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Obituaries Archives for 2021-09

Ronald John Bluejacket

Ronald John Bluejacket age 78 of Coffeyville, KS passed away September 19, 2021 at The Journey Home in Bartlesville, OK.

 

Graveside services will be held on Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Veteran's Memorial Patio at Fairview Cemetery at 2:00 pm with Pastor Joe Brooks officiating. To share a memory or to leave the family a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel

 

Donna L Lotz

Donna L Lotz age 86 of Edna, passed away on September 20, 2021 at Labette Health in Parsons.

 

Donna was born in Coffeyville on January 27, 1935 to J. Paul and Mable (McKnight) Thomas. She attended grammar school in Edna and graduated from Altamont with the class of 1952. After high school she married Ted Lotz on July 2, 1954. The couple made their home on a farm south of Edna where they farmed and ranched. They were blessed with two sons and a daughter. Donna and Ted loved horseback riding, rodeoing, and raising animals. Donna was a member of the Edna Round Up Club, she enjoyed working puzzles, reading, and working in her flower beds. She worked for Public Finance, Funks, McKee Cattle Company, Country Mart, and Walmart, in addition to owning a dog kennel and grooming business. Donna was very independent, maybe even a touch set in her ways. She always had time for her family and enjoyed watching her grandchildren’s events, and she loved watching the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball games.

 

Donna’s memories will live on with her children, Michael Leroy Lotz his wife Carla of Edna, KS, Alan L Lotz his wife Sue of Edna, KS, and Terri Lynn Lotz of Spring Hill, KS, her brother Alan Thomas of Monkey Island, OK, grandchildren; Triston D Lotz his wife Diamond of Edna, KS, Caitlyn Tremain her husband Chad of Shawnee, KS, and Blaine Lotz of Edna, KS and great-grandson Thomas Weaver, and her beloved dog KoKo.

 

She now rests with her parents and husband Ted.

 

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Edna Baptist Church with burial following at the North Edna Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. The family suggests memorials be made payable to the Edna Public Library 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

Harold Louis "Louie" O'Connor

Harold Louis “Louie” O’Connor, 85, of Coffeyville passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.

He was born on October 1, 1935 at Parsons, Kansas to Thomas Joseph and Elizabeth Ann (Jungles) O’Connor. Louie grew up and attended St. Mary’s Catholic School in Parsons graduating when he was 15 years old. He then attended Our Lady of the Ozarks Preparatory School graduating when he was 18. Louie attended Parsons Junior College for a year before entering the Chemical Engineering school at Kansas State University.

While attending Parsons Junior College he met the love of his life Peggy Porter. Louie completed his classes at Kansas State and they were married on November 17, 1956. Following their marriage they made their home in Webb City, Missouri while Louie completed a Master’s Degree in Chemistry in 1958. After graduating they moved to Muskogee, Oklahoma where Louie worked at Callery Chemical Company, in 1959 they moved to Coffeyville when he accepted a position as Chemist at Cooperative Refining (later Farmland Industries, now Coffeyville Resource) in 1980 he was transferred to Midland, Texas to study Gas Contract Law. In 1981 the family moved to Littleton, Colorado where Louie was head of Gas Processes for Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. In 1983 they returned to Coffeyville when Louie was named Chief Chemist at Farmland Refinery, in 1990 he became an Environmental Engineer at Farmland until retiring in May 1996.

Louie and Peggy where active with their children at their church and in the communities they lived. Louie coached all of his children’s teams whether it was baseball, football, basketball and any other sport they were involved in. They were also actively involved in cheering their grandchildren at whatever sport they were involved in.

After retiring Louie and Peggy enjoyed traveling to 23 foreign countries and all 50 states, and went on 7 cruises.

Louie was an active member of Holy Name Catholic Church where he was a member of Knights of Columbus Council #991, was Past Grand Knight, served as President of the Parish Council, was a member of the Finance Committee and was a Lector, Usher, and Extraordinary Minister. Louie and Al Liebert worked together and founded the Holy Name Carnival which continues today to benefit Holy Name Catholic School. He also served on the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center Board of Directors for 17 years, and was a Hospital Auxiliary member for many years. Louie was a Red Cross Volunteer and a Blood Donor for many years.

