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Obituaries from August 2012

Frances M. Bogart (08/29/12)
Frances M. Bogart, 86, Nevada, passed away on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin, Mo. She was born April 13, 1926, in Toby, Ill., to John and Rosa Lenne. She was married Sept. 21, 1954, to Homer Leroy Bogart in Fayetteville, Ark., and he preceded her in death in 1981...
Raymond Gene Bryant (08/28/12)
Raymond Gene Bryant, 73, of Montrose, Mo., the son of James Russell and Elsie (Clark) Bryant was born Oct. 9, 1938, in Butler, Mo., and passed from this life Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Clinton Healthcare and Rehab in Clinton, Mo. Ray attended school in both the Butler and Ballard school districts. ...
Cheyanna Marie Koshko (08/28/12)
Cheyanna Marie Koshko, 32, of Butler, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born May 29, 1980, to Bob and Carolyn Hellwig in Butler. Cheyanna, one of two children, grew up in the rural Bates County Community of Pleasant Gap. ...
Bobby Dean "Bob" Hood (08/28/12)
Bobby Dean "Bob" Hood, 80, Moundville, Mo., passed away on Aug. 27, 2012, at his home after battling cancer for several months. He was born Oct. 29, 1931, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Charles Newman Hood and Violet Grace Feagins Hood. He was married to Shirley Hatfield Gossett on Oct. 15, 2000, in Moundville, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Charles Procyk (08/25/12)
Charles Procyk, 87, a resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at the Medicalodges of Fort Scott, Kan. He was born Nov. 25, 1924, in Greensburg, Penn., the son of Charles Procyk and Rosaila Jacina Procyk. He married Margaret Hamrock on May 12, 1945, at Youngwood, Penn. ...
Amelia Lucille Russell (08/25/12)
Amelia Lucille Russell, 74, of Arma, Kan., passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at the Arma Care Center in Arma. She was born April 25, 1938, in Burgess, Mo., the daughter of Everett Eugene and Florence Violet (Whetzell) Richards. She married James Lee Russell and he preceded her in death June of 1995...
Dickie E. Hornback (08/25/12)
Dickie E. Hornback, 81, Nevada, died Aug. 23, 2012, at Moore-Few Care Center. Graveside services will be Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 9 a.m., at Moundville Cemetery, Moundville, Mo., under the arrangement of Konantz-Warden Funeral Home
Lee William Houdeshell (08/23/12)
Lee William Houdeshell, 89, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born June 27, 1923, in Hiattville, Kan., to Ralph Paul Houdeshell and Gladys Francis Henning Houdeshell. He and Carrie H. Bogart were married on May 15, 1947, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Edward Michael "Butch" Best (08/23/12)
Edward Michael "Butch" Best, 60, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Magnolia Square Nursing Home in Springfield, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born Dec. 19, 1951, in Carrollton, Ill., to Richard Carroll Best and Florence Louise Fogarty Best...
Bernice Louise Pruitt (08/22/12)
Bernice Louise Pruitt, 101, resident of Fort Scott, formerly of Mapleton, moved to Glory from Fort Scott Manor, Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. She was born on the family farm just southeast of Devon, to James and Sarilda Killion, on April 30, 1911. She married Elza R. ...
Donna Kim Jones (08/21/12)
Donna Kim Jones, 58, of Richards, Mo., passed away on Aug. 4, 2012. Per her expressed request, her body was cremated and a private service was held in Columbia, Mo. Donna was born Dec. 19, 1953, in Stamford, Conn., to Steve and Julia Sokolowski Horvath and they preceded her in death...
Raymond G. Bryant (08/21/12)
Raymond G. Bryant, 73, of Montrose, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Clinton Healthcare and Rehab in Clinton, Mo. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home in Schell City, Mo.
Cheyenne Fiegener (08/18/12)
Cheyenne Andrea Don Fiegener, 16, of Fort Scott, died at her home Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. Funeral arrangements for Cheyenne Fiegener are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Ronald Earl Parks (08/18/12)
Ronald Earl Parks, 66, resident of rural Fort Scott, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at his home. He was born Jan. 6, 1946, in Fort Scott the son of Earl William Parks and Hattie Dorene Davis Parks. Ron was a 1964 graduate of Fort Scott High School. He graduated from Pittsburg State University. ...
Bonnie L. McDaniel (08/18/12)
Bonnie L. McDaniel, 79, rural Vernon County, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at her home. She was born June 17, 1933, in Walker, Mo., to Howard Hacker and Angie M. Palmer Hacker. She and Delmar Culbertson were married in 1951 and he preceded her in death in 1990. She and Clifford A. McDaniel were later married in 1996 and he survives of the home...
