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Obituaries from June 2009

Orville Fredrick Schilling (06/30/09)
Orville Fredrick Schilling, age 89, resident of Fort Scott, died Monday, June 29, 2009, at Mercy Health Center. He was born Jan. 8, 1920, in Mulberry, Kan., the son of Charlie and Mary Cleffman Schilling. Orville married Emma L. Davidson on Jan. 1, 1943, in Clarksville, Tennessee. ...
John Henry Snyder (06/27/09)
John Henry Snyder was born Dec. 3, 1924 in Carthage, Mo. Soon after his birth, the family moved to Nevada, Mo. He graduated from Nevada High School in 1942, spent one year at the University of Missouri, and was in th United States Navy during World War II. Also while in the Navy, he received a degree in engineering from Rice University in 1946...
Norma May Lindsay (06/27/09)
Norma May Lindsay, 78, of Prescott, Kan., died Thursday, June, 25, 2009, at Olathe Medical Center. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 30, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, in Pleasanton, Kan. Visitation will be fom 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, at the chapel. Contributions are suggested to the Disabled American Veterans...
Truman Lee Bobbett (06/27/09)
Truman Lee Bobbett, 65, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2009, at K.U. Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was born June 27, 1943, in Nevada, to Jacob Edward Bobbett and Mildred Jaunita Bobbett. He married Polly Rowland in 1965 and to this union a daughter, Jodi was born...
Charles George Vincent (06/27/09)
Charles George Vincent, 74, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born Sept. 24, 1934, in Vernon County, Mo., to Arthur Vincent and Pearl Waltz Vincent. He married Ovida Jadlot on May 11, 1957, in Springfield, Mo., and she survives of Nevada...
Ralph Edmond Belcher (06/25/09)
Ralph Edmond Belcher, 82, died in his home at LaCygne, Ks. on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009. Ralph had battled cancer, since 2007. Ralph was born in El Dorado Springs, Mo. on Dec. 4, 1926 to George W. and Effie Dyor Belcher. Ralph served in World War II from February 1945 to July 1946. ...
Kathryn Irene Bailey (06/24/09)
Kathryn Irene Bailey, 69, of Nevada, died June 19, 2009. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 23, at 2:03 p.m., at Evergreen Memorial Chapel. Burial was in Newton Burial Park. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Evergreen Memorial Chapel...
Mary Jane Henderson (06/20/09)
Mary Jane Henderson, 88, Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2009, at Hospice House in Kansas City following a brief illness. She was born April 19, 1921, in Vernon County, Mo., to Harrison Payne and Lillie Susan Swafford Payne...
Margaret Jean (Tracy) Termer (06/20/09)
Margaret Jean (Tracy) Termer passed away peacefully on Friday June 5, 2009 at a care center in Boise, Idaho, two days before her 84th birthday. She was born to Darwin Frederick and Fern Denton Tracy on June 7, 1925 in Sedalia, Mo. Margaret grew up in Nevada, where she graduated from Nevada High School and Cottey College. She graduated from Pittsburg State Teacher's College. She majored in music with a minor in English...
Peggy Lou Smith (06/17/09)
Peggy Lou Smith, of Boulder, Colo., passed away June 12, 2009. She was born Oct. 6, 1941, the daughter of Mary and Cleve Brundridge, of Nevada. Survivors include: one daughter, Teresa Shea, of Boulder, Colo.; two grandsons, Dan and Eli Mozilla, of the state of Montana; one brother, Joe Brundridge, of Kansas City; three sisters, Doris Quackenbush, of Nevada, Freada Fleming, of Fort Scott, and Ruby Cook, of Weeki Wachee, Fla. ...
Dean Harth (06/13/09)
Dean Harth, 59, Nevada, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2009, at his home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. He was born May 21, 1950, in Nevada, to Delbert Ivan Harth and Opal Belle Livingston Harth. He married Pamela Mantooth on May 24, 1968, in Fort Scott...
Amy Bernice McCoy (06/13/09)
Amy Bernice McCoy, 98, passed away at Medicalodge of Gardner, KS on June 10, 2009. Graveside Services will be 11 a.m., Monday, June 15, at Moran Cemetery in Moran, KS. Memorial Contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church of Moran. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be sent to www.brucefuneralhome.com...
Veda Edmonds (06/11/09)
Veda Edmonds, 92, Horton, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born on Jan. 29, 1917, in Garden City, Mo., to William Underwood and Nellie Gaston Underwood. She married Jim Edmonds on Jan. 18, 1936, in Butler, Mo., and they were married for 73 years...
Lieutenant Col. Fred Woodfin Wilmot (06/11/09)
Lieutenant Col. Fred Woodfin Wilmot, 83, Carrollton, Texas, formerly of Nevada, Mo, 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...
Virginia Lee Green (06/10/09)
Virginia Lee Green, 80, Adrian, Mo., died Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at Willow Lane Nursing Home in Butler, Mo. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 8, 2009, at Crescent Hill Cemetery, in Adrian with the Rev. Bob Maffitt officiating. Music selections were "Beyond the Sunset," and "Sweet Hour of Prayer." Honorary Pall Bearers were: Jim Robb, John Robb, and Leon Robb. ...
Glen Van Bummel (06/10/09)
Glen Van Bummel passed away at Christian Health Care, Nevada, Mo., on Friday evening, June 5, 2009. He was born Oct. 8, 1925, in David City, Neb., to William and Laurel (Smith) Van Bummel. Glen was a member of the Butler County 4-H Group. He developed a love for showing hogs, sheep and especially Black Angus cattle. Shortly after he graduated from David City High School in 1943, his family moved to Lamar, Mo., where he and his father continued farming...
