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Obituaries from July 2011

Olen W. Hampton (07/30/11)
Olen W. Hampton, 93, of LaCygne, Kan., died Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at his home. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 1, at the First Christian Church, LaCygne. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Sunday, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, LaCygne, Kan. Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Christian Church, LaCygne. Interment will be in the Cadmus Cemetery...
John Raymond Earnest (07/30/11)
John Raymond Earnest, 69, of Pleasanton, Kan., died Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at Medicalodge Nursing Home, Fort Scott, Kan. Cremation. Private family service at a later date. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.coffelschneider.com Arrangements are made by Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, Pleasanton, Kan...
James L. Meisenheimer (07/30/11)
James L. Meisenheimer, 65, Nevada, passed away on Thursday evening, July 28, 2011, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada. He was born Oct. 2, 1945, in Crescent, Iowa, to Merlin T. Meisenheimer and Therisa Ann Carhoff Meisenheimer. He married Belva J. Pursley on June 5, 1967, in Miami, Okla., and she survives of the home...
Stanley Owen Kimrey Jr. (07/27/11)
Stanley Owen Kimrey Jr., 47, of Rich Hill, Mo., died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo. Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 30, at 1 p.m., at the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill. Burial was in the Balltown Cemetery in Horton, Mo., following cremation...
Vivian Aletha Polk (07/27/11)
Vivian Aletha Polk, 84, Nevada, died Monday, July 25, 2011, at St. Luke's Plaza Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. She was born March 9, 1927, in Howard County, Ark., to Earnest Alonzo Polk and Georgia Eyer Polk. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, July 29, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada...
Bessie Bernadine (Spencer) Butterfield (07/27/11)
Bessie Bernadine (Spencer) Butterfield, 85, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., a beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died July 24, 2011, at Cedar County Memorial Hospital. As a mother, she left a legacy of honor, integrity, and a love for helping others. She was proud to be "a country girl."...
Theodore Forrest "Ted" Dilly (07/26/11)
Theodore Forrest "Ted" Dilly, 64, Deerfield, Mo., passed away on Monday July 25, 2011, at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott, Kan., following a brave battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 29, 1946, in Rock Rapids, Iowa, to Forrest Randall Dilly and Kathryn Jean Meyer Dilly. He married Barbara Nadine Wolfe on March 1, 1968, at the Clayton Christian Church, Eve, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Velma Mildred Phillips (07/26/11)
Velma Mildred Phillips, 83, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2011, at her home in Nevada. She was born March 26, 1928, in Nevada, to Harry McClure Jenkins and Laura Belle Young Jenkins. She married William D. "Bert" Phillips on Oct. 27, 1946, in Arizona. He preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1994...
James Anthony Buss (07/23/11)
James Anthony Buss, 55, Nevada, Mo., died on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Medicalodge in Nevada. Family information will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 26, at Moore Cemetery, Nevada. Friends may call now and until 10 a.m., Tuesday, at Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada...
Tyler R. Jeck (07/23/11)
Tyler R. Jeck, 19, of Pittsburg, died July 16, 2011, at Beaver Lake at Rogers, Ark. Mr. Jeck was born Dec. 22, 1991, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of David and Deborah Tyler Jeck. Tyler was a student at Baker University at Baldwin City, Kan. Tyler was raised in Pittsburg, attended St. ...
Rebecca Sue "Becky" Blaser (07/22/11)
Rebecca Sue "Becky" Blaser, age 56, of Lamar, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin. Becky was born Jan. 3, 1955, at Fort Scott, Kan., to Buzz and Juanita (Davis) Sinn. She graduated from Nevada High School in 1973 and earned a bachelor's degree from Missouri Southern in 1986. ...
Otis Clyde Rider (07/22/11)
Otis Clyde Rider, 88, Nevada, died Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., following an illness of several months. He was born Jan. 10, 1923, in Coldwater, Kan., to Clarence Percy Rider and Anna Belle Wait Rider. In 1945 he married Wilda Crawford and she preceded him in death in 2004...
Beulah Fay Easton (07/21/11)
Beulah Fay Easton, 87, St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Tuesday morning, July 19, 2011, at Parkside Retirement Living, St. Charles, Mo. She was born on May 20, 1942, in Moran, Kan., to Walter and Neta Colvin. On Sept. 2, 1950, she married Arlon J. Easton and they lived in the Stockton and Nevada areas...
