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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Butler Fire Department Boot Block 2013

The Butler Fire Department had a Boot Block 2013 for MDA today at the corner of Fran Avenue and Ft. Scott streets here in Butler. The Fire Department managed to raise $2,650.00 total and they would like to thank the personnel that helped and to the public who donated.

First Step Defense Conducting CCW CLASSES

First Step Defense will be conducting a Missouri CCW class on the 12th of October. The cost of the class is $50 and seats are limited. The class will be held at 101w. 3rd street, Holden Mo. Holden city hall. We are certified in Jackson, Johnson, Clay, PLATTE, Henry, St.CLAIR, Cass, Pettis, Lafayette and CHARITON counties. If interested call or text 816-591-9112. Registration fees are due at time of sign up. Everything including Ammo and Firearms are provided for class.

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Obituary - Shirley L. Knox

Shirley L. Knox, 80, of Harrisonville, Missouri, died Friday, August 30, 2013 at her home in Harrisonville. Funeral services will be 10:00am Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville. The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00pm Tuesday, September 3, at the Atkinson Funeral Home. Burial in Wills Cemetery, Peculiar, Missouri. Contributions can be made to Grace Hospice.

Shirley was born April 7, 1933 in Harrisonville, Missouri, a daughter of Finis and Grace V. (Benjamin) Harper. She was a life long Harrisonville resident and was a 1951 graduate of Harrisonville High School. She was united in marriage to Ralph Knox, May 27, 1951 in Harrisonville. She was active with the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Optimist Club in Harrisonville. She had worked as a tax preparer and bookkeeper, and was a school bus driver for many years. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and horses.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Grace and Finis Harper. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ralph Knox, of the home; a son, David Knox, and his wife, Cathy, Lee's Summit, Missouri; two daughters, Sondra McCrary, and husband, Glen, Belton, Missouri, and Crystal Whisenhunt, and husband, Jason, Harrisonville; special Angels, Debbie Robledo and Sheila Clevenger; a brother, Jack Harper, and wife, Jan, Harrisonville; and a sister, Sharon Wallace, Kansas City, Missouri; five grandchildren, Tracy Dinges, Charla Hetherington, Ryan Gerster, Dawn Dussetschleger,and Jami Dussetschleger; two great-grandchildren, Hannah Dinges and Anne-Marie Hetherington; and many nieces and nephews.