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Obituaries from June 2012

Hazel Marguerite Hill (06/30/12)
Hazel Marguerite Hill, 93, of Fort Scott, died Thursday night, June 28, 2012. She was born Sept. 19, 1918, in Blue Mound, Kan., the daughter of Charles and Grace E. (Ross) Bray. She married Lawrence E. Hill June 11, 1938, in Fort Scott, Kan., and he preceded her in death April 13, 1988...
Clarence Andrew Walker (06/30/12)
Clarence Andrew Walker, 81, a resident of rural Uniontown, Kan., died Thursday, May 31, 2012, at the Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka, Kan. He was born Jan. 5, 1931, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Arthur Andrew Walker and Jessie Newton McHenry Walker. ...
Clark Hillsman (06/30/12)
Clark Hillsman, 76, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., the son of William Albert and Florence Edna (Endicott) Hillsman was born April 4, 1936, in Schell City, Mo., and passed from this life on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo...
Guy Allen Antrim (06/30/12)
Guy Allen Antrim, 67, resident of Prescott, Kan., died Friday, June 29, 2012, at his home. Services will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
Melody Joy Henderson (06/29/12)
Melody Joy Henderson, 62, Nevada, died on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born Aug. 24, 1949, in Minnesota. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada...
Clark Hillsman (06/28/12)
Clark Hillsman, 76, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., died on June 26, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 30, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home in Schell City, Mo. Memorials are suggested to Sac-Osage Home Health in El Dorado Springs. Friends may call after 1 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home...
Della Mae Price (06/28/12)
Della Mae Price, 87, Nevada, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Christian Health Care in Nevada, following an illness of several months. She was born, one of eight children, Dec. 13, 1924, in Vernon County, Mo., to Reuben Andrew Gilmore and Hattie Minerva Fenton Gilmore. She was married Nov. 1, 1946 in Fort Scott, Kan., to Ray D. Price and he preceded her in death Feb. 24, 1998...
Alpha Louise (Agee) Goff (06/28/12)
Alpha Louise (Agee) Goff, 85, of Schell City, Mo., was born Feb. 10, 1927, in Lebanon, Mo., and passed from this life Monday, June 25, 2012, at the Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Louise was the first of three children born to the union of James William Agee and Bertha Irene (Cornell) Agee. ...
Edward Martin Sauerwein (06/28/12)
Edward Martin Sauerwein, 59, died unexpectedly Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Mercy Hospital emergency room, following an apparent heart attack. He was born March 1, 1953, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of William Sauerwein and Marlyn Smith Sauerwein. Edward was a 1971 graduate of Fort Scott High School and Fort Scott Community College. ...
Louise Goff (06/27/12)
Louise Goff, 85, of Schell City, died on June 25, 2012, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 28, at the Schell City Christian Church. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., just prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, Schell City. Memorials are suggested to Schell City Volunteer Fire Department in care of the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home...
Perry J. Embry (06/26/12)
Perry J. Embry, 81, of Lamar, Mo., died on June 23, 2012, at his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1931, in Fairview, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 27, at Konantz-Warden Funeral Home, Lamar. Interment will be in Memory Garden. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m., today. Memorials are suggested to the Gary Embry Memorial Scholarship Fund...
Lyle Wayne Hoener (06/23/12)
Lyle Wayne Hoener, 77, a resident of rural Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at his home. He was born Oct. 1, 1934, in Quincy, Ill., the son of George Hoener and Alice Ralph Hoener. He married Connie Louderman on Nov. 15, 1959, at Colchester, Ill. ...
Vernon L. "Sonny" Amberg (06/23/12)
Vernon L. "Sonny" Amberg, 77, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at the Mercy Health Center Emergency Room. He was born Oct. 11, 1934, in Chanute, Kan., the son of Merle Amberg and Edith McBride Amberg. Sonny grew up in Girard and later lived in Mound City and Uniontown prior to moving to Fort Scott in 2003. ...
Arvilla Louise Hogan (06/21/12)
Arvilla Louise Hogan, 92, Nevada, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. She was born April 9, 1920, in Rich Hill, Mo., to Jesse Arrasmith and Iona Christopher Arrasmith. She was married May 27, 1938, in Nevada, to Emmett M. Hogan and he preceded her in death Nov. 11, 2006...
Mary Louise Wallace (06/20/12)
Mary Louise Wallace, 80, Walker, Mo., passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012, as the result of an automobile accident. She was born Sept. 20, 1931, in Walker, Mo., to Gale Alfred Oyler and Violet Mae Halstead Oyler. She married John Leslie Wallace on Aug. 13, 1949, in Nevada, and he resides of the home...
Mary Louise Wallace (06/19/12)
Mary Louise Wallace, 80, Walker, Mo., died on Saturday, June 16, 2012, as the result of an automobile accident. 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...
Floyd Delmer Dirks (06/19/12)
Floyd Delmer Dirks, 64, of Butler, died June 18, 2012, at his home in Butler. He was born Feb. 6, 1948, in Nevada, Mo., son of Richard and Edith (Wolf) Dirks. Floyd was united in marriage to Nancy Bishop on Oct. 1, 1999, in Miami, Okla. He worked in the construction industry building metal buildings...
