Obituary: Barbara Sue McDaniel

Submitted by Cheney Witt Funeral Home

Barbara Sue McDaniel, age 79, a resident of rural Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017, at her home.

She was born on January 16, 1938 in Illinois, the daughter of Floyd and Rose Burcham Russell. She married Edward McDaniel on June 3, 1956 in Hunt City, Ill. Barbara worked as a CNA and volunteer for Mercy Hospital and as a commercial truck driver with her husband for C.F.I. She was a member of the Hiattville United Methodist Church, enjoyed gardening, taking drives in her convertible and parasailing.

Barbara is survived by her husband Ed of the home, a son Edward F. McDaniel of Effingham,

Ill., a daughter, Cindy Remlinger of Fort Scott, a brother, Carl Russell of Decatur, Ill., two sisters, Janet Neidigh of Oblong, Ill., and Judy Newlin of Bradenton, Fla.; seven grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister Joyce Scherer.

A visitation was held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, December 4, 2017, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will be held a later date in the Brockville Cemetery, Newton, Ill. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guest book at

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