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Pendleton - Vic Orian Walters, 69, Pendleton, went to be with his Lord and Savior, December 12, 2011 at St. Johns Health System, Anderson Indiana after a brief illness.
He was born November 15, 1942 in San Diego, CA, and grew up in Irwin, Missour. He had lived in Pendleton since 1975, moving there from Anderson.
Vic was a graduate of Lamar High School and the Engineering School at the University of Missouri @ Rolla.
After 34 ½ years he retired from General Motors, Anderson, where he had served as Director and Chief of Engineering.
Vic was a member of Fall Creek Christian Church, where he served as Deacon on several boards, and served on the Anderson Leadership Academy Board.
Survivors include his wife, whom he married May 18, 1973 in Chesterfield, Darlene (Stephenson) Walters; five children, Shannon Ealy of Anderson (fiance', Brigette Ellis), Erin Hacker (Brian) of Fishers, Jill Garrett (Dr. Michael) of Austin, TX, Jamie Jenkins (Corey) of Las Vegas, NV & Jobie Lee (Andy) of Las Vegas, NV; one brother, Max Walters (Debbie) of Lamar, MO; two sisters, Joy Armstrong (Gene) of Lamar, MO and Jill Pugh (Carter) of Lamar, MO; seven grandchildren, who were the joy of his life in recent years; Aryanna Ealy, Jaxon Lee, Max Garrett, Kai Hacker, Addison Lee, Kate Garrett & Cade Jenkins and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of St. John's Hospital and Dr. Eddy & Dr. Mares.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles "Joe" & Leona "Nadine" (Dockery) Walters; and a nephew, Kale Walters.
Visitation will be from 4-8 PM on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at Robert D. Loose Funeral Home, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson, IN.
Services will be Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 10:00 AM, at the funeral home, with Rev. Tom Wiles officiating.
Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Anderson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fall Creek Christian Church, 1102 W. 700 S., Pendleton, IN 46064 or The Lymphoma Society of America, P.O. box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.
Relynda Bell Peugh, 61, Lamar, (formerly of Bethany, MO) passed away Saturday, December 3, 2011 in Lamar, MO. She was born July 3, 1950 in Tulsa, OK, the daughter of Melvin and Thelma (Holmes) Snyder. On June 10, 1988, she married David Peugh in Bethany, MO. He survives at the home. Relynda was a homemaker Survivors in addition to her husband are 2 sons, James (Amanda) Peugh, Bethany, MO and Matthew (Alisha) Peugh, Fort Riley, KS; 8 Grandchildren, Heaven, Josephine, Alexia, Isaiah, Samantha, Mason, Noah and Tyler and 6 God-children. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, James Dean Snyder. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 8, at the Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany, MO. Burial in Yankee Ridge Cemetery, Ridgeway, MO. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home where friends may call after noon on Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Program in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 46, Bethany, MO 64424. Online condolences may be left at www.robersonfuneralhome.com.
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Millicent J. “Mitzi” McFarland
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SHAWN DAVID CLARKNORMAN, Okla. - Services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at the Trout Funeral Home of Blackwell Chapel, for Shawn David Clark, 32, formerly of Ponca City, who died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at his home in Norman. The Rev. Matt Smith officiated. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice, in care of Trout Funeral Home, 301 W. Blackwell, Blackwell, OK 74631.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blackwellfh.com. Survivors include his parents, Dave and Bev Clark, Ponca City; his maternal grandmother, Fannie Lorene Humble, Blackwell, and his paternal grandmother, Florence Clark, Lamar, Mo.; a brother, Ryan L. Clark, Ponca City; a nephew, Vincent Drake Clark; a niece, Isabella Shea Clark; his stepchildren, Fernando and Gabriella Reyna, and numerous other relatives.He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Roger Merle Humble and Robert William Clark.Mr. Clark was born Nov. 5, 1979, in Ponca City, to David Charles and Beverly Sue (Humble) Clark. He was a graduate of Ponca City High School and received his Associates Degree from NOC. He then attended OU for three years. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Ponca City.BETTY J. PERCYRURAL LAMAR - Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, west of Golden City, for Betty Jane Percy, 87, rural Lamar, who died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Lockwood. Arrangements were under the direction of Daniel Funeral Home, Lamar.Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Carmel Cemetery, in care of the funeral home.Condolences may be left at www.danielfuneralhome.net. Survivors include six sons, Donald McNamee and wife Lynda, Raymond, Miss., Bill McNamee and wife Corinne, Tacoma, Wash., Danny McNamee, Middlebury, Fla., Doug Lucas and wife Jan, Jasper, Larry Lucas, Lamar and Glenn Tinkey and wife Karolyn, Lamar; four daughters, Susie Rennick and husband Jim, Ellsinore, Patty Ball and husband Larry, Lamar, Kay Wartick and husband John, Wilburton, Okla. and Fay Long and husband Greg, Nevada; 22 grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 19 step-great-grandchildren; one step-great-great-grandchild; two sisters-in-law, Marcene Balster, Reeds, and Rosie Balster, Jasper; a brother-in-law, E.T. Lewis, Pensacola, Fla., and her second husband, W.L. Lucas, Jr. of Muskogee, Okla.She was preceded in death by three husbands, Wayne McNamee, Charles Tinkey and Ernest Percy; three brothers, Donald Shumaker, Cecil Balster and Frank Balster; three sisters, Florence Shumaker, Julia Lewis and Katherine Thomas; a grandson, Jason Lucas and a great-granddaughter, Leslie Dawn Bell.Mrs. Percy was born May 9, 1925, at Hartford, Kan., to Bill and Martha (Kramer) Balster. In addition to being a homemaker, she worked at Big Smith, O’Sullivan Industries and Thorco, retiring in 1987. She was also a 4-H leader.DAVID L. YOUNGCARTHAGE - Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel for David L. “Papa” Young, 53, Carthage, who died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at his home north of Jasper due to a sudden illness. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner’s Travel Fund, in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at www.ulmerfh.com. Survivors include a son, Clayton D. Young, Carthage; a daughter, Melinda Buchanan and husband Gideon, Carthage; his parents, Clifford and Lois Young; three sisters, Brenda Felts and husband Jim, Lamar, Linda Parker, Dighton, Kan., and Lisa Overman and husband Scott, Columbus, Kan.; a brother-in-law, Robert Gastel, Sand Springs, Okla.; a grandson, Hayden “Gator” Buchanan, Amy Young and numerous extended family.He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Herman and Florence Young; his maternal grandparents, Albert and Anna Wilson, and a sister, Carol Gastel.Mr. Young was born May 5, 1959, in Carthage, to Clifford Young and Lois (Wilson) Young. He was a 1977 graduate of Jasper High School. He worked for Union Pacific Railroad for several years and then worked for V.S.S.I in Carthage and was a lifetime farmer.He was a member of the Carthage Burn Crew and earned three crutches on his fez. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church.He married Amy Stockdale on May 28, 1982, in Jasper.LILLIE E. WIRTHGOLDEN CITY - Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Konantz-Warden Funeral Home Chapel for Lillie E. Wirth, 86, Golden City, who died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. Pastor Marty Compton will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Kistler Cemetery in Golden City.Visitation for close family and friends will be held prior to the service, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.Pallbearers will be grandchildren, Brian Wirth, Michael Wirth, Bradley Baldwin, Jordan Herron, Johnathan Duncan, Lane Duncan and Ryan Cooper.Survivors include her husband, Walter Wirth, of the home; a son, James Wirth and wife Suzanne, Lamar; three daughters, Paulet Courtney and husband Dan, McLouth, Kan., Melissa Cooper and husband John, Greenfield, and LeeAnn Duncan and husband Tim, Dyersburg, Tenn.; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by a brother, Clint Turner, and two sisters, Jewell Barker and Emma Carter.Mrs. Wirth was born July 25, 1926, in Hiwassee, Ark., to James and Iva (Holloway) Turner. She was a homemaker and member of the Methodist Church and VFW Auxiliary.RUSSELL EMERSON SHERRONEXCELSIOR SPRINGS - Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Friday at Memory Gardens Cemetery for Russell Sherron, 45, Excelsior Springs, who died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at his home. Pastor Bob Petersen officiated.Arrangements were under the direction of Konantz-Warden Funeral Home, Lamar.Honorary pallbearers were Richard Rawlings and Doug Rittermeyer. Musical selections were “American Pie”, “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” and “Simple Man”. Survivors include a son, Jesse Sherron, Lamar; a daughter, Jamy Sherron, Liberal; a grandson, Brendon Keaton Sherron; his mother, Kathryn, Excelsior Springs; a sister, Fran Foreman, Liberty, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Sherron, and a brother, Danny Sherron.Mr. Sherron was born May 24, 1967, in Excelsior Springs, to Bobby and Kathryn (Rawlings) Sherron. He attended school at Excelsior