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Mary Doyle

Feb 19, 1938 - Dec 02, 2023

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Columbia, MO

Mary Alice "Patti" Doyle, age 85, of Columbia, Missouri passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 29, 2023. A full reflection of Mary's life will be available within the next few days. Arrangements are under the direction of Parker-Millard Funeral Service & Crematory, 12 East Ash Street, Columbia, MO 65203 (573) 449-4153. Condolences may be left online for the family at www. parkermillard. com.

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Audrey Ann Judy

Jan 04, 1935 - Feb 25, 2024

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Columbia, MO

Audrey Ann Judy, 89, of Columbia, peacefully passed away on February 25, 2024. Born in Bloomington, Illinois on January 4, 1935, Audrey was one of four daughters of Ralph and Thelma (Peasley) Erdman. She met Dan C. at church and they were married on October 17, 1953. To this union were born three sons: Dan T., Jon, and Mark. In addition to being a devoted wife and mother, Audrey was active in the Christian Science church as well as the local 4H. She was a life member of the American Iris Society and American Daylily Society and was an accredited judge for both organizations for over 25 years. She was also part of the Boone’s 25th Extension Club. Audrey was an avid gardener and enjoyed feeding the birds in her yard. She loved to read, knit, and solve word puzzles. Above all, she was a kind, thoughtful person who cherished those she loved. Survivors include her beloved husband, Dan C.; sons Dan T. (Barbara), Jon and Mark; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two sisters. A celebration of life with family and friends will be scheduled for a later date.

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Rick Washburn

Mar 08, 1958 - Jan 07, 2024

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Columbia, MO

Rick Washburn, age 65, of Warsaw, Missouri passed away Sunday, January 7, 2024 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. He was born on March 8, 1958 in Brighton, Colorado. On April 2, 1977 Rick was united in marriage to Janice Brandau. Unto this union three children were born. In June of 2007 he was united in marriage to Collette Washburn. Rick and Collette owned and operated the Rusty Skillet since 2006 on Main St. in Warsaw which has become a staple in the community enjoyed by both locals and tourist. Rick was also a local machinist who had almost 50 years of experience. He is preceded in death by his wife, and his father Richard Washburn Sr. Rick is survived nine children, eighteen grandchildren, a great grandchild, his mother, two brothers and a sister. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 11, 2024 at the Reser Funeral Home, Warsaw. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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Michael Ray Helms

Jun 11, 1958 - Jan 12, 2024

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Columbia, MO

Michael Ray Helms, age 65, of Warsaw, Missouri, passed away on January 12, 2024, at the Harry S Truman Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Born on June 11, 1958, he was the son of Edwin Ray Helms and Betty Lou Churchill Lamb (Helms). Michael graduated from Seymour High School in 1976, and shortly thereafter, he enlisted in the Army, demonstrating his commitment to serving his country. On November 11, 2004, he was united in marriage to Debra Speakes. Their union lovingly blended two families into one, and they made their home in Warsaw after Michael retired from a dedicated 32-year career at 3M. An avid lover of the outdoors, Michael found joy in fishing and hunting throughout his life. However, his greatest passion was devoted to being a wonderful father and grandfather. His legacy lives on through the love and memories he shared with his family. He is survived by his loving wife, Debra Helms, of the home, and his seven children: Shelley Denney of Rogersville, Missouri; Heather Helms of Seymour, Missouri; Bruce and his wife Glenda of Lincoln, Missouri; Jonathan and his fiancé Jessica Black of Seymour, Missouri; Michael and his wife Nichole of Richland, North Carolina; Bill (Boo) Jones and Jamie Gadberry of Seymour, Missouri. Michael is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren and one great grandchild on the way, as well as his sister Tammy and her husband Kyle of Seymour, Missouri, and brother Tony Helms. He will be dearly missed by many relatives and friends. Michael is preceded in death by his parents, a brother Jack Helms, and a sister-in-law Shella Speakes. In this time of grief, let us remember Michael for the love he shared and the positive impact he had on the lives of those around him. Memorial services and military rites will be held at the Seymour Freewill Baptist Church in Seymour, Missouri at 1:00 P.M., Friday, February 2, 2024. Arrangements for his cremation is under the direction of Reser Funeral Home in Warsaw, Missouri. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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Lena Mae Foster