Emma Jean West (Scully) (08/18/12)
Emma Jean West (Scully), 68, passed away suddenly on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in Albuquerque, N.M. Emma attended St. John's Catholic School in Iola, then Mount Saint Scholastica in Atchison where she received her diploma. She was married to Grant Gibbs Alexander from 1963 to 1977. Grant passed away in 2003...
Bonnie L. McDaniel (08/17/12)
Bonnie L. McDaniel, 79, rural Vernon County, died on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at her home. 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...
Daphne M. Wayne (08/15/12)
Daphne M. Wayne passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with cancer at the age of 78. She was reunited with her husband, Daniel, on Aug. 11, 2012. Daphne was born in Norwich, England, to Reginald and Lilian Keymer on Aug. 12, 1933. She has lived in the United States since 1972...
Dr. Robert George Hatten (08/15/12)
Dr. Robert George Hatten, 87, of Butler, Mo., was taken on eagle's wings just as the sun rose on Aug. 13, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He was a true gentleman and a honorable person with a firm handshake. Dr. Hatten, affectionately known as "Poppy" and "Doc" by so many, was born on Sept. ...
Wendell Gene Jones (08/14/12)
Wendell Gene Jones, 56, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born on March 19, 1956, in Nevada, to Roy L. Jones and Dorothy E. Thompson Jones. Wendell grew up and lived in Nevada all his life. ...
Herbert Hoover Taylor (08/11/12)
Herbert Hoover Taylor, 84, Lamar, Mo., died on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Truman Healthcare and Rehab in Lamar. He was born Nov. 28, 1927, in Butler, Mo., to George Washington Taylor and Mary Sophia Beck Taylor. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 13, at Sheldon Cemetery, Sheldon, Mo...
Bonnie Mae Wallen (08/11/12)
Bonnie Mae Wallen, 61, El Dorado Springs, Mo., died on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. She was born Dec. 2, 1950, in Dallas, Texas, to Boardman Orville (B.O.) Bandy and Mary Lois Reed Bandy. A private family committal service will be held at a later date...
Richard William "Bill" McWherter Jr. (08/11/12)
Richard William "Bill" McWherter Jr., 65, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. He was born Oct. 28, 1946, in Nevada, to Richard William McWherter Sr. and Dora Jane Parks McWherter. Richard attended Bronaugh schools. He filled the pop machine at his dad's station (Mac's Conoco on West 54 Highway). Richard was a lifelong resident of Vernon County. He was a member of the Richards Christian Church...
Grover G. Phillips Jr. (08/11/12)
Grover G. Phillips Jr., 65, electrical engineer, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 13, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. He was preceded in death by his father, Grover G. Phillips Sr. Survivors include his wife, Conni; daughter, Vicki Yingling of Andover; son, Ernie Yingling (Lisa) of Andover; mother, Nina Phillips of Nevada; sister, Cynthia Phillips of Nevada; grandchildren, Casey Yingling (Stephen Maurer), Jessica Johnston-Oster (David), Curtis Yingling, and Chelsea Yingling; and great-granddaughter, Kileigh Oster.. ...
Ralph Thomas Hagerman (08/10/12)
Ralph Thomas Hagerman, 75, Moundville, Mo., passed away at his home on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, following a lengthy illness. He was born Jan. 25, 1937, in WaKeeney, Kan., to Ralph Hagerman and Elva Joy Comfort Hagerman. He and Beatrice Condrey were married on Jan. 12, 1957, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Doug Ephland (08/08/12)
Doug Ephland, 58, of Rich Hill, Mo., died Aug. 2, 2012, at his home. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 7-8 p.m., at the Heuser Funeral Home in Rich Hill. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Doug Ephland Memorial Fund in care of the Heuser Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the visitation...
Dr. Ben Mendenhall (08/08/12)
Dr. Ben Mendenhall, 87, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at the Sunrise Senior Living in Lenexa, Kan. Born in Chillicothe, Mo., June 4, 1925, Ben Mendenhall began a life that would forever center on serving and supporting others. He would be the guiding light to six younger brothers and sisters, proudly serve his country as an able Marine in World War II, support and cherish a wife and daughter with boundless love, heal thousands upon thousands of patients for more than 60 years as a chiropractor, and serve the citizens of Nevada, Mo., as a City Council member and two-time Mayor.. ...
