FRONTENAC — Richard J. “Dick” Kennedy of Frontenac, a former Parsons resident, died at 3:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at Landmark Hospital in Joplin following several years of failing health.

GALESBURG — Patsy Sue Peterson, 75, of Galesburg died at 11:54 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at the Freeman West Health System at Joplin. Among survivors is her husband, Dave, of the home.

Mary Lou Chapman, 87, formerly of rural Parsons, passed away at 3:24 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at the home of her daughter in rural Altamont.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

BEL AIRE — Kent Lee Hansen, 68, of Bel Aire passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Wesley Medical Hospital after battling complications from COVID-19.

PITTSBURG — Elliott Julius Reece Sr. of Pittsburg passed away the evening of Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at the University of Kansas Medical Center. His death was unexpected.

Marietta Sarah Shea, 96, of Parsons died at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at Labette Health.

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Christopher James Robinson, 76, of Parsons died at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at the University of Kansas Medical Center at Kansas City with his stepson, Scott Harding, and his stepson’s fiancé, Karen, at his bedside.

CHETOPA — Velma L. Nickel, 74, of Chetopa passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at Girard Medical Center.

Rosetta J. Wilson, 61, of Parsons passed away on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

Marietta Sarah Shea, 96, of Parsons died at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at Labette Health.

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Kathy D. Beery, 61, of Parsons passed away at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, surrounded by her family. 

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Gerald “Wally” Wallace, 76, of Parsons passed away at 3:01 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at his home.

CHETOPA — Jerry Chesnutt, 76, of Chetopa, a longtime Labette County auctioneer, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Landmark Hospital in Joplin. 

Gerald “Wally” Wallace, 76, of Parsons passed away at 3:01 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at his home. His wife, Barbara “Barb” Wallace, survives of the home.  

Stephanie Mansfield, 65, of Parsons passed away at 4:12 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Labette Health.

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William L. Muntz, 62, of Parsons passed away at 1:26 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Labette Health in Parsons.

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Matthew Keith Maloney, 45, died at 10:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. 

Caroline J. Kirkpatrick of Parsons passed away at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at her home.

Matt Maloney, 45, of Parsons died at 10:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He was the son of Keith and Anne Maloney of Parsons.

Donald W. “Don” Robison, 67, of Parsons passed away at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Labette Health.

The funeral service and rosary for Richard “Dick” Kennedy has been postponed to a future date, which will be determined later. This was caused by a medical situation within the family. Carson-Wall Funeral Home will provide information later.

CHETOPA — Jerry Chesnutt, 76, of Chetopa, a longtime Labette County auctioneer, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Landmark Hospital in Joplin.

Chris J. Robinson, 76, of Parsons died at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at the University of Kansas Medical Center at Kansas City. Among survivors is his wife, Mary, of the home.

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AUSTIN, Texas — James Paul Harlow, 77, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Austin, Texas.

AUSTIN, Texas — James Paul Harlow, 77, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Austin, Texas.

Richard J. Kennedy, 79, of Parsons passed away at 3:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at Landmark Hospital in Joplin. Further obituary information and service arrangements will be announced by Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Parsons.

Stephanie Mansfield, 65, of Parsons passed away at 4:12 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Labette Health. Complete funeral arrangements and obituary details will be announced by Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home of Parsons. Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.

William L. Muntz, 62, of Parsons passed away at 1:26 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Labette Health in Parsons. Further obituary information and service arrangements will be announced by Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Parsons.

PARK CITY — Donald E. Raymond, 85, of Park City passed away Friday morning, Jan. 8, 2021, at his home. He had been in his usual health, and his death was unexpected. 

EDNA — Katherine A. “Kathy” Alloway, a longtime Edna resident, passed away at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society in Parsons.

EDNA — Ramona De Cow, 68, of Edna passed away the evening of Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at her home. 

Lois M. Tredway, 82, of Parsons died at 9:58 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at Elmhaven East nursing home in Parsons.

Velma A. Carnahan, 91, of Woodridge Estates in Parsons, formerly of Altamont, passed away at 11:17 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Elmhaven East nursing home in Parsons.

EDNA — Ramona De Cow, 68, of Edna passed away the evening of Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Ronald De Cow of the home.

PARK CITY — Donald E. Raymond, 85, of Park City passed away Friday morning, Jan. 8, 2021, at his home. He had been in his usual health, and his death was unexpected. He is survived by his wife, Barbra, of the home.

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Vivian A. “Viv” Metcalf, 79, of Parsons passed away at 4:17 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at her home. 

ALTAMONT — Gene Carlton, 75, of Altamont passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening, Jan. 5, 2021, at his home in Altamont.

Matt L. Barker, 60, of Parsons passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, Jan. 5, 2021, in the Labette Health emergency room at Parsons.

ST. PAUL — Nona M. Sanders, 89, a resident of Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul, was called home at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.

OSWEGO — Rita Josephine (Vogel) Schmoker, 91, of Tulsa passed away at her home at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020.

MOUND VALLEY — Dean William Fouts, 63, of rural Mound Valley passed from this earth to live for eternity with his heavenly father at noon Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, surrounded by his family at Via Christi-St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.

FORT SCOTT — George Everett Hudiburg, 97, of Fort Scott passed awaySaturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at Girard Medical Center.

ALTAMONT — Gene Carlton, 75, of Altamont passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening, Jan. 5, 2021, at his home. His wife, Bonnie Carlton, survives of the home.

MOUND VALLEY — Dean Fouts, 63, of Mound Valley passed away at noon Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. He is survived by his wife, Debbie, of the home.

OSWEGO — Elizabeth I. “Liz” Turner, 66, of rural Oswego passed away at 8:46 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Rodney L. Warren, 33, of Parsons died at 3:35 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at Oswego. 

Matt L. Barker, 60, of Parsons passed away unexpectedly at 9:29 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in the Labette Health emergency room at Parsons. His wife, Staci Barker, survives of the home.

Harrison “Poke” Stover was born Sept. 15, 1939, and said his final “I love you” on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020.

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GALESBURG — Robert D. Tromsness, 60, of Galesburg died at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at Labette Health. 

EDNA — Dorothy Fay Ledbetter, 90, of Edna passed away at 8:25 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at Medicalodge Nursing Home in Coffeyville.

STILLWATER, Okla. — Charles Leonard Fowler, 80, of Stillwater, Oklahoma, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. After more than a month of struggling with complications of COVID-19, he died peacefully at his home with his children by his side. 

EDNA — Katherine A. “Kathy” Alloway, a longtime Edna resident, passed away at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society in Parsons.

Barbara J. Miller, 91, a resident of Woodridge Estates in Parsons, died at 4:25 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at Elmhaven in Parsons, where she entered a few days earlier.