Nov 30, 1941 - Feb 09, 2024

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Columbia, MO

Lena Mae Foster, age 82, of Linn, passed away Friday, February 9, 2024, at University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia.Lena Mae was born November 30, 1941, in Linn, a daughter to the late Fred S. and Lena (Voss) Nilges. She was a 1959 graduate of Linn High School where she excelled in track and field. As a 14-year-old sophomore, Lena Mae received a chance to compete at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, PA in the American Athletic Union national track and field championships. Lena Mae was employed in the banking industry for over 50 years, with 41 years spent at Legends Bank, before she retired on January 31, 2019. She was a member of St. George Catholic Church and enjoyed going out to eat at Chop House Grill in Linn, visiting with friends and playing bingo. Lena Mae is survived by: one son, Keith (Linda) Huether of Columbia, two daughters, Cheryl Laughlin (Jay) of Bonnots Mill, and Tammy (Tim) Cavender of Jefferson City; eight grandchildren, Jason (Christin) Huether, Jodie (Forest) Nenninger, Cameron Laughlin, Chase Laughlin, Mick, Paige, Luke, and Drew Cavender; and two great grandchildren, Madison Huether and Wells Nenninger, as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: four brothers, Albert, Eugene, Fred H. and Raymond Nilges and a sister, Judy Kaullen. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at Morton Chapel in Linn. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with Fr. Colin Franklin as the Celebrant. Interment will be in the St. George Parish Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or St. George Catholic Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)www.mortonchapel.com

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Mardella Marie Johnston

Dec 03, 1951 - Jan 31, 2024

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Columbia, MO

Mardella Marie Johnston, age 72, of Columbia, Missouri, went home to the Lord on January 31, 2024, at her home.Mardella was born on December 3, 1951, in Macon, Missouri, to Marvin and Leona (Mills) Wiggins. She graduated from Bevier High School. She spent several years as a homemaker then later accepted a position at Toast Master in Macon, Missouri, where she worked for more than 20 years.She enjoyed gardening, spending time with nieces and nephews and caring for her elderly clients. Her family will always remember her for the beautiful flower gardens surrounding her home and her love of all thing’s bling.She is preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Leona Wiggins and the love of her life, Greg Lee.Mardella is survived by her sisters, Kandi Million and husband Jimmy of Moberly, MO and Leta Albright and special friend Bill Toledo of Wichita, KS; lifelong friend, Sherry Harrington of Bevier, MO; her "brother from another mother" Craig Lee Watts of Wichita, KS; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; great-nephews and many friends.A visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at Heritage Baptist Church, Moberly, MO, followed by a service beginning at 4:00 p.m. If desired, memorial contributions could be sent to the Humane Society in Columbia, MO, in Mardella Johnston’s memory.Local arrangements are under the direction of PATHWAY-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 411 Union Avenue, Moberly, Missouri 65270 (660) 263-7284. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.pathwaymemorial.com.

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Alaiyna Michelle Wheaton

Oct 23, 2002 - Feb 08, 2024

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Columbia, MO

Alaiyna Michelle Wheaton, age 21, of Columbia, Missouri, passed on to eternal peace on February 8, 2024, at her home.Aly was born on October 23, 2002, in Mexico, MO, to Dustin Wheaton and Amy DiFatta. She graduated from Rock Bridge High School, Columbia, Missouri. She was a member of the Paris Christian Church.She enjoyed spending time with her family, photography, journaling, poetry, exploring, reading, and helping others. She had a big heart and cared for others.Her family and friends will always remember her strong-will, sense of humor, her inquiring mind, her out-spokenness, but especially, her love of family.Alaiyna is preceded in death by her grandfathers, Jimmy Wheaton and Dean Kuntz; great-grandparents, Joyce and Charles Wheaton, Thomas Franklin Long, Dominic and Helen DiFatta, Gayle and Vivian Ridgeway.Alaiyna is survived by her parents, Dustin Wheaton of Mexico, MO and Amy DiFatta, of Fayette, MO; step-mom, Shauna Wheaton of Mexico, MO; brothers, Thomas DiFatta and Nick DiFatta Wheaton, of Columbia, MO; sister, Madison Wheaton, of Mexico, MO; step-brother’s, Brandon, Keith, Seth and Drew Duncan of Paris, MO; grandparents, Elaine Kuntz, of Mexico, MO, Jan (Ron) Watts of Macon, MO, Steve DiFatta of St. Louis, MO; great-grandmother, Wanda Long of Macon, MO; uncles, Shannon Wheaton (Denise Redington) of Paris, MO; cousins, Lily Wheaton, Haley, Fredrick, Chase and Ethan Redington; uncle and aunt, Dominic (Jessica) DiFatta; cousins, Rocco and Bella DiFatta; uncle Ryne (Dianna) Watts, cousins, Cooper and Reece Watts, and many other numerous cousins and family members.A Celebration of Life, by invitation only through family, for Alaiyna will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at 12:00 p.m., visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service, at Midway Christian Church, Mexico, MO. Alaiyna had a vibrant personality, therefore, wearing a bright color to her service is appropriate.If desired, donations can be sent to Midway Christian Church, 19355 Audrian Road, Mexico, MO 65265, in Alaiyna’s memory.Arrangements are under the direction of PATHWAY-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 411 Union Avenue, Moberly, Missouri 65270 (660) 263-7284. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.pathwaymemorial.com.

