Obituaries

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Everett S. Myers

SMITH CENTER – Everett S. Myers, 93, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at the Deseret Health and Rehab Center in Smith Center.  He was born in rural Smith County Nov. 30, 1919, the son of Roy S. and Susie (Gouldie) Myers.

He attended Fairview school through the eighth grade and was always proud to have […]

Reed King Cole

SMITH CENTER – Reed King Cole, age 90, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Deseret Health and Rehab Center in Smith Center, KS.  He was born in Cedar, KS on September 28, 1922 the son of Harry & Goldia (King) Cole.  He was a farmer.

Reed was a faithful husband to Marple.  They […]

Ann Melcher

SMITH CENTER – Ann Melcher, age 81, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Smith County Long Term Care in Smith Center, KS.  She was a Service Rep for Southwestern Bell.

Survivors include her step-son Jeffrey Melcher of Lancaster, TX; 3 sisters, Patsy Pearson of Emporia, KS, Karen Hall of Fort Scott, KS, Pamela Pollock […]

Mazelle L. Chandler

SMITH CENTER – Mazelle L. Chandler, 92, of Smith Center, KS, died Sunday December 30, 2012 in Englewood, CO.  Mazelle was born August 1, 1920, in Jewell, KS to Harrison W. and Alice J. (James) Anderson. Mazelle graduated from Lebanon, KS high school and attended business college in Topeka, KS. She and Ira A. Chandler, […]

Iva Kline

SALINA – Iva Kline, age 95, passed away on Thursday December 27, 2012 at Kenwood View Nursing Home in Salina, KS.  Iva Irene (Conaway) Kline was born on the family farm north of Athol, Ks. on May 18, 1917.   She was the second child of Fay and Eva (Panter) Conaway.  She grew up in the […]

Patricia Ann Jones

SMITH CENTER – Patricia Jones, age 81, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Deseret Health & Rehab Center in Smith Center, KS.  She was born on April 30, 1931 the daughter of John and Agnes (East) Wiehl.  She was a homemaker.

She married Harry Jones Jr. in August 10, 1947 in Smith Center at […]

Pauline Ralston

SMITH CENTER – Pauline (Mann) Ralston, born on the family farm southeast of Kensington on March 26, 1915, was the second child and only daughter of Gustave and Alice (Detwiler) Mann. She died November 29, 2012, having lived more than 97 years.

She attended grade school at Cedar Ridge Country School a mile northwest of the […]

Robert “Doc” Sheppard

SMITH CENTER – Robert Glenn Sheppard was born November 6, 1921 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He married Eda Jean Lippitt June 28, 1945.  “Shep” as he has always been known in Smith Center, was always Glenn to his family. He was the youngest son of seven children born to Charles Thomas and Bessie Sheppard.  He spent most […]

Violet Marie Evans

SMITH CENTER – Violet Marie Evans, age 76, passed away on Wednesday November 21, 2012 at the Smith County Memorial Hospital in Smith Center, KS.  She was born on August 12, 1936 in Hoxie, KS the daughter of Charles & Elcie (Crochett) Blair.  She was a cook.

Survivors include 2 sisters, Charlotte Lyon of Smith Center […]

Ruth M. Schlatter

SMITH CENTER – Ruth May Pletcher Schlatter, age 102, passed away Nov. 20, 2012 at the Smith County Long Term Care in Smith Center, KS.  Ruth was born November 14, 1910 in Crystal Plains Township, Bellaire, Kansas to William “Bill” and Emma (Barcus) Pletcher.  Ruth was the third born of the ten children.  After completing […]