Obituaries from May 2010
Mary L. Journey
Mary L. Journey, 79, of El Dorado Springs, died on May 27, 2010, in Eudora, Kan. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 1, at 2:30 p.m., at Evergreen Memorial Chapel, Nevada. Interment will be in Moore Cemetery, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences online at www.evergreenmemorialchapel.com...
Jack Shields, 73, Nevada, died Friday, May 28, 2010, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born Dec. 8, 1936, in Bronaugh, Mo., to Archie Ray Shields and Milbur T. Cocke Shields. He was married April 11, 1964, in Nevada, to Marjorie Hammond, and she survives of the home...
Bennie Curtis Culbertson
Bennie Curtis Culbertson, 81, of Fort Scott, died Thursday morning, May 27, 2010, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. He was born to Roy & Alpha (Mason) Culbertson June 11, 1928, and grew up in Uniontown, Kan. He married Nettie Ruth Cartwright Nov. 21, 1959, in Miami, Okla. She preceded him in death Jan. 30, 2009...
Virgil D. Driver
Virgil D. Driver, age 89 of Milo, died on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at the Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler, Mo., following a short illness. Virgil was born on April 27, 1921, in Nevada, to Judson and Mary Rapp Driver. On Sept. 16, 1969, he was married to Barbara Timbrook and she survives of the home...
Dora Helen Kobus
Dora Helen Kobus, 92, Fort Scott, Kan., formerly of Nevada, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at Mercy Health System in Fort Scott. She was born Nov. 20, 1917 in Olvey, Ark., to John Walker Tomlin and Walcie M. Young Tomlin. She was married Nov. 6, 1944, in Paris, Texas, to Arthur F. Kobus and he preceded her in death Dec. 1, 1983...
Gus Eugene Hart
Gus Eugene Hart, 80, Sheldon, Mo., passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at Barton County Memorial Hospital, Lamar, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born June 11, 1929, in Drumright, Okla., to Eugene Thomas Hart and Sarah Adlissie Strickland. He was married Sept. 24, 1948, in Drumright, Okla., to Norma Lee Varnell, and she survives of the home...
Charlene L. Jett
Charlene L. Jett, 65, of Sheldon, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, in Phoenix, Ariz., following a lengthy illness. She was born May 17, 1944, in Murdo, S.D., to James and Edna Mae Lemmel Hutton. Charlene was married on Oct. 3, 1964, in Farmington, Mo., to Kenneth Jett, and he survives of the home...
Beverley Jean (Collins) Breeden
Beverley Jean (Collins) Breeden was born Nov. 14, 1946, in Osceola, Mo., to Shirley W. and Ruby D. Collins. She left us suddently on May 20, 2010, at the age of 63. Family was life and Beverley had a full life. She married Sam Breeden and together they had two daughters: Kelly LaSondra and Shirlee Jean. ...
Janalyn Kay Chadd
Janalyn Kay Chadd, 49, Neosho Falls, Kan., formerly of Nevada, passed away Friday, May 21, 2010 at Iola Hospital, Iola, Kan. following a sudden illness. She was born Jan. 20, 1961 in Nevada, to Gale Archie Mullins and Mildred Elaine Butterfield Mullins...
Frank Marion Hogan
Frank Marion Hogan, 92, Nevada, passed away on Friday, May 21, 2010, at Christian Health Care in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born March 3, 1918, in Rich Hill, Mo., to George W. and Mae Feeny Hogan. He married Eva Virginia Parrish on June 3, 1939, in Butler, Mo. She preceded him in death on Nov. 21, 2005...
Rodney Wayne Wright
Rodney Wayne Wright, 45, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2010, at his home in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 1, 1964, in Nevada, to Lewis Glenn Wright Jr. and Sharon Kay Mulkins Wright. Rodney attended schools in Sheldon, Metz, and graduated from Nevada High School in 1982. ...
Rex Norman Spall
Rex Norman Spall, 59, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2010, at Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar following a brief illness. He was born July 28, 1950, in Detroit, Mich....
Alice Mae Nicholas
Alice Mae Nicholas, 82, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2010, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, following a brief illness. She was born on Oct. 24, 1927, in Renfrow, Okla., to Isaac Augustine Wright and Edna Mae Wilson Wright. She married Merle Eugene Nicholas on March 16, 1947, in Wichita, Kan., and he preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1982...
Frankie Lee Shelton
Frankie Lee Shelton, 62, of rural Fort Scott, died unexpectedly at Mercy Health System's emergency room following an apparent heart attack. Family and funeral information will be announced later Cheney-Witt Chapel, Fort Scott.
Edith Charmian Gorman
Edith Charmian Gorman, age 89 of Mound City, Kan., passed away Wednesday May 12, 2010, at Fort Scott Manor at Fort Scott. Edith was born in Mound City, Kan., on April 9, 1921, the daughter of Gus and Grace Good Warzel. The family later moved to Fort Scott, where Edith spent most of her life until her marriage to Bernard Gorman on June 9, 1949, at which time Edith and Bernard returned to Mound City, Kan...