Left to cherish Louie’s memory are his wife, Peggy of the home; his five children, David O’Connor of Houston, Texas, Doug O’Connor and wife, Becky of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Debra Ann Jacobson and husband, Billy of Wilsall, Montana, Deron O’Connor and wife, Sue of Hays, Kansas, and D.J. O’Connor and wife Julie of Plano, Texas; one brother, Thomas O’Connor of Parsons, Kansas; fifteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and another arriving soon.

He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Elizabeth O’Connor and his grandparents.

A Rosary Vigil service will be at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 22nd at Holy Name Catholic Church in Coffeyville. Following the Rosary the Family will greet those in attendance and all friends at reception Celebrating Louie’s life at the Holy Name School Gym.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Holy Name Catholic Church with Father James Schibi officiating. Private Family inurnment will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Parsons, Kansas.

Friends may sign the register book on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville.

The Family suggests memorials in Louie’s memory to Holy Name Catholic School, Coffeyville Regional Medical Center Foundation or Coffeyville Community College Foundation; 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.

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

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

Ke'vaiyah Jonell Elias

Ke’vaiyah Jonell Elias, infant daughter of Kendall Elias and Vaimaila Pule passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at OSU Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ke’vaiyah was born on September 9, 2021.

Survivors include her parents Kendall Elias and Vaimaila Pule of Tulsa, Oklahoma, her siblings, Kemiazha, KeAysha, Kendall, Jr., Kchaun, KenDrell, Khyrese, and Shammare; paternal grandparents, Michael and Verdrene Elias, and maternal grandmother, Kathleen Taylor. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Fa’atoialamanu Pule; brother, KeAndre’ Elias and uncle, Reginal “Reggie” Elias.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Fairview Cemetery Veterans Memorial Patio.  Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 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.

Celia Sue Slaughter Hardaway

Celia Sue Slaughter Hardaway age 60 of Coffeyville passed away on August 1, 2021 at her home.

 

Sue was born on August 11, 1960 to Rosealee Prince and Jimmy Slaughter. She is survived by her two children, Brandy Verge and JR Vanderhauff, grandchildren, Pearson Collins, Madison Verge, Mia Verge and Charligh Collins and two great-grandchildren, special friends Rodney Aduddell and Shawna King-Keith and her beloved dogs Ginger and Bandit, she is also loved by many friends which is too many to list. Sue was a loving and amazing woman to everyone she met.

 

Cremation took place under the direction of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel. Services will be planned for a later date.  Memorials are suggested to Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel to help with final expenses. To share a memory or to leave the family a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

Justin Lynn Davis

Justin Lynn Davis, age 67 of Coffeyville, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at her home with her loving husband by her side. 

 

Justin was born on April 23, 1954 in Coffeyville, Kansas to Gerald Dean Radcliff and Ann Marie (Hunsinger) Radcliff.  She grew up in Coffeyville where she attended local schools and graduated from Field Kindley High School.  She completed her CNA licensing and attended Coffeyville Community College. 

 

On January 18, 1974 she married the love of her life, Noel P. Davis in Coffeyville, Kansas where the couple made their home.  They had three children, Jeremy, Christopher and Kerri.  Justin worked as a certified nurses aide at Windsor Place, Asbury Village and then switched to home health.  She spent her life caring for her family and others. 

 

Justin loved nature and gardening, feeding the birds,going on walks and doing cross-stitch.  She loved animals, especially her dog, Tehya.  Justin loved surprise visits to see her grandkids, they loved their "NeNe" and she was the proudest grandma in the world.  She loved to go to all their events and activities where she made sure they heard her cheering them on.

 

Surviving to honor her memory is the love of her life, Noel P. Davis of the home; children, Jeremy Davis of Coffeyville, Christopher Davis and wife, Vanessa of Coffeyville, Kerri Hurley and husband, Paul of Coffeyville; grandchildren, Isaiah M. Davis, Josiah Davis, Aeson Hurley, Devyn Hurley; brothers, Dan Radcliff and wife, Mary Jo and Brett Radcliff and wife, Kelly all of Independence, Kansas; numerous nieces, nephews, extended relatives and close friends.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Ann Marie Radcliff; sister, Michele Caldwell; several brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws and her special pets, Sasha the dog and Shadow the cat. 

