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Obituaries from August 2009

Roy M. Staton (08/29/09)
Roy M. Staton, 67, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at his beloved farm. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 21, at Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kan. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, at the chapel. Interment will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association...
Randy Lynn Burdick (08/29/09)
Randy Lynn Burdick, 55, Joplin, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at his home in Joplin, following complications as the result of an automobile accident. He was born Dec. 10, 1953, in Denver, Colo., to Billie Eugene Burdick and Wilma Loraine Hoskins Burdick. When he was in the United States Air Force, stationed in Illinois, he met Mona. They were married and from this union had three children, Debbie, Patrick, and Crystal...
Della Mae Lucas (08/29/09)
Della Mae Lucas, age 88, a former resident of Mapleton, Kan., and more recently of El Reno, Okla., died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at her home in El Reno. She was born April 11, 1921, at Blue Mound, Kan. Della was a farmer and insurance agent. She moved to El Reno, Okla., from Mapleton, Kan., 24 years ago. ...
Sybil Jeanette Standley (08/29/09)
Sybil Jeanette Standley, 63 of Garden City, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at her home in Garden City. She was born on Dec. 25, 1945 in Uniontown, Kan., the daughter of Aldon and Mary (Canaday) Nuzum. Sybil was born on Dec. 25, 1945, in Uniontown, Kan. ...
Edna E. Ellis (08/29/09)
Edna E. Ellis, 88, Nevada, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. She was born Feb. 6, 1921, in Randolph County, Ark., to Charles E. Dismang and Leona Ennis Dismang. She was married Feb. 14, 1991, to Orville Ellis and he survives of the home...
DELLA MAE LUCAS (08/28/09)
Della Mae Lucas, age 88, El Reno, Okla., and formerly of Mapleton, passed away on Aug. 26, 2009 at her home. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 30 in the Mapleton Cemetery, Mapleton, Kan., with Rev. Reed Hartford officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Huber-Benson Funeral Home, El Reno and Cheney Witt Funeral Chapel of Fort Scott, Kan...
HELEN JUANITA PARKER (08/28/09)
Helen Juanita Parker, 82, of Redfield, Kan., died Wednesday morning Aug. 26, 2009 at the Fort Scott Manor. She was born Oct. 21, 1926, in Centerville, Kan., the daughter of Harry Anderson and Nellie Leona (Paddock) Cowel. She married Charles Franklin 'Pete' Parker Dec. 24, 1945 in Fort Scott, Kansas. He preceded her in death March 4, 1999...
FRANK DWIGHT GREENFIELD (08/28/09)
Frank Dwight Greenfield, age 80, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was born Oct. 14, 1928, in Garland, Kan., son of Forrest Dwight Greenfield and Marcella Julia Schulze Greenfield...
ERIN BARBARA MURPHY (08/27/09)
Erin Barbara Murphy, age 76, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born March 22, 1933, in Norfolk, Neb., the daughter of Cecil E. Murphy and Harriett E. Walters Murphy. Erin graduated from the Fort Scott High School in 1951...
GEORGE ALBERT SWINEFORD III (08/26/09)
George Albert Swineford III, age 80 of Pleasanton, Kansas died Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at Pleasanton, Kansas. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday August 29, 2009 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home in Pleasanton, Kansas. Arrangements are by the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, Pleasanton, Kansas...
THERESA MARIE HIGLEY (08/24/09)
Theresa Marie Higley, age 87 of Springboro, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2009, at Hospice of Dayton, Ohio. She was born in Garland, Kan., on December 27, 1921, to the late Chester and Louella Johnston. Marie was also preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Frank Darrell Higley, and her brother Charley Johnston...
Charles W. Ryan (08/22/09)
Charles W. Ryan, 71, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin following a brief illness. He was born Jan. 7, 1938, in Montague, Texas, to Welbourne Jefferson Ryan and Donnie Mae Guilliams Ryan. He was first married to Tina Grant Ryan and she preceded him in death in 1991. He was later married to Sybil Hughes in August 1998 and she survives of the home...
Laura Birtie Hendrix Westhoff (08/22/09)
Laura Birtie Hendrix Westhoff, 92, of Ocala, Fla., passed away on Aug. 19, 2009, at Legacy House Hospice, in Ocala. A native of Kenneth, Kan., she was born on Nov. 22, 1916, to Arthur and Cora Hendrix (Turner) and was a retired seretary for W.P. Fuller and Company, Los Angeles...
Sharon L. Coombs (08/22/09)
Sharon L. Coombs, age 61, resident of Arcadia, Kan., died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, following a cancer illness. She was born Nov. 9, 1947, in Phoenix, Ariz., the daughter of LaVeen and Mary Maple. She married Gary Coombs on Dec. 22, 1998, in Fort Scott. Sharon was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed canning and various crafts. In addition to gardening, she also raised goats and chickens...
Elma Adaline Underwood (08/22/09)
Elma Adaline Underwood, age 78, resident of rural Fort Scott, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. She was born Jan. 27, 1931, on the family farm south of Fort Scott, the daughter of Henry Norman Hawkins and Adaline Julia Juanita Osborn Hawkins. ...
MARIE HIGLEY (08/20/09)
Friends of Marie Higley may visit at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 South Main, Fort Scott, Kan., on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 6-- 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on August 27, at Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 705 South Holbrook, with burial at the Fort Scott National Cemetery...
CLARA E. CROPP (08/20/09)
Clara E. Cropp, age 91, former resident of Bronson, Kansas, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at the Moran Manor Nursing Home in Moran, Kansas. She was born August 13, 1918, in Eve, Mo., the daughter of Rhad Dunn and Nellie Ritter Dunn. She first married Harold "Frog" Robinson who preceded her in death...
