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Obituaries from November 2007

OLIVEDEAN 'DEE' GREIG (11/30/07)
Olivedean "Dee" Greig, age 61, a resident of Hepler, KS, died Wednesday, November 28, 2007, at her home. She was born May 8, 1946, in Chanute, KS, the daughter of Alva Clark and Gladys Stierwalt Clark. She married Billy Greig in 1977. He preceded her in death. ...
GOLDIE IRENE PICKLE (11/29/07)
Goldie Irene Pickle, age 93, resident of Fort Scott, KS, died early Wednesday, November 28, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born June 6, 1914, in Stafford, KS, the daughter of Isaiah Nelson Baxter and Clea Loy Maple Baxter. She first married Albert Armstrong. ...
KATHY SMITH (11/28/07)
Kathryn DeLano Hudson Smith, 63, of Fort Scott, passed way Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at St. Luke's Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo. She was born Jan. 18, 1944 in Fort Scott, the daughter of Howard Carleton and Dorothy (DeLano) Hudson. She married Thomas William Smith on Feb. 2, 1963, in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death April 12, 2003...
JEROME ALLEN KOCIMSKI (11/27/07)
Jerome Allen Kocimski, age 53, resident of 836 S. Judson, Fort Scott, died Wednesday, November 21st, 2007, in his home. He was born on May 19th, 1954, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, the son of Maurice and Joyce Allen Kocimski. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, and worked as a professional financial counselor and minister of the Gospel. ...
WILLIAM RICHARD COLE (11/26/07)
William Richard Cole, age 63, a resident of rural Mapleton, Kansas, died Thursday, November 22, 2007, at his home. He was born October 23, 1944, in Salem, Oregon, the son of Donal Richard Cole and Mary Ann Meech Cole. He married Audrey Page on October 29, 1966, at Nowata, Oklahoma. Mr. Cole served with the United States Army during Vietnam. He had performed oil field work in both Kansas and Texas...
CAROLYN BETH AUSTIN (11/20/07)
Carolyn Beth Austin passed away suddenly at home in Lynnwood, Washington on November 13, 2007.  Carolyn was born December 13, 1952, in Parsons, Kansas, to Kirk Brough and Barbara (Pyle) Austin.  She was a graduate of Parsons High School, Labette Community College, and Emporia State University, class of 1974.  Carolyn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with an Emphasis in Art.  ...
HELEN IRENE SIMONDS (11/19/07)
Helen Irene Simonds, age 72, a resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, November 15, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott, Kansas. She was born July 17, 1935, in Fort Madison, Iowa, the daughter of John and Ruby Brill. Helen and her sister Betty were raised by their great-uncle and great-aunt John and Lottie Huebner. Helen took Huebner as her name...
Lawrence F. "Jr." Groves (11/17/07)
Lawrence F. "Jr." Groves, 79, Grandview, Mo., passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo. He was born March 20, 1928, in Kansas City Kan., to Lawrence and Josephine Johnston Groves. "Jr." was a school bus driver in Nevada, for six years prior to moving to the Kansas City area in 1983. He was a security officer for Unity Village until his retirement in 1991. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and especially dancing...
Frances "Maxine" Klewien, (11/17/07)
Frances "Maxine" Klewien, 92, Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, at Freeman Health System West Joplin, Mo., following a brief illness. She was born Oct. 10, 1915, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Ezekial John Boring and Allie Viola Ricketts Boring. She married Wilford Edwin Streich on Oct. 9, 1943, in Fort Scott. and he preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1963. She later married Fancy Klewien on Feb. 26, 1965, and he also preceded her in death...
Vicky A. Smith (11/17/07)
Vicky A. Smith, 42, Nevada, died suddenly on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007. She was born July 9, 1965, in. Nevada, to Floyd Dwayne Fahnestock and Betty A. Buckner Fahnestock. Vicky grew up in Nevada and graduated from high school here. She worked for Key Work Clothes for 20 years and had worked for Vain Merchandisers in Fort Scott, Kan., this past year. She attended Crowder College in Nevada for two years. Vicky was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pineville, Mo...
Carol Penny Holman (11/17/07)
Dr. Carol Penny Holman (ne. O'Lear), of Nevada, died Monday, Nov. 12.  Born in Passaic, N.J., Penny lived in Mahwah, N.J., before beginning graduate studies at Syracuse University where she met and married her husband Dr. Loyd Bruce Holman. She is survived by her husband, and their son Dr. Alexander Holman, his wife Emily, and their son Liam.  Penny was sister to Linda and Bill Dator, and aunt of Lisa, Rebecca and Will...
HELEN 'GYPSY' HEREFORD (11/16/07)
Helen "Gypsy" Hereford, age 81, resident of 1263 205th Street, Fort Scott, Kansas, died Thursday, November 15, 2007, at her home. She was born September 9, 1925, in Blythesville, Arkansas, the daughter of William Wheat and Ollie Epperson Wheat. She worked as a beautician in Fort Scott for many years and loved being with people. She was a member of Community Christian Church. She will be remembered as a wonderful cook who loved her family...
JEANNE WEBB CADY (11/15/07)
Jeanne Webb Cady, 70, passed away Nov. 13, 2007, in Ennis, Texas. She will be put to rest in Fort Scott National Cemetery in Kansas with her husband Charles W. Cady who preceded her in death in September 1995. Jeanne was born on Jan. 13, 1937 to parents Ellis Webb and Ina Bland Webb in Oklahoma City, Okla. On Dec. 12, 1977 she married Charles W. Cady. They lived in Fort Scott, and in 1995, she moved to Ennis...
