Obituaries from September 2008
Juanita Stanley, age 94, a lifelong resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Monday, September 29, 2008, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born September 18, 1914, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Harry L. Daum and Effie Baldwin Daum. She married Roy W. Stanley on May 27, 1931, in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death on June 2, 1964. Juanita was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed beadwork, playing the piano and quilting...
Ruth Irene Garner, 96, formerly of Prescott, Kan. died Friday evening September 26, 2008 at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. She was born February 24, 1912 on the family farm near Benton, Kan. the daughter of Tom and Katie Sieg Sparks. She married Robert F. Krueger on September 28, 1932, he preceded her in death. She married Walter Garner June 9, 1976 in Fort Scott, Kan., he preceded her in death...
Mary Helen Davis, age 71, a resident of 502 S. Little Street, Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday Sept. 26, 2008, at Mercy Health Center. She was born Dec. 23, 1936, in Chatsworth, Calif., the daughter of Ervin Weems and Ann Cawyer Weems. Mary Helen married Eldon Leon Davis on April 18, 1958. She loved gardening, cooking and sewing...
Fred W. Baker Jr.
Fred W. Baker, Jr., 92, of Oklahoma City, Okla., formerly of Fort Scott and of Hutchison, Kan., died September 25, 2008, at the Hearthstone Assisted Living in Oklahoma City, Okla. Services will be Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1 p.m. at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchison, Kan., with burial to follow. Pastor Jeff Slater will be officiating. Memorials may be sent to Piedmont Special Education, Piedmont, Okla. or Mercy Hospice of Oklahoma City. Condolences may be sent to www.elliottmortuary.com...
Vicki Lyn Hawkins
Vicki Lyn Hawkins, age 46, resident of Fort Scott, Kansas died Friday, September 26, 2008, at Mercy Health Center Emergency Room following a brief illness. She was born December 7, 1961 in Butler, Missouri the daughter of Paul Hawkins and Edith Willard Hawkins. Vicki was a 1980 graduate of Fort Scott High School. She was currently employed at Wal-Mart. She attended Mt. Olive Church of God in Christ...
Mary Helen Davis
Mary Helen Davis, 71, of Fort Scott, died early Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at Mercy Health System, Fort Scott. Arrangements will be announce by Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel.
Vicki Lyn Hawkins
Vicki Lyn Hawkins, 46, of Fort Scott, died unexpectedly, Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at Mercy Hospital Emergency Room, in Fort Scott. Funeral services will be announced by Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel.
Steve Gayman, 39, of Walker, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at the Pentecostal Assembly of God Church, in Nevada, with brother Mark Harwell officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Maple and Second Street, Schell City. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, in Schell City...
James Harold Millsap
James Harold Millsap, 88, of Mound City, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 at Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home, Fort Scott, Kan. A remembrance visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Mound City, Kan. Contributions are suggested to the Federal Church in lieu of flowers...
Ross D. "Popper" Burns
Ross D. "Popper" Burns, 82, of Douglas, Kan., passed away Wednesday morning, September 17, 2008, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice at St. Francis in Wichita. Born on September 9, 1926, in Uniontown, Kan., he was the son of William Harvey and Ida Bernadine (Newcomb) Burns. He was raised in Hiatville, Kan., and educated at Pawnee Station, Kan...
FRANCES MARY ROBINSON
Frances Mary Robinson, 94, of Uniontown, Kan., died Saturday morning, September 13, 2008 at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born September 1, 1914 in Deerfield, Mo., the daughter of Dove Augustus and Estella Mathilda Wroe McGuire. She married Earl Kenneth Robinson July 1, 1933, in Richards, Mo. He preceded her in death on January 6, 1981...
Ardella T. Haman
Ardella T. Haman, 93, of Osawatomie, Kan., formerly of Mound City, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at her home. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, in Mound City, Kan. Visitation will he held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wedensday at the chapel. Interment will be in the Woodland Cemetery, in Mound City...
Raymond Lewis Murphy
Raymond Lewis Murphy, 83, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Freeman Health System East, Joplin, Mo., following a recent illness. He was born April 3, 1925, in Metz, Mo., to John Lee Murphy and Goldie Mae Stowers Murphy. Raymond was born and raised in this area and spent most all his life here. ...
FRANCES JEAN SANBORN
Frances Jean Sanborn, age 66, resident of rural Fort Scott, Kansas died Monday, September 8, 2008, at Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg, Kansas. She was born August 1, 1942 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota the daughter of Frank Doherty and Etta Maye "Brownie" Brown Doherty. ...
EVELYN BOATRIGHT ROBERTS
Evelyn Boatright Roberts, age 97, a former resident of Kansas City, Mo., and more recently of Prescott, Kan., died Saturday, September 6, 2008, at the Country View Nursing Home in Prescott, Kan. She was born July 15, 1911, in Garland, Kan., the daughter of John W. Boatright and Clara Osborne Boatright. Evelyn attended the Fort Scott High School and was a member of the National Honor Society...
ALLEN ELBERT BROYLES
Allen Elbert Broyles, age 87, of Blue Mound, Kan., died Sunday, August 31, 2008, at his home near Blue Mound, Kan. He was born on July 6, 1921 at Mansfield, Mo., the son of Elbert Lee and Rose Mae Miller Broyles. As a child he lived in Missouri, Nebraska, and Kansas graduating from Humansville High School in 1938. ...
William Joseph Krupinski
William Joseph Krupinski, 81, of Richards, Mo., passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at the Veteran's Hospital, in Kansas City, after a brief illness. Born in Sheridan, N.Y., Nov. 10, 1926, Mr. Krupinski was the son the late John P. Krupinski and Katherine (Kopacz) Krupinski...
Dana Alan Bowerman
Dana Alan Bowerman, age 42, of Fort Scott, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 7, 1965 in Springdale, Arkansas the son of Tom Bowerman and Edith Keehler Bowerman. He lived in Rogers, Ark., until he was seventeen then moving to Fort Scott. ...
SONJA M COYAN
Sonja M. Coyan, age 69, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Tuesday, September 2, 2008, at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park Kansas. She was born March 27, 1939, in Independence County, Arkansas, the daughter of Samuel Wesley Slayden and Maude Eloise Hunter Slayden. ...
HAZEL EVELINE REED
Hazel Eveline Reed, age 85, Bronaugh, Mo., passed away on Friday, August 29, 2008, at her home. She was born on October 16, 1922, in Snyder, Texas, to John Wiley Smith and Tishey Lue Rodman Smith. She was married to Henry Clay Reed who preceded her in death...
EMMA DELLA REICHENEKER
Emma Della Reicheneker, age 80, a resident of Hidden Valley Lake, Mapleton, Kan., died Wednesday, September 3, 2008, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. She was born April 9, 1928, in Louisburg, Kan., the daughter of Charles Heritage and Nona Livingston Heritage. She married Calvin Reicheneker on December 24, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo. Emma had worked at the Nu-Way Drive In on Independence Ave., in Kansas City, Mo., and later she worked as a clerk at a convenience store...
Verna Joe Young
Verna Joe Young, age 56, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Thursday, August 28, 2008, at the Olathe Regional Medical Center in Olathe, Kansas. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 3, 2008, at the U. S. National Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post No.1165 Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Larry Joe "Bub" Clements
Larry Joe "Bub" Clements, 45, Deerfield, Mo., passed away Sunday, August 31, 2008 unexpectedly at his home. He was born April 10, 1963 in Fort Scott, Kan. to Larry Joe Clements, Sr. and Diane Elaine Lang Clements. He was married December 17, 2001, in Miami, Okla., to Kenna S. Klumpp and she survives of the home...