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Obituaries from September 2009

James Ward Sheddrick (09/30/09)
James Ward Sheddrick, 84, of Nevada, formerly of Rich Hill, passed away Sunday evening, Sept. 27, 2009, at his home in Nevada, with his family at his bedside. Jim was born on Sept. 16, 1925, in the Bethel Community of Northern Vernon County, the son of Louis V. ...
Richard Dean Wallace (09/30/09)
Richard Dean Wallace, 80 of Brazil, Ind., formerly of Nevada, died Sept. 28, 2009, at 12:25 p.m., at his residence. He was born Jan. 20, 1929, in Mosby, Mo., the son of Rial H. Wallace and Marjorie Riley Wallace. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He learned the trade of carpenter and worked as a self-employed carpenter all his working years...
Ivan Thayne Nordyke Jr. (09/29/09)
Ivan Thayne Nordyke Jr., 66, of Channelview, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 25, 2009. Ivan was born on Oct. 14, 1942 in Butler, Missouri to Ivan and Margaret (Jenkins) Nordyke. Ivan is a former resident of Nevada, Mo., and graduate of Nevada High School. ...
Barbara Ann Dockery (09/26/09)
Barbara Ann Dockery, age 65, passed away Sept. 22, 2009, in her Nevada, home following a prolonged illness. Barbara was born to Dan Fredrick Henry and Mary Ida (Boltinghouse) Henry on October 6, 1943. She married Loren Curtis Dockery on June 18, 1960 in El Dorado Springs, Missouri. To this union two sons were born. Barbara enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and quilting, not to mention spending time with her family and grandchildren...
Earl Lee Schneider (09/25/09)
Earl Lee Schneider, 81, formerly of Walker, Mo., died on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita, Kan. He was born July 3, 1928, in Hesston, Kan., to Henry W. Schneider and Marie Ratzlaff Schneider. He married Marlene M. Hiebert on Feb. 14, 1952, in Hillsboro, Kan., and she preceded him in death on March 30, 1966. He later married Violet V. Koehn on June 18, 1967, in Montezuma, Kan., and she preceded him in death on Oct. 26, 2008...
Catherine A. Wayman (09/24/09)
Catherine A. Wayman, 74, Nevada, passed away on Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Davenport, Iowa, to Thomas Edward Hiatt and Emma Catherine Flaherty Hiatt...
Catherine A. Wayman (09/23/09)
Catherine A. Wayman, 74, Nevada, passed away on Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences on line at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Edward Bruce Thurlo (09/22/09)
Edward Bruce Thurlo, 58, of El Dorado Springs, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, to join his Heavenly Father. Bruce was born on Oct. 10, 1950, to Dorotha Umpherman and Henry Thurlo, in Carrollton, Mo. Bruce grew up in Bosworth, Mo., and graduated in 1968, from Bosworth High School. ...
Raymond D. Townson (09/22/09)
Raymond D. Townson, 86, of Bedford, N.H., died Sept. 18, 2009, at his residence after a period of declining health. He was born in Bronaugh, Mo., Nov. 5, 1922, and was the son of Harley and Leona (Knaack) Townson. He lived in Bronaugh, most of his life and had been a resident of New Hampshire since 2003...
Stephen Allen Woody (09/19/09)
Stephen Allen Woody, 55, Peculiar, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, at Cooperstown Medical Center in Cooperstown, N.D. A celebration of life will be held Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 5-8 p.m. at the Atkinson Chapel in Harrisonville, Mo. Honorary casketbearers are: Dennis Bunger, Bill Trinkle, Jack Gresham, Tim Middaugh, Terry Jarman and Logan Chupp. Cremation. Memorial contributions may be made to Vernon County Historical Society...
Vernon E. Cox (09/19/09)
Vernon E. Cox, 81, Nevada, formerly of Richards, Mo., passed away on Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born on Dec. 26, 1927, in his home north of Eve, Mo., to Jessie Harold Cox and Goldie Hagerty Cox. He married Lois Maxine Palmer, his high school sweetheart, on Sept. 17, 1949, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Elsbeth Henriette Bennett (09/16/09)
Elsbeth Henriette Bennett, 81, born Sept. 23, 1927, in Northern Germany, passed away on Sept. 11, 2009, at her home in Rich Hill, Mo. Elsbeth was the oldest of five daughters born to Ludwig and Dorothy (Bittner) Fax. She was united in marriageto Melvin Craighead; to this union one daughter was born. After the death of her husband, she was united in marriage to Richard Bennett on July 3, 1959...
Willard Leroy Wyckoff (09/16/09)
Willard Leroy Wyckoff, 71, of Independence, Mo., passed away, Monday, Sept. 14, 2009 at his residence. Cremation is planned with private family inurnment in Pleasant View Cemetery in Fort Scott. Willard was born Nov. 22, 1937 in Vernon County, Mo., to Lawrence and Zora A. (Dunbar) Wyckoff...
Sylvia June Colvin (09/15/09)
Sylvia June Colvin, 81, of Nevada, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in Smithville, Mo. She was born Nov. 21, 1927, in Idabel, Okla., to Herman Walter Hopkins and Edith Finney Hopkins. She married Herman "Bud" Colvin in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 13, 2008...