LARRY JOE CLEMENTS, SR. (08/20/09)
Larry Joe Clements, Sr. age 67, a resident of rural Fort Scott, died Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 18, at his home. He was born June 12, 1942, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Guy Allen and Doris Alene Johnson Clements. He graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1960...
JAMES VINCENZO SABATINO DINARDO (08/18/09)
James Vincenzo Sabatino DiNardo, age 88, died Sunday, August 16, 2009, at his home in Fort Scott. He was born February 12, 1921, in Santo Nicandro, Provincia di Aguila, Italy, the son of Giovanni "John" DiNardo and Teresa Daniele DiNardo. He became a United States citizen on February 11, 1927, by virtue of his father's National Certificate...
JOHN HENRY CARSON (08/18/09)
John Henry Carson, age 88, of 517 Burke Street, Fort Scott, Kansas, more recently of Fort Scott Manor, passed away Saturday, August 15, 2009, at the Manor. He was born October 3, 1920 in Fort Scott, the son of Lowell Hilton Carson and Gertrude Ellen Fletcher Carson...
JOHNNY D. STONEKING, SR. (08/18/09)
Johnny D. Stoneking, Sr., 69, of Valley Center, Kan., and former owner and operator of a bowling center in Fort Scott, died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009. He was born Aug. 26, 1939 at Macomb, IL, and grew up at Epworth, Iowa. He worked for John Deere Tractor in Dubuque, Iowa and later owned and operated many businesses including a supper club in Waukon, Iowa, a furniture store in Melbourne, Iowa and bowling centers in Fort Scott and Iola, Kan., and Webster City, Iowa...
Lola Lorene Mann (08/15/09)
Lola Lorene Mann, 89, of Moran, Kan., died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Heritage Health Care in Chanute, Kan. She was born May 6, 1920, in Moran, the daughter of Arthur Glen and Martha Esther (Reynolds) Jackson. She grew up in the Mildred area and graduated from Mildred High School...
Allen Mathew Laflen (08/08/09)
Allen Mathew Laflen, 97, Moundville, Mo., passed away suddenly Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. He was born Nov. 13, 1911, in Milo, Mo., to Lemuel Mathew Laflen and Bessie Mae Shouse Laflen. He was married Aug. 15, 1931 in Butler, Mo., to Mary Anna Elizabeth Brown and she survives of the home...
Louise Morain (08/08/09)
Louise Morain, 70, of Lamar, passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at Freeman Hospital West, in Joplin. Louise was born May 28, 1939, at Lamar, to Worth and Pearl (Little) Norton. She graduated from Lamar High School in 1957 and later earned an associates degree in accounting. On May 15, 1958, at Baxter Springs, Kan., she married Glaze Eugene Morain and he preceded her in death April 13, 1987...
Charles Thomas "Chuck" Mead (08/08/09)
Charles Thomas "Chuck" Mead, 63, of Prescott, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kan. He was born on Oct. 4, 1945, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of James and Ann Finch Mead. He married Peggy Jo Frakes, on July 27, 1974. ...
DORIS ELLEN HUNT (08/06/09)
Doris Ellen Hunt, daughter of James E. and Florence (Shockley) Hunt, was born November 14, 1926 in Fort Scott, Kan., where she lived most of her life and left this earth, her family and friends, to be joined with Christ on July 14, 2009 in St. John's Hospital Springfield, at the age of 82 years and eight months...
DORIS ELLEN HUNT (08/06/09)
Doris Ellen Hunt, daughter of James E. and Florence (Shockley) Hunt, was born November 14, 1926 in Fort Scott, Kan., where she lived most of her life and left this earth, her family and friends, to be joined with Christ on July 14, 2009 in St. John's Hospital Springfield, at the age of 82 years and eight months...
MONICA TRUDY LATTIMER (08/04/09)
Monica Trudy Lattimer, age 54, resident of 1825 Quail Road, Fort Scott, Kansas, died Saturday, August 1, 2009, at her home. She was born November 22, 1954, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the daughter of Almon Dail Jackson and Frances Lavervia Haddox Jackson...
WANDA LABELLE (08/04/09)
Wanda LaBelle, age 58, resident of Marion, Kansas, died Thursday, July 30, 2009, at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. She was born July 2, 1951, in Abilene, Kansas the daughter of Benjamin Paul Schneider and Eutalah Lashell Schneider. Wanda had been employed as an LPN for 25 years. She was working on her RN degree...
Emma Kathleen Harrison (08/01/09)
Emma Kathleen Harrison, 4 1/2 months, died Saturday, June 13, 2009 at her home. She was born Jan. 21, 2009, to Jacquelyn Cathleen Ritchie in Colorado Springs, Colo. Memorial services were held Thursday June 18, 2009, at 2 p.m., at Woodman Valley Church Stone Chapel in Colorado Springs...
Thelma Ruth Acridge (08/01/09)
Thelma Ruth Acridge, 76, of Hume, Mo., died Friday, July 24, 2009, at Joplin Health and Rehabilitation in Joplin. Ruth was born Jan. 21, 1933, at her parents home in Hammond, Kan. She was daughter of William W. and Thelma Pearl Headrick Acridge. She attended Fulton High School until 1951 at which time she moved with her family to Veneta, Ore. ...
Wanda LaBelle (08/01/09)
Wanda LaBelle, age 58, resident of Marion, Kan., died Thursday, July 30, 2009, at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kan. Father Nick Voelter will preside the Rosary at 7 p.m., Monday, at the Saint Joseph Catholic Church in McPherson, Kan. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday at the church in McPherson. ...