Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 1984





Laymon, Clinton H.

Huddle, Mary E.

Fisher, Grace

Carman, Opal

Wynn, Christine Caldwell


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette, Augusta, Kansas, USA


Augusta Historical Museum, Augusta, Kansas, USA


Augusta Public Library, Augusta, Kansas, USA










Augusta Daily Gazette, Augusta, Kansas, USA, “1984-01-03,” Digital Augusta, accessed September 25, 2023,

The Augusta Daily Gazette
Tuesday, January 3, 1984

Brother Dies In Wichita
Clinton H. Laymon, 53, Towanda, brother of Sharon Ray of Augusta, died Friday at Wesley Mecial Center in Wichita.
His funeral was yesterday morning at the Temple Baptist Church in El Dorado. Rev. Mel Brown officiated and burial was in the Walnut Valley Memorial Park there.
A memorial has been established with the Oncology Department at Wesley.
He was born Aug. 10, 1930 in El Dorado to Ted and Ruby Throckmorton Laymon.
Laymon married Martha Esther Jenzen Landers May 31, 1968. She survives.
He was a self-employed refrigeration/air condition-ing/heating repair and serviceman.
Other survivors include sons, Todd of Waxahachie, Texas,, Kevin of EL Dorado and Chris at home; stepsons, Daniel Landers of Mulvane and Christopher of the home; a daughter, Cherie Fetters of Towanda; a stepdaughter, Cindy Chiles of Bums; brothers, Max of Sterling, Edward and Jim, both of Grove, Okla., a sister, Katherine Gates of Kingman, Ariz., and 11 grandchildren.
Kirby-Morris Funeral Home of El Dorado was in charge of arrangements.

Mary Huddle Dies At 74
Mary E. Huddle, 74, Leon, sister of Helen Brown of Augusta, died Sunday at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Christian Church in Leon. Rev. Tony Venturella will officiate and burial will be in the Walnut Valley Memorial Park at El Dorado.
A memorial has been established with the Christian Church in Leon.
She was born Feb. 10,. 1909 in DeGraff to G.B. and Elgie Cain Beard.
She married Lester Merle Huddle Feb. 10, 1928 in Sedan. He preceded her in death in 1965.
Huddle was a lunchroom supervisor for the Leon school district.
Other survivors include daughters, Violet Miller of Mulvane, Lucille Neptune of Wichita, Margaret Quinn of LaCanada, Calif.; brothers, Alfred Beard of Sedan, James Beard of Atlanta; sisters, Ruth Crawford of El Dorado, Martha Courtoy of Aurora, Mo., six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Kirby-Moris Funeral Home of EL Dorado is in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, January 5, 1984
Mother Dies In Wichita
Grace Fisher, 74, Wichita, mother of Brenda Cook of Augusta, died Wednesday at St. Francis Regional Medical Center there.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lakeview Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be in the Lakeview Cemetery.
A memorial has been established with the Arthritis Center.
She was born Nov. 16, 1909 in Chicago, Ill., to Frank and Ida Moden Swansonan.
She married Richard Fisher. He preceded her in death in 1973.
Mrs. Fisher was an accountant.
Other survivors include a sister, Caroline Kuhn of Salina.

Thursday, January 5, 1984
Ex-Augustan Dies At 83
Opal Carman, 83, Sidney, Neb., formerly of Augusta, died this morning at Sidney.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Christian Church in Augusta. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
She was born Aug. 5, 1900 in Coyville to George and Sarah Newton.
She married John Scott Carman April 23, 1918 in Fredonia. He preceded her in death in 1970.
She was a member of the
Augusta First Christian Church.
Survivors include a grandson, Richard Carman of Sidney; step-granddaughters, Debi Lafler of Sidney and Linda Reed of Denver, Colo.; six grandchildren and a daughter-in-law, Melb Thompson.
Her son, Roy Earl, preceded her in death in 1948.
The Dunsford Funeral Home of Augusta is in charge of arrangements.

Mother Died Christmas Eve
Christine Caldwell Wynn, 73, Cincinnati, Ohio, mother of Augustan Claudia “Chris” Shipp, died Saturday, Dec. 24, at a Cincinnati hospital. She entered the hospital in late November for tests and open heart surgery.
The funeral was Wednesday, Dec. 28, at the Emanuel Baptist Church in Cincinnati and burial was in a cemetery at Williamstown, Ky.
Mrs. Wynn was a retired secretary/treasurer of the Cambridge Tile Co. in Cincinnati.
In addition to her daughter here, she leaves two sons, Ed Wynn and Jim Wynn, both of Tallahassee, Fla.; another daughter, Marjory Sinclair of Columbus, Ohio, three brothers, one sister, and seven grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with the church in Cincinnati.

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