Obituaries from September 2008
Marjorie Ruth Hansen
Marjorie Ruth Hansen, 80, Harrisonville, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at St. Mary's Hospital in Blue Springs, Mo. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Atkinson Chapel, Harrisonville. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, at the chapel. Burial in Wills Cemetery, Peculiar, Mo...
Mary Helen Davis
Mary Helen Davis, 71, of Fort Scott, died early Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at Mercy Health System, Fort Scott. Arrangements will be announce by Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel.
Vicki Lyn Hawkins
Vicki Lyn Hawkins, 46, of Fort Scott, died unexpectedly, Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at Mercy Hospital Emergency Room, in Fort Scott. Funeral services will be announced by Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel.
Robert Lee Spillman
Robert Lee Spillman, 63, of Columbia, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008. He was born on Jan. 9, 1945, in Kansas City, Mo. the son of Lloyd Lee and Iva Lorene Spillman. He was united in marriage to Rose Mary Kleen on Oct. 17, 1964 in Metz, Mo. In addition to his wife Rose Mary, survivors include his parents of Camdenton, Mo.; daughter, Christina Catlett and husband Brian, of St. ...
Robert E. "Bob" Douglas
Robert E. "Bob" Douglas, age 90, of Lamar, passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin. Bob was born Sept. 28, 1917 in Lamar, the third son of Leonard and Mary (Lang) Douglas. He graduated from Lamar High School in 1935 and worked for Three Brothers Supply Store and Elgin Dermott Motors until his induction into the U.S. ...
Steven Robert Gayman
Steven Robert Gayman, 39, the youngest of Duane Robert and Shirley Faye (Gilliland) Gayman, was born Aug. 26, 1969, in El Dorado Springs, Mo.., and passed from this life on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008. Steve attended both elementary and high school in Schell City, Mo., graduating with the class of 1987. ...
Nina Maude Holmes
Nina Maude Holmes, passed away at the age of 87 years, on Sept. 19, 2008, at St. Francis Hospital. She was born Oct. 1, 1920, in Pleasanton, Kan., to Edgar Nathan and Bessie Belle Speakes. Nina united in marriage to Ned Holmes, on June 6, 1939, in Mound City, Kan. Ned preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 2008...
Linda R. Braun
Linda R. Braun, 57, of Independence, Mo., passed away, Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at her residence. Cremation is planned with a private family memorial services. Donations may be made to Kansas City Hospice or to Christian Family Services. Linda was born May 16, 1951, in Nevada, to James and Dorothy (Butts) Mesplay. ...
Willa (Buchanan) Gover
Willa (Buchanan) Gover, of Osceola, Mo., passed away Sept. 18, 2008, at the age of 91. She was born Dec. 19. 1916, in Osceola, Mo., to Warren Wesley Buchanan and Beulah Fay (Hursh). Willa's mother Beulah Fay "Boots" (Hursh) Buchanan died in 1918 in Montana during the influenza epidemic. ...
Steve Gayman, 39, of Walker, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at the Pentecostal Assembly of God Church, in Nevada, with brother Mark Harwell officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Maple and Second Street, Schell City. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, in Schell City...
Willa Fay (Buchanan) Gover
Mrs. Willa Faye (Buchanan) Gover, 91, of Taberville, Mo., died Sept. 18, 2008, in Nevada.
Funeral services will be today, at 10:30 a.m., at the Sheldon Funeral Home, in El Dorado Springs.
Karen Lynn McZegle
Karen Lynn McZegle, 63, of Sheldon, died, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, in Overland Park, Kan. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Sheldon Cemetery, in Sheldon, with Andrew Kirschner officiating. Friends may call now and until 1 p.m., on Saturday, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada...
Robert C. Damon
Robert C. Damon, 88, of Nevada, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Liberty Hospital. Services will held at 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 22, at Bethany Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Newton Burial Park, Nevada. Family visitation will be Sunday, Sept. 21, from 7 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Friends may call anytime after 3 p.m., Sunday...
Lt. Col. Fred Woodfin Wilmot
Lt. Col. Fred Woodfin Wilmot, 83, Carrollton, Texas, formerly of Nevada, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Medical City Dallas Hospital, Dallas, Texas. He was born Nov. 4, 1924, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Fred Allen Wilmot and Roberta Ladine Walton Wilmot of Richards, Mo. He attended Richards High School and college at Wentworth Military Academy, Cornell University, University of Arkansas and West Point...
John Rex Winters
John Rex Winters, 79, Nevada, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin, Mo., following a short illness. He was born Sept. 25, 1928, in Walker, Mo., to Rex Edward Winters and Lizzie Mae Nichols Winters. He married Dorothy Louise Mitts on March 23, 1949, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Fred Glenn Henry
Fred Glenn Henry, 76, Nevada, went to his heavenly home at 12:53 p.m. on Sept. 15, 2008, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo. Fred was born Feb. 2, 1932, in McNairy, Tenn., to Charlie H. Henry and Flora Floyd Henry. He married Jackie A. Goodman in September of 1993 in Joplin, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Fred Wayland Chapman
Fred Wayland Chapman was born Dec. 12, 1913, in Stroud, Okla., to Pleasant and Hattie Edmondson Chapman. He passed away from this life on Sept. 14, 2008, at the age of 94 years 9 months and 2 days. As a 2-year-old he moved with his family in a covered wagon from Oklahoma to Milford, Mo. His childhood spent in Milford and Lamar, Mo. The family relocated several times, but Fred's life was spent in Missouri except for about four years near Mound City, Kan...
