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John Dewane Foulk
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Obituary for John Dewane Foulk

John Dewane Foulk, age 83, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018, at the Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri. He was born October 5, 1934, Arcadia, Kansas, the son of John Foulk and Mae Swafford Foulk. John graduated from the Bible Baptist Seminary in Arlington, Texas. He married Minnie Walker and the couple lived for many years in Reno, Nevada, where they owned and operated several wedding chapels. Following Minnie’s death, he married Addie Jeffrey on March 25, 2001 in Reno. They later moved to Ft. Scott. John was currently serving as pastor of the Brethren/New Beginnings Church. John enjoyed visiting with people and loved to share the gospel message.

Survivors include his son, Matthew Foulk, of Ft. Scott and several step-children and step-grandchildren who he considered as his own. Also surviving are two brothers, Larry Foulk of Wichita, Kansas and Bradley Foulk, of Sun City, Arizona and a sister, Dianna Coates, of Mulberry, Kansas. In addition to his wives, he was preceded in death by a brother Donald O. Foulk.

Pastor Larry Stevicks will conduct funeral services at 1:00 P.M. Friday, July 13th at the Brethren/New Beginnings Church located at 1421 S. Margrave in Ft. Scott. Following services, there will be cremation. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Thursday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Brethren/New Beginnings Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cheney Witt Chapel

201 S. Main St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701





1:00 PM
Brethren Church

1421 S. Margrave
Fort Scott, KS. 66701

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Brethren Church

1421 S. Margrave
Fort Scott, KS. 66701

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