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Obituaries from April 2011

Henry A. Wilson (04/30/11)
Henry A. Wilson, 66, of Mapleton, Kan., died Friday morning at the Mercy Health Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
James William Heath (04/30/11)
James William Heath, 83, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., the son of William Clay and Pernia Cathem (McKinley) Heath was born Jan. 20, 1928, in Schell City, Mo., and passed from this life on April 27, 2011, at his home. James attended Stony Point School near ScheIl City and a short time later starting working with Monk Wallen on the railroad. ...
Daisy L. Shutters (04/30/11)
Daisy L. Shutters, 92, Nevada, Mo., passed away Friday, April 29, 2011. She was born April 30, 1918, in Joplin, Mo., the daughter of Clyde Douglas Williams and Glady Almeda Petterson Williams. She was married to George Shutters, Nov. 27, 1934, and he preceded her in death March 29, 1983. They spent all but five years of their married life on the farm home south of Nevada...
Virginia M. McHenry (04/30/11)
Virginia M. McHenry, 89, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Pittsburg, Kan. She was born Aug. 30, 1921, in St. Clair County, Mo., the daughter of Charles Edward Hall and Virgie Thompson Hall. Virginia married Vernie McHenry on May 22, 1941, at Fort Scott. He preceded her in death on April 10, 1979...
Michael Wayne Barlow (04/27/11)
Michael Wayne Barlow, son of Wayne Eugene and Beverly Jean Francka Barlow, was born Feb. 1, 1960, in Springfield, Mo. He departed this life Monday, April 25, 2011, in St. John's Hospital, Springfield, Mo., at the age of 51 years, two months, and 24 days, after a courageous battle with cancer...
Donald "Donnie" Ray Houghton (04/27/11)
Donald "Donnie" Ray Houghton, 77, of Mulberry, died at 11:33 p.m., Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Via Christi Hospital at Pittsburg, Kan. Mr. Houghton was born Dec. 6, 1933, at Mulberry, Kan., the son of George Webster and Ethel Mae Jameson Houghton. Donnie was a retired construction worker who lived in Mulberry most of his life. ...
Jennie L. Rhodes (04/26/11)
Jennie L. Rhodes, 80, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. She was born April 14, 1931, in Marshall Town, Iowa, to Adelbert H. Fields and Leona Irene Eastman Fields. She married Edward Rhodes on April 24, 1971, in Reno, Nev,, and he preceded her in death on July 28, 2010...
Keith C. Heinrich (04/26/11)
Keith C. Heinrich, 59, of Nevada, died early Sunday, April 24, 2011, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. Keith was born on April 2, 1952, in Oak Park, Ill., to Clifford and Shirley (Brach) Heinrich. He grew up in Bensonville and Elmhurst, Ill. He had lived the past 25 years in Cape Girardeau, Mo., until recently moving to Nevada...
Irene Herrero (04/23/11)
Irene Herrero, 87, of Fort Scott, died Thursday evening, April 21,2011, at the Via Christi Medical Center in Pittsburg, Kan. Funeral arrangements for Irene Herrero are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Rosella Fern Vann (04/23/11)
Rosella Fern Vann, 80, former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of Springfield, Mo., died Friday, April 22, 2011, at the Springfield Rehabilitation and Health Care in Springfield. Funeral services for Rosella Vann will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott...
John Oliver Skiles (04/23/11)
John Oliver Skiles, 85, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, April 22, 2011, at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1926, in Windom, Minn., the second of seven children born to Martin L. and Lucille Larimier Skiles. He attended Pine Grove School near Willow Springs, Mo., and at Devon, Kan. In 1940, he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and was stationed at Grand Junction where he helped build roads to Grand Mesa and Colorado National Monument...
Beryl Alene Alexander (04/23/11)
Beryl Alene Alexander, 96, Nevada, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a brief illness. She was born Sept. 2, 1914, in Metz, Mo., to Frank Everett Brown and Lanora Belle Rider Brown. She was married Feb. 24, 1934, in Metz, Mo., to John Carson Alexander and he preceded her in death Feb. 13, 1995...
