Merry Jane Derrow passed away peacefully on Jan. 16, 2020, surrounded by her family. Merry Jane was born on Sept. 21, 1964, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From the day she was born, Merry Jane was a loving and happy person, much to the delight of her much older siblings. After graduating from Nebraska Wesleyan University, she began her long and dedicated teaching career shortly thereafter. Merry Jane taught for 13 years at Franklin Elementary in Liberty, Missouri and then found her true teaching home was in Lawson, Missouri, where she taught fourth grade for 17 years.
Patricia Ann Fullerton, aged 88, of Excelsior Springs Valley Manor and Rehab Center passed away on January 19th at Liberty Hospital.
Eldin Dale “Big E” Lewis, aged 50, of Rayville, Missouri, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at North Kansas City Hospital.
Eldin was born on Feb. 13, 1969, in Richmond, Missouri, the son of Everett Dale “Smokey” and Janice Lee (King) Lewis, Jr.