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Obituaries from November 2010

RAYMOND WILLLIAM FOSTER (11/30/10)
Raymond William Foster Jr., age 78, resident of Fulton, Kan., died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at the Freeman West Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. Services for Raymond Foster will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan., 66071...
PATRICIA VICTORIA ROMINES (11/30/10)
Patricia Victoria Romines, age 60, of LaCygne, Kan., died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010 at her home. There will be a visitation held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home LaCygne, Kan., with a rosary to follow from 8 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home...
PATRICK JAMES CARNEY (11/30/10)
Patrick James Carney, 54, of Mound City, Kan., passed away Nov. 22, 2010 at the Kansas City Hospice House. He was born Sept. 17, 1956 in Minneapolis, Minn., son of Clifford and Agnes Carney. He was the youngest of nine siblings. On May 21, 1982 he married Cindy Zimmerman...
JACK CLARENCE MCGREW (11/30/10)
Jack Clarence McGrew, age 91, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at the Fort Scott Medicalodges. He was born Nov. 9, 1919, in Fort Scott, the son of Thomas McGrew and Maude Mae Carson McGrew. He graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1937...
LOUIS ALBERT "BUD" SCHAFER JR. (11/30/10)
Louis Albert "Bud" Schafer Jr., age 86, resident of Fort Scott, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott, Kan. He was born March 20, 1924, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Louis Albert Schafer, Sr. and Corinne Maguire Schafer...
Armaine W. Bjerk (11/27/10)
Armaine W. Bjerk, 89, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following an illness of several weeks. He was born Jan. 28, 1921, in Grand Forks, N.D., to Maynard W. Bjerk and Minnie Hazeltine Baile Bjerk. He married Betty Ann Malcom on Nov. 29, 1983, in St. Paul, Minn., and she preceded him in death on Aug. 8, 1998...
EILEEN MAE WISEHART (11/23/10)
Eileen Mae Wisehart, 92, died at 10:55 a.m. Monday, Nov. 22, 2010 at Via Christi Village. She was born Sept. 14, 1918 at Harris, Kan., to Dempsey Ethredge and Guinivere Katherine Wilson Gibbs. She married Claude A. Dunham Jr., in Carthage, Mo., on May 7, 1942, and they lived in Fort Scott until 1963, when they moved to Pittsburg. He died in 1976...
SHANNON LEE NETH (11/23/10)
Shannon Lee Neth, age 45, a resident of Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at his home. He was born April 24, 1965 in Fort Scott, the son of Wally Garfield Neth and Geraldine Larsen Neth. Shannon was a 1984 graduate of Fort Scott High School and a graduate of Fort Scott Community College...
THOMAS EARL "TOM" FORD JR. (11/23/10)
Thomas Earl "Tom" Ford Jr., 80, Lee's Summit, Mo., died Nov. 15, 2010, peacefully at home following a battle with brain cancer. Tom spent his childhood years in St. Joseph, Mo., and Fort Scott, Kan. He was a 1949 graduate of Fort Scott High School. He graduated from Fort Scott Junior College and Draughns Business College in Springfield, Mo...
ANNA MAE COOPER (11/23/10)
Anna Mae Cooper, age 72, a resident of Arma, Kan., died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born June 19, 1938, in Nevada, Mo., the daughter of Emery Theodore Phillips and Grace Belle Proctor Phillips. She married Darrel G. Wise and he preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 1973...
Linda Diane Darnold Coale Diller (11/20/10)
Linda Diane Darnold Coale Diller , 71, of Liberty, Mo., passed away on Nov. 18, 2010, at her home in Liberty, following a lengthy illness. Linda was born July 22, 1939, in Greenfield, Mo., to Charles Leroy Darnold and Laura Ardena Bradley Darnold. Linda was married in 1960 to Maynard Coale and in 1978 she was married to Larry Diller...
