Kevin Lee Shepherd, age 40, of Marionville, Missouri, passed away at 4:20 p.m. on Sunday, October 29, 2017, as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was born May 2, 1977, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, the son of Thomas and Barbara (Hobbs) Shepherd. A funeral service was held on Friday, November 3, 2017, at the Williams Funeral Home in Marionville.

Deborah Kaye Eutsler, age 59, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 5:46 a.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born April 12, 1958, in Dennison, Ohio, the daughter of Jerry and Laura Jean (Larkin) Kerns. A funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora was held on Monday, November 6, 2017, at the Aurora Baptist Temple. Burial will followed at the Short Cemetery in Hurley, Missouri. Memorial donations in memory of Deborah may be made to the Short Cemetery in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at

Mitzi Rea Strawn, 62, of Verona passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Cox-Monett Hospital. Funeral services were held Wed. Nov. 8 in the Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will followed in Spring River Cemetery in Verona.

Homer Leroy “Bud” Craig, age 89, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 10:35 a.m. on Friday, November 3, 2017, at his home. He was born June 24, 1928, in Denver, Colorado, the son of Homer Luman and Ruth (Tinkerman) Craig. A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, was held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. Visitation was held on Wednesday, at the cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at