Jerden E. Dunfield, 69, Nevada, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2008, at Olathe Medical Center, of Olathe, Kan. He was born Nov. 4, 1938, in Nevada, to William Brown Dunfield and Opal Leora Wright Dunfield.
Mr. Dunfield was born and raised in Nevada and attended Nevada High School. He served in the United States Air Force from 1955 to 1959 and lived in a variety of locales and has lived in Vernon County, since 1988. He was a member of the Pine Street Baptist Church in Nevada. He worked all his life in the air conditioning/ heating and refrigeration service and repair.
Survivors include six children, Steven Jorden Dunfield and Gregory Allen Dunfield, both of Manchester, N.H., Jarred Michael Dunfield and Melissa Dunfield, both of Nevada, Jeremy Edward Dunfield and Dedra Rose Dunfield, both of Woodland, Wash.; several grandchildren; four brothers, Lloyd Dunfield, Nevada, Joe Dunfield, El Dorado Springs, Mo., Robert Dunfield, Roseville, Calif., and James William Dunfield, Greenfield, Mo.; five sisters, Linda Ayers, Mound City, Kan., Sue Sandoval, Norwalk, Va., Irene Christian, Olathe, Kan., Mary Stewart, La Cygne, Kan., and Jo Ann Wyrick, Reeds Springs, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Bill Dunfield, George Dunfield and Ernest Dunfield.
Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, July 12, 2008, at Moore Cemetery, Nevada, with Pastor David Rorabaugh officiating.
Friends may call now and until 11 a.m., on Saturday at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
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