Fay E. Deatherage, 90, of Independence, MO, passed away February 11, 2003, at the Independence Health Care Center. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, February 14, at George C. Carson and Sons Chapel, Independence, MO. Burial in the Ebenezer Cemetery, St. Joseph, MO. The family will greet friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the chapel. Contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Independence, MO. Fay was born February 17, 1912 at Garretsburg, MO, to Charles and Fannie E. Barton Modrell. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and a member of the Good Samaritan Circle of the church. She was married to Leroy Deatherage; he preceded her in death.

Source: Kansas City Star, 12 February 2003
Submitter: Peg Bryson


INDEPENDENCE, MO. - Fay E. (Modrell) Deatherage, 90, Independence, formerly of Garrtsburg, MO, died Tuesday, February 11, 2003. Mrs. Deatherage, born in Garretsburg, was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Service: 10 a.m. Friday, George C. Carson & Sons Funeral Home, Independence. Burial: Ebenezer Cemetery, St. Joseph. Family visitation: 7 to 8:30 tonight, at funeral home.

Source: St. Joseph News Press, 13 February 2003
Submitter: Peg Bryson