Feb. 5 – May 1, 2014

MU Extension offers condolences for lost friends and best wishes for retirement.

We depend on you to help us keep this list as complete as possible. We apologize for any unintentional omissions. To give information for this column, please contact Cynthia Crawford at or 573-825-8778.

Moving home

George and Linda McCollum had a chimney fire in March and are in rental property while their home is being repaired. They will be able to return to their home once restoration is accomplished. Thanks to alert friends, most of their personal property could be removed from the home and salvaged.


Virginia Watson, wife of retired MU Extension specialist Dale Watson, died March 22. Services were held March 26. Sympathy cards may be sent to Dale at 29929 Seven Hills Way, Kirksville, MO 63501.

Wilma Hargus, Marietta, Ga., formerly Nevada, Mo. and the widow of Warren D. Hargus, former MU Extension faculty member who passed away Wednesday, April 23, in Georgia at the age of 90. Services were May 1 in Willow Springs, Mo.


Parman Green, ag business specialist and county program director, Carroll County, Northwest Region.

Barbara Eavy, community development specialist, Jefferson County, Urban Region.

Lawrence Dickerson III, community development specialist, Boone County, Northeast Region.