Patricia Dorothy Briley, 87, of Chanute passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Patricia was born on September 6, 1934 in Chicago, Ill, the daughter of Alfred and Dorothy (Osterling) Boardman.

Versie Busby was born on May 8, 1961 to Pat Justice and Clifford Ashford and died on October, 15, 2021. She held many jobs throughout her life and tried her best to live life to its fullest. She is survived by one daughter, Tereasa Barnhart and husband, Eric, of Chanute: son Leroy Busby III …

James W. Woods, 89, of Chanute passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. James was born on January 18, 1932 in New Albany, KS, the son of John and Thelma (Rothgeb) Woods.

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Larry H. Hockett, 83, of Chanute passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021. Larry was born on July 3, 1938 in LaHarpe, the son of Howard Homer and Marjorie Elizabeth (Britt) Hockett.

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Herschel Leroy McKinley, Oswego, Kansas passed away peacefully September 18, 2021. Herschel was born in Vinita, Oklahoma on January 23, 1942, to Lena Mae Carr McKinley VanWinkle and Charles Martin McKinley, Sr. 

Donald Gene Moore, 62, passed away Oct. 6, 2021, in Edmond, Oklahoma. Don was born to William W. Moore and Dixie (Morrison) Moore Rodriguez on Nov. 18, 1958, in Cambridgeshire, England. Upon returning to the US, he moved to Chanute where he attended and graduated from high school. Upon gradu…

Crystal Marie Smith, 48, of Altoona passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021. Crystal was born on November 29, 1972 in Chanute, the daughter of Joseph Lee and Barbara Lou (Callarman) Wasson.

Mary Lou Beck, 79, of Humboldt, Kansas, passed away October 6, 2021, at her residence. Mary Lou was born March 3, 1942, in Chanute, Kansas, to Lee and Vera (Beck) Montgomery. She spent most of her childhood in Erie, Kansas. 

Trena Lee McKinsey, 52, of Thayer, Kansas, passed away September 28, 2021, at her residence. Trena was born December 26, 1968, in Iola, Kansas, to Lawrence B. (Bill) and Phyllis (Weldin) Goodell. 

Jewell Kay Dennis, 74, of Chanute passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Jewell was born on October 28, 1946 in Chanute, KS the daughter of Nathaniel H. and Lena A. (Williams) Welch.

Henlie June Fitzmaurice was born asleep to Garrett and Hillary Fitzmaurice, of Humboldt, KS, October 2, 2021 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, KS.

Gary Shaw passed away on Sept. 30, 2021 at the age of 80. Gary passed away in a Hospice care home in Topeka.

Lois Pauline Morris Slater, 93, of Chanute passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2021. Lois was born December 16, 1927 in rural Galesburg, KS the daughter of James Oliver and Josephine E. “Dawson” Morris.

Stephen L. Cox, 61, of Petrolia, KS passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones. Stephen was born on July 20, 1960 in Iola, KS, the son of Dale L. and Phyllis L. (Mercing) Cox.

 Jerry A. Puckett, Sr., 89, of Whitewater passed away on Tuesday Sept. 28, 2021, at the Kansas Christian Home in Newton. 

Naomi Ruth Aday, 87, of Chanute, KS passed from this life to the next on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at the Neosho County Regional Medical Center in Chanute. She was born Naomi Ruth Ellis to Hubert and Mary Clemmer-Ellis on February 5, 1934 in Oklahoma. When she was young, the family moved t…

Gladys Catherine Thorsell, 76, of Chanute passed away on Monday, Septembe tr 20, 2021. Catherine was born on March 5, 1945 in Chanute, KS, the daughter of Galen and Gertrude (Walker) Thorsell.

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Gerald George Genzer, 88, of Chanute passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center. Gerald was born on January 11, 1933, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the son of George and Therma (Hall) Genzer.

Theo Darline Houdashelt, 82, of Chanute passed away on Thursday September 16, 2021 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center. Darline was born on November 5, 1938 in Wilson County Kansas just west of Buffalo, the daughter of Lester Lee and Velma D (Wilson) Burch.

