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Billy Allen Beck (01/31/15)
Billy Allen Beck, 83, Sheldon, Mo., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. Billy was born Sept. 12, 1931, in Kansas City, Mo., to William Floyd and Velma Una (Umphrey) Beck. He was united in marriage to Barbara F. Coleman on Nov. 17, 1951, in Drexel, Mo., and she survives of Nevada...
Billy Allen Beck (01/30/15)
Billy Allen Beck, 83, Sheldon, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 2, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada. Interment will follow in Sheldon Cemetery, Sheldon. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., prior to the service...
David Joseph Priset (01/28/15)
David Joseph Priset, 33, Nevada, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Nevada. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 29, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada. Additional service and family information will be announced at a later time by Ferry Funeral Home...
Matthew Dean Cassidy (01/28/15)
Matthew Dean Cassidy, 31, Nevada, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at St. Luke's -- Plaza, Kansas City, Mo. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 30, at the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery, El Dorado Springs, Mo. Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada...
Sandie Sue (Turpin) Cole (01/28/15)
Like the canvases she so thoughtfully created, artist Sandie Cole lived her 49 years full of color and energy. God commissioned her for celestial work on Jan. 26, 2015. Sandra Sue Turpin was born to John Franklin Turpin and Libbie Anita "Ann" Turpin on Jan. ...
Opal Mae Gotschall (01/27/15)
Opal Mae Gotschall, 89, of Nevada, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, following a lengthy illness. Opal was born on Dec. 8, 1925, in Nevada, to Charles and Opal Mae (Starr) Beshore. She was married to Sgt. Marvlin Harper and he preceded her in death in 1945, during World War II. In 1946, she was married to Herb Gotschall and he survives of the home...
Gordon Herbert Schuster (01/27/15)
Gordon Herbert Schuster, 89, of Nevada, passed from this life Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. He was born March 15, 1925, in Buffalo, N.Y., the eldest child of Frank Gordon and Orpha May (Stegman) Schuster. On Sept. 28, 1946, he was united in marriage to Priscilla Merrill (Swan) Schuster and she survives of the home...
Gordon Herbert Schuster (01/24/15)
Gordon Herbert Schuster, 89, of Nevada, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. A memorial service for Mr. Schuster is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the United Methodist Church, in Nevada. A full obituary will follow shortly...
Lloyd E. Sisseck (01/24/15)
Lloyd E. Sisseck, 71, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at his home in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. Lloyd was born Aug. 13, 1943, in Barton County, Mo., to Ray Earl and Katie E. (Rolando) Sisseck. He was united in marriage to Jo Clifelene Pruitt on Dec. 11, 1965, in Liberal, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Helen B. Young (01/23/15)
Helen B. Young, 85, Nevada, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Barone Alzheimer's Care Center, in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. Helen was born July 12, 1929, in Racine, Mo., to Virgil Edward and Mable (McDaniel) Shumaker. On April 8, 1943, she was united in marriage to Roy Robert "Bob" Young, in Fort Scott, Kan., and he preceded her in death...
Robert Glen Ashley (01/23/15)
Robert Glen Ashley, 76, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. He was born Sept. 1, 1938, in Nevada, the son of Marvin Harold and Ruby Fern (Scifers) Ashley. On June 5, 1960, he was united in marriage to Irma Sue (Smith) Ashley and she survives of the home...
Johnnie LeRoy Foote (01/23/15)
Johnnie LeRoy Foote, 81, of Nevada, Mo., passed away Jan. 19, 2015. He was born May 5, 1933, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to the late Basil and Blanche (Buffin) Foote. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Foote; brothers, Walt Foote and Basil Foote Jr.; sister, May Pavich; and stepfather, Seymour Hathaway...
Elsie Ann Stafford (01/23/15)
Elsie Ann Stafford, 56, of Golden City, Mo., passed from this life on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at her home. She was born March 2, 1958, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of John Walter and Neola Elsie (Weis) Richards. Elsie attended school in the Kansas City area, married, and became the wonderful mother of four children. ...
Donald R. Owens Jr. (01/21/15)
Donald R. Owens Jr., 54, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Mayo Clinic, in Phoenix, Ariz. He was born Sept. 12, 1960, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Donald Ray and Linda (Baker) Owens. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada...
