Margaret "Helen" Lampton
May 18, 1929 - Oct. 1, 2001
Margaret "Helen" Lampton, 72, Blue Springs, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at her home.
She was born May 18, 1929, in Sedalia, the daughter of Vester and Nettie (Igo) Richardson.
On May 31, 1947, she married Elroy Lampton in Sedalia.
Mrs. Lampton graduated from the Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia. She was a member of the United Meth-odist Church in Pleasant Hill and the VFW Post 3118 Auxiliary in Pleasant Hill. She was a homemaker.
She had lived in Independence before moving to Kingsville in 1978. She moved to Pleasant Hill in 1985 and to Blue Springs in 1995.
Surviving are her husband, Elroy Lampton, of the home; three children, Dianne Hobbs, Frisco, Colo., David Lamp--ton, Green-wood, and Claudia Hirst, Pleasant Hill; two sisters, Gene-vieve Vanderlinden, Ray-more, and Glad-ys Younger, Blowing Rock, N.C.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Casketbearers were Bill Clark, Jon Hobbs, Doug Adams, Jeffrey Hirst, Dennis Hobbs and Russell Hirst.
Services were Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, at Stanley & Son Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill, with the Rev. Jon C. Spalding officiating.
Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Ceme-tery under the direction of the Stanley & Son Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill.
Geneva May Little
Dec. 19, 1921 - Sept, 23, 2001
Geneva May Little, 79, Garden City, died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2001, at Bates County Memorial Hospital, Butler.
She was born Dec. 19, 1921, near Urich, the daughter of Monser Q. and Mary Lizetta (Doll) Herrell.
On Aug. 14, 1944, she married Clarence Otto Little in Belton, Texas.
Mrs. Little had been employed as an inspector for Lake City Army Ammunition Plant, Independence, until her retirement in 1983.
She was a member of the St. Patricks Catholic Church, Butler. She had lived near Creighton before moving to Garden City in 1989.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Clarence Little, on July 14, 1997; two brothers, Melvin Herrell and Harry Herrell.
Surviving are a daughter, Joyce Ann Little and a son, Herrell B. Little, both of the home.
Graveside services and burial were at the White Oak Cemetery near Urich with the Rev. John Kukovich officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
William Richard Marquette
May 21, 1915 - Sept. 28, 2001
William Richard "Dub" Mar-quette, 86, Harrisonville, died Fri-day, Sept. 28, 2001, at Research Medical Center, Kansas City.
He was born May 21, 1915, in Harrisonville, the son of Lee and Marie (Smith) Marquette.
Mr. Marquette was a lifelong Harri-sonville resident.
On July 24, 1944, he married Birdelle Henderson.
He was an Eagle Scout and a member of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say. He was a graduate of Harri-sonville High School and a 1937 graduate of William Jewell Col-lege, Liberty where he was a member of Kappa Alpha.
Mr. Marquette was a retired commander of the United States Navy Reserves and was a naval air pilot during World War II. He was a member of several local organizations, including Kiwa-nis Club, VFW Post 4409 and the American Legion Post 42. He was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.
He owned and operated Mar-quette’s Men’s Wear in Harri-son-ville from 1947 until 1960 and owned and operated the local Dairy Queen from 1972 until 1999. He was a partner of Sham-rock Hills Golf Club in Lee’s Sum-mit.
Preceding him in death were his parents and his wife, Birdelle Marquette, on Sept. 22, 2000.
Surviving are a daughter, Mel-a-nie Burgess, Leawood, Kan.; and two grandsons.
Honorary casketbearers were Jim McClain, Robert Spangler, Rob-ert King and Roy Shroyder.
Casketbearers were Eric Reis-ner, Paul Tormanen, Joey Angel, Louis Thomas, Don Mead and Gary Nyman.
Services were Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001, at the Atkinson Chapel, Har--risonville, with Father Doug John-son of the St. Peter’s Epis-co-pal Church officiating. Soloist was Susan Holden.
Burial was in the Lee’s Sum-mit Cemetery under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Har-risonville.
Contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.
Gale Willard Scott
April 27, 1930 - Oct. 1, 2001
Gale Willard Scott, 71, Harrisonville, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at Camden Health Care Center, Harrisonville.
He was born April 27, 1930, in Topeka, Kan., the son of Stanley William and Claudia Katherine (Euler) Scott.
On April 26, 1960, he married Opal Bea Crumpley.
