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Obituaries from August 2006

Harriet L. Kennedy (08/31/06)
Harriet L. Kennedy, 92, Carthage, Mo., passed away Friday, Aug. 26, 2006, at the Maple Tree Terrace Assisted Living Center, Carthage. Harriet was born June 25, 1914, in Carthage to Frank B. Williams and Bess Platt Williams. She graduated Carthage High School in 1931, attended Missouri Valley College, Marshall, Mo., for two years and graduated from the University of Missouri in 1935. She married Tom H. Loy of Aurora, Mo., on June 15, 1939...
Judith A. Shipp (08/29/06)
Judith A. Shipp, 64, of Wapello, Iowa, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2006, at the Wapello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home, 1931 Houser Street, Muscatine, Iowa...
Richard Jay Loiselle (08/29/06)
Richard Jay Loiselle, 42, Nevada, Mo., died Sunday, August 27, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center of complications from a lengthy battle with diabetes. He was born Feb. 23, 1964, in Nevada, to Donald E. Loiselle and Dixie Lee Dickason Hendricks...
Marilyn Sue Reid (08/29/06)
Marilyn Sue Reid, 53, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at 11:10 a.m., at St. John's Regional Medical Center. She was born on Dec. 10, 1952, in Joplin, to Robert E. Taylor and Mary E. Gillion Taylor. She was self employed in the real estate business and a member of the Christian Church of Nevada...
Charles O. Leamon (08/27/06)
Charles O. Leamon, 86, of Fort Scott, Kan., formerly of Arma, Kan., passed away Thursday evening Aug. 24, 2006, at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. He was born July 15, 1920, in Mound City, Kan., the son of Omer Orrendo and Morna Alvota Osburn Leamon. He married Mildred Lessen July 24, 1946, in Arma, Kan...
Mildred Mary Haney (08/27/06)
Mildred Mary Haney, 80, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born on Aug. 24, 1926, in Macks Creek, Mo., to Charles Chester Eldred and Bertha Christine Jetter Eldred. She and Earl William Haney were married in Kansas City, Mo. He preceded her in death in November 1966...
Eva Mae McDaniel (08/23/06)
Eva Mae McDaniel, age 72, of Walker, Mo., passed away Aug. 20, 2006, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, Mo., where she had recently been admitted after suffering several years with chronic health problems. She was born Jan. 28, 1934, in Denver, Colo., the daughter of Leo O. ...
Joan E. Stevens (08/22/06)
Joan E. Stevens, 71, of Gardner, Kan., passed away peacefully at the home on Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, after a year-long battle with cancer. Joan was born in Fort Scott, Kan., to Edgar and Marian Butler on Feb. 27, 1935. She spent her early years at Deerfield, Mo., before attending high school at Nevada, Mo. After graduating from high school in 1953, Joan attended Pittsburg State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education in the 1958...
William Robert Haler (08/20/06)
William Robert Haler, 68, Rich Hill, died Aug. 17, 2006. Memorial services will be Sunday, Aug. 21, at 3 p.m., at the First Baptist Church in Rich Hill. Burial will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 21, in Virgil City Cemetery with graveside and Military Rites...
James Edward Keal (08/20/06)
James Edward Keal, 80, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, in Houston, Texas. VFW chaplain James Stradly will conduct graveside services at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21, at the U.S. National Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Cheneny Witt Memorial Chapel, Fort Scott...
Carol Sue Coonrod Pritchett (08/20/06)
Carol Sue Coonrod Pritchett, 54, Moundville, Mo., passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 8, 1951, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Jack A. Coonrod and Jessie Geraldine Parker Coonrod...
Violet P. Campbell (08/17/06)
Violet P. Campbell, 86, of Nevada passed away on Aug. 15, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada after several months of failing health. She was born on Oct. 28, 1919, at Liberal, Mo., to Timothy Keller Adams and Flora Ziegler Adams. Violet grew up in the rural Liberal and Bronaugh areas with her five brothers and two sisters and graduated from Bronaugh High School in 1937. ...
