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Obituaries from March 2010

RADFORD LINZY BARR (03/31/10)
Radford Linzy Barr, 84, of Mound City, Kan., died Monday, March 29, 2010 at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott, Kan. Services will be held at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, April 1, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kan. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at the chapel...
RAYMOND LORING FLANNER (03/31/10)
Raymond Loring Flanner went home to be with the Lord, March 30, 2010 at 6:50 a.m. He was born Oct. 21, 1917 at Stillwell, (Johnson County) Kan., the son of Hobart and Pearl (Green) Flanner. He married Alice E. Benedict on Dec. 26, 1941 at her parents' home in rural Fort Scott...
KEVIN DEAN BEARD (03/31/10)
Kevin Dean Beard, age 52, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, March 29, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. He was born Feb. 18, 1958, in Roswell, New Mexico, the son of James Beard and Zelma Ruth Ingle Beard. Kevin served with the United States Army from 1976 to 1980...
MARY LOUISE FEAGINS (03/30/10)
Mary Louise Feagins, age 79, died early Saturday, March 27, 2010, at Fort Scott Manor. She was born May 13, 1930, in Independence, Missouri, the daughter of Roy Howard Hilliard and Delpha Irving Bellville Hilliard. She married Raymond Silvara and later divorced...
LAZETTA FAE PRUITT COKER (03/30/10)
Lazetta Fae Pruitt Coker, 93, formerly of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010 in Liberal, Kan. She was born Oct. 28, 1916 in Garland, Kan., the daughter of Harry Stanley and Myrtle Ethyl (Emrick) Ridenour. She married Thomas William "Bill" Pruitt on Nov. 25, 1937 in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death in 1986...
WILLIAM LEWIS MAY (03/30/10)
William Lewis May, 71, of Fort Scott, Kansas, died at 2:10 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 in the Medicalodge in Fort Scott. Mr. May's wishes were to have no services. His cremains will be interred at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, April 1, 2010 in the Fort Scott National Cemetery...
KEVIN DEAN BEARD (03/30/10)
Kevin Dean Beard, age 52, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Monday, March 29, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 p.m., Thursday, April 1, 2010, at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the U. S. National Cemetery where military honors will be provided by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post No. 1165 Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Rosi Gardner (03/26/10)
Rosi Gardner, 81, of Nevada, Mo., died March 25, 2010, at her residence under hospice care. Rosie was born March 25, 1929. Graveside services will be conducted at a time to be announced later. Interment will be at Moore Cemetery, Nevada. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Evergreen Memorial Chapel...
Fae Coker (03/26/10)
Lazetta Fae Pruitt Coker, 92, formerly of Fulton, Kan., died Wednesday, March 24, 2010, in Liberal, Kan. Ronnie Pruitt will conduct graveside services on Monday, March 29, at the St. Michael's Cemetery in Fulton. Complete obituary will be available later, and may also be viewed online at www.konantz-cheney.com...
Shelby Jean (Grant) Comstock (03/26/10)
Shelby Jean (Grant) Comstock, age 72, of Moran, Kan., died Thursday, March 25, 2010, at the Allen County Hospital in Iola. Miss Shelby was born on Dec. 23, 1937, in Pontotoc County, Miss., to William Herman Grant and Cannie Catherine Little Grant. She was married to Raymond W. Comstock on Sept. 24, 1960. Together they loved and reared eight children...
Daryl Duane Reichard (03/26/10)
Daryl Duane Reichard, 44, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at his home in Stockton, Calif. He had fought a year-and- a-half long battle with a rare cancer. Memorial services will be held on Monday, March 29, at 11 a.m., at Stockton Covenant Church, Stockton, Calif., and on Sunday, April 4, at 3 p.m., at Community Christian Church, Fort Scott, Kan...
LUCILLE LEE SMITH (03/24/10)
Lucille Lee Smith, age 80, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott, Kansas. She was born January 12, 1930, in Mulberry, Kansas, the daughter of Harold Scott and Eva Hammons Scott. Lucille married Eugene Smith in 1955. ...
LINDA LOUISE SLATER (03/24/10)
Linda Louise Slater, 45, of Pleasanton, Kansas, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 27, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kansas. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., Friday at the chapel...
BETTY JUNE DALLAM (03/24/10)
Betty June Dallam, age 94, former resident of Independence, Kansas and more recently of Lawson, Missouri, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at the home of her daughter in Lawson. Arrangements for Betty Dallam will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott...
