John Spencer "Woody" Woodward
John Spencer "Woody" Woodward, formerly of Spring, Texas, died Feb 3rd in Fort Scott, Kan., surrounded by friends and his loving family after a prolonged battle with cancer. John was born Sept 22nd, 1950 in Athens, Ga., to John and Margaret Helms Woodward...
Donald Anthony Welch, Sr.
Donald Anthony Welch, Sr., 74, formerly of Fort Scott, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at the Medicalodge of Goddard in Goddard, Kan. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Sibio Naccarato, 96, of St. Louis, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
James Leroy Cobler
James Leroy Cobler, age 62, of Liberal, M0., passed away Saturday Feb. 18, at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan. James was born in Yates Center, Kan., on Feb. 24, 1954 to Lyle and Hazel (Nutter) Cobler. He married Donna Joy VanKirk April 20, 1973. ...
Cynthia Marie "Cindy" Bond
Cynthia Marie "Cindy" Bond, age 54, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Fort Scott. There was cremation. Rev. Dr. Jared Witt will conduct graveside services at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Cindy Bond Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com...
Les Thompson, age 100, of Fort Walton, Fla., passed away on Feb. 10, 2017. He was born to Clarence and Frances Thompson on July 18, 1916 in Hiatville, Kan., and spent his youth in Fort Scott, Kan. After graduating from Kansas State University, he worked as a chemical engineer for Morton Salt Company until he retired to Florida. ...
Betty Ann Reeves Bradshaw
The life of Betty Ann Reeves Bradshaw ended peacefully Feb. 11, 2017 in Overland Park, Kan., at the age of 86. She was born to William Robert and Winifred Ward Reeves on the family farm near Albany, Mo., with two country doctors in attendance. Betty Ann attended country and city schools, graduating from Westport High School at the age of 16. ...
Charles Marvin Parker
Charles Marvin Parker, age 70, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Belton, Mo. There was cremation. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at the U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kan. Military honors will be provided by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post No. 1165 V.F.W. Services are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Ft. Scott, KS. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com...
Clyde Milford Johnson
Clyde Milford Johnson, age 81, resident of Fulton, Kan., died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at his home. He was born Sept. 10, 1935, in Brookville, Ind., the son of Jesse and Elizabeth Kinder Johnson. He married Georgia Carol Harding on July 8, 1965, in Phoenix, Ariz. ...
Ashton Michael Carl Holtz
Ashton Michael Carl Holtz, age 22, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday evening, Feb. 5, 2017, in Fort Scott. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., on June 20, 1994, to his mother Amber Rohlmeier and father Michael Holtz, Jr. He went to Fort Scott High School where he played football. ...
Edna Thelma Buntain
Edna Thelma Buntain, age 92, resident of Fort Scot, Kan., died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at her home. She was born April 13, 1924, in Hiattville, Kan., the daughter of Alfred Roy and Bessie Eisenbrandt Ater. She attended a small country school in Harrison, Kan., where the teacher taught all eight grades. ...
Patty Irene Thompson
Patty Irene Thompson, age 80, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at the Fort Scott Manor. She was born Jan. 11, 1937, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Cecil John Feagins and Dorothy Irene Bolden Feagins. Patty married Doug Thompson on May 28, 1953, in Nevada, Mo. Patty was a dedicated wife and mother who worked hard to provide for her family's needs. She enjoyed camping and fishing. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
William "Bill" Farr
William "Bill" Farr, 90, formerly of Fort Scott and most recently Parsons, Kan., died Wednesday evening, Feb. 8, 2017 at Mercy Hospital. He was born Sept. 25, 1926 in Fayette, Iowa, the son of Samuel J. and Vivian O. (Clark) Farr. He married Barbara Peet April 11, 1948, and they were divorced in 1970. He married Patricia Albright Feb. 11, 1972 and she preceded him in death May 1, 2008. He married Kathy E. Moyer Nov. 7, 2009 in Fort Scott, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Marihta Rutherford, 99, of rural Arma, Kan., died at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Boone Hospital at Columbia, Mo. Mrs. Rutherford was born Oct. 18, 1917, in rural Arma, Kan., the daughter of Joe and Wiebke Johannsen Gobl Sr. Her father later married Bernice Sanders. ...
