Amber Lyn Payne


Amber Lyn Payne, 30 of Raytown, Missouri passed away January 12, 2017 at her home in Raytown.  Memorial services will be held 7:00 pm Friday, January 20, 2016 at the Worship Center 2901 MO-291, Harrisonville, Missouri 64701.   Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 pm prior to services, also at the church.  Flowers and cards are welcome.  Services under the direction of Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009).  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at


Amber Lyn Payne was born July 21, 1986 in Kansas City, Missouri to David Payne and Renee (Wilson) Speedone.  She grew up in Adrian, MO and later moved to the Kansas City area.  Amber was a very head-strong and free spirited soul with a great sense of humor.  She loved music and art and cared deeply for her family and friends.  She had accepted Christ at a young age and carried her faith through life.

Amber was preceded in death by her grandparents and Todd Ewing, father of their daughter Callie.  She is survived by her children, Callie Ewing, Taylor and Alana Penn, mother Renee Speedone of Adrian, MO, father David Payne and Irene Holt of Butler, MO,  sister Ashley Payne, of Harrisonville, MO, nephews, Bentlee and Dallas Hall, paternal grandmother Janice Payne of Butler, MO, maternal grandfather Lee Wilson of LaCygne, KS, along with extended family members and friends.




Dahl Rogers

In Loving MemoryDahl Rogers, 75 of Harrisonville, Missouri passed away January 11, 2017 at his home in Harrisonville.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009) and are pending at this time.  Messages of Condolence may be left for the family at


Full obituary and service information will be published when it becomes available.







Maurice “Mick” Davidson

In Loving Memory

Maurice “Mick” Davidson, 76 of Butler, Missouri passed away January 6, 2017 at his home in Butler.  Cremation, with graveside services and Air Force military honors to be held 3:00 pm Friday, January 13, 2017 in Wyuka Cemetery, 3600 O Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.  Arrangements entrusted to Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009).  Condolences may be left for the family at


Maurice “Mick” Lynn Davidson was born July 15, 1940 in Topeka, Kansas and adopted by his parents Leonard and Vada Davidson.  He grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska and graduated from Northeast High School.  Mick joined the US Air Force in 1961 and was stationed in France during the Vietnam War.   He was self employed with varied construction businesses and owned an independent trucking business.  Mick was a member of the Louisburg American Legion Post #250 and enjoyed his wood carving and reading.

Mick was preceded in death by his parents.  He is survived by his daughters, Deb Rahn and husband Darryl of Lincoln, Nebraska, Mindy Davidson and Brandi Richards, grandchilren, Brittany Larson, Bryan, Brenton, and Brandon Rahn, along with four great-grandchildren and one on the way.






Orson J. Goins

In Loving Memory

Orson J. Goins, 86 of Butler, Missouri passed away January 5, 2017 at Medicalodge of Butler.  Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Butler Restoration Church, Butler, Missouri.  Visitation will be held Monday prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:00pm also at the church.  Cremation will follow services and  a private inurnment will take place in Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kansas.  Services are under the direction of Mullinax Funeral Home (660-679-0009).  Memorial contributions are suggested to The Butler Restoration Church or family memorial.  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Orson Junior Goins was born May 27, 1930 in Hammond, Indiana to Orson Daniel and Stella Marie Dale Goins.  He moved with his family to Oklahoma early in life and grew up in Fairland, OK where he attended school.  In 1952 Orson joined the US Marines and served during the Korean War.  He was united in marriage to Shirley Farrow on May 28, 1953.  Three children were born to this union.  Orson worked for over 20 years for Jackson County Missouri Juvenile Court as a Youth Worker.

Orson was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Robert Goins.  He is survived by his wife Shirley Goins of Butler, MO, son O. Dan Goins and wife Patty of Irving, TX, daughter Cindy Green and husband Bill of Blue Springs, MO, and son Preston Goins and wife Lara of Concordia, MO, grandchildren, Lara K. Bowling, Sarah Schreimann, Shane Goins, Kyle Goins, Michael Green, and Daniel Green, sisters Dorthy Norris of Independence, MO, and Betty Tillery of Rich Hill, MO.








