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Anita June Turnbull (01/17/17)
Anita June Turnbull, 89, Columbia, Mo., (formerly Monroe City, Mo.), passed away on Jan. 14, in Columbia, Mo. She was born, July 19, 1927, in Nevada, to Percy and Erma (Howard) Braswell. Anita was an only child for 13 short months, until her baby brother William Howard "Odie" Braswell was born. ...
Stanley Albert Covalt (01/17/17)
Stanley Albert Covalt, 58, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma entered into eternal life on January 12, 2017. Stan was born on January 5, 1959 in Newton, Kansas to Bill and Alberta Covalt. On July 30, 1983 he married his college sweetheart, LeAnn Worley. Stan grew up in rural Missouri and graduated from Walker High School with honors where he was active in basketball, having made the all-conference team multiple years. He was a graduate of Oral Roberts University with both a bachelor and M.B.A. degree...
Donald Allen Adams (01/17/17)
Donald Allen Adams, age 87, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, Jan. 14, at Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. He was born Dec. 11, 1929, in Barton County, Mo., the son of Paul and Mary Brooks Adams. He graduated from Nevada High School with the class of 1948. ...
Marcelene Faye (Werst) Bruns (01/17/17)
Marcelene Faye (Werst) Bruns, 87, of Nevada, passed away on Jan. 14. A memorial service will be held at Community of Christ Church, North Elm and East Allison St, Nevada, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 1 p.m. Marcelene was born July 5, 1929, in McGrath, Minn. ...
Mary Virginia Lehman (01/17/17)
Mary Virginia Lehman, 64, Nixa, Mo., formerly of Nevada, died on Friday, Jan. 13, in St. Louis, Mo. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home...
Elizabeth "Beth" Brown (01/13/17)
Elizabeth "Beth" Brown age 90 of Nevada passed away on Friday, Jan. 13, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin following a brief illness. Beth was born March 11, 1926, in St. John, Kan., to Joseph and Pearl (Baker) Woodruff. On Aug. 24, 1946, she was married Jim Brown in Ft. Scott, and he survives of the home...
Mickie Rae Boyd (01/13/17)
Mickie Rae Boyd, 66, of Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield following a lengthy illness. Mickie was born Dec. 31, 1950, in Nevada to Leland Garwood and Helen Osborn Garwood. On Jan. 28, 1978, she was married to Randy Thomas Boyd and he preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 2015...
Elaine D. Gardiner (01/13/17)
Elaine D. Gardiner, 95, Nevada, died on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Barone Alzheimer's Care Center in Nevada. Services will be held at a later date.
Christine Nunez (01/11/17)
Christine Nunez was born on March 2, 1928, to Joseph Clinton and Edith Mae Gillespie. She passed away Jan. 9, in Nevada. She was raised in Moundville, and graduated from Bronaugh High School in 1946. She was married in 1946 to Francis Nunez who preceded her in death. ...
Sharon Kay Messick (01/10/17)
Sharon Kay Messick, 71, Springfield, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Jan. 8, at Republic Nursing and Rehab in Republic, Mo., following an illness of several months. She was born Sept. 16, 1945, in Clinton, Mo., to Clifford F. and Margaret Irene (Fitzmorris) Brick. On April 24, 1980, she was united in marriage to Marion K. Messick in Butler, and he survives of the home...
Clifford Lee Cartwright III (01/10/17)
Clifford Lee Cartwright III, 52 of Nevada, passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, in Nevada. Clifford was born Nov. 7, 1964, in Nevada, the son of Clifford Jr. and Glenna (Whitaker) Cartwright. He graduated from Nevada High School in 1982 and has been employed by Alliance Water Systems in Nevada. He enjoyed the outdoors life where he fished, camped and hunted. He was a K.C. Chiefs and NASCAR fan. Clifford will be remembered by his family as "Mr. Fix-It" as he enjoyed fixing things for family and friends...
Stephanie Lynn Schwenck (01/10/17)
Stephanie Lynn Schwenck, 70, Topeka, Kan., formerly of Nevada, died on Jan. 8, in Topeka, Kan. She was born Feb. 15, 1946, to George and Lottie Fay (Dennis) Schwenck. A graveside interment will be held at a later date. Service times will be announced at a later time by Ferry Funeral Home...
Ursalee Ann Crepinsek (01/04/17)
Ursalee Ann Crepinsek, 85, formerly of Nevada, died on Friday, Dec. 30, at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Lockwood, Mo. She was born on Oct. 25, 1931, in Greenfield, Mo., to Raymond Alfred Johnson and Katherine Amelia (Long) Johnson. She married Frank Crepinsek in 1960 and he preceded her in death in 1990...
