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Obituaries from March 2004

Charles "Lendel" Fulbright (03/31/04)
Charles "Lendel" Fulbright, 77, died March 27, 2004. Services were held at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church on March 30, at 1 p.m., with Brother Gary Fulbright and the Rev. Steve Broderick officiating. Musical selections were "I'll Fly Away" and "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder" by the church choir and accompanist Dixie Barber. ...
Stanford Dewitt Buntin (03/30/04)
Stanford Dewitt Buntin, 74, Butler, Mo., died Friday, March 26, 2004, at the Medicalodge of Butler. He was born Jan. 21, 1930, in Palestine, Ill., the son of Jerome and Enolia A. (Reinbold) Buntin. All of his life Stanford worked in the family's retail sporting goods business and helped care for ailing family members. ...
Charles "Lendel" Fulbright (03/30/04)
Charles "Lendel" Fulbright, 77, Pittsburg, Kan., formerly of Bolivar, Mo., died March 27, 2004, at Integris Baptist Hospital in Miami, Okla. He was born on Feb. 5, 1927, the son of Charles Aaron and Bessie Jane Davison Fulbright. On Feb. 3, 1952, he married Sibyl Ruark in Miller, Mo...
Juanita Bostick (03/30/04)
Juanita Bostick, 81, formerly of Schell City, died Monday, March 29, 2004, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, Mo. Survivors include two daughters, Judy Hefner, Rogers, Ark., and Betty Carlton, Springdale, Ark.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild...
Minnie Bell (Hawk) Propek (03/25/04)
Minnie Bell (Hawk) Propek, 91, died March 21, 2004, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 9, 1913, in Wheeler County, Texas, the daughter of Ulysses Simpson and Minnie Youngblood Hawk. She married Joseph Albert Propeck on Dec. 18, 1940, in Nevada, Mo...
Velda M. Diggins (03/25/04)
Velda M. Diggins, 79, Moundville, Mo., died March 23, 2004, at her residence. She was born March 12, 1925, in Norton County, Kan., the daughter of Pearl Nicholas and Ida Leugenis Lamb Elson. On May 15, 1943, she married Ivan Diggins in Norton, Kan. Mrs. Diggins was a clerk at the former Thriftway Grocery store until her retirement. She was a member of the Sylvan Dale Baptist Church. She had also a member of the Triple T. Club in Norton, Kan...
Genevieve "Jennie" Murdock Moburg (03/25/04)
Genevieve "Jennie" Murdock Moburg, 85, died March 18, 2004. Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on March 25, at 1 p.m., with the Bishop Ammon Hizer officiating. Musical selections were "Each Life That Touches Ours for Good," "O My Father" and "God Be With You Till We Meet Again." Pallbearers were Neal Swarnes, Cecil Painter, Ed Hyde, Jim Kesser, Billy Tippie and Leroy Whittington. ...
Ellen Imogene Howell (03/24/04)
Ellen Imogene Howell, 86, Nevada, Mo., passed away Monday, March 22, 2004, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. She was born on Aug. 27, 1917, in Metz, Mo., to Claud Ashby Tough and Ola Johnston Tough. She married Bob Howell on Feb. 14, 1941. He preceded her in death on Sept. 22, 1986...
Genevieve "Jennie" Murdock Moburg, (03/23/04)
Genevieve "Jennie" Murdock Moburg, 85, St. George, Utah, formerly of Amsterdam, Mo., died Thursday, March 18, 2004, in St. George, Utah. She was born on Nov. 28, 1918, in Utah to John Simeon Murdock and Minerva Elizabeth Sevey Murdock. She married Oliver Andrew Moburg on April 3, 1939, in Wickenburg, Ariz., and he preceded her in death on July 12, 1989...
Richard Leroy "Harp" Carter (03/23/04)
Richard Leroy "Harp" Carter, 55, died March 15, 2004. Services were held on March 21, at 2 p.m., at Evergreen Memorial Chapel with Pastor Kelly Kiger officiating. Taped music selections were "Truckdrivin' man," "Truckers Prayer," "I Can Only Imagine" and "Amazing Grace." Pallbearers were Jonathan Frock, Kenny Grant, Anthony Grant, Phillip Grant, Michael Grant and Ron Harp. ...
