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Arlene Flynn

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Arlene Flynn, 89, Moran, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Tara Gardens, Iola.
Arlene was born Oct. 3, 1923, the only child of Arlo Brown and Mabel Marie (Reeves) Hopkins on the family farm northwest of Moran. She grew up on the farm and graduated from Rising Star Rural School and then Mildred High School.
On Dec. 24, 1941, Arlene married Boward B. Flynn at her parent’s home. They made their home and farmed northwest of Moran. Mr. Flynn preceded her in death Dec. 1, 2008.
Arlene was a member of Mildred United Methodist Church, Moran American Legion Auxiliary and LaHar-pe VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and working outdoors.
She is survived by a daughter, Twyla Norman and husband Harley, Gas; one son, Thurman Flynn and wife Onetta, Gas; eight grandchildren, Monica Smart and husband Larry, Frankfort, Michelle Butler and husband Joe, Gonzales, La., Justin Flynn and wife Larissa, Derek Flynn and wife Kim, Dana Davis and husband Rob, Des Moines, Iowa, Darren Northcutt and wife Andrea, Iola, Shaun Chester and wife Jennifer, Lexington, Neb. and Darrell Chester and wife Karen, Iola; and 22 great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jerrett Flynn.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel, Iola, where the family will receive friends an hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Moran Cemetery, Moran.
Memorial gifts to Alzheimer’s Association may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel, Iola. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

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