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Macon Chronicle-Herald from Macon, Missouri • Page 4

Macon Chronicle-Herald from Macon, Missouri • Page 4

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Pag 4 Chronlclt-Hrald TUdy, July 10, 1990 r. HELP WANTED- The Macon Chronicle-Herald Has an opening for a correspondent for the New Cambria community. The position involves the gathering and writing of community news for the area. Writing experiences is helpful but is not required. Apply at the Chronicle-Herald office. ft'" Blanche Butner Blanche Butner, 87, of Independence, formerly of the rural Clarence-Duncans Bridge area, died Sunday, July 8, 1990, at approximately 6:50 p.m., at the Truman Medical Center East In Kansas City. Funeral services will be hold at 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 11, at the Greening-Ragan-IIayet Funeral Home in Clarence. Rev. Barbara Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in the Woodville Cemetery. Natation will be today, from 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Monroe Chapel Church at Duncans Bridge. She was born Oct. 1, 1902 in Green City, the daughter of Ernest and Lilly Lynville Hill. On Sept. 26, 1918 in Macon, she married Ray Butner. He preceded her in death in 1979. Survivors include four children, Kenneth Butner of Macon, Wilma Aitken of North Kansas City, Harold Dean Butner of Sweet Springs and Vincil Butner of Independence; 12 grandchildren; 25 greatgrandchildren; two brothers, Ermel Hill or Pigeon, Mich, and Bernie Hill of Clarence; and three sisters, Fern Phillips and Ruth Walker, both of Macon, and Ruby Maun Whiles of Anabel. Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, one brother and one sister. She was a member of the Monroe Chopel Church at Duncans Bridge and had spent most of her married life in the Duncans Bridge community. Albert Guffey Albert Guffey, 79, of Beunn Park, died Monday, July 9, 1990. Funeral services and burial will bo held Thursday, July 12, in Cyprus, Calif. He was born Sept. 27, 1910 near Callao, the son of James and Mattie Sneed Guffey. In 1938, in the state of California, he married his wife, Gladys. She preceded him in death in 1985. Survivors include five grandchildren; one brother, Edgar Guffey of Bevier; one sister, Laura Day of Richland; and five nieces and nephews in the Macon area. Preceding him in death were his parents; wife; his step-dnughter, Barbara Jean; two sisters, Enola Schmidt and Josie Royer; and one brother, Herman Guffey. He had moved to the state of California in 1936. Weekend Obituaries The following obituaries were published in Monday's Journal: Clyde Green, 101, of Shelbyville; Mary Edith Heathman, 71, of Shel-bina; Lila Comstock, 79, of Shelbyville; Mabel Lindley, 96, of Clarence; and Gilbert Mooreland, 85, of Shelbyville. Announce Engagement Roger and Jean Whitaker of Grand Junction, and Bess and Ray Magruder of Wien, along with Joseph and Marjorie Meissen of Wien, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Christina Lynn Whitaker and Donald Joseph Meissen. The bride-to-be attended school in Colorado and is employed with Campus Photo, Inc. in Marceline. The groom-to-be graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia and is employed as a loan officer at the Bank of New Cam- An Aug. 25 wedding is planned for 2 p.m. at St. Mary's of the Angels Church in Wien. The couple invites all friends and relatives to attend. Curtis Reunion Held At Fairgrounds Park News Notes Kirksville. Others attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Curtis, Jason and Josh, Kirksville; Frank Curtis, Tuesday and Issiah, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Young, Yvette and Nathan, Atlanta; Floyd Young, Phil Randolph and Karleen Curtis, Macon. Rena Young and husband; Jennie Sill and Cody, Ursa, and Cathy Curtis Cook, Adam, O.J., Samantha and Mark, Canton. Dale Curtis, Independence, Karleen Curtis, Phil Randolph Jeanie Sill, and Barb Cook and Glen Chipman of Quincy, 111. were this year's hosts. The meeting will be the same place, the last Sunday of June 1991 with lunch at 12:30 p.m. Twenty of the younger members of the family were unable to attend, mostly because they had to work. A dinner was served at 12:30 p.m., with Cathy Curtis Cook giving the blessing. The birthday of Leon Curtis and others with June and July birthdays were celebrated. A large, decorated sheet cake was presented by Dale Curtis, Karleen Curtis and Phil Randolph. Leon celebrated his 70th birthday July 9. Two of his nephews, J.C. Curtis of Taylor and Jason Mathes of La Plata, along with two nieces, Terri Curtis and Shellie June Curtis Eitel of Wheeling, also were honored although they could not attend. Also, Jeff and Arthye William Curtis celebrated their 12th Changes Made In Swim Lessons There have been some changes made in the second session of the