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Georgia Lynne (Barker) Hoppock

Georgia Lynne (Barker) Hoppock of Dearing, Kansas passed away on January 18th 2021 at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.

 

Georgia was born on March 1st 1956 in Columbus, Kansas to Eddie Barker and Ada Marie (Robinson) Barker. Georgia graduated from Columbus High School in 1974 and went on to study Cosmetology and graduate from Pittsburg State University in 1976.

 

Georgia moved to Coffeyville Kansas in 1977 and worked at Deb Annes Beauty Salon before moving to Dearing to own and operate Georgias Style Shop. Georgia ran a successful business for over 30 years in Dearing until she closed the shop in 2018.  Georgia was active and supportive in the community; she managed the Hook and Ladder Cafe in Dearing for many years. Georgia and her husband own and operated rental properties in Dearing . She was loved by many people and always had that same love to give right back, she was always up to help someone in need and enjoyed spending her time with friends and family. Family was the most important thing to her. Georgia had a solid work ethic; she was a trusting and loyal friend, a supportive and loving mother and a dedicated partner.

 

Georgia was proceeded in death by both her parents and her stepson, Ross Hoppock.

 

She is survived by her husband, Steve Hoppock, Dearing Kansas; her son, Christopher Nelson, Coffeyville Kansas; her stepdaughter, Katelynn Hoppock, New York City New York; and one sister, Toni McKinney and nephew Tim McKinney of Webb City Missouri.

 

There will be no services at this time, the family asks that donations be made to the American Diabetes Association; contributions may be left with or mailed in care of David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 North Cline Road, Coffeyville, KS 67337.

 

To leave a message for the family please visit www.dwbfh.com

 

David W. Barnes Funeral Home of Coffeyville is in charge of arrangements.

Terrie L. Mummert

Terrie L. Mummert, age 74, of South Coffeyville, Oklahoma passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

 

Terrie was born on March 25, 1946 in Coffeyville, Kansas to Lloyd Jarman and Hallie Bess Raemhild.  She was raised by her mother and step father Jess Hill in Coffeyville where she attended local school and graduated from Field Kindley Memorial High School.

On July 9, 1975 she was united in marriage to James “Jim” Mummert in Miami, Oklahoma.  The couple made their home in Coffeyville.  Jim preceded her in death on February 5, 2017. 

 

Terrie worked for First National Bank and continued with them when it changed to Bank IV, Boatmans Banks and Bank of America until she retired from the position of Vice President of the Loan Department. For many years Jim and Terrie owned and operated Chicks Pool Hall in Coffeyville.

 

Terrie was a member of Tyro Christian Church.  She enjoyed traveling, shopping, barbecuing and watching crime movies.  Most of all she loved the time she spent surrounded by her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.

 

Surviving to cherish her memory are her sons, Danny Beck of Chicago, Illinois, David Bell of Colorado Springs, Colorado; grandchildren, Olivia Pearl Beck of Chicago, Illinois, Destiny Lynn (Wade) Roberts of Kansas City, Missouri; great grandchild, Ivy Lynn Roberts of Kansas City, Missouri; brother, Raymond Jarman of Coffeyville, Kansas; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her mother and step-father, Hallie and Jess Hill; father, Lloyd Jarman; loving husband, Jim Mummert; and a half-brother, Stacy Jarman.

 

Family will receive friends on Friday, January 22, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville, Kansas.

 

Following Terrie’s wishes, cremation will take place under the direction of David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville, Kansas.  No public services are scheduled at this time.

 

David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville, Kansas is in charge of arrangements.  To leave a message for the family online, visit www.dwbfh.com

 

 

Vernon R. "Mac" McVey

Vernon R. “Mac” McVey, age 82, of Caney, Kansas passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at CRMC in Coffeyville, Kansas. 

 

Mac was born on April 15, 1938 in rural La Harpe, Kansas in Allen County to Clarence and Pauline (Davis) McVey.  He grew up in that area and attended school in La Harpe where he graduated high school. 

 

On August 18, 1956 he married the love of his life, Dorothy Mann in La Harpe, Kansas.  They started their family in Moran, Kansas where they raised their two boys.  Then the couple moved to Coffeyville in 1978.  Mac worked at Kanoma Co-Op where he was the manager and he retired in 2000. 

 

Mac loved spending time with his family and friends.  Before the pandemic, he would meet the guys every afternoon for coffee.  He also enjoyed dancing with Dottie and they spent several winters in south Texas.  He was the “Ranch Foreman” and enjoyed working cattle.

Mac and his family were members of Holy Name Catholic Church in Coffeyville.  Mac proudly served in the United States Navy; serving on the U.S.S. Yorktown.  He received an honorable discharge and later became a member of the V.F.W. Post #1022 in Coffeyville. At times throughout his membership he served as the Commander and as State Inspector for the V.F.W.  Mac was also a member of the Marmaton Masonic Lodge in Moran, Kansas.

 

Surviving to honor his memory is his loving wife, Dottie McVey of the home; son, Ron McVey and wife Teresa of rural Caney, Kansas;  and daughter-in-law, Genette McVey of Dearing, Kansas, seven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; sister, Delma Nutz of Iola, Kansas and brother, Dale McVey of Moran, Kansas.  Mac was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Pauline McVey; son, Chris McVey on December 12, 2018 and by two brothers Wayne and Earl McVey. 

 

Following Mac’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. 

 

The family suggests memorial contributions can be made to the V.F.W. Post #1022; these may be left with the funeral home or mailed in care of David W Barnes Funeral Home 306 N. Cline Rd. Coffeyville, KS 67337. 

 

David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville, Kansas is in charge of arrangements.  To leave a message for the family online, visit

www.dwbfh.com

 

Douglas P. Lyle

Douglas P. Lyle,69, of Coffeyville, Kansas passed away on Thursday, January 7th, 2021 at his home. He was born on June 27th, 1951 in Zanesville, OH. He was the son of Carson “Bud” Lyle and Ferne V (Ansel) Lyle.

 

Doug graduated from Ohio University November 1972 and served our country in the U.S Army. He was honorably released from duty December 4th, 1974.