Sandra Dee Phillips
Sandra Dee Phillips, age 66, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, and more recently of Overland Park, Kan., died unexpectedly Thursday, May 6, 2010, at her home. She was born Feb.16, 1944, at Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Howard E. Graham and Margery M. Lowry Graham...
Ruby Janice Golden
Ruby Janice Golden, 48, Tahoka, Texas, passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2010, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 28, 1961, in Yukon, Alaska, to Gusse Martin Myer and Bertha Margaret Stark Myer. She and Ralph Manuel were married for 12 years and he preceded her in death in 2009...
Audrey M. Custer
Audrey M. Custer, age 79, resident of Midlothian, Va., died Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at her home. She was born Oct. 2, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Forest Horton and Almeda Smith Horton. She married Robert Carl Custer on May 11, 1956. Audrey lived in the Nevada, area since 1973. She worked as a CNA for the State Hospital in Nevada. She was a member of the relief society...
Floreine Florella Reed Moore
Floreine Florella Reed Moore, 95, Bedford, Texas, formerly of Nevada, passed away on May 10, at Baylor Grapevine Hospital in Grapevine, Texas. She was born in Carmen, Okla., to Mary Elizabeth and Alfred L. Reed. Floreine lived most of her life in Nevada. She graduated from Nevada High School where she was a star forward on the basketball team and won the state typing and shorthand championship her senior year...
Harry Glenn Vann
Harry Glenn Vann, age 67, Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Saturday, May 8, 2010, in the Mercy Health Center Emergency Room. He was born Oct. 11, 1942, in Fort Scott, the son of Harry Vann and Virginia Harris Vann. Glenn married Linda Harris on Aug. 29, 1974, in Miami, Okla. He was retired as a press operator following 30 years of employment with 3M Company in Nevada. He attended the Mt. Olive Church of God in Christ. His hobbies included bowling and fishing...
John Marvin Haggard
John Marvin Haggard, 74, Independence, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on May 9, 2010, at Independence Rehabilitation Center in Independence, following a brief illness. He was born Feb. 9, 1936, in Nevada, to Therlow "T.J." John Haggard and Mary (Melvina) Howard Haggard. He married Judith S. Hatfield on May 1, 1957, in Miami, Okla., and she survives of the home...
Lola Mae Hendrix Yurk
Lola Mae Hendrix Yurk, 88, of Columbus, passed away at her home Tuesday, May 4, 2010. Mae was born March 20, 1922, in Nevada, the daughter of James Orion and Lola Alice (Wheatley) Hendrix. She graduated from Nevada High School in 1940. Mae worked at the Nevada Hospital and ASCS Agriculture Office and retired from the Farm and Home Savings in 1979. ...
Shirley Florene Flake
Shirley Florene Flake, 73, the daughter of Floyd Alonzo and Glessner Irene (True) Phillips was born March 26, 1937, in Walker, Mo., and passed from this life on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at the St. Joseph Medical Center, in Kansas City, Mo. Shirley attended school in Schell City, then graduated from Nevada High School in 1955. ...
Cloris A. Jackson
Cloris A. Jackson, a longtime resident of Springfield, Mo., passed away from natural causes on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at 3 a.m., Cloris was born in Balco, Okla., to George Ludwig and Valera Carter Beymer. She married Robert Emmit Jackson in 1938 and to this union two children were born, a daughter, Connie, and a son, Robert...
Earl Lewis Spillman Sr.
Earl Lewis Spillman Sr., 58, passed away May 3, 2010, in Ocala, Fla. Born July 22, 1951, in Nevada, Mo., he moved to Marion County in 1985 from New Albany, Ind. The owner/operator of a retail business, he loved to fish and enjoy the outdoors. Earl is survived by his wife, Terry Faye Spillman; five sons, Earl L. ...
Patricia Jeanette Rogers
Patricia Jeanette Rogers, 86, Humansville, Mo. and Lenexa, Kan., died Friday at her Home at Garden Villas of Lenexa. Patricia was born Feb. 7, 1924 in Nevada, Mo. to James R. and Cora (Nyhart) Journey. She grew up in Nevada and graduated in 1941 from Nevada High School. ...
Susan Kay Miller
Susan Kay Miller, 59, Walker, Mo., passed away on Monday, May 3, 2010, at her home in Walker following a lengthy illness. She was born Dec. 11, 1950, to John Stone and Jackie Lou Reed Stone. She married Jerrold R. Miller on Dec. 17, 1973, in Miami, Okla., and he survives of the home...
Jewell Gardner loved her Lord Jesus, her husband, her children, her family, church family and her friends. She gave of her life with priorities based on these loves. Jewell Joyce was born on a small family farm near rural Boston, Mo. There she played with sisters Irma Lee, Jean, Annetta and brother, Floyd and made a home with mother Leah Arner Joyce and H.F. ...
Alice Holland, 91, Huntington, W.Va., formerly of Nevada, died on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Huntington.
Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Betty L. Robinson
Betty L. Robinson, 81, formerly of Nevada, passed away on April 28, 2010, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center, in Thayer, Mo. She was born Jan. 24, 1929, in Thayer, Mo., to Charles Lee and Mary A. Robinson. Survivors include three brothers, Lewis L. Robinson of the state of California, Richard L. ...