Marilyn Colgin, age 89, of Mildred, Kan., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott, Kan. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 at the Mildred United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Mildred, Kan. ...
Carolyn R. Rourk
Carolyn R. Rourk, age 85, a resident of rural Bronaugh, Mo., passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017, at the Fort Scott Manor in Fort Scott, Kan. She was born Dec. 13, 1931, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Lee Charles Middleton and Allie Ethyl Peterson Middleton. ...
Donald Allen Adams
Donald Allen Adams, age 87, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. He was born Dec. 11, 1929, in Barton County, Mo., the son of Paul and Mary Brooks Adams. He graduated from Nevada High School with the class of 1948. ...
Betty Lou Clayton
Betty Lou Clayton, age 88, of Fort Scott, Kan., left the loving care of her family to peacefully begin her journey home to be with the Lord on Jan. 13, 2017, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott. Betty was born Aug. 3, 1928, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Sam Edgar and Dora Bollmann Edgar. ...
Myrtle Evelyn Hinton
Myrtle Evelyn Hinton, age 95, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away early Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at the Fort Scott Medicalodge. She was born Aug. 2, 1921, in Hume, Mo., the daughter of William McBath and Subil Hastings McBath. She married Orvel "Dick" Hinton on October 30, 1939, at Nevada, Mo. Myrtle had been employed as a seamstress for Key Work Clothes for over thirty years. She enjoyed gardening and canning as well as cooking and baking. She also liked to read...
Sidney Dale Alexander, Jr.
Sidney Dale Alexander, Jr., 79, of Stockton, Mo., formerly of Mound City, Kan. died on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at his home following a long battle with failing health. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Mound City Chapel. ...
Rose Shular Campbell
Rose Shular Campbell, 96, of Pittsburg, passed away Jan. 1, 2017, at Via Christi Village in Pittsburg. She was born on Feb. 24, 1920, in Gross, Kan., and was preceded in death by her husband Paul, her parents, John and Mary Shular, distinguished immigrants from Slovenia, two brothers, John and Felix, a sister, Mary Shular Logan and her uncle Tony Shular. ...
Lena Zoe Rhodes
Lena Zoe Rhodes, age 97, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. She was born May 14, 1919, in Hiattville, Kansas, the daughter of William Enoch Fry and Mollie Hayden Fry. Lena first married Freddie Lee Ellerman on April 9, 1936. ...
Robert Hopkins "Bob" Young
Robert Hopkins "Bob" Young, age 91 of Pleasanton, passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to service time at the chapel...
Jane E. Morgan Milburn
Jane E. Morgan Milburn, 65, of Fort Scott, passed away early Jan. 3, 2017. She was born Oct. 16, 1951 in Dayton, Tenn., the daughter of Clarence Joseph and Bertha Irene (Thurman) Morgan. Jane was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend. Jane is survived by her sons, Joe Milburn and wife Dodi of Bothell, Wash., Jeremy Milburn and wife Alison, of Fulton, Kan., and Jess Milburn of Fort Scott; and six grandchildren, McKenzie and Cole Milburn, and Lukas, Lexi, Tegan, and Kooper Milburn. ...
Deborah Roxanne (Rushing) Hixon
Deborah Roxanne (Rushing) Hixon, 62, resident of Clermont, Fla., died Dec. 3, 2016, in a Clermont hospital following a heart attack. Roxanne was born Aug. 3, 1954, in Tyler, Texas. She attended Fort Scott, Kan., schools and graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1972. She married Rex Hixon at the First Baptist Church in Fort Scott May 26, 1972. He survives at their home in Clermont...
Darryl Dean Skaggs
Darryl Dean Skaggs, age 59, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, in an auto accident in Pittsburg, Kan. He was born July 27, 1957, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Clarence and Thelma Slade Skaggs. He was known for excellent heavy equipment operation in the S.E.K. area. He worked for Freddy Van's Construction in Pittsburg for over 13 years. He was very funny and was the best storyteller. Darryl lived life his own way. He greatly loved his children...
