Waters Funeral Home

Obituaries - 2016

February 9, 2016
Nation, Velma Mae age 99 of Vandalia
Visitation:

Friday, February 12, 2016 from 10 a.m. until service time at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.

Service:

Friday, February 12, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
Officiating
: Friday, February 12, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
Music:
Interment: Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Alan James, Marty Orf, Cory James, Kevin Althide, Nicholas James and Cody James. Honorary pallbearers: Dustin Hays, Douglas Althide, Jason Althide and Justin Orf.

Velma Mae (Bowles) Nation passed away at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. She lived most of her life in the Vandalia area and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Velma worked many years as a sewing machine operator for the Ely Walker and Bobbie Brooks Garment factories; retiring in 1979. She enjoyed gardening, farming thru 1982, square dancing, crochet, quilting and attending horseshows.

Born: March 23, 1916 in Spencerburg, Missouri the daughter of George Wesley and Nona Mae (Sidwell) Bowles.

Married: Claude Calvin Nation in Vandalia, Missouri on September 11, 1937; he preceded her in death on August 11, 1988.

Survivors include: one daughter: Nona L. and husband, Stanley James of rural Vandalia; one sister, Irene Branstetter of Vandalia; one son-in-law, Marion and wife, Sherry Allen of Vandalia; also survived by five grandchildren: Alan and Paula James of rural Vandalia; Cory James of Troy; Anita and Marty Orf of Bowling Green; Roxana and Kevin Althide of Warsaw, Illinois; Diana and Carl Tibbits of Troy; eight great-grandchildren: Jessica Dawn James, Nicholas W. James, Christina Orf, Justin and Callie Orf, Cody W. James, Douglas Althide, Jason Althide and Dustin Hays; three great-great-grandchildren: Kaleb Orf, Roland Orf and Rylee S. VanBoening; numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: parents; husband, one daughter, Gwendolyn Allen; one brother, J. D. Bowles; three sisters: Katherine Tooms, Lorene Branstetter and Georgie Lee Bowles that died in infancy.

Memorials are encouraged to the American Cancer Society

   
February 7, 2016
Wyble, Margie R. age 94 of Vandalia
Visitation:

There will be no visitation.

Service:

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Vandalia Cemetery.
Officiating
: Rev. Jamie Franke.
Music: Wayne Lynn - soloist.
Interment: Vandalia Cemetery
Pallbearers: Richard Rentfro, Aaron Rentfro, Tony Owens, Robert Gregory, Harold Libby and Tim Embree.

Margie Ruth (Hartung) Wyble passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 4:50 p.m. at the Hannibal Regional Hospital. Margie was a life-long Vandalia area resident and a 1940 graduate of Vandalia High School. After high school, Margie worked at the Ely Walker Garment Factory, Bobbi Brooks Garment Factory and International Shoe Company. She then became a full time homemaker and was active in the First Christian Church where she had been a long time member. For many years Margie decorated her home at Christmas with many ornate and decorated Christmas trees all over the house. Margie then opened her home to all visitors that would stop by during both day and night to marvel at all the Christmas decorations.

Born: January 4, 1922 in Vandalia the daughter of Chris August and Frances Louise (Jewell) Hartung.

Married: Ernst William "Bill" Wyble in Vandalia on April 12, 1941. He preceded her in death on January 6, 1982.

Survivors include: one son, Ernst Eugene "Tooter" and wife, Ruth Ann Wyble of Davenport, Iowa; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: parents; husband, Bill and three brothers: Clayton Hartung, Reginald Hartung and Vernon Hartung.

Memorials are encouraged to the Tri-County Care Center.

   
January 22, 2016
Carr, Martha R. age 80 of Vandalia
Visitation:

Monday, January 25, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.

Service:

Monday, January 25, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
Officiating
: Rev. Bobby Jones.
Music: Bobby & Rachel Jones, Charles Nutt and Dillon Busbey.
Interment: Will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Branon Nutt, Steven Nutt, Jeff Nutt, Daryl Jennings, Darrin Jennings, and Dillon Busbey.

Martha R. (McCormack) Day, passed away with family by her side at 8:35 a.m. on Friday, January 22, 2016 at her home in Vandalia. She was a lifelong Vandalia area resident and attended Vandalia Schools. Martha worked a few jobs after school and before her marriage to Clayton in 1957. Martha became a full-time homemaker, raising their children, and growing a nice sized vegetable garden for the family and friends to enjoy. She was a longtime member of the Bible Holiness Church in Vandalia, where she was very active. Martha particularly enjoyed spending her time with her children and grandchildren.

Born: October 5, 1935 in Vandalia, Missouri, the daughter of Joel Albert and Mary Garnet (Cowley) McCormack.

Married: Clayton Carr in Vandalia Missouri on Marcy 16, 1957; he preceded her in death on April 4, 1992.

