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6A April 24, 2003 For the Record The Cuba Free Press Obituaries ! John Thomas (Jack) Collier, Jr. John Thomas Collier, Jr., was bern Sunday, February 8, 1925 in Webster City, Iowa to John Thomas Collier, Sr. and Ruby Morgan Collier. He departed this life on April 17, 2003 at his rural Salem, Mo. home at the age of 78 years, 2 months and 9 days. John grew up mostly in Missouri. He attend- ed school through 8th grade and completed his GED while in the military. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1945 and served over 20 years, retiring in 1966. On August 18, 1950, he was united in mar- riage to Betty Ann Lewis in McAlester, Oklahoma and to this union two children were born. ARer retirement Jack lived in Oceanside, California and moved to his rural Missouri home in 1987. He loved to putter, and was a "Mr. Fix It" kind of guy. He could make or cre- ate anything. John was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Victor Oswald Collier, Henry Lewis (Red) Collier and wife Dolly, Robert Leslie Collier and Clifford Dean Collier; and one sister Shirley Shireen Moreland and hus- band Gene. Those who remain to mourn his passing are children, John Thomas Collier III of Reno, Nevada and Debbie Pace and husband Bob of E1 Cajon, California; three brothers, Bill Collier and wife Ruth of Cherryville, Mo.; and Charles Collier of Wichita, Kansas; Ken Collier and wife Myra of New Orleans, Louisiana, two sisters Charlotte Dahmer and husband Larry of Lees Summit, Mo. and Judy Hewkin of Davisville, : Mo.; three grandchildren, Brandon and Nick Seedorf of Long Beach, California, and Kimberly Collier of Reno, Nevada; one great- granddaughter, Aryana Collier of Reno, Nevada; nieces, nephews; other relatives and friends, all who will sadly miss and fondly remember John Thomas (Jack) Collier, Jr. Memorial Service was held on April 21, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Cherryville Baptist Church with Rev. Harry White officiating. Burial was in the Cherryville Baptist Cemetery, Cherryville, Mo. with full military honors. All arrangements were under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. Ruby Collier Ruby Collier nee Morgan was bern Saturday, February 22, 1902 in Deepwater, Mo. to Lloyd Morgan and Jenny Hubbard Morgan. She passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at her home near Cherryville, Mo. at the age of 101 years, 1 month and 25 days. On April 16, 1920, Ruby was united in mar- riage to John Thomas Collier in Deepwater, Mo. and to this union eleven children were born. Ruby moved from Eureka, Mo. to Cherryville, Mo. over 30 years ago. She was a member of the Cherryville Baptist Church, where she loved to attend and once taught Sunday School. She enjoyed crocheting and quilting, also, loved her children and grandchil- dren. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, John Thomas Collier; two sisters and one brother, twin sister Ruth Wood and husband Johnny, Audrey Wilson and husband Ralph, and Leslie Lawrence Morgan and wife Grace; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Eva Kincade and husband Glen, Ida Waddell, Charles Frances Collier, Henry Lewis Collier, Edward Collier and William Franklin Collier; five sons, Victor Osvald Collier, Henry Lewis (Red) Collier and wife Dolly, Robert Leslie Collier, Clifford Dean Collier, John Thomas (Jack) Collier, Jr., and one daughter Shirley Shireen Moreland and husband Gene. Those who remain to mourn her passing are her dear children, William Eugene (Bill) Collier and wife Ruth of Cherryville, Mo., Charles Edward (Chuck) Collier of Wichita, Kansas, Kenneth Lee (Ken) Collier and wife Myra of New Orleans, Louisiana, Charlotte Dahmer and husband Larry of Lees Summit, Mo., and Judy Hewkin of Davisville, Mo.; daughter-in- law, Rita Collier of Homestead, Florida; numer- ous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friend all who will sadly miss and fondly remember Ruby Collier. Memorial Service was held on Monday, April 21, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Cherryville Baptist Church with Rev. Harry White officiating. Burial was