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Obituaries from August 2009

Roy M. Staton (08/29/09)
Roy M. Staton, 67, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at his beloved farm. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 21, at Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kan. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, at the chapel. Interment will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association...
Sybil Jeanette Standley (08/29/09)
Sybil Jeanette Standley, 63 of Garden City, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at her home in Garden City. She was born on Dec. 25, 1945 in Uniontown, Kan., the daughter of Aldon and Mary (Canaday) Nuzum. Sybil was born on Dec. 25, 1945, in Uniontown, Kan. ...
Edna E. Ellis (08/29/09)
Edna E. Ellis, 88, Nevada, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. She was born Feb. 6, 1921, in Randolph County, Ark., to Charles E. Dismang and Leona Ennis Dismang. She was married Feb. 14, 1991, to Orville Ellis and he survives of the home...
Della Mae Lucas (08/29/09)
Della Mae Lucas, age 88, a former resident of Mapleton, Kan., and more recently of El Reno, Okla., died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at her home in El Reno. She was born April 11, 1921, at Blue Mound, Kan. Della was a farmer and insurance agent. She moved to El Reno, Okla., from Mapleton, Kan., 24 years ago. ...
Randy Lynn Burdick (08/29/09)
Randy Lynn Burdick, 55, Joplin, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at his home in Joplin, following complications as the result of an automobile accident. He was born Dec. 10, 1953, in Denver, Colo., to Billie Eugene Burdick and Wilma Loraine Hoskins Burdick. When he was in the United States Air Force, stationed in Illinois, he met Mona. They were married and from this union had three children, Debbie, Patrick, and Crystal...
Sharon Kay Wright (08/28/09)
Sharon Kay Wright, 67, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo, following a lengthy illness. She was born on July 8, 1942, in Nevada, to Alva Earl "Bud" Mulkins and Gwendolyn Leona "Tiny" Morris Mulkins...
James Elwood Hendren (08/27/09)
James Elwood Hendren, 89, Independence, Mo., passed away on Aug. 24, 2009. Services will be Saturday, Aug. 29, at Mt. Washington Forever Mausoleum Chapel, 614 S. Brookside Ave., Independence, Mo. Visitation will begin at noon followed by funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Burial in Floral Hills Cemetery...
Max Allen Smith (08/27/09)
Max Allen Smith, 80, Milo, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following a sudden illness. He was born Jan. 13, 1929, in Collyer, Kan., Gove County, to Hugh Allen Smith and Mary Miska Smith...
Erin Barbara Murphy (08/27/09)
Erin Barbara Murphy, age 76, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born March 22, 1933, in Norfolk, Neb., the daughter of Cecil E. Murphy and Harriett E. Walters Murphy. Erin graduated from the Fort Scott High School in 1951. ...
Arthur Lee Armstrong (08/27/09)
Arthur Lee Armstrong, 83, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008, at his home in Nevada following a brief illness. He was born on Oct. 14, 1925, in Nevada, to Commodore Perry Armstrong and Mabel Phillips Armstrong. He married Edith J. Davis in 1984, in Nevada, and she survives of Nevada...
Terry Wayne Hill (08/25/09)
Terry Wayne Hill, 58, Nevada, passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at Medicalodge of Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born Jan. 1, 1951, in Nevada, to Elmer Daniel Hill and Elizabeth Loretta Hallam Hill. He was married Oct. 8, 1980, in Nevada, to Shirley Hood and she preceded him in death Nov. 3, 2008...
Barbara Jean Marlow Irwin (08/25/09)
Barbara Jean Marlow Irwin was born May 1, 1949, in Liberal, Mo., to Joseph D. and Leone New Marlow. She passed away unexpectedly following an aortic valve replacement surgery at St. John's Medical Center, in Springfield, on Friday, Aug. 21, 2009. Known to her family as Jeanie, she grew up in the Hume and Nevada communities and graduated from Bronaugh R-VII High School. ...
Charles W. Ryan (08/22/09)
Charles W. Ryan, 71, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin following a brief illness. He was born Jan. 7, 1938, in Montague, Texas, to Welbourne Jefferson Ryan and Donnie Mae Guilliams Ryan. He was first married to Tina Grant Ryan and she preceded him in death in 1991. He was later married to Sybil Hughes in August 1998 and she survives of the home...
Elma Adaline Underwood (08/22/09)
Elma Adaline Underwood, age 78, resident of rural Fort Scott, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. She was born Jan. 27, 1931, on the family farm south of Fort Scott, the daughter of Henry Norman Hawkins and Adaline Julia Juanita Osborn Hawkins. ...
Laura Birtie Hendrix Westhoff (08/22/09)
Laura Birtie Hendrix Westhoff, 92, of Ocala, Fla., passed away on Aug. 19, 2009, at Legacy House Hospice, in Ocala. A native of Kenneth, Kan., she was born on Nov. 22, 1916, to Arthur and Cora Hendrix (Turner) and was a retired seretary for W.P. Fuller and Company, Los Angeles...
