Late Notices

Charles L. Bates

CAMERON, Mo. Charles Charlie Lynn Bates, 73, Cameron, passed away on Sept. 15, 2019.

Memorial service: noon, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron.

Visitation: 10:30 a.m. to noon, prior to the service.

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Melverine H. Franks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Melverine H. Franks, 85, passed away Sept. 14, 2019, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Melverine has been cremated under the care of Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel.

Visitation will be held after 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.

Family will receive friends and family from 5 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the family, to help with funeral expenses.

Maxine M. Hopp

HIGHLAND, Kan. Maxine M. Hopp, 89, of Highland, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at Mosaic Life Care Center, in St. Joseph.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, in Highland.

James Billy King

BETHANY, Mo. James Billy King, 89, Bethany, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany.

Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery, Bethany.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Oakland Cemetery, in care of Roberson Funeral Home.

Laura Springs

Laura Springs, 82, of St. Joseph, passed away Sept. 16, 2019, after a brief illness.

Visitation: 11 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, in St. Joseph.

Funeral service: 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, in St. Joseph.

Interment: following the service, at Mt. Auburn Cemetery.

Amy J. Yocom

FESTUS, Mo. Amy Jo (Brock) Yocom, 42, formerly of Forest City, Missouri, passed away at her Festus home, on Sept. 15, 2019.

Services are pending at the Chamberlain Funeral Home, Oregon, Missouri. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.