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Area Obituaries

Brian Graves

Brian Graves, 51, of Hannibal, Mo. passed away on Sept. 21, 2022, at Hannibal Regional Hospital, Hannibal. Family and friends are invited to Brian’s memorial service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra, Mo. Reverend Mark Howard will officiate. There will be Life Celebration visitation for Brian…

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Lakian Elizabeth Lehenbauer

Lakian Elizabeth Lehenbauer, 25, of Palmyra, formerly of Monroe City, Mo., was greeted into paradise on Sept. 15, 2022, by her Lord and Savior as well as her youngest sibling; her paternal grandfather, Bud Lehenbauer; great-grandparents, John and Isabelle Ritter, Lewis and Arilla Thompson, and Ilean Warren; aunt, Jan Thompson; all of Monroe City, her…

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Phyllis Jean Kroeger

Phyllis Jean Kroeger, 89, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 11:13 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra. Phyllis was born April 2, 1933, in Lancaster, Pa., to Sherman M. Buch and Evelyn M. Kunz Buch. She was married to Wilfred L. “Bud” Kroeger on July 23, 1953 in Lancaster. He…

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Lou Snow

Lou Snow, 84, Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 3:08 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.   Lou was born on Nov. 19, 1937, in Lakenan, Mo., the daughter of Alonzo and Leota (Webber).  She was united in marriage to Richard Wayne Snow in December of 1955. Survivors include a brother, Bryan Vaughn,…

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Cletus E. Stone

Cletus E. Stone, 85, formerly of Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 2 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022, at his home in San Antonio, Texas. Cletus was born Sept. 7, 1936, in Memphis, Mo., to Floyd and Lela M. Phillips Stone. He was married to Laverna Hatter on July 4, 1955, in Hurdland, Mo.  Survivors include…

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Lowell W. Grove

Lowell W. Grove 89, Monroe City, Mo., went home to be with his Jesus at 4:24 a.m. on Aug. 30, 2022, at Monroe City Manor, in Monroe City. Lowell was born on April 25, 1933, to Harlan and Elizabeth (Floyd) Grove in Lombard, Ill. Survivors include nieces and nephews, Judy Bindemann (Charles), Jack Grove, Joanne…

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Ethel Lee Chatfield

Ethel Lee Chatfield, 90, Palmyra, Mo., passed into the arms of Jesus Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, surrounded by close friends and family at her home in Palmyra. Ethel was born May 5, 1932, in Woodland, Mo., to Earl R. and Marguerite Schroder Chatfield. Survivors include her special friends, Wanda Zeigler, Marilyn Allen, and the gals…

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Allen E. Massner

Allen E. Massner, 89, of Quincy, Ill., went to be with Jesus at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, surrounded by family at his home. Allen was born July 16, 1933, in Hancock, Minn., to Adolph E. and Rose Reber Massner. He married Rosemary Hoerr on Dec. 1, 1974, at the Apostolic Christian Church of…

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Derrill Dean Jackson

Derrill Dean Jackson, 77, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 2:05 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, at his daughters home in Quincy, Ill. Derrill was born March 27, 1945, in Palmyra, to Walter and Leona Smith Jackson. He was married to Mary Flynn on Nov. 13, 1976, in Quincy. Derrill was the love of her life.…

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Maxine I. “Sis” Dickerson

Maxine I. “Sis” Dickerson, 92, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 8:05 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra. Sis was born Jan. 11, 1930, in LaGrange, Mo., to Benjamin Forrest and Lola Dorothy (Shannon) Fessenden.  She was married to Francis Edgar “Ed” Dickerson on March 8, 1949 in Palmyra. He…

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