Anton "Tony" Gobl (03/23/04)
Anton "Tony" Gobl, 75, Fort Scott, Kan., died at his home Saturday, March 20, 2004. Anton was born Oct. 23, 1928, in Arma, Kan., the son of Anton Gobl and Anna Hober Gobl. He married Joyce Wray on July 15, 1967, in Uniontown, Kan. Anton was a retired mechanic for Fort Scott Farm Inc. and also ran his own farm and livestock operation. He was active and a past board member of the Pioneer Harvest Fiesta...
Althea Jane Humphrey (03/23/04)
Althea Jane Humphrey, 101, Nevada, Mo., formerly of Sheldon, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2004, at Moore-Few Care Center following a short illness. She was born March 2, 1903, in Sheldon, Mo., to Edward G. Fowler and Matilda Jane Beisley Fowler. She married Albert Humphrey on Sept. 21, 1924, in Nevada and he preceded her in death in 1973...
Eugene A. Diehr (03/21/04)
Eugene A. Diehr, 103, died March 17, 2004. Services were held at Evergreen Memorial Chapel on March 20, at 2 p.m., with Dr. William C. Cox officiating. Taped musical selections were "Snowbird," "Amazing Grace" and "The Lord's Prayer." Pallbearers were Gary Kitsmiller, Todd Davis, Ronnie Kitsmiller, Justin Diehr, David Kitsmiller and Verne K. ...
Richard Leroy "Harp" Carter (03/19/04)
Richard Leroy "Harp" Carter, 55, Nevada, Mo., died March 15, 2004, in Limon, Colo. He was born on Aug. 5, 1948, in Nevada, Mo., to Wilice Velman Harp and Clara Leona Hamlett Harp Buckner. He was a truck driver, and a Baptist. He is survived by one son, Richard Leroy Carter, Jr.; two daughters; three sisters, Gail Smith, Joplin, Mo., Chrystal Anson, Nevada, Mo., and Connie Grant, Beile Plaine, Kan.; and one half-brother, Vernon Howrey, Nevada, Mo...
Essie L. Krupinski (03/19/04)
Essie L. Krupinski, 83, Richards, Mo., died Thursday, March, 18, 2004, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born Jan. 26, 1921, in Harrison, Ark., to the late Obea Washington Jackson and Elsie R. O'Daniel Jackson. She was married Nov. 18, 1968, in Miami, Okla., to Joseph W. Krupinski and he survives of the home...
Myrtle E. Martin (03/18/04)
Myrtle E. Martin, 74, Nevada, Mo., passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born Jan. 9, 1930, in Paola, Kan., to Frederick Joseph Martin and Hazel Bessie Shaffer Martin. Myrtle was a Baptist. ...
Alma Elizabeth Beltram (03/17/04)
Alma Elizabeth Beltram, 80, of Calvary Crossing Apartments, in Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, March 15, 2004, at her home. Alma was born on Sept. 25, 1923, in rural Bourbon County, the daughter of Will Herbert Gladstone Bishop and Margaurite Russell Bishop. ...
Max O. Carleton (03/17/04)
Max O. Carleton, Sr., 83, Springfield, Mo., formerly of Kansas City, Mo., died March 13, 2004. Max was born at Moundville, Mo., and graduated from Bronaugh High School. He retired from the Kansas City, Mo., Post Office in 1979 and moved to Springfield in 1998. ...
James E. West, (03/16/04)
James E. West, 68, Nevada, Mo., died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin, Mo., following a sudden illness. He was born Nov. 10, 1936, in Foster, Mo., to Orbie Albert West and Vera Elizabeth Mager West. He married Francis E. Williams Lile on Aug. 14, 1982, in Liberal, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Bernice E. Claypool (03/16/04)
Bernice E. Claypool, age 95, formerly of Nevada, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2004, at the Cass County Medical Center in Harrisonville following a short illness. She was born on Dec. 21, 1908, in Grandin, Mo., to Finis S. and Laura M. Sharp. She was married to Joseph Ward Claypool of Richards, Mo., in 1930, in Frontenac, Kan. He preceded her in death in 1967...
Kathleen "Kathy" Elaine (Ogle) Broyles (03/12/04)
Kathleen "Kathy" Elaine (Ogle) Broyles, 60, Nevada, formerly of Schell City, Mo., died March 10, 2004, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. She was born April 12, 1943, in Fair Haven, Mo., the daughter of Leo and Elsie Hannah (Fox) Ogle...
Richard Edward Farmer (03/11/04)
Richard Edward Farmer, 80, Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at the Beverly Health Care Center in Nevada, Mo. He was born in Devon, Kan., June 24, 1923, the son of Earl E. Farmer and Genevieve Hall Farmer. He graduated from Fulton High School and attended Fort Scott Community College and Pittsburg State University. ...
