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Fern A. Tilley (12/20/14)
Fern A. Tilley, 89, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. Fern was born on June 28, 1925, in White County, Ark., to Rufus Herbert Blurton and Martha Melissa (Ketterman) Blurton. She was united in marriage to Glenn C. McAfee on Feb. 26, 1946, and he preceded her in death in 1970. Fern later married Lord Willis Tilley on Oct. 26, 1986, and he preceded her in death in 2011...
William Rex Holman (12/20/14)
William Rex Holman, 63, formerly of Nevada, passed from this life on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at the Mark Twain Caring Center, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., following a lengthy illness. Bill was born on March 31, 1951, in Springdale, Ark., to Rex Lee Holman and Effie Elma (Litton) Holman. He was united in marriage to Della Faye Smith, in Springdale, on Nov. 26, 1981, and she preceded him death on Feb. 14, 2003...
Shirley Ann White (12/20/14)
Shirley Ann White, 66, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at her home. She was born Sept. 2, 1948, in Warrington, England, the daughter of Mary (Rhodes) Douglas and Gordon Rhodes. She graduated from Warrington High School, in England, and received her cosmetology license from Crums Beauty College, in Manhattan, Kan. ...
Harold Preston (Tom) Highfill (12/20/14)
Harold Preston (Tom) Highfill, 62, of Schell City, Mo. , the son of Emmett Preston and Barbara Louise (Shane) Highfill, was born May 1, 1952, in Kansas City, Mo., and passed from this life Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at his home. Tom was raised in the Kansas City area, and then moved to Schell City when he was in high school, after the death of his grandfather. ...
Betty Jean (Eddlemon) Edwards (12/20/14)
Betty Jean (Eddlemon) Edwards died on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Tulsa, Okla. She was born Oct. 2, 1923, to Orel and Edna (Bratton) Eddlemon, at Ameraman Hospital, in Nevada. She attended school at Bryan Grade School and Nevada High School, graduating in 1941. ...
Delores I. Divine (12/17/14)
Delores I. Divine, 75, of Grove, Okla., formerly of Columbus, Kan., died at 11 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at the Grove Integris Hospital, in Grove, Okla She was born Jan. 2, 1939, in rural Columbus, Kan., the daughter of Lindel "Bud" and May I. (Alley) Cowan...
Wilma Earlene Vandenburg (12/12/14)
Wilma Earlene Vandenburg, 72, Nevada, Mo., formerly of Metz, passed from this life on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at her home, in Nevada, surrounded by family, following a brief illness. Wilma was born on Nov. 8, 1942, in El Dorado, Kan., to Theodore Roosevelt Knouf and Lola Mae (Cartmell) Knouf. She was united in marriage to George E. Vandenburg on May 6, 1958, in Nevada, and he survives...
Shirley (Shirl) Jean Lionberger (12/12/14)
Shirley (Shirl) Jean Lionberger, 73, formerly of Nevada, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at Landmark Hospital, in Joplin. Born July 26, 1941, in Parsons, Kan., to Orville and Nellie Chastain Morris. She grew up in Parsons and later moved to Greeley, Colo. After graduating from Greeley High School, she worked locally until marrying John Lionberger on Sept. 14, 1962...
LeRoy Denning (12/09/14)
LeRoy Denning, 74, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at Barone Alzheimer's Care Center, in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. LeRoy was born on July 15, 1940, in Ellis, Kan., to Anthony Denning and Elizabeth Cecelia (Weigle) Denning. He was united in marriage to Janet Kay Harmon in 1964, in Fort Scott, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Glenna Lee Johnson (12/09/14)
Glenna Lee Johnson, 83, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at Freeman West Hospital, in Joplin, Mo., following a sudden illness. Glenna was born Nov. 29, 1931, to Charles E. Swiney and Flossie M. (Camden) Swiney. She was united in marriage to Deward E. Messer and he preceded her in death in 1986. Glenda later married Jay Johnson and he also preceded her in death...
Mrytle Allene Tye (12/09/14)
Mrytle Allene Tye, 81, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada, after a lengthy illness. Allene was born March, 16, 1933, in Sheldon, Mo., to Earl Robert Jones and Iva Marie (Tyree) Jones. She was united in marriage to Raymond C.Tye on Dec. 5, 1974, in Miami, Okla., and he preceded her in death in 1998...
Robert Lee Willson (12/06/14)
Robert Lee Willson, 44, Archie, Mo., formerly of Walker, passed away at his home on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, following a lengthy illness. Rob was born on April 11, 1970, in Nevada, Mo., to Gilbert Lee and Eleanor (McDermott) Willson. He was united in marriage to Allison Lee Barnett on Jan. 6, 1996, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Blanch Lucy Tracy (12/06/14)
Blanch Lucy Tracy, 82, Nevada, Mo., was born Oct. 17, 1932, in Milo, Mo., and passed from this life on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada following an illness of several months. She was united in marriage to Lawrence R. Tracy on Oct. 7, 1982, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 1982...