JACOB RYAN WELCH (03/23/10)
Jacob Ryan Welch 18, died Sunday March 21, 2010 at his Newton residence. He was born July 25, 1991, in Fort Scott, Kansas to Mitchell D. and Michelle A. (Quinteros) Welch Roufs. Jacob was a senior at Valley Center High School and worked as a sterilizer in his stepfather's dental practice. ...
RICHARD E. BOOTH, SR. (03/23/10)
Richard E. Booth, Sr., 87, Olathe, passed away Monday, March 22, 2010. Richard was a proud veteran of World War II in the United States Marine Corps. He was a high school teacher and coach for 40 years. He touched the lives of his family, students and athletes in immeasureable ways. He will always be remembered as a motivator and a man of great character who influenced all he met...
MATTHEW JEROME STONEBRAKER (03/23/10)
Matthew Jerome Stonebraker, 31, formerly of Fort Scott, Kan., and currently of Overland Park, Kan., died Saturday, March 20, 2010 at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Shawnee Mission, Kan. He was born Jan. 31, 1979 in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Jerome Edward Stonebraker of Olathe, Kan., and Linda Irene (Wilson) Stonebraker of Overland Park, Kan...
Blake Allen Beerbower (03/20/10)
Blake Allen Beerbower, age 22, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, March 17, 2010. He was born Aug. 10, 1987, at Fort Scott. Blake had worked for both Wal-Mart Automotive and Valu Merchandisers. Blake enjoyed working with stereo systems as well as playing video games. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends...
Kenneth Woodcook (03/20/10)
Kenneth Woodcook, 81, Montevallo, Mo., passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born Nov. 20, 1928, in Helena, Mont., to David Wilmont Woodcook and Cleo Heberling Woodcook. He married Estoal Mae Stepp on March 11, 1951, in Reno, Nev., and she survives of the home...
BLAKE ALLEN BEERBOWER (03/19/10)
Blake Allen Beerbower, age 22, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Wednesday, March 17, 2010. Funeral services for Blake Beerbower will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel.
JULIE MARIE FLEMING (03/19/10)
Julie Marie Fleming, 43, of Pleasanton, Kan., died Wednesday, March 17, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 22, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kan. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m., Sunday at the chapel. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Julie Fleming Children's Fund c/o Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home...
KATHRYN LUETTA MARCHANT INGRAM (03/19/10)
Kathryn Luetta Marchant Ingram, age 84, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 8, 2010. Kay was born Nov. 15, 1925, in Fort Scott, Kan. She moved to Garland, Texas in 1952. She was a wonderful wife and mother. She worked as Executive Vice-President for the Garland Board of Realtors...
LEROY "PUNK" MAYFIELD (03/19/10)
LeRoy "Punk" Mayfield, 62, a resident of Fort Scott, died early Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the Freeman Health System in Joplin, Mo., following a brief heart ailment. He was born Feb. 29, 1948, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Bill Lee Mayfield and Cleta Irene Norbury Mayfield...
DOROTHY EVELYN KETNER (03/16/10)
Dorothy Evelyn Ketner, age 91, former resident of Garland, Kan., and more recently of 1320 S. Horton, Fort Scott, Kan., died early Saturday, March 13, 2010. She was born July 16, 1918, in Vernon County, Mo., the daughter of Franklin Clary and Charity Elizabeth Hoggatt Clary...
Kenneth Carl "Tug" Silvers (03/13/10)
Kenneth Carl "Tug" Silvers, 79, of Nevada, passed away at 6:22 a.m., Friday, March 12, 2010, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. Mr. Silvers was born Oct. 30, 1930, at Coalville, Kan., the son of Rollie and Rosa B. Davenport Silvers. He was a retired machinist who worked for General Motors in the Delco Battery Department. ...
Cecil Leroy Marker (03/13/10)
Cecil Leroy Marker, 82, of Moran, Kan., passed away Thursday, March 11, 2010, at the Moran Manor Nursing Home. Cecil was born Feb. 5, 1928, in Faulkton, S.D., the son of Rex Leroy and Cecile Mildred (Ickler) Marker. He was inducted into the United States Army on April 10, 1946, where he served with the 54th Engine Maintenance Company. He was awarded the World War II Victory Medal before his honorable discharge...
