Our Obituaries

Laverne Francies Burkholder

September 10, 1944 - September 17, 2017

Laverne Francies Burkholder, age 73, of Brookfield, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Life Care Center of Brookfield. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at God's Garden Church with Frankie Bolin officiating. Burial will be in Bucklin Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until time of service on Saturday, September 30, 2017. ...
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Robert Chester Walgren

April 2, 1953 - September 12, 2017

Robert Chester Walgren, age 64 of Brookfield, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Pershing Memorial Hospital. A Catholic Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm at the Immaculate Conception Church, Brookfield with Fr. Jerry Kaimann officiating. Burial will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am on Friday until time of...
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Robert Bruce Ince III

September 2, 2017 - September 2, 2017

Robert Bruce Ince III was born to Krystal Buswell and Robert Ince Jr. on September 2, 2017, and passed into Heaven the same day. He was surrounded by many family members while making his journey to his heavenly home. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Friday, September 8, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Smith officiating. A visitation will be held beginning at 10:00 am on...
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Mary Sue Head

July 28, 1941 - September 1, 2017

Mary Sue (Westfall) Head, age 76, of Brookfield, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 in Brookfield. Mary Sue was born on July 28, 1941 to the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Collier) Westfall. On May 29, 1976 she married Randall Lee Head of Brookfield. She graduated in the class of 1959 from Brookfield High School Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm at...
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Doris Lynn Watkins

November 6, 1957 - August 31, 2017

Doris Lynn Watkins, age 59, of Brookfield, passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017 at her home. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the PETSKA Cancer Fund and may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Doris Lynn, daughter of...
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Nancy Lee Linebaugh

February 15, 1941 - August 26, 2017

Nancy Lee (Harvey) Linebaugh, age 76, passed away August 26, 2017, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Friday September 1, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Chaplain Andy Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Laclede Cemetery. A visitation will be held Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Rhodes Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are...
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Gail Harrington

October 21, 1930 - August 26, 2017

Gail Harrington, age 86, of Brookfield, died Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Pioneer Skilled Nursing Center, Marceline. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, August 30, 2017at Rhodes Funeral Home with Greg Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow at Wheeling Cemetery, Wheeling, MO. A visitation will be held Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 PM. Memorials have been...
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Floyd Dale Seals

January 22, 1945 - August 17, 2017

Floyd "Dale" Seals, 72, of Hale, Missouri, passed away, Thursday, August 17, 2017 at his home. Dale was born on January 22, 1945 in Centerville, Iowa, to Floyd Tom and Marjorie Seals. He graduated in 1963 from Brookfield High School. He then joined the Army and completed a tour of duty in Korea. After his discharge from the Army, he was employed by Pittsburg Des Moines Steel as a "tankie". ...
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Lloyd Junior Moore

June 14, 1931 - August 11, 2017

Lloyd Junior Moore, age 86, of Brookfield, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at McLarney Manor of Brookfield. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Jerry Stone officiating. Visitation will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorials have been suggested to the charity of your choice and may be left at...
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Marvin Eugene Vroom

September 28, 1952 - August 9, 2017

Marvin Eugene Vroom, age 64, of Elmer, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in La Plata Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Ron McPherson officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be in Laclede Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm Monday, August 14, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorials have been suggested to the...
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Terry Louise Epperson

March 7, 1949 - August 6, 2017

Terry Louise Epperson, 68, of Brookfield, MO went home to be with the Lord on August 6, 2017 in Brookfield. Terry was born to Georgia May Bogue and Ernest Addison Borden on March 7, 1949. She married Roy Terrill Epperson on December 14, 1968 in Hannibal. Terry was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings: Mike Borden, David Borden, Carolyn Epperson, and her daughter Kimberly Walton....
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Dora Ann Gray

March 19, 1936 - July 31, 2017

Dora Ann Gray, age 81 of Sturgeon, MO passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Ron McPherson officiating. Burial will be held at a later date. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Dora Ann, daughter of Ambrose Lynn and Leota Alvesta (McDonald) Norton, was born on March 19, 1936 in...
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Bobbie Wendell Bennett

October 21, 1926 - July 24, 2017

Bobbie Wendell Bennett, age 90, of Brookfield, died Monday, July 24, 2017 at Pioneer Skilled Nursing Center, Marceline A graveside memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 3:00 pm at Jenkins Cemetery, Browning, Missouri with Bobbie N. Bennett officiating. Bobbie Wendell, son of Charles Noel Bennett and Ethel (Cordray) Bennett was born on October 21, 1926 in Browning. On...
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Viola Lucille Crist

