Obituaries

Obituaries

Gary D. Morehead 1959 - 2006 McLouth

Services for Gary D. Morehead, 47, McLouth, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will be at the McLouth Cemetery. Mr. Morehead died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. He was born July 26, 1959, in Little Rock, Ark., the son of John "J.C." and Dorothy M. Ratliff Morehead. He graduated from Sheridan (Ark.) High School in 1978. Mr. Morehead was a service manager for Oram Material Handling in Kansas City, Kan., and later for the Martin Machinery Co. in Topeka. He attended First Baptist Church in McLouth. He was a 25-year member of Masonic Lodge No. 382 in Sheridan, Ark. He married Kathleen M. Russell on May 25, 1989, in Fayetteville, Ark. She survives, of the home.Others survivors include his mother, Dorothy M. Morehead, Sheridan, Ark.; three sons, Jeremy, Conway, Ark., and John and Alex, both of McLouth; two sisters, Joan Kay Owens, Sheridan, Ark., and Barbara Gail Campbell, Hot Springs, Ark. He was preceded in death by a son, Jacob, in 2001. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The family suggests memorials to the Morehead Children's Education fund, sent in care of Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.