Teri Lou Gonterman Pryor (01/21/15)
Teri Lou Gonterman Pryor, 64, passed away suddenly on Jan. 19, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. She was born on Feb. 7, 1950, in Nevada, Mo., to Dannie Lou Gonterman and Clarence Elmer Gonterman, who preceded her in death. She is survived by two daughters, Joetta Hart and Delyn Lowry. She also leaves behind a son-in-law, Michael Lowry; four grandchildren, Zachary Schlup, Amber Hastings, Abigail Lowry and Jacob Hart; and five great-grandchildren...
Anna Ruth (Williams) Farmer (01/21/15)
Anna Ruth Farmer, 84, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at Nevada Nursing and Rehab, in Nevada. She was born Aug. 17, 1930, in El Dorado Springs, the daughter of Loyd Clayton and Helen Ruth (Starr) Farmer. On May 29, 1948, she was united in marriage to Dennis Edmond Farmer, in Butler, Mo., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 3, 1995. Their union was blessed with two sons...
Samuel Allen McCoun (01/20/15)
Samuel Allen McCoun, 82, died on Jan. 15, 2015, at Willow Lane Center, in Butler, Mo. Sam was the oldest son, born to Elmer Joseph McCoun and Helen Josephine Landsmon McCoun on Dec. 25, 1932, in Sprague, Mo. Sam rode a horse to school at New Home, Mo., then later graduated from eighth grade at the school of Sprague. His family moved to Rich Hill, and he graduated from Rich Hill High School in 1950...
Deidre S. Mooney (01/20/15)
Deidre S. Mooney, 67, of Pittsburg, Kan., passed away late Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Medicalodge, in Frontenac, where she had been a resident for two days. Deidre was born Oct. 4, 1947, at her family home near Arcadia, Kan., to Hank and Viola (Harris) Foulk. She was part of the last graduating class of Arcadia High School in 1965, and was a member of Arcadia Christian Church. On April 8, 1966, at Arcadia, Deidre married Robert Mooney...
Patrick Marshall Armstrong (01/17/15)
Patrick Marshall Armstrong, 81, of Tacoma, Wash., passed away on Dec. 10, 2014. He was born in Nevada, Mo., on Dec. 30, 1932. Patrick married Dorothy (Mesplay) Armstrong in February 1953. He joined the Army in March 1953, and retired after 26 years. He was a Vietnam veteran and Bronze Star recipient...
Charles William Moyer (01/17/15)
Charles William Moyer III (Bill), born Aug. 12, 1941, died Jan. 12, 2015, at Olathe Medical Center after a short illness. Bill was a long-time resident of Williamsburg, Kan. A memorial service will be held at the Williamsburg United Methodist Church, Williamsburg, Kan., on Friday, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m. Visitation will be at 1 p.m...
Samuel A. McCoun (01/17/15)
Samuel A. McCoun, 82, of Rich Hill, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Willow Lane Care Center, Butler, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18, at the Heuser Funeral Home, in Rich Hill, with burial in the Green Lawn Cemetery (with military rites). The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sam McCoun Memorial Fund in care of Heuser Funeral Home...
Francis Ivan Dickey (01/17/15)
Francis Ivan Dickey, 76, of rural Bronaugh, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at his home. Mr. Dickey was born June 14, 1938, in rural Bronaugh, Mo., the son of Charlie and Ruth Worsley Dickey. Francis worked as a Teamster and various other jobs until starting Dickey Construction in 1970. ...
William Marion Shrimplin Jr. (01/17/15)
William Marion Shrimplin Jr., Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Nevada Nursing and Rehab Center at the age of 83. Marion was born on Jan. 25, 1931, to William Marion and Anna Irene (Campbell) Shrimplin, in Moundville, Mo. He graduated from Bronaugh High School in 1949. After working at Pryor & Oberlin Supermarket and Safeway Supermarket, he spent 40 years as a sales representative for Henry Kraft Mercantile, of Nevada, before retiring in December 1994...
Jeanette Elvira Bailey (01/16/15)
Jeanette Elvira Bailey, 79, Nevada, Mo., passed away from this life on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada, following a brief illness. Jeanette was born March 18, 1935, in North Kansas City, Mo., to Martin D. Allison and Velma Callen Allison. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Welcome Bailey on May 14, 1954...
G.F. "Fred" Layher (01/16/15)
G.F. "Fred" Layher, 90, Walker, Mo., passed from this life on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at the Missouri Veterans Home, in Mt. Vernon, Mo., following a lengthy illness. Fred was born on Aug. 28, 1924, in Rockville, Mo., to Gottlob Fredrick Layher and Christine (Moondinger) Layher. He was united in marriage to Erma Layher on Sept. 15, 1945, in Fort Scott, Kan., and she preceded him in death on Aug. 29, 2013...