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Obituaries from February 2008

ROBERT SHARP (02/29/08)
Robert Kenneth "Jack" Sharp, age 82, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008 in the Mercy Health Center emergency room. He was born Aug. 31, 1925 in Fort Scott, the son of A. Earl Sharp and Eunice Elizabeth Lyle Sharp. Jack supported himself working on farms from the age of 11...
MARY SHEEHY (02/29/08)
Mary Josephine "Jo" Sheehy, age 94, resident of 1015 E. 16th St., Fort Scott, Kansas, died early Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008 at Mercy Health Center. She was born Sept. 21, 1913 in Richards, Mo., the daughter of Walter Smith and NOra Baggerly Smith. She married Ed Sheehy on May 7, 1931 in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death on March 1, 1991. Josephine loved her family dearly. She worked as a CNA at Mercy Hospital for over 25 years, most of that time in the nursery...
SHIRLEY ANN HILL (02/28/08)
Shirley Ann Hill (McComb) passed away on February 13, 2008, after a short illness at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Shirley Ann was born on June 15, 1934, in Fort Scott Kan., and lived in Blue Springs, Mo. She was a 1952 Fort Scott High School graduate...
SHERMAN ALLEN WALKER (02/28/08)
Sherman Allen Walker, age 73, resident of 801 Eugene, Bronson, Kansas, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008 at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born March 28, 1934 in Kansas City, Kansas, the son of Samuel Robert Walker and Patricia Ann Gray Walker. He married Norma Cooney on Jan. 10, 1953 in Huntsville, Ark. Sherman retired because of health from a 30-year career as branch manager with Bankers Life and Casualty Insurance Company. He was a member of the Hope Chapel Assembly of God...
JACK C. DUNN (02/25/08)
Jack C. Dunn, age 66, resident of Monroe, Ark. died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at Ada, Okla. following a stroke illness. He was born Aug. 5, 1941, near Fort Scott, Kan. the son of Clarence C. Dunn and Nema Mae Comstock Dunn. He attended the Fort Scott schools. Jack moved to the Fittstown, Okla. area in 1972 from Burlington, Kan. He was the retired owner of Dunn's Fish Farms of Fittstown, Okla. and later Monroe, Ark...
Mabel Florence Bridges (02/23/08)
Mabel Florence Bridges, age 101, former resident of Guest Home Estates and more recently of Fort Scott Manor, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Mercy Health Center. She was born July 29, 1906, in Mulberry, Kan., the daughter of Orville James Fulton and Tillie Esther Hunsicker Fulton. ...
Lola Glendora Tabor (02/23/08)
Lola Glendora Tabor, 100, of Nevada, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada, following an illness of several weeks. She was born Jan. 20, 1908, in El Reno, Okla., to Jess William Gann and Maude Dalton Shira Gann. She was married Sept. 14, 1928, in Kansas City, Mo., to Warfel Ray "Whitie" Tabor and he preceded her in death...
Robert Allen Chastain (02/23/08)
Robert Allen Chastain, 72, of Bronaugh, passed away suddenly on Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born on July 8, 1935, in Inglewood, Calif., to James Hugh and Zelpha Chastain. He married Velma Louise Faust, on May 12, 1956, in Long Beach, Calif., and she survives of the home...
Steven Leslie Smith (02/23/08)
Steven Leslie Smith, 53, of Nevada, passed away on Wedneday, Feb. 20, 2008, at his home in Nevada, following a lenghthy illness. He was born on July 25, 1954, in Nevada, to Cecil Lee Smith and Flossie Juanita Snead Smith. He married Pamela June Rayburn, on Jan. 24, 1976, and she survives of the home...
Iona "Nonny" Stahl (02/23/08)
Iona "Nonny" Stahl, age 95, of Lamar, passed away at 1:50 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Barton County Memorial Hospital. Nonny was born Nov. 1, 1912, in Barton County Mo., one of the eleven children of Simon and Daisy (Hall) Washburn. After graduating from Lamar High School in 1930, she earned a teacher's certificate from Ozark Wesleyan College, in Carthage, and taught in various rural schools in Barton County. ...
KENNETH ROBERT BRUCE (02/21/08)
Kenneth Robert Bruce, 88, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008 at the Summerwood Alzheimer's Special Care Center in Moses Lake, Wash. He was born Dec. 24, 1919 in Prescott, Kansas, the son of Otto and Ella Bruce of Prescott. He lived in Kansas from 1919 to 1957; in Quincy, Wash., from 1957 to 1964; in Redmond, Ore., from 1967 to 1980, in Crooked River Ranch, Ore., from 1980 to 2003, in Ephrata, Wash., from 2004-2005, and in Moses Lake, Wash., from 2005 until his death...
RONALD DEAN LOWE (02/20/08)
Ronald Dean Lowe, age 68, of Bonsall, California, formerly of Prescott, Kansas, died February 13, 2008. He was born near Prescott, Kansas the son of Robert E. and Thelma Cheever Lowe. He graduated from Prescott High School in 1958 and received a bachelor's in Business Science from Pittsburg State University. ...
NORMAN 'SONNY' ATHA (02/19/08)
Norman "Sonny" Atha, age 79, retired supervisor for 23 years at Winfield State Hospital, died Feb. 17, 2008 at his home in Mulvane. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Senter-Smith Mortuary, Mulvane; graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mulvane Cemetery with military honors conducted by the United States Air Force...
MARJORIE CLARK (02/18/08)
Marjorie Maxine Clark, 93, formerly of Fort Scott and Fulton, Kansas and Hume, Mo. died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at the Willow Lane Nursing Home in Butler, Mo. She was born Sept. 14, 1914, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Lewis S. and Cora E. Spearman Wadley...
