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Hendrix, Carole  
Carole June Hendrix Carole June Hendrix, 66, rural Oskaloosa, died Thursday, May 14, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. She was born December 20, 1948 in Topeka, the daughter of Elmer Norman and Margaret Lorraine Sayler Hendrix. She was raised in rural Oskaloosa and was a 1966 graduate of Perry Rural High School. Carole worked as an executive of Southwestern Bell for many years before taking early retirement in 1991, returning to rural Oskaloosa. There she cared for her niece following the death of her sister, Norma, and opened Your Favorite Things Gifts and Floral and Snickerdoodles Tea Room in Oskaloosa. Carole s heart was well known for servitude. She was an active volunteer for the Domestic Violence Task Force in Topeka, as well as the Christian Businesswomen s Council. After her return to Jefferson County, she served on the Economic Development Council for several years. Caring for her parents later became a full time role, and Carole chose to honor them by serving in their former capacities as Fairview Township Trustee, Republican Committee woman, and Secretary of the Jefferson County Republican Committee. She passionately served on the board of the Friends of Hospice of Jefferson County and served as the Chair Organizer of the annual Taste Of Elegance fund raising event for many years. Carole was preceded in death by her father, Elmer Hendrix, her mother, Margaret Hendrix and sister, Norma Hendrix Davidson. She is survived by her niece, Allyson (Chris) Lindstrom, Maple Grove, MN, three grand nieces, Kaya, Kenslee and Avery Lindstrom, two loving aunts, Ruth Sayler Tessendorf Brecheisen and Barbara Hendrix, both of Topeka and many adoring cousins. Memorial Services will be at 10 AM, Monday, May 18 at Rock Creek Bible Church, Meriden. Following services, lunch and refreshments will be served at 12:00 noon at the Church by the Friends of Hospice/Taste of Elegance Committees. Grave Side Inurnment Services will be planned at a future date at Ozawkie Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Friends of Hospice of Jefferson County in care of the Barnett Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS, 66066. www.barnettfamilyfh.com
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on May 17, 2015
High, Horace  
Horace Eugene High Horace Eugene High, 93 of Topeka, Kansas, formerly of Bastrop, LA, died Friday, May 15, 2015 at the St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. He was born June 11, 1921, in Fountain Hill, Arkansas and graduated from Fountain Hill High School May, 1940. He was a WWII veteran and fought in The Battle of the Bulge Campaign in Europe. Upon returning from the war he graduated from Arkansas A & M College, now UAM-Monticello in 1954. Horace taught school for 42 years, retiring in 1988 in Bastrop, La and was a member of Cherry Ridge Baptist Church in Bastrop. He is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Lucille Allison High, son-in-law Gary Diffley, his parents Ed & Hattie Gifford High and several brothers and sisters. He is survived by two children, Judy High Diffley and John Edward High and wife Elaine Richard High, one granddaughter Allison High Clemons and grandson-in-law Gregory Ross Clemons. Funeral services will be at 9:00 am Tuesday, May 19 at the Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home, Inc., Monticello, Arkansas. Burial will be at the Flat Creek Cemetery in Fountain Hill. Visitation 6:00-8:00 pm Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be mailed to Northside Baptist Church, PO Box 3, Monticello, Arkansas 71655. Attn: Aundrey Paschall - Horace High Memorial. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home of Monticello, AR. Online guest book at www.stephensondearman.com .
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on May 17, 2015
Horsley, Gail  
Gail Patricia Horsley Gail Patricia Horsley, 68, of Topeka, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015. She was born June 20, 1946, in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Raymond and Shirleen Petterson. Gail lived and graduated high school in the Chicago area. She attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and won an award to attend graduate school at U.C.L.A. where she received a Master's Degree in Adult Psychiatric Nursing. She also spent a year abroad, attending Schiller College in Kleiningersheim, Germany. Gail married Antonio Stoney Moses in 1970 and set out for adventure in Alaska. Gail worked as a Public Health Nurse for the State of Alaska, living on St. Lawrence Island (37 miles from Russia) and ministering to approximately 800 Eskimo people. She then moved to Nome where she gave birth to her son William Michael Moses. She was assigned to the entire Norton Sound Peninsula and travelled throughout sixteen Eskimo villages while amuking her son under her parka. Gail also taught nursing at the University of Alaska in Anchorage and was often called upon by the media to discuss mental health subjects. Gail moved to Topeka in 1986, working at the Colmery O'Neil VA Medical Center for 15 years as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and psychotherapist. Gail won nursing's Heart of Healthcare Award from the University of Kansas in 1997 and in 2004 was selected to become included in Who's Who in American Women. Gail was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church of Topeka, the Topeka Opera Society, N.A.R.F.E., and the Topeka Traveller's Club. She loved reading and writing poetry, participated in two reading clubs, took Tai Chi and volunteered at St. Francis Hospital after her retirement. Gail fought three different types of cancer for over 25 years and showed much courage in her daily battle. She served as a mentor for other women with ovarian cancer, inspiring many with her strength. She lived life to the fullest and loved God, her family, her cats and her country. She leaves this life peacefully and urges her loved ones to share her peace. Survivors include a son, Michael Moses; brother, Mark Petterson; and sister, Diane Goyette. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 21st at Dove Cremation & Funeral Service, 4020 SW 6th Ave. in Topeka. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will follow the service at Penwell Gabel Cemetery. To leave a message for the family online, please visit www.DoveCremation.com Gail Patricia Horsley
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal from May 17 to May 19, 2015
Howard, Barney and Marie (In Memoriam)  
In Memory of Barney & Marie Howard Happy 61st Anniversary I can no longer see you with my eyes or touch you with my hands, but I will feel you in my heart forever. Love, Bernice
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on May 17, 2015
Huffman, Paul  
Paul LeRoy Huffman Paul LeRoy Huffman, 51, of Osage City, passed away May 10, 2015 at the Osage Nursing Center where he had resided since 2013. He was born July 5, 1963, in Kansas City, Kansas, the son of Ernest and Patricia (Fike) Huffman. Paul was a resident of K.N.I. for many years before moving to Sheltered Living in 1995. He also received Day Support Services from T.A.R.C. Paul enjoyed being around animals, listening to music and participating in group activities with his friends. Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 pm., Monday, May 18, 2015 at the Penwell-Gabel Cemetery, 3616 SW Sixth Ave. To leave a message for friends online, please visit www.DoveCremation.com
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on May 16, 2015
Huggins, James  
James Preston Huggins Huggie James Preston Huggins, Huggie, age 73, peacefully went home on May 14th, 2015 at his residence. He was born the son of Joseph V. and Muriel M. Huggins on Sept. 13th, 1941 in San Antonio, TX. He served in the Navy from 1960 to 1964. He returned to Topeka, KS, where he was employed as a clerk at Santa Fe Railway until retiring in 2001. Survivors includes two sons, Travis Huggins and Garrett (Dawn) Huggins. He also leaves behind six grandchildren: Brice and Damien Huggins, Zyte Huggins, Haleigh and Maren Peterson, and Gunnar Lewis. Graveside services will be held at 10:00AM on May 26th, 2015 at the Delia Cemetery. Relatives and friends are welcome to join in a celebration of his life at the Delia Community Center shortly afterwards. For full obituary go to: www.midwestcremationsociety.com . James P. Huggins
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal from May 18 to May 19, 2015
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