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Sarah F. Hammett, 61, of Louisiana, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013 at Pike County Memorial Hospital, Louisiana.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 18 at Collier Funeral Home, Louisiana. The Rev. Robert Hutsell will officiate.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery, Louisiana.
She was born Oct. 7, 1951 in Louisiana, the daughter of Robert and Frances Sherman Resor.
She is survived by one son, William B. (B.J.) Hammett and wife Valerie, of Louisiana; a daughter, Jo Ann Oliver and husband Bryan, of Louisiana; one granddaughter, Katelyn Oliver, of Louisiana; one step-grandson, Seth Graver, of Bowling Green; four step-granddaughters, Samantha Graver, Shelby Graver, Stormy Graver and Sydney Graver, all of Bowling Green; one step-great-grandson, Braxton, of Bowling Green; five sisters and six brothers.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, Jeffrey Allen Hammett; her father, Robert Resor; one brother, Larry Wayne Resor; and a special friend, Miss A Fluff, her favorite cat.
She had owned and operated Sarah’s Garden Center in Louisiana for 28 years. She had also been employed at the Village of the Blue Rose, near Louisiana.
Honorary pallbearers are B.J. Hammett, Bryan Oliver, Katelyn Oliver, Barry Oliver, Karl Dewey II, and Dale Resor. Active pallbearers are Mike Price, Kevin Hall, James York, Joey Minor, David Scherder and Andre Findley.
Memorials may be given to Collier Funeral Home or to C.A.P.A.
Charlene Boyd Lawson, 99, of Bowling Green, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Country View Nursing Facility in Bowling Green. Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday July 18, at the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ in Bowling Green with Rev. Randall Cone officiating. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to the time of service at the church.
Charlene Boyd Lawson was born Nov. 9, 1913, the daughter of A. M. and Kathryn Pearl Brown Bennett. She graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1931 and then attended St. Norbert’s in De Pere, Wis.
She married Edward Lawson on June 15, 1985 at the Grace Episcopal Church in Clarksville. She later became a member of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ in Bowling Green and remained a member until her death.
Survivors include her husband Ed, three sons, Rick Boyd and wife Pat of Louisiana, John Boyd and companion Clarissa Woods of Clarksville, and Walter Boyd III and wife Karen of St. Louis.; six grandchildren, Michelle Danback of Paynesville, Angela Boyd and Andrew Boyd of St. Louis, Travis Boyd and wife Rebecca of Troy, Allison Boyd and Cara Boyd of Columbia; and four great-grandchildren, Alyssa Danback of Paynesville, Garrett, Lily, and Layla Boyd of Columbia.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Sarah Bennett Waters and Margie Bennett, and a daughter-in-law Doni Boyd.
Charlene lived in De Pere, Wis., for many years with her husband Walter Boyd Jr. and three sons. Her first husband preceded her in death. She was an active member in the Union Congregational Church in Green Bay and was Director of Christian Education.
In 1965 she returned to Clarksville. She was a member of the Clarksville Presbyterian Church and later a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Clarksville where she served as pianist for many years.
She owned and operated Pirates Cove in Clarksville and managed the Clarksville Skylift. She also served on the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce and was a Grand Marshall of the Clarksville Applefest. She served on the Clarksville Youth Council and was a founder of the Clarksville Historical Museum. She served on the Pike County Tourism Commission, ILIAMO, University of Missouri Extension Council and served as Missouri Community Betterment Ambassador.
Memorials can be made to First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 15 N. High, Bowling Green, MO 63334 or Pike County Home Health and Hospice 18120 Pike 312, Bowling Green, MO 63334.
On-line condolences may be left at www.muddveach.com.
Melvin David Kaden, 62, of Pike County, entered into rest on July 12, 2013.
Melvin graduated from Monroe city R-1 High School in 1969 Ranked ninth out of 99. He went on to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia and Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksville. He was employed with Northeast Correctional Center. He served in the Missouri Army National Guard, 2175th MP Company Nov. 1971 – Nov. 1978.
A loving husband, father, and grandfather; he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, family, and friends. He also was a Registered Softball Umpire for the Amateur Softball Association of America, both high school and college. He was an avid Cardinals and Mizzou fan.
He is survived by: loving wife, Margaret Pettey Kaden; children, Aaron and Holly Kaden, Sara and Robert Brunsvold; step-children, Marcie and Robert Hernandez, Stacey and Stacey Watson; grandchildren, Remy, McKinley, Elli, Krista, Christopher, Jessie, Tucker, and Cody; siblings, Kathy Dent, Norman Kaden, and Carl Kaden.
A memorial service and celebration of Melvin’s life will be held at his residence in Pike Country on Aug. 3 at 2 p.m.
Those that are able or unable to attend the above services may also attend additional services held by his Children at Immanual Lutheran Church in West Ely, on Aug. 4 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Elaine Yvonne Rubemeyer, age 78, of Frankford, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013 at the Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 19, at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Peno Baptist Church or the Pike County Home Health Hospice.
A complete obituary will appear in next week’s paper.
Online condolences may be left at www.muddveach.com