Vineta Ruth Robb (11/20/10)
Vineta Ruth Robb, 88, of Uniontown, Kan., died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. She was born in Hiattville, Kan., Oct. 19, 1922, the daughter of Loran and Blanche Myrtle (Pettit) Potter. She married Russell Don Robb Nov. 6, 1942, in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death Jan. 28, 2009...
Gerald Eugene Moore (11/20/10)
Gerald Eugene Moore, 77, Moundville, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at Via Christi Health System, Pittsburg, Kan. He was born May 19, 1933, in Nevada, Mo., to Harold Nester Moore and Bonnie Alma Roberts Moore. He married Martha Lee Key on Nov. 17, 1956, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
Clyde Thomas Beeman (11/20/10)
Clyde Thomas Beeman, 76, formerly of the Walnut, Kan., area, currently of Liberty, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at the Kansas City V.A. Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. He was born Jan. 4, 1934, near Walnut, Kan., the son of John Thomas and Lucinda Harriet Stanley Beeman. He served in the U.S. Army from 1956 until 1958...
Shannon Lee Neth (11/20/10)
Shannon Lee Neth, 45, a resident of Fort Scott, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at his home. The Rev. Jim Logan will conduct funeral services at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the Hiattville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday's edition of the Fort Scott Tribune...
Teddy Dean Taiclet (11/20/10)
Teddy Dean Taiclet, 58, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, in Plano, Texas. He was born March 13, 1952, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Alvin Eugene Taiclet and Elizabeth Jane Cook Taiclet. A local memorial service will be announced later by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott...
CLYDE THOMAS BEEMAN (11/19/10)
Clyde Thomas Beeman, 76, formerly of the Walnut, Kan., area, currently of Liberty, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 at the Kansas City V.A. Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral arrangements for Clyde T. Beeman are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home...
VINETA RUTH ROBB (11/19/10)
Vineta Ruth Robb, 88, of Uniontown, Kan., died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. Funeral arrangements for Vineta Ruth Robb are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
DARVIN A. WAGGONER (11/19/10)
Darvin A. Waggoner, 92, of Parsons, died at 7:20 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at Labette Health. His death was unexpected. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at the Church of the Nazarene in Parsons. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery...
HERMAN "WALLY" WALDMER (11/19/10)
Herman "Wally" Waldmer, age 86, Aurora, Mo., formerly of Mound City, Kan., died Wednesday Nov. 17, 2010. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 at the Curry Cemetery near Mound City, Kan. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m., until service at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel in Mound City...
JEAN MARIE TOWNSEND (11/17/10)
Jean Marie Townsend, age 71, resident of Bronson, Kan., died Saturday, Nov. 13, at her home. She was born Sept. 3, 1939, in Bell Gardens, Calif., the daughter of James Wasner and Henrietta Louise Trusdale Wasner. She married Raymond Thomas on May 21, 1957. They later divorced...
JOHNNY RAY "JOHN" JONES (11/17/10)
Johnny Ray "John" Jones, 47, of Uniontown, Kan., died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born Oct. 22, 1963 in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Lee Charles and Opal Ilene (Ballou) Jones. Survivors include a brother, Charles Jones of Uniontown, Kan.; a sister, Carol Adamson of Fort Scott, Kan.; two nephews, Joshua Adamson, and Jesse Jones; one niece, Ashley Adamson and numerous cousins...
JEAN MARIE TOWNSEND (11/16/10)
Jean Marie Townsend, age 71, resident of Bronson, Kansas, died Saturday, November 13, at her home. Funeral arrangements for Jean Townsend will be announced by the Cheney Witt Bronson Chapel.
ANITA WU KING (11/16/10)
Anita Wu King, age 50, of Linn Valley, Kan., died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010 at Wichita, Kan. Graveside Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 in the Curry Cemetery near Mound City, Kan. Visitation will be held from noon until service time Thursday, Nov. 18 at the Coffel--Schneider Funeral Home...
