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Obituaries from February 2009

HELEN YVONNE KELLEY (02/18/09)
Helen Yvonne Kelley, age 69, resident of 729 S. Little Street, Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at the Mercy Health Center Emergency Room. She was born July 8, 1939, in Chester, Ark., the daughter of Henry Allen and Carlyn Lane Allen. She was a graduate of Springdale High School and attended business courses at Fort Scott Community College...
AUDREY ROSEBROUGH (02/18/09)
Audrey Rosebrough, age 82, former resident of Fort Scott and more recently of Topeka, Kan., died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at the St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. She was born Dec. 8, 1926, in Aurora, Mo., the daughter of William George Emlet and Blanche Gillespie Emlet...
GERRI LYNN HOFMANN (02/18/09)
Gerri Lynn Hofmann, age 62, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died late Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, at the Mercy Health Center Emergency Room. She was born November 14, 1946, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Calvin Jaro and Irene Robb Jaro. She married Fred Hofmann on Nov. 30, 1975, at Reno, Nev...
MYRLE DELANO POYNER (02/25/09)
Myrle Delano Poyner, age 75, resident of Richards, Missouri, died early Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 13, 1933, in Richards, the son of Leo William Poyner and Elsie Pearl Burris Poyner. Myrle worked for Key Work Clothes and was later employed by the Nevada School District as a custodian...
KATHERINE KETNER TOYNTON (02/25/09)
Katherine Ketner Toynton, age 96, former resident of 2323 Jayhawk Road, Fort Scott, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, at Fort Scott Medicalodge. She was born August 1, 1912, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Charles H. Einhellig and Margaret Fosel Einhellig...
ELDON GLEN "BEAR" HALL (02/24/09)
Eldon Glen "Bear" Hall, 84, of Peculiar, Mo. and formerly of Fort Scott, Kan., died at the Camden Health Care Center in Harrisonville, Mo. Friday evening, Feb. 20, 2009. He was born June 6, 1924 in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of John and Myrtle (McKey) Hall...
FRED BLAIR KRUSE (02/24/09)
Fred Blair Kruse, 56, of Fort Scott, passed away at his home, Sunday morning Feb. 22, 2009. He was born July 28, 1952 in Conway, South Carolina, the son of Fred Carl and Catherine (Lovin) Kruse. He married Ellen Marie Miller June 4, 1971 in Mt. Vernon, Iowa...
Katherine Harris Ripley (02/28/09)
Katherine Harris Ripley, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, in LaMonte, Mo. She was born the daughter of Thomas and Ethel Harris in Northeast Kansas City, Mo. She was born and reared at 12th and Indiana. She married Maurice Ripley on Aug. 9, 1941. He preceded her in death Aug. ...
Florence Lorene McMillin (02/28/09)
Florence Lorene McMillin, 80, Nevada, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009 at her residence following a lengthy illness. She was born July 27, 1928, in Nevada, to Purl Clifford McReynolds and Bertie Caroline Wetsel McReynolds. She was married Oct. 24, 1975, in Miami, Okla., to Carol "Curly" McMillin and he preceded her in death Nov. 11, 1996...
Kourtney Rae Masters (02/28/09)
Kourtney Rae Masters, 18, Lamar, Mo., passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 26, 1991, in Nevada, to Robert Wesely Masters and Helen Christine Speagle Masters and they survive of the home...
Norma Marie Golladay (02/21/09)
Norma Marie Golladay, 78, a former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of Springfield, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at the Maranatha Village in Springfield, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 23, at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m., Sunday, at the Cheney Witt Chapel...
Gerald W. Peterson (02/21/09)
Gerald W. Peterson, 89, of Oskaloosa, Mo., died at 11:50 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center, in Pittsburg, Kan. Mr. Peterson was born July 13, 1919, at Farlington, Kan., the son of Loyd and Eva Garrett Peterson. Gerald was a retired farmer and road grader operator. ...
Shirley "Joann" Lawson (02/14/09)
Shirley "Joann" Lawson, 70, Sheldon, Mo., died on Feb. 12, 2009, at St. Luke's Hospital, in Kansas City, Mo. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Mary Ann Thurston (02/14/09)
Mary Ann Thurston, age 77, went to be with her Lord, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at Mercy Health Center, joining her beloved husband and baby boy Johnnie. She was born Jan. 15, 1932, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Lee Roy Monroe and Rena Jewell Morrow Monroe. ...
