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Obituaries from January 2007

William Gail Richardson (01/31/07)
William Gail Richardson, 41, was born Dec. 5, 1965, in Nevada, Mo. He passed to be with is savior on Jan. 23, 2007, at Cox South, Springfield, Mo. He was reared in Nevada, and lived in Tampa, Fla., and Brenham, Texas. He is survived by his parents, Charles and Dixie Thomas, Mount Vernon, Mo; sister, Darla Thomas, Mount Vernon; two brothers, Keith and Allen Asper, Miami, Fla.; two sons, Matt Trotter, Pittsburg, Kan. ...
Mary Lou Holman (01/30/07)
Mary Lou Holman, 67, Elsmore, Kan., passed away on Monday, Jan. 29, 2007. She was born July 30, 1939, in Galesburg, Kan., to James Oliver Morris and Josephine Catherine (Dawson) Morris. Mary grew up in the Walnut, Haper, and Stark, Kan., area. She graduated from Grant High School in Stark in 1957. ...
Lula M. Fast (01/30/07)
Lula M. Fast, age 89, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., passed away at the Community Springs Nursing Home, El Dorado Springs, on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007. Lula was born on May 24, 1917, in Montevallo, Mo., the daughter of Walter and Ella (Leedy) Steward. Lula was the seventh of eight children. ...
Ronald E. Bailey (01/28/07)
Ronald E. Bailey, 85, of Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007. He was born Nov. 10, 1921, in Crestline, Kan., the son of George M. and Otha Lyerla Bailey. He married Margaret Jacobs on Sept. 25, 1943, in Quantico, Va. She preceded him in death Nov. 27, 2003...
Luther Clay Lyons (01/28/07)
Luther Clay Lyons, 87, of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, in Topeka, Kan., following a lengthy illness. He was born May 24, 1919, at Rich Hill, Mo., to Frederick Thomas Lyons and Nannie Brown. He married Neva I. Lyons on Sept. 12, 1942, in San Diego, Calif...
Sonja Deanne Caufield Jensen (01/28/07)
Sonja Deanne Caufield Jensen, passed away at her home in Poteet, Texas, on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at the age of 66. Visitation was held on Sunday, Jan. 28, from 2-8 p.m., at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton, Kan., and services will be held on Monday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m., at Hurley Funeral Home. Arrangements for cremation are pending...
Earlenne Crawford Stout (01/28/07)
Earlenne Crawford Stout, 99, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada, Mo. She was born Feb. 3, 1907, in Nevada, Mo., to Rush Wagner Crawford and Ada Beatrice Holland Crawford. Mrs. Stout was born and reared in Nevada. ...
Lea "Roy" Raabe (01/23/07)
Lea "Roy" Raabe, 67, Montrose, Colo., passed away on Jan. 19, 2007. He was born Sept. 15, 1939, in Hobbs, N.M., and graduated high school in Metz, Mo. He attended and graduated from Central Missouri State University with a degree in education. Roy married Pamela Dunham in 1966 and they had two children, Sonya Elaine and Matthew Eric John. ...
Jacob Andrew Rex Sluder (01/23/07)
Jacob Andrew Rex Sluder, age 17, of Rich Hill, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007. He was born Oct. 21, 1989, to Jeffrey Rex and Carol Cathleen Hartupee Sluder in Clayton County, Ga. Jacob, the youngest of five children, grew up in several locations including Oklahoma City, Okla., and Rich Hill. ...
Lea R. Walton (01/23/07)
Lea R. Walton, Blue Springs, Mo., died on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, at Research Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. She was born in Rich Hill, Mo., to the late Ora and Effie Backer Reed. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill, with Gary Reed officiating. Interment will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill...
Donald Lee Barnett (01/21/07)
Donald Lee Barnett, 73, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center following a brief illness. He was born in Springfield, Mo., to Wilbur and Mary Lee (Rountree) Barnett. He graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1951 and then joined the U.S. Navy, and served on board the U.S.S. Abbott...
Dorothy F. Dailey (01/18/07)
Dorothy F. Dailey, 83, passed away suddenly Jan. 14, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. She was born Oct. 13, 1923, in Ames, Iowa, to Norvil D. Floyd and Lola Moore Floyd. On Nov. 2, 1945, she married Ralph R. Dailey who preceded her in death in 1977. Besides being a mother and a homemaker, Dorothy was a bank teller at Sheldon State Bank while residing in Milo, Mo. ...
Mary Lou Palmer (01/18/07)
Mary Lou Palmer, 80, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 27, 1926, in Nevada, to Frank Shade and Mary E. Fox Shade. She married Donald Lee Palmer on Jan. 11, 1952, in Nevada, and he survives of the home...