 

Following Justin's wishes, cremation has taken place under the direction of David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville. 

 

An Outdoors Memorial Service will be held by the family at the Veteran Memorial Patio at Fairview Cemetery on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Chaplain Steven Foraker will officiate.  

 

The family suggests memorial contributions can be made to the Coffeyville Friends of Animals; 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.  

 

Arrangements are under the direction of David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville.  To leave a message for the family online, visit www.dwbfh.com

 

 

 

Elaine Ruth Strimple

Elaine Ruth Strimple age 83 of Afton, Oklahoma formerly of Coffeyville, Kansas passed away September 8, 2021 at CRMC in Coffeyville.

 

Elaine was born April 17, 1938, in Augusta, Kansas. She was adopted by Bob & Alice Mae Bergman. The family made their home in Coffeyville, KS where Elaine attended and graduated from Field Kindley Memorial High School.

 

On January 15, 1960, Elaine married the love of her life, Lyman (Dean) Strimple. Together they raised two children, Robert (Dean) Strimple and Lisa Sue Strimple in Coffeyville, KS. Elaine and Dean were self-employed as the owners of Strimple Sign. Elaine and Dean enjoyed taking trips to Tunica, MS to visit various casinos and spending time at the lake with family and friends. She had a love for fishing while at the lake, but really enjoyed having the fruits of her labor for dinner even more.

 

Elaine now rests with her parents Bob and Alice Mae Bergman, husband Dean, daughter Lisa and two sisters, Dorothy Lee Carter and Bobbie Ann Bergman.

 

Surviving to honor her memory is her son, Robert Dean Strimple (Karen) of Coffeyville; grandchildren Michael Strimple (Monique) of Liberty, Kansas; Jamie Stanislaus (Kirby) of Chanute, KS; Jenny Adams (Ben) of Houston, TX; Jeff Strimple (Carrie) of Coffeyville, KS; and; 11 great-grandchildren – Paige, Ethan, Michael Jr, Lucas, Jadyn, Tereselyn, Tristyn, Molly, Hailey, Drake and Jentry.

 

Graveside services will be held on Monday, September 13, 2021, at 10:00 am at Liberty Cemetery in Liberty, KS. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 5 – 7 pm at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be made to CRMC Foundation and may be sent in care of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel 2405 Woodland Ave, Coffeyville, KS 67337. To leave an online message of condolence or share a memory visit www.fordwulfbrunshapel.com

 

Steve Dean Tosh

Steve Dean Tosh, 69, of Rogers, Arkansas, went to his heavenly home on September 6, 2021.  A funeral ceremony will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at First Baptist Church Pleasant Grove campus in Rogers, Arkansas with Dr. Todd Kitchen officiating. Interment will be held at 3 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Coffeyville, Kansas. Face masks are requested.

Steve was born on May 9, 1952, in Coffeyville, Kansas to John L. and Ida Louise (Sprague) Tosh. Steve and Nisha (Johnson) were united in marriage on December 11, 1970 in Coffeyville, Kansas.  Steve served in the Kansas National Guard from 1970 to 1976 in the 174th Service and Supply Battalion and ended his tour as a Sergeant. In 1970 at the age of 18 he began his career in law enforcement as a 911 operator for the Coffeyville, Kansas Police Department.  At the age of 19, he became a certified police officer and for the next five years served the city as a patrolman.

 

From 1976 to 2002, Steve was employed through the State of Kansas as a highway patrolman, retiring as a sergeant. After his retirement, he continued his public service career by becoming a city commissioner, for the City of Coffeyville, and in 2007, he moved to Arkansas and began his career at NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) as a patrolman.  In 2013, he was promoted to sergeant and then to police chief in 2015. Steve retired from NWACC shortly before his death.

