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Obituaries from May 2009

Bertha Irene Thurman Morgan (05/30/09)
Bertha Irene Thurman Morgan, 83, of Fort Scott died, Friday May 22, 2009, at Mercy Health Center of Fort Scott. She was born Jan. 13, 1926, in Spring City, Tenn., the daughter of Jesse Carroll and Maggie Jane (Swafford) Thurman. She married Clarence Joseph "Joe" Morgan Nov. 7, 1947, in Rhea County, Tenn...
Margaret Norman Martin (05/30/09)
Margaret Norman Martin, 96, died in Columbia, Mo., May 26, 2009. Margaret was born on June 6, 1912, in Nevada. She was the daughter of Clyde Churchell Norman, and Florence Palmer Norman. Margaret graduated from Nevada High School. She subsequently received an Associate of Arts degree in 1932, from Cottey College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1953, from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Master of Library Science degree in 1965, from the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill...
Alice Lorena Cullison Gulliford (05/30/09)
Alice Lorena Cullison Gulliford was Born June 13, 1916, in Fort Scott, to Samuel Isaac and Emma Frances Goble Cullison. The family moved to Bronaugh, Mo., in 1920, where Alice attended school, graduating in 1934. Alice married Donald Dean Gulliford on Dec. 3, 1938, in Arcadia, Kan., and they made their home in the Bronaugh area. They had one son Stephen Dean Gulliford...
Chester Leroy Wolf (05/30/09)
Chester Leroy Wolf passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009, at Foxwood Springs Nursing Home, Raymore, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born Dec. 25, 1916, in Moline, Kan., to Albert Wolf and Jennie Wickham Wolf. He was married March 24, 1946, in Nevada, to Sarah Lorene Wolf and she preceded him in death Feb. 3, 2009...
Arthur Leon Bailey (05/30/09)
Arthur Leon Bailey, 80, of Fort Scott, died Friday morning at his home. He was born June 21, 1928, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Cliff and Susie Mae (Endicott) Bailey. He married Rose Mary Clyburn Dec. 18, 1949, in Garland, Kan. She survives of the home...
Doris Noreen Hull Pettibon (05/30/09)
Doris Noreen Hull Pettibon, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009, at St. Luke's Hospital East in Lee's Summit, Mo. She was born Feb. 20, 1922 in Fort Scott, to John Wesley Hull and Viola "Dolly" Wiggins Hull. In 1940 she was married Quentin N. Pettibon in Kansas City, Mo., and he preceded her in death in July 1997, after 57 years of marriage...
Elijah Doherty (05/30/09)
Elijah Doherty, 2, of Fort Scott, died Friday, May 29, 2009, at the St. Louis Children's Hospital, in St. Louis, where he had been awaiting a heart transplant. Funeral services for Elijah Doherty will be announced by Cheney-Witt Funeral Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott...
JOYCE MADRENE JOHNSON (05/20/09)
Joyce Madrene Johnson, 70, of Overland Park, Kan., went to be with our Lord, Monday, May 4, 2009, at Menorah Medical Center due to a brief illness resulting from pneumonia and a blood clot in her heart. Services were held May 6, 2009, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan...
CARRIE RUTH STEELE (05/20/09)
Carrie Ruth Steele, 99, of Uniontown, Kan., passed away Tuesday morning, May 19, 2009 at the Medicalodge of Fort Scott. She was born Oct. 1, 1909 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Joseph Robert and Carrie Edith (Mason) Ralls. She married Andrew Thomas Steele September 5, 1929 in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death May 31, 1983...
A.E. "BROWNIE" BROWN JR. (05/20/09)
A E "Brownie" Brown, Jr., 84, passed away May 18, 2009 at Olathe Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2009 at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S Webster, Spring Hill, Kan., (913) 592-2244. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. in Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kan. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc. or the American Diabetes Assoc...
DORIS LORRAINE LINVILLE (05/19/09)
Doris Lorraine Linville, age 78, resident of 914 W. 5th Street, Fort Scott, died Sunday, May 17, 2009, at the Eureka Springs Hospital, Eureka Springs, Ark. Doris was born Nov. 1, 1930, in Petersburg, Kan., the daughter of Byron Francis Bolling and Lucille Julia Judy Bolling...
KENNETH RAY MCCLURE (05/19/09)
Kenneth Ray McClure, age 62, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Saturday, May 16, 2009, at his home following a cancer illness. Kenneth was born March 11, 1947, at Webb City, Missouri, the son of Hunter Campbell McClure and Margaret Inez McClure...
ELIZABETH JANE JUDD (05/19/09)
Elizabeth Jane Judd, age 82, resident of Redfield, Kan., died Saturday, May 16, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following an accidental fall earlier in the day. She was born June 18, 1926, in Hepler, Kan., the daughter of Andrew Joseph Heckman and Mae Dunbar Heckman...