Ursalee Ann Crepinsek (12/31/16)
Ursalee Ann Crepinsek, 84, formerly of Nevada, died Friday, Dec. 30, at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Lockwood, Mo. A graveside service is planned on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at the Greenfield City Cemetery in Greenfield, Mo., at 11 a.m. Friends may call now until the time of service at the funeral home...
Jason Miles (Neil) Sturm (12/31/16)
Jason Miles (Neil) Sturm, age 44, passed away suddenly at his home in Lamar, on Dec. 24. He was born Dec. 9, 1972, in Nevada, to the late Debra Neil, and Olin Wyland of Mulberry, Kan. He was united in marriage on Oct. 3, 2013, to Kimberly Claunts, she survives at the home. To that union, one son, Jase Elijah Sturm was born and passed away Aug. 9, 2014. He has two sons from two previous marriages, Jay Davis Sturm, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Jared Jason Sturm, Branson...
Hazel Joan (Hess) Shelton, (12/31/16)
Hazel Joan (Hess) Shelton, born April 26, 1935, at Hume, to Norman Ray Hess and Vena Viola (Davidson) Hess passed quietly surrounded by her husband, James Kenneth Shelton, and her family on Wednesday, Dec. 28. Hazel was married to Kenny Shelton, who survives the home, on July 4, 1954, at Independence Church, Hume. ...
Leland Wesley Perkins (12/31/16)
Leland Wesley Perkins, 73, Nevada, passed from this life on Thursday, Dec. 29, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. He was born on June 6, 1943, in Buckeye, Ariz., to O.D. and Ruby Jean Perkins. Wes was raised in Clovis, Calif., and graduated there. Following high school he attended Fresno State University in California and graduated with a degree in Education, majoring in Spanish. ...
Melba Florence Bley Cousins (12/30/16)
Melba Florence Bley Cousins, 79, left her earthly body behind in Big Cabin, Okla., on Dec. 26, joining her savior, Jesus Christ, in heaven after a lifetime of faithful service. Memorial services for Melba will be held on Saturday, Dec. 31, at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church at 378 Oak Street, Big Cabin, Okla. Cremation arrangements are being made with Stephens-Key Funeral and Cremation Care...
Hazel Joan Shelton (12/30/16)
Hazel Joan Shelton, 81, Nevada, died on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Nevada. Interment will follow in Click Cemetery, Nevada. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday evening at the funeral home...
John Green (12/28/16)
John Green, 54 of Nevada, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 24, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, as the result of a sudden illness. John was born on Nov. 16, 1962 in Denver, Colo. He was an over the road truck driver for a very long time. He enjoyed being a part of the Eagle Riders,...
John Green (12/28/16)
John Green, 54 of Nevada, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 24, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, as the result of a sudden illness. John was born on Nov. 16, 1962 in Denver, Colo. He was an over the road truck driver for a very long time. He enjoyed being a part of the Eagle Riders,...
Larry Kent Allen (12/28/16)
Larry Kent Allen was born on Jan. 5, 1944, in Fort Scott, to Ruth and T.J. Allen and went home to join family on Christmas Day 2016. Larry's childhood was spent in Richards, where he graduated from high school in May of 1962. After graduating, he started working at Key Work Clothes and continued to live in Richards, until he married his grade school love, Rosalita Williams, on May 15, 1964. ...
John Benjamin Byers (12/28/16)
John Benjamin Byers, 84, of Nevada passed away on Dec. 25, following a courageous struggle with Parkinson's disease. He was born on June 29, 1932, in Phoenix, Ariz., to Steven Benjamin and Rose Ann Overby Byers and graduated from Carthage High School in 1950. He married the love of his life Saundra June King on July 20, 1958, in Carthage...
Madia Leona Cummings Hogan (12/28/16)
Madia Leona Cummings Hogan, age 97 (6/13/1919 - 12/21/2016), of Nevada, passed away peacefully at her residence. Madia was born in Kansas City, Mo., and was the daughter of Flora May and William "Pop" Cummings. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked at the Missouri State Mental Hospital for many years...
Madia Leona Hogan (12/23/16)
Madia Leona Hogan, 97, Nevada, died on Wednesday, Dec. 21, in Nevada. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Additional service and family information will be announced at a later time by Ferry Funeral Home...