Area Obituaries

HAROLD NORMAN WILLEY

Harold Norman Willey, son of Harold Franklin and Erma Fern (Danielson) Willey, was born February 29, 1936, at Mount Ayr, IA. Following high school, Norman served his country in the US Army. He was stationed in Korea for a while. After his honorable discharge, Norman worked construction. On November 2, 1974, Norman married Pamela Gragg…

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ANNABELLE KATHLEEN JONES

Annabelle Kathleen Jones, age 89, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at Mount Ayr Health Center in Mount Ayr, IA. Annabelle was born June 17, 1932 in Lenox, IA to Byron and Eva (Shelman) Brown. She married Robert Duane Jones on September 16, 1967. She was a resident of the Des Moines area…

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LLOYD HARDEN GLENDENNING

Lloyd Harden Glendenning, son of Harden and Lola (McPherson) Glendenning, was born March 24, 1931 on the family farm. Lloyd attended and graduated from Mount Ayr High School with the class of 1949. On December 22, 1951, Lloyd was united in marriage to LaVerne Marion Smith. Lloyd and LaVerne would welcome into their home two…

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WILLIAM WOODROW SALTZMAN

William Woodrow Saltzman of Madison, CT originally from Mount Ayr in Ringgold County, IA, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2021. “Bill” Saltzman was born June 1, 1938, the first child to W.W. “Woody” and Carmen Sarah Saltzman. Originally a farming family, Woody transitioned into the insurance business mid-century, and young Bill followed in his…

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CAROL ANNETTE FREEMAN

Carol Annette Freeman, 83, of Bolivar, MO, passed away on June 6, 2021. She was born during a blizzard at her grandma’s house in Craig, MO on April 8, 1938, to Maurice and Eva (Yount) Wright. She is survived by her loving husband, Jim; two children, Rhonda Padgitt of Olive Branch, MS; and Jim (Leigh)…

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LARRY GREENE

Larry Greene, age 73, of Tracy, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at the MHP Hospital in Oskaloosa, IA, surrounded by his family. Larry was born on February 2, 1948, in Creston, IA. He attended Chariton High School and graduated with the Class of 1966. In June of 1967 he was united in marriage…

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EULA JEAN SCHRIEVER

Eula “Jean” Schriever, age 81 of Farmington, died peacefully on Tuesday evening, June 29, 2021, at Trinity Care Center in Farmington Eula Jean, the daughter of Glen and Eula Catherine (Brockway) Bear, was born on April 27, 1940, on the family farm in Kellerton, IA. Following her graduation from Kellerton High School with the class…

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KENNETH JAMES QUICK

Kenneth James Quick was born the February 17, 1931 to Carl and Fern (Jarvis) Quick at their home in Redding, IA. He was welcomed to the family by his three-year older brother, Harold Montgomery. His parents’ big hearts and loving ways created a hard worker and a passionate soul. His faith as a Seventh Day…

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MARILYN MARJORIE SHAY

Marilyn Marjorie Shay went to be with the Lord on May 22, 2021. Marilyn was born July 1, 1927 in Maloy, IA, the second of five children, to John C. and Winifred (Hubbard) Shay. She attended Maloy High School, graduating in 1943 with her sister, Catherine. There were nine graduates that year. After graduation she…

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MARGARET ANN BICKERS

Margaret Ann (Crowson) Bickers was born on March 12, 1950, the first-born twin to Ruby (Rogers) and Crandler Crowson in Louisville, MS. Her mother made sure she and her siblings, Tommy Joe, Crandler (JR), Mary and Carey were taught the importance of faith, family and music, as they traveled around the US as a result…

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