Beulah Fay Easton (07/20/11)
Beulah Fay Easton, 87, St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Nevada, died on Tuesday morning, July 19, 2011, at Parkside Manor Retirement Center, St. Charles, Mo. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada...
Anna Mae Starr McGee (07/20/11)
Anna Mae Starr McGee, 88, Nevada, died Monday, July 11, 2011, at Christian Health Care in Nevada. She was born July 23, 1922, in Hume, Mo., to Ralph Texada Hancock and Elizabeth Belle Alexander Hancock. She was married Aug. 19, 1942, to Allen LaVern Starr and he preceded her in death in 1987. She later married Martin Edward McGee on Oct. 7, 1992, and he preceded her in death in 1997...
Nancy Lynn Beller (07/20/11)
Nancy Lynn Beller, 66, Nevada, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011, at her home in Nevada. She was born May 6, 1945, in Knoxville, Iowa, to James Clyde Brubaker Jr. and Betty May Reeves Brubaker. She is survived by one son, Tommie Beller and his wife, Daveenia, Marietta, Ga.; one granddaughter, Ansley Beller, Marietta, Ga.; three stepgrandchildren, Seth Deaver, Dylan Deaver and Chandler, all of Marietta, Ga.; two brothers, James Brubaker III and his wife, Pat, Coal Valley, Ill., and Stephen Brubaker and his wife, Mary, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; two sisters, Elaine Jordan and her husband, John, Knoxville, Iowa, and Diane McDonald and her husband, Jack, Milo, Mo.; numerous nieces and nephews; and "special friend," Frank Waddle, of the home. ...
Ida Virginia Clingan Klein (07/20/11)
Ida Virginia Clingan Klein, 96, Nevada, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011, at Barone Care Center in Nevada. She was born Oct. 12, 1914, in Colorado Springs, Colo., to Frank Hewett Clingan and Minnie Alderman Clingan. She married Edward H. Klein on Nov. 16, 1940, in Lawrence, Kan. He preceded her in death on Jan. 22, 1994...
Robert Joseph Norris (07/16/11)
Robert Joseph Norris, 83, of Chilhowee, Mo., passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg, Mo. Robert was born Sept. 1, 1927, in Nevada, Mo., to Floyd and Elizabeth Taylor Norris. He married Ruby Haner on March 23, 1948, in Bentonville, Ark. Robert was employed by Jack Cooper Transport Company in Kansas City, Mo., and also Cooper Plumbing in Blue Springs as an equipment operator. He retired from Cooper Plumbing in 1989...
Roland Wayne Bell (07/16/11)
Roland Wayne Bell, 90, of Rich Hill, Mo., died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott, Kan. He was born Aug. 22, 1920, in rural Rich Hill, Mo., the son of Lewis and Sylva Lee (Goodrum) Bell. He attended school at New Home country school and graduated in 1937 from Rich Hill High School...
Linda Eileen (Stewart) Sandoval (07/15/11)
Linda Eileen (Stewart) Sandoval, 48, died July 11, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Jan. 13, 1963, in Rich Hill, Mo., the daughter of Raymond and Lois (Foster) Stewart. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 15, at 2 p.m., at the Heuser Funeral Home with burial in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill. The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m., Friday...
Roland W. Bell (07/15/11)
Roland W. Bell, 90, of Rich Hill, died Wednesday, July 13, 2011. He was born on Aug. 22, 1920. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 16, at 10 a.m., at the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill. Visitation will be Friday, July 15, from 7-8 p.m. Interment with military rites will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill, with Rich Hill American Legion Post No. 67...
Daroan D. Sander (07/15/11)
Daroan Dean Sander, 50, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., following a lengthy illness. He was born Feb. 7, 1961, in Omaha, Neb., to Darrel Dean Sander and Joan Evelyn Larimore Sander. He married Martha J. Brewer on Jan. 5, 1991, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Doris Maxine (Miles) Wilson (07/14/11)
Doris Maxine (Miles) Wilson, 83, of Independence, Mo., left us to be with the Lord on June 30, 2011. She was born May 15, 1928, in Nevada, Mo. Maxine, as she preferred to be called, devoted the majority of her life to helping and caring for others. Her wit and sense of humor could light up a room, and she could always find some good in most any person or situation. ...
