Share |

Mary Lambright

mugshot

Mary Elizabeth Lambright, 80, Humboldt, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
Mary was born July 13, 1932, in Neodesha, the daughter of Milo and Opal (Chapman) Veley. She graduated from Humboldt High School and married Oswald “Oz” Bryant Lambright in 1950. They made their home in Humboldt where she worked as a CNA, administrator and activity director for many years at Pinecrest Nursing Home.
Mr. Lambright preceded her in death March 30, 2005.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Humboldt and was currently serving as president of the American Baptist Women. She was also a member of the Cheep Chicks.
Survivors are her three children, Mila Baker and husband David, Smyrna, Tenn., Tracey Horton and husband Larry, Chanute, and Roy Lambright and wife Leslie, Olathe; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place.
A memorial service was at 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Humboldt.
Inurnment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Humboldt, at a later date.
Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola assisted the family.

OBITUARIES

Barbara E. Clay

thumb

Barbara E. Clay, 75, Iola, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola surrounded by her family. Barbara was born June 28, 1941, in LaHarpe, the daughter of Eugene and Jane Marie (Ransom) Hobert. She grew up in LaHarpe and graduated from Iola... [More]

Elpha Springeman

thumb

Elpha Izetta Springeman, 91, passed away, Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the Life Care Center in Burlington. She was born March 10, 1925, on the family farm near Lebo, the daughter of Owen and Maude Robinson Sullivan. Elpha attended Lebo High School and graduated with the Class... [More]

Jack Serene

thumb

Melvin “Jack” Shirley Serene, 95, Garnett, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Anderson County Hospital. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church, Garnett, with burial following in the Garnett Cemetery. Jack enjoyed riding around... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

County officers receive defibrillators

thumb

An occasional scenario: An Allen Countian suffers cardiac problems. 911 is called and an ambulance is dispatched. A sheriff’s deputy on patrol is nearby and arrives ahead of the ambulance. Because of seizure of a marijuana-laden airplane July 11, 2014, at Allen County... [More]

Budget work continues

thumb

Iola City Council members will continue tonight discussions on the city’s 2017 spending plan, which is due in August. The council is working to erase a projected $800,000 budget shortfall for next year. Several options have been discussed, including delaying street repair... [More]

A super Sonic feat

thumb

Iolans were hankering for cheeseburgers Thursday. As part of its nationwide promotion, Sonic offered up cheeseburgers at half price through its 3,500-plus restaurants in 43 states. Of those restaurants, none sold more than the 1,765 cheeseburgers sold at Iola’s Sonic.   The... [More]

More News

AP Video

SPORTS

Domer wins; Iolans Folk, Sigg finish top 5

thumb

Last week, Chase Domer held on to win a tight race in the USRA Out Pace/McCarthy Auto Group Modified division. This week Domer led every lap and held off Terry Schultz, who sits currently in second place in USRA National points standings for the victory.  Domer got the... [More]

Baseball rivalry fuels friendship

thumb

Two of the area’s top baseball products didn’t play high school ball together, but they teamed up this season to do great things at the college level. Levi Ashmore, a shortstop from Iola, and Nathan Whitcomb, a pitcher from Humboldt, began their college careers at... [More]

More Sports

Register Online Edition Renew your subscription