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Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014
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Obituaries

James Russell Bartlett (09/16/14)
James Russell Bartlett, age 64, resident of Bronson, Kan., died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. He was born Nov. 9, 1949, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Clyde Wallace Bartlett and Doris Etta White Bartlett. He attended Bronson schools until his senior year, graduating from Moran High School. ...
Betty Dobbins (09/16/14)
Betty Dobbins, 88, of Fort Scott, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Sept. 13, 2014. She was born March 13, 1926 south of Arcadia, Kan., the daughter of George William "Babs" and Ada Mae (Logston) Gazaway. She married Doyle Shoemaker Feb. 2, 1946 in Garland, Kan., and he preceded her in death July 19, 1982. She married Perry Dobbins July 12, 1995 in Fort Scott, Kan., and he survives of the home...
Mary V. Shead (09/16/14)
Mary V. Shead, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday evening, Sept. 14, 2014. Arrangements will be handled by the Bedene Funeral Home of Arma. The funeral will be at the Arcadia Christian Church on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Alberta Rhodes (09/16/14)
Alberta Rhodes, age 80, of Moran, Kan., passed away on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Allen County Hospital, Iola, Kan. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Hope Chapel, Moran. The family will greet friends on Tuesday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel in Moran, from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Cremation is planned following services...
Douglas Myer Beeman (09/13/14)
Douglas Myer Beeman, 46, Nevada, Mo., passed away suddenly Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at Nevada Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada, Mo. The family receives friends from 9 to10:30 a.m. Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada, Mo...
Scott Eugene Freidline (09/13/14)
Scott Eugene Freidline, age 40, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. ...
Larry DeWayne Bolden (09/13/14)
Larry DeWayne Bolden, age 59, a resident of Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. He was born March 23, 1955, in LaCrosse, Kan., the son of Loren Theodore Bolden and Dolores Sherwood Roy Bolden. He married Deanna L. Williams on Jan. ...
Leora Ross (09/13/14)
Leora Ross, age 84, of Kincaid, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. She was born on Jan. 6, 1930, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Walter Everle and Agnes (Mackie) Bruner. She graduated from Blue Mound High School. Leora was united in marriage to Verne Keith Ross on July 6, 1949, in Iola, Kan. This union was blessed with one daughter...
Dr. Charles E Jones (09/11/14)
Dr. Charles E Jones passed away on Sept. 6, 2014 at home on Pine Island, Fla. He was born in Cany, Kan., (in Montgomery County) on Dec. 4 1931, to Verle Floyd and Hazel Wilma Jones. He attended Fort Scott High School, then continued his education at the University of Kansas...
Dexter Hilton Claspill (09/11/14)
Dexter Hilton Claspill, 75, Tecumseh, Kan., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Manor Care, Topeka, Kan. He was born April 14, 1939, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Isaac Freland and Thelma Elizabeth (Shinn) Claspill. He was reared at Fort Scott and graduated from Fort Scott High School...
Loren Dean Ward (09/11/14)
Loren Dean Ward, age 84, a former resident of Uniontown, died Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott, Kan. He was born May 5, 1930, in Beaver, Okla., the son of Homer Ward and Susie Smith Ward. Loren had worked for the fire department in Englewood, Colo., for many years and had retired as fire chief. He married Lucile Shepard on March 8, 2003, in Texas...
Larry D. Bolden (09/11/14)
Larry D. Bolden, age 59, a resident of Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. Funeral services for Larry Bolden will be announced by then Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
Lillian Maxine Butler (09/11/14)
Lillian Maxine Butler, age 77, resident of Paola, Kan., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at the Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kan. Rev. Chuck Russell will conduct funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan. Burial will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Scott. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday evening at the Chapel. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com...
Loren Dean Ward (09/10/14)
Loren Dean Ward, age 84, a former resident of Uniontown, died Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. Services for Loren Ward will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
Dr. Ira Ellis Spencer (09/10/14)
Dr. Ira Ellis Spencer, longtime optometrist and businessman in Nevada, Mo., recently residing in Fort Scott, Kan., passed away at 9:55 a.m. Sept. 8, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott. He was born Sept. 19, 1926, in Walker, the son of Elmer and Martha Odessa (Gilbert) Spencer. On Dec. 15, 1945, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth (Betty) Nadine Simpson and she preceded him in death on June 10, 2012. Together the couple became parents of three children...
Gladys Miller (09/09/14)
Gladys Miller, of Guest Home Estates, Fort Scott, Kan., passed away on Sept. 3, 2014, after a short illness. On May 16, 1924, Gladys was born to John and Anna (Lieffring) McKenzie in Saint Joseph, Mo. She was the oldest of three girls. At a young age the girls lost their father. Not many years later their mother also died. This resulted in a lifelong close bond between the sisters...
Ruth Bloomcamp (09/09/14)
Ruth Bloomcamp, 88, of Pittsburg, Kan., passed away Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at 11:28 a.m. at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan. Ruth was born Oct. 20, 1925 in Hepler, Kan., a daughter of John (Jack) Absolum Attkisson and Jennie Susan (Byers) Attkisson...
Viola May Jones (09/09/14)
Viola May Jones, age 93, a former resident of Cavalry Crossing Apartments and more recently of Fort Scott Manor, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Fort Scott Manor in Fort Scott, Kan. She was born March 8, 1921, in Hepler, Kan., the son of Joseph Page and Anna Laura Goff Page. ...
Max Ray Brinkman (09/09/14)
Max Ray Brinkman, 72, formerly of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Kansas City, Mo. He was born Feb. 27, 1942 in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of devoted and loving parents Ray Norbert and Maxine Kay (Gooch) Brinkman. Max attended the University of Kansas, earning a BA degree in chemistry in 1964 and was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. ...
Kenneth Fritz "Kenny" Schwartz (09/06/14)
Kenneth Fritz "Kenny" Schwartz, 103, of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday afternoon, Sept. 5, 2014. He was born March 19, 1911 in Fort Scott, the son of Fred Gayle and Bertha Estelle (Fritz) Schwartz. He married Clara May Pigg Dec. 16, 1942 in Nevada, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Rowena Copeland (09/05/14)
Rowena Copeland, 82, of Parsons, died at 1:05 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 in the emergency room of Labette Health. She had been cared for at the Parsons Presbyterian Manor since February of 2013, but death was unexpected. She was born Jan. 1, 1932 at Uniontown, the daughter of Robert D. and Gladys B. (Ford) Lind. She lived at Uniontown 10 years, at Bronson six years, at Mildred six years, at Moran 10 years, at Waco, Texas two years and had lived in Parsons since 1967...
Max Ray Brinkman (09/05/14)
Max Ray Brinkman, 72, of Pittsburg, Kan., died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo. Memorial arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Gladys E. Miller (09/05/14)
Gladys E. Miller, 90, of Fort Scott, a homemaker, died Sept. 3, 2014. Arrangements are by the Midland Cremation Society of Joplin, Mo.
Carolyn Evaleen Evel (09/02/14)
Carolyn Evaleen Evel, 74, went home to her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. She was born in Parsons, Kan., on Dec. 20, 1939. She was raised on a farm near St. Paul, Kan., and graduated from Erie High School in 1957. She graduated from Baker University in 1961. ...
Barbara Louise (Foulk) Morris (09/02/14)
Barbara Louise (Foulk) Morris, age 75, a former resident of Arcadia, Kan., and more recently of Marietta, Okla., passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Denton Regional Hospital in Denton, Texas. She was born Jan. 15, 1939, in Arcadia, Kan., the daughter of Henry "Hank" Foulk and Viola Augustine Harris Foulk. ...