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Caney Chronicle June 11, 1959
Pg. 7. Col. 1

MR. CHARLES E. IKERD - Submitted by Charlotte Lamb Bennett

Charles Everett Ikerd, 53, who resided in Caney all of his life until he moved to Wichita 17 years ago, died unexpectedly in his home there at about 4:30 p.m., Wednesday.

Mr. Ikerd operated the Caney Ice Company from 1933 to 1940. He had worked for Cessna Airplane Company since moving to Wichita. He had been ill about a week.

He was a son of George and Lillie Ikerd and was born October 10, 1905 in Caney. He is survived by his wife, Alice Hays Ikerd; a daughter, Mrs. Charisie Sheets, and a son, Don Ikerd, both of Wichita; his mother, Mrs. Lillie Ikerd, a sister, Mrs. Bertha Hilliard, and a brother, Frank Ikerd of Caney; another sister, Mrs. Rozella O’Neal, Boston, Mass.; and another brother, Harvey Ikerd of Corpus Christi, Tx. He also is survived by five grandchildren.

Mr. & Mrs. Ikerd were married at Sedan, Ks., on May 2, 1926.

Funeral services will be conducted in Graves Memorial chapel in Caney at 2 p. m. Saturday. The Rev. J. C. Stork, pastor of Trinity Baptist church, Wichita, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunnyside cemetery.

Caney Chronicle November 17, 1924

MR. GEORGE IKERD - Submitted by Charlotte Lamb Bennett

Death Claims George Ikerd
Word was received here Saturday evening, that George Ikerd had passed away at the Kansas Sanitarium at Norton, Kansas, at which place he had gone just a short time ago in hopes of recuperating his failing health. He had been a sufferer from Tuberculosis for a long time.

Mr. Ikerd leaves a wife and seven living children, Mrs. Ethel Price, Harvey, Bertha, Charles, Frank, Lillie, and Razella. The body will probably arrive this evening, and the funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 11:00 o'clock at the residence with Rev. Hayler of the Baptist church in charge. The burial will take place in Sunnyside cemetery with a grave service by the M. W. A.

Caney Chronicle January 22, 1975

MRS. GLADYS IKERD - Submitted by Charlotte Lamb Bennett

Memorial Services Gladys Ikerd
Gladys Ikerd 71, passed away Saturday, January 18, at Downey, Ca., in a hospital there. She had resided in Downey since November, 1974. Mrs. Ikerd was born to Joe S. and Sarah M. Shields Price Oct. 31, 1903 at Caney.

She married Harvey Ikerd March 10, 1924 at Sedan. Mr. Ikerd passed away Dec. 5, 1974.

The family had lived at Sedan, Russell and Chase, KS. During the World War II, they moved to Corpus Christi, TX., where she was employed at the Navel Air Base. After retirement, Mr. & Mrs. Ikerd moved to Lebanon, MO., and lived there for a number of years.

She is survived by one son, Harold, of Downey, CA., two granddaughters and one great-granddaughter. Other survivors arc two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Myers. Lebanon. Mo., and Mrs. Verdie Van Atta, Caney. and one brother, Oscar Price. Caney. Her parents and two brothers preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Graves Memorial Chapel with Rev. Stanley Upchurch of the Baptist officiating. Casket bearers were Virgil Van Atta, Randall Etter, Kenneth Wissbaum, Alva Long, Henry Surrett and Henry Corle. Mrs. Robert Walker sang "Nearer My God To Thee", and "Peace In The Valley". Mrs. D. R. Redding was organist. Burial was at_Sunnyside Cemetery, Caney, KS.

Caney Chronicle December 11, 1972

MR. HARVEY IKERD - Submitted by Charlotte Lamb Bennett

Harvey Ikerd, 72 Dies in Lebanon, MO.
Harvey Ikerd 72, died at 10 p.m. Thursday, December 5, in Wallace Hospital, Lebanon, MO. He had lived at Lebanon for a number of years following his retirement. Mr. Ikerd had been in ill health for seven years.

In younger years he worked as a mechanic for Truskett Bros., in Caney.

Mr. Ikerd was a son of George R. & Lillie (Smith) Ikerd and he was born January 10, 1902 at Havana, KS. The family also lived at Sedan, Russell & Chase in KS., and he worked at the Corpus Christi, (Texas) Naval Air Base during World War II. Mr. Ikerd and Gladys Price were married March 30, 1924 at Sedan and she survives.

He is a member of Conway Masonic Lodge.