August 4, 1919 - June 26, 2017

Viola Lucille (Vi) Crist, Age 97, of Brookfield, passed away, Monday, June 26, 2017, at Life Care Center of Brookfield. Visitation will be held Friday, June 30, 2017, at 1:00 pm at Rhodes Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 pm beginning with an Eastern Star Service, provided by Florence Chapter #124, with Reverend Sue Lambert officiating. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery...
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Amanda Rose Hepworth

August 3, 1989 - June 15, 2017

Amanda Rose Hepworth, age 27 of Brookfield, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Columbia, Missouri A memorial service will be held at 6:00 pm Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Pastor Frank Bolin officiating. A visitation will be held beginning at 5:00 pm until time of service. Memorials have been suggested to the family in care of Hannah Teel, to help with funeral expenses...
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Mildred Ellen Gordon

May 26, 1921 - June 8, 2017

Mildred Ellen Gordon, age 96 of Brookfield, died Thursday, June 8, 2017 at McLarney Manor, Brookfield Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Sue Lambert officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorial donations have been suggested in care of...
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Lowell Linley DeHaven

January 19, 1951 - June 1, 2017

Lowell Linley DeHaven, age 66, of Brookfield, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017 at his home. Family burial will be held in Graceland Cemetery, Cameron, MO. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Lowell Linley, son of Arthur Linley and Betty Lee (Brice) DeHaven, was born on January 19, 1951, in Chillicothe, MO. Lowell was a 1969 graduate of Brookfield High School and a 1973 graduate of...
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Rosemary F, Thompson

January 3, 1936 - May 30, 2017

ROSEMARY F. THOMPSON, Age 81, Shawnee, KS, left to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Rosemary was born January 03, 1936 in Kansas City, MO to Sam H. and Eva E. Rhodes. She married Merle D. Thompson on January 29, 1955. They enjoyed 54 years of marriage until his death May 20, 2009. Rosemary continued to enjoy many more years as a Winter Texan at Fun N Sun, San Benito, TX. ...
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Bernice Icel Fields

January 9, 1927 - May 28, 2017

Bernice Icel Fields, age 90, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Trenton Missouri. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Winigan Cemetery, Winigan, Missouri. A visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 pm Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Bernice Icel, daughter of Ruben James Carmack and Delpha Mae (Pipes)...
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Thomas Gilbert Slape

May 14, 1951 - May 27, 2017

Thomas Gilbert Slape, age 66, of Brookfield, died Saturday May 27, 2017 at his home. Thomas Gilbert, son of Clarence William Slape, and Katharine (Burton) Slape, was born on May 14, 1951 in Brookington, Missouri. Thomas was a truck driver for many years. He loved to spend time with his family and enjoyed building, woodworking, and landscaping He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Anne...
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Donald Dee Brumbaugh

August 10, 1942 - May 26, 2017

Donald Dee Brumbaugh, age 74, of Laclede, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at his home. Donald Dee, son of John Rubin Brumbaugh and Mildred Marie (Williams) Brumbaugh, was born on August 10, 1942 in Browning, Missouri. On July 26, 1963 he was united in marriage to Reita Mae Brizendine at the First Baptist Church, Marceline, Missouri. Donald worked for MODOT for 25 years. He was a member of...
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Sandra Colleen Bushery

July 28, 1952 - May 14, 2017

Sandra Colleen Bushery, age 64, of Brookfield, passed away Sunday May 14, 2017 at her home. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on May 27, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Gail Brown officiating. Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens, Brookfield. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Sandra Colleen, daughter of Nelson Tripp and Carolyn (Deweese) Tripp, was born on July 28, 1952...
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James Raymond Naylor

March 1, 1948 - April 30, 2017

James Raymond Naylor, age 69, of Brookfield, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 at his home. James Raymond, son of Paul Sick and Verna (Wolfanger) Sick was born on March 1, 1948 in Plant City, Florida He leaves behind many family members and friends
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Harold Wayne Hoyt

July 3, 1927 - April 13, 2017

Harold Wayne Hoyt, age 89, of Brookfield, passed away Thursday April 13, 2017 at his home A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on April 28, 2017, at Rhodes Funeral Home with Sister Donna Eggering officiating. Inurnment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am on April 28, 2017, at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorials have been suggested to St. Michael's...
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Janice "Memaw" Calvert

August 5, 1935 - March 24, 2017

Janice Maureen Calvert, age 81, of Marceline, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at Boone Hospital, Columbia, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, April 2, 2017 at High Hill Chapel, Bucklin, Missouri with Reverend Bill Birdsong officiating. Burial will follow at High Hill Cemetery, Bucklin, Missouri. A visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Saturday, April 1, 2017...
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Clella Margrete Cisna

