Frank Clubine


October 14, 2011 - 12:00 AM

Frank Clubine

Frank P. Clubine, 74, Iola, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

Frank was born Nov. 14, 1936, in Independence, the son of Clyde Corwin and Edna “Viola” (Romig) Clubine. He grew up on the family farm in rural Havana. He was a charter member and first president of the Caney FFA in 1954. He graduated from Caney High School in 1955. He then served in the United States Army for six years.

On May 25, 1958, Frank married Carolyn Kirkpatrick in Havana. They made their home on a dairy farm for 28 years in Havana. He also auctioneered.

In 1989, they moved to Iola and Frank worked for Strickler Dairy and later farmed for Don Hammer. While recuperating from hip surgery, he continued his education and received his degree in accounting.

He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Iola and Gideons. He belonged to the Allen County Farm Bureau and he and Carolyn received the “Farm Family of the Year” award in 2007. He was in 4-H growing up and later served as a leader. He enjoyed music and played the tub bass, electric bass, guitar and loved singing. He was a member of the Texas Fiddlers Association.

Carolyn, his wife of 53 years, survives, as do four children, Debbie Bearden and her husband, Duwayne, Iola, Donna Glanville and her husband, Brad, Wichita, Harry and his wife, Kathy, Iola, and Phil and his wife, Anita, Havana; eight grandchildren, Jill Penna and her husband, Jacob, Josh Glanville, Lesa Clubine, Ben Clubine and his wife, Kari, Wendie Clubine, Travis Bearden and his wife, Kayla, Levi Clubine and Tyler Clubine; two great-grandchildren, Gracie Penna and Thomas Bearden; a brother Lynell, Caney; and a sister, Betty Fuqua, Midlothian, Texas.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Raudy Bearden, in 2002, a brother, Charles Clubine, and two sisters, Mary Owens McDaniel and Margaret Fuqua.

The family will receive friends this evening from 5:30 to 7:30 at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Calvary United Methodist Church in Iola. The Rev. Gene McIntosh will officiate. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. at Crum Cemetery south of Longton.

Memorials to Gideons or Calvary United Methodist Church may be left with the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left at


Nancy Loveall

Nancy Lorene Loveall, 69, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at her residence in the Franklin House, Fort Scott. 

She was born June 15, 1942, in Uniontown, the daughter of Loran and Eva Wilson Ramsey. She graduated from Uniontown High School in the class of 1960. Later in life she found her soulmate in Guy Nuzum. He preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 1998. 

She worked in the shipping department for a packing company in Garden City. She worked as housekeeper for the Sisters of Mercy in Fort Scott. She later worked in the shipping department for Value Merchandisers of Fort Scott. She enjoyed traveling, playing cards with friends and crocheting. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and Curves. Autumn was her favorite time of year.

She is survived by two daughters, Lorraine Wohler, Oakgrove, Mo., and Lori Ann Dean, Kansas City, Kan.; five grandchildren, Michael Mingucci, Jenny Carlton, Nichole Shaver, Megan Mann and Nikko Reinero; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Julia Blythe, Uniontown; and a sister-in-law, Alice Ramsey, Fort Scott. 

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine Lavon Waddell, one brother, Ed Ramsey, and one sister, Edna L. Miller.

The Rev. Chub Bolling will conduct funeral services at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in Uniontown Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 o’clock until service time at Cheney Witt Chapel. 

Memorials are suggested to the Sharing Bucket and may be left in care of Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, KS 66701. 

Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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