CEDAR VALE - Services for Harold C. Wood were held at 9:30 a.m. July 28, 2001, in Cedar Creek Cemetery
at Cedar Vale. The Rev. Norman Reeves officiated.
Friends and relatives served as casket bearers.
A memorial has been established with the American Heart Association.
Swisher-Taylor & Morris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
MOLINE - Larry Cleveland Cooley, 57, of Moline, died July 28, 2001, at Elk Manor Nursing Home in Moline.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church. The Rev. Harold Tucker will officiate. Burial will be in Moline Cemetery.
Memorials have been established with Elk Manor Nursing Home and Hospice Inc. of Wichita. Contributions may be made through Zimmerman Funeral Home of Howard.
Cooley was born Aug. 7, 1943, in Eureka, to Evelyne Ruth (McCorkle) and Carl Cleveland Cooley. He attended Howard High School and grew to manhood in the Howard community.
On May 28, 1961, he married Martha Lee Knabe at the First Baptist Church in Moline. He was employed by the Elk County Road Department until he moved his family to Augusta in 1963. There he worked for Watkins Inc. After the death of his son, Jimmy Cooley, on June 25, 1964, the family moved to Moline where Cooley worked for Wall's Pig Farm.
On June 7, 1967, Cooley became employed at the Concrete Materials Division of Martin-Marietta in Moline. A welder, Cooley was employed at Martin-Marietta until September 1997 when he retired due to his Parkinson's disease.
Cooley had resided at Howard Twilight Manor from March 27, 1998, until moving to Elk Manor in May 1998.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Cooley, Moline; two sons, Tom Cooley, El Dorado, and Ken Cooley, Moline; a brother, John Cooley, Augusta; and five grandchildren.
HOWARD - Helen Winnie Cooley-Davis, 79, of Howard, died July 28, 2001, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wichita.
Private services will be held. Zimmerman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Cooley-Davis was born Nov. 8, 1921, in Elk Falls, to Ida Mae (Bennett) and Charles Martin Osborn. She graduated from Elk Falls High School in 1939.
On June 29, 1941, she married Jack Alfred Cooley in Moline. A wife and mother, she made a home for her family in Oklahoma, Arizona, Washington, Texas, and Arkansas, as well as Kansas. Her husband died in November 1976.
On Sept. 14, 1988, she married Lester Davis in Howard. The marriage ended in 1989.
Survivors include three sons, Jerry Cooley, Elk Falls, Douglas Cooley, Pea Ridge, Ark., and Delwyn Cooley, Belle Plaine; a daughter, Brenda Burnett, Wichita; two brothers, Cecil Osborn, Garfield, Ark., and George Osborn, Collinsville, Okla.; two sisters, Bessie Royse, Howard, and Barbara Sanders, Kirkland, Wash.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
PONCA CITY - Paul Lee "Shorty" Doolittle, 43, of Ponca City, died July 27, 2001.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Church of the Nazarene in Ponca City. The Rev. Steve Bierly will officiate. Burial will be 1 p.m. Thursday in Wilmot Cemetery
Honorary casket bearers will be Don Walters, Alan Coats, Jason Frazer, Daniel Frazer, John Shepherd Jr. and Billy Shepherd.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Doolittle Family Fund, c/o The First Church of the Nazarene, 1900 W. Grand, Ponca City, OK 74601.
Trout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Doolittle was born Feb. 4, 1958, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Lola (Kunz) and William Frederick Doolittle.
On Feb. 14, 1986, he married Wanda Stephens in Winfield.
He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene and the Booster Club, and he flew model airplanes with the Goofs Club.
Two children, B.J. Doolittle and Kimberly Doolittle, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Doolittle, and four children, Jennifer Doolittle, Christine Doolittle, William Doolittle and Melissa Doolittle, all of Ponca City; his mother, Lola Doolittle; one brother and one sister.
Services for Perry W. Huff were held at 9:30 a.m. July 28 in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The Rev. Ted Brown officiated.
Family members served as casket bearers.
Memorials may be made to the Cherilyn Huff Memorial Scholarship, c/o The State Bank, Winfield, KS 67156.