Springs and Lawson.He worked in the construction industry as a brick layer. He was a member of the Excelsior Springs Eagles Club. He was a member of the Family of God.ALAN LEE STIDHAMNEVADA - A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Milo Baptist Church for Gunnery Sergeant Alan Lee Stidham - USMC Retired, who died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. Rev. Jim Davis officiated. Arrangements were under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.Memorial contributions may be made to the Marine’s Toys For Tots Program, in care of the funeral home.The obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com. Survivors include his wife, Lynda Stidham; five children, Jeanne Marie Haggard, Pagan Beem, Donald Stidham, Melissa Stidham and Cindy Pringle and husband Joey; two stepdaughters and their spouses, Jeannie and William Pearce and Gayle and Rick McDonald; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Marcum; a daughter, Melanie Sue Stidham; a granddaughter, Mallory Henson and a son-in-law, Jim Beem, Jr.Mr. Stidham was born April 11, 1936, in Dayton, Ohio, to Vinard and Hazel Stidham. He graduated from Phillipsburg High School in Ohio and then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He served his country for 21 years, including two tours in Vietnam.He was an accomplished pedal steel guitar player and traveled with various bands over the years. He recently began attending Milo Baptist Church.MARGARET DRUMMLAMAR - A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Daniel Funeral Home for Margaret Drumm, 104, Lamar, who died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Truman Healthcare Center. Rev. Roger McKee will officiate. Burial will be in Lake Cemetery.Condolences may be left at www.danielfuneralhome.net. Survivors include a daughter, Beverly Jean “Carla” Cook; a granddaughter, Cynthia Elaine Quigg, Lenexa, Kan.; a grandson, David Lee Quigg, Belton, and five great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by two brothers, George Blair and Jack Blair, and a grandson, Troy Quigg in 1982.Mrs. Drumm was born Aug. 21, 1908, at Blue Rapids, Kan., to Josiah and Lora Anna (Loofbourrow) Blair. She graduated high school and attended college. She had worked for eight years as a bookkeeper for the state auditor in Jefferson City and at various other firms.KIMBERLY M. “KIMMY” RIECKDAVENPORT, Iowa - Services to celebrate the life of Kimberly M. “Kimmy” Rieck, 24, a resident of Davenport, were held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2012, in the All Faith Chapel at the Halligan - McCabe - DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main Street, downtown Davenport. The family greeted friends Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of services. Honoring Kimmy's request the family requested those attending the celebration to dress country casual…..wear your boots!Cremation rites will be accorded after the celebration of life and Kimmy's cremains will eventually be buried in Missouri. There will be an additional celebration of her life on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at Sharon Hobart's, “Windy Hills Ranch” 5528 Telegraph Road, west Davenport. Friends may gather there after 3:00 p.m. Wednesday for fellowship and food.Kimmy passed away Saturday, September 15, 2012, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa. She had fought a courageous eight month battle.Kimberly Mae Rieck was born June 19, 1988, in Davenport, the daughter of Peggy Leanne Dunaway and David Richard Rieck. She was baptized at St. Mark's Lutheran Church. She graduated from Davenport West High School and was currently attending Brown Mackie College. She was employed as an assistant manager at Quiznos on 53rd Street. Kimberly, a longtime active member of the Silver Spurs Saddle Club, had a passion for horses. She loved riding and showing her horse at events like the Mississippi Valley Fair. She also loved attending hockey games and hanging out with her friends. She will always be remembered for her unlimited energy, her strong inner strength, and her infectious smiling personality.Memorials can be made to the Kimmy M. Rieck Fund. Those left to cherish her memory include, her mother, Peggy Dunaway, her father, David (Kerrie) Rieck, brother, Michael (Megan) Rieck, nephew, Tanner Rieck, her fiancé, Brandon Rasdon, step-father, Perry Otten, grandparents, Billie (Ray) Howerton, Patricia McNamara, and Rick Rieck, all of Davenport, aunts, uncles, and cousins, and her faithful companions, her dog, Denver, and her horse, Scooter.Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Kimmy's obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com. RUTH BATEMANLAMAR - Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Daniel Funeral Home for Ruth Alberta Bateman, 93, formerly of Lamar, who died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at her home in Ocala, Fla., following a long illness. