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Obituaries from February 2006

Retha Fern Johnston (02/28/06)
Retha Fern Johnston, 92, Butler, Mo., died Feb. 26, 2006, at the Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler. She was born Nov. 20, 1913, in Cedar County, Mo., to Thomas Cleveland Smith and Mamie Ellen Hart Smith. She and Earnest Johnston were married on April 1, 1934, in El Dorado Springs, Mo. They were married for 55 years when he preceded her in death in 1989...
Ruth E. Craig (02/26/06)
Ruth E. Craig was born July 25, 1930, at Olivet, Ill., the sixth of eight children, six brothers and one sister, to the Rev. Lester and the Rev. Mrs. Delona Smith. After a considerable time of illness Ruth went to be with Jesus, members of her family, and many friends on Friday, Feb. 17, 2006...
Barbara Lee Jenkins (02/24/06)
Barbara Lee Jenkins, 45, Nevada, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at her home in Nevada. She was born Nov. 27, 1960, in Lodi, Calif., to Cecil Lee Jenkins and Ola Belle Terry Jenkins. Survivors include one sister, Linda Morkal, La Pine, Ore.; two nephews of Lodi; several aunts and uncles, including Velma Phillips, Raymond and Shirley Jenkins, Dorothy Matheny, and Virginia Phillips, all of Nevada, Bob and Rae Terry, Lodi, and Dallas Stafford, Gait, Calif. ...
Deanna K. Dally (02/23/06)
Deanna K. Dally, 59, Liberal, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006, at her home in Liberal, following a sudden illness. She was born on Sept. 15, 1946, in Mt. Grove, Mo., to DeForest Ratterree and Helen Elizabeth Briggs Ratterree. Deanna grew up in Nevada and was a graduate of Nevada High School in 1964. ...
Charles C. Walters (02/23/06)
Charles C. Walters, 77, Lamar, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at Freeman Health System, Joplin, Mo. He was born Aug. 25, 1928, in St. Louis, Mo., to Chester and Rosa (West) Walters. Services will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, at Memorial Chapel, Richland, Mo., with the Rev. Darrel Hoerle officiating. Burial will be in Mount Rose Memorial Park, Lebanon, Mo...
Pauline Grace (Reynolds) Losey (02/22/06)
Pauline Grace (Reynolds) Losey, 92, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born Sept. 12, 1913, in Fair Haven, Mo. Graveside services with interment were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Green Mound Cemetery in Harwood, Mo., with Gene Gray officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Schell City, Mo...
Norma Jean Gooch (02/22/06)
Norma Jean Gooch, 69, Nevada, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born Aug. 8,1936, in Sheldon, Mo. She married Roland D. Gooch on Aug. 5,1961, in Miami, Okla. He preceded her in death on April 12, 1996...
William Leroy McGarraugh (02/22/06)
William Leroy McGarraugh, 73, Nevada, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at his home in Nevada following a brief illness. He was born Aug. 31, 1932, in Nevada, to William Andrew McGarraugh and Eda Charlotte Saemisch McGarraugh. Leroy was born and reared and spent virtually his entire life in this area. He made his living in a variety of farm-related endeavors...
Robert W. (Bob) Pennock (02/22/06)
Robert W. (Bob) Pennock, of El Dorado Springs, Mo. the son of Earl and Crete Pennock passed away at his residence Sunday morning, Feb. 19, 2006. He was born on Sept. 12, 1929, in Coats, Kan. Bob served his country it the United States Air Force. He was married lo Beulah Vickers on March 14, 1956. This next month they would have celebrated 50 years together. Bob lived what he loved, a passion for farming for many years...
James Irl Drake Sr. (02/22/06)
James Irl Drake Sr., Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2005. Mr. Drake was born Feb. 26, 1932, in Nevada. He worked for Cox Hide House in Butler, Mo., and at Rich Hill Rendering before he retired. He was a U.S. Army veteran...
Margaret A. Cross (02/21/06)
Margaret A. Cross, 64, Sheldon, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at St. John's hospital, Joplin, Mo., following a short illness. She was born Oct. 21, 1941, in Nevada, Mo., to Orville Lynwood Shannon and Vivian Cooper Shannon. She was married to Quincy R. Cross on Sept. 23,1962, in Springfield, Mo...
Ruth E. Craig (02/21/06)
Ruth E. Craig was born July 25, 1930, at Olivet, Ill., the sixth of eight children, six brothers and one sister, to the Rev. Lester and the Rev. Mrs. Delona Smith. After a considerable time of illness Ruth went to be with Jesus, members of her family, and many friends on Friday, Feb. 17, 2006...
