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Obituaries
Francis Marie Wood (04/18/14)
Francis Marie Wood, 93, formerly of Vernon County, Mo., passed away April 17, 2014, at the Colonial Springs Healthcare, in Buffalo, Mo., following a short illness. Francis was born July 11, 1920, in Vernon County, to Frank Marshall Carter and Anna May (Slates) Carter. She was united in marriage to George A. (Del) Wood in December 1936, and he preceded her in death on 1971...
Brian Lee Niles (04/16/14)
Brian Lee Niles, 40, Moundville, Mo., passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home in Moundville. Brian was born Aug. 29, 1973, in Las Vegas, Nev., and came to Galena at a young age. He was raised there and attended school in Galena. Brian spent most of his working life as a carpenter in the Joplin area...
Dorsey Durfee (04/15/14)
Dorsey Durfee, 88, of Butler, Mo., formerly of the Happy Hill area near Rich Hill, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Medicalodge, of Butler. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 17, at the Happy Hill Church of God with burial in the Green Lawn cemetery, Rich Hill. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, at the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill...
Judith Ann Belcher (04/15/14)
Judith Ann Belcher, 72, Nevada, died Monday, April 14, 2014, in Nevada. She was born May 31, 1941, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Marvin Kenneth Belcher and Mildred Helen Whitehead Belcher. There are no services planned at this time. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
B.T. Eaton Jr. (04/15/14)
B.T. Eaton Jr., 89, of Moundville, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Medicalodge, of Nevada, following a lengthy illness. B.T. was born on Aug. 4, 1924, in Kearney, Mo., to Bernie Thomas Eaton and Mary (McCoy) Eaton. On April 9, 1947, he was married to Fern Roudebush, in Kansas City, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Ruth Ada Fattig (04/12/14)
Ruth Ada Fattig died in San Diego on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at the age of 90. She was born Dec. 10, 1923, in McCook Neb., the daughter of Mabel and Fred Roggensees. She spent her youth in McCook, growing up next door to Harvey Cavell Fattig, her future husband. She moved to a farm near Nevada, Mo., with her parents, her sister Betty, and her brother Doug, when she was 13, and graduated from Walker High School...
Jacqueline S. Schelp (04/12/14)
Jacqueline S. (McCorkendale) Schelp, 79, passed away April 10, 2014. Jacqueline was born May 16, 1934, in Pitcher, Okla., the daughter of Theodore Roosevelt and Flora Nadine (Bohnstedt) Bennett. Jacqueline married George McCorkendale in 1952, and they shared 27 years of marriage together. George passed away in 1979. In 1980, she married Wilbert Schelp. Wilbert preceded her in death in 1989...
Dustin Tyler Griffith (04/11/14)
Dustin Tyler Griffith, 28, of Nevada, Mo., passed away April 9, 2014, at his home. He was born Jan. 23, 1986, in Independence, to Ellery Emerson Griffith Jr. and Debra Irene Aldridge. Graveside services for Dustin Tyler Griffith will be scheduled at a later date in Independence, Mo...
Pastor Edward Lee Sheridan (04/11/14)
Pastor Ed Sheridan, 60, a resident of Dawn, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at his residence. Pastor Ed was born the son of Eldon and Helen (Dirks) Sheridan on March 2, 1954, in Nevada, Mo. He was a 1972 graduate of Nevada High School, Nevada. ...
Janet Lee (Pullin) Douglas (04/09/14)
Janet Lee (Pullin) Douglas, 54, was claimed in sleep by our heavenly father on April 7, 2014, after an extended illness. She spent her final weeks surrounded by the love of her family and children, all of whose lives she had touched in memorable ways...
John Keith Carlton (04/08/14)
John Keith Carlton, 80, of Kansas City, Mo., the son of Arleigh Caldwell and Ruth Jane (Graham) Carlton, was born April 9, 1933, in Schell City, Mo., and passed from this life Friday, April 4, 2014, at his home. John attended school in Schell City graduating with the Class of 1951. ...
Wayne Rinehart Foland (04/08/14)
Wayne R. Foland, 87, formerly of Nevada, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. He was born to J. Elbert and Lois (Rinehart) Foland on Jan. 18, 1927, north of Nevada. Wayne met the love of his life, Doris E. Wasserman, while in the Army, they were married in 1952 and went on to celebrate 53 years of marriage...
John Carlton (04/04/14)
John Carlton, 80, of Kansas City, died April 4, 2014, at his home. Graveside services will be Sunday, April 6, at Green Lawn Cemetery in Schell City with Roger Beach, pastor, officiating. Visitation at Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home in Schell City is from 2-4 p.m. Sunday prior to the graveside service...
