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Robert Stephen Hyden, 73, LaHarpe, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, at his residence. He was born May 20, 1948, in Nashville, Tenn., to John P. Hyden and Geneva (Kirk) Hyden.  Robert served his country in…

God wrapped his arms around our beautiful mother, Annabell V. Brant-Heinlein, and carried her to heaven on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. She left in peace from her home in Edwardsville, surrounded by…

Jeffrey Errol Leavitt, 56, Topeka, passed away Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, after a long battle with juvenile diabetes.   Jeffrey was born Feb. 5, 1965, the son of Marinea and Gary Kline. He graduated from…

Carol Ann Radley, 64, Iola, died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. Carol was born on Oct. 4, 1957, in Wheeling, W. Va., the daughter of Floyd and Charlotte (Thomas) Sousie. On July 13, 1991, Carol married…

Terry Allen Gillham, 72, Chanute, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. Terry was born Sept. 29, 1949, in Iola, to Wilfred Gillham and Ruth (Spillman) Gillham.  Terry and Beth…

Richard (Rick) L. Hottenstein Sr., age 73, passed away Oct. 21, 2021, at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. He was born on Feb. 15, 1948, to Paul and Beatrice Hottenstein in Iola. Rick married Timmee…

Carter Ray Stiffler, 85, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at his home in Iola.  He was born July 16, 1936, in Kincaid, to Howard and Addie (Hardin) Stiffler.  Carter is preceded in death by his…

Eldon Dale Strickler, 76, Colony, passed away Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at Glen Carr House, Derby. Eldon was born July 20, 1945, in Iola, to Rollin Strickler and Ina (Yokum) Strickler.  Eldon graduated in 1963 from…

Betty Lou (Watkins) Madison, 81, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. She was born May 19, 1940 to Amos and Mae Watkins in Mountainburg, Ark.  Betty is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Orville…

Jackie Jo Broyles, 65, Blue Mound, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.   She was born in Belleville, Ill., the daughter of Jack Loyd and JoAnn Freer Collins. She graduated from Fort Scott High School.  Jackie…