The Rev. Holly B. Hutchens died on Tuesday, October 15 at Heritage Healthcare in Chanute after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Holly was born on August 22, 1942 to Edward and Charlotte Hutchens in Petersburg, VA. She grew up in Hinsdale, IL.

Joseph P. Irelan, 20, died Wednesday, September 11, 2019 north of Lawrence. His death was unexpected.  Among survivors include his parents, Lewis Paul and Mary Jo Irelan, of Erie.

Betty was born March 3, 1945 in Chanute, KS, the daughter of Omer Ray Dennis and Leora Caroline (Uthmann) Dennis who preceded her in death. She graduated from Chanute High School. She loved hummingbirds, watching bull riding and fishing even though she hasn’t fished for years. She worked in …

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Ruby Dolores Read, 80, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Prairie Mission in St. Paul, KS.  A Visitation will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 6-8 pm at Countryside Funeral Home Johnson Chapel in Chanute, KS.  A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, Oct…

Virginia Lee (George) Petty, 83, of Chanute, KS passed away October 12, 2019 at Diversicare of Chanute. 

Frankie Sue Bright was called home on October 11, 2019 at Glen Carr House in Derby, Kansas. Frankie Sue was born February 26, 1938 to Frank and Mildred Schupbach in Kiowa, Kansas.

Judy Ann Hoffman, 69, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Diversicare in Chanute, KS. Judy was born on July 10, 1950 in Chanute, KS the daughter of James and Lila (Coble) Chaney. She graduated from Dallas High School in Dallas, PA in 1968 and then from Beauty School 1969.  

Jerry Roland Ballew, 65, of Cherryvale, Kansas passed away at Cherryvale Nursing & Rehab on Friday, October 11, 2019. 

Kathryn L. (Kathy) Mikola passed away October 5, 2019 at North Kansas City Hospital in Kansas City, MO. Kathy was born on November 3, 1946 in Chanute, KS. She was the daughter of Ralph & Marie (Fulps) Bockover.  

Anna Gaylene Liming, 68, of Independence, passed away Monday, September 30, 2019, at her home. 

Sharon Kay Compton, 73, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 in Chanute. She was born November 27, 1945 in Stark, KS the daughter of Willard and Alice (Laver) Allen. 

Dennis Michael Worley, 68, of Altoona, KS, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 the son of Leland and Ruth (Barnett) Worley.  

Timothy Todd Fritch, age 41 of Humboldt, KS, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 in Neosho Falls, KS.  He was born on September 19, 1978 in Eureka, KS, the son of Roy and Tracy Fritch.  He graduated from Humboldt High School in 1997 and Coffeyville Tech Automotive Program in 2000.  

Ophelia Serenity Jo King, infant daughter of Sam King and Angelina Sierra, was stillborn on August 25, 2019 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.

Timothy Todd Fritch, 41, of Humboldt, KS, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Cremation has been requested. The full obituary and service details will follow at a later date.  Online condolences may be left at:  www.countrysidefh.com

Mary Cochran, 81, formerly of Thayer, KS, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019 in Oswego, KS.  Mary was born on June 30, 1938 in Cherryvale, KS the daughter of Elba and Gladys (Fletcher) Ward. Mary was spent most of her childhood in Thayer, KS.

Dale H Gildart, 89, of rural Thayer, KS. passed away at his home on Saturday September 21, 2019. 

Howard Edwin Russell passed away Friday, September 20, 2019, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center. Howard was born on July 1, 1929, to parents Grover and Janet Elsie (Cation) Russell. The youngest of three children, Howard was born, raised, and lived in rural Humboldt, for all of his 9…

Janice Leona (Green) Aday went to be with her Lord September 19, 2019 at the age of 79. Janice was born and raised in Chelsea, Oklahoma the daughter of Alvie Newton Green and Beatrice Leona (Hagerty) Green. Janice met and later married the love of her life Wilford E Aday, June 22, 1957 on Wi…

Howard Edwin Russell passed away Friday, September 20, 2019, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, KS. Family will greet friends on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 1-2 pm at the Humboldt United Methodist Church in Humboldt, KS.  Funeral service will follow at 2 pm at the chu…

Spencer Lee Brandon, 77, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Chanute, KS. Spencer was born on April 17, 1942 in Chanute, KS the son of Buddy Brandon and Erma McDowell.  

Janice Aday, 79. passed away Thursday September 19, 2019 in Chanute Kansas. Service details and full obituary will follow. Arrangements have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 101 N. Highland, Chanute, KS 66720.

Kristy Dawn Ammons, 40, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 in Chanute, KS. She was born on October 12, 1978 in Chanute, KS the daughter of Fred and Linda (Daniels) Kuhn. Kristy graduated from Altoona Midway High School in 1997.  

Spencer Lee Brandon, 77, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Chanute, KS. Cremation has been requested.  Memorial service will be on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 11 am at Otterbein United Methodist Church in Chanute, KS.  Online condolences may be left at:  www.co…

Harley Dean Nelson, 92, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in Chanute, KS.   He was born on February 13, 1927 in Chanute, KS, the son of Lorens and Ella (Orr) Nelson.  

