FARMINGTON -- Albert Wayne Turley, 79, passed away January 4, 2020, at the O.U. Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was born February 15, 1940, in Bonne Terre to the late Courtland and Leona (Lee) Turley.
Albert is survived by two daughters, Elaine Adams and husband Mike of Farmington, and Ruth Hecht and husband Tom of Waynoka, Oklahoma; sister, Janet Smith and husband Dale; brother, Larry Turley; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Albert spent his final months with his youngest daughter, Ruth Ann and son-in-law, Tom in their home. He enjoyed spending time with his granddaughter, Jessica Hill and great-grandson, Teagan Hill, both of Oklahoma. While with his family they enjoyed listening to his memories, watching old TV shows and being surrounded by the things he loved. He will be missed by many and never forgotten.
A memorial visitation will be held Friday, January 24, 2020, from 4 p.m. until the time of a memorial service at 6 p.m. at the C.Z. Boyer & Son – Taylor Chapel in Farmington with his family minister, Rev. Wendie Wilson officiating. View obituary and share condolences online at www.czboyer.com.
BONNE TERRE -- Carla (Ratty) Snodgrass, age 59, of Berger, Missouri, passed away Monday, January 20, 2020, at her residence. She was born May 30, 1960, to Vernon Jasper and Roseann (Blunt) Ratty.
Carla was preceded in death by her father, Vernon Ratty and nephew, Kristopher Vanmeter.
Carla is survived by her mother, Roseann Ratty; children, Dennis James Snodgrass, and Veronica Ann Snodgrass; grandchildren, Larry Delano Johnson II, James Douglas Johnson, LeeAnn Marie Kambler, and Ralph Jasper Kambler; significant other, Glen Duncan; siblings, Katherine (Mrs. Steve) Hografe, Karen (Mrs. Dave) Hografe, and Vernon Keith Ratty; niece, Katrina Hografe; nephew, Steven Hografe; many others.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from 10 a.m. until the time of Service at 1 p.m. at the Gospel Light Free Will Baptist Church in Bonne Terre. Interment will follow at Adams Hillcrest Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Gospel Light Free Will Baptist Church 7422 Stormy Lane, Bonne Terre, 63628. View obituary and share condolences online at www.czboyer.com.
FARMINGTON – Eric “Rick” Neal Davis Sr. of Farmington passed away January 16, 2020 at Missouri Baptist Hospital at the age of 67. He was born on October 30, 1952, to the late Charles Benjamin and Adelle (Lalumondiere) Davis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Jan Hammer and Lorrie Davis Carron Hicks and a brother, Rex Davis.
Eric proudly served his country as a veteran of the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. After serving in the military, he was employed as a fiber optic technician and an electrical engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Locks 27 in Granite City, Illinois, where he eventually graduated and became an assistant lock master before retiring in 2009. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, football and NASCAR. He will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Eric is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Donna (Duncan) Jarvis Davis of Farmington, his children, Jennette (Dave) Davis Koughn of Huntington, Indiana, Eric Neal Davis Jr. of St. Louis, Missouri, Michelle (Ryan) Davis Ciolkos of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Amy (Scott) Davis Francis of Janesville, Wisconsin, and Haylen (Dustin Thompson) Saige Davis (daughter of Eric and Donna), who was also his caregiver, his step-children, Brice (Tracy) Jarvis of Park Hills and Chantel (Jake) Jarvis Gau of Farmington, sixteen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, his brother, Carl (Lisa) Davis of Ste. Genevieve, his half-brothers, Clinton Heberlie and Stanley Heberlie, brother in laws, Johnny Carron and Larry Hicks, many nieces and nephews, two very dear friends, Dale Soden and Joanie Smith along with a host of other friends.
Friends may call on Tuesday, January 21 from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at Cozean Memorial Chapel. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the American Lung Association, 7745 Carondelet Avenue, Suite 305, St Louis, MO 63105. View the video tribute, the online obituary and share your condolences at cozeanfuneralhome.com.
PARK HILLS -- Richard ‘Rick’ Dale House of Desloge was born September 16, 1954, in Bonne Terre to Darrell and Doris Jean (LaPlante) House. He departed this life January 9, 2020, in Desloge at the age of 65 years.
He was preceded in death by his father, Darrell House; and brother, Dennis House.
Rick is survived by his daughter, Erica House (Shannon) Stephan; three grandsons, Austin, Logan, and Kayden Stephan; his mother, Doris House; brother, Kerry Van (Sabrina) House. Other relatives and friends also survive.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12 Noon Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Coplin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dennis Conway officiating.
FESTUS -- Ralph Clement Boyer, age 86, of Crystal City, Missouri passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Crystal Oaks Skilled Nursing in Festus, Missouri. He was born October 5, 1933, in Desloge, Missouri, the son of the late Maude M. (nee McDowell) and Narcis Boyer.