 

He has resided in Coffeyville, Kansas for the last 25 years where he worked for Coffeyville Resources. He happily retired 3 years ago and enjoyed every minute of his retirement from sleeping in, breakfast at Braum’s or McDonald’s, watching football and NASCAR, traveling, and just sitting outside visiting with friends. He enjoyed the simple things in life. He was a hard worker, always willing to work overtime if needed, never met a stranger, great sense of humor and infectious laugh, loved to joke around, and when he gave you his word he meant it!

 

He will be missed by his brother Larry Eugene Lyle (Gene) & and his wife Connie (Willison) Lyle, daughters Angela Lyle, Rachel Lyle, and Renee Lyle, and mother of his children Darcy A. Lyle, granddaughters Emma K. McCombs, Elise R. McCombs, nieces Theresa K. (Lyle) Bates and her husband Johnny Bates, Terre E. Craft (Lyle) and her husband Chris Craft, and nephew Bryan S. Lyle and his wife Heather, great nieces and nephews Logan S. Lyle, Carson D. Lyle, McKenzie E. Lyle, Morgan E. Lyle, Reegan L. Lyle, Sydnee L. Craft and Skye L. Craft, and special friend Dianna Tracy.

 

Our loved ones awaiting Doug in heaven are his Father, Carson “Bud” Lyle, Mother, Ferne V (Ansel) Lyle, and brother Harry D. Lyle (Dean) and grandmother Alma J. (Bankes) Maxwell.

 

A celebration of Doug’s life will be announced at a later date. Burial has taken place at Robbins Cemetery west of Coffeyville.

 

To leave a message for the family please visit www.dwbfh.com

 

David W. Barnes Funeral Home of Coffeyville is in charge of arrangements.

Ronald Dean Cerny

Ronald Dean Cerny age 77 of Coffeyville passed away on January 13, 2021 at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center with his family by his side. 

 

Ronald was born in Coffeyville on January 6, 1944 to Clifford and Frenia (Fitzpatrick) Cerny. He was raised in Coffeyville and attended local schools graduating from Field Kindley High School. After high school he joined the United States Navy where he worked on aircraft until he was honorable discharged. Ronald returned home to Coffeyville where he found employment with the flour mill, Sherwin Williams, and Farmland where he retired after many years. While at Sherwin Williams he met Sandy Buetow and the couple was united in marriage. To this union the couple was blessed with two daughters before they later divorced. Ronald loved his children and he loved taking them hunting, fishing, over to a friend’s house, or just hanging at the house renting a good movie. Ronald enjoyed his Harley, making the annual ride to Sturgis was one of his favorite traditions; he also enjoyed hunting deer, squirrel, rabbit and gigging frogs. He always liked fishing and spending time at Grand Lake he was also a member of the American Legion and was known as one of the daily regulars. Ronald was quiet; one of the most easy going guys around, but was also one of the most lovable humans when he let you in. 

 

Ronald’s memories will live on with his daughters, Bronwen Hamer her husband Michael and Amanda Shelton her husband Greg, sister’s; Joan Mills her husband Larry, Kathy Williams her husband Rex, and Jackie Waddell her husband Danny, and grandchildren Chloe Shelton, Madison Hamer, Graham Shelton, Hayes Hamer. 

 

He now rests with his parents Clifford and Frenia. 

 

Honoring Ronald’s wishes, cremation has taken place and the family plans to hold a memorial service at a later date. A book signing will be held on January 18, 2021 at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel from 10am to 5:00pm. The family suggests memorials be made payable to Coffeyville American Legion_ and they may be sent in care of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel 2405 Woodland Ave. Coffeyville, KS 67337. To share a memory or leave  a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

 

Susan Kay Rinkenbaugh

Susan Kay Rinkenbaugh, 52, of Coffeyville, KS died Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Windsor Place.  She was born August 13, 1968 in Coffeyville to Floyd J. and Rita M. (Cillessen) Rinkenbaugh.  She attended Holy Name Catholic School and is a graduate of Field Kindley Memorial High School.  Susan completed courses at Coffeyville Community College and went on to work through Class LTD at various area businesses.  She was the Coffeyville Class LTD Office Secretary for twenty years and later retired in August 2019 from housekeeping services.

 

Susan was a lifetime, active parishioner of Holy Name Catholic Church serving as Eucharistic Minister, Rosary leader, member of: Cursillo, Choir, Altar Society and a Charter member of Family of Friends Faith and Light, and an Associate of the Sisters of Saint Joseph.  She laundered and ironed the Altar Linens for many years.  Susan also volunteered at the local Red Cross Office.  Through these prayer, work, and social interactions, Susan exceeded every expectation, bringing joy, a smile, and many blessings to others.

 

Susan is survived by her mother, Rita Rinkenbaugh of Coffeyville, three brothers, John (Diane) Rinkenbaugh of Collinsville, OK; Bill (Teri) Rinkenbaugh of El Dorado, KS; Robert (Tammi) Rinkenbaugh of Wichita; two sisters, Mary Ann (Craig) Dreiling of Wichita; Rita (Mugger) Taylor of Independence; a Sister-in-law, Sandi Rinkenbaugh of Wann, OK; twenty three nieces, nephews, and twenty great nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her father, Floyd Rinkenbaugh and a brother, Joe Rinkenbaugh.

 

The Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 14, 2021. Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Susan’s faith filled life will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 15, 2021. The Rosary and Mass will both be at Holy Name Catholic Church with Father Daniel Lorimer officiating.   Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Coffeyville.

 

Memorials are suggested to Holy Name Catholic Church or Holy Name Catholic School.  Contributions may be left with the funeral home or mailed in care of David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 North Cline Road, Coffeyville, KS 67337.

 

Due to current health concerns everyone will be required to practice social distancing and wear a face mask.

 

Friends may call on Thursday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville.  To leave a message for the family please visit www.dwbfh.com

Terry Ann Savala

Terry Ann Savala, age 61, of Dearing, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at her home. 

