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Obituaries from October 2012

Naomi June "Sug" Simmons (10/30/12)
Naomi June "Sug" Simmons, 72, El Dorado Springs, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at her home, following a short illness. She was born in St. Clair County, Tiffin, Mo., to William Austin and Mariam Frances Culbertson on Aug. 27, 1940. Naomi "Sug" married Earl Simmons on March 30, 1957. ...
Eula Marie Spencer (10/30/12)
Eula Marie Spencer, 92, homemaker, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Viewing will be 2-8 p.m., Wednesday. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, both at Culbertson-Smith Mortuary. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m., at Newton Burial Park Cemetery, Nevada, Mo...
John Joseph Becker (10/27/12)
John Joseph, 71, Nevada, died as a result of an accident on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Nevada. He was born Nov. 4, 1940, in Princeton, Ill., to William Joseph Becker and Gloria Jean Goodale. There are no local services planned. Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, was in charge of cremation arrangements...
Retired Colonel Robert Wayne Bennett (10/27/12)
Retired Colonel Robert Wayne Bennett, 79, St. Joseph, Missouri died Oct. 24, 2012 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born in Garnett, Kan., the son of Thomas and Lorene Tucker Bennett. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home and Crematory. ...
Thomas Winston Bewley (10/27/12)
Thomas Winton Bewley, passed away Oct. 22, 2012, at St Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. Tom was born March 14, 1928, in Oklahoma City, the son of Winton and Jane C. Bewley who preceded him in death, as did his favorite brother-in-law, Joe Kraft. He leaves his sister, Dorothy Kraft, Springdale, Ark.; his nephews and nieces, Clint Kraft and wife, Janet, Sally Kraft, Sandy and husband, Frank, and Paula Kraft Neal; along with nine grandnieces and nephews...
Pearl Spurlock (10/27/12)
Pearl Spurlock, 80, Nevada, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada. She was born Dec. 9, 1931, in Tribbey, Ky., to William Robinson and Mary Ellen Combs Robinson. She was married April 30, 1949, in Bulan, Ky., to Albert Spurlock and he preceded her in death Oct. 5, 1994...
Pearl Spurlock (10/26/12)
Pearl Spurlock, 80, Nevada, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada. She was born Dec. 9, 1931, in Tribbey, Ky., to William Robinson and Mary Ellen Combs Robinson. Funeral services and family information will be announced by Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada...
James "Jim" Collins (10/26/12)
James "Jim" E. Collins, 98, of Olathe, Kan., passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home. A prayer service will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Penwell Gabel Funeral Home, Olathe Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service until 8 p.m. ...
Earnest Lee Mooney (10/24/12)
Earnest Lee Mooney, 71, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., passed away Oct. 21, 2012, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Earnest was born April 21, 1941, to Alvin and Fern (Shaw) Mooney in Stockton, Mo. In 1959, Earnest graduated from El Dorado Springs High School where he excelled as a football player. ...
James "Jim" E. Collins (10/24/12)
James "Jim" E. Collins, 98, of Olathe, Kan., passed away Friday Oct. 19, 2012, at Good Samaritan Nursing Center. A prayer service will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Olathe Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service till 8 p.m. ...
Neil F. Gibson Jr. (10/23/12)
Neil F. Gibson Jr., of Arlington, Texas, formerly of Nevada and Springfield, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. He leaves behind his loving children, Rob Gibson, of Albuquerque, N.M., and Beth Gibson-Brown and husband, Randall, of Nashville, Tenn.; stepdaughters, Eleanor Czajka of Arlington, Texas, Jeanne Czajka Richards and husband, Brad, of Albuquerque, N.M., and Laura Sagen and husband, Ken, of Bedford, Texas. ...
Cecil Harvey Prough (10/23/12)
Cecil Harvey Prough, age 86, the son of Harvey H. and Rose Ella (Anderson) Prough, was born Oct. 9, 1926, in Schell City, Mo., and passed from this life at 8:48 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Appleton City Manor in Appleton City, Mo. Cecil attended school at Flat Rock then began his lifelong work as a farmer. ...
Joseph Emill Cole (10/23/12)
Joseph Emill Cole, 54, Nevada, passed away suddenly Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, in Nevada as the result of an accident. He was born Feb. 17, 1958, in Iola, Kan., to Clarence Lee Cole and LaVina Mae Quathamer Cole. Joseph was reared in the Iola and LaHarpe, Kan., area and attended school there. He lived in Nevada for the past four years and attended Life Church in Nevada...
Michael Keith Bailey (10/23/12)
Michael Keith Bailey, 41, of Nevada, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Warsaw, Mo. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Schell City, Mo. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, Schell City.
Linda Diane Schnedler (10/23/12)
Linda Diane Schnedler, 52, Nevada, Mo., passed away suddenly at her residence on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. She was born May 20, 1960, in California to Stanley Paul Bramlette and Shirley Fowler Bramlette. She was married Aug. 5, 1978, in Modesto, Calif., to Robert Lee Schnedler and he survives of the home...
