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Obituaries from May 2009

Alice Lorena Cullison Gulliford (05/30/09)
Alice Lorena Cullison Gulliford, died on May 29, 2009. She was born June 13, 1916, in Fort Scott, to Samuel Isaac and Emma Frances Goble Cullison. The family moved to Bronaugh, Mo., in 1920, where Alice attended school, graduating in 1934.
Bertha Irene Thurman Morgan (05/30/09)
Bertha Irene Thurman Morgan, 83, of Fort Scott died, Friday May 22, 2009, at Mercy Health Center of Fort Scott. She was born Jan. 13, 1926, in Spring City, Tenn., the daughter of Jesse Carroll and Maggie Jane (Swafford) Thurman. She married Clarence Joseph "Joe" Morgan Nov. 7, 1947, in Rhea County, Tenn...
Elijah Doherty (05/30/09)
Elijah Doherty, 2, of Fort Scott, died Friday, May 29, 2009, at the St. Louis Children's Hospital, in St. Louis, where he had been awaiting a heart transplant. Funeral services for Elijah Doherty will be announced by Cheney-Witt Funeral Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott...
Arthur Leon Bailey (05/30/09)
Arthur Leon Bailey, 80, of Fort Scott, died Friday morning at his home. He was born June 21, 1928, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Cliff and Susie Mae (Endicott) Bailey. He married Rose Mary Clyburn Dec. 18, 1949, in Garland, Kan. She survives of the home...
Margaret Norman Martin (05/30/09)
Margaret Norman Martin, 96, died in Columbia, Mo., May 26, 2009. Margaret was born on June 6, 1912, in Nevada. She was the daughter of Clyde Churchell Norman, and Florence Palmer Norman. Margaret graduated from Nevada High School. She subsequently received an Associate of Arts degree in 1932, from Cottey College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1953, from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Master of Library Science degree in 1965, from the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill...
Chester Leroy Wolf (05/30/09)
Chester Leroy Wolf passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009, at Foxwood Springs Nursing Home, Raymore, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born Dec. 25, 1916, in Moline, Kan., to Albert Wolf and Jennie Wickham Wolf. He was married March 24, 1946, in Nevada, to Sarah Lorene Wolf and she preceded him in death Feb. 3, 2009...
Doris Noreen Hull Pettibon (05/30/09)
Doris Noreen Hull Pettibon, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009, at St. Luke's Hospital East in Lee's Summit, Mo. She was born Feb. 20, 1922 in Fort Scott, to John Wesley Hull and Viola "Dolly" Wiggins Hull. In 1940 she was married Quentin N. Pettibon in Kansas City, Mo., and he preceded her in death in July 1997, after 57 years of marriage...
Kylie Michelle Leyva (05/28/09)
Kylie Michelle Leyva, 14, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2009 at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. She was born May 27, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nev., to Richard Garcia Leyva and Danielle Johnson Leyva Stephenson. Kylie was born in Las Vegas and moved to California when she was a year old. She came to Nevada, three years ago and has resided here since. She loved music, her friends, and her phone. She was a typical teen...
Opal Margaret Akin Gould (05/28/09)
Opal Margaret Akin Gould, 94, Martinsburg, W.V., formerly of Nevada, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 25, 2009, at her residence. She was born May 15, 1915, to William Clay Akin and Maudie Viola Armes Scott Akin at Mountain View, Mo., Howell County. They moved to Vernon County on March 1, 1920. She married William Smith Gould in Nevada, on Sept. 22, 1939. To this union was born Nettie Marguerite and Bettie Katherine...
Kylie Michelle Leyva (05/27/09)
Kylie Michelle Leyva, 14, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Annie E. Reed (05/27/09)
Annie E. Reed, 18, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, MO. She was born Oct. 6, 1990, in Kansas City, Kan., to Robert Lynn Reed and Carol Jeanette Mason Reed. Annie was a member of the Nevada High School Class of 2009. She lived in Kansas City, Mo., and came to Nevada in 2004 with her family. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Nevada...
