Floyd “Wayne” Lollar
Wayne Lollar, age 92, a resident of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, a former resident of Chillicothe, Missouri,
went to be with his heavenly Father on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Missouri.
Wayne was born the son of Willard Hall and Bessie Adra Lollar on September 22, 1926, in Daviess
County, Missouri. Wayne served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1951 until 1952.
He graduated from Lock Springs High School in 1944. He was united in marriage to Nilene Beaman on
October 22, 1950, in Jamesport, Missouri. She preceded him in death on January 22, 1980. Following his
discharge, he returned home to Jamesport, Missouri, where he began his career as a successful dairy
farmer. He also owned dairy farms in both Chula and Chillicothe. He was an active board member for
the all-Star Dairy Association in Lawrence, Kansas. After retiring from the diary business in 1985, he
drove a school bus for the Chillicothe R-II School District. Wayne was united in marriage to Mary Pat
Jordan on November 26, 1982, in Chillicothe, Missouri. In 1997, he and his wife bought a small acreage
near Excelsior Springs, Missouri, where he continued employment as a bus driver for the Kearney School
District. In the following years he provided bus transportation for the public transportation system in
Excelsior Springs, Missouri, where he resided at the time of his death.
Wayne loved nature and being outdoors. He was always very meticulous with his land and yards. When
the weather was pleasant, his favorite pastime was sitting on his patio watching small animals and birds.
In addition to being a lover of animals and nature, Wayne was an avid sports enthusiast, especially the
KC Royals and the Kansas City Chiefs on TV.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Pat, of the home; three daughters, Nila Hiskey and husband David of
Sun city West, Arizona, Nina Baker and husband Mark of Cameron, Missouri, and Debra Hopkins and
husband Mike of Kansas City,Missouri; two sones, Rick Lollar and wife LaRenda of Chillicothe, Missouri,
and Mel Lollar and wife Dawn of Oxford, Indiana; one stepdaughter, Susan Larcom of Omaha, Nebraska;
sixteen grandchildren, Christin (Pete) Olas, Cori (Shawn) Hulsey, Kyle (Megan) Hiskey, Shawna Cooke,
Tawnya (Philip) Stuedle, Tausha (Brandon) Lien, Shayla (Robby) Shipley, Garrett (Stephanie) Hopkins,
Calvin (Whitney) Lollar, Cyrsten Lollar, Cherish (Jerod) Williams, Brock Lollar, Ali Lollar, Laura (Bill)
Vodvarka, Kate (Alex) Covalt, and Lisa Larcom; fifteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and
nephews. He is also survived by two sisters; Mildred Hoch, Chillicothe, Missouri and Dorothy Booth,
Jefferson City, Missouri. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Nilene Beaman
Lollar; one grandson, Cameron Lollar; two brothers, Harold and Billy Lollar; three sisters, Velma Eads,
Lucille Anderson, and Lula Mae Lollar, and one stepson-in-law Ed Larcom.
Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Friday, February 1,
2019, at 2:00 p.m. A scheduled visitation will be held at the First Baptist Church, Chillicothe, Missouri, on
Friday, February 1, 2019, from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home,
Chillicothe, Missouri, on Thursday, January 31, 2019, from 12 noon until 8:00 p.m. Burial will be held at
the Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to Cam’s
Memorial Grand Drive 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.
Rodney Joe Baker

Rodney Joe Baker, age 30, a resident of Breckenridge, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, January 26,
2019, at his residence.
A scheduled visitation will be held at the Pitts Funeral Home, Breckenridge, Missouri, on Friday,
February 1, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friends may call at the Pitts Funeral Home,
Breckenridge, Missouri, on Friday, February 1, 2019, from 12 noon until 8:00 p.m. A private family
inurnment will be held at a later date at Trosper Cemetery, Breckenridge, Missouri.
Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Pitts Funeral Home, Breckenridge, Missouri.
Marilyn J. Dolan
Marilyn J. Dolan, an 86 year old resident of Kearney, Mo passed away on January 28, 2019 at Westbrook
Senior Living.
A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at White Chapel
funeral Home in Gladstone, Mo. a graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 1,
2019 in Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Chillicothe, Mo.
Tara Elaine Norman
Tara Elaine Norman, age 51, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, January 10,
2019, at McLarney Manor, Brookfield, Missouri.
A scheduled visitation will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Saturday,
February 2, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Friends may call at the Lindley funeral Home,
Chillicothe, Missouri, on Friday, February 1, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Memorial contributions
may be made to the Allen Bloss Education fund 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.lindlefuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home,
Chillicothe, Missouri.
Walter LeRoy Thomas
Walter LeRoy Thomas, age 60, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, January 22,
2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri.
Walter was born the son of John Pershing Thomas, Sr. and Wanda Lucille (Gann) Thomas on June 12,
1958, in Chillicothe, Missouri. He attended Chillicothe High School. He worked as a cook for Country
Kitchen for many years. Walter was a member of Lifepoint Church, Chillicothe, Missouri. He enjoyed
spending time with his nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.
Survivors include one daughter, Courtney Marie Thomas of Jonesville, Louisiana; three brothers, John
Thomas, Jr. of Chillicothe, Missouri, Bobby Thomas and wife Suzie of Chillicothe, Missouri, and Jerry
Bagley of Arizona; two sisters, Fern Albertson and husband Jerry of Meadville, Missouri, and Julia
Sensenich and husband Greg of Chillicothe, Missouri; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and
great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Harold Thomas; and one
nephew, Blake Briner.
A memorial service will be held at Lifepoint Church, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Saturday, February 2, 2019,
at 10:00 a.m. there is no scheduled visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the American

Liver Foundation and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri
64601. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at
www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.