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Obituaries from September 2011

Rosellen Harriett (Moore) Hupman (09/27/11)
Rosellen (Rosie) Harriett (Moore) Hupman, 95, of Schell City, Mo., was born April 22, 1916, in Anita, Iowa, and passed from this life Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at Christian Healthcare in Nevada, Mo. Rose attended school in Iowa and then lived and worked for a time in Alaska before settling back in the Midwest, where she managed a resort near Bean Lake. ...
Neva June Woods (09/27/11)
Neva June Woods, 65, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at her home. She was born on June 6, 1946, on a farm south of Nevada, the youngest child of Ralph Everett and Lily Flemming Woods. An avid reader with a love of learning, June majored in history and political science in her two years at College of the Ozarks, Point Outlook, Mo. ...
Patricia J. Crawford (09/24/11)
Patricia J. Crawford, 68, Nevada, passed away on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada, following an illness of several months. She was born April 12, 1943, in Brazil, Ind., to Norl E. "Tommy" Thompson and Eva Ellen Price Thompson...
Ruby Arlene Hoover (09/24/11)
Ruby Arlene Hoover, 81, resident of Fort Scott, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Mercy Heath Center of Fort Scott. She was born Oct. 20, 1929, in Arcadia, Kan., the daughter of Oliver and Laura Perrin Hoover. She was a graduate of Arcadia High School. She worked for 43 years as a sewing machine operator for the Key Overall Factory in Fort Scott, later renamed Key Industries...
Robert Edgar Sneed (09/23/11)
Robert Edgar Sneed, 78, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada, following a brief illness. He was born May 5, 1933, in Cleveland County, Okla., to Harvey Sneed and Edna French Sneed. He married Patricia Smith and she preceded him in death in 1999...
Albert Roy Van Dyke (09/22/11)
Albert Roy Van Dyke, 86, Nevada, passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at the Medicalodge of Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born May 15, 1925, in Linn County, Mo., to Albert Van Dyke and Virginia Harding Van Dyke. He was married to Irene Britiham in 1979, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., and she preceded him in death on Aug. 24, 2003...
Lois Marie Stinnett (09/21/11)
Lois Marie Stinnett, 82, Walker, Mo., passed away on Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at her home in Walker, following a lengthy illness. She was born on June 28, 1929, in Nevada, to Codie William Martin and Mildred Vera Souders Martin. Lois grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School in 1947. ...
Tammy Jo Johnson (09/20/11)
Tammy Jo Johnson, 49, Nevada, passed away Sept. 18, 2011, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, following a brief illness. She was born May 7, 1962, in Kansas City, Mo., to Bobby Gene Johnson Sr. and Barbara Jean Phillips Johnson. Tammy was born in Kansas City, Mo., but spent most of her youth in Bronaugh, Mo. She made her living primarily as a waitress, but also worked for a number of years at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo...
Warren Day Hargus (09/20/11)
Warren Day Hargus of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Nevada, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 13, 2011. A memorial service will be held at the Willow Springs Funeral Home Chapel today, at 2 p.m. Warren will be laid to rest at Willow Springs City Cemetery. A memorial service will be held in Nevada at the Home Economics Building at the Fairgrounds on Sept. 21, at 2 p.m., for friends and family to share their memories of Warren and celebrate his life...
Gladys Rose Burrous (09/20/11)
Gladys Rose Burrous, 85, Nevada, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at her residence. She was born May 25, 1926, in La Cygne, Kan., to Samuel Terry and Bertha Kirkendall Terry. She was married to Arvil Leroy Burrous, and he preceded her in death in January of 1979...
Dr. Elmer C. Post (09/20/11)
Dr. Elmer C. Post, 87, Nevada, passed away on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at his residence. He was born Oct. 4, 1923, in Moundville, Mo., to Eilt "Ed" Post and Anna Alvina "Winnie" Kuhlman Post. He was married on June 18, 1948, in Kansas City, Mo., to Joyce Emma Newcomb and she survives of the home...
