Doris Hill, 91, was taken from this life into the presence of her heavenly Father on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at her home in Iola, Kansas.
Doris was born July 31, 1922, at Bush City, the daughter of Frank F. and Neva M. (Miller) Huggins. She grew up on the family farm at Bush City and graduated from Kincaid High School in 1939. She continued her education at Iola Junior College and Pittsburg State Teacher’s College.
On Nov. 3, 1946, Doris married Victor L. “Vick” Hill and they made their home in Wichita. She taught for a number of years and then worked 23 years in government service in Kansas City. They moved to Iola following their retirement and traveled to Kodiak Baptist Mission in Alaska to work as volunteers. Vick preceded her in death Aug. 18, 2000.
Survivors are her daughter, Vickie L. Wheeler, Kennesaw, Ga.; sister, Fern Wolken, Garnett; and four grandchildren, Christopher Griswold, Brittany Wheeler, Scott Young and Shawn Young.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Jackie Brown, grandson Brandon Matthew Griswold and three siblings.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 o’clock tonight at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels, Iola.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels. Burial will be at Kincaid Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and left with the chapel, which is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
Donald L. Buckner, 80, Agency, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.He was born May 12, 1934 to Glenn and Alice (Laderer) Buckner in Mound City. He married Meryldee Sparks on May 1, 1954. She survives of the home.Donald was an avid painter and... [More]
Kyle Christopher Swope, 23, Iola, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Allen County Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 19, 1991, in Chanute, the son of Kevin Conrad and Janna Lee (Johnson) Swope.He graduated from Iola High School in 2010. Kyle worked as a yardman for S.E.K. Stockyards... [More]
Marjorie Jean Capell, 89, Iola, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Windsor Place Nursing Center in Iola.She was born Aug. 12, 1925, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of John R. and Ollie O. (Forward) Capell, Sr. She graduated from Wyandotte High School and Kansas City Kansas Junior... [More]
Brian Specht has a pragmatic view of farming.“It’s either feast of famine,” Specht said on a sweltering afternoon this week when he took a break while cutting corn northwest of Iola. Specht referred not only to crop yields but also prices that newly harvested... [More]
CHANUTE — It’s been eight years since voters in Chanute approved a $42 million construction project to build new elementary and high schools for USD 413.Steve Parsons, Chanute’s former superintendent of schools, remembers it well. Parsons now works in the central... [More]
The mirrored walls gave the impression of more men on the stage than there actually were. Twin drums rolled out rhythms while doppelgangers mimed the guitarist’s moves and the bass player’s singing. On the floor, women danced to the music and watched some otherworldly... [More]
CHANUTE — Iola High’s girl’s varsity tennis team had its first match of the season against Neodesha, Labette, Columbus and Chanute Thursday afternoon.No. 1 singles player Bobbi Sinclair lost to Neodesha’s Emily Depew, 8-0, and Chanute’s Abby Liudahl,... [More]
Allen Community College’s women’s volleyball team lost for the first time in a heartbreaking five-set match to the Labette Community College Cardinals Wednesday. The match was also ACC’s first league loss on the young season. The Red Devils are 1-1 overall... [More]