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Obituaries from May 2007

Marvin Wayne Shumate (05/31/07)
Marvin Wayne Shumate, 57, formerly of Nevada, Mo., passed away on April 27, 2007, at Tulane Hospital, New Orleans, La. He was born Aug. 31, 1949, in Kansas City, Mo., to Lawrence Dale Shumate and Norma Jean Sisney Shumate. Marvin grew up in Modesto, Calif., and graduated from Modesto High School. ...
Annabelle Brooks (05/30/07)
Annabelle Brooks, 97, Walker, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at Cedar County Memorial Hospital, El Dorado Springs, Mo., following a brief illness. She was born July 2, 1909, in Nevada, to William Henry Harrell and Loretta Stout Harrell. On Aug. 15, 1947, she and Claude Brooks were married in Nevada, Mo. He preceded her in death in March of 1958...
Thomas R. Reedy Sr. (05/30/07)
Thomas R. Reedy Sr., 99, Nevada, Mo., died Sunday, May 27, 2007, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. He was born Aug. 27, 1907, the third of 18 children in Vernon County, Mo., to Samuel J. Reedy and Martha Leland Mitchell Reedy. He was married April 19, 1941, in Vernon County, to Frances Marie Burris. She preceded him in death Dec. 22, 2003...
James Allen Peterman (05/30/07)
James Allen Peterman was born Oct. 12, 1926, in Rich Hill, Mo., to Charles and Josephine Peterman, and departed this life on May 25, 2007, at the age of 80. He was a lifelong resident of the Rich Hill area. He is survived by his wife, Wanda, of 59 years; son Jerry and wife Bonnie of Lee's Summit, Mo.; son Terry and wife Sara, of Nevada; daughter Sheila and husband Jess Burrous, of Amsterdam, Mo.; son Kevin and wife Nancy, of Nevada; brother Charles and wife Beverly, of Nevada, and half-brother Louis Dungan and wife Linda, of Nevada; four grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.. ...
Calvin Clark Russell (05/30/07)
Calvin Clark Russell, 85, Nevada, Mo., passed away Saturday, May 26, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. He was born Oct. 9, 1921, in Deerfield, to John Calvin Russell and Nellie Eunice Baynes Russell. He married Jeanette Pilcher from Milo, on Dec. 4, 1946. in Fort Scott, Kan., and she survives of the home after 60 happy years together...
Gladys Delma Kenney (05/30/07)
Gladys Delma Kenney passed away May 25, 2007, at Bates County Memorial Hospital. She was born on Nov. 15, 1910, in Rich Hill, to Claude McQuitty and Hilda Schultz McQuitty. Gladys graduated Rich Hill High School in 1929. She was united in marriage on Sept. ...
Norma Louise Johnson (05/30/07)
Norma Louise Johnson, 75 of Webb City, Mo., formerly of Pittsburg, Kan., died at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2007, at Webb City Health and Rehabilitation Center in Webb City, Mo. Norma was born February 23, 1932 in Goodman, MO to Merritt G. and Ethel A. (Carl) Swaim. She attended area schools, graduating from Ft. Scott High School with the class of 1950...
Leona Michelle "Shelley" Sands (05/22/07)
Leona Michelle "Shelley" Sands, 39, Pittsburg, Kan., formerly of Nevada, died on Friday, May 18, 2007, at her home in the Pittsburg. Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Margaret L. Carpenter (05/18/07)
Margaret L. Carpenter, 78, of Arma, Kan., died at 2:58 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, 2007, at Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center, Pittsburg, Kan. She was born March 23, 1929, Deerfield, Mo., the daughter of Arthur and Almeda Burris Bowles. Mrs. Carpenter was a homemaker who lived in the Arcadia-Arma area most of her life. ...
Roderick D. Friend (05/17/07)
Roderick D. Friend, 95, Nevada, Mo., passed away on May 15, 2007, at Medicalodge of Nevada. He was born Oct. 13, 1911, in Kansas City, Mo., to Albert Sidney Friend and Grace Isobel Sutherland Friend. He married Marjorie Evelyn Myers on Nov. 17, 1934, in Kansas City, Mo., and she preceded him in death...
Betty June Lewallen (05/16/07)
Betty June Lewallen, 74, Lamar, Mo., died Monday, May 14, 2007, at her daughters home in Bronaugh, Mo., after a short illness. She was born Aug. 1, 1932, in Taney County, Mo., to Carl and Ruby Friend. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 18, at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Lamar, Mo. Visitation will be Thursday, May 17, from 6-7 p.m...
Ruth B. Cropp (05/16/07)
Ruth B. Cropp, 83, Nevada, Mo., formerly of Normandy, Mo., passed away May 13, 2007, at the Barone Care Center. She was born Sept. 13, 1923, near Gordonville, Mo., to Alvin and Elsie (Graden) Grossheider. Ruth was the third of eight daughters and grew up milking cows with her seven sisters on a dairy farm near Gordonville in southeast Missouri. ...
Judith "Judy"Ann Coyle (05/15/07)
Judith "Judy"Ann Coyle, 62, Nevada, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 13, 2007, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. She was born Nov. 22, 1944, in Lyndon, Kan., to Ervie Cramer and Irene Laverta Long Cramer. She was united in marriage to Richard "Dick" Coyle in California on Oct. 4, 1962. The family lived in California for 25 years before relocating to Nevada in 1995...
Merylin Leon Colvin (05/15/07)
Merylin Leon Colvin, age 73, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2007. He was born April 24, 1934, in Richards, Mo. Merylin grew up and attended school in Nevada, Mo. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Nevada. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him and whom he loved. He loved Jesus and was looking forward to his heavenly home...
