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Obituaries from July 2005

Albert Fassel (07/31/05)
Albert Fassel, 89, Schell City, died Thursday, July 28, 2005, at the Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. He is survived by one son, Earl Fassel, Gower, Mo.; three daughters, Sharon Mitchell and Alida Taylor, both of Walker, and Kathy Robertson, Vancouver, Wash.; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren...
Roy Herman Hawkins (07/31/05)
Roy Herman Hawkins, 87, Walker, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005. Services were held at Moore Cemetery on July 30, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Charles Brown officiating. Musical selection was "The Old Rugged Cross." Pallbearers were Clayton Arnold, Robert Cubbage, Phil Martin, Bill Bishop, Fred Haynes and Adam Arnold. Interment was in Moore Cemetery in Nevada. Arrangements are by Ferry Funeral Home...
Elsie I. Carlat (07/31/05)
Elsie I. Carlat, 91, formerly of Nevada, died Monday, July 25, 2005. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary E. Driver, Sadie Spillman and Dollie Howell; and one brother, Orville Rapp. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home on July 30, at 10 a.m., with John Nichols officiating. ...
Roy Herman Hawkins (07/28/05)
Roy Herman Hawkins, 87, Walker, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at Christian Health Care in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born August 17, 1917, in Nevada, to Louis S. Hawkins and Ada Ellen Neal Hawkins. He married Betty L. Bishop on June 5, 1945, in Fort Scott, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Elveta Hawes (07/27/05)
Elveta Hawes, 75, Nevada, died Thursday, July 21, 2005. Services were held at the Pentecostal Assembly Church on July 26, at 10:30 a.m., with Dennis Engelbrecht officiating. Musicians were Doris May, Lloyd May, Bob DeForest and Darla Engelbrecht. Musical selections were "What a Day That Will Be" and "Some Call It Heaven." Congregational hymns were "I Shall Not Be Moved" and "Somebody Loves Me." Pallbearers were Stoney Brandt, Blake Engelage, Chase Brandt, Jonas Engelage, Ruston Hawes, Daniel Bruce and Ritchie Burnett. ...
Sharon Kay Mendenhall (07/27/05)
Sharon Kay Mendenhall, 48, Nevada, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at her home in Nevada following a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 22, 1956, in Kansas City, Mo., to Harold Deloyt Hill and Eunice Almeda Wilton Hill. Sharon was born in Kansas City and raised in Joplin. ...
Erik Eugene Brown (07/26/05)
Erik Eugene Brown, 57, Nevada, died Friday, July 22, 2005. Services were held at Evergreen Memorial Chapel on July 25, at 10:30 a.m., with Dr. William Cox officiating. Congregational song was "Amazing Grace." Recessional hymn was "How Great Thou Art." Organist was Martha Cubbage. ...
Sharon Kay Mendenhall (07/26/05)
Sharon Kay Mendenhall, 48, Nevada, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at her home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Clyde Ellis Rusell (07/26/05)
Clyde Ellis Rusell, 81, of Liberty, Mo., died at Liberty Hospital on July 21, 2005. He was born on March 1, 1924, in Deerfield, the son of John and Nellie Russell. He married Eldene Cowan on March 30, 1949 in Nevada. He farmed at El Dorado Springs and later moved to Kansas City where he drove for several trucking companies and retired from ABF Trucking Company...
Elsie I. Carlat (07/26/05)
Elsie I. Carlat, 91, formerly of Nevada, died Monday, July 25, 2005, in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. She was born Nov. 30, 1913, in Milo, to Daniel Anthony Rapp and Ella Mae Pace Rapp. She and A.E. Carlat were married on May 16, 1933, in Fort Scott, Kan. He preceded her in death in 1986...
Darren Eugene Wallace (07/26/05)
Darren Eugene Wallace, 33, Nevada, died Thursday, July 21, 2005. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home on July 25, at 2 p.m., with Chris Wallace officiating. Musical selections were "The Heavens Declare God's Glory" and "Loving Shepherds Tend God's Sheep." Pallbearers were Chris Wallace, Matthew Wallace, Mark Wallace, Matt Pike and Lee Atchison. Interment was in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. Arrangements are by Ferry Funeral Home...
Neena Lynn Fithian (07/26/05)
Neena Lynn Fithian, 44, Nevada, died Friday July 22, 2005. Services were held at Moore Cemetery on July 25, at 10 a.m., with Gene Carr officiating. Pallbearers were Grover Greer, Eric Greer, Aaron Gideon, Terry Lawson, Kevin Brooks and Kenny Maggard. Interment was in Moore Cemetery. Arrangements are by Ferry Funeral Home...
