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Obituaries from March 2007

ARTHUR EARL CRAIG (03/30/07)
Arthur Earl Craig, age 77, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, March 28, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born March 12, 1930, in Fort Scott, the son of Elmer Earl Craig and Margarette Clements. He married Carol Reed in 1983 at Miami, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death in 1997. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the V.F.W. He worked for the Aspen Tree Service and in his free time enjoyed dancing and playing pool...
SONNY BELL (03/28/07)
Henry B. "Sonny" Bell, age 47, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away on March 26, 2007. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, March 29 at Tiffany Fellowship, 7315 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, Missouri with a visitation from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. ...
LT. RYAN MICHAEL JACKMAN (03/28/07)
Lt. Ryan Michael Jackman was born on January 5, 1982 at Aden County Hospital to Michael and Jennifer Jackson Jackman. He died Saturday morning March 24, 2007 from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Vista, California. He was returning home from a training exercise at Camp Pendleton...
DELIA ANN LOWE (03/27/07)
Delia Ann Lowe, age 87, a resident of Fort Scott, died Friday, March 23, 2007, at the Blue River Care Center in Kansas City, Missouri, She was born September 7, 1919, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Dolphus McMains and Gussie Million McMains. She married Alva Lowe on October 18, 1936, at Fort Scott. He preceded her in death on March 9,1998...
JUANITA MONROE (03/27/07)
Funeral services for Juanita will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2007 at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home with a visitation beginning at 1:30 p.m. prior to services. Burial will be in the Memory Gardens of Bourbon County Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice and may be sent to or left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall St., P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701...
PEGGY WOGAN (03/26/07)
Marjorie E. "Peggy" Hammons Wogan, age 91, died Saturday, March 24, 2007 at the Chetopa Manor in Chetopa, Kansas. She was born November 21, 1915 in Devon to Ed and Mary B. Ritchie Johnson. She graduated from Fort Scott High School and Fort Scott Junior College. ...
LEONA MAE BROOKER (03/26/07)
Leona Mae Brooker, age 86, former resident of rural Fort Scott, and more recently of Medicalodge, died Saturday, March 24, 2007, at Mercy Health Center. She was born June 8, 1920 in Fort Scott, the daughter of Hubert Winklepleck and Freda Allen Winklepleck. Leona married Clyde Elmo Brooker on June 12, 1937 in West Plains, Missouri. He preceded her in death on September 7, 2000...
DONALD R. DENNIS (03/23/07)
Donald R. Dennis, age 65, of Uniontown, died Thursday, March 22, 2007, at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott. He was born March 3, 1942, in Uniontown, the son of Donald Leroy Dennis and Addie Maxine Holt Dennis. He graduated from Uniontown High School. ...
LESTER M. AYERS (03/23/07)
Les M. Ayers, age 82, died Wednesday, March 14, 2007, at his home in Osborne, Kansas. He was born on April 21, 1924, in Fort Scott, the second son of the late Sam and Ruby Hyle Ayers. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Motor Machinists Mate Third Class in World War II. ...
CLYDE HAROLD MORRIS (03/23/07)
Clyde Harold Morris, age 90, of Nevada, Missouri, died Wednesday, March 21, 2007, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Missouri. He was born May 20, 1916, in Vernon County, Missouri, to Howard H. Morris and Minnie Pearl Capps Morris. He was married December 24, 1947, in Girard to Margaret B. Pommier and she survives of the home...
FRANK JOE BECCO (03/22/07)
My father died at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott on Wednesday, March 21, 2007. But it is not a death we should mourn but a life to be celebrated. He went "hell-bent for leather" for 88 years and that is to celebrate. He was born in Gross, Kansas to Marcelli Savini, but she took him to Italy in the first year of his life and she died there, and he was put into an orphanage in Italy after World War I during the depression. ...
DARRELL GUY CLEMENTS (03/20/07)
Darrell Guy Clements, age 51, a resident of Fort Scott, died unexpectedly, Sunday, March 18, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center Emergency Room. He was born March 2, 1956, in Fort Scott, the son of Guy Allen Clements and Doris Alene Johnson Clements. He married Cynthia L. ...
JANICE JO WOOD (03/19/07)
Janice Jo Wood, age 57, Prescott, Kansas died March 16, 2007 at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott, Kansas. She was born November 18, 1949 in Walnut, Kansas the daughter of Edward and Georgetta Tobaben Thiesing. She graduated from Girard High School. ...
SAM CHARLES WUTKE (03/19/07)
Sam Charles Wutke, age 61, resident of Fort Scott, died Friday, March 16, 2007, at Mercy Health Center following a lengthy illness. He was born December 22, 1945, in Columbia, Missouri, the son of Clarence S. (Red) Wutke and Nelle Virginia Comelison Wutke...
MARY ELLEN CAVETT WALDROUPE (03/19/07)
Mary Ellen Cavett Waldroupe, age 101, former resident of the Hiattville area, died early Sunday, March 18, 2007, at the home of a niece in Valley Center. She was born April 11, 1905, in Pawnee, Oklahoma the daughter of James Franklin Cavett and Goldie Ethel Haga Cavett. ...
ROWENA MAE NEIL (03/19/07)
Rowena Mae Neil, age 91, of Fort Scott, died Friday, March 16, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born September 2, 1915, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Bert Sanford and Blanche Pearl (Russell) Carnes. She married Carl William Neil May 5, 1946 in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death May 26, 1977...
MARTHA SUE MORRIS (03/12/07)
Martha Sue Morris, age 64, of Fort Scott, died Friday evening, March 9, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born March 30, 1942, in Nevada, Mo.,the daughter of Harry Robert and Lily Mae Irwin Shrewsbury. She attended Nevada High School.
