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Kenneth Keith Kerns, Sr. (01/24/15)
Kenneth Keith Kerns, Sr., age 87, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. He was born Feb. 4, 1927, in Hutchinson, Kan., the son of Charles Alfred Kerns and Estella Pearl Lewis Kerns. He married Betty Gilchrist on Aug. ...
Mary Katherine (Land) Turley (01/23/15)
Mary Katherine (Land) Turley, 93, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 3, 2015, at Medicalodge in Fort Scott, Kan. A Celebration of Life will be held for Mary K at Cavalry Crossing, 201 West 23rd, Fort Scott, Kan., on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. ...
Clarence Earl Meyer (01/21/15)
Clarence Earl Meyer, age 96, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kan., and more recently of Springfield, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at the Manor at Elfindale in Springfield. He was born Oct. 7, 1918, in Garland, Kan., the son of Carl Fredrick Meyer and Louise Gross Meyer. ...
Madeline Oliva Jewell (01/20/15)
Madeline Oliva Jewell, 90, of Fort Scott, passed away Thursday evening, Jan. 15, 2015. She was born April 22, 1924 in Brixey, Mo., the daughter of Dred M. and Pearlie A. (Smith) Bushong. She married William R. Jewell Oct. 30, 1943 in Pittsburg, Kan., and he preceded her in death March 15, 1993...
Patricia E. "Pat" Mathews (01/20/15)
Patricia E. "Pat" Mathews, age 73, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. She was born in Picher, Okla., on April 30, 1941 the daughter of Melvin Leo and Opal Faye Rector Bryan. She married Neal Mathews on May 22, 1959. Pat was a self-employed beautician working out of the shop at her house. ...
William Marion Shrimplin, Jr. (01/17/15)
William Marion Shrimplin, Jr., Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at Nevada Nursing and Rehab Center at the age of 83. Marion was born on Jan. 25, 1931 to William Marion and Anna Irene (Campbell) Shrimplin in Moundville, Mo. He graduated from Bronaugh High School in 1949. After working at Pryor & Oberlin Supermarket and Safeway Supermarket, he spent 40 years as a sales representative for Henry Kraft Mercantile of Nevada before retiring in December 1994...
Billy D. "Bill" Allen (01/16/15)
Billy D. "Bill" Allen, age 68, Paola, Kan., formerly of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. He was born on Aug. 3, 1946 at Paola, Kan., the son of Ward and Jean Lindsey Allen. He attended school in La Cygne, Kansas until midway through his senior year, and, graduated from Louisburg High School in the Class of 1964. ...
William Austin Russell (01/16/15)
William Austin Russell, age 86, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kan., and more recently of Emporia, Kan., went home to his Lord and Savior Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Emporia. Will was born May 17, 1928, in Rockford, Tenn., the son of Samuel Floyd Russell and Lucy Crowder Russell. ...
Novella Bogan-Finwick (01/16/15)
Novella Bogan-Finwick, age 98 years, 3 months and 13 days, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 at Prescott Country View. She was born on Oct. 1, 1916 at Jericho Springs, Mo., the daughter of Loy and Velma Finwick Boston. She graduated from Jericho Springs High School. ...
Jo Lanel Cuppy (01/13/15)
Jo Lanel Cuppy, age 50, died at her home in Bronson early Saturday morning, Jan. 10, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 12, 1964, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Nelda K. Rudisill Cuppy and A. Gary Cuppy. She is survived by her husband Walter Palmisano, son Seth Cuppy, step-daughter Gina Palmisano, grandson Marcus, mother Nelda Cuppy, step-father Larry Manes, brother Larry Cuppy, niece Cassandra Cuppy, nephew Devon Cuppy, aunts and uncles, and many, many friends...
Carmen Jean Pettibon (01/13/15)
Carmen Jean Pettibon, 69, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 at her home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Interment will follow in Deerfield Cemetery, Deerfield, Mo. ...
