Obituaries

H.C. “SHORTY” LATHROP
SHELDON- Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar for Homer Charles “Shorty” Lathrop, 88, Sheldon, who died Friday,...


MAXINE GIBBS DOUGLAS
SMITHVILLE- Graveside services and burial were held at 1 p.m. Friday at Paradise Cemetery for Maxine Douglas, 102, Smithville, who died Tuesday,...


RODNEY J. “ROD” TROUTZ
GREENFIELD- Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Greenfield Funeral Chapel for Rodney J. “Rod” Troutz, 61, Greenfield, who died Thursday, Oct. 12,...
RICHARD L. WILLIAMS
LAMAR- To honor his wishes, cremation has taken place and the family will have private services for Richard Lee Williams, 73, Lamar, who died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at...
MARTHA (MOTT) KEYS
PITTSBURG, Kan.- Private family services are planned for Martha Jane Keys, 82, Pittsburg, Kan., who died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Medical Lodge...


RICHARD GASTEL
JASPER- Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oakton United Methodist Church for Richard C. Gastel, 84, Jasper, who died Thursday, Oct. 5,...


LEANN CAMPBELL
LAMAR- Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Lamar First Christian Church for LeAnn Campbell, 82, Lamar, who died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017....


CLARITA P. WARD
DECATUR, Ark.- Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada, Mo., for Clarita Pelino Ward, 95, formerly of Sheldon, Mo.,...


HERB OVERSTREET
RURAL LAMAR- A memorial to celebrate the life of Herbert Lee Overstreet, 64, rural Lamar, who died Sunday night, Oct. 1, 2017, at his home, will be...


GENE PUGH
JASPER- A memorial visitation will be held at Weng Funeral Chapel from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, for Eugene Ray Pugh, 68, Jasper, who died suddenly at his home...
LARRY KUHN
LAMAR- Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Daniel Funeral Home for Larry Kuhn, 79, Lamar, who died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at his home....


CHAD BEERLY
LOCKWOOD- Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, for Chad Eugene Beerly, 45, Lockwood, who died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Burial was in Brasher Cemetery, north of...
CHARLENE FOSTER
OLATHE, Kan.- A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the United Methodist Church in Lamar, Mo.,...


JOHN DUNN
LEAVENWORTH, Kan.- A graveside service was held Saturday at Fall Creek Cemetery for John MacLaren Dunn, 71, Leavenworth, who died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Arrangements...
Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
Lockwood dropped its first contest of the season Friday night to visiting Pierce City for homecoming. Here quarterback Paxton Masterson outruns a pair of pass rushers. Lockwood drops homecoming game