Juanita Armstrong (03/13/10)
Juanita Armstrong, 91, of Fort Scott and a former Hepler and Girard resident, died at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 11, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott where she had entered on Monday. She was born on Feb. 28, 1919, at Parsons to Walter and Lucy (Powell) Palmer. She grew up and attended schools at rural Hepler and graduated from Hepler Rural High School in 1936...
Gladys Marie Baker (03/13/10)
Gladys Marie Baker, 86, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday evening March 11, 2010 at the Fort Scott Manor. She was born Nov. 11, 1923, in Hiattville, Kan., the daughter of Grover William and Blanche (Freedman) Baker. She is survived by several cousins, and her extended family; Carol Reeder of Redfield, Kan., and the staff at Fort Scott Manor. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Lloyd R. Baker...
Mildred Louise Cherry (03/13/10)
Mildred Louise Cherry, 94, Nevada, passed away Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born June 6, 1915 in Strafford, Mo., to Jack Archer and Mary Coffman Archer. She was married March 12, 1934, in Fort Scott, to Murl Thomas Cherry and he preceded her in death Oct. 24, 1966...
ROBERT HAROLD WHITE (03/12/10)
Robert Harold White, 85, formerly of Fort Scott, died Tuesday evening, March 9, 2010 at the Promise Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson, Kan. He was born Jan. 21, 1925 in Mapleton, Kan., the son of Charles L. and Elda Carrie (Stevanus) White. He married Margaret Ballard Roufs April 3, 1969 in Nevada, Mo. She survives of the home...
ROBERT WHITE (03/11/10)
Robert White, 85, formerly of Fort Scott, died Tuesday evening March 9, 2010 at the Promise Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson, Kansas. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall St., Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701...
BUSTER DALE FLYNN (03/10/10)
Buster Dale Flynn, age 85 of Wellsville, Kan., passed away Monday, March 8, 2010 at the Wellsville Retirement Community. Buster Dale Flynn was born Oct. 2, 1924 in Sapulpa, Okla., the son of Bert B. and Eva Bell (Brown) Flynn. At the age of 12, he moved with his family to Moran, Kan. where he graduated from high school in 1942...
ALBERT WENDELL WALLACE (03/10/10)
Albert Wendell Wallace, 60, of Fort Scott, Kan., died early Monday morning March 8, 2010 at his home. He was born Dec. 5, 1949 in Panama City, Fla., the son of Albert Cushing and Lendell (Robinson) Wallace. He married Abigail (Abby) Ann Purvis April 28, 2001 in Fort Scott. She survives of the home...
LLOYD DEVON LAWRENCE (03/10/10)
Lloyd Devon Lawrence, age 76, resident of Guest Home Estates, died Monday morning, March 8, 2010, at Mercy Health Center of Fort Scott. He was born Aug. 4, 1933, in Blue Mound, Kan., the son of Roscoe Lawrence and Esther Emma Amer Lawrence. Lloyd married Shirley June Sears on Sept. 7, 1956 in Iola, Kan. She preceded him in death on Aug. 10, 1999...
ELIZABETH "BETTY" TOEPFER ASHBROOK (03/10/10)
Elizabeth Ashbrook, 84, Shawnee, Kan., passed away March 8, 2010. She was born Nov. 24, 1925 in rural Fort Scott, Kan. She was the daughter of Herman and Lottie Toepfer. Elizabeth attended grade school in rural Fort Scott at the Pleasant Valley School...
GARNETT E. BLOOMCAMP (03/09/10)
Garnett E. Bloomcamp, 90, of Pittsburg, Kan., died at 2:08 a.m., Sunday, March 7, 2010 in the Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg. He was born April 17, 1919 at Cole Camp, Mo., a son of John H. and Anna (Hashagen) Bloomcamp. The family lived at rural Farlington, Kan., before moving to the Hepler, Kan., area...
SHEILA MARIE MCINTIER (03/09/10)
Sheila Marie McIntier, 62, of Pleasanton, Kan., died Friday, March 5, 2010 at her home. Cremation memorial gathering was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, 2010. Contributions are suggested to the Sheila McIntier Memorial Fund c/o the funeral home. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.coffelschneider.com...
MARGARET N CRUSE (03/09/10)
Margaret N. Cruse, 74, of Parsons, died at 3:15 a.m., Monday, March 8, 2010, at Labette Health. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 12, 2010, at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery near Parsons...
LOIS NAYDEAN CONRAD (03/09/10)
Lois Naydean Conrad, age 81, former resident of 105 Archer Road, Fort Scott, died Saturday, March 6, 2010, at the Sharon Lane Health Services in Shawnee, Kan. She was born May 13, 1928, in Douthat, Okla., the daughter of Dewey Fraizer and Beulah Rakestraw Fraizer...