in the Cherryville Baptist Cemetery, Cherryville, Mo. All arrangements were under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. Donald Jene Creech Donald Jene Creech was bern Thursday, December 31, 1931 in St. Charles, Mo., a son of the late Oney Creech and Elsie (Brown) Creech. Donald entered eternal rest on Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at Gibbs Care Center in Steelville, Mo. at the age of 71 years, 3 months and 8 days. Donald was united in marriage to Catherine Nelson and to this union eight children were born. Donald served his country in the United States Army entering service in May 1952 and receiving an Honorable Discharge in April / w 1954. .- Following are the disposi- Among those who remain to mourn his pass :::'" tins made in ' Crawford ing are his wife of 46 years, Catherine Creech County Circuit Court April 1, of LaPuente, California; three sons, Donald Creech, Jr. and wife Telina, Dinker Creech a t wife Monica, and Brett Creech and wife Shawndra, all of California; four daughters, Rhonda Shoemake and husband Robert, Sr. of California, Carol Shoemake and husband Monroe of Steelville, Mo., Theresa Clark and husband Melvin of Wentzville, Mo., and Margaret Little of California. In addition, one brother-in-law, Bob Walker, several grandchildren and great grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends, survive his passing. Donald was also preceded in death by one daughter, Catherine Creech; one brother, Melvin Creech; and one sister, Helen Walker. Memorial services and interment were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 in the St. Charles Memorial Gardens Cemetery, St. Charles, Mo. with Rev. LeRoy Nixon officiating. Arrangements under the direction of Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. Gracie Arlene Holt Gracie Arlene Holt (nee Sewell) of Cuba, Mo. was bern February 10, 1930, in Salem, Mo. to George and Ora (nee Schafer) Sewell, and passed away on April 14, 2003 at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo. at the age of 73 years, 2 months and 4 days. She was united in marriage to Curtis Holt, St. on July 5, 1947. One son, Curtis, Jr. and four daughters, Norton, Judy, Debra, and Teresa were bern to this union. Gracie was an avid Bingo player and enjoyed getting together with her family and friends to play her favorite game. She was a collector of antique jewelry and loved going to yard sales to see what treasure piece she might find. She was an award winning quilter and loved to cook and can for her family. Gracie was preceded in death by her parents, George and Ora Sewell; three sisters, Carlene Chitwood, Viola White, and Annabelle Sewell; two brothers, Lee and Buzzie Sewell; and two grandchildren, Kevin and Christine Taylor. Those who survive to mourn her passing from this life are her loving husband, Curtis Holt, Sr. of the home in Cuba, Mo.; one son, Curtis Holt, Jr. and wife Debbie of Cuba, Mo.; four daughters, Norma Hawkins and husband Y'trgil of Lady Lake, Florida; Judy Durbin and husband Robert of Port Orange, Florida; Debra Bates of Daytona Beach, Florida; and Teresa Holt of St. James, Mo.; two brothers, Orville Sewell and wife Sherry, Doyle Sewell and wife Margie; one sister Marie Lawson and husband Orval; 15 grandchildren, three step grandchil- dren, 12 great grandchildren, and 10 step great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends. Gracie was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, relative, and dear friend to all who knew her and will be sadly missed. Gracie Arlene Holt was in state at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Mo. where funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Wayne Reynolds officiating. Interment was in the Kinder Cemetery, Cuba, Mo. All arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Mo. Crawford County Circuit Court Docket 2003, regarding civil matters, Judge William Camm Seay presiding. Christa Lee Kempke vs Steven Allen KeInpke. Trial to court 7-16-03. Sandra L. Conaway vs Michael N. Conaway. Hearing 5-6-03. Patricia Ann Barber vs Shayne Andrew Barber. Trial to court 7-]6-03. Carol Harrison Springer vs David Arthur