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Obituaries from October 2006

Caleb Owen Yurk (10/31/06)
Caleb Owen Yurk, 18, Nevada, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at St. John's hospital in Kansas City, Kan. He was born Feb. 18, 1988, in Nevada, to Owen Willis Yurk and Sheila Elaine Dirks Yurk. Caleb was a lifelong resident of Nevada. He attended Nevada schools. Caleb was currently employed by Aramark Foods Service at the Nevada Habilitation Center. He was loved by all his family and friends...
Martin Oliver "M.O." Couch (10/31/06)
Martin Oliver "M.O." Couch, 77, Bronaugh, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, at his home in Bronaugh following a brief illness. He was born Feb. 1, 1929, in Bronaugh, to Clyde Vernon Couch and Nellore Ann Packer Couch. He married Pauline Boatright on May 25, 1947, in Bronaugh, and she survives...
Rachelle Jenniene Robinson (10/31/06)
Rachelle Jenniene Robinson, 34, Warrensburg, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at her residence following a lengthy illness. She was born June 9, 1972, in Kansas City, Kan., to William T. Ross and Donna Sue Koehn Ross. She was married July 3, 1992, in Lamar, Mo., to Jeffrey A. Robinson and he survives of the home...
Jesse Ray Cartwright (10/31/06)
Jesse Ray Cartwright, 83, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 2, 1923, in Vernon County, Mo., to William Webster Cartwright and Laura Louise Turner Cartwright. He married Dorothy Agnes Kathryn Thorburn on Nov. 27, 1944, in Fort Scott, Kan. She preceded him in death on Nov. 7, 2001...
Weldon T. Duncan (10/29/06)
Weldon T. Duncan, 91, Olathe, Kan., died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at the Olathe Medical Center, Olathe. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 30, at Green Mound Cemetery, Harwood, Mo. Memorials are suggested to the Olathe Good Samaritan Center, Olathe, in care of the funeral home...
Mary L. Harper (10/29/06)
Mary L. Harper, age 86, passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at Spring River Christian Village, Joplin, Mo. She was born in Bourbon County, Kan., Aug. 1, 1920, the daughter of Rufus Ezra and Lola Mary Carson Pellett. She graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1937 and married Charles E. Harper at the Girard, Kan., courthouse on Feb. 7, 1938...
Beverly Lena Thompson (10/29/06)
Beverly Lena Thompson, age 72, a resident of Arcadia, Kan., entered the House of our Lord at 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at Fort Scott Mercy Hospital. She was born May 30, 1934, in Gettysburg, S.D., to Carl and Clara Kursave Titze. She grew up and attended school in Lebanon, S.D. ...
Jim Lee Flewelling (10/26/06)
Jim Lee Flewelling, 62, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born Feb. 8, 1944, in Sheldon, Mo., to Roy A. Flewelling and Elizabeth Bertha Bayerkohler Flewelling. Jim grew up in the rural Montevallo area. ...
John Walter Compton (10/25/06)
John Walter Compton, 85, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born Aug. 21, 1921, in Vernon County, Mo., to Bonnie Phillip Compton and Tillie Augusta Montie Compton. He married Beverly Sue Long on Sept. 8, 1946, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Dulcie Viola Rice (10/24/06)
Dulcie Viola Rice, 80, Butler, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at Willow Lane Nursing Center, Butler. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Atkinson Chapel, Adrian, Mo., with visitation 10-11 a.m. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler...
Roy Allen Clark (10/24/06)
Roy Allen Clark, 18, formerly of Nevada, Mo., died in Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana on Aug. 29, 2005. He was born Feb. 13, 1987. Roy went to school in Nevada and Goodland, Kan. He worked as maring hand in Port Eads, La., at the time he was lost in Hurricane Katrina...
Jimmy Lee Johnson (10/24/06)
Jimmy Lee Johnson, 66, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at St. John's hospital, Springfield, Mo. He was born Sept. 10, 1940, in Rhondo, Mo., to George William Johnson and Ellen Mae Farmer Johnson. Jimmy worked in construction most of his working life until his retirement. He was a member of the Brick Layer's Union, Kansas City, Mo. He lived his life to the fullest...
