Miscellaneous Cowley County, Kansas Obituaries - 1997

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Melva Fulmer
WICHITA - Memorial services for Thomas Gene "Tommy" Fulmer and Melva Kay (Wood Case) Fulmer, of Crossett, Ark., will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple, Wichita. The Rev. Norman Reeves will officiate.
The Fulmers died as the result of an automobile accident on July 20, 1997, in Monticello, Ark. Joint funeral services were held July 22, 1997, in Logansport, La. The Rev. Carolyn Volintine officiated. Burial was in the O.E. Price Memorial Cemetery.
Casket bearers for Mr. Fulmer were his nephews, Russ Gibson, Patrick Gibson, Greg Gibson, Neel Gibson, Brad Spangler, Doug Magee, Kevin Magee and Mark Magee.
Honorary casket bearers for Mrs. Fulmer were J.D. Strange, Pat Ratzloff and Sean Roark.
Mrs. Fulmer's casket bearers were Jay Waldschmidt, Jason Case, Kike Parker, Terry Wykoff, Ron Marshall and Phill Marshall.
Mr. Fulmer's survivors include a daughter, Karen Fulmer, Joaquin, Texas; his mother, Mrs. Loyce Fulmer, Logansport, La.; three sisters, Jane Gibson, McComb, Miss., Judy Spangler, Baton Rouge, La., and Joann Magee, Keatchie, La.
Mrs. Fulmer's survivors include a son, Craig Case, and a daughter, Kelly Strunk, both of Wichita; a brother, Randy Wood, Hutchinson; two sisters, Carol Waldschmidt and Karon Neubecker, both of Dexter; a sister-in-law, Thelma Wood, Dexter; and one grandson.
In lieu of flowers the family has established a memorial in the Fulmers' memory for the John Marshall Middle School Library. Contributions may be given at the service.

Don Hartman
ARKANSAS CITY - Marion Donald "Don" Hartman, 72, retired city inspector, of Arkansas City, died Aug. 24, 1997, at his home.
A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hawks Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Francis Cox will officiate. Burial will be in Parker Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home until 9 tonight and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Hartman was born April 20, 1925, on a farm near Turney, Mo., a son of Charles Albert and Cassie E. (Transue) Hartman. He graduated from Lathrope (Mo.) High School in 1943. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy.
On July 19, 1945, he married Dorothy E. Taylor in Cameron, Mo. After he was discharged from the Navy, they lived in Cameron until moving to Wichita in 1950. They moved to Arkansas City in 1952.
Hartman was a charter plane pilot and aerial sprayer for a few years. He later worked for Santa Fe Railway until becoming inspector for the city of Arkansas City. He retired in 1987.
Hartman was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Shelton Beaty American Legion Post 18 and the Cowley County Amateur Radio Club and a life member of Spencer Ralston Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1254.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Hartman, Arkansas City; two sons, Jim "Buster" Hartman and Tom Hartman, both of Arkansas City; three daughters, Sharon Bowker, Las Vegas, Kathy Braungardt, Austin, Texas, and Marcia Stultz, Arkansas City; a brother, Charles "Chuck" Hartman, Bakersfield, Calif.; and four grandchildren.

Tommy Hawkins
PARKVILLE - Tommy Hawkins, 69, of Parkville, died Aug. 20, 1997.
His funeral was in River of Life Church in Kansas City, Mo.
Hawkins was born to Ed and Ora Hawkins in Grenola in 1928.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Hawkins, Parkville; a daughter, Becky Bolt, address not given; two brothers, Howard Hawkins, Winfield, and Jack Hawkins, Scranton; three sisters, Deon Newland, Yates Center, June Johnson, Winfield, and Norma Hullett, Bethany; and two grandsons.