Raymond Comstock (05/13/07)
Raymond Comstock, 77, Coffeyville, Kan., died Friday, May 11, 2007, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Topeka, Kan. Services will be announced at a later date by the Cheney Witt Chapel, Bronson, Kan.
Willis William "Bill" Hill (05/13/07)
Willis William "Bill" Hill, 92, of Fort Scott, passed away Friday morning, May 11, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born Nov. 25, 1914, the son of William "Will" and Mattie (Karnes) Hill. Bill served in the United States Army, and was an auto mechanic, owning and operating his own business...
Kent Buford (05/13/07)
Kent Buford, of Fort Scott, passed away Thursday May 10, 2007, at St. Luke's in Kansas City, Mo., at the age of 57. Kent was born on July 25, 1949, in Fort Scott, Kan., to George "Art" and Lucille (Brennan) Buford, who owned Art's Fruit Market in Belltown...
Frank Eugene McGee (05/11/07)
Frank Eugene McGee was born Nov. 17, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Eugene Elwin and Roberta Isabel (Stagg) McGee. He passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at his home in Rich Hill, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was united in marriage to Sara B. Watson on April 18, 1970, in Rich Hill, and to this union two children were born...
Frank E. McGee (05/10/07)
Frank E. McGee, 59, Rich Hill, Mo., died May 9, 2007, at his home in Rich Hill. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 11, at 2 p.m., at the Heuser Funeral Home with burial and military rites in the Green Lawn Cemetery, Rich Hill. The family will receive friends today from 7-8 p.m., at the funeral home...
Elsie G. Headrick (05/09/07)
Elsie G. Headrick, 82, Richards, Mo., passed away Monday, May 7, 2007, at her home following a brief illness. She was born April 13, 1925, in Stotesbury, Mo., to Roy Wagner and Lucy Ann Hair Wagner. She married Walter Roy Headrick on April 13, 1944, in Fort Scott, Kan., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 2004...
Robert Lee Armstrong (05/08/07)
Robert Lee Armstrong, 99, Tacoma, Wash., formerly of Nevada, Mo., passed away on May 2, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tacoma following a recent illness. He was born May 16, 1907, in Nevada, to Commandore Perry Armstrong and Mabel Phillips Armstrong. He married Margaret White on March 7, 1945, in Leavenworth, Kan., and she preceded him in death in 1988...
Lawrence Monroe Lawson (05/06/07)
Lawrence Monroe Lawson, age 79, formerly of Schell City, Mo., was born May 22, 1927, in Greeley, Colo., to Harrison Voll and Viola May (Hollingsworth) Lawson. He passed away April 25, 2007, at the Lee's Summit Hospital in Lee's Summit, Mo. Memorial services were held at 10:30 am., Saturday, May 5, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Schell City, with bro. Tim Brewer officiating. Interment was at the Green Lawn Cemetery, Schell City...
Irene Frances Wilson (05/06/07)
Irene Frances Wilson, age 97, Bronson, Kan., died Thursday, May 3, 2007, at Moran Manor in Bronson. She was born Dec. 2, 1909, to Clarence and Edna Thompson Haynes in Bronson. She was a lifelong resident of Bronson. She was baptized in Bronson on May 30, 1926. ...
Robert Lee Armstrong (05/06/07)
Robert Lee Armstrong, 99, Tacoma, Wash., formerly of Nevada, Mo., passed away on May 2, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tacoma following a recent illness. He was born May 16, 1907, in Nevada, to Commandore Perry Armstrong and Mabel Phillips Armstrong. He married Margaret White on March 7, 1945, in Leavenworth, Kan., and she preceded him in death in 1988...
Violet O. Humphrey (05/04/07)
Violet O. Humphrey, 90, of Hume, Mo., died Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City. Mo. She was born April 21, 1917, in Linn County, Kan., the daughter of George and Leona Graham Henne. She graduated from Hume High School. On Dec. ...
Gary Gene Gray (05/02/07)
Gary Gene Gray, 63, Sheldon, Mo., died Monday, April 30, 2007, at Barton Country Memorial Hospital, Lamar, after a lengthy illness. He was born March 10, 1944, in Girard, Kan., to Claude and Dora (Rodebush) Gray. Funeral services will be Friday, May 4, at 2 p.m., at Konantz-Warden Funeral Chapel, Lamar. Burial will be at Lake Cemetery in Lamar. Visitation will be Thursday, May 3, at the funeral home from 7-8 p.m...
Charles Leroy Murray (05/02/07)
Charles Leroy Murray, 80, Richards, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2007, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following an illness of several months. He was born Oct. 19, 1926, in Schell City, Mo., to Charles Albert Murray and Beulah Isabel Barbour Murray. He married Shirley Gene Barber on Jan. 21, 1951, in Rich Hill, Mo., and she survives of the home...
James Fowler Lutes (05/02/07)
James Fowler Lutes, 61, Wichita Kan., passed away on April 24, 2007, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Wichita, Kan., following a lengthy illness. He was born July 6, 1945, in Nevada, Mo., to James Forrest Lutes and Frances May Fowler Lutes...
James Fowler Lutes (05/01/07)
James Fowler Lutes, 61, Wichita Kan., passed away on April 24, 2007, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Wichita, Kan., following a lengthy illness. He was born July 6, 1945, in Nevada, Mo., to James Forrest Lutes and Frances May Fowler Lutes...