Raymond F. "Jeff" Jeffries, 82, of 1019 E. Seventh, Winfield, died Sept. 11, 1999, at William Newton Memorial Hospital.
Private services will be held later.
A memorial has been established with the Winfield Area Emergency Medical Service. Contributions may be made through Miles Funeral Service.
Jeffries was born Nov. 13, 1916, at Gorin, Mo., to Fred and Grace (Duell) Jeffries. He was raised and educated in the Gorin area and as a young man was employed with the Civilian Conservation Corps.
A veteran of World War II, he served with the U.S. Army Fourth Armored Division in the European Theater. He received the Purple Heart for injuries received while serving as a machine gunner on a tank with General George Patton during the Battle of the Bulge. He also received a Bronze Star.
Jeffries then moved to Texas where he was employed for several years with the railroads.
Jeffries began his career as a club manager and chef serving the Newton Elks Club and Newton Country Club for nearly 20 years.
On Aug. 5, 1966, he married Betty Binns Rice in Carson City, Nev.
In 1967 the couple moved to Winfield where Jeffries served as manager of the Winfield Country Club and later as the club chef. He also owned and operated the Q Club on Main Street in Winfield for several years. He retired in 1980.
He attended the Baptist Church and was a longtime affiliate of the Elks Club, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Jeffries, and a son, Paul Jeffries, both of Winfield; a daughter, Nancy Jeffries, Las Vegas; three stepsons, Johnny Rice, Everett, Wash., Randy Rice, Newton, and Steven Rice, Winfield; three brothers, John Jeffries, Independence, Mo.; Daniel Jeffries, Sweeney, Texas, and Harry Jeffries, Littleton, Colo.; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, 10 stepgrandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Vera Jones Stratton, 90, of Good Samaritan Village in Winfield, died Sept. 13, 1999, at Good Samaritan.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Highland Cemetery. The Rev. Rick Thornton will officiate. Swisher-Taylor & Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
A memorial has been established with William Newton Memorial Hospital.
Stratton was born March 4, 1909, in Ozark, Mo., to Benjamin and Nellie (Mooney) Jones. She attended Selmore Grade School and graduated from Ozark High School in 1927.
On Feb. 22, 1930, she married Paul Stratton in Ozark. He died Oct. 18, 1972.
Stratton lived in Springfield, Mo., and Ozark, Mo., before moving to Winfield in 1978. She had worked in Sears Roebuck & Co. offices.
She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Waynona Jones, Winfield, and nine nephews and nieces, including Allan Jones, Winfield, and Deanna Denny, Pittsburg.
MOLINE - Donald Phillip Baughman, 83, farmer and longtime resident of Moline, died Sept. 12, 1999, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wichita.
A Rosary service will be held at 7 tonight and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, both at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Moline. The Rev. Edward J. Steinberger will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery south of Moline. Military graveside services will be conducted by Ferguson-Spease American Legion Post 344.
A memorial has been established with St. Mary's Altar Society. Contributions can be made through Zimmerman Funeral Home.
Baughman was born May 25, 1916, in Howard, to Harvey Walter and Hattie Faith (Miller) Baughman. He attended Lower Paw Paw rural school and graduated from Howard High School in 1935. He also attended Kansas State University for a short time.
On Aug. 27, 1941, he joined the United States Army and served during World War II. After his discharge in 1945, he returned to Howard and began his career in farming.
On May 19, 1947, he married Mary Regina Palmer in Moline, and they had made their home in the Moline community.
Baughman was a member of Kansas Farm Bureau and St. Mary's Catholic Church and a member and past commander of Ferguson-Spease American Legion Post 344.
Survivors include his wife, Regina Baughman, Moline; a son, Pat Baughman, Tampa, Fla.; two daughters, Linda Mellen, Caney, and Annette Baughman, Moline; a sister, Ruth Perkins, Howard; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
BLACKWELL, Okla. - Mark Adam Colston, 33, of Blackwell, died Sept. 12, 1999, at South Central Kansas Regional Medical Center in Arkansas City.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Swisher-Taylor & Morris Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
A memorial has been established with Alcoholics Anonymous of Winfield.
Colston was born May 9, 1966, at Chanute, to Carmen Ira Colston and Ceola K. (Drake) Jones. He attended Winfield High School.
On April 3, 1999, he married Monica McClaflin in Blackwell.
Colston was employed at a Ponca City nursing home and was active in Alcoholics Anonymous of Winfield.
Survivors include his wife, Monica Colston, Blackwell; four sons, Jeremy Colston, Blackwell, and Joshua Colston, Gary Colston and Levi Colston, all of Winfield; a daughter, Ceola Marie Colston, Chanute; a stepson, Kenneth McClaflin, Blackwell; his parents, Ceola and Lee Jones, Oxford, and Carmen Colston, Chanute; a brother, Troy Allen Colston, Atlanta, Ga.; a sister, Edith Sexton, Lawrence; and his grandparents, Edith Elaine Drake, Oxford, and Velma Jones, Newton.