Orvis Self
OXFORD - Orvis Edgeman Self, 80, of Oxford, died Aug. 23, 1997, at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oliver-Hawks Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oxford Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home until 9 tonight.
Self was born Feb. 16, 1917, in Newton County, Arkansas, a daughter of Robert James and Dessie Belle (Meiers) Edgeman.
On Sept. 6, 1939, she married Hayden Powell Self in Mossville, Ark. He died in December 1983.
She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Robert L. Self, Belle Plaine; three daughters, Glenna Ellis, Solomon, Nancy Sanders, Salina, and Eva "Christine" Troutman, South Haven; four sisters, Susie Watson, Fort Collins, Colo., Melvie Self and Bertha Watson, both of Springdale, Ark., and Rose Clark, Stark, Mo., and 11 grandchildren.

Ernest Carson
HESSTON - Ernest Vernon Carson, 92, of the Schowalter Villa in Hesston, formerly of Winfield, died Aug. 25, 1997, in Hesston.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Schowalter Villa Chapel in Hesston. Burial will be in Hesston Cemetery.
Friends may call at Miller Funeral Home from 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
A memorial has been established with Schowalter Villa.
Carson was born Feb. 2, 1905, to William and Marietta Mead and was named Ernest Laverne Mead. After his father's death, Ernest and his brothers and sister were placed in a children's home in Topeka. At age four, Ernest was adopted by Charles and Grace Carson and renamed Ernest Vernon Carson.
On Sept. 2, 1926, he married Willma Turrentine in Belleville. They were married nearly 71 years before her death Aug. 2, 1997.
Carson was an educator in many settings throughout Kansas, teaching music, industrial arts, math and science, as well as serving as superintendent of schools in several districts. He was an alumnus of Emporia State and Kansas State universities.
For many years, the Carsons made their home in Winfield. The Schowalter Villa has been their home since the 1970s.
Carson had been active in community bands and orchestras and the Hesston United Methodist Church. He was also a ham operator and weather reporter.
Survivors include two sons, Charles Carson, Olathe, and David Carson, Newton, a daughter, Barbara Myers, Simsbury, Conn.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Georgia Hudlin
MCPHERSON - Georgia V. Hudlin, 76, of McPherson, formerly of Cedar Vale, died Aug. 22, 1997, at Highland Manor in McPherson.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Aug. 26 at Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home. Dr. Lawrence D. Clark officiated. Burial was in McPherson Cemetery. Graveside honors were presented by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2715 Ladies Auxiliary.
A memorial has been established with the First Congregational United Church of Christ in McPherson.
Hudlin was born Nov. 30, 1920, in Cedar Vale, a daughter of William Orva and Bessie Elizabeth (Hines) Beachler.
On Dec. 25, 1937, she married Henry Norris in Sedan.
On Aug. 22, 1966, she married Charles "Bud" Hudlin in Miami, Okla. He died May 6, 1987.
Hudlin moved to McPherson from Wichita in 1973. She was a former employee of Speer Pharmacy, later known as Hudson Pharmacy, in Wichita, and was a self-employed housekeeper in McPherson.
Hudlin was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2715 Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors include two sons, Orva E. Norris, Moore, Okla., and Charles William Norris, Wichita; a daughter, Rita D. Smith, McPherson; a brother, William Charles Beachler, Wichita; a sister, Mildred Smith, Enid, Okla.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Glenice Frier
Glenice J. Frier, 67, of Winfield, died Aug. 24, 1997, while on vacation in Alamogordo, N.M.
Private services will be held later. Miles Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Frier was born Feb. 9, 1930, in Wilmot, a daughter of Wayne and Grace (Walker) Kelly. She was educated in Wilmot schools.
On Aug. 22, 1953, she married Don Frier. They later divorced.
Frier worked for many years in the assembly area at Cessna Aircraft.
She was a lifelong Cowley County resident.
Survivors include two sons, Randy Frier and Jimmy Frier, both of Winfield; and a twin sister, Glenda Weinrich, Alamogordo, N.M.

Glenice Frier
WILMOT - Graveside services for Glenice June Frier, 67, who died Aug. 24, 1997, were held at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 2 in Wilmot Cemetery. The Rev. Gerald Graber officiated.
The special music selection was "Go Rest High on That Mountain," performed by Vince Gill.
Miles Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. 