Gwendola Joyce (Von Wedell) Hildebrandt (09/17/11)
Gwendola Joyce (Von Wedell) Hildebrandt, 84, of Pittsburg, Kan., passed away, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg, following a short illness. She was born Aug. 7, 1927, in rural Cherokee County, to Harry W. and Audrey M. (Thomas) Von Wedell. She grew up in rural Hepler, Kan., and attended Immanuel Lutheran School. She graduated from Hepler High School in 1945. Following high school, she attended a school of cosmetology in Wichita, Kan...
Woodrow M. "Woody" Kramer (09/17/11)
Woodrow M. "Woody" Kramer, 92, of Hutchinson, Kan., died Sept. 15, 2011, at Elm Grove Estates in Hutchinson. Woody was born Dec. 10, 1918, at Fort Scott, the son of William and Gertrude Payne Kramer. He graduated from Olathe High School in 1936, Fort Scott Junior College and Pittsburg State Teachers College. ...
Mary Lucille (Wells) Gilmore (09/17/11)
Mary Lucille (Wells) Gilmore, 84, the daughter of Francis Marion and Lillie Edith (Gamble) Wells was born Aug. 29, 1927, in Walker, Mo., and passed from this life Tuesday, Sept. 13. 2011, at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan...
Georgia Eleanor Knight (09/17/11)
Georgia Eleanor Knight, 59, Nevada, formerly of Rich Hill, Mo., passed away Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Nevada, Regional Medical Center in Nevada. She was born Dec. 27, 1951, in Shreveport, La., to William Edward Jobron and Netty Eleanor Hargrove Jobron. She was married to Charles Hoyle Knight and he preceded her in death December 2009...
Robert J. Hancock (09/17/11)
Robert J. Hancock, 75, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at Freeman Hospital West, Joplin, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born Oct. 18, 1935, in Thayer, Mo., to Harold V. Hancock and Elsie Coose Hancock. He was married Feb. 5, 1954, in Kansas City, Mo., to Charlene Hanke and she survives of the home...
Mary Gilmore (09/15/11)
Mary Gilmore, 84, of Adrian, Mo., born in Schell City, Mo., died on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 16, at Schell City Christian Church, Schell City. Visitation is today, Sept. 15, from 6-7 p.m., at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Schell City. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, Schell City...
Betty McCord (09/15/11)
Betty McCord, 86, Nevada, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Christian Health Care in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born Dec. 23, 1924, in Webb City, Mo., to Lester Thomas and Cora Young Thomas. Ms. McCord was born and raised in Webb City and graduated from Webb City High School. ...
Morris Franklin Maxson (09/15/11)
Morris Franklin Maxson, 59, Nevada, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at his home in Nevada, following an illness of several months. He was born Nov. 26, 1951, in Roger City, Mich., to Morris Franklin Maxson and Ruth Ella Strickland Maxson. He married Debbie Bloodgood on Dec. 19, 1970, in Kansas City, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Morris Franklin Maxon (09/14/11)
Morris Franklin Maxon, 59, Nevada, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at his home in Nevada, following an illness of several months. He was born Nov. 26, 1951, in Roger City, Mich., to Morris Franklin Maxson and Ruth Ella Strickland Maxson. He married Debbie Bloodgood on Dec. 19, 1970, in Kansas City, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Eldon Dean Thompson (09/14/11)
Eldon Dean Thompson, 84, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Community Springs Health Center in El Dorado Springs. Eldon was born Feb. 28, 1927, in Robinson, Kan., to Tonnes and Anna (Reidel) Thompson. Eldon married Ruthanna Margaret Albers on Aug. 15, 1964, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Atchison, Kan. She preceded him in death on Dec. 23, 1996...
