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Leona M. Scantlin

September 10, 1926 — September 7, 2014

Leona Marie Scantlin, 87, died Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Emeritus at Liberal Springs Assisted Living, Liberal. She was born September 10, 1926 at Cimarron, KS, the daughter of Ladawn Buell and Mildred (Drake) Smith.She graduated from Liberal High School in 1944 and then attended Business College. On October 6, 1946, she married William C. “Bill” Scantlin at Liberal, KS. He died July 4, 2014. Bill and Leona raised their family in Liberal and were active in the business community. Together, they owned Scantlin’s Furniture and Carpet where she was the bookkeeper from 1972 until 1998.She was a charter member of Central Christian Church and a Circle Leader in the Women’s Council. Leona was an active member of the PTA when her children were young. She was a past member of the Red Hat Society and the Mutual Investment Club of Liberal. After retirement, she was a volunteer with the Southwest Medical Center Auxiliary. Survivors include her five Children: Mike Scantlin of Oakdale, MN; Randy Scantlin and wife Teresa of Overland Park, KS; Gayle Mustoe and husband Barry of Amarillo, TX; Jim Scantlin and wife Vickie of Liberal, KS/Claremore, OK and Cheri Pratt and husband Shan of Ozark, MO; one Sister-in-law, Barbara Smith of Colorado Springs, CO.12 Grandchildren: David Scantlin; Sarahbeth Spasojevich and husband Steve; Craig Scantlin; Marcus Scantlin and wife Melinda; Jonathan Scantlin and wife Nicole; Benjamin Scantlin and wife Jessica; Nathan Mustoe and wife Nicole; Phillip Mustoe; Amy Burr and husband Devin; Chad Scantlin and wife Tawna; Dustin Pratt and Skylar Pratt.15 Great-Grandchildren She was preceded in death by Daughter–in-law, Lynn Scantlin; 2 Brothers, Ladawn Smith, Jr. and Arnold Smith and Sister, Louise Orth. Funeral Service will be held at 9:00 am Thursday, Sept. 11th, 2014 at Central Christian Church with Pastor Chuck Scroggs presiding. Burial will follow at Liberal Cemetery.Visitation will be 12:00 noon – 8 pm Wednesday with the family present to receive friends from 6:30 – 8 pm at Brenneman Funeral Home.Memorial Contributions to Central Christian Church or SCCC/ATS Foundation for the Bill and Leona Scantlin Endowment Fund in care of Brenneman Funeral Home-1212 W. 2nd-Liberal, KS 67901
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