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Obituaries

Kyle Flanner (08/29/15)
Kyle Flanner, 33, met his Savior face to face, on Aug. 27, 2015, from Joplin, Mo. He was born in Fort Scott, Kan., on June 8, 1982, to Karl and Joyce Flanner. He attended Faith Christian Academy, Fort Scott and Victory Bible Institute of Tulsa, Okla. ...
Laureta "Reta" Joiner Curtis (08/27/15)
Laureta "Reta" Joiner Curtis, 86, of Liberty, Mo., and formerly of Richmond, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 at the Ashton Court Nursing Home in Liberty. Reta was born on Nov. 24, 1928 in Garnett, Kan., to Fredrick Allen and Lydia Ellen (Stroud) Large. She married Donald Ray Joiner of Richmond on Sept. 20, 1952. To this union two children were born, Michael Ray Joiner and Anita Bross. She later married Joe Curtis of Hardin, Mo., in September 1974...
Lawrence Roger Allen (08/27/15)
Lawrence Roger Allen, 83 of Fort Scott, died Monday evening, Aug. 24, 2015 at his home. He was born Oct. 31, 1931 in Rogers, Ark., the son of William John and Edith Alma (Robinson) Allen. He married Emma Jean Collins Jan. 7, 1951 in the First Church of God at Wall and Broadway in Fort Scott, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Ona Marie Lytle (08/27/15)
Ona Marie Lytle, 96, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 at Westbrook Terrace. She was born on Aug. 1, 1919 in Godfrey, Kan., the youngest daughter of the late Paul Pascal and Hannah Grace (Messick) Cummings. On Aug. 28, 1938 she was united in marriage to Floyd Dale Lytle whom preceded her in death on Sept. 12, 2013...
George Joseph Kutey (08/27/15)
George Joseph Kutey, age 74, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at the Fort Scott Medicalodge following a cancer illness. He was born April 28, 1941, in Granite City, Ill., the son of George Kutey and Emma Rose Nemeth Kutey. ...
Jennie Marie Allen (08/27/15)
Jennie Marie Allen, age 81, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at the Fort Scott Mercy Hospital. She was born Feb. 8, 1934, in Lamar, Colo., the daughter of Paul Hernandez and Angela Trujilla Hernandez. Jennie had been employed by Community Care Connection as a CNA for several years. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and sewing as well as dancing. She was a loving caregiver who was devoted to her family...
Bruce James Schafer (08/27/15)
Bruce James Schafer, a loving son, brother, uncle and friend passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 at his home in Lakeview, Ohio, after a chronic illness. Bruce was born on Oct. 14, 1949 in Lansing, Mich. and raised in Dayton, Ohio. An avid hunter and fisherman, Bruce had great respect for nature. ...
Lawrence Roger Allen (08/25/15)
Lawrence Roger Allen, 83 of Fort Scott, died Monday evening, Aug. 25, 2015 at his home. Lloyd Houk will conduct funeral services 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home with burial following at the Maple Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Maple Grove Cemetery Association and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, KS, 66701. Condolences may be emailed to expressions@konantz-cheney.com...
George Kutey (08/25/15)
George Kutey, age 74, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at the Fort Scott Medicalodge following a cancer illness. Funeral services for George Kutey will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott.
Robert "Bob" Cavin (08/24/15)
Robert "Bob" Cavin, 87, of Arcadia, Kan., died at 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 at the Arma Health and Rehabilitation Center in Arma, Kan. Mr. Cavin was born March 17, 1928 at Monmouth, Kan., the son of Newton and Margaret "Maggie" Mishler Cavin. Bob was a retired truck driver and heavy equipment operator. ...
Sherry Sue Conner (08/24/15)
Sherry Sue Conner, age 44, Prescott, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 at her home. Graveside funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at the Prescott, Kansas Cemetery. Potluck dinner to follow at Tony and Angie Walters, 22002 E. ...
Delmer Herman "Fergie" Ferguson (08/24/15)
Delmer Herman "Fergie" Ferguson, age 98, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 at his home near La Cygne, Kan. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. ...
