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Obituaries for the week of Oct. 3, 2012

Posted on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 3:32 pm

Homer Thomas Frankhouser (Tom) 76, of Sacramento, Calif. went home to his Lord at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at Woodside Health Care Center in Sacramento.

A memorial service to celebrate Tom’s life will be held Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. at Kentucky Road Christian Church in Mexico. Brother Todd Luce will officiate.

Tom was born on April 30, 1936, in Jefferson, Iowa, the son of Homer Thomas and Viola Edith (Haight) Frankhouser.

He graduated from Bowling Green High School in Bowling Green.

Tom was a realtor in California for many years. Later he became an auctioneer, which at that time he started his own auction business.

Over the years, be belonged to the Lions Club and the Christian Businessmen organization. Until failing health prohibited, he attended Trinity Baptist Church in Sacramento.

Tom’s survivors include: his wife Karen Frankhouser of Sacramento, Calif.; two daughters, Crystal (Barry) Sparks of Vandalia, and Kelly Ann (Jon) Gleaton of Chesapeake Bay, Va.; one grandson and two granddaughters.

He is also survived by brothers, Larry (Maxine) Frankhouser of Murray, Ky.; David (Jean) Frankhouser of Mexico; and one sister Ruth (Roger) Bond of White Hall, Ill.; as well as many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother, Dennis.

Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation.

Funeral services for Mrs. Marjorie Shields McDannold, 89, of Louisiana, formerly of Eolia, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Eolia. The Rev. Pat Glenn will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana. Mrs. McDannold passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at the Maple Grove Lodge Nursing Home in Louisiana.

She was bom Nov. 5,1922 in Louisiana, to 0. W. Shields and Dorothy Brennan Shields.

She married William Hurley McDannold on April 4, 1944 and he preceded her in death on April 17, 1984. She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Marjorie is survived by one brother-in-law, Jerry McDannold of Bowling Green; five nieces and seven nephews.

She had lived most of her life in Eolia and had graduated from the Eolia High School.

She had driven a school bus for a while and later was employed as a postal clerk at the Eolia post office.

She was a member of the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Eolia.

Pallbearers are: John McDannold, Steve Mudd, Richard Gladney, Todd Hagemeier and J. T. Todd.

Memorials may be given to the St. John’s Episcopal Church in care of Collier Funeral Homes, Inc., 117 Barnard Dr., Louisiana, Mo. 63353.


Arthur (Mack) Bailey Jr., 80, of Bowling Green, passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m.,  Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with Minister LaMar Hester officiating. Burial will be in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arthur was born Sept. 1, 1932, in Tuckerman, Ark., the son of Arthur Frederick and Bessie Mae McGinnis Bailey. On April 4, 1953 he married June Bailey in Newport, Ark. She survives. Other survivors include a son Mark Bailey and wife Debbie of Wright City; daughter Linda Ann Cokley and husband Mike of Defiance; daughter-in-law Terri Bailey of Bowling Green; eight grandchildren Nathan, Justine, Trent, Joshua, Shawn, Ryan, Steven and Ashley; and seven great-grandchildren Micah, Isaac, Eli, Mackinley, Jaxtyn, Landon and Jadyn.  He was preceded in death by his parents, son Rickey Arthur Bailey, and a brother Charles Bailey.

Arthur lived in the St. Charles area before moving to Bowling Green in 1978. He was a member of the Fairgrounds Road Church of Christ in Troy. He served in the US Army during the Korean War as a member of the 82nd Airborne in Fort Bragg, N.C. He worked as an electrical engineer for McDonnell Douglas Aircraft in St. Louis for 36 years and retired in 1992.

He enjoyed farming, taking care of the farm and being on the tractor. He loved fishing, hunting, the outdoors, and tinkering in his workshop. He volunteered at the Hope Center and volunteered helping with the Boy Scouts. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Serving as pallbearers will be Joshua Bailey, Nathan Cokley, Trent Cokley, Tyler Baker, Ryan Raby, Shawn Raby, Luke Bollinger, and Steven Bailey.

Memorials may be made to the American  Cancer Society.

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Mary Kathleen (Kate) Clark, 59, of Bowling Green, passed away Saturday Sept. 29, 2012 at the St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Charles.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the White Rose Baptist Church in Bowling Green with Rev. Charlie Wright officiating.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, at the White Rose Baptist Church.


Lloyd “Buddy” Shotton, 73, of High Ridge, passed away Sept. 17, 2012. Services were held Sept. 21 at the Jay B. Smith Fenton Chapel.

Beloved husband of May Shotton (Fonay). Loving father to Kim, Le’Ann and Kristie Shotton and devoted grandfather to Evan Shotton of St. Louis. Cherished nephew of Frances Carfagno and the late Kathryn Shotton; dear brother of Charles Shotton, Jackie Marshall, Dale McMahill, Mary Sue Jones, Faith Wine, Hope Terry, Charity Terry and the late Betty Ann Lesson; dear brother-in-law, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend to all.

Buddy Shotton was born and raised in Louisiana. He graduated from Louisiana High School in 1958. He attended The Kansas City Art Institute and the The Art Institute of California-Los Angeles. He was formerly a graphic designer at Maritz, Inc. in St. Louis for over 25 years and served 29 years as a paramedic at Big River Ambulance in Cedar Hill.

Buddy entertained many as a Mark Twain impersonator and from time to time could be found walking the streets of Hannibal posing in photographs for the tourists and the locals.  His friends and family will miss his stories and sense-of-humor.

He was always quick with a smile and ready to lend a helping hand.  He will be missed by many.

Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.