Laura Fern Pratt
Laura Fern Pratt, 97, Nevada, Mo., passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Christian Health Care in Nevada after a brief illness. Fern was born Nov. 26, 1916, in Richards, Mo., to Oscar Swan and Nina A. McCoy Swan. She was united in marriage to Arthur Pratt and he preceded her in death...
Gene Arthur Shearer III
Gene Arthur Shearer III, age 35, of Nevada, Mo., passed away July 30, 2014, at his home. He was born Dec. 1, 1978, in Phoenix, Ariz., to Gene Arthur Shearer Jr. and Coleen (Derenburger) Shearer Smith. On Jan. 26, 2012, he was united in marriage to Katrina Lashelle Smith and she survives...
Jimmie Charles Keffer
Jimmie Charles Keffer, 69, Walker, Mo., passed away Aug. 12, 2014, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada after a lengthy illness. Jimmie was born Nov. 26, 1944, in Van Buren, Ark., to Carl Keffer and Julia May Loomis Keffer. He was united in marriage to Beverly White on Nov. 9, 1968, in Calhoun, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Jimmie Charles Keffer
Jimmie Charles Keffer, 69, Walker, Mo., died Aug. 12, 2014, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. Additional family information and funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Mary Lou Kithcart
Mary Lou Kithcart, 86, was born Feb. 4, 1928, in Butler, Mo., the daughter of James W. and Crystal (Johnson) Sherman. She departed this life on Aug. 9, 2014, with her family at her bedside. She graduated from Butler High School in 1946. She was united in marriage to Melvin Kithcart on Nov. 16, 1946, to this union three children were born. For the next 65 years they were in business together in the Rich Hill area until Melvin's passing on Jan. 26, 2012...
Samuel David Pryor
The world lost a kind and gentle man with the passing of Sam D. Pryor on Aug. 6, 2014, in the loving care of Kansas City Hospice House. He was 92. Born in Nevada, Mo., in 1922, Sam was the son of Helen Litson Pryor and Henry Warren Pryor and one of five siblings: brother, Warren, and his twin, Dorothy (Hickman); and sisters, Ruby (Spillman), and Annalise (Harpold)...
LeeDonna Ann York
LeeDonna Ann York, 45, Nevada, Mo., died Aug. 6, 2014, in Joplin, Mo. A committal service will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 18, in the Stockton City Cemetery, Stockton, Mo. Additional service and family information will be announced by Ferry Funeral Home at a later date...
Shelby Neil Brandt
Shelby Neil Brandt, my loving husband, wonderful father, great grandpa, and friend of many went to be with his Lord on Aug. 6. Shelby was born in California in 1949, and moved to Missouri in 1975. He was the proud father of Stoney, who is married to Amber and father of Trevor, Jamin and Brooklyn. ...
Inez Pearl Bobbett
The Lord has taken Inez Pearl McReynolds Bobbett, of Nevada, Mo., on Aug. 5, 2014, while she was living at the Emeritus Memory Care and Dementia Center, in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was a longtime resident of Nevada. Inez Pearl McReynolds Bobbett was born April 16, 1919, on Highway 54 East in a two-story farm house near Nevada. ...
Stanley Lee Urner
Stanley Lee Urner, 71, Nevada, Mo., passed away Aug. 4, 2014, at the Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. Stanley was born Feb. 28, 1943, in Nevada, to Anthony McCain Urner and Viola Frances (Vaughn) Urner. Stanley was a lifelong resident of Nevada, except for six years which he spent in California...
James Joseph Kramer
James Joseph Kramer, 74, a resident of Fort Scott, died Saturday, Aug. 2, at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1939, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of James Franklin Kramer and Mamie Francis Taiclet Kramer. He married Cecelia Killion Key on March 12, 2005, at Fort Scott. He served with the United States Army and the Kansas Army National Guard from 1957 to 1962...
Jackie Keith Hendrix
Jackie Keith Hendrix, 74, of Nevada, Mo., died on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Northcare Hospice at North Kansas City Hospital. He was born on March 6, 1940, in Nevada, the 17th of 20 children to William Henry Hendrix and Bessie (Koehler) Hendrix. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. ...