Margaret L. Kerby (12/06/14)
Margaret L. Kerby, 76, of St. Joseph, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at Mosaic Life Care. Margaret was born on Feb. 5, 1938, in Kansas City, Mo., to Henry E. and Thelma D. (Morriss) Edmunds. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and an infant son, Kevin...
Pauline Ratts Skaggs (12/05/14)
Pauline Ratts Skaggs, 95, of Atlanta, Ga., passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at Dekalb Medical Center, in Decatur, Ga. She was born in Sprague, Mo., on Jan. 20, 1919, as the first child of Harve and D'Ella Ratts. She married James L. Skaggs, of Thayer, Mo., on May 21, 1944, at the Sprague Christian Church. The was the first wedding to be held in that church. She was a 1937 graduate from Nevada High School...
Betty Lucille Horn (12/02/14)
Betty Lucille Horn, 84, Walker, Mo., passed away at her home on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Lucille was born on Aug. 26, 1930, in Walker, to Walter A. and Verda (Loyd) Sands. She was married on Sept. 9, 1951, in Huntsville, Ark., to Richard L. Horn and he survives of the home...
Jewell Maxine Fox (12/02/14)
Jewell Maxine Fox, 85, of Nevada, passed away on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Nevada Nursing and Rehab, following a short illness. Maxine was born on March 11, 1929, in Schell City, Mo., to Cecil Losey and Theresa Jewel (Dennis) Losey. She married Casselle "Bolder" Fox on Jan. 28, 1946, in Fort Scott, Kan., and he preceded her in death in 1988...
Paul "Bo" Edwin Baggett (12/02/14)
Paul "Bo" Baggett, 60, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, following a lengthy illness. He was born on May 28, 1954, in Nevada, to Robert Elmer Baggett and Nellie Viola (Crosswhite) Baggett. He married Peggy L. Hurley on Sept. 15, 1978, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Eva Frances Jenkins (11/26/14)
Eva Frances Jenkins, 87, of Chanute, Kan., formerly a resident of Nevada, Mo., for more than 60 years, passed from this life Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Freeman West Hospital, in Joplin. She was born July 25, 1927, in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kan., to Cecil Corder and Dessie Fern (Smith) Stephan. ...
Carl Adrian Harmon (11/25/14)
Carl Adrian Harmon, husband, father and grandfather passed away peacefully Nov. 20, 2014, in Largo, Fla. He was born in Lafayette County, Mo., on July 6, 1919. Adrian was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Alonzo Harmon and Bonnie Wilson Harmon; sister, Marie Harmon Anderson, Los Angeles, Calif.; brothers, Marshall and Neal Harmon, of Warrensburg, Mo.; and his wife of 73 years, Margaret Handly Harmon...
Donald Dean Stutesman (11/25/14)
Donald Dean Stutesman, 76, of Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Dean, the son of Jesse J. and Bernice A. (Gillespie) Stutesman, was born June 28, 1938, in Wheatland, Mo. He is survived by his wife, Betty Lou (Dickinson); his son, Robert Dean Stutesman; his three grandchildren, Curtis Lee Stutesman, Leslie Lou Walker, and Alissa Paige Stutesman; and his brother, Lewis Robert Stutesman and family. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Virginia Lou Stutesman; and his parents...
Jewell Sharon Johnston (11/22/14)
Jewell Sharon Johnston, 70, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Medicalodge, in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. Sharon was born on Jan. 7, 1944, in Nevada. Sharon was raised in the Nevada area and graduated with the Nevada High School Class of 1961. ...
Larry Dwayne Chadd Sr. (11/22/14)
Larry Dwayne Chadd Sr., 64, Milo, Mo., passed from this life on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada, after a lengthy illness. Larry was born on Feb. 2, 1950, in Nevada, to John W. and Margaret Jane (Baker) Chadd. He was united in marriage to Shelley Harris on Jan. 17, 1970, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Michael B. Hancock Sr. (11/21/14)
Michael B. Hancock Sr., 59, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at Freeman West, in Joplin, Mo., following a brief illness. Mike was born on Sept. 16, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo., to Donald M. and Frances L. (Adams) Hancock. Mike was raised in Vernon County and attended Walker High School. ...
Martha Caroline Olive (11/21/14)
Martha Caroline Olive, 67, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at her home. She was born July 20, 1947, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Joe Cannon and Sophia Mildred (Ballinger) Olive. Martha grew up along with her sisters and parents on the family farm in the Metz area. ...