windsor, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Neal Swisher, October 2, 1948; a brother, Jesse Crawford, and a sister, Chessie Elliott. Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 16, at Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor.

SWITSER, Moses
b: May 15 1822, Jesimon Co, KY
d: Jul 30 1898, Leesville, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Tebo Church Cemetery, Leesville Twp, Henry Co, MO
Clinton MO - Uncle Moses Switzer died at his home in Leesville July 30, 1898 at 11:30 o'clock a.m. Born in Jesimon County, Ky. May 15, 1822, he moved to Indiana in 1862, then to Illinois, then to Leesville in 1865. Uncle Mose married Miss Margaret Ann Walters in 1844. In the course of time six children came to make merry music in their happy home, five sons and one daughter. All went well until 1875, when the angel of death entered and claimed for its victim the loving companion and fond mother. He was married to Sindy Nichols March 12, 1876. Uncle Mose was a man of quiet and peaceable disposition. He stayed at home and attended to his own business and the only recreation he ever took was fishing. He was village blacksmith for nearly 30 years and no man ever took work to his shop without taking it home with him, unless Uncle Mose was overrun with work. No man was turned away with work unfinished because he hadn't the money to pay. Uncle Moses had a strong constitution; whatever he undertook, he accomplished. Others have come and gone, but he was always at his post. A member of the Christian Church over 40 years; leaves wife, four sons and one sister. Remains interred at Tebo.

SWITZER, James T.
b: Apr 16 1836, Bolton, Ontario, Canada
d: Jun 25 1902, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Englewood Cemetery ST-TY, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Clinton Missouri, Jun 28 1902 - James T. Switzer died at his home on East Green street Wednesday, June 25, at 3 p.m. at the age of 66. He was born in Bolton, Ontario in 1836 and moved to Henry County in 1868, on a farm 7 miles east of Clinton. He came to Clinton in 1879, where he has lived ever since. He leaves a wife and three daughters. He was a member of the Episcopal church and was buried in Englewood.

SWOPE, Julia Jewel TINDLE
b: Mar 7 1913, Beames, TN
d: Jan 31 2001, Osceola, St. Clair Co, MO
bur:
Carbon Center Cemetery, Carbon Center, Vernon Co, MO
arr: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home

Clinton Daily Democrat, Feb 20 2001 - Julia Jewel Swope, daughter of Daniel R. Tindle and Bessie Beam Tindle, was born March 7, 1913, in Beames, Tennessee, and died Wednesday, January 31, 2001, at Sac-Osage Hospital, Osceola. She was married to Oren herald Swope on May 24, 1952. Oren preceded her in death on April 12, 1994. She is survived by one sister, Hattie, and one brother, as well as a number of nieces and nephews and cousins and other relatives and friends. Graveside services were held at the Carbon Center Cemetery, Rich Hill, on Saturday, February 3. Burial was in the Carbon Center Cemetery.

SYLVESTER, Gertrude Loretta HILLERS
b: Nov 8 1913, Kansas City, KS
d: Apr 11 2005, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur:
Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson Co, MO
arr: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Apr 28 2005 - Gertrude Loretta Sylvester, daughter of John and Anna (Raggelsberger) Hillers, was born November 8, 1913, in Kansas City, Kansas, and died at Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center April 11, 2005, at the age of 91 years. She was married to Carroll Sylvester, who preceded her in death. She had lived in Kansas City where she worked for the JC Penney Company before moving to Lowry City 19 years ago. Gertrude was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three grandchildren, Brenda Lucas, Steve Baker Jr. and Patty Moudy, as well as 12 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her son Melvin W. Sylvester of Raymore; three daughters, Carol Wierman of Raymore, Melva Baker of Lowry City and Sylvia Wurzer of Clinton, as well as five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Clinton, Thursday, April 14. Graveside services and burial were held in Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City.

