Debbie Anderson, 45, passed away Jan. 25, 2013, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center in Wichita. She was born March 30, 1967, in Fort Scott. Debbie graduated from Burlington High School in Burlington then attended Emporia State University. She married Scott Anderson in 1990 in Emporia then moved to Hutchinson in 1991. Debbie worked at Walmart in Hutchinson for several years. While the children were small, Debbie had the opportunity to work at Central Christian Preschool and later moved on to being a homemaker. Debbie blessed many people in Hutchinson, ranging from senior citizens to many small children through work and in life.
Survivors include husband Scott Anderson; two sons, Ryan and Tyler Anderson; father, Ralph Dozer, Moran; mother, Carol McAnulty, Iola; brother, Mike Dozer and his wife Karen, Erie; grandmother, Dorothy Robinson, Iola.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cross Point Church, Westbrook Campus, 2005 N. Hendricks, Hutchinson, with Pastor Dustin Busick officiating. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Fairview Cemetery, Mildred. The casket will remain closed. Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Elliott Mortuary. Memorials may be made to Central Christian Preschool and Child Care in care of the mortuary. Visit www.elliottmortuary.com to leave condolences for Debbie’s family.
Shirley Yvonne McDaniel, 76, passed away at 10 p.m., Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, Mo., following an illness.She was born April 12, 1937, in Blue Mound. Her parents were W.W. “Bud” and Fern (Jackson) McElvain. She graduated from... [More]
Lila Ann (Silvey) Driskill, 80, passed away at Newman Regional Health in Emporia on Monday, March 3, 2014.Lila was born May 4, 1933, in Rural Woodson County, the daughter of Marion Sr. and Lua (Vincent) Silvey. Lila was raised in rural Woodson County. She attended Yates Center... [More]
Ramona M. (Marsh) Cox, 81, Lee’s Summit, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. She was born in Sheridan County on Feb. 15, 1932. She was preceded in death by her parents, Emory Marsh and Mina (Timmons) Marsh; sisters Ruby Maxine Marsh, Sue Standifer, Clara Colgin and Mary Leech;... [More]
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LE ROY — Le Roy is the epitome of what is good about small-town life.Saturday morning the Le Roy Community Building will leap into action for an eight-hour come-and-go event to raise money for Brian True, 40, and his family.True, a Le Roy native, has had back problems nearly... [More]
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Nila Marie Truitt, 91, Iola, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Iola Nursing Center.Nila was born May 14, 1922, in Poughkeepsie, Ark., the daughter of Houston and Margaret (Bearden) Russell.On March 17, 1945, Nila married J.H. Truitt and they made their home in Arkansas until moving... [More]
Allen Community College wasted little time taking control of its doubleheader opener against visiting Brown Mackie Tuesday afternoon.Four ACC runs in the bottom of the first gave the Red Devils a lead they never relinquished in a 9-6 victory.Allen took a while longer in the nightcap.Brown... [More]