Marcella Mae Butler
Marcella Mae Butler, age 85, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at the Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott. She was born April 14, 1931, in Arcadia, Kan., the daughter of Kenneth Marcellus Felt and Sylvia May Beerbower Felt. ...
Jacob Jonas Daley
Jacob Jonas Daley, infant son of Jason and Sonja Daley, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. Jacob was born at 3:59 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. Survivors include his parents Jason and Sonja Daley of the home; three brothers, Zachary, age 19, Jadon, age 16, and Zane, age 11, Daley all of the home; one sister, Emmalyn Daley, age 22 months of the home; paternal grandparents, Donald Daley and Linda Silvey of Chillicothe, Mo., and Betty and Earl Asmussen of Chillicothe, Mo.; maternal grandparents, Dan and Marie Doherty of Fort Scott, Kan.; 29 cousins; and many aunts, uncles, and extended family. ...
Wanda Arlene Cox
Wanda Arlene Cox, age 100, of Independence, Kan., formerly of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. Funeral services 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory in Independence, Kan. Graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Pleasanton Cemetery under the direction of the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com...
JoAnn McCracken, 82, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Feb. 8, 2017 at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. JoAnn was born Jan. 18, 1935 in Columbus, Kan., to James Howard and Nora Lea (Castleman) Jarman. On Oct. 21, 1956, she was united in marriage to Lawrence "Neil" McCracken in Fort Scott, Kan., and he preceded her in death in October of 1990...
Anna Faye Steele
Anna Faye Steele, age 81, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., departed this life to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at the Country Place Memory Care Facility in Fort Scott. She was born March 18, 1935, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Jefferson T. ...
Theresa "Terry" Black Schafer
Theresa "Terry" Black Schafer, age 91, went home to be with her Lord and His Blessed Mother on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. She was born Jan. 31, 1926, at the family homestead in Huron, Kan., the daughter of George Black and Theresa Corrine O'Keefe Black. She married Louis Albert "Bud" Schafer., Jr. on Nov. 26, 1947, in Fort Scott. They were blessed with five sons, Joe, Bruce, Maury, William James and Louis. Terry and Bud celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary together...
Sunil "Sunny" Kantilal Patel
Sunil "Sunny" Kantilal Patel, 42, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Monday evening, Feb. 6, 2017 at the North Kansas City Hospital, in Kansas City, Mo. He was born in Walsall, England, July 23, 1974 the son of Kantilal Dahyabhai and Bhagvatiben Patel. He married Geeta Patel Dec. 16, 1999 in Nasura, India, and she survives of the home...
Glenna Faye Gordon
Glenna Faye Gordon, 89, Moundville, Mo., departed this life on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott, Kan. Glenna was born Nov. 18, 1927 in Garland, Kan., to Charley C. and Viva Cordellia (Clyburn) Bley. She was united in marriage to Henry Gordon on July 31, 1948 in Bronaugh, Mo., and he preceded her in death on May 5, 2002...
John Spencer Woodward
John Spencer Woodward, 66, of Fort Scott, died at home Friday morning, Feb. 3, 2017. Funeral arrangements for John Woodward are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Keith LeRoy Thomas
Memorial services for Keith LeRoy Thomas, 85, Lawrence, Kan., will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Vinland United Methodist Church, Baldwin City, Kan. Mr. Thomas died of congestive heart failure in his sleep at his home with family on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017...
Earl F. Severy
Earl F. Severy, age 81, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at his home. He was born Jan. 24, 1936, in Fort Scott, the son of Henry Berton Severy and Cora Ballou Severy. Earl married Ivadean Feagins on April 15, 1958, at Miami, Okla. ...