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Obituaries from May 2010

Jack Shields (05/29/10)
Jack Shields, 73, Nevada, died Friday, May 28, 2010, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born Dec. 8, 1936, in Bronaugh, Mo., to Archie Ray Shields and Milbur T. Cocke Shields. He was married April 11, 1964, in Nevada, to Marjorie Hammond, and she survives of the home...
Bennie Curtis Culbertson (05/29/10)
Bennie Curtis Culbertson, 81, of Fort Scott, died Thursday morning, May 27, 2010, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. He was born to Roy & Alpha (Mason) Culbertson June 11, 1928, and grew up in Uniontown, Kan. He married Nettie Ruth Cartwright Nov. 21, 1959, in Miami, Okla. She preceded him in death Jan. 30, 2009...
BENNIE CURTIS CULBERTSON (05/28/10)
Bennie Curtis Culbertson, 81, of Fort Scott, died Thursday morning, May 27, 2010 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Funeral Home.
DORA HELEN KOBUS (05/27/10)
Dora Helen Kobus, 92, Fort Scott, Kan., formerly of Nevada, Mo. passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at Mercy Health System in Fort Scott. She was born November 20, 1917 in Olvey, Ark. to John Walker Tomlin and Walcie M. Young Tomlin. She was married November 6, 1944 in Paris, Texas, to Arthur F. Kobus, who preceded her in death December 1, 1983...
TRACY ANN COE (05/27/10)
Tracy Ann Coe, 50, formerly of Fort Scott, died Monday May 24, 2010 in Atlanta Ga. She was born December 1, 1959 in Fort Scott, Kansas the daughter of Jack Herbert and Leona Maxine (James) Garrett. She is survived by her husband Keith Alan Coe, of the home; her children, Abbey L. ...
MICHAEl L. BUFFINGTON (05/27/10)
Michael L. Buffington, 68, Grove, Okla., died Thursday evening, December 31, 2009. Mike was born in Fort Scott, the son of Joseph and Vera Leffler Buffington. He grew up in Fort Scott and graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1959. He served four years in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1963. He then received his Bachelor's of Science degree in Agronomy from Kansas State University...
STEVEN WAYNE BREWER (05/27/10)
Steven Wayne Brewer, 53, resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center Emergency Room. Services for Steven Brewer will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
TRACY ANN COE (05/26/10)
Tracy Ann Coe, 50, formerly of Fort Scott, died Monday evening, May 24, 2010 in the Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, Fort Scott, Kan.
MABEL MILLER HARRIS (05/26/10)
Mabel (Miller) Harris, 88, of Fort Scott, Kan., formerly of Kansas City, Mo., passed away May 25, 2010, surrounded during her final days by loving family. She was born July 19, 1921 in Mack's Creek, Mo., to Jim and Lillie Miller. Mabel worked proudly during WWII as a riveter at the North American Aviation Plant in Fairfax, Kan...
WILLIAM DALE "BILL" HURST (05/26/10)
William Dale "Bill" Hurst, age 82, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died late Sunday, May 23, 2010, at Mercy Hospital. He was born March 15, 1928, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Earl D. Hurst and Iris Ellen Ragin Hurst. Bill graduated from the Fort Scott High School and later enlisted with the United States Air Force...
JAMES HENRY MARQUARDT (05/26/10)
James Henry Marquardt, 70, of Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday evening, May 24, 2010 at the Mercy Health Center. He was born Jan. 14, 1940 in Pittsburg, Kan., the son of Ernest Henry and Buelah Arvilla (O'Shannon) Marquardt. He married Thelma Wurtz Phillips on Feb. 17, 1990 in Fort Scott, Kan. She survives of the home...
WILLIAM DALE "BILL" HURST (05/25/10)
William Dale "Bill" Hurst, age 82, resident of Fort Scott and retired radio personality, died late Sunday, May 23, 2010, at Mercy Hospital. Funeral arrangements for Bill Hurst will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
RICHARD DEAN SHOMAKER (05/25/10)
Richard Dean Shomaker, 62, of Mound City, Kan., died Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Saint Francis Hospital at Wichita, Kan. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home Mound City, Kan. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to service time Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at the funeral home...
RAY E. ANDERSON (05/25/10)
Ray E. Anderson, 66, Trimble, Mo., formerly of LaCygne and Pleasanton, Kan., died May 19, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel in LaCygne, Kan. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Chapel...
THOMAS CLINTON MCPHERSON (05/25/10)
Thomas Clinton McPherson, age 63, resident of 1020 232nd Terrace, Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, May 21, 2010, at Mercy Health Center. He was born Aug. 20, 1946, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Stafford Clark and Viola Grey McPherson. He married Wanda Olson in June of 1982 in Shawnee, Kan...
