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Obituaries from August 2010

JOHN MICHAEL FUQUA (08/31/10)
John Michael Fuqua, 52, Buffalo, Mo., passed away Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. He was born Jan. 31, 1958 in Coffeyville, Kan. John is preceded in death by his father, John Presley Fuqua, maternal grandparents, Clarence Barton Sackett and Mary Jane (Crystal) Sackett...
GEORGE ERWIN PAULK (08/31/10)
George Erwin Paulk, age 65, resident of 1238 E. Wall Street, Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 at his home. Pastor Beth Reeves will conduct funeral services at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Cheney Witt Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home...
LLOYD RAY BRADLEY (08/31/10)
Lloyd Ray Bradley, age 70, Prescott, Kan., died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence, Kan. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday Sept. 1, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home in Pleasanton, Kan. Burial will be in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery near Walker, Mo. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel...
Mary Ann Barley (08/28/10)
Mary Ann (Budd) Barley, 89, of Bedford, Texas, passed away Aug. 21, 2010. Mary Ann was born April 2, 1921, in Chanute, Kan., to William LaVerne and Marcella (Flannery) Budd. She was united in marriage to John Nichols Barley, in Chanute, on Dec. 27, 1944...
Mary Jane (Janie) Roden (08/28/10)
Mary Jane (Janie) Roden, Nevada, died on Aug. 26, 2010, from sudden illness. She was born to Edward V. Zagst and Doris M. van Order Zagst on April 18, 1925, in El Dorado, Ark. She was married on Feb. 5, 1982, to Robert A. Roden, who survives of the home...
Flora Rae Johnson (08/28/10)
Flora Rae Johnson, 77, Nevada, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at St. John's Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Konantz-Warden Funeral Home in Lamar.
ROBERT EUGENE GALVIN (08/27/10)
Robert Eugene Galvin, age 85, a former Fort Scott pharmacist, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo. He was born Aug. 14, 1925, in Cherokee, Kan., the son of Lester Oliver Galvin and Pansy Lytle Galvin. Bob was a graduate of Fort Scott High School and Pharmacy school in Kansas City...
CHARLOTTE FAYE CRUTCHER REED (08/27/10)
Charlotte Faye Crutcher Reed, 67, of McKinney, Texas, passed away Aug. 22, 2010. She was born May 27, 1943 in McKinney, Texas to Joe L. Crutcher and Nell (Gilbert) Crutcher. On April 9, 1976 she married Pat Reed in Dallas, Texas. Charlotte graduated from McKinney High School in 1961. ...
ANDREW D. CEZAR (08/27/10)
Andrew D. Cezar, 46, of Fort Scott, passed away at 3:19 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin from injuries sustained in an accident. He was born July 22, 1964 at Pittsburg, to Richard and Jackie (Allan) Cezar...
ROBERTA MAXINE SPARKS (08/27/10)
Roberta Maxine Sparks, age 76, of LaCygne, Kansas died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 at her home. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home LaCygne, Kan. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home...
DONNA D. PARKER (08/27/10)
Jesus sent his angels to bring Donna D. Parker of Louisburg, Kan., formerly of Sarasota, Fla., home on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at 7:20 p.m., where she was surrounded by her loved ones through her journey to God. Donna was a devout Christian, teacher, nurse, and loving Nana...
LAWRENCE ERNEST BOWLES (08/26/10)
Lawrence Ernest Bowles, age 87, a former resident of Deerfield, Mo.; and more recently of Mapleton, Kans.; died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at his home. He was born Oct. 4, 1922, at Deerfield, Mo., the son of Arthur E. Bowles and Almeda Burris Bowles. He married Una E. Wilson on March 20, 1943, at Nevada, Mo. She preceded him in death on April 10, 2010...
KATHLEEN BALLBECK (08/26/10)
Kathleen Ballbeck, age 91, former resident of Fort Scott, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2010 at her home in Kansas City, Mo., with her family at her bedside. She was born Sept. 24, 1918, in Emerson, Neb., the daughter of Neil and Catherine Driscoll. She was the third of seven children and proud of her Irish heritage...
ROBERT EUGENE GALVIN (08/26/10)
Robert Eugene Galvin, age 85, a former Fort Scott pharmacist, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services for Robert Galvin will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott...
MARY ANN BARLEY (08/26/10)
Mary Ann Barley, 89, of Grapevine, Texas, passed away Aug. 21, 2010. Local arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, Fort Scott.
KATHLEEN BALLBECK (08/25/10)
Kathleen Ballbeck, age 91, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2010 at her home in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services for Kathleen Ballbeck will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701.
