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“Condolences and thinking of you at this time.Phyllis Collier and family ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Phyllis Collier - Classmate

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2 of 12 | Posted by: Beverly Arnold - Macon, MO

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will always have our fond memories to cherish. Our hearts and prayers go out to the entire family.Darrell &...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Darrell Pollard - Marceline, MO

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4 of 12 | Posted by: Billy Ray Turner - Waynesville, MO

“so sorry for your loss ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Cheeney - Dawn, MO - Friend

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6 of 12 | Posted by: Tim Vainer - Frisco, TX - Friend

“Sorry for your loss. He was a great man ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Tarina Hollon - St. Joseph, MO

“I absolutely adored gayle before i left. He was always so sweet to me. I worked at life care center and he was always a joy to be around. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Sonya Carpenter - Brookfield

“Praying for your family in this time of loss. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Jacqueline Beavers - tulaaq, OK

“My deepest condolences. Gayle was always one of my favorite cousins. May God give his children and grand children strength during this time. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Sandy Landers - Union, MO

“Sorry for your loss. Loved to see his smiling face when I went to visit family at life care. Such a nice person. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Scott and marsha Riepe

“Fly high my friend, you always had a joke and a smile. May you be at peace.. love you ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Darlene Royals - Marceline, MO

Gayle Cole Biswell, age 84, of Brookfield, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Missouri.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am, on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Park Baptist Church with Reverend David Blakely officiating. Burial will follow at Park Lawn Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Rhodes Funeral Home with a Masonic service beginning at 5:30 pm. Memorials have been suggested to Animal Shelter of Linn County and may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com

Gayle Cole, son of Cole Younger Biswell and Flossie Mae (Hill) Biswell, was born on March 15, 1933 in Brookfield, Missouri. On September 27, 1952 he was united in marriage to Deloma Lea Davis. She preceded him in death on October 14, 2012. Gayle worked as a Maytag repairman for forty-seven years and was a member of the Park Baptist Church, Brookfield. He was also a Mason for over fifty years.

He is survived by three sons, Ronald Biswell and wife Ozella, Brookfield; Garry Biswell and wife Johny, Brookfield; and Erich Biswell and wife Christy, Chesapeake, Virginia; his grandchildren, Melissa Singleton and husband Daniel , Purdin; Amber Beavers and husband Greg of Arlington, Tennessee; Parker Biswell and Cooper Biswell, both of Chesapeake, Virginia; five great-grandchildren, Hope, Mason and Nathaniel Singleton, Purdin; and Carson and Conner Beavers, Arlington, Tennessee, as well as several other family members and friends.

Gayle was also preceded in death by his wife Deloma, his parents, and two sisters, Gladys O'Dell and Goldie Biswell

Funeral Home
Rhodes Funeral Home
216 Linn Street Brookfield, MO 64628
Tel. (660) 258-7221