July 24, 1919 - March 23, 2017

Clella Margrete Cisna, age 97, of Laclede, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at McLarney Manor of Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Richard Cassidy officiating. Burial will follow at Laclede Cemetery, Laclede, Missouri. Memorials have been suggested to the United Methodist Church of Laclede and may be left at...
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Donna Evelyn Cook

April 14, 1931 - March 7, 2017

Donna Evelyn Cook, age 85, of Brookfield, passed away Tuesday, March 07, 2017 at Life Care Center of Brookfield. A private service will be held at a later date. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Donna Evelyn, daughter of John Capps and Etta (Burnett) Capps, was born April 14, 1931 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. On May 10, 1950, she was united in marriage to Phinis Monroe Cook. He preceded...
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Georgia LaVerne McCune

February 19, 1933 - March 7, 2017

Georgia LaVerne McCune, 84, of Brookfield, passed away on March 7, 2017, at Life Care Center of Brookfield. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Laclede Cemetery, Laclede, Missouri. Memorials have been suggested to any of the following, American Lung Association, First Baptist Church of Linneus, Park Baptist Church of Brookfield, or the National Mill Dog...
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Evelyn Gertrude Smith

November 11, 1932 - March 3, 2017

Evelyn Gertrude Smith, age 84, of Brookfield, died Friday, March 3, 2017. A visitation will be held beginning at 11:00 am, Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow beginning at 1:00 pm at the funeral home with Reverend William Montgomery officiating. Burial is to follow at Park Lawn Cemetery Brookfield, MO. Memorials have been suggested to Laclede United...
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Clyde Edwin Hicks

June 27, 1935 - March 1, 2017

Clyde Edwin Hicks, age 81, of Independence, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at St Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, March 11, 2017at Rhodes Funeral Home, Brookfield,MO with Pastor David Hackett officiating. There will be a one hour visitation prior to the service. Inurnment will follow at Botts Cemetery, Meadville, MO. For friends and...
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Marcus Edward Rogo

May 31, 1974 - February 25, 2017

Marcus Edward Rogo, age 42, of Brookfield, died Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield Marcus Edward, son of Ralf Edward Rogo and Gabriele Elizabeth Puckett, was born on May 31, 1974 in Salem, Virginia. Marcus enjoyed spending time with his family, working on cars, hunting and fishing , watching movies, and caring for his many pets. He is survived by his...
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Richard Gene McGlasson

October 10, 1932 - February 12, 2017

Richard Gene McGlasson, age 84, of Brookfield, died Sunday, February 12, 2017 at his home. A memorial service with full military honors will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Higginsville Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville, Missouri. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Richard, son of Clement McGlasson, and Myrna (Smith) McGlasson, was born on October 10, 1932 in...
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Erma Kay Helms

April 10, 1943 - February 7, 2017

Erma Kay Helms, age 73 of Brookfield, died Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at North Care Hospice House, Kansas City, Missouri. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Sam Blades, Certified Lay Speaker, officiating. Memorials have been suggested to NorthCare Hospice of Kansas City and may be left at or sent to Rhodes Funeral Home, 216...
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Ricky L. Holloway

July 29, 1955 - February 3, 2017

Ricky L. Holloway, age 61, of Brookfield, died Friday, February 3, 2017 at his home. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Chaplain Kevin Holloway officiating. Burial will follow at Parklawn Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorials have been...
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Marvin "Whiskers" Windsor

May 8, 1939 - February 3, 2017

Marvin D. "Whisker" Windsor, age 77, of Brookfield, died Friday, February 3, 2017 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, February 6, 2017, at Rhodes Funeral Home with Rodger Kelsey officiating. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am Monday, February 6, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 12:00 pm till time of service....
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Leona L. Washam

August 26, 1927 - January 27, 2017

Leona L. Washam, age 89, of Laclede, died Friday, January 27, 2017 at her home. A private funeral service was held Monday, January 30, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorials have been suggested to the Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation or the American Legion Hall in Sumner, Missouri, and may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On-line registry at...
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Mary Margaret McNeil

September 10, 1921 - January 16, 2017

Mary Margaret McNeil, age 95, resident of Pioneer Nursing Home in Marceline, Missouri, passed away Monday January 16, 2017 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield. A memorial mass will be held at 5:30 pm Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Church, Brookfield. Burial will be at a later date at St. Michael's Cemetery, Brookfield. Memorials have been suggested to S.E.V. (Saving...
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Minnie Ellen Gelski

May 29, 1924 - January 7, 2017

Minnie E. Gelski, age 92, of Brookfield, Missouri, passed away Saturday January 7, 2017 at Life Care Center of Brookfield. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday January 11, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Pastor Sue Lambert officiating. Visitation will be held prior to services beginning at 12:00 pm. Burial will be at St. Michael's Cemetery, Brookfield. Memorials have been...
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James H. Gordon

