COVID-19 Update

As funeral professionals we have been asked by several people in our community how we will continue to serve our families. The families that we serve are always our top priority. We want to assure you that we are staying up to date with the changing information we receive everyday from public health officials and government agencies.

For families that experience the loss of a loved one, Daniel Funeral Home will remain prepared 24/7 to serve your family at your time of loss. We will continue to care for your loved one as usual and will follow the guidance and regulations from the Missouri Department of Health.

Our government officials, both federal and state, have advised that all public gatherings be limited to 10 persons or less in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. We take this pandemic emergency very seriously and are committed to following those recommendations.

We will make every effort to accommodate families in making arrangements and conducting services in any capacity needed to ensure the safety of our community and of our staff while honoring their loved one. We thank you for your patience as we work to safeguard the wellness of everyone who enters our doors.

For the safety of all, until the authorities lift the restrictions, we are implementing the following:

Cremation services will follow the same guidelines as outlined above.

Daniel Funeral Home has been there for our community during difficult times, and we stand ready to help in any way that we can. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Rest assured, we will continue to serve your family with dignity and respect through these uncertain times.


 William Terrill James, age 88, of Golden City, passed away September 27, 2019, at Good Shepherd Community Care.
Bill was born August 10, 1931 in Lebanon, MO to George Farmer James and Vesta (Todd) James. On April 30, 1949, William married Juanita L. Fanning. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps from 1952 until 1954. He worked for Consolidated Freight Ways in Kansas City, MO for 35 years and as an auctioneer for 25 years. After retiring, he spent several years as a mechanic for Fanning Service Center in Golden City, MO.  Bill loved to fish and hunt and was very proud of his Brittany hunting dogs.  He was a member of the First Christian Church of Golden City, helping to remodel the sanctuary, parsonage and family life center.

Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Juanita; a sister, Ruthe James; brothers-in-law, Delbert (Lena) Fanning and Gene (Sue) Fanning; a sister-in-law, Mary Lou (Glen) York; and loved by several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Bill in death were his parents; a brother, Robert James; four sisters, Darcus Foster, Ella Singleton, Glyda Darnell and Farron Godfrey.

Service will be 7:00 pm Monday, September 30, 2019, at First Christian Church, Golden City.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, at the church.  

Contributions are suggested and made payable to First Christian Church I.O.O.F Cemetery in care of Daniel Funeral Home.


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