Harkey 1949 - 198?
Classmate during our HS
in a truck accident.
1948 - 2001
Marvin E. Moots, 53, Jefferson City, died Dec. 7, 2001, at the
Oakview Skilled Living Center.
He was born July 16, 1948, in Kirksville, a son of Ernest and
Mary McLin Moots. He was married Sept. 20, 1970, in Kirksville,
to Julie Zimmer, who survives at the home.
He graduated from Northeast Missouri State University in 1971.
He worked for the Department of Natural Resources from
1973-2000, until his health forced him to retire. He and his
wife moved from Macon to Jefferson City in 1995. He was a member
of the Macon United Methodist Church.
Other survivors include: his mother, Mary Moots, Kirksville;
three sons, Bryan Moots, Macon, Eric Moots, Macon, and Mark
Moots, of the home; three daughters, Katherine Howard, Powell,
Wy., Sarah Foster, Jefferson City, and Jill Moots, Jefferson
City; two brothers, Jack Moots and Doug Moots, Columbia; one
sister, Kelly Crossland, England; and seven grandchildren.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Hutton &
McElwain Funeral Home in Macon with the Rev. Allen Vancil
officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Macon.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association and
can be delivered to the funeral home.
City News Tribune
Harold Dale “Hal” Moritz,
57, of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Kirksville, died Monday,
January 22, 2007, at the VA Hospital in AZ, after an extended
Hal was born June 23, 1949, in Columbia, Missouri, son of Francis
and Deborah McClure Moritz.
Hal is survived by his brother Mark Moritz of AZ, and two sisters,
Martha Deppe of NY and Marci Otte of AZ. He is also survived by an
aunt, an uncle, nephews, nieces, and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents Francis and Deborah
McClure Moritz and grandparents, Grover and Grace Moritz and
Harold and Martha McClure.
cremated. Services will be held at a later date.
May 25, 2004 in Columbus Ohio. colon
in an automobile accident.
1949 - 1992
Marjorie Ruth Roderick, 43 of 716 East Harrison Street,
Kirksville, Missouri, died early Tuesday morning (December 1,
1992) at the Kirksville Osteopathic Medical Center where she had
been hospitalized the past several weeks. Margie was born
June 24, 1949 in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of Dr. John
R. and Ruth (Stith) Roderick of 708 East Harrison, Kirksville,
Missouri. In 1972 she married Dr. Dean A. Bard.
Margie was raised in Kirksville and attended the Kirksville
public schools graduating from the Kirksville Senior High with
the Class of 1967. She attended Northeast Missouri State
University, receiving her B.S. Degree in Education and her M.A.
Degree in 1972. In 1982 she received an additional B.S.
Degree with another major in Business Administration.
After her divorce in 1988 she moved back to this area, living in
Kirksville the last three years. Margie had many, many
friend and is well-remembered for her friendly manner, her
spontaneous since of humor, her chrisma and capability to just
make people feel good. She was a member of the First
Christian Church in Kirksville since childhood. She was
preceded in death by her grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stith
and Dr. John S. and Bertie D. Roderick. She is survived by
her parents; two sisters, Mrs. Betty Roderick Bohon and her
husband Dr. Rick Bohon of Columbia, Missouri, and Mrs. Jeannie
Roderick Lucas and her husband John of Highland, Indiana; two
nieces, Miki and Tiffany Bohon of Columbia, Missouri, and three
nephews, Nate Bohon of Columbi, Missouri, Brian and Johnnie
Lucas of Highland, Indiana. Funearal service will be held
at 2:30 p.m. Friday (Dec. 4, 1992) at the First Christian Church
with the Reverend Franklin Hall officiating. Music will be
provided by Clay Dawson, soloist, and Mabel Reed,
organist. Burial will be in the Highland Park Cemetery,
Kirksville, Missouri. Active pallbearers will be Tom
Hensley, Walt Beard, Danny Stith, Larry Turner, Dr. Wilber Stock
and Dr. Stanley Bohon. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom
Durden, Rupert Rinehart, John Grgurich, Frank Buckingham, Dr.
Jack Auxter, John H. Winn, Ed Ross and David Shultheiss.
Joe Simpson - June 28, 2001
Classmate during our HS years.
Bernice (Speaks) Pummill
Treasure - 1998
Died in truck
Classmate during our
Aledra Jean (Vaul) Wood 1948 - 2002
Aledra Jean Wood, 54, of
Kirksville, Missouri passed away Friday morning (November 15,
2002) at her home. Born August 20, 1948 in Kirksville,
Missouri, Aledra was the daughter of Allen J. and Marie (Carter)
Vaul. On February 17, 1968 in Kirksville MO, she was united
in marriage to Glen Simpson who preceded her in death on December
19, 1981. On June 9, 1994, Aledra married Richard Wood who
survives. Aledra is also survived by one son, James Simpson
of Virginia Beach, VA; one daughter, Lori Dehm and husband.
Shayne of Olthe, KS; three step-sons, Kevin Wood and wife Misty of
Chula Vista, CA, David Wood and wife Lori who are serving in the
United States Navy and Bradley Wood and wife Jennifer of Sherwood,
AR and four grandchildren, Jessica, Casey and Whitley Wood and
Megan Dehm. Her parents and two brothers, William and
Richard Vaul preceded Aledra in death. Aledra was a
life-long resident of Adair County, receiving her education,
graduating from Kirksville High School. She was employed for
twenty-nine years with Con Agra in Macon, MO, until her retirement
in 1995. She enjoyed camping, wildlife, bird watching, her
dogs and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday (November 18, 2002)
at Travis-Noe. Funeral Home in Kirksville with Reverend Jim
Robinson officiating. Bud Reese sang "Amazing Grace" and "How
Great Thou Art" and Tammy Simpson sang "In The Garden". They
were accompanied by Nancy Pennington, organist. Interment
was at Park View memorial Gardens in Kirksville. Casket
bearers were Shawn Simpson, Justin Simpson, Bradley Wood, Brian
Shumaker, John P. Munn and Larry Granneman. Visitation was
held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday (November 17, 2002 in the
chapel of the Travis-Noe Funeral Home.
Wharton - 2001
drown trying to
save his son