Melody Ann Ferree (09/15/09)
Melody Ann Ferree, age 55, of Nevada, passed away at her home in Nevada Sunday morning, Sept. 13, 2009. Melody was born Aug. 17, 1954, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Henry and Mamie Jean Gibson Kreuser. She married Greg Ferree on June 4, 1977 and he survives of the home...
Marsha Kathleen Burris (09/15/09)
Marsha Kathleen Burris, 53, of Lamar and formerly of Nevada, died on Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, in Joplin, following a lengthy illness. she was born on Sept. 5, 1956, of Lamar, Mo., to James Fred Vinson and Delera Irene Howard Vinson. On Sept. 21, 1987, she was married to Donald Burris, of Miami, Okla., and he preceded her in death on July 11, 2994...
Eva Louise Scotten (09/12/09)
Eva Louise Scotten, 65, of Harwood, Mo., was born on Nov. 26, 1943, in El Dorado Springs, Mo., and passed from this life at 12:50 a.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at her home. She was one of seven children born to the union of Anderson Lester and Amy Ethel (Mann) Hays. She attended school in El Dorado Springs, and graduated with the class of 1961. Later that year on Oct. 13, Eva was united in marriage to Robert Larry Scotten, in Stockton, Mo., and to their union two children were born...
Eva Scotten (09/11/09)
Eva Scotten, 65, of Harwood, Mo., died on Sept. 9, 2009, at her home in Harwood. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 11, at the Harwood Baptist Church. Burial will be in Green Mound Cemetery, in Harwood. Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association, Green Mound Cemetery or Harwood Baptist Church. Friends may call from now until the hour of service at Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, in Schell City. There will be no formal visitation...
Frances Jennine Clemensen (09/11/09)
Frances Jennine Clemensen, 80, of Florissant, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born on Dec. 11, 1928, to Mrs. and Mrs. Frank Crews. She married Jack Martin Clemensen on April 30, 1946, in Yuma, Ariz., and he preceded her in death in November 2000...
Frances Jennine Clemensen (09/10/09)
Frances Jennine Clemensen, 80, formerly of Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, in St. Louis. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences on line at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Mary Frances Shotts (09/10/09)
Mary Frances Shotts, 78, Fort Scott, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at her home in Fort Scott following a lengthy illness. She was born July 5, 1931, in Stampers Creek, Ind., to Roy VanMeter and Mary Iva Fluhr VanMeter. She married Thomas Jefferson Shotts on March 6, 1951, in Floyd County, Ind., and he preceded her in death in November 1991...
Dolores Jean Nichols (09/10/09)
Dolores Jean Nichols, 78, of Rockville, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born July 15, 1931, in Vernon County, Mo., to Jean Jones and Mary Elizabeth Heistand Jones. She married Wilber Nichols on July 11, 1948, in Nevada. He preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 1988...
Mildred L. Stoddard (09/10/09)
Mildred L. Stoddard, 93, of Bryant, Ark., passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009, at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House. She was born Dec. 2, 1915, in Calhoun County, Iowa, the daughter of John T. Reynolds and Bessie Mosher Reynolds. She married Rev. Edmund A. Stoddard, Sr. on Jan. 6, 1935, in Kansas City, Mo., and he preceded her in death...
Christabel Lou "Chris" Maring (09/09/09)
Christabel Lou "Chris" Maring, 80, Nevada, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, following a brief illness. She was born Aug. 29, 1929, in Nevada, to Oscar Dean Huston and Bertie Myers Huston. She married Vincent Maring on April 9, 1948, in Nevada. He preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 2009...
Marion Howard McKee (09/09/09)
Marion Howard McKee, 79, Stockton, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009, at Citizens Memorial Healthcare in Bolivar, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 29, 1929, in Nevada, to Marion Newton McKee and Cela Lila Fisher McKee. He married Germaine F. Vogel on Feb. 4, 1955, in Chicago, Ill., and she survives of the home...
Hazel Marie Gordon (09/09/09)
Mrs. Hazel Marie Gordon, widow of Paul H. Gordon, passed away in Nevada on Sept. 5, 2009, at the age of 89. A service was held at Ferry Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 8, followed by burial at Newton Burial Park. There was a visitation held at Ferry Funeral Home from 7 to 8 p.m., on Monday, Sept. 7...
James Edward Monroe Sr. (09/09/09)
James Edward Monroe Sr., 77, Nevada, passed away suddenly at his home Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009. He was born Feb. 27, 1932, in Michigan City, Ind., to George R. Monroe and Marcella Surber Monroe. He was married Jan. 31, 2002, in Miami, Okla., to LaVerne Archer and she survives of the home...
Wayne Calliard "Tex" Ritter Jr. (09/09/09)
Wayne Calliard "Tex" Ritter Jr., age 67, of Pleasanton, Kan., died Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, at Neosho Memorial Medical Center, in Chanute, Kan. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Monday, Sept. 7, at the Liberty Worship Center, in Pleasanton. Burial will be in the Prescott Cemetery. ...
