Obituaries from June 2009
DEWEY MAX HILL SR
Dewey Max Hill Sr., age 81, resident of Uniontown, Kansas, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, June 25, 2009, at Mercy Health Center. He was born October 9, 1927 in Clifton, Kansas, the son of Irvin Hill and Mary Johnson Hill. Dewey was a veteran of WWII serving with the United States Air Force. He married Lois Kathleen Brown on December 13, 1952 in Douglas, Wyoming. He was retired as a driller with a oil company. He was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church...
GEORGE V WARREN
George V. Warren, age 90, a resident of Corpus Christi, Texas, died Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at his home. He was born July 15, 1918, in Ellsworth, Kansas. One of five brothers who served in the Navy during World War II, CDR Warren enlisted in the Navy, January 23, 1940, serving until retirement in 1970. ...
ORVILLE FREDRICK SHILLING
Orville Fredrick Schilling, age 89, resident of Fort Scott, died Monday, June 29, 2009, at Mercy Health Center. He was born January 8, 1920, in Mulberry, Kansas, the son of Charlie and Mary Cleffman Schilling. Orville married Emma L. Davidson on January 1, 1943, in Clarksville, Tennessee. ...
LARRY L PEEL
Larry L. Peel, 63 of Fort Scott, Ks., died Saturday morning, June 27, 2009 at the Kansas University Medical Center. He was born September 20, 1945 in Fort Scott, the son of Leonard Leon and Esther Maxine Ater Peel. He married Beverly Lewis on September 18, 1964 in Fort Scott...
Norma May Lindsay
Norma May Lindsay, 78, of Prescott, Kan., died Thursday, June, 25, 2009, at Olathe Medical Center. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 30, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, in Pleasanton, Kan. Visitation will be fom 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, at the chapel. Contributions are suggested to the Disabled American Veterans...
John Paul Morill
John Paul Morrill, 77, loving husband, father and grandfather, died in his home on Friday, June 19, 2009, in Laguna Niguel, Calif. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, July 7, at the Evergreen Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kan. Family and friends will meet at the Cheney Witt Chapel at 1 p.m. prior to leaving for the cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Services are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan...
George V. Warren
George V. Warren, 90, resident of Corpus Christi, Texas, died Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at his home.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel with burial in the U.S. National Cemetery.
John Henry Snyder
John Henry Snyder was born Dec. 3, 1924 in Carthage, Mo. Soon after his birth, the family moved to Nevada, Mo. He graduated from Nevada High School in 1942, spent one year at the University of Missouri, and was in th United States Navy during World War II. Also while in the Navy, he received a degree in engineering from Rice University in 1946...
Charles George Vincent
Charles George Vincent, 74, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born Sept. 24, 1934, in Vernon County, Mo., to Arthur Vincent and Pearl Waltz Vincent. He married Ovida Jadlot on May 11, 1957, in Springfield, Mo., and she survives of Nevada...
Truman Lee Bobbett
Truman Lee Bobbett, 65, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2009, at K.U. Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was born June 27, 1943, in Nevada, to Jacob Edward Bobbett and Mildred Jaunita Bobbett. He married Polly Rowland in 1965 and to this union a daughter, Jodi was born...
BEVERLY ANN MCREYNOLDS
Beverly Ann McReynolds, age 69, resident of Fort Scott, Kansas died Wednesday, June 24, 2009, at Mercy Health Center following a lengthy illness. She was born July 19, 1939, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Albert Leon Combs and Ruth Ballinger Combs...
PARKER LEA MCKENNEY
Our beloved Parker Lea McKenney, 15, left us too soon on Tuesday, June 23rd. She was born August 8, 1993 in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Craig and Dana Marshall McKenney. Parker is survived by a sister; Angela McKenney and husband Michael Houlihan, of Fort Scott, KS, two brothers; Reece McKenney of Fort Scott, Kansas, and Drew Suddock and girlfriend April VanBecelaere, of Pittsburg, Kansas, Paternal Grandparents; Myla McKenney, Maternal Grandparents Kansas State Senator Bob and Judy Marshall, nephews; Kieran and Colin Houlihan, five uncles, two aunts, 26 cousins, and her posse of friends. ...
