Golden McGinnis

Oct. 13, 1922 – Dec. 6, 2018

OVERBROOK — Golden McGinnis, Overbrook, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook. He was 96.

He was born Oct. 13, 1922, at Ray County, Mo., the son of Ramie and Nell Smart McGinnis.

He married Ruth Marie Mann Jan. 17, 1946, at Omaha, Neb. They shared over 70 years of marriage.

They moved to a farm in 1957, in rural Carbondale area, Osage County . They later moved to Overbrook, in 2000.

Ray Francis Dunn

April 16, 1938 – Dec. 7, 2018

OMAHA, Neb. — Ray Francis Dunn, Carrizozo, N.M., died Friday, Dec. 7, 201, at his nephews' home at Omaha, Neb. He was 80.

He was born April 16, 1938, at Burlingame, the son of Guilliam and Esther Elizabeth Hoggins Dunn. He graduated from Burlingame High School in 1956. After graduation, he served for two years in the U.S. Army.

John Alex Earhart

1929 – Dec. 5, 2018

OSAGE CITY — John Alex Earhart passed into heaven Dec. 5, 2018, to meet with family and friends at the rainbow bridge. He was 89.

Elora Marie Bickford

Oct. 13, 1946 – Dec. 5, 2018

BURLINGAME — Elora Marie Bickford, Burlingame, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at her home. She was 72.

She was born Oct. 13, 1946, at Horton, the daughter of Willie H. and D. Alice Mellenbruch Smith. The family resided on a farm east of Fairview.

Bette Jean Hay Fowler

Dec. 12, 1934 – Nov. 10, 2018

WICHITA — Bette Jean Hay Fowler died Nov. 10, 2018, at Wichita. She was 83.

A memorial birthday party open luncheon will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 12, with a devotional held at noon at First Baptist Church, East Room, 600 E. Marlin, McPherson.

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MaryRee Miller

Nov. 3, 1933 – Dec. 1, 2018

TOPEKA — MaryRee Miller, Melvern, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Atria Hearthstone, Topeka. She was 85.

She was born Nov. 3, 1933, on family farm east of Melvern, daughter of Crayton and Mabel Heilman Hotchkiss. She lived all of her life in Melvern community and lived in Topeka for the last eight months.

She was a homemaker and owned Miller Lumber, Melvern, with her husband. She was a member of Melvern United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

EXPECT DELAY IN RECEIVING DEC. 6 EDITION OF NEWSPAPER VIA MAIL

Due to the US Post Offices observing National Day of Mourning Wednesday, Dec. 5, subscription newspapers will not be mailed on Wednesday. Expect a one day delay on receiving your newspaper in the mail. Newspapers will be delivered to newsstands throughout Osage County on Wednesday, however, as normal. https://www.usps.com/national-day-of-mourning/welcome.htm

Kenneth D. Davidson

June 7, 1928 – Nov. 29, 2018

OVERBROOK — Kenneth D. Davidson, Burlingame, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 at Brookside Assisted Living, Overbrook. He was 90.

He was born June 7, 1928, at Whiting, the son of Frank and Hazel Fronk Davidson. He graduated from Whiting Rural High School, May 16, 1946. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from October 1950 to November 1952.

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