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Tom B. Turpin

Tom Benjamin Turpin, 86, died Thursday, July 6. Born and raised in Bowling Green, he was the son of the late Tom Robinson Turpin and Lemma Ogden Turpin. A child of the 30’s, Tom learned to work hard early in life in the fields around his hometown and carried a strong sense of the value […]

Robert Elzo Pratt

Funeral services for Robert Elzo Pratt of Elsberry will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday at Elsberry United Methodist Church. The Rev. Paul Garven, church pastor, will officiate with burial in the Elsberry City Cemetery near Elsberry. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday (today) at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry. Mr. Pratt, 89, […]

Ethel ‘Jane’ Sutton Bontz

Ethel “Jane” Sutton Bontz, 95, of Vandalia died Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. Funeral services were Monday at 2 p.m., at Waters Funeral Chapel with Kenny Haddock officiating. Music was provided by Angela, Michael and Gabriel Maier. Interment was in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation was Monday from 1-2 p.m., at […]

Dr. Otis O. Moseley

Dr. Otis O. Moseley (Doc), 84, of Osage Beach died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach. A memorial service for Dr. Otis Moseley was held at Lodge of the Four Seasons, Marbella Room, on Sunday, June 25 at 1 p.m. Following the memorial, a Celebration of Life event was run […]

Susie Leverett

Velma Sue “Susie” Leverett, 83, of rural Wellsville died Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at University Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m., Monday at Myers Funeral Home in Middletown. The Rev. Marvin White and The Rev. John Foster officiated. Special music was provided by Joshua Leverett and Jacob Counts as well as Letha […]

Anthony Arico

Anthony “Tony” Arico, born Sept. 22, 1918 in Litchfield, Ill., went to Jesus on Monday, July 2, 2017, at Moore-Pike Nursing Home, where he had been a resident since June 2015. Tony was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Hilde (Stepanek); brothers, Peter and Joseph; sisters, Rose Erxleben and Stella Massinelli; and granddaughter, Jane […]

William Edward ‘Bill’ Cohea Jr.

Services for William Edward “Bill” Cohea, Jr., 59, of Elsberry were at 10 a.m., Thursday at New Hope Baptist Church near Elsberry. The Rev. John Zellmer, church pastor, officiated with burial in the Millcreek Cemetery near Silex. Visitation was from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry. Mr. Cohea died Saturday, July 1, […]

Charlotte Ann Hafner

Charlotte Ann Hafner, 93, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Vandalia died Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at a care center in Ocala, Fla. Visitation was Saturday from 1-2 p.m., at Waters Funeral Home in Vandalia. Funeral services were Saturday at 2:30 p.m., at Vandalia Cemetery. Officiating was the Rev. Joel Montgomery. Interment was in Vandalia Cemetery. She […]

Julia Ella Montano

Julia Ella Montana died Jan.6, 2009. Ella was born June 18, 1924 to Edward and Hazel Mendonsa of Elolia. Graveside memorial services were at 2 p.m., Monday at Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville. The Rev. Randall Clone officiatd. She was married to Staff Sgt. “Monty” Montano of the United States Air Force. He preceded her in […]

Thomas Arrested On Weapons Charge

On Tuesday, July 4 Peter Thomas, 69, of Vandalia was arrested on an active warrant out of Audrain County for unlawful use of a weapon, with a bond amount of $15,000. Thomas was taken into custody by the Vandalia Police Department and later released to an Audrain County Deputy for transport to Audrain County Jail. […]

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