Obituaries
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[BEASON, HELEN LOUISE]
Maryville Daily Forum, Saturday, July 9, 1955, p. 2
Sunday Services For Small Beason child
Services for Helen Louise Beason, seven-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Beason, Hopkins, will be held at the 2 p. m. tomorrow at the Hopkins Christian church. The baby died yesterday morning at the St. Francis hospital.

The Rev. A. V. Hart will officiate at the service, and burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery. The body, which is at the Swanson mortuary, will lie in state from 1 to 2 p. m. tomorrow at the church.

Other survivors include a sister, Mary Beason, and four brothers, Floyd, Darrell, Paul and Eugene Beason, all of the home, paternal grandfather, Edward Beason, Quitman, and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Loren Reed, Pickering.

 

[BEBOUT, HARLEY]
Maryville Daily Forum, Saturday, February 6, 1971, p. 2
Harley Bebout Rites to Be Held Tuesday
Funeral rites for Harley Bebout, 67, Bryan, Tex., former Hopkins resident, who died at 10:30 a. m. Friday at a veterans hospital, Waco, Tex., will be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday at the First Christian Church, Hopkins. The Rev. Fred Paxton will officiate. Burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery.

He was born Mar. 8, 1903 at Taylor County, Iowa, the son of the late Charles and Bertha Goodrich Bebout. On Dec. 1, 1945, he was married at Swindon, England, to Miss Eileen Harte, who survives.

A veteran of World War II, he served three years in the European Theater of war as a captain. A graduate of the University of Missouri, Columbia, he received his master's degree from Texas A and M College, Station, Tex., where he taught agricultural economics from 1939-1963.

A member of the Hopkins Christian Church, he also was a member of the Masonic order.

In addition to his wife of the home, he is survived by one sister, Mrs. G. A. Turner, Hopkins; a niece and two nephews.

Services were conducted at 2 p. m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, Bryan, and the body will then be brought to the Swanson Funeral Home, Hopkins.

 

[CLOYD, MARY SHINABARGAR]
Maryville Daily Forum, Wednesday, January 18, 1956, p. 2
Former Hopkins Resident Dies In Denver
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Shinabarger [Shinabargar] Cloyd, who died earlier this week in Denver, Colo., will be held Friday at 2 p. m. at the Swanson funeral home in Hopkins. The Rev. Earl Griffith will officiate and burial will be in the Ohio cemetery.

The body will arrive in Hopkins Friday morning and will be accompanied by a son, Glenn O. Shinabarger [Shinabargar], Denver. Other survivors include two granddaughters, Mrs. Dorothy M. Dickerson and Mrs. Ruth H. Cottrell, and four great grandchildren.

Mrs. Cloyd was a charter member of the Denver chapter of the American War Mothers. She was also a member of Radiant Chapter No. 12, OES, in Denver and the Methodist church.

Services will be held in Denver tomorrow.
[Note: She is buried in Hopkins Cemetery, Hopkins, Nodaway County, Missouri not Ohio Cemetery as stated in the death notice.]

 

[COX, WALTER SAMUEL]
Maryville Daily Forum, Monday, March 12, 1956 [p. 1]
Walter S. Cox At Kansas City Hospital
Walter S. Cox, 51, formerly of Maryville, died this morning at a hospital in Kansas City following a heart attack. Mr. Cox was born and reared in the Hopkins community.

Survivors include a son, J. R. Cox, Independence, his mother, Mrs. Emma Cox, Clearmont; a sister, Mrs. Everett Gray, Clearmont, and a brother, Harley Cox, Clearmont.

The body is at the Price funeral home. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[COX, WALTER SAMUEL]
Kansas City Times (Kansas City, Missouri), Tuesday, March 13, 1956, p. 7
Cox – Walter Samuel Cox, 52, of 1212 Linwood, died yesterday at the St. Mary's hospital after an illness of four months. He was born near Clearmont, Mo. He was a salesman for the Jenkins Music Company. Mr. Cox formerly was a salesman six years for Jack Boring's Appliance Company. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Eva Corine Cox of the home; a son, the Rev. Walter Samuel Cox, jr., 207 South Pleasant, Independence and his mother, Mrs. Emma Cox; a sister, Mrs. Everett Gray, and a brother, Harley Cox, all of Clearmont.

 

[COX, WALTER SAMUEL]
Maryville Daily Forum, Tuesday, March 13, 1956, p. 2
To Hold Cox Funeral Rites Thursday Afternoon
Funeral services for Walter S. Cox, who died yesterday morning at a hospital in Kansas City, will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday at the Price funeral home. The Rev. G. W. Schweer of Independence will officiate.

Mr. Cox formerly lived in Maryville and left here about 15 years ago. He was a member of the Independence Baptist church. He was born Sept. 8, 1904, the son of the late Jesse Cox and Emma Wallace Cox. He was married May 29, 1955, at Kansas City to Corrine Condon, who survives.

Other survivors include a son, J. R. Cox, Independence; his mother, Mrs. Emma Cox, Clearmont; a sister, Mrs. Everett Gray, Clearmont; and a brother Harley Cox, Clearmont.

 

[FITCH, CORA G.]
Bedford Times-Republican, Thursday, August 12, 1915, p. 8
Hopkins
The funeral services of Miss Cora Fitch were held at the Methodist Episcopal Church Monday afternoon, Rev. J. H. Weaver of the Presbyterian church officiating in the absence of Rev. McNamee. Miss Fitch, who was the youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Fitch, was twenty years old and had spent the most of her life in and near Hopkins. That she was well known and popular was evidenced by the large throng of people who came to pay their last respects to the dead. She leaves her parents, who at present reside at Superior, Neb., one sister, Mrs. Cliff Bird of Hopkins and two brothers, Glen Fitch of Ottawa, Kan., and Reed Fitch of Arizona. Her parents and brother Glen were with her.

 

[FRIEND, IDA VERNA ANDREWS]
Maryville Daily Forum, Friday, June 27, 1941, [p. 1]
Mrs. Verna Friend, Former Hopkins Resident, Dies
News of the death of Mrs. Verna Friend in Los Angeles, Calif., Wednesday afternoon, has been received by her relatives in Maryville. Mrs. Friend, 67 years old, had been in poor health for the last few years. She was a former resident of the Hopkins community.

She was born in Nodaway County near Clearmont January 10, 1874, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Andrews. She was married to William Friend on December 25, 1890, and they lived for a time near Sheridan, later moving to a farm in the Hopkins community where they lived until Mr. Friend died sixteen years ago.