LINDA SUE CASH (05/25/10)
Linda Sue Cash, age 60, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, May 22, 2010, at the Olathe Medical Center. She was born Feb. 9, 1950, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Howard Wayne Cash and Wilma Leona Hillman Cash. Linda attended the Community Of Christ Church and Faith Christian Center...
Janalyn Kay Chadd (05/22/10)
Janalyn Kay Chadd, 49, Neosho Falls, Kan., formerly of Nevada, passed away Friday, May 21, 2010 at Iola Hospital, Iola, Kan. following a sudden illness. She was born Jan. 20, 1961 in Nevada, to Gale Archie Mullins and Mildred Elaine Butterfield Mullins...
Frank Marion Hogan (05/22/10)
Frank Marion Hogan, 92, Nevada, passed away on Friday, May 21, 2010, at Christian Health Care in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born March 3, 1918, in Rich Hill, Mo., to George W. and Mae Feeny Hogan. He married Eva Virginia Parrish on June 3, 1939, in Butler, Mo. She preceded him in death on Nov. 21, 2005...
MAXINE PARSONS DENMAN (05/21/10)
Maxine Parsons Denman, age 75, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at her home following a cancer illness. She was born Jan. 15, 1935, in Hope, Mich., the daughter of Paul Parsons and Bessie Grice Parsons. Maxine first married Mack Nelson McAllister on March 6, 1954. They were divorced...
LOIS WANITA MCKINNIS (05/21/10)
Lois Wanita McKinnis, age 86, formerly of Uniontown and more recently of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, May 20, 2010, at Mercy Health Center of Fort Scott. She was born July 11, 1923, in Bronson, Kan., the daughter of Fred and Jennie Marvin Goodno...
JENABELLE (JAN) JAMES (05/21/10)
Mrs. Jenabelle (Jan) James, age 70, of LaCygne, Kan., formerly of Kansas City, Mo., passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2010, after a courageous fight with cancer, at home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at Calvary Baptist Church, LaCygne, Kan. Visitation will be one hour before the services at the church...
BETTY MAE "PEGGY" CLARKSON (05/20/10)
Betty Mae "Peggy" Clarkson, age 80, resident of Cavalry Crossing Apartments, 201 W. 23rd Street, Fort Scott, died early Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at her home. She was born May 15, 1930, in Richards, Mo., the daughter of Francis Marion Brown and Stella Gertrude McDaniel Brown...
DAVID ALLEN LOGAN SR. (05/19/10)
David Allen Logan Sr., age 61, resident of Fort Scott, died Monday, May 17, 2010, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born April 27, 1949, in Fort Scott, the son of George Millard Logan and Margaret Birdsell Logan. He attended Fort Scott High School...
ALBERTA BELL MURRAY (05/19/10)
Alberta Bell Murray, 85, of Pleasanton, Kan., died Monday, May 17, 2010 at Lakeview Village, Lenexa, Kan. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 21, 2010 at the United Methodist Church, Pleasanton, Kan. Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the United Methodist Church...
DAVID ALLEN LOGAN SR. (05/18/10)
David Allen Logan Sr., age 61, a resident of Farlington, Kan., died Monday, May 17, 2010, at St. Johns Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. Funeral arrangements for David Allen Logan Sr. will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701...
FRANKIE LEE SHELTON (05/18/10)
Frankie Lee Shelton, age 62, resident of rural Fort Scott, died unexpectedly early Friday in the Mercy Health Center Emergency Room following an apparent heart attack. He was born May 29, 1947 in Marysville, Missouri, the son of Frankie Lee Shelton Sr. and Mary Munson Shelton. Frankie married Kathryn Shepard on March 12, 1971 in Fort Scott...
ANNA LOUISE MCRAE DAVIS (05/18/10)
Anna Louise (McRae) Davis, age 69, went to go be with the Lord on Friday, May 14, 2010 at St. Joseph via Christi Hospital, Wichita, Kan. She was born March 31, 1941 outside of Mound City, Kan., in the Wesley Chapel neighborhood to the late Walter Earl (W.E.) McRae and Elma May (Paddock) McRae...
WINONA MARTHA BALL (05/18/10)
Winona Martha Ball, age 96, formerly of Devon and Centerville, Kan., died Saturday, May 15, 2010, at Fort Scott Medicalodge. She was born Sept. 7, 1913, to Charles O. and Hattie L. Lathom McKee in Fargo, Okla. Winona's father Charles was an employee of the Missouri Pacific Railroad so her family moved and she made new friends often. Her mother Hattie said Winona started running when she learned to walk...
MILDRED EILEEN SHERLOCK (05/18/10)
Mildred Eileen Sherlock, 94, of Girard, Kan., formerly of Fort Scott, died Monday morning, May 17, 2010 at the Medicalodge, Fort Scott. She was born Dec. 6, 1915 in a log cabin in Lebeck, Mo., the daughter of Harry E. and Lula Edith (Boyer) Quarles. She was the middle child of eight children...
