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Obituaries from November 2012

Mary Wilma Bogart (11/29/12)
Mary Wilma Bogart, 81, lifelong resident of Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. She was born on Nov. 5, 1931, in Sheldon, to Harrison A. Bogart and Opal Helen Holland Bogart. Mary was raised in Sheldon and went to the Avola School and graduated from the Wild Rose School. She worked for Key Work Clothes in Nevada for 40 years until her retirement in 1993. Mary was a member of the Church of God Holiness, Deerfield, Mo...
Thomas Winton Bewley (11/29/12)
Thomas Winton Bewley passed away on Monday, 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...
Mary E. Helms (11/28/12)
Mary E. Helms, 64, of Nevada, passed away at her daughter's home in Admire, Kan., on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Mary was born March 13, 1948, in Nevada, to Emer Donald and Nola Merel Cholsinger Lawson. She was unmarried at the time of her death. Mary graduated in 1989 from Fort Scott Community College with a degree in cosmetology...
Clarence "Mike" Dozier (11/28/12)
Clarence "Mike" Dozier, 79, Nevada, passed away at his home on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. He was born Nov. 16, 1933, in Iola, Kan., to Clarence Victor Dozier and Lila Fern Olsen Dozier. He married Elizabeth Rose Chilton on Jan. 21, 1969, in York, Neb., and she survives of the home...
Bernice Marcella Thomas (11/28/12)
Bernice Marcella Thomas, 93, Drexel, Mo., formerly of Milo, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Aug. 31, 1919, in Milan, Ill., to Oscar Andrew Tanner and Florence May Coyne Tanner. She was married to Woodrow W. Weatherman on July 7, 1935, in Mountain Grove, Mo., and he preceded her in death. She later married Earl M. Thomas in Cheyenne, Wyo., and he preceded her in death on April 9, 1970...
Bernice Marcella Thomas (11/27/12)
Bernice Marcella Thomas, 93, Drexel, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home, prior to the service...
George William Payne (11/27/12)
George William Payne, 58, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 27, 1954, in Torrance, Calif., to James Frank Payne and Marjorie Joan Pounder Payne. He married Teresa K. Burford on Dec. 1, 1997, in California and she survives of the home...
George Allen Jenkins (11/27/12)
George Allen Jenkins, 73, passed away at his home in Nevada, Mo., on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, following a lengthy illness. He was born on Nov. 6, 1939, in Deerfield, Mo., to Vernal Basil Jenkins and Dessie Fern Smith Jenkins. He married Lula (Lou) May Keller on May 29, 1993, in Joplin, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Dwane Rosegrant (11/27/12)
Dwane Rosegrant, 61, Nevada, passed away at his home on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. He was born on March 20, 1951, in Texas. His parents were Thomas Acker and Wilene Hall Acker. Dwane was raised in Texas and Arkansas and graduated from Bismark, Ark., High School. He has lived in Missouri since 1978 and worked for Shade Tree Service in Nevada for 15 years until he retired in 1994 due to a disability. Dwane later worked for B&R Furniture for a number of years...
Eugene Carroll Carr (11/24/12)
Eugene Carroll Carr, 64, Nevada, Mo., died on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 24, 1948, in Kansas City, Mo., to Ernest Eugene Carr and Beatrice Orpha McLaughlin Carr...
Elvie Ray McNeely (11/24/12)
Elvie Ray McNeely, 54, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born March 5, 1958, in Pittsburg, Kan., to Clarence Adolf McNeely and Pearl Scholes McNeely. He married Debra Nocks on April 5, 1975, in St. Joseph, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Greg Spoor (11/24/12)
Greg Spoor passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. He was 58. An avid fan of both the Illini and the Chiefs, Greg always had a lively story to tell, especially when "his" teams were winning. He got along well with others... well, at least those who agreed with his opinions. Greg had particular love and dedication to his 10 year-old grandson, Talon, for whom he provided thoughtful care and guidance...
