Victor L. Jackson
ALTAMONT — Victor L. Jackson, M.D., 89, a longtime Altamont physician, died at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at the Parsons Good Samaritan Society, where he had resided the past year. He is survived by his wife, Marie Jackson. The service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Altamont. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Altamont. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until service time on Frida...
Charlotte M. Hall
Charlotte M. Hall, 63, of Parsons died at 2:13 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at the Labette Health emergency room. The service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Altamont. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Altamont. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Altamont. Memorials are suggested to the Charlotte Hall Memorial Fund and may be left at or mailed to Bat...
Steven M. Paynter
Steven M. Paynter, 54, of Parsons died at 3:52 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. He was born Dec. 21, 1955, at Oswego to William J. and Mary (Riley) Paynter. He grew up in Labette City and Parsons and graduated from Labette County Community High School at Altamont. He had worked as a mechanic before becoming disabled. Survivors include four sisters, Mary Stewart of Clinton, Mo., Amy Adsit of Labette...
Elmer Dwayne Curnutte
COLDSPRING, Texas — Elmer Dwayne Curnutte, 79, of Coldspring, Texas, formerly of Altamont, died at 10:20 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at Memorial Health Systems of East Texas in Lufkin, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Bobbye Jo Curnutte, of the home. The service will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Chetopa. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery near Chetopa. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Frida...
Steven M. Paynter
Steven M. Paynter, 54, of Parsons died Sunday morning, Sept. 5, 2010, at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.
Complete obituary details and funeral arrangements will be announced by Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Parsons.
TULSA — Earl Markham, 63, of Tulsa, formerly of Parsons, died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at St. John’s Medical Center in Tulsa. Further obituary information and service arrangements will be announced by Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Parsons.
Donald ‘Don’ D. Lewis
CONCORDIA — Donald ‘Don’ D. Lewis, 77, of Concordia died on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2010, at Mount Joseph Senior Community, Concordia. He was born on Oct. 24, 1932, in Concordia to Raymond Earl Lewis and Mabel Mae Moore. He attended Nelson Center grade school and graduated from Concordia High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Darlene Lapo on Feb. 1, 1953, at the Baptist Church in Concordia. She survives of Con...
LA GRANGE PARK, Ill. — Mary (Tincknell) Frederick, 82, of La Grange Park, Ill., formerly of Parsons, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. She was born on Jan. 3, 1928, in Cherryvale to Conard W. and Sarah A. (Basore) Tincknell. She married Charles D. Frederick on Nov. 5, 1990. He preceded her in death on Oct. 24, 2009. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Survivors include a son, Kent Frederick and his wife, Lynda; and a ...
James Andrew ‘Jim’ Delmont
HALLOWELL — James Andrew “Jim” Delmont, 65, of Hallowell died on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at St John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin of an apparent heart attack.
He was born Dec. 24, 1944, in Columbus to Ralph and Annarita (York) Delmont. He attended Center Country School and CCRHS.
He married Alice Jean “Tootsie” Schreiber on April 4, 1964, in Hallowell. She survives.
He worked in Cherokee County all his life and retired in 2007.
Carl Robert Evenson
RATON, N.M. — Carl Robert Evenson, 38, of Raton, N.M., died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident.
He was born Jan. 31, 1972, in Chanute to Robert G. and Marjorie J. (Norris) Evenson. He attended Altoona schools and graduated from Humboldt High School. He worked for Panhandle Oilfield Services Co.
He married Linda Morgan in New Mexico. She survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Matthew, Kyler and Robert;...
Elizabeth Jane Vohs
HOISINGTON — Elizabeth Jane Vohs, 93, of Hoisington died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, at an assisted living home in Andover. She was born March 7, 1917, at Parsons. She and her husband, Bob, were in the insurance and real estate business. Survivors include a daughter, Carol of Las Vegas; a son, Bob Vohs of Wichita; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lucille Larsen of Parsons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bo...