Gerald E. Creamer (08/24/15)
Gerald E. Creamer, age 70, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at Fort Scott Manor. He was born Aug. 3, 1945, in Fort Scott, the son of Clarence and Geraldine Cleaver Creamer. He worked most of his life as a timber logger. He also worked on the Alaskan pipeline. ...
Leatha Lenora Griffith (08/24/15)
Leatha Lenora Griffith of Fort Scott passed away on Aug. 22, 2015 at the age of 100. She will be remembered by most simply as "Grannie." Grannie was born to Fred and Sarah (Galvin) Ricketts in Nevada, Mo. She married Charles F. ("Big Dad") Griffith in 1933, and they spent their lives farming and ranching in the Redfield area. They owned and operated the Fort Scott Sale Barn for many years. Grannie enjoyed quilting, needlework and painting...
Tara Suzanne McGuire (08/24/15)
Tara Suzanne McGuire, 47, of Fort Scott, Kan., went to be with her heavenly Father at 12:17 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. She was born March 18, 1968 at Girard, Kan., to Ronnie and Vickie (Cummins) McGuire. She was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother and sister...
Julia Ann Camac Rhoton (08/24/15)
Julia Ann Camac Rhoton, age 78, longtime resident of Bronson, Kan., and more recently of Fort Scott, Kan., went to join God, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. She was born Nov. 8, 1936, on her family farm near Bronson, the daughter of John C. Camac and Lula Elsie Ermel Camac. ...
Carlton William Seaver, Jr. (08/24/15)
Carlton William Seaver, Jr., age 87, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died early Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at the Fort Scott Mercy Hospital. He was born Nov. 2, 1927, in Fort Scott, the son of Carlton W. Seaver, Sr. and Anna Belle Mays Seaver. He married Sara Joanne Erickson on April 26, 1948. ...
JoAnn Stookey (08/24/15)
JoAnn Stookey, 79, of Glendale, Ariz., died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at the Hospice of the Valley Care Center in Glendale, Ariz. The daughter of Lloyd S. and Grace E. (Steinmitz) Speake, she was born March 2, 1936, on their farm in St. Paul. She graduated from St. Francis High School in 1954...
Susan Jane Todd (08/24/15)
Susan Jane Todd, 67, of Tulsa, Okla., passed away unexpectedly with her children by her side on Aug. 14, 2015 at Hillcrest Hospital South in Tulsa, Okla., due to sepsis and complications of pneumonia. Susan was born Sept. 18, 1947 in Fort Scott, Kan., to Jack Todd and Cleta (Cowan) Todd...
Jeanette Kay Littleton (08/22/15)
Jeanette Kay Littleton, age 71, a resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo. She was born March 24, 1944, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Carl R. Boyd and LaVon JoAnn Craig Boyd. She married Kenneth Littleton on Dec. 2, 1961, in Fort Scott. Jeanette was a devoted wife and mother...
Julia Ann Camac Rhoton (08/22/15)
Julia Ann Camac Rhoton, age 78, longtime resident of Bronson, Kan., and more recently of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at the Medicalodge of Fort Scott. Funeral services for Julia Ann Rhoton will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott...
Sarah Belle Alexander (08/22/15)
Sarah Belle Alexander, 81 of Nevada, Mo., passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 in Nevada following a period of declining health. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 in the Ferry Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jerry Pyle officiating. ...
Jeanette K. Littleton (08/21/15)
Jeanette K. Littleton, age 71, a resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, Aug. 20 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services for Jeanette Littleton will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott.
Mary Nelle Beth (08/18/15)
Mary Nelle Beth, 97 of Fort Scott, died Sunday evening, Aug. 16, 2015 at the Guest Home Estates. She was born Feb. 24, 1918 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Alex and Christina (Wiley) Mason. She married Glen Merdith Beth Aug. 5, 1939 in Fort Scott, and he preceded her in death June 9, 2006...
Donna Sue Watters Matkin-Smith (08/18/15)
Donna Sue Watters Matkin-Smith, age 76, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at Mercy Hospital. She was born May 12, 1939, in Fort Scott, the daughter of William D. "Pete" and Elsie Mae Sterling Watters. After high school, she graduated from Fort Scott Community College and attended Pittsburg State University for nursing. ...