Walter Lee Pruitt (05/27/09)
Walter Lee Pruitt, 86, Nevada, passed away Friday, May 22, 2009, at Centerpoint Hospital, Independence, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born Dec. 14, 1922, in Kansas City, Mo., to Charles Leo Pruitt and Dora Marie Alflen Pruitt. He was married March 17, 1976, in Nevada, to Opal Louise Schonewetter...
Charles R. Cates (05/27/09)
Charles R. Cates, 75, of Kansas City and Schell City, died on Sunday, May 24, 2009, in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Thursday, May 28, 2009, at the Schell City Christian Church, in Schell City. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m., prior to the services at the church. Friends may call after 1 p.m., on Wednesday, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, in Schell City...
Elmer William "Bill" Barttrum (05/27/09)
Elmer William "Bill" Barttrum, 78, of Independence, Mo., passed away Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Centerpoint Medical Center. Graveside services will be 1 p.m., Thursday, May 28, 2009, in Berea Cemetery in Walker, Mo. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, at Carson-Speaks Chapel. Bill was born Dec. 20, 1930 in Sarcoxie, Mo., to Elmer Wesley and Stella Mary (Williams) Barttrum...
Chad Dwain Nelson (05/22/09)
Chad Dwain Nelson, 33, Nevada, died on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, in Nevada. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Peggy Patton Adams Ewing (05/21/09)
Peggy Patton Adams Ewing, 77, passed away Monday, May 18, 2009 in Columbia, Missouri. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 23, at Deepwood Cemetery, in Nevada, Mo. A memorial gathering in Columbia will be held at a later date. Mrs. ...
Lucille Heckadon (05/19/09)
Lucille Heckadon, 87, of Rich Hill, died on Thursday, May 14, 2009. Funeral Services were held on May 17, at 3 p.m., at Heuser Funeral Home, with Bill Perkey officiating. Interment followed at Greenlawn Cemetery, in Rich Hill. Arrangements were directed by Heuser Funeral Home...
Karl O'Brian Smith (05/19/09)
Karl O'Brian Smith, 40, Nevada, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a sudden illness. He was born March 12, 1969, in Houston, Mo., to Larry Ervin Smith and Brenda Gail Cantrell Smith. He married Vickie Sue Belford on September 14, 1996, in Great Bend, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Curtis Edwin Stoner (05/19/09)
Curtis Edwin Stoner, 48, Nevada, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2009, at his home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. He was born July 14, 1960, in Twentynine Palms, Calif., to James Edwin Stoner and Betty Jo Thomas Stoner. Curtis was the son of a Marine and lived in various places throughout his life prior to graduating from high school in Puerto Rico. ...
Kenneth Ray McClure (05/19/09)
Kenneth Ray McClure, age 62, a resident of Fort Scott, died Saturday, May 16, 2009, at his home following a cancer illness. Kenneth was born March 11, 1947, at Webb City, Mo., the son of Hunter Campbell McClure and Margaret Inez McClure. He graduated from Webb City High School in 1965. ...
Merita Fern Sheehy (05/14/09)
Merita Fern Sheehy, 61, of Fort Scott, passed away early Wednesday morning, May 13, 2009. She was born Sept. 26, 1947, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Ross and Bessie Fern (Ruby) Riley. Merita owned and operated R&R Building Supply from 1973 until 2004, and was a member of the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church...
Billy Don Edmonds (05/14/09)
Billy Don Edmonds, 61, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, following a lengthy illness. He was born April 16, 1948, in Butler, to William Donald Edmonds and Norma Frances Cole Edmonds. He married Marilyn Kay Grooms on Feb. 14, 1980, in Miami, Okla., and she survives of the home...
Roy William "Bill" Cliffman (05/13/09)
Roy William "Bill" Cliffman, 84, Nevada, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2009, at Medicalodge in Nevada following a sudden illness. He was born May 23, 1924, in Bronaugh, to Oliver Clinton Cliffman and Ruby Couch Cliffman. He married Hazel Lee Fletcher on Feb. 20, 1949, in Nevada, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 16, 1994...
Roy William "Bill" Cliffman (05/12/09)
Roy William "Bill" Cliffman, 84, Nevada, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2009, at Medicalodge in Nevada following a sudden illness. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home.