Robert Gene Nunez (01/18/07)
Robert Gene Nunez, 76, Kingsville, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Lee's Summit Hospital, Lee's Summit, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born Aug. 12, 1930, in Moundville, Mo., to Frank Nunez and Mary Ellen Little Nunez. He married Barbara Rice on Sept. 30, 1990, in Kansas City, Mo., and she survives...
Nellie Mae Ladwig (01/17/07)
Nellie Mae Ladwig, 65, Nevada, Mo., departed this life on Jan. 11, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 26, 1941, in Greenfield, Mo., in Dade County to James William and Opal Merrie Mayer. Nellie married Melvin Ladwig on April 21, 1962, in Greenfield, Mo. ...
Geraldine Irene Petty (01/17/07)
Geraldine Irene Petty, 94, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Christian Health Care in Nevada. She was born Feb. 28, 1912, in Casey, Ill., to Grover Adams and Emma Gazell Kackley Adams. She was married to W.A. King and he preceded her in death. She later married Vernon Petty on Aug. 12, 1985, and he preceded her in death on March 23, 1994...
William E. Angel (01/17/07)
William E. Angel, 72, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born July 13, 1934, in Nevada, to Herbert L. Angel and Dora M. Crews Angel. Bill was born in Nevada and graduated from Osawatomie High School in 1952. ...
Virginia Hardie (01/16/07)
Virginia Hardie, age 95, Kansas City, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, at St. Joseph Health Center in Kansas City, Mo. Graveside services with interment will be at noon, Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Flat Rock Cemetery west of Schell City, under the direction of the Lewis-Hoagland, Funeral Home, Schell City...
Tessa Marie Stafford (01/16/07)
Tessa Marie Stafford, 23, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo. She was born Aug. 12, 1983, in Nevada, to John Brian Stafford and Linda Marlene Woolford. Tessa grew up in the Webb City and Joplin areas. She was baptized in the First Assembly of God Church in Webb City...
Verna Leona Griggs (01/16/07)
Verna Leona Griggs, 98, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, at Christian Health Care, Nevada. She was born Feb. 13, 1908, in Bridgeport, Kan., to Frank Victor Falen and Emilie Josephine Marie Johnson Falen. She married Russell William Griggs on July 18, 1946, in Lindsborg, Kan., at the Covenant Church. He preceded her in death...
William E. Angel (01/16/07)
William E. Angel, 72, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born July 13, 1934, in Nevada, to Herbert L. Angel and Dora M. Crews Angel. Bill was born in Nevada and graduated from Osawatomie High School in 1952. ...
Marion Ray Moore Jr. (01/14/07)
Marion Ray Moore Jr., 80, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at Christian Health Care in Nevada. He was born Dec. 11, 1926, in Nevada, to Marion Ray Moore Sr. and Lulla Elizabeth Carroll Moore. Marion grew up and attended school in Nevada. He worked in commercial construction most of his working life. He had lived in Pleasanton, Kan., for 27 years. Following his retirement, he lived in Arizona for 6 1/2 years and had been back in Nevada for the past three years...
Rose Mary Magnone Madar (01/14/07)
Rose Mary Magnone Madar, 92, formerly of Colorado Springs, Colo., passed away on Jan. 11, 2007, while living at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada, Mo. She was born Feb. 15, 1914, in Aultman, Pa., to Andrew Magnone and May Perry Magnone. Rosemary was one of eight children born to Italian immigrants. ...
Victor T. Stoddard (01/10/07)
Victor T. Stoddard passed away on Sunday, Jan. 7, at the John Knox Village Hospice Care Center surrounded by his sons Travis and Tyler, daughter-in-law Kimberly and grandsons Matthew and Adam. He was 64 years of age. Victor was born in Independence, Mo. ...
Tom Breckenridge (01/10/07)
Tom Breckenridge, 46, Rich Hill, Mo., died Jan. 7, 2007, at his home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 11, at 10 a.m., at the First Baptist Church, Rich Hill, with cremation following services. The family will receive friends tonight, 6-8, at the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill...
Mary Ellen Johnson (01/09/07)
Mary Ellen Johnson, 94, Nevada, Mo., formerly of Hume, Mo., passed away on Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. She was born Aug. 3, 1912, near Stotesbury, Mo., to Oscar E. Wagner and Maude M. Hair Wagner. She married Kenneth E. Johnson on Dec. 1, 1954, in Fort Scott, Kan. He preceded her in death in September 1997...
Charlene Anita Johnson (01/09/07)
Charlene Anita Johnson, age 56, of Nevada, passed away at her home on Jan. 6, 2007, following a lengthy illness. She was born on March 31, 1950, in Rockford, Ill., to Charles A. Phillips and Pearl Hamilton Phillips. Charlene came to Missouri at a young age with her family. She graduated from Tunis High School in Louisburg, Mo. She lived in Springfield, Mo. for many years until coming to Nevada in 1993...
