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Obituaries from June 2005

Diana Lee Faith (06/29/05)
Diana Lee Faith, 73, Kansas City, formerly of Nevada, died Monday, June 27, 2005, at Blue River Care Center, Kansas City, Mo., following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 2, 1932, in Cushing, Okla., to Joseph D. Stone and Norene Coyle Stone. Diana was born in Cushing, Okla., raised in Kansas City, Mo., and graduated from Nevada High School in 1949. ...
Dixie L. LeeMasters (06/28/05)
Dixie L. LeeMasters, 57, of Lamar (formerly of Nevada), died Sunday, June 19, 2005. Services were held at Evergreen Memorial Chapel on June 26, at 2 p.m., with John Dille officiating. Musical selections were by Maxine Foster and Jolene Dille. Pallbearers were Paul LeeMasters, Willie Hunt, Kyle LeeMasters, Jaren Roberts, Donald Vinson and James Vinson. Honorary pallbearer was Tracy Byram. Interment was in Wagner Cemetery. Arrangements are by Evergreen Memorial Chapel...
Marjorie Maxine Lambert (06/28/05)
Marjorie Maxine Lambert, 77, formerly of Nevada, died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Aug. 21, 1927, near Marshfield, Mo., the daughter of James Clyde Shannon and Mary Elberta Clift Shannon. She was a homemaker and member of the Black Oak Free Will Baptist Church...
Raymond Lewis Christopher (06/28/05)
Raymond Lewis Christopher, 72, Rich Hill, died June 26, 2005. He was born April 19, 1933, in Rich Hill, the son of Noble and Margaret (Hogan) Christopher. He married Alice (Debbie) Brock. He was a Rich Hill High School graduate. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired carpenter...
Diana L. Faith (06/28/05)
Diana L. Faith, 73, Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Nevada, died Monday, June 27, 2005, at Blue River Care Center in Kansas City, Mo. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home.
Helen Longabaugh (06/28/05)
Helen Longabaugh, 88, Corning, Iowa, died Dec. 31, 2004. Graveside inurnment services will be held Friday, July 1, at 10:30 a.m., at Pryor Creek Cemetery in Metz.
Karen J. Hanlin (06/28/05)
Karen J. Hanlin, 59, of Blue Springs, Mo., passed away June 24, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital. Karen was born Sept. 19, 1645, in Clinton, Mo., to Clifford F. and Margaret I. (Fitzmorris) Brick. She was a member of St. Roberts Bellarmine Catholic Church. She was a homemaker...
Sue E. Beeson (06/26/05)
Sue E. Beeson, age 89, of Sun City, Ariz., died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Boswell Memorial Hospital in Sun City following a lengthy illness. She was born July 1, 1915, in Nevada, to Orel and Eddy Eddlemon. She was married to Richard H. Beeson who preceded her in death in 1996...
June Smith Pellet (06/23/05)
June Smith Pellet, 81, died May 19, 2005. She graduated from Nevada High School in 1941. She was a long time registered nurse and manager at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, retiring in the mid-'70s. She was raised by her aunts, long-time school teachers, Hattie and Pearl Smith...
Beverly Selman Heath (06/22/05)
Beverly Selman Heath, 67, Lamar, died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born on May 2, 1938, in East Point, Ga., the daughter of Nina and Jack Selman. She is a 1956 graduate of W.A. Russell High School in East Point and a 1959 graduate of Crawford Long School of Nursing where she earned her RN degree. ...
William Otho "Billy" West (06/22/05)
William Otho "Billy" West, 58, Springfield, died June 18, 2005, at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was born on March 8, 1947, in Rich Hill, the son of Bill and Nola "Susie" Miller West. He married Eva Mae Derry on May 27, 1967, in Rich Hill...
Dixie L. LeeMasters (06/21/05)
Dixie L. LeeMasters, 57, of Lamar (formerly of Nevada), died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at Barton County Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 27, 1947, in Drexel, Mo., the daughter of Ray Braxton and Jaunita (Anderson) Hollandsworth. She graduated from Walker High School in 1965. She was a member of Grace Christian Assembly in Lamar. She was employed at the Daily Mail for several years delivering newspapers to area businesses. She was currently employed by O'Sullivan Industries in Lamar...