Tessa Jean Bandy (02/21/06)
Tessa Jean Bandy, the daughter of Douglas Bandy and Barbara Allphin, was born on Aug. 5, 1996, in Kansas City, Mo., and passed from this life on Friday, Feb. 17, 2006, at nine years of age. Tessa was a baptized member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she attended services and was given strength and support by the entire congregation...
Alice Pauline Smith (02/19/06)
Alice Pauline Smith, age 89, of Nevada died on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at the Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born on Nov. 11, 1916, in Eve, Mo., to Albert Emery Thomas and Rose Ellen Kash Thomas. On May 24, 1936, she was married in Richards, Mo., to Charles Andrew Smith and he preceded her in death in 1992...
Thayne William McNeil (02/17/06)
Thayne William McNeil of Bronaugh, Mo., passed away Feb. 13, 2006, in Nevada, Mo. He was born Oct. 11, 1918, in Pleasanton, Kan., the only child of Ferne Madge Griffith and Elmer Lloyd McNeil. He attended school in Pleasanton, and graduated from Mound City, Kan., in 1938. He loved being on the football team...
Mildred H. Fowler (02/17/06)
Mildred H. Fowler, 94, Sheldon, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born Dec. 1, 1911, in Barton County, Mo., to James Lee Norwood and Lula Mae McNary Norwood. She was married July 16, 1930, in Adrian, Mo., to Floyd Fowler. He preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 2004...
Kent Lee Wood (02/17/06)
Kent Lee Wood, 48, Nevada, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2006, at his home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. He was born May 25, 1957, in Richmond, Mo., to Gene Edward Wood and Mamie Marie Hollingsworth Wood. He married Janice K. Rice on May 12, 1983, in Junction City, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Dora Loyala McDonald (02/16/06)
Dora Loyala McDonald, 96, Nevada, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at Christian Health Care in Nevada, following an illness of a few weeks. She was born March 1, 1909, in Walnut, Kan., to William Irving Thomas and Alice Teresa Jones Thomas. She and William Walter McDonald were married on Dec. 6, 1930, in Ottawa, Kan. He preceded her in death on April 28, 1984...
Thayne William McNeil (02/15/06)
Thayne William McNeil of Bronaugh, Mo., passed away Feb. 13, 2006, in Nevada, Mo. He was born Oct. 11, 1918, in Pleasanton, Kan., the only child of Ferne Madge Griffith and Elmer Lloyd McNeil. He attended school in Pleasanton, and graduated from Mound City, Kan., in 1938. He loved being on the football team...
Wilda Mae Eddy (02/14/06)
Wilda Mae Eddy, age 91, was born Sept. 28, 1914, in rural Walker, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Christian Health Care of Nevada. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home in Schell City, Mo., with the Rev. John Nichols officiating. Interment was in Green Lawn Cemetery in Schell City, under the direction of the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home...
June (Miller) Long (02/14/06)
June (Miller) Long, 85, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Community Springs Health Care facility in El Dorado Springs, where she was a resident. Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 16, at Hackleman and Sons Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs. Services will begin at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, in Hackleman's Chapel with DeWayne Burdette officiating...
Mildred H. Fowler (02/14/06)
Mildred H. Fowler, 94, Sheldon, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born Dec. 1, 1911, in Barton County, Mo., to James Lee Norwood and Lula Mae McNary Norwood. She was married July 16,1930, in Adrian, Mo., to Floyd Fowler. He preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 2004...
James Dorton Lawrence (02/14/06)
James Dorton Lawrence, 74, Nevada, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Christian Health Care, Nevada, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 8, 1931, in Independence, Mo., to Weber Lawrence and Grace Dorton Lawrence. James spent his early childhood in Orrrick, Mo., and later in Des Moines, Iowa. ...
William "Bill" Alvin Burris (02/14/06)
William "Bill" Alvin Burris, 54, Nevada, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was born July 3, 1951, in San Bernadino, Calif., to Oliver D. Burris and Betty Jean McCune Burris. Bill was reared in the Milo, Mo., area and lived around Nevada, most of his life. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School. He was a roofer for several years and worked for Curtis & Sons Realty Company in Nevada...
Betty S. Johnson (02/14/06)
Betty S. Johnson, of Nevada, Mo., was born Dec. 2, 1924, in Nevada, the daughter of George Callaway and Mary (Wheatley). She passed way on Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at Christian Health Care at 81 years of age. Mrs. Johnson graduated from Nevada High School in 1943. ...
William Alvin Burris (02/12/06)
William Alvin Burris, 54, Nevada, Friday, Feb, 10, 2006, following a lengthy illness. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada
Roger Allen Lukenbill Jr. (02/12/06)
Roger Allen Lukenbill Jr., 49, of Nevada died at his home on Feb. 10, 2006. He was born on June 16, 1956, in Nevada, Mo., to Roger Allen Lukenbill and Eunice May Adkins Lukenbill. Roger grew up in Nevada and later St. Joseph, Mo., and graduated from St. Joseph Central High School. Roger was retired due to a disability. He was a master gardener, amateur photographer, and an avid bird watcher...