Eloise "Betty" Pokorny (09/14/11)
Eloise "Betty" Pokorny, 93, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Christian Health Care in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born on Jan. 27, 1918, in Nevada, to Charles Squires Bound and Leona Elliott Bound. She married Richard "Dell" Pokorny on Jan. 27, 1945, in Kansas City, Mo., and he preceded her in death...
Debora Gene Crites (09/13/11)
Debora Gene Crites, 57, Nevada, passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at her residence following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 5, 1953, in Amarillo, Texas, to Lloyd Gene Crites and Helen Louise Williams Crites. Debora was born in Amarillo, Texas, and grew up in a variety of locales. She was a member of Celebrate Recovery. Her family and friends were very dear to her...
Edward Clarence "Grandpa" Gustafson (09/13/11)
Edward Clarence "Grandpa" Gustafson, 79, Sheldon, Mo., passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at his residence, following an illness of several months. He was born Feb. 12, 1932, in South Chicago Heights, Ill., to Edward Walter Gustafson and Grace Mary Brown Gustafson. He was married Nov. 10, 1956, in Harvey, Ill., to Lela Mae Smith, and she preceded him in death Jan. 5, 2003...
Morris Franklin Maxon (09/13/11)
Morris Franklin Maxon, 59, Nevada, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at his home in Nevada, following an illness of several months. He was born Nov. 26, 1951, in Roger City, Mich., to Morris Franklin Maxson and Ruth Ella Strickland Maxson. He married Debbie Bloodgood on Dec. 19, 1970, in Kansas City, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Beverly F. Pryor (09/13/11)
Beverly F. Pryor, 74, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born May 7, 1937, in Sheldon, Mo., to Charlie Edward Crump and Alice Marie Gonterman Crump. She married James Edward Pryor on Aug. 8, 1953, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on March 27, 2006...
Sarah Virginia Maimer (09/13/11)
Sarah Virginia Maimer, 86, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 609 E. Chippewa St., Paola, Kan. Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the mass from 10 -10:30 a.m. The rosary will be said at 10:30 a.m...
Sallie Bet (Betty) Howrey (09/13/11)
Sallie Bet Howrey, 82, Nevada, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at Medicalodge of Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 26, 1929, in Vernon County, Mo., to Emery Belcher and Edna Pearl Edmonds Belcher. Ms. Howrey was born and raised in Vernon County and spent most all of her life here. She worked for a time at the Nevada State Hospital, but was primarily a homemaker. Sallie loved to play bingo. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Nevada...
Eloise "Betty" Pokorny (09/09/11)
Eloise "Betty" Pokorny, 93, Nevada, died on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Christian Health Care in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services and family information will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences on line at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Jessica Thompson (09/09/11)
Jessica Thompson, 27, of Columbia, passed away Aug. 30, 2011. A memorial service was held Thursday, Sept. 8, at 2 p.m., at Live in Christ Lutheran Church. Interment will follow at a later date in Memorial Park Cemetery. Jessica was born May 17, 1984, in Nevada, to Garry and Rebecca Thompson. Jessica enjoyed dancing, painting, photography and nature. She treasured the time she spent with her family and friends...
Ruby T. Parrish (09/08/11)
Ruby T. Parrish, 97, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at Truman Healthcare and Rehab in Lamar, Mo. She was born April 14, 1914, in Vernon County to Carl Fredrick Meyer and Louisa Gross Meyer. She married Darrell Monroe Parrish on July 4, 1940, in Jefferson City, Mo. He preceded her in death on Jan. 29, 1952...
Patricia Ann Sutliff (09/08/11)
Patricia Ann Sutliff, 70, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at Barone Care Center in Nevada. She is survived locally by her daughter and son-in-law Kelly and Chris McLemore of Nevada. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Owasso, Mich...
Jimmy "Jim" Dean Carr (09/03/11)
Jimmy "Jim" Dean Carr, 65, of Blue Mound, Kan., died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at his home. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home Pleasanton, Kan. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. ...