Richard “Eddie” Moores

February 1, 1940 – October 6, 2023 Eddie Moores, age 83, of Pleasant Hill, passed away October 6. Eddie was born February 1, 1940, to Rosalie Pearl McGraw in Knob Noster. The family moved to Kansas City shortly thereafter where Eddie attended St. Aloysius grade school and later De La Salle High School.  Eddie was […]

Dorothy Jean (Stowe) Rucker

Sept. 21, 1929 — Oct. 12, 2023 Dorothy Jean (Stowe) Rucker, 94, passed away on October 12, 2023. Visitation will take place at Dengel and Son Mortuary – Paola Chapel from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2023. A graveside service will follow at Rockville Cemetery near Drexel, Missouri at 12:30  . […]

Denise Kinnison Gentry

January 21, 1970 – October 7, 2023 Denise M. Kinnison Gentry, 53, of Lee’s Summit, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on October 7, 2023. Denise showed her amazing strength while fighting breast cancer for many years. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, November 11th, at Unity Village, Atrium Chapel, […]

Crash claims life of Adrian woman

An Adrian woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident on I-49 Wednesday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol accident report, Shelly Merrick, 54, of Adrian, was driving a 2013 Kia Optima southbound on I-49 north of 307th Street when the vehicle left the right side of the road and overturned. Merrick was pronounced […]