Mrs. Friend is survived by three sons, Ora Friend, Maryville; Alfred Friend, King City, and Roy Friend, Los Angeles, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Milburn Wilson, Los Angeles; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren; four brothers, Joe and Frank Andrews, Hopkins; Al Andrews, Coin, Ia., and S. E. Andrews, Long Beach, Calif.

The body will be brought to Hopkins for funeral and burial, arriving there Monday evening. The funeral service will probably be held Tuesday afternoon although definite arrangements have not been made.

 

[FRIEND, WILLIAM THOMAS]
Bedford Times-Republican, Thursday, January 14, 1926, p. 6
William Friend – Death came to William Thomas Friend at the farm home one mile south of Hopkins, Jan. 7th, 1926, at 12:40 p. m. He was aged 59 years. Funeral services were conducted at the M. E. church at Hopkins on January 9, by Rev. Harper, pastor of that church. Interment was given in the family lot in Hopkins Cemetery.

 

 [GAMEL, ALICE APPLEGATE]
Maryville Daily Forum, Friday, August 29, 1952, [p. 1]
Mrs. Alice Gamel Is Taken by Death
Mrs. Alice Gamel, age 89, Hopkins, died at 7:40 p. m. yesterday at the home of her son, Ray Gamel, north of Hopkins with whom she had made her home since the death of her husband, 30 years ago. The body is at the Swanson funeral home.

Mrs. Gamel, born Aug. 24, 1863 in Clark County, Ill., came with her parents to the Hopkins community when a small child. Besides the son at whose home she died, Mrs. Gamel is survived by three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Sunday at the Methodist church in Hopkins of which she was a member. The Rev. Arthur Gray will conduct the services and burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

 

[GAMEL, GEORGE RAY]
Maryville Daily Forum, Saturday, July 26, 1969, [p. 1]
Ray Gamel, 76, Dies At Hospital
George Ray Gamel, 76, Hopkins, died at 1 p. m. Thursday at St. Francis Hospital, where he had been a patient the past 39 days, following a long illness.

He was born May 13, 1893, in Taylor Co., Ia., and was the son of the late Henry and Alice Applegate Gamel. He was married July 30, 1915, at Bedford, Ia. to Miss Goldia Pace, who preceded him in death Oct. 18, 1967. He was a retired farmer and had lived most of his life in the Hopkins area, living the past 10 years in Hopkins. He was a member of the Wray Memorial United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p. m. Sunday in the Wray Memorial United Methodist Church. The Rev. Russell Estes will officiate and burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Glen Gamel, Bedford, Ia., and Danny Gamel, Hopkins; a daughter, Mrs. Virgil Sparks, Council Bluffs, Ia.; seven grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

The body is at the Swanson Funeral Home, Hopkins.

 

[GAMEL, GOLDIA MAY PACE]
Bedford Times-Press, Thursday, October 26, 1967
Mrs. Ray Gamel Rites Held Oct. 21
Funeral services for Mrs. Ray (Goldia May) Gamel, 72, of Hopkins, were held October 21 at the Wray Memorial Methodist Church in Hopkins, conducted by Rev. Gerald Sappington. Mrs. Gamel died October 18, 1967 in a rest home in Bedford, following a lengthy illness. Interment was at the Hopkins Cemetery.

She was born Oct. 14, 1895, at New Market, Ia., and was the daughter of the late Dannie and Effie Drennen Pace. She was married July 30, 1915, at Bedford, Ia., to Ray Gamel, who survives. She was a member of the Wray Memorial Methodist Church.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Glen Gamel, Bedford, Ia., and Dannie Gamel, Hopkins; one daughter, Mrs, Virgil Sparks, Council Bluffs, Ia.; seven grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Estle Parks, Gravity, Ia.; Mrs. Charley Million and Mrs, William Million, Bedford, and Mrs. Faye Coverdale, Diagonal; three brothers, Lonnie Pace, Creston, and Joe Pace and Donald Pace, Bedford.

 

[GOULD, LUTHER EVAN]
Maryville Daily Forum, Tuesday, March 13, 1956, p. 2
Luther Evan Gould Dies At Home In Hopkins
Luther Evan Gould, 63, a retired Hopkins farmer, died at 6 a. m. yesterday at his home in Hopkins after a long illness.

Mr. Gould was born Oct. 30, 1892, in Phillips County, Kas. He was married to Miss Lillian Wacha, who survives. He had lived near Hopkins 15 years.

Survivors include the widow, of the home; two sons, Willard and Dean Gould, both of Council Bluffs, Ia.; three daughters, Mrs. Merlin Struthers and Mrs. Chalmer Forney, both of Hopkins, and Mrs. Kenneth Traster, McMinnville, Ore.; ten grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Mable Stewart, Calumet, Okla., and Mrs. Bessie Hansmire, Denver, Colo., and a brother, Jay Gould, Phillipsburg, Kas.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. tomorrow at the Hopkins Christian church with the Rev. A. V. Hart officiating. The body will lie in state at the church from 1 to 2 p. m. The body is at Swanson's funeral home.

 

[HANNA, FRANCES ELIZABETH SOBBING]
Maryville Daily Forum, Friday, January 2, 1948, [p. 1]
Rites Held at Hopkins For Mrs. Roy Hanna
Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon for Mrs. Roy Hanna at the Swanson funeral home in Hopkins. Mrs. Hanna died December 28 at the home of her sister, Mrs. Thomas Lewis, in Fort Worth, Tex., where she had gone for a visit. Mrs. Hanna left Maryville 24 years ago and had lived in St. Joseph. During their residence in Maryville Mr. Hanna was cashier at the First National Bank.

She is survived by her husband, her sister and several nieces and nephews. Among them are Mrs. August Stapler and Raymond Sobbing of Maryville,

The Rev. Elba Martin conducted the services. Pallbearers were R. A. Turner, Roy Spurgeon, Edward Mutti, Charles Gray and Ervin Dougherty. Burial was in the Hopkins cemetery.

 

[HANNA, ROY FRANCIS]
Maryville Daily Forum, Friday, November 4, 1966, p. 10
Roy Hanna, 82, Found Dead At Home
Roy Francis Hanna, 82, St. Joseph, formerly of Hopkins, was found dead in his home by a neighbor today. It is thought he died about 9:30 p. m. Thursday.

He was born Mar. 9, 1884, Hopkins, and was the son of the late William and Glenna Hann. He was married to Miss Frances Sobbing, who preceded him in death Dec. 28, 1947. He was a retired commission man at the stock yards, St. Joseph.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Monday at the Swanson Funeral Home. Loyd Means will officiate and burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery.

He is survived by one brother, Donald Hanna, Hillsboro, Ore., and several nieces and nephews.