Frankie Lee Shelton (05/15/10)
Frankie Lee Shelton, 62, of rural Fort Scott, died unexpectedly at Mercy Health System's emergency room following an apparent heart attack. Family and funeral information will be announced later Cheney-Witt Chapel, Fort Scott.
Edith Charmian Gorman (05/15/10)
Edith Charmian Gorman, age 89 of Mound City, Kan., passed away Wednesday May 12, 2010, at Fort Scott Manor at Fort Scott. Edith was born in Mound City, Kan., on April 9, 1921, the daughter of Gus and Grace Good Warzel. The family later moved to Fort Scott, where Edith spent most of her life until her marriage to Bernard Gorman on June 9, 1949, at which time Edith and Bernard returned to Mound City, Kan...
LILLIE STARK -- Time change (05/14/10)
The Memorial Service for Lillie Stark, has been changed to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 15, 2010, at the Church of the Nazarene, Pleasanton, Kan. Burial will be at the Prescott, Kan., Cemetery.
EDITH CHARMAIN GORMAN (05/14/10)
Edith Charmian Gorman, age 89, of Mound City, Kan., passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at Fort Scott Manor at Fort Scott, Kan. Edith was born in Mound City, Kann., on April 9, 1921, the daughter of Gus and Grace Good Warzel. The family later moved to Fort Scott, Kan., where Edith spent most of her life until her marriage to Bernard Gorman on June 9, 1949, at which time Edith and Bernard returned to Mound City, Kan...
EDITH CHARMAIN GORMAN (05/13/10)
Edith Charmain Gorman, age 89, of Mound City, Kan., died Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at the Fort Scott Manor at Fort Scott, Kan. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 15, 2010 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Mound City, Kan. Rosary will be at 7 p.m., Friday May 14, 2010 with a visitation to follow ending at 8:30 p.m. at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home Mound City, Kan...
SISTER MARY TRINITY JACKSON RSM (05/13/10)
Jackson, Sister Mary Trinity RSM, a Sister of Mercy, died in St. Louis at Catherine's Residence on April 28, 2010. She was born Nov. 22, 1923 in Humboldt, Kan., and was baptized Evelyn Arbutus Jackson. Sister Mary Trinity entered the Sisters of Mercy community at Webster Groves, Mo., on Feb. 1, 1946 and professed her first Vows on Aug. 16, 1948...
MAXINE LYON HENTY (05/12/10)
Maxine Lyon Henty, born Dec. 26, 1933, passed away May 8, 2010. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 12 at Salem United Methodist Church in Ladue, 1200 S. Lindbergh at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 10:30 a.m. Service by Kriegshauser West Mortuary...
AUDREY M. CUSTER (05/12/10)
Audrey M. Custer, age 79, resident of Midlothian, Va., died Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at her home. Graveside services for Audrey Custer will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 14, 2010, in the U. S. National Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kan. Services are under the direction of Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan...
LAWRENCE "LARRY" D. BUFFINGTON (05/12/10)
Lawrence "Larry" D. Buffington, 87, of Lake Tapawingo, Mo., passed away March 4, 2010, at Monterey Park Nursing Home in Independence, Mo. He was born in Golden City, Mo., the youngest of six children. He graduated from Fort Scott High School, Fort Scott, Kan., in 1942...
DENNIS "D.C." CHANCELLOR GIBBS (05/11/10)
Dennis "D.C." Chancellor Gibbs, 23, of Nevada, Mo., died Thursday, May 6, 2010. He was born Nov. 4, 1986 in Merriam, Kan., the son of Dennis and Lora Ann Dilley Gibbs. Graveside memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 14, 2010 at the Walnut Grove Cemetery, Parker, Kan...
LILLIE STARK (05/11/10)
Lillie Stark, 95, died May 10, 2010, at Northside Nursing Home, Sapulpa, Okla. She was born Dec. 1, 1914, at Haviland, Kan., the daughter of Edd and Haskel Davis. She married Earnest Stark, Feb. 2, 1936 at Prescott, Kan. They were farmers for several years. They owned Stark's Grocery at Prescott from 1954 to 1965...
HARRY GLENN VANN (05/11/10)
Harry Glenn Vann, age 67, resident of 410 Horton, Fort Scott, Kan., died unexpectedly Saturday, May 8, 2010, in the Mercy Health Center Emergency Room. He was born Oct. 11, 1942, in Fort Scott, the son of Harry Vann and Virginia Harris Vann. Glenn married Linda Harris on Aug. 29, 1974, in Miami, Okla...