Darren Eugene Wallace (07/24/05)
Darren Eugene Wallace, 33, Nevada, died Thursday, July 21, 2005, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. He was born Dec. 1, 1971, in Nevada, to Rollin Leroy Wallace and Karen Kay Bohannon Wallace. He was reared in Nevada and spent the majority of his life here. He made his living as a roofer and was in construction...
Erik Eugene Brown (07/24/05)
Erik Eugene Brown, 57, Nevada, died Friday, July 22, 2005, at his home. He was born June 25, 1948, in Nevada, the son of Wayne K. and Ina Arlene Brown. Except for a brief period, he lived his entire life with his parents in their home, until this year when he moved to live with his sister. The family moved from state to state and also lived in Japan and Newfoundland. He visited Indonesia with his father several years ago. He gave his heart to Jesus at a young age...
Sue E. Beeson (07/24/05)
Sue E. Beeson, 89, of Sun City, Ariz., died Monday, June 20, 2005. Services were held at Newton Burial Park on July 23, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Donald F. Sears officiating. Interment was in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. Arrangements are by Ferry Funeral Home...
Neena Lynn Fithian (07/24/05)
Neena Lynn Fithian, 44, Nevada, died Friday July 22, 2005, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a sudden illness. She was born May 2, 1961, in Mt. Carmel, Ill., to William Arthur Fithian and Fanny Rosetta Miskell Fithian. She was reared in Illinois, but spent most of her life in Nevada...
Elveta Hawes (07/24/05)
Elveta Hawes, 75, Nevada, died Thursday, July 21, 2005, at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, following a brief illness. She was born June 3, 1930, in Womeeka, Okla., to Bonnie Clayton Roberts and Dessie Lucinda Pearson Roberts. On April 17, 1945, she and Alvin D. Hawes were married in Kilgor, Texas. He preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 2005...
Neena Fithian (07/22/05)
Neena Fithian, 44, Nevada, died Friday, July 22, 2005, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home.
Elveta Hawes (07/22/05)
Elveta Hawes, 75, Nevada, died Thursday, July 21, 2005, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home.
Sue E. Beeson (07/21/05)
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 Edna "Eddy" Eddlemon. She was married to Richard H. Beeson in 1937 who preceded her in death in 1996...
James Howard Rogers (07/21/05)
James Howard Rogers, age 73, of El Dorado Springs, was born on Aug. 2, 1931, to Mitchell Rogers and Azel Mae Propes Rogers in Henderson, Texas. He passed away on July 12, 2005, at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs. He married Bernadette Green on Aug. 25, 1956, in Washington, D.C...
William Jay Cooper (07/20/05)
William Jay Cooper died on Sunday, July 17, 2005. Services were held at Evergreen Memorial Chapel today, July 20, at 10:30 a.m., with Rod Hillhouse officiating. Taped musical selections were "Amazing Grace," "American Farmer" and "Yellow Rose of Texas." Pallbearers were Angie Pettibon, J.R. ...
Mildred Ruth Brown (07/19/05)
Mildred Ruth Brown, 85, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., formerly of Nevada, died July 15, 2005. She was born Nov. 24, 1919, in Excelsior Springs, to Daniel and Florence (McKee) Peebles. In addition to being a waitress at several area restaurants, she worked as a housemother at Drumm Farm...
William Jay Cooper (07/19/05)
William Jay Cooper went to be with Jesus on Sunday, July 17, 2005, at the Barone Care Center at 78 years of age. He was the firstborn son of William Burton and Ruth Lois (Rudd) Cooper. He was born in Enid, Okla., on Sept. 4, 1926. They moved to Richards in 1938 where Jay attended Richards school until his junior year, when Jay was drafted into the Navy Seabees for two years in World War II in Okinawa. ...
Norma Kathleen Breen (07/17/05)
Norma Kathleen Breen, 83, Nevada, died July 12, 2005. Services were held at Evergreen Memorial Chapel on July 16, at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Ralph Clark officiating. Instrumental musical selections were "Amazing Grace," "How Great Thou Art" and " Just a Closer Walk With Thee." Organist was Karen Hertzberg. Interment was in Newton Burial Park. Arrangements are by Evergreen Memorial Chapel...
Donald Darrell Evans (07/15/05)
Donald Darrell Evans, 74, Bronaugh, died Tuesday, July 12, 2005. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home today, July 15, at 9 a.m., with John Nichols officiating. Musical selections were "You'll Be There," "Seven Spanish Angels," "Love Without End, Amen" and "Amazing Grace." Pallbearers were Ray Nunley, Carl Bogart, Richard Nunley and Donald Million. ...