August 14, 1940 - January 7, 2017

James Harvey Gordon, age 76, of Brookfield, Missouri, passed away Saturday January 7, 2017 at Life Care Center of Brookfield. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday January 14, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Pastor Doug Kraus officiating. Visitation will be held prior to services beginning at 2:00 pm. Burial will be at Old New Garden Cemetery, St. Catharine. Memorials have been...
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Scott Aaron Speichinger

August 20, 1976 - January 6, 2017

Scott Speichinger, age 40, of Meadville, passed away Friday January 06, 2017 in Macon, Missouri A Catholic Funeral Mass will be held Friday, January 13, 2017 beginning at 10:30 am at Immaculate Conception Church, Brookfield. Burial will follow at St. Michaels Cemetery, Brookfield. A Visitation will be held Thursday, January, 12, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Church beginning at 4:00 pm...
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James Wesley Cleveland

March 3, 1927 - December 13, 2016

James Wesley Cleveland, age 89, of Brookfield, passed away at 11:23 pm on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at Life Care Center of Brookfield surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be held Monday, December 19, 2016 at Park Baptist Church beginning at 11:00 am with Reverend David Blakely officiating. Burial will follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, December 18, 2016...
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James Waldo Roberts

May 31, 1928 - December 12, 2016

James Waldo Roberts 88, of Brookfield passed away peacefully, Monday, December 12, 2016 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield. A visitation will be held at Rhodes Funeral Home, Saturday, December 17, 2016 beginning at 12:00 pm, with funeral service to follow beginning at 2:00 pm. Burial at Park Lawn Cemetery, Brookfield will follow services. Memorials have been suggested to the family and...
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James "Jim" Dennis King

September 22, 1940 - November 24, 2016

James "Jim" Dennis King, age 76, of Brookfield, died Thursday, November 24, 2016 at Pioneer Skilled Nursing Center, Marceline, Missouri Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., December 1, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Park Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held November 30, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home beginning at 1:00 pm with family...
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Earl Eugene Steen

April 18, 1945 - October 31, 2016

Earl Eugene Steen, age 71 of Brookfield, passed away October 31, 2016 at his home A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, December 2, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home Memorial will be given by Jerry Stone.Following the service, there will be a celebration of life held at the Eagles Club in Brookfield. Earl Eugene, son of James Earl Steen and Ruby Ovelia (Carlton) Steen, was born on...
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Angela Jeanne Douglas

July 30, 1973 - October 29, 2016

Angela Jeanne Douglas, age 43 of Brookfield, passed away October 29, 2016 at Life Care Center of Brookfield. A memorial service will be held at a later date Angela Jeanne, daughter of James Dale Wiley and Linda Mitchell, was born July 30, 1973. On June 5, 1997 she was united in marriage to Ernest Douglas Jr. in Mendon, Missouri. He preceded her in death on November 18, 2006 She is survived...
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Helen A. Wilson

January 10, 1924 - October 24, 2016

Helen A. Wilson, 92 years of age, formally of Brookfield, MO passed away peacefully and was called to Heaven October 24, 2016 She was born January 10, 1924, the daughter of Edward T. and Vivian Alta Brown, in Linneus, MO. With her husband, Hubert F. Wilson, 71 years of marriage, they raised two daughters in Brookfield. Her oldest daughter, Nancy Sue Wilson, has waited since December 14, 2013...
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Michael Emary

August 13, 1948 - October 15, 2016

Michael Ivan Emary, 68, of Laclede, passed away on October 15, 2016, at home A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, October 29, 2016 beginning at 2:00 pm at his home. Memorials have been suggested to Linn County Humane Society and may be left at or sent to Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Michael Ivan Emary, the son of...
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Brent Linnell Shiflett

April 22, 1966 - October 6, 2016

Brent Linnell Shiflett was born in Quincy, Illinois, April 22, 1966. He passed away at his mother's home on October 6, 2016. He is survived by his mother, Lois (Shiflett) Stone; one brother, Chad Shiflett; one nephew, Dylan Shiflett; two uncles, Donnell Shiflett and Dale Atha; three aunts, Carletta and Alma Shiflett, and Sharon Atha; several close cousins; past longtime companion, Dena Lyford...
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John "Jack" Henry Dietzel

July 15, 1922 - September 7, 2016

John Henry "Jack " Dietzel, age 94, of Brookfield, Missouri, died Wednesday, September 07, 2016 at McLarney Manor of Brookfield Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Ron McPherson officiating. Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Monday, September 12, 2016 at...
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Mary Stobaugh

December 9, 1948 - August 10, 2016

Mary Helen Stobaugh passed away on August, 10, 2016 at Pioneer Skilled Nursing Center, Marceline. No services are scheduled.
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Ronald Frederick Holland