Samuel T. Stump
Samuel T. Stump, 92, of Blue Mound, Kan., died at 9:40 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at Allen County Hospital, Iola. The funeral service for Samuel will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at Blue Mound United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery. ...
Francis Catherine Fursman
Francis Catherine Fursman, age 91, a former resident of Colony, Kansas, and more recently of Fort Scott, Kansas, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017, at the Franklin House Assisted Living in Fort Scott. She was born December 26, 1925, in Bronson, the daughter of John Fletcher Harris and Maude Geyer Harris. ...
Carey Lee Wileman
Carey Lee Wileman, 82, former resident of Fort Scott, KS, more recently of Sitka, Alaska died Saturday, December 24, 2016 in the Sitka Community Hospital Long Term Care Unit due to complications from multiple myeloma. She was born May 1, 1934 at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott to Elva and Alice Carey (Wood) Shackelford, the last of the couple's six children. She married Melvin W. Wileman of Stotesbuty, MO on July 4, 1953...
Julia Mary Gotheridge Harris
Julia Mary Gotheridge Harris, 93, of Blue Mound, Kansas passed away January 3, 2017 at Olathe Medical Center. Mary was born December 25, 1923 to Daniel H. and Lulu Wilmoth (Freeland) Gotheridge at Culver, Missouri, northeast of Butler. In February 1925, at the age of one, Mary moved with her parents and two brothers to a farm north of Selma, Kansas where she lived until she married. ...
Jane E. Milburn, 65, of Fort Scott, passed away early January 3, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Steven Lee Kruse
Steven Lee Kruse, 50, of Hepler, Kansas, died Monday, January 2, 2017 at his residence in Hepler. Steven was born July 18, 1966 in Munich, Germany, the adopted son of Charles and Dolline (Pulliam) Kruse. Steven came to the United States in 1967, grew up in Hepler and attended Hepler Grade School, and graduated from Girard High School in Girard, Kansas. He graduated from the electrical trade school at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas...
John Clay Simons, Sr.
John Clay Simons, Sr., age 61, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, at the Fort Scott Mercy Hospital Emergency Room. He was born February 5, 1955, in Santa Paula, California, the son of William Jack Simons and Welcome Irene "Becky" Floyd Simons. ...
Hazel Joan (Hess) Shelton
Hazel Joan (Hess) Shelton, born April 26, 1935, at Hume, Mo., to Norman Ray Hess and Vena Viola (Davidson) Hess, passed quietly surrounded by her husband, James Kenneth Shelton, and her family on Wednesday, Dec. 28. Hazel was married to Kenny Shelton, who survives of the home, on July 4, 1954, at Independence Church, Hume. ...
Edward Lewis Thomas II
Edward Lewis Thomas II, age 72, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Monday, January 2, 2017, at his home. He was born May 4, 1944, in Fort Scott, the son of Edward L. Thomas and Wilma Ellen Barker Thomas. Ed graduated from Newton (Kansas) High School with the Class of 1962. ...
Gloria Parenteau Martone
Gloria Parenteau Martone (January 15th, 1924 -- December 29th, 2016) -- no one had a lap like hers. She could fit two large adults comfortably on her glorious lap. It was so nice to sit next to her, or on her, and to laugh and laugh with her. She loved BINGO, Rhode Island, good food, handsome men, and her family. ...
Wynona Weaver, age 77, Blue Mound, Kansas passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016 at the Olathe Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at the Chapel Hill Funeral Home in Kansas City, Kansas. Visitation were held Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. ...
F. Duane Dugan
F. Duane Dugan, 90, died Jan. 1, 2017, at Great Bend Regional Hospital, Great Bend. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at Bryant Funeral Home with the Rev. Loren W. Hickerson officiating. Burial will be in Great Bend Cemetery...
Farrell E. "Gene" Patton
Farrell E. "Gene" Patton, age 90, rural Hume, Mo., passed away on Monday Dec. 26, 2016 at his home. He was born on Dec. 29, 1925 to William Kelly and Opal Truelove Patton in Phillipsburg, Mo. Gene was one of five children, graduated from Phillipsburg High School on May 19, 1944. ...