Macon Red Cross swim lessons, according to Brenda Bennett, executive director. The second session will be held July 23-Aug. 3, from 8 a.m. -noon, at the Macon Municipal Swimming Pool. The changes are as follows: from a.m., "The Murdock Special" will be offered. This is an advanced class for students that are 14 and older. It will involve some diving techniques, some first aid, and some very advanced swimming techniques. The class is recommended for those who have passed the advanced swimmers class and are still too young or not ready to take the lifeguard training. The second change is in the 11:30 a.m. time slot. Instead of beginners at this time, the class will be for infants and preschoolers. There will be a small book fee for this class, in addition to the cost of the class. Any parent who has already signed a child up for the beginners session at 11:30 a.m. should bring the child to the 11 a.m. class instead. Any parent who has signed a child up for the 9:30 a.m. advanced beginning class should bring the child to the 10 a.m. class. "We are sorry if this causes any problems to anyone," said Bennett. "But so many people have requested that we have an infant and child class that this was the only way it could be handled." Bennett also said if there are more beginners than advanced beginners signed up, the a.m. class will also be changed to beginners to accommodate. For more information or a form to fill out, call Bennett at the Red Cross office, 385-4486; or Shannon Murdock at the Macon Swimming Pool, 385-4852. The cost of swimming lessons is $10 per child or $25 per household. Tuley Family Has Reunion In Canton The annual Tuley reunion was held June 10 at the Eagle's Lodge, Canton, with 71 people present from seven states. A carry-in meal was served. The following attended: Mr. and Mrs. Port Tuley, Wheat Ridge, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Brink, Aurora, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Unruh, Lakewood, Pat and Bryan Van Skike, Charlotte, Eunice La Vigne, Garden City, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Denmure, Santa Barbara, Calif. Linda Marks, Claremont, Mr. and Mrs. E.P. Overlin, Mitchellville, Iowa; Monika Riney, Piscataway, N.J.; Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Tuley, Vince, Joe, Karen, Zachery and friend, and Mr. and Mrs. Waynrt Tuley, Quincy, Leta McDaniel, Springfield, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tuley, Mary Jo Fishback, Monroe City; Mr. and Mrs. Oren Wilson, Paris; Sheri and Anjoylen Tafoya, Margaret Schauperl, Cairo; Thelma McElhiny, Wilson Tuley, Reva Van Skike, Moberly. Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Tuley, Lewistown; Ruth Good, Macon; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Rosenkrans, Palmyra; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Tompkins, Kansas City; Donna Locke, New Bloomfield; Ruby Dell Bronestine, Mr. and Mrs. Ferlin Kimberley, Tony and Vicki, Monti-cello. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Willis, Denise Wottman, Edina; Mr. and Mrs. Don Martin, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dye, Page and Sarah, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Mohr, Crystal Tuley. Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Wheeler, Mr. and Mrs. Julian Willis, Isabel Martin, Donna Briscoe, Canton; Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hottel, Marceline; Mr. and Mrs. Homer T. Kimberley, Williamstown; and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Tuley, Cairo. AREA YOUTH-Hillery Faith Coffmnn is the two-month-old daughter of Mike and Denise Coff-man of Fort Collins, Colo. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Hiatt of Macon and Dean CofTman of Callao. 14th Annual Turner Reunion June 24 The descendants of William E. and Martha Turner held their 14th annual reunion Sunday, June 24, at Lakeview Towers Ter-razzo Room with 53 persons in attendance. The Lord's Prayer was said in unison and dinner was served to all. The business meeting was conducted by President Carol Moore and Secretary-Treasurer Paulet Eaves. An election of officers was held. They are Pat Kelly, president; and Paulet Enves, secretary-treasurer. There was one death and no births reported in the last year. Prizes were won by Gerald Turner, most descendants; Andy Boline, youngest; Elwin Danner, oldest man; Dorothy Turner, oldest woman; Linda Hamel, traveled most miles; and Gerald and Rosetta Turner, married the longest. Prizes were donated by Gloria Noel, Hamel and Carolyn Wardle. The afternoon was spent visiting and taking pictures. Plans were made to meet again next year. The meeting was closed by everyone singing "God Bless America," led by Phil Peters. Those present were: Dorothy Turner, Firth, Evelyn Lambert, Plattsmouth, Linda Hamel, Phoenix, Carolyn and Clayne Wardle, Boise, Idaho; Gloria Noel, Bella