Area Obituaries

BEULAH ARLENE WALTER
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Beulah Arlene Payton arrived in this world July 16, 1924 to Henry Aldis Payton and Luster Stephens in Decatur County, IA. She had three sisters: Lila, Velma and Freeda. Another sister, Maude, passed away at the age of two. Beulah was a cheerleader and played the viola in the school orchestra at Kellerton High School.…

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MELVIN PARK RINEHART
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Melvin Park Rinehart was born April 25, 1927, to Verne and Nina (Rice) Rinehart on a farm north of the “Nation” in Worth County, MO. Park was welcomed by his sister, Hope, his brother, Bill, and later, another sister, Iris, joined the family. Park died on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Clearview Home with his…

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DORIS MAE GIBSON
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Doris Mae (Duffield) Gibson was born March 3, 1915, in Padroni, CO and passed away May 20, 2020 at the Village Care Center in Indianola. Doris was the second oldest of five children born to Ray and Pearl Mae (Harris) Duffield. Doris married Chester “Chet” Gibson on May 9, 1936 in Bethany, MO. To this…

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MARVIN EUGENE LANE
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Marvin Eugene Lane Marvin Eugene Lane, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2020 at Clearview Nursing Home with family and friends at his side. Marvin was born the fourth of five sons to Bert and Hazel Lane September 10, 1941 on the family farm in Ringgold County, IA. Marvin grew up attending a one room…

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DUANE GLICK
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Duane Glick, 85, of  Creston, formerly of Mount Ayr, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Mount Ayr. Powers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of…

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CAROL ANN NORRIS
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Carol Ann Norris Carol Ann went on her last adventure Thursday, April 23, 2020. She danced her way into heaven and has surrounded her family with all the love her big heart left behind. She had been ill for a few weeks before her passing on. A celebration of life will be held in Iowa…

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MARILYN JOY SCHAFER
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Marilyn Joy Schafer Marilyn Joy (Walker) Schafer, 72 of Mount Ayr, IA passed away at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr, IA on May 10, 2020. Marilyn was born on February 16, 1948 in Quanah, TX to Benjamin and Vera Maye (Stone) Walker. She grew up in Childress, TX. Marilyn graduated from Childress High School in…

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BRAD ELDON STILL
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Brad Eldon Still Brad Eldon Still, 55 of Mount Ayr, IA, passed away at Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston, IA on May 9, 2020. Brad fought a short but valiant battle with anaplastic thyroid cancer. Brad was born January 18, 1965 in Mount Ayr IA, the son of Eldon and Frances “Anne” (Garrity) Still.…

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CHARLES GALLOWAY
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Charles “Rex” Galloway, passed away at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, MO, at 10:26 p.m. on April 28, 2020, at the age of 86. Rex was born on May 9, 1933, in the family home on their farm near Redding, IA. His parents were Julian and Elsie (Saville) Galloway. Rex had three…

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JERRY DALE EWALT
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Jerry Dale Ewalt passed away, surrounded by his family, on May 2, 2020 at his home east of Clearfield, IA. Jerry was born December 11, 1940 at Rochester, MN. He was raised by his parents, Millard and Marjorie (Wittwer) Ewalt along with siblings Jay, Annabelle, Kathleen, Dawnelle and Nick. Jerry graduated from Clearfield High School…

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GARY EDGAR JEANES
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Gary Edgar Jeanes was born in Ringgold County, IA on April 28, 1939, to Robert Edgar and Doris Byrdie (Wiley) Jeanes. He passed away at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, IA on April 29, 2020, after a tragic farm accident on his property the evening before. When Gary was growing up he showed…

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DOROTHY JEAN SMITH
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Dorothy Jean (Garrett) Smith was born to Mark and Elizabeth (Mickelson) Garrett on October 5, 1948 in Adel, IA. The family moved to a farm in Diagonal, IA when she was an infant. She loved growing up on the farm and was usually one step behind her Dad. She especially enjoyed the work horses, baby…

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