Billie Merl Houston
EDNA — Billie Merl Houston, 79, of Edna died on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 1, 1930, at Edna to Edward and Mae (Wilmoth) Houston. He grew up and attended school in Labette County.
On Feb. 12, 1966, he married Kay Danielle Moses at Holy Name Catholic Church in Coffeyville. Following their marriage, they made their home in the Edna area.
Mr. Houston farmed and ranched in the Edna area and wa...
Larry Tate Hughes
TOPEKA — Larry Tate Hughes, 66, of Topeka died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at Stormont Vail RMC from cardiomyopathy. He was born April 24, 1944, in St. Charles, Mo., to John H. and Edith Hughes. Larry was the third of four children and the only boy. Throughout his childhood, the family moved around a lot and he never lived far from railroad tracks, as his father moved up the ranks at the MKT (KATY) Railroad. They moved to Parsons before his fi...
CHERRYVALE — Robert “Bob” Testerman, 85, of rural Cherryvale, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center in its skilled nursing facility. He was born June 4, 1925, in rural Cherryvale to George Clinton and Margaret Levisa (Morgan) Testerman. He attended Sunnyside grade school and graduated from Labette County High School in Altamont. He married Unabelle Bryant on March 1, 1949, Bentonville, Ark. The couple lived i...
William J. Carinder
CHERRYVALE — William J. Carinder, 86, of Cherryvale died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, at Cherryvale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Caney to Josiah G. and Inez (Markley) Carinder. He graduated from Caney High School in 1941 and later from Coffeyville Community College. He served in the Army during World War II. After service, he graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor of science degree in agricult...
Charles ‘Chuck’ Clark Enloe
CHERRYVALE — Charles “Chuck” Clark Enloe, 77, of Cherryvale died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at Mercy Hospital, Independence.
He was born April 7, 1933, in Enon, Mo., to Enoch W. and Bessie J. (Scrivner) Enloe. He attended East High School in Kansas City, Mo.
On Aug. 20, 1966, he married Susan Yurkovich in Reno, Nev. She survives of the home in Cherryvale.
He owned and operated Hide Away Tavern in Humboldt.
Other survivors include three sons, B. C...
AUGUSTA — Virginia Hizey, 72, of Augusta died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010.
Virginia was born in Labette on Oct. 23, 1937, to William N. and Edith Mae (Hunter) Newton Sr.
On June 5, 1955, she married Bob Hizey in Galesburg.
She was a homemaker and owned and operated with Hizey Service and Supply with her husband.
Virginia enjoyed gardening, baking, playing cards, and spending time at their cabin at Beaver Lake, Ark. She was a member of PEO, Junior ...
Randall G. ‘Randy’ Ewen
ERIE — After 60 years on earth, God decided to call Randall G. “Randy” Ewen home to rest. Randy was enjoying the weekend with his family at Grand Lake, when he became ill. He joined his Creator and other members of his family, when he passed away in Grove, Okla., on Saturday evening August 28, 2010. A lifelong Erie resident, Randy was born in Parsons, Kan., on January 26, 1950 to Dale and Marjorie Ewen. He graduated from Erie High School i...
Robert ‘Bob’ Arensdorf
DODGE CITY — Robert “Bob” Arensdorf, 85, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, at his home in Dodge City. He was born April 2, 1925, at Ellinwood the son of Peter and Edith Komarek Arensdorf. He grew up on the family farm where he lived and farmed for most of his life until moving into Ensign in 2000. In 1944 he joined the United States Army and served during World War II after graduating from Ensign High School in 1943. On May 29, 1958, he married...
Ralph E. ‘Pete’ Cary
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Ralph E. “Pete” Cary, 99, of Springfield, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, with his loving granddaughter by his side.
He was born Sept. 19, 1910, to Charlie and Elsie Cary in Valeda.
After returning from World War II, where he proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a staff sergeant, he was united in marriage to Myrle Cooper on April 13, 1946, and to this union one son was born.
Pete loved ga...