Edna Alice Hoitt
May 28, 1919 Jan. 24, 2001
TROY Edna Alice Hoitt, 81, of Troy, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001, at Lincoln County Memorial Hospital in Troy.
The body was cremated and services will be held at a later date in Massachusetts. Professional services were under the direction of Kemper-Marsh Funeral Home in Troy.
Mrs. Hoitt was born May 28, 1919, in Waltham, Mass., to Bert and Alice Lillian (Hickman) Richards.
She was married to Horace Milton Hoitt April 19, 1942, in Needham, Mass. He survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Donna-Lee Gale of Suffield, Conn., Wendy Duplex of Marshfield, Mass., and Robin Lindvall of Troy; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Hoitt grew up and lived most of her life in Massachusetts. In 1995, she and her husband moved to Troy. She was a member of the Episcopal Church in Duxbury, Mass., where she was active as a Sunday School teacher and a member of the church choir.
Karen L. Barnes
Jan. 23, 1942 - Dec. 26, 2004
Karen Loree Barnes, 62, Houston, Texas, died Dec. 26. She was born Jan. 23, 1942, in Santa Monica, Calif., the daughter of Richard and Ruby Charlene (Grisamore) Flint.
Cremation with inurnment in the Garden City Cemetery under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City.
Everett Clark Bonar
Oct. 9, 1915 - Dec. 30, 2004
Everett Clark Bonar, 89, Creighton, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at Cass Medical Center, Harrisonville.
He was born Oct. 9, 1915, near Vinita, Okla., the son of Clark Wellington and Bessie Lee (Jenkins) Bonar.
March 8, 1941, he married Mary Lee Sites in Martin City.
Mr. Bonar was a farmer and stockman. Later he was employed as a custodian for Sherwood Cass R-8 Schools in Creighton. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Garden City, and the National Farmers Organization. He was a lifelong area resident.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and a brother, Gerald Bonar.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Lee Bonar, of the home; a son, David E. Bonar, and his wife, Raye Ann, Creighton; two daughters, Betty Grable and husband, Buck, Harrisonville, and Gladys Poisal and husband, Kenneth, Creighton; a sister, Genevieve F. Kauffman, Greeley, Colo.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and other relatives and many friends.
Pallbearers were Grady Boly, Richard Boly, Brandon Bonar, Jeremy Bonar, Mike Lukenbill, Rob Mandl, Eric Miller and Ken Poisal.
Services were Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, at the Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City, with the Rev. John Kukovich officiating.
A private family burial was held in the Byler Cemetery near Creighton.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Byler Cemetery Association, Crieghton.
Bobby Lee Carroll
Nov. 20, 1943 - Jan. 2, 2005
Bobby Lee Carroll, 61, Harrisonville, died Jan. 2, 2005. He was born Nov. 20, 1943, in Viola, Ark., the son of Truman Thomas and Elsie Lee (Woods) Carroll.
Cremation with a memorial service Jan. 4, under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Mary Curran Close
Feb. 27, 1921 - Jan. 2, 2005
Mary Curran Close, 83, Harrisonville, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, at Crown Care Center, Harrisonville.
She was born Feb. 27, 1921, in North East Pennsylvania, the daughter of Reuben Hayden and Ina Pearl (Moore) Curran.
Mrs. Close was a longtime resident of Stamford and Darien, Conn. She was a 1941 graduate of The Julliard School, New York City, N.Y. She was active in the music and arts culture of the Stamford area.
Preceding her in death were her parents; and a brother, Reuben Edgar Curran.
Surviving are a son, Hugh Spence and wife, Mary, Peculiar; two daughters, Mary Louise Engstrand and husband, David, Greenwood, S.C., and Margaret Spence, San Francisco, Calif.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
A memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, at the Dickey Funeral Home.
Jeffery C. Coulter
Jan. 1, 2005
Jeffery C. Coulter, 27, Chilhowee, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City.
Funeral services were Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005, at the Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City.
Burial was in the Urich Cemetery, Urich, under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City.
Alice Marie Remington
July 15, 1941 - Jan. 3, 2005
Alice Marie Remington, 63, Harrisonville, died Jan. 3, 2005, at her home. She was born July 15, 1941, in Greenwood, the daughter of Everett and Leona (Oldham) Williams.
Cremation. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 8, at the Raymore Assembly of God, under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Mary E. Sanders
Dec. 22, 1914 - Dec. 31, 2004
Mary Elizabeth Sanders, 90, Harrisonville, died Dec. 31. She was born Dec. 22, 1914, in Baltimore, Md., the daughter of Lloyd Evan and Minerva Elizabeth (Fraver) Derflinger.
Burial was in Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Jan. 3, 2005
Annabelle Schrock, Harrisonville, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2004, at Crown Care Center, Harrisonville.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, 2005, at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, with burial in the Garden City Cemetery, under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, Harrisonville.
Dona B. West
Dec. 2, 1928 - Jan. 1, 2005
Dona B. West, 76, died Jan. 1, 2005, at Larksfield Place Retirement Community in Wichita, Kan.
She was born Dec. 2, 1928, in Enid, Okla., the youngest child of Everett Clifford and Gertrude Mae (Siebenthaler) Isbell.
Following graduation from Enid High School in 1946, she moved to Wichita to attend Wichita University. While attending college, she also worked at the old University Airport where she met Robert Wesley Webber. They married in 1947 and made their home in Wichita where they raised two children. During that time, Mrs. West worked for the Moberly, West and Jennings CPA firm, starting as a secretary and advancing to office manager.
In 1968 she divorced and moved to Boulder, Colo., where she and a sister established radio station KADE. While living there, she also attended the University of Colorado. In 1970, she returned to Wichita and married Ivan McCullough West Oct. 2. She and her husband worked in an investment business. Together they traveled extensively, visiting Jamaica, Panama, Greece, Russia, Scotland, England and a number of other countries.
Preceding her in death were her parents; a sister and business partner, Enid Pepperd; and a stepdaughter, Rebecca West Norris.
Surviving are her husband, Ivan, of Wichita; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Frances Webber, San Angelo, Texas; a daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Everett Hixson, Fort Scott; close friend and caregiver, Gail Peterson, Wichita; stepsons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Judy West, Wichita, and Jack and Diane West, Dallas, Texas; stepdaughter, Sara Bond, and stepson, Tom West, both of Wichita; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Lee Ives, Rogers, Ark.; brother and sister-in-law, Clifford and Billye Isbell, Santa Monica, Calif.; sister-in-law, Kathleen Pipes, Wichita; three grandchildren; 15 stepgrandchildren; 21 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers were Mark Webber, Richard West, Everett Hixson, Maria Hixson, Donovan Webber and Aaron Hixson.
Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, the Rev. Gary Cox officiated a funeral service at the University Congregational Church in Wichita. Graveside services were Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City.