Dr. Ben Mendenhall (08/07/12)
Dr. Ben Mendenhall, 87, formerly of Nevada, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in Lenexa, Kan. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Lona Marie (Bergstrom) McDaniels (08/07/12)
Lona Marie (Bergstrom) McDaniels passed away on Aug. 3, 2012, at the Sanford Hospital in Fargo, N.D., at the age of 61. Lona was born on Sept. 11, 1950, in Roseau, Minn., to Stanley and Cora (Erickson) Bergstrom. She was baptized and confirmed at Riverside Lutheran Church and attended school in Malung/Wannaska and graduated from Roseau High School in 1968. ...
David Elmer Perrin (08/07/12)
David Elmer Perrin, 71, of Carrollton, Texas, passed away on July 9, 2012. David was born on April 4, 1941, in Schell City, Mo., to James E. Perrin and Gertrude M. (Perrin) Roof. David graduated from Nevada High School, Nevada, in 1959 and moved to Kansas City, Mo., in 1961. In 1981, he moved to the Dallas, Texas, area where he spent the remainder of his life...
Gary Lee Coombs (08/04/12)
Gary Lee Coombs, 64, a resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, Aug. 2, at his home. Funeral services for Gary Coombs will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
Burl David Crawford Sr. (08/04/12)
Burl David Crawford Sr., 89, formerly of Nevada, passed away on July 30, 2012, at his home in Montgomery, Texas. He was born Oct. 27, 1922, in Nevada, to Rush Crawford and Ada Holland Crawford. He and Roena Mensendike were married on Aug. 29, 1948, in Peoria, Ill., and she survives of the home...
Helen R. Metcalf (08/04/12)
Helen R. Metcalf, 92, Emporia, and formerly of Fort Scott, passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at the Emporia Presbyterian Manor. Helen Rosella Elder, the daughter of Charles and Bessie (Kinion) Elder, was born in Woodson, Kan., on March 23, 1920. She married Otis Metcalf at Fort Scott on Dec. 22, 1941. He died in June of 1960...
Robert Lee Walker (08/04/12)
Robert Lee Walker, 80, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, following a sudden illness. He was born March 20, 1932, in Rock Island, Ill., to Mr. and Mrs. M. Walker. Robert was born and raised in Rock Island, Ill. ...
Elbert Eugene "Al" Custine (08/02/12)
Elbert Eugene "Al" Custine, 80, El Dorado Springs, Mo., died Monday, July 30, 2012, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born July 8, 1932, south of Logan, Kan., the son of Powderly Arthur Custine and Mary Matilda (Galyan) Custine. A memorial service for Elbert Custine will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Nevada Seventh-Day Adventist Church...
Cordy Reed (08/02/12)
Cordy Reed, 79, of Adrian, Mo., died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at her home in Adrian. Visitation will be from 6:30-8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 3, at Adrian Christian Church in Adrian, Mo. Interment will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, Schell City, Mo. Memorial are suggested to Heartland Hospice in care of the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Schell City...
Burl David Crawford Sr. (08/02/12)
Burl David Crawford Sr., 89, formerly of Nevada, passed away on July 30, 2012, at his home in Montgomery, Texas. He was born Oct. 27, 1922, in Nevada, to Rush Crawford and Ada Holland Crawford. He and Roena Mensendike were married on Aug. 29, 1948, in Peoria, Ill., and she survives of the home...
William James Harper (08/02/12)
William James Harper, 84, of Nevada, the son of Bernard Joseph and Ruth Mae (Laughlin) Harper was born Jan. 29, 1928, in Massillon, Ohio, and passed from this life Monday, July 30, 2012, at Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Bill attended Jackson High School in Massillon, and then joined the United States Navy where he served our country from 1945 to 1953. ...
Lee George Mashek (08/02/12)
Lee George Mashek, 58, of Deerfield, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin, following a sudden illness. He was born April 30, 1954, in Fort Scott, Kan., to James J. Mashek and Bernelda J. Custer Mashek. He and Patricia S. Nickelson were married on April 25, 2000, in Miami, Okla., and she resides of the home...
William J. Harper (08/01/12)
William J. Harper, 84, of Nevada, died Monday, July 30, 2012, at St. Lukes Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Graveside services with interment will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 2, at Green Mound Cemetery in Harwood, Mo. Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m., today, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home in Schell City, Mo...
Lee George Mashek (08/01/12)
Lee George Mashek, 58, Deerfield, Mo., died suddenly Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Freeman Health System West in Joplin. 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...