Marissa Danielle Lansdown WaWa, age 14, of Colony, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018.
She was born Nov. 29, 2003, in Chanute, the daughter of Billy and Crystal (Watts) Lyda and Dale and Wendy Lansdown.
Marissa excelled at Crest Middle School where she succeeded in every event possible guided by the most amazing coaches. Her smile shines ever so bright over the entire community, her smile and laugh were infectious. Marissa was the most creative artist, the toughest sister and competitor, yet the best friend a person could ask for. She had a love for nature, taking walks, camping, boating, swimming and fishing.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Dale Baker; great grandparents, Kuhn and Lansdown; and one cousin, Jason Hutson.
Marissa is survived by her parents, Billy and Crystal Lyda; Dale and Wendy Lansdown; two bonus moms, Amanda Cummings and Cristin Fuller; siblings, Ashley and Michael Patton; Paige and Jayden Hall; Megan Lansdown and Michael Jesseph; Morgan and Nik Hulsey; Derek King; Billy Lyda Jr.; Kimberleigh Lansdown; Natalie Davis; Hailie Fuller; Jacob, Camryn, Trinity, Brady, and Isaiah Lansdown; nieces and nephews, Peyton, Kaidynce, Landen, Teegan, Kaysen, Max, Esme, and Bryleigh; grandparents, Margaret Baker; Pam and Ben Dreasher; Diana Barton; Dale and Janice Lansdown; aunts and uncles, Michael Paul Watts; Reasa and Tony Attebery; Bodi Baker; Darrin and Alesia Lansdown; and Dwayne Lansdown.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., on Saturday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service chapel, at 1883 US Hwy 54, Iola, with burial following at Colony Cemetery. Family will greet friends on Friday evening at the funeral home in Iola from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Marissa Lansdown Memorial Fund to be established at a later date.