Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 1984








Cody, George Albert

Hudson, Sybol I.

Carter, Carolyn

Bailey, Aaron Dale

Williams, Mrs. Ralph

Friesen, Bessie L.

Gray, Mrs. B. L. (Newk)


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, “1984-12-05,” Digital Augusta, accessed December 6, 2022,

The Augusta Daily Gazette
Wednesday, December 5, 1984
Rites pending for brother
George Albert Cody, 61, Wichita, brother of Cleo Novak and Hazel Mauk, both of Augusta, died Tuesday at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
His funeral service is pending at the Dunsford Funeral Home.

Sister died Sunday at 63
Sybol I. Hudson, 63, Hutchinson, sister of Roxie Olmstead of Augusta, died Sunday at a hospital there.
Her funeral service was at 10:30 a.m. today at the Full Gospel Assembly Church in Hutchinson. Rev. Bill Hobson officiated. A graveside service was at 3 p.m. today in Douglass, Kan. cemetery.
She was born May 12, 1921 in Gordon to John and Elizabeth Murphy Frans.
She married Dick Hudson Aug. 17, 1940 in Wichita. He survives.
She was the owner of Granny's Antiques in Hutchinson.
Other survivors include daughters, Sue Wagerle of Hutchinson, Leann Moore of Brady, Texas, Betsy Hardinger of McPherson; sisters, Eva Barnes of Eureka, Dorothy Hatfield of Wichita, and six grandchildren.

Thursday, December 6, 1984
Graveside rites for George Cody
George Albert Cody, 61, Wichita, formerly of Augusta, died Tuesday at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the Kuster Cemetery in rural Augusta. Rev. Burl Allison Jr. will officiate.
Cody was born Jan. 10, 1923 in Butler County to John Alien and Ruth Mae Banfill Cody.
He was a laborer and served in the military during World War II.
Survivors include brothers, Frank of El Dorado and Walter and Edward, both of Wichita; sisters, Cleo Novak and Hazel Mauk of Augusta, Bessie White of Douglass, and Alice Hollingsworth of Wichita.

Friday, December 7, 1984
Sister dies in Wichita
Carolyn Carter, 68, Wichita, sister of Howard Hartman of Augusta, died Thursday at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Her funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Downing & Lahey Mortuary. Dr. Thomas J. Norman will officiate and burial will be in the White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Wichita.
A memorial has been established with the American Heart Association.
She was born Dec. 12, 1915 in Toronto to Roy and Flossie Carrol Hartman.
Other survivors include sons, Gary of Wichita, Kent of Oklahoma City, Okla.; a daughter, Carole Flagler of Overland Park; a sister, Maxine Lauber of Yates Center, and six grandchildren.

Friday, December 7, 1984
Aaron D. Bailey dies at 68
Aaron Dale Bailey, 68, Douglass, died Thursday at his home.
His funeral service will be at 2 p.m Saturday at the Douglass United Methodist Church. Rev. Dan Ferguson will officiate and burial will be in the Douglass cemetery.
A memorial has been established with Riverside Hospital in Wichita.
He was born July 17, 1916 in rural Woodward, Okla., to James N. and Georgia W. Doty Bailey.
Bailey married Alma E. Ellis July 9, 1940 in Morganville, Ky. She survives.
He was a retired carpenter.
Other survivors include a son, John of Wichita; daughters, Helen Bevelhymer of Wichita, Katherine Blair of Atlanta, and four grandchildren.
Hilyard-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Monday, December 10, 1984
Sister-in-law dies in Missouri
Mrs. Ralph Williams of Cassville, Mo., died there Thursday. She was the sister-in-law of Marion Williams, Mrs.
Roe Cassity, Mrs. Mary Nutter and Mrs. Ray Austin, all of Augusta.
Services were held Sunday at Cassville. Among those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Marion Williams and Mrs. Roe Cassity.
Mrs. Williams’ husband, Ralph, preceded her in death earlier this year. Among the survivors are two sons.

Wednesday, December 12, 1984
Bessie Friesen dies in Wichita
Bessie L. Friesen, 83, Wichita, mother of Carol Klein of Augusta, died Monday at the Woodlawn Nursing Home in Wichita.
Her service was at 2 p.m. today at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Rev. Jeffrey Crane officiated and burial was in the Highland Cemetery at Sedgwick.
A memorial has been established with the Institute of Logopedics in Wichita.
She was born July 29, 1901 in Joplin, Mo. to Morris and Grace Blake Fletcher.
She married Dr. Herman Friesen. He preceded her in death.
She was a volunteer at the Institute of Logopedics.
Other survivors include Sally Molnar of Bellflower, Calif.; brothers, Keith Fletcher of Venita, Okla., and Temple Fletcher of Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Olive Prince of Kansas City, Mo.,; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
The Byrd-Snodgrass Funeral Home of Wichita was in charge of arrangements.

Sister-in-law dies in Texas
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Polk of Augusta have received word concerning the death of a sister-in-law, Mrs. B.L. (Newk) Gray.
Mrs. Gray died Thursday at Weslaco, Texas.
The Grays were formerly of Augusta. Graveside services will be there Thursday.

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