Friday, April 20, 2012

Culinary Cullings from Dennis Myers


Attached is a PDF of “Culinary Cullings” as collected and arranged by the Young Ladies’ Missionary Society of the First Presbyterian Church, Rich Hill, Missouri, about 1905 per the picture of the church on page 1.  I hope you can use it on the Rich Hill Missouri History blogspot.

Dennis Myers
Thanks Dennis  

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Frances Smith Obituary

FRANCES KAY SMITH was born July 1,1949 in Butler, MO, the daughter of Francis and Hazel (Sexton) Smith. She went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 8,2012 Easter Sunday with her family at her bedside. She was blessed with two children, Sam and Tina.
Fran had many jobs over the years, but most important was her work as a CNA for 16 years. She loved her patients. Her hobbies were going to garage sales, watching scary movies and she was a Rockin Music loving grandma, no country for this girl.
Fran was a pet lover; she once had a pet monkey, pig and many raccoons as a child. Her 14 year old cat now resides with her son.
She made friends easily anywhere she went, she would help you however she could. She will be remembered as a very loving and caring person.
Fran was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, Jim and Pat Smith and sister Joyce Thomas.

She is survived by her son, Sam Taylor and wife Sherrie, Raytown, MO; daughter, Tina Tabor and husband Ron, Rich Hill, MO; 2 grandchildren, Brandon Tabor and wife to be, Melissa and Jenna Tabor; 1 sister, Laile Hough and husband John, Rich Hill, MO; 1 sister-in-law, Thelma Smith, Rich Hill, MO. many nieces and nephews and 3 special friends, Wilma Ramage, Margie Heuser and Jannelle McKinley.

Elmer Miller Obituary

Elmer Noel Miller of Rich Hill, MO died at his farm on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 after a short illness. He was 79 years old. Elmer was born June 8, 1932 at his home in Panama, MO. He was the youngest of five children born to George Samuel and Naomi Alpha (Floyd) Miller. Elmer graduated from Rich Hill High School in 1951. At the age of twenty, he entered the United States Army and served as Military Police during the Korean War. His service took him all over Germany. Soon after his return from the military service, he met Bobbie Jean Cargill at the Speedy Drive-in in Nevada, MO. They were married on October 30, 1955. Bobbie preceded him in death in 1983. Elmer and Bobbie had five children: Becky Isaacson and her late husband Dean of Adair, OK; Joe Miller and wife Lisa of Nevada, MO; Eileen Casey and husband Earl of Rich Hill, MO; Karen Tillery and husband Kenny of Rich Hill, MO; Andy Miller and wife Cara of Nevada, MO. Elmer had eleven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Rich Hill Minning Review Sept 4,1980

Thanks to Tom Perry for this Newspaper