Gale Robert Watts (10/24/06)
Gale Robert Watts, 63, Nevada, Mo., passed away suddenly on Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at Hand County Memorial Hospital, Miller Hand, S.D. He was born Aug. 8, 1943, in Worthington, Minn., to Cletus Watts and Fern Van Horsen Watts. He married Sally Meriweather on June 30, 1984, in Stockton, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Norman Hinds (10/22/06)
Norman Hinds departed this life to be with the Lord Tuesday, at 5 pm, Oct.17, 2006, at St. Joseph Medical Center. Norman was born May 17, 1925, in Moundville, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford Lee Hinds and Julia Ann Fordyce Hinds, his brother Clifford Levi Hinds and his sisters Fay Fisher and Ruth Weber, all of Nevada, Mo. ...
Tom Michael Egbert (10/22/06)
Tom Michael Egbert, age 46, a resident of Pleasanton, Kan., died Thursday, Oct. 19, from complications from a motorcycle accident. He was born Dec. 15, 1959, in Independence, Mo., the son of Merv and Annette Egbert. Tom was a graduate of Fort Osage High School. He was a self-employed carpenter by trade. Tom married Wendy Imm. They were later divorced. Tom was an avid outdoorsman, who especially enjoyed hunting and fishing...
Victor Ferraro (10/20/06)
Victor Ferraro, 90, of Nevada, Mo., died at 3:40 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin. Mr. Ferraro was born Aug. 20, 1916, at Carona, Kan., the son of Joe and Grace Filosa Ferraro of Mulberry, Kan. He was reared in Mulberry and graduated from Mulberry High School. ...
James "Jim" Nathan Kithcart Sr. (10/20/06)
James "Jim" Nathan Kithcart Sr., 51, passed away on Oct. 17, 2006. He was born in Butler, Mo., on Sept. 29, 1955 to Melvin and Mary Kithcart. Jim, the youngest of three children was reared in Rich Hill. During his childhood Jim was a member of the Cub Scouts and loved outdoor activities. ...
Betty L. Jocobs (10/19/06)
Betty L. Jocobs, 88, Lamar, Mo., died at 10:20 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at Truman Healthcare and Rehab, Lamar. She was born May 11, 1918, in Muskogee County, Muskogee, Okla. Graveside services will be at 12:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 20, at Fort Scott National Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kan...
Suzy Smith (10/19/06)
Suzy Smith, 66, Nevada, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at her home in Nevada. She was born Sept. 10, 1940, in Nevada, to Edwin Wayne Spillman and Ruby Helen Pryor Spillman. She married Ron C. Smith on July 23, 1960, in Nevada, and he survives of the home...
Loren Curtis "Doc" Dockery (10/19/06)
Loren Curtis "Doc" Dockery of Nevada, Mo., was born in Irwin, Mo., on April 20, 1928, to Zella Beccher Dockery and Edna May Harmon Dockery. He passed away after a short illness at his home on Oct. 13, 2006. Loren graduated from high school in La Jolla, Calif., in 1947. ...
Anne Carolyn (Bryant) Dawson (10/18/06)
Anne Carolyn (Bryant) Dawson passed away Oct. 9, 2006, in Nevada, Mo., after a brief battle with cancer, at the age of 73. She was born Oct. 13, 1932, in Kansas City, Mo., she was born to E. Lennos Bryant and the late Nadine (Brown) Bryant. She graduated from Madison High School in 1950 and Central College in 1955, BME. ...
Josephine Ochsner Jarvis (10/18/06)
Josephine Ochsner Jarvis passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Mo., at the age of 79. She was born Feb. 24, 1927, in Rich Hill, Mo., the daughter of Joseph and Ruth (Morris) Ochsner. Josephine was loved and will be missed by everyone...
LeWanna Mae Cartwright (10/18/06)
LeWanna Mae Cartwright, 84, Nevada, Mo., passed away Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a brief illness. She was born Oct. 13,1922, in Nevada, to Richard W. Locke and Ruby Gladys McWilliams Locke. She married Clifford L. "Pete" Cartwright Sr. on Aug. 28, 1940, in Nevada. He preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 2003...
Frances Marie McClellan (10/18/06)
Frances Marie McClellan, 83, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following an illness of a few weeks. She was born April 11, 1923, in Franklin County, Mo., to Frank Bourbon and Annie Mulligan Bourbon...
