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Obituaries from March 2009

Roy A. Klingman (03/31/09)
Roy A. Klingman, 81, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2009, in Independence, Mo. He is survived by daughters, Rosalie Thomas, Fallon, Nev., and Karen Culey, Independence, Mo.; son, Michael Klingman, San Jose, Calif., and daughter, Theresa Klingman, San Jose, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren...
Kevin James Radspinner (03/31/09)
Kevin James Radspinner, 37, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2009, at his home in Nevada. He was born Aug. 8, 1971, in Fort Carson, Colo., to John Alfred Radspinner and Kandita Kay Cunningham Radspinner. Kevin was born in Fort Carson, Colo., but grew up in this area. ...
Lewis Edward Mauer Jr. (03/31/09)
Lewis Edward Mauer Jr., 50, Nevada, died Saturday, March 28, 2009, at his residence following a brief illness. He was born Oct. 9, 1958, in Butler, Mo., to Lewis Edward Mauer Sr. and Neoma Sue Carpenter Mauer. Lewis was born and reared in this area and spent most all of his life here. ...
Matilda Virginia (Thomas) Hutton (03/31/09)
Matilda Virginia (Thomas) Hutton, daughter of William H. and Dona I. Zetta (Slocum) Thomas, was born on July 14, 1919, at the family farm on the St. Clair /Henry County Line northeast of Appleton City, Mo. She passed away at Willow Lane Care Center, in Butler, Mo., on March 24, 2009, at the age of 89 years...
Ruth Anita Frazee (03/31/09)
Ruth Anita Frazee, 69, Nevada, passed away on March 30, 2009, at Barton County Memorial Hospital, Lamar, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 22, 1939, in Elkhorn, Wis., to Andrew Nelson and Helen Marie Shufelt Nelson. She married John Frazee on July 11, 1978, in Rich Hill, Mo., and he survives of the home...
Donald Lee Weakley (03/31/09)
Donald Lee Weakley died March 29, 2009, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. He was born in Nevada, June 16, 1928, to Glenn and Grace Burris Weakley. He attended Nevada schools, graduating from Nevada High School in 1946. He then attended Central Methodist College. Mr. Weakley served in the Army from 1951 to 1953 and was stationed in the Data Operations Center in Japan...
Elizabeth Berry (03/31/09)
Elizabeth Berry, 94, Hamilton, Mo., formerly of Moundville, Mo., passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Hillcrest Manor in Hamilton following a short illness. She was born March 10, 1915, in Moundville, Mo., to Clifford Lee Hinds and Julia Ann Fordyce Hinds. She married Norman V. Berry, on April 22, 1938, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on March 29, 2008...
Betty Ann Buckner (03/31/09)
Betty Ann Buckner, 64, Nevada, died Friday, March 27, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada. She was born July 4, 1944 in Nevada, to George W. Buckner and Addie Mae Ellifrits Buckner. Betty lived most of her life in the Nevada, Vernon County area. She liked dancing, the outdoors, and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed her flower gardening...
Robert Daniel "Bob" Baird (03/28/09)
Robert Daniel "Bob" Baird, age 62, former resident of Fort Scott and more recently of Gardner, Kan., died Thursday, March 26, 2009, in Gardner. He was born Dec. 19, 1946 in Washington, Kan., the son of Floyd Malcolm Baird and Margaret Dorothy Wohler Baird. ...
Kevin James Radspinner (03/27/09)
Kevin James Radspinner, 37, of Nevada, died on Thursday, March 19, 2009, at his home in Nevada. A memorial closure wll be held from 4-8 p.m., on Saturday, April 4, 2009, in the Nevada Elks Lodge basement. Family and friends are invited to attend. Services are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada...
Myrtle Columbine Allen (03/17/09)
Myrtle Columbine Allen, 85, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, March 16, 2009, at her home following a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 7, 1923, in Havana, Kan., to Melvin Thomas Swopes and Goldie Myrtle Norris Swopes. She married Elsie Richard Allen on Aug. 7, 1939, in Weaubleau, Mo., and he preceded her in death in 1970...
Raymond Wilbur McVicker (03/24/09)
Raymond Wilbur McVicker, age 92, died Sunday, March 22, 2009, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada, from complications of old age. He was born in Rich Hill, Bates County, Mo., and was the first of two sons born to James Elmer and Elizabeth Barbara Kamm McVicker. ...
Flora Delia Gibson (03/24/09)
Flora Delia Gibson, 74, Nevada, passed away Monday morning, March 23, 2009, as the result of an accident. She was born on Oct. 24, 1934, in Sargent, Ga., to Harris Arrington and Felmer Stitcher Arrington. At the age of 18, Flora moved to Kansas City from Georgia and later moved to Nevada in her 20s where she has lived ever since. Flora worked more than 30 years at Moore-Few nursing home in Nevada until her retirement. She later did private nursing care...