Vista, Angela Newland, Trever and Travis, Macon; Tracy Sanders, Callao. Marilyn and Elwin Danner, Velma and Glen Cochrane, Carol and William Moore, David and Danny, Thelma and Leon Wolfe, and Gerald and Rosetta Turner, Macon; Jr. and Evelyn Turner, Jesup, Iowa. Beverly Pyle, Phil Peters and Jeff, Ormond Beach, Donald and Wanda Turner and Roy, Robert and Carol Turner, St. Peters; Pat and Terry Kelly, Sara, Sean and Erin, Moberly; Wilmer Turner, Joplin. Dewanna Cambre, Prairieville, Wilber and Irene Turner and Jeremy, Hamilton, Shirley and Wayne Taylor, Columbia; Dorothy and Terry Boline and Andy, St. Charles; Debbie and Steven Fischgrabe, Columbia; Carlos Danner, Donna McGuire and Paulet and D.W. Eaves and Chad, Macon. Pursley Attends CO-OP Leadership Conference Kelly Pursley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pursley of Macon, recently attended the COOP Youth Leadership Conference at William Jewell College, Liberty. Pursley was one of 600 outstanding young people from the Midwest attending one of the three week -long sessions during June. Pursley was sponsored at the annual conference by Macon Electric Cooperative, Macon. During the week, the youth delegates were involved in leadership and peer pressure workshops and cooperative training sessions. The delegates also operated their own cooperative to give them a first-hand look at how a cooperative operates and show them the responsibilities of the manager, director, employee and member. The conference is sponsored by Farmland Industries, Kansas City. Loch Haven The Annual Ice Cream Social at Loch Haven Nursing Home was held Friday, July 6. Red Cross and Loch Haven volunteers have co-sponsored the social for several years. These ladies bake and donate cakes to the event, as well as make the quilt for the raffle held each year. They help with transferring the residents to the patio, serving, as well as selling tickets on the quilt for several weeks ahead of time. The staff submitted the name of Loch Haven Nursing Home to the Wax Works radio network and was chosen as one of the groups to have an ice cream social with 25 gallons of Wells Blue Bunny ice cream provided free. The proceeds from the social and quilt raffle are put in a special fund that the volunteers use to purchase items for the nursing home. Through the efforts of the volunteers, the home has received furniture groupings for the front entry way and TV rooms, a popcorn machine, pictures, a P.A. system, therapy equipment, ceiling fans, nursing equipment, the van, as well as numerous other projects. Weekly groups held last week included: Sunday School with Marie Clardy and Betty Stephens of the First Baptist Church lead- Howell-Mears Reunion Held The Howell-Mears reunion was held July 2 at he American Legion building. A carry-in dinner was served at noon. Visiting and taking pictures was enjoyed by all present. Honored guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Warren Howell of Middle-burg, Mrs. Velma Baum-garten of Miami, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Albury of Miami, Fla. Other family members were: Mr. and Mrs. Garland Miller of Louisiana, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Lynch of Moberly; Miss Darla Lynch of Riverside, Mr. and Mrs. David Freeman of Callao; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bergfield of Anabel; and from the Macon area were: Mrs. Carl Howell, Mrs. Dorothy Lea, Mr. and Mrs. Whitcomb Howell Whit-comb Howell Walter R. Howell, Paul Howell, Gary Hammon-tree and Garrett, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mears, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Howell, and Mrs. Clarence Howell. The family of the late Ray and Madge Curtis held a family reunion at Shelter House No. 5 at the Macon Fairgrounds Park on Sunday, June 24. Those in attendance were Mr. and Mrs. Leon Curtis, Elmer; Harlen Curtis and Mae Mathes, La Plata; Wilma Chipman and Van Jones, Ewing; Aline Young, Atlanta; and Wendell Curtis, Bealmers Observe 26th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Derwood Bealmer of Moberly celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary in their home Sunday, June 24. Hosting the event were their children, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Moore and Mr. and Mrs. John Garnett. The couple was married June 20, 1964. The anniversary table was covered with a lace tablecloth, the centerpiece was a cake decorated with mauve and blue flowers, a bouquet of flowers which was a gift from Mr. Bealmer to his wife, a hostess gift of a musical treasure chest and a wedding picture from 26 years ago. Cake, punch and homemade ice cream were served. Among those who visited in the afternoon were: their children, Matt of the home, Julie Bealmer of Columbia and Jeff Bealmer of Warrensburg; a friend, April Wil-hite of Warrensburg; Mr. and Mrs. Damon Cox, Mr. and Mrs. David Ford and April. Tony Ford, Rev. and Mrs. Henry Foster, Mr. and Mrs. George Wisdom, Audrey Humphrey, Jim Rockett and Mr. and Mrs. Norris Farmer, all of Moberly. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Shipp of Cairo; Mrs. Ron Garnett, Josh, Jill, Courtney, Whitney and Josie, Mrs. Terry Garnett and Zach, Helen Garnett and Mr. and Mrs. Mac Bealmer and Jennifer, all of Atlanta; Mrs. Rick Tate of Bevier. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Bealmer, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Sullivan and Sonna, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Moore, all of Macon; and Mr. and Mrs. John Garnett of Callao. Riley Begins Training In 63rd Class Of MSHP Gail F. Riley of Atlanta was among those who began training with the 63rd recruit class of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at the Law Enforcement Academy in Jefferson City on July 1. Graduation is scheduled for Dec. 7. Members of the recruit class will undergo intensive training on such subjects as motor vehicle law, accident investigation, first aid, firearms, public relations, criminal law, and physical conditioning. Only those recruits who successfully complete the training will graduate and be commissioned as members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. ing the group; and church services with Rev. Allen Vancil of the United Methodist Church providing the message. The Story Hour Group met with Helen Lewis. Bingo was played with Red Cross volunteers assisting. The Crafts Group put the finishing touches on projects to be sold at the ice cream social. Bible Study was led by Rev. J.H. Wilson. An afternoon program of piano music was provided by Loretta Thayer. The taped sermon of Rev. Bill Briley was listened to be a group of residents. N.E. Narrows S.E. Hudson BY MARGAKET KING Beulah Tredway accompanied Edith Ware to Moberly on Monday to shop and to visit Mrs. Ruby Calicatt. Linda Barberri and Mikie of Monroe City visited Sunday evening in the Dan Overstreet home. Iva Sandner was accompanied by Rose Smith and Jennifer Ralston to the Kansas City International Airport on Tuesday. They took Mrs. Sandner's daughter, Lois, and son, Brent, to the airport to return to their home in Fort Worth, Texas. Elmer Ware of Cuba, Mo. and friend of Bureum, Mo. visited Mrs. Edith Ware recently. Mr. and Mrs. Rick Kemp, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Carroll, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Carroll and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Carroll of Clarence and Helen Burnam of Macon were Sunday supper guests of Mrs. Iva Sandner, Lois and Brent. Later in the evening, Freda and Bobby Contratto of Bevier were visitors. Mrs. Donny Winkler and Nathan visited Wednesday afternoon with Iva Sandner and Lois and Brent. George A. Wisdom of Moberly visited with Mrs. George Wisdom twice this week. Thxmfcs friends, neighbors and relatives Vam Xisor Parks anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Gail Curtis of Kirksville, who were married on Saturday, June 23, were on their honeymoon and unable to attend. Mrs. Curtis is the former Lynette Taylor of Greentop. Their father and grandfather died in January 1989, at the age of 91 years. Next year's host will be Jeff Curtis, Frank Curtis, Dennis Curtis and Jason Mathes. Brammer Observes 93rd Birthday July 5 Bryan Brammer was honored July 5 on his 93rd birthday with a party at the Macon Health Care Center. Brammer's wife, Josephine, Mr. and Mrs. William Brammer, Richard Brammer and Sara, Iris and Susan Arnold, along with residents of the center, were served birthday cake and ice cream in the dining room. Events of the day included best wishes from his seven sons and one daughter; a morning visit from Representative John Kauff-man; and a birthday card received from the White House signed by President and Mrs. Bush. Bryan and Josephine Brammer have been residents of Macon Health Care Center for two years and are active participants of many of the events held there. Guess Who Skipped Into 50? Caret oj We want to thank all our Thank You for their prayers, calls, lovely flowers, food, cards; the CWF of First Christian Church for the nice lunch they served; the soloist, organist; pallbearers; those who gave memorials to the American Cancer Society; Rev. Bill Briley and Hutton-McElwain Funeral Home. Card of Thanks Thank you for all the kind words and deeds during the passing of our father brother. Your kindness will never be forgotten. The Family of Fred J. Blomberg My sincere thanks to everyone who sent flowers, gifts, cards, phone calls and attended my 40 year celebration of office as Circuit Clerk and Ex-Officlo Recorder of Deeds on July 2nd. I owe it all to the fine people of Macon County. Tfie family of Thank you. Russell Manning

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