 

Terry was born on September 19, 1959 in Iola, Kansas to Ed and Donna (Schauf) Sherwood.  She attended school in Humboldt and Coffeyville.  She graduated from Field Kindley High School in Coffeyville and attended Pittsburg State University. 

 

On September 1, 1990 she married Clifford “Cliff” Savala in Coffeyville, Kansas where the couple made their home.  Terry worked for the USD 445 School Board Office as a Duplicating Clerk.  She enjoyed sports, especially basketball and liked coaching softball for several years for the Coffeyville Rec Center. 

 

Surviving to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Cliff Savala of the home; daughter, Falan Savala; siblings, Debra Torres and husband, Roy, Dennis Sherwood, Vickie Bayles and husband, Bob, Jim Sherwood; sister-in-law, Donna Sherwood.  Terry was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Donna Sherwood; brother, Randy Sherwood and sister, Paula Hensley. 

 

Following Terry’s wishes, cremation has taken place under the direction of David W Barnes Funeral Home of Coffeyville, Kansas.  No public services are scheduled at this time.  To leave a message for the family online, visit www.dwbfh.com

 

Betty Lou Waddell

Betty Lou Waddell, age 97, longtime resident of Coffeyville passed away on January 6, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Society in Olathe, KS.  

 

 

 

Betty was born on October 1, 1923 in Logan County Illinois to Barry and Della (Cox) Simpson. Betty attended Field Kindley High School where she graduated with the class of 1941. After high school she met Chester Waddell and the couple was united in marriage on November 2, 1946. To this union the couple was blessed with a son and a daughter. Betty made it her life purpose to care for the family’s needs and run the daily tasks of the home. Betty loved her family immensely and she also loved her church. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and served in various roles and taught Sunday School and was very active with the ABW. Everyone would agree that Betty was just a sweetheart, always pleasant to be around and everyone enjoyed her company.  

 

Betty’s memories will live on with her children Barbara Bryant and Danny Waddell and his wife Jacalyn, sister Judy Clausing, granddaughters Lori Bryan, Lisa Colclasure, and Amy Salter, and grandson Scott Bryant, their spouses, and 7 great-grandchildren.  

 

 

 

She now rests with her parents, her husband Chester, brother Jimmy Simpson, sister Elsie Blum and two grandsons Shane and Shannon Bryant. 

 

 

 

Honoring Betty’s wishes, cremation will take place and a private family memorial will be held at a later date. The family suggests memorials be made payable to the First Baptist Church and they may be sent in care of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel 2405 Woodland Ave. Coffeyville, KS 67337. To share a memory or to leave the family a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

Roy Arthur Copenhaver

Roy Arthur Copenhaver peacefully departed this earth on December 26, 2020 at his home in Longton, KS.

 

Roy was born to Thomas Clifford and Grace (Stephens) Copenhaver on September 30, 1926 at the family’s home in Aline, OK and graduated from Dacoma High School. Roy was drafted into the Army during World War II and served from December 5, 1945 through January 31, 1947, primarily in Korea. He was awarded the WWII Victory Medal of Honor, and the Army of Occupation Medal. Roy was married to Carmen Edwards in 1955 in 1955, Dorothy Hoover in 1970, and later Sandra George in 1996. Roy was a lifelong farmer, rancher, and business man. He served on various boards and associations. He enjoyed trips to Las Vegas and Branson. Roy loved to gamble, women, and a good steak. Even when he could no longer farm himself he looked forward to taking burgers to the farm hands and watching the combines.

 

Roy’s memories will live on with his long-time friend and brother-in-law Mike Goldberg, a bushel of nephews and nieces and a multitude of friends.

 

Roy now rests with his parents, his siblings; Hellen, Clifford, Walter, Oscar, John, Jay, and Rachel.

 

Honoring Roy’s wishes cremation under the direction of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel will take place and a private family memorial will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice and they may be sent in care of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel 2405 Woodland Ave. Coffeyville, KS 67337. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwullfbrunschaqpel.com

 

 

Zelda Marguerette Powell

Zelda Marguerette Powell age 90 of Coffeyville, Kansas passed away surrounded by family at Windsor Place Nursing Home.

 

Zelda was born July 27, 1930 at Coffeyville, Kansas to Clyde Hershal and Edna Eugenia (Wood) House.

 

She attended Coffeyville grade schools: McKinley, Whittier and Garfield grade schools, Roosevelt Junior High and Field Kindley High School, graduating in 1947. She later obtained an Associate of Arts Degree in May 1982.

 

On September 19, 1948 she married Dean Howard Powell at Emmanuel Southern Baptist Church, Coffeyville, Kansas. Following their marriage, they made their home in Coffeyville. In 1953, they moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, returning to Coffeyville in 1954. While in Albuquerque Mrs. Powell worked at Maisel's Trading Post in the turquoise jewelry section. In Coffeyville Mrs. Powell worked for Newberry's Department Store and later for Georges' Cafeteria. Mrs. Powell was the 4-H cooking leader for the Dearing Bee's, Girls Auxiliary Association Director, Twin Valley Association and GA Leader. She later worked in the Coffeyville Community College library.

 

Mrs. Powell was a former member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church and Emmanuel Southern Baptist Church, member of First Southern Baptist Church and Montgomery County Genealogical Society. Mrs. Powell enjoyed working with genealogy and crocheting.

 

In 1973, Mrs. Powell's daughter and son-in-law, Linda Sue and Gerald Sjolander were killed in an automobile accident. Mr. and Mrs. Powell raised their two granddaughters, Angela and Kimberly.

 

Mrs. Powell is preceded in death by her parents, Clyde Hershal and Edna Eugenia (Wood) House; husband, Dean Howard Powell and her daughter, Linda Sue Sjolander.

