Prowers County

Death Notice – Johnny F. Maxwell

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Johnny F. Maxwell

May 24, 1954 -- June 21, 2022

Memorial Services are pending for Lamar resident Johnny F. Maxwell.

Mr. Maxwell, known to his family and friends as John, was born May 24, 1954, to Prince and Rose (Phinnessee) Maxwell and passed away June 21, 2022, at his home. John was 68.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Willis James Hurde and Hurley Hurde; sister, Gloria Morris; and a special aunt and uncle, Nelson and Sarah Grayson.

Funeral Services - Rodney Lee Hale

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Rodney Lee Hale

February 24, 1958 -- June 11, 2022

A graveside celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident Rodney Lee Hale will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2022, at the Riverside Cemetery in Lamar.

Per Rodney's request there will be no visitation.

Rodney was born February 24, 1958, at Eads to Talmage Ray Hale and OnaBelle Baldwin and passed away June 11, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs with his family his side at the age of 64.

Lamar Community College welcomes the public to "Explore Renewable Energy Technologies Day"

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Lamar Community College's (LCC) will hold Explore Renewable Energy Technologies Day 

Thursday, June 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This will be a full day of hands-on activities and quick trips to explore training and careers in both wind and solar generation. 

The event will be held at the LCC Career & Technical Education (CTE) Building, 2401 S Main Street, in Lamar, and is open to anyone interested in looking into training and careers in renewable energy technologies. 

Obituary – Marie Ellenberger

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Marie Ellenberger

November 13, 1934 - May 6, 2022

Marie was born November 13, 1934, at Florence, Alabama, to Arthur and Genevieve (Schroeder) Oakes and passed away May 6, 2022, at the Weisbrod Memorial Hospital in Eads at the age of 87.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jim Ellenberger, her parents Arthur and Genevieve Oakes, son Mark Arthur Ellenberger, daughter Marti Ferris and grandson Clint Ferris.