Cora Imogene Barnes (06/21/05)
Cora Imogene Barnes, 71, Walker, died Thursday, June 16, 2005. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home on June 20, at 10:30 a.m., with John Nichols officiating. Musical selections were "Amazing Grace," "One Day at a Time" and "The Old Rugged Cross." Pallbearers were Sonny Newton, Terry Rolando, Robbie Nichols, Brian Anderson, Larry Robertson, Doug Starbuck Jr. Interment was in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. Arrangements are by Ferry Funeral Home...
Glenn Phil McQueen (06/21/05)
Glenn Phil McQueen, 83, of Osage Beach, Mo., died Friday, June 17, 2005. He was born Oct. 3, 1921, in Nevada, the son of Ray and Francis Layette McQueen. He lived here until 1942, when he left to join the U.S. Army. He married Nadine Embrey in Carson City, Nev., in 1959...
Cora Imogene Barnes (06/17/05)
Cora Imogene Barnes, 71, Walker, died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 5, 1933, in Richards, to Willie Sherman Newton and Sylvia Abigail Schnedler Newton. She married Thomas Andrew Barnes on March 3, 1953, at Fort Crowder, Neosho, Mo., and he survives of the home...
Elma Gladys Brown (06/17/05)
Elma Gladys Brown, 98, Fairhaven Springs, died June 13, 2005, at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital. She was born Sept. 4, 1906, in Fairhaven Springs, Mo., the daughter of John and Eva Dora (Reed) Plummer. She married Joe Brown on June 12, 1940, and he preceded her in death on April 26, 1970...
William Joy Hoatson (06/17/05)
William Joy Hoatson, son of Earl and Mildred Hoatson, was born Oct. 30, 1950, in Sutherland, Neb., and departed this life May 24, 2005, at his home in Branson, Mo., at the age of 54 years, 6 months and 24 days. His childhood years were happy ones on a ranch in northern Nebraska. ...
Cora Imogene Barnes (06/16/05)
Cora Imogene Barnes, 71, Walker, died today, June 16, 2005, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home.
Evelyn Cora Simpson (06/16/05)
Evelyn Cora Simpson, 88, formerly of Nevada, died Monday, June 13, 2005. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home today, June 16, at 1:30 p.m., with John Nichols officiating. Musical selections were "The Old Rugged Cross," "In the Garden" and "The Man I'm Looking For." Pallbearers were Daniel Dantic, Catlin Greer, Bill Carpenter, Dale Carpenter, Dennis Carpenter and Galen Carpenter. ...
Curtis O'Del Hollandsworth (06/15/05)
Curtis O'Del Hollandsworth, 68, Nevada, died June 10, 2005, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born June 3, 1937, in Montreal, Mo., the son of Arthur and Effie (Calvert) Hollandsworth. He married Patricia Colton on March 17, 1987, in Butler...
Virginia M. Yeates (06/15/05)
Virginia M. Yeates died peacefully Saturday, April 9, 2005, in Durham, Calif. Graveside services will be held Friday, June 24, at 10 a.m. at Worsley Cemetery. Virginia was born to Lyman T. Dever and Rachel A. Dozer Dever on April 12, 1909, in Montevallo. ...
Evelyn Cora Simpson (06/14/05)
Evelyn Cora Simpson, 88, formerly of Nevada, died Monday, June 13, 2005, in the Galena Nursing and Rehab Center, Galena, Kan., following a lengthy illness. She was born May 13, 1917, in Liberal, Mo., to Thomas William Claypool and Flossie Fawn Wilcox Claypool. She married Leon Carpenter on Dec. 25, 1933, in Liberal, and he preceded her in death in 1970. She later married Clyde Simpson on June 1, 1971, in Miami, Okla., and he preceded her in death in 1996...
