Charles W. Mohr, III “C.W.”

In Loving MemoryCharles William Mohr, III “C.W.”, 27, of Adrian, MO passed away May 21, 2015. A visitation will be held Tuesday May 26, 2015 from 6pm to 8 pm at Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 am Wednesday, May 27th at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Butler, MO. Burial will be in Crescent Hill Cemetery, Adrian, MO. Contributions are suggested in lieu of flowers to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

C.W. was born July 17, 1987 in Harrisonville, MO to Charles “Chuck” and Dorothea “DeDe” Mohr. C.W. graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in Animal Health. He worked for Pet Vet Animal Hospital in Harrisonville. C.W. was united in marriage to Christine Jenkins in 2010. A daughter was born in August of 2012. C.W. loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing, and continued his passion for animals through farming and the development of Mohr Family Farm. This last year C.W. dedicated his time to reading and enjoying his beloved daughter Annalise.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather Charley Mohr. C.W. is survived by his wife Christine and daughter Annalise, his sisters; Harley and Cheyenne Mohr, parents Chuck and DeDe Mohr of Marceline, MO, grandmother Jeanne Mohr of Ballard, MO. He is also survived by his aunts, uncles, and cousins. C.W., a loving husband and father, will be deeply missed but never forgotten.





Donna Jean Short

In Loving MemoryDonna Jean Short, 68 of Amoret, MO passed away May 17, 2015 at Willow Lane Nursing Home after a short battle with cancer.  A visitation will be held Thursday, May 21st from 1 to 2 pm at the First Baptist Church of Butler.  The funeral service will follow at 2 pm, also at the church.  Burial will be in Benjamin Cemetery, Amoret, MO.  Donations are suggested to the church or to Benjamin Cemetery. Services under the direction of Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009).  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Donna was born March 4, 1947 in Paola, KS to Edgar and Minnie Leuty.  Donna was united in marriage to Jesse Short in August of 1966.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, her pets, gardening and attending Hume High School Alumni Reunions.  She especially loved shooting fireworks.  Donna was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Johnnie Leuty.  She is survived by her husband Jesse Short of the home, daughter Julie Ann Bisnett of Eskridge, KS, daughter Karla Short of Butler, MO, grandchildren; Matt, Marilyn, Hailee, and Brenden,  and great-grandchildren; Aurora and David.  She is also survived by her sister Cynthia Fillpot of Independence, MO, sister Debra Bruner of Mound City, KS, several nieces and nephews, and her little dog Jack.

John A. Barth

Barth PhotoJohn A. Barth, 47 of Butler, Missouri passed away Monday, April 20, 2015 from injuries sustained in an accident. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Saturday, April 25, 2015 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Butler, Missouri with Father Thomas Hermes officiating. Visitation will be Friday evening from 5-7 PM and Rosary at 7 PM, all at Mullinax Funeral Home (660-679-0009) in Butler. Burial with U.S. Navy Honors will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to a college fund for John’s children; Relay for Life MASH team; or to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at

John Ambrose Barth was born October 17, 1967 in Seville, Spain, son of John Kurt and Grace (Boothe) Barth. With his father in the Air Force, John grew up in various locations all throughout the United States and Europe, and later spending his junior high years in Texas and graduating from Grandview High School, Grandview, Mo. in 1986. He entered the U.S. Navy, where he served for 11 years.

John met Shannon McVey Craft in 2001, and they were married February 22, 2003. John worked at Blockbuster until August of 2004 and then began working for the United States Postal Service in November of that year, an occupation he greatly enjoyed. John continued to work several other jobs while working for the postal service, always hoping to go full-time as soon as he could; sadly however, this didn’t occur and John died doing what he loved – carrying the mail.

John’s coworkers remember him as always willing to do whatever was asked of him; his friends and neighbors describe that he was always willing to help out. John loved the Kansas City Chiefs, particularly tailgating hours before a football game and watching the games with his sisters. He enjoyed (brother-in-law) Shawn’s BBQ, and afternoons at (sister-in-law) Melissa’s pool. Recently, “Papa John” loved spending time with his new grandson, Landon, whom he was always happy to watch whenever needed.

John was preceded in death by his father in 1995. He is survived by his wife, Shannon Barth of Butler; daughter Joleigh; son John Phillip; step-son Kenny Craft and wife Aleisha with grandson Landon; step-son Kyle Craft; his mother, Grace Barth; sisters: Susan Barth, Laura Hill, and Sharon Burton; nephews J.C. Hill, Victor Hill, and Freddy Hill; father and mother-in-law Mike and Patsy McVey; sister-in-law Melissa McVey and significant other Scott Lutman; brother-in-law Shawn McVey and wife Amy with daughter Caila; brother-in-law Brian McVey and wife Janette with daughter Aven; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

William “Bill” Adams

FB_IMG_1429815273477_resizedWilliam “Bill” Adams, 61, of Fort Scott, KS passed away April 19, 2015 at his home in Fort Scott.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, April 25th, 2015 at Mullinax Funeral Home in Butler, MO. (660-679-0009)  Visitation will be 1- 2 pm prior to services at the funeral home.  Contributions are suggested to the American Lung Association.  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at 