 

For nearly 51 years Steve dedicated his life to public service and loved the profession. During his time in Kansas, he made lifelong friendships that he valued greatly. While serving at NWACC he often shared how much he loved his job and being able to make daily connections with students, staff, and faculty. Over his career he received many accomplishments including the Jaycee's Outstanding Young Police Officer Award and being recognized by the City of Coffeyville for assisting in saving small children from a burning house in 1972, as well as receiving Outstanding Staff Member by Arkansas Two Year Colleges in 2008.  He was also an active member of Arkansas Association of Campus Law Enforcement Agencies and the Arkansas Chiefs Association.

 

Steve was a loving husband and dedicated father and grandfather. In his spare time, he loved to watch baseball and rooted for the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals. He also enjoyed taking road trips with his wife and especially loved traveling throughout South Dakota and Wyoming.

 

Steve was a member of the First Baptist Church in Rogers, Arkansas. He openly shared his strong love for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and found peace knowing that upon his death he would be welcomed into his forever home.

 

He is survived by his wife, Nisha, of the home; daughters: Heather (Danny) Dawson of Dewey, Oklahoma; Kristi Tosh (Jay Hein) of Meridian, Idaho; granddaughter, Hannah (Kody) Hough of Dewey, Oklahoma; brothers: Kenneth Tosh of Coffeyville, Kansas; Clarence (Judy) Tosh of Coffeyville, Kansas; sisters: Martha (David) McCurley of South Coffeyville, Oklahoma, Sharon (Tim) Felton of South Coffeyville, Oklahoma; sister-in-laws: Lynn Tosh of Coffeyville, Kansas; Julie Tosh of Ponca City, Oklahoma and Sue Tosh of Pittsburg, Kansas.

 

Preceded in death by his father John, his mother Louise and brothers Charles, John, Joe, and Jimmie.

 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to MissionDignity.org or to the NWACC Foundation in his honor.

Dolores "Dee" Gabriela Kitterman

Dolores “Dee” Gabriela Kitterman, age 80, of Coffeyville, Kansas passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at Montgomery Place in Independence, Kansas.

 

 

 

Dee was born on February 27, 1941 in Independence, Kansas  to Inez and Socorro (Mendoza) Ortiz.  She grew up in Independence where she attended local schools and graduated high school.

 

 

 

In 1959 she was united in marriage to Paul Laporte, of that union, four children were born.  The couple later divorced.  On June 30, 1972 she married Roy Kitterman in Miami, Oklahoma.  He preceded her in death in February 2010.

 

 

 

Dee loved caring for her family and her home.  In addition to raising her family she also worked for the Coffeyville Journal starting in the mailroom working as a supervisor then transferred to the circulation department where she was manager of that department.   She later went to work as a Para for the school district and she loved helping her special needs students.  Dee was a loving, caring and giving woman who will be missed by all those that knew her.

 

 

 

Some of her hobbies were quilting, sewing, crafting, camping, fishing and boating.  She loved most of all the time she spent surrounded by her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 

 

 

Surviving to cherish her memory are her children, Tina Alvidrez and husband, David of Coffeyville, Kansas, Charley Laporte and wife, Kristi of Pleasanton, Kansas, Maria Hensley and husband, Terry of Coffeyville, Kansas, Debi Dick and husband, Corey of Collinsville, Oklahoma; Roy’s daughters, Chris Cravens and husband, Charlie of Winfield, Kansas, Cindy Simon and husband, Kevin of Excelsior Springs, Missouri; fifteen grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; brothers, Jesse Ortiz and wife, Judy of Independence, Kansas, Raul Alcantar of Topeka, Kansas; several nieces, nephews; extended relatives and friends.  Dee was preceded in death by her parents, Inez and Socorro Ortiz; loving husband, Roy Kitterman;granddaughter, Sydney Elizabeth Tracy and Roy’s son, Randy Kitterman; brother, Larry Ortiz; sister, Catalina Ervin and brother, Carlos Alcantar. 

 

 

 

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. for friends and family to come and go throughout the day to view and sign the guest register.

 

 

 

Graveside Services will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Patio at Fairview Cemetery in Coffeyville.  Pastor Mark Wilson will officiate. The family suggests those that are attending the service could wear something purple to show support of Alzheimer's awareness.

 

 

 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Dolores' name be made to the Alzheimer's Association; 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.

