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Obituaries from June 2007

Louisa May Tyler (06/27/07)
Louisa May Tyler, 41, Bronaugh, Mo., died Friday, June 22, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Mo. She was born Feb. 27, 1966, in El Dorado Springs, Mo., to Robert R. Martin and Donna R. Rolando. She was married to Curtis Tyler and he lives in the state of California...
Elizabeth Mae Jones (06/26/07)
Elizabeth Mae Jones, 70, Kansas City North, passed away June 21, 2007, at North Kansas City Hospital. She was born Nov. 5, 1936, in Gardner, Kan., and had lived in Kansas City for the past 41 years. Survivors include a son, Ron Jones of Cameron, Mo.; a daughter, Becky Osborn and husband Mark of Kansas City; grandchildren, Cindy and David, Christi and Brad, Ronye, Darryl and Christine; a great-grandson, Bradley; a brother and sister-in-law, James and Lois Cooper, Lincoln, Ill.; and a special aunt, Thelma Merritt, Nevada, Mo. ...
Hubert Leslie Rothenberger (06/22/07)
Hubert Leslie Rothenberger, age 80, of Schell City, Mo., the son of Paul Mark Rothenberger and Irma Ida Westphall Rothenberger, was born May 11, 1927, In Osborne, Kan., and passed away on June 20, 2007, at St. John's hospital in Joplin, Mo. At an early age, Les along with his family moved to the Green Ridge, Mo., area where he spent his childhood. ...
Betty Ruth Lowry (06/22/07)
Betty Ruth Lowry, 74, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2007, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a brief illness. She was born Dec. 17, 1932, in Cedar County, Mo., to Thomas Jefferson Day and Edna Ryan Day. She married James Monroe Lowry on March 8, 1993, in Miami, Okla. He preceded her in death in December 2006...
Robert Irvin Wood (06/21/07)
Robert Irvin Wood, 63, Springfield, Mo., died Wednesday, June 20, 2007, in Springfield, after a long illness. He was born April 27, 1944, in the home in Vernon County, Mo., to George A. Wood and Frances M. Wood. He was married in 1992 to Brenda Wood and she preceded him in death in 2001...
Leroy O. "Roy" Breiner (06/19/07)
Leroy O. "Roy" Breiner, 72, passed away June 14, 2007, at St. Lukes Hospital from a long term illness. Roy was born March 27, 1935, in Butler, Mo. He married Marlene Butler on July 3, 1954. They were happily married for 52 years. He is survived by his wife, Marlene Breiner; son, Chris Breiner and his wife, Trish; grandson Brandon; daughter, Gena Phillips and her husband, Jeff; grandsons, Connor and Ryan; sister, Juddie Young; sister-in-law, Virginia Moore; and several nieces and nephews of Nevada. ...
Adolph James Soukup (06/19/07)
Adolph James Soukup, 80, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2007, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born May 18, 1927, in Kanopolis, Kan., to Adolph J. Soukup and Mildred Vondra Soukup. He married Mary E. Raddy on March 8, 1947, in Fort Scott, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Douglas Dee Pettibon (06/19/07)
Douglas Dee Pettibon, 59, Flemington, Mo., formerly of Nevada, Mo., passed away at his home on Saturday, June 16, 2007, following a short illness. He was born April 7, 1948, in Nevada, to Homer D. Pettibon and Alice Pauline Kash Pettibon. He married Sharon Pilcher Pettibon on Aug. 24, 1972, and she survives of the home...
Jack B. Wagner (06/15/07)
Jack B. Wagner, 79, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 3, 1927, in Scottville, Mich., to John J. Wagner and Martha Bertran Wagner. He married Emily Roberta Zaring Long on Nov. 7, 1974, in Anchorage, Alaska, and she survives of the home...
Kenneth Dale Rogers (06/15/07)
Kenneth Dale Rogers, 65, Houston, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at West Oaks Rehab Center In Houston. He was born Dec. 31, 1941, in Boonville, Mo., to Earl Rogers and Lucille Webster Rogers. He and Amelia Ann Milligan were married on Jan. 11, 2006, in Houston, and she survives of the home...
Kenneth Dale Rogers (06/14/07)
Kenneth Dale Rogers, 65, Houston, Texas, died Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at West Oaks Rehab Center in Houston. Family information will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, June 15, at Lakeside Assembly Church, Pittsburg, Mo., near Bolivar, Mo. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m., at the church prior to the service. Interment will follow in the Rinehart Cemetery, Metz, Mo...