SYMPSON, William J.
b: Aug 10 1860, Waveland, IN
d: Apr 2 1944, Kansas City, Jackson Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
Clinton Eye, Apr 13 1944 - W. J. Sympson Died April 2, 1944 at a Kansas City hospital after two months illness. William J. Sympson, fifth of seven children of Elizabeth Lough and Jackson Sympson, was born at Waveland, Ind., August 10, 1860. When 11 years of age, he moved to this area, where he spent the remainder of his life. He entered the blacksmith trade in Windsor in 1873, and at the time of his death was the oldest business man in Windsor. On December 12, 1889 he was married to Mary Nedegger, at the home of his sister-in-law in Sedalia, by Elder Ashlynn. Their union lasted 54 years. He was a member of the Windsor Christian Church and was a deacon for over 30 years. He is survived by his beloved wife, three nieces Miss Jessie Sympson of Warrensburg, Mrs. Lenora Beaman of Kansas City and Mrs. Floyd Welch of Burbank, Calif., besides great nieces and great nephews. Funeral services were held at the funeral home in Windsor, April 4. Burial in Laurel Oak Cemetery.

SYPES, Carrie L. GOODWIN
b: May 21 1937, Lincoln, Benton Co, MO
d: Feb 12 2006, Columbia, Boone Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Feb 15 2006 - Carrie L. Sypes, 68, of Columbia, Missouri, (formerly of Windsor and Sedalia, Mo.) died Sunday, February 12, 2006, at University Hospital, Columbia, Mo. She was born May 21, 1937, in Lincoln, Mo., the daughter of Harlan Winifred Goodwin and Susie Maria Jackson. On January 6, 1957, in Odessa, Mo., she married James Alfred Sypes, who preceded her in death on July 7, 1985. She attended Sumner Elementary School in Windsor, Mo., and Hubbard High School in Sedalia, Mo., for 3 years. She graduated from Windsor High School and worked for many years at the former Windsor Hospital in Windsor. She also cleaned houses in the Windsor area. She was a member of the Ward Memorial Baptist Church, Sedalia, Mo; a member of the Central District Gospel Choir and the Gospel Chorus Group of the church. She was also a member of the John Hardiman Missionary Society of Ward Memorial Baptist Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Survivors include a son, Darrell Sypes and his wife, Marilyn, Sedalia, Mo.; a daughter, Ruth Sypes, Columbia, Mo.; a brother, William Lee Goodwin, Hinesville, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Two sisters, Martha Jane Goodwin and an infant sister; and a brother, Lloyd Goodwin, preceded her in death. Funeral services will be Thursday, February 16, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor.

SYPES, Marilyn V. HOGAN
b: Jul 19 1955, Boonville, Cooper Co, MO
d: Dec 8 2006, Sedalia, Pettis Co, MO
bur:
Laurel Oak Cemetery SU-VO, Windsor, Windsor Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Hadley Funeral Home

Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Dec 11 2006 - Marilyn V. Sypes, 51, Sedalia, died Friday, December 8, 2006, at Bothwell Regional Health Center, Sedalia. She was born July 19, 1955, in Boonville, the daughter of William Walker Hogan and Ora Mae (Thurston) Hogan. On July 22, 1995, in Sedalia, she married James Darrell Sypes, who survives of the home. She was a member of the Wards Memorial Baptist Church, Sedalia, where she was an usher, a member of the Inspirational Choir and worked with the youth. She had worked at the Sedalia Wal-Mart in the deli department for over 10 years. In addition to her husband Darrell, survivors include her mother Ora Mae Hogan, Sedalia; 17 brothers and sisters, including a brother Billy Hogan and his wife Mattie, Grandview, and a sister Walkan Hogan, Sedalia, and numerous nieces and nephews, including Michael Hogan, West Palm Beach, Florida, and Dustin Hogan, Sedalia. She was preceded in death by her father, a brother and a sister. Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 12, at Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor.

 

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