Nadine Logan
Nadine Logan, 68, of Focus Developmental Center, Winfield, died Aug. 25, 1997, at William Newton Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Parker Cemetery east of Arkansas City. The Rev. Jerre Nolte will officiate. Swisher-Taylor & Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
A memorial has been established with Focus Developmental Center.
Logan was born March 7, 1929, in Miami, Okla., a daughter of Charles F. and Ella (Ball) Logan. She had lived at Focus Developmental Center since 1979.
Survivors include her mother, Ella Carey, California; and five sisters, Des Olee McWhirt, Coffeyville, Fannie Falcomhand, Missouri, Olivia Uebe, California, Mary Dean, Washington, and Mirrow Graves, Oklahoma.

Nadine Logan
ARKANSAS CITY - Graveside services for Nadine Logan, 68, who died Aug. 25, 1997, were held at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 27 in Parker Cemetery at Arkansas City. The Rev. Jerre Nolte officiated.
A memorial has been established with Focus Developmental Center.
Swisher-Taylor & Morris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

David Henry
HEWINS - David Earl Henry, 48, of Hewins, died Aug. 26, 1997, at Cedar Vale Nursing Center.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Ozro Falls Cemetery at Hewins.
Friends may call at Wheeler Funeral Home in Cedar Vale from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Henry was born Jan. 6, 1949, in North Carolina, a son of Mr. and Mrs. David Ernest Henry. He served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam.
On Oct. 9, 1980, he married Cheryl Sowers in Everett, Wash. From 1980 to 1988 they made their home in Alaska where he was a driller and blaster in road construction. They moved to Niotaze in 1988 and to Hewins in 1992.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Henry, two sons, Ricky Henry and David Henry, and a daughter, Vidia Henry, all of Hewins.

Floyd Mitchell
UDALL - Floyd R. Mitchell, 76, of Udall, died Aug. 25, 1997, at William Newton Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Udall First Foursquare Church. Burial will be in Udall Cemetery.
Friends may call at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
A memorial has been established with the Udall First Foursquare Church New Sanctuary Fund.
Mitchell was born Aug. 25, 1921, in Augusta, to James A. and Mary Sierra (Rough) Mitchell. He was educated in Wichita schools.
Mitchell joined the Army in January 1945 and served with the 24th Infantry Division in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.
On March 6, 1940, he married Vera Bolen in Wichita, where they made their first home. They also lived in Parsons, Washington and Colorado, and he worked as a dry wall subcontractor. Later they returned to Wichita where he worked in the maintenance department of the Sedgwick County Courthouse.
After retirement the Mitchells moved to Bella Vista, Ark. They moved to Udall in February. He was a member of the Udall First Foursquare Church.
Survivors include his wife, Vera Mitchell, Udall; two daughters, Barbara Keck, Green Forest, Ark., and Carolyn Clark, Littleton, Colo.; two brothers, Everett Mitchell, New Nat, Ark., and Charles J. Mitchell, address not given; four sisters, Mabel Pennington, Wichita, Dorothy Reicer, Elmwood, and Ina Sutton and Susan Kurowski, both of Connecticut; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Leon Brooks
MORRISON, Okla. - Graveside services for Leon W. Brooks, 81, who died Aug. 20, 1997, were held at 11 a.m. Aug. 23 in the Morrison City Cemetery, Morrison, Okla. The Rev. Ron Keith officiated.
A memorial has been established with Hospice Inc., 418 Market, Wichita, KS 67216.
Swisher-Taylor & Morris Funeral Home of Winfield was in charge of arrangements.

