Virginia Whiteley, daughter of the late Cataldo and Mary (Sarn) Burke, was born in Detroit, Michigan on November 10, 1925 and passed away at the Buffalo Prairie Care Center, Buffalo, Missouri, on August 2, 2016. At the time of her passing she was 90 years, 8 months, and 22 days of age.
Virginia was united in marriage with Kenneth Whiteley in Hoover Foursquare Church on November 10, 1942 and to this union 1 daughter was born. Virginia was a clerk at the Security Pacific Bank while the family lived in California. After moving to Louisburg, Missouri, she and Kenneth were members of the Buffalo First Assembly of God Church.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ken; her daughter, Elaine Tutko; and 4 sisters, Teresa, Sarah, Ida, and Ester. She is survived by her son-in-law, Don (Trish) Tutko of Louisburg, MO; 2 grandchildren, Geoff Tutko and Tamara Haddadd; and 4 great-grandchildren, Cruz Tutko, Azalea Tutko, Pearl Haddad, and Hank Haddad. She also leaves nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends, including her church family, who will all truly miss her.
Cremation rites have been accorded by the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo.
GLADYS IRENE SUMMERS
Gladys Irene (Austin) Summers, 86 of Bolivar, MO passed away Wednesday morning at CMH Health Care in Bolivar, MO. She was born in Halfway, MO to Alva Dred Austin and Martha Opal (Moore) Austin. Gladys was one of eight children.
Gladys graduated from Halfway High School in 1949 and eloped to Arkansas to marry Bertram Loyd Summers of Halfway, MO. To this union six children blessed the home, four of whom survive her. They lived with his Dad and Grandmother on the family farm in Halfway. She helped on the farm before moving to town and working as a cook in the restaurant. She moved to California for a while in 1983 and worked cleaning houses for an assisted living community. She moved back to Bolivar in 1987 and stayed for a while before visiting Hawaii, and then back to Bolivar again later. Gladys volunteered for the OATS Bus in Polk County. She helped the driver by checking all the seatbelts, and making sure everyone had paid for their ride. Then she took appointment calls for the driver until falling in April of 2012. She liked playing Bingo and any other games while she lived at Rose Park. She was saved at the Halfway Missionary Baptist Church at a young age and loved going to church as long as she was able.
Gladys was preceded in death by her husband Bert; her parents; two children, Gene Summers and Kelly Summers; three brothers, Alvin “Buck” Austin, Lawrence Austin, and John Austin; and two sisters, Martha Austin and Carolina Todd. She is survived by three sons, Charles Summers of Bolivar, MO, James & wife Donna Summers of Bolivar, MO, and Victor & wife Sherry Summers of Macks Creek, MO; one daughter, Berta Summers of Springfield, MO; one brother, Tommy Austin of Buffalo, MO; one sister, Naomi & husband Doyle Barham of Halfway, MO; 19 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves other family members and friends who will all truly miss her.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home with Bro. Doyle Mayfield officiating. Escorts will be her grandsons and great-grandsons. Interment will be in the Prairie Grove Cemetery under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday at the Funeral Home.
ROY IVAN TROBEE
Roy Ivan Trobee, Jr., son of the late Roy & Lucille Trobee, Sr., was born on December 27, 1944 and departed this life on August 28, 2016 at his home in Louisburg, Missouri. At the time of his passing he was 71 years, 8 months and 1 day of age.
Roy was reared in Nebraska. After graduating from high school, he went to serve in the U.S Navy during the Vietnam War. When he returned from the service, he was united in marriage to Gayle Clink and to this union two children were born, one of whom survives him. After his time in the service he went to work for the railroad in Everett, Washington. After he retired from the railroad and moved to Missouri about 20 years ago, he was united in marriage to Corina Patterson. He enjoyed woodworking, farming, reading, watching fighting and listening to country music. He was a member of the Catholic Church and also the Masonic Lodge.
Roy was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Jason Trobee; his two brothers, John Trobee and Don Trobee; and one sister, Betty Trobee. He is survived by his wife, Corina Patterson of the home; his son, Jeff Trobee of Louisburg, Missouri; his step-son, Norman Patterson of Bella Vista, Arkansas; and one step-daughter Elizabeth Chapman of Willard, Missouri. He also leaves a host of many friends and family who will all truly miss him.
Cremation rites have been accorded by the Cantlon Otterness funeral home of Buffalo.
LISA EILEEN MARSHALL
Lisa Eileen Marshall, daughter of Ronald Craig and Janet Kay (Tillman) Marshall, was born on September 18, 1971 and departed this life on August 30, 2016 at her home near Urbana, Missouri. At the time of her passing she was 44 years, 11 months, and 11 days of age.
Lisa was born in El Centro, California. She spent most of her life in Northern California. She graduated in 2006 from CSI Career College in Vacaville, California as a certified Phlebotomist. Her hobbies included watching crime scene investigation shows, doing various arts and crafts, and playing with her animals. She also loved gardening and camping with her friends and her daughter and son-in-law. She was a very outgoing person. She was proud of her daughter graduating and getting married. Lisa lived for her children, she recently posted on Facebook that “raising my kids was my choice. I gave up things and went without for them. I regret nothing. My life was, is, and will always be all for my children, no matter how big they get. They didn’t ruin my life, they gave me a whole new view of the meaning of life; I couldn’t love them anymore. I love all my babies, Brianna Johns and Robert Mutter. I love you guys more than you will ever know.” Lisa was a kind person too. She was always helping her friends when they were in need, no matter what it was, she would always be there if she could.
Lisa is survived by her son, Robert Craig Mutter of Miami, OK; her daughter, Brianna & husband Travis Johns of Urbana, MO; her parents, Ronald and Janet Marshall of Urbana, MO; her brother, Ronald & wife Brigitta Marshall of Imperial, MO; and three grandchildren. She also leaves other family members and many friends who will all truly miss her.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Gentry, Jr. officiating. Cremation rites were accorded under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Urbana.