Bruce Myers

In Loving MemoryBruce L. Myers, 54 of Butler, Missouri passed away August 22, 2016 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Cremation, with no services at this time. Arrangements entrusted to the Mullinax Funeral Home of Butler, (660-679-0009). Messages of condolence for the family may be left at

Bruce Leroy Myers was born May 23, 1962 in Kansas City, Kansas, son of John C. and Joanne (Jacobs) Myers.

Bruce enjoyed listening to music and spending time with his family. He was loved by many. He was preceded in death by his mother and father. Bruce is survived by his brother Brian Myers, sister Brenda (Myers) Hall; and by his children: Crystal, Misty Dawn, Jason, and Lilly Lou. He also leaves behind eight grandchildren.

Ed Humble, Jr.


Screen Shot 2016-08-18 at 3.41.49 PMEdward Wilson Humble Jr, 68, of Drexel Missouri passed away on August 17, 2016 at Golden Years Nursing Home in Harrisonville, Missouri.  A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (660-679-0009).  Funeral Services will be held 10:00 am Monday August 22, 2016 in the Mission Hall of the Drexel First Baptist Church, Drexel, Missouri.  Burial will follow in Sharon Cemetery.  Memorial contributions are suggested to The Drexel First Baptist Church or to R.I.O.  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at


Ed was born on October 15, 1947 in Butler, Missouri to Edward Wilson Humble, Sr and Maxine Reed Humble.  He grew up in the Rich Hill, Missouri area, graduating from Rich Hill High School in 1966.  On October 15, 1965 he was united in marriage to Rebecca Sue Wilson in Rich Hill.  To this union three children were born, Lisa, Jennifer, and Jason.   Ed worked for Hallmark for 35 years, retiring in 2002.  He was a proud member of the Drexel First Baptist Church, serving as a deacon, and of R.I.O for over 30 years, serving in various positions.  Ed loved spending time with his family, camping and fishing.  He had a talent for wood working, and often created gifts for family or works of art to be donated.  Many of Ed’s pieces can be seen at the church or the Missouri Children’s Home.  Ed also had a love of mission trips, meeting new people, and spreading the word of God all over the world.  He enjoyed his trips with the Missourians on Mission and the Church youth group, traveling to Rawlins, Wyoming, Rochester, Minnesota, and New Orleans, Louisiana.  In 1992 he made an Evangelistic Mission Trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, making memories his family will always cherish.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Ora and Effie Reed, William & Elizabeth Humble. He is survived by his wife, Becky, of the home in Drexel, his children, Lisa Gammon (Randy) of Drexel,  Jennifer Hummel (Dennis) of Gladstone MO and Jason Humble (Norma) of Harrisonville, MO.  Ed is also survived by his siblings Bill Humble (Darlene), Chuck Hunble (Becky) of Rich Hill, MO, Brother-in- law, Tom Wilson (Freda) of Moore, Oklahoma, Sisters-in- law, Madeline Woodfin (Bill) of Butler Mo and Kathi Plain (Lynn) of Fort Scott KS, Grandchildren,  Roe Gammon (Bethany), Lauren Gammon, Kaitlyn McGuffin, Stephanie Aguilar, Helen Aguilar, Jasmine Humble, Kaleb Hummel, Kole Hummel, Keaton Hummel and Great-Grandchildren Rylen Macken, Windsor Gammon, and many nieces and nephews, extended family members and dear friends.








Doris Allen


ScanDoris J. Allen, 85 of Louisburg, Kansas passed away August 14, 2016 at Olathe Hospice House in Olathe, Kansas.  A visitation will be held Friday, August 19th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (660-679-0009).  Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 20th at 10:00 am at the Drexel United Methodist Church, Drexel, Missouri.  Burial will follow in New Lancaster Cemetery, New Lancaster, Kansas.  Memorial Contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Miami County Fair Association or the Drexel United Methodist Church.  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at


Doris Jean Allen was born November 28, 1930 in New Lancaster, Kansas to Harold and Ruth Graham Hoover.  She grew up in the New Lancaster area attending grade school and then graduating from La Cygne High School in 1948.  Doris then attended the Ursuline Academy in Paola, Kansas.  She taught school for a short time, until she was united in marriage to George William Allen on February 27, 1949.  Doris began her work as a homemaker and later worked as a Federal Civil Service Manager until her retirement.  Doris’s greatest love in life was her family.  She and her husband Bill were dedicated to supporting and attending every event their children and grandchildren were involved in.  A lot of times being the first to arrive.  As their family grew, so did their involvement.  They always enjoyed the Miami County Fair and sporting events.  After Bill’s passing in 2007 Doris continued this tradition.  Doris enjoyed her coffee groups, she loved to travel and meet new people, but her heart was always at her home on the farm.  She will be forever missed by her loving family and friends.  Doris was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bill Allen, and a brother Dale Hoover.  She is survived by her daughter Linda Brown and husband Ron of Mulvane, KS, son Rick Allen and wife Connie of Louisburg, KS, son Jake Allen and his wife Patricia of Louisburg, KS, son Bob Allen and wife Teresa of Osawatomie, KS, grandchildren, Jimmy Allen, Jeff Allen, Mike Allen, Amy Allen, Melissa White, April Owens, Holly Allen, and Robin Allen, 24 great-grandchildren, and sisters, Thelma Donley of South Haven, Ks and Betty Boyd of Overland Park, KS, along with extended family members and many dear friends.