John "Jack" B. Wagner (06/14/07)
John "Jack" B. Wagner, 79, Nevada, Mo., died Thursday, June 14, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Martha Carrier (06/13/07)
Martha Carrier, 80, Harwood, Mo., died Monday, June 11, 2007, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 14, at the Harwood Methodist Church in Harwood. Visitation will be held from 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Schell City...
Mary Arnold Delehanty (06/13/07)
Mary Arnold Delehanty, 75, Martinez, Calif., passed away at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Walnut Creek, Calif., on June 6, 2007, following a long illness. Mary was born Nov. 28, 1931, in Atascadero, Calif., to Guy and Grace Skinner Arnold. She was a resident of Martinez for over 40 years...
Robert Andrew Elder (06/12/07)
Robert Andrew Elder, 81, St. James, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2007, at the St. James Veterans' Home in St. James. He was born Sept. 17, 1925, in Nevada, to James Calvin Elder and Sarah Bays Elder. Mr. Elder grew up in Nevada. He served in the Merchant Marines for 50 years and returned to Nevada. He has resided in St. James, the past three years. Mr. Elder enjoyed telling seafaring stories and dabbling in real estate...
Larry Wayne Gooden Sr. (06/12/07)
Larry Wayne Gooden Sr., 46, was taken to his heavenly home on June 8, 2007, after losing a very brave and valiant battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 5, 1960, to James Austin and Mary Karleena (Blackmon) Gooden. He attended El Dorado Springs schools his entire life, graduating in May 1979...
Betty Ann (Yurk) Overton (06/12/07)
Betty Ann (Yurk) Overton, 80, Nevada, Mo., passed away on June 10, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Joplin following a brief illness. Betty was born on Jan. 29, 1927, to Samuel and Maude (Pike) Yurk in Milwaukee, Wis. She was united in marriage to Denzel R. Overton who preceded her in death on March 23, 2000...
Wanda Sue Hurt (06/12/07)
Wanda Sue Hurt, 52, of Pittsburg, Kan., passed away at 2:20 p.m., Thursday, June 7, 2007, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 4, 1954, in Wichita, Kan., to Robert and Patsy Sue Daugherty Janes. She attended Pittsburg schools and graduated from Pittsburg High School. She had lived in Wichita, Moundville, and Pittsburg, where she spent most of her child and adult life. On March 8, 1973, she married Dennis Ray Hurt at Pittsburg. He survives at the family home...
Dawson Jimmy Williams (06/08/07)
Dawson Jimmy Williams, 64, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 26, 1942, in Metz, Mo., to Dawson Roy Williams and Hazel Lucille Kleitz Williams. Mr. Williams was born and reared in this area and spent most all of his life here. He made his living as a mechanic primarily in the heavy equipment and agricultural area...
Lewis Bourassa Adams (06/07/07)
Lewis Bourassa Adams, 95, Nevada, Mo., died on Tuesday, June 5, 2007, at Aberdeen Village Presbyterian Manor in Olathe, Kan. Lewis was born July 21, 1911, in the rural Liberal, Mo., area to Timothy K. Adams and Flora Dot Ziegler Adams. Lewis married Marie Juanita Hope on March 20, 1935, and they continued a happy life together until Marie's death in 2004, after almost 70 years of marriage...
DeNita Marie Hutchens (06/06/07)
DeNita Marie Hutchens, 46, Schell City, Mo., passed away on Monday, June 4, 2007, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born on July 5, 1960, in Nevada, Mo., to Dixie Lee Dickason Hendricks. She married Tracy G. Hutchens on Dec. 12, 1999, in Las Vegas, Nev., and he survives of the home...
Dorothy Marie Inwood Snow (06/05/07)
Dorothy Marie Inwood Snow, 83, passed away on June 3, 2007, at the Foxwood Springs Care Center, Raymore, Mo. Dorothy was an active member of the Lee's Summit Christian Church. She is survived by three daughters, Kay Carder, Sue Looney, and Julie Martin; one son, Bill Snow; nine grandchildren; two step grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and seven step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, T.R. Snow and one son, Robert...
Johnnie L. Luther (06/05/07)
Johnnie L. Luther, 72, passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 3. 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Mo. He was born on Feb. 22, 1935, in Rich Hill, Mo., to John F. Luther and Ida Elizabeth Gamble. He married Betty I. Greer on Aug. 23, 1964, in Schell City, Mo., and she survives of the home...