JOSEPH PAUL AYERS (08/25/10)
LARRY FRANKLIN HAZLETT (08/25/10)
Larry Franklin Hazlett, age 70, of Harvey, Ark., passed away on Aug. 8, 2010 at his home. Larry was born April 29, 1940 in Fort Scott, Kan., to the late Edward Lee Hazlett and Geneva Ruth (Chapman) Hazlett. Larry married Linda Kay Chandler on July 23, 1960...
CHARLOTTE RUTH WRIGHT EICHELBERGER (08/24/10)
Charlotte Ruth Wright Eichelberger, 57, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday morning, Aug. 21, 2010, at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. She was born May 11, 1953, at Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Noble Sylvester Wright and Goldie Maye Feezell Wright...
KYNDEN JOEL EUGENE GILLEN (08/24/10)
Kynden Joel Eugene Gillen, nine day old infant son of Kyleigh Harper and Dakota "Kodi" Gillen, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, at Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City. He was born Aug. 11, 2010, in Fort Scott. Survivors include his parents; paternal grandmother and step grandfather, Jeff and Jenni Kovacic, Stark, Kan.; paternal grandfather and step grandmother, Mike and Candy Gillen, Fort Scott; paternal great grandmother, Mary Ann Jamison, Fort Scott; paternal great grandparents, Dave and Debbie Gillen, Fort Scott.. ...
C. "JEFF" MEADOR (08/24/10)
C. "Jeff" Meador, Pittsburg, passed away Aug. 22, 2010 at ViaChristi Regional Medical Center from complications associated with surgery and advanced age. He was 96 years old. Mr. Meador was born to Vernon Eli Meador and Mary Elizabeth Wiggans-Meador at Fort Scott, Kan., May 15, 1914...
HERMAN WERHOLTZ (08/24/10)
Herman Werholtz, 93, formerly of Girard, died at 7:10 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, in the Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence, Kan. He was born Jan. 30, 1917 in Skidmore, Kan., the son of Frank and Elizabeth (Volker) Werholtz. In 1919, he moved with his family to Camp 50, west of Arma, Kan., and in 1923, the family moved to Hiattville, Kan., where he grew up and attended schools...
JOSEPH PAUL AYERS (08/24/10)
Joseph Paul Ayers, 72, of Fort Scott, died at the St. Francis Hospital in Topeka, Kan. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
THOMAS AUGUSTA HALEY (08/24/10)
Thomas Augusta Haley, age 80, resident of rural Nevada, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at his home following a heart attack. He was born Nov. 8, 1929, in Lonoke County, Ark., the son of Edward Haley and Susie Isbell Haley. Thomas married Velma Hansell in 1952. They later divorced...
Anna Mae (Hargrove) Cox (08/21/10)
Anna Mae (Hargrove) Cox, 91, Auburn, N.H., formerly of Nevada, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, at Parkland Hospital in Derry, N.H. She was born Dec. 16, 1918, in rural Vernon County, to Charley T. Hargrove and Bertha O. Hawkins Hargrove. She married Edwin J.R. Cox of Clarendon, Texas, June 29, 1941. He was a commissioned officer in the Naval Reserve during World War II. Mr. Cox died suddenly in November of 1962...
Harold Wesley Davis (08/21/10)
Harold Wesley Davis, 88, Fort Scott, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. He was born Feb. 21, 1922, the son of Ernest Edd Davis and Haskell Mary Hayse Davis. He served in the United States Army during World War II. ...
William Lester Reed (08/21/10)
William Lester Reed, 86, Fort Scott, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, at Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. He was born March 5, 1924, in Pittsburg, Kan., the son of William Reed and Olive Page Reed. Bill married Dora Lee Harbison on Sept. 15, 1947, in Girard, Kan. ...
Leland Earl Clyburn (08/21/10)
Leland Earl Clyburn, 86, Fort Scott, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born Nov. 23, 1923, in Deerfield, Mo., the son of Joseph Ray Clyburn and Edna Pauline Weber Clyburn. He married Alice Ruth Murray on May 30, 1947, in Girard, Kan. ...
Herman Werholtz (08/21/10)
Herman Werholtz, 93, formerly of Girard, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, in the Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence, Kan. Obituary details and funeral arrangements will be announced by the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard.
CETTIE E. LAIRD (08/20/10)
Cettie E. Laird, age 99, Mound City, Kan., died Wednesday August 18, 2010 at Golden Heights in Garnett, Kan. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010 at the Mound City Christian Church. Burial will be in the Woodland Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the Mound City Christian Church or Golden Heights Activity Fund...