 

Mrs. Powell is survived by her siblings, Marlene Hillman of McMinnville, Oregon, Marilyn Meek (husband Charles) of Poteau, Oklahoma, Duane House of Seguin, Texas; her sons, Roger Powell (wife Sandra) of Independence, Kansas, and Duane Powell (wife Brenda) of Coffeyville, Kansas. She is also survived by eight grandchildren; Angela (Sjolander) Tickle (husband James); Kimberly Sue Sjolander; Melissa (Powell) Malotte; David Powell (wife Shawna); Latisha (Powell) Wood (husband Darrin), Brian Powell (wife Cassandra); Jennifer Powell (fiance Nick

 

 

Akins); Elizabeth Powell (fiancé Adam Lubbers). Her survivors include 18 great grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren.

 

 

 

Private Family Funeral services will be held at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 11 am. with Rich Jenkins officiating, services will be streamed live via Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel Facebook page.   Burial will take place at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 4, 2021 from 6 to 8 pm at the chapel.  The family has requested memorial contributions be made payable to American Diabetes Association and may be left in care of the chapel.  To leave an online condolence or share a memory visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

David Joe Randall

David Joe Randall, age 70, of Tyro, Kansas passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. 

 

David was born on May 30, 1950 in Fairfax, Oklahoma to Lester and Mildred (McMann) Randall.  He grew up in Fairfax and Little Chief, Oklahoma where he attended school.  David furthered his education at Butler Community College and Newman University in Kansas. 

David proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for over thirteen years until receiving a medical discharge.  After his military service, David worked for the United States Postal Service for more than twenty years. 

 

On December 17, 1983 he was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Roby in Haysville, Kansas.  The couple made their home in Tyro, Kansas where he served as the Post Master at the Tyro Post Office.  They also had several rental properties they took care of. 

David was a member of the Delaware Tribe and Cherokee Tribe as well as a member of the VFW Post 1022 and American Legion Post 20 of Coffeyville, Kansas.  He was a guy who could fix anything.  From mechanic work and carpentry to making fishing lures and taxidermy he could do it all.  He was always there to lend a helping hand and even if he couldn’t fix something, he could come up with a temporary solution until something else could be done.  Some of David’s hobbies were hunting, fishing, watching his favorite football teams the Green Bay Packers and the OU Sooners. 

 

Surviving to honor his memory are his loving wife, Patricia of the home; children, Lester Joe Randall and wife, Erika of Horton, Kansas, Stephine Ann Randall and wife, Emily Relph of Coffeyville, Kansas; grandchildren, Marshall Randall, Maryanna Randall, Wyatt Randall, Mae Randall, Maci Randall and Kacely Relph; brother, Charles Randall and wife, Mary of Hulah Lake, Oklahoma; sisters, Judy Nevius and husband, Dennis of Edmond, Oklahoma, Jerri Laird of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; sister-in-law, Barbara Randall of Edmond, Oklahoma. 

David was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Mildred Randall; brothers, Bob Randall, Arthur Randall and wife, Barbara and a sister, Allene Randall. 

 

Following David’s wishes, cremation will take place under the direction of David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville, Kansas.  No public services are scheduled at this time. 

 

Memorial contributions can be made to the VFW Post 1022 or the American Legion Post 20; these may be left with the funeral home or mailed in care of David W Barnes Funeral Home 306 N Cline Rd. Coffeyville, KS 67337. 

 

David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville, Kansas is in charge of arrangements.  To leave a message for the family online, visit www.dwbfh.com

Larry Dean Bray

Larry Dean Bray, age 72, of South Coffeyville, Oklahoma was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 27, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.

 

Larry was born on July 3, 1948 in Yakama, Washington to Boyd R. and Georgia F. (Anderson) Bray.  He grew up in Cherryvale, Kansas where he received his education .  From February 1969 to February 1971 he proudly served his country in the United States Army, while serving in the Army he was sent to several vocational classes.

 

On May 25, 1968 he married the love of his life, Albertis Louise Tickle in Coffeyville, Kansas.  The couple made their home in Coffeyville where they raised their daughters.  After Larry retired they moved to South Coffeyville, Oklahoma

 

Larry worked for Berwind Railway Services, Millennium Railway and Watco.  He was a welder and a car brakeman.  He was also a former mechanic at a filling station, a pipefitter in Wyoming and worked at Acme and Haliburton.  .

 

For more than fifteen years he would visit the James Crabtree Correctional Center where he would minister to anyone who needed it.

Larry was a member of the Southview Church of God.  He gave his life to the Lord on Father’s Day June 19, 1989.  He and Albertis were Pastors for two years.  He enjoyed working with his hands and tinkering in the garage.  Most of all he loved the time he spent surrounded by his family and friends.  He will be dearly missed by so many people.

 

Surviving to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 52 years, Albertis of the home; daughters, Cynthia Dawn Coward and husband, Randy of Coffeyville, Kansas, Tammy LeAnn Huff and husband, Roger of Waggoner, Oklahoma; twelve grandchildren and four great grandchildren; siblings, Connie Stoner of Wichita, Kansas, Robert George Bray of Kimberling City, Missouri and Deborah Ann Phillips of Coffeyville, Kansas along with several other close relatives and friends.  Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Boyd and Georgia Bray and by four siblings.

 

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Southview Church of God in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma.  Pastor David Metz will officiate.  Burial will follow at Robbins Cemetery west of Coffeyville, Kansas.

 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at David W Barnes Funeral Home.

The family suggests memorial contributions can be made to the Southview Church of God; these can be left with the funeral home or mailed in care of David W Barnes 306 N Cline Rd. Coffeyville, KS 67337.

 

To leave a message for the family online, visit www.dwbfh.com

 

Clara L Mitchell

 

Clara L Mitchell age 73 of Coffeyville passed away at her home on December 30, 2020 with her loved ones by her side.

 

Clara was born in Coffeyville on February 18, 1947 to Terrill and Clara Lee Ballew. She was raised in the community and attended local schools. After school she became a CNA and worked for many years with home health. Clara met Kenneth Mitchell in 1964 and was united in marriage in 1965. To this union the couple was blessed with a daughter Stefanie. Clara loved her family and caring for her home, she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. In her down time she enjoyed reading, she would read anything she could get her hands on.

 

Clara’s memories will live on with her husband Kenneth, her daughter Stefanie Mitchell, sister Beverly Hepola, and grandchildren Ashley Countryman, Matthew Countryman, and Dylan Countryman.

