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Obituaries from February 2010

Anna Jeans (02/27/10)
Anna Jeans, 74, of Fort Scott, formerly of Deerfield, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home.
Carolyn Maurine Wallace (02/27/10)
Carolyn Maurine Wallace, 64, Walker, Mo., passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin following an illness of several weeks. She was born Oct. 12, 1945, in Nevada, to Earl Eugene Dennis and Feba Maurine Daily Dennis. She married Jack Wallace on Nov. 5, 1965, in Anchorage, Alaska, and he survives of the home...
Jo Ann Bennett Ida (02/27/10)
Jo Ann Bennett Ida, 85, of Fort Scott, passed away on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at home after suffering a stroke in November 2009. Jo Ann was born on Oct. 22, 1924, in Magnolia, Ark., the daughter of Thomas Leslie and Ruth Roper Bennett. Jo Ann lived her early life in Magnolia and graduated from Magnolia Senior High School. ...
Walter "Jerry" Gillespie (02/26/10)
Walter "Jerry" Gillespie, 67, owner and operator of Jerry's Alignment and Auto Service, died in the early morning of Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, He was the youngest child born on April 30, 19942, to Joseph Clinton Gillespie and Edith Mae Blackwell Gillespie of rural Moundville, Mo...
John Paul Rooney (02/25/10)
John Paul Rooney, 37, of Marionville, formerly of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 8:30 a.m., on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010. He was born on Jan. 29, 1973, in Clinton, Mo., the son of Patricia B. Rooney. John was a 1992 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and had previously worked for Hoods as a fuel attendant. On Oct. 22, 2004, he married Tammy Sue Lemons in Miami, Okla...
Ione Fowler Guthrie (02/24/10)
Ione Fowler Guthrie, 100, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, where she had been a resident since October 2004. Ione was born Nov. 24, 1909, at Arcadia, Kan., to James T. Fowler and Olive (Lighlle) Fowler. She was the fourth child of a family of 14; her birth mother, Olive, died when Ione was 3 years old, leaving five children. ...
Flavel Melba Glass (02/24/10)
Flavel Melba Glass, 91, Nevada, passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. She was born Aug. 31, 1919, in Sylvania, Mo., (Dade County) to Arthur Davis and Clara Wilhelm Davis. She married George W. Glass on Nov. 21, 1936, in Golden City, Mo., and he preceded her in death in 1999...
Irene W. Johnson (02/24/10)
Irene W. Johnson, 101, Nevada, passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a brief illness. She was born Oct. 17, 1908, in Horton, Mo., to James Wilhoite and Birdie Shaw Wilhoite. She married Robert S. Dean in 1928 and later was married to James Floyd Johnson. He preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1986...
Chester Harold "Hal" Wilson Jr. (02/24/10)
Chester Harold "Hal" Wilson Jr., 56, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born April 2, 1953, in Wichita, Kan., to Chester Harold Wilson Sr., and Audrey Elaine Schul Wilson. He married Leslie Kaye Cross on Aug. 12, 1978, in Wichita. She survives of the home...
Theodore Rayford Thomas (02/23/10)
Theodore Rayford Thomas, 77, the only son of Victor Warren and Beatrice (Brown) Thomas, was born March 21, 1932, on a farm south of Schell City, and passed from this life at 11:52 a.m., Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at the Ellett Memorial Hospital, in Appleton City, Mo...
Carolyn Sue Cliffman (02/23/10)
Carolyn Sue Cliffman, 67, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at her home in Sheldon following a short illness. She was born on April 27, 1942, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Wayne Caldwell Johnston and Margaret Lucille Wirt Johnston. She married Vernon R. Cliffman on Jan.27, 1962, in Arcadia, Kan., and he survives of the home.
Kenneth Edward "Dick" Powell (02/23/10)
Kenneth Edward "Dick" Powell, 80, of Nixa, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at 5:30 a.m., at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo., after surgery, due to complications with pneumonia. Kenneth was born on May 10, 1929, to Cora Mae (Hatfield) Powell and Jessie Emory Powell in Collins, Mo. ...
Ted Thomas (02/20/10)
Ted Thomas, 77, of Schell City, former Vernon County Sheriff, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at Ellett Memorial Hospital, in Appleton, City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23, at First Baptist Church, in Schell City, with Doug Reynolds officiating. ...
Charles Daniel VanBuskirk (02/20/10)
Charles Daniel VanBuskirk, age 74, resident of rural Mapleton, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at his home. He was born Aug. 30, 1935, in Bourbon County, Kan., the son of Don A. VanBuskirk and Letha Mae Beck VanBuskirk. He was a graduate of the Fulton High School. ...
H. Dayton Long (02/19/10)
H. Dayton Long, 81, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott, Kan. Dayton was born July 4, 1928, in rural Vernon County to Harley Richard and Freda Yount Long. He was reared in northern Barton County and helped on the family farm until 1952...
Delmar Clinton Hill Sr. (02/18/10)
Delmar Clinton Hill Sr., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at his home in Nevada. He was born Sept. 14, 1943, in Nevada, to Elmer Daniel Hill Sr. and Elizabeth Loretta Hallam Hill. He married Peggy Ann Lowry on Aug. 11, 1988, in Keokuk, Iowa, and she survives of the home...