Curtis. Hearing 5-6-03. Ralph Ronald Merritt vs Patricia Florence Merritt. PDL motion 5-1-03: Michael D. Harrison vs Elaina D. Harrison. Review 5- 6-03. Cody Lee Dreyer vs Dennis Curt Dreyer. Remains for trial 5-21-03. Ann M. Caudill vs Richard L. Caudill Sr. Remains for trial 5-21-03. Joel Michael Burgess vs Pamela Roxanne Burgess. Trail setting 5-6-03. Everett D. Brake et al vs Charles Turnbough et al. Hearing 5-9-03. Jessica M. Sansoucie vs Joseph R. Sansoucie III. PDL motion 5-1-03. June Catharine Graddy vs James Edward Graddy. Trial to court 7-16-03. Angelicia Lyn Pelc vs George Denver Pelc. Judgment entered. Wiliam A. Thomas Sr. vs Colleen G. Thomas. Default judgment. Taskin Ticaret Thomas Clark Farrar vs Fleming Mfg. Co. Mary Ann Farrar. PDL motion 03. 5-9-03. State of Missouri vs Ronald E. Holland vs Wanda Brand. Trial to court Sue Holland. Default judg- Susan Joann ment. Roger Ray Barton. Joseph Sansoucie NOF JS entered. AS SS vs Jessica Sansoucie. 5- Jason A. Walker vs 6-03 review. Walker. Hearin Arlene M. Hammond vs Natalie Marie James K. Hammond. Show Glennon Leroy Hunn. cause hearing 6-6-03. court 10-29-03. Hutson Funeral Home po of announcing events and special fund misers. To use this space call the by noon on Monday. ALL YOU CAN EAT SPAGHETTI DINNER AND April 26, 2003, 3-6 pro. $5.00 per adults, 12 yrs. & Concert at 7 pm featuring the Crystal River Band at the Pentecostal Church, 1300 E Grand, Cuba, MO COMMUNITY WIDE BBQ April 26, 2003; 12-4:30 pm. First Baptist Church parking lot, Myrtle, Cuba, MO. Call 885-7119 for details. Revival Sun.-Wed., April 27-30. 88 Turnbough Road From Cuba: 11 miles north on Hwy. 19 to 1st gravel road on right past Hwy. F & CC intersection Stop by and take a look around. We are sure to have something that strikes your fancy. If we don't have what you're looking for we'll try to get it. Check with us oRen. We will be adding more as we make room. Now Open/ We would like to invite you to visit our new greenhouses. Since Frohbieter's retired, we decided to go into business for ourselves! Del & Sharon Turnbough Vegetable Plants * Bedding Plants Hang- ing Baskets * Onion Sets Perennials * Herbs Wave Petunias including new Shell Pink John Walter Reid John Walter Reid, 65, of Fort Smith, Arkansas was born on November 16, 1937 in St. Louis, Mo., the youngest child of Merritt Cummings and Anthonette Marie (Deposki) Reid. He died Sunday, April 13, 2003 in St. Edward Mercy Hospital, Fort Smith, Arkansas. Mr. Reid was united in marriage on January 14, 1983 to Ms. Jean Sanders. Mr. Reid was preceded in death by his mother on October 8, 1965; by his father on June 19,1975; by his sis- ter, Loraine Anthonette (Reid) Wolfmeyer on February 2, 1988; by his brother, Joseph Allen Reid on July 6, 1995; and by his sister, Catherine Lillis (Reid) Nienhaus on September 21, 2000. Mr. Reid was raised in the community of Cuba, Mo. and was baptized at the Holy Cross Catholic Church, where he also made his first communion and confirmation. Mr. Reid was an independent businessman, served in the United States Army, and was an avid fisherman. He was an excellent cook and oin served up his fried fish with huge fire- works displays, and guitar playing at the annu- al family reunion in Cuba, Mo. He is survived by his wife, Jean of Fort Smith, Arkansas; one son, Johnny Reid, several step-children; by his brother, Merritt Charles Reid of Ferguson, Mo.; by his sister, Charlotte Marie (Reid) Baker of Dixon, Mo.; by 32 nieces and nephews; and several grandchildren and step-grandchildren. John Walter Reid was not only a good man, he was a loving husband and father, a kind and generous uncle and brother, and a devoted son and friend. Fond and precious memories of Mr. John Walter Reid will forever be remem- bered in the hearts of his dear family and all who knew and loved him. 00prin00t Car Care A complete guide for the care of your car. To be published in the Cuba Free Press and the Steelville Star May 14 & May 15. Deadline for both, May 9. Contact Sandy Morice, 885-3335 at the Cuba Free Press or Roberta Shields, 775-5454 at the Steelville Star. # trnc 4/24, 5/1,8 See Obituaries page 7A www.cubafreepress.com