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Area Obituaries

Ronnie K Meyer

Ronnie K Meyer, 57, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 8:03 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at Windsor Estates of St. Charles in St. Charles, Mo. He was born June 12, 1964, in Columbia, Mo., to Andrew and Carolyn Miller Meyer. Ronnie was raised by his aunt and uncle, Bill and Louise Miller, from infancy. He…

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 Betty Louise Shannon

 Betty Louise Shannon, 86, Canton, Mo., passed away Jan. 11, 2022, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 15, at 2 p.m at Davis Funeral Home in Canton, with Pastor Brian Stone officiating. Burial was in Forest Grove Cemetery in Canton,. Visitation will be held from noon until time…

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Michael Brant Rager

Michael Brant Rager, 89, Quincy, Ill., passed away at 5:25 a.m., Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Good Samaritan Home of Quincy. Michael was born March 19, 1932, in Heather, Mo., at the home of Cooper Rager to Clifton Homer (Pootie) and Mary Alice Wood Rager both deceased; a brother, Morton Lewis, a half-brother, Homer Donald…

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Juaneta Faye Schluckebier

Juaneta Faye Schluckebier, 89, Palmyra, Mo., went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra. Juaneta was born near Ewing, Mo., on June 9, 1932, to Clyde David and Faye Ester Johnson. She was married to Kenneth Albert Schluckebier on May 8,…

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Margaret Ann White

Margaret Ann White, 86, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 12:01 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at her home.   Margaret was born on Dec. 13, 1935, in Palmyra, the daughter of Henry and Mayme (Lovelace) Conner. She was united in marriage to Donald L. White Sr. on Dec. 25, 1954 in Hannibal, Mo.  He preceded…

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Richard Leland Yager

Richard Leland Yager, 76, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 10:12 a.m., Wednesday, Jan.  5, 2022, at his home in Palmyra. Rick was born July 6, 1945, in Jacksonville, Ill., to Everette Leland and Betty Ruth Duberry Yager. He was married to Meri Losson on Nov. 27, 1981, in Palmyra. Survivors include his wife, Meri Yager,…

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Roger Eugene “Festus” Rhoades

Roger Eugene “Festus” Rhoades, 61, Warren, Mo., passed away at 8:53 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at Sara’s Place in Hannibal, Mo. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 15, at 11 a.m. at the Warren Christian Church. The family is being served by Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel.  Memorials may be made to the…

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Milly Irene Johnson

Milly Irene Johnson, 72, Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 11:50 a.m., Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, at her home in Hannibal. Milly was born Dec. 17, 1949, in Hannibal, to Stanley Eugene and Mary Louise (Begley) Johnson Sr. Survivors include her children, Jason Johnson and Amy Johnson (Heather); grandchildren, Caelan Johnson (Becca), Dylan Johnson (Renee) and…

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Mary Esther Steffen Florea

Mary Esther Steffen Florea, 85, Palmyra, Mo., and formerly of LaBelle, Mo., crossed over the Jordan River on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021. Mary Esther was the daughter of William Henry and Rosa Lee Edmonston Steffen, born June 20, 1936, in a logging camp at Eunice, Mo. On July 12, 1952, Mary Esther Steffen united in…

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Mark Phillip Viers

Mark Phillip Viers, 68, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 5:51 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, at his home in Palmyra. Mark was born Jan. 4, 1953, in St. Louis County, Mo., to Ivan Michael and Lucy B. Cleary Viers. Survivors include his ex-wife, Lou Ann Cary (Jenkins); children, Tracy Amber Viers, Jenette Deann Geisendorfer (Jerran);…

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