 

 

 

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

 

Shirley Ann Bellamy

Shirley Ann Bellamy, age 72, passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Medicalodges Nursing Home in Coffeyville. 

Shirley was born on October 18, 1948 in Mattoon, Illinois to John “Dean” Franklin and Evelyn Faye (Garver) Phillippi.  Her family moved to Oklahoma when she was young and that’s where she grew up and attended school. 

On July 10, 1972 she was united in marriage to Dennis Ray Bellamy, Sr. in Claremore, Oklahoma.  The couple made their home in the Coffeyville area where they raised their children.  Shirley was a homemaker, in addition to caring for the home and the children she was enjoyed cooking and going to rummage sales.  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 children, Dennis Bellamy, Jr. of Coffeyville, Kansas; Jimmy Cantrell and wife, Gretta of South Coffeyville, Oklahoma; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; brothers, Leroy Phillippi and wife, Linda, Jerry Phillippi and wife, Tommie and Vernon Phillippi along with several nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Dean and Evelyn Phillippi; loving husband, Dennis Bellamy; sister, Judy and a brother, John F. Phillippi, Jr.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. for friends and family to come throughout the day for viewing and to sign the guest register at David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville. 

Following Shirley’s wishes, cremation will take place at a later date under the direction of David W Barnes Funeral Home. 

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, September 15th at 11:00 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Coffeyville.

The family suggests memorial contributions can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice; 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.  To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.dwbfh.com

 

Betty Rosson

Betty Rosson, 96, of Coffeyville passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Windsor Place in Coffeyville.

Betty was born on October 5, 1924 in Coody’s Bluff, Oklahoma to LuLu and Alonzo Trimble. They moved to Centralia, Oklahoma where she lived and met Ivan Hargrove. They were married and moved to Coffeyville, Kansas. Together they had five children, Linda, Kelly, Diana, Duane and Cathy. The later divorced and she married Finis Rosson of Coffeyville.

Betty was always working in her yard and beautiful flower beds. She loved the great outdoors. She enjoyed working at Golden Books and Western Publishing Co. when they were in Coffeyville.  Betty retired in 1998; she continued to enjoy her ten grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was a longtime member of Emmanuel Southern Baptist Church where she enjoyed attending from 1953 until her later years when she was no longer able to attend.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alonzo and Lulu Trimble; husband’s Ivan Hargrove and Finis Rosson; three children, Kelly Hargove, Diana Young and Cathy Ford; one sister, Donna Mann; and one brother, Billy Trimble.

Surviving to cherish her memory are her children, one daughter, Linda Thompson and husband, Tommy of Coffeyville; one son, Duane Hargrove and wife, Judy of Nesbit, Mississippi.

Graveside Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at the Veterans Memorial Patio in Fairview Cemetery in Coffeyville with Pastor Doug Mund of Grace Fellowship Church officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.

Friends may call on Monday, September 6th 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

Jacquelyn Marie "Jackie" Clough

Jacquelyn "Jackie" Marie Clough, age 93, of Coffeyville, Kansas passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at CRMC. 

 

Jackie was born on August 11, 1928 to John E. "Jack" Lankard and Josie (Drybread) Lankard on a farm between Harris and Garnett, Kansas. 

 

She started in a one room country schoolhouse in Iantha until 7th grade.  She went to a two room schoolhouse, Harris Elementary School and was the only student in the 8th grade, Garnett High School for three years  then moved to Coffeyville where she attended FKHS for her senior year, graduating in 1946.  Jackie furthered her education at Coffeyville Community College where she earned her Associates Degree in 1948 and then to University of Arkansas graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1950.  She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority at the University of Arkansas. 

 

Jackie worked for W. O. Dixon and Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Thonnel at Dixon Manufacturing Company.  She worked as Mr. Dixon's secretary.  On November 29, 1952 she married the love of her life, Charles "Pug" G. Clough in Coffeyville at the First United Methodist Church.  They made their home in Coffeyville where they raised their children.  Jackie was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church in Coffeyville. For a time she taught Sunday school and was a member of the Ladies Circle.  Chapter DR P.E.O. for 60+ years, member of the Order of the Eastern Star for 60+ years.  Enjoyed participating in the Friday Book Club.  Jackie and Pug bought Standard Oil in July 1972 where she worked until the flood of 2007. 