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until service time on Tuesday, at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, in care of the funeral home.Condolences may be left at www.danielfuneralhome.net. Survivors include a son, Richard and Jan Bateman, Raymore; a daughter, Beverly and Tom Gerlach, Franklin, Wisc.; a son-in-law, Ron Kuhn, Summerfield, Fla.; four grandchildren, Blake and Jennie Hardcastle, Shane Hunter, Sheryl and John Watson and Jamie and Dan Appelbaum and five great-grandchildren, Nathan, Jonathon and Samuel Hardcastle and Mia and Elisabeth Appelbaum.She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marilyn Sue Kuhn in 2008; a brother, Donald Newland, and two sisters, Lucille and Elsie Newland.Mrs. Bateman was born May 1, 1919, at Lincoln, Neb., to Sheldon Raymond and Mary Emaly (Crosswhite) Newland. After getting married she resided with her family on their family farm in Lamar. She was a graduate of Pittsburg State Teachers College, receiving her Specialist Degree. She taught at Lamar Elementary for many years. She was a member of many clubs and organizations including Delta Kappa Gamma, Junior Farmers Association, Retired Teachers Association of Missouri and Hopewell Presbyterian Church.She married Chester James Theodore Bateman on April 6, 1941. He died in 2004.SHIRLEY HEATHGOLDEN CITY - Services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Konantz-Warden Funeral Chapel in Lamar for Shirley Heath, 77, Golden City, who died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. Pallbearers will be Landon Heath, Nolan Heath, Noah Heath, Isaac Schilling, Logan Schilling, Drew Schilling, Steve Slavings, Terry Hill and Jerry Hill.Musical selections will include “The Climb” and “Amazing Grace”.Survivors include four sons, Larry Heath and wife Glenda, Brian Heath and wife Dawn and Leland Heath, all of Golden City and Michael Heath, Lamar; a daughter, Sandy Schilling and husband Jeff, Jasper; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, John James, Ponca City, Okla., and a sister, Rita Bray, Sheldon.She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth; a sister, Rosemary Hill, and a brother, Ray James.Mrs. Heath was born Nov. 20, 1934, in Moundville, to John and Amy Leota (Thomas) James. She had lived in California, as well as Webb City. The majority of the time she made her home in Golden City, where she and her husband owned and operated the Golden City Dairy Hut and Heath Roofing. She was a member of the Family of God.She married Loren Dee Heath on June 7, 1952, in Harrison, Ark. He preceded her in death.VIVIAN PEARL MARTIMT. VERNON - Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon for Vivian Pearl Marti, 88, Mt. Vernon, who died at 5:48 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at the Lawrence County Manor. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the church. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Stotts City.Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home.Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Endowment Fund, in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent to www.FossettMosherFuneralHome.com. Survivors include a daughter, Linda Batson and husband Jerry, Mt. Vernon; two sons, Richard Marti and wife Jogene, Farmington, Ark., and Dr. Robert Marti and wife Barbara, Springfield; a sister, Moscelyn Rarrick, Springfield; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.She was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Bursmeyer and Alberta Castor.Mrs. Marti was born July 19, 1924, in Carthage, to Albert and Nellie (Lee) Elsey. She was a graduate of Pierce City High School and had worked as the office manager for Stoker Propane until her retirement. She was an active member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Vernon, where she taught Sunday school.She married Wayne Marti on Jan. 29, 1942, in Lamar. He died Nov. 11, 2008.MAURICE GLENN JONESIANTHA - Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Konantz-Warden Funeral Chapel in Lamar for Maurice Jones, 78, Iantha, who died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar. Brother Glen Polnack will officiate. Burial will be in Barton City Cemetery, with military honors being conducted.An obituary reading will be by Brother Wes Wilson, with special readings and music by Sister Phyllis Polnack and Maurice’s children. Pallbearers will be Matt Jones, Mark Jones, Floyd Paul Dayton, Matthew Dayton, Ryan Monroe and Josh Monroe.Memorial contributions may be made to OBI Guatemala, in care of the funeral home.Survivors include his wife, Anna Belle Jones, of the home; two sons, Mark T. Jones and wife Terri, Neosho, and Matthew Jones and wife Sara, Lorain, Ohio; three daughters, Teresa Dayton and husband Floyd, Neosho, Rachel Jones