Bessie McIntire (08/17/06)
Bessie McIntire, age 92 of Butler, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006, at the Bates County Memorial Hospital, Butler. Bessie is survived by three sons, Jim McIntire and wife Terry of Rich Hill, Joe McIntire and wife Janet of Nevada, and Jerry McIntire and wife Debbie of Rich Hill; one daughter, Janie Morrow and husband Lonnie of Butler; one sister, Ruth Ragan, Hume, Mo.; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren...
John Edward Yocum II (08/15/06)
The Rev. John Edward Yocum II, age 70, of Higginsville, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at New Haven Nursing Center, Odessa, Mo. John was born in Atchison, Kan., on Oct. 26, 1935, the son of Harley Allen Yocum and Lula Frances (Bradley) Yocum. He married Marilyn Sue Norris on July 11, 1959...
Margery B. (Rinehart) Pryor (08/15/06)
Margery B. (Rinehart) Pryor, 83, of Praire Village, Kan., formerly of Higginsville, Mo., passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2006, at Arbors Woods of Overland Park. Margery was born July 13, 1923, in Vernon County, Mo., to Loren and Faye (Cline) Rinehart. She retired as a clerk with the Internal Revenue Services after 18 years of service. She was a member of the Women's Club of Odessa, Mo., and the Battlefield Piecemakers Quilt Guild of Lexington, Mo...
Mary Katherine Holmes (08/15/06)
Mary Katherine Holmes, 90, Nevada, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born March 12, 1916, in Nevada, to Joseph A. "Babe" Sullivan and Glenn Stukesberry Sullivan. Katherine grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School. She lived nearly all her life here. Katherine was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and B.P.O.E. Does...
Maye Rosamond (08/13/06)
Maye Rosamond, 88, Deerfield, Mo., passed away at her home on Aug. 11, 2006. She was born June 10, 1918, in Liberal, Kan., to James Emerson McGriff and Aletha Dykes McGriff. Maye grew up in the Jane, Mo., area south of Joplin. She worked at an ammunitions plant in St. ...
Joyce Bendure (08/11/06)
Joyce Bendure, 67, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Nevada, died Aug. 8, 2006, in Wichita, following a lengthy illness. Joyce was born April 19, 1939, in Nevada, Mo., to Clyde and Glade Williams. Joyce was reared in Nevada, and lived here for many years. She attended school in Bronaugh, Mo...
Eva Maxine Capelle (08/09/06)
Eva Maxine Capelle, 75, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away at her home early Tuesday morning, Aug. 8, 2006. She was born Aug. 15, 1930, in Nevada, Mo., the daughter of Warner Otis and Augusta Jane Van Loon McDowell. She graduated from Nevada High School, and moved to Fort Scott in 1949. She married Oscar Victor Capelle, Aug. 20, 1951, in Bentonville, Ark. He preceded her in death Oct. 9, 1996...
William Stevens "Steve" Garr (08/06/06)
William Stevens "Steve" Garr, 68, Tyro, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at his home in Tyro following a brief illness. He was born Nov. 1, 1937, in Coffeyville, Kan., to Clarence Oliver Garr and Margaret Lucele Stevens Garr. He was married to Betty Catherine Pittman on May 16, 1956, in Caney, Kan., and she preceded him in death on Aug. 18, 2005, He later married Wydene Smotherman Finney on June 10, 2006, in Caney, and she survives of the home...
Leonard Owen Hazelton (08/09/06)
Leonard Owen Hazelton, 69, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, July 31, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following an illness of several months. He was born Feb. 1, 1937, in Augusta, Maine, to Eugene and Mary Hazelton. Leonard was reared in Maine, one of nine children. He came to Nevada in 1987. He worked as a truck driver all of his working life...
Marjorie R. Hurst (08/08/06)
Marjorie R. Hurst, 84, Nevada, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. She was born Aug. 25, 1921, in Almeda, Texas, the second daughter of Benjamin H. Sheldon and Francis Gaston Muse. She and her family moved to Kansas where she spent her childhood...
Nellie Lucille Martin (08/08/06)
Nellie Lucille Martin, age 84, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kan., and more recently of Nevada, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 7, 2006, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 27, 1922, in Bourbon County, Kan., the daughter of Fred Leroy Cowan and Jennie Daering Cowan. She married Joe K. Martin on Nov. 13, 1972, in Girard, Kan. He preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2005...
