July 25 Obits

July 25, 2014 

Thresia Ann “Terry” Kiger

Nov. 4, 1936 - July 18, 2014

Thresia Ann “Terry” Kiger, 77, of Pleasant Hill, was born in Hadsell, the daughter of Jasper and Elizabeth Comer. She died Friday, July 18, 2014, at John Knox Village Hospice House. Mass of Christian Burial was July 22 at St. Bridget Catholic Church. Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

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.

Vida Anita Veach

July 18, 2014

Vida Anita Veach, 90, of Freeman, was born in Log-Bretto, Medio, Yugoslavia now Slovenia, the daughter of Giovanni and Francesca (Sedej) Cernuta. She died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Meadowview of Harrisonville Health and Rehab.

In July 1947, Vida was united in marriage to Benjamin William Veach in Trieste, Italy.

Vida was a homemaker. Earlier she had been a translator for National Bella Hess in North Kansas City. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Harrisonville.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Veach, on March 25, 2009; a grandson, Adam Veach, on May 14, 2011, and a sister, Vera Swango on Jan. 23, 2011.

Vida is survived by a son, Eddie Veach and wife Sandy, Freeman; two daughters, Loretta Winfrey and husband Wayne, Wamego, Kan., Christy Baumhoff and husband Jason, Urich; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, John Cernuta, Port Orange, Fla.; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Mass was July 22 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Harrisonville, with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kansas City.

Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Grace Hospice.

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.

Brittany Suann Mulkey

April 3, 1992 - July 19, 2014

Brittany Suann Mulkey, 22, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence surrounded by loved ones.

A celebration of Brittany’s life will be at 5 p.m. July 24 at Austin Baptist Church, 33700 S. Bates Street, Austin. The family will receive friends until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested for her son Joseph Cummins at Adrian Bank in Archie.

Brittany was preceded in death by her great-grandfather Charlie Barteet and her great-grandfather Art Mulkey, Sr.

Brittany is survived by her son Joseph Cummins and her fiancé Joshua Cummins; her parents Dickie and Renea Mulkey of Harrisonville; two sisters, Jessica Mulkey and Alexandria Mulkey, both of Harrisonville; one brother, Charles Mulkey, of Harrisonville; and one neice Chloe Lemka, of Garden City; grandparents include Evelyn Wood of Drexel, Ron Wood of Holden, Charlotte Combs Tunas, Art and Pam Mulkey of Billings Mont.; two uncles, Kevin Wood and Justin Mulkey both of Harrisonville; five aunts Kelly and Glen Archer of Lacyne, Rhonda and Johnny Irvin of Drexel, Bijette Mulkey and Sheila Mulkey both of Billings, Rachelle Blessings of Montana; several cousins and a host of friends.

Bill Brown

July 20, 2014

Bill Brown, 79, of Garden City, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at St. Luke’s East, Lee’s Summit, surrounded by love and family.

Bill was a member of the U.S. Air Force, serving as an Aircraft Mechanic during the end of the Korean War. His service to his country made him proud to be an American. On Nov. 10, 1956, Bill married Carol J. Clark of Lincoln, Neb. They relocated to the Kansas City area and began their family. They welcomed three daughters into their lives, Linda in November 1962, Susan in April 1965 and Kathy in December 1973. Family was their life, and as it grew, the joy grew. They also were blessed with grandchildren, Laura, Jennifer, Amanda, Andrew, Jarrett, Jesse, Ashley and Grant, as well as great-grandchildren, Trace, Chloe, Peighton and Keegan.

Bill was proud to be an employee of Ford Motor Company all of his working years, retiring in 1992. In his free time, he also enjoyed upholstery work in his shop, gardening and traveling with his family. After retiring, he and Carol relocated to Garden City, where they became members of Heart of Life Church.

Bill is survived by his wife Carol J. Brown of the home; two daughters, Susan L. Stehli and her husband John, of Cape Coral, Fla., and Kathy A. Shields and her husband James, of Blue Springs; one brother, Howard Brown, of Joplin; two sisters, Shirley Kinnamon of Odessa, and Mildred Fowler of Millburn, N.J.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his eldest daughter, Linda J. Kaneaster, in March 2002.

Funeral services were July 23 at Heart Of Life Church, Garden City. Burial was in Garden City Cemetery, Garden City.

The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to Heart Of Life Church Project Nic.

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

Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 711 Old 7 Hwy., Garden City, MO 64747; 816-862-6345.

Randy Frank Nations

July 20, 2014

Randy Frank Nations, 56, of Urich, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Cass Regional Medical Center, Harrisonville.

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

Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 711 Old 7 Hwy., Garden City, MO 64747; 816-862-6345.

Cynthia Ann Edwards

May 13, 1962 - July 21, 2014

Cynthia Ann Edwards, 52, of Peculiar, died at home Monday, July 21, 2014.

Cindy was born to Robert and Martha Edwards.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. July 25 at Cornerstone Chapel, 163 W. Center St., Peculiar. Visitation was 10 a.m. until service time at the church. Burial was at 2 p.m. in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

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