John "Jack" Gerald Moorhouse (11/13/10)
John "Jack" Gerald Moorhouse, 81, of Nevada, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Riverside, N.J. He married Eleanor "Ellie" Allison Kunz on June 22, 1956, and she preceded him in death on June 28, 2006...
JOHNNY RAY "JOHN" JONES (11/12/10)
Johnny Ray "John" Jones, 47, of Uniontown, Kan., died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born Oct. 22, 1963 in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Lee Charles and Opal Ilene (Ballou) Jones. Survivors include a brother, Charles Jones of Uniontown, Kan.; a sister, Carol Adamson of Fort Scott, Kan.; two nephews, Joshua Adamson, and Jesse Jones; one niece, Ashley Adamson and numerous cousins...
LAURIE MAGEE (11/12/10)
Laurie Magee, 55, wife of Dr. Larry Magee, of Lawrence, Kan., and daughter-in-law of former Fort Scott resident Violet Magee, died Oct. 4, 2010 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial was held Oct. 8, 2010 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence. Private inurnment will be held at a later date...
MERLE M. MCCLURE (11/12/10)
Merle M. McClure, 91, of Pittsburg, Kan., passed away at 1:57 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg. He had been in failing health for the past year. He was born Nov. 9, 1919, on a farm, 3 1/2 miles west of Pittsburg on Hwy. 126, to Wilbur and Christina (Kledehn) McClure...
CLEDA MARIE STARK (11/09/10)
Cleda Marie Stark, 90, of Leawood, Kan., died Nov. 7, 2010. A private family gathering to celebrate her life is planned. Cleda was born Sept. 30, 1920 in Linn County, Kan., daughter of Albert Coppage and Lottie Coppage. She married Cecil Edgar Stark in Mound City, Kan., and they were married more than 40 years before his death...
NINA L. CLARK (11/10/10)
Nina L. Clark, age 73, a resident of Fort Scott, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at the Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Mo. She was born July 21, 1937, in Butler, Mo., the daughter of Floyd Orear and Margaret Schooley Orear. Nina married Charles Clark on May 17, 1955, at her family's farm near Foster, Mo...
CLARA MARGARET LYONS (11/10/10)
Clara Margaret Lyons, age 88, a resident of Fort Scott, died early Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at the Fort Scott Medicalodge. She was born Aug. 25, 1922, in Knowles, Okla., the daughter of Truman Elijah Easton and Ethel Belle Isaacs Easton. Following her parents' divorce, she was raised by her loving mother and step-father, Douglas Otis Sills...
PAUL LONG (11/09/10)
Paul L. Long, age 88, passed away on Sunday Nov. 7, 2010 at his home in Mound City, Kan. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12, 2010 at the Mound City Christian Church. Burial will be in the New Lancaster Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel in Mound City...
NINA CLARK (11/09/10)
Nina Clark, age 73, a resident of Fort Scott, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at the Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Funeral services for Nina Clark will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, Fort Scott, Kan.
GLENNA R. STARK (11/09/10)
Glenna R. Stark, age 85 died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at the Golden Heights Nursing home at Garnett, Kan. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday in the Woodland Cemetery at Mound City, Kan. Contributions are suggested to the Golden Heights Nursing Home...
CATHERINE JOAN ROGERS (11/09/10)
Catherine Joan Rogers went to be with the Lord on Nov. 2, 2010. She was born Jan. 14, 1928 on a farm near Blue Mound, Kan., to Frank Emry and Marie Ella Baker Rogers. She attended a one room school house (Quail Trap) till eighth grade then attended Blue Mound High School graduated in 1945...
Jerry Lee Sowder (11/09/10)
Jerry Lee Sowder, 64, of Fort Scott died at his home Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010. He was born March 31, 1946 in McKinney, Texas, the son of Ross and Doris (Proctor) White. Jerry's early schooling was in Texas. He received his high school diploma from Toronto, Kan., schools...
