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Roxana Robinson (03/28/17)
Roxana Robinson, 68, El Dorado Springs (Vernon County), passed from this life on Monday, March 27, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. Roxana was born June 21, 1948, in Nevada, to Charles Woodrow and Theda Harriet (Downey) Wilson. She was united in marriage to John Robinson on July 27, 1973, in Miami, Okla., and he survives of the home...
Virginia Price (03/27/17)
Virginia Price, 92, Nevada, died March 18, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Virginia was born Feb. 1925, in Nevada, to Harvy and Maggie Odie (Norris) Thompson. Virginia is survived by one son, Mike Price, of Austin, Texas. Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m., Monday, March 27, at Ferry Funeral Chapel with Pastor Bill Platt officiating. She was buried in the Newton Burial Park in Nevada...
Jessie Geraldine Coonrod (03/27/17)
Jessie Geraldine Coonrod, 94, passed away on March 23, at Via Christi Village in Pittsburg, Kan. Geraldine was born Feb. 20, 1923, in Fort Scott, to William Arthur and Bessie (Conner) Parker. She was united in marriage to Jack Coonrod on July 18, 1941, in Fort Scott and he preceded her in death on Feb. 16, 1982...
Genevieve Lou Guinn (03/22/17)
Genevieve Lou Guinn passed peacefully into the arms of her Savior on Monday, March 20. She was born Nov. 30, 1938, in Morrisville, Mo., to Claude and Sylvia Johnston Crain. On Oct. 19, 1959, she was united in marriage to Charles Virgil Guinn in Mount Vernon, Mo., and he preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 2012...
Virginia M. Roberts (03/21/17)
Virginia M. Roberts, 84, of Tonganoxie, Kan., died Friday, March 10, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center after a long illness. Virginia was born at home in Chicago, Ill., on April 4, 1932, to Herbert and Anna (Johnson) Maas. Virginia received her M.A. in History from Colorado State University in 1967. ...
Ross Edward Lawrence Sr. (03/21/17)
Ross Edward Lawrence Sr., 83, died peacefully at his home on March 18. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Judith A. Lawrence; his children Ross E. Lawrence Jr., Jenene Howland (Brad), Kathy Bascom, Colleen Thomas (Rusty), Angela Lawrence; 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Lawrence (Irene), Audrey Gilliam (Jim); and many nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind many beloved animals and pets...
Ruby Pauline Yeats (03/18/17)
Ruby Pauline Yeats, 80, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, March 16, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin following a brief illness. Pauline was born March 17, 1936, in Milo, to James B. and Mary Alma (Bridgewater) Smith. Pauline grew up in Nevada and attended Nevada High School graduating with the Class of 1954. ...
Ruby Pauline Yeats (03/17/17)
Ruby Pauline Yeats, Nevada, died Thursday, March 16. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Additional service and family information will be announced at a later time by Ferry Funeral Home...
Eva Grace Smith (03/17/17)
Eva Grace Smith, age 91 of Butler, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, March 13, at Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler. She was born July 6, 1925, to Samuel Jay and Martha Lela Mitchell Reedy in Harwood. Grace was one of 18 children. On April 9, 1947, she was united in marriage to Thomas Leon Smith in Fort Scott. ...
Ernest E. Nikodim (03/17/17)
Ernest E. Nikodim, age 82, of rural Nevada, passed away March 15, at his home. Ernest was born Aug. 13, 1934, in Montevallo, the third son of Rudolph and Anna (Trecek) Nikodm. Ernest married Barbara Harding on Dec. 26, 1954. They were married for 53 years and to this union six children were born: Ernest Eugene, Darrell, Kathy, Susan, Debbie, and Mike...
Lula Rebecca "Becky" (Ainsworth) Stukesbary (03/17/17)
Lula Rebecca "Becky" (Ainsworth) Stukesbary passed away Tuesday, March 14, at the Ness County Hospital, at the age of 92. Born in Nevada, Jan. 1, 1925, to Joel and Lula (Hartman) Ainsworth, the second of two girls. Becky attended Nevada High School, graduating with the class of 1942. She worked for S.S. Kresge Drug Store in Nevada while in high school. She married Gomer Q. Stukesbary Nov. 27, 1947, at the home of Dewey and Hazel Stukesbary, by the Rev. John Noyes, Gomer's grandfather...
