Friends and families of the deceased have prepared these obituaries, funeral announcements and memorials. They are a tribute to their loved ones' accomplishments and a service to friends who would like to pay their respects.
To submit announcements and discuss fees, please contact your funeral director or phone the News-Leader's obituary department at (417) 836-1251 or 1-800-695-1972 between the hours of 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday; and 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. on holidays. Visit News-Leader.com for a listing of funeral service providers.
The Obituary department is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
IMPORTANT!: All obituaries submitted online or by fax must be approved by phone, e-mail or fax before publication; Please include appropriate contact information, where you may be reached for approval of content and charges, to ensure publication in the following day's paper. Without authorization, the obituary will not be published.
Obituaries must be received before 4 p.m. for the following day's publication.