HAROLD WESLEY DAVIS (08/20/10)
Harold Wesley Davis, age 88, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. Funeral services for Harold Davis will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan...
LELAND EARL CLYBURN (08/20/10)
Leland Earl Clyburn, age 86, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center. Funeral services for Early Clyburn will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
JEAN NORMA NICHOL (08/20/10)
Jean Norma Nichol, age 73, resident of 1010 S. Holbrook, Fort Scott, died early Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 1, 1936, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Elva Lee Claspill, Jr. and Nora M. Ewing Claspill. She worked as a nurse's aide for Mercy Hospital and later for Fort Scott Manor...
ESTELLA J. BOSLEY WILLIAMS (08/18/10)
Estella J. Bosley Williams was born on Sept. 25, 1917, in Edler, Baca County, Colo., and has gone to be with the Lord on Aug. 14, 2010. Estella embraced life with a view of knowing each day was an opportunity to share her love and tenderness with all she encountered. Along her journey she enjoyed the greatest gift in life-her family...
DALE IRA KINCAID (08/17/10)
Dale Ira Kincaid, age 76, a resident of Mound City, Kan., went home to the Lord, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. Following cremation, a graveside memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at the Spring Hill Cemetery in Spring Hill, Kan...
ELEANOR IMBUSCH WILLIAMS (08/17/10)
Eleanor Imbusch Williams, age 89, passed away Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 at the Mercy Hospital, Fort Scott, Kan. Eleanor was born Aug. 28, 1920 at the family farm at Brazilton, Kan., the daughter of Martin and Nora (Boettjer) Imbusch. She grew up in Brazilton, attending the Lutheran grade school. She graduated from high school at Girard...
SHIRLEY JEAN (WARZEL) KEAL (08/17/10)
Shirley Jean (Warzel) Keal, 86, of Parsons, died at 12:09 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010 at the Olathe Medical Center in Olathe. She had been in failing health and had been at a nursing home in the Olathe area the past several months. She was born Dec. 24, 1923 at Mound City, the daughter of Gus and Grace (Good) Warzel. She grew up in Fort Scott and graduated from Fort Scott High School and Fort Scott Junior College...
MARJORIE FRANCES BERG PETERSON (08/17/10)
Marjorie Frances Berg Peterson, age 88, resident of Lamar, Mo., formerly of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, at the Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar. She was born Aug. 3, 1922, in Salina, Kan., the daughter of Wallace Berg and Emma Blanche Mentzer Berg...
ETHEL NAMOI PARSON (08/17/10)
Ethel Naomi Parson, 78, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away Sunday evening, Aug. 15, 2010, in the home of her daughter, in Ash Grove, Mo. Naomi was born in Nevada, Mo., the daughter of Clarence H. and Emma Juanita McGehee Gragg. She was a longtime resident of the Overland Park, Kan., area...
Kenneth R. Hammar (08/14/10)
Kenneth R. Hammar, 76, Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, at the Girard Medical Center. He was born April 1, 1934, in Burton, Kan., the son of Lucian Hammar and Alice Brown Hammar. Kenneth had served with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. ...
Lynn Phillip Rosamond (08/14/10)
Lynn Phillip Rosamond, 64, Deerfield, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following an illness of several months. He was born Dec. 20, 1945, in Hot Springs, Ark., to Alvin Phillip Rosamond and Helena Maye McGriff Rosamond. He married Lynda Alberghini on Dec. 24, 1970, in Pleasant Hill, Mo., and she preceded him in death on Oct. 22, 2000...
KENNETH R. HAMMAR (08/13/10)
Kenneth R. Hammar, age 76, a resident of rural Fort Scott, died Thursday, August 12, 2010, at the Girard Medical Center. Funeral services for Kenneth Hammar will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
DALE IRA KINCAID (08/12/10)
Dale Ira Kincaid, age 76, a resident of Mound City, Kansas, died Wednesday, August 11, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. Services for Dale Ira Kincaid will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701...
DONALD LEE MITCHELL (08/12/10)
Donald Lee Mitchell, of Topeka, Kan., passed away, Monday Aug. 9, 2010, at Lakeside Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. He was born Jan. 26, 1927, in Ottawa, Kan. He was the son of Earl A. and Mattie J. (Head) Mitchell. He was a 1944 graduate of Ottawa High School...
EVA MAE MOORE (08/11/10)
Eva Mae Moore, 86, of Chanute, passed away Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010 at the Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka, Kan. Eva was born in Chanute on Oct. 24, 1923, the daughter of Homer and Maude Frances (Chaney) Matlock. She graduated from Chanute High School...
