Velma Scantlin


November 2, 2011 - 12:00 AM

Velma Cleo Scantlin, 85, of Humboldt died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at Arrowood Lane Residential Care Facility in Humboldt.
Velma was born May 25, 1926, in Deerfield, Mo., to Raymond and Velma (Roth) Ashley.
She was married to Don Scantlin on Jan. 29, 1943. He died on July 13, 2003.
She is survived by a son, Dave and his wife, Sue, Iola; three daughters, Donna Vohs and her husband, Bob, Wichita, and Janice Elder and Brenda Lafferty, both of Humboldt; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Mike Scantlin, and two sisters.
Family and friends will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel in Iola for visitation before leaving for graveside services in Highland Cemetery in Iola at 2:30 p.m. Chaplain Lloyd W. Houk will officiate.
Memorials to Southern Care Hospice (Pittsburg Branch) may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences for the family may be left online at

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