Constance “Connie” Watters

In Loving Memory

Constance “Connie” L. Watters, 92 of Butler, Missouri passed away December 27, 2016 at Bates County Memorial Hospital.  Cremation, with family memorial services at a later date.  Arrangements under the direction of Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009).  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at


Constance “Connie” Laverne Watters was born August 16, 1924 in Chicago, IL to Anthony and Anna Bolke.  She grew up in the Chicago area where she met her husband of 50 years, Lee Watters.  Lee’s work with General Mills took them to Lodi, CA where Connie quickly developed a love for the area and the mountains.  Connie also loved her jigsaw puzzles, often saying, they kept her mind sharp.  She enjoyed helping others and socializing, making sure she always looked nice and that her make-up was always done.  Life was good for Connie if she had her candy and soda pop.

Connie was preceded in death by her husband Lee Watters, daughters Darlene and Linda, along with all ten of her siblings.  She is survived by her son Ken Watters and wife Debra of Lodi, CA, daughter Patty Phillips and husband Dave of Eldorado Springs, MO, daughter Sandra Watters of Washington, eight grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren.








Charles S. Markley, Jr.

262-2Charles S. Markley, Jr., 77 of Drexel, Missouri passed away December 26, 2016 at his home in Drexel.  Cremation, followed by private family graveside services, with military honors, in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas.  Services under the direction of Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (660-679-0009).  Contributions are suggested to a veterans organization of your choice.  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Charles Sidney Markely, Jr. was born October 26, 1939 in Beaumont, Texas to Charles, Sr. and Ona Mae (Harris) Markley.  Charles, or “Cholly” as he was known to family, graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Texas, and a Master’s Degree from Texas A&M.  He served his country in the US Airforce during the Vietnam War, working diligently to program all the computer equipment.  After his honorable discharge he continued his computer programming career along with a variety of other jobs until retirement.  Charles loved to garden and enjoyed the outdoors.  He was a simple man of simple means.  He described himself as “just a happy old man.”  His philosophy on life was, “you can be happy, if ya ‘unt to!”

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Keith, and sister Shelly.  He is survived by his very special and dear friend Janice Ballard of the home in Drexel, sister Sue Champlin of Fort Worth, TX, Daughter Laura Savery of Chesapeake Beach, MD, granddaughters Claire and Emma Savery, nephew Stephen Champlin, and niece Merilee Peterson.








Richard D. “Rick” Loe

1Richard Dean “Rick” Loe of Drexel, Missouri passed away December 18, 2016 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.  Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Monday, December 26, 2016 in the First Baptist Church Mission Hall in Drexel.  There will be no visitation.  Burial will take place in Fairview Cemetery in Fairview North Dakota.  Contributions are suggested to the Drexel VFW Post.  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at


Rick Loe was born September 25, 1945 in Williston, North Dakota to Roy “Bud” and Evelyn Danielson Loe.  He grew up in the Fairview, Montana and Kirksville, Missouri areas and graduated from Ethel high school.  Shortly after graduation, Rick enlisted in the US Army and began his basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.  Following his training he was deployed to Germany.   With the strong desire to serve his country, and make a career in the US Army, upon his return from Germany, Rick re-enlisted and was sent to Viet Nam.  He enjoyed the Army life, but after receiving a severe injury in combat, his career came to an abrupt end.  He was Honorably Discharged on February 24, 1967 and sent to Fitz Simmons Hospital in Colorado to recover.  He later joined his brother Roy Loe and made Drexel, Missouri his home.  Rick enjoyed spending time at the VFW, especially playing bingo.  He enjoyed his John Wayne westerns and making children smile with gifts of candy or quarters.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Marie Johnson and Marjorie McDoughal.  Rick is survived by his brother Roy Loe and wife Linda of Drexel, MO., nephew Roy “Rusty” Loe and family of Drexel, niece Shellie Wisdom and family of Amoret, MO., a half-sister, Crystal Martell and family of Sidney, Montana, as well as many other nieces and nephews.