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Obituaries from April 2007

ROBERT A. MCCOY (04/27/07)
Robert A. McCoy, age 75, of Fort Scott, passed away Monday, April 23, 2007 at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin, Missouri. Born September 7, 1931 in Wichita, he was the son of the late C. Frank and Mary McCoy. He was a master plumber and retired from The Boeing Company in 1989...
AL WHITESIDE (04/25/07)
Al Whiteside passed away on Friday, April 20, 2007, at the Peaks Senior Living Community in Flagstaff, Arizona, at the age of 84. Mr. Whiteside was born in Fort Scott to Mabel and William Whiteside and had eight brothers and sisters. His family ran the Whiteside Grocery Store. After attending Community College in Fort Scott, he moved to Washington, D.C. to work in the civil service...
NORMAN L. "CHUCK" CROSS (04/24/07)
Norman L. Cross, age 57, of Edgerton, passed away at his home on Thursday, April 19, 2007. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at Edgerton United Methodist Church, 300 E. 4th Street, Edgerton. Memorial contributions may be made to Edgerton United Methodist Church...
SHARON ANN COYAN (04/22/07)
Sharon Ann Coyan, 65, of Uniontown, Kan., died Thursday evening, April 19, 2007, at her home. She was born Aug. 5, 1941, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Glen Lavoyn and Mabel Maxine (Chamberlain) Dickey. She married Thomas Elwood Coyan Dec. 20, 1959, in Fort Scott. They later divorced after 19 years of marriage...
O. EARLENE EWING (04/23/07)
O. Earlene Ewing, age 82, of Sheldon, Missouri died Friday, April 20, 2007 at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri following a short illness. She was born on September 23, 1924 in Sarcoxie, Missouri to Thomas Andrew Moore and Zelpha Mae Pryor Moore. She was married February 13, 1953 in Joplin, Missouri to George R. Ewing and he survives of the home...
LOUIE ARTHUR HARRIS (04/23/07)
Louie Arthur Harris, age 75, a resident of Erie, died Friday, April 20, 2007 at the Via Christi Home Medical Center in Wichita. He was born May 25, 1931 in Fort Scott, the son of Arthur Hams and Goldie Dunean Harris. He first married Trevah Joan Bissenden in 1952 at Fort Scott. ...
SARA VIOLA ESHELBRENNER (04/20/07)
Sara Viola Eshelbrenner, age 83, of Fort Scott, passed away early Thursday morning, April 19, 2007, in Aberdeen Village Nursing Home, Olathe. Sara was born February 17, 1924, in Nevada, Missouri the daughter of Oscar B. and Pearle Viola (Hooper) Handly. ...
DONALD L. HOY (04/19/07)
Donald L. Hoy, age 77, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Tuesday, April 17, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born December 12, 1929, the son of Hans T. Hoy and Zola M. Thompson Hoy. He was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Fort Scott...
ROGER LEATH HILL (04/18/07)
Roger Leath Hill, age 75, resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, April 17, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born February 27, 1932, in Ellsinore, Missouri, the son of Buell Hill and Beulah Stephens Hill. He served in the United States Marines and was a member of the Olson Frary Burkhart Post No. ...
MARGARET BUNCIA MORRIS (04/17/07)
Margaret Buncia Morris, age 81, Nevada, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2007, at Culpepper Place in Nevada following a brief illness. She was born March 16, 1926, to Emile Pommier and Julia Gillette Pommier in Franklin. She married Clyde Harold Morris on December 24, 1947, in Girard. He preceded her in death on March 21, 2007...
JOHN HENRY HECKADON (04/16/07)
John Henry Heckadon, age 83, of Nevada, Missouri, died Saturday, April 14, 2007, at Fort Scott Manor in Fort Scott, following a short illness. He was born June 23, 1923, near Foster, Missouri to Andrew Joseph Heckadon and Josephine Louella Campbell Heckadon. On January 24, 1947 he was married in Mound City to Patty Lee Handly and she survives of the home...
DOROTHY CLARA MARTENS (04/15/07)
Dorothy Clara Martens Dorothy Clara Martens, age 80, a lifetime resident of Bourbon County, Kan., died Friday, April 13, 2007, at the Medicalodge Nursing Home. ...
JOAN ANN WHEELER (04/12/07)
Joan Ann Wheeler, age 68, of Walnut, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at the Wilson County Hospital in Neodesha. Joan was born in Fort Scott on April 29, 1938, the daughter of Basil and Mildred Eva (Beggs) Hill. She attended schools in Fulton. She was united in marriage to Joel Gammill on April 9, 1955, they were later divorced. ...
GLENN W. TRAVIS (04/11/07)
Glenn W. Travis, age 86, of Cherokee, passed away on April 9, 2007 at the St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Missouri. He was born December 28, 1920 in Fort Scott, the son of Joe R. and Emma L. (Denny) Travis. On October 16, 1948 he was united in marriage to Eunice M. French in Fairland, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death on November 4, 1983. Glenn served during WW II from 1944-1946 in the Navy in the South Pacific aboard the USS LST 652 and 473...
NORMA LOUISE "BETTY" BAKER (04/11/07)
Burial is at the Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701. Expressions of sympathy may be e-mailed to the family at expressions@konantz-cheney.com...
GEORGE FREDRICK COX (04/10/07)
George Fredrick Cox, age 82, a resident of Fort Scott, died Sunday, April 8, 2007 at Mercy Health Center. He was born October 13, 1924 in Fort Scott, the son of Roy Basil Cox and Nellie Cyota Cox. George married Margaret L. Phillips on January 19, 1946 in Fort Scott. ...
ROY LEO STEWART (04/10/07)
Roy Leo Stewart, age 90, lifelong resident of Bronson, died early Sunday, April 8, 2007 at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott. He was born June 13, 1916 in Bronson, the son of Fred Stewart and Bertha Vollmer Stewart. Roy married Mary Wolff on November 30, 1937 in Goodwich. ...
VIOLET BASHOR (04/06/07)
Violet Minnie (Dellinger) Bashor, age 101, former resident of Mapleton, died Thursday, April 5, 2007, at the Moran Manor Nursing Home in Moran, Kansas. She was born February 19, 1906, in Snohomish, Washington. Violet married Amos Bashor in 1928 while both were employed by Nabisco in Chicago. ...
JOHN HARVEY CHAMBERS (04/04/07)
John Harvey Chambers, age 89, of Fort Scott, passed away early Tuesday morning, April 3, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Joplin, Missouri. He was born September 4, 1917, in Fort Scott, the son of James Harvey and Emma Bessie (Dugan) Chambers. He married Marguerite L. (Wortman) Zimmerman April 10, 1943, in Wichita. She preceded him in death February 6, 1991. Harvey served his country in WWII for the U.S. Army. He was a mechanic and auto body repairman in the Fort Scott area for many years...
BEATRICE MARY BROCK (04/02/07)
Beatrice Mary Brock, age 86, of Blue Mound, died Friday, March 30, 2007 at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott. She was born September 6, 1920 in Blue Mound, the daughter of Henry Melborn and Mary Agnes Irsik Davis. She graduated from Blue Mound High School in 1939...
JACK MATTHEWS (04/02/07)
Jack Matthews, age 90, of Fort Scott, died Sunday morning, April 1, 2007 at the Fort Scott Manor. He was born on January 7, 1917 in Joplin, Missouri the son of Richard and Annie Virginia Chancellor Matthews. He attended Fort Scott Schools and graduated from Fort Scott High School with the class of 1935. ...