The body is at the Swanson's Funeral Home, Hopkins.

 

[HANNA, ROY FRANCIS]
Maryville Daily Forum, Friday, November 4, 1966, p. 10
Roy Hanna, 82, Found Dead At Home
Roy Francis Hanna, 82, St. Joseph, formerly of Hopkins, was found dead in his home by a neighbor today. It is thought he died about 9:30 p. m. Thursday.

He was born Mar. 9, 1884, Hopkins, and was the son of the late William and Glenna Hanna. He was married to Miss Frances Sobbing, who preceded him in death Dec. 28, 1947. He was a retired commission man at the stockyards, St. Joseph.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Monday at the Swanson Funeral Home. Loyd Means will officiate and burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery.

He is survived by one brother, Donald Hanna, Hillsboro, Ore., and several nieces and nephews.

The body is at the Swanson's Funeral Home, Hopkins.

 

[HERBERT, FRED]
Maryville Daily Forum, Monday, June 24, 1963, p. 2
Fred Herbert, 85, Hopkins, Dies
Fred Herbert, 85, Hopkins, died at 1 p. m. Sunday at the Nodaway Nursing Home where he had been a patient two months.

He was born Feb. 17, 1878, the son of the late William and Nancy Ann Miller Herbert. He was married Oct. 7, 1911, at Bedford, Ia., to Mary Frances Ulrich. Mr. Herbert was a druggist and a graduate of the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. He was a lifelong resident of the Hopkins area.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Herbert of the home; two daughters, Mr. L. W. Miller, Omaha, Neb., and Mrs. J. L. Dawson, Pueblo, Colo.; one son, George Herbert, Creston, Ia.; four sisters, Mrs. Alta Richey and Mrs. Charles Gray, both of Hopkins, Mrs. Ella Brown, State of California, and Mrs. Glenna Welser, North Hollywood, Cal.; 12 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. Wednesday at the Swanson Funeral Home, Hopkins, with the Rev. Eugene Hays officiating. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

 

[HERBERT, NANCY ANN MILLER]
Maryville Daily Forum, Wednesday, December 24, 1941, p. 8
Mrs. W. C. Herbert Dies
Mrs. W. C. Herbert, 85 years old, who had been a resident of Hopkins all her life, died following a long illness at 2 o'clock this morning in her home in east Hopkins.

Mrs. Herbert, who was Miss Nancy Miller before her marriage, is survived by two sons, Fred and Will Herbert, Hopkins, and four daughters, Mrs. Ella Brown, in California; Mrs. Charles Gray, Mrs. Bryan Richey and Mrs. Glenna Welser, all of Hopkins. Her husband, a son and daughter, preceded her in death.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[HERBERT, NORRIS H.]
Bedford Times-Republican, Monday, November 29, 1920, [p. 1]
Word was received in Bedford of the death of N. [orris] H. Herbert at his home in New Mexico, on November 20th in his 80th year. Mr. Herbert was a member of the old 29th Iowa and served through the war and was captured and put in prison. Several of his old comrades in Taylor County will be saddened to hear of his death. Two brothers survive him, Isaac of Bedford and W. [illiam] C. [hauncy] of Hopkins. Mr. Herbert was formerly a resident of this County having lived on a farm south of Bedford and later he moved to Hopkins from which place he left for New Mexico about 17 years ago. He had many friends in and around Bedford who will sympathise with the two brothers in their loss.

 

[HERBERT, WILLIAM CHAUNCEY "CHET" 1850-1930]
Maryville Daily Forum, Saturday, February 15, 1930, [p. 1]
William C. Herbert, Hopkins, Dies Friday Veteran Brick Mason Lived in Vicinity of Hopkins Before the Town Was Built
William Chauncey "Chet" Herbert, age 79, veteran brick mason of Hopkins, and a resident in that vicinity before the town was built, died at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home in Hopkins. He had been ill several weeks with complication of diseases.

Mr. Herbert had constructed many of the buildings now in Hopkins and had done some work in Maryville.

He was born October 11, 1850, at Cuba, Ill., and was married September 13, 1871 to Irma Miller. Practically all of Mr. Herbert's life was spent in Nodaway County.

Surviving is his wife, four daughters, Mrs. Byron Riche, Wichita, Kan.; Mrs. Charles Gray, Hutchinson, Kans.; Mrs. Luke Brown, Long Beach, Cal.; Mrs. Victor Windsor, Bedford, Iowa; three sons, J. E. Herbert, Muskogee, Okla.; Fred and William Herbert, Hopkins; a brother, Isaac Herbert, Bedford, Ia.

Funeral arrangements have not been made, pending word from relatives at a distance.

 

[HOUSTON, ALBERT EDGAR]
Maryville Daily Forum, Monday, July 10, 1939, [p. 1]
E. A. Houston, Guilford Resident, Dies Here
Edgar A. Houston, 58 years of age, a resident of Nodaway County all of his life, died at 8:35 o'clock Saturday night at St. Francis hospital. Mr. Houston became ill Friday afternoon at his home near Guilford and was brought to the hospital Saturday morning where he underwent an operation at noon.

Funeral services were held at 4 o'clock this afternoon at the Methodist church in Pickering, conducted by Rev. Fred Schulz. Burial was at Hopkins.

Mr. Houston was born May 19, 1881, near Clearmont. On February 12, 1902, he was married to Miss Oma A. [gnes] King, who survives. Mr. Houston lived near Pickering for a number of years before moving to his present home March 1.

Other survivors include three sons, Raymond E. Houston, Mound City, formerly of Parnell; Harold H. Houston and Ralph L. Houston, Maryville, and two grandchildren, Marilyn Houston and Barbara Houston.

 

[HOUSTON, OMA AGNES KING]
Maryville Daily Forum, Thursday, October 5, 1961, [p. 1]
Mrs. Oma Houston, 81, Dies At Hospital
Mrs. Oma Agnes Houston, 81, Maryville, died at 2:50 a. m., today at the St. Francis Hospital where she had been a patient for 10 days. She had suffered a long illness.

She was born Apr. 22, 1880, near Pickering, the daughter of the late William King and Fannie Trenary King. She was married Feb. 12, 1903 to Edgar Houston, who died July 5, 1939. Mrs. Houston was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors are three sons, Raymond Houston, Chillicothe; Harold Houston, Maryville, and Ralph Houston, Manhattan, Kas.; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday at the Price Funeral Home. Dr. Ralph Hicks will officiate and burial will be in Hopkins Cemetery.

