Edna Van Vlack, 89, of Drexel, Missouri passed away December 24, 2014 at Adrian Manor, Adrian, Missouri. Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM Sunday, December 28, 2014 at the Mullinax Funeral Home’s Drexel Chapel in Drexel, Missouri. Visitation was held prior to the service. Burial followed in Sharon Cemetery, Drexel, Missouri. Contributions are suggested to the Drexel Baptist Church.
Ardell May Kalwei, age 96 of Harrisonville, Missouri formerly of Butler, Missouri died December 20, 2014 at Meadowview Nursing Center in Harrisonville, Missouri. She was born May 8, 1918 to William and Rinda May Robins Hinkle in Verdon Nebraska.
Funeral services Friday, December 26, 2014 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler, Missouri with Jim Hollis officiating. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri.
Leon James, age 84 of Topeka, Kansas, formerly of Butler, Missouri died Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Topeka Presbyterian Manor in Topeka, Kansas. He was born July 17, 1930 to Milton Perry and Beuna Sage James in Corning, Iowa.
Funeral services were Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler, Missouri with Jerry Weller officiating. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri.
Jaye Richard Griffith
1943 - 2014
Adrian is saddened by the loss of a man who loved the Adrian community. He was a longtime business owner, a volunteer for many civic organizations, and a good friend to many. Richard Griffith passed away last Tuesday, December 16, 2014, leaving behind a legacy that will long be remembered.
The Adrian Optimist Club is pleased to honor Students of the Month from the Miami, Ballard, and Adrian schools. Criteria for this honor center on outstanding academic and civic achievement and school spirit. Staff at each of the schools make the selection. Each student is honored with a certificate of recognition from the Adrian Optimist Club and $20.00 in Adrian Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Bucks”. This month's Students of the Month are: Austin Corley, Adrian; James Engelhardt, Ballard; Jessica Blomquist, Miami.