Lowrean M. Stark (03/10/04)
Lowrean M. Stark, 91, Nevada, Mo., died March 8, 2004, at the Barone Alzheimer Care Center. She was born on May 11, 1912, in Nevada, Mo., to James and Elsie McGuire Rutherford. On Sept. 9, 1939, she married John H. Stark, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 1998...
Eithel E. Gookin (03/10/04)
Eithel E. Gookin, 77, of Fairfield, Iowa, died at 12:50 p.m., Monday, March 8, 2004, at Jefferson County Hospital in Fairfield, Iowa. She was born on Jan. 5, 1927, in rural Chariton, Iowa, the daughter of Harley and Golda Agan Shore. On June 6, 1948, she married Leland B. Gookin in Chariton, Iowa, and he survives of the home...
Robert G. Streiner (03/09/04)
Robert G. Streiner, 48, Russell, Kan., died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at Central Kansas Medical Center, Great Bend, Kan. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Thursday, March 11, at Beeny-Ferry Funeral Home, Sheldon, Mo. Family information will be announced later by Beeny-Ferry Funeral Home...
Aaron Becker (03/04/04)
Aaron Becker, 87, of Moundridge, Kan., formerly of Rich Hill, Mo., died Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at Moundridge Manor in Moundridge, Kan. He was born Sept. 4, 1916, to Jacob B. and Mary Unruh Becker in McPherson County, Kan. On Feb. 4, 1940, he was married to Hannah Koehn in Galva, Kan...
George Breen (03/04/04)
George Breen, 84, of Nevada, Mo., the son of Frank and Elizabeth Weber Breen, was born May 29, 1919, in Armour, S.D., and died March 3, 2004, at Christian Health Care in Nevada. Mr. Breen was a graduate of Armour High School in 1937. After entering the U.S. Army in 1942 he was sent to Camp Clark in Nevada, Mo., where he served until 1944 during the time the Italian Prisoners of War were at Camp Clark...
Harold Junior Schmoranz (03/03/04)
Harold Junior Schmoranz, 81, Sheldon, Mo., died March 1, 2004, at Lakeview Healthcare Center, Lamar, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 26, 1922, in Marshalltown, Idaho, to Henry Schmoranz and Vera Beatrice Lucas Schmoranz. He married Irene Fields on March 24, 1946, in Marshalltown, Idaho, and she preceded him in death on July 20, 1997...
Lee B. Hill (03/03/04)
Lee B. Hill, 56, Nevada, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2004, at Christian Health Care in Nevada following a long battle with cancer. She was born April 11, 1947, in Providence, R.I., to Rodgers Carr Broomhead and Nancy Beth Schuyler Broomhead. Hill graduated from Redwood High School in Larkspur, Calif., and San Francisco State University with a degree in Physical Anthropology. ...
Dean S. Folkner (03/02/04)
Dean S. Folkner, 94, Moundville, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at St. Johns Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born in Pawnee, Okla., on Sept. 18, 1909, to John Aaron Folkner and Evealine Elizabeth Key Folkner...
Lee B. Hill (03/02/04)
Lee B. Hill, 56, Nevada, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004, at Christian Health Care in Nevada following a long battle with cancer. She was born April 11, 1947, in Providence, R.I., to Rodgers Carr Broomhead and Nancy Beth Schuyler Broomhead. Hill graduated from Redwood High School in Larkspur, Calif., and San Francisco State University with a degree in Physical Anthropology. ...
Harold L. Vandiver (03/02/04)
Harold L. Vandiver, 83, Neodesha, Kan., died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at the Wilson County Hospital in Neodesha, Kan. He was born Jan. 1, 1921, in Bethany, Mo., to Robert and Nancy Hacker. He grew up in Millington, Tenn. Harold joined the U.S. Navy on Feb. ...
Wayman Eugene Cole (03/02/04)
Wayman Eugene Cole, 82, Bland, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, in the Capital Regional Medical Center in Jefferson City, Mo. He was born on Oct. 2, 1921, in Stillwell, Kan., to Andrew Gatha Cole and Alice Catherine McDonald Cole. On Feb. 11, 1972, Gene was married to Carole Sue Branson Basham in Bland, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Joseph Allen Russell (03/02/04)
Joseph Allen Russell, 59, Moundville, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, as the result of an automobile accident. He was born May 24, 1944, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of James and Ruth Selbe Russell. Joe was a 1962 graduate of Fulton High School. ...