Rogean Turner
MARIETTA, Okla. - Rogean Elaine Turner, 53, of Marietta, formerly of Winfield, died Aug. 26, 1997, at Love County Health Center in Marietta.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Enville Community Church. The Rev. Hubert Sponsler will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Marietta.
Honorary casket bearer will be Dr. Tom O'Connor. Casket bearers will be Archie, Melvin and Jimmy Turner, James McCrory, Mike Cook and Blake Blankenship.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Rogean Turner Fund, c/o Mid-Continent Federal Savings and Loan Association in Winfield.
Kennedy Funeral Home, of Marietta, is in charge of arrangements.
Turner was born Sept. 2, 1943, in Winfield, to Earl and Madoline Widener. A homemaker, she had lived in Marietta for the past five years.
Survivors include a son, Troy Turner, and a daughter, Kim Turner, both of Marietta, Okla.; a daughter, Jeania Davis, Winfield; her mother and stepfather, Madoline and Jack Heffner, Winfield; her stepmother, Blanche Widener, Ennis, Texas; four brothers, Buddy Widener, Kansas, Butch Kelly, Winfield, and Darrell Widener and Gerell Widener, both of Ennis, Texas; and two grandchildren.

Helen Mossman
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Helen Fern (Fulton) Mossman, 98, of Georgetown, formerly of Winfield, died Aug. 27, 1997, at Wesleyan Nursing Home in Georgetown.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.
A memorial has been established with the First United Methodist Church in Winfield. Contributions can be made through the church or funeral service.
Mossman was born Nov. 8, 1898, at Kildare, Okla., to Thomas Edward and Nellie (Crawford) Fulton. The family moved to Hardy, Okla., when Helen was a child.
She attended Southwestern College where she met her future husband, Lawrence M. Mossman. They were married on June 15, 1923, and lived in Wichita and Caldwell before returning to Winfield in 1941.
In Winfield Mossman was active in the First United Methodist Church, Order of Eastern Star and P.E.O.
In 1982 the Mossmans moved to Presbyterian Manor in Arkansas City. While there, they were members of First United Methodist Church of Arkansas City.
Mr. Mossman died in !986. She moved to Wesleyan Nursing Home in Georgetown in 1988.
Survivors include a son, Robert Mossman, Austin, Texas; a daughter, Charlotte Williamson, Dallas; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

David Henry
HEWINS - Services for David Earl Henry were held at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 28, 1997, in Ozro Falls Cemetery at Hewins. Chuck Evans officiated.
Wheeler Funeral Home of Cedar Vale was in charge of arrangements.

Willard King
LIBERAL - Willard H. "Bud" King, 82, of Liberal, died Aug. 29, 1997, at Wheatridge Park Care Center in Liberal.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Miller Chapel in Liberal. The Rev. Michael Ide will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in Liberal Cemetery.
Friends may call at Miller Mortuary until 8 tonight and from 8 a.m. to service time Tuesday.
King was born Oct. 19, 1914, in Washington, Kan., a son of Willard N. and Pearl S.V. (Rand) King. He attended school in Winfield and worked in oil fields. A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army as a staff sergeant.
On Feb. 19, 1946, he married Beulah L. Miller in Wichita.
They moved to Liberal in 1959. In 1969 he opened King's Pit Bar BQ and operated it until 1976 when he opened and operated King's Liquor Store. He retired in 1985.
Survivors include his wife, Beulah King, Liberal; two sons, Gary King, Bixby, Okla., and Wayne King, Lakin; two daughters, Norma Leaman, Broken Arrow, Okla., and Connie Keeton, Liberal; a brother, Paul King, Winfield; and 11 grandchildren. 

Helen Mossman
Services for Helen Fern Mossman, 98, who died Aug. 27, 1997, were held at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 30 in Colonial Chapel of Miles Funeral Service. The Rev. Rick Thornton officiated. Burial was in Highland Cemetery.
Laura Belle Haines was the organist. Jeanette Thornton sang "Hymn of Promise" and "In This Very Room."
Casket bearers were Wayland Baker, Ben Holman, Roy Hunter, Ken McCanon, Bill McKinley and Wayne Rush.
A memorial has been established with the First United Methodist Church. 