WILLIAM LEWIS MAY (03/09/10)
William Lewis May, 71, of Fort Scott, Kan., died at 2:10 p.m., Friday, February 26, 2010 in the Medicalodge in Fort Scott. He was born March 4, 1938 in Webb City, Mo., a son of Elvis Lee and Nellie Marie (Lewis) May. At an early age, he moved with his family to Parsons, Kan., and attended Garfield Grade School, East Junior High School, Parsons High School and Parsons Junior College, now Labette Community College...
Richard Leroy "Dick" Marchant (03/06/10)
Richard Leroy "Dick" Marchant was born Jan. 6, 1922, in Fort Scott, son of Newton Lunceford "Tom" and Kathryn Goetz Marchant. On Sept. 23, 1940, Richard enlisted in the United States Army in Fort Scott. He served his country proudly during World War II until his honorable Discharge on Sept. 27, 1945...
Norma Jean Orr Lewis (03/06/10)
Mrs. Norma Jean Orr Lewis, 81, died March 4, 2010, at Stone County Hospital in Wiggins. Mrs. Lewis was a member of First United Methodist Church in Wiggins and was a kindergarten teacher and also day care director at Southwest Academy for more than 30 years...
Patricia Charlotte Emily Delavan (03/06/10)
Patricia Charlotte Emily Delavan, 90, of Little Rock, Ark., the widow of the late Dr. Wayne Delavan, died Thursday, March 4, 2010, at Saline Memorial Hospice House in Bryant, Ark. A graveside service will be held at 9:30 on Saturday morning, March 6, at Pinecrest Cemetery in Collegeville with the Revs. Clayton Bulice and LaVon Post officiating, and under the direction of J.A. Funk Funeral Home of Malvern...
Orin Frank McGrath (03/06/10)
Orin Frank McGrath, Milo, Mo., died on Friday, March 5, 2010, at Kansas University Medical Center, in Kansas City, Kan. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
BARBARA JEAN RICHARDS (03/05/10)
Barbara Jean Richards, age 64 of Pleasanton, died Tuesday March 2, 2010 at the Mercy Health Center at Fort Scott. A memorial visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday March 6, 2010 at the Coffel Schneider Funeral Home in Pleasanton. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.coffelschneider.com...
RUTH MARIE GOODBODY (03/05/10)
Ruth Marie Goodbody, age 91, resident of Guest Home Estates, died Thursday, March 4, 2010, at the Estates. She was born Aug. 25, 1918, in Fort Scott, the daughter of John Vincent Bollinger and Anna Katherine Schmitz Bollinger. Ruth was a 1936 graduate of Fort Scott High School...
ROBERT LEE NORRIS (03/04/10)
Robert Lee Norris, 82, of Parsons, died at 4:05 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at his home. Mr. Morris was born July 20, 1927 at Fulton, Kan., the son of Jack and Della Garrett Morris. Robert was a retired diesel mechanic and musician. He was raised in Crawford County and attended rural Arcadia schools...
JERRY L. BOBBETT (03/03/10)
Jerry L. Bobbett, 63, of Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, March 1, 2010 at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2010, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with Bill Smith officiating...
GARY FREDERICK WIEBELHAUS (03/03/10)
Gary Frederick Wiebelhaus, age 66, of Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Monday, March 1, 2010, at his home. He was born March 16, 1943, at Wynot, Nebraska, the son of Herman and Walburga McCloud Wiebelhaus. Gary grew up in rural Nebraska until he enlisted in the United States Army in 1960. He served in the Army for three years, one of which he was stationed in Korea...
ANNA JEANS (03/02/10)
Anna Jeans, 73, Fort Scott, Kan., formerly of Deerfield, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born March 16, 1936 in Deerfield, Mo., to Clarence Brock and Gladys Ripley Brock...
DONNA J. GUSS (03/02/10)
Donna J. Guss, age 64, resident of 713 Huntington, Fort Scott, died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. She was born Oct. 13, 1945, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Alvin and Elizabeth Taiclet. She married Larry Guss on March 26, 1965, in Fort Scott...
GARY FREDERICK WIEBELHAUS (03/02/10)
Gary Frederick Wiebelhaus, age 66, of Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Monday, March 01, 2010, at his home. Funeral arrangements for Gary Frederick Wiebelhaus will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701.