Earl Jay Bailey (04/20/11)
Earl Jay Bailey, 88, Nevada, died Monday, April 18, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. He was born Jan. 4, 1923, in St. Catherine, Mo., to Joseph Allen Bailey and Nora Bailey. He was married in 1939 to Alta Ellen Carmack and she died in 1983. He then married Irish Lena Griffin Oct. 31, 1983, in Miami, Okla., and she preceded him in death April 19, 2009...
William "Bill" Louis King (04/19/11)
William "Bill" Louis King was born Dec. 8, 1931, in Rich Hill, Mo., the son of David and Veldo (Culver) King. He passed away on April 15, 2011, at the Barone Care Center, Nevada, at the age of 79. Bill was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a retired truck driver...
Juanita Irene Paulin (04/19/11)
Juanita Irene Paulin, 97, Nevada, passed away Monday, April 18, 2011, at Christian Health Care, Nevada. She was born March 28, 1914, in Dewey County, Okla., to Edward Emery Ward and Grace Belle Carrier Ward. She married Bernard Paulin on Aug. 28, 1952, in Enid, Okla., and he preceded her in death March 18, 1993...
Rev. Deane Douglas Endicott (04/16/11)
Rev. Deane Douglas Endicott, 82, resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at the Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kan. He was born Nov. 22, 1928, in Bly, Mo., the son of Thurlo Washington and Launa Effie Rogers Endicott. He graduated from Labette County High School. He married Wilma Deane Richardson on June 24, 1949, in the Altamont, Kan., Baptist Church...
Cody Alexander Jenkins (04/15/11)
Cody Alexander Jenkins, 20, Moundville, Mo., passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011, as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was born July 11, 1990, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Russell Dean Jenkins and Pamela A. Connelly Jenkins. Cody was raised in this area and spent all his life here in Vernon County. ...
Anna Veda (Dziadula) Rourk (04/15/11)
Anna Veda (Dziadula) Rourk, 92, a resident of Presbyterian Village, Fort Scott, Kan., died April 13, 2011, at her home. She enjoyed being cared for by family members, including a very special nephew, Gary Dziadula and his wife, Erma, of Girard, Kan., and the loving staff of both the Fort Scott Presbyterian Village and the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice...
Col. (Ret.) Robert Clark Boyd (04/14/11)
Col. (Ret.) Robert Clark Boyd, 74, passed away April 12, 2011, at the Amarillo VA Hospital. Robert was born in Nevada, Mo., to Monte Clark and Hannah Marie Peterson Boyd on Nov. 1, 1936. Services will be held at Grace Baptist Church, 2901 Dickens Ave., Manhattan, Kan., on Monday, April 18, at 1 p.m. Burial will be at the Kansas Veterans' Cemetery with full military honors...
Joe Clinton Kraft (04/12/11)
Joe Clinton Kraft died April 10, 2011, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born on Jan. 23, 1924, in Nevada, to parents Henry and Pauline Farmer Kraft. His parents; a brother, Henry Kraft Jr.; and a sister, Nancy Kraft, preceded him in death. He graduated from Nevada High School in 1941 and from KU in 1948...
Wanda Lee Toon (04/12/11)
Wanda Lee Toon, 47, Nevada, passed away at her home on Sunday, April 10, 2011, following a lengthy illness. Wanda was born in Kansas City, Mo., on June 30, 1963, and grew up in Kansas City and Macks Creek, Mo. She attended school in Macks Creek, where she met the love of her life, George Edward Selby. They came to Nevada in 1990. She worked as a housekeeper and caretaker for several families in Nevada...
Dorothy Lorene Klopfenstein (04/09/11)
Dorothy Lorene Klopfenstein, 94, of Mound City, Kan., died Friday, April 8, 2011, at The Residencies at Pleasanton, Kan. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 12, at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, Mound City, Kan. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, April 11, at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home. ...
Margaret Ruth Shields Snow (04/09/11)
Margaret Ruth Shields Snow, 88, Lamar, Mo., passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at 6:05 a.m., at the Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar. Margaret was born March 17, 1923, in Center, Mo., to Roy Clifford and Daisy Madge (Stuller) Shulse. She was a Center High School graduate. She played basketball and was extremely proud of her team...
