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Obituaries from April 2004

Craig Wendell Johnson (04/27/04)
Craig Wendell Johnson, 49, Nevada died suddenly Friday, April 23, 2004, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada. He was born Nov. 3, 1954, in Nevada to Horace Wendell Johnson and Joan Louise True Johnson. He lived all his life in Nevada and Vernon County. He graduated from Nevada High School in 1973. He was self employed in the trucking business his entire working life...
Robert Dougherty (04/27/04)
Robert Dougherty, 87, Nevada, passed away Sunday, April 25, 2004, at his home in Nevada. He was born Dec. 10, 1916, in Cowlick, Ark., to Barney Wright Dougherty and Annie Gray Dougherty. He married Maggie Belle Burnett on Dec. 25, 1937 in Wynne, Ark., and she preceded him in death on Jan. 31, 1997...
Elson V. Earnest (04/27/04)
Elson V. Earnest, 81, Nevada, passed away April 24, 2004, at his residence following a brief illness. He was born May 11, 1922, in Nevada to Emmett Cleveland Earnest and Avis Roberta Stucker Earnest. He was married April 1, 1945, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Fern Dee who survives of the home...
Dr. George Albert Robinson (04/25/04)
Dr. George Albert Robinson, 85, of Topeka died on April 21, 2004, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. He was born October 16, 1918, at Olathe, Kan., the son of Jay Albert and Emmatine Shephard Robinson. George served in the United States Army from January 1942 until December of 1945. He was a high speed radio operator. His major tour of service was in the South Pacific and was attached to the Army Air Corp...
Charles Heckadon (04/22/04)
Charles Heckadon, 73, Willamina, Ore., died April 12, 2004, in the Veterans Administration Hospital, in Portland, Ore. He was 73. He was born Sept. 14, 1930, in Rich Hill, Mo., son of Andrew Joseph and Luella Josephine Campbell Heckadon. He was raised in the Midwest before joining the Navy in 1952. He served four years, including duty during the Korean War that ended in mid-1953...
Caroline C. Johnson (04/22/04)
Caroline C. Johnson, 92, Nevada, died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following a brief illness. She was born March 20, 1912, in Corleone, Italy, to the late Ben and Bernice Milone. She was married Feb. 14, 1950 in Springdale, Ark., to Emil J. Johnson. He preceded her in death Nov. 10, 1969...
Lula Mae Williams (04/21/04)
Lula Mae Williams, age 86, resident of Deerfield, Missouri, died early Monday, April 19, 2004, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, following a brief illness. She was born December 28, 1917 in Goodrich, Kan., the daughter of Garfield Williams and Bertha Ryston Williams. ...
Margaret Ann Herndon (04/20/04)
Margaret Ann Herndon, 65, Lee's Summit, Mo., died April 16, 2004, at her home, after a longterm illness. Funeral services 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, at Our Lady of the Presentation, Lee's Summit, Mo. Graveside services 1 p.m. Tuesday at Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill. Memorials may be made to St. Margaret's Foundation Fund or Kansas City Hospice, Mrs. Herndon was born September, 29, 1938, in Ft. Scott, Kan...
Carl L. Baird (04/20/04)
Carl L. Baird, 82 of Nevada, died on Friday, April 16, 2004, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born on Oct. 5, 1921, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Glen M. and Bertha Kahler Baird. He was married to his wife Nora on May 3, 1952, in Las Vegas, Nev., and she preceded him in death on Jan. ...
Edward M. Kibler Jr (04/18/04)
Edward M. Kibler Jr., 85, Nevada, died Friday, April 16, 2004, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born November 6, 1918, in Nevada, to Edward M. Kibler Sr. and Mattie Opal Dennis Kibler. He was married July 10, 1937, in Nevada, to Velma Treat Kibler. She preceded him in death August 6,1998...
Theda Fraley (04/18/04)
Theda Fraley, 85, Nevada, MO, passed away April 16, 2004 at Christian Health Care in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born August 2, 1918 in Bates County to George W. Starr and Golda Scifers Starr. She married Emmons Philbrick in 1938 in Nevada, MO, and he preceded her in death in 1963. She later married Clarence Fraley in January 1970 in Nevada and he preceded her in death on May 5, 1989...
Marie Lucille Banghart (04/16/04)
Marie Lucille Banghart, 86, of Nevada, died Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at Raymore Health Center in Raymore. She was born July 8, 1917, to George Calvin and Dorothy Faye Miller Stokes in Butler. Marie, one of three children, was raised in rural Butler where she attended the Pleasant Valley Grade School. ...