Ima June Frost (07/14/11)
Ima June Frost, 76, died on Monday, July 11, 2011, at the home of her granddaughter, Rachel Havu, of Buxton, Maine. June was born in Deerfield, Mo., on June 12, 1935, the daughter of Alfa Ray and Jennie Marie Trapp-Carpenter. She graduated from high school in Missouri and was a waitress before moving to Maine in 1959...
James Harvey Fields (07/13/11)
James Harvey Fields, 81, resident of Bronaugh, Mo., died Monday, July 11, 2011, at the Moore--Few Care Center, Nevada. He was born Jan. 3, 1930, in Cowgill, Mo., the son of James Henry and Pearl Easter Sprague Fields. He worked as a machinist and heavy equipment operator for Coors brewery. James loved raising cattle as well as gardening...
Sandra K. Manley (07/13/11)
Sandra K. Manley, 73, of Joplin, Mo., passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011, following an illness. Sandra was born on Sept. 8, 1938, in Pittsburg, Kan., the daughter of the late Harold and Maurine (Jackson) Trogle. She has been a resident of Joplin since 1986, moving there from Nevada...
Russell E. Pippin (07/13/11)
Russell E. Pippin, 59, Nevada, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2011, at his home in Nevada, following a brief illness. He was born Feb. 17, 1952, in Nevada, to James L. Pippin and Mabel L. Oyer Pippin. He married Sandra L. Schnedler on Dec. 20, 1995, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Russell E. Pippin (07/12/11)
Russell E. Pippin, 59, Nevada, died on Monday, July 11, 2011, at his home in Nevada. 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...
James Harvey Fields (07/12/11)
James Harvey Fields, 81, Bronaugh, Mo., died Monday, July 11, 2011, at the Moore--Few Care Center, Nevada. Services will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
Ricky Lee Crews Jr. (07/09/11)
Ricky Lee Crews Jr., 33, of Dadeville, Mo., passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was born and reared in the rural area around Nevada, Mo., on Oct. 5, 1977. He graduated from Nevada High School in 1996 and NEO A&M College in 1998...
Gerald Wayne Graves (07/09/11)
Gerald Wayne Graves, 50, of Mound City, Kan., died Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at his home. Cremation. No formal services. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's charity of choice. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.coffelschneider.com...
Leta Marie McWilliams (07/09/11)
Leta Marie McWilliams, 90, Frontenac, Kan., formerly of Sheldon, Mo., passed away Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Sunset Manor in Frontenac, following a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 7, 1920, in Sheldon, Mo., to Leslie Robert Defreese and Elizabeth Wolf Defreese. She was married Nov. 14, 1953, in Arkansas, to James Woodrow McWilliams and he preceded her in death Feb. 15, 1985...
Nettie M. Christeson (07/09/11)
Nettie M. Christeson, 90, a resident of Englevale, Kan., died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 19, 1920, in Newkirk, Okla. She married George Christeson on May 24, 1947, at Independence, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Christeson had made their home in Ottawa, Kan., prior to moving to Englevale. She was a member of the Grace Baptist Tabernacle. While in Ottawa, she had served as a Sunday school teacher...
Katherine Ann Porter Clinton (07/09/11)
Katherine Ann Porter Clinton, 40, of Pittsburg, went to be with her Savior, Thursday, July 7, 2011, in the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg. She was born May 28, 1971, in Kansas City, Mo., a daughter of Gerald and Patricia (Didlake) Taiclet. She attended schools in Girard...
Charles Leroy Schnedler (07/08/11)
Charles Leroy Schnedler was born on May 12, 1929, in Richards, Mo., and died on July 3, 2011, in Medford, Ore. Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 9, at Ascension Lutheran Church, Medford, Ore. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Shriners' Hospital at www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org...
Jimmie Doris Hankey (07/08/11)
Jimmie Doris Hankey, 75, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at home with her family. She was born Oct. 22, 1935, in Rogersville, Mo., to Howard Leslie "Bood" and Esther Leah (Tuter) Collison. Jimmie was married to Howard E. Hankey and was a member of the Mentor Baptist Church, Rogersville...
Fern Attebery (07/08/11)
Fern Attebery, 89, Nevada, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada, following a brief illness. She was born June 19, 1922, in Stillwater, Okla., to Frank Ellis and Marie Gambril Ellis. She married Vincil M. Attebery on Aug. 27, 1940, in Rockville, Mo. He preceded her in death on May 28, 2000...
