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Obituaries
Viola Irene Swickhamer (10/18/14)
Viola Irene Swickhamer, 99, Nevada, Mo., died on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at the Barone Care Center, in Nevada. She was born on Jan. 25, 1915, in Rich Hill, Mo., to Albert Franklin and Cora Virginia (Lee) Swickhamer. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Independence Cemetery, Hume. Friends may call from now and until 9 a.m., Tuesday, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada...
Elizabeth Annete York (10/18/14)
Elizabeth Annete York, 53, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. She was born Jan. 6, 1961, in Kansas City, the daughter of Irvin Alfred and Ina Vernetta (Hill) Cochran. On Dec. 23, 1983, she was united in marriage to Michael Allen York. He preceded her in death in 1998...
Elizabeth Annete York (10/17/14)
Elizabeth Annete York, 53, of Nevada, died Oct. 16, 2014, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced by Ferry Funeral Home at a later date. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Jack Wesley Ward Sr. (10/17/14)
Jack Wesley Ward Sr., 63, of Milo, Mo., passed from this life Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. He was born Aug. 28, 1951, in Charles City, Iowa, the son of Vilas Ray and Gloria Jane (Cummings) Ward. On Oct. 29, 1980, he was united in marriage to Shelly Renee Ort in Tucumcari, N.M., and she survives of the home...
Patricia Colleen White (10/17/14)
Patricia Colleen White, 66, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at her home. She was born Dec. 21, 1947, in Sebring, Fla., the daughter of Hick Monroe and Colleen Bonn (Piety) Callahan. On Aug. 23, 1974, she was united in marriage to Chester Leon White, and he survives of the home...
Kenneth L. Sneed (10/15/14)
Kenneth Leon Sneed, 79, of Sheldon, Mo., passed from this life on Oct. 13, 2014, at his home after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carol, of the home; one daughter, Susan (Sneed) Grajales; two grandsons, Dominic and Dontae Horace; son-in-law, Juan A. ...
Leon Walter Lowe (10/14/14)
Leon Walter Lowe, 68, beloved husband, father, granddad, uncle, coach, and friend, lost his battle to cancer on Oct. 10, 2014, at Cox South Hospital, in Springfield. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, of the home; one son, Craig Leon Meachum, of Augusta, Ga.; one daughter, Cassandra White, of Wichita, Kan.; five grandchildren, Martese and Jorell Meachum, Drew and Douglas White, and Karl Paige III; his mother-in-law, Madelyn Tourtillott; 48 nieces and nephews; and a host of former athletes who shared his love of sports.. ...
Johnna Franks (10/11/14)
Johnna Franks, 65, Cimarron, Kan., died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at Western Plains Medical Complex, Dodge City. She was born Nov. 1, 1948, at Independence, Kan., the daughter of Johnnie and Norma (Marlett) Carroll. She graduated high school in Fredonia, Kan., and for 30 years was a convenience store manager. ...
Rosa Bunker (10/10/14)
Mrs. Rosa Bunker, 85, of Homosassa, Fla., died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, in Lecanto, Fla., after a long battle with health issues. She finally resided and passed away at the the Hospice House of Nature Coast, in Citrus County, Fla., with her daughter by her side. She was born Nov. 28, 1928, in Alkofen, Germany, daughter of the late Josef and Anna (Gmeinwieser) Kargl...
Donald Richard Bamer (10/08/14)
Donald Richard Bamer, 79, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Oct. 6, 2014, at Fort Scott Mercy Hospital, in Fort Scott, Kan., following an illness of several months. Donald was born Sept. 29, 1935, in Oakland, Calif., to Charles Joseph Bamer and Clara A. (Pearl) Bamer...
John Raymond Young (10/07/14)
John Raymond Young, 100, formerly of Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Truman Health Care, in Lamar. He was born on May 18, 1914, in Houghton, S.D., to Gideon Isaac Young and Edith Jane (Stevens) Young. He married Dorothy N. Neas on March 7, 1933, in Lamar, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 2, 2006...
Lee Cooper (10/04/14)
Lee Cooper (Colonel -- USAF, retired), died Tuesday Sept. 16, 2014, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. He was born in Montevallo, Mo., on Feb. 14, 1935, the son of Herbert B. Cooper and Mildred O. Cooper. He was survived by his wife, Kathy, of the home; son, Brian Cooper, of Key West, Fla.; and daughter, Lisa Jackson, and two sons of Marietta, Ga. ...
Sally Ann Wilkinson (10/03/14)
Sally Ann Wilkinson, 47, of Nevada, Mo., died on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born Aug. 12, 1967, in Dade County, Mo., the daughter of Wyman James and Della Roxene (Arnold) Wilkinson. A memorial service for Sally Ann Wilkinson will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 3, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada. Interment will take place at a later date...
