Brent Allen Mogan
Brent Allen Mogan, 34, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 16, 2015. Brent was born Aug. 4, 1980, to Michael and Doris Mogan in Independence, Mo. Brent moved to El Dorado Springs in 1988, graduating from El Dorado Springs High School in 1999. Many lifelong friends were made. He loved to cook, detail cars, and was a computer wiz. He loved to spend time with his son, Carter, and his faithful Great Dane, "Tyson."...
Thomas "Tommy" Lee Rives
Thomas "Tommy" Lee Rives, 26, of Lamar, Mo., died Friday April 17, 2015, in an automobile accident. Tommy was born July 27, 1988, at Kinsley, Kan., to Clark and Teraysa (Henderson) Rives. Tommy graduated Harrison, Ark., High School in 2007 and worked as a diesel mechanic for KRD Trucking. He loved hiking and fishing and enjoyed hunting for morel mushrooms in the spring. He was engaged to be married to the love of his life...
Gladys Voleta "Val" Everly
Gladys Voleta "Val" Everly, 73, formerly of Sheldon, Mo., passed from this life Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at her home in Lathrop. She was born Aug. 23, 1941, in Salem, Mo., the daughter of Winfred B. and Volante Devear (Davis) Stagner. On Feb. 12, 1958, she was united in marriage to Dewayne Edwin Everly and he survives of the home...
Frank Paul Merenghi
Frank Paul Merenghi passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015, at the Missouri Veterans Home in St. James where he was a resident for the past three years. He was the publisher of the Nevada Daily Mail from 1968 to 1972. Frank was born in Newark, N.J., in 1923, to Frank Louis and Denata Ella (Georgio) Merenghi. He graduated from Newark's Central High School before joining the U.S. Army in 1943...
Helen Opal Faith Emery
Helen was welcomed into heaven on Wednesday, April 15, at the age of 89. She was born on Aug. 3, 1925, near Sheldon, Mo., to Glen Burley Faith and Stella Fay Clinkenbeard Faith. Sheldon is where she grew up and excelled as a student. Helen worked in her mother's restaurant where she learned excellent cooking and serving skills. ...
Joe Roger Hagan
Joe Roger Hagan, 69, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Monday, April 13, 2015, at St. Luke's Hospice House, in Kansas City, Mo. He was born June 24, 1945, in Chattanooga, Tenn., the son of Barnie Joe and Darlene (Turner) Hagan. On July 6, 1969, he was united in marriage to Emma (Miller) Hagan in Tacoma Park, Md., and she survives of the home...
Shirley Jean Earp
Shirley Jean Earp, 44, Lamar, Mo., passed from this life on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at her home in Lamar, following a lengthy illness. Shirley was born Dec. 11, 1970, in Nevada, Mo., the daughter of James Gustaford and Dolly Rosella (Toepfer) Buckner. She was united in marriage to John Earp and he survives in Lamar...
Ellen Eda Mabry
Ellen Eda Mabry, 89, Nevada, Mo., died on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. A graveside committal service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 2, at Moore Cemetery, in Nevada. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Vernon County People for Pets in care of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada...
Shirley Jean Earp
Shirley Jean Earp, 44, Lamar, Mo., formerly of Nevada, died on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at her home in Lamar, following a lengthy illness. Shirley was born Dec. 11, 1970, in Nevada, Mo., to James Gustaford and Dolly Rosella (Toefer) Buckner. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with Pastor Jack Slade officiating. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery, Nevada...
Leland King (Red) Weber
Leland King (Red) Weber, 72, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life Sunday, April 12, 2015, at his home. He was born Feb. 23, 1943, in Nevada, the son of George Irl and Nellie Mae (Schneider) Weber. On Aug. 6, 1977, he was united in marriage to Sherry Marie Hand and together they became the parents of a son and daughter...
Peggy Lou (Daugherty) Headley
Peggy Lou Headley, 87, of Republic, Mo., passed from this life Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Cox Health Systems South, in Springfield. She was born May 11, 1927, in Bronaugh, the daughter of Ralph (Hike) and Goldie Mae (Greene) Daugherty. After attending school in Bronaugh, Peggy spent 29 years employed at F.W. ...
Claude Everette Barnes
Claude Everette Barnes, 90, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada, following a brief illness. Claude was born on Aug. 4, 1924, in Irwin, Mo., to Virgil Barnes and Alice (Little) Barnes. He was united in marriage to Opal I. Jones in January of 1942 and to this union their two daughters were born. Opal preceded him in death in 1973. In November of 1979 Claude married Yvonne Midge Janes and she also preceded him in death in 2012...