Floyd Mitchell
UDALL - Services for Floyd R. Mitchell, 76, who died Aug. 25, 1997, were held at 2 p.m. Aug. 29 at Udall First Foursquare Church. The Rev. Lyle Bolen officiated. Burial was in Udall Cemetery.
Shirley Duncan was the pianist. Wayne Bolen sang "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" and "This World Is Not My Home."
Casket bearers were Stephen Bolen, Carl Caldwell, Kurt Duncan, Marc Exley, Todd Exley and Mickey Keck.
A memorial has been established with the New Sanctuary Fund of the First Foursquare Church.
Miles Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. 

Wanda Seifried
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Wanda Snyder Seifried, 70, retired legal secretary, of Albuquerque, formerly of Dexter, died Aug. 30, 1997.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at French Mortuary, Albuquerque. Dr. Mark Denton will officiate.
A memorial has been established with the American Lung Association, 216 Truman NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.
Seifried was a daughter of Fern and Harry Snyder of Dexter. Her husband, Charles W. Seifried, preceded her in death.
She had resided in Albuquerque for 43 years.
Survivors include two sons, Paul Seifried and Darrell Seifried; a daughter, Connie Seifried Higgins; and six grandchildren. 

Floyd Rader
WELLINGTON - Floyd O. Rader, 78, retired Boeing employee, of Wellington, died Aug. 30, 1997, at his home.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Wellington Baptist Temple. Pastor Robert Haas will officiate. Burial will be in Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Memorials have been established with Hospice Inc. and Wellington Baptist Temple.
Friends may call at Frank Funeral Home from 2 until 9 p.m. today.
Rader was born July 12, 1919, in Stafford County to Jessie and Florence (Gardiner) Simmons. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II.
On Dec. 24, 1948, he married Dolly Releford in Pratt. She died April 27, 1983.
On Oct. 15, 1983, he married June Owens.
Rader retired from Boeing Aircraft as a sheet metal employee after 30 years' service.
He was a member of the Wellington Baptist Temple and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, June Rader, Wellington; four sons, Ronnie Rader and Lloyd Rader, both of Wichita, Larry Rader, El Dorado, and Terry Rader, Wellington; a daughter, Bonnie Pourner, Wellington; three stepsons, Steve Hall, Winfield, Stan Hall, Lancaster, Texas, and Tom Hall, Phoenix; three brothers, Leonard Simmons and Bob Simmons, both of Winfield, and Vernie Simmons, Wellington; three sisters, Frances Curfman, Newkirk, Okla., Freda Frye, Turpin, Okla., and Darlene Hiltzman, Oxford; 23 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. 

Dan Swanson
HOWARD - Dan Swanson, 44, of rural Howard, died Aug. 29, 1997, from injuries received in a motorcycle accident in Oklahoma.
Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the West Elk High School gymnasium in Howard. The Revs. Kibum Kim, Gary Parsons and Robin Haines will officiate.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Springhill Cemetery at Cooperton, Okla. The Rev. Alvin Funkhouser will officiate.
The Dan Swanson Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at the First National Bank of Sedan. Contributions can be left at Zimmerman Funeral Home.
Swanson was born Aug. 28, 1953, in Hobart, Okla., to Paul Kenneth and Delores Ruth (Cox) Swanson.
He attended school at Cooperton and Roosevelt, Okla., and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1971. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1975 with a degree in agricultural economics. He also completed course work at the the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wis.
On Jan. 12, 1973, he married Penny Jo Crandell in Mountain Park, Okla. They moved to Howard in 1975, and he was a field representative at Production Credit Association for 14 years. In 1989 he began employment at the First National Bank of Sedan and was currently vice president, senior loan officer and director of the bank.
He was a member of the Howard United Methodist Church and the Kansas Bankers Association.
Survivors include his wife, Penny Swanson, and two sons, Johnny Swanson and Will Swanson, all of Howard; his parents, Paul and Delores Swanson, Cooperton, Okla.; a brother, Charlie Swanson, Weatherford, Okla.; and a sister, Polly Bredy, Gotebo, Okla. 