In addition to his widow, Mr. Ikerd is survived by a son, Harold Ikerd, of Downey, CA.; three sisters, Mrs. Oscar (Ethel) Price and Mrs. Bertha Hillard of Caney and Mrs. C.L. (Rozella) O,Neal of Danbury, CT., and a brother Frank Ikerd, of Caney. He also is survived by two grand daughters, and a great grand daughter.

Funeral services were conducted by the Rev Stanley Upchurch, pastor of the Caney First Baptist church, at 10 A.M. Monday December 9. Burial was in Sunnyside Cemetery. Casket bearers were Virgil VanAtta, Randall Etter, Kenneth Williamson, Alva Long, Henry Surrett and Henry Corle.


Caney Chronicle December 11, 1972
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Harvey Ikerd
Those from out of town attending memorial services for Harvey Ikerd were: Harold Ikerd, Downey,CA., Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Myers, Lebanon. MO., Mr. & Mrs. Richard Wissbaum,Conway, Mo., George Hilliard, Neosbo, Mo., V. I. VanAtts, Topeka. Mr. & Mrs. Harold Benjamin, Rose Hill, KS., Donald Ikerd, Dallas, TX., Mr. & Mrs. C. 0. Garr, Dearing, Mrs. Hamilton Moore, Coffeyville; Mrs. Robert Walker, Leona Hollandsworth and Mr. & Mrs. Cliff Johnson, rural Caney.

Sedan Times-Star - July 05, 2006


GRENOLA - Thomas Eugene Inman passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2006, at his home in rural Grenola. He was 86 years of age.

Gene was born on Oct. 29, 1919, near Waynoka, Okla., to Thomas Jefferson and Beulah Avon (Brown) Inman. He broke horses as a teenager and graduated from Cheyenne Valley High School in 1937.

On Nov. 19, 1940, he married Ethel Wilma Bouse at Woodward, Okla., and to this union was born four daughters. Gene joined the United States Army in 1942, and served in China, Burma and India during the construction of the Burma-Stillwell Road, in World War II. He was discharged in 1945 and returned to Oklahoma where he farmed southeast of Waynoka.

Gene also built ponds, watersheds and terraces in Oklahoma and Kansas. In 1952, he and Ethel moved their family to Chautaiiqua County where he farmed and ranched throughout his life.

Gene attended the Belknap Church and was a lifetime member of the American Legion of Kansas.

Gene is survived by his wife, Ethel; his daughters, Wilma Allen of Mulvane, Karen Dobbins of Irving, Texas, Kathy Inman of Topeka and Arletta Everett of Cedar Vale; eight grandchildren, Bob and Doug Allen, Mike and Eric Dobbins, Scott and Heather Reeves and Lisa and Tom Everett; eight great-grandchildren; his brothers, R. J. of Fairview, Okla., Deifred and Lilbum of Waynoka, Okla., and Gerald Dean of Alva, Okla.; and his sisters, Ines Bouse of Enid, Okla., Virginia Harmon of Miller, Mo., Susie Sutherland and Darlene Lyon of Woodward, Okla., and Ardena Bartlow of Ottawa, Kan.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, 2006, at the Moline United Methodist Church in Moline with Pastor Mark Loftin officiating. Interment was held at the Moline Cemetery in Moline.

A memorial has been established with Cedar Vale Hospital in Cedar Vale. Kansas. Contributions may be left with the funeral home.

The funeral arrangements are being made with the Zimmerman Funeral Home of Howard.

Sedan Times-Star - April 02, 2003

MRS. ZELMA F. IVES - Submitted by Freida Wells

WICHITA - Graveside services for Zelma Fontella Ives were held Wednesday, March 26, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the Sedan Greenwood Cemetery, with Rev. Charles Klassen officiating.

Zelma Fontella Ives was born on April 14, 1905, the daughter of Franklin and Alma (Hodges) Howe in rural Hewins, Kan. Zelma had one sister, Hazel.

Zelma married John Raymond Ives and they lived most Of their married life in Sedan. During that time, they operated and owned the first locker plant in Sedan. Zelma spent most of her life working as a secretary for various state and county government agencies in Kansas.

Zelma and John moved to Wichita after selling their locker plant in 1953. John died in 1960 and Zelma moved to Ponca City, Okla. After the loss of her mother and sister, Zelma moved back to Wichita.

In her latter years, Zelma lived in Presbyterian Manor in Wichita. She died on Feb. 17, 2003 after a lingering illness at the age of 97.

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