Sharon L. Coombs (08/22/09)
Sharon L. Coombs, age 61, resident of Arcadia, Kan., died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, following a cancer illness. She was born Nov. 9, 1947, in Phoenix, Ariz., the daughter of LaVeen and Mary Maple. She married Gary Coombs on Dec. 22, 1998, in Fort Scott. Sharon was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed canning and various crafts. In addition to gardening, she also raised goats and chickens...
Emory M. Kiger III (08/21/09)
Emory M. Kiger III, 63, of Kansas City, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, Aug. 22, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, in Burlington, Kan. Interment will follow in calvary Cemetery. Rosary will be held today at 6:30 p.m., at Jones Funeral Home, in Burlington, with visitation following from 7-8 p.m...
Charles W. Ryan (08/21/09)
Charles W. Ryan, 71, Nevada, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at St. John's Medical Center, Joplin, Mo. Funeral services and family information will be provided by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Mary M. Garner (08/21/09)
Mary M. Garner, 85, Ozark, Mo., formerly of Deerfield, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at Ozark Riverview Manor, in Ozark, following a brief illness. She was born May 5, 1924, in Nevada, to Elton Woods and June Berry Woods. She married Russell Earl Garner on April 20, 1946, in Paola, Kan., and he preceded her in death in 2003...
William (Bill) Arnold Dixon (08/21/09)
William (Bill) Arnold Dixon was born in Nevada, on Jan. 9, 1918, and passed away in Chandler, Ariz., Aug. 18, 2009. He was married to June Eileen Fischer, (deceased) formerly of Nevada, and they had two children, Stuart (deceased) and Leslie. Bill worked for more than 40 years with Trans World Airlines where his employment began as a ticket agent in December 1936. ...
Eunice Pearl Scotten (08/19/09)
Eunice Pearl Scotten, 97, Nevada, passed away on Monday, Aug. 17, 2009, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 5, 1912, in Louisburg, Mo., to Jesse Hartline and Stella Dorman Hartline. She married James Scotten on June 26, 1932, in Walker, Mo., and he preceded her in death in 1995...
Barbara Jean (McReynolds) Humerickhouse (08/20/09)
Former Nevada resident, Barbara Jean (McReynolds) Humerickhouse, age 60, died at her home in Piney Bay, Ark., on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009. She was born in Chapel Hill, N.C., and was the daughter of the late John W. McReynolds. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Humerickhouse...
Ruby Sammons (08/19/09)
Ruby Sammons, 93, departed this life Aug. 14, 2009, in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was born Dec. 20, 1915 in Carbondale, Kan., to J.W. and Linnie Jean Simmons Brewer. She was the sixth child of 11. She moved to Winslow, Ariz., in 1937 and there she met Lawrence E. Sammons and they married Nov. 16, 1937 in Flagstaff, Ariz. To this union two daughters and one son were born. Ruby moved to Colorado Springs in 2003 to be near her family...
Robert L. "Bob" Wilson, (08/19/09)
Robert L. "Bob" Wilson, 74, Croweburg, Kan., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Aug. 17, 2009, at Mt. Carmel Hospital, Pittsburg, Kan., after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 29, 1934, in Foxtown, Kan., to John W. Wilson and Anna C. Goodman Wilson. He married his wife of 55 years, Mary Burnick on Feb. 22, 1954, and she survives of the home...
Annalese Anselmo (08/19/09)
Annalese Anselmo went to be with the Lord on June 25, 2009. She was born in Walker, Mo., on May 13, 1920 to Golvan and Mary Francis Cherry Shearer and had two siblings, Robert Cherry Shearer of Nevada, and Mary Louise Shearer Smith of Long Beach, Calif...
Olive Anne Shafer (08/18/09)
Olive Anne Shafer, 87, Nevada, passed away on Monday, Aug. 17, 2009, at Barone Alzheimer's Care Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 28, 1921, in Kansas City, Mo., to Louis Koehler and Violet Lucille Anna Williams Koehler. She married Edward Leroy Shafer on July 27, 1938, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 1991...
Everett Ruben Hope (08/18/09)
Everett Ruben Hope, 77, of Bronaugh, Mo., passed away on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center following an illness of several months. Everett was born on Aug. 25, 1931, in Bronaugh to Jaxie and Bessie (Willard) Hope. On Aug. 1, 1950, he was married in Nevada, to Patricia Ann Allen, and she survives of the home. ...
Juanita McCaine (08/15/09)
Juanita McCaine, 82, of Nevada, died on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at Evergreen Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Welborn Cemetery.
Lola Lorene Mann (08/15/09)
Lola Lorene Mann, 89, of Moran, Kan., died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Heritage Health Care in Chanute, Kan. She was born May 6, 1920, in Moran, the daughter of Arthur Glen and Martha Esther (Reynolds) Jackson. She grew up in the Mildred area and graduated from Mildred High School...
Marilyn M. Logan (08/14/09)
Marilyn M. Logan, 77, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at her home in Sheldon following a short illness. She was born Marilyn Jackson on Aug. 17, 1931, near Harwood, Mo., to Estille Henry Jackson and Lillian Irene Stockstill Jackson. ...