Glenn Allen Wooldridge (02/17/10)
Glenn Allen Wooldridge, 75, formerly of Moundville, died on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at the Barone Alzeheimer Care Center, in Nevada following a lengthy illness. He was born on March 14, 1934, to Carl and Eva Hartzfeld Wooldridge. On Dec. 18, 1954, he was married to Alta M. ...
John Robert Darrell Morgan (02/16/10)
John Robert Darrell Morgan, 72, of Sheldon, left this life to be with Jesus for eternity on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at his home in Sheldon. He was born on Nov. 13, 1937, in Bradleyville, Mo., Taney County, Mo., to John Riley Morgan and Ida Bessie Johnson Morgan...
Robert Virgil Jones (02/16/10)
Robert Virgil Jones, 74, Nevada, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. He was born March 5, 1935, in Lebanon, S.D., to Waldo C. Jones and Mary Z. Garner Jones. He married Anna Mae Boyd on March 9, 1957, and they renewed their vows on March 9, 1995, in Bellflower, Calif. She survives of the home...
Murle Berry (02/16/10)
Murle Berry, 98, Nevada, formerly of Raytown, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. She was born Feb. 5, 1912, in Louisburg, Mo., to Jesse Hartline and Stella Dorman Hartline. She was married to Leonard Berry and he preceded her in death on May 19, 1994...
Robert Carroll Warren (02/16/10)
Robert Carroll Warren, 85, Conroe, Texas, formerly Nevada, Mo., passed away Feb. 4, 2010. Between 1950 and his retirement in 1976, he served as minister of Disciples of Christ Churches at Marshfield, Mo., and Beaumont, Baytown, Conroe and Ennis, all in Texas. He lived in Nevada during the 1930s when his father, the late Huell Warren Sr., served as pastor of the First Christian Church, Nevada...
Lavon H. Clayton Coleman (02/13/10)
Lavon H. Clayton Coleman, 88, died Thursday morning, Feb. 11, 2010, at the Prescott Country View Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 13, 1921, in Mapleton, Kan., the daughter of Curtis Leroy and Emma C. (O'Dell) Clayton. She married Howard Coleman Nov. 25, 1939 in Pleasanton, Kan. He preceded her in death Jan. 8, 1986...
Waneta McKinnis (02/13/10)
Waneta McKinnis, 91, of Uniontown, Kan., died Thursday evening, Feb. 11, 2010, at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home in Fort Scott, Kan. She was born Feb. 24, 1918, in Uniontown, the daughter of Benjamin Adelbert and Anga Belle (Britton) Rogers. She was a graduate of Uniontown High School. On Dec. 27, 1940, she married Charles Siegle McKinnis. He preceded her in death July 5, 2000...
Buford William Johnson (02/13/10)
Buford William Johnson, age 94, resident of Bronson, Kan., died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at the Moran Manor Nursing Home in Moran, Kan. He was born Nov. 23, 1915, in Uniontown, Kan., the son of William Emry Johnson and Leota Blanche Ramsey Johnson. He was a graduate of the Uniontown High School. ...
Charles Edward Miller (02/13/10)
Charles Edward Miller, 80, Milo, Mo., passed away at his home on Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, following a lengthy illness. He was born June 3, 1929, in Verona, Mo., to Richard R. Miller and Dorothy B. Gripka Miller. He married Lou Ellen Wilson on Nov. 24, 1962, in Rolla, Mo., and she preceded him in death in 2003...
Dorothy Clarice Leavell (02/11/10)
Dorothy Clarice Leavell, 88, Lamar, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, at the Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar. Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 12, at 2 p.m. at the Sheldon Baptist Church in Sheldon, Mo., with burial in the Sheldon Cemetery. Pastor Jerod Lamb will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday at the Konantz-Warden Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m...
Myrtle May Hicks (02/12/10)
Myrtle May Hicks, 91, Nevada, passed away on Feb. 10, 2010, at Barone Alzheimer's Care Center in Nevada. She was born on April 25, 1918, to William C. Frye and Maggie Ann Davis Frye, in Cedar Springs, Mo. Myrtle May Frye grew up in Nevada, graduating from Nevada High School on May 26, 1937, and resided here her entire life. ...
Alex Praphan Boonyakiti (02/10/10)
Alex Praphan Boonyakiti was born Aug. 21, 1989 in El Dorado Springs, Mo., to John Praphan and Karri (Bowman) Boonyakiti. He passed away suddenly Feb. 4, 2010, in Springfield, Mo. Alex enjoyed sports. He started playing soccer in Nevada, at age 3 and played until he started Mighty Mite football in the fifth grade. Alex played football for 8 years and loved all his teammates and coaches. He also ran track, played baseball and basketball. Alex was a great athlete and excelled at all he did...
Grover C. Phillips Sr. (02/09/10)
Grover G. Phillips Sr., 89, Harwood, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at Christian Healthcare in Nevada. He was born Feb. 28, 1920, in Walker, to Grover Cleveland Phillips and Myrtle Vada Dickey Phillips. He married Nina Phelps Baber on March 31, 1945, in Clarksdale, Miss., and she survives of the home...
