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Lipscomb, Betty Sue

Lytle, Charles A.

Davis, James Richard "Dick"

Davis, James Richard "Dick"


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas]


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b11#035 2006

Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2006-04-12,” Digital Augusta, accessed May 25, 2020,

Betty Sue Lipscomb

Betty Sue (Smith) Lipscomb, 81, Moline former Boeing file clerk and key punch operator, formerly of Augusta, passed away on Wednesday, April 12,2006 in El Dorado.
Viewing from 1 to 8 p.m. on Saturday with family present from 4 to 5 p.m., at Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 17, at the First Christian Church in Augusta.
Mrs. Lipscomb was born on March 4, 1925 in Webb City, Okla., the daughter of Harry LeRoy Smith and Pearl Bahaylle. On April 7, 1951 she married Charles Lipscomb in Eureka. He survives.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by: daughter, Connie Lipscomb of Augusta; sister, Pansy
Kirch; half brothers, Bill Smith, Cleve “Bud” Smith, Harland “Don” Smith and Paul Smith; half sisters, Eudora LaBass, Lilly Hefflin, Shirley Graham, and Joyce Moore; grandchildren, Michael and David Hasting and Julie Johnson; 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, stepmother, Isabell (Jackson) Smith, and a brother, Lee Smith.
Memorials may go to the First Christian Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta.

Charles A. Lytle

Charles A. Lytle, 79, Augusta, retired engineer from Mobil Oil Research and Development in Princeton, N.J., passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2006.
Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at First United
Methodist Church, Augusta.
Charles was born in York, Neb., on Dec. 17, 1926, the son of Charles and Lillie (King) Lytle.
He was a graduate of U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and attended Lehigh University and Oklahoma State University.
He also was a retired Commander from the United States Navy, serving in both World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Augusta and served on various boards of the church. He had been on the planning board of Butler Community College and the board for building Osage Manor in Augusta. On Aug. 24,1949 he married Darlene Johnson in Polk, Neb. She survives.
Other survivors include: son, Dr. Michael Lytle and wife, Sarah of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughter, Virginia Lytle of Augusta; brother, Dr. Robert Lytle and wife, Phyllis of Pinehurst, N.C.; grandchildren, Nicholas and Kelly McClure, Lucas McClure, Ben and Meaghan McClure, Casey, Charles,
and Lea Lytle; great-grandchild, Kaden McClure.
He was preceded in death by sons, Thomas and Peter.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Augusta Public Library, First United Methodist Church, and Faith Home Health & Hospice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta.

James Richard “Dick” Davis

James Richard “Dick” Davis, 71, Douglass, retired State of Kansas field auditor and antique dealer, died on Saturday, May 13, 2006.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, at the First Christian Church in Douglass.
Visitation from 1 to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Hilyard-Smith Funeral Home in Derby.
His survivors include: wife, Brenda; daughters and son-in-law, Glenda and Steve Campbell of Wichita,
Kristi Davis of Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Mikol Sweet of Topeka; brother, Tom Swanner of Bristow, Okla.;
grandchildren, Josh Condon and wife, Rachel, Emily Sweet and Damon Irvin; great-granddaughter, Finley Condon; father-in- law and mother-in-law, Bob; and Flossie Kinder of Topeka.
Memorial donations may be made to the First Christian Church Projector Fund and/or the Douglass Public Library.
Hilyard-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Correction --
In yesterday’s obit for James Richard “Dick” Davis of Douglass, the wrong location for the funeral service was listed.
His funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the Hilyard-Smith Funeral Home in Douglass.

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