Ethel Elizabeth Brewer (08/08/06)
Ethel Elizabeth Brewer, age 83, former resident of Cavalry Crossing Apartments, Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at Fort Scott Medicalodge. She was born Oct. 23, 1922, in Greensburg, Kan., the daughter of Will J. and Helena J. Unruh. Ethel was a 1941 graduate of Nevada High School and graduated in 1946 from Salt City Business College in Hutchinson, Kan. ...
Charles "Charlie" Richard Fritts (08/08/06)
Charles "Charlie" Richard Fritts, age 70, of Amsterdam, Mo., passed to his heavenly home on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, in Butler, Mo. He was born May 16, 1936, to Ralph and Grace Fritts in Butler. Charlie, one of two children, grew up in the Amsterdam area where he excelled in academics, music and basketball, graduating from Miami High School in 1954. ...
Mr. Fay Howard LaFarge (08/06/06)
Mr. Fay Howard LaFarge, 86, of rural Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Monday, July 31, 2006, at his home. He was born April 17, 1920, in Bloomfield, Neb., the son of Floyd Allen "Bud" and Ella L. Clark LaFarge. He married Edith L. Main, March 29, 1941, in Butler, Mo...
Earl Randall Maffett (08/04/06)
Earl Randall Maffett, 80, Bronaugh, Mo., died Aug. 2, 2006, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott, following a lengthy illness. He was born on Sept. 24, 1925, in Fort Scott, to Earl Henry Maffett and Ethel Blubaugh Maffett. On April 10, 1955, he was married to Betty Saathoff in Bronaugh, and she survives of the home...
Charles Louis Augustine Cole (08/04/06)
Charles Louis Augustine Cole, 67, Stockton, Kan., died in his home Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006. He was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's Disease on April 4, 2006. The Rosary will be at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 4, at Smith- Moore-Overlease Funeral Home, 723 North First, Stockton, KS 67669. ...
Kenneth Earl "Kenny" Wells (08/03/06)
Kenneth Earl "Kenny" Wells, age 75, resident of rural Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 5, 1930, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Harold O. Wells and Mabel E. Nichols Wells. He married Ruth Culler on April 16, 1950, in Nevada, Mo...
Marvin A. Cummings (08/03/06)
Marvin A. Cummings, 59, Ozark, died Tuesday at Table Rock Lake, Mo. He was born Sept. 23, 1946, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Allen Lox and Elsie Lorraine Strange Cummings. Marvin grew up in Nevada and after graduating from high school in 1964, he attended Southern Missouri State University where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. ...
Larry Dale "Abe" Abraham (08/01/06)
Larry Dale "Abe" Abraham, age 55, of Nevada, Mo., died Friday, July 28, 2006, at Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler, Mo. He was born April 4, 1951, to Leo Joseph and Etta Louise Wisdom Abraham in Clinton, Mo. Larry, one of four children, grew up in the Ballard, Mo., community where he attended grade school and graduated from Ballard High School in 1969. ...
James Alfred Fulton (08/01/06)
James Alfred Fulton, 59, Chesapeake, Va., passed away on July 26, 2006. He was born in Clinton, Mo., to the late James and Dorothy Steeber Fulton. He was a member of the Oaklette United Methodist Church in Chesapeake. Mr. Fulton is survived by his wife of 29 years, Lauretta Godfrey Fulton; one daughter, Laura Elizabeth Fulton; and two sons, Lawrence James Fulton and Lance Paul Fulton; one stepson, Ray Wayne Owens Jr.; one sister, Sharon B. ...
Freda B. Hunsaker (08/01/06)
Freda B. Hunsaker, age 87, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, July 30, 2006, at the Pittsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Pittsburg, Kan. She was born Feb. 5, 1919, in Richards, Mo., the daughter of Lewis Hamlett and Emma Gull Hamlett. She married John Bloom on Dec. 23, 1939. They later divorced. She then married James Arthur "Art" Hunsaker on Feb. 10, 1963. He preceded her in death in 1982...