• Darlene L. Allen
    Mar. 17, 1925 - July 20, 2018

    Darlene Labay Allen, 93, of Bible Grove died Friday, July 20, 2018 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. She was born the daughter of Casper Paul and Wanda (Davis) Smith on March 17, 1925 in Wapello County, Iowa – east of Ottumwa in the Eldon/Blakesburg area. She lived on different farms in Southeast Iowa, which provided […]

  • Jasper “Jack” Willis Smock
    Nov. 24, 1939 - June 29, 2018

    Jasper (Jack) Willis Smock, 78, of Farmington, ARK, formerly of Scotland County, MO, passed away Friday, June 29, 2018 at his home. Jack was a 39 model, born November 24 in Baring, MO. He was educated in the one room school house in Baring, MO and worked on the family farm. In 1956 he hopped […]

  • Harriet Louise Poole
    Dec. 14, 1921 - June 23, 2018

    Harriet Louise Poole, 96, of Chatham, IL, formerly of Memphis, died Saturday, June 23, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was born the daughter of Ira Curtis and Zelpha Elizabeth (Wade) Baker on December 14, 1921 in Memphis. Harriet attended the Conyers and Dover Schools before graduating from the Memphis High School in […]

  • Catherine Ralph
    Aug. 17, 1934 - June 17, 2018

    Catherine Faye Ralph, 83, of Memphis died Sunday morning, June 17, 2018 at the Scotland County Care Center. She was born the daughter of Wayne and Edith May (Couch) Ralph on August 17, 1934 at the family home in Scotland County. She lived on the family homestead until moving to the Scotland County Care Center […]

  • Marlene Cowell
    Jan. 24, 1934 - May 17, 2018

    Gloria Marlene Cowell, 84, of Arbela died Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Scotland County Hospital. She was born the daughter of George and Ruth (Dieterich) Riebel on January 24, 1934 in Arbela. Marlene was married to Andrew Martin Cowell on November 25, 1951 at the Methodist Parsonage by the Rev. Wilbur Longstreth. Martin preceded her […]

  • Sterling D. Forrester
    Jan. 2, 1939 - May 4, 2018

    Sterling Dean Forrester, 79, of Memphis, Missouri, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, at Scotland County Hospital. He was born January 2, 1939, at home in Tobin Township, Scotland County, Missouri, the only child of Francis Herman and Hazel Florine (Garrett) Forrester. He was the grandson of William Albert and Nellie Lee (Childers) Forrester and […]

  • Teresa Renee Yearns
    Sept. 9, 1963 - April 17, 2018

    Teresa Renee Yearns, 54, of Memphis died Tuesday, April 17 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. She was born the daughter of Jerry and Sandy Reese on September 9, 1963 in Iowa City, IA. Teresa married Darel Yearns on July 1, 1995 in Memphis. He survives. She graduated from Scotland County R-1 and worked […]

  • Lonnie C. Cochran
    Dec. 11, 1946 - April 6, 2018

    Lonnie Calvin Cochran, 71, of Memphis died Friday, April 6, 2018 at the Scotland County Care Center. He was born the son of John Virgil and Edna Irene (Wolfe) Cochran on December 11, 1946 in Ft. Madison, IA. Lonnie grew up in the Mt. Sterling area, attended school there and later attended Van Buren School […]

  • Bette J. Wiley
    May 18, 1924 - March 14, 2018

    Local author, historian and columnist Bette Jane (Pollock) Wiley, 93, of rural Gorin, Missouri died March 14, 2018, at the Pike County Memorial Hospital. She was born the daughter of Sherman Earl and Esther Armenta (Woodard) Pollock at Urbana, Illinois on May 18, 1924. She met her husband, Glen Marion Wiley, in Pekin, Illinois and […]

  • Renee (Ross) Vetter
    July 26, 1952 - Feb. 7, 2018

    Renee Ross Vetter, 65, passed away February 7, 2018 surrounded by the love and prayers of her family and countless friends. She was born on July 26, 1952 to Robert Samuel “Bob” and Lois Irene (DeRosear) Ross in Memphis. She was a member of Scotland County R-1 class of 1970, and received her B.S. in […]