MICHAEL S. DRESSER (05/14/09)
Michael S. Dresser, 31, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away on Monday, May 11, 2009. Michael was born Nov. 22, 1977 in Van Nuys, Calif. Memorial services will be held 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 16 at Mt. Moriah Terrace Park Funeral Home. Visitation is 9 a.m., prior to services. Memorials may be made to the family or Wayside Waifs...
MERITA FERN SHEEHY (05/14/09)
Merita Fern Sheehy, 61, of Fort Scott, passed away early Wednesday morning, May 13, 2009. She was born Sept. 26, 1947, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Ross and Bessie Fern (Ruby) Riley. Merita owned and operated R & R Building Supply from 1973 until 2004, and was a member of the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church...
WILLIAM RAY ALEXANDER (05/14/09)
William Ray Alexander, age 79, former resident of Fort Scott and more recently of Lansing, Kan., passed from this life Monday, May 11, 2009, at his home. He was born Dec. 30, 1929, in Springfield, Mo., the son of Ray Clifton Alexander and Gretchen Maurine Vaughn Alexander...
VERLE E. "BUD" HILL (05/14/09)
Verle E. "Bud" Hill, age 83, of Hot Springs Village, AR died May 11, 2009 at his home with his loving wife, family and caregivers present. Born July 8, 1925 in Golden City, MO to William Edward and Della Victoria Hill. He was in the property and casualty insurance business for 35 years with the Western Insurance Companies at various locations before retiring in 1984...
GARY LEONARD JONES (05/12/09)
Gary Leonard Jones, age 66, resident of Pleasanton, Kansas, passed away Sunday morning, May 10, 2009, at Fort Scott Manor in Fort Scott, Kan. Gary was born March 10, 1943, in Fort Scott, the son of Archie and Cleo Wood Jones. He married Veronica L. Abrego April 24, 1965...
GERALD ALLEN MACKEY (05/13/09)
Gerald Allen Mackey, age 63, a resident of rural Fort Scott, died Monday, May 11, 2009, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., where he was awaiting a lung transplant. He was born February 15, 1946, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Gerald Harlan Mackey and Evelyn B. Peer Mackey...
LEO O. CRANSTON (05/05/09)
Leo O. Cranston, 85, of Fort Scott, died Saturday, May 2, 2009 at the Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg, Kansas. He was born September 20, 1923 in Partridge, Kansas, the son of Charles C. and Vena (Carmichael) Cranston. He married Lilly May Augerot March 8, 1942 in Garden City, Kansas. She preceded him in death May 30, 2008...
Paul Eugene "Corkey" SMITH (05/05/09)
Smith, Paul Eugene "Corkey", 79, died April 28, 2009 at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul, Kan. Diagnosed with MS in 1954 then retired from Boeing, Paul enjoyed traveling, working around the house and in the yard. Born May 13, 1929 in Blue Mound, Kan. ...
Madeline Louise Osborne (05/05/09)
Madeline Louise Osborne, age 6, Kansas City, Missouri, passed away suddenly May 1, 2009, at North Kansas City Hospital after collapsing from unknown causes on the school playground at Outreach Christian School. She was born at NKC Hospital on May 27, 2002, to parents Noel Gregory and Jennifer Louise Lundeen Osborne...
GEORGETTA ADA THIESING (05/05/09)
Georgetta Ada Thiesing, 97, of Walnut, Kansas died at 4:37 a.m., Friday, May 1, 2009, at her residence in Walnut. She was born June 27, 1911 at rural Walnut, a daughter of Herman and Margaret (Koester) Tobaben. She attended schools in Brazilton. She married Edward Warren Thiesing on August 8, 1936 at Brazilton, Kansas. He preceded her in death on February 7, 1984...
Dr. Randall Harry Weiss (05/01/09)
Dr. Randall Harry Weiss, 55, Canton, Mo., passed away on April 29, 2009, at his home in Canton. He was born on April 14, 1954, in Milwaukee, Wis., to John Weiss and Sylvia White Weiss. He attended high school in Chicago, Ill. He later attended college in the Chicago area and obtained his Ph.D. ...
David L. Jones, Sr. (05/01/09)
David L. Jones, Sr., 61, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a sudden illness. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Joseph L. Leo (05/01/09)
Joseph L. Leo, 52, Milo, Mo., passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin. Funeral arrangements and family information will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Betty JoAnn Butler (05/01/09)
Betty JoAnn Butler, 74, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Bernelda Joan Mashek (05/01/09)
Bernelda Joan Mashek, 77, Richards, MO, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, MO., following a lengthy illness. She was born on April 12, 1932, in Stuart, NE, to George Bolen and Fern Luella Cadwalder Bolen. She married James John Mashek on March 22, 1952, in O'Neill, NE, and he survives of the home...