GALESBURG — Donald Lynn “Don” Dague, 69, of Galesburg passed away at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at his home.

Lindel A. “Len” Trokey, 82, of Parsons died at 5:56 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2020, at his home. His wife, Phyllis, survives.

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Donald W. “Don” Barcus, 70, a longtime educator and coach, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at his home in Parsons.

GALESBURG — Donald L. “Don” Dague, 69, of Galesburg passed away at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at his home. Among survivors is his wife, Nancy Dague, of the home.

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FRONTENAC — John Joseph “Jack” Coomes, 85, of Frontenac died on Monday, July 6, 2020, at his home with his wife, Martha, by his side.

Harry Coker Sr., 87, of Parsons passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at The Healthcare Resort of Olathe  following a lengthy period of failing health.

Donald W. “Don” Barcus, 70, a longtime educator and coach, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at his home in Parsons.

PITTSBURG — Richard R. “Dick” Thorpe, 67, of Pittsburg, formerly of Parsons, died on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at his home.

Harry Coker Sr., 87, of Parsons passed away at 2:58 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Health Care Resort in Olathe.

WAYNE, Neb. — Rodella Avanel Wacker, 95, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 30, 2020, at Providence Medical Center in Wayne, Nebraska. 

ST. PAUL — Lloyd “Pete” E. Peters, 88, a resident of Prairie Mission Retirement Center in St. Paul, went to be with his lord and savior at 3:54 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin.

Calvin Ann (Owens) Burrows was born April 27, 1939, between 7:30 and 8 on Highway 33 near Sliver Streak, Oklahoma, in a 1939 Ford coupe. Her baby book says it all: “Baby had black hair and eyes, very cute, just as brown as a berry and looked plump.” Calvin Ann, named after her father Calvin,…

ALTAMONT — Vernon L. Barnett, 88, of rural Altamont passed away at 3:45 a.m. Monday, June 29, 2020, at the Landmark Hospital in Joplin.

ALTAMONT — Vernon L. Barnett of rural Altamont passed away at 3:45 a.m. Monday, June 29, 2020, at the Landmark Hospital in Joplin. 

McCUNE — Wilma J. “Billie” Hinman, 80, of McCune died at 7:51 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2020, at her home.

Mary Stewart Giguere, 95, formerly of Parsons, passed away at 3:28 a.m. Monday, June 29, 2020, at her home in Jasper, Missouri.

PITTSBURG — Richard R. (Dick) Thorpe, 67, of Pittsburg, formerly of Parsons, died on Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Pittsburg. His wife, Joyce Diane (Bevans) Thorpe, preceded him in death on Aug. 6, 2015. 

ERIE — David Eugene Garard, 74, of Erie passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.

ERIE — David Eugene “Dave” Garard, 74, of Erie passed away at 6:01 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute. His wife, Diana Garard, survives of the home in Erie.

Rickey D. “Pops” Gross, 58, of Parsons passed away at 6:45 p.m. Monday, June 22, 2020, at Labette Health.

JOPLIN — Lillie Mae (Jackson) Mosley, 70, of Joplin, a former resident of Parsons, passed away at 2:23 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin.

Donald W. “Don” Barcus, 70, longtime educator and coach, passed away at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at his home in Parsons. Among his survivors are his wife, Janie, of the home, his son, Rob Barcus of Parsons, daughter, Gypsy Barcus of Smithville, Missouri, and stepson, Troy Lucas of P…

MESA, Ariz. — Ruth Hulse, 97, of Mesa, Arizona, died Sunday, June 21, 2020, at The Citadel Senior Living Center in Mesa, Arizona. She had resided at The Citadel for the past 13 years and received excellent care.

PITTSBURG, Mo. — Peggy Lou Jobe, 78, of Pittsburg, Missouri, met with the Lord on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. At the time of her death, she was doing what she loved. Her death was unexpected. 

Rickey D. Gross, 58, of Parsons passed away at 6:45 p.m. Monday, June 22, 2020, at Labette Health.

GROVE, Okla. — Steve Anthony Martin, 61, went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 15, 2020, at his home in Grove, Oklahoma.

The world lost an old soul too soon. Larry Wayne Coppock, 34, of Parsons died at 9:47 a.m. Thursday, June 18, 2020, in the emergency room at Labette Health. 

OSWEGO — Shirley K. Allison, 86, of Oswego died Friday, June 19, 2020, at 12:30 a.m. at Elmhaven East in Parsons. 

A memorial service for Irvin O. Espeseth, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Parsons Foursquare Church. Irvin entered heaven at 7:20 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society in Parsons. His wife, Florence, son, David, and granddaughters, Maya Marie and Jasmine Joy, of Parsons, …

Doris Lorraine Pierce, 91, passed on Monday, June 15, 2020, in her home with her daughter by her side.

Nola V. Lester, 96, of Parsons passed on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at Parsons Presbyterian Manor, where she made her home.

Doris Ann Fairall, 71, Parsons, formerly of Nevada, Missouri, passed away while surrounded by her family on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Freeman West in Joplin following a lengthy illness.

Paisley Chanel Wilson passed away at 12:35 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in the Freeman Health System Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, where she was born at 5:30 p.m. on June 6, 2020.  She is survived by her parents, Wade and Sloane Wilson of Parsons.

Makenna Chloe Wilson passed away at 3:55 a.m. Sunday, June 7, 2020, in the Freeman Health System Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Joplin were she was born at 7:20 p.m. on June 6, 2020. She is survived by her parents, Wade and Sloane Wilson of Parsons.

Nola V. Lester, 96, of Parsons passed on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at Parsons Presbyterian Manor, where she made her home.

Larry Wayne Coppock, 34, of Parsons died at 9:47 a.m. Thursday, June 18, 2020, in the emergency room at Labette Health. Among survivors is his mother, Donna Faye Steeby, of Parsons.

GALESBURG — Dwight Adrian Tromsness, 64, of Galesburg passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020. 

FREDONIA — Carol Ann Bockover, 75, of Fredonia, formerly of Chanute, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020, at her home.

Dana Jo Sailsbury, 78, longtime Parsons resident, died at 9:40 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2020, at her home with her family by her side.

OKMULGEE, Okla. — Marylan K. Melton, 78, of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, a former Parsons resident, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020, at her home. She had been having health problems for a few years. 

CHECOTAH, Okla. — Our heavenly Father has brought home another of his saints, Jenae Charolette (Hucke) Utley of Checotah, Oklahoma. 

Carla Ourada, 57, of Parsons died Sunday, June 14, 2020, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Art Ourada.

MCCUNE — Warren Dale McGown, 67, of McCune died at 12:06 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2020, at his home. He was in his usual health and his death was unexpected. 

COFFEYVILLE — Herbert Don Shira, 92, of Coffeyville passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020, at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.

Harriette White, 89, of Parsons died at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at her son’s home in Jacksonville, Arkansas, where she had lived for the past four years.  

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mary M. Dreiling, 93, formerly of Parsons, passed away at 7:17 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at Tiffany Springs Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

AUSTIN, Texas — Donald W. Heck, 84, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Debbie, by his side.

ERIE — Billie Marie Runer, 90, of Erie went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

LAWRENCE —  A private family service for John C. Gingerich Sr., 98, Lawrence, will be at a later date. He died Friday, June 5, 2020, at Brandon Woods. Warren McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence is in charge of arrangements.

ERIE — Billie Marie Runer, 90, of Erie died at 4:13 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at her home.  

GALENA — Anna C. Letcher, 87, formerly of Erie, passed away at 10:19 a.m. Saturday, June 6, 2020, at the Galena Nursing Center in Galena.