Ted Reed (04/15/04)
Ted Reed, age 70, died Saturday, April 10, 2004. Memorial services were 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 13, at Southwest Baptist Church in Wichita, Kan. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; one son, Joe Reed, of Towanda, Kan.; three daughters, Judy Johnson, of Hillsboro, Kan., Jill Whitmore, of Wichita, and Jana Martin, of Towanda, Kan.; four brothers, W.H. ...
Marshel James Wilkins (04/14/04)
Marshel James Wilkins, 72, died April 11, 2004. Services were held at Mount Vernon Cemetery on April 14 at 2 p.m., with the Revs. Charles and Larry Brown officiating. Pallbearers were Sgt. David Parks, Sgt. Gary Lechman, Sgt. Frank Arnold, Sgt. Brent Beckman, Sgt. ...
Larry Dean Goodman (04/14/04)
Larry Dean Goodman, 64, Schell City, died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at his home in Schell City. He was born on July 22, 1939, in Schell City, Mo., to Ervin W. and Violet E. (Haggard) Goodman. He married Sharon Ann Evans. Goodman graduated from Schell City high school in 1957. He farmed and drove a school bus. He was a member of the Schell City Lions Club, Schell City Christian Church and the Blue Mound Township Board...
Keith E. Ward (04/14/04)
Keith E. Ward, 74, Rockville, died at his home on April 5, 2004. He was born April 20, 1929, in Greene County, Iowa, to L.C. and Gayle Ridenour Ward. He served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper during the Korean War. After his discharge, he farmed his parents' farm at Montevideo, Minn., until the fall of 1981, when he moved his beef cattle herd to a ranch near Leslie, Ark...
Gene Crafts (04/13/04)
Gene Crafts, 83, Nevada, Mo., died April 11, 2004, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 4, 1920, in Champaign, Ill. Mr. Crafts served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 until his retirement in 1967. He served during World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Cuban Conflict and Vietnam. Mr. Crafts was united in marriage to Erna Mae Mullins on Jan. 24, 1946, in Madison, Ind. Mr. Crafts was then employed as Supply Manager for the Nevada State Hospital retiring in 1983...
Robert Wayne Parker (04/13/04)
Robert Wayne Parker, 76, Hume, Mo., died Friday, April 9, 2004, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Mo., following an illness of several months. He was born Dec. 27, 1927, in Rolla, Mo., to Joel Forest Parker and Mary Opal Randael Parker. He was married Oct. 27, 1990, in Independence, Mo., to Lena May Slater who survives of the home...
Ethel Peggy Huff, 97 (04/09/04)
Ethel Peggy Huff, 97, formerly of Nevada, died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, in Universal City, Texas. She was born March 18, 1907, in Brownington, Mo., to James Albert Scroghan and Linnie D. Turpin Scroghan. She married George Huff in June 1926 in Burlington, Kan., and he preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1977...
Alphanzo Lee "Bud" Bunker Jr. (04/09/04)
Alphanzo Lee "Bud" Bunker Jr., 47, Kansas City, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2004, in Kansas City, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born July 8, 1956, in Nevada, Mo., to Alphanzo Lee Bunker Sr., and Margaret Ann Karhoff Bunker. Bud was born in Nevada and attended St. ...
Martha Edward Frances Lightfoot McQuaid (04/08/04)
Martha Edward Frances Lightfoot McQuaid, 87, died April 3, 2004. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home on April 8, at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. John Swatosh officiating. Musical selections were "Back Home Again," "In the Garden" and "Amazing Grace." Pallbearers were Jimmy Archer, Doug Bryant, Brian Foulis, Donald Sharp, Gene Elphingstone and Dwight Sharp. Interment was in Sheldon Cemetery. Arrangements by Ferry Funeral Home...
Martha Frances Edwards Lightfoot McQuaid (04/06/04)
Martha Frances Edwards Lightfoot McQuaid, 87, Sheldon, Mo., passed away Saturday, April 3, 2004, at her son's home in Sheldon following a length illness. She was born Feb. 28, 1917, in Evening Shade, Ark., to Jeff Edwards and Emily Hucklebee Edwards. She was married to Roy D. McQuaid in Berkley, Mo., and he preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 1971...
Janet R. Holcomb (04/06/04)
Janet R. Holcomb, 52, Nevada, Mo., passed away Saturday, April 3, 2004, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Mo., following complications following surgery. She was born on Nov. 23, 1951, in Nevada, Mo., to Dr. Philip H. Curry and Helen R. Scherer Curry...
Alvin Allen "Jack" Brown (04/01/04)
Alvin Allen "Jack" Brown, 82, Sheldon, Mo., passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following an illness of several months. He was born Dec. 13, 1921, in Barton County, Mo., to Riley Watson Brown and Ida Mae Gaston Brown. He married Erma Elizabeth Carlton on April 11, 1940, in Bronaugh, Mo., and she survives of the home...