 

She now rests with her parents.

 

Honoring Clara’s wishes, cremation under the direction of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel will take place and a private family service will be held at a later date. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

James F. Bentley

 

James F. Bentley formerly of Coffeyville passed away at the age of 90 with family near his side on December 28, 2020 in Woodhaven Michigan.

 

James was born on May 7, 1930 in Ethridge, Tennessee to Richard and Mamie (Cook) Bentley.  After the passing of his Dad, he was raised by his Grandpa and Grandma Bentley.  James grew up and received his education in Ethridge.  On June 10, 1947 James entered active service in Nashville, Tennessee for the United States Navy.  After 3 years and 10 months and 4 days he received an honorable discharge; during his time of service he received the Navy Occupation and Korean Service Medal.

 

James married Linda Bentley in Panama City, Florida.  They made their home in Panama raising their two children, Catherine and Mike through their grade school years.  When his kids were young teens, James took a job as Chief Engineer at a hospital in Ozark, Alabama moving his family.  In the 1970’s James daughter, Cathy moved to Coffeyville where Linda’s brother had also moved to manage the Coffeyville Country Club.  After a convincing conversation and a job opportunity James, Linda and Mike moved to Coffeyville where James began a new career at the Coffeyville Country Club.   After a few years James changed employment to become the Chief Engineer for Coffeyville Regional Medical Center where remained until retirement.  After retirement James was inducted into the CRMC Hall of Fame. Linda unfortunately preceded him in death after a battle of cancer in 1982.

 

After retirement James found love again and married JoAnn Bentley and moved to rural Coffeyville where they built a home together.  As a young boy he was raised in rural Tennessee and loved all the adventures of rural life and he was able to enjoy the opportunity of raising cattle once again.   JoAnn preceded him in death after a battle with cancer.

 

Life alone was lonely, and he feel in love with Glenda Bentley and the two were married, he moved to Parsons, Kansas where they made their home until her passing also after a battle with cancer.

 

Though life had handed him many challenges and he was no stranger to grief but allowed himself to find love again and was united in marriage to Judy Zimski on July 17, 2010.  Sharing in 10 wonderful years together, they made their home in Woodhaven, Michigan where she remains of the home.

 

James moved from Alabama but that never changed him from being a Crimson Tides fan.  James was an amazing man, he cared deeply for his family and everyone he met.  He was a dedicated and loving husband through thick and thin until death do them part. He loved his children dearly, his daughter still a “Daddy’s Girl” and he will always be his sons “Hero”; each of them thankful for him teaching them everything they needed to know about life. James love for people and acceptance of life’s challenges allowed him to love siblings he never knew he had. His mother had remarried after the passing of his Dad; he thought his mother had passed as well, so he was quite surprised to learn of his three brothers, Wiley Cook, Dean Snow and Max Snow and two sister, Gertie Webb and Faye Martin well into adulthood.  He will always be remembered as a wonderful husband, the best Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa, Uncle, Brother and Friend.

 

Cherishing every memory and life shared with James is his wife, Judy; son, Mike Bentley and his wife Jee Jee; daughter, Catherine “Cathy” Bentley; brother, Max Snow; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and extended family members.   He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and mother of his children, Linda; wife, JoAnn; wife, Glenda; brothers, Dean Cook, Willey Cook and sisters, Gertie Webb and Faye Martin.

 

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 6, 2020 at 1 pm at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel, 2405 Woodland Ave., Coffeyville, Kansas.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2020 from 6 to 8 pm also at the chapel.  Facial masks are requested at both events and social distancing is encouraged.  To leave a message of condolence or to share in a memory please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

Linda Beever

 

Linda K. Beever passed into her new life on December 27, 2020 surrounded by her Windsor Place friends and family whom loved her unconditionally.

 

Linda grew up in El Dorado, Kansas. She went to School there and still has many dear friends there. She moved around in her life time spending several years in California with her nieces and nephews. She managed a Book store there and enjoyed the people, reading, and her family. She moved back to Nowata, Oklahoma to be with and help out her mom and dad. She worked in a Doctor's Office and the hospital. She later moved with her family to Indian Village and finally landed in Coffeyville. She worked at the hospital and at a local church before retiring. She Loved her family, Her Church, reading, painting, crafting and all the children in K.I.D.S. Church. Linda never married or had children but had many adopted children through her K.I.D.S. Ministry at the First Church of God. She was known as the Hug Lady. She will be remembered for her Love of Jesus and her generous spirit.

She is Survived by her Nephew Sean C. Beever and wife Debbie, 2 Nieces, Cynthia L Gorman and Sandra L. Gonzales and serval Great Nephews and Nieces, all of California.

 

She was preceded in death by her Father, Wayne C. Beever, Mother, Fern E. Beever (Haley), 2 Brothers, Dewayne W. Beever and Arnold Eugene Beever.

 

We will be celebrating her Life on Monday, January 4, 2020 at 10:00 am at the First Church of God, 2010 West 5 th Coffeyville, Kansas. Memorials are suggested to the First Church of God and they may be sent in care of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel 2405 Woodland Ave. Coffeyville, KS 67337. To share a memory or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

June Stimple

 

June Elaine Strimple age 76 of Coffeyville passed away on December 27, 2020 at Medicalodges of Coffeyville.  

 

Elaine was born on June 7, 1944 in Coffeyville to Eldon and Alma (Folk) Meek. She was raised in the local area and attended the old Ringo School and then graduated from Field Kindley High School. After high school she worked various jobs; Fashion Shoes, Perl Chevrolet, Coffeyville Motors, Quality Toyota, Coffeyville Journal, and she retired as the agent at American Family Insurance where she worked for 15 years before health forced her retirement. She was united in marriage to William Strimple on April 14, 1978. Elaine loved being involved with the community, she was a part of many events and organizations like; the Coffeyville Community Involvement, Dalton Defenders, Coffeyville Citizens Restoring the Past, and was instrumental in getting the moving wall to come. She was a professional clown and balloon artist. Elaine loved to be center stage no matter what she was doing it was her chance to be in charge. She loved to laugh and to make people laugh.  