Carolyn Satterfield (09/05/09)
Carolyn Satterfield, 46, of Nevada, passed away on Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, at Freeman Health System West, in Joplin. She was born on March 13, 1963, in Kansas City, Mo., to Martin Dean Satterfield and Lois Ellen Slenker Satterfield. Carolyn is survived by her fiance of the past 11 years, Chris Griggs; four children, Michelle Satterfield, of Lebanon, Mo., Cassie Satterfield, of Lebanon, Austin Griggs, of Nevada, and Andrew Griggs, of Nevada; five brothers, David Satterfield, of Lebanon, Danny Satterfield, of Grove Springs, Mo., Dennis Satterfield, of Lebanon, Brad Buttram, of Conway, Mo., and Bryan Buttram, of Lebanon; three sisters, Amy Price, Alison Good, and Deana Pederson, all of Lebanon; stepmother, Linda Satterfield, of Lebanon; and numerous nieces and nephews, and two great-nieces. ...
John Henry Snyder and Marjorie Hoffmann Snyder (09/05/09)
A graveside service will be held to inter the ashes of John Henry Snyder 1924-2009 and Marjorie Hoffmann Snyder 1924-2004, on Saturday, Sept. 12, Newton Burial Park at noon. They are survived by their daughter Sidney Snyder.
Nora Marie Selmer Rogge Johnson (09/04/09)
Nora Marie Selmer Rogge Johnson, age 74, died Sept. 2, 2009, in Manhattan, Kan. Mrs. Johnson was born Sept. 12, 1934, to Mildred A. Stevenson and Hollis K. Selmer. She was later raised by Mildred and husband Theodore Rogge. Nora graduated from Linn (Kansas) Rural High School in 1952 and was married to Merlin D. Johnson in Kansas City, Mo., on June 24, 1955...
Dora Muriel Wendt (09/03/09)
Dora Muriel Wendt, 77, Springfield, Mo., formerly of Nevada, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, at Maranatha Village in Springfield, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born Jan. 10, 1932 in Nevada, to Hoyth Emmett Money and Muriel Edith Moore Money. She was married Nov. 7, 1969, in Miami, Okla., to Melvin Wendt and he preceded her in death June 9, 2000...
Marvin DeWayne Richards (09/03/09)
Marvin DeWayne Richards, 53, formerly of Nevada, passed away on Aug. 25, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born on Nov. 27, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo., to John W. Richards and Neola Weis-Richards. Marvin grew up in Kansas City, Kan., and Nevada, and graduated from Nevada High School in 1973. He served in the United States Air Force from 1973-1977 and was stationed in Jacksonville, Ark...
Wilma Lavern Farrell (09/03/09)
Wilma Lavern Farrell, 89, of Hume, Mo., passed away at her home following a lengthy illness of kidney and Parkinson's disease. She was born Oct. 30, 1919, in Henry Township, Vernon County, Mo., to George Tyre and Alberta Mae (Catherwood) Ransom. She attended Wolf School during grade school, then later attended and graduated from Metz High School, in 1937. ...
Helen "Loretta" Groves (09/03/09)
Helen "Loretta" Groves, age 80, passed away Sept. 1, 2009. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 2:15 p.m., at the Moore Cemetery, Nevada. Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 4, from 5--7 p.m., at McGilley State Line Chapel, 12301 State Line Rd., Kansas City, Mo., and on Saturday, Sept. 5, from noon--2 p.m., at Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington St., Nevada...
Forrest Keith Brown (09/02/09)
Forrest Keith Brown, age 74, of Nevada, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009. near Eureka Springs, Ark. as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Keith was born Oct. 26, 1934, in St. Louis, the son of Forrest and Ella Brown. Keith spent his youth in St. Louis and graduated from Kirkwood High School. ...
Nancy Matilda (Selby) Boyle (09/02/09)
Nancy Matilda (Selby) Boyle, age 85, of Milo, Mo., passed away on Aug. 28, 2009. Nancy was born on Sept. 10, 1923, in Sioux City, Iowa, to John Arthur Selby and Martha Ellen Trobaugh. Nancy married Ralph Clinton Boyle on Oct. 20, 1942, in Sioux City, Iowa. Three sons were born to this union: Robert Ralph, James (Jim) Leonard, and Harold (Harry) Raymond...
Dora Muriel Wendt (09/02/09)
Dora Muriel Wendt, 77, Springfield, Mo., formerly of Nevada, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, at Maranatha Village in Springfield, following a lengthy illness. She was born Jan. 10, 1932, in Nevada, to Hoyth Emmett Money and Muriel Edith Moore Money. She was married Nov. 7, 1969, in Miami, Okla., to Melvin Wendt and he preceded her in death June 9, 2000...
Evelyn "Louise" Smith (09/01/09)
Evelyn "Louise" Smith, 84, Nevada, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009 at her home. She was born Sept. 26, 1924, the daughter of the late John and Opal (Cook) Parks. On March 16, 1946 she was united in marriage to Eugene William Smith. He preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 1990...