Obituaries from November 2006
ROBERT EDGAR FOWLER
Robert Edgar Fowler, age 87, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. He was born March 10, 1919, in Walnut, Kansas, the son of Ollie Fowler and Lettie Knott Fowler. During World War II, Bob served in the U.S. ...
DANIEL LESLIE Daniel Lee Leslie, age 68, of Fort Scott, died Sunday morning, November 26, 2006 at his home. He was born December 29, 1938 the son of Lee Olen and Cora Ellen (Brown) Leslie, in Fort Scott, Kansas. He married Betty Louise Wilson August 27, 1961 in Overland Park, Kansas...
FREDERICK WAYNE MITCHELL JR.
Frederick Wayne Mitchell Jr., age 45, of Nevada, Missouri, died Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at his farm near Deerfield, Missouri. He was born October 19, 1961 in Fort Scott. He was the only child of Frederick Wayne Mitchell Sr. and Wilma Nadine Johnson Mitchell...
CHARLES GARY YAGER
Charles Gary Yager, age 61, died Wed. November 22, 2006 at North Kansas City Hospital. He was born January 14, 1945 in Linn County, Kansas. To Charles J. and Ola Turley Yager. He graduated from high school at Mound City, Kansas. He then attended Fort Scott Junior College and Pittsburg State University. ...
BESSIE MAE WEST
Bessie Mae West, age 86, former resident of 116 N. Lincoln, Fort Scott, died Saturday, November 25, 2006 at the home of her daughter in Stella, Missouri. She had moved to Stella, Missouri in 2003. She was born July 26, 1920 in Fort Scott, the daughter of John Wesley Cady and Nellie Gross Cady. ...
ALVIS 'GARLON' SORRELLS
Alvis "Garlon" Sorrells, age 78, a resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, November 23, 2006 at the Medicalodge of Fort Scott. He was born March 19, 1928, in Red Rock, Texas, the son of Hugh S. Sorrells and Lula Voigt Sorrells. Throughout his lifetime, Garlon farmed and worked construction...
WILMA P. WOODRING WELLS
Wilma Woodring Wells, age 86, passed away, November 11, 2006 at her home in Lakewood, Colorado. She was born April 19, 1920 in Richards, Missouri, the daughter of J. T. and Anna L. Hensley Woodring. She grew up in Richards and went to school, graduating with the class of 1938. She married William B. Wells on September 3, 1942 in Lamar, Colorado. He preceded her in death on February 14, 2000. She is survived by two sons, Ron Wells and wife, Judy, Lakewood, Colorado and Larry Wells and wife, Beverly, Arvada, Colorado; a daughter, Judith Ann Jorgenson, Scott City; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters, Thelma Stancer, Fort Scott, Fern Keele and husband, Earl, Grain Valley, Missouri, Fay Steele and husband, Bob, Fort Scott; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son and daughter, Billy and Babie Wells; a son-in-law, Wayne Jorgenson; and three brothers, Ernest, Everrett and Eldon Woodring. Services were held on November 17, 2006 in the Horan-McConatey Funeral Home in Denver, with burial in Fort Logan National Cemetery.
JACK 'POPS' COLLINS
Jack "Pops" Collins, age 73, of Fort Scott, died Friday, November 24, 2006, at his home. He was born March 24, 1933 in Ardmore, Oklahoma the son of Jack A. and Mallie Holbrook Collins. He married Joan Freer on February 5, 1954, in Belleville, Illinois. ...
WILMA LAURINE WHEELER
Wilma Laurine Wheeler, age 92, a resident of Fort Scott Medicalodge, died early Wednesday, November 22, 2006, at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott. She was born August 4, 1914 in Oak Hill, Kansas the daughter of Ferd A. Buck and Carrie M. Smith Buck. Wilma was valedictorian of her Miltonvale Rural High School class. ...
CAROLYN SUE HAULCY
Carolyn Sue Haulcy, age 55, resident of Fort Scott, died Monday, November 20, 2006, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born January 24, 1951, in Amarillo, Texas, the daughter of Buddy Lee Harris and Hulene Phillips Harris. She worked as a nurse for many years and was a member of the United Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Scott. ...
ALBERT MARK OSKEE
Albert Mark Oskee, age 77, a former resident of Fort Scott and the West Liberty area, died Monday, November 20, 2006, at the Christian Health Center in Nevada, Missouri. He was born November 21, 1928, in Leavenworth, Kansas, the son of Mark Butler Oskee and Olive Pearl Roweth Oskee. ...
DOROTHY ELIZABETH DOTTS
Dorothy Elizabeth Dotts, age 95, a resident of Fort Scott, died Monday, November 20, 2006, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott. She was born October 9, 1911, at Boicourt, Kansas, the daughter of Henry and Bessie Bulger Classen. Her family moved to LaCygne when she attended school, and she graduated from LaCygne High School in 1929. ...