 

[HOUSTON, OMA AGNES KING]
Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune (Chillicothe, Missouri), Friday, October 6, 1961, [p. 1]
Supt. R. E. Houston's Mother Dies   She Was Lifetime Resident of Nodaway County

Mrs. Oma Agnes Houston, 81, mother of Raymond Houston, superintendent of the Chillicothe R-2 schools, died yesterday in a Maryville hospital, ending a long illness.

Born at Pickering, she had lived her lifetime in Nodaway County. She was a member of the Methodist church.

She is survived by three sons, Ralph Houston, Manhattan, Kan.; Raymond Houston, Chillicothe, and Harold Houston, Maryville; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Price Funeral Home at Maryville, Dr. Ralph Hicks officiating. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

 

[HOUSTON, OMA AGNES KING]
Maryville Daily Forum, Monday, October 9, 1961, p. 6
Hold Final Rites For Mrs. Houston
Final rites for Mrs. Oma A. Houston, who died Thursday at St. Francis Hospital, were held Saturday afternoon at the Price Funeral Home. Burial was in the Hopkins Cemetery.

Dr. Ralph Hicks officiated. Mrs. Donal Schultz sang "Beautiful Garden of Prayer" and "Lead Me Gently Home." Mrs. Eldon Asbell was organist.

Bedford Times-Press, Thursday, August 10, 1967, p. 9

 

[KING, HARRY ANDREW]
Maryville Daily Forum, Monday, January 7, 1974, p. 4
Harry A. King – Harry A. [ndrew] King, 84, Maryville, retired locksmith, died at 4 a. m. today at the St. Francis Hospital, where he had been a patient since Dec. 26.

He was born March 4, 1889, the son of the late William F. [ranklin] and Emma Buzzard King. On May 2, 1912, he was married at Maryville to Bessie Mae Eshelman, who preceded him in death Aug. 14, 1957.

He was a member of the Maryville First Christian Church, the IOOF Lodge, the Nodaway Masonic Lodge, the shrine, Knights of Pythias and the Rebekah Lodge.

Survivors include four sons, Ralph King, Torrance, Calif.; Russell King, Memphis, Tenn.; Kenneth King, Monterey Park, Calif., and Lester King, Springfield; three daughters, Mrs. Ivan McClurg, Maryville; Mrs. Ray Masters, Jr., Pickering, and Mrs. Dean Rickman, Savannah; 19 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p. m. Wednesday at the Price Funeral Home with burial in the Hopkins Cemetery.
[Note: His World War I Draft Registration Card and SSDI give his birth date as March 6, 1889.]

 

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon.

 

[MOBLEY, CLYDE I.]
Maryville Daily Forum, Tuesday, October 21, 1930, p. 4
Body of Boy Who Drowned to Be Taken to Hopkins
The body of Clyde Mobley, sixteen-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mobley of Albert Lea, Minn., former residents of Hopkins, will arrive in Hopkins this afternoon. The boy's death occurred from drowning about 1:45 o'clock Sunday afternoon. He was born in Hopkins and lived there until five years of age.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon from the Methodist church in Hopkins, conducted by the pastor, the Rev. J. Howard Thompson. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

Besides his parents he leaves three brothers, Claude, Gene and Merril Mobley and a baby sister, all of Albert Lea. Mrs. John Noles and Mrs. Lon Long of Hopkins are great aunts of the youth.

 

[MOBLEY, CLYDE I.]
Maryville Daily Forum, Thursday, October 23, 1930, p.
Rites For Clyde Mobley
Funeral services were held today at the Methodist church at Hopkins for Clyde Mobley, 16 years old, formerly of Hopkins, who was drowned Sunday. Mobley, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mobley of Hopkins, was hunting ducks near Albert Lea, Minn. While wading into four feet of water for a fallen duck he became cramped and drowned.

 

[MOREHOUSE, ADALINE WOOD]
Bedford Times-Republican, Thursday, January 21, 1915, p. 3
Hopkins
The funeral of Mrs. Moorehouse [Morehouse], who died Monday, will be held at the home of her son, Seman [Leman] Moorehouse [Morehouse], Thursday at eleven o'clock. Mrs. Moorehouse [Morehouse] leaves several children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as many friends, to mourn her loss.

 

[NASH, WILLIAM S.]
Leavenworth Times (Leavenworth, Kansas), Wednesday, July 15, 1914, p. 15
William Nash, 70 years old, B Company, died last evening at the Soldiers' Home following a long illness. The body will be shipped to Hopkins, Mo., today by the J. C. Davis Undertaking for burial. Mr. Nash was born in Missouri and served through the war in the Eleventh Missouri Cavalry.

 

[NASH, WILLIAM S.]
Leavenworth Weekly Times (Leavenworth, Kansas), Thursday, July 16, 1914, p. 7
The funeral of William Nash, who died in the hospital yesterday morning, will take place this morning at 9 o'clock. Chaplain Payne will officiate. The veteran's army service was in Company B, Eleventh Missouri Calvary. He had been but recently admitted.

 

[NIGH, MYRTLE GREEVER]
Hopkins Journal, Thursday June 18, 1981
Myrtle Greever Nigh, daughter of Campbell B. and Mary Jane Chaney Greever, was born April 3, 1889, in Atchison County, Mo. She grew up in Atchison County and on March 18, 1914, was united in marriage with Hadley Nigh at Maryville.

They lived and farmed near Hopkins, until retiring, when they moved to Hopkins where they lived with Myrtle's sister, Mrs. Emmett Beal. Following the death of her sister and her husband, Hadley, Myrtle moved to Shenandoah, Iowa, to live with her sisters and brother.

She continued to make her home in Shenandoah after the deaths of her brother and sisters, except for a short time spent in Oregon with her nephew, Jerry Nigh. She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews, including Jerry Nigh, McMinnville, Ore., who was raised in her home and also a number of other relatives.

Myrtle died June 8 at the Garden View Care Center following several years of declining health.

Services were at the Hackett Funeral Home in Shenandoah, Iowa, at 1:30 p. m. June 11.

Casket bearers were Dan Bales, Jim Bales, Max Greever, and Richard Sybert with interment at the Hopkins Cemetery.

 

[NORTHOVER, ANNA MCRAE]                        [NORTHOVER, DANIEL "DAN"]
Bedford Times-Republican, Thursday, January 6, 1916, p. 8
HOPKINS
The funeral services for Mr. and Mrs. Dan Northover were held in the Presbyterian church at Hopkins Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Weaver, pastor of the church, assisted by Rev. Griffith of the Baptist church, conducted the services. A short talk was also made by W. K. Adams of St. Joseph, a life long friend of the deceased. Mr. Northover had been quite sick for some time with Bright's disease. Mrs. Northover, however, had been in her customary health until four days before her death, when she was taken with pneumonia in its severest form. Her death occurred Friday Dec. 31 and that of her husband Sunday, Jan. 2. Mr. and Mrs. Northover were among the pioneers of Hopkins, coming here when the railroad was first built through here from their Canadian home. Previous to that they had crossed the ocean, their native country being England. They have lived on their farm south of Hopkins for years, making it an ideal home. They leave two sons, Edward, who lives on the home farm, and Charles of Ottumwa, Ia., and one daughter, Mrs. Dan McCosben of Wyoming, who with their families were in attendance at the funeral services. Mr. Northover was a Mason and that order attended the services in a body, performing the burial services of the lodge.

