The following links (below) will take you to an index for obituaries and death notices at the Adair County Historical Society (ACHS) from the Kirksville Daily Express.

Below is a description of the collection and an offer for copies by mail or by visit to the society.

This will provide a valuable service to genealogists as well as help to raise funds for the ACHS, 
a non-profit organization.   This document is copyrighted by the ACHS.  You may not copy this document in it's entirety with out written permission from the ACHS.

Thank you Claire Lloyd for taking your time to put this index together for the ACHS.

Index for the Obituary and Death Notice Collection at the Adair County Historical Society

The index for the collection, which may be viewed here: which includes all given names and surnames provided in the obituaries (including all prior surnames of the women).

For a few years in the 1980s,the collection contains only obituaries for those buried in Adair County. For other years the collection contains obituaries but not death notices. Many of the books contain all death notices that appeared in the paper, including persons who had resided in surrounding counties and/or  had former ties to Adair County.

Up to three obituaries/death notices appearing in this index may be obtained for a $10.00 minimum charge plus $3.00 each there after.
Send your request and the check made payable to the
Adair County Historical Society
201 S. Elson
Kirksville, MO 63501

The request must include a self-addressed stamped envelope (legal sized) and should specify the volume and page number on which the requested obituary/death notice appears in the index.
This collection and index may be viewed at the society at the above address and copies may be made there for twenty-five cents each.

Regular visiting hours for the museum and library are 1 - 4 p.m. Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday. For questions, contact the ACHS at 660-665-6502.