Joan Colgin Stewart (05/12/09)
Joan Colgin Stewart, 65, of rural Coffeyville, Kan., died Thursday, May 7, 2009, at St. John's Medical Center, Tulsa, Okla. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, May 14, at Penwell-Gabel Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel in Coffeyville with Evangelist David Bycroft officiating. ...
Clifford Schmidt (05/12/09)
Clifford Schmidt, 79, of Rich Hill, died Saturday, May 9, 2009, at Willow Lane Nursing Center, in Butler. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, at Bethany Mennonite Church, in Rich Hill. Visitation was Monday, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Bethony Mennonite Church. Burial will be at Bethany Mennonite Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Mennonite Church Benevolent Fund. Services are under the direction of Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel, of Butler...
Harold L. Swischer (05/12/09)
Harold L. Swischer, 97, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. He was born Jan. 17, 1912, in Moline, Kan., to Benjamin Swischer and Grace Lynam Derby Swischer. He married Doris Rader on March 12, 1937, in Kansas City, Mo., and she preceded him in death...
Jonathan Browning (05/12/09)
Jonathan Browning, 19, of Carthage, passed away at 10:15 p.m., Thursday, May 7, 2009, at his home. He was born May 23, 1989, in Nevada. Jonathan had lived in Carthage for the past 11 years. He was a student at College View State School, where he was beginning his senior year. Jonathan attended Fairview Christian Church in Carthage...
Harold L. Swischer (05/09/09)
Harold L. Swischer, 97, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada. Funeral services and family arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Hone, Nevada.
Sue Ellen Bice (05/07/09)
Sue Ellen Bice, 76, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 27, 1932, in Nevada, to Jack Bice and Nova Penney Bice. Sue was a graduate of Nevada High School in 1951. ...
Clara Jane Spencer (05/06/09)
Clara Jane Spencer, 88, passed away on May 3, 2009, at Cox South in Springfield, Mo., after a long illness. She was born around Olympia, in Cedar County, Mo., to Clyde Lindsey and Julie Ann (Bunker) Lindsey, on March 16, 1921. The family moved to California during the depression and picked fruit in the orchards. ...
Cleo Charlotte Hazlett (05/05/09)
Cleo Charlotte Hazlett, 90, Nevada, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2009, in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 18, 1918, in Polk County, Mo., to James Blaine Evans and Maude Peery Evans. She married Lee D. Hazlett and he preceded her in death in 1983...
David L. Jones Sr. (05/05/09)
David L. Jones Sr., 61, Nevada, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a sudden illness. He was born on July 15, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo., to Lewis Joseph Jones and Ruth Ann Barker Jones. He married Yvonne Craig and to this union Davina and David Jr., were born. He later married Becky Joan Troyer on July 6, 1997, in Carthage, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Joseph Louis Leo (05/05/09)
Joseph Louis Leo, 52, of Milo, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 14, 1956, in Oyster Bay, N.Y., to Joseph Carmen Leo and Anna Marie Miranda Leo. He married Neeta Fern Hardgrave on Oct. 5, 1974, in Aurora, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Sue Ellen Bice (05/05/09)
Sue Ellen Bice, 76, Nevada, died on Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Betty JoAnn (Gire) Butler (05/05/09)
Betty JoAnn (Gire) Butler, 74, of Nevada, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born July 9, 1934, in Pittsburg, Kan., to Ernest L. Gire and Dorothy M. Patton Gire. She married Kenneth Nelson Butler on Oct. 21, 1951, in Wheatland, Mo., and he preceded her in death on May 6, 2008...
Joseph L. Leo (05/01/09)
Joseph L. Leo, 52, Milo, Mo., passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin. Funeral arrangements and family information will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Dr. Randall Harry Weiss (05/01/09)
Dr. Randall Harry Weiss, 55, Canton, Mo., passed away on April 29, 2009, at his home in Canton. He was born on April 14, 1954, in Milwaukee, Wis., to John Weiss and Sylvia White Weiss. He attended high school in Chicago, Ill. He later attended college in the Chicago area and obtained his Ph.D. ...
David L. Jones, Sr. (05/01/09)
David L. Jones, Sr., 61, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a sudden 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...
Betty JoAnn Butler (05/01/09)
Betty JoAnn Butler, 74, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...