OVERLAND PARK — Virginia “Joan” Mathis, 89, of Overland Park died Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.
NORFOLK, Va. — Laura Bell Tobler was born Aug. 1, 1938, to the late Celia Age Ross (Tobler) and Aaron Tobler in Hominy, Oklahoma. At a young age, her family moved to Parsons, where she attended school.
Darin Keith Hernandez, 54, of Parsons passed away peacefully following a long period of declining health on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Freeman Hospital West, Joplin. He was surrounded by his loving family, including those in prayer who were unable to be present.
Schlvey Farran, 77, of Parsons died at 9:51 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Death was unexpected.She was born on Feb. 24, 1942, in Parsons to Kenneth and Cuba (Banta) Clemens. She grew up in Parsons and attended local schools.O…
Darin K. Hernandez, 54, of Parsons passed away following a long period of declining health on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Freeman Hospital West, Joplin, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his daughter, Ashley (Hernandez) Dunlap; and his son, Darien Hernandez.
NORFOLK, Va. — Laura B. Warren, 81, of Norfolk, Virginia, died at 9:47 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at Virginia Beach General Hospital in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Her husband, Joe Warren, preceded her in death on July 14, 1998.
Larry D. Williams, 75, a longtime Parsons resident, passed away at 12:20 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. Among his survivors is his wife, Janie, of the home.
EDNA — Dorothy L. Spinks of rural Edna passed away at her home at 9:38 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. After 93 years of life, she has finished her course. She had a tender loving spirit and was known for her hospitality and generosity to all.
ELKHART, Ind. — Charles Hudson “Chuck” McKinney, 89, of Elkhart, Indiana, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse, Indiana, after a short bout with cancer.
Randall K. “Randy” Bamberry, 61, of rural Parsons passed away at 10:44 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at The University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. His wife, Teresa, survives of the home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home …
CHOCTAW, Okla. — Roxanne J. “Roxie” O’Toole of Choctaw, Oklahoma, passed away at 1 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at St. Sprite (L-Tec) Hospital, Midwest City, Oklahoma. She suffered from multiple sclerosis for 35 years. She was 69.
ST. PAUL — Goldie I. Hershberger, 98, of St. Paul and a former Walnut resident, passed away at 6:47 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
MOUND VALLEY — Charles (Chuck) Spellman, 79, of rural Mound Valley died at 7:05 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Parsons Presbyterian Manor. He retired as the senior scientist emeritus from the University of Kansas in Parsons. His wife, Pamela Cress, survives of the home.
ERIE — Robert T. “Bob” Beachner, 84, a longtime farmer, stockman and retired partner of Beachner Construction, passed away at 6:13 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at his home in Erie.