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Obituaries
Ada Vernita Yokley (06/30/15)
Ada Vernita Yokley, 96, of Moundville, Mo., passed away June 27, 2015, at the Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. She was born Dec. 19, 1918, in Tescott, Kan., the daughter of Lawrence Anders and Mary Ellen (Dupes) Nelson. On July 2, 1950, she was united in marriage to Randall Leonard Yokley at the Nazarene Church, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on March 9, 1993...
Dr. Ernest H. Anderson (06/30/15)
Dr. E. H. Anderson, 90, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Sunday, June 28, 2015, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. E.H. was born May 8, 1925, in Dexter, Ohio, to Clarence Leroy and Desta (Halliday) Anderson. He was united in marriage to Patricia D. Gaines on Dec. 31, 1973, in Unionville, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Elizabeth "Betty" Jean Lewis (06/30/15)
Elizabeth "Betty" Jean Lewis, 87, of Nevada, Mo., passed away peacefully on June 26, 2015, with her family at her side. She was born Oct. 22, 1927, in Kansas City, Mo., to Charles and Elizabeth Culley. She spent much of her childhood in the Lexington, Mo., area where she graduated from high school. ...
William Robert Irwin Sr. (06/30/15)
William Robert Irwin Sr., 60, Mindenmines, Mo., passed away at his residence on Saturday, June 27, 2015, following a lengthy illness. He was born on Dec. 16, 1954, in Nevada, Mo., to Meryle Junior Irwin and Blanch Margaret (Winscott) Irwin. William was raised in the Sheldon, Rich Hill, Stockton and Nevada areas. ...
Judith Arlene Hoover (06/30/15)
Judith Arlene Hoover, 49, formerly of the Sheldon area, passed from this life on June 23, 2015, at Shawnee Gardens Healthcare, in Shawnee, Kan. She was born Sept. 22, 1965, in Johnson County, Kan., the daughter of William Robert and Harriet Bernice (Hardy) Pippin...
Daniel "Blue" Boyd Dickey (06/27/15)
Daniel "Blue" Boyd Dickey, 74, of Liberal, Mo., passed from this life on June 25, 2015, at Barton County Memorial Hospital, in Lamar. He was born Dec. 20, 1940, in Bronaugh, the son of Charles Ivan and Ruth Maxine (Worsley) Dickey. He was united in marriage to Zella Jane (Janie) Crowe and she preceded him in death on June 27, 2007. ...
Thomas Edwin Ketterman (06/27/15)
Thomas Edwin Ketterman, 66, of Nevada, passed from this life on June 24, 2015, at his home. He was born May 30, 1949, in Nevada, the son of Charles H. and Reba Jean (Robison) Ketterman. On July 26, 1969, he was united in marriage to Virginia Ann (Piersma) Ketterman and she survives of the home. Their union was blessed with three children...
Naomi Ruth (York) Cunningham-Cummings (06/26/15)
Naomi Ruth Cunningham-Cummings was called home by her Lord and Savior on June 24, 2015, with her daughter and grandson present, while being cared for at Barone Alzheimer's Care Center, in Nevada, Mo. Naomi was born March 6, 1921, to Arthur and Ida (Zeiler) York in Ballard, Mo., one of 11 children. She was baptized at the age of 16 in a pond in the Ballard area. She attended the Bethel Methodist Church in the Ballard area. She graduated from Ballard High School in 1938...
David Paul Lamb (06/26/15)
David Paul Lamb, 81, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2015, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. David was born on April 4, 1934, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Walter and Lois (Colvin) Lamb. On Jan. 1, 1968, he was united in marriage to Sharon K. Schulze, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Helen Christine Roberts (06/20/15)
Helen Christine Roberts, 76, of Nevada, Mo., was born April 15, 1939, in Atlantic City, N.J., the daughter of William and Helen C. (Murphy) Gallagher, born into a family of 15 children. She passed from this life on June 16, 2015, at her home. Helen attended school in New Jersey and worked for a time at Wheaton's Plastics. ...
Richard R. Hargrove (06/20/15)
Richard R. Hargrove, 82, of Queen Creek, Ariz., passed away March 15, 2015. He was born in Dederick, Mo., on Feb. 24, 1933, to Charley and Bertha Hawkins Hargrove. Richard was a star player for the 1951 Nevada High School Basketball Big 8 Champs. He attended Wichita State University on a basketball scholarship until he was drafted by the U.S. ...
Steven Lee Duffey (06/19/15)
Steven Lee Duffey, 67, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at his home in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. Steve was born Aug. 5, 1947, in Nevada, Mo., to Boyd Calvert and Doris Jean (Cox) Duffey. He was united in marriage to Janie Lea Fritter on Oct. 15, 2010, in Hot Springs, Ark., and she survives of the home...