William P. Stevens Jr. (11/06/10)
William P. Stevens Jr., 86, loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to many, left this life peacefully and went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. William was born Feb. 9, 1924, in St. Louis, Mo. Before moving to Arlington in 2002, he had lived in Prescott, Kan., Olathe, Kan., and Rogers, Ark. ...
James W. Garrison (11/06/10)
James W. Garrison, 69, of Joplin, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., following a brief illness. James was born on Aug. 26, 1941, to Paul and Mona Garrison of Monett, Mo. James spent his youth in Ulysses, Kan., graduating from Ulysses High School in 1959. ...
Nola J. Hartzfeld (11/06/10)
Nola J. Hartzfeld, 69, Nevada, died on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced by Ferry Funeral Home. View obituary and send condolences on line at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
William Stevens Jr. (11/04/10)
WILLIAM STEVENS JR. William Perry Stevens, Jr., 86, of Arlington, Texas, died Tuesday, November 2, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Jerry Sowder (11/04/10)
JERRY SOWDER Jerry Lee Sowder, 64, of Fort Scott died at his home Thursday, November 4, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Catherine Joan Rogers (11/04/10)
Catherine Joan Rogers went to be with the Lord on November 2, 2010. She was born January 14, 1948 on a farm near Blue Mound, Kansas to Frank Emry and Marie Ella Baker Rogers. She attended a one-room school house (Quail Trap) till eighth grade then attended Blue Mound High School graduated in 1945...
Rev. Robert R. Freed (11/04/10)
Obama, rebuked by voters, heads to Asia for 10 days of diplomacy, tourism and dealmaking WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rebuked by voters, President Barack Obama is turning overseas, heading to Asia for 10 days of diplomacy, tourism and dealmaking that could boost the battered chief executive and highlight his political skills on the world stage...
Forestine Minnie Hall (11/03/10)
Forestine Minnie Hall, age 99, formerly of Devon, Kansas, more recently of Fort Scott Manor, died Tuesday, November 2, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center of Fort Scott. She had lived her entire life in the Devon area before moving to the Fort Scott Manor nursing home in December of 2009. ...
LAWRENCE RUSSELL PARKER (11/03/10)
Lawrence Russell Parker, 83, of Fort Scott, Kan., died Tuesday morning, Nov. 2, 2010 at the Medicalodges, Fort Scott, Kan. He was born March 20, 1927 in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Raymond Russell and Nellie Jane (Love) Parker. He is survived by his children, David Parker and wife Judy, of Richards, Mo.; Glenna Wagenhacht and husband Bob of Fort Collins, Colo.; Darrell Parker and wife Jean of Fort Scott; and Garen Parker and wife Stacey of Mulvane, Kan.; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and the extended family of staff and caregivers at Medicalodge.. ...
LEVI "SAM" THOMPSON (11/03/10)
Levi "Sam" Thompson, Fort Scott, passed away Sunday morning, Oct. 17, 2010 at KU Med Center in Kansas City, Kan. Graveside memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kan.
FORESTINE MINNIE HALL (11/03/10)
Forestine Minnie Hall, age 99, formerly of Devon, Kan., more recently of Fort Scott Manor, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center of Fort Scott. Services for Forestine Minnie Hall will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel.
CHARLOTTE M. BEARD (11/02/10)
Charlotte M. Beard, age 82, a former resident of Fort Scott and Pittsburg, Kan., died Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at the Eastwood Manor in Commerce, Okla. She was born Dec. 23, 1927, at Mt. Vernon, Mo., the daughter of Charles S. Steinman and Bertha M. Martin Steinman...
BEULAH EDITH BRYANT (11/02/10)
Beulah Edith Bryant, age 101, a former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of White House, Tenn., died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, at her home in Tennessee. She was born Aug. 25, 1909, in Fulton, Kan., the daughter of James Henry Richard White and Phoebe Louella Dorsey...