 

[NORTHOVER, EDWARD ALFRED]
Bedford Times-Press, Thursday, December 10, 1953, p. 4
Obituary – Edward Northover
Edward Alfred Northover, son of Daniel and Anna Northover, was born at Hopkins, Mo., Feb. 14, 1874 and died at Bedford, Iowa, Nov. 29, 1953, at the age of 79 years, nine months, 15 days.

On January 4, 1901 he was married to Mamie May Esmay at Hopkins. To them six children were born.

He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Myrl Smith of Sharpsburg; Mrs. Esther Moore of Palm Springs, Calif.; four sons, Alfred, Ed and Harry of Bedford, Woodrow of Mataline, Wash.; 10 grandchildren, one great grandchild. Also one brother, Charles Northover of Los Angeles, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Alice McCoshum of Missoula, Mont.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 2 at Shum Funeral Home. Burial in Hopkins cemetery, Rev. Fred H. Cowles officiating.

 

[NORTHOVER, EDWARD EARL "ED"]
Bedford Times-Press, Thursday, March 6, 1975, p. 6
Ed Northover, 72 Last Rites Held
Funeral services for Edward Earl Northover, 72, of Bedford, held March 1 at Shum-Novinger Funeral Home were conducted by Rev. C. Ray McCain. Mr. Northover died February 26 at Clarinda's Municipal Hospital. Interment was at Hopkins Cemetery, Hopkins, Mo.

Edward Earl Northover was born on October 31, 1902, in Hopkins, Missouri.

He never married, and devoted much of his life to caring for his parents. As a young man, he taught Sunday school and worked with the Boy Scouts, as a member of the Christian Church in Hopkins and was a violinist as a boy.

He joined the army, July 13, 1935, reenlisting twice, and was discharged June 2, 1945 as a sergeant and squad leader. Three bronze stars were awarded him, for the Algerian, Tunisian and Sicilian campaigns. Also, he was awarded a combat infantry badge, three overseas bars, The American Defense service ribbon and the European - African - Middle Eastern Theatre campaign ribbon,

His father, Edward Alfred Northover, and his mother, Maymie May Esmay Northover, preceded him in death.

Surviving family includes two brothers, Alfred Northover of Bedford, and Harry Northover of Gravity, and two sisters, Esther Moore of Whitewater, California and Myrl Smith, of Banning, Calif.

Edward has lived in this community for 30 years, and will be missed by many who were glad to call him friend.

 

[NORTHOVER, MAMIE MAE ESMAY]
Bedford Times-Press, Thursday, April 26, 1962, p. 8
Mrs. Northover Rites Thursday
Mrs. Edward Northover, 83, died at her home in west Bedford early Tuesday morning, April 24 after having been in failing health several years. Mr. Northover died several years ago.

She is survived by three sons, Edward and Alfred of Bedford, Harry of Gravity, and by two daughters.

Funeral services will be held at two p. m. Thursday, April 26 at the Shum-Novinger Funeral Service Home, 708 Madison Street. Rev. Colvin Caughey of the Baptist church will officiate. Burial in the Hopkins cemetery.

 

[NORTHOVER, MAMIE MAE ESMAY]
Bedford Times-Press, Thursday, May 3, 1962, p. 4
Mrs. Northover Rites Held Here
Funeral services were held for Mrs. Edward Northover of Bedford at the Shum-Novinger Funeral Service Home on Madison Street, Thursday afternoon, April 26, Rev. Colvin Caughey officiating. Burial in the Hopkins cemetery. Mrs. Northover passed away at her home in west Bedford on Tuesday, April 24 at the age of 83 years.

Mamie Mae Esmay was born July 20, 1878 at Sabula, Iowa. When a small child her family moved to North Dakota and then to a farm near Hopkins, Mo., where she grew to adulthood. On Jan. 4, 1901 she was married to Edward A. Northover and to them were born six children. They farmed near Hopkins until they moved to Bedford in 1930.

She was preceded in death by her husband, who died in 1954; by her parents and an only brother, Earl Esmay.

She is survived by her six children: Edward and Alford [Alfred] of Bedford, Mrs. Glen H. (Esther) Moore and Myrl of California, Woodrow of Idaho, Harry of Gravity. There are 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren.

She became a Christian when a young girl and was baptized a member of the Hopkins Christian church, later uniting with the Presbyterian church at Hopkins with her husband and in recent years transferring her membership to the Baptist church in Bedford.

She was a fine mother, had as fine a nature as a person could possess; her every word and gesture were for the good of her family, her friends and her church.

 

 

[OWENS, BERTHA GLADYS RILEY WILSON]
Maryville Daily Forum, February 14, 1990
Bertha Wilson-Owens - Bertha G. [ladys] Wilson-Owens, 83, Maryville, died Wednesday, Feb. 14 at the St. Francis Hospital in Maryville.

Born March 4, 1906, to Amos Landon Riley and Mary Alice Cox Riley in Parnell, Mrs. Owens was a homemaker. She was a member of the Hopkins Christian Church, Sixty Plus Club and the Glen Ulmer Post #288 American Legion Auxiliary. She married Roy Wilson on Oct. 22, 1925 in St. Joseph. She married James F. Owens on April 22, 1977 in Hopkins.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, one son, two daughters, four brothers, two sisters, and three grandchildren.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Willis (Cleta) Dowden, Barnard, and Mrs. R. D. (Helen) Thompson, Pickering; one son-in-law, Wayne White, Kansas City; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 at the First Christian Church in Hopkins with the Rev. Mark Imel officiating.

Visitation will be held at the Price Funeral     Chapel     in     Maryville Wednesday evening and Thursday until 4 p. m. Visitation will be held from 7-8 p. m. Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Swanson-Price Chapel in Hopkins. The body will lie-in-state at the church in Hopkins from 1-2 p.m. on Friday preceding the funeral.

Burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery in Hopkins under the direction of the Swanson-Price Funeral Home.

Memorials to the Hopkins Christian Church are suggested.