Ralph is survived by his wife Mary Ann (nee Wagner) Boyer; daughters Mary Diane (the late Mike) LaJoie of Atchison, Kansas, Terri (Harry William) Boyer-Trimble of Willow Street, Pennsylvania and Liz (Jack) Rothweiler of Crystal City; sons Bob (Sara) Boyer of Festus, Missouri and John Boyer of Burlington, Vermont; 12 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers Clifton Boyer, Bernard Boyer, Norbert Boyer, Adrian Boyer and James Boyer.
Ralph started his longtime coaching career in 1959 with the founding of St. Pius X High School in Festus, and continued working at St. Pius as a teacher, coach and athletic director until his retirement in 1998. He was a member of Our Lady Church in Festus, the Missouri Athletic Association and Knights of Columbus #1230 in Festus.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, January 20, 2020, at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at Church of Our Lady in Festus, officiated by Fr. Gregory Klump. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Crystal City. Memorials in his memory are preferred to the St. Pius/Ralph C. Boyer Scholarship or the Parkinson's Foundation.
FARMINGTON -- Stewart Bradley “Brad” Covell, 77, of Farmington passed away January 9, 2020, at The Arbors at Maplebrook. He was born May 2, 1942, in Dover, New Hampshire, to the late Stewart Ronald and Meredith Edna (Sisco) Covell. Brad proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He was a faithful member of the choir and men’s group at Memorial United Methodist Church. He served on the Farmington City Council. He received The President’s Volunteer Service Award. His joy was helping others.
Brad is survived by his loving wife, Nola (Chatman) Covell; daughter, Kara Covell; son, Jonn Covell and wife Stephanie; grandchildren, Jackson and Liam Covell; sisters, Judith James and husband Phillip James, Christine Cass and husband Reed Cass; sisters-in-law, Sharon Strange, Ange-La Sutherland and Jessie Williams; brothers-in-law, Gary Chatman, David Chatman and Tim Chatman. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at the Memorial United Methodist Church from 3 p.m. until the time of the Celebration of Life Service at 4:30 p.m. with Rev. Ron Beaton officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Ministerial Alliance, MUM’s Café, Serenity Hospice or The American Red Cross. Arrangements are under the direction of C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home – Taylor Chapel in Farmington. View obituary and share condolences online at www.czboyer.com.
FARMINGTON -- Eric N. Davis, Sr., 67, passed away at Missouri Baptist Hospital on January 16, 2020. Arrangements are pending under the care and direction of Cozean Memorial Chapel. View the online obituary at cozeanfuneralhome.com.
FARMINGTON – Richard L. Hafner of Farmington, passed away surrounded by his loving family on January 15, 2020, at his home at the age of 89. He was born in Topaz, Missouri, on April 16, 1930, to the late Burzie Chalmer Hafner and Gwendola (Johnson) Hafner. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Lyle and Lowell Hafner; a sister, Roma Hafner; a daughter-in-law, Rose Hafner and his son-in-law, Keith Hutson.
Richard moved to Farmington in 1950 to work for his uncle who owned Red Wine Service Station. While working there he met and married the love of his life, Mary L. Crites on September 16, 1950. In 1951 he entered the Army Engineers and served in Germany during the Korean Conflict. Upon his return to Farmington he was employed with Phillips Petroleum Company and Skelly Petroleum and later was in real estate development in the area. He was an avid collector of antique clocks and loved to share his knowledge and the history of each clock. Richard was very active in the VFW where he was past local Post Commander, Post District Commander and State Chief of Staff. He was a long-time member of the Farmington Elks. One of his favorite pastimes was attending auctions with Mary at his side.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Mary Hafner; five children, Richard L. (Kay) Hafner, Jr., Karen Hutson, Sharen (David) Armstrong, Charles R. Hafner and Gerald Hafner; fifteen grandchildren; twenty one great grandchildren and an aunt, Janice Bales.
Friends and family may call at Cozean Memorial Chapel on Friday, January 17 from 5-7 p.m. with a Holy Rosary beginning at 6 p.m. Visitation will resume Saturday morning from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father William Thess as Celebrant. Interment with military honors will be held at New Calvary Cemetery immediately following the Mass. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in care of the funeral home. View the online obituary and share your condolences at cozeanfuneralhome.com.
PARK HILLS -- Martin R. Adams, 66, of Park Hills passed away December 25, 2019, at St. Lukes Hospital, St. Louis. He was born January 6, 1953, in Bonne Terre, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Delbert C. Adams and Velma Dean (Matthews) Adams.
Martin is survived by his wife Pamela (Blackard) Adams; two sons, Matthew Adams, and Marty Adams; and daughter, Paula Reynolds.
A memorial service will be held 2-4 p.m. Saturday January 18, 2020, at First United Methodist Church in Park Hills with Rev. Eddie Bone officiating. Burial at Layne Cemetery. Arrangements by Horton-Wampler Funeral Home in Park Hills.