Eugene Gilliland
DEXTER - Eugene M. Gilliland, 66, of Dexter, former longtime resident of the Leon area, died Aug. 31, 1997, at William Newton Memorial Hospital in Winfield.
Services were held Sept. 2 in Leon Cemetery. The Rev. Dirk Westerman officiated.
A memorial has been established with Grouse Valley Manor in Dexter. Contributions can be made through Carlson Funeral Home in El Dorado.
Gilliland was born Jan. 20, 1931, in Wichita, a son of Claude and Josephine (Meldrum) Gilliland. He lived most of his life in the Leon area and for the past 20 years had made his home in Dexter.
Survivors include a brother, Jim Gilliland, Leon, and two nephews, Joe Gilliland and Mark Gilliland, both of Houston. 

Frances Phipps
WICHITA - Frances O. Weinrich Phipps, 76, of Wichita, died Sept. 1, 1997, at Riverside Hospital in Wichita.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wichita. The Rev. John Niermann will officiate. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery at Winfield.
Memorials have been established with the American Cancer Society and the American Diabetes Association.
Swisher-Taylor & Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Phipps was born Sept. 28, 1920, in Spring, Texas, to Jacob and Elizabeth (Roth) Theiss.
On July 18, 1943, she married Paul F. Weinrich. He died in 1957.
In 1959 she married Leo L. Phipps. He died Oct. 23, 1985.
Phipps had lived in Winfield from 1940 to 1964 when she moved to Wichita.
Phipps was a checker at Dillons and the Seneca Market, both in Wichita.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Phyllis Hotchkin and Connie Weinrich, both of Burden, and Mary Weinrich, Wichita; a brother, Henry Theiss, Spring, Texas; a sister, Vicky McCracken, Tomball, Texas; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. 

Douglas Smith
Douglas Smith, 79, of 1101 Manning in Winfield, died Sept. 1, 1997, at William Newton Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the Winfield State Hospital & Training Center Cemetery. The Rev. W. Smith will officiate.
A memorial has been established with the WSH&TC Cemetery Fund.
Swisher-Taylor & Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Smith was born April 6, 1918, in Hugoton, to James and Alcenda Smith. He lived at Winfield State Hospital from 1925 to 1954 when he moved into the Winfield community.
He had worked as a construction laborer and a stucco plasterer for Everett Burley.
Survivors include a brother, James Smith, Midland, Texas, and a sister, Effie Smith, Odessa, Texas. 

Harold Flowers
Harold Flowers, 83, of 506 E. Seventh in Winfield, died Aug. 26, 1997, at his home.
A memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Swisher-Taylor & Morris Chapel. The Rev. Jerre Nolte will officiate.
Flowers was born March 10, 1914, in Shinnston, W.Va., to Charles B. and Arlie (Strum) Flowers.
A veteran of World War II, he worked in the oil fields as a driller until his retirement.
Survivors include a son, Gary W. Flowers, and a daughter, Bonita C. Goff, both of Upland, Calif. 

Bron Beebe
UDALL - Bron Jacob Beebe, 15, of Udall, died Sept. 2, 1997, at William Newton Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the New Life Chapel, First Foursquare Church, in Udall. Pastor Lyle Bolen will officiate. Burial will be in Mulvane Cemetery.
Friends may call at Senter-Smith Mortuary in Mulvane until 8 tonight and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.
A memorial has been established with New Life Christian Academy.
Beebe was born March 10, 1982, in Wichita, to Kent Alan and Denni Jackie (Welch) Beebe.
Bron was a student and attended New Life Chapel where he was a member of the youth group.
Survivors include his parents, Kent and Denni Beebe, Udall; three sisters, Brooke Miller, Derby, and Brianna Beebe and Brylee Beebe, both of Udall; and his grandparents, the Rev. George and Eudene Beebe, Wichita, and George and Pauline Welch, Reeds Springs, Mo. 