Brian James Bartlett (07/15/05)
Brian James Bartlett, 32, of Benton, Kan., died Sunday, July 10, 2005, in Butler. He was born Aug. 10, 1972, to James Francis and Carol Ann Potter Bartlett in Kansas City, Mo. He spent his first six years in the Kansas City area. In 1978, he and his family moved to a farm near Foster, Mo. ...
Donald Darrell Evans (07/14/05)
Donald Darrell Evans, 74, Bronaugh, died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born March 15, 1931, in Jerico Springs, Mo., to Herbert Gerald Evans and Artie Ellen Shields Evans. He married Lieselotte Herbrand on Jan. 21, 1952, in Bamberg, Germany. She preceded him in death on Nov. 1, 2004...
Everett Lloyd Gire (07/14/05)
Everett Lloyd Gire, 48, Stockton, formerly of Sheldon, died Sunday, July 10, 2005. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home on July 14, at 10:30 a.m., with Dr. William Cox officiating. Soloist was Marlene Scotten. Musical selections were "Peace in the Valley," "No Place that Far" and "Go Rest High Upon that Mountain." Pallbearers were Travis Gire, Trevor Gire, Larry Banes, Bryan Elliott, Wendell Gregory and Michael Veytovich. ...
Donald Lowell Smith (07/14/05)
Donald Lowell Smith, 45, Fort Scott, Kan., died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, the result of an automobile accident near St. Louis. He was born Aug. 20, 1959, in Fort Scott, the son of Delbert Lowell Smith and Cathern Ward Smith. He married Shirley Norris in 1981. She preceded him in death on Dec. 22, 2000...
Elmer Eugene Woody (07/12/05)
Elmer Eugene Woody, 75, of Perkins, Okla., died Wednesday, July 6, 2005. He was born in Pawnee Rock, Kan., on July 1, 1930, to Roy Terrell and Clara Catherine Woody. He married Darlouise Fagan-Shurtz on Sept. 20, 1997. At the age of 15, his family moved to Moundville. ...
Elmer Eugene Woody (07/12/05)
Elmer Eugene Woody, 75, of Perkins, Okla., died Wednesday, July 6, 2005. He was born in Pawnee Rock, Kan., on July 1, 1930, to Roy Terrell and Clara Catherine Woody. He married Darlouise Fagan-Shurtz on Sept. 20, 1997. At the age of 15, his family moved to Moundville. ...
Donald Evans (07/13/05)
Donald Evans, 74, Bronaugh, formerly of Sheldon, died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m., Friday, at Ferry Funeral Home. Interment will be in the National Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kan. Family information will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home...
Norma Kathleen Breen (07/13/05)
Norma Kathleen Breen, the daughter of Sidney and Hazel (Glimpse) Norris, was born on Sept. 7, 1921, in Nevada, and passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at Moore-Few Care Center at 83 years of age. She was a long-time resident of Nevada. She was united in marriage to George M. Breen on June 10, 1944, in Fort Scott, Kan., and he preceded her in death on March 3, 2004...
Everett Lloyd Gire (07/12/05)
Everett Lloyd Gire, 48, Stockton, formerly of Sheldon, died Sunday, July 10, 2005, in Stockton. He was born March 10, 1957, in McCloud, Calif., to Charles Kendall and Francine Spence Gire. Everett grew up in Vernon County and graduated from Sheldon High School in 1974. He served in the U.S. Army from 1974-1980 as a tank commander. He served in Korea and Germany. He had lived in Jasper County for 15 years prior to recently moving to Cedar County...
Alfred L. Keithley (07/12/05)
Alfred L. Keithley, 68, Milo, died Thursday, July 7, 2005. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home on July 11, at 10 a.m., with Mark Mitchell officiating. Soloist was Doug Earnest. Musical selections were "How Great Thou Art," "Go Rest High on that Mountain" and "Amazing Grace." Organist was Cindy Beisly. Pallbearers were Alan Franklin, Charlie Simpson, David Irwin, Doug Forkner, Jim Smith and Matt Smith. Interment was in the Milo Cemetery in Milo. Arrangements are by Ferry Funeral Home...
Alvin Russell Cain (07/12/05)
Alvin Russell Cain, MD, 85, of Lamar, died Sunday, July 10, 2005, at Barton County Memorial Hospital, Lamar. He was born in Fowler, Kan., on Feb. 19, 1920. He received his R.N. from Newman Memorial County Hospital in Emporia, Kansas, his bachelor of science from College of Emporia and M.D. ...