November 4, 1939 - August 8, 2016

Ronald Frederick Holland, 76, of Brookfield, passed away on August 8, 2016, at The University of Missouri Medical Center, Columbia. He will be cremated. A visitation will be held Friday, August 12, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorials have been suggested to the American Heart Association or Diabetes Association and may be left at or sent to Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn...
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Joy Jeannette Dysart

September 22, 1940 - August 8, 2016

Joy Jeannette Dysart, 75, of Trenton, passed away on August 8, 2016, at her home A graveside service will be held Friday, August 12, 2016 beginning at 10:00 am at Lakeside Cemetery, Sumner, Missouri, with Gail Brown Officiating. Memorials have been suggested to the Sumner United Methodist Church and may be left at or sent to Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On...
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Virginia Lucille Jones

October 6, 1928 - July 23, 2016

Virginia Lucille Jones, 87, of Brookfield, passed away on July 23, 2016, at Life Care Center of Brookfield. Services will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the South Eagle United Methodist Church, Brookfield. Burial at Park Lawn Memorial Cemetery will follow. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorials have been suggested to...
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Hurla Jean Sprague

December 3, 1930 - July 9, 2016

HURLA JEAN (RAW) SPRAGUE Hurla Sprague, 85, of Brookfield, died on July 9, 2016, in Columbia, MO, surrounded by family, after an extended battle with cancer—her third. She had been staying at the home of her eldest child, Debbie Jones, since the first of the year. Mom maintained her sharp mind and mobility throughout this ordeal and was active in her own care until the end. Services...
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Connie Joan McCollum

July 20, 1941 - July 1, 2016

Connie Joan McCollum Connie Joan McCollum, age 74, Of Brookfield, died July 1, 2016 at North Care Hospice House, North Kansas City, Missouri. Funeral services will be held beginning at 4:00 pm, Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Frank Bolin officiating. Visitation will start at 2:00 pm Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home. Burial will be held at a later...
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Chester David Hale

February 9, 1953 - June 27, 2016

Chester David Hale, 63, Of Brookfield, Missouri, passed away June 27, 2016 at his home. A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home beginning at 2:00 pm, with Reverend Frank Bolen officiating. Memorials have been suggested to the family in C/O Carolyn Moore, and may be sent to or left at Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On...
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Julie Ann Gonzales

February 7, 1972 - June 15, 2016

Julie Ann Gonzales, age 44 of Brookfield, died Wednesday June 15, 2016 at her home. Plans for a memorial service are pending. Memorials have been suggested to the family C/O Evangelina Gonzales and may be sent to or left at Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Julie Ann, daughter of Sharon Rose Coyle, was born February 7, 1972...
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Beverly Cash

June 6, 2016

Beverly Diane Cash, age 79, Of Marceline, died June 6, 2016 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, June 10, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Brownlee Williams officiating. Burial will be at Cash Cemetery, New Cambria. Visitation will start at 9:00 am Friday, June 10, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorials have been suggested to the Cash...
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Rosa Lee Potter

October 16, 1923 - June 4, 2016

Rosa Lee Potter Rosa Lee Potter, age 92, Of Brookfield, Missouri, died June 5, 2016 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, June 09, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with D.D. Russell officiating. Burial will be at Mendon Cemetery. Visitation will start at 9:00 am Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorial donations have been...
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Billy Gail Packham

April 15, 1965 - May 31, 2016

Billy Gail Packham Billy G. Packham, 51, Of Dalhart, Texas, Died May 31, 2016 at Northwest Texas Hospital, Amarillo, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Monday June 6, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Frank Bolin officiating. Burial will be at Park Lawn Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am Monday June 6, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorials have...
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Richard "Joe" Morris

February 15, 1944 - May 28, 2016

Richard "Joe" Morris Richard "Joe" Morris, age 72, of Laclede, died Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri A Memorial service will be held at 12:00 pm Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend David Blakely officiating. Military Honors will follow at Park Lawn Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Rhodes...
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William James Montgomery, Jr.

June 23, 1926 - April 19, 2016

William James Montgomery Jr. age 89 of Sumner, died Tuesday April 19, 2016 at the Missouri Veterans Home, Mexico. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the South Eagle Methodist Church with Reverend Bill Montgomery and Reverend Monty Montgomery officiating. Inurnment with Military Honors will be in Laclede Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm Friday,...
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Onley J. Cassatt

May 2, 1931 - April 11, 2016

Onley J. Cassatt, age 84 of Purdin, passed away Monday April 11, 2016 at his home. Memorial service arrangements are pending. Memorials are suggested to the family C/O Michael Cassatt and may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com
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Junior L. Malloy, Sr.