MICHAEL GUILFOYLE (08/11/10)
Michael Guilfoyle, 63, of Fort Scott, died at his home Monday evening, Aug. 9, 2010. He was born Oct. 6, 1946 in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Thomas Joseph and Rosalea Virginia (Hereford) Guilfoyle. He married Martha Lou Royston June 24, 1967 in Fort Scott. She survives of the home...
EVA MAE MOORE (08/10/10)
Eva Mae Moore, 86, of Chanute, passed away Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010 at the Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12 at the Church of the Nazarene in Chanute. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery...
STELLA LUCILLE FRITTER (08/10/10)
Stella Lucille Fritter, age 99, former resident of Richards, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at the Christian Health Center in Nevada, Mo. She was born March 29, 1911, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Daniel Jacob and Bertha Alice Jones Gardner...
Elmer R. Miller (08/07/10)
Elmer Robert Miller, 83, of Hiattville, Kan., died at his home, Thursday morning, Aug. 5, 2010. He was born July 11, 1927, in Croweburg, Kan., the son of Elmer Marion and Mamie Pearl (Edwards) Miller. He married Mabel L. Ater July 11, 1946, in Fort Scott, Kan. She survives of the home...
Suzanne Love Adams (08/07/10)
Suzanne Love Adams, 80, Mission, Kan., passed away Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at Kansas City Hospice House. Suzanne was born Nov. 2, 1929, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City and was the daughter of the late Walter Standlee Love, M.D., and the late Mary Claybrook Love. ...
ELMER ROBERT MILLER (08/06/10)
Elmer Robert Miller, 83, of Hiattville, Kan., died at his home, Thursday morning, Aug. 5, 2010. He was born July 11, 1927 in Croweburg, Kan., the son of Elmer Marion and Mamie Pearl (Edwards) Miller. He married Mabel L. Ater on July 11, 1946 in Fort Scott, Kan. She survives of the home...
THOMAS WAYNE FUGATE (08/05/10)
Beloved husband and father, Thomas Wayne Fugate, passed away peacefully in hospice care on June 18, 2010 in Oro Valley, Ariz. T. Wayne was born in Walnut, Kan., on Sept. 18, 1929, and lived in Walnut until leaving for the University of Colorado. After graduating with degrees in chemical engineering and marketing, he served as an officer in the US Navy, 1955-1958...
DONALD LEROY STAINBROOK (08/03/10)
Donald Leroy Stainbrook, age 73, of LaCygne, Kan., died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010 at the Hospice House at Kansas City, Mo. Services for Donald Stainbrook will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday Aug. 5, 2010 at the Calvary Baptist Church LaCygne, Kan. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 4, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home LaCygne Kan...
MARTHA J. "MARTI" ROBINSON (08/03/10)
Martha J. "Marti" Robinson, age 83, Joplin, passed away at 5:55 p.m. Saturday, July 31, 2010 at St. John's Regional Medical Center. Martha was born Feb. 22, 1927 in Fort Scott, Kan., to the late Clifford Allison and Julia Whitworth Allison. She was raised in Fort Scott and lived there until moving to Joplin 25 years ago...
LISA BERNICE METCALF COWHER (08/03/10)
Lisa Bernice Metcalf Cowher, age 65, a resident of Gravois Mills, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2010, at Barns Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She was born Nov. 4, 1944 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Willard A. Metcalf and Margaret H. (Jones) Metcalf...
VIOLA RUTH EDGAR (08/03/10)
Viola Ruth Edgar, age 91, former resident of Fort Scott, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, at Lake Point Nursing Home in Rose Hill, Kan. She was born Nov. 7, 1918, in Carrington, N.D.; the daughter of John Nicolson and Elenor Radtke Nicolson. She was the oldest of 13 children...
CLARA G. SEARS PACE (08/03/10)
Clara G. Sears Pace, 87, of Girard, died at 8:25 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010 in the Girard Medical Center in Girard. She was born Oct. 28, 1922 in Altamont, Kan., a daughter of Howard and Kate (Alexander) George. She grew up and attended schools in Oswego, Kan., and graduated from Oswego High School...
LELA KATHERINE COX (08/03/10)
Lela Katherine Cox, 89, Nevada, Mo., passed away Monday, Aug. 2, 2010 at Mercy Health System, Fort Scott, Kan., following a lengthy illness. She was born April 27, 1921 in Dederick, Mo., to Samuel Chester Arnold and Marrissa Frances Barnett Arnold. She was married June 11, 1939 in Nevada, Mo., to Robert Orace Cox Sr., and he preceded her in death Feb. 25, 1999...