Dolores (Dodi) Ann Chew (04/04/14)
Dolores (Dodi) Ann Chew died on Monday, March 24, 2014, at Moore-Few Care Center. Dodi was born on April 1, 1921, in Carlisle, Pa., to Edith Braught Trimmer and John Trimmer. Dodi was preceded in death by her only sibling, John Trimmer Jr.; her husband, Harry Chew, in 1978; and her daughter, Carol Lynn Chew Dikeman, in 1987. ...
Susan Diane Dighero (04/04/14)
Susan Diane Dighero, 57, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada, following a lengthy battle with multiple sclerosis first diagnosed in 2004. She was born June 11, 1956, in Storm Lake, Iowa, to Noble Elroy Warner and Gladys Emma (Hallengren) Warner. She married Donald Raymond Dighero on May 11, 1973, in Nevada, and he survives of the home...
William Kenneth Smith (04/04/14)
William Kenneth Smith, 59, Nevada, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital, in Kansas City, Mo., after a brief illness. Kenny was born Dec. 13, 1955, in Nevada, to Henry Kenneth Smith and Hazed Irene Miler Smith. He was united in marriage to Violet R. Pilcher on Dec. 13, 1987, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
James L. Caviness (04/02/14)
James L. Caviness, 58, of Sallisaw, Okla., formerly of Nevada, Mo., lost his long battle with cancer on Friday, March 28, 2014, with family by his side. He was born July 2, 1955, in Spirit Lake, Iowa, to Jerry and Agatha Caviness. He is survived by three sons, James A. ...
Gloria Eva Locke (04/02/14)
Gloria Eva Locke, 87, of Nevada, Mo., passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born March 9, 1927, in Dr. Primm's home/office, in Deerfield, to Charles and Gladys Mildred (Henley) Lewis. On June 29, 1946, she was united in marriage to Bennie Joe Locke and he survives of the home...
Wava N. Halcomb (04/02/14)
Wava N. Halcomb, 81, Nevada, Mo., passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, at her residence, in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. Wava was born May 4, 1932, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Audrey Brown and Ruby M. Gardner Brown. She was united in marriage to Calvin Amos Halcomb on July 9, 1951, in Carrollton County, Ark., and he preceded her in death June 30, 1988...
Ronald Joseph Johnson (04/02/14)
Ronald Joseph Johnson, 71, Nevada, Mo., passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at St. Luke's Mid-American Heart Institute, in Kansas City, Mo. He was born July 6, 1942, in Kansas City, Kan., to Otis Meredith Johnson and May Elnora Murphy Johnson. On July 18, 1981, Ronald was united in marriage to Susan Seely in Beloit, Kan., and she survives of the home...
William John Franklin Bird, M.D. (04/02/14)
Dr. William John Franklin Bird, 81, of Urbana, Mo., died suddenly at home on Monday, March 17, 2014. It was a peaceful death in his favorite chair, in the home he loved, with his loving wife, Julie, and faithful dog, Abby, nearby. He is also survived by his children, Elizabeth Hooker (Brent), Amanda Bird (Jon), Ashley Bird (Tony), William Bird (Melisa), Bryan Bird, Victoria Olvera (Michael), Garrett Bird, Chandler Bird, and Sevren Bird; and his six grandchildren Libbie, Nathan, Montana, Parker, Liliana and Danica.. ...
Randall Gene Layher (04/01/14)
Randall Gene Layher, 64, Moundville, Mo., passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, at his home in Moundville, after a brief illness. Randy was born Feb. 6, 1950, in Nevada, to Gottlob Fredrick Layher Jr. and Erma Lavonne Clapsaddle. He was united in marriage to Rebecca Lee Duncan on Nov. 24, 1990, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Paul L. Runion Sr. (04/01/14)
Paul L. Runion Sr., 83, Independence, Mo., went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 27, 2014. He was surrounded by his family and friends. Paul was born Sept. 20, 1930, in Lamar, Mo. He owned and operated Accurate Scale Company for more than 50 years. Paul was a member of Colbern Road Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing and reading his bible. He married the love of his life, Betty McGuire, and she survives of the home...
Hazel Cheek Baumgarner (04/01/14)
Hazel Cheek Baumgarner passed away at the age of 94 years and 11 months, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, Mo., where she had resided the past year and nine months. Hazel was born May 1, 1919, the third child of Chester Raymond Cheek and Wave Tramble (Sharp) Cheek. ...
Clifford Earl Sneed Sr. (03/29/14)
Clifford Earl Sneed Sr., 77, of rural Sheldon, Mo., passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Freeman Health System West, in Joplin, Mo., after a long illness. Clifford was born Jan. 18, 1937, in San Dimas, Calif., to Harvey R. Sneed and Edna Mae (French) Sneed. He was united in marriage to Patsy Ruth Wells June 14, 2003, in Sheldon, and she preceded him in death on March 27, 2006...