Lorene Bessie Bush
CANEY — Lorene Bessie Bush, age 94, of Caney died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at the Guest Home Estates in Caney.
Celebration of Life Services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at the Dearing Christian Church. A great-grandson, Jared Ellis, and great-grandson-in-law, J.B. Brown, officiated. Burial followed in the Sunnyside Cemetery under the direction of the Potts Chapel in Caney.
The family has suggested memorials to the Dearing Christian Church, First Baptist Church in Caney or the Bluestem Baptist Church in Dewey, Okla., and contributions may be left at the Potts Chapel in Caney.
Lorene Bessie Bush was born March 26, 1918 in rural Loyal, Okla., to Benjamin and Gerdie (Glenn) Betts. Lorene grew up in rural Loyal, Okla., before moving to rural Caney where she graduated from Caney High School in 1936.
On May 29, 1937 Lorene married Claude Monroe Bush in Independence. The couple made their home in rural Caney. Claude preceded her in death on June 10, 1985.
Lorene worked at Spears Laundromat, Caney Glass Plant, Ammunition Box Plant, Electra and also owned and operated B & B Café in Caney. Lorene attended the Tyro Christian Church and later the First Baptist Church in Caney.
Survivors include two sons Dean and wife Barbara Bush of Tyro, Gene and wife Janice Bush of Tyro; one daughter Sandra Barnes of Caney; one brother Melvin Betts of Tyro; grandchildren Teresa and husband Aaron Rau of Caney, Gregg and wife Barbara Bush of Caney, Bradley and Traci Bush of Baxter Springs, Kan., Cheryl and husband Rick Wilson of Tyro, Garry and wife Jana Bush of rural Caney, Michael and wife Cathy Bush of Havana, Lisa and husband Bill Ellis of Caney, and Monte Boulanger of Bentonville, Ark.; 22 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
Marjorie “Bardy” M. Hamilton
CHERRYVALE — Marjorie “Bardy” M. Hamilton, age 90, of Cherryvale died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 at the Cherryvale Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Cherryvale.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Father Andrew Heiman officiated. Burial followed in the Fairview Cemetery in Cherryvale under the direction of the Potts Chapel in Cherryvale.
The family has suggested memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association and contributions may be left at the Potts Chapel in Cherryvale.
Marjorie “Bardy” M. Hamilton was born Sept. 6, 1922 in Cherryvale to Claude and Lola (Holt) Carter. She grew up in Cherryvale and attended St. Francis Xavier School before graduating from Cherryvale High School.
On July 1, 1942 Marjorie married Henry Clasper Hamilton Jr. (H.C.) in New Orleans, Louisiana. H.C. preceded her in death. The couple owned and operated The Candy Kitchen in Cherryvale in their early years. She was a devoted mother and homemaker to two sons, Lynn Phillip Hamilton, who preceded her in death, and Kim Patrick Hamilton, and one daughter, Sherree Jeannine Hamilton Littell, both of Cherryvale; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
James “Jim” Marion
CANEY — James “Jim” William Marion, age 82, of Caney died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 at his home in Caney.
Celebration of Life graveside services were held Friday, Oct. 12, at the Sunnyside Cemetery in Caney under the direction of Potts Chapel of Caney with Hospice Chaplain Mike Graham and Pastor Mike Marion officiating.
The family has suggested memorials to the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice and these remembrances may be left at Potts Chapel in Caney or mailed to P.O. Box 801, Independence, Kansas.
James “Jim” William Marion was born May 22, 1930 in Caney to Sam and Edith (Andrews) Marion. Jim grew up in Caney and graduated from Caney Valley High School.
Jim served in the United States Navy in the Korean War until being honorably discharged. In August of 1955, Jim married Kaye Maxwell in Caney, Kansas where the couple made their home. Kaye preceded him death on May 20, 1997. Jim was a commercial artist for Phillips Petroleum, retiring after forty-two years.
Jim is survived by his son, James Marion, Jr. of Dewey, Okla.; three daughters, Teresa Jones of Sedan, Debbie Inman of Bartlesville, Okla., and Tommi Kilgore of Wichita Falls, Texas; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Richard A. Sherley
INDEPENDENCE — Richard A. Sherley, age 69, of Independence, died Friday afternoon, Oct. 12, 2012, at his home.
Graveside memorial services for Richard A. Sherley were held 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the family plot in Radical Cemetery, north of Independence.
The family of Richard A. Sherley has entrusted the direction of the services to Webb Family Funeral Service of Independence.
Janie E. Farris
COFFEYVILLE — Janie E. Farris, age 58, of Coffeyville died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 at the Windsor Place in Coffeyville, Kansas.
Cremation has taken place. Celebration of Life Memorial Services were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel. Inurnment was held at the Neodesha Cemetery under the direction of the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel.
Friends may leave online condolences at www.fordwulfbrunsfuneralhome.com
The family has suggested memorials to the Coffeyville Friends of Animals or the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and contributions may be left at the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel.
INDEPENDENCE — Tammie Cannon, age 51, of Independence died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kan.
Cremation has taken place.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, at Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory in Independence.
Harold Martin Kuehn
SOUTH COFFEYVILLE, Okla. — Harold Martin Kuehn, age 88, of South Coffeyville, Okla., died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.
Celebration of Life Services were held Saturday, Oct. 13, at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Burial followed in the Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with military rites by Coffeyville VFW Post #1022 under the direction of the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel in Coffeyville, Kan.
The family has suggested memorials to the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and contributions may be left at the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel in Coffeyville.