James Eugene Evans (01/13/15)
James Eugene Evans, age 82, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at Guest Home Estates. He was born July 29, 1932, in Fort Scott, the son of Samuel and Mable Brown Evans. He married Darlene Clark in 1955. She preceded him in death. ...
Alan R. Leach (01/13/15)
Alan R. Leach, age 55, passed away Tuesday, Jan.6, 2015 at Southwest Christian Hospice in Union City, Ga., after an extended illness. Alan was born the son of Wilma and Adin Leach, on Jan. 22, 1959 in Coffeyville, Kans. He attended St. Andrews Catholic School in Independence, Kans. and high school at St. Henry's Preparatory Seminary in Belleville, Ill. Alan was a graduate of Creighton University with a BA in philosophy...
Patricia J. Reppert (01/13/15)
Patricia J. Reppert, age 85, Mound City, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 at the Sacred Heart Church, Mound City. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Rosary will be prayed 5:30 p.m. ...
Donna Marie Watts (01/13/15)
Donna Marie Watts, age 78, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at the Olathe Medical Center. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. ...
Donna Marie Watts (01/09/15)
Donna Marie Watts, age 78, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at the Olathe Medical Center. Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. ...
Dorthy Virginia Fetters (01/09/15)
Dorthy Virginia Fetters, age 93, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Mercy Hospital. She was born Dec. 15, 1921, in Milo, Mo., the daughter of Charlie and Alta Mowry Scott. She was a 1941 graduate of Nevada, Mo., High School. ...
Martha Sue Garrett (01/09/15)
Martha Sue Garrett, age 76, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died early Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at her home. She was born April 21, 1938, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of George Cecil Ratterree and Margaret Florence Danner Ratterree. Martha married Robert K. ...
Brenda Kay Gilbert (01/09/15)
Brenda Kay Gilbert, 51, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., passed away on Jan. 4, 2015 at Sarah Cannon Cancer Center following a hard-fought battle against breast cancer. She was born on Christmas Eve 1963 to Wint and Gertrude Seaver and graduated from Fort Scott High School and received her Associate's Degree of Arts and Sciences from Fort Scott Community College in 1985 -- the same year that she married Alan Gilbert. ...
Linda Marie Hoskins (01/09/15)
Linda Marie Hoskins, age 61 of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 at her home after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 3, 1953 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Opher Lemon and Lillie Marie (Durossette) Greer. On May 29, 1974 she was united in marriage to Robert Ray Hoskins and he survives of the home...
Eva Readinger (01/09/15)
Eva Readinger, 81, of Nevada, Mo., died early Tuesday morning, Jan. 6, 2015 at the Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. She was born Dec. 16, 1933 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Ivan Ellsworth and Goldie Bell (Swafford) Bowen. She married Delbert Dean Readinger Nov. 3, 1984, and he preceded her in death Oct. 14, 2009...
Gordon Dean Williams (01/09/15)
Gordon Dean Williams, age 73, resident of Mapleton, Kan., formerly of De Soto, Kan., died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at his home. The family will receive friends for viewing on Saturday, Jan. 10, from 10:30 a.m. until leaving for the cemetery at 11 a.m., at the Cheney Witt Chapel. ...
Gordon Dean Williams (01/07/15)
Gordon Dean Williams, age 73, resident of Mapleton, Kan., formerly of Desoto, Kan., died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at his home. He was born on Aug. 13, 1941, in Coldwater, Kans., the son of Wilford Franklin Williams and Lyla Pauline Freeman Williams. He worked as a mechanic for Superior Toyota in Kansas City. ...
Mary Katherine (Land) Turley (01/07/15)
Mary Katherine (Land) Turley, 93, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 3, 2015, at Medicalodge in Fort Scott, Kan. Mary K was born at home in Fort Scott, Kan., May 23, 1921. Her parents were Basil I. Land and Cora Elizabeth (Masterson) Land, and she was the eldest of four children. ...
Eva Readinger (01/07/15)
Eva Readinger, 81, of Nevada died early Tuesday morning, Jan. 6, 2015 at the Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Per Eva's request the family will have a visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Burial will be at a later date. Full obituary will appear in the Friday edition...