Wanda Lucille Wright (04/09/11)
Wanda Lucille Wright, 89, Bronaugh, Mo., passed away on Friday, April 8, 2011, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, Mo., following an illness of several weeks. She was born Dec. 10, 1921, in Bronaugh, to Lewis Henry Smith and Lucy Mae Hawkins Smith. She married Robert S. Wright on Sept. 2, 1944, in Fort Scott, Kan., and he preceded her in death on April 21, 1971...
Steven Alan Kelley (04/06/11)
Steven A. Kelley, 58, of Adrian, Mo., formerly of Independence and Pleasant Hill, died April 4, 2011. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, April 8, at the Wallace Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, at the Moore Cemetery in Nevada, Mo. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home...
Lewis Joseph Jones (04/06/11)
Lewis Joseph Jones, 85, Milo, Mo., passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2011, at his home of natural causes. Joe was born on Jan. 17, 1926, in Corder, Mo., to David Lewis Jones and Freida AnnaAnn Cramer Jones. He married Ruth Ann Barker Jones on July 24, 1945, in Fort Scott, Kan., and she preceded him in death March 5, 2011...
Betty L. Chrisenbery (04/06/11)
Betty L. Chrisenbery, 72, Moundville, Mo., passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011, at her home. She was born July 27, 1938, in Moundville, Mo., to Louis V. Swartz and Leona B. York Swartz. She married Richard S. Chrisenbery on March 15, 1957, in Nevada, Mo., and he preceded her in death on June 7, 2007...
Henry Dean Ford (04/05/11)
Henry Dean Ford, 85, Golden City, Mo., passed away Sunday, April 3, 2011, at Barton County Memorial Hospital, Lamar, Mo. Dean was born Dec. 22, 1925, to George Henry and Sylvia Ida (Hoover) Ford in Sheldon, Mo. He made his home for many years in Golden City. He had a love for antique model cars...
Maxine Marie Miller Skillman (04/05/11)
Maxine Marie Skillman, 89, went to be with her Heavenly Father, Sunday morning, April 3, 2011. She was born in Zeandale, Kan., Oct. 23, 1921, to Walter Emanuel Miller and Beatrice McCormick Miller. Maxine was married Oct. 20, 1942, to Burtis Franklin Skillman who preceded her in death Feb. ...
Anna Maye Cole (04/05/11)
Anna Maye Cole, 81, Nevada, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born April 22, 1929, in Verse, Wyo., to Fred A. Martin and Nina Anna Faulkner Martin. She married Lawrence D. Cole on Dec. 12, 1946, in Pittsburg, Kan., and he survives of the home...
James Edward Ritchie (04/02/11)
James Edward Ritchie, born July 16, 1930, in Rich Hill, Mo., died April 11, 2011, in his home at age 80. He is survived by his wife, Karol; two children, Karen (Ritchie) Ritter and Mark Ritchie; his daughter-in-law, Leah Hardy; and his three grandchildren, Kathryn and Emily Ritter and Ky Hardy-Ritchie...
Christopher Allen Culp (04/02/11)
Christopher Allen Culp, 86, of Fort Scott, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. He was born Jan. 8, 1925, in Fort Scott, the son of Christopher Allen and Edith Cora (Moore) Culp. Survivors include his 12 children, Martin A. ...
James Roy Vermillion (04/01/11)
James Roy Vermillion passed away on March 27, 2011, surrounded by his family. He was born Oct. 13, 1929, in Lake Arthur, N.M., to Roy Leonard and Laura Lynn Spence Vermillion. He married his sweetheart, Hazel Lee Robbs Vermillion, on May 27, 1949, in Safford, Ariz...
Peggy Lavone (Cassatt) Gage-Rose (04/01/11)
Peggy L. Rose, 69, Nevada, passed away on Feb. 25, 2011, at Christian Health Care in Nevada. She was born on Sept. 22, 1941, in Barton County, Mo., to William Ray Cassatt and Dorothy I. (Hoagland) Cassatt. Peggy spent most of her life in the Barton and Vernon county areas, though she did live in Alabama for a short time before starting a family. ...