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Dorotha M. Glidden, 86, a former resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, and more recently of Gladewater, Texas, passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at her home in Gladewater. Dorotha was born Oct. 18, 1927, in Blue Mound, Kan. to Clarence Arthur Townsley and Corda Edith Jackson Townsley. She worked as a Nurse’s Aide and was married to LeRoy Earl Glidden until he passed in September 2001.
Dorotha is survived by her companion, Wiley Styers of White Oak; sons, Terry Leigh Glidden of Latham, Kan., Michael Wayne Glidden of Altoona, Kan. and William “Pat” Glidden of Eldorado, Kan.; daughters, Sandra Kay O’Donnell of Gladewater, Texas, Debra Diane McDaniel of Interlachen, Fla., Denise Louise Carter of Gilmer, Texas, Tracy Lynn Fasanello of Gladewater, Texas, Tina Marie Richardson of Longview, Texas; brother, Clarence Townsley of Blue Mound, Kan.; sister, Joan Scott of Independence, Kan. as well as 17 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two grandsons, Craig Allen O’Donnell, Ronald Joe Burch Jr.; two brothers, Frank and Lindell Townsley; four sisters, Betty Brillhart, Alma Florence “Toots” Gay, Vyrla Dean Miller, and Nellie Newman.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Fairview Cemetery east of Mildred, Kan. Services are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.

OBITUARIES

Lloyd Eugene McGee, Jr. 07-02-1950 to 03-18-2021

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    Published in the Linn County News May 5, 2021 Lloyd Eugene McGee, Jr., age 70, Blue Mound, Kan., passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021.   A graveside memorial service at Fort Scott National Cemetery will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.... [More]

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