Marsha Kay Smoot


August 10, 2010 - 12:00 AM

Marsha Kay Smoot, 31, of Chanute died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at her home.
She was born Aug. 19, 1978, in Iola, to Melvin D. and Melinda L. (Robb) Smoot. She graduated from Iola High School in 1997 and while in high school worked at Bonnie’s Corner Cafe in Gas. She worked as a certified nurse’s aid in area nursing homes until her health failed. She has made her home in Chanute for the past three years.
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Iola.
She is survived by her parents, Melvin and Melinda Smoot, Iola; a brother, Matthew Smoot and his wife, Mandy, Humboldt; two nieces, Kimber and Adrian; her grandparents, Margaret Robb, Iola, and Don and Mary LaCrone, Gas; and her great-grandparents, Phil Butler, Iola, and Minnie Smoot, Salina.
Her grandfathers, John Robb and Albert Smoot, died earlier.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels in Iola. The Rev. Matt Bycroft will officiate. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in Iola.
Memorials to Marsha Kay Smoot Memorial Fund may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences for the family may be left online at

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