Salsman and husband Michael, Blanchard, Okla., and Ruthanna “Ruthie” Monroe and husband Randy, Weir, Kan.; two stepsons, Allen Vestle and wife Peggy, Gillette, Wyo., and Robert Vestle and wife Ellen, Lexington, Okla.; three stepdaughters, Roberta Brown and husband Donnie, Corpus Christi, Texas, Phyllis Vestle, Purcell, Okla., and Evelyn Davis, Corpus Christi, Texas; a brother, James “Jim” Jones and wife Nadine, Arma, Kan., and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Mr. Jones was born Oct. 8, 1933, to Harry and Beulah (Miller) Jones. He was a graduate of Lamar High School and had served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He attended college and worked as a police officer in Springfield and did custodial work for the Webb City School District. After getting married to his first wife he made his home in Iantha. He was involved in church and missionary work, pastoring several churches and serving as Sunday school superintendent and substitute teacher for Harvest Time Free Holiness Church in Girard, Kan.He married Wanda M. Jones in 1954. She preceded him in death. He married Anna Belle (Bone) Vestle in 2003.BETTY SCHORZMANJASPER - Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar for Betty Fern Schorzman, 80, Jasper, who died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at Truman Healthcare Center in Lamar, following a long illness. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Lamar.Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until service time on Friday.Memorial contributions may be made to Jasper R-5 Schools, in care of the funeral home.Condolences may be sent at www.danielfuneralhome.net. Survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Janet and Tony Neher, Jasper, and Maryland and Doug McKinney, Paulden, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Travis Neher, Jasper, Brian Neher, Miller, Nathan Rice, Carl Junction, and Macy Rice, Paulden, Ariz.; 13 great-grandchildren, Keaton Page LeMasters, Destine Rice, Matthew Neher, Sarah and April Tilley, Ryleigh and Drake McMullen, Dallas and Austin Strickland, Lisa, Katelyn, Gracie and Corie, and a great-great-grandchild, Harmony Rice.She was preceded in death by a brother, Max Maring, and a sister, Madge Birt.Mrs. Schorzman was born April 20, 1932, at Goodland, Kan., to Milton and Macy (Heart) Maring. In addition to being a homemaker, she had worked as a dishwasher for the Jasper R-5 Schools and Maplewood Nursing Home for several years. She was a member of the T.W. Club and Jasper Christian Church. She married Ruben Schorzman on Nov. 21, 1948, at Lamar. He died May 23, 2012.THERESA L. COINERGOLDEN CITY - Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lamar for Theresa L. Coiner, 100, Golden City, who died at 6:15 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at Christian Health Care of Nevada, following a brief illness. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Church.Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Pugh Funeral Home in Golden City, followed by visitation until 8 p.m.Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Lamar.Survivors include many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Gussie; three brothers, Peter, Alvin and Theodore “Dick” Gloodt and five sisters, Anna Meksch, Barbara Furr, Elizabeth Ruddick, Mary Gloodt (an infant) and Mildred Gonterman.Mrs. Coiner was born Sept. 11, 1911, in Kinsley, Kan., to John Peter and Minnie Marie (Schinstock) Gloodt. She spent her younger days in Minnesota, as well as several years in Kansas. She came to Golden City at the age of 21 and resided there the remainder of her life. She and her husband owned a farm in Barton County until 1958, when they moved to town. She helped her sister, Mickey Gonterman, with the care of three of her nieces and the operation of the Cosy Court Motel in Nevada, Mo. until 1964. She then returned to Golden City where she was employed at Cooky’s Cafe for four years. In 1968 she became an employee of the Golden Years Boarding Home (now Wyatt House) owned by Paul and Blanche Throckmorton. She worked there until her retirement in 1986.She was an active member of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Golden City, where she prepared the church for mass every week until its closure. She then became a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lamar. She married Lawrence Henry Coiner on Oct. 5, 1940, in Lamar. He died Jan. 24, 1961.MAURICE G. JONESLAMAR - Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Konantz-Warden Funeral Home Chapel for Maurice G. Jones, 78, Lamar, who died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Barton County Memorial Hospital. Military honors will be conducted with burial at Barton City Cemetery.Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home chapel.
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