Nov. 22 Obits

November 22, 2013 

Stella St.Clair Phelan

Nov. 6, 2013

Stella St.Clair Phelan, infant daughter of Rebecca and Mark Phelan, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Scottsdale Healthcenter.

Stella is survived by her parents; great-grandparents Duane and Gail Rogers, of Pleasant Hill; and many other family members.

Private graveside funeral services will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at later date.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanley-dickeyfunera lhome.com.

Arrangements: Stanley- Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, MO 64080; 816-540-5550.

Clyde Williams, Jr.

Jan. 19, 1965 - Nov. 8, 2013

Clyde Williams, Jr., 48, of Harrisonville, was born in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Clyde and Leretha (Tucker) Williams, Sr. He died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Cass Regional Medical Center, Harrisonville.

There was Celebration of Life Services on Nov. 14 at Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville. Cremation.

To send the family online condolences, please visit www.dickeyfh.com.

Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6244.

Billy L. Ferrell

Nov. 25, 1949 - Nov. 13, 2013

Billy L. Ferrell, 63, was born in Kansas City and died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Village Hospice in Lee’s Summit.

He was the son of Willard Clyde Ferrell and Helen Lorene Steiver.

Cremation has been accorded and there will be a private family service at a later date.

Arrangements: Wallace Funeral Home, 422 N. Lake St., Pleasant Hill, MO 64080; 816-987-2127.

Sandra K. Knorpp Dinges

Nov. 14, 2013

Sandra K. Knorpp Dinges, 66, of Pleasant Hill, died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Blue Springs.

Sandy graduated from Butler High School in 1965 and attended the University of Missouri-Columbia.

On June 24, 1966, she was united in marriage to James Chester Knorpp, II, in Butler. He preceded her in death Sept. 27, 1993. On June 26, 2001, she was united in marriage to Michael W. Dinges.

Sandy worked as a secretary for the Cass County Prosecutor, was a substitute teacher, and owned and operated Pleasant Hill Feeds. She was an accomplished homemaker, decorator, calligrapher and gardener. She also enjoyed photography, cooking, reading and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, P.E.O. Chapter D.S. and First Presbyterian Church, all of Pleasant Hill. She also served on the Pleasant Hill Parks Board for several years.

She was also preceded in death by her father William “Jack” Angle.

She is survived by her mother, Barbara Angle, of Clinton; her husband, Mike Dinges of the home; her daughter, Rhonda (and Tom) Rogge of Kansas City; two stepchildren, Todd (and Samantha) Dinges and Patrice (and Kenny) Adams, both of Pleasant Hill; nine grandchildren; one brother, Stephen W. (and Denna) Angle of Warrensburg; one sister, Deborah (and Gary) Taylor, of Phoenix, Ariz.; other relatives; and a host of many friends.

Visitation was 6-8 p.m. Nov. 18 at the funeral home.

Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Nov. 19 at the funeral home. Interment followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Salvation Army and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanley-dickeyfunera lhome.com.

Arrangements: Stanley- Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, MO 64080; 816-540-5550.

Ronnie Dale Nichols

Aug. 11, 1952 - Nov. 15, 2013

Ronnie Dale Nichols, 61, of Harrisonville, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Golden Years Care Center in Harrisonville. No services are scheduled.

Ronnie was born Aug. 11, 1952, in El Dorado Springs, the son of Homer Lee and Juanita (Taylor) Nichols. He had lived in Harrisonville most of his life.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

Geryl “Gerri” Wurl

Nov. 16, 2013

Geryl “Gerri” Wurl, 91, of Harrisonville, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Pleasant Hill Health and Rehab Center, Pleasant Hill.

The graveside service was at 1 p.m. Nov. 18 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Tunas.

To send the family online condolences, please visit www.dickeyfh.com.

Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6244.

Arthur “Art” Erwin Sage

Nov. 7, 1924 - Nov. 17, 2013

Arthur “Art” Erwin Sage, 89, of Adrian, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at his home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Fairview Baptist Church in Ballard with burial in Cloud Cemetery in Ballard. Visitation will be 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Atkinson Funeral Home in Adrian. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 142 E. Main St., Adrian, MO 64720; 816-297-2211.

Melvin Douglas Taylor

April 27, 1951 - Nov. 18, 2013

Melvin Douglas Taylor, 62, of Harrisonville, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Cass Regional Medical Center in Harrisonville.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Nov. 21 at the funeral home.

A complete obituary will be in next week’s Cass County Democrat Missourian.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

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