May 31, 1941 - April 2, 2016

Junior L. Malloy Sr. age 74 of Bucklin, passed away on Saturday April 02, 2016 at his home. Per Junior's request there will be a cremation and a Memorial Celebration of Life service will be held from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm Saturday April 09, 2016 at the Bucklin Shelter House. Memorial donations have been requested to the family, c/o Frances Malloy and may be sent to Rhodes Funeral Home, 216...
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Nancy L. Shoemaker

October 23, 1956 - March 31, 2016

Nancy Lou Shoemaker Nancy L. Shoemaker, age 59 of Brookfield, passed away Thursday March 31, 2016 at Life Care Center of Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday April 04, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Steve Goughnour officiating. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm Monday April 04, 2016 at the funeral home with...
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Edgar "Buck" Williams, Sr.

October 13, 1938 - March 20, 2016

Edgar "Buck" Williams Sr. Edgar "Buck" Williams Sr., age 77 of Brookfield, died Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Pershing Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday March 23, 2016 at Trinity United Methodist Church with Reverend Mike White officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation will begin at 3:00 pm Tuesday March 22, 2016 at Trinity...
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Wilma Lucille Watson

December 16, 1922 - March 17, 2016

Wilma Lucille Watson, age 93 of Brookfield, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday March 21, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend David Blakely officiating. Burial will be in New Boston Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am Monday with family receiving friends from 10:00 am until time of service. Memorials are suggested to...
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Rosa Maria Coram

August 12, 1922 - March 5, 2016

Rosa M. Coram, age 93 of Brookfield, passed away Saturday March 5, 2016 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday March 09, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Pastor Mike White Officiating. Burial will be in Nester Chapel Cemetery, New Boston. Visitation will begin at noon Tuesday March 08, 2016 at the funeral home with family receiving friends...
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Loreta Nylene West

October 7, 1921 - March 1, 2016

Loreta Nylene West Loreta N. West, age 94 of Brookfield, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Life Care Center in Brookfield, MO. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday March 5, 2016 with Pastor Kelly Bodwell officiating at Rhodes Funeral Home, Brookfield. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm. Saturday, March 5, 2016, until time of service. Memorial donations have been...
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Roger Lee Farris

July 2, 1954 - February 29, 2016

Roger L. Farris, age 61 of Brookfield, passed away Monday February 29, 2016 at his home. Per his request there was a cremation and services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials have been suggested to the family and may be sent to Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Roger Lee, son of Clarence Luther and...
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Rollin Arthur Cruickshank

April 6, 1930 - February 28, 2016

Rollin A. Cruickshank, age 85 of Cameron, passed away Sunday February 28, 2016 at Cameron Veterans Home. Per his request his body was cremated and there will be no services scheduled at this time. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Rhodes Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses has been requested by the family and may be sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield,...
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Donna Speichinger

August 29, 1933 - February 5, 2016

Donna Speichinger, age 82 of Brookfield, passed away Friday February 05, 2016 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday February 09, 2016 at the Park Baptist Church with Reverend David Blakely officiating. Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation will start at 1:00 pm Monday February 08, 2016 with family receiving friends from 6:00 pm...
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Richard Eugene Carter

September 30, 1957 - January 25, 2016

Richard "Rick" Eugene Carter, age 58 of Brookfield, died Monday, January 25, 2016 at his home. A memorial will be held Friday, January 29, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Memorial donations to the family to help with funeral expenses may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. Rick, son of Herb Carter and Violet (Nixon)...
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Eva Mae Carter

May 23, 1957 - January 22, 2016

Eva Mae Carter, age 58 of Cameron, died Friday, January 22, 2016 at Kansas University Medical Center. A memorial will be held Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Memorial donations to the family to help with funeral expenses may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. Eva, daughter of Ernest Lee Rafferty...
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William Bryant Lawson

June 29, 1945 - January 14, 2016

William B. Lawson, age 70 of Bucklin, died Thursday January 14, 2016 at Pershing Memorial Hospital. There will be a visitation Monday January 18, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home, Brookfield with family receiving friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm with cremation to follow. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com William Bryant, son of Hie and Ruth (Vincent) Lawson was born on June 29, 1945 in West...
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Paul Ashwell Marrs

February 6, 1958 - January 7, 2016

Paul A. Marrs, age 57 of Brookfield, died Thursday January 07, 2016 at his home. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend David Blakely officiating. Inurnment at Rose Hill Cemetery will be at a later date. Memorials have been suggested to the Linn County Humane Society and may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn...
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Roger Allen Lambrecht

December 31, 1944 - January 1, 2016

Roger A. Lambrecht, age 71 of Brookfield, died Friday January 01, 2016 at Life Care Center of Brookfield. Per Roger's wishes his body will be cremated. There will be a dinner for family and friends at the Brickhouse Bar and Grill, Brookfield, on Saturday January 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm. Memorial donations have been requested for the family, c/o Amanda Lambert. Roger Allen was born on December...
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Beverly Ann Johnson