Helen Harlow
PARSONS - Helen H. Harlow, 80, of Parsons, formerly of Cedar Vale, died Sept. 3, 1997, at the home of a daughter in Wichita.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church. The Rev. Gene Akeman will officiate. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Parsons.
The family will receive friends at Carson-Wall Funeral Home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Memorials have been established with the First Christian Church and the Parsons Arboretum Foundation.
Harlow was born July 24, 1917, in Chautauqua County, a daughter of Neal L. and Cora E. (Hess) Sullivan. She graduated from Cedar Vale High School in 1934.
On April 18, 1935, she married Paul F. Harlow in Oklahoma City. They lived in Parsons throughout their marriage. He died April 14, 1992.
Harlow worked at several places, including the Parsons ordnance plant, the U.S. Army Reserve office and the Parsons Recreation Commission. She graduated from Parsons Junior College in 1964 and from Pittsburg State University in 1971. She had worked an an elementary school teacher's aide and later became a school librarian.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, where she had been a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Christian Women's Fellowship. She served as president of the CWF in 1996-97.
Harlow was a longtime member of the Mothers Club and had served on the USD 503 Board of Education. She was the current chairwoman of the Parsons Tree Advisory Board.
Survivors include a son, James P. Harlow, Wichita; three daughters, Grace Harlow Chickadonz, Rochester, N.Y., Roberta A. Whetzel, Wichita, and Coralie R. Robertson, Cape Girardeau, Mo.; a brother, Neal L. Sullivan, Anchorage, Alaska; three sisters, Virginia Wallace and Marjorie Davis, both of Cedar Vale, and Hilda Lowe, Derby; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. 

Leslie Heuett
Leslie Art Heuett, 92, of Winfield, formerly of Maple City, died Sept. 3, 1997, at William Newton Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Riverview Cemetery in Arkansas City. The Rev. Guy E. Rendoff will officiate.
A memorial has been established with the Alzheimer's and Similar Diseases Fund. Contributions can be made through Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home of Arkansas City.
Heuett was born Dec. 30, 1905, in Kirksville, Mo., to Hiram and Bertha (Crist) Heuett. He was raised and educated in the Kechi and Wichita areas. During World War II, he served in the United States Army.
On July 13, 1931, he married Clytia Frances (Snow) Alonzo in Smith Center. She died in 1963.
Heuett worked in the oil fields in Texas and later in Kansas. He moved to the Maple City area where he worked as a farmer and rancher. After retirement, he moved to Winfield.
He was a member of American Legion Post 10 of Winfield and the National Rifle Association.
Survivors include two nephews, Denzil Conrad, Winfield, and Elmer Snow, Mesquite, Texas. 

Lodean Klein
UDALL - Lodean M. Klein, 63, of rural Udall, died Sept. 4, 1997, at her home.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Udall United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Oxford Cemetery.
Friends may call at Miles Funeral Service from noon to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials have been established with the Udall United Methodist Church and the Walnut Valley Quilt Guild. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Klein was born Feb. 14, 1934, at Perkins, Okla., to Everett and Mary (Hicks) Lofton. She received her early education in Pawnee County, Okla., schools before the family moved to Kansas in 1942. She graduated from Udall High School in 1953 and later attended Cowley County Community College.
On July 19, 1953, she married Lloyd D. Klein at Rock, and they made their first home on a farm near Oxford.
Klein was employed by the First National Bank in Winfield, the Oxford bank and the Bank of Alaska in Anchorage.
The Kleins resided in the Oxford and Udall areas most of their lives. She was a longtime member of the Udall United Methodist Church and was also affiliated with the Mothers' Club of Oxford, the Order of Eastern Star in Oxford, the Wichita Shrine and the Walnut Valley Quilt Guild. She was formerly affiliated with the Paradise Swingers Square Dance Club.
Survivors include her husband, Lloyd Klein, Udall; two sons, Jerry Klein, Udall, and Kurt Klein, Oxford; her parents, Everett and Mary Lofton, Udall; a brother, Max Lofton, El Dorado; three sisters, Maxine Howell, Boise, Idaho, Mary Ruth Booth, Independence, Mo., and Margaret Mantz, Newkirk, Okla.; and two grandchildren.


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