William “Bill” Adams was born in Butler, MO on January 5th, 1954 to Thomas and Minnie Adams.  He is survived by his wife, Willa, and their children, LaToya, Bryan, Tyson, Thomas and William M. Adams. He is also survived by son, William L. Adams. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son, William L. Adams, Jr., and brothers, Leonard Burton and T.J. Adams and his nephew and niece, Carl Adams and Latonya Cooper.  Bill grew up in Butler and has five surviving brothers: Richard, Larry, Gary, Robert and Rick Adams, as well as twenty-one grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Bill enjoyed cooking for family and friends. He enjoyed music, sports and treating the kids in his life and his grandkids with lots of candy and love.  Bill had an amazing sense of humor and enjoyed telling jokes. Prior to his illnesses and death, he was in the U.S. Army and then was gainfully employed all of his adult life until no longer able to do so.  Bill is remembered with love and affection, and his memory will always be cherished.

Jacquline “Jackie” Carpenter

In Loving MemoryJacquline “Jackie” Carpenter, 72, of Drexel, MO. passed away Friday, April 10th, 2015 at her home in Drexel. A visitation will be held Wednesday April 15th, 2015 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Mullinax Funeral Home – Drexel Chapel, Drexel, MO. (660-679-0009). Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at  

Jacqueline Marie Leonard Eurton Carpenter lost her battle with cancer Friday April 10, 2015 at 6:40. She was at home surrounded by Family and Friends. Jackie was born to Maxine Mayfield Leonard and Paul Carpenter December 2, 1942. Jackie lived most of her life in Wichita. She graduated From Wichita South High Class of 1960.  She married Tom Eurton 1960 then came their one and only daughter Judy Lynne Eurton Jacobs on September 11,1965. Jackie was a people person and loved to waitress. Most of her life she waitress. She also loved camping, Fishing, dancing, playing bingo and most of all CASINO’S! She said it relaxed her.

She left behind one Daughter Judy Lynne Eurton Jacobs of Drexel, MO, Grandson Brandon Jacobs and his wife Alexandra, Great Grandson Nolan and Great granddaughter Mia of Wichita, KS, Grandson Justin Jacobs, his wife Chelsea great granddaughter Lily and Khloe of El Dorado Springs, MO. Adopted granddaughter Josi Cortese and Great Granddaughter Alyssa Cortese of Port Orange, FL. Many Nieces and Nephews and Cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her “Dad” John Leonard and her Sister Dianne Rainbolt.

Steven W. Cox

In Loving MemorySteven Wayne Cox, 58, of Butler, MO passed away April 7, 2015 at his home in Butler. Celebration of life services will be held 3:00 pm Saturday May 2nd 2015 at the home of Clint & Sharon Schuman, 301 S. Olive St. Butler, MO 64730. Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Heartland Hospice. Cremation under the direction of Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009) Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Steven was born May 28, 1956 in Kansas City, MO to Irene Cox (Johnson). He was united in marriage to Glenda Jones Cox on February 14, 1992.

Steven loved fishing, hunting, dirt track racing, and bowling. He enjoyed cookouts and spending time with his family and friends, especially the grandkids. He was preceded in death by his mother Irene Henry. Steven is survived by his wife of 23 years, Glenda Cox of the home, son Tim Cox (Crystal), of Butler, MO, Steven Cox, Jr. (Chrissy) of Butler, MO., daughter Heather Jones (Phillip) of Butler, MO., daughter Chandra Hanes of Butler, MO., son Jimmy Dickens (Robin) of Butler, MO., daughter Ashley Cox Luker of Idaho and 15 grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Norris Smith (Eva) of Butler, MO., sisters, Rosalie Smith of Belton, MO., Debbie Miller (Rex) of Belton, MO., and Linda Roberts (Tommy) of Butler, MO., along with many nieces and nephews and his beloved dog Rodeo. Steven was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be forever in our hearts and missed by his loving family and many friends.

Dale Dean

In Loving MemoryG. Dale Dean, 92 of Prairie Village, Kansas passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Shawnee, Kansas. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Mullinax Funeral Home – Drexel Chapel, Drexel, Mo. (660-679-0009) with Greg Mullinax officiating. Visitation prior to services from 1-2 PM at the chapel. Burial with U.S. Navy Honors will follow in Sharon Cemetery near Drexel. Contributions are suggested to any charity of the donor’s choice, and messages of condolence for the family may be left at

Dale was born on the family farm near Drexel, Missouri on September 19, 1922, the second son to John and Viola (Irish) Dean. He started his education walking to Woodland School, a one-room school house located a mile from home. After three years he went to school in Drexel, graduating with the class of 1941.

In January of 1942 he moved to San Diego, California and worked in an aircraft plant until June of 1944 when he entered the U.S. Navy. Dale served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Boxer during World War II. When he was discharged from the Navy in June of 1946 he returned to live in Kansas City.

He met Phyllis Guetschow in March of 1948 and they were married in October of that year. There were three wonderful children born to this marriage: Jacqueline, Philip, and John. Dale worked for General Motors from February of 1949 until February of 1979, retiring after 30 years.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Johnnie Dean, and adopted sister, Myrtle Witt. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis of the home; children Jacqueline, Philip and John; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.