August 29, 1952 - December 26, 2015

Beverly Ann Johnson, age 63 of Marceline, died Saturday, December 26, 2015. "Miss Ann" was born August 29, 1952 in Franklin County, Mississippi to Jewel and Evelyn Netherland. Miss Ann enjoyed quilting, needlework, and sewing and enjoyed restoring antique quilts and patchwork. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, R. Wayne Johnson of the home; daughter Charlotte Williams and husband...
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Donna Lee Boley

May 24, 1946 - December 23, 2015

Donna L. Boley, age 69 of Brookfield, died Wednesday December 23, 2015 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield. Per her request there will be a cremation and a graveside service will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in Chula Cemetery, Chula, Missouri. On-line registry a www.rhodesfh.com Donna Lee, daughter of Clarence and Ruth Jane (Melte) Graves was born on May 24, 1946 in Chula...
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Jaycee Summerlyn Shaw

December 11, 2015 - December 11, 2015

Jaycee Summerlyn Shaw, infant daughter of Chelsey Cash and Jamie Shaw, went to her eternal life Friday December 11, 2015 at North East Regional Medical Center, Kirksville. Memorial visitation services will be held Saturday, January 02, 2016 at Rhodes Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm. Memorial gifts have been requested for the family, C/O Chelsey Cash, and...
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Gary Clinton Engberg

January 1, 1945 - November 26, 2015

Gary C. Engberg, 70, died November 26, 2015 at Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield, Missouri. Funeral services will be held December 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm. at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Frankie Bolen and Reverend Alan Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Laclede Cemetery, Laclede, MO. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm November 30, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home with family receiving...
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James Robert Carriker

June 30, 1928 - November 24, 2015

James R. (Bob) Carriker, 87, was called to Heaven on November 24, 2015 at his home in Brookfield. Bob was born on June 30, 1928 to Archie Holiday Carriker and Nellie Jane (Bradley) Carriker, in Bucklin, Mo. He grew up on the family farm near New Boston with his sister, Verla and his two brothers, Walt and Don. Bob served in the Korean War in 1951 and 1952. He was assigned to the Army's 3rd...
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Mary Joan Jacobs

June 29, 1933 - November 16, 2015

Mary J. Jacobs, age 82 of Brookfield, passed away Monday November 16, 2015 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday November 20, 2015 at the Immaculate Conception Church with Father Jerry Kaiman officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation will be Friday November 20, 2015 at the church with family receiving...
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Linda Kay Brackney

June 22, 1948 - November 15, 2015

Linda Kay Brackney, 67, Brookfield, Mo., passed away at St. Louis University Hospital St. Louis, Mo. on Sunday November 15, 2015. Her husband and sister were at her side when she left this Earth to be with our Heavenly Father and Savior. She had requested to be cremated and a celebration of her life will be held at Freedom Baptist Church in Brookfield on Saturday November 28, 2015 at 11:00 am...
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Johnny Wayne Morris

December 2, 1938 - November 2, 2015

Johnny W. Morris, age 76, of St. Catharine, Missouri, died Monday November 02, 2015 at home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday November 05, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Lynn Purdy officiating. Burial will be at Linhart Cemetery, St. Catharine. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm Wednesday November 04, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 6:00...
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Jayden Jean Rose Harper

October 25, 2015 - October 25, 2015

Jayden Jean Rose Harper, premature stillborn daughter of Kali Allen and Jeremy Harper, went to her eternal life Sunday, October 25, 2015. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 am Tuesday November 03, 2015 at Botts Cemetery, Meadville, with Pastor Bradley Baker officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until 11:00 am Tuesday at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorials have been requested to the...
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Ruby Virginia Hedrick

July 5, 1931 - October 25, 2015

Ruby V. Hedrick, age 84 of Brookfield, died Sunday October 25, 2015 at Life Care Center of Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday October 28, 2015 at Trinity United Methodist Church with Reverend Mike White officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will start at 1:00 pm Tuesday October 27, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home with family receiving friends...
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Janet L. Sikorski

December 15, 1968 - October 22, 2015

Janet L. Sikorski, 46, Brookfield, died Thursday October 22, 2015 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 am Friday, October 30, 2015 at the Immaculate Conception Church, Brookfield. Burial will be following the service at Laclede Cemetery, Laclede. Visitation will be held Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 6:30 pm until 7:30 pm at the Immaculate...
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Lorraine M. Gilbert

