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Ruby M. Kutina (08/01/15)
Ruby M. Kutina, age 88, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, July 31, 2015, at Fort Scott Manor. She was born June 4, 1927, in Ellis, Kan., the daughter of Henry Kutina and Stella Parsons Kutina. Ruby had made her home with the Tri-Valley for many years and also assisted in their workshop until moving to the nursing home. In earlier years, she enjoyed dancing...
Norma Jean Campbell (08/01/15)
Norma Jean Campbell, 82, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday Morning, July 30, 2015. She was born May 5, 1933 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Lester (Pete) and Marion Dudley. During high school, Norma was worldly advisor to the Rainbow Girls, president of FHA, member of the Methodist Youth Fellowship and received a pin for not missing a Sunday for 18 years, and was drum majorette for the band while also editing the band newspaper "The Stinger." She taught swimming lessons and cashiered at the Whitesides' Grocery Store on Market Square. ...
Norma Jean Campbell (07/30/15)
Norma Jean Campbell, 82, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday Morning, July 30, 2015. She was born May 5, 1933 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Lester (Pete) and Marion Dudley. During high school, Norma was worldly advisor to the Rainbow Girls, president of FHA, member of the Methodist Youth Fellowship and received a pin for not missing a Sunday for 18 years, and was drum majorette for the band while also editing the band newspaper "The Stinger." She taught swimming lessons and cashiered at the Whitesides' Grocery Store on Market Square. ...
Betty Hixon (07/30/15)
Betty Hixon, 87, of Fort Scott, died Tuesday evening, July 28, 2015 at the Benton House of Shoal Creek in North Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015 at the First Christian Church with Rev. Reed Hartford and Rev. ...
Bobbie D. Turner (07/30/15)
Bobbie D. Turner, 77, of Fort Scott, died Saturday morning, July 18, 2015 at the Medicalodge Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 24, 1937, in Deerfield, Mo., the son of Dale and Lorena Estella (Hood) Turner. A memorial visitation and luncheon for all of his friends and family will be from 1 to 3 p.m. ...
Betty Hixon (07/29/15)
Betty Hixon, 87, of Fort Scott, died Tuesday evening, July 28, 2015 at the Benton House of Shoal Creek in North Kansas City, Mo. Funeral arrangements for Betty Hixon are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Amanda Mae Rose (07/28/15)
Amanda Mae Rose was born Feb. 22, 1982, in Iola, to Kandy O'Brien Womelsdorf and J.D. Rose. She was raised by Kandy and Kevin Womelsdorf, her "Daddy." Amanda and Brandon Allen were so in love and they left this world together Saturday, July 25, 2015...
Ione Faye Gineste (07/28/15)
Ione Faye Gineste, 85, of Gas, Kan., died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola. Ione was born July 8, 1930, at Mapleton, Kan., the daughter of Newton G. and Lula Mae (Needham) Myrick. She graduated from Blue Mound High School in 1948 and Kansas City Secretarial School in 1949...
Edna Grace Lanham (07/28/15)
Edna Grace Lanham, age 92, of the Wall Street Community near Mound City, Kan., passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Good Samaritan in Olathe, Kan. She was born near Mound City on Dec. 27, 1922 the daughter of Thomas Walter and Edna Grace Shaw McGee. ...
George Marvin Cheatham (07/25/15)
George Marvin Cheatham, 96, formerly of Fort Scott, passed away in Tulsa, Okla., Monday, July 20, 2015. George was born on Dec. 11, 1918 in Lupus, Mo., to George Marvin Cheatham and Eula Edwards Cheatham. The family moved to Valley Falls, Kan., where George graduated from high school. ...
Alice Marie Gilkey (07/25/15)
Alice Marie Gilkey, age 82, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life at 3:34 p.m. Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Barone Alzheimer's Care Center in Nevada. A memorial service for Alice Marie Gilkey is scheduled 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Christ Lutheran Church, 6700 NW 72nd St., Platte Woods, Mo., 64151. Following the service her cremains will be scattered in the "Memorial Garden" at the church...
George Marvin Cheatham (07/23/15)
George Marvin Cheatham, 96, formerly of Fort Scott, passed away in Tulsa, Okla., Monday, July 20, 2015. George was born on Dec. 11, 1918 in Lupus, Mo., to George Marvin Cheatham and Eula Edwards Cheatham. The family moved to Valley Falls, Kan., where George graduated from high school. ...