Lavona Mae Majors (01/09/07)
Lavona Mae Majors, age 72, the daughter of Roy Leo and Daisey Emmaline (Robinson) Davis was born Aug. 26, 1934, in Rockville, Mo., and passed from this life on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs, Mo. Early in her life, Lavona, who was also known as "Popeye," along with her family moved from Rockville to Schell City where she attended school. ...
Shirley E. Bagley (01/07/07)
Shirley E. Bagley, 80, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born Aug. 8, 1926, in Kansas City, Mo., to Roy F. McIntire and Madge Fenema McIntire. She married William H. Bagley on March 12, 1954, in Kansas City, Mo., and he preceded her in death on July 15, 1998...
George Robert Dalton (01/05/07)
George Robert Dalton, 87, of Pittsburg, Kan., died on Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, at the Sunset Manor Nursing Center in Frontenac. He was born on Nov. 20, 1919, at Nevada, Mo., to George William and Madeline Lillian (Krebs) Dalton. He was a graduate of Nevada High School. ...
Eddie F. DeMaire (01/04/07)
Eddie F. DeMaire, 79, Lamar, Mo., died at 1:25 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at Freeman Health Systems, Joplin. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5, at the Konantz-Warden Funeral Home Chapel, Lamar. Burial will be in the Rosebank Cemetery, Mulberry, Kan...
Richard "Dick" D. Beeny (01/04/07)
Richard "Dick" D. Beeny, 65, passed away Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, in the state of Oregon. He was born Nov. 12, 1941, in Sheldon, Mo. to George Bernard Beeny and Virginia White Beeny. He was married June 23, 1961, in Kansas City, Mo. to Joyce Turk, and she survives of the home...
Dean Garvin Franklin (01/04/07)
Dean Garvin Franklin, 79, Leavenworth, Kan., formerly of Nevada, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at the Medicalodge in Leavenworth. He was born Dec. 9., 1927, in Cottage Grove, Ore., to Daniel Franklin and Ara Elsie Taff Franklin. He was married Dec. 3, 1964, in Reno, Nev., to Shirley Hendricks...
James Dale Butterfield (01/04/07)
James Dale Butterfield, age 58, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., passed away the afternoon of Dec. 27, 2006, in his home, of heart failure. James was born Oct. 11, 1948, to Ernest Butterfield and Bessie Spencer Butterfield, in Nevada, Mo. James lived his lifetime in El Dorado Springs. ...
Betty Lou Kiger (01/03/07)
Betty Lou Kiger, 71, Rich Hill, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at Willow Lane Nursing Center, Butler, Mo. Funeral services were 11 a.m., today, Jan. 3, at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel, Butler, with Kelly Kiger officiating. Burial was in the Balltown Cemetery, Horton, Mo. Contributions may be made to the Myrtle Tree Fellowship Assembly of God in Rich Hill...
Rita M. Downen (01/03/07)
Rita M. Downen, 63, Nevada, Mo., died at her daughter's home on Dec. 30, 2006. Memorial services will be held Thursday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m., at the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill, with burial in the Greenlawn Cemetery.
Lawrence Mackey (01/03/07)
Lawrence Mackey, age 84, of Sheldon, died on Friday Dec. 30, 2006, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Mo., following a short illness. He was born in Fay, Okla., to William Peter Mackey and Edna Mary Williams Mackey. On Nov. 15, 1948, he was married in Enid, Okla., to Velma L. Weber and she preceded him in death on July 15, 2006...
Elnora Lyon (01/03/07)
Elnora Lyon, age 74, of Grandview, Mo., and formerly of Nevada, died on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. She was born July 11, 1932, in Schell City, Mo. to Dean J. Maus and Edna Mae Schrum Maus. On Oct. 14, 1951, she was married to Vernon Lyon and he preceded her in death in 1969...
James E. Prine Jr. (01/03/07)
James E. Prine Jr., 79, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born May 6, 1927, in Kansas City, Mo., to James Eddie Prine Sr. and Golda Mawhiney Prine. He married Mary Wanda Springer on Feb. 7, 1948, in Wheatland, Mo., and she survives of the home...
William Robert "Bill" Henry (01/03/07)
William Robert "Bill" Henry, 95, Coffeyville, Kan., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at Windsor Place, Coffeyville, Kan. He was born May 15, 1911, in Meramec, Okla., to Denny Everett Henry and Myrtle F. Prater Henry. He married Lucille Ruhl on May 6, 1936, in Kingfisher, Okla...