Ronnie Perry Guinn Sr.
1938 – 2019
Ronnie P. Guinn Sr. 80, of Faucett, Missouri passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 at his farm in Dearborn, MO.
He was born November 27, 1938 in De Kalb, MO, son of the late Hazel and Auda Guinn. He graduated from DeKalb High School in 1956, and he was a life long farmer. He married Maxine Turner on August 23, 1964, and she precedes him in death. He enjoyed tractor pulling, hunting, mushroom hunting, and hunting arrowheads and Indian artifacts, and working around the farm.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his wife and his parents. Survivors include: son, Ronald “Rube” (Staci) Guinn, Jr. of Weston, MO, granddaughter, Karli Elizabeth Guinn, brothers, Gary (Barbara) Guinn, Atchison, KS and Bill (Marilyn) Guinn, DeKalb, MO, and sister, JoAnn Nanninga of Maryville, MO.
Funeral Services: 10:00 am Monday, March 25, 2019 at Rupp Funeral Home, Rev. Jim Barnett officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sunday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Westlawn Cemetery, DeKalb, Missouri. Memorials are requested to a Charity of the donors choice.
Dorothy A. Nelson
1924 – 2019
Dorothy Alice Nelson, 94, of Guilford, Missouri, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019, at a St. Joseph, Missouri, healthcare facility.
She was born September 11, 1924, in Rea, Missouri, to Edwin Robert and Maggie Lillian (Jessup) Dudley. She was the youngest of 11 children.
She graduated from Savannah High School in 1942 after attending Guilford, Missouri, schools for all but her senior year. She married Buford Nelson on November 7th of that year. He died on June 7, 1980. Dorothy was a homemaker and a member of Guilford Community of Christ Church.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her nine brothers, Oscar, Tom, Hugh, Robert, Raymond, Lewis, Glenn, William, and Frank Dudley; sister, Georgette Lininger Aegerter; and great-grandchild, Mira Ravipudi.
Survivors are her children, Lillian Freemyer (Delmar), Conception Junction, Missouri, whom she made her home with for the last several years, Max Nelson (Bette), Amazonia, Missouri, Ernest Nelson (Nancy), and Judy Estes (Jim), St. Joseph; grandchildren, Doug and Bryan Freemyer, Shelley Ravipudi, Sean Nelson, Bobbi Messner, Jolynn Atoe, Jarrett Estes, Cindy Nelson, Amy Mathias, Travis Buckles, and Wendi Cervera; 27 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Life 10:00 A.M. Saturday, April 6, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Guilford Community of Christ, c/o Rex Hayden, 40567 State Hwy N, Bolckow, MO 64427. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.
L. Raymond Sipes
1918 – 2019
L. Raymond Sipes, 101, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
He was born March 3, 1918 in Oregon, Missouri.
Raymond married Dorothy Jane Flack June 6, 1942. She preceded him in death January 30, 1997.
He was a 1937 graduate of Oregon High School, Oregon, Missouri and later served in WWII in the U.S. Army Corps from 1942 to 1945.
Raymond was a member of First Baptist Church in St. Joseph, Missouri where he also served as deacon for 66 years. He worked at Stan Lucas Pontiac-Cadillac and Greg Buick as a parts manager.
Raymond enjoyed fishing, catfish dinners, rabbit hunting, country music, working in the yard, house renovations and flowers.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, George and Lucille (Garner) Sipes; brother, Billy Sipes; sister, Marie Bolin.
Survivors include son, Ronald Sipes; daughter, Linda Lancey (Larry); grandchildren, Jennifer Perkins (John) and Jeremy Lancey; great-grandchildren, Zachary and Rachel Perkins; numerous nieces and nephews.
Farewell Services 1:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to the First Baptist Church. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.
Ellen Lee Sherrill
1930 – 2019
Ellen Lee Sherrill, 88, St. Petersburg, Florida formerly of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019.
She was born June 26, 1930 in Hermann, Missouri.
Ellen worked at Whitaker Cable for many years, then later retired from Silgan Containers.
She enjoyed walking, crafts and reading.
She was preceded in death by her son, Terry Sherrill; parents, Herbert and Caroline (Sperry) Streck); brothers, Virgil and Burnett Streck.
Survivors include daughter, Charlene Leslie; son, Steven Sherrill (Barbara); grandchildren, Dana McDaniel (Keith), Daniel Leslie, Brandy Long (Matt), Brooke Sherrill (Steve Roberts), Rachel Harrison, Annette Deguchi (Tony), Misty Strickland, Johnny Sherrill; 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.