• BARBARA JENKINS

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             BARBARA JENKINS Barbara Jenkins, age, 94 of Kahoka, died Thursday, June 25, 2020 in the Clark Co. Nursing Home in Kahoka where she had been a resident the past six and a half years. She was born June 20, 1926 at Boone, IA, the daughter of Oscar Millett and Margaret Franklin Sheppard. On November

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  • JERRY W. GRIFFITT

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        JERRY W. GRIFFITT Jerry Wilson Griffitt, age 71, of Kahoka, MO, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020, in KU Medical Center in Kansas City, KS. Jerry was born December 11, 1948 in Marshall, MO, a son of Frank Wilson and Velma E. Cassels Griffitt. He graduated from Marshall High School in 1966 and

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  • SHIRLEY HAMNER MITCHELL

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      SHIRLEY HAMNER MITCHELL Shirley Hamner Mitchell, age 85 of Kahoka, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2020 at her home. Shirley was born May 22, 1935 in Sullivan, MO, a daughter of William and Dorothy Tourville Reeves. She was married to Delbert Hamner and they were the parents of three children, Karl, DeWayne

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  • Knox County Bids Farewell to Native Son, Former Sheriff Laid to Rest

    Knox County Bids Farewell to Native Son, Former Sheriff Laid to Rest0

    By Echo Menges Knox County residents and members of the law enforcement community are mourning the unexpected death of former Sheriff and well-known law enforcement officer Mike Kite since his passing on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Kite, a career law enforcement officer, was well known throughout the state for his work in the field and

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  • JULIA LOUISE BYRNE

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    Julia Louise Byrne 1918 – 2020      Julia Louise Byrne, 101, long-time Keokuk resident, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at River Hills Village in Keokuk, IA. She was born on August 19, 1918 in Albia, IA, the third child and first girl to David Lee and Sarah Belle Allison Bush.  At the age of

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  • BETTY D. SMITH

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    BETTY D. SMITH Betty D. Smith, age 84, of Luray, MO, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at her son’s home in Kahoka. Betty was born June 6, 1936 in Argyle, IA, a daughter of Karl and Darlene Humes Karlson. She graduated from Wyaconda High School in 1954 as

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