Margaret A. "Peg" Byler (02/14/09)
Margaret A. "Peg" Byler, age 80, of Fredericktown, died Friday Feb. 13, 2009, at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Peg was born Nov. 5, 1928, in Amherst, Ohio, to Frank and Anna (Davie) Ward and was a graduate of Amherst High School where she served as "Flag Bearer" for the marching band. On May 5, 1951, she married Robert Byler, an Ohio State Highway Patrolman. They lived in Amherst, Massillon, Monroeville, Fremont, Bellevue and Canfield before moving to Fredericktown in 1969...
Charles Michael Payne (02/14/09)
Charles Michael Payne, 59, of Fort Scott, died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2009, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born Sept. 9, 1949, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Elmer Michael "Mike" and Hilda (Roberts) Payne. Charley was an outdoorsman. He loved to hunt and fish, and hang out with his "old buddies."...
Mary J. Wille (02/14/09)
Mary J. Wille, 78, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following an illness of several months. She was born Dec. 20, 1930, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Arthur Adam Kneller and Iona Lena Isley Kneller. She married Vernon Wille on May 20, 1954, in Lawson, Mo., and he preceded her in death in April 1991...
HOWARD LEO "RED" ALBRIGHT (02/10/09)
Howard Leo "Red" Albright, age 79, resident of 1807 Indian Road, Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, Feb. 08, 2009, at Mercy Health Center. He was born Oct. 30, 1929, at Galena, Kan., the son of Raymond Carl Albright and Ina Mildred Hill Albright. He married Norma Jean Layton on Dec. 16, 1977, in Miami, Okla...
THELMA FAYE RHODES (02/10/09)
Thelma Faye Rhodes, 88, of Prescott, Kan., passed away Feb. 6, 2009, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott, Kan. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at the De Soto, Kan. Baptist Church with burial following at the De Soto Cemetery...
ELDA BROWN (02/10/09)
Elda Brown, age 83, resident of Topeka, Kan., died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009. Elda Genetti was born April 27, 1925, at Superior, Wyo., the daughter of Enrico and Caterina Cologna Genetti, one year after her mother married and moved to the United States from Castlefondo, Italy...
BETTY JEAN FARMER (02/10/09)
Betty Jean Farmer, age 81, former resident of Fort Scott, Kan., and more recently of Hillsboro, Kan., died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at Parkside Home in Hillsboro surrounded by her family. She was born July 28, 1927 in Fort Scott, the daughter of Raymond Wesley Farmer and Annabelle Workman Farmer...
Lula Pearl Pratt Welborn (02/07/09)
Lula Pearl Pratt Welborn, 85, of Nevada, passed away on Feb. 6, 2009. She was born on Dec. 19, 1923, to Frank Wesley and Ollie Francis (Ford) Pratt of Ellington, Mo., and she was the youngest child and only daughter in a family of five children. Mrs. Welborn was reared by her paternal uncle and his wife, Fred and Bess Pratt, of Marshall, Mo...
Donald L. Richardson (02/07/09)
Donald L. Richardson, 67, of Nevada, formerly of Rich Hill, passed away Feb. 5, 2009, at his home in Nevada. Graveside memorial services will be held Monday, Feb. 9, at 10 a.m., at Green Lawn Cemetery, in Rich Hill. He is survived by three children, Brenda and Kevin Diehl, of Rich Hill, Donald Richardson, of Hermitage, Mo., and Garrin and Sara Richardson, of Nevada; and four grandchildren...
James L. "Jay" Emery (02/07/09)
James L. "Jay" Emery, 57, Nevada, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, as the result of a house fire at his home. He was born Dec. 31, 1951, in Nevada, to Frank E. Emery and Helen O. Faith Emery. Jay grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School in 1970. ...
Amber Callahan-Cisneros (02/07/09)
Amber Callahan-Cisneros, age 28, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away Jan. 28, 2009. She is mourned by her husband Mario, her children Dru, 11 and Mia, 8; her father Bryan; stepmother Jeanette; younger brother Bryan Lee Callahan, of Tahoka, Texas; her mother Sharon, stepfather David Hankin; sisters Sarah Hankin and Lisa Callahan, of Bartlett, Tenn.; brother Michael Callahan, of Jasper, Texas; paternal grandparents Lee and Mary Ann Callahan, of Pleasanton, Kan.; maternal grandparents Phyllis and Ernie Oshel, of Eudora, Kan.; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.. ...
