Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 2001






Patterson, A. Murel (Stafford)

Dotson, WIlliam Carl

Myers, Robert Lynn

Lininger, Leonard Harvey

Riggs, John S.

McDowell, Leona Clemetine


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas]


Augusta Historical Museum, Augusta, Kansas


Augusta Public Library, Augusta, Kansas, USA











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Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2001-11-06,” Digital Augusta, accessed October 3, 2022,

A. Murel Patterson

A. Murel (Stafford) Patterson, 94, Augusta, retired gas service company employee, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001.
Visitation with family will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and her service at 10:30 a.m. both Friday, Nov. 9, at Dunsford Funeral Home of Augusta.
Mrs. Patterson was born May 30, 1907 in Beckham County West Territory, Indian Nations, Okla, to the late Clarence and Nancy Elizabeth (Parks) Stafford.
After growing up in Oklahoma and Texas, she came to Augusta in 1926. On March 27, 1927 in Marion, Kan., she married Ruby W. Patterson. He preceded her in death in Sept, of 1978.
Mrs. Patterson worked at Cooper Drug Store, Calverts Department Store, Boeing Aircraft, and the Gas Service Company. She retired from Gas Service Co. in 1972 after 21 years.
She joined the Methodist Church in March 1973 where she served on various committees. She received life membership in April 1989. She was a charter member of the AMCI Auxiliary and served as a Pink Lady for 17 years. She was also a member of Twentieth Century Club, Augusta Historical Society, and Dorcas Circle.
Mrs. Patterson was also preceded in death by brother, Wallace Clifford Stafford and greatgrandchild, Janine Nicole Peterson.
Those she leave behind are son and daughter-in-law, Wallace and Sandra Patterson of Oxford; grandchildren, Keith Alan Patterson of Maple Grove, Minn., Kay Lynn Peterson of Garden City, Carol Ann Hughes of Mulvane; ten great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with First United Methodist Church, 2420 N. Ohio, Augusta 67010.
William Dotson

William Carl Dotson, 90, of Augusta, retired aircraft worker, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001.
His service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Hillside Funeral Home in Augusta.
Mr. Dotson is survived by wife, Sarah; sons, William H. of Lake St. Louis, Mo., Lloyd E. of Lumberton, Texas; daughters, Wilma Lewis, Wonetta Davis both of Augusta; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with LakePoint Nursing Home, Augusta.
Robert L. Myers
Robert Lynn Myers,52, of Douglass, self-employed carpenter, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001.
His service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Augusta.
Mr. Myers is survived by son, Josh; daughter, June Myers both of Augusta; parents, Robert and Tressa Myers of Augusta; brother, Dennis of Rosharon, Texas; sister, Glenda Crouch of Rose Hill; seven grandchildren.
Dunsford Funeral Home of Augusta is in charge of arrangements.

John S. Riggs

Lieutenant Commander John S. Riggs, 42, USN, formerly of Augusta, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001 in San Diego, Calif. He was the son of Alyce M. Riggs and the late Walter L. Riggs.
Military rites are pending in Califorina.

Leonard Lininger

Leonard Harvey Lininger, 94, formerly of Augusta, retired refinery employee, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2001.
His service is at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the First United Methodist Church in Augusta.
Mr. Lininger is survived by son, James of Wichita; three grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grand-child.
A memorial has been established with First United Methodist Church, 2420 N. Ohio, Augusta 67010.
Dunsford Funeral Home of Augusta is in charge of arrangements.

Leona McDowell

Leona Clemetine (Powers) McDowell, 91, of Augusta, homemaker, died Sunday, Nov. 11,2001.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 and her service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, both at Dunsford Funeral Home in Augusta.
Mrs. McDowell was a member of the First Baptist Church, Augusta.
She was preceded in death by husbands, Sam Dill, Arnold McDowell; brothers, Leonard Powers, Howard Powers; grandsons, Rodney Stamback, Mike Triboulet, Tim Stamback and great-grandson, Jesse Amstrup.
Those she leaves behind are daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanene and Max Stamback of Wilcox, Ariz., Joyce and Jim Triboulet of Branson, Mo.; stepson, Keith McDowell of Clarksville, Ark.; stepdaughters, Mary Ann Hawley, Ava McHone both of Augusta; nine grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; 20 great-great grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with Hospice Inc.

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