Category: Obituaries

To hero-astronaut Armstrong, moonwalk ‘just’ a job

Story by LISA CORNWELL and SETH BORENSTEIN (CINCINNATI, AP) — Neil Armstrong made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step onto the moon. He commanded the historic landing of the Apollo 11 spacecraft on the moon July 20, 1969, capping the most daring of the 20th century’s scientific expeditions and becoming the first… Read more »

Ronald D. Williams, 52, of Warrensburg has died; service is Aug. 27

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Ronald D. Williams, 52, of Warrensburg, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at his residence. He was born Feb. 11, 1960, in Warrensburg, the son of Kenneth and Alice Marie (Aiden) Williams. He is survived by his son, Jarrod Williams and significant other Chey Skyles of Warrensburg; one brother, Robert Lee Williams and… Read more »

Vivian Grace Ensley, 85, of Holden, Mo., has died; funeral is Aug. 16

(HOLDEN, Mo.)—Vivian Grace Ensley, 85, of Holden, Mo.,  died Saturday, Aug. 11, at Lee’s Summit Medical Center in Lee’s Summit, Mo. Vivian was born January 23, 1927 in Quincy, Calif., the daughter of Ernest Frederick and Grace Frances (Daugherty) Ensley.  Most of her life was lived in Holden. She graduated from Holden High School, attended Graceland… Read more »