Marjorie Minter Hart Carpenter
Marjorie Minter Hart Carpenter, 86, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. She was born Dec. 30, 1921, in Milo, Mo., to Benjamin Harrison Hart and Helen Kinkead Hart. She married Harold L. Carpenter on April 27, 1942, in Los Angeles, Calif., and he preceded her in death in February 1982...
Ardella T. Haman
Ardella T. Haman, 93, of Osawatomie, Kan., formerly of Mound City, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at her home. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, in Mound City, Kan. Visitation will he held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wedensday at the chapel. Interment will be in the Woodland Cemetery, in Mound City...
Raymond Lewis Murphy
Raymond Lewis Murphy, 83, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Freeman Health System East, Joplin, Mo., following a recent illness. He was born April 3, 1925, in Metz, Mo., to John Lee Murphy and Goldie Mae Stowers Murphy. Raymond was born and raised in this area and spent most all his life here. ...
Raymond Lewis Murphy
Raymond Lewis Murphy, 83, Nevada, died on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Freeman Health System East, Joplin, Mo. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Virginia Lee King Moss
Virginia Lee King Moss, 79, Willard, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008 at the Willard Care Center in Willard following a lengthy illness. She was born June 20, 1929, in Osage, Okla., to George William King and Bessie Cooley King. She married George Edgar Moss on April 25, 1947, in Siloam Springs, Ark., and he preceded her in death...
Paul Edgar Wilson
Paul Edgar Wilson (also known as, Vilas Manning Wilson Jr.), 85, of Nevada, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at St.John's Regional Medical Center, in Joplin. He aws born July 10, 1923, in Nevada. He was the son of Vilas M. Wilson and Marriah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hamer, who preceded him in death. On May 25, 1974, he married Barbara Ann Scroggin, daughter of Vernon and Zelma Scroggin, who survives him of the home...
Juanita Catherine "Doodle" Foreman
Juanita Catherine "Doodle" Foreman, 78, of Walker, Mo., passed away from this life Monday morning, Sept. 8, 2008, at her home north of Walker, after a tough battle with cancer. She was born on Oct. 31, 1929, to Oscar Amor Ketterman and Selma Catherine Young Ketterman. She married Russell Lee Foreman on May 27, 1946, in Fort Scott, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 2002...
William Joseph Krupinski
William Joseph Krupinski, 81, of Richards, Mo., passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at the Veteran's Hospital, in Kansas City, after a brief illness. Born in Sheridan, N.Y., Nov. 10, 1926, Mr. Krupinski was the son the late John P. Krupinski and Katherine (Kopacz) Krupinski...
Dana Alan Bowerman
Dana Alan Bowerman, age 42, of Fort Scott, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 7, 1965 in Springdale, Arkansas the son of Tom Bowerman and Edith Keehler Bowerman. He lived in Rogers, Ark., until he was seventeen then moving to Fort Scott. ...
Mary Ellen Campbell Meister
Mary Ellen Campbell Meister lost her battle with cancer and journed into the spirit world Sept. 3, 2008 at her home. Mary was born Dec. 20, 1944 in Pryor, Okla., and spent her childhood on a farm in Nevada, Mo., and her adulthood in Overland Park, Kan., Mary graduated from Northeast High School in Kansas City, Mo., in 1962. ...
Judy Shrewbury, 63, of Pittsburg, died, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, in Pittsburg. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 5, at Grubbs-Loyd Funeral home, in Gilmer, Texas. Interment will be at 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, at Moore Cemetery, in Nevada...
Mary Meister, 63, of Overland Park, Kan., died on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announce later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com.
Dale Edward White
Dale Edward White, 72, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., passed away, Aug. 29, 2008, at the Barone Alzheimer's Care Center, in Nevada. Dale was born Feb. 11, 1936, in Milo, to Nelson and Myrl (Huff) White. He was the oldest of five boys. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1953. ...
Hazel Eveline Reed
Hazel Eveline Reed, 85, Bronaugh, Mo., passed away on Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at her home. She was born on Oct. 16, 1922, in Snyder, Texas, to John Wiley Smith and Tishey Lue Rodman Smith. She was married to Henry Clay Reed who preceded her in death...
Hazel Eveline Reed
Hazel Eveline Reed, 85, of Bronaugh, died, Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at her home. Graveside services were held at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Crestview Memorial Park Cemetery, in Wichita Falls, Texas. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Larry Joe "Bub" Clements
Larry Joe "Bub" Clements, 45, Deerfield, Mo.. passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, unexpectedly at his home. He was born April 10, 1963, in Fort Scott, to Larry Joe Clements Sr. and Diane Elaine Lang Clements. He was married Dec. 17, 2001, in Miami, Okla., to Kenna S. Klumpp and she survives of the home...