MARGIE LADINE JOHNSON (02/06/09)
Margie Ladine Johnson, age 81, resident of Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Feb. 4, 2009, at her home. She was born April 4, 1927, the daughter of Edward D. Clark and Dora Anna Whiteside Clark. She was a member of the Fort Scott High School Class of 1946...
AMBER CALLAHAN-CISNEROS (02/04/09)
Amber Callahan-Cisneros, age 28, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away Jan. 28, 2009. She is mourned by her husband Mario, her children Dru, 11 and Mia, 8; her father Bryan Lee Callahan of Tahoka, Texas; her mother Sharon, stepfather David Hankin, sisters Sarah Hanking and Lisa Callahan, of Bartlett, Tenn., brother Michael Callahan of Jasper, Texas; paternal grandparents Lee and Mary Ann Calahan of Pleasanton, Kan.; maternal grandparents Phyllis and Ernie Oshel of Eudora, Kan.; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.. ...
NETTIE RUTH CULBERTSON (02/04/09)
Nettie Ruth Culbertson, 81, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Friday, Jan. 30, 2009. She was born May 3, 1927, in Nevada, Mo., the daughter of Webb and Laura (Turner) Cartwright. Nettie married Ben Culbertson on Nov. 14, 1959 in Miami, Okla. Her primary joy in life was spending time with her family and grandchildren. She also enjoyed reading and sewing, but her favorite place was in the garden...
RONNIE R. DANLEY (02/04/09)
Ronnie R. Danley, 68, of Pittsburg, Kan., passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2009. He was born Oct. 4, 1940 in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Bill and Marie (Faulhaber) Danley. He graduated from Fulton High School in 1958 and worked as a heavy equipment operator and mechanic...
DR. ROGER EDWARD GILLETT (02/04/09)
Dr. Roger Edward Gillett, 75, of 20462 St. Lawrence Park Rd., Alexandria Bay, and Cary, NC, died Saturday morning, January 31, at Duke University Medical Center in Raleigh, NC. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 4, from 6-9 pm at Costello Funeral Home in Alexandria Bay. The funeral service will be held at 11 am on Thursday at Costello Funeral Home with Rev. Walter Giles officiating. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Slatington, PA...
WELCOME IRENE "BECKY" SIMONS (02/04/09)
Welcome Irene "Becky" Simons, age 82, resident of 714 S. Margrave, Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at her home. She was born May 15, 1926, in Linn County, Kan., the daughter of John Floyd and Lilly Straughn Floyd. Becky was a graduate of Fort Scott High School...
RONALD R. DANLEY (02/04/09)
This obituary was written by Ron Danley before he passed away. Ronald R. Danley, 68 of Pittsburg, Kan. passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2009 at his residence following a period of illness. Ron was born Oct. 4, 1940 in Ft Scott, Kan., the son of Roy William and Marie (Faulhaber) Danley...
CATHERN ARMATHA SMITH (02/04/09)
Cathern Armatha Smith, age 78, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home in Fort Scott, Kan. She was born Sept. 12, 1930, in Hutchison, Kan., the daughter of I. W. Ward and Marjorie Siegle Ward. She married Delbert Lowell Smith in May of 1951. They were later divorced...
CECIL GLASNER BLACKMORE (02/04/09)
Cecil Glasner Blackmore, 86, of 610 Orchard Lot 33 Odessa, Mo., formerly of Fort Scott, Kan. died Jan. 28, 2009 at Golden Age Living Center in Odessa. He was born Aug. 5, 1922 in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Anna May and Arthur R. Blackmore. He is survived by his children, Cecil O.M. ...
MEGAN "SHORTY" WERNER (02/04/09)
Megan "Shorty" Werner, age 30, of Howard, Ohio passed away on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009 at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born on May 16, 1978 in Fort Scott, Kan., to the late Terry and Melissa (Nichols) Price. Megan was a 1996 graduate of Fredericktown High School...