Anna Mae (Redburn) Benskin (10/17/06)
Anna Mae (Redburn) Benskin, 70, El Dorado Springs, Mo., died Oct. 10, 2006. She was born Feb. 12, 1936, Olympia, Mo. She was the daughter of Edward and Clara Redburn. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Park Street Christian Church, El Dorado Springs, with Steve Bond and Frank Dunbar officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Hackleman and Sons Funeral Home...
Loren Curtin Dockery (10/17/06)
Loren Curtin Dockery, 78, Nevada, Mo., died Oct. 13, 2006, after a short illness. He was born April 20, 1928, to Zella Beccher Dockery and Edna May Harmon Dockery. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Brent Bland officiating. Interment was in St. James Cemetery near Milford, Mo., under the direction of Hackleman and Sons Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs, Mo...
Josephine Jarvis (10/17/06)
Josephine Jarvis, 79, Nevada, Mo., died Oct. 12, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 16, at 11 a.m., at the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill, Mo. The family received friends Monday, 9-11 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial was in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill...
Duane Gordon Willers (10/17/06)
Duane Gordon Willers, 54, Moundville, Mo., passed away suddenly as the result of an automobile accident on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006. He was born Sept. 17, 1952, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Don Lee Willers and Bonnie Jeanne Hornecker Willers. He married Peggy A. Fritts on Aug. 19, 1973, in Nevada, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Vada Schmidt Decker (10/17/06)
Vada Schmidt Decker, 81, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo., as the result of a massive stroke. She was born May 27, 1925, in Fairview, Okla., to Sam C. Schmidt and Leah Koehn Schmidt. She married Harvey Decker on March 2, 1952, by Minister Norman Eicher, Hillsboro, Kan. Harvey survives of the home...
Nathaniel Willard Brundidge (10/17/06)
Nathaniel Willard Brundidge, 97, Nevada, Mo., passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. He was born July 2, 1909, in Missouri Valley, Iowa, to George Washington Brundidge and Mabel Lavina Galland Brundidge. Nathaniel served in the U.S. ...
Betty June Ernst (10/15/06)
Betty June Ernst, 80, LaCygne, Kan., died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at the Life Care Center of Burlington, Kan. Betty June has been cremated. A memorial graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 16, at the New Lancaster Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the LaCygne Library Building Fund...
Cleota R. Kerr (10/13/06)
Cleota R. Kerr, 92, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a brief illness. She was born April 18, 1914, in Oklahoma. She married Leo F. Kerr on June 8, 1930, in Carthage, Mo. He preceded her in death on Jan. 16, 1972...
Dorothy Dean Felthoff (10/13/06)
Dorothy Dean Felthoff, 78, formerly of Schell City, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at the Barone Alzheimers Care Center in Nevada, Mo. She was born Nov. 28, 1927, in Fair Haven Springs, Mo. Funeral services will be at 12 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, at the. Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home in Schell City, with Robert Fox Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the New Bethel Cemetery in Halfway, Mo., under the direction of the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home in Schell City...
Evelyn M. Wallace (10/12/06)
Evelyn M. Wallace, 90, Nevada, Mo., formerly of Walker, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born Aug. 11, 1916, in Walker, to Richard Balk and Kate Adams Balk. She married Orville Ray Wallace on Dec. 25, 1935, in Nevada. He preceded her in death on July 5, 2004...
Earl J. Beisner (10/12/06)
Earl J. Beisner, age 93, of Carl Junction, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at his home. Earl was born Nov. 17, 1912, in Lockwood, Mo., the son of the late Fred and Nora Lasater Beisner. He married Olive Delores Bittick on July 15, 1934, in Joplin. She preceded him in death on Dec. 13, 1988...
Aletta Mae Russell (10/12/06)
Aletta Mae Russell, 59, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at her home, following a lengthy illness. She was born July 20, 1947, in Mindenmines, Mo., to Leon Franklin Carpenter and Evelyn Cora Claypool Carpenter. She married James Dalman Russell on June 10, 1963, in Nevada, and he survives of the home...
Cleota R. Kerr (10/12/06)
Cleota R. Kerr, 92, Nevada, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 16, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the St. James Cemetery, Milford, Mo. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Ruth Lorraine Rich Kelley Wayts (10/12/06)
Ruth Lorraine Rich Kelley Wayts, 77, Nevada, Mo., formerly of Hume, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Hume Cemetery, Hume. Arrangements are under the direction of the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, Hume...