Swisher-Taylor & Morris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
ARKANSAS CITY - Jack B. Hockenbury Sr., 62, of Arkansas City, died July 29, 2001, at his residence.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Assembly of God Church. Pastor Sandy Newman will officiate. Cremation has been effected.
A memorial has been established with the Gateway Prayer House. Contributions may be made through Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home.
Hockenbury was born in Cowley County on Nov. 15, 1938, to Evelyn Isabell (Gibson) and Joel Harvey Hockenbury. He graduated from Arkansas City High School in 1956 and from from Pittsburg State University in 1965. He also served in the United States Army.
On Dec. 18, 1959, Hockenbury married Betty Bartlett in El Reno, Okla. In 1977 the couple moved to Arkansas City where Hockenbury operated Jack's Apco until 1988. He retired from General Electric in May after 15 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Hockenbury, Arkansas City; three sons, Jack Hockenbury Jr., Caldwell, and Shawn Hockenbury and Joel Hockenbury, both of Arkansas City; three daughters, Andrea Dye, of Concord, N.C., and Kim Hockenbury and Amy Hockenbury, both of Arkansas City; two brothers Harvey Hockenbury, of LeCompton, and Gary Hockenbury, of Arkansas City; a sister, Elaine Hill, of Big Sur, Calif.; and nine grandchildren.
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. - Curtis Sheldon Barnes, 41, of Mount Vernon, died July 30, 2001, at Mount Vernon Place Care Center.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Longton Cemetery. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will conduct the service.
A memorial has been established with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Independence. Contributions may be made through Zimmerman Funeral Home of Howard.
Barnes was born Oct. 28, 1959, in Carroll, Iowa, to Myra Jean (Seaborn) and Sheldon Arthur Barnes.
Barnes, who was disabled, lived in Lamar and Marshall, Mo., before moving to Mount Vernon. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Survivors include his mother, Myra Barnes, Newalla, Okla., and a sister, Cynthia Geis, Texas.
UDALL - Agnes Johnson, 88, of Udall, died July 30, 2001, at William Newton Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Miles Funeral Service. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery
west of Winfield.
Friends may call at the funeral home from noon to 9 p.m. Wednesday. The family will receive visitors from 7 to 8.
Memorials have been established with the American Heart Association, Central Baptist Church and Hospice Inc. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.
Johnson was born April 10, 1913, on a farm in Osage County, Okla., to Lottie Lee (Summers) and William M. "Mack" Gardner. She attended McCord schools near Ponca City.
On Feb. 26, 1932, she married Henry Johnson in Hominy, Okla. They lived in Oklahoma until 1951 when they moved to a farm near Udall.
Shortly after moving to Udall, Johnson was employed at St. Mary's Hospital in Winfield. In 1953 she began work at Snyder Clinic in Winfield. She worked there until 1956 when she became a sales clerk at Montgomery Ward. She retired in 1975.
Her husband died July 1, 2001.
Johnson was a member of Central Baptist Church of Winfield and the Dale Club.
Survivors include a son, Henry Leon Johnson, Winfield; two daughters, Mary Cook, Winfield, and Pat Brewer, Udall; two brothers, Emmert Gardner and Frank Gardner; two sisters, Imogene Hamlin and Lottie Lee Bell; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
GEUDA SPRINGS - Larry Gene Shepherd, 57, of Geuda Springs, died July 29, 2001, at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oliver-Hawks Memorial Chapel in Oxford. The Rev. Curtis Fike will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in Geuda Springs Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home until 8 tonight.
A memorial has been established with the local kidney foundation. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.
Shepherd was born March 28, 1944, in Wichita, to Belle (Yonally) and Winfred Hilton Shepherd. He graduated from Geuda Springs High School before joining the Army National Guard and serving in Vietnam.
On April 20, 1968, he married May Catherine White in Geuda Springs where they resided and farmed.
Survivors include his wife, May Shepherd, Geuda Springs; two sons, Justin Shepherd, Rose Hill, and Larry D. Shepherd, Oxford; a daughter, Karen Carter, Detroit, Mich.; a sister, Judy Holland, Arkansas City; and four grandchildren.