She was born Nov. 7, 1953, at Camp Crowder, Mo., to Hoyt and Roselea (Caulkins) Stocker. She was raised and attended school at Parsons. She attended Labette Community College.
She was a homemaker and seamstress, working from her home.
She married Wayne Amos. They later divorced.
She married Bob "Woody" Woodman. They divorced.
Survivors include two daughters, Callie Woodman of Parsons and April Amos-Galsworthy of Pittsburg; a grandson; her parents, Rosie and Hoyt Stocker of Parsons; and a brother, Steve Stocker of Parsons.
The body will be cremated. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Episcopal Church. Friends may call at their convenience at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to the St. John's Episcopal Church Altar Guild or to the Emery Curtis Scholarship Fund. These may be left at or sent to the funeral home, P.O .Box 942, Parsons, 67357.
Ferne Brady, 87, of Parsons died at 4:05 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at the Elmhaven West in Parsons.
She was born Feb. 12, 1921, in Cora, Mo., to James R. and Virginia A. (Bundridge) Spencer. She grew up and attended schools in Cora and Milan, Mo. She also lived in Kirksville, Mo., for a few years where she worked at a dime store.
When she lived in Brookfield, Mo., she married William F. "Bill" Brady on Jan. 9, 1950. They moved to Parsons in 1957 where they operated the Brady Shoe Repair Shop until they retired in 1989. He preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 2005.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and later St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Parsons. She was a member of the Altar Society and the Daughters of Isabella.
She was also a member of Business and Professional Women, the Beta Sigma Phi sorority and was a life member of the Soroptomist International of Parsons.
Survivors include a daughter, Denise Sears and her husband, Bill, of Parsons; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Virginia Ortig of Arlington, Texas.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; five sisters; and an infant great-granddaughter.
The service was Monday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Parsons.
A graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Michael's Cemetery in Brookfield, Mo.
Memorial contributions are suggested to either the St. Patrick School Endowment Fund or Hospice Care of Kansas. These may be left at or sent to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, 67357.
Eula Jean Coffman
Eula Jean Coffman, 66, of Parsons died at 6:40 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at her home.
She was born Oct. 8, 1942, in Forgan, Okla., to Jack and Thelma Marie (Davis) Coffman.
As a young girl, she grew up and attended schools in Liberal.
Survivors include three sons, Vic Kiister of Springfield, Mo., Troy Kiister of Erie and Kris Kalivoda of Altamont; two daughters, Yonnie Irwin of Columbus and Gerri Marie; 11 grandchildren; and a brother, Jerry Scott of Wichita.
She was preceded in death by an infant child.
A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. today at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
Memorials are suggested to the Eula Coffman Memorial Fund. These may be left at or sent to the funeral home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, 67357.
Philip C. Godfrey
Philip C. Godfrey, 64, of Parsons died unexpectedly at 5 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. He is survived by his wife, June Godfrey, of the home.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Max Godfrey; and a son, Mike Godfrey, in 1998.
A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Memorial Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday prior to the service, at the Assembly of God Church in Oswego. Friends may call after 1 p.m. Sunday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.
Memorials are suggested to the Royal Rangers Boy's Ministry. These may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, 67357.
Complete obituary details will be announced.
Delbert Dale Ringle
Delbert Dale Ringle, 80, of Parsons died at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Society of Parsons. He had been in failing health several months.
He was born Nov. 12, 1928, at Dennis to Delbert Earl and Helen Maydene (Carson) Ringle.
He grew up in the Dennis area and attended the Sylvandale School.
During the Korean War he served in the United States Army. After his time of military service he moved to Southern California, where he resided for 50 years. During those years he worked as a painter on construction projects.
In 2003, he returned to Parsons and had been employed at the Good Samaritan Center and then at Country Mart, where he continued working until his health failed.
On Aug. 9, 1975, he married Muriel Faye Norwood in Las Vegas. She preceded him in death on June 5, 2003.
Survivors include two brothers, Don Ringle and his wife, Erma, and Dwayne Ringle and his wife, Wanda, all of Parsons; two sisters, Cathryn Hale and her husband, Sterlin, of Parsons and Linda Hedrick and her husband, Dave, of Altamont; and a brother-in-law, George Bolinger of Parsons.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; a brother, John Ringle; and a sister, Ida "Jeri" Bolinger.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Harmony Grove Cemetery with the Rev. John Chastain officiating and military honors given by the Brown-Bishop Post No. 704, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Parsons.
The casket will remain closed but friends are welcome to sign the register at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home all day today.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice Care of Kansas. They may be left at or sent to the funeral home, P.O. Box 942, Parsons, 67357.
Robert 'Bob' Lee Yeats
CHERRYVALE -- Robert "Bob" Lee Yeats, 60 of Cherryvale died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at the St. John Medical Center in Tulsa.
He was born Aug. 27, 1949, in Coffeyville to Marshall and Anna Mae (Knight) Yeats. He attended grade school in South Coffeyville, Okla., and attended high school in Lenapah, Okla.
Mr. Yeats worked for the city of Cherryvale as a waste operator and water plant operator.
On March 26, 1971, he married Delpha Wilson and the couple later divorced.
Survivors include a son, Marty Yeats of Springfield, Mo.; a daughter, Amy Bowlds of Oklahoma City; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his mother, Anna Mae Pehl; his sister, Sheila Guinn of Edmond, Okla.; and two brothers, Bill and Rex Haymaker, both of Oklahoma.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. today at Lewark Church of God in Coffeyville. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Cherryvale.
Potts Chapel of Cherryvale is in charge of arrangements.
Glen Joe Schell
CHERRYVALE -- Glen Joe Schell, 43, of Cherryvale died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at St. Francis Via Christi in Wichita.
He was born July 30, 1965, in Parsons to Glen and Deanna (Warren) Schell.
He grew up in Texas and graduated from high school in Texas.
He was a carpenter.
Survivors include three sons, Christopher Schell of Parsons, Jacob Schell and Tucker Schell, both of of Kansas City, Kan.; two stepsons, Brandon and Curtis Morris of Kansas City, Kan.; a stepdaughter, Jamie Dover of Parsons; two stepgrandchildren; four brothers, Stephen Haggerton of Joplin, Kenneth Schell of Cherryvale, Jimmy Dead Davis of Independence and Timmy Davis of Hutchinson; and two sisters, Ramona Ball of Joplin and Cindy Page of Branson, Mo.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service was Monday at Potts Chapel in Cherryvale. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery in Parsons.
The family suggests memorials to the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, which may be left at the funeral home.
Mary Lee Triebel
EDNA -- Mary Lee Triebel, 86, of Edna died at 4:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at Oswego Community Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer H. "Buck" Triebel, on Nov. 12, 2005.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Edna.
Burial will be in Edna Elm Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Altamont.
Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church in Edna or the Edna Library. These may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 325, Altamont, 67330.
Complete obituary details will be announced.