Jan 14, 2020 5:54 AM

Kim Lynn George 1970 - 2020

Posted Jan 14, 2020 5:54 AM

Kimberly Lynn George 49, of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born May 13, 1970 in St. Joseph, MO, daughter of Marilyn and Gary Decker Sr. She graduated from Savannah High School class of 1988 and worked at Tyson Foods as a Production Supervisor for over 24 years. She enjoyed getting her nails done, vacations in Branson, and she loved spending time with her grandchildren, and was very dedicated to her family. She will be sadly missed by her family and her work family.

Kim was preceded in death by husband, Donavon George, father Gary Decker Sr., maternal grandparents, Carl & Virginia Steidel, paternal grandparents, Charles & Lois Decker, nephew, Stephen Lance, and brother Gary Decker Jr.

Survivors include, her mother Marilyn Decker, Savannah, Missouri, daughters; Ashley Decker, Gena George, Katlyn George, Haley Holt, and Kodea Bringus, grandchildren: Alazaya Decker, Michael & Myles Groce, Jeron George, Mathyius Walker, and Torence Cupil, several neices and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services: 10:00 am, Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Rupp Funeral Home, Rev. Marty McCallon officiating, The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Ashland Cemetery. Memorials are requested to the American Cancer Society. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.

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Edward "Junior" Lee Meeks  1941 - 2020

"Junior" Edward Lee Meeks Jr. 78, of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020 at his home.

He was born February 16, 1941 in St. Joseph, MO, and graduated from Central High School class of 1959 He married Nora Shirey on April 8, 1961 and she survives of the home. He retired as a Union Mill Rite from Local 1529 Kansas City, MO., he was also the owner & operator of the Hickory Tavern from 1982-2012, and the Meeks Fish Market, he was also a Commercial Fisherman. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a Christian.

Junior was preceded in death by father, Edward Lee Meeks Sr., mother, Jane Alice Brown, and grandson, Edward Lee Meeks IV.

Survivors include, wife, Nora Meeks of the home, daughter, Brenda Doldt, Saint Joseph, son, Edward Lee Meeks III, St. Joseph, grandchildren: Tiffany (Cory) Smith, St. Joseph, Brandon (Jami) Doldt, Savannah, Nicole (Colt) Casselman, Kansas City, brothers; Harold (Kathy) Stufflebean, Blue Springs, and Gary (Sharon) Stufflebean, Parkville, MO, sisters: Linda (John) Ingram, St. Joseph, MO, and Robin Branam, Independence, MO, and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services: 2:30 pm, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Rupp Funeral Home, Rev. James Barnett officiating, The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery . Memorials are requested to the Parkinson Foundation or Mosaic Hospice. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.