Johnna Lee Ann Goans, 25, of 1415 E. Sixth, Winfield, died Sept. 11, 1999, at William Newton Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Miles Funeral Service and at 3:30 p.m. in the Blackwell, Okla., cemetery. Miles Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Goans was born Feb. 27, 1974, in Blackwell, to Terry and Dena Goans. She resided in Blackwell until she was three years of age and then attended Enid, Okla., schools. She moved to Arkansas City in 1992 and resided in Arkansas City and Winfield for several years. Since 1996 she had used the support services of Southwind Community Alternatives and had lived in her own apartment.
Survivors include her father, Terry Goans, Geuda Springs; her mother, Dena Goans, a brother, Chad Goans, and a sister, Terra Leavengood, all of Enid; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gandy, Ponca City, Jerry Goans, Kansas, and Mr. and Mrs. Don Walton, Geuda Springs.
MANHATTAN - Dorothy B. Westervelt, 63, of rural Manhattan, died Sept. 13, 1999, at Mercy Health Center in Manhattan after a long battle with cancer.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Keats United Methodist Church. The Rev. Scott Hannan and Pastor Kevin Larson will officiate. Burial will be in Sunrise Cemetery.
Friends may call any time Wednesday at Holmes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Memorials have been established with the Mark Rodney Westervelt Memorial Scholarship Fund and Keats United Methodist Church.
Westervelt was born July 5, 1936, near Burden, to William and Donna (Bolack) Fox. She attended Eaton Grade School and Winfield High School and graduated from Kansas State University in 1958.
On June 6, 1958, she married Darrell Westervelt.
Westervelt taught grade school in rural Geary County and in Little Rock, Ark., before becoming co-owner with her husband of Blueville Nursery in Manhattan in 1962. She worked at the nursery for 37 years, serving in many capacities with the official title of business manager. She was also active with her husband in the development of Silver Creek Angus Ranch.
She was a member of Keats United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was also active in 4-H and coached the Riley County Horticulture Judging Team.
Survivors include her husband, Darrell Westervelt, Manhattan; two sons, Keith Westervelt, Manhattan, and Glen Westervelt, Lawrence; three sisters, Frances Lawrence, Ponca City, Gladys Roth, Clearwater, and Illene Scheffee, Burden; and three grandchildren.
A son, Mark Rodney Westervelt, preceded her in death.
ARKANSAS CITY - Bill F. Hess, 69, of Arkansas City, died Sept. 14, 1999, at his residence.
A Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Kevin Trayers will officiate. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery.
Hess was born Feb. 4, 1930, in Cheney, to Grant and Adella (Huffman) Hess. He was raised in Wichita where he graduated from North High School in 1949.
He married Sylvia Bordwell and they made their home in Wichita and Arkansas City.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Hess, Arkansas City; two sons, Glenn Hess, Palo Alto, Calif.; and Bill Hess Jr., Arkansas City; two daughters, Kim Becklehimer, Arkansas City, and Jane Farmer, Wichita; and eight grandchildren.
A son, Keith Hess, preceded him in death.
Marilyn Williams, 64, of 1010 Plum, Winfield, died Sept. 14, 1999, at her home.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church. A private burial will take place in Highland Cemetery.
Friends may call at Miles Funeral Service from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.
A memorial has been established with the Helping Hands Program at First United Methodist Church. Contributions may be made through the church or funeral home.
Williams was born Jan. 23, 1935, in Wilson, to Roy and Myrtle (Anderson) Doran. She attended school in Wilson and graduated from Kansas State University in 1957. While in college, she was a member of the K-State Singers.
On March 3, 1957, she married Gregory Williams. They made their home in Wichita where she taught elementary school. They later lived in Belleville, Ill., Leawood, Rockford, Ill., and Glenview, Ill., for 26 years. They moved to Winfield in 1993.
Williams had been a facilitator for the Navy in the NSAP program and the Naval drug and alcoholism program, both at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center and Glenview Air Base. She later worked for several years doing physical therapy for a chiropractor.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Worthwhile Club and Kappa Gamma.
Survivors include her husband, Greg Williams, Winfield; four sons, Christopher Scott Williams, Mundelein, Ill., Gregory Todd Williams and Timothy Brad Williams, both of Chicago, and Mark Doran Williams, Winfield; her mother, Myrtle Doran, and her brother, Larry Doran, both of Wilson; her sister, Carol Schwien-Weider, Walla Walla, Wash.; and one granddaughter.