Margaret Ellen Shade Branstetter (02/06/10)
Margaret Ellen Shade Branstetter arrived in Heaven at 5:55 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010. She had been ill since Christmas Day. She was welcomed home by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, her beloved husband, Lawrence A., "Bud"; the twins she miscarried in 1958; her parents; brother; three sisters, Eva, Fay, and Gertrude; many other family members and friends...
Viola Frances Urner (02/06/10)
Viola Frances Urner, 88, Nevada, passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. She was born Sept. 15, 1921, in Nevada, the daughter of Frank Sterling Vaughn and Dexia Asenath Biggs Vaughn. She was married March 27, 1940, to Anthony M. Urner and he preceded her in death July 29, 1966...
Jimmie R. Dowell (02/06/10)
Jimmie R. Dowell, a self-employed subcontractor, passed away on Feb. 5, 2010, at the age of 45. He was preceded in death by his father, Toney Dowell, brother-in-law Timothy Carver, and niece Chasity Dowell. He is survived by his mother Huleta Dowell, of Wichita, brothers, Bill, Gene, Richard (Shelia), and Mike (Patricia) Dowell, all of Wichita; sisters Rita Hawkins, Wichita, Joyce (Duane) Mikesell, Derby, Patricia Brustrom, Cave City, Ark., Theresa (John) Dowell, Atlantic Beach, Fla., Barbara (Martin) Reents, Hope Well, Va., Carolyn (Charles) Goodson, Tonya (Michael) Carver, Wichita; 39 nieces and nephews; 48 great nieces and nephews; one great-great niece; and Goddaughter Kalyn Graves. ...
Glenn LeRoy Smith (02/06/10)
Glenn LeRoy Smith, age 68, Mound City, Kan., died Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at Olathe Medical Center. Graveside funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 8, at the Richland Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel in Mound City. The family suggests contributions to the Mayo Clinic, Leukemia Research. Online condolences for the family can be left at www.coffelschneider.com. Arrangements are by Coffel-Schneider, Mound City, Kan...
Carolyn Joan Shaw (02/05/10)
Carolyn Joan Shaw, 74, Bronaugh, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, at her home in Bronaugh following a lengthy illness. She was born Jan. 10, 1936, in Independence, Mo., to James Andrew Jurdan and Lora Ann Allen Jurdan. She was married June 14, 1956, in Independence, Mo., to Kennon Shaw, and he survives of the home...
Dorotha Robinson (02/04/10)
Dorotha Robinson, 92, passed away Dec. 21, 2009. She was born to Frank and Leatha Emery Snyder, July 1, 1907, in Schwartz, Mo. She married Dirk Robinson, in November 1925. They lived in Deerfield when they were first married. They then moved to San Jose, Calif., and later to Chico, Calif. They had two daugthers, Ruby Rain Ford and Shirley Osburg of the state of California. She retired from G.E...
Glenn Oliver "Babe" Scott (02/04/10)
Glenn Oliver "Babe" Scott, 83, Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at McCune Brooks Hospital in Carthage, Mo. He was born Nov. 2, 1926, in Fort Scott, Kan., to William Marcus Scott and Mary Frances Buchanan Scott. He married Margaret Rose Taylor in May 1950 at the First Presbyterian Church in Nevada. Although they divorced, the couple remained friends to the end...
Clyde Raymond Guthrie (02/04/10)
Clyde Raymond Guthrie, 68, Nevada, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was born July 14, 1941, in Mound City, Mo., to Claude Freeman Guthrie and Lavona Lorene Kyle Guthrie. He was married Sept. 14, 1969, in Webb City, Mo., to Charlena Mae Baines, and she survives of the home...
Patrick William Pritchard (02/04/10)
Patrick William Pritchard, age 26, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., died Jan. 30, 2010. A memorial mass will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Nevada. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Pritchard; brother, Andrew Pritchard, all of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; grandparents, Carl and Pat McEntire of Coalgate, Okla., Mary Elizabeth McEntire of Huntsville, Ala., and Betty Pritchard of Nevada...
Patrick William Pritchard (02/03/10)
Patrick William Pritchard, 26, Tuscaloosa, Ala., passed away on Jan. 30, 2010. 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.
Bryan Dean Rabe (02/03/10)
Bryan Dean Rabe, of El Dorado Springs, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 31, 2010, at his home. Bryan was born July 25, 1957, to W.D. (Bill) and Patricia (Coit) Rabe in Versailles, Mo., and baptized at Grace Lutheran Church in Versailles. Bryan moved with his parents to El Dorado Springs in 1961, and attended school and graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1975. ...
Everett A. Dennis (02/02/10)
Everett A. Dennis, 83, Topeka, Kan., passed away Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at Stormont-Vail Hospital. Everett was the son of the late Allen and Bonnie (Plummber) Dennis of Nevada. He attended Nevada High School and Warren College in Kansas City, Mo. He served in the Navy during World War II. He was employed at KP&L for 42 years as a line foreman...