Mary Louzetta Akins (02/12/06)
Mary Louzetta Akins, 85, Nevada, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. She was born May 3, 1920, in Centralia, Okla., to Walter Henry Mistler and Evelena Lawson Mistler. She and Charles Clyde Akins were married on May 3, 1941, in Harrisonville, Mo. He preceded her in death on March 22, 1997...
Mary L. Akins (02/10/06)
Mary L. Akins, 85, Nevada, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Frederick Mason Teel (02/10/06)
Frederick Mason Teel, 68, of Nevada, beloved husband, father and grandfather, died at 5:07 a.m, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006. He passed away surrounded by his family at Prairie View Farm, Rich Hill, after a brief illness. Fred was born Sept. 19, 1937, in Nevada, to the late Everett and Augusta Teel. ...
Fred Teel (02/09/06)
Fred Teel, 68, rural northern Vernon County died Thursday morning, Feb. 9, 2006, at his home. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Circuit Court of the Vernon County Court House. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Halbert "Hal" M. Norwood (02/07/06)
Halbert "Hal" M. Norwood, 83, Wheeling, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at his residence. Funeral Services were held at Lindley Funeral Home, on Monday, Feb. 6, at 1:30 p.m. Burial was in Wheeling Cemetery, Wheeling. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wheeling Baptist Church and may be left at the funeral home or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601...
Lena E. Adden (02/07/06)
Lena E. Adden, 91, Nevada, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following an illness of several months. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Newton Burial Park, Nevada, with the Rev. Paul Mooney officiating...
Vernon P. Stewart (02/07/06)
Vernon P. Stewart, 49, Spring Hill, Kan., died Feb. 4, 2006, at his home. Graveside services will be held Thursday, Feb. 9, at 1 p.m., at Fairview Rider Cemetery, Rich Hill. The family will receive friends Wednesday, 5-8 p.m., at the Bruce Funeral Home in Spring Hill. The family suggest memorial contributions to the Olathe Hospice...
Wilma M. Hobson (02/07/06)
Wilma M. Hobson, 87, Butler, Mo., died Feb. 4, 2006, at her home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 11 a.m., at the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill, with burial in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill. The family will receive friends Wednesday, 10 a.m., until service time. The family suggest memorial contributions to the Heartland Hospice in care of Heuser Funeral Home...
Judith Ann Quade (02/05/06)
Judith Ann Quade of Carthage, Mo., beloved wife, mother, grandmother and siser passed away Feb. 3, 2006. She died in her home surrounded by loved ones after a courageous battle with cancer. Judy was born July 12, 1942, in Bronaugh, Mo., to the late Archie and Mibler Shields. On Dec. 14, 1981, she married her loving husband Leonard "Lefty" Quade whom survives of the home...
Charles W. Bertoncino (02/05/06)
Charles W. Bertoncino, 64, of Arma died at 3:35 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 3, 2006, at Craig General Hospital at Vinita, Okla. Mr. Bertoncino was born Aug. 19, 1941, at Girard, Kan., the son of Charles and Jennie Careggio Bertoncino. Mr. Bertoncino was a school teacher, farmer, and stockman. ...
James Irl Drake Sr. (02/03/06)
James Irl Drake Sr., Kansas City, Mo., (formerly of Nevada, Mo.), passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2005. Mr. Drake was born Feb. 26,1932, in Nevada. He worked for Cox Hide House in Butler, Mo., and at Rich Hill Rendering before he retired. He was a U.S. Army veteran...
Cathleen A. Deaton (02/02/06)
Cathleen A. Deaton, 39, Nevada, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born June 29, 1966, in Artesia, Calif., to Jackie Marshall Deaton and Linda Marie Henning Deaton. Cathleen lived in Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. She came to Nevada in 1997, from San Antonio, Texas. She worked as a cook at Camp Clark including Sho-Me Challenge and for Camp Crowder in Neosho, Mo...
Robin Drew Wilson (02/02/06)
Robin Drew Wilson, 48, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Mo. He was born April 10, 1957, to Charles Lee Wilson Jr. and Shirley Lou Phelps Wilson. Robin resided at the Nevada Habilitation Center since 1998. Robin was one of nine children. He is survived by his father; two brothers, Terry Wilson, Atlanta, Ga., and Lynndale Wilson, St. Joseph, Mo.; three sisters, Tracie Wilson, Jacksonville, Fla., Shirl Wilson, Kansas City, Mo., and Roxanne Wilson, St. Joseph...