 

[PENNINGTON, GEORGE F.]
Democrat-Forum and Maryville Tribune (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, October 28, 1927, [p. 1]
Pennington Funeral to Be Tomorrow
Funeral services for George F. Pennington, who died yesterday afternoon at his home on East Jenkins street, will be held at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning at the Cummins & Blagg Funeral parlor. The Rev. R. A. Mitchell, pastor of the M. E. Church, South, will officiate. Burial will be in the cemetery at Hopkins.

 

[PENNINGTON, MARY L. ATTEBURY]
Maryville Daily Forum, Monday, February 24, 1930, p. 4
Mrs. Mary Pennington Is Dead at Age of 79
Mrs. Mary L. Pennington, age 79 years died at 7:15 o'clock this morning at her home at 1424 East Jenkins street, of complications. Burial will probably be Wednesday, but the definite arrangements have not been made pending word from relatives.

Mrs. Pennington, who formerly was Miss Mary L. Attebury, was born May 5, 1850 in Holt county. She was married on June 14, 1874 to George F. Pennington in Clay County. Mr. Pennington died October 27, 1927.

She is survived by two daughters and one son, Mrs. Laura Westfall of St. Louis, Mrs. Elta E. Sims, 403 West Second street, Maryville, and Clarence Pennington of St. Joseph.

Mrs. Pennington was a member of the Methodist church, having been a member at Grant City. She also had lived in Hopkins, where burial will be held. Mr [s]. Pennington had lived in Maryville about twenty years.

 [PENNINGTON, MARY L. ATTEBERRY]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, February 25, 1930, p. 3
Last Rites For Mrs. Pennington Tomorrow
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary L. Pennington who died at 7:15 o'clock Monday morning, at her home, 1424 East Jenkins street, will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Cummins Undertaking Parlors, conducted by the Rev. H. D. Thompson, pastor of the M. E. Church, South. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

[RILEY, FRANK HERBERT]
Maryville Daily Forum, Monday, February 10, 1969, p. 8
Frank Riley Dies In Hospital
Frank Herbert Riley, 78, Hopkins, died at 10:35 a. m. Sunday at St. Francis Hospital where he had been a patient for five days following a short illness.

He was born Aug. 6, 1890, at Rich Hill, and was the son of the late William and Alice Coop Riley. He was married Oct. 24, 1911, at Pickering, to Miss Jennie Chambers, who survives. He was a retired farmer.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Swanson Funeral Home, Hopkins. The Rev. Gerald Sappington will officiate and burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery.

Besides his wife, of the home, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carl Schimming and Mrs. Opal Wilson, Hopkins; four grandsons, two great grandchildren; one brother, Ernest Riley, Little Rock, Ark., and a sister, Mrs. Rhode Carmichael, Pickering.

 

[RILEY, FRANK HERBERT]
Maryville Daily Forum, Thursday, February 13, 1969, [p. 1]
Final Rites Held For Frank Riley
Final rites were held at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Swanson Funeral Home, Hopkins, for Frank Herbert Riley, Hopkins, who died Sunday.

The Rev. Gerald Sappington officiated and burial was in the Hopkins Cemetery.

Mrs. Wayne White, accompanied by Mrs. L. R. Wiley, pianist, sang "The Lord's Prayer" and "Beyond the Sunset."

Pallbearers were Charles R. Turner, Earl Sharr, Harley Albright, Roy Whaley, Raymond Morrison and Roy Swaney.

In charge of the flowers were Mrs. Don Weber, Mrs. Maurice Peve, Mrs. Ora Smith and Mrs. Harold Calfee.

 

[RILEY, FRANK OREN]
Maryville Daily Forum, Tuesday, March 30, 1943, p. 2
Frank Riley, Jr., Killed Instantly in a Collision
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Riley of near Hopkins have received word of the death of their son, Frank Riley, jr., about 25 years of age, of Sheridan, Ore., who was killed instantly about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon in a train and truck collision there.

Mr. Riley formerly of Hopkins, had been in Oregon about tow and one-half years, where he had been operating a logging truck.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, the former Miss Laverta Gray of Hopkins; two sons, and two sisters, Mrs. Carl Schimming and Mrs. Orville Wilson, Hopkins.

The body will probably be brought to Hopkins for burial.

 

[RYBOLT, JEREMY DEAN]
Maryville Daily Forum, Tuesday, January 2, 1973, p. 10
Graveside Services Held for Rybolt infant
The infant son of Paul and Karen Loche Rybolt, Hopkins, died at birth Jan. 1 at St. Francis Hospital, Maryville.

In addition to his parents he is survived by grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Rybolt, Bedford, Ia., and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Loche, Pickering; and by great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Hecklin, Graham; Mr. and Mrs. Galen Turner, Hopkins, and Mrs. E. A. Burns, Bedford, Ia.

Graveside services were held at 2 p. m. today at the Hopkins Cemetery with the Rev. John Shipley officiating.

 

[SHELEY, VIOLA L. OWENS]
Maryville Daily Forum, Tuesday, January 28, 1936, p. 4
Mrs. Edward Sheley Dies at Home Near Hopkins
Mrs. Edward Sheley, for the past forty years a resident of near Hopkins, died yesterday afternoon at 2:15 oÕclock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Anna Spencer, near that place.

Mrs. Sheley, who was 58 years of age, had been ill for several months. She was born in Nodaway County and had lived the greater part of her life in the Hopkins vicinity.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday at the Baptist church in Hopkins with Rev. Ray Dick officiating. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Spencer, at whose home she died, and Mrs. Virgil Davison, who resides north of Hopkins and by one son, Lynn, also of Hopkins.

 

[SHINABARGAR, ETTIE ECKERMAN]
Maryville Daily Forum, Tuesday, April 1, 1947, [p. 1]
Mrs. Ettie Shinabargar Dies in San Diego, Calif.
Mrs. Ettie Shinabargar, 84 years of age, widow of William Shinabargar, formerly of Hopkins, died Friday morning at a hospital in San Diego. She had been a patient at the hospital for sometime, suffering a broken hip. Her husband, a retired farmer, died last November in California.

She was a member of Chapter K. P. E. O. of Hopkins and the Methodist church.

Her body will arrive in Hopkins Friday evening and the funeral services probably will be held Saturday. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

She is survived by two sons, Marion Shinabargar, San Diego, and Harry Shinabargar, Santa Rosa, Calif. and two grandchildren.

 

[SHINABARGAR, WILLIAM]
Maryville Daily Forum, Friday, November 22, 1946, [p. 1]
Shinabargar Rites Held
Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Swanson funeral home at Hopkins for W. G. Shinabargar who died Nov. [17] at the home of his son, Harry Shinabargar at Santa Rosa, Calif. Mr. Shinabargar was a former resident of Hopkins. He and Mrs. Shinabargar left last February to reside with their sons, Harry, at Santa Rosa, and Marion Shinabargar, at San Diego.