Survivors include:three sons: three sons: Ronald Gene and Wife, Sandy Carr of Miami, Texas; Gary Leon Carr of Vandalia; Marvin Dean and wife, Jacqueline Carr of Forest Hills, Maryland; two daughters: Carolyn Ann and husband, Charles Nutt; Anita Gail Jennings, all of Vandalia; one brother, Howard Eugene McCormack of Vandalia; grandchildren: Jason Jennings, Eric Carr, Jonothan Carr, Aaron Carr, Austin Carr, Wyatt Carr, Skylar Carr, Colton Carr, Emily Carr, Garrett Carr, Brenda Crump, Rachel Carr, Kimberly Busbey and Shelbie Carr.

Preceded in death by: parents; husband, Clayton; one brother, Kenneth Calvin McCormack.

Memorials are encouraged to the Bible Holiness Church in Vandalia.

   
January 15, 2016
Salmon, William Louis age 66 of Vandalia
Visitation:

Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 12:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.

Service:

Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.
Officiating
: Rev. Richard Smith, Pastor Melvin A. McCaleb, Sr., and Pastor Jeffrey Mims, Sr.
Music: Clarice Canon, Pianist
Interment: in the Vandalia Cemetery with full military honors.
Pallbearers: Roger Chatman, Ronnie Greene, Mark Davis, Joe
Holt, Louis Connor, and Michael Reynolds.
Honorary Pallbearers: LaDon Salmon, Cory Salmon, Walter Salmon, Sr., Donnie Salmon, John Salmon, and Michael Salmon

William Louis Salmon, age 66 years, expired on Friday evening, January 15, 2016 at 5:26 p.m. at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. The son of the late Benjamin and Edith Salmin, William served in the United States Army from October 29, 1971-December 1, 1975. He was a sign painter for many years and also had a record shop for many years.

Born: March 7, 1949 in Mexico, Missouri.

Survivors include: three brothers, John W. Salmon, Michael A. Salmon, of Vandalia, Missouri; Donnie L. Salmon, of Phoenix, Arizona; one sister, Connie D. Salmon, of Phoenix, Arizona; several nieces; nephews; great-nieces; great-nephews; cousins; and a host of friends

Preceded in death by: his father; mother; two brothers, Benjamin J. Salmon and Earl Wayne Salmon.

   
January 12, 2016
Hume, Clara May age 84 of Bowling Green, Missouri.
Visitation:

 

Service:

Officiating: Doug Storts
Interment: Bowling Green City Cemetery at 11:00 am on January 16

Clara May Hume, 84, daughter of the late Frank and Minnie Aaron, was born August 18, 1931 in Alabama. She departed this life peacefully on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at the Moore-Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green, Missouri.

Born: August 18, 1931 in Alabama

Married: Milton Edwin Hume

Survivors include: her husband, Milton Edwin Hume. She left behind a legacy of 3 loving children, 4 grandchildren from her marriage to Milton; and from a previous marriage left behind 5 loving children, 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren. (memorial to follow).

Preceded in death by: her parents, brothers, sisters and daughter, Ronnita Diane Russell.

At the request of Clara and her husband, Milton, traditional funeral services were not held. The private memorial arrangements were made by her family to honor her in a "Celebration of Life."

She is now at peace and has joined her family in the next life and is truly missed.

Memorials are encouraged to the Alzheimer's Association in honor of Clara Hume

   
January 7, 2016
Waters, Geneva R. age 90 of Vandalia
Visitation:

Monday, January 11, 2016 from 11 a.m. until service time at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.

Service:

Monday, January 11, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.
Officiating: Rev. Bob Hoehn.
Music: Wayne Lynn - soloist.
Interment: Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Vandalia.
Pallbearers: Ronnie J. Waters, Travis Waters, Terry Waters, Russell Smith, Eric Gunn and Raymond Kirtlink.

Geneva Ruth (Kirtlink) Waters passed away at 8:25 p.m. on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. She was a lifelong Vandalia area resident and a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Vandalia. Geneva attended area schools and worked for a short time at the Bobbi Brooks Garment Factory in Vandalia.
She spent the better part of her married years on the family farm west of Vandalia. Geneva enjoyed traveling, her garden and flowers and spending time with her grandchildren.

Born: November 25, 1925 in rural Ralls County, Missouri the daughter of Grover Cleveland and Bessie Jane (Lake) Kirtlink.

Married: Woodrow Wilson Waters; he preceded her in death on April 12, 2009.

Survivors include: two sons, Bobbie R. and wife, Diane Waters of rural Curryville, and Ronnie D. and wife, Linda M. Waters of rural Vandalia; six grandchildren: Chris Waters of Woodward, Oklahoma; Christine and Russell Smith of Center, Missouri; Ronnie Joe Waters of Jefferson City, Missouri; Kathy A. and Eric Gunn of Hannibal, Missouri; Travis and April Waters of Greenville, Illinois and Terry and Crystal Waters of Vandalia; 12 great-grandchildren; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: three brothers: Kenneth D. Kirtlink, Reavis Kirtlink and Sam Kirtlink; three sisters: Nina Bess Matthews, Margaret Inlow and Edith Dowell.

Memorials are encouraged to the Southside Baptist Church in Vandalia.

   
   

 

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