Christine Mae Henry (03/14/17)
Christine Mae Henry, 95, formerly of the Metz area, passed away March 13 at The Legacy Memory Care Center in Georgetown, Texas. Christine was born near Rich Hill on Dec. 22, 1921, to George and Maggie Davis. She was married on Aug. 1, 1939, to Victor Henry...
Bryan Kent "Ken" Hawkins (03/14/17)
Bryan Kent "Ken" Hawkins, a resident of Wetumpka, Ala., passed away Thursday, March 9. He was born in Crane, Mo., on June 10, 1939, to Bryan W. and Annabelle Hawkins and was raised in Nevada, graduating from Nevada High School. Hawkins served as a Company Commander in the 85th Division after graduating from U.S. ...
Samuel Eugene Carlini (03/11/17)
Samuel Eugene Carlini, 64, Nevada, passed from this life on Friday, March 10, at his home in Nevada. Sam was born Aug. 28, 1952, in Marshall, Mo., to Billy Eugene and Glenda Mae (Stewart) Carlini. Sam grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School with the Class of 1970. ...
Gertrude E. Jeffcoat (03/10/17)
Gertrude E. Jeffcoat, 83 of Nevada, passed away March 7, at her home. She was born May 15, 1933, in Pennsylvania to Joseph and Marie (Jabacabatis) Scherlek. Gertrude was retired from Judy's Truck Stop as a cook. Survivors include three sons Ted Jeffcoat, Donald Jeffcoat and Clarence Jeffcoat; two daughters, Bernie Rhodes and Maria Peery; one brother, Richard Scherlek; 15 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren...
Willard W.W. Bond (03/10/17)
Willard W.W. Bond, 82, Nevada, passed from this life on Tuesday, March 7, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following a brief illness. Willard was born July 9, 1934, in Nevada, to Lucian D. and Beulah (Barbee) Bond. He was united in marriage to Isabel Clemons on Nov. 22, 1959, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Loucinda Maria Grant (03/08/17)
Loucinda Maria Grant, age 33 of Nevada, passed away on Saturday, March 4, in Nevada. She was born on Oct. 26, 1983, in Nevada. Loucinda was raised in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School with the Class of 2000. She lived her whole life in Nevada and worked as a cashier for Ramey's Grocery Store for several years and later for the Nevada Truck Stop. ...
Loucinda Maria Grant (03/07/17)
Loucinda Maria Grant, 33, of Nevada, died Saturday, March 4, in Nevada. She was born on Oct. 26, 1983, in Nevada. Survivors include her children, Kristofer Grant, Clearwater, Kan., Kassandra Grant and Kendall Grant of the home; her parents, Cynthia Caviness, of Nevada, and Douglas Starbuck, Sr., Nevada; three brothers, Douglas Starbuck, Jr, Nevada, Dewayne Davis, Farmington, Iowa, and Dennis Caviness, Jr., of Arizona; three sisters, Jessica Fredrickson, Oklahoma, Samantha Stringfellow, Cameron, Mo., and Rebecca Davis, Keokuk, Iowa; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.. ...
Kenneth Edward Bruhn (03/03/17)
Kenneth Edward Bruhn, 84, Nevada, passed from this life on Tuesday, Mar. 1, at Medicalodges of Nevada following a brief illness. Kenny was born on June 11, 1932, in Kearney, Neb., to Edward Charles Bruhn and Arlene F. (Bryant) Bruhn. He married Norma Armitage on Dec. 21, 1954, in Miami, Okla., and she survives of Nevada...
Tonya LeAnn Kerr (02/28/17)
Tonya LeAnn Kerr, 22, of Nevada, passed from this life on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. Tonya was born on Oct. 9, 1994, in Nevada to Paul Thomas Kerr and Lisa Ann (Harth) Thurman. Tonya grew up in the Nevada and Fort Scott, Kan., areas. She became disabled at the age of six following an automobile accident...
Michael Edward Bruhn (02/28/17)
Michael Edward Bruhn, 61, of Nevada, passed from this life on Feb. 26, at Freeman Health System in Joplin, following a battle with cancer. Michael was born on Oct. 23, 1955, in Eureka, Kan., to Kenneth Edward Bruhn and Norma Lee (Armitage) Bruhn. Michael was raised in Eureka, Kan., and moved with his family to Clinton as a teenager and attended Clinton High School. ...