AREA OBITUARIES

THOMAS HAROLD HOLMES

THOMAS HAROLD HOLMES Thomas Harold Holmes, 71, of Luray, passed away at 1:57 pm on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at his home. Thomas was born of Catholic Faith on March 4, 1949 in Ashton, Missouri, son of the late George Harold Holmes and Marie Elizabeth (Hickey) Holmes.  He will be dearly missed by his soul…

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MICHELLE RENEE FOX-CHRISTY

MICHELLE RENEE FOX-CHRISTY Michelle Renee Fox-Christy, 52, of Canton, was reunited with her mother on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at her home. She was born on December 19, 1967 in Keokuk, the daughter of Ronnie Fox and the late Betsy K. (Cole) Fox.  She married Terry Christy on October 21, 1989 in Canton and he…

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VERNON G. THOMPSON 1925-2020

VERNON G. THOMPSON Vernon G. Thompson, 95, of Revere, MO formerly of Keokuk, IA and Canon City, CO died Monday, October 19, 2020 at his home. Vernon was born on July 12, 1925 in Cloquet, MN, the son of Gilbert and Clara (Beldon) Thompson. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Cochran on July 30,…

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MARILYN BESSIE KELLY

MARILYN BESSIE KELLY Marilyn Bessie Kelly, 84, of Wayland, passed away at 9:00 am on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Montrose Health Center in Montrose, Iowa. She was born on June 4, 1936 in Keokuk, the daughter of the late Sidney and Jennie (Land) Cook. She was married to the late Bennie Jacobs and later…

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WENDY MORRISON

WENDY MORRISON Wendy Morrison, 54, of Kahoka, passed away at 5:40 pm on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. She was born on April 28, 1966 in Keokuk the daughter of the late Larry and Patty (Stark) Daniels. Wendy loved to clean and keep things in meticulous…

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HAROLD V. GARES

HAROLD V. GARES Harold V. Gares, 96, of Kahoka, passed away at 10:27 pm on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. Harold was born on March 8, 1924 in Anson, the son of the late George and Julia (Nixon) Gares. He married Celesta Ball on October 25, 1947 in Kahoka and…

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OLA MAE WATSON

OLA MAE WATSON Ola Mae Watson, 81, of Kahoka, passed away at 2:46 am on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Fort Madison Community Hospital in Fort Madison, Iowa.  She was born on May 16, 1939 in Cyrene the daughter of the late Johnny Hubert and Ellen (Haught) Lenington.  Mae attended school at Bowling Green before…

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GARNET TRIPP

GARNET TRIPP Garnet Tripp, 89, of Kahoka, passed away at 8:15 pm on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois due to complications from Covid 19. She was born on September 16, 1931 in Scotland County, Missouri the daughter of the late John and Grace (Billups) Chancellor.  Garnet married Denver Leo Tripp…

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NORMA JEAN (PHILLIPS) ARNOLD

NORMA JEAN (PHILLIPS) ARNOLD Norma Jean (Phillips) Arnold, 90 of Seattle, Washington passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. The daughter of Aubrey and Veta Brown Phillips was born on January 7, 1930 in Ewing, Missouri. She was united in marriage to E. W. (Bill) Arnold in 1948 and they moved to…

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KAY LYON

KAY LYON Kay Lyon, 72, of Palmyra, passed away at 4:10 pm Monday, October 5, 2020 at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra, MO. Friends and Family are invited to Kay’s Life Celebration at a visitation that will be from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Friday October 9, 2020 at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel…

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