Area Obituaries

DENNIS WEBB
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Dennis Webb from Jefferson, TX passed away February 4, 2020. Dennis was born August 19,1941 in Mount Ayr, in Ringgold County, IA to Charlie Dee Webb and Jessie Mae (Marshall) Webb. Dennis was the youngest of seven; two sisters and four brothers, who with his parents proceeded him in his death. Dennis attended school in…

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RICHARD RAY GRAHAM
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Richard Ray “Dick” Graham was born March 13, 1938, on his family’s farm southwest of Diagonal, IA, to Roy Edward and Gladys Fern (Brown) Graham. Dick attended Harmony Country School in Grant Township, a year each in the Diagonal School and Mount Ayr School and graduated from Benton School as Valedictorian of his class in…

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ROBERT JAMES GREEN
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Robert James Green passed from this life into heaven on January 27, 2020, at the age of 91.     Bob, the eldest of six children, was born to James Carl and Hazel Irene (Sexton) Green on July 11,1928, at their home in Gravity, IA. At the age of five he started first grade, otherwise the…

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ELTON RAY JACKLEY, SR
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Elton Ray Jackley Sr, son of Elton Raymond and Dorothy (Wasson) Jackley, was born May 20, 1949 in Creston, IA. Better known as Butch by family and friends, Butch was a man of many traits. He could fix your car or house and anything else in between. He was always willing to help anyone in…

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LILA ROSE BONEBRAKE
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Lila Rose Bonebrake (Drake) 99 of Mount Ayr, IA died February 1, 2020 at the Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Lila, daughter of Amelia (Dolecheck) and Cloyd Drake was born January 31, 1921. She graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1938. Lila worked at the Soil Conservation office in Mount Ayr after graduating. Lila…

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BILL BELZER
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Bill Dale Belzer, son of Thomas A. amd Alice F. (Adair) Belzer, was born August 25, 1933 at Avery, IA. Bill grew up at Albia, IA and he graduated with the Albia High School class of 1951. Bill was drafted into the US Army during the time of the Korean War. After his honorable discharge,…

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SANDRA KAY WILSON
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Sandra Kay (Shields) Wilson, was born May 21,1942 in Ringgold, IA, to John and Anabel (Motsinger) Shields. She married Duane Hontz and they had two children, Brenda and Randy. They spent many years in Omaha, NE. During those years Sandy spent time as a cook and bookkeeper for Leizure Lanes Restaurant and Motel. She later…

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GLENN OLIVER PAYTON
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Glenn Oliver Payton age 77, left this world to join his Heavenly Father Thursday morning, January 23, 2020, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, IA. Glenn was born to James Ai and Maxine Irene (McGahuey) Payton on July 17, 1942, at the Payton home on their Decatur County, IA farm. Glenn attended Kellerton Community…

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FRED WERNER
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Fred Werner, 85, of Urbandale passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the V.A. Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services were held Friday, January 24, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Pearson Family Funeral Service and Cremation Center, 809 W. Montgomery Street, Creston, IA 50801. Pastor Jodi Rushing will officiate. Burial was at the Oakland…

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PATRICIA EDGINGTON
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Patricia “Patty” Edgington was called home to Glory on January 7, 2020. Patty was born on February 1, 1959 to Howard and Velda (Clark) Pierson in Council Bluffs, IA. She grew up, and spent her school years, in Mount Ayr, IA. Patty was creative and outgoing in her young years and enjoyed many activities especially…

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HELEN MAE JEANES
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Helen Mae Jeanes, age 79, was born June 21, 1940, at Iowa City, IA to Ray Charles and Virginia May (Green) Waddell. She died at Lamoni Specialty Care in Lamoni, IA on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Helen went to school in Grand River and Beaconsfield, IA through her junior year. She played basketball for the…

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WILLIAM PAUL QUICK
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William “Bill” Paul Quick, son of Kenneth J. and Berta G. (Morin) Quick, was born in Mount Ayr, IA October 14, 1955. Bill began his schooling in Delphos, then attended Maloy and Redding schools before graduating from Mount Ayr Community High School; class of 1974. He was united in marriage to Virginia “Ginny” Kaye Elmer…

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