Category: Obituaries

Bernice Laverne Henson

Bernice Laverne Henson, 90, formerly of Warrensburg, Mo., and Abilene, Texas, died at the Concordia Good Sheppard home Oct. 28. Funeral services were Wednesday at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg with Brother Charles Brant officiating. Interment followed at the Missouri State Veteran’s Cemetery in Higginsville, Mo. Bernice was born in Anson, Texas, on… Read more »

Bruce Millstead Jr.

Bruce Millstead Jr., 73, of Warrensburg, died Friday, Oct. 26 at his home, surrounded by his family.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg. Military services will be conducted. Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Ray, Jyl Ray, Tracy Robertson, Mathew Robertson, Simberle Hamilton, Cale Hamilton, Cayman… Read more »

Frank Charles Miceli

Frank Charles Miceli, 64, of Holden, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 27 at home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at Ben Cast & Son – Wood Funeral Home in Holden with officiant Elder Dale Volskay. Interment and military honors will be at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, Mo. Friends may… Read more »

John Henry Love Jr.

John Henry Love Jr., 54, of Holden, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 19 at home. Graveside services followed by interment will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Holden Cemetery. The clergyman will be the Rev. Jim Stovall. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ben Cast & Son – Wood Funeral Home in Holden…. Read more »

Richard Dean Bruce

Richard Dean Bruce, 65, of Warrensburg, died Saturday, Oct. 20 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Versailles Cemetery in Versailles, Mo. Pastor Danny Ousley will be officiating and full military honors will be provided. Pallbearers will be Richard Bruce, Rondal Hunter, Mason Hunter,… Read more »

Ludie Lorene Todd

Ludie Lorene Todd, 87, of Holden, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 12 at Holden Manor Care Center. Funeral services are 3 p.m. today at Ben Cast & Son – Wood Funeral Home in Holden with David Todd and Scott Todd as the officiants. Pallbearers are Brian Todd, Mark Todd, Eric Todd, Chris Todd, Danny Todd and… Read more »

Shirley J. Phillips

Shirley J. Phillips, 77, of Warrensburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 10 at Warrensburg Manor Care Center. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 at the daughter’s residence at 166 N.E. 1011 Road in Knob Noster. Interment will be held at a later date at the Masters Memorial Gardens in Palatka, Fla. She… Read more »

Bernadine LaRue Whitaker

Bernadine LaRue Whitaker, 92, of Warrensburg, died Saturday, Oct. 13 at Western Missouri Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the First Presbyterian Church of Warrensburg with the Rev. Heather Jepsen officiating. Interment will follow at Carpenter Cemetery southwest of Chilhowee, Mo. The family will receive friends from 6… Read more »

Opal Nadine Sullivan

Opal Nadine Sullivan, 101, of Warrensburg, died Friday, Oct. 12 at the Benchmark Healthcare Center in Raytown, Mo. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20 at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg with the Rev. Randy Crawshaw officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from… Read more »

Francys Arlene O’Toole

Francys Arlene O’Toole, 84, of Holden, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 11 at her daughter’s home in Independence, Mo. Funeral mass is 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Holden. Friends may call 6–8 p.m. Monday at Ben Cast & Son – Wood Funeral Home in Holden The celebrant is the Rev…. Read more »