BETTY M. SCOTT
Betty M. Scott, age 85, of Kansas City, died Saturday, November 11, 2006 at the Presbyterian Manor. She was born in Kansas City and lived in the area most of her life. She retired as a bookkeeper from Kansas City Barber Supply where she had worked for many years...
Marilyn McQuitty, age 76, of Fort Scott, died Sunday morning, November 12, 2006 at the Mercy Health Center. She was born on July 3, 1930, in Fort Scott, the daughter of John E. and Helen McClain Lockwood. She attended Eugene Ware School and graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1947. She was school president her senior year. She graduated from Fort Scott Community College and was editor of the school paper her sophomore year...
ROBERT RAYMOND SPENCE
Robert Raymond Spence, age 54, Fort Scott, died Sunday, November 12, 2006, at Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born January 15, 1952, in Fort Scott, the son of Dexter Spence and Thelma Schamaun Spence. Robert was a graduate of Fort Scott High School and received his degree in pharmacy from the University of Kansas in 1975 and received a degree in nuclear pharmacy from Oklahoma in 1979...
AUDREY ELAINE SMETANA
Audrey Elaine Smetana, age 81, a resident of 1605 Clark, Fort Scott, Kansas, died Sunday, November 12, 2006, at the St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Missouri. She was born February 20, 1925, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Arnold Stieve and Pauline Ruex Stieve. ...
DANIEL P. VANDEWYNKEL
Daniel P. VandeWynkel, age 64, of Fort Scott, died at Mercy Health Center on Saturday, November 11, 2006. He was born on May 19, 1942 in Sioux City, Iowa the son of John A. and Betty Jane Phillips VandeWynkel. Dan grew up in fort Scott, and graduated from Fort Scott High School and Fort Scott Community College. ...
VERNON J. NEESE
Vernon J. Neese, age 77, formerly of Presbyterian Village, Fort Scott, died Sunday, November 12, 2006, at Woodbine Healthcare Center in Gladstone, Mo. Vernon was born June 14, 1929, in Buxton, Kan. the son of John and Myrtle Chamberlin Neese. Vernon's parents died at an early age, and he was raised by an aunt. They lived in Lafontaine, Kan., where Vernon graduated from high school in 1947...
EDWARD WILLIAM KNOBLICH
Edward William Knoblich, age 70, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, October, 31, 2006, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott. He was born Oct. 19, 1936, in Fort Scott, the son of Edward and May McReynolds Knoblich. He graduated from Fort Scott High School and was employed at Tower Metals as a welder. He married Margaret Vinyard on May 1, 2004, in Independence, Missouri. Edward was skilled at woodworking and carpentry. He also enjoyed building and racing cars, and he loved to ride motorcycles.
JOY LEE ENDICOTT
Joy Lee Endicott, age 55, resident of Fort Scott, died Sunday, November 5, 2006, at her home. She was born July 15, 1951, in Fort Scott, the daughter of William J. Endicott and Grace Lorene Cash Endicott. She was a graduate of Uniontown High School. Joy Lee worked for Mid-Western Trucking and most recently was payroll clerk for Medicalodge. She was a member of the Cherry Grove Baptist Church and the Hiattville Ideal Chapter No. 369 Order of the Eastern Star...
HOWARD E. HARTLEY
Howard E. "Buck" Hartley, age 87, former resident of rural Fort Scott, died early Sunday, November 5, 2006, at Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. He was born January 11, 1919 in Bourbon County, the son of Howard A. Hartley and Elsie Endicott Hartley. Buck farmed during his lifetime. He was a member of the Cherry Grove Baptist Church. He loved his farm animals, especially horses and his dogs...
BETTY JANE BRILLHART
Betty Jane Brillhart, age 84, of Fulton, Kansas died at her home Saturday evening, November 4, 2006. She was born in Fulton, Kansas on May 8, 1922, the daughter of William Harry and Gladys Mae Grubb Carter. She married Curtis Brillhart on July 24, 1939, in Fort Scott, Kansas. He preceded her in death on January 13, 1972...
JOHNNY D STONEKING JR.
Johnny D. Stoneking Jr., age 48, of Webster City, Iowa died Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Foster Funeral and Cremation Center with the Rev. Pete Peterson officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home...
EVAH NADINE BROWN
Evah Nadine Brown, age 82, died quietly Wednesday November 1, 2006 at her home surrounded by her loved ones after a brave and gallant struggle since February. She was born March 1, 1924 at Centerville, Kansas the daughter of Lyman H. and Anna Boydston Fish. ...