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Area Obituaries

JANET SUE (PARSONS) SULLIVAN

JANET SUE (PARSONS) SULLIVAN Janet Sue (Parsons) Sullivan, age 62, of Mattoon, Illinois, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, January 12, 2023, at her residence. Janet was born on January 3, 1961, in Kirksville, Missouri, to the late Grant and Grace (Campbell) Parsons. Janet grew up on a farm in rural Edina, Missouri.…

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LARRY E. MCKINNEY

LARRY E. MCKINNEY Larry E. McKinney, age 80, of Macon, Missouri, formerly of Newark, Missouri, passed away Monday, January 16, 2023, in Samaritan Hospital in Macon, Missouri. He was born September 27, 1942, in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Dallas Elwood and Dolly Esther Pruett McKinney. He was united in marriage to Sharon D. Miller…

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BETTY JEAN SCOTT

BETTY JEAN SCOTT Betty Jean Scott, age 95, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away January 16, 2023, in Mesa, Arizona. Betty was born November 21, 1927, in Knox County, Missouri, the daughter of Alfred and Elva Maude Whiteaker Boltz. She was united in marriage to James Leroy Scott on May 31, 1947, in Edina, Missouri, and…

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KENNETH ARLOW (KENNY) HUSTEAD

KENNETH ARLOW (KENNY) HUSTEAD Kenneth Arlow (Kenny) Hustead, age 87, of Baring, Missouri, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023, in the Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born July 15, 1935, in Rutledge, Missouri, the son of Fred Arlow and Ethel Mae Edwards Hustead. Kenneth was united in marriage on February 17,…

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JOSEPH “DUANE” FOUNTAIN

JOSEPH “DUANE” FOUNTAIN Joseph “Duane” Fountain, 87, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2023, surrounded by family. Duane was born January 25, 1935, in Colony, Missouri, the youngest son of Nolan and Hazel Baltzell Fountain. At a young age his parents moved to Edina, Missouri, and Duane attended school in Edina and graduated…

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POLLY ANN FUQUA

POLLY ANN FUQUA Polly Ann Fuqua, 66, of Baring, Missouri, passed away Monday morning, January 9, 2023, at her residence in Baring, Missouri. Polly was born October 18, 1955, in Atmore, Alabama, the daughter of William Kilby and Edna Earl Allen Bell. On July 7, 1979, in Flomaton, Alabama, Polly married Leroy Fuqua, Jr. and…

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DEBRA ANNE PEAVLER

DEBRA ANNE PEAVLER Debra Anne Peavler, age 69, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2022, in the University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri, with her family by her side. She was born in Groton, Connecticutt, on September 19, 1953, the daughter of John Donald and Julia Ann Hussing Welch. Debra graduated from Nile C.…

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RONALD D. BALDWIN

RONALD D. BALDWIN Ronald D. Baldwin, 96, of Fulton, Missouri passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2023, at Kingdom Care Senior Living in Fulton, Missouri. Ronald was born on December 28, 1926, in LaBelle, Missouri to the late Fred and the late Carrie Baldwin. He was married to Doris Arment for 71 years and had…

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LARRY DEAN HAYES

LARRY DEAN HAYES Larry Dean Hayes, age 78, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Thursday, December 29, 2022, at his home in Edina. He was born July 11, 1944, in Knox County, Missouri, the son of Robert Monroe and Frances Georgena Hart Hayes. He was united in marriage to Margaret Cheryl Slocum on May 4, 1968,…

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EVELYN DALE JOHNSTON

EVELYN DALE JOHNSTON Evelyn Dale Johnston, 83, of Newark, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. Evelyn was born on August 28, 1939, in Leonard, Missouri, the daughter of Roy Alton and Frances Hopper Wood. She attended Plevna Elementary and graduated from the Edina High School in the…

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