Dwight Wallace Ness (07/10/05)
Dwight Wallace Ness, 72, of Sheldon, died Wednesday, July 6, 2005. Services were held at Ferry Funeral Home on July 9, at 10 a.m., with Kimberlee Osborn officiating. Musical selections were "Take My Hand, Precious Lord" and "Just a Closer Walk With Thee." Pallbearers were Dan Dilly, Jim Dilly, Ted Dilly, Tom Orton, John Orton, Forrest Dilly and Joe Rayburn. Honorary pallbearers were Tom Orton Jr., Michael Rayburn, Charlie Gran, Steven Ness, Jim Rayburn, and Brant Ness...
Alfred L. Keithley (07/10/05)
Alfred L. Keithley, 68, Milo, died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, following a brief illness. He was born Sept. 6, 1936, in Walnut Shade, Mo., to Arthur Lee Keithley and Dorothy M. Estep Keithley. He married Melva Smith on Dec. 29, 1961, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Alfred L. Keithley (07/08/05)
Alfred L. Keithley, 68, Milo, died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. You may view obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Dwight Wallace Ness (07/08/05)
Dwight Wallace Ness, 72, of Sheldon, died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, following a brief illness. He was born Feb. 2, 1933, in Madison, S.D., to Arthur G. Ness and Emma Rose Mailloux Ness. He married Marjorie J. Orton on May 28, 1958, in Madison, S.D., and she survives of the home...
Betty Jean Whiting (07/07/05)
Betty Jean Whiting, 70, formerly of, Fort Scott, Kan., died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at the Fort Scott Manor. She was born March 3, 1935, in Hutchinson, Kan., the daughter of Paul Cornelius Whiting and Elizabeth Virginia (Betty Jo) Graham Whiting. She was a graduate of Wichita East High School. ...
Dwight W. Ness (07/07/05)
Dwight W. Ness, 72, Sheldon, died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home.
Wynona M. Shaw (07/05/05)
Wynona M. Shaw, 90, Nevada, died June 30, 2005. Services were held at Evergreen Memorial Chapel on July 5, at 10 a.m., with Kennon Shaw officiating. Taped musical selections were "A Tribute" and "Whispering Hope" presented by Sarah Morris and Sharon Pruitt. Pallbearers were Kenny Shaw, Gary Loudermilk, Todd Shaw, Buddy Farran, David Shaw and Ron Bogart. Interment was in Worsley Cemetery in Bronaugh. Arrangements are by Evergreen Memorial Chapel...
Harvey Mason Heard (07/05/05)
Harvey Mason Heard, 67, Nevada, died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at his home in Nevada. He was born Dec. 24, 1937, in Tyler, Texas, to Gilbert Lynn Heard and Marion L. Mendenhall Heard. He graduated from high school in Amarillo, Texas. He lived in the Sheldon area from 1961 to 1976 and then went to work for various telephone companies. He retired from Verizon in 2003 and came back to Vernon County where he has lived since...
Adda M. Emery (07/03/05)
Adda M. Emery, 92, died June 29, 2005. Services were held at Evergreen Memorial Chapel on July 2, at 10 a.m., with Dr. Barry Pennington officiating. Musical selections were "His Eye is on the Sparrow" and "I Love the Lord" presented by Lora Wade. Pallbearers were Edward Wade, Jack Brown, Dr. Kevin Payne, Kent Hawkins, Bill Brown and K.C. Moore. Interment was in Newton Burial Park. Arrangements are by Evergreen Memorial Chapel...
Harvey Mason Heard (07/03/05)
Harvey Mason Heard, 67, Nevada, died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at his home in Nevada. He was born Dec. 24, 1917, in Tyler, Texas, to Gilbert Lynn Heard and Marion L. Mendenhall Heard. He graduated from high school in Amarillo, Texas. He lived in the Sheldon area for 25 years (1961-1976) and then went to work for various telephone companies. He retired from Verizon in 2003 and came back to Vernon County where he has lived since...
Wynona M. Shaw (07/03/05)
Wynona M. Shaw, age 90, the daughter of Earl and Nellie (Smith) Feller, was born on September 9, 1914, in Bronaugh, and passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2005 at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Mrs. Shaw was valedictorian of Bronaugh High School, graduating in 1932. ...
Diana Lee Faith (07/01/05)
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. 1, 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. ...
Adda M. Emery (07/01/05)
Adda M. Emery, age 92, passed away on the morning of June 29, 2005, at the Oak Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Oak Grove, Mo., after a prolonged bout with Alzheimer's Disease. She was born the third of six children to Nathan David Smith Brown and Mary Elizabeth Susan Simmons on Saturday, Sept. ...
Marla G. Collins (07/01/05)
Marla G. Collins, 48, Nevada, died June 29, 2005, in Springfield. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 2, at Fairmount United Methodist Church in Independence, Mo. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Fund, 6700 Antioch Road, Suite 100, Merriam, KS 66204...