 

Elaine’s memories will live on with her daughter Lisa Conner and son Russ Strimple and Cindy, brothers; Ken Meek, David Meek, and Steven Meek, sisters; Delores Wilson and Margaret Grothe, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.  

 

She now rests with her parents, husband William Strimple, and brothers; Lloyd Meek and Dan Meek   

 

Graveside memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the Veteran’s Memorial Patio at Fairview Cemetery at 1:00pm. The service will be streamed live on Ford Wulf Bruns Chapel’s Facebook page for those not able to attend in person. The family requests that memorials be made payable to Coffeyville Friends of Animals in place of flowers. A book signing will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 from 10:00am to 5:00pm at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com 

Fred Lamb

 

Fredrick “Fred” G. Lamb Jr. of South Coffeyville, Oklahoma passed away at the age of 77 on December 23, 2020 at CRMC in Coffeyville, Kansas with his family by his side.

 

Fredrick G. Lamb Jr. was born on November 28, 1943 to Frederick G. Lamb Sr. and Rose Mae (Durbin) Lamb in Berkeley, California.  At a young age the Lamb family moved to Frederick, Kansas where he attended grade school.  In his junior high and high school years the family moved to Cherryvale, Kansas where joined the “Home of The Fighting Cherries” and graduated from Cherryvale High School. As and older adult he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Theology alongside his friend, Johnathan Filson; from the Lake Charles Baptist University.  

 

On March 23, 1962 Fred married the love of his life, Velda Enloe.  Together they made their home in Coffeyville and in 1975 they moved to South Coffeyville to their forever home. Fred loved and cherished his wife, Velda of 58 years. Fred loved her just as scripture said he should; he loved her with every ounce of his being just like Jesus loves the church.  The shared many wonderful memories, like all families they have had their share of heartaches, but love stood the test of time.  

 

Fred loved life, he was a good, good husband, dad, grandpa, friend and pastor.  He pastored the Lone Cherry Baptist Church in Havana for around 20 years.  He also loved to sing, and he wasn’t like his son he did not enjoy that “Funky Music”.  He was a member of the First Baptist Churchman’s Quartet after he retired from pastoring. While pastoring and raising his family he was a full-time machinist for Magic Circle in Coffeyville for over 40 years when he retired.  Fred was also a South Coffeyville Fire Department fire fighter for 20 plus years and served as chief the last six of his service to the community. He enjoyed wood working, attending his sons’ sporting events and he could be heard cheering them on and correcting them at the same time.  His real enjoyment came when the grandchildren started arriving and never missed any of their events if he had any control of the situation.  He felt truly blessed by his great grandchildren and loved to watch them grow.

 

Fred listened to Jesus’ instructions and he love the Lord his God with all his heart and with all his soul and with all his mind.  He served and worshiped God every day of his life.

 

Separated only by his earthy body his family will one day be reunited; until then he will greatly missed by his wife, Velda of the home; son’s Wade Lamb and his wife Tia, Tony Lamb and his wife Pam, Mike Lamb and his wife Barbara; son-in-law, Rockey Allison; nine grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and one soon to arrive; extended family and friends.   He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, John and Paul Lamb; son, Robin Lamb; daughter, Karon Allison and great granddaughter, Harper Jo.

 

Funeral service will be held on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 1 pm at the South Coffeyville First Baptist Church, on the corner of 5th and Shawnee, Pastor Johnathan Filson will officiate.  Burial will follow at Mount Washington Cemetery in Lenapah.  The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel, 2405 Woodland Ave., Coffeyville, Ks from 2 to 4 pm.  The family has requested memorial contribution be made payable to the South Coffeyville First Baptist Church in Fred’s memory and may be left in care of the chapel.  To leave a memory or an online message of condolence visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

Helen Lattin

 

Helen Louise Lattin, 85, of Dearing, Kansas passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at her home surrounded by family.

 

Helen was born December 7, 1935 to Joe and Goldie (Swindell) DeWilde. She grew up in St. George, Kansas where she graduated high school.

 

On May 28, 1955 she was united in marriage to Louis Lattin at her parents’ house in St. George. They lived in Coffeyville, Dearing, Fredonia, and Yates Center. They returned to Dearing in 1969 and have remained there ever since. Helen worked for Dearing Elementary School.

 

She enjoyed sewing, crossword puzzles, playing cards, dancing, cooking, and canning. She was active in the PTA and served as a leader in the local 4-H Club. For many years, she and Louis enjoyed attending the “55 and better” dance.

 

Surviving family members include her husband Louis of the home; children Debra Reilly (Phil) of Cherryvale, Kansas; Robert Lattin (Cheryl) of Independence, Kansas; and Terri Jo Johnson of Spring Hill, Kansas; seven grand-children; and four great grand-children. She was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings.

 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 10AM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Cherryvale, Kansas. Father Zachery Pinaire will officiate. Interment will follow at the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Cherryvale. Visitation will be from 1-7 PM on Tuesday, December 29th. The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM that evening.

Helen Sumpter

 

Helen Louise Sumpter 83, of Coffeyville, passed away December 18th, 2020, at Windsor Place.  Helen was born in Coffeyville, July 22, 1937 to Pleas and Eva Shamblin.  She attended Old Parker School.   One summer, walking down a road on her way home from a movie, her cousin was driving and seen her and told his friend with him in the car, I need to give my cousin a ride home.  Her cousin’s friend, Fred Sumpter became her husband and they were married on September 1953.   They were blessed with 3 children.  Later they divorced in 1964. Helen loved taking care of the elderly and her church.  If the church door was open, Helen was there to help wherever she was needed. Helen worked for Coffeyville Transportation and Windsor Place.  

 

Helen’s memory will live on with her daughter, Martha and David Bond of Coffeyville.  Brother Johnny Shamblin of California, and grandchildren David Bond, Andover Kansas, Shyla Bond, Topeka, Calvin Sumpter, Portland Oregon, and Christina  Metzer, Portland Oregon 9 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.  She has numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and church family and longtime care giver and dear friend Carolyn Foster. 