January 2, 1921 - October 21, 2015

Lorraine Gilbert, 94, Brookfield, Missouri died Wednesday October 21, 2015 at McLarney Manor, Brookfield, Missouri. Visitation will be Monday October 26, 2015 at the Rhodes Funeral Home, Brookfield, Missouri starting at 10:00 am. with family receiving friends until the time of service. Service will begin at 11:00 am. with the Reverend Mike White officiating. Burial will be in the Enon...
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Roberta McDonald

January 22, 1962 - October 15, 2015

Roberta McDonald, age 53 of Brookfield, died Thursday October 15, 2015 at her residence. Visitation will begin at 3:00 pm Saturday October 24, 2015 at God's Garden Church with family receiving friends until 5:00 pm. Memorial services will be at 5:00 pm Saturday at the church with Pastor Frank Bolin officiating. Memorials have been suggested to the family to help cover expenses and may be sent...
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Emmett Eugene "Weed" Shoemaker

March 6, 1943 - October 11, 2015

Emmett Eugene "Weed" Shoemaker, age 72 of Brookfield, died Sunday October 11, 2015 at McLarney Manor. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Thursday October 15, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend David Blakely officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Brookfield. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am with family receiving friends from noon until time of service. In lieu of flowers...
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Macie Leola Duncan

October 27, 1957 - October 10, 2015

Macie L. Duncan, age 57 of Brookfield, died Saturday October 10, 2015 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 pm Wednesday October 14, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend David Blakely officiating. Visitation will begin at 5:00 pm Wednesday at the funeral home with family receiving friends from 6:00 pm until time of service. Memorials have been suggested to the family and...
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Donald Raymond Jacobs

February 3, 1935 - October 5, 2015

Donald R. Jacobs, age 80 of Shawnee, Kansas died Monday October 05, 2015 at Shawnee Gardens Nursing Home. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday October 08, 2015 at the Jenkins Cemetery, Browning, with Jerry Stone officiating. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Donald Raymond, son of Raymond and Gwyndoline Lay Jacobs was born on Sunday February 03, 1935 at Browning. Donald...
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Juanita Ellen Lambert

February 10, 1928 - October 4, 2015

Juanita Ellen Lambert Juanita E. Lambert, 87, of Brookfield, died Sunday, October 4, 2015 at Life Care Center of Brookfield, Missouri. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, October 09, 2015 at Purdin Cemetery, Purdin, MO with Reverend David Blakely officiating. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am Friday, October 09, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home, Brookfield, MO with family...
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Anna Caroline Dooley

April 18, 1928 - October 1, 2015

Anna C. Dooley, age 87 of O Fallon, formerly of Brookfield died Thursday October 01, 2015. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Monday October 05, 2015 at Parklawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Brookfield with Reverend Mike White officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm Monday October 05, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm....
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Mildred Iola Gullick

June 19, 1930 - September 27, 2015

Mildred I. Gullick Mildred I Gullick, age 85 of Brookfield, died Sunday September 27, 2015 at her home. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home, Brookfield, MO, with family receiving friends from 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, October 2, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home, Brookfield, MO, with Reverend Sue Lambert officiating....
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Mary Elizabeth Warner

February 10, 1921 - September 24, 2015

Mary Elizabeth Warner, age 94 of Brookfield, formerly of Kansas City, died Thursday, September 24, 2015 at McLarney Manor Nursing Facility. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Monday, September 28, 2015 at Oakwood Cemetery, Macomb, Illinois with Reverend Wally Holt officiating. Memorials have been suggested to the Alzheimer's Association and may be left at or sent to the Rhodes...
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Diane K. Potter

January 26, 1953 - August 17, 2015

Diane Potter, 62 of Paris, Missouri, formerly of Mendon, Missouri, gained her wings home Monday August 17, 2015. She is the loving wife of Kenneth Potter, loving mother of Angela Wilkerson (Rob); loving grandmother of Ashley Hinds, Austin, Mackenzie, Tyler and Kaitlin Wilkerson; loving great-grandmother of Alayna Taylor. Diane was the sister of Michael Pergande (Pam), Rodger Pergande (Debbie) and...
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Emma Lee Forbes

September 7, 1929 - August 16, 2015

Emma Lee Forbes, age 85 of Brookfield, passed away Sunday August 16, 2015 at McLarney Manor. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday August 19, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Brother D.D. Russell officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, St. Catharine. Visitation will start at 4:00 pm Tuesday August 18, 2015 at the funeral home with family receiving friends from 6...
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Nikki Sweet Dean

September 1, 1983 - August 8, 2015

Nikki M. (Sweet) Dean, age 31 of Springfield, passed away Saturday August 08, 2015 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Monday August 17, 2015 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Mike White officiating. Per the family's request there will be no scheduled visitation. Memorials have been suggested to the children of Nikki and Casey Dean; checks may...
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