Mary R. Keneth

In Loving MemoryMary Ruth Keneth, 85 of Harrisonville, Missouri passed away August 8, 2016 at Meadow View of Harrisonville Health and Rehabilitation.  Cremation services have been entrusted to Mullinax Funeral Home (660-679-0009).  Catholic prayer services and burial will take place at a later time.  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at









Harold Eastwood


eastwood-photoHarold D. Eastwood, 82 of Butler, Missouri passed away July 25, 2016 at Medicalodge in Butler. Graveside funeral services will be 3:30 PM Saturday, July 30, 2016 in Fontana Cemetery, Fontana, Kansas with Greg Mullinax officiating. Visitation will be from 1-2 PM prior to services at Mullinax Funeral Home (660-679-0009) in Butler. Contributions are suggested to the charity of the donor’s choice. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at

Harold David Eastwood was born March 1, 1934 in Kansas City, Missouri, son of Arthur and Doreta (McAddams) Eastwood. He grew up in the Fontana, Kansas area briefly but spent most of his early years in Kansas City, Kansas.

Harold held many occupations throughout his life, including at a gas station, Faultless Starch, and a battery company, but is best known for founding Eastwood Appliance.  The company originated in Kansas City, Kansas but currently is in Pleasanton, Kansas. Harold was gifted when it came to appliance repair and he imparted this knowledge on to his children.  He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren, and was a former member of the Cornerstone United Pentecostal Church.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Judy Kay (Nyhart) Eastwood; and one brother, Charles “Bud” Eastwood. He is survived by his children: Davida Asher, David Lee Eastwood, Aaron Dean Eastwood, Jeffrey Allen Eastwood, Glenn William Eastwood, Sean Kelly Eastwood, Ronald Clint Eastwood; 19 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.


Kenneth E. Hunt

Hunt PicKenneth E. Hunt, 89 of Foxwood Springs in Raymore, Missouri passed away July 23, 2016 at Belton Regional Medical Center in Belton, Missouri. A visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the Mullinax  Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (660-679-0009).  Funeral services will follow at 11:00 am also at the chapel.  Burial will be in Sharon Cemetery, Drexel, Missouri.  Contributions are suggested in lieu of flowers to the “Fellowship of John” fund at Foxwood Springs.  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Kenneth Emmett Hunt, passed away July 23, 2016, just two months shy, to the day, of his 90th birthday.  He was born September 23, 1926, in Adrian, MO, the oldest child of Emmett LeRoy Hunt and Bessie Bell (Bishop) Hunt.  Kenneth shared his childhood with his one sibling, sister, Doris Marie (Hunt) Tucker. After graduating Drexel High School, in 1944, Kenneth enlisted into the United States Army Infantry and bravely served his country in the South Pacific, Japan, during World War II.

The majority of Kenneth’s working career was with Westinghouse, Colgate-Palmolive and over 30 years at the same building and location through several corporate mergers; Bendix/Allied-Signal/ Honeywell where he retired in 1994.  During his retirement years Kenneth enjoyed bowling, square dancing and attending his grandson’s sporting events.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Emmett and Bessie; sister, Doris Marie Tucker; and daughter-in-law, Ginny Hunt.

He is survived by two sons, Kenny Hunt (Trish), and Ron Hunt (Shelia); two grandsons, Curtis Hunt (Kara), Kyle Hunt (Annie), three great-grandchildren, Dakota Marshall, Brynn Marshall, and Brady Hunt.





Herman Mager

mager-photoHerman F. Mager, 84 of Butler, Missouri passed away July 22, 2016 at his home. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the Mullinax Funeral Home (660-679-0009) in Butler. Visitation will be prior to services from 9-10 AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow services in the Benjamin Cemetery near Amoret, Missouri. Contributions are suggested to the Benjamin Cemetery or Calvary Baptist Church, and may be left in care of the funeral home. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at

Herman Franklin Mager was born August 20, 1931 in Mulberry, Mo., son of Fred William and Marie (Spawn) Mager.

Herman attended Mulberry Grade School and graduated from Amoret High School. He married his one and only love, Zella Fritts Mager in October of 1951, celebrating over 62 years of marriage. Herman was a machinist in the aerospace industry working at Westinghouse, Bendix, and Allied Signal. He was a member of the Bates County Elks Lodge. He loved to dance including square dancing, round dancing, and the ‘two-step.’ He loved to hunt deer and turkey.

In addition to his parents, Herman was preceded in death by his wife Zella in 2014; his sister Della Luckan; and one daughter, Julie Taylor.

He is survived by his sister, Emma Meade and husband Bill; son Dennis Mager and wife Karen of Maryland; son Doug Mager and wife Nancy of Butler; son-in-law Stan Taylor of Texas, as well as nine grandchildren: Bryan (Karen) Mager, Michelle (Kip) Copeland, Brent (Anne) Mager, Andrea (Sean) Fitzgerald, Kevin (Heather) Mager, Ashley (Bret) Keighley, Mallory Mager, Sam Mager, Jacob Mager; and 11 great-grandchildren.