Robert Lee Bryan (07/06/11)
Robert Lee Bryan, 77, Nevada, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011, at his residence following an illness of 18 months. He was born April 30, 1934, in Nevada, to Lewis Robert Bryan and Ida Mae Darrow Bryan. He was married Dec. 24, 1987, in Southwest City, Mo., to Ruby Mae Montgomery and she survives of the home...
David L. Patten (07/07/11)
David L. Patten, 90, of Nevada, and formerly of Wamego and Manhattan, Kan., died Monday, July 4, 2011, at the Christian Health Care in Nixa, Mo. He was born on Dec. 26, 1920, in Randolph, Kan., the son of Harry J. and Kathryn (Nelson) Patten. He worked for Viking Manufacturing for 19 years as a sheet metal worker and the custodial department at Kansas State University for 10 years before his retirement in 1982. ...
Cara Virginia Williams Jones (07/07/11)
Cara Virginia Williams Jones, 88, of Tiptonville, a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother and owner of the Lake County Banner, died Sunday, July 3, 2011, at Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital in Memphis. As a mother, she left a legacy of honor, integrity, and a love for helping others. As a newspaper woman, some of her jobs included society editor, proofreader, and bookkeeping...
Neoma B. Johnson (07/06/11)
Neoma B. Johnson, 79, of south Kansas City, Mo., passed away Saturday, July 2, after a lengthy illness. She was born June 12, 1932, in Rich Hill, Mo., to Alfred and Hazel Stewart. Neoma was reared in Nevada, Mo., and graduated from Nevada High School in 1950. She was united in marriage to John S. Johnson on Jan. 1, 1953, in Nevada. They moved to the Kansas City area in 1953...
Betty Jo Schubert (07/02/11)
Betty Jo Schubert, 55, of Uniontown, died at her home Friday, July 1, 2011. She was born March 27, 1956 in Pleasanton, Kan., the daughter of Lucian Ray and Rosie Fern (Jackson) Culbertson. She married John Schubert Dec. 11, 1974, in Uniontown, Kan. He survives of the home...
Robert Clarence Dillon (07/02/11)
Robert Clarence Dillon, 81, Nevada, passed away on July 1, 2011, at his home in Nevada following a brief illness. He was born Oct. 9, 1929, in La Junta, Colo., to Clarence Edward Dillon and Bertha Eunice Spragg Dillon. He married Emma Ruth Inman on Aug. 25, 1950, in McPherson, Kan., and she survives of the home...
John W. Nichols (07/02/11)
John W. Nichols, 87, Nevada, died Friday, July 1, 2011, at his home in Nevada. He was born Aug. 17, 1923, in Elizabethtown, Ky., the son of Roger W. and Elizabeth L. Robertson Nichols. Elizabethtown was the almost birth place of Abraham Lincoln. Abraham's parents, Thomas and Nancy Lincoln were married in Elizabethtown; their marriage license is recorded in the local court house. They lived in and around Elizabethtown for 12 years...
Donald L. Keeney (07/02/11)
Donald L. Keeney, 87, of Fort Scott, went to be with the Lord Thursday evening, June 30, 2011. He was born Oct. 27, 1923, in Pawnee Station, Kan., the son of Perry and Hazel June (Picht) Keeney. He married Oda Harlow June 27, 1948, in Pawnee Station. She survives of the home...
Georgia Helen Applegate (07/02/11)
Funeral services for Georgia Helen Applegate, 46, of Branson, Mo., will be held at 9 a.m., Wednesday, July 6, at Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson with the Rev. Ross Fulton officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in Clarksburg Cemetery in Garland, Kan...
The Rev. Dr. Timothy Davish (07/02/11)
The Rev. Dr. Timothy Davish, 53, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Fort Scott, Kan., died unexpectedly Wednesday evening, June 29, 2011, in the Mercy Health Center emergency room following an apparent heart attack. He was born Sept. 21, 1957, in Butler County, Ohio, the son of Melvin John Davish and Beda Christine Doyle Davish. He worked as a high school teacher for 15 years in Ohio, also coaching boy's basketball and girls golf...
Paul Edward Peterman (07/01/11)
Paul Edward Peterman was born on Nov. 17, 1922, near Rich Hill, Mo., the son of Joe Peterman Jr. and Clara (Hall) Peterman and passed away June 28, 2011, at the age of 88. He graduated from Rich Hill High School in 1940. He served in the Signal Corps of the Army Air Force during World War II, collecting weather data for the military. ...