Cassandra LeAnn Kristek, age 47, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2018, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born November 17, 1970, in Springfield, Missouri, the daughter of Dave and Robberta (Hartin) Clinkenbeard. A funeral service was held on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial followed at the Marionville IOOF Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the family to help with the funeral expenses in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at www.CraftonCantrellFuneralHome.com.

Joe Dean Myers, age 56, of Shell Knob, Missouri, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at his home. He was born February 11, 1961 in Monett, Missouri, the son of Don and Mary Ruth (Vaught) Myers. A celebration of Joe’s life was held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at the Church in Action, in Mt. Vernon. Arrangements are under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, Missouri. Memorial donations in memory of Joe, may be made payable to the Church in Action for the Teen Challenge Women’s Ministry or Convoy of Hope. Online condolences may be shared at www.CraftonCantrellFuneralHome.com.

Acquilla Doris Murray, age 88, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 7:27 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. She was born May 7, 1929, in Hutchinson, Kansas, the daughter of Aldo and Inez (Pickett) Gregg. A funeral service was held on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial followed at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made payable to the Baptist Children’s Home, in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at www.FossettMosherFuneralHome.com.