Charles Ernest Hagan
Charles Ernest Hagan, 82, Nevada, Mo., passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Medicalodge, in Nevada. Charles was born June 25, 1932, in Excelsior Springs, Mo., to Ernest Everett Hagan and Jessie Maxine (Lucas) Hagan. He was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Rosemary Lou Rowland, on Sept. 27, 1952, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Gale Eugene "Gene" Gardner
Gale Eugene (Gene) Gardner was born May 10, 1922, the eighth of eight children to John Warren and Nancy (Hamm) Gardner. He passed away at his home in rural Sheldon, Mo., on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. Gene was raised on a farm near Milford, Mo., and went to school in Milford. ...
Katrina Lee Johnson
Katrina Lee Johnson, 51, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Butler, Mo., at Willow Lane Home Care Center. Her parents were Gordon Stephen Buttorff Jr. and Wanda June Buttorff (Pettigrew). She was born in Louisville, Ky., on Sept. 28, 1962, and lived there until age 1, when she with her family moved to Indiana and finally settled in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in Texas. ...
David T. Doughty
A memorial service will be held for David T. Doughty, 32, at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3, at the Hume Square, Hume, Mo.
Ruby Etta Emery
Ruby Etta Emery, 95, of Nevada, Mo., the daughter of Myron Willis and Grace Jesse (Heslop) Boughton, was born June 23, 1919, in Neosho Falls, Kan., and passed from this life on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, in Joplin. Ruby graduated from Neosho Falls High School and later she, along with her family, moved to a farm just south of Nevada. ...
Robert Martin Hagenson (TSGT -- Retired)
Robert Martin Hagenson (TSGT -- Retired), 77, of Nevada, Mo., was born March 12, 1937, in Gilman, Wis., the son of Henry O. and Sara Louise (Quesnell) Hagenson, and passed from this life on July 30, 2014, at Kindred Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. On June 1, 1957, he was united in marriage to Alberta Joan Campbell at St. Mary's Catholic Church, in Nevada, and she survives of the home. To their blessed union five children were born...
Lester L. Barker
Lester L. Barker, 73, of Cabool, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at his home. He was born on June 12, 1941, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Harry and Wilma (Young) Barker. Les grew up in Nevada where he attended and graduated from high school. Shortly after graduation he joined the U.S. Marines and proudly served his country in Vietnam. On Feb. 14, 1990, Les was united in marriage to Delores Thurston and made their home in the Kansas City area until moving to Cabool, Mo., in 1994...
Della Mae Glaze
Della Mae Glaze, 86, of Papinville, Mo., died July 21, 2014. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 26, at the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill, Mo., with burial in the Papinville Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Della M. Glaze Memorial Fund in care of the Heuser Funeral Home...
Edith Mae Cliffman
Edith Mae Cliffman, 82, of Nevada, Mo., the daughter of Frank and Louise Louisa Rosealla (Newman) Eaton, was born Dec. 20, 1931, in Moundville, and passed from this life Monday, July 28, 2014, at the Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. On Jan. 23, 1949, she was united in marriage to the "love of her life" Harold Lloyd Cliffman at the home of his parents near Bethel, and he survives of the home...
Imogene (Gene) Keithly Hook
Imogene (Gene) Keithly Hook, 83, Louisburg, died July 25, 2014, at Evergreen Community of Johnson County, surrounded by her children. Gene was born Dec. 20, 1930, in Nevada, Mo., the only daughter of Elmer Goldsmith Keithly and Sula Maude Canole Keithly. She graduated from Pittsburg High School in 1949...
Deena Kay Erb
Deena Kay Erb, 55, of Spring Hill, Kan., passed away July 27, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. Deena was born Jan. 12, 1959, in Nevada, Mo., to Elton Eugene and Helen Nadine (Spencer) Anders. She grew up in Walker, Mo., and attended Walker High School then went on to receive her LPN license from Fort Scott Community College. ...
Dorothy Thelma Cross
Dorothy Thelma Cross, 92, of Sheldon, Mo., the second child of Thomas Ray and Edith (Maxwell) Cross was born Dec. 17, 1921, near Durango, Colo., and passed from this life on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Nevada. Dorothy, along with her sister Kathryn, began first grade in Glendora, Calif., then from there the family relocated to Spokane, Wash., then moved once again, this time near Nine Mile Lake. ...
Philip E. Hymer
Phil E. Hymer, 59, Nevada, Mo., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. He was born May 31, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo., to Robert Walter Hymer and Delphia (Hesser) Hymer. He married Mary Louise Scrogham on June 20, 1975, in Foster, MO, and she survives of the home...