LEAVENWORTH, KS —
Harlan R. Stinson, 93, of Leavenworth, Kan., passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.
Harlan was born at home on March 22, 1919, in Wentworth, Mo., to Albert Ray and Adah Lucinda Stinson.
Harlan was married to Kathleen Dorothy Anderson, of Wentworth, Mo., from Dec. 24, 1941, until her death in 1997. On Aug. 29, 2004, he married Enid Tankersley Morton, of Leavenworth.
He was a member of the First Christian Church, of Leavenworth, where he served as a Sunday School teacher, an Elder and choir member.
Harlan retired from civil service work in the mid 1980s and then worked with a friend for 13 years, doing home repair and construction. He worked with Habitat for Humanity and enjoyed going on working mission trips, including his favorite trip to Honduras in 1992, to help build a community center. He also did trips in the U.S. to help with the construction of other Christian Churches.
He fulfilled his lifelong dream of traveling to Israel in the mid 1990s.
Harlan is survived by his wife, Enid; two daughters, Kay (Matlock) Maness, Lansing, Kan., and Donna Langley, Prairie Village, Kan.; three grandchildren, Debbie and her husband, Todd Seaman, Jefferson City, Mo., Cappi and her husband, Tony Criscione, Gladstone, Mo., and Joe Langley, Prairie Village, Kan.; three great-grandchildren, Courtney, Brittney and Dannyelle Seaman; and one sister, Adalee Vaughn, of Halsted, Kan. He was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.
There will be a visitation at the Housh-Goodwin Funeral Home in Sarcoxie, Mo., from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, with graveside service at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12.
LEAVENWORTH, KS —
Louise Williamson Filarski
Louise Kerr was born on Dec. 5, 1925, in Bartlesville, Okla., to Fred and Katherine Kerr. She was the fifth of nine children. She moved to Joplin with her father and younger twin brothers in 1940.
Alma "Mora" Terry
Alma "Mora" Terry, 90, of Joplin, Mo., departed this life peacefully on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Bobbie "Jeannie" Nichols
Bobbie "Jeannie" Nichols, age 61, of Greenfield, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at her Cassville, Mo. residence.
Gary Scott Crook
Gary Scott Crook, age 48, passed away suddenly at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin, Mo., Tuesday afternoon, April 22, 2014.
Ernest Buzzard Jr.
Ernest B. Buzzard Jr., 82, Joplin, Mo., passed into eternal rest at 4:50 p.m. April 22, 2014, at National Health Care in Joplin, after an illness.
Billie Eleanor Wilber
Billie Eleanor Wilber, 91, of Maysville, Ark., died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Ozarks Community Hospital in Gravette, Ark.
Evelyn Mayo Couch
Jan. 9, 1920 - April 23, 2010
Mary L. Henson
Mary L. Henson, age 76, passed away at 4:25 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Emerald Pointe Nursing Home, Galena, Kan., following an illness.
Wallace Floyd Payne
Wallace Floyd Payne, age 88, of Joplin, Mo., passed away at his home after a recent illness on Monday, April 21, 2014.
Thomas R. Jones
Thomas R. Jones, age 75, of Tulsa, Okla., passed away March 23, 2014, while at home where he resided.
- More Obits Headlines
- Louise Williamson Filarski