Ronald Dale Davis 1955-2009
Ronald Dale Davis, 55, Gas, died Sunday, March 22, 2009, at the Allen County Hospital, Iola.
He was born Feb. 28, 1954, at Lucas to John W. and Renata Wacker Davis. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1972.
He began working part-time with the Soil Conservation Service while in high school. He continued with the SCS at Washington, Kansas and Iola. At the time of his death he was employed as a civil engineer technician with the U.S. Depart...
Debra Lee ‘Debbie’ Bishop 1952-2009
Debra Lee Bishop 56, Humboldt, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 9, 1952, in Parsons to R.A. and Gloria Kober Pefley. She graduated from Chanute High School in 1970. She married Steve Bishop on June 8, 1973, in Earlton. He survives. She was employed with SEK Educational Service Center and worked for several different school districts around the area as an interpreter for the de...
Mary Elizabeth Browning 1916-2009
The best Mom, Grams, Great-Grams and friend went to meet the Lord on March 18, 2009.
Mary Elizabeth (Maribeth) Gibson was born Feb. 16, 1916, in Kansas City, Kan., to Elza Price Gibson and Maude Arminda Bascom Gibson. Her childhood years were spent in Independence where she graduated from Independence High School.
In 1936 she married Robert Wayne Browning in Jefferson City, Mo. They later moved to Chanute after World War II. They had one chil...
Patricia A. Stone 1941-2009
Patricia A. Stone, 67, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 20, 2009, in Houston, Texas.
She was born Aug. 31, 1941, in Chanute to Charles W. and Zona Viola Toon Hawley.
She married Dennis Stone on Dec. 17, 1960. He survives.
She was baptized into faith on Dec. 9, 1979.
Other survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Laura Ann and Greg Pflughaupt; a daughter, Linda Denise Chambers; a daughter-in-law, Karen Stone; eight grandchildren; an...
Earl Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Wilson 1936-2009
Earl Kenneth “Kenny” Wilson, 72, Branson West, Mo., died Friday, March 20, 2009, at his home.
He was born Sept. 1, 1936, in Independence to Loras B. and Rena L. Cook Wilson. He was raised in Chanute and lived in the Kansas City area most of his life where he worked for BSNF (formerly Santa Fe Railway) for 40 years, sharing the occupation of his brother and brother-in-law. After retiring in 1998, Kenny and his wife, Wanda, moved to Branson We...
Anna Irene Edwards 1919-2009
Anna Irene Edwards, 89, a resident of Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul, died Sunday, March 22, 2009, at Labette Health in Parsons. She lived in Erie before moving to the nursing home nearly three years ago. She was born April 27, 1919, in Urbana to Everett and Gertie Dilley McGowen. She grew up in Shaw and graduated from Erie High School in 1936. She married Marion R. Edwards in Oswego on Dec. 30, 1936. He died on April 2, 19...
Lyla Laura Hanson Ross 1940-2009
Lyla Laura Hanson Ross, 68, Sun City West, Ariz., and Glastonbury, Conn., died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, in Sun City West. She was born April 8, 1940, in Chanute to Glenn and Arletta Bower Hanson. She was a member of the National Honor Society at Chanute High School and attended Chanute Junior College. She and her husband Hugh moved to Sun City West in 2004 from Glastonbury. He survives. Along with being a homemaker and a production mana...
Robin Ulrich, 30, died at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City as the result of an accident.
Arrangements are pending with Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel.
Pauline S. McGuire
Pauline S. McGuire, 93, Chanute, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Heritage Health Care Center.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel. Funeral services and burial will take place on Thursday in Anderson, Mo.
A full obituary will follow when provided by the family.
Pat R. Fulkerson, 67, rural Cherryvale and a former Erie resident, died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at the University of Kansas Medical Center at Kansas City, Kan., as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in Independence on March 4.
Arrangements are pending with Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Erie.
Wedding — Bartholomew/Walls
Christina Renee Bartholomew and Derrick Lamon Walls were married recently in Miami, Okla.
The bride is the daughter of Linda Becker-Wille, Iola, and Kendel and Laura Bartholomew, Eureka. The groom is the son of Towana and Ricky Hadley.