Antony "Tony" Conrad Kane (11/20/12)
Antony "Tony" Conrad Kane, 48, Nevada, passed away on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at his home in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born on April 12, 1964, in Kansas City, Mo., to Conrad Corneilius Kane and Peggy Ilene Buck. He married Jodean Kay Bunce on Aug. 18, 2012, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Steven Calbi Gunder (11/20/12)
Steven Calbi Gunder, 35, of Nevada, passed away at Harwood, Mo., on Nov. 15, 2012. He was born Oct. 11, 1977, to Richard and Eileen (Smith) Gunder at Bitburg Air Force Base in Germany. He attended school in Germany and El Dorado Springs. His son, Cody was his life. Steven and Cody enjoyed many of the same things. As Cody excelled at football, you could see the pride and joy on Steven's face. Their goal together was for Cody to earn a scholarship and play football at Missouri University...
Erma Lorene VanEvery (11/16/12)
Erma Lorene VanEvery, 90, died on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Oakridge Nursing Home, Plattsburg, Mo. She was born on July 22, 1922, in California, Mo., to Martin Monroe and Winnie Karr. On July 4, 1945, she married Edward VanEvery who preceded her in death on Sept. 20, 2001...
Vicki Sue Shotton (11/15/12)
Vicki Sue Shotton, 61, a resident of rural Hume, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. She was born May 29, 1951, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Jewel Dean "Nick" Nichols and Pat Jeanne Allen Nichols. She married Richard E. Shotton in April of 1983 in Fort Scott, Kan...
Constance "Connie" Sue Allard (11/14/12)
Our beloved mother, Constance "Connie" Sue Allard, passed away suddenly at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo., on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. She was 65 years old. Connie was born on April 14, 1947, to Cliff and Lois Tow in Nevada, Mo., where she lived her entire life. She was a 1965 graduate of Nevada High School. Later she became a valued member of the "Teller Gals" at First National Bank where she worked for the past 27 years...
Alvin Otto Mohlfeld (11/14/12)
Alvin Otto Mohlfeld, Nevada, 75, passed away at his residence on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. He was born April 30, 1937, in Stanton County, Neb., to Otto Mohlfeld and Anna Marie Koehlmoos Mohlfeld. He was married July 8, 1961, in Wisner, Neb., to Eileen Wilhelm and she survives of the home...
William Lyle Marshall (11/14/12)
William Lyle Marshall passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 12. He was born on Dec. 9, 1925, in Harwood, Mo. He will be missed by his family and many friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lula Maye of 60 years; parents, Virgil and Beulah; brothers, Shelby, Dale, and Paul; and sister, Hazel Smith. ...
Connie Allard (11/13/12)
Connie Allard, 65, Nevada, died, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin, Mo. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with Steve Russ officiating. Family information will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada...
Betty Marie Duncan (11/13/12)
Betty Marie Duncan, 51, El Dorado Springs, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at her residence, following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 16, 1960, in Nevada, Mo., to James Rich and Judith Ryan Rich. She was married in 1990 to Charley Duncan and he survives of the home...
Preston Lee Haverstic (11/13/12)
Preston Lee Haverstic, 81, passed away suddenly of natural causes Thursday, Nov. 8, while cutting brush on his farm east of Moundville, Mo. He was born near Moundville on Sept. 12, 1931, to Leland and Mildred Tapp Haverstic. He married Karin Kay Shearburn on July 8, 1967, in Bronaugh, Mo., and she survives of the home;...
Daniel Vincent Gerant (11/10/12)
Daniel Vincent Gerant, 67, a resident of rural Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born March 2, 1945, in Pittsburg, Kan., the son of John Martin Gerant and Louise Oberzan Gerant. Dan graduated from Southeast High School in Cherokee, Kan., and later attended both Fort Scott Community College and Pittsburg State University. ...
