Weant, Kenneth. Callaway County, Missouri Obituaries, 1920-55 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1998.Original data: Weant, Kenneth. Callaway County. Vol. 8.
As one of the oldest counties in the state of Missouri, Callaway County is an important part of that state's history. This database is an index of obituary notices taken from local newspapers within the county between 1920 and 1955. Listing nearly 10,000 people, this index contains information not only on residents of the county, but in some cases, residents of surrounding counties. In addition to including the name of the decedent and death date, date of birth or age at death is given. Also, obituary issuance date is given along with the death date in many cases.