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Obituary - Johnette J. Smith

Johnette J. Smith, age 63 years, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016, in her home, Clinton, MO.

Among survivors are her daughters Diana Lewis(Jacob), of Clinton, MO, and Sarah Farrell (Al), of Camdenton, MO.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home of Clinton, Missouri and are pending at this time.

Ex-boyfriend of missing Kara Kopetsky faces questions in Raymore woman’s disappearance

Kylr Yust
Family members of a young Raymore woman missing since Thursday see an ominous parallel to a girl who disappeared in 2007. 

The family has been told by her friends that Kylr Yust — the off-and-on boyfriend of Kara Kopetsky, then 17, before she disappeared nine years ago — was the last person seen last week with 21-year-old Jessica Runions of Raymore.

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National average for Gas prices up 4 cents cent to $2.21 a gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) The average price of gasoline in the U.S. is up four cents over the past three weeks to $2.21 a gallon for regular grade.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that higher crude oil costs caused refiners and retailers to bump up their prices.

The average price is 23 cents lower than a year ago.

The Lundberg Survey found the average price of midgrade unleaded is $2.49 a gallon, and the average price of premium is $2.71 a gallon.

The highest average price for regular gas in the contiguous U.S. is $2.71 a gallon in San Francisco. The lowest is $1.91 in Jackson, Mississippi. The U.S. average diesel price is $2.39 per gallon, up about four cents from three weeks ago.

Obituary - Terry "Haywire" McGuire

Funeral services for Terry McGuire will be 10 a.m. Friday, September 16, 2016 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5-7 p.m. at Schowengerdt Chapel. Burial in Virginia Cemetery, Virginia, Missouri. Contributions to Leukemia Society.

Terry Gene McGuire, age 74 of Butler, Missouri died Saturday, September 10, 2016 at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. He was born December 31, 1941 to Teddy Warren and DeEtta Maye Maloney McGuire in Butler.

Terry is survived by his wife Pat McGuire of Butler, Missouri; three sons, Jim McGuire and wife Terry of Harrisonville, Missouri, Shannon McGuire and wife Lynell of Butler, Missouri and Greg McGuire and wife Rita of Schell City, Missouri; one daughter, Kathy Knapp and husband Mike of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; two brothers, David McGuire and wife B.J. of Ferris, Texas and Teddy Joe McGuire and wife Megan of Boonville, Missouri; two sisters, Diane Beatty of Butler, Missouri and Debbie Geiser of Marshall, Missouri; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Sam McGuire and Dennis McGuire.

Obituary - Robert C. “Bob” Nidiffer

Robert C. “Bob” Nidiffer
Robert C. “Bob” Nidiffer, 62, of Kansas City, Missouri, was born, January 29, 1954, in Elizabethton, Tennessee, the son of James R. and Barbara A. (Dierker) Nidiffer. He departed this life on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at his home surrounded with love and family. Bob was a proud United States Navy veteran. 

On March 18, 1978, he was united in marriage to Nancy in Kansas City, Missouri.

Bob, better known to his friends and family as “Tennessee Bob, the man, the myth, the legend”, owned and operated his own painting company, BN Pro Painting in Kansas City, Missouri. He enjoyed playing guitar in a band, fishing, hunting, and was a motorcycle enthusiast. The most important thing to him was his family.

Bob was preceded in death by his father James Robert Nidiffer and his mother Barbara Ann (Dierker) Carlson.

He is survived by his wife Nancy of the home; two sons, Matt Brown of Garland, Texas and Bobby Nidiffer of Kansas City, Missouri; three daughters, Colleen M. Speers, of Raymore, Missouri, Jacque (and Robert) Long of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, and Sara (and Gash) Caudill of Kansas City, Missouri; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; three sisters, Nicki (and Jeff) Janusik of Lone Jack, Janet (and Bud) Gholson of Houston, Texas, and Sarah (and Ray) Whitehead, of Elizabethton, Tennessee; other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, September 12, 2016, at the Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill, Missouri.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at the funeral home. Reverend D. Kent Deubner will officiate. Interment will be in the Lone Jack Cemetery. Casket bearers are Mark Bach, Gash Caudill, Robert Long, Jim Martley, Larry Streit, and Fred Whitaker.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lone Jack Cemetery and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home

Obituary - Gena Danette Simpson

Gena Danette Simpson, 55, of Harrisonville, Mo died Saturday, September 10, 2016 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Graveside service 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville with a visitation on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Atkinson Funeral Home.

(A complete obituary will be posted when the information becomes available)