Gloria Sue Adkins
Gloria Sue Adkins, 66, retired from Reality Executives, died Tuesday, June 15, 2010.
She was born in Chanute and a former resident.
Gloria enjoyed traveling, spending time with her grandkids and playing bridge. She was a member of Harvest Community Church.
Survivors are a son, Kevin, Mayfield; a daughter, Heather Devereaux and husband, David, Wichita; her mother, Florine Cleaver; a brother Robert Byers and wife, Linda, Wichita; sister Peggy V...
Neama Marie Douglas 1917-2010
Neama Marie Douglas, 93, Iola, died Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Allen County Hospital.
She was born on June 2, 1917 in rural Neodesha, the daughter of George and Nellie Johnson Ball.
She graduated from Neodesha High School in 1934.
Neama was united in marriage to Charles Douglas on Sept. 2, 1934.
She was a pastor’s wife.
She is survived by two sons, Stephen and Stanley Douglas, both of Iola; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She i...
Cora May Umbarger 1920-2010
Cora May Umbarger, 90, Chanute died Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Chanute Health Care Center.
Cora May was born in St. Paul on Feb. 7, 1920, the daughter of Silas Elmer and Cora May Thompson Newland.
She graduated from St. Paul High School in 1938.
She was a homemaker. Cora May was united in marriage to Myrle Umbarger in Chanute on Nov. 2, 1958. He preceded her in death in 1987.
She was a member of the Christian Church and enjoyed church acti...
Jacqueline Dawn Guiou 1930-2010
Jacqueline Dawn Guiou, 80, died Friday, June 11, 2010 at the Topeka Adult Care Center where she received loving, individualized care for the past year after being diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia. She was born May 25, 1930 to Jack and Hazel Spangler Weeks at Junction City.
After the death of her mother when Jackie was five years, she and her siblings were put in foster care homes. She came to live with Nina Olson Pace in Chanute at ...
William A. ‘Bill’ Burnett, Jr. 1927-2010
William A. “Bill” Burnett, Jr., 82, St. Paul, died Thursday, June 10, 2010, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
He was born Sept. 7, 1927, in rural St. Paul, to William A. Burnett and Ethel Ida Schornick Burnett.
As a young boy, he grew up in rural St. Paul where he attended schools and later attended St. Paul High School.
For a time, he worked for the M-K-T Railroad before entering the United States Army where he served du...
Jay E. Parr 1927 – 2010
Jay Edward Parr, 82, Green Bay, Wis., died Saturday, May 29, 2010 in Green Bay.
Jay was born in Mene Grande, Venezuela on Oct. 5, 1927, the son of Everett and May Blume Parr. He grew up in South America before coming to Chanute as a young man, with his stepmother Eva Irene Parr. He spent a short time in Chanute prior to entering the Navy.
He was a career Navy man before retiring in 1974 as a Quartermaster Senior Chief, submarine qualified. H...
Jodi Spilman Russell 1959-2010
Jodi Spilman Russell, Edmond, Okla, died Wednesday, June 2, 2010.
Jodi was born Sept. 23, 1959 in Independence. She was a member of St. Monicas Catholic Church in Edmond, Okla.
Survivors are her mother, Jeanette Spilman; sister, Karla Spilman; sons, Shane and Chey Willoughby; daughter, Tristin Russell and husband, Jeff. She was preceded in death by her father, Jimmie Spilman in 2009.
Jodi graduated from Chanute High School in 1977 and from ...
Stephen E. Yarnell 1947 – 2010
Stephen E. Yarnell, 63, longtime resident of Buffalo, died Thursday, June 3, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Stephen was born on Feb. 11, 1947 to Laurel E. and Ruth E. Olson Yarnell, Buffalo.
He was united in marriage to Sandra S. Crumrine on July 3, 1970. She survives, of the home.
Steve was an employee of the Kansas Department of Transportation for 23 years. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and ...
The Rev. Judith Culver
The Rev. Judith Culver died on May 14, 2010 in Liberal. She was 71.
She was ordained on Nov. 12, 1988, and served as priest at Calvary Episcopal Church in Yates Center. After she retired she moved to Rio Rancho, N.M., where she assisted at St. Francis Episcopal Church.
She is survived by three sons, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 12, at the Yates Center Cemetery. A gathering ...
Norma D. Carrico 1931 – 2010
Norma D. Carrico, 79, Thayer, died Sunday, June 6, 2010 at her home in Thayer.
Norma was born in Cherryvale on April 4, 1931, the daughter of Raymond V. and Mamie Nelson Padley. She attended schools in Thayer.
She was united in marriage to Merwin Bowers on Sept. 11, 1947. He preceded her in death on Oct. 20, 1965. She was later united in marriage to Dale C. Stafford on August 23, 1974. He preceded her in death in May 28, 1986. On Sept. 21, 19...
