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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Obituaries from August 2005

Robert B. Reed (08/05/05)
Robert B. Reed, age 83, a long time Fort Scott dentist, died early Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at the Fort Scott Medicalodge. He was born March 8, 1922, in LaCygne, the son of Robert G. Reed and Bettie Burns Reed. When he was a child, the family moved to Fort Scott, where he graduated from both Fort Scott High School and Fort Scott Junior College. ...
Barbara Ann Gibbs (08/05/05)
Barbara Ann Gibbs, age 43, Fort Scott, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg following a long illness. She was born on May 11, 1962, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Willis L. "Doc" Hurd and Linda June Wiggans. She married Edwin E. Gibbs on June 19, 1982, in Fulton. He preceded her in death on March 5, 2003...
Opal Louise Hess (08/05/05)
The Rev. Paul Babcock conducted funeral services for Opal Louise Hess Friday morning at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott. Pianist Carolyn Tucker provided music for the services. Group attendance was represented by Bourbon County Courthouse employees. Pallbearers were Craig Shorten, Steve Shorten, John Saddler, Gary Lenigner, Ron Wagner, and Jeff Saddler...
Flossie M. Hollis (08/26/05)
The Rev. Kevin Moyers conducted funeral services for Flossie Marie Hollis Thursday at Community Christian Church, Fort Scott. Pianist Marilyn Webster and vocalist Ken Clary provided music. Pallbearers were Frank A. Clyburn, Mark Hollis, Jeff Clyburn, Larry Bailey, Deanna Phillips, Susan Fritts, Erin Morgan and Mark Hollis, Jr. Burial was in the Clarksburg Cemetery. Services were directed by the Cheney Witt Chapel, Fort Scott...
John J. Gill (08/26/05)
The Rev. Steve MacArthur conducted funeral services for John J. Gill Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church. Organist Greg Turner and vocalist Treva Williams provided music. Pallbearers were Bud Blythe, Wayne Cowen, Richard Comstock, Bob Hill, Lloyd Olson and Bill Pollock. ...
Meia B. Johnson (08/26/05)
Meia BriAnne Johnson, age 3, 1405 Margrave St., Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at Mercy Health Center. She was born March 10, 2002, the daughter of Terrence Johnson and Brandi Morris. Survivors include her parents; a brother, Isaiah Johnson; a sister, Dailyn Morris; maternal grandparents Mark and Susan Schnichels; paternal grandparents James and Catherine Johnson; great-grandparents Betty Wiggans, Elfie Schnichels, and Melvin Willard...