Allison Lemoine of Baton Rouge, LA became the bride of Rob Ferguson, Mansura, LA, formerly of Adrian on October 28, 2006 at the Saint Paul's Catholic Church in Mansura. Following the ceremony a host of friends and relatives attended a buffet and reception at the home of the bride's parents. Allison is the daughter of Albin and Kathy Lemoine of Longbridge, LA and Rob is the son of Jerry and Ruth Ann Ferguson, grandson of Dorothy Ferguson, and the late Freeman Ferguson and Robert and Olive Snedeger, all of Adrian.
Stephen P. Pruden and Darlene R. Hinds were wed August 1, 2006 in Nevada, Missouri. Pruden is the son of Gene and Betty Pruden and Hinds is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Hinds. Both are from Adrian.
Farrell and Elaine (McAninch) Sexson celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on August 1. In 1966, they were united in marriage by the Rev. Grover Sexson at Lee's Summit, Missouri. The couple renewed their wedding vows on September 30 at the First Presbyterian Church of Pleasant Hill. The ceremony was followed by a dinner buffet at Country Creek Golf Club, Pleasant Hill.
Gertrude Josephine McGuire, age 95 and a lifelong resident of Bates County, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at Willow Lane Nursing Center in Butler, Missouri. Memorial services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, February 24, 2007 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler with Brother Alan Black officiating. Inurnment Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. Contributions to Heartland Hospice.
Robert Stephen "Steve" Clift, age 60 of Butler, Missouri died Thursday, February 22, 2007 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Cremation memorial services were 2 p.m. Sunday, February 25, 2007 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler with Rev. Jack Day officiating. Contributions may be made to the Butler Masonic Lodge #254AF&AM.