LOYD JOSEPH TAICLET
Loyd Joseph "Joe" Taiclet, Lebanon, Missouri, passed from this world on Friday, June 12, 2009. Joe was born September 22, 1942, the son of Loyd Jay and Mable Taiclet. He was raised in the West Liberty Community. He attended Fulton High School and graduated in 1960. Joe joined the Navy and was a "Seabee" serving in Okinawa. He lived most of his life in the Richland, Missouri and Lebanon, Missouri area. His favorite pastimes included an interest in guns, hunting, fishing and camping...
Douglas L. Thompson
Douglas L. Thompson, age 78, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Sunday, June 14, 2009, at his home. He was born May 28, 1931, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the son of Levi Albert Thompson and Elnora Josephine Lewis Thompson. He married Patty Feagins on May 28, 1953, at Nevada, Missouri. ...
LONNA IRENE BUSH
Lonna Irene (Webb) Bush, age 61 of Afton, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, June 13, 2009 at her residence. Lonna was born December 10, 1947 in Fort Scott, Kansas to Lonnie and Alta Webb. She married Charles Bush on July 29, 1966. Lonna is survived by her children, Lonnie Bush of Emporia, Kansas, Charla Grove of Grove, Oklahoma and Angela Sadd of Grove, Oklahoma, six grandchildren, Shuncy Grove of Osawatomie, Kansas, Kayla Grove of Grove, Oklahoma, Logan and Madyson Sadd of Grove, Oklahoma, Alexus and Jesse Duncan of Emporia, Kansas, two sisters, Mary Ann Kahler of Kansas City, Missouri and Ludella Hoggatt of Olathe, Kansas.. ...
Kamrynn Rae Mumbower Wyatt
Kamrynn Rae Mumbower Wyatt, one-week-old infant daughter of Krista Mumbower and Shawn Wyatt died Friday, June 12, 2009, at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born Thursday, June 4, 2009, at Mercy Health Center. She was baptized this past Wednesday at Children's Mercy Hospital by her great-uncle, Jeff Leslie...
Margaret Ellen Thiebaud
Margaret Ellen Thiebaud, 94, former resident of Fort Scott, died Saturday, June 13, 2009, at Woodstock, Georgia. Funeral arrangements for Ellen Thiebaud will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
Kamrynn Mumbower, one week old daughter of Krista Mumbower and Shawn Wyatt passed away Friday, June 12, 2009, at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott...
Dean Harth, 59, Nevada, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2009, at his home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. He was born May 21, 1950, in Nevada, to Delbert Ivan Harth and Opal Belle Livingston Harth. He married Pamela Mantooth on May 24, 1968, in Fort Scott...
Amy Bernice McCoy
Amy Bernice McCoy, 98, passed away at Medicalodge of Gardner, KS on June 10, 2009. Graveside Services will be 11 a.m., Monday, June 15, at Moran Cemetery in Moran, KS. Memorial Contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church of Moran. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be sent to www.brucefuneralhome.com...
MARY AMANDA LARRABEE
Mary Amanda Larrabee, age 46, a former resident of Kansas City and more recently of Fort Scott, Kansas, died unexpectedly Monday, June 8, 2009, at her home. She was born March 31, 1963, in Kansas City, Missouri. Mary married Mike Larabee on September 2, 1990, at Kansas City, Kansas...
VERN MERLE TAYLOR
Vern Merle Taylor, 76, of Salinas California, formerly of Fort Scott, died Friday, June 5, 2009, at the Veterans Hospital in Palo Alto, California. He was born December 23, 1932 in Fort Scott, Kansas the son of Russell McDonald and Gladys Gertrude Taylor...
VELMA V. REAVIS
Velma V. Reavis, age 88, a former resident of Fort Scott and more recently of Girard, died Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at the Heritage Nursing Home, Girard, Kansas. She was born April 25, 1921, in Bates County, Missouri, the daughter of Charles E. Vermillion and Lilly May Bolling Vermillion...
VIRGINIA MARIE TOWNSLEY
Virginia Marie Townsley, age 89, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, and more recently of Modesto, California, died Sunday, May 31, 2009, at the Memorial Hospital in Modesto. She was born August 29, 1919, in Ringo, Kansas, the daughter of Henry George Terrill and Leona Arlene Tanner Terrill...
LARRY LEE REPPERT
Larry Lee Reppert age 59, of Mound City, Kansas, formerly of Kansas City, Kansas died Sunday June 7, 2009 at his home. Funeral Services will be held at 10 A.M. Wednesday June 10, 2009 at the Sacred Heart Church in Mound City, Kansas. Visitation will be from 6-8 P.M. Tuesday June 9, 2009 at Maple Hill Funeral Home in Kansas City, Kansas...
