Obituaries

Simone Blanche Léontine Parks

Simone Blanche Léontine née Renaudin, Robertson, Parks Simone was born in Migennes, France on February 16, 1925 to René Renaudin and Louise Emilienne (Couffet) Renaudin. She was a devout Catholic her entire life.  She left her earthly home for her heavenly home on Tuesday, May 21, at the age of 99, while residing at Westbury…

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Phyllis Jan Settle

Phyllis Jan Settle  was born in Perryville, Missouri  on September 27, 1958, born to Philip and Catherine Settle. On May 25, 2024, after a battle with breast cancer, she went to be with the lord at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Phyllis was a follower of Christ and her walk with Jesus was reflected in…

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Helen Jean Finn

Helen Jean Finn went home to be with the Lord on May 24, 2024. She was born on September 1, 1934 in Vienna, Missouri to Joseph Andrew and Mary Elizabeth (Crum) Breeden. She was the last of eight children. Jean chose Jesus as her savior as a child and served Him until the end. While…

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Mary L. Stephens

Mary L. Stephens, 83, of Olathe, Kansas passed away May 14, 2024 at home from respiratory illness. She was born January 3, 1941, in Fairview, Oklahoma to Elmer and Anna Chambers. She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband JC Stephens; son Tim; and granddaughter Melissa. Mary is survived by daughter, Joyce…

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Eugene Francis “Gene” Busteed

Gene Busteed, 73, of Columbia, Missouri, passed away on May 9, 2024. He was born on July 8, 1950, in St. Louis, Missouri, to George and Loretta (nee Willmering) Busteed. Gene, known for his love of the outdoors, was a man of science, trivia, and quirky art projects. Gene took a varied career path which kept him…

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Sylvia Caroline Schafer

Sylvia Caroline Schafer, age 88, of Independence, Missouri, passed away May 14, 2024. Sylvia was born March 31, 1936 in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. Sylvia grew up in a quite little town called Bible Hill, NS. She was the second oldest of six children. Sylvia had an insatiable zest for life. She was strong minded,…

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William Ray Loman, II

William Ray Loman, II, 56, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away May 10, 2024. Services are pending. William was on June 25, 1967, in Kansas City, Missouri to William Sr., and Jenny Loman. He graduated from Raytown High School in 1985, then continued on to graduate from University of Kansas in 1990. Preceding him in…

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Joel Michael Hinson

Joel Michael Hinson, 49, was born on November 4, 1974, in Kansas City, MO, to Candyce (Candy) Overbay and John Hinson. On May 14, 2024, after a determined battle with head and neck cancer, Joel’s body finally found rest as his spirit transitioned Home. Joel was brilliant. By the age of three, he could name…

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Margee Ann (Bonner) Lamb

In Loving Memory of Margee Ann (Bonner) Lamb With a twinkle in her eye and a heart full of laughter, Margee Ann Lamb bid us farewell on March 27, 2024, at the remarkable age of 97. From her spirited beginnings in Denver, Colorado on May 17, 1926, Margee’s life was a colorful tapestry woven with…

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Darlene Adele Willis

Darlene Adele Willis, age 87, of St. Peters, Missouri entered into heaven peacefully on Sunday, April 21, 2024.  Darlene was born to Wesley and Florence Eyres on July 16, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois.  She spent her early years in Oak Park, Illinois, and then in June, 1950 – when Dar was 14 – her family…

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