Larry Wayne Fleener (03/24/09)
Larry Wayne Fleener, 51, Nevada, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. He was born April 26, 1957, in Nevada, to Forest Leroy Fleener and Barbara Jean Cadman Diggins. Larry was born and raised in Nevada and spent most of his life here except for 10 years spent in Owensville, Mo. He made his living as a store manager in the grocery business. He liked to hunt and fish...
Mildred F. Pfund (03/24/09)
Mildred F. Pfund, 86, of Bronaugh, died on March 17, 2009, at the Pierce Manor, in Pierce, Neb. Graveside services were held on March 19, at 2 p.m., at Lawn Ridge Cemetery, in Coleridge, Neb. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Wintz Funeral Home, Coleridge, Neb...
Juanita "Jody" Clark (03/24/09)
Juanita "Jody" Clark, 77, of Nevada, died Monday, March 23, 2009, at her home. Service time is undetermined at this time. Obituary and family information will be published at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Evergreen Memorial Chapel...
Charles Russell Proffitt (03/21/09)
Charles was born in rural Ray County Mo., to Charles Henry and Anna Lee (Kern) Proffitt on July 15, 1927, and passed away on March 11, 2009, at Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs. Charles was a truck driver with Atlas Van Lines where he became an owner-operator. He drove over one million miles while employed with McCormack-Payton, Atlas Van Lines...
Nevel M. Turner (03/21/09)
Nevel M. Turner, 87, of Nevada, passed away Thursday March 19, 2009, in Grove, Okla. Nevel was born in Marion County, Ark., near Mountain Home, Ark. Nevel moved to Grove in January of this year to be taken care of by her son and his wife. She worked as a seamstress in Nelly Dawn Garment Factory in Nevada for many years...
Charles Lynn Smith (03/21/09)
Charles Lynn Smith, 54, of Decatur, Ill., passed away of an unexpected heart attack at 5:54 a.m., Friday, March 20, 2009, at Decatur Memorial Hospital. Services to celebrate Lynn's life will be held at 10 am Monday, March 23, in the Chapel of Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, conducted by Pastor Adam Cruse. ...
Matthew Scott Bogatay (03/21/09)
Matthew Scott Bogatay, 32, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, March, 18, 2009, at Perry, Okla. Matthew was born on July 10, 1976, in Dallas, Texas, the son of Steven and Jane Caolishaw Bogatay. Matthew worked for Mid-Continental Restorations Company, in Fort Scott. Matthew was reared in DeSoto, Kan., and graduated from DeSoto High School, in 1995, where he lived most of his life. He married Natasha Logan on Aug. 27, 2006, in Garrett, Kan...
Gladys Jane (Ainley) Robb (03/21/09)
Gladys Jane (Ainley) Robb, 77, of Stockton, Mo., passed this life on March 19, 2009, at Cedar County Memorial Hospital, in El Dorado Springs, after a long illness. Gladys was born to Thomas and Ruby Ainley on Nov. 15, 1931. She wed Tony Robb on April 4, 1959, and spent her life as a busy homemaker, wife and mother...
Geneva Fay Montgomery Meyers (03/20/09)
Geneva Fay Montgomery Meyers, 82, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Christian Health Care in Nevada. She was born Oct. 29, 1926, in Stockton, Mo., to Armel Rolla Montgomery and Amy Thelma Sledd Montgomery. She married Lohman L. Meyers on March 22, 1945, in Bolivar, Mo., and he preceded her in death on April 14, 1974...
Charless R. Profitt (03/14/09)
Charless R. Profitt, age 81, of Nevada, died March 11, 2009, at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital, in El Dorado Springs. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, March 16, at the United Methodist Chruch, in Schell City. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m., Monday prior to the services at the church. Friends may call after 1 p.m., today, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Green Lawn Cemetery, in Schell City...
Jon Alan Dunlap (03/14/09)
Jon Alan Dunlap, age 63, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at his home as the result of a house fire. He was born Aug. 2, 1945, in Fort Scott, the son of Nellie Lorene Gramling Dunlap. Following the death of his natural mother, he was adopted by Ralph and May Dunlap. Jon Alan, formerly worked for Bruce Marble and Granite and most recently for Superior Wheels in Pittsburg until ill health forced his retirement. He loved to work on cars...
Harold Dean Hewett (03/14/09)
Harold Dean Hewett, of the Presbyterian Village, Fort Scott, died Friday morning, March 13, 2009, at his residence. He was born Nov. 27, 1919, in Farlington, Kan., the son of Ivan E. Hewett and Ethel Williams Hewett. Dean was a 1936 graduate of Girard High School and attended Kansas State Teachers College, Pittsburg. ...