Kristy Dawn Ammons, 40, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Diversicare in Chanute, KS. Visitation will be on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 6-8 pm at Johnson Chapel in Chanute, KS. Funeral service will be on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10 am at Blessed Hope Bib…

Pearl Blancett, 94, of Chanute, KS passed away peacefully at Westgate skilled nursing facility, Joplin, MO on Thursday, September 12, 2019 following a long illness. Pearl was born February 18, 1925 in Neosho County east of Chanute and was the oldest daughter of Nola Ruth Webb and Warren Hoyt…

Robert (Bob) L. Maxwell, 83, passed away in his Humboldt, KS home Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. He was born in Primrose, Nebraska on July 18, 1936 to Robert and Meta Nuerenberger Maxwell. Bob’s mother died when he was 3 years of age and he and his sister were raised by his father and grandmother.…

Harley Dean Nelson, 92, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. The family will have a memorial service on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11 am at the Snyder Chapel at Neosho County Community College in Chanute, KS. Online condolences may be left at:  www.countrysidefh.com

Jerry Ray Sinclair, 82, of Humboldt, Kansas, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019, at Ascension via Christie St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kansas on his wife’s birthday. 

Herbert Eugene Correll, age 77, of Chanute, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in St. Paul, KS. He was born July 26, 1942 in Edwardsville, IL, the son of Homer and Lillian (Hoffman) Correll. Herb graduated from Edwardsville High School and then graduated from Central Meth…

John Michael Curtis, 70, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 in Shawnee Mission, KS. John was born on October 22, 1948 in Coffeyville, KS, the son of John and Joan (Toon) Curtis. 

Betty McCready passed away peacefully in her sleep September 6, 2019. Betty Marie Willis was born on November 29, 1919 near Chanute, as the oldest of five children of Reuben and Emma Willis. She was raised and lived in the Chanute area all of her nearly 100 years. Reuben her Father was a far…

Althea Carrie Parks, age 90 formerly of Chanute, KS, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 in Rose Hill, KS. Althea was born on April 26, 1929 in Tescott, KS the daughter of Lovell and Pansy (Montgomery) Clinton. She graduated from Holyrood High School in 1947 and from the University of…

Daniel L. “Danny” Yarnell, 25, of Parsons, and a former Erie resident passed away at 10:54 a.m., Monday, September 2, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin.

Charles Hudson (Chuck) McKinney, 89, of Elkhart, Indiana, passed away September 2, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse, Indiana after a short bout with cancer.

Jerry Glynn Stirewalt, 80, of Chanute, KS passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at St. Francis in Wichita, KS. Jerry was born on September 30, 1938 in Chanute, KS the son of Glynn and Sarah (Faubion) Stirewalt. He graduated from Erie High School in 1957. On July 31, 1960, he married Sha…

Naomi Jean Cordner, 91, of Chanute, KS, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Country Place Senior Living in Chanute, KS. Naomi was born on May 12, 1928 in Iola, KS the daughter of Carl and Beulah (Osborne) Bedenbender. She graduated from Chanute High School in …

Joe Jessie “Frank” Gobea, 91, of Chanute, KS, passed away on August 30, 2019 at his home in Chanute, KS. He was born January 21, 1928 in Parsons, KS, the son of Antonio and Susana (Guerra) Gobea. He was raised and attended school in Chanute. On December 30, 1950, he married Mary Alonzo at St…

Robert John Sime of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away on August 28, 2019.  He was born on May 24, 1926 in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of Randi Louise (Romoren) and John Melvin Sime.  He married Dorothy Ann Coon on January 29, 1949 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  This year they celebrated their 70th we…

Marvin David “Dave” Wiles, 71, passed away in complete serenity August 13, 2019. He extended his farewells at the Fresno VA Medical Center, surrounded by family that love him dearly.

Eileen Cox, 92, died on Monday, August 26, 2019 at her home in Lakin. She was born on November 3, 1926 in Neosho County the daughter of Virgil Ellsworth & Ruth Ann (Tarwater) Herrin. She married Earl E. “Blackie” Cox on February 25, 1951 at Rogers, Arkansas. He died on April 14, 2017.

John Merrill Gorton, 93, of Chanute, KS passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Diversicare in Chanute. John was born on December 13, 1925 in Sunbeam, CO the son of Merrill and Erma (Archibald) Gorton.  His family moved from Colorado to Mulvane, KS in 1933 and then to Wilson County, KS …

Albert “Ike” Sizemore, 88, of Buffalo, KS, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019.The family will have a memorial service on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10 am at the Buffalo United Methodist Church in Buffalo, KS. Online condolences may be left at:  www.countrysidefh.com

Steven Wayne Berthot, 59, of Humboldt, KS, passed away on Aug. 21, 2019, at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Wichita, KS. He was born on Nov. 17, 1959 in Wichita, KS, a son of Gary W. Berthot and Carolyn S. (Fuller) Berthot. He moved to Chanute with his family in 1972 to the family farm.

Tammie Marie Lindsey, 61, of St. Paul, KS, passed away on August 21, 2019 at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul, KS. She was born to Archie E. and Evelyn (Beery) McKinzie in Parsons, KS on October 31, 1957. On May 15, 1975, Tammie married her high school sweetheart, Thomas B. Lin…

Goldie I. Hershberger, 98, of St. Paul and a former Walnut resident, passed away at 6:47 am Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.

Tom McAdam, 79, Moran, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City. 

Don Eugene Neely, 80, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 in Chanute, KS. He was born on September 9, 1938 in Chanute, KS, the son of Herbert and Marie (Thornton) Neely. He graduated from Chanute High School in 1957. He married Cora Neagle and they later divorced. Don late…