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James Arthur Maddex

Sep 08, 1955 - Feb 25, 2024

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Columbia, MO

"JAMES MADDEX James Arthur Maddex, age 68, of Lincoln, Missouri, passed away Sunday, February 25, 2024 at University Hospital, Columbia, Missouri. He was born September 8, 1955 in Boonville, Missouri, a son of Rolla and Josephine (Griesbach) Maddex. He was united in marriage to Sharon McDonald and she passed away in 2008. He later married Mary Gottfried and she passed away in 2019. He was married to Trudy Lynn Schnelle on July 16, 2022 in Lake Ozark, Missouri. James was a graduate of Bunceton High School in the class of 1973. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy. After being honorably discharged from the Navy, he made his home in Oak Harbor, Washington. He ran an excavating and construction company while there. He returned to Missouri in 2002 and lived in Versailles and Tipton before moving to Lincoln. James loved the outdoors, especially fishing, boating and hunting. He could be found watching cooking shows on television and then cooking tasty dishes. He was well-known in the dog show community and showed many beagles throughout the years. James and his brother, Hammy, enjoyed finding and working on many projects together. Survivors include his wife, Trudy Schnelle of the home; his siblings, William Lee “Hammy” Maddex of Lincoln, Missouri and Grace Marie Scott and husband Lewis of Bunceton, Missouri; special friends D.J. Wells, Richard Ott and Dennis Miller; his beloved dog, Cooper and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Sharon McDonald; his second wife, Mary Gottfried; a daughter, Trisha Dawn Maddex; a son, Timothy Maddex and a brother, Raymond Eugene Maddex. A gathering of family and friends will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 9, 2024 at Tipton Farmers and Sportsmens Club on Highway W in Fortuna, Missouri. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the family home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com. Cremation arrangements are under the care and direction of the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home of Versailles."

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Kim Jackson

Jul 29, 1965 - Feb 28, 2024

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Columbia, MO

"Kim Jackson, 58, of Columbia, MO, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at her home surrounded by her family. Arrangements are pending."

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John Thomas Lay

Jan 22, 1947 - Feb 26, 2024

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Columbia, MO

John Thomas Lay, 77, of Macon, MO passed away on Monday, February 26, 2024 at the Harry S. Truman Veteran Hospital in Columbia, MO.John was born on January 22, 1947 in Ardmore, MO, the son of Walter and Mildred (Harlan) Lay. He served in the U.S. Airforce and later worked at Toastmaster’s in Macon and the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Moberly, MO. John loved fishing.John is survived by six sisters, Pat Bond of Excello, MO, Karen Hollar of Macon, MO, Millie Marietta and her husband Lee of Mt. Zion, IL, Linda Falkiner of Macon, MO, Helen DeShazer and her husband D.L. of Macon, MO, Nancy Hoskam and her husband John of Excello, MO; one brother, Lentry Lay and his wife Wanda of Bevier, MO; one special friend, Tracy; and many nieces, nephews, in-laws and other extended family.He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Elmo Lay and Stanley Lay; half-brother, Lee Harlan; and one sister, Melanie Faye.A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. The family suggests memorials to the Macon County Food Pantry.

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Joseph August Bascio

Aug 26, 1930 - Feb 23, 2024

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Columbia, MO

Joseph Bascio Joseph August Bascio, 93, of Columbia, Missouri, passed away peacefully at home on February 23, 2024. On August 26, 1930, Joe was born in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Jiuseppe and Rosaria (Luppino) Bascio, who both immigrated from Sicily. Joe spent most of his life in the Kansas City, Missouri, area where he owned and operated several restaurants and bars. When he retired, he moved to Lucerne, Missouri. About four years ago, Joe moved to Columbia, Missouri, to live with his daughter and son-in-law. Joe always enjoyed life, whether at dinner, a