Charles Raymond Stark (10/11/06)
Charles Raymond Stark, 82, Independence, Mo., formerly Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, in Independence. He was born Aug. 10, 1924, in Lamar, Mo., to Levi Stark and Opal Hunter Stark. He married Rita Williams in 1962 in Nevada. She preceded him in death in 2001...
Kelly D. Coons (10/10/06)
Kelly D. Coons, 51, Newton, Kan., passed away on Oct. 3, 2006, at Residence, Kan. He was born Nov. 29, 1954, the son of Betty Jo (Miller) and Donald Coons in Newton. He attended Newton High School and played on the baseball team that was honored as the 1970 state champion. ...
Ruby Alma Smith (10/10/06)
Ruby Alma Smith, 89, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo. She was born Nov. 10, 1916, in Vernon County, Mo., to Harry Lloyd Carpenter and Jessie Marcella Welty Carpenter. Ruby lived her whole life in Vernon County. She had worked for 17 years for the Nevada State Hospital until her retirement. She was the bingo co-ordinator for Seneca, Okla., bingo bus trip...
James A. Wallace (10/08/06)
James A. Wallace, 83, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 21, 1922, in Mulberry, Kan., to Dwight Wallace and Jessie West Wallace. He married Maxine A. Short on Feb. 27, 1944, in Fort Scott, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Dorthy Mae Taber (10/08/06)
Dorthy Mae Taber, 79, formerly of Fort Scott, and recently of Rogers, Ark., passed away Thursday, evening Oct. 5, 2006, at the Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Ark. She was born Jan. 27, 1927, in Lawton, Okla., the daughter of Elmer Eldon and Frances Elizabeth (Townley) Howeth. She married Owen B. "Sonny" Taber Oct. 19, 1942, in Chickasha, Okla. He preceded her in death Feb. 7, 1993...
Kelly D. Coons (10/06/06)
Kelly D. Coons, 51, Newton, Kan., passed away on Oct. 3, 2006, at Residence, Kan. He was born Nov. 29, 1954, the son of Betty Jo (Miller) and Donald Coons in Newton. He attended Newton High School and played on the baseball team that was honored as the 1970 state champion. ...
Max Victor Koenig (10/06/06)
Max Victor Koenig, 53, Nevada, Mo., passed away suddenly on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at his home in Nevada. He was born June 23, 1953, in Wamego, Kan., to Victor George Koenig and Dorothy Edna Gnadt Koenig. Max was born in Wamego, and lived at a variety of locatios as a youth. ...
Kenneth Wayne Woolley (10/03/06)
Kenneth Wayne Woolley, 70, Nevada area, died Sept. 27, 2006, at St. John's Regional Hospital in Joplin, Mo. He was born Nov. 10, 1936, in Portales, N.M., to Kenneth Benjamin and Gussie Lee (Childs) Woolley. Private family services were held on Sept. 30, in Holdenville, Okla...
Gladys Merle Hartzog (10/03/06)
Gladys Merle Hartzog, 81, Harwood, Mo., passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at her home in Harwood following a brief illness. She was born April 20, 1925, in Heber City, Utah, to Leslie Conrad Desmond and Ida Mae Potter Desmond. She married Gene Gilbert Hartzog on Jan. 11, 1942. He preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 1992...
Dorothy N. Young (10/03/06)
Dorothy N. Young, 89, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, at Medicalodge in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born Dec. 9, 1916, in Irwin, Mo., to Horace Neas and Mattie S. Walker Neas. She married John Young on March 7, 1933, in Lamar, Mo., and he survives of the home...
John J. "Johnny" Flynn (10/03/06)
John J. "Johnny" Flynn, 80, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. He was born March 25, 1926, in Mulberry, Kan., to John Joseph Flynn and Josephine Mary Bersnock Flynn. He married Florence Covington and she survives of the home...
William Gottfried (10/01/06)
William Gottfried passed away Sept. 7, 2006. He was born on Feb. 14, 1915, at New Home, Stutsman County, N.D. He was the son of Peter and Mary (Sperling) Gottfried. William was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church until his death. William worked as a farmer and a carpenter for 65 years...