Irene Akin Powell (06/14/05)
Irene Akin Powell passed away June 3, 2005, at Copperlake Assisted Living Center in Edmond, Okla., after a long illness with Alzheimer's Disease. Irene was born Feb. 14, 1921, to Obadiah and Sarah Jane Akin in Heavener, Okla. She attended school and graduated from Heavener High School after which she received her bachelor of science degree in home economics from the University of Oklahoma in 1944...
Betty Crockett (06/14/05)
Betty Crockett, 74, Lamar, died June 12, 2005, at Truman Healthcare in Lamar. She was born on Dec. 3, 1930, in Boise, Idaho, to Lester Vernon and Julia Ann (Strecker) McConnell. She married Robert (Bob) Crockett on May 17, 1949, in Pierce City, Mo., and he survives...
Robert Lee "Bob" Seaver (06/14/05)
Robert Lee "Bob" Seaver, 74, died June 7, 2005. Services were held at Evergreen Memorial Chapel on June 11, at 10 a.m., with John Nichols officiating. Taped musical selections were "I'll Fly Away," "The Lord's Prayer" and "How Great Thou Art." Pallbearers were Chris Seaver, David Cherry, Jeremy Seaver, Shan Lanham, Ryan Seaver and Steve Snyder. ...
Wilma Nadine Bogart (06/14/05)
Wilma Nadine Bogart, 80, Nevada, formerly of Sheldon, died June 8, 2005. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home on June 13, at 1:30 p.m., with John Nichols officiating. Soloist was Wes Morton. Musical selections were "How Great Thou Art," "The Lord's Prayer" and "Go Rest High Upon That Mountain." Organist was Norma Mooneyhan. ...
Paul Dean Shultz (06/12/05)
Paul Dean Shultz, 66, Nevada, died Wednesday, June 8 2005. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home on June 11, at 2 p.m., with Bob Joseph officiating. Musical selections were "Precious Lord Take My Hand," "How Great Thou Art" and "The Old Rugged Cross." Pallbearers were William Husler, Bill Gericke, Michael Gericke, Don Bain, Brandon Dean Liggitt and Jeremy Brunner. ...
Dean Shultz (06/10/05)
Dean Shultz, 66, Nevada, formerly of Denver, Colo., died Wednesday morning, June 8, 2005, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, following a lengthy illness. He was born June 30, 1938, in Appleton City, Mo., to Paul Robertson Shultz and Mildred Maude Bain Shultz. ...
Wilma Nadine Bogart (06/10/05)
Wilma Nadine Bogart, 80, Nevada, formerly of Sheldon, died Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born Dec. 22, 1924, in Sheldon, to Benjamin Franklin McWilliams and Grace Long McWilliams. She married Leonard H. Bogart on Aug. 29, 1942, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 6, 1980...
Edward L. Harbin (06/10/05)
Edward L. Harbin, 69, El Dorado Springs, was born May 11, 1936, in Kansas City and passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2005. He married Harriet Sue Acheson on Aug. 30, 1958, and to this union two sons were born., Michael D. and Mark R. Edward enjoyed his life and kept busy with his retirement. He loved his family and friends. He had a big love for old cars...
Wilma Bogart (06/09/05)
Wilma Bogart, 80, died Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Funeral services and family information will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home.
Patty Jean Johnson (06/09/05)
Patty Jean Johnson, 78, Harrisonville, Mo., died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Golden Years Care Center in Harrisonville. She was born Dec. 3, 1926, in Nevada, the daughter of William Paul and Bertha Verinda (Pyle) Current. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, June 10, at the Atkinson Chapel in Harrisonville. Interment will be in the Orient Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Contributions may be made to the American Red Cross...
Paul Dean Shultz (06/09/05)
Paul Dean Shultz, 66, Nevada, died Wednesday morning, June 8, 2005, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home.
