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Obituaries from April 2008

Erma L. Brownsberger (04/29/08)
Erma L. Brownsberger passed away at Nevada Regional Medical Center, on April 27, 2008, at the age of 87. She was born Aug. 14, 1920, to Willard R. West and Goldie A. (Wigger) West, in St. Clair County, Mo. She married Eddie Munsterman, in Montrose, Mo., on Feb. 15, 1938, and to this union six children were born. She later married Ted Brownsberger...
Zelma Lankford Hernod Kimbrell (04/29/08)
Zelma Lankford Hernod Kimbrell, 87, of Kearney, Mo., passed away Friday, April 25, 2008, at the Liberty Hospital, in Liberty, Mo. She was born June 3, 1920, in Rich Hill, to Lewis Wesley Lankford and Winifred Eve Willis Lankford. She married Roy Herndon on Aug. 10, 1914 and he preceded her in death Sept. 23, 1977. She then married Claude Kimbrell, June 15, 1979, and he preceded her in death Nov. 20, 1989...
Dale Burton Chesney (04/26/08)
Dale Burton Chesney, 82, passed away at his home Wednesday evening, April 23, 2008, following a lingering illness. Born in Fort Scott, he was the son of William James and May Lynch Chesney. He attended school in Fort Scott; and after completing one year at Fort Scott Junior College, enlisted as a cadet in the Naval Air Corps in 1943 in which he served two and a half years during World War II. ...
Jewel V. Long (04/25/08)
Jewel V. Long, 90, of rural Nevada, passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2008, at Nevada Regional Medcial Center following a brief illness. She was born Nov. 22, 1917, to O.C. Null and Janie Elliott Null. She married Rex Franklin Fleming on April 1936, in Butler, and he preceded her in death in 1965. She later married John L. Long in March 1973, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death in July 1997...
Barbara Virginia Kearby (04/24/08)
Barbara Virginia Kearby passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2008. Barbara was born on Nov. 27, 1929, in Dixon, Ill. Barbara spent the majority of her life in San Francisco, Calif., and El Dorado Springs, before moving to the Nevada area in the early 1990s...
Judith Vinzant (04/24/08)
Judith Vinzant, of rural Nevada, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2008, as result of complications from a sudden illness. Judy was born on April 13, 1940, and is survived by her husband of 50 years, Donald Vinzant; and six children Donna Rivard, of Bronaugh, Debora McDannald, of Walker, Diana Hastings, of Nevada, Lora Vinzant, of Denver, Colo., Mark Vinzant, of Nevada, and Jaoquin Vinzant, of Springfield...
Mary A. Houghton, (04/24/08)
Mary A. Houghton, 73, of Mulberry, died at 12:29 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center, in Pittsburg, Kan. Mrs. Houghton was born April 3, 1935, at Mulberry, the daughter of Karl W. and Myrtle A. Walker Hoop. Mary was a homemaker and also worked at Home Health Care. ...
Melvin Lee Cole (04/22/08)
Mr. Melvin Lee Cole, age 76, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2008, at St. John's Regional Health Center, in Springfield, Mo. Mr. Cole was a longtime El Dorado Springs area resident and a retired printer. A month local survivors is his wife Maxine, of the home; two sons, L.C. "Lalan" and Gary, both of El Dorado Springs; one daughter, Mrs. Myran Beydler, of El Dorado Springs; one brother, Jim Cole and his wife Sue, of Lamar; and six grandchildren...
Barbara Nikodim (04/23/08)
Barbara Nikodim, age 72, of Nevada, died Monday, April 21, 2008. Visitation will be held 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, at Hackleman Funeral Home. Services will be held 10 a.m., on Thursday, April 24, at Hackleman Funeral Home, in El Dorado Springs. Interment will follow in Virgil City Cemetery...
Timothy Earl Satterfield (04/22/08)
Timothy Earl Satterfield, 46, of Bronaugh, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 20, 2008, in Bronaugh. He was born June 18, 1961, in Liberal, Kan., to Aaron R. Satterfield and Betty L. Earl Satterfield. He married Shannon Walton on July 11, 1990, in Bronaugh, and she survives of the home...