NOLA WILLIAMS (03/16/07)
Nola Williams, formerly of Mound City, Kansas, most recently of the Medicalodge in Fort Scott, passed away March 15, 2007. She was born to Edgar D. and Lela Darcus McKay on December 27, 1911, at Oscar, Oklahoma. Nola was preceded in death by her husband John Williams in 1977, and children James T. ...
ERNEST EDWARD HYATT (03/16/07)
Ernest Edward Hyatt, Iola, Kansas, died Thursday, March 15, 2007, at the Allen County Hospital in Iola. He was born in Opp, Alabama, just north of Pensacola, Florida, on Armistice Day, November 11, 1921. His parents, Monroe Eliege and Clara Mae Stewart Hyatt divorced when he was 6 years old. ...
VANGIE ISABEL SPILLMAN (03/15/07)
Vangie Isabel Spillman, age 82, died Tuesday, March 6, 2007 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born June 14, 1924 in Jetmore to Joe and Jennie Graham. She lived and attended school in Prescott. She married Edward Spillman of Blue Mound on December 25, 1943 in Garden City...
HOWARD PETER BOVANIZER III (03/13/07)
Howard Peter Bovanizer III, infant son of Clarence LaRoche Jr. and Karen Parker, Fort Scott, was stillborn Sunday, March 11, 2007, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Missouri. In addition to his parents, infant Howard is survived by two brothers, Michael and Thaiton Parker, and four sisters, Frances Shockley, Nykole Parker, Haily Stagner and Lany Bovanizer, all of Fort Scott; grandparents Glen Cox, Fort Scott, Howard Bovanizer Sr., Fulton, Clarence LaRoche Sr., Fort Scott, Linda Mize, Excelsior Springs, Missouri, and Brenda Sault, Fort Scott; and great-grandparents, Rodney H. ...
BILL SIMONS (03/13/07)
Bill Simons, age 69, of Augusta, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2007. Closed casket visitation with the family will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 at Headley Funeral Chapel, 813 State St. in Augusta. Service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2007, at the First Baptist Church, 1501 State St., Augusta. Graveside service will be at 3:30 p.m. at Pleasant View Cemetery (Large), Fort Scott...
VELMA K. BRADLEY (03/13/07)
Velma K. Bradley, age 97, formerly of Presbyterian Village, died early Monday, March 12, 2007, at the Fort Scott Guest Home Estates. She was born February 26, 1910, in Redfield, Kansas, the daughter of Algernon Arthur Kibble and Myrtle Eunice May Kibble. ...
WILMA JOAN WESTHOFF (03/12/07)
Wilma Joan Westhoff, age 71, of Parsons, died at 1 a.m., Thursday, March 8, 2007, at the Granbury Care Center in Granbury, Texas. She had been in failing health. She was born July 7, 1935, in Richards, Missouri, to Thomas Leo and Ruth May (Webster) Hibdon. As a young girl, she moved with her family to Hepler, Kansas, graduating from Hepler Rural High School...
DEAN HEBERLING (03/08/07)
Dean Heberling, age 78, Yorktown, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly Friday, February 23, 2007 at Ball Memorial Hospital. He was born July 17, 1928 in Topeka, the son of Lillian (Davison) Heberling and Alfred Heberling. Dean grew up in Kansas and graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1946...
EDNA ROSE PETERSON (03/06/07)
Edna Rose Peterson, age 88, former resident of rural Fort Scott, died Sunday, March 4, 2007, at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, Mo. She was born March 24, 1918, in Walnut, Kan., the daughter of Joseph Page and Anna Goff Page. At the age of 12, the family moved to Hiattville. She married Peter 0. Peterson on July 30, 1938. He preceded her in death on April 6, 2002. Edna was a member of the Hiattville United Methodist Church...
MARY BAILEY (03/02/07)
Mary Bailey, a resident of Green Forest, Arkansas was born January 30, 1951, in Fort Scott, a daughter of Clayton C. and Lois M. Johnson Fritter. She departed this life on Wednesday, February 28, 2007 in her home at the age of 56. Mrs. Bailey was a member of the Church of Christ in Green Forest where she served as a Sunday school teacher. She was a special education teacher. She was a member of the Missouri State Teacher's Association and a Missouri University Alumni...
CHESTER "CHET" WILLIAM OBER (03/02/07)
Chester "Chet" William Ober, age 94, of 719 Walburn, Fort Scott, died Wednesday, February 28, 2007, at his home. He was born June 5, 1912, in Fort Scott, the son of Francis H. "Frank" Ober and Pearl Fonger Ober. He graduated from Fort Scott High School and attended Fort Scott Community College. He married Ardeline "Ardie" Milford Barlow on November 7, 1954, at the First Baptist Church in Fort Scott...
LEON PEEL (03/02/07)
Leon Peel, age 84, of Fort Scott, died Thursday evening, March 1, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born On January 9, 1923, in Springfield, Illinois the son of John Algon and Esther Mae Page Peel. He married Maxine Ater on November 2, 1942 in Uniontown, Kansas, she precede him in death on August 25, 2006...
CLAUDIA JEAN BLAIR (03/01/07)
Claudia Jean Blair, age 55, resident of 1718 E. Oak, Fort Scott, died Sunday, February 25, 2007 at Mercy Health Center. She was born August 8, 1951 in Russell. She was married to Thomas Blair. The couple had recently moved from Kansas City to Fort Scott...
GRACE LORENE ENDICOTT (03/01/07)
Grace Lorene Endicott, age 77, a resident of Fort Scott, went to sleep in Jesus, early Wednesday, February 28, 2007, at the Guest Home Estates of Fort Scott with her family by her side. She was born January 30, 1930, in Farlenville, the daughter of Wayne Cash and Frances Elizabeth Curry Cash. She was raised in Bourbon County and...