Category: Obituaries

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 »

Ruth E. Grandestaff

Ruth E. Grandestaff, 96, of Warrensburg, formerly of Knob Noster, died Monday, Oct. 8 at Essex Assisted Care in Sedalia, Mo. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg with Brother Charles Brant officiating. Pallbearers will be grandsons Bennie, Ray and Troy Bird and Brian, Dan… Read more »

Vinita Flo Hendrickson

Vinita Flo Hendrickson, 90, of Knob Noster, died Thursday, Oct. 4 in Overland Park, Kan., at the home of her daughter Barbara along with granddaughters Rachel and Emily sharing in her care. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Knob Noster with Brother Rick Aulgur and… Read more »

Audrey J. Rife

Audrey J. Rife, 72, of Knob Noster, died Sunday, Sept. 23 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Pleasant Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Knob Noster with the Rev. Randy Crawshaw officiating. Pallbearers will be Cole Narron, Jared Coucher, Brandon Mueller,… Read more »

Karl D. Preston

Karl D. Preston, 54, of Chilhowee, died Saturday, Sept. 22 at his home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg with the Rev. Neil Wolfe officiating. Interment will follow atSunsetHillCemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept…. Read more »

Brandon M. Morrow

Brandon M. Morrow, 27, of Warrensburg, died Sunday, Sept. 23. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at Northside Christian Church, 500 N. Ridgeview Drive in Warrensburg with the Rev. Sid Tiller officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26… Read more »

Trinity LeAnne Palmer

Trinity LeAnne Palmer, infant daughter of Kasey Palmer of Knob Noster and Kelvin Lipscomb of Warrensburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Western Missouri Medical Center. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at Knob Noster Cemetery with the Rev. Bryan Wendling officiating. She is also survived by her maternal grandparents, William D. and… Read more »