HELEN LUCILE TONER (11/14/07)
Helen Lucile Toner, 96, of Fort Scott, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007 at the Medicalodge of Fort Scott. She was born Oct. 13, 1911 in Hiattville, Kansas, the daughter of Geral E. "Buck" and Frances A. (Strawn) Toner. She married Clarence W. Thompson in Fort Scott on June 30, 1935. He preceded her in death Oct. 6, 1981...
EDNA ELLEN ADAMSON (11/14/07)
Edna Ellen Adamson, age 95, a former resident of Devon, Kansas, and more recently of Fort Scott Manor, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, at the Fort Scott Manor. She was born Jan. 16, 1912, in Mapleton, Kansas, the daughter of Alva Deeds and Mary Agnes Farrell Deeds. ...
HETTIE MAE HELTON (11/13/07)
Hettie Mae Helton, age 89, formerly of rural Fort Scott, more recently of Country View Nursing Home in Prescott, Kan., died Sunday, November 11, 2007, at the nursing home. She was born September 10, 1918, in Stratton, Colo., the daughter of Frank Louis Beattie and Daisy Pugh Beattie. ...
CLAUDIA ANN HARRISON (11/13/07)
Claudia Ann Harrison, age 71, a former resident of Bronson, Kansas, and more recently of Mohave Valley, Arizona, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, at the Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born March 5, 1936 in Bronson, Kansas, the daughter of Claude I. Welch and Vera Dawson Welch. She married Elvis Harrison on Oct. 13, 1956, in Topeka, Kansas...
BONNIE JEAN TAYLOR (11/12/07)
Bonnie Jean Taylor, age 78, former resident of 602 Osbun, Fort Scott, Kansas, started the next part of her journey, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007, at Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 11, 1928 at Redfield, Kansas, the daughter of Edger Cobler and Grace Richardson Cobler. At an early age, she was afflicted with polio. Bonnie was a 1946 graduate of Esparto High School in California. She married Vernon George Taylor on July 3, 1956. He preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1976...
HARRY EARL BELL SR. (11/12/07)
Harry Earl Bell, Sr. age 71 of Hume, Missouri died Thursday November 8, 2007 at his home from the effects of lung cancer. He was born April 13, 1936 in Kansas City, Missouri the son of LeRoy S. and Carrie G. Evans Bell. He was a 1954 graduate of Center High School in Kansas City and served his country in the United States Army in 1959 and 1960. ...
JAMES HARRY 'HOP' HOPKINS (11/12/07)
Hop Hopkins of Lake Jackson, Texas, devoted husband and father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, went to be with the Lord Oct. 26, 2007. Hop was born in Fort Scott June 2, 1933 to Leo "Bus" and Margaret Hopkins. He moved to Lake Jackson, Texas in 1955 to work at Dow Chemical and has been a resident ever since...
Harry Earl Bell Sr. (11/10/07)
Harry Earl Bell Sr., age 71, of Hume, died Thursday Nov. 8, 2007, at his home from the effects of lung cancer. He was born April 13, 1936 in Kansas City, Mo., the son of LeRoy S. and Carrie G. Evans Bell. He was a 1954 graduate of Center High School in Kansas City and served his country in the United States Army in 1959 and 1960. He married Mildred K. Brooks on July 31, 1965, in Kansas City...
Frances "Maxine" Klewien, (11/10/07)
Frances "Maxine" Klewien, 92, of Nevada, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin. Graveside services will be held at 11 on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Newton Burial Park, Nevada, with Brad Hunt officiating. Family information will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home...
Ruby G. Bailey (11/10/07)
Ruby G. Bailey, 98, Nevada, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. She was born June 18, 1909, in Long Run, Mo., the daughter of the Rev. Joel Z. and Minnie Elizabeth Hobbs. On April 23, 1927, Ruby Hobbs was married to Cecil W. Bailey, in Gainesville, Mo., and he preceded her in death in 1973...
DONALD C. DANLEY (11/05/07)
Donald C. Danley, age 79, resident of Mapleton, Kansas, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at his home. He was born June 2, 1928 in Mapleton, Kansas, the son of James Walter Danley and Emily Frances Chewning Danley. Don was a 1946 graduate of Fulton High School. He marreid Eleanor Wunderly on March 9, 1957 at Miami, Oklahoma...
Karl T. Keller (11/03/07)
Karl T. Keller, passed away on Oct. 22, 2007, at Alexandria Hospital. He ws born in Nevada, to Karl E. and Lulu Keller. A dedicated Marine Crops Aviator, Col., Keller served 28 years, which included World War II, Korea, and Vietnam wars, retiring in 1970. He continued his love for flying as a piglet with several companies until 1996...
Justin R. Adams (11/03/07)
Justin R. Adams, 26 of Nevada, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at his home in Nevada. He was born March 22, 1981, in Nevada, to Laurence Edward Adams and Kathi Diane Fleener Adams. Justin grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School in 2000. He had lived most of his life in Nevada and also did custom stereo installation...
RORY D. OLIVER (11/02/07)
Rory D. Oliver, 51, resident of Pittsburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at the St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born Sept. 5, 1956 in Fort Scott, the son of James Oliver, Sr., and Margaret Turk. He enjoyed painting, drawing, fishing, antiques and music...
ROGERS H. CLARK (11/01/07)
Rogers H. Clark, 91, retired O'Reilly Automotive Truck Driver and former Frisco Railroad baggage agent, went to be with the Lord Monday, Oct. 29, 2007. Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Gospel Assembly Church, 4220 N. Oliver, Wichita. Burial with military honors will be at 2 p.m. ...