Carolyn L. O’Dell

Carolyn L. O’Dell, age 79, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Hedrick Medical Center, Chillicothe, Missouri.

Carolyn was born the daughter of Harry E. and Hazel E. (Anderson) Glover on August 14, 1938, in Maryville, Missouri. She was a 1958 graduate of Maryville High School. Carolyn worked as a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell. She was united in marriage to Ronald O’Dell on July 26, 1958, in Maryville, Missouri, before moving to Chillicothe, Missouri. He survives of the home.  She also worked as a caregiver for her mother for many years. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Chillicothe, Missouri. Carolyn was also a member of CWF (Christian Women’s Fellowship), the American Cancer Society Support Group, and served as the volunteer camp cook and on the board of directors for Camp Rainbow for 30 years.

Survivors include her husband, Ronald O’Dell, of the home; one daughter, Beth Milanovich and husband Kurt of Chillicothe, Missouri; two grandchildren, Katie Beth Milanovich of Kansas City, Missouri, and Ryan Milanovich of Kansas City, Missouri; and one brother, Gordon Glover of Goodyear, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held at the First Christian Church, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Monday, July 16, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. A scheduled visitation will be held at the First Christian Church, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Monday, July 16, 2018, one hour prior to the service at 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Sunday, July 15, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Burial will be held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church and/or Camp Rainbow, Inc. and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.

Norma Louise (Graham) Jones

Norma Louise (Graham) Jones, age 80, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, surrounded by her family, at Livingston Manor, Chillicothe, Missouri.

Norma was born the daughter of Jimmie L. and Olga Mae (Newton) Graham on November 25, 1937, in Eversonville, Missouri. She was a 1955 graduate of Chillicothe High School. Norma was united in marriage to Frank I. Jones on July 17, 1956. They moved to Groton, Connecticut, where Frank was serving in the United States Navy Submarine. Following his discharge from the Navy, they returned to the Chillicothe area. They had two daughters, Debra and Vicki. Norma was active in Calvary Baptist Church, she volunteered at Meals on Wheels, and participated in the Della Maddox Circle.

She helped Frank with his business at Jones Ford Equipment. Norma enjoyed spending winters in Texas with Frank. They enjoyed traveling throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada. She always made side trips on their travels to visit their grandchildren.

She was a great inspiration and role model for her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Frank I. Jones, of the home; two daughters, Debra Younger and Terry L. Clevenger, of Chillicothe, Missouri, and Vicki Davis and husband Richard of Independence, Missouri; two grandchildren, Ricky Davis and wife Mandi, and Misty Barclay and husband Joshua; six great grandchildren, Kadaan, Collin, Gavin, Ben, Gabriella, and Abigail; one sister, Julia Hutchinson and husband Paul; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one granddaughter, Vanissa Rohrback; and one sister, Carol Hanks.  

Funeral services will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Monday, July 16, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. A scheduled visitation will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Sunday, July 15, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Sunday, July 15, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date at Edgewood Cemetery, Chillicothe, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Activity Fund at Livingston Manor and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.

Doyle Leppin

Doyle Leppin, age 77, of Meadville, died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at his home.

Funeral services will be Monday, July 16, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Meadville with Ted Stockwell officiating. Burial will be in Meadville Cemetery in Meadville. The family will receive friends Sunday, July 15, 2018, from 5:00 until 7:00 in the evening at Wright Funeral Home in Brookfield.

Memorials to Meadville Cemetery may be left at or mailed to Wright Funeral Home, P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, MO 64628.

Doyle Edward, son of Elmer and Ila (Kehr) Leppin, was born February 26, 1941, in Meadville. On June 12, 1960, he married Patricia Ann March who preceded him in death on August 31, 1995.

Doyle was a farmer and a lifelong resident of the family farm in Meadville, a Missouri Century Farm established in 1909.

He was a 1959 graduate of Meadville High School and a member of the First Baptist Church in Meadville. Doyle served as a board member of Linn-Livingston Bowman Archery Club and was an active member for several years. He was vice president of Linn-Livingston Rural Water District, a trustee of the Missouri Archeological Society, served on the Parson Creek Township board for over twenty years and was an active member of the EAA-944 Airplane Club in Chillicothe.

Doyle had a passion for giving his family and friends rides in his airplane. He especially enjoyed giving Young Eagles their first ride. Over the years he took 665 youth on their first flight, certifying them to become Young Eagles. This large number of flights ranked him #4 in the nation for certifications completed.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and artifact hunting. Doyle also enjoyed playing the guitar and was a member of the former “Flipside” and later the “Rusty String’s” band.

Survivors include his two children, Carol Smith and husband, Charlie of Hannibal and Doug Leppin and wife, Leslie of Meadville; three grandchildren, Brandi Parker and husband, Gene of Hannibal, Whitney Miles and husband, Clint of Ludlow and Paige Shaw and husband Darren of Lawson; five great-grandchildren, Kira and Maggie Parker of Hannibal and Emery and Andi Miles of Ludlow and Jaxon Shaw of Lawson; two brothers, Rex Leppin and wife, Joy of Meadville and Richard Leppin and wife, Shirley of Mendon; two sisters, Beverly Hapes and husband, Leroy of Chillicothe and Nancy Tolson and husband, Charles of Meadville; one sister-in-law, Barbara Moore and husband, Jim of Mission, Texas; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

His parents; granddaughter, Jordan Smith; in-laws, Addison and Marjorie March, and one brother-in-law, Charlie March also preceded him in death.

Leona Geraldine “Jeri” (Weaver) Faubion

Leona Geraldine “Jeri” (Weaver) Faubion, age 87, a lifelong resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Indian Hills – A Stonebridge Community, Chillicothe, Missouri.

Jeri was born the daughter of George Walter and Ethel Irene (Jackson) Weaver on January 3, 1931, in Chillicothe, Missouri. She was united in marriage to the love of her life, Joseph “Joe” Faubion on October 5, 1947, in Chillicothe, Missouri. He survives of the home. Jeri and Joe celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary last October, with an open house at Indian Hills. Their marriage was a match made in heaven, truly devoted and committed to each other. She worked at Lamberts Glove Factory for 14 years. In 1971, she and Joe owned and operated Faubion Fina Service Station for 25 years, before retiring in 1995. Jeri accepted the Lord as her savior in 1960. Philippians 3:13 was her saving grace. She, Joe, and their daughters were baptized that year at Calvary Baptist Church.  Jeri and Joe enjoyed camping trips in their 5th wheel camper.

Jeri was a friend you could always depend on, and loved by all who knew her. She was adored by her husband and family, and a true treasure to have forever.

A special thanks to the Indian Hills staff who gave Jeri wonderful care and love. She thought so much of each one who cared for her.

Survivors include her husband, Joe, of the home; one daughter, Pat Maiorano (Larry) of Overland Park, Kansas; granddaughter, Gina Maiorano (Gus) McIntyre, grandson, Kyle Grisham; great grandchildren, Ava Grisham and Kaden Grisham. She was preceded in death her parents; one daughter, Christine Dupy; one grandson, Dan Grisham; two older brothers, Junior and Gene Weaver; and one half-sister, Dorene Jackson.

A visitation will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 9:30 a.m., with funeral services at 10:00 a.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, on Monday, July 16, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Burial will be held at Wheeling Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to LICOVA (Livingston County Veterans Association) and/or Indian Hills – A Stonebridge Community and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.