Earlene Pitts (11/10/12)
Marjorie Earlene Pitts, 83, a former resident of Uniontown, Kan., and more recently of Fort Scott, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at the Medicalodges of Fort Scott. She was born May 25, 1929, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Earl A. Rogers and Margaret L. Williams Rogers. She married Paul Ernest Pitts on Jan. 2, 1947, at Fort Scott. He preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 2012...
Grover William Greer (Pettibon) (11/10/12)
Grover William Greer, 49, Richards, Mo., passed away at his home on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, following a lengthy illness. He was born Nov. 21, 1962, in Nevada, Mo., to Paul James Pettibon and Lily Marie Greer Pettibon. He married Patty E. Spurgeon in 1982 in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Gertrud "Trudy" Kircher (11/10/12)
Gertrud "Trudy" Kircher, 85, Nevada, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Oct. 6, 1927, in Munich, Germany. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the National Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kan...
Preston Lee Haverstic (11/10/12)
Preston Lee Haverstic, 81, died suddenly of natural causes Thursday, Nov. 8, while cutting brush on his farm east of Moundville, Mo. He was born near Moundville on Sept. 12, 1931, to Leland and Mildred Tapp Haverstic. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. ...
Preston L. Haverstic (11/09/12)
Preston L. Haverstic, 81, Moundville, Mo., died at his home on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Michael Keith Bailey (11/08/12)
Michael Keith Bailey, 41, Nevada, the son of Ronald Ray and Carrol Faye (Vantellman) Bailey, was born Dec. 7, 1970, in Fort Stockton, Texas, and passed from this life Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Warsaw Healthcare and Rehab. Mike worked construction most of his life traveling where the work took him. ...
Lewis George Carter Sr. (11/07/12)
Lewis George Carter Sr., 75, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at his home as the result of an accidental fire. He was born on July 7, 1937, in Gretna, Neb., to Franklin Hobart Carter and Sarah Frances Sinnard Carter. He married Joleen Wiegel on Oct. 22, 1970, in El Dorado Springs, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Dean William Main (11/06/12)
It is with bittersweet thoughts that we announce the death of a very special man in our lives. Dean William Main, 77, born at Mt. Carmel in Pittsburg, Kan., on July 21, 1935, went to be with the Lord in November 2012. Dean fought the good fight against cancer until the bitter end, and finally won the battle when he went to heaven for complete healing...
Lewis George Carter Sr. (11/06/12)
Lewis George Carter Sr., 75, Nevada, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at his home as the result of an accidental fire. 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...
George Arthur Trout (11/03/12)
George Arthur Trout, 84, of Liberal, Mo., passed away, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born Dec. 7, 1927, in Girard, Kan., the son of George Fred and Pearl Edna (Watson) Trout. He attended school in Girard and graduated from the Girard High School with the class of 1945, he then went on to PSU where he received an electrician's degree...
Michael Allen Rayburn III and Colgin Dwayne Rayburn (11/02/12)
Michael Allen Rayburn III and Colgin Dwayne Rayburn, infant sons of Michael and Elizabeth Rayburn, Sheldon, Mo., passed peacefully into God's arms on Oct. 15, 2012, and Oct. 25, 2012, respectively. They are survived by parents, Michael and Elizabeth Rayburn, Sheldon, Mo.; maternal grandparents, Gary and Wilda Sears, Hume, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Mike and Sue Rayburn, Liberal, Mo.; paternal great-grandfather, Vernon Cliffman, Sheldon, Mo.; aunts and uncles, Amanda and Joe Querry, Hume, Mo., Matthew and Kate Sears, New York, N.Y., Myles and Sarah Rayburn, Sheldon, Mo., and Tabby Rayburn, Liberal, Mo.; and cousins, Chase and Taryn Querry, Hume, Mo., and Brock Rayburn, Sheldon, Mo.. ...
Thomas Winton Bewley (11/01/12)
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...