Maida Rae Pitts (03/13/09)
Maida Rae Pitts, age 93, passed away at her home on Tuesday, March 10, 2009. Maida Rae was a member of the Oakland Baptist Church and a retired self-employed beautician of 18 years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, the true matriarch of the Pitts family in every sense. ...
Ronald Wilson (Bud) Moreland (03/12/09)
Ronald Wilson (Bud) Moreland was born Sept. 24, 1929, in Butler, the son of Lloyd Wilson and Sally (Derr) Moreland. He passed away March 10, 2009, at the St. Joseph Medical Center, in Kansas City. Bud was an Army Veteran. He was united in marriage to his wife Judy, on Jan. 19, 1976, in Butler, Mo...
Anna Mae Rapp (03/12/09)
Anna Mae Rapp, 88, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at Christian Health Care in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born Dec. 22, 1920 in Liberal, Mo., to Richard Matthew Compton and Elizabeth Ward Compton. She married Paul Forest Rapp on May 24, 1940, in Fort Scott, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 2008...
Mark Andrew Liter (03/07/09)
Mark Andrew Liter, 31, Carl Junction, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2009. He was born July 14, 1977, in Nevada, to Wilson E. Liter and Susan S. Swager Liter. He married Amy M. Carlson on Dec. 19, 1999, in Indianola, Iowa, and she survives of the home...
Anthony (Tony) Mark Nimmo (03/11/09)
Anthony (Tony) Mark Nimmo, died on Monday, March 9, 2009. Funeral services for Anthony Mark Nimmo are schduled for 1 p.m., Thursday, March 12, at the Assembly of God Church, in El Dorado Springs, with brother Dana Taylor officiating. Arrangements for Mr. Nimmo were entrusted to the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, in Schell City...
Carolyn J. Boch (03/10/09)
Carolyn J. Boch, age 54, of El Dorado Springs, departed this life on March 8, 2009, after a long courageous battle with cancer. She is now resting peacefully with her Lord and savior. Carol was born on April 4, 1954, in Kansas City, Mo. She was the daughter of Carl and Marge Pettit. Her father, Carl Pettit preceded her in death...
Florence Christina Cousley (03/07/09)
Florence Christina Cousley, 93, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a brief illness. She was born on Nov. 15, 1915, in La Due, Mo., to James Newton Maddox and Lena Belle Gross Maddox. She married Joseph Batesman Cousley Jr., on Dec. 18, 1937, and he preceded her in death on March 26, 1991...
Ray M. Shepherd (03/07/09)
Ray M. Shepherd, 89, longtime resident, businessman and civic leader in Fort Scott, and founder of Ray Shepherd Motors, passed away Monday, March 2, 2009, at the Presbyterian Village in Fort Scott. He was born July 23, 1919 in Booneville, Mo., the son of Ivan R. and Grace (Shipley) Shepherd. He married Mary E. Hoover August of 1941...
John William Stockdale (03/07/09)
John William Stockdale, age 59, of rural Sheldon, Mo., passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 6, 2009, at his home. John was born July 23, 1949, in Lamar, to Lester "Ott" and Armilda (Elrod) Stockdale. A life-long Barton County resident, John attended Grange Country School and graduated from Sheldon High School in 1967. ...
James (Jim) E. Henderson (03/07/09)
James (Jim) E. Henderson, 72, passed away at Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care in Bradenton, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009. Jim was born on July 27, 1936 to Ed and Laura Henderson. Surviving are two brothers, Grover C. Henderson of The Villages, Fla. and Marvin L. Henderson of Fort Scott, Kan...
Margaret Yvonne Scott (03/06/09)
Margaret Yvonne Scott, 81, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2009, at Barone Alzheimer's Care Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born on Sept. 2, 1927, in Nevada, to Asahel Owen Church and Florence E. Roberts Church. She married Ray Leon Scott on Feb. 13, 1946, in Fort Scott, and he preceded her in death on March 29, 1995...
Monte Fox (03/05/09)
Monte Fox, 57, Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born Feb. 17, 1952, in Nevada, to Delmer William and Helen Marie Lehmkuhl Fox. He married Nancy M. Johnson on April 20, 1989, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Wally G. Neth (03/03/09)
Wally G. Neth, age 71, a resident of Fort Scott, died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at his home following a cancer illness. He was born June 10, 1937, at Fort Scott, the son of Holland "Bud" Neth and Marguerite Powell Neth. Wally married Geraldine Larsen on May 26, 1959, at Miami, Okla. ...
Ray O. "Rip" Van Winkle (03/03/09)
Ray O. "Rip" Van Winkle, age 84, resident of 1711 Westbury Lane, Fort Scott, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, in the Mercy Health Center Emergency Room. He was born May 25, 1924, in Lincoln, Neb., the son of Ray Van Winkle, Sr. and Minnie Wohlleneter Van Winkle. ...