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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Obituary - Lana Sue Richardson

Lana Sue Richardson, 72 of Walker, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, January 12, 2019 following a brief illness.

Lana was born in Stockton, MO, the daughter of Samuel Hesikiah and Wilma Mae Turner Rosenbaum. She attended schools in Stockton and graduated from high school. Lana will be remembered by her family as a very loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed the finer things in life like, canning food from the garden, sewing, crocheting and mastering the art of playing “Bingo”. She enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, camping, hunting, and fishing. Her children appreciated her for accepting and loving their friends as they were growing up. At Lana’s house there were no strangers. She was involved in the organization of the Rosenbaum family reunions.

Survivors include three daughters, Laura Ann White (Mark) of Lamar, MO, Pamla Scholes (Herbert) of Walker, MO, Karen Sharp (Warren) of Long Lane, MO; four step-children, Billy Joe Richardson, Kentucky, Pamela Jo Richardson, Stockton, MO, Todd Richardson, Nevada, Victoria Richardson, Texas; 18 grandchildren, Gregg, Pamela, Cybille, Shelly, Casandra, Samuel, Nick, Joseph, Crystel, Kala, Kyle, Nitsha, Lily, Steven, Katelyn, Nathaniel, Joshua, Landon; 21 great-grandchildren; and a good friend, Ron Forgure.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Joann Pyykola; one brother, Samuel Rosenbaum, Jr.; and one stepson, Christopher Richardson.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Nevada with Dr. Kevin Daugherty officiating. The family will receive friends at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church.

Memorials are suggested to the family in c/o Ferry funeral Home in Nevada.


Obituary - Linda D. Dougherty

Linda D. Dougherty, 72 of Nevada passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Nevada Regional Hospital following a period of illness.

Linda was born November 24, 1946 in K.C., MO, the daughter of Charles Franklin and Dorene (Colton) Scott. She graduated from high school in K.C. where she lived most of her life. She married Jerrold Dougherty on January 11, 2001. 

The couple lived in KC, MO, moved to El Dorado Springs a few years ago, moving to Nevada in 2017. Linda worked in the health care industry serving the mentally and physically challenged in K.C. She also was a home health provider for the elderly. 

Linda had the gift of having a servant’s heart and a passion for the church. She enjoyed helping meet the needs of others. Linda collected angels, Coke memorabilia and books, as she was an avid reader. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Nevada.

Linda was preceded in death by her father, a daughter, Melissa and granddaughter, Hayley and is survived by her husband, Jerry of the home, a son John Springstube of Butler, three step-daughters, Maria Griffith (Ron) KC, MO, Karin Woodward (Shane) Forney, TX, Leslie Willcockson (Joe) Republic, MO; many grandchildren; mother Dorene Brown, KC, MO; sister, Jackie Oliver, KC, MO; extended family and friends.

Memorial Services will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the Seventh Day Adventist Church with Pastor Abel Hagan officiating.

Memorials may be made to Christian Record, Services For The Blind, 5900 S. 58th St, Lincoln, NE 68516 or in care of the Ferry Funeral Home


Drugs, firearms seized in multi-agency raid of rural Nevada home

Charges have been filed against a rural Nevada resident after the execution of a search warrant Monday morning by Detectives of the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, Nevada Police Department and the Bates County Sheriff’s Office. 

The suspect, who has been identified as 64-year-old James A Pryor was taken into custody during the execution of the search warrant on E Panama Rd just outside Nevada. According to Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher, suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and several firearms were seized by investigators. 

Pryor has been charged with two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Illegal Weapons. Pryor is being held in the Vernon County Jail on a $10,000 cash only bond.



*Disclaimer: This press release has been issued by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office for information only. Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.