Melissa Bartholomew, sister of the bride, Yates Center, served as maid of honor. Myriah and Malyiah Walls were junior bridesmaids.
A reception will be held at 6 p.m. March 28 at Chanute Mason’s Lodge, 102 N. Hi...
Kenneth O. Akers 1925-2009
Kenneth O. Akers, 83, Yates Center, died Wednesday, March 18,2 009, at Coffey County Hospital in Burlington.
He was born Sept. 23, 1925, at Jackson County, Mo., to Henry W. and Lenora James Akers. He grew up near Humboldt.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1941 to 1946.
He was employed as a truck driver with Missouri-Pacific Railroad in Kansas City, Mo., for 23 years.
He was a member of the Methodist church in LaHarpe.
He married Kathryn L. Lus...
25 years ago (1984) Rooster’s Thriftway grocery store, Main and Plummer, advertises Red Delicious apples, 39 cents a pound; tomatoes, 3 lbs. $1.00; and pork steak, 99 cents a pound. 50 years ago (1959) The Santa Fe Railroad advertises round-trip tickets from Chanute to either Los Angeles or San Francisco, $91.95 per person. 75 years ago (1934) Charles Williams, 68, a resident of Chanute nearly 60 years, died this morning. He had been i...
Engagement — Edington/Wilson
David and Lori Edington, Ozawkie, announce the engagement of their daughter Nicole to Jeremy Wilson, Mayetta. Wilson is the son of Jeff and Thelma Wilson, Mayetta, and the grandson of Phyllis Wilson, Mayetta, and Richard and Joyce DeVader, Holton.
Edington is 1995 graduate of Jefferson West High School, a 1999 graduate of the University of Kansas and a 2002 graduate of Washburn University. She is employed as an application specialist with Pro...
Shawndra Beauchamp Turner 1976-2009
Shawndra Beauchamp Turner, 32, Overland Park, peacefully passed on Sunday, March 15, 2009, in the comfort of her family.
She was born July 23, 1976, and grew up in Prairie Village, Kansas. She graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School, and later received her undergraduate degree from Drake University, where she was a member of the Alpha Phi Sorority. She continued her education by obtaining a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Univer...
25 years ago (1984)
A Tribune classified ad seeks someone to be a computer operator at Kustom Electronics, while another ad, inserted by a local electronics manufacturer, is looking for a person to do electroplating.
50 years ago (1959)
Four adults were honored for their work with the Chanute chapter of Future Farmers of America. The honorees are Mahlon Morley, Earl Reinhart, Dell Reed and Walter Poor.
75 years ago (1934)
WASHINGTON – The Arm...
Harry Morgan 1928 – 2009
Harry Morgan, 80, Chanute, died Monday, March 16, 2009 at his home.
Harry was born in Vian, Okla., on July 10, 1928, the son of Harry and Velma Moore Morgan. He had been a Chanute resident since 1959, moving to Petrolia in 1990.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy from December 1945 until January 1947 and in the U.S. Army from November 1950 until August 1951.
Harry was united in marriage to Anita Sapan in Commerce, Okla., on June 11, 1948....
25 years ago (1984) A Tribune photograph shows Anjanette VanGotten, 9, and Jennifer Drisdell, 11, as they play on a trampoline. 50 years ago (1959) A new federal program to limit oil imports is cheering news for local producers and refiners. Among those with good things to say about the bill are Fred Griswold, of Big Chief Drilling Co.; Ray Coder, of Chanute Refining Co.; and Oscar Cunningham, of Mid-America Refining Co. 75 years ago (19...
Leo Hurley 1934-2009
Leo Hurley, 75, Parsons, died, Sunday, March 15, 2009 in Parsons.
He was born March 11, 1934 in Ellsinore, Mo., to John C. and Hattie Johnson Hurley. He completed eighth grade at the Lower Ten Mile School in rural Ellsinore.
After moving to Parsons in his late teen years he worked as a self-employed painter and roofer.
On Sept. 29, 1951 he and Agnes A. Holding, of St. Paul, were married in Huntsville, Ark.
He was a member of St .Patrick’s...