Iva Florence Reeder (02/17/08)
Iva Florence Reeder, 99, of Uniontown, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born Dec. 15, 1908, in Golden, Mo., the daughter of James Thomas and Sarah Elizabeth (Wright) Tackkett. Her family came to Kansas in 1914 by covered wagon, to the Dry Ridge area near Uniontown. She married Clyde Adron Reeder April 6, 1932, in Nevada. He preceded her in death Sept. 17, 1982. She was a member of the Sunshine Club of Dry Ridge...
Frances Rebecca "Becky" Murn (02/17/08)
Frances Rebecca "Becky" Murn, age 88, former resident of Fort Scott and more recently of Country View Nursing Home, in Prescott, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at Fort Scott Mercy Health Center. She was born June 15, 1919, in Big Sandy, Tenn., the daughter of Perry and Stella Greer. ...
CORA MAE COOK HEADLEY (02/14/08)
Cora Mae Cook Headley, age 86, former resident of Cavalry Crossing Apartments and more recently of Guest Home Estates, died early Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Mercy Health Center. She was born July 13, 1921, in Arcadia, Kan., the daughter of David Ridgway and Rosa Reeder Ridgway. ...
CAROL THOMPSON (02/13/08)
Carol June Thompson, age 77, resident of 744 S. Margrave, Fort Scott, Kansas, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008 at Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Pittsburg, Kansas. She was born Oct. 23, 1930 in Godfrey, Kansas, the daughter of George Lockwood and Mildred Church Lockwood. Carol married Harold Thompson on June 21, 1949. He preceded her in death in 1984...
JAMES CARROL NOBLE (02/13/08)
James Carrol Noble, age 77, a resident of Bronson, Kansas, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at his home. He was born Feb. 15, 1930, in Bronson, Kansas, the son of Donald James Noble and Ruby Ensminger Noble. He served with the United States Navy. Carrol had been employed by the Bronson Locker for many years. He was a member of the Paint Creek Church of the Brethren and the Bronson Masonic Lodge...
BELVA MAE CHANOVE (02/13/08)
Belva Mae Chanove, 74, Salina, KS, passed away on Monday, Feb. 11, 2008 at the Salina Regional Medical Center following a short illness. She was born Nov. 5, 1933 in Nevada, Mo., to Ben Hightower Poland and Elsie Mae Compton Poland. She was married to Otis W. Wright on Feb. 16, 1953 in Fort Scott, and this union produced three children. Belva later married Milton L. Chanove, Jr., on Oct. 23, 1965, and this union produced one child...
SARAH ELIZABETH DeBERRY (02/08/08)
Sarah Elizabeth DeBerry, 96, daughter of John and Enola Miller Vandergriff, was born November 29, 1911, in rural Stoutland, Mo. She died Tuesday, February 5, 2008, in St. Benedict's Center, in St. Cloud, Minn. On July 3, 1936, in Stoutland, Mo., she was united in marriage to Frank E. DeBerry, and to this union one daughter was born...
JULIA MARIE MCADAM BARNETT (02/07/08)
Julia Marie McAdam Barnett of Moran was born east of Bayard, Kan. on Aug. 10, 1919, and was the daughter of Andy and Bessie Schuessler McAdam. At an early age, she with her family moved to the old farmstead of her Grandfather Schuessler located one mile west of Lone Elm, Kan. where she grew to womanhood...
RICHARD WILLIAM BRYANT (02/06/08)
Richard William Bryant, age 82, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Sunday, February 3, 2008, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born August 27, 1925, in Fort Scott, the son of Jay Clarence Bryant and Anna Want Bryant. He married Elizabeth West on April 30, 1945, at Girard, Kansas. She preceded him in death on March 29, 2003...
BONNIE COLEEN YOUNG (02/05/08)
Bonnie Coleen Young, age 64, resident of 120 Lincoln, Fort Scott, Kansas died Saturday, February 2, 2008 in Mena, Arkansas as the result of an accident fall. She was born July 4, 1943, in Fort Scott the daughter of Clark Lewis and Opal Magee Lewis. Bonnie married William Carl Thorne. ...
Esther Carol Thurlow (02/02/08)
She is survived by a son, Jeff Thurlow and his wife Dianna of Kelliher, Minn.; Janneane Hazlip and her husband Frank, of Fort Scott; a daughter-in-law Rebekah Thurlow; seven grandchildren, Kerry Anderson, Dan Anderson, Ben Hazlip, Chad Hazlip, Trevor Hazlip, Pam Guenther, and Wesley Thurlow; and four sisters, Alice Fatland, Marvis Juedes, Kitty Hansen, and Phyllis Keller. ...
Carolyn Ludlow Prather (02/02/08)
Carolyn Ludlow Prather, 60, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at the Mercy Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
LAURA E. MCGREW (02/01/08)
Laura E. McGrew, 95, died Thursday, January 31, 2008, at Sunset Manor in Frontenac, Kansas. Formerly of Denver, Colorado, she moved to Pittsburg, Kansas, after the death of her husband, Samuel McGrew, in 1985. She was a fifty-year member of the Golden Sheaf chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and a long-time member of the First Avenue Presbyterian Church in Denver. ...
BETTY LYONS MCGREW (02/01/08)
Bertha "Betty" Elizabeth Lyons McGrew, 89, formerly of Fulton, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008 at the Countryview Nursing Home in Prescott. She was born Dec. 14, 1918 in Fulton, Kansas, the daughter of Luther Byron and Lucy Christine (Lietch) Lyons...