Elmer W. Phillips
Elmer W. Phillips, 90, of Raytown, Mo., passed away April 5, 2015.
Bill was a proud member of the U.S. Army and was a World War II Army veteran and a devoted family man.
He was a Deputy Sheriff, in Nevada, in 1959 and 1960. Bill was very proud of his time spent as a law enforcement officer and of his military service.
Johnnie Lee Wolfe
Johnnie Lee Wolfe, 66, of Raymore, Mo., passed away April 3, 2015. John was born May 5, 1948, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Earl (Bud) and Virginia L. Garfield Wolfe. John was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Michael Earl Wolfe. He is survived by his wife, Barbara J. ...
Larry Gordon Ewing
Larry Gordon Ewing, 72, of Branson, formerly of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life April 2, 2015, at his home. He was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Nevada, the son of C. Gordon and Glessie Lorene (Peak) Ewing. Both parents preceded him in death. On July 1, 1967, he was united in marriage to Judy Lorraine Flynn and together they became the parents of two daughters...
John Lynn McFarland
John Lynn McFarland was born Jan. 30, 1946, in Nevada, Vernon County, Mo., the youngest of five children born to Tom and Audra McFarland. John grew up on the family farm just outside of Moundville. He attended school at Moundville for the early years then attended school at Bronaugh. He graduated in 1964...
Joyce "Joy" E. Kimbrough
Joyce "Joy" E. Kimbrough, 89, Nevada, died March 31, 2015, at Spring River Christian Village, following a short illness. Joy was born Jan. 11, 1926, in Neosho, and was a lifelong area resident. She worked at Cudahay cheese for more than 15 years and was a homemaker. She loved to garden, dance, animals and spending time with her family...
Lester Lee Remington
Lester Lee Remington, 66, of Chetopa, and formerly of Nevada, Mo., passed away at his home unexpectedly on Friday, March 27, 2015. He was born July 29, 1948, in Oswego, Kan., to Irl L. and Wilda M. (Riddle) Remington. Lester graduated from Nevada High School in 1966 and later attended the University of Tulsa...
Robert James Tough
Robert James Tough, 87, of Metz, Mo., passed from this life Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Nevada Nursing and Rehab, in Nevada. He was born Sept. 20, 1927, in Metz, the son of Roy Marvin and Ruth Helen (Walker) Tough. On Aug. 23, 1952, he was united in marriage to Freda Mae (Hoover) Tough and she survives of the home. Their union was blessed with two children, a son and a daughter...
Deborah Yvonne Ledbetter
Deborah Yvonne Ledbetter, 54, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Truman Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center of Lamar. She was born Feb. 9, 1961, Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Raymond Lloyd and Wanda Yvonne (Allen) Foster, both of whom survive. On July 8, 1998, she was united in marriage to Jon Patrick Ledbetter...
Zenial E. (McPeak) Hertzberg
Zenial E. McPeak Hertzberg, 87, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. Zenial was born Feb. 23, 1928, in El Dorado Springs, Mo., to Ray E. and Nellie (Green) McPeak. Zenial was raised in El Dorado Springs. She attended school there and graduated from El Dorado Springs High School Class of 1946. Following high school she attended college at the University of Kansas...
Richard R. Hargrove
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 1952 Nevada High School Basketball Big 8 Champs. He served in the army during the Korean War. He had a successful career as an architect. On Dec. 7, 1958, he married Sharron E Brewer with whom he had his dear daughter, Sandra, before divorcing in 1972...
Ryan Anthony Schlup
Ryan Anthony Schlup, Schell City, Mo., age 14 years, 8 months, and 27 days, beloved son, grandson, cousin, nephew, and friend passed from this life into Heaven and the arms of our Lord Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Children's Mercy Hospital, in Kansas City, Mo. He was born June 23, 2000, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Eloy Antonio Vega and Denise Autumn Schlup...
Robert Allen Kimzey
Robert Allen Kimzey, 48, of Oak Grove, Mo., passed from this life suddenly on Friday, March 20, 2015, at his home. He was born March 24, 1966, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Robert Samuel and Judy Ann (Thomas) Kimzey, whom survive of Nevada. On Oct. 12, 1991, he was united in marriage to Dianne Lyn (Ashley) Kimzey and she survives of the home. Together the couple became the parents of two sons...
Ashley Renee' Schnedler
Ashley Renee' Schnedler, 36, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015. Ashley was born March 9, 1979, in Nevada, Mo., to Richard Lane and Deborah Sue (Moore) Schnedler. Ashley was raised in Bronaugh and graduated from Bronaugh High School Class of 1997. ...