Margaret J. (Eaton) Brown (06/09/09)
Margaret J. (Eaton) Brown, 88, Savannah, Mo., formerly of Brookfield, Mo., passed from this life on Sunday, June 7, 2009, at LaVerna Village Nursing Home, Savannah. Margaret was born Aug. 8, 1920, in Chanute, Kan., to George and Luella (Palmer) Eaton. Margaret married Wilbur A. "Bill" Brown on Jan. 16, 1943 in St. Louis, Mo. They were married for 66 years. He preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 2009...
Robert "Bob" J. Minor (06/09/09)
Robert "Bob" J. Minor, 90, passed away June 4, 2009 in Newton, Kansas. He was born on Oct. 24, 1918 the son of Mary F. (Bond) and John D. Minor in Rinehart, Missouri. On Oct. 17, 1941 he married Rachel F. Zimmerman in Nevada, Missouri at the First Christian Church...
Virginia Marie Townsley (06/06/09)
Virginia Marie Townsley, 89, of Former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of Modesto, Calif., died Sunday, May 31, 2009, at the Memorial Hospital, in Modesto. The Rev. Joel Dunn will conduct funeral services at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 12, 2009, at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the Bronson Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Cheney Witt Meorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott. Words of sympathy may be e-mailed to the family a condolences@cheneywitt.com...
Marion Cecil Briscoe (06/06/09)
Marion Cecil Briscoe, age 69, of Rich Hill, Mo., died Monday, June 1, 2009, at St. Joseph Health Center in Kansas City, Mo. He was born March 2, 1940, to Charley and Ethel Prudence Blevins Briscoe in Foster, Mo. Marion is survived by his wife, Kay Briscoe of Rich Hill; two sons, Scott Briscoe and wife Rebecca of Springfield, Mo., and Thomas Briscoe and wife Shelley, of Sheldon; his father, Charley Briscoe of Rich Hill; two brothers, Clyde Briscoe of Rich Hill, and Mark Briscoe of Riley, Kan.; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Logan and husband Hugh of Sheldon, Mo.; two aunts, Ora Briscoe and Betty Briscoe both of Selah, Washington; six grandchildren, Nathan Briscoe, Thomara Briscoe, Mya Briscoe, Tina Middleton, Kurt Redman and Brandi Denney; and nephews, nieces and cousins. ...
Michael H. Burris (06/06/09)
Michael H. Burris, 44, of Jefferson City, Mo., died on Thursday, June 4, 2009, at his home surrounded by his family. Michael was born on Nov. 23, 1964, in Cameron, Mo., the son of Ronald Burris and Connie Cahalin. His father and stepmother, Phyllis Burris, survive in Martinsdale, Mont., and his mother and stepfather, Mike Cahalin, survive in Holt's Summit, Mo. He was married on Nov. 24, 2003, in San Diego, Calif., to Nancy E. Uribe, who survives of the home...
Norma Jean Wilson Broome (06/06/09)
Norma Jean Wilson Broome, 78, Nevada, died June 4, 2009, at Christian Health Care in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born April 20, 1931, in Pittsburg, Kan., to Carl Alan Wilson and Jennie Van Brabant Wilson. Norma attended grade school in Pittsburg, Kan., and graduated from Pittsburg High School in 1949. ...
Truman Joseph Smading (06/03/09)
Truman Joseph (T.J.) Smading, 85, of El Dorado Springs, died June 2, 2009, at Christian Healthcare, Nixa, Mo. Graveside services will be held Friday, June 5, at 1 p.m., at Moore Cemetery, Nevada. No visitation is planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lions Club of El Dorado Springs and VFW...
Marion C. Briscoe (06/03/09)
Graveside services for Marion Briscoe will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 5, 2009 at Woodfin Cemetery, in Foster, Mo., with John Davis officiating. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m., at Schowengerdt Chapel. Contributions to Woodfin Cemetery...
George W. Parker (06/03/09)
George W. Parker, respected Missouri statesman, died at his home in Columbia, Mo., Wednesday, May 27, 2009. Parker, a strong advocate for separation of church and state, the two-party stystem, individual and religious freedom, and the U.S. Consititution, was frequently a guest speaker and commentator on these issues...
Patricia Evelyn "Pat" Fillpot (06/02/09)
Patricia Evelyn "Pat" Fillpot, age 70, of Hume, Mo., died Friday, May 29, 2009, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born in California on July 15, 1938, the daughter of Clem and Alice Jenkins O'Rear. She married Oscar Fillpot on Oct. 12, 1957, at Kansas City, Mo. She was most recently employed as the Hume city clerk. Previously, she had worked as a tax consultant, in bookkeeping with the Prescott Elevator and the Hume Insurance Agency. Pat was a member of the Hume Christian Church...
Charles Sherwood Drake (06/02/09)
Charles Sherwood Drake, 74, Nevada, died Friday, May 29, 2009, at his residence. He was born Nov. 13, 1934, in Nevada, to Earl James Drake and Bertha Marie Parsley Drake. Mr. Drake was born and reared in Nevada and was a lifelong resident here. He served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1959. He drove a truck for a living most of his working life...
Cora Carol Mahaffey (06/02/09)
Cora Carol Mahaffey, 90, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2009, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin, Mo. She was called "Carol," but better known to all as "Granny." She was born on March 16, 1919, in Milwaukee, Wis., the daughter of James W. Tansey and Emma P. Gaukel Tansey...