Georgia Lee Oakes (09/30/14)
Georgia Lee Oakes, 70, of Nevada, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. She was born on Jan. 10, 1944, in Leavonworth County, Kan., to Robert Downing and Laura Edna (Moorhead) Downing. No formal services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, Mo...
Billie Lou Rutledge (09/30/14)
Billie Lou Rutledge, 84, formerly of rural Walker, Mo., passed away suddenly on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. Billie was born July 12, 1930, in Mindenmines, Mo., to Lawrence M. Copeland and Lula M. (Hill) Copeland. She was united in marriage to Merle Rutledge on May 17, 1947, in Fort Scott, Kan., and he preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 2000...
Helen Irma Loveless (09/30/14)
Helen Irma Loveless, 98, of Nevada, passed from this life Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Nevada Nursing and Rehab, in Nevada. She was born on Feb. 24, 1916, in Bates County, Mo., to Benjamin Franklin Loveless and Mary Isabelle (Burk) Loveless. Helen was raised in Bates County and worked for the IRS in Kansas City, until her retirement. ...
Newton LeRoy Fossett (09/30/14)
Newton LeRoy Fossett, 91, of Nevada, Mo., passed at noon Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. He was born on June 26, 1923, near Bridgeport, Okla., to John Newton and Bessie (Starbuck) Fossett. He was united in marriage to Cleo "Bobby" Nell Shanklin on July 1, 1943, at his parents' home and she survives of the home...
Whitney Dawn York (09/30/14)
Whitney Dawn York, 26, of Nevada, Mo., beloved daughter, sister, niece, cousin, and friend passed from this life on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident near Nevada. She was born Sept. 6, 1988, in Nevada, the daughter of Phillip Keith and Becky Sue (Robertson) York, parents who greatly mourn her loss...
Joe F. Rayl (09/30/14)
Joe F. Rayl was born on Aug. 1, 1928, to Willis Duncan Rayl and Evia (Burgess) Rayl in Badcaw, Ark, and quietly passed away in Bolivar, Mo., on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at Parkview Healthcare Facility. Shortly after his birth, Joe and his family moved to Lakeworth, Texas. ...
Newton "LeRoy" Fossett (09/27/14)
Newton "LeRoy" Fossett, 91, of Nevada, Mo., died on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. He was born on June 26, 1923, near Bridgeport, Okla., to John Newton Fossett and Bessie Starbuck Fossett. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada...
Daniel (Danny) Paul Young (09/27/14)
Daniel Paul Young, 50, of Deerfield, Mo., passed away suddenly from this life on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, in Fort Scott, Kan. Danny was born Dec. 15, 1963, in Barton County, the son of Eugene M. and Priscilla Mae (Webb) Young Tubaugh, of Golden City, Mo. On April 20, 2002, he was united in marriage to Michelle Lynn Pettibon and she survives of the home. Their union was blessed with one son and one daughter...
Clarence Michael McNeely (09/24/14)
Clarence Michael McNeely, 66, of Lowry City, Mo., was born May 24, 1948, to Clarence A. and Pearletta F. (Scholes) McNeely. He died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs, Mo. Burial is in the Coal Hill Cemetery under the direction of the Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs, Mo. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time, Thursday, in the funeral home...
Roger Dean Hada (09/24/14)
Roger Dean Hada, 66, of Nevada, Mo., passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, after battling cancer. He was born Jan. 1, 1948, in Nevada, the son of John and Laura Dale (Morrison) Hada. Roger grew up and spent most of his childhood around the Walker area. He graduated in 1966 from Walker High School, then within a short time entered the United States Air Force where he served our country during the Vietnam era...
Randall (Randy) W. Pike (09/24/14)
Randall (Randy) W. Pike, 60, of Adrian, Mo., passed away on Sept. 20, 2014, at Bates County Memorial Hospital, Butler, Mo. He was born on Sept. 30, 1953, in Butler, Mo., the son of Wesley and Nelda (Carroll) Pike. Randy graduated from Butler High School in 1972 and attended Central Missouri State University. He married Patricia Long in 1974. They had two children, Dillion Thomas Pike and Dr. Michelle Diane Pike...
Loretta P. Atkinson (09/23/14)
Loretta P. Atkinson, 88, formerly of Nevada, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at The Gardens at Berry Road in Kansas City, Mo. Loretta was born June 17, 1926, in Sarcoxie, Mo., to Jay Elliott Knowles and Opal Crystal Carder Knowles. She was united in marriage to John M. Atkinson on Aug. 15, 1959, and he survives of the home...