Vicky Lou Stout, 50, Iola, passed away early Monday, July 29, 2013, at her home, following a courageous battle with cancer that spanned 26 years.
Vicky was born July 26, 1963, in Emporia, the daughter of Roland Dwight and Ina June (Hunter) Combs.
She grew up in Aliceville and graduated from Le Roy High School in 1984. In high school, she excelled in athletics, setting several school records.
Following school, she worked with her mother at the Golden Age Lodge in Burlington for three years and in 1984 she was employed by Copy Products, in Iola where she worked for 28 years.
On April 10, 1999, she and Robert Dean “Bob” Stout were married at Iola.
She was preceded in death by her father, Dwight Combs, and a sister, Kimberly Sue Wallace.
She leaves her husband, Bob; her daughter, Hayley Westerman and husband Brandon, Iola; two step-sons, Rodney Stout, Anchorage, Alaska, and Robby Stout, Parsons; a grandson, Brodon Dwight Michael Westerman; her mother, Ina Combs, Aliceville; and two sisters, Sandra Combs, Pittsburg, and Terry Jo Combs, Iola.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Jones Funeral Home in Burlington. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, Aliceville. The family will meet with friends from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. The family suggests casual dress.
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