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John William “Pete” Brady
A former Brookfield resident, 76 year old John William “Pete” Brady died May 18th in Mexico, MO. A Mass of Christian Burial is Saturday at 10:30 am at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Brookfield, with graveside service to follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Brookfield. There is no scheduled visitation. Memorials may be made to the Church or Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Columbia.

Allen Henry
A Purdin resident, 83 year old Allen Henry died May 13th in Weatherford, Texas. Services are Saturday at 10:30 am at Bear Branch United Methodist Church near Purdin with burial in Bear Branch Cemetery. Family visitation is Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Wright Funeral Home in Brookfield. Memorials may be made to Missouri Cattlemen Foundation.

Joseph Hainds
An Andalusia, Alabama resident, 13 year old Joseph Hainds died May 17th in Pensacola, Florida. A Mass of Christian Burial is Saturday at 11:00 am at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in rural Mendon with burial in Locke Cemetery near Mendon. Family visitation is Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Delaney Funeral Home in Marceline.

Gene Potter
A Mendon resident, 92 year old Gene Potter died May 22nd in Brookfield. Services are Saturday at 11:00 am at the Christian Church in Mendon with burial in Mendon Cemetery. Family visitation is Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the church. Memorials may be made to Missouri Lions Eye Research Foundation. Arrangements are under the direction of Breshears Memorial Chapels in Mendon.

Roger Reiter
A Kansas City resident, 58 year old Roger Reiter died May 21st in Kansas City. Services are Saturday at 11:00 am at Bittiker Funeral Home in Carrollton with burial in Fairhaven Cemetery in Norborne. Family visitation is Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family’s choice.

Jaretta Kay Nowell
A St Joseph resident, 75 year old Jaretta Kay Nowell died May 21st in St Joseph. Services are Saturday at 1:00 pm at Heaton-Bowman-Smith Chapel in St Joseph with a private family inurnment at Evergreen Cemetery in Braymer at a later date. Family visitation is Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Chapel. Memorials may be made to Noyse Home. Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe is in charge of arrangements.

John Charles “Charlie” Ford, Jr
A Hamilton resident, 82 year old John Charles “Charlie” Ford, Jr died May 24th in Hamilton. Services are Tuesday at 10:00am at Bram Funeral Home in Hamilton with burial in Wells of Joy Cemetery southeast of Hamilton. Family visitation is Monday from 6:00 to 7:30pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Three Rivers Hospice in Cameron or to Wells of Joy Church southeast of Hamilton.

Kent Adkins
A former Brunswick resident, 82 year old Kent Adkins died May 20th in Lee’s Summit. Services are Tuesday at 2:00 pm at Breshears Memorial Chapel in Brunswick with burial in Elliott Grove Cemetery in Brunswick. Family visitation is Tuesday from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association or the family’s choice.

John W. Seilstra
A Mendon resident, 94 year old John W. Seilstra died May 23rd in Brookfield. Services are Tuesday at 11:00 am at Wright Funeral Home in Brookfield with burial in Mendon Cemetery. Family visitation is Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Baptist Children’s Home.

Martha Ann DeVries
A Carrollton resident, 69 year old Martha Ann DeVries died May 23rd in Carrollton. Graveside service is Wednesday at 11:00am at Oak Hill Cemetery in Carrollton. Family visitation is Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:00am at Foster Funeral Chapel in Carrollton. Memorials may be made to HELP Services.

Linda Sue Whitney
A Kentucky resident, 70 year old Linda Sue Whitney died May 22nd in Villa Hills, Kentucky. Services are Friday at 12:00pm at First Baptist Church in Chillicothe with burial in Cowgill Cemetery. Family visitation is Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the International Mission Board for the First Baptist Church.  Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe is in charge of arrangements.