Mr. Scott lived in Kansas City for 33 years before moving to Harrisonville 38 years ago. He worked in the parts department for Harvey & Sons, Bridges and Royal Chevrolet Dealerships for 20 years.
He was a member of the Baptist Church in Kansas City and was an antique furniture restorer.
Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, Ray Scott.
Surviving are three sons, Gale Scott Jr., Kansas City, Dale Scott, Versailles, and Dana Scott, Harrisonville; a daughter, Alana Francy, Harrisonville; a sister, Claudine O’Neal, Mt. Pleasant, Texas; and six grandchildren.
Honorary casketbearers were Jim Fannan, Dennis Barnhart and LeRoy Strike.
Casketbearers were Jerry Tarwater, Charlie Willis, Chris Algee, Tom Coker, Shannon Hutson and Frank Morgan.
Services were Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, at the Atkinson Chapel, Harrisonville, with the Rev, Larry Crumpley of the Assembly of God, Grandview, officiating. Mary and Sharla Crumpley were the vocalists.
Burial was in the Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville, under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville. Memorial contributions may be made to Camden Health Care Center.
Herbert H. Wilhelm
Oct. 4, 1923 - Sept. 30, 2001
Herbert H. Wilhelm, 77, Harri-son-ville, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2001, at Golden Years, Harrisonville.
He was born Oct. 4, 1923, in Kansas City. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
Mr. Wilhelm served in the United States Army during World War II. He received six bronze stars and the Purple Heart with two clusters. He was a member of the VFW Post 8220 of Belton.
He had worked for General Motors for 30 years and drove a school bus for many years.
Preceding him in death were a daughter, Ruth Ann Land; and his first wife, Anna Marie Wilhelm.
Surviving are his wife, Melba L. Wilhelm, Pickering Estates; children, Nina Wilhelm and Herbert A. Wilhelm, Garden City, Lanny Wilhelm, Dover, Melissa Lindsey, Harrisonville, and Melinda Ramsell, Warsaw; stepchildren, Melissa Lindsey, Harrisonville, Bud McCauley, Glenda Scott and Linda Mount, Belton, Caroline Smith, Lenexa, Kan.; a sister, Margaret Williams, Indepen-dence; seven grandchildren; 12 stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
Services were Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, at D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Floral Hills Chapel.
Burial was in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens under the direction of the D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home, Kansas City.
Linnie Jacqueline Zimmerman
June 30, 1918 - Sept, 26, 2001
Linnie Jacqueline "Jake" Zimmerman, 83, Harrisonville, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001, at Golden Years, Harrisonville.
She was born June 30, 1918, at Jaudon, the daughter of Jacob Henry and Lora Ethel (Hensley) Burgoon.
Mrs. Zimmerman had been employed as a telephone operator for United Telephone Company, Harrisonville, until her retirement in March 1982.
She was a 1936 graduate of Harrisonville High School and attended the University of Kansas City for one year. She was a lifelong area resident.
Mrs. Zimmerman was a member of the First Christian Church, Harrisonville, and was a Marine veteran of World War II. She was a former member of the Hurley Lee Spicer Post #42 of the American Legion Auxiliary, Bayard Chapter #179 Order of the Eastern Star and a pink lady at Cass County Memorial Hospital in Harrisonville.
Preceding her in death were her parents; a brother, Glenn Burgoon; and a sister, Florence Daniels.
Surviving are three sisters, Frances Tetley, Springfield, Dorothy Suddarth, Union, and Jean Wright, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Graveside services and burial were Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, at the Orient Cemetery, Harrison-ville, with the Rev. Don Wiltfong officiating.
Full military honors were provided by the Harrisonville Honor Guard.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Bonnie Faye Dunnington
Oct. 20, 1910 - Nov. 26, 2001
Bonnie Faye Dunnington, 91, Liberty, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001.
She was born Oct. 20, 1910, in La Cygne, Kan., the daughter of Clarence and Nettie (Gunnels) Weir.
Mrs. Dunnington co-owned with her husband Ernies Bait Shop in Raymore.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband of 64 years, Ernest Dunnington; and a daughter, Wanda Skillicorn.
Surviving are a daughter Wilma Lowe, Liberty; three sons, Larry Dunnington, Raymore, Charles Dunnington, Lee’s Sum-mit, and Virgil Dunnington, War-saw; 15 grandchildren; and many great- and great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services and burial were Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001, at the Raymore Cemetery, Raymore, under the direction of Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home, Raymore.