Freda Fern Suttles, age 74, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 24, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born May 28, 1943, in Washburn, Missouri, the daughter of Frank and Fannie (Taylor) Fletcher. A funeral service was held on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, burial followed at the Maple Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.CraftonCantrellFuneralHome.com.

Evelyn Gayle Lester received her wings after a long battle with cancer on December 27, 2017, at home surrounded by her family. She was born December 9, 1953, to Freda Linder and James Burks. She would welcome and love many brothers and sisters. A memorial service was held on Tuesday January 2, 2017, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Online condolence may be shared at www.FossettMosherFuneralHome.com.

Dorothy Marie Adams, age 86, of Miller, Missouri, passed away at 4:17 a.m. on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. Dorothy was born February 7, 1931, in Powhattan, Kansas, the daughter of Robert and Edna (Haug) Congdon, A funeral service was held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller. Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2108, at the Olinger Highland Cemetery in Thornton, Colorado. Online condolence may be shared at www.FossettMosherFuneralHome.com.

William Henry Bailey, age 68, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 1:56 p.m. on Friday, December 22, 2017, at the Mercy Hospital in Aurora, Missouri. He was born October 9, 1950, in Siloam Springs, Arkansas the son of William and Erma (Gramh) Bailey. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 29, 2017, at the Free Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Fossett- Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Online condolences may be shared at www.FossettMosherFuneralHome.com.

Ernest Carl Arnsmeyer, age 86, of Billings, Missouri, passed away at 10:08 p.m. on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at his home. He was born January 26, 1931, in Marionville, Missouri, the son of Cecil and Nora (Black) Arnsmeyer. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, was held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora. Online condolences may be shared at www.CraftonCantrellFuneralHome.com.

Anne Pauline Atwell, age 68, of Verona, Missouri, passed away at 10:02 a.m. on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at her home. She was born September 17, 1949, in St. Stephen New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Earl and Evelyn (Campbell) Hiltz. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora was held on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at the Zion Cemetery north of Aurora. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Aurora. Memorial donations may be made payable to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at www.CraftonCantrellFuneralHome.com.

Dossie Lou Gardner, age 82, of Aurora, Missouri died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, December 30, 2017. She was born May 1, 1935, in Marionville, Missouri, the daughter of James and Ivon (Steele) Kissee. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, with Pastor Ronnie Fieker officiating. Burial will followed at the Orange Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.CraftonCantrellFuneralHome.com.

Anne Mae Lasswell, age 74, of Republic, Missouri, passed away at 1:21 a.m. on Monday, January 1, 2018, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born January 16, 1943, in Birch Tree, Missouri, the daughter of Carlos and Ruth (Mellott) Holman. Memorial services will be held at a later date at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, Missouri, with burial to be at the Spring River Cemetery in Verona, Missouri. Online condolences may be shared at www.CraftonCantrellFuneralHome.com.

Mark W. Teague, 52, of Aurora, passed away Wed. Dec. 27, 2017 in his home. Funeral services were held Sat. Dec. 30 in the Elm Branch Christian Church under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery.

Iona Mae Smith, age 92, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 3:56 p.m. on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at the Mercy Hospital in Aurora. She was born June 30, 1925, in Fredericktown, Missouri, the daughter of Obed and Myrtle (Head) Murray. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018, at the Wilson Funeral Home in Fredericktown, Missouri. Burial will follow at the Marcus Memorial Cemetery in Fredericktown. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Friday, in the funeral home chapel. Online condolences may be shared at www.CraftonCantrellFuneralHome.com.