 

She now rests with her parents, son Steve Sumpter, daughter Vickie Sumpter, grandson Shawn Bond, and sisters, Merriam Smith, Rosalee Akerberg, and Cozette McCormick. 

 

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 11:00 at Coffeyville First Assembly of God with Pastor Randy DePriest officiating. Masks and social distancing will be enforced.  Burial will immediately follow at Fairview Cemetery. A book signing will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 from 11:00am to 5:00pm at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel. The family suggests memorials be made payable to the First Assembly of God and they may be sent in care of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel 2405 Woodland Ave. Coffeyville, KS 67337. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

 

Robin Lamb

 

Robin Lamb age 57 passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at St. John's Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
On January 11, 1963 Frederick G. Lamb and Velda A. (Enloe) Lamb welcomed their first-born child into this world, Frederick Robin Lamb in Coffeyville, Kansas. He was known to his family and friends as Robin. In 1975 the Lamb family moved to South Coffeyville where Robin attended grade school, and he graduated from Lenapah High School.


Robin married his high school sweetheart and best friend, Tammy (Marlow) Lamb on December 13, 1981. Soon after their union they traveled the United States for Robin to pursue being a rock star. When the music career didn't pan out, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and moved his family to California during his duty. Robin received his honorable discharge in 1987. Robin, Tammy and two of their daughters returned to South Coffeyville where they made their home.


Robin enjoyed life, despite his brother's opinion he was a devout OU fan; he loved music; golfing, fishing taking cruises with his wife, and making people laugh. Robin was the best Dad and hero a girl could ask, to his three daughters. His grandchildren were blessed with the best Poppy. He loved being a Dad but the joy he found in his grandchildren was unmeasurable.


Robin will be missed by many, but his family will miss him most. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Tammy of the home; daughters, Meghan and her husband Kenton Adams, Jade Dolan and Miranda and her husband Christopher Deaton; grandchildren, Aubrey, Eryn, Kaylee, Summer, Klay, Carter, Emma "Moosey", Finn "Shark Bait Hoo Haw Haw"; parents, Fred and Velda Lamb; brothers Wade Lamb and his wife Tia, Tony Lamb and his wife Pam, Mike Lamb and his wife Barbara; brother-in-law, Rockey Allison; numerous, nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, granddaughter, Harper Jo and sister, Karon Allison.


Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 1 pm at the South Coffeyville First Baptist Church, 506 Shawnee St, South Coffeyville, OK 74072. The service will be available via Facebook Live for those unable or uncomfortable attending. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Coffeyville. Friends may sign the register from 3 to 8 pm on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel, 2405 Woodland Ave., Coffeyville, Kansas. Memorials may be made payable to the Lamb Family to help with unforeseen medical and funeral expenses and may be left in care of the chapel. To share a memory or leave an online condolence for the family visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

Gwendolyn "Gwen" Jean Reynolds

Gwendolyn “Gwen” Jean Reynolds, age 80, of Coffeyville went home to be with Jesus, her Lord and Savior, on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at the home of her daughter, Lynette Wherrell, with her daughters, Lynette and Michelle by her side.

 

Gwen was born on November 2, 1940, to Jack and Mayme Craig in Poteau, Oklahoma. She was the oldest of 6 girls and 2 boys.

She attended Poteau schools and graduated from Poteau High School in 1958. While in high school, Gwen participated in Glee Club, Pep Club, and the Distributive Education Club. After high school, Gwen attended Carl Albert Junior College and Northeastern State University, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education in the Spring of 1962.

 

Gwen first taught elementary school in Grand Junction, Colorado. She then moved to Caney, Kansas, where she met her future husband, Harold Reynolds at the Caney laundromat in the Spring of 1967. Gwen then joined a bowling team to get to know Harold better. For their first date, Harold took Gwen flying in an airplane. The couple were married on December 27,1967, at the First Christian Church in Poteau, Oklahoma, and made their home in Caney. They had two daughters and one son, all of whom were born at Caney Hospital. Gwen and Harold were members of the First Christian Church in Caney.

 

Once their children began to arrive, Gwen took a break from teaching and babysat out of the home until 1979, when Harold and Gwen moved their family to Coffeyville, Kansas. They then joined the Tyro Christian Church, where they both belonged to the Tried-and-True Sunday School Class and the Joy Group.

 

Gwen went back to teaching after moving to Coffeyville and taught elementary students until retiring from Oklahoma Union in May of 2007.

 

In addition to church, Gwen enjoyed reading her Bible, traveling with family, and watching her grandchildren and great grandsons grow. 

 

Survivors include her two daughters - Michelle Stoughton (Jim) of Memphis, Indiana and Lynette Wherrell of Coffeyville; a son - Craig Reynolds (Trisha) of Hobbs, New Mexico; 10 grandchildren - Lauren Harrington (Dillon), Tyler Cox (Katelyn), Tandi Cox, Matthew Standridge (Raegan), Brett Stoughton, Kelsey Stoughton, Taylor Vaughan, Miah Reynolds, Clayton Reynolds, and Chase Reynolds; two great-grandsons - Bentley and Baker Harrington; four sisters – Sharon Hickman, Patricia Ballard (Don), Jackie Slone (Tony), Susie Hutton (Dennis); two brothers – Bob Craig (Kathy) and Jim Craig (Jessie); sister-in-law Cheryl Means; brother-in-law, Joe Harwell, several nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Reynolds; parents, Jack and Mayme Craig; sister, Becky Harwell; granddaughter, Parker Wherrell; son-in-law, David Wherrell; brother-in-law’s Jackie Meyers and Don Hickman.

Due to COVID, a Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. A private family Graveside Service will take place in Fairview Cemetery in Coffeyville.

 

Friends may call on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Tyro Christian Church’s Preschool or Children’s Ministries, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, Coffeyville Friends of Animals (CFA) in Coffeyville, KS, AWOL Animal Shelter in Independence, KS, and/or Salvation Army. Contributions may be left with or mailed in care of David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 North Cline Road, Coffeyville, KS 67337.