 

She enjoyed traveling, working puzzles and reading. When her kids were younger she was a homeroom mother and was involved in the sports and activities of her kids and enjoyed helping with the Salvation Army.  She loved the time she spent surrounded by her family.  Pug and Jackie had 64 special years together; she adored him.  She loved and was very proud of her children and their accomplishments.  When it came to her grandchildren and great grandchildren she couldn't get enough of them.  Jackie loved every activity, every outing or family gathering that she was able to have the ones she loved around her and was proud of each and every one of them.  Just as recently as the beginning of August Jackie and her sister and their families were able to gather for "Birthday" weekend to enjoy time together. 

 

Surviving to cherish her memory are her loving children, Cindy Baldwin and husband, David of Coffeyville, Nancy Garton and husband, Kendall of Coffeyville; daughter-in-law, Mary Clough of Coffeyville; nine grandchildren, Melissa and Eric Fletcher, Amy and Brendan Murdock, Stacy Baldwin, Monica Shue, Cindy Kelley, Katie Clough and Carmen, Jason Helkenberg, Brandon Helkenberg and James and Kimberly Helkenberg; ten great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Lee Cornett of St. Joseph, Missouri along with several nieces, nephews, extended relatives and close friends. 

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Josie Lankard; loving husband, Pug Clough; son, Jon Clough. 

 

Visitation will be held on Monday, September 6, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. for friends and family to sign the guest register throughout the day at David W. Barnes Funeral Home. 

 

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Coffeyville.  Pastor Nicole Schwartz-Eck will officiate.  Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. 

 

The family suggests memorial contributions can be made to the First United Methodist Church of Coffeyville or to the Salvation Army of Coffeyville; 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. 

 

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

Ronald "Ronnie" Herriman

Ronald “Ronnie” Herriman age 76 passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 27, 2021, at his home in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma.

 

Ronnie was born on March 19, 1945, in Coffeyville, Kansas to Euel and Juanita (Lindesmith) Herriman.  Ronnie grew up in South Coffeyville, sharing his childhood with his two brothers and two sisters.  He completed his public education at Lenapah graduating from Lenapah High School in 1963 and completed one year of college at Oklahoma State in Stillwater before joining the US Navy in 1964.  After his 4 years of service, he received an honorable discharge in 1969.  After returning home he met Karen Warren and he married his sweetheart on October 17, 1970, at the United Methodist Church in Coffeyville.  The shared almost 51 years together.  Ronnie and Karen could banter back and forth, and he was always quick to remind Karen that she was 18 days older.

 

Ronnie was a master electrician working with the IBEW Local 226 for over 50 years when he retired, his last 12 years of employment he was filled the position of Local Business Agent managing a large group of electricians.  Its no wonder Ronnie enjoyed working with electricity he had an electric personality.  He was an energetic, Godly man that was loving, caring, devoted to his Lord and Savior, serving countless hours in the church also serving as a board member.  He loved his wife like Christ loves the church, always putting her needs above his own.  He was a wonderful dad to their daughter, Cara.

Ronnie had several interests that he enjoyed in his down time.  He was a true outdoors man, enjoying dropping a line at his favorite fishing hole, or hunting, target shooting, attending guns shows or doing a little “Horse Trading”.

 

An infectious loving smile will be remembered most by his loving wife, Karen of the home; daughter, Cara Haws and her husband Kris; sister, Sharon Kay Kimball; sister-in-law, Leanna Herriman; brother-in-law, Vic Herriman; sister-in-law’s, Cheryl Warren and Kim Pasquale and her husband Mike; numerous nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.  Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Gary Herriman, Vernon Herriman and one sister, Loessa Wise; and brother-in-law, Junior Kimball.

 

Services celebrating the life of Ronnie with be held on Friday, September 3, 2021, at 1pm at Emmanuel Chapel, 312 Broadway, South Coffeyville, OK 74072 with Pastor James Feltner officiating. Burial will take place in the garden of Peace at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, VFW Post 1022 and American Legion Post 20 will provide military honors. To leave an online message of condolence or share a memory visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com

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