MARGARET J. (EATON) BROWN
Margaret J. (Eaton) Brown, 88, Savannah, Missouri, formerly of Brookfield, Missouri, passed from this life on Sunday, June 7, 2009 at LaVerna Village Nursing Home, Savannah. Margaret was born August 8, 1920 in Chanute, Kansas to George and Luella (Palmer) Eaton...
BASIL EUGENE REAVIS
Basil Eugene Reavis, 62, of Fort Scott, died Saturday, June 6, 2009, at his home. He was born March 16, 1947 in Fort Scott, the son of Randall Adrian and Velma Veta (Vermillion) Reavis. He married Linda Brooking on November 18, 1983 in Fort Scott. She preceded him in death on August 14, 2000...
FRANCES MAE TRASK
Frances Mae Trask, age 89, resident of Bronson, Kansas, died Saturday, June 6, 2009, at the Moran Manor Nursing Home. She was born April 13, 1920, in Concordia, Missouri, the daughter of Emmett Barker and Ida Ring Barker. Frances first married James McMullen on June 4, 1936, and they were later divorced...
Norma Jean Wilson Broome
Norma Jean Wilson Broome, 78, Nevada, died June 4, 2009, at Christian Health Care in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born April 20, 1931, in Pittsburg, Kan., to Carl Alan Wilson and Jennie Van Brabant Wilson. Norma attended grade school in Pittsburg, Kan., and graduated from Pittsburg High School in 1949. ...
Michael H. Burris
Michael H. Burris, 44, of Jefferson City, Mo., died on Thursday, June 4, 2009, at his home surrounded by his family. Michael was born on Nov. 23, 1964, in Cameron, Mo., the son of Ronald Burris and Connie Cahalin. His father and stepmother, Phyllis Burris, survive in Martinsdale, Mont., and his mother and stepfather, Mike Cahalin, survive in Holt's Summit, Mo. He was married on Nov. 24, 2003, in San Diego, Calif., to Nancy E. Uribe, who survives of the home...
Marion Cecil Briscoe
Marion Cecil Briscoe, age 69, of Rich Hill, Mo., died Monday, June 1, 2009, at St. Joseph Health Center in Kansas City, Mo. He was born March 2, 1940, to Charley and Ethel Prudence Blevins Briscoe in Foster, Mo. Marion is survived by his wife, Kay Briscoe of Rich Hill; two sons, Scott Briscoe and wife Rebecca of Springfield, Mo., and Thomas Briscoe and wife Shelley, of Sheldon; his father, Charley Briscoe of Rich Hill; two brothers, Clyde Briscoe of Rich Hill, and Mark Briscoe of Riley, Kan.; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Logan and husband Hugh of Sheldon, Mo.; two aunts, Ora Briscoe and Betty Briscoe both of Selah, Washington; six grandchildren, Nathan Briscoe, Thomara Briscoe, Mya Briscoe, Tina Middleton, Kurt Redman and Brandi Denney; and nephews, nieces and cousins. ...
Virginia Marie Townsley
Virginia Marie Townsley, 89, of Former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of Modesto, Calif., died Sunday, May 31, 2009, at the Memorial Hospital, in Modesto. The Rev. Joel Dunn will conduct funeral services at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 12, 2009, at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the Bronson Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Cheney Witt Meorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott. Words of sympathy may be e-mailed to the family a firstname.lastname@example.org...
CHARITY JOYCE SINGMASTER
(Charity) Joyce Singmaster, 81, of Fort Scott, passed away Wednesday morning, June 3, 2009 at Medicalodge Nursing Home in Fort Scott. She was born November 10, 1927 in Prescott, Kan., the daughter of Eldon 'Ed' Leroy and Jessie Mae (Smith) Brillhart...
MYRNA B. AKERS
Myrna B. Akers, 74, of Iola, Kan., mother of Marlene Braker and Tracy Altic, both of Fort Scott, died Sat., May 30, 2009, at the home of her daughter in Iola from complications of Aplastic Anemia. She was born Dec. 20, 1934, in Allen County, to Jacob and Grace (Ladd) Thompson...
ELIJAH COLE AUSTIN DOHERTY
Elijah Cole Austin Doherty, age 2, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, May 29, 2009, at the St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., where he was awaiting a heart transplant. He was born Nov. 28, 2006, at Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Shane M. Doherty and Chrystaleah C. Spaulding Doherty...