Obituaries

Richard M. Barrett

Richard M. Barrett was born in Skidmore, Missouri on April 15, 1924. He was one of a set of twins of four children born to Floyd R. and Okalla (Suttle) Barrett. Richard graduated from Skidmore High School and entered the University of Missouri.

Mary Ann Metts

Mary Ann Metts, age 81, passed away peacefully just after sunset on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Memphis, Tennessee.

Connee Marie Feezell

Connee Marie Roosa Feezell, daughter of Ray P. Roosa and Evelyn M. Farris Roosa, was born March 13, 1942, in Joplin, Missouri, and passed peacefully through Heaven’s Gate on Thursday afternoon, January 9, 2020, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, at the age of seventy-seven years, 9 months and twenty seven days.

Donavan Wayne Whitman

Donavan Wayne Whitman, 74, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at his home in Carthage, MO. Donavan was born January 16, 1945 in Jasper, MO to Warren Davis and Edna May (Needham) Davis.

Dr. Dorothy F. Roberts

Dr. Dorothy F. Roberts, age 98, died at Truman Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Lamar, Missouri on January 14, 2020. The daughter of Ollie E. and Fay (Grim) Roberts, she was born January 16, 1921, in Jasper, MO.

Sheila D. Tribbey

Sheila Diane Welpman Tribbey, age 71, of Joplin, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Ms. Tribbey, daughter of the late Gary and Evelyn (Clark) Welpman, was born on April 6, 1948 in Webb City.

Anita Felipa Lee

Anita Felipa Lee, age 68, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, January 12, 2020, at her home. She was born May 11, 1951, in St. Joseph, Missouri, the daughter of Andrew James Henderson and Ida Jones Henderson.