Loyd Ronald "Ronny" Overman (04/22/08)
Loyd Ronald "Ronny" Overman, age 65, of Sheldon, passed away on April 19, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, following a lengthy illness. He was born on July 1, 1942, in Nevada, to William Loyd Overman and Edith Edeana Chrisenbery Overman. He married Marilyn Wallace on Nov. 30, 1962, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Gale L. Carpenter (04/22/08)
Gale L. Carpenter, 61, of Nevada, formerly of Bronaugh, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2008, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, following a lengthy illness. He was born Feb. 6, 1947, in Nevada, to Harold Franklin Carpenter and Ollie Maurine Smith Carpenter...
Herbert Ralph Leatherman (04/22/08)
Herbert Ralph Leatherman, age 79, of Walker, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2008, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, in Joplin, following a short illness. He was born on Dec. 4, 1928, in River Stix, Ohio, to Noah H. and Ida E. Leatherman. On Aug. 3, 1952, he was married to Violet Mae Wenger and to this union his seven children were born. Violet preceded Herbert in heath on Nov. 8, 1965. On April 17, 1966, he was married to Tena Schmidt and she survives of the home...
Marie Thorton Tuck (04/19/08)
Marie Thorton Tuck, 82, of Lamar, died at 4:40 p.m., Thursday, April 17, 2008 at St. John's Medical Center, Joplin. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 20, at Konantz-Warden Funeral Home. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, April 21, at Konantz-Warden Funeral Home, in Lamar. Burial will be in Lake Cemetary, in Lamar...
John P. Musick (04/18/08)
John P. Musick, age 64, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away at his home, Tuesday, April 15, 2008. John was born March 27, 1944, in Kansas City. He was adopted at age 4 by Lola and Ike Musick. He attended and graduated from Nevada High School. John was a member of the United States Air Force from 1962 to 1966, and served one year over seas in Korea. ...
Emily Waitley (04/16/08)
Emily Waitley, 90, Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. She was born April 10, 1918, at Akron, Colo., to Leonard Malachi Batterson and Alice Ruth Reynolds Batterson, She married Orville Waitley on May 26, 1936, in Akron, Colo. He preceded her in death in 1996...
Robert Murry Wingate (04/16/08)
Robert Murry Wingate, 88, of Schell City, the youngest son of Ralph Mason and Lorinda Gertrude (Current) Wingate, was born Feb. 27, 1929, in Nevada, and passed from this life at 3:55 a.m., on Saturday, April 12, 2008, at the Ellett Memorial Hospital, in Appleton City, Mo...
Ertis E. Brown (04/15/08)
Ertis E. Brown, age 99, formerly of Vernon County, died Saturday, April 12, 2008, at the Appleton City Manor, in Appleton City, Mo. She was born on Dec. 14, 1908, in Vernon County to Guy and Sallie Ann Thompson Kiger. On Aug. 3, 1925, she was married in Stockton, Mo., to Everett Vandenburg and he preceded her in death in 1953, to this union four children were born. She later married Eddie Brown in 1957 and he preceded her in death in 1954...
Calvin Custer Thomas (04/12/08)
Calvin Custer Thomas, age 84, resident of rural Fort Scott, died Thursday, April 10, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 24, 1923, in Canadian County, Okla., the son of Lloyd Thomas and Sibyl Roush Thomas. Calvin married Virginia M. Maxon, on Aug. 22, 1986, in Reno, Nev. ...
Hannah Pearl Brown McMillen (04/12/08)
Hannah Pearl Brown McMillen, age 101, former resident of Fort Scott, died late Thursday, April 10, 2008, at the Country View Nursing Home, in Prescott, Kan. She was born April 10, 2007, in Union Town, Kan., the daughter of Thomas Jackson Ballah and Laura Loretta Bailey Ballah. ...
Stanley Lee Brittingham (04/10/08)
Stanley Lee Brittingham, 84, Nevada, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada, following a brief illness. Stanley was born in Pleasanton, Kan., Nov. 19, 1923, to Sherman Arthur Brittinghan and Bertha Matilda Burke Brittingham. He was married Nov. 13, 1943 in Butler, to Bertha Louise Evans. She preceded him in death March 11, 2008, after their marriage of 64 years...