Yvonne M. Fry (08/14/09)
Yvonne M. Fry, 83, of Florissant, Mo., died on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, after her courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Harold K. Fry. She is survived by her children, Cynthia Y. Pais (Jerry), Barbara J. Coulter (Gary), and Harold B. ...
Bonnie J. Stafford (08/14/09)
Bonnie J. Stafford, 60, of Jerico Springs, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009. She was born March 11, 1949, at Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to Robert and Annie (McKay) Stafford. Bonnie has lived in the area for the past three years, moving from Princeton, N.J., where she lived for 23 years. ...
James Thomas Jeans (08/12/09)
James Thomas "J.T." Jeans, 74, passed away from this life Tuesday, Aug.11, 2009 at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village, Fort Scott, Kan. He was born Aug. 24, 1934, in Orlando, Okla., to Thomas Leslie Jeans and Dora Finnel Jeans. J. T. was the third of five children and grew up on the family farm. ...
Robert Eugene "Rob" Gillette (08/12/09)
Robert Eugene "Rob" Gillette, age 43, of Lamar, passed away at 4:09 p.m., Aug. 11, 2009, at his home after more than three years of ill health. Rob was born April 18, 1966 in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Gerald Lloyd and Roberta Jane (Hudson) Gillette. Having lived in Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, Rob attended South East High School in Cherokee, Kan., until his senior year and then joined his maternal grandfather and uncles in their construction/brick laying business. ...
Genevieve "Irene" Coons (08/12/09)
Genevieve "Irene" Coons, 88, Holden, Mo., formerly of Nevada, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at Bristol Manor in Holden. She was born Feb. 24, 1921, in Swartz, Mo., to George B. Craig and Ada Belle Dory Craig. Genevieve, as a child, lived in a variety of locales with her family, predominately in the Midwest. During the time spent in Nevada, she baked pies for others. She liked to cook for her family and friends and it was how she showed her love for them. Genevieve attended the Church of Christ...
Edward L. Riggs (08/11/09)
Edward L. Riggs, 67, Nevada, passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was born May 30, 1942, in Nevada, to George Elmer Riggs and Virginia Lee Hester Riggs. He was married July 1, 1967, in Fort Scott, to Sharon Neely and she survives of the home...
Allen Mathew Laflen (08/08/09)
Allen Mathew Laflen, 97, Moundville, Mo., passed away suddenly Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. He was born Nov. 13, 1911, in Milo, Mo., to Lemuel Mathew Laflen and Bessie Mae Shouse Laflen. He was married August 15, 1931 in Butler, Mo., to Mary Anna Elizabeth Brown and she survives of the home...
Louise Morain (08/08/09)
Louise Morain, 70, of Lamar, passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at Freeman Hospital West, in Joplin. Louise was born May 28, 1939, at Lamar, to Worth and Pearl (Little) Norton. She graduated from Lamar High School in 1957 and later earned an associates degree in accounting. On May 15, 1958, at Baxter Springs, Kan., she married Glaze Eugene Morain and he preceded her in death April 13, 1987...
Charles Thomas "Chuck" Mead (08/08/09)
Charles Thomas "Chuck" Mead, 63, of Prescott, Kan., dided Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kan. He was born on Oct. 4, 1945, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of James and Ann Finch Mead. He married Peggy Jo Frakes, on July 27, 1974. ...
Anna Mae (Leer) Allen (08/06/09)
Anna Mae (Leer) Allen was born July 13, 1926, in Nevada, to John and Pearl (Sellers) Banks. On Dec. 6, 1941, she was united in marriage to David Clinton Leer. After 52 blessed years of marriage and four children, Anne Mae lost David on April 8, 1994...
Quincy Ray Cross (08/06/09)
Quincy Ray Cross, 78, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at his home near Sheldon, following an illness of several months. He was born Oct. 23, 1930, in Bellamy, Mo., to Thomas Ray Cross and Edith Maxwell Cross. He married Margaret Ann Shannon on Sept. 21, 1962, in Springfield, Mo., and she preceded him in death on Feb. 18, 2006...
Wanda LaBelle (08/01/09)
Wanda LaBelle, age 58, resident of Marion, Kan., died Thursday, July 30, 2009, at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kan. Father Nick Voelter will preside the Rosary at 7 p.m., Monday, at the Saint Joseph Catholic Church in McPherson, Kan. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday at the church in McPherson. ...
Thelma Ruth Acridge (08/01/09)
Thelma Ruth Acridge, 76, of Hume, Mo., died Friday, July 24, 2009, at Joplin Health and Rehabilitation in Joplin. Ruth was born Jan. 21, 1933, at her parents home in Hammond, Kan. She was daughter of William W. and Thelma Pearl Headrick Acridge. She attended Fulton High School until 1951 at which time she moved with her family to Veneta, Ore. ...
Emma Kathleen Harrison (08/01/09)
Emma Kathleen Harrison, 4 1/2 months, died Saturday, June 13, 2009 at her home. She was born Jan. 21, 2009, to Jacquelyn Cathleen Ritchie in Colorado Springs, Colo. Memorial services were held Thursday June 18, 2009, at 2 p.m., at Woodman Valley Church Stone Chapel in Colorado Springs...