The Rev. J. Vernon Wheeler was in charge of the rites. Burial was in the Hopkins cemetery. Besides his wife and two sons, he is survived by two grandchildren. Harry Shinabargar accompanied the body to Hopkins.

 

[SOBBING, JOSEPHINE DOWLING]
Maryville Daily Forum, Tuesday, October 22, 1940, p. 3
Mrs. Josephine D. Sobbing, 81 years of age, a former resident of near Hopkins, died at 8 o'clock last night at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Ray [Roy] F. Hanna, in St. Joseph. Her death followed a brief illness.

Mrs. Sobbing, widow of Joseph Sobbing, had lived in St. Joseph the last six years. She previously lived on a farm west of Hopkins.

Mrs. Sobbing was born August 8, 1859, at Boscobel, Wis., and was married to Mr. Sobbing at Maryville on February 18, 1880. His death occurred in 1905.

Mrs. Sobbing was a member of St. Mary's church in this city.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Lewis, Fort Worth, Tex., and Mrs. Hanna and nine grandchildren. Mrs. August Stapler of Maryville is a granddaughter.

The funeral will be held at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning at St. Mary's church. Burial will be in St. Mary's cemetery.

 

[STURGEON, BERTHA EDNA YOHN]
Hopkins Journal (Hopkins, Missouri), Wednesday, December 29, 1982
Bertha Edna Sturgeon - Bertha Edna Sturgeon, 92, Hopkins, died Dec. 22 at Maryville Health Care Center after a long illness.

Born Oct. 29, 1890, in Greensberg, Kan., she was the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Yohn. On June 30, 1909, she married James Leroy Sturgeon, who preceded her in death on May 8, 1954.

She was a member of the Hopkins Christian Church.

Survivors are a daughter, Clara Hopple, Greenville, S.C.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two area nieces, Opal Orme, Hopkins, and Mrs. Robert Seipel, Maryville.

Funeral services were Friday at the Hopkins Christian Church with the Rev. Carl Cummings officiating.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brand sang accompanied by organist Erma Lou Owens.

Pallbearers were Charles Wilkinson, Jim Thompson, Earl Owens, John Fine, Maurice Riley and Larry Musick.

Burial was in the Hopkins Cemetery.

 

[STURGEON, JAMES LEROY]
Maryville Daily Forum, Monday, May 10, 1954, p. 2
Funeral Services Today For J. LeRoy Sturgeon
Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Swanson funeral home in Hopkins for J. [ames] LeRoy Sturgeon, 65, who died Saturday at his home. Burial was in the Hopkins cemetery and the Glen Ulmer post of the American Legion were in charge of the burial services.

Mr. Sturgeon, long time resident of Hopkins, was engaged in the poultry business. He is survived by his wife, of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Bertha Sturgeon, Kaiserslautern, Germany, and a sister, Mrs. Everett Orme, Hopkins. He was a veteran of World War I and member of the American Legion.

 

[THOMAS, MARTHA CATHERINE ALLEN]
Maryville Daily Forum, Wednesday, October 30, 1935, [p. 1]
Funeral Rites Are Held Today For Mrs. Thomas
Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Catherine Thomas, who died at 10:30 o'clock Monday night, were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the M. E. church in Conception Junction. Burial was held in the Sweet Home Cemetery near Ravenwood.

Mrs. Thomas, whose maiden name was Martha C. Allen, was born March 2, 1846, in Edgar county, Ill., and was married to Lot Thomas, September 2, 1869 in Edgar County. Mr. Thomas died about twenty-five years ago. The Thomas family has been residents of Nodaway County for twenty-six years.

Surviving Mrs. Thomas are two sons, Charley Thomas of Bedford, Ia., and Will Thomas of Ravenwood; two daughters, Mrs. Lillie Sparks of Mound City and Miss Carrie Thomas of the home, twelve grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

 

[TRASTER, MAUDE MAE DOUGLAS]
Maryville Daily Forum, Monday, October 27, 1975, p. 4
Mrs. Maude Mae Traster - Mrs. Maude Mae Traster, 86, Hopkins, died at 3:55 a. m. today at a nursing home at Mound City, where she had lived the past two months.

She was born Jan. 24, 1889, at Bedford, Iowa, the daughter of the late Jess and Minnie Bell Douglas. She was married at Bedford to Fred Traster, who died Feb. 11, 1945. Mrs. Traster was a member of the Hopkins Baptist Church.

Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Paul Gilbert, Tinley Park, Ill.; Mrs. Erma Fries, Hopkins; Mrs. Fred Vogel, Edgerton, and Mrs. Frances Meredith, Tacoma, Wash.; 17 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and six sisters, Mrs. Bessie Goforth, Bedford; Mrs. Dorothy Johnston, Hopkins; Mrs. Pearl Elefhi and Mrs. Florence Warrick, Clarinda, Iowa; Mrs. Fern Rock, Omaha, Neb. and Jean Stephens, Spokane, Wash.

The body is at the Swanson Funeral Home, Hopkins, where services are pending.

 

[WELLS, LENORE "NORA" BUSBY]
Maryville Daily Forum, Tuesday, February 10, 1953, [p. 1]
Rites Tomorrow for Mrs. Nora Wells
Funeral services will be held at 3 p. m. Wednesday at the Swanson funeral home in Hopkins for Mrs. Nora Wells, 83 years of age, who died Sunday at Denver, Colo. the Rev. A. V. Hart, pastor of the Christian church of Hopkins, will officiate. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

The body was accompanied to Hopkins by her daughter, Mrs. T. [imothy] G. Butts, Mr. Butts and son, Bill, Denver; her son, Mr. and Mrs. H. [arry] D. Wells, Scottsbluff, Neb.

Among the other survivors are a son, Ross Wells, Maryville; a brother, Ed Busby, Maryville; and three grandchildren, Sherry Wells and Ross Wells, jr., of Maryville and Bill Butts, Denver.

 

[WHITE, LEE ROY]
Maryville Daily Forum, Friday, February 18, 1977, p. 3
Lee Roy White – Lee Roy White, 80, Hopkins, died at 11 a. m. Thursday at the St. Francis Hospital, where he had been a patient three days.

Born Jan. 31, 1897, at Moberly, the son of the late Ruben Lucas and Susan Daniels White, he was retired and had formerly operated a men's clothing store and a dry cleaning plant at Hopkins. A veteran of the Army, he served in World War I. On April 28, 1919, he was married to Velma Foreman, who died Nov. 19, 1966. He was a member of the Hopkins First Baptist Church, the Glen-Ulmer American Legion Post and a 50-year member and past master of the Xenia Masonic Lodge.

