Dora Pearl Headrick
1921 ~ 2015
Dora Pearl Headrick was born on May 16, 1921 in Anthony, Kansas to Ira and Millie (Drumm) Duvall. She was one of nine children having four brothers and four sisters. She grew up and attended school in Anthony.
Dora was married to Kilare Silcott in 1939 in Crystal Springs, Kansas and they were blessed with a daughter, Sue and two sons, Donnie and Jackie. She later married Arnold Catlin on March 13, 1946 in Independence, Kansas and they were blessed with a son, Clyde. Arnold passed away on June 9, 1962. On August 16, 1986 she married Everett Headrick in Medicine Lodge, Kansas. Everett passed away on March 29, 2001.
Dora was baptized in the Christian Church of Anthony. As she lived in several places through the years, she always found a church to be a part of. She was a devoted and loving mother, always taking care of the home.
On August 24, 2015, Dora passed away in Kiowa, Kansas at the age of ninety-four years, three months, and eight days. She is preceded in death by her parents; three husbands; a son, Clyde Catlin; siblings, Eva Smalley, Leo Duvall, Myrtle McFarland, Gladys Smith, Arthur Duvall, Mildred McKeever, Lloyd Duvall, and an infant brother.
Dora will be deeply missed by her daughter, Sue Catlin and husband, Dee of Attica, Kansas; son, Donnie Silcott and wife, Roberta of Kiowa, Kansas; and son, Jackie Silcott of Aztec, New Mexico; fourteen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
Graveside service was held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Spring Grove Cemetery in Anthony, Kansas with Chaplain Steven Ward officiating.
Memorials in Dora’s name may be given to Heartland Hospice or Spring Grove Cemetery and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Prairie Rose Funeral Homes, 602 E. Main St. ~ Anthony, KS 67003, was in charge of arrangements. www.prairierosefuneralhomes.com
La Crosse, Kansas, formerly Kiowa, Kansas- Graveside service for M. Fern Ryel (Murray – Selsor) will be Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Riverview Cemetery.
Fern was born March 13, 1922 in Avard, Oklahoma to Marion Maxwell Murray and Lillie Belle Sims Murray and passed from this life on August 31, 2015 in La Crosse, Kansas. She was a graduate of Avard, Oklahoma High School. She married Fred E. Selsor. She was a five-year resident of La Crosse, Kansas, moving from Kiowa. She was a member of First Christian Church and VFW Post 5982 Ladies Auxiliary in Kiowa.
Those who preceded Fern in death include her parents; husband, Fred E. Selsor; her sisters, Loretta Sims, Opal Unruh and Margaret Haltom and brother, Arnold Sims.
Survivors include children, Billy Joe Selsor of Kiowa and Sue (Esteban) Castaneira of La Crosse; grandchildren, Jason Johnson and Tiffany Stroede of Russell, Justin Castaneira of Bullhead City, Arizona and Stephanie Castaneira of La Crosse; great grandchildren, MaKenzie Braun of Ness City, Dustin Castaneira of La Crosse, Zachary Thiel of La Crosse, Dominic Castaneira of La Crosse, and Alexis Johnson of Russell; sisters, Flossie Dominick and Shirley Haltom and husband, Gerald of Alva.
Memorials may be given to Kiowa Christian through the funeral home.