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Sheldon Caudell, age 78, of Colony, passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City. Neil Sheldon Caudell was born in Buffalo to John Thomas and Wilma Moffitt Caudell on Aug. 16,…

Keith Locke, age 91, of Iola, left the bonds of Earth to pursue his passion: flying. Keith passed away in the early morning hours on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at Windsor Place, Iola. Born July…

Inez E. DeLa Cruz, age 98, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at Yates Center Health and Rehab. She was born on April 20, 1922, in Chanute, the daughter of Augustine and Cayetana (Alonzo)…

Adam (A.C.) Russell Church, 43, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in a motorcycle accident near Owasso, Okla. He was born Dec. 7, 1976, in Iola, to Fred K. Church and Janet G.…

Ruby Mae Stubbs-Shackelford of Moran, daughter of Arthur and Grace (Welborn) Hilt, was born May 7, 1935, in Kansas City, and departed this life on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at the age of 85.  Ruby…

Helen Louise Weide was born Dec. 9, 1955, in Iola to LeRoy Vernon and Helen Pauline (Anderson) Hill. She graduated from Iola High School. Helen married Timothy Pilcher in 1973; they later divorced. In April…

Richard Clounch, formerly of Humboldt, died Oct. 8, 2020, at his home in La Crescenta, California. He was born in Chanute on Jan. 25, 1956, to William and Marylee (Cheney) Clounch. Richard is preceded in…

LaVeda Mae Benton, 78, of Olpe, passed away Sunday evening, Oct. 11, 2020, at her home surrounded by family. She was born Oct. 23, 1941, in Emporia, the daughter of James O. and Ruth I.…

Patricia Lynn Hammer, 69, of Colony, passed away on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at Anderson County Hospital. Lynn was born Oct. 12, 1951, in Kansas City, Mo. She moved with her family to Iola, the…

Velma Mae Morgan took off her earthly robe of clay at the age of 88, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. In its place she has put on a robe of righteousness that will never grow…