Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 2001






Webster, William W. "Winey"

Osborne, Marvel Lewis

Corbin, Sidney L.

Kennedy, Joyce Helen LeSuer

Bair, Edward Rebok

Souder, Eunice L.


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], “2001-12-15,” Digital Augusta, accessed November 30, 2023,

Marvel Osborne

Marvel Lewis Osborne, 86, of Andover, homemaker and retired farm partner, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 27, at Dunsford Funeral Home. Services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at Faith Baptist Church in Andover. Graveside services will be held Saturday at West Point Cemetery in Amsterdam, Mo.
Despite a physical handicap as an amputee, Mrs. Osborne held a variety of jobs including church secretary, census enumerator, and manufacturing inspector. She served in leader-
ship positions with the Baptist Women’s Missionary Society, the 4-H program, and the Wichita Wranglers booster club among others.
Those she leaves behind are sons and daughter-in-law, John of West Plains, Mo., Fred and Kwang of Dallas, Texas, Harold of Fresno, Calif., Tom of Alexandria, Va., and Bill of Andover; daughters and son-in-law, Beth and Jay Alloway of Manhattan, Merry Baxter of Rose Hill; sister, Leona Lewis; brother and sister-in-law Warren and Wanda Lewis, all of Butler, Mo.; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Memorials have been established with American Diabetes Association or the Kansas 4-H Foundation.

William Webster

William W. “Winey” Webster, 91, of Augusta, retired Beech Aircraft Corp. and Skelly Refinery employee, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001.
His service was held at 2 p.m. today, Dec. 17, at Walnut Valley Memorial Park in El Dorado.
Mr. Webster is survived by sons, Bill of Collinsville, Okla., Tom of Augusta; stepdaughter, Marquise Cox of Hutchinson; sisters, Maxine Pulver, Pauline Johnston both of Augusta; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with Head Start.
Carlson Funeral Home in El Dorado is in charge of arrangements.

Joyce Kennedy

Augusta native Joyce Helen LeSuer Kennedy, 76, of Klein, Texas, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001.
Services have been held.
Mrs. Kennedy is survived by husband, Lawrence; daughters, Linda Foster, Debra Kennedy; sons, Mike Kennedy, Marc Kennedy; 10 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with John Wesley United Methodist Church, 5830 Bermuda Dunes, Houston, Texas 77069.

Eunice L. Souder

Eunice L. Souder, 94, of McPherson, homemaker, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002.
Her service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, in Elmwood Cemetery of Augusta.
Mrs. Souder is survived by son, Dr. David Souder of McPherson; daughter, Sally Puckett of Gainesville, Fla.; sister, Lockie Baker of Chicago; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home at McPherson is in charge of arrangements.

Sidney L. Corbin

Sidney L. Corbin, 76, of Towanda, retired farmer, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001.
Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 28, from 1 to 8 p.m. with family present from 6 to 8 p.m., at Dunsford Funeral Home in Augusta.
His service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Central Baptist Church, Augusta.
Mr. Corbin was born on Jan. 7, 1925, to Frank Corbin and Jessie Marie Ayers in Augusta.
He was preceded in death by son, Jay Corbin. Memorial have been established with Central Baptist Church Memorial Fund of Ho
He is survived by wife, Helen; daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Gary Harvey of Towanda; daughter-in-law, Anna Esparza of Towanda; brother, Stanley of Towanda; sisters, Lois Smith of Wichita, Charlotte Markley of Andover, Elizabeth Weir of Detroit, Mich.; five grandchildren.
Memorial have been established with Central Baptist Church Memorial Fund of Hospice, Inc.

Edward R. Bair

Edward Rebok Bair, 84, of Augusta, former machinist, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001.
His service will be at 2 p.m. today at Hillside Funeral Home Augusta.
Mr. Bair is survived by son, George of Augusta; daughter, Mary Tierney of Redding, Calif.; sisters, Ruth Ottenberg of Fort Pierce, Fla., Mary Deffibaugh of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Laura Taylor of Owasso, Okla.; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with American Cancer Society.

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