Norman Dean German (04/08/08)
Norman Dean German, age 71, resident of Fort Scott, went to be with his personal Lord and Savior, Friday, April 4, 2008, at Mercy Health Center. He was born March 6, 1937, in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Oral George German and Iva Pottorff German. He married Patricia Ann King, Dec. ...
R.C. Campbell (04/05/08)
R.C. Campbell, age 69, resident of 701 Fairway, Fort Scott, died unexpectedly late Wednesday, April 2, 2008, of a heart attack, in Goodyear, Ariz., while visiting friends. He was born Oct. 14, 1938, in Fort Scott, the son of Roscoe C. Campbell and Mary Bernice Browning Campbell. ...
Opal Eileen Jackson (04/05/08)
Opal Eileen Jackson 86 of Fort Scott, died Friday morning, April 4, 2008, at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. She was born April 23, 1921, in Ulman, Mo., the daughter of Leander Chadwick and Adeline Curry (Williams) Colvin. She married Mack Christy, Dec. 24, 1936, in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death March 6, 1966. She later married John J. Jackson, Aug. 22, 1968, and he preceded her in death Sept. 17, 1996...
Oma Mitchell (04/05/08)
Oma Mitchell, 98, of Fort Scott, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2008, at the Fort Scott Medicalodge. She was born Oct. 6, 1909, in Garland, Kansas, the daughter of John William and Minnie June (Brown) Stroud. She married Chester D. Mitchell Feb. 23, 1927 in Girard, Kan. He preceded her in death Dec. 17, 2004...
Mary Wanda Prine (04/04/08)
Mary Wanda Prine, 80, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2008, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada, following an illness of several weeks. She was born Jan. 11, 1928, in Oklahoma to Tom Springer and Martha Greemore Springer. She married Jim Prine on Feb. 7, 1948, in Wheatland, Mo., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 2006...
Ella Rebecca Piotrowski (04/04/08)
Ella Rebecca Piotrowski, 92, of Nevada, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2008, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada, following an illness of several months. She was born Dec. 5, 1915, in Metz, to George Kessler and Nellie Nordruft Kessler. She married Grant Piotrowski in 1945 and he preceded her in death in 1970...
Kenton Tyler Stoddard (04/04/08)
Kenton Tyler Stoddard passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2008, at Menorah Hospital, Overland Park, Kan. He was born Sept. 5, 1970, in Nevada. He received his Master's Degree in Economics from Central Missouri State University. He worked at Midland Loan Services, Overland Park, Kan., from September 1998 until his death. ...
Wenona Carol Wagner (04/03/08)
Wenona Carol Wagner, age 61, of Joplin, passed away March 21, 2008, at 11:40 a.m., at the home of her daughter. She was born in Flagler, Colo., June 12, 1946, to Delbert Ivan Harth and Opal Belle Herriette Livingston Harth. She moved to Richards, in 1948. She attended school in Richards. She married Robert Lee Wagner, on Dec. 22, 1962, in Nevada. They divorced in 1978. To this union their only child, Deborah Lea Wagner, was born...
Ellen Maxine Race (04/01/08)
Ellen Maxine Race, age 77 of Nevada, passed away at her home on Saturday, March 29, 2008, following a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 25, 1931, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Arlie Raney and Margaret M. Killion Raney. On Jan. 28, 1974, she was married in Kansas City, Mo., to Wayne L. Race and he survives of the home...
Norman Virgil Berry (04/01/08)
Norman Virgil Berry, 94, of Hamilton, Mo., passed away Saturday, March 29, 2008, at the Hillcrest Nursing Home, in Hamilton, following a brief illness. He was born Sept. 5, 1913, in Cole Camp, Mo., to James Washington Berry and Martha Merchant Berry. He was married April 22, 1938, in Nevada, to Mildred Elizabeth Hinds and she survives of the home...
Lloyd Alfred Diehl (04/01/08)
Lloyd Alfred Diehl, grandson of German and Swiss immigrants died Saturday, March 29, 2008, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. He was born to John Henry and Rose Caroline Fuchs Diehl on April 30, 1920, in Pleasant Gap, Mo. The youngest of four children, he led a typical farm boy's life as he grew up. He attended Bever School and Rich Hill High School...