CHETOPA — Gary W. Bryant, 72, of Chetopa passed away at 5:10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at his home.  

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Frances O’Dell “Fran” Welden, 80, of Springfield, Missouri, died on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

ALTAMONT — Norma J. Moulds, 89, of Altamont passed away at 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Elmhaven East in Parsons.

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OSWEGO — Ruby Irene Holmes, 98, passed away at 6:20 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Oswego Health and Rehab following an illness.

EDNA — Eva M. Rexwinkle, 87, of Edna died at 8:22 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, at her home.

ERIE — Mike Roper, 78, of Erie peacefully passed away at 9:40 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at his home.

OLATHE — Thomas E. Lavin, 83, Olathe, passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.

On Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, Ron went home to be with his Lord and Savior. He was 74.

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On Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, Ron went home to be with his Lord and Savior.

ST. PAUL — Ronald Lee “Ron” Smith, 69, of rural St. Paul died at his home early Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. His death was unexpected.

OSWEGO — Bill W. Rea, 88, of Oswego died at 2:04 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at his home following a lengthy period of failing health.

Agnes Marie Jones, 87, of Parsons died at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Labette Health.  

CHETOPA — Gary W. Bryant, 72, of Chetopa passed away at his home on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.

CHETOPA — Ronald O. "Ron" Downing, 74, of Chetopa passed away at 1:57 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. His wife, Shyrlee, survives of the home. 

OSWEGO — Bill W. Rea, 88, of Oswego died at 2:04 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at his home. 

ERIE — Mike Roper, 78, of Erie passed away at 9:40 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at his home. His wife, Diana, survives of the home.

ST. PAUL — Ronald L. “Ron” Smith, 69, of rural St. Paul died early Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at his home. His death was unexpected.

Agnes Marie Jones, 87, of Parsons died at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Labette Health in Parsons.  

Merleen Westhoff Ellis, 82, of Parsons passed away peacefully at home at 5:17 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021.  

BARTLETT — Sylvia J. Busbee, 88, of rural Bartlett passed away at 1:18 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at her home. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Cheryl Ann Gavin, 76, of Oklahoma City died Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. 

McCUNE — D.E. “Woody” Locke Jr., 82, of McCune and formerly of Parsons, died at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at Ascension Via Christi Hospital at Pittsburg.

PITTSBURG — Mary Ann Rauniker, 80, of Pittsburg and formerly of McCune, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at the Via Christi Village Pittsburg.

Jennifer L. Faller, 41, of Parsons passed away the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at her home.

Jennifer Faller, 41, of Parsons passed away the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at her home. Her death was unexpected.

McCUNE — Edward Eugene Kautz, 89, of McCune died at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, in the Ascension Via Christi Village in Pittsburg.

AUGUSTA — Connie J. Linck, 67, of Augusta died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. 

CHERRYVALE — Clayton V. Clampitt, 92, of rural Cherryvale passed away at 10:25 a.m. Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at Elmhaven East in Parsons. He is survived by his wife, Vi, of the home.

Carmin L. Hammans, 66, of rural Parsons passed away early Tuesday morning, Nov. 9, 2021, at his home.

Geraldean Deloris Czapansky, 90, a lifelong resident of the Labette County area, died at 1:10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, where she entered Oct. 29.

Ronald G. “Ron” LeMaster, 65, of Parsons passed away at 9:01 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, at Labette Health.  

MOUND VALLEY — Charles Donald “Don” Johnson, 83, of Mound Valley passed into the arms of his Lord on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021.

Geraldean Czapansky, 90, a resident of the Elmhaven East in Parsons, died at 1:18 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. She was the widow of Marvin Czapansky, who preceded her in death Oct. 8, 1998.  

Randall Smith, 74, of Parsons died at 8:10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, at his home, where he resided with his son, Tommy.

Duane E. Harrington Sr., 78, of Parsons passed away at 3:04 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at Elmhaven East.

HARLINGEN, Texas — Patty Ann Pickerill joined the heavenly host on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at her winter home in Harlingen, Texas. She was 83 and nine days from celebrating her 65th wedding anniversary with her surviving spouse, Jerry Pickerill. 

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John T. O’Hara Jr., 64, of Parsons passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, at his home.

MOUND VALLEY — Charles D. Johnson, 83, of Mound Valley passed away at 5:25 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at the Center at Waterfront in Wichita.  He is survived by his wife, Carol, of the home.

Carmin L. Hammans, 66, of rural Parsons passed away early Tuesday morning, Nov. 9, 2021, at his home. Further obituary information and service arrangements will be announced by Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Parsons.

Marilyn Jo Divine, 86, a lifelong Parsons resident, passed away at 4:05 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, at Labette Health in Parsons. She entered Elmhaven East in May 2015.

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STRANG, Okla. — Brian Wayne Schultz, 56, of Strang, Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, in Zanesville. 

Duane E. Harrington Sr., 78, of Parsons passed away at 3:04 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at Elmhaven East.

COFFEYVILLE — Eva B. Traxson, 102, of Coffeyville passed away at 5:50 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at Windsor Place in Coffeyville.

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Ralph E. Heady, 91, of Parsons passed away at 6:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at Parsons Presbyterian Manor.

John L. Blair passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. He had been in failing health.

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Sandra G. “Sandy” Hinman, 62, of Parsons passed away at 6:18 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, at Ascension Via Christi in Pittsburg.

John T. O’Hara Jr., 64, of Parsons passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, at his home.

GALESBURG — Wanda G. Gough, 73, of Galesburg passed away at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, at her home.

TOPEKA — Jarnell “Snell” Webb Sr., 72, of Topeka, formerly of Parsons, passed away at 7:11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.

Jarnell “Snell” Webb Sr., 72, of Topeka and formerly of Parsons, passed away at 7:11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.

Sandra G. “Sandy” Hinman, 62, of Parsons passed away at 6:18 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, at Ascension Via Christi in Pittsburg.