Robert Lee "Bob" Seaver (06/09/05)
Robert Lee "Bob" Seaver, the son of Carlton and Annabelle (Mays) Seaver, was born June 18, 1930, in Fort Scott, Kan., and passed away on June 7, 2005, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, at 74 years of age. Mr. Seaver served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was united in marriage to Glenna Morrison and she preceded him in death in 1996. He later married Carol Brokob on Sept. 5, 1997, in Eureka Springs, Ark...
James Franklin Larson Sr. (06/08/05)
James Franklin Larson Sr., 64, Nevada, died June 4, 2005, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was born on July 12, 1940, in Albert Lee, Minn., to Phillip Northrup and Olive Irene (Oyer) Larson. He married Pearlette F. Scholes on Dec. 3, 1973...
Alice Grace Hotopp (06/07/05)
Private family services were held today, June 7, for Alice Grace Hotopp. Arrangements are under the direction of Evergreen Memorial Chapel, Nevada.
Charles James Crider (06/07/05)
Charles James Crider, infant son of Amanda Jo Worrell and Andrew Scott Crider, was born for heaven and passed away Saturday, June 4, 2005, in West Plains, Mo. In addition to his parents, Amanda and Scott, both of West Plains, Mo., survivors include his maternal grandparents; paternal grandmother; and great-grandparents...
Opal Covey (06/07/05)
Opal Covey, the daughter of Robert A. and Minnie O. (Barger) Simmons, was born Aug. 9, 1915, in Boone County, Ark., and passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2005, at Moore-Few Care Center at 89 years of age. Mrs. Covey was united in marriage to John I. Covey on Nov. 19, 1939, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 23, 1999. She was a homemaker and a long-time resident of Nevada. She was a member of First Christian Church of Nevada...
Jeffrey Dean Uttinger (06/03/05)
Jeffrey Dean Uttinger, 39, Nevada, died Tuesday, May 31, 2005. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home today, June 3, at 10:30 a.m., with Jerry Pyle officiating. Musical selections were "I'm Moving On," "There You'll Be" and "Songs for Dad." Pallbearers were Barry Kemna, Jim Loyd, Greg Thomas, Lindy Darling, Mike Shelden and Steve Hill. Interment was in Deerfield Cemetery in Deerfield. Arrangements are by Ferry Funeral Home...
LeRoy H. Visser (06/03/05)
LeRoy H. Visser, 81, Milo, died Monday, May 31, 2005. Services were held at the Church of the Nazarene today, June 3, at 1:30 p.m., with Mike Satterlee officiating. Organist was Doris Thomas. Musical selections were "Amazing Grace" and "When We See Christ." Soloist was Betty Yockey. Pallbearers were Jerry Yockey, Mark Visser, Jeff Visser, Chris Visser, Jon Duncan, Steve Carney and Jerry Heathman. Interment was in Olive Branch Cemetery in Milo. Arrangements are by Ferry Funeral Home...
John Clark "Pete" Lawson (06/02/05)
John Clark "Pete" Lawson, 67, Sheldon, died Sunday, May 29, 2005. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home on June 2, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Anthony Pileggi officiating. Musical selections were "How Great Thou Art" and "Let it Be." Arrangements are by Ferry Funeral Home...
LeRoy H. Visser (06/02/05)
John Clark "Pete" Lawson (06/01/05)
John Clark "Pete" Lawson, 67, Sheldon, died Sunday, May 29, 2005, at his home in Sheldon, following a lengthy illness. He was born on Nov. 26, 1937, in Joplin, to Howard Calvin Lawson and Margaret Josephine Bollinger Lawson. He married Shirley Joann Greer on May 26, 1956, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
LeRoy H. Visser (06/01/05)
LeRoy H. Visser, Milo, died Monday, May 31, 2005, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home.
Jeffrey Dean Uttinger (06/01/05)
Jeffrey Dean Uttinger, 39, Nevada, died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, in Bates County, Mo. He was born Nov. 23, 1965, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Raymond Lee Uttinger and Lenita Ellen Tucker Uttinger. He married Tana Colvin on May 1, 1999, at the Calvary Baptist Church in Nevada. She survives of the home...