Iva Ozella (Worthington) Chapman (06/17/15)
Iva Ozella (Worthington) Chapman, 97, formerly of El Dorado Springs, Mo., passed from this life on June 14, 2015, just 10 days short of her 98th birthday. She was born June 24, 1917, to Oscar and Carrie (Bogan) Worthington at their farm home near Metz, Mo. ...
Leola Jeanette McCracken (06/17/15)
Leola Jeanette McCracken, commonly known as "Nesie" by friends and family, 61, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on June 15, 2015, at her home. She was born May 17, 1954, in La Jolla, Calif., the daughter of George Edmund and Anna Louise (Ramey) Patroske...
Addie Victoria Hopkins Brown (06/17/15)
Addie Victoria Hopkins Brown, 101, passed from this life on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Good Shepherd Care Center, in Versailles, Mo. She was born on Sept. 30, 1913, in Cedar County, Mo., to Thomas L. Hopkins and Anna Phipps Hopkins. She married Daniel Webster Brown on Sept. 22, 1933, in Fort Scott, Kan., and he preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 1979...
Billy Joe Shepherd Jr. (06/17/15)
Billy Joe Shepherd Jr., 40, of Nevada, Mo., was taken from this world on June 14, 2015, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Bill was born on April 13, 1975, to Reta Newton and Bill Shepherd Sr. He always had a big heart, and became a caregiver at a young age to his younger brothers and sister. He also became a provider, working outside of the home starting in early childhood and helping to pay bills with his earnings...
Jerry Ann Walker Moore (06/17/15)
Jerry Ann Walker Moore, 72, of Nevada passed away from this life on Monday, June 15, 2015, in Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. She was born Feb. 28, 1943, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Chester Hayden and Ruby Florence (Martin) Walker. Jerry married Ronald Jay Moore on Feb. 15, 1975, in Nevada. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed fishing, loving her dogs, making crafts, sewing and crocheting...
CMS Wayne K. Brown, Ret. (06/17/15)
Wayne K. Brown, 91, of rural Nevada, Mo., died on June 15, 2015, at his home in rural Nevada. He and his twin brother, Glen K. Brown, were born Sept. 29, 1923, in Carleton, Neb., to Isaac Newton Brown and Suzie Marie Brown. Wayne was preceded in death by his mother; father; three sisters; and both brothers. He lived with his only surviving daughter, Brenda Golden, from 2009 until the date of his death, with a brief stay in 2014 at the Barone Alzheimer's Care Center...
Liliana "Chief" Vita Maria (Palmigiani) Gragg (06/16/15)
Liliana "Chief" Vita Maria (Palmigiani) Gragg, 88, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. She was born on Sept. 11, 1926, in Bari, Italy, the daughter of the late Vincenzo Sgobba and Pellegrina Teresa Maria Palmigiani...
Cheryl K. Sexton (06/16/15)
Cheryl K. Sexton, 70, a resident of Sheldon, Mo., died early Monday, June 15, 2015, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott, Kan. She was born on Nov. 6, 1944, in El Dorado, Kan., the daughter of Ivan and Cleo Bird Burton. She married Ron Sexton on Aug. 5, 1962, in Independence, Kan. ...
Cynthia Marie Flaherty (06/13/15)
Cynthia Marie Flaherty, 63, Bonner Springs, Kan., passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at the Ozark Rehabilitation Care Center, Osage Beach, Mo. She was born on Nov. 26, 1951, in Kansas City, Kan., to Leroy Calvin Henry and Mary Elizabeth Howard Henry...
Harrison Anthony Herold (06/13/15)
Harrison Anthony Herold, 4 months old, passed from this life on Friday, June 5, 2015, in Lee's Summit, Mo. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Sunday, June 14, at Speaks Suburban Chapel. Harrison was born Jan. 28, 2015, to Jason and Darcy (Hertzberg) Herold. ...
Mary "Marie" Polston (06/13/15)
Mary "Marie" Polston, 95, of Sheldon, Mo., passed unexpectedly, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Oakview Estates, in Frontenac, Kan. Marie was born April 12, 1920, at Cherokee, Kan., to John and Maggie (Castagno) Simon. After graduating high school at Cherokee, Kan., she attended Mt. Carmel Hospital Nursing School, in Pittsburg, where she graduated as a registered nurse in 1941, and worked at Mt. Carmel Hospital for many years...
Doris Elaine Lyness (06/13/15)
Doris Elaine Lyness, 84, of Schell City, Mo., passed from this life on June 10, 2015, at her home. She was born Aug. 2, 1930, in Jackson County, Mo., the daughter of Robert C. and Pearl (McCumber) Conoley. On Nov. 10, 1950, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Robert Lyness and he preceded her in death on April 18, 2007. Their union was blessed with three children, Elaine, Robert (Bobby), and Wilbur (Willie)...
Doris Lyness (06/12/15)
Doris Lyness, 84, of Schell City, Mo., died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at her home. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 13, at Park Street Christian Church, in El Dorado Springs, Mo. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, Schell City, Mo. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m., today, at Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home...