Alice L. Roecker 1918 - 2010
Alice L. Roecker, 92, Chanute, died Thursday, June 3, 2010 at Chanute Health Care Center.
Alice was born in rural Earlton on March 12, 1918, the daughter of William and Nettie Carter Roecker.
Alice retired from J.C. Penney as a bookkeeper with 40 years of service. She was member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
Alice is survived by three nieces, Judy Snyder, Iola, Cathy Norris, Humboldt, and Patricia Branan, Little Rock, Wash.; three nephew...
Margaret L. Tredway 1915-2010
Margaret L. Tredway, 94, Chanute, and former resident of Parsons and Erie, died Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at the Heritage Health Care in Chanute.
She was born August 24, 1915, in rural Erie, to Robert H. and Elsie Moffitt Coover. She attended area schools and graduated from the Erie High School. On May 20, 1934 she and Roy T. Tredway were married in Kimball. They lived on a farm near Kimball until 1941, when they moved to the rural Parsons are...
Naomi I. Rhodes 1928-2010
Naomi I. Rhodes, 82, Blue Mound, died Monday, May 31, 2010, while residing at the home of her daughter, Nancy Hodges, in Parsons.
She was born Feb. 29, 1928, at the family home in Faulkner, to LeRoy and Ella Bascue Best. Since Naomi was a leap year baby, she always declared March 1 as her birthday.
She and William G. Rhodes were married Dec. 20, 1948, in Miami, Okla. The family lived on farms near Welch, Oklahoma, Bartlett, Kansas, and follo...
Martha Sue Siemer 1942-2010
Martha Sue Siemer, 67, El Dorado, died Friday, May 28, 2010 at Via Christi-St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita.
She was born Oct. 3, 1942 in Savonburg, the daughter of Hubert and Hazel Neely Angleton.
She is survived by a son, Darren Donaldson, Kansas City; four daughters, Michelle Finley, Chanute, Marsha Ritz, Chanute, Teresa Love, Wichita, Traci Smith, Hayden, Colo.; three brothers, Wayne Angleton, Chanute, Cecil Angleton, Erie, Al...
Hazel Lorene VanHouten 1935-2010
Hazel Lorene Van Houten, 75, Duncan, Okla., formerly of Humboldt, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, in Duncan.
She was born April 26, 1935 in Humboldt, the daughter of Harold Clifford and Lorene Sarah Brocker Piatt.
She graduated from Humboldt High School. Hazel was united in marriage to William R. VanHouten on Dec. 11, 1955 in Humboldt.
Hazel was a homemaker, collected “Wizard of Oz” memorabilia, loved Dalmatian dogs and reading an...
Glenn ‘Scott’ Redburn 1958-2010
A memorial service is planned for Glen “Scott” Redburn, 51, Afton, Okla., who died Wednesday May 19, 2010 in Grove, Okla.
The service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 5 at the Woodland Shores Community Building, Grand Lake, Afton, Okla.
Bertha K. Voth 1924-2010
Bertha K. Voth, 86, Fredonia, died Thursday, May 27, 2010 at Fredonia Regional Hospital. She was born March 30, 1924 in Corn, Okla., the daughter of Henry and Helen Boese Kroeker. She was a graduate of Elk City High School.
On May 26, 1946 in Elk City, she married David H. Voth. She and David owned and operated their farm near Buxton. He preceded her in death June 1, 1999.
Bertha was a member of the Church of God in Christ Mennonite.
Hilma Ellen Wright Bartholomew 1914-2010
Hilma Ellen Wright Bartholomew was born February 24, 1914, the third child of George Washington and Olga Johanna Lindquist Wright near Erie, Kansas, in rural Neosho County. She graduated from Erie High School in 1931 where she participated in music and theatre.
She married Boyd Edmund Bartholomew March 6, 1932, in Earlton, Kansas, at the Evangelical United Brethren parsonage. He preceded her in death January 15, 1987. They bought a farm north...
Karen Sue Embry
Karen Sue Embry, 55, Owasso, Okla., formerly of Chanute, died early Monday morning, May 24, 2010 at her home in Owasso following a lengthy illness.
She moved to Chanute with her family while growing up and graduated from high school at Chanute. She was married to David Randall Embry at Chanute on August 3, 1973.
Survivors include her husband, David Randall Embry, of Owasso; one son, Jonathan Randall Embry, Dubuque, Iowa; two daughters, Jennif...
James ‘Jim’ Clark
James “Jim” Clark, Moundridge, 74, died Saturday May 22, 2010 at his home.
He retired from Hay and Forage In 1998. He is preceded in death by his guardians George and Jovenna Hosford.
Survivors include his wife, Sally Ann Clark, and three children, James L. Clark, Jr,, Gerold “Gary” and wife, Annie Clark, both of Moundridge, and Misty Clark, of Pennsylvania; grandchildren Tammie, Annie, Tucker and Tanner; great grandchildren, Rustee and Sele...