Charles T. Dolan (06/19/12)
Charles T. Dolan, 79, passed away, June 15, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m., Tuesday, June 19, at Muehlebach Funeral Home, 6800 Troost Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Graveside services with military honors will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, at the Newton Burial Park, Nevada, Mo. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association...
M. Maxine Earnest (06/19/12)
M. Maxine Earnest, 83, Nevada passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012, in Springfield, following an illness of several months. She was born Nov., 25, 1928, in Nevada, Mo., to Marshall W. "Ikey" Thompson and Vina Loree Griffith Thompson. She married Leon E. Earnest on Jan. 15, 1948, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 2001...
Johnna R. Meek (06/16/12)
Johnna R. Meek, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away at her home Thursday, June 14, 2012. She was born July 9, 1934, in Fort Scott, the daughter of John Ray and Iva Eathel (Hencey) Price. She married Charles Meek in 1974, and he preceded her in death in 1993...
Robert D. Palmer (06/14/12)
Robert D. Palmer, 76, of Pittsburg, Kan., passed away Monday, June 11, 2012, at the Via Christi Village. He was born April 12, 1936, at Mulberry, Kan., the son of Ira and Ruth (Pilkington) Palmer. He graduated from Mulberry High School in 1954. On Dec. 30, 1954, he was united in marriage to Geri Rhodes at Arma, Kan. She survives at the family home...
Beverly May Griffin (06/13/12)
Beverly May Griffin, 73, Sheldon, Mo., died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at her residence. She was born Feb. 24, 1939, in Boonville, Mo., to Raymond B. Burge and Laverne Olive Rick Burge. She was married Feb. 20, 1958, to Harold Smith, and to this union was born her four children. She later married Orville Griffin in July of 1977, and he preceded her in death...
Elizabeth Nadine (Simpson) Spencer (06/12/12)
Elizabeth Spencer, 84, passed quietly on June 10, 2012. She was born on Aug. 7, 1927, to Roy Kimbel Simpson and Mildred Fern Jewell Simpson in Waukee, Iowa. Elizabeth (Betty) grew up in Iowa, Kansas, California and Missouri. She enjoyed talking about her days on the farm tending to the animals and the garden, her memories of going to high school in southern California, going to the beach, and the outbreak of World War II. ...
Vernon Grant Holmes (06/09/12)
Vernon Grant Holmes, 69, resident of Pleasanton, Kan., died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. He was born April 6, 1943, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Vernon Edward Holmes and Minnie LeVerne Ashley Holmes. He graduated from Prescott High School in 1961. ...
John Ellsworth Holmes (06/09/12)
John Ellsworth Holmes, 98, former resident of Prescott, Kan., and more recently of Presbyterian Village, Fort Scott, died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Mercy Hospital, Fort Scott. He was born Sept. 28, 1913, in Prescott, Kan., the son of Arthur E. Holmes and Florence McLaughlin Holmes. John attended Shilo Grade School then went to Prescott High School where he graduated in 1931. John married Marian Washler on July 3, 1945, at Prescott. She preceded him in death on July 20, 2006...
Sylvia C. Cady (06/09/12)
Sylvia C. Cady, 89, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Christian Health Care, Nevada, following a brief illness. She was born April 22, 1923, in Sheldon, to Zeb Ambler and Annie Jobe Ambler. She married Leland E. Cady on Aug. 30, 1943, in Lamar, Mo., and he preceded her in death on Oct. 29, 2011...
Edoline Lois Smith (06/05/12)
Edoline Lois Smith, 96, Nevada, passed away quietly on June 2, 2012, at Christian Heath Care Center, in Nevada. She was born on April 3, 1917, in Lamar, the eldest child of Hazel (Orahood) and Ray Denton Brous. Edoline grew up on the family farm south of Lamar, often talking about the 160 acres, threshing time, cows and riding horses. ...
Mary Elizabeth Hunt (06/02/12)
Mary Elizabeth Hunt, 87, Nevada, entered into rest Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at the age of 87 years. Mary was born Sept. 17, 1924, in Ripley, Ohio. She was the second oldest of seven children who were born to William Harrison and Margaret Ann Lake. Mary met Jimmie Raymond Hunt while he was in the service. They were united in marriage on Oct. 16, 1943. He brought Mary back to his parents, Willie Albert and Erma Thula Hunt, who resided in Cedar County, Mo., until he finished his term in the Army...
Edward T. Stonebraker (06/01/12)
Edward T. Stonebraker, 89, of El Dorado Springs, passed away May 26, 2012, at 89 years. He was born Feb. 13, 1923, to Morris E. and Mame (Robbins) Stonebraker in Overland, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. He was the youngest of nine children, and only one born outside of St. Charles...
Doretta LaVerene (Hawkins) Starkey (06/01/12)
Doretta LaVerene Starkey, 94, the daughter of Less and Emma Rue (Tivis) Hawkins was born May 4, 1918, in Tiffin, Mo., and passed from this life at 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Sac Osage Hospital in Osceola, Mo. LaVerene attended school in Roscoe, Mo., graduating in 1935. ...