Sandra Phillips (05/07/10)
Sandra Phillips, age 66, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, and more recently of Overland Park, Kan., died unexpectedly Thursday, May 6, 2010, at her home. Funeral services for Sandra Phillips will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan...
ALETA FERN LAND (05/07/10)
Aleta Fern Land, 80 of Springfield, Mo., passed away May 1, 2010. She was born on July 29, 1929 in Fulton, Kan., and attended Fort Scott High School. Aleta was united in marriage to Don Land on Feb. 1, 1948, in Fort Scott, Kan. She was a homemaker and attended the Galloway Baptist Church. Aleta taught children's Sunday School for 45 years and was a substitute teacher at Reeds Spring Elementary...
RICHARD DONALD FITZSIMMONS (05/07/10)
Richard Donald Fitzsimmons, 80, of Fort Scott, died Tuesday afternoon at the Mercy Health Center. He was born Sept. 20, 1929 in Allen County, Kan., the son of Alan Edwin and Elsie Alice (Megaffin) Fitzsimmons. He married Norma Jean Wilson, Aug. 16, 1950 in Everest, Kan. She survives of the home...
RICHARD DONALD FITZSIMMONS (05/06/10)
Richard Donald Fitzsimmons, 80, of Fort Scott, died Tuesday afternoon at the Mercy Health Center. Arrangements will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701.
VIVIAN MILDRED RALLS (05/06/10)
Vivian Mildred Ralls, age 95, a former resident of rural Uniontown, Kan., and more recently of the Fort Scott Manor, died Sunday, May 2, 2010, at the Fort Scott Manor in Fort Scott, Kan. She was born April 23, 1915, in at the family home Pittsburg, Kan., the daughter of Russell Pryer and Ethel Evaline Spencer Pryer...
MARVIN WILBERT COLE (05/05/10)
Marvin Wilbert Cole, age 93, LaCygne, Kan., died Monday, May 3, 2010 at Life Care Center in Osawatomie, Kan. He was born on Aug. 5, 1916 at Paola, Kan., the son of Pete and Clara Loftis Cole. He married Alta Bergman on April 1, 1936 at Paola, Kan. He worked as a car man for the Missouri Pacific Railroad before retirement...
HAROLD E. CARD (05/04/10)
Harold E. Card, age 95, of Joplin, passed away on Saturday May 1, 2010, at his home with his wife and daughter by his side, following an illness. Harold was born on Sept. 12, 1914 in Pittsburg, Kan., the son of the late John and Mabel Card. He has been a lifetime area resident...
JACK ARTHUR MCREYNOLDS (05/04/10)
Jack Arthur McReynolds, age 46, resident of Weir, Kansas, died Friday, April 30, 2010, in Weir. He was born March 5, 1964, in Olathe, Kan., the son of Melvin E. McReynolds and Ida Mayberry McReynolds. Jack was self employed in the construction business...
BILLY GENE WEBSTER (05/04/10)
Billy Gene Webster, age 82, resident of 407 W. 23rd Street, Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, May 3, 2010, at Mercy Health Center. He was born Jan. 24, 1928 in Nevada, Mo., the son of William Daniel Webster and Nina Zinc Webster. He married Dorothy Mae Lamb on Oct. 18, 1956, in Fort Scott. She preceded him in death on April 7, 2003...
MICHAEL EUGENE JONES (05/04/10)
Michael Eugene Jones, age 68, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, May 3, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born Oct. 27, 1941, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Carlton U. and Athlene M. Christensen Jones. He graduated from the Fort Scott High School, and in 1998 he graduated and from the Fort Scott Community College...
MAX EDSEL LEEK (05/04/10)
Max Edsel Leek passed away Dec. 8, 2009, at his home in Pueblo, Colo. Max was born Sept. 12, 1923, near Bronson, Kan., to the union of Ross Leek and Hazel West Leek, who preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne, of Pueblo, Colo.; one brother, Wayne Leek, of Fort Scott; three sisters: Winnie Daly and husband Bob, of Fort Scott; Wanda Giddens and husband Ike, of Tulsa, Okl.a.; Fleeta Antrim and husband Mel, of Fort Scott...
VIVIAN MILDRED RALLS (05/04/10)
Vivian Mildred Ralls, age 95, former resident of Uniontown, Kan., died Sunday, May 2, 2010 at Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements for Vivian Ralls will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701.
Alice Holland (05/01/10)
Alice Holland, 91, Huntington, W.Va., formerly of Nevada, died on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Huntington. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Betty L. Robinson (05/01/10)
Betty L. Robinson, 81, formerly of Nevada, passed away on April 28, 2010, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center, in Thayer, Mo. She was born Jan. 24, 1929, in Thayer, Mo., to Charles Lee and Mary A. Robinson. Survivors include three brothers, Lewis L. Robinson of the state of California, Richard L. ...