Surviving is a son, Wayne White, Hopkins; four daughters, Mrs. Pauline Oberhauser, Hopkins; Mrs. Dorothy Weiser, Panorama City, Calif.; Mrs. Marjorie Price, Tulare, Calif., and Mrs. Vivian Walsh, Poway, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Services will be conducted at 2:30 p. m. Sunday at the Hopkins First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Lyle Chappell officiating. Burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery. Masonic services will be held at the church. Graveside services will be under the direction of the Legion post. The family will meet friends from 7 to 8 p. m. Saturday at the Swanson Funeral Home, Hopkins.

 

[WHITE, VELMA FOREMAN]
Maryville Daily Forum, Monday, November 21, 1966, p. 12
Final Rites Held For Mrs. Velma White
Final rites were held at 2 p. m. today in the Hopkins Baptist Church for Mrs. Velma White, 67, Hopkins, who died at 9:55 a. m. Saturday at the St. Francis Hospital where she had been a patient for several weeks.

She was born Oct. 5, 1899, St. Louis, and was the daughter of the late Allex and Gertrude Tuggle Foreman. She was married Apr 28, 1919 to Lee Roy White, who survives. She was a member of the First Baptist church, Maryville, World War I Auxiliary, Nodaway County, and the American Legion Auxiliary, Hopkins.

Besides her husband of the home, she is survived by a son, Wayne White, Hopkins; four daughters, Mrs. Robert Wiser, Sylmar, Cal.; Mrs. Fred Price, Tulare, Cal.; and Mrs. Bill Oberhauser and Mrs. Art Walsh, Pacoima, Cal.; a brother, Floyd Foreman, San Clemente, Cal.; 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

The Swanson Funeral Home, Hopkins, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

[WILSON, RITA LORINE]
Maryville Daily Forum, Saturday, January 16, 1932, [p. 1]
Child, Sixteen Months Old, dies in Hopkins
Rita Lorine, the 16-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wilson, died yesterday afternoon at the home of her parents at Hopkins. She had been ill several weeks of leakage of the heart.

Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon from the Christian Church at Hopkins, conducted by Rev. B. H. Harmon. She is survived by her parents, a sister, Cleta, and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Riley of Parnell and Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Wilson of Hopkins.

 

[WILSON, VERLIN EDGAR]
Democrat-Forum and Tribune (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, November 7, 1928, p. 4
Infant daughter of Roy Wilson Is Dead

The eleven-month-old daughter [son] of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wilson died at 10 o'clock this morning at the Wilson home, northwest of Pickering. Bowel trouble was the cause of death.

The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at the Christian Church in Hopkins, conducted by the pastor, the Rev. B. H. Harmon. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

The child was born December 17, 1927. A sister, Darlene, five years old, also survives.

 

[YAGER, ORA ALICE SADLER]
Maryville Daily Forum, Wednesday, February 5, 1941, [p. 1]
Mrs. Silas E. Yager Dies After Extended Illness
Mrs. Silas Edward Yager, 64 years of age, died at 7:30 o'clock this morning at the St. Francis hospital following an illness of fifteen years.

Mrs. Yager was the former Alice Sadler and was born in August, 1876 in Sullivan County, Mo. She was married December 31, 1899, to Silas Edward Yager at Pickering. Mrs. Yager was a member of the Methodist church. She had been a resident of Maryville for the past five years.

She is survived by her husband, a son Alva E. Yager, Oakland, Calif., two brothers, William Sadler, Pickering and Frank Sadler, LaPorte, Ind.; three sisters, Mrs. Emma Clayton, Pickering, Mrs. Fannie Vore, Hopkins and Mrs Anna Thorne, St. Joseph.

Burial will be at the White Oak cemetery at Pickering but other arrangements have not been completed.

 

[YAGER, FRANCES EATON JACKSON]
Bedford Times-Press, Thursday, November 9, 1950, p. 8
Services Held For Mrs. Yager In Hopkins
Hopkins --- Funeral rites were held last Thursday afternoon at the Swanson mortuary for Mrs. Art Yager, who passed away Monday at her home in Hopkins. Mrs. Yager was 70 years old and had been ill six years. She was born in Pittsburg, and came to this community when she was very young. Services were conducted by J. Vernon Wheeler, pastor of the Wray Memorial Methodist church.

She is survived by her husband; two sons, Jesse A. Yager and Walter A. Yager, both of Sheridan, Wyo.; eight brothers, Grover Jackson of Bedford, Wallis Jackson of Hopkins, Albert Jackson of Coffeyville, Kans., Edward Jackson of Sioux City, Charles Jackson of Oakland, Cal., Samuel Jackson of Post Falls, Idaho, Jesse Jackson of Spokane, Wash., and James Jackson of Sheridan, Wyo. Burial was in the Hopkins cemetery.

 

[YOHN, EDWARD "ED"]
Maryville Daily Forum, Wednesday, November 1, 1944, [p. 1]
Ed Yohn, Age 78 Years, Dies at Home in Hopkins
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Swanson Funeral Home at Hopkins for Ed Yohn, 78 years of age, who died last night at his home in Hopkins, where he had resided fifty years.

The Rev. P. H. Pevrson, pastor of the Christian church of Hopkins, will officiate. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

Mr. Yohn, who was born in Indiana, was a member of the Christian church. He was an employee of the Burlington railroad company for a number of years until his retirement.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Claude Grimes, Maryville, and Mrs. Roy Sturgeon, Hopkins; two granddaughters, Mrs. Harlan Hopple, California, and Mrs. Robert Seiple, Maryville, and a great grandson, Richard Seiple, Maryville.

 

[YOHN, ELIZABETH JANE NICOLA]
Maryville Daily Forum, Saturday, December 1, 1956, p. 6
Mrs. Elizabeth Yohn Dies At Local Rest Home
Mrs. Elizabeth Yohn, 86, Hopkins, died at 9 p. m. yesterday at the Plain View rest home, near Maryville, where she had been a patient the past year. She suffered a long illness.

Mrs. Yohn was born in Iowa, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Nicola. She was married in 1887 in Oklahoma to Edward Yohn, who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Hopkins Christian church.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Claude Grimes, Maryville, and Mrs. J. L. Sturgeon, Hopkins, and two grandchildren, Mrs. Robert Seipel, Maryville and Mrs. Harlan Hopple, Greensboro, N. C.

Funeral services will be at the Hopkins Christian church. The Rev. A. V. Hart will officiate. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.