To leave a message for the family online, visit www.dwbfh.com

 

David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville will be in charge of arrangements.

 

Sharon Kay Bond

Sharon Kay Bond, age 74, of Dearing, Kansas passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Miami Nursing Center in Miami, Oklahoma. 

 

Sharon was born on July 11, 1946 in Coffeyville, Kansas to Joseph and Mary (Maslin) Foulk.  She grew up in Coffeyville, Kansas where she went to school at Old Parker and in Dearing. 

 

For more than forty years she has been with the love of her life, Alvin “Sonny” Robinett.  They made their home in Dearing, Kansas.  Together they owned and operated S&S Upholstery in Dearing for over 20 years.  He preceded her in death on August 15, 2008.  For a time she also worked for Rock-A-Chair in Coffeyville. 

 

Sharon enjoyed fishing, camping, crocheting and quilting.  Most of all she loved the time she spent with her family and special companion, her dog Sophie. 

 

Surviving to cherish her memory are her children, Tina Shelby and husband, Ernie of Commerce, Oklahoma, Rick Robinett and wife, Edee, Gary Robinett and wife, Kathy; grandchildren, Thomas Shelby, Holly Osborn, Kayden Shelby, Ronnie Robinett II, Karen Bobbe, Amanda Robinett, Breanna Robinett, Trevor Robinett; great grandchildren, Keilyn Osborn, Alicia Shelby and several other great grandchildren; sisters, Carol Blackburn of Dearing, Kansas, Illa Garrotte of Liberty, Kansas, Ruth Starlin of Elk City, Kansas; along with several other nieces, nephews, close relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mary Foulk; loving husband, Sonny Robinett and brother, Kenneth Starlin. 

 

Graveside Services will be held with a tent set up at the grave on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Coffeyville, Kansas. 

 

Friends may stop by to sign the guest register on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville, Kansas from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. 

 

The family suggests memorials contributions can be made to the ALS Foundation; these may be left with the funeral home or mailed in care of David W Barnes Funeral Home 306 N Cline Rd. Coffeyville, Kansas 67337. 

 

David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville is in charge of arrangements.  To leave a message for the family online, visit www.dwbfh.com

 

Adaline Wilda (Comstock) Smith

Adaline Wilda (Comstock) Smith, 94 of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, passed away on December 10, 2020 at home with her family by her side.

 

She was born February 15, 1926 in Oilton, Oklahoma, the daughter of Willis R. Comstock and Florence M. (Euing) Comstock. She grew up and graduated high school in 1945 from Lenapah, Oklahoma. She worked in Coffeyville, Kansas at Kress and  at Bynum Clothing store as a seamstress, she loved to go to auction, and buy all the stuff at the end for one dollar, then going through the stuff, she was like a kid in the candy store. Adaline loved to sew, making quilts and throws, she even sold some around Christmas and would give them out to the family. The time of her life was on Labor Day weekend when Charlie (her son) would have his yearly party. The two of them would go around on the four-wheeler and deliver fliers to family and friends. She loved to sing at the party "She'll be coming around the mountain".

 

Adaline and Anzel Smith were married August 11, 1945. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Anzel, and two sons, Larry E. Smith and Charles R. Smith. Survived by one grandson; John and wife Linda Smith, five granddaughters; Valerie Baldwin, Nikki Carrikey, Samantha Madison, Cynthia Kinser, Julia Bently. Sixteen great grandkids, twelve great-great grandkids.

 

At Adaline's request cremation will take place under the direction of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel. Due to Covid-19 the family will have a private Memorial Service and she will be inurned at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Coffeyville, Kansas.

 

To share a memory with the family or an online condolence visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

 

Connie Sue Hopkines

Connie Sue Hopkines, 67, of Independence formerly of rural Coffeyville passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020 at her home.

 

She was born on February 25, 1953 in Glendale, California to Harry and Betty J. (Bradley) Willoughby.  Connie grew up and attended school in Parmount, California, she later moved to Oklahoma before moving to Coffeyville.

 

On February 15, 1993 she married James “Jim” Hopkins at their home in rural Coffeyville.  Following their marriage they made their home north of Coffeyville until moving to Independence when Highway 169 was made into 4 lane.

 

Connie enjoyed watching TV game shows and soap operas but her greatest pleasure was spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

 

Survivors include her husband, Jim Hopkins of the home; two sons, Jonathan Whitaker of Luther, Oklahoma and Matthew Whitaker of Oklahoma; one brother, Bob Willoughby of Chino, California; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

 

Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 17th at the Veterans Memorial Patio in Fairview Cemetery. Burial will follow in Restlawn Memorial Park

 

Friends may call on Wednesday, December 16th from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville.

To leave a message for the family please visit www.dwbfh.com

 

David W. Barnes Funeral Home of Coffeyville is in charge of arrangements.

Otis Fred Miller

Otis Fred Miller, 83, of Joplin, Missouri passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

 

Otis was born on July 13, 1937 in Caney, Kansas to Wayne and Anna (Kamps) Miller.  He earned his High School diploma and then attended Kansas State University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering.  While living in Caney, he worked as a Chemical Engineer for a local Petroleum company.  Throughout his years, he joined other Petroleum companies and retired.

 

On August 4, 1961 he married Delores K. Rigdon in Coffeyville, Kansas.  The couple had four children. 

 

Survivors are his wife, Delores K. Miller, and children Toni (Randy) Jones, David (Anita) Miller, Cheryl (Rob) Graziani, Jannel (Brett) Heaston; ten grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Ripley and Terry Comfort and sister's in law Viola Rigdon, Sonya Rigdon, Phyllis Rigdon and Norma Russell.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Wayne and Anna Miller and by his sister, Sandra Lefebvre and his brother's in law, Dean Rigdon, Keith Rigdon, Glenn Rigdon and B.J. Russell, Beverly and Joe Halligan.

 

No services are scheduled.

 

Donations can be made to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC   28201 704-401-2432

 

David W Barnes funeral home is in charge of arrangements. To leave a message for the family online, visit www.dwbfh.com

 

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