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O'Dell, Juanita Virginia

McCune, Loren D.

Abbott, Richard E. "Bud"


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas]


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b12#2 2007

Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2007-01-02,” Digital Augusta, accessed July 2, 2020,

Juanita O’Dell

Juanita Virginia O’Dell, 90, Howard, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today, at the Zimmerman Funeral Home in Howard. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 5, at the United Methodist Church in Longton.
Juanita was born on Oct. 22, 1916 in Bentley, the daughter of James Clinton and Nellie Maude (White) Ramsey.
She attended school at Bentley and Valley Center and graduated from Valley Center High School.
Juanita attended Southwestern University in Winfield and also attended Wichita Business College.
She married Thomas Gilbert “Gib” O’Dell on June 5, 1936 in Wichita. To this union was born five daughters and one son. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, dedicating her life to caring for her family. Juanita and Gib lived and farmed near Valley Center from 1936 until moving their family to a ranch south of Longton in 1955. When they retired from ranching in 1973, they moved to make their home in Longton. She was preceded in death by her husband on July 18, 1984. Juanita moved to Springfield, Mo. in 2000 to live near her daughter, Judy.
She returned to Kansas in 2005 and became a resident of the Howard Twilight Manor in Howard.
Juanita was an active member of the Longton United Methodist Church and the Longton Fair Association.
Her survivors include: daughters, Sondra Dowell of Augusta, Sara Crowell of Longton, Judy Warren of Springfield, Mo., and Cinda Cates of Ft. Scott; 24 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; 20 great-greatgrandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Thomas R. O’Dell; her daughter, Coeta Bowman; granddaughter, Valerie Johnson; son-in-law, Charles Cates; brothers, Clinton and Noel Ramsey; a brother who died in infancy; and sisters, Edna Hand and Lucinda Cutting.
A memorial has been established with the Longton United Methodist Church.
Funeral arrangements by Zimmerman Funeral Home of Howard.

Loren D.

Loren D. McCune, 83, Douglass, retired business owner, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007.
Visitation from 1 to 8 p.m., with family present from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, at Hillside Funeral Home in Augusta.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, at Rose Hill Methodist Church.
His survivors include: sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Sandy McCune,
and David and Linda McCune; daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Ronnie Little; brother, Jack McCune; brother-in-law, Chester Ingold; six grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by; his parents, Guy and Anna McCune; wife, Dorothy; sister, Hilma Ingold; brother, Charles and grandson, Johnny McCune.
Memorials to Rose Hill UMC and Odyssey Healthcare.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hillside Funeral Home, Augusta.

Richard “Bud” Abbott

Richard E. "Bud" Abbott, 81, of Augusta, passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2007.
Viewing 1-8 p.m. Sunday, at Headlev Funeral Chapel.
Service 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at the First Southern Baptist Church, Augusta.
Burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery, Wichita.
Richard was born in Hutchinson on Feb. 19, 1925, the son of the late Eugene Julius and Bessie Pearl (Todd) Abbott.
He served in the U.S. Army during WW II in the European Theatre and retired as chief of conservation and supplies control from Raytheon Aircraft. On April 5, 1946 he married Christina Mayo in Wichita. She survives.
Other survivors include: daughters, Karen Herdt of Hutchinson and Diana Page and husband Steven of Wellington; son, Richard Abbott Jr. of Barrington, ILL.; brothers, Marvin and wife Bobbie, Don and wife Wanda;
sisters, Maxine Lehman, Joan Lowrey and husband Monte, Dixie Sailor and husband Ken, all of Wichita; grandchildren: Kenneth Herdt and wife Shennena of Hutchinson, Becky Herdt of Ashville, NC, Darren Page and wife Jennifer of Wellington, Jeremy Page and wife Tracey of Wichita, and Monica Androes and husband Mark of Wichita; 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Martin.
Memorials to First Southern Baptist Church or Augusta Community Caring Center.
Arrangements are under the direction of Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta.

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