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Nova Rhea Babcock-Blanton, 61, of Thayer passed away unexpectedly in her home on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Nova was born on August 13, 1960 in Chanute, KS, the daughter of Charles Babcock and Nelda (Dean) Babcock.

David Lee Ingels, 55, of Chanute passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021. David was born on March 7, 1966 in Chanute, KS, to John Ingels and Sharon (Williams) Jones.

Theron L Collum, 89, of Humboldt passed away Monday, September 6, 2021, at Neosho Regional Hospital with his loving family by his side. Theron was born August 13, 1932, in Mulberry, Arkansas, the son of William and Audra (O’Rear) Collum. 

John W Cowan Sr., 80, of Neodesha, KS. passed away Thursday August 26, 2021, at Wilson Medical Center in Neodesha. Graveside services will be September 18, 2021, at 11 am at Memorial Park in Chanute, KS. A potluck dinner will follow at Highland Park, a side dish and lawn chair are encouraged.

Thomas E. Graham, 75, of Chanute passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Thomas was born on December 21, 1945, in Chanute, KS, the son of TF and Louise (Welch) Graham.

Dell D. Dupuy, 92, of Chanute, passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at NMRMC. Dell was born on May 5, 1929 in Chanute, KS, the son of Delmar D. and Nettie (Cauble) Dupuy.

Nancy “Kay” Faulkner, 73, of Chanute, passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Cherryvale Nursing and Rehab Center in Cherryvale, KS.

Robert B. Leedy, 87, of Chanute, passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021. Robert was born on November 22, 1933 in Neosho Falls, KS, the son of Eugene and Gladys (Lynn) Leedy.

Richard Wheeler Moran, 90, of Chanute, KS passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center. 

 A Celebration of Life for Charles (Chuck) Carpenter will be held  at the First United Methodist Church Saturday, Sept. 11 at 1 pm. Chuck passed away April 4, 2020 at his home.  

M. Darlene (Hoppas) Beard, 89, of Erie, died at 3:15 pm Thursday, September 2, 2021, at the Pittsburg Care and Rehab Center in Pittsburg.

M. Darlene (Hoppas) Beard, 89, of Erie, died at 3:15 pm Thursday, September 2, 2021 at the Pittsburg Care and Rehab center.  

Stanley H. Luebbering, 82, of Chanute passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021. Stanley was born on May 19, 1939 in St. Thomas, MO., the son of Anthony and Eleanor (Wilde) Luebbering.

Wreatha Violet Hoke was born November 29, 1929 in Benedict, Kansas, to James Porter and Ola Barker Porter. She passed from this life on August 25, 2021 in Claremore, Ok. Wreatha lived most of her life in Chanute. She met the love of her life, Benjamin Hoke, and they married on June 16, 1946 …

Dale Lee Carlson, 63, was called home on Friday, August 20, 2021. Dale was born on August 19, 1958 in Pittsburg, KS the son of Dale N. and Margery (Abbott) Carlson.

Timothy T. Slansky entered into rest in the comfort of his home with family by his side on August 18, 2021, following an illness. 

Alice Faye Almond passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Diversicare in Chanute. Alice was born on October 2, 1938 in Buffalo, Kansas; the daughter of Thomas E. Elder and Zelpha A. Cary Eld ter.

Stanley Ray Wheeler, 66, of Chanute, KS passed away at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Cente, August 16, 2021. 

Randall Edward Kennedy, Son, Brother, Father, Papa and Friend, 47, lit his last Pall Mall on Saturday, August 14, 2021 before heading to his forever home where his Grandpa Harlan is likely waiting with a shot of whiskey and a cold beer.

Tabatha Rose Collins, 40, of Coyville, KS passed away Monday August 16, 2021 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center. 

Linda L. Rather, 67, of Chanute, KS, died Sunday, August 15, 2021, following a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

Phillip M. “Phil” Lewis, 79, rural Thayer, died at 2:05 a.m., Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at his home.  

Charles Edward “Ed” Greer, 71, of Humboldt, KS passed away following a car accident on August 9, 2021. Ed was born in Kansas City, MO on July 10, 1950 to Charles William and Charlotte Louise (Bell) Greer. He lived in Columbus, KS until the age of 5, when his family moved to Chanute, KS. Ed g…