Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 1984







Edwards, Emma A. Chase

Watt, Ada Frances

Stracener, Charles Edward

Dixon, Will G.

Lacy, Ruth


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette, Augusta, Kansas, USA


Augusta Historical Museum, Augusta, Kansas, USA


Augusta Public Library, Augusta, Kansas, USA












Augusta Daily Gazette, Augusta, Kansas, USA, “1984-01-18,” Digital Augusta, accessed October 3, 2022,

The Augusta Daily Gazette

Emma C. Edwards Dies In Florida
Emma A. Chase Edwards, 68, Douglass, died Sunday at Winter Park, Fla.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Paruna Baptist Church near Buffalo, Okla. Burial will be in Willowcreek Cemetery there.
She was born April 27, 1915 near Selman, Okla., to Leo and Elizabeth Chase.
She married Enoch Earl Edwards June 3, 1936.
Survivors include a son, Robert Earl Edwards of Augusta; daughters, JoAnn Carol Bergley of Douglass, Patricia Joy Page of Winter-park; a brother, Albert Chase of Buffalo, Okla.; sisters, Edith Gilchrist of Torrence, Calif., Eva Winters of Bums Flat, Okla., and Jewell Mayberry of Houston, Mo.; grandchildren, Becky McCollum, Belinda Bergley, Mark Bergley, Chris Edwards, Ryan Edwards and James Q. Page III, and a great-granddaughter, Amanda McCollum.

Rites Pending For Ada Watt
Funeral services are pending for Ada Watt of Augusta.
She died yesterday at the Augusta Medical Complex.
Survivors include her daughter, Betty Kirkwood of Augusta.
The Dunsford Funeral Home is in charge.

Thursday, January 19, 1984
Funeral Set For Ada Watt
Ada Frances Watt, 84, Augusta, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Long Term Care facility at the Augusta Medical Complex.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Dunsford Funeral Home. Rev. Harold Trevolt will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
She was born Sept. 26, 1899 in Missouri to Charles and Mary Prunty Heinzman.
She married Frank G. Watt Dec. 8, 1920 in Augusta. He preceded her in death in 1951.
Survivors include sons, Charles of Nashville, Tenn., and Howard of Tacoma, Wash.; a daughter, Betty Kirkwood of Augusta; brothers, Delbert Heinzman of Julesburg, Colo., and John Heinzman of Yelm, Wash.; sisters, Eva Carnahan of Batavia, N.Y., Ann Kosanke of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Margaret Richardson of Moses Lake, Wash.; two grandchildren, Linda Nachbor and Carol Wilson, both of Augusta and four great-grandchildren.

Monday, January 23, 1984
Charles Stracener Died At His Home
Charles Edward Stracener,
46, Route 3, died Friday at his home.
His funeral was this morning at the Dunsford Funeral Home. Rev. Dale Kelley officiated and burial was in Elmwood Cemetery.
He was born Sept. 8, 1937 in England, Ark., to Willie E. and Ida McPherson Stracener.
Stracener married Kathryn Irene Brown Aug. 9, 1962 in Wichita. She survives.
He was co-owner of Katie’s Bargain Spot in Augusta and a retired Christopher Iron Works employee.
Other survivors include a son, Randy Charles of the home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Stracener of Conway, Ark.; a sister, Jean Joslin of Cabot, Ark.; step brother, Gerald Harrison; step sisters, Joan Carr of Pine Bluff, Ark., and Patsy Pettit of England, Ark.; nephews, Tim Joslin of Little Rock, Ark., and Eddie and Danny Joslin of Cabot, Ark.

Thursday, January 26, 1984
Will Dixon Dies At 92
Will G. Dixon, 92, rural Leon, died Tuesday at the El Dorado Nursing Center.
His service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Leon Christian Church. Rev. Tony Venturella will officiate and burial will be at Quito Cemetery in Leon.
A memorial has been established with the Leon Christian Church.
He was born July 15, 1891 in Leon to Thomas and Sarah Boellner Dixon.
He married Vivian Marshall Dec. 16, 1924 in El Dorado. She preceded him in death in 1975.
He was a retired farmer and stockman.
He was a member of the Joppa Masonic Lodge and the Butler County Farm Bureau.
Survivors include sons, Tom of Leon and Bob of Tucson, Ariz.; daughters, Dorothea Osborne of El Dorado and Caroline Mickel of Munster, Ind.; a brother, Charles of Leon; sisters, Nelle Bacon of Montrose, Calif., and Grace Dixon of Eureka; 10 grandchildren and two great grandsons.
Carlson Funeral Home in El Dorado is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Lacy Dies
Ruth Lacy, 28, Wichita, the wife of Terry Lacy, formerly of Augusta, died today at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Wichita.
Miller Mortuary in Liberal is in charge of arrangements.
Tentative arrangements have been set for 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Liberal.

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