Dorothy May Headley (07/22/15)
Dorothy May Headley, 64, of Fort Scott, died Saturday morning, July 18, 2015 at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. She was born May 9, 1951 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Mearl and Essie E. (Zion) Headley. Dorothy is survived by her sister Sylvia Carter, husband William of Lee's Summit, Mo., her brother, Joe Headley, wife Julie of Fort Scott, Kan., three nieces, two great-nieces, two nephews and seven great-nephews. ...
George Marvin Cheatham (07/22/15)
George Marvin Cheatham, 96, formerly of Fort Scott, passed away in Tulsa, Okla., Monday, July 20, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
John David Adams (07/20/15)
John David Adams, 61, of Fort Scott, passed away at his home Tuesday, July 14, 2015. He was born Oct. 17, 1953 in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of John Henry and Dorcas Elizabeth (Wilkerson) Adams. Survivors include his two sons, Bryan Adams of Pittsburg, Kan., and Darnell Johnson of Fort Scott; six brothers, Hugh Wilkerson and wife Ramona of Mexico, Stanton Wilkerson of Canada, Claude Adams of Fort Scott, Danny Adams and wife Michelle of Spokane, Wash., Laurence Adams of Pittsburg, Kan., and Brian Adams of Buffalo, N.Y.; a sister, Aileen Adams-Boyington; five grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews, and special friends, Cadillac McNack, and Michael Lewis Johnson. ...
Jerry Lee Baucom (07/20/15)
Jerry Lee Baucom, 75, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at his home in rural Fort Scott. Jerry was born in Chanute, Kan., March 16, 1940. He was the eighth child in a family of nine. At a very young age, his family moved from Chanute to the family farm southeast of Devon, Kan., where they resided for many years...
Mildred Elizabeth Johnson (07/20/15)
Mildred Elizabeth Johnson, age 87, a former resident of Pittsburg, Kan., and more recently of Wichita, Kan., died early Monday, July 20, 2015, in Wichita. She was born April 27, 1927, in Hepler, Kan., the daughter of Irvin Linton and Edith Creagar Linton. ...
Bobbie D. Turner (07/20/15)
Bobbie D. Turner, 77, of Fort Scott, died Saturday morning, July 18, 2015 at the Medicalodge Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 24, 1937 in Deerfield, Mo., the son of Dale and Lorena Estella (Hood) Turner. He married Myrna Burke Feb. 14, 1957 in Girard, Kan., and she preceded him in death June 13, 2014...
Dorothy May Headley (07/20/15)
Dorothy May Headley, 64, of Fort Scott, died Saturday morning, July 18, 2015 at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. Funeral arrangements for Dorothy Headley are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home...
Wayne Stanley Breiner (07/17/15)
Wayne Stanley Breiner, age 87, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, July 16, 2015, at the Olathe Medical Center Hospice House in Olathe, Kan. He was born Aug. 25, 1927, in Humboldt, Kan., the son of Carl O. Breiner and Alta A. Debler Breiner. ...
Elmer Everett Morilla (07/17/15)
Elmer Everett Morilla, age 94, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., went home to be with our Lord, Tuesday, July 14, 2015. He was born Feb. 2, 1921, in Butler, Mo., the third of five children born to Everett Edward Morilla and Fannie Wix Morilla. He lost his father as a senior in high school. ...
Mildred J. Hudson (07/17/15)
Mildred J. Hudson, age 95, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center after a brief illness. Mildred was born Aug. 28, 1919 in Minden Mines, Mo., the daughter of Edgar and Lillian Culver Jumet. After the sudden death of her father, the family moved to Fort Scott where Mildred and her two sisters lived for a short time at the Goodlander Home for Children. She was then adopted by O.A. and Louise Cheney of Fort Scott...
Kyle K. Tweedy (07/17/15)
Former Phillipsburg resident, Kyle K. Tweedy, 57, of Geneva, Neb., passed away June 30, 2015 at Bryan West Medical Center in Lincoln, Neb. He was born May 10, 1958 in Phillipsburg, Kan., the son of Kenneth "Slick" Tweedy and Barbara (Gonder) Tweedy. Kyle was a signalman for the BNSF Railroad...
John Adams (07/17/15)
John Adams, 61, of Fort Scott, passed away at his home Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
James Joseph DeMoss (07/15/15)
James Joseph DeMoss age 65, of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, July 12, 2015 at the Neosho Regional Medical Center in Chanute, Kan. James was born Oct. 3, 1949 in Paola, Kan., the fifth of six children born to Chloris Ione and Gladys Maxine (Shoemaker) DeMoss. He grew up in LaCygne and attended school there for most of his school years. At the age of 14 he acquired a position at Willards IGA in Osawatomie, Kan., and then later secured a position at the Ford garage as a mechanic...