Susie Leona "Micki" Vandenburg (10/20/12)
Susie Leona "Micki" Vandenburg, 82, Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at Webb City Nursing and Rehabilitation, Webb City, Mo. She was born July 10, 1930, in Chanute, Kan., to John Robert Stone and Susie Gertrude Meighen Stone. She married Glen Vandenburg Sr. on Feb. 14, 1955, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 1988...
Cynthia Lea "Cindy" Clark (10/18/12)
Cynthia Lea "Cindy" Clark, 49, Piqua, Kan., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at Windsor Place, Iola, Kan., following an illness of several months. She was born May 13, 1963, in Kansas City, Kan., to Gale Archie Mullins and Mildred Elaine Butterfield Mullins. She married Raymond Clark on June 21, 1986, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 2010...
Katherine "Kathy" Marie Hart (10/16/12)
Katherine "Kathy" Marie Hart, 58, Sheldon, Mo., died Oct. 12, 2012, at the residence of a daughter, in Sheldon, following a brief illness. She was born April 7, 1954, in Modesto, Calif., to Leonard and Marjorie Costa. A memorial service was held at 7 p.m., today, at the Sheldon Baptist Church in Sheldon with the Rev. Jerod Lamb officiating. A dinner was served, prior to the memorial service...
Betty Ann Alkire (10/16/12)
Betty Ann Alkire, 87, passed away at her home in Nevada, on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, following an illness of several months. She was born on Oct. 27, 1924, in Overland Park, Kan., to Wiley Clifton Langdon and Elsie Gertrude Stephens Langdon. She married Joseph Edward Alkire and he preceded her in death June 20, 1981...
Frances A. McDaniel (10/11/12)
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Frances A. McDaniel at the age of 87 years. Frances was the beloved mother of Susan Swearingen and mother-in-law of David Swearingen of Nevada. She was born Jan. 10, 1925, in Rich Hill, Mo., to Edwin D. and Julie (Wheatley) Ayer...
Rose Elaine Dalton (10/11/12)
Rose Elaine Dalton, 86, Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at Christian Health Care in Nevada. She was born on Jan. 8, 1926, in Sheldon, Mo., to Everette Milton Caldwell and Bertha Mae Raper Caldwell. On Nov. 4, 1944, she married Leland Dalton, who preceded her in death on April 18, 2010...
Lukas Alan Whaley (10/10/12)
Six-week-old Lukas Alan Whaley passed away on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. He was born on Aug. 26, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo., to Lance Alan Whaley and Crystal Gail Modlin Whaley. In addition to his parents of the home, survivors include his grandparents, Otto Modlin, Nevada, Sandy Modlin, Nixa, Mo., Ethel Whaley, Harwood, Mo.; his great-grandmother, Marynell Modlin, Nevada; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews...
Frances A. McDaniel (10/10/12)
Frances A. McDaniel, 87, of Rich Hill, Mo., died Oct. 9, 2012, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 12, at 11 a.m., at the Rich Hill Christian Church with burial in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill. The family will receive friends Friday, 10 a.m. until service time, at the church...
Frank J. Luce (10/10/12)
Frank J. Luce, 89, of Lexington, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at his home, following a short illness, surrounded by family. Frank Luce was born Sept. 17, 1923, in Lexington, the son of John and Maria Luce. He married Janet Lorenz on Aug. 21, 1948, at Lexington. She preceded him in death Dec. 28, 2000...
Clarence L. Toland (10/09/12)
Clarence L. "Rowdy" Toland passed away on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. He was born on April 29, 1949, in Joplin, Mo., to Loren and Josephine Toland. Rowdy was raised in the Joplin, Mo., area and had worked as a mechanic, heavy equipment operator, and as a junker for most of his life. He had lived in Vernon County since 1999. Rowdy was raised a Baptist and loved to fish and hunt...
Daphne M. Wayne (10/08/12)
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...
Marcella M. Dade (10/04/12)
Marcella M. Dade, 83, daughter of William and Eva (Hill) Bauer was born Aug. 1, 1929, in Taberville, Mo. She passed away Sept. 30, 2012, at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Home in Belton, Mo. Marcella attended grade school in the one-room Osage School in Taberville, Mo., and was baptized in the Osage River. She attended three years at Rockville High School and graduated from Schell City High School in 1947...
Marcella M. Dade (10/02/12)
Marcella M. Dade, 83, of Pleasant Hill and Schell City, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Home in Belton, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, at First Baptist Church, Schell City. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m., just prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, Schell City...
Donna Gayle Brown (10/03/12)
Donna Gayle Brown, 64, of Adrian, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away at her home on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, following a lengthy illness. She was born on Jan. 1, 1948, in Nevada, to Roy Robert Young and Helen Bernice Shumaker Young. She married Gary A. Brown on June 28, 1968, in Commerce, Okla., and he survives of the home...