MEFFORD, LOUISE - Allen County, Kansas | LOUISE MEFFORD - Kansas Gravestone Photos

Louise MEFFORD

Elsmore Cemetery
Allen County,
Kansas

Harry 1918 - 1987

Married October 27, 1944

Louise 1923 - 2000

*Obituary
Iola Register
January 31, 2000

Louise May Mefford of Iola died Saturday, Jan. 29, at Allen County Hospital at the age of 76.
She was born Aug. 31, 1923, on a farm near Elsmore, the daughter of Lloyd and Golda Ard Cox. She was a graduate of Elsmore High School. On Oct. 27, 1944, she married Harry Berdean Mefford. They made their home in Elsmore, where they operated a grocery store for a number of years. She then worked at the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons before going to work as a meat inspector for the government. They were living in Ottawa when he died in 1987. She retired in 1988 after working 18 years as an inspector and then moved to Iola.
She was an avid quilter and delivered meals on wheels.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by a son, Larry of Grand Island, Neb.; a daughter, Carolyn Spencer of Iola; two brothers, William Cox of Wichita and Dale Cox of Humboldt; a sister, Evelyn Roberts of Osawatomie; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A twin brother, Leonard Cox died earlier.
Services were held on Wednesday (Feb.2) at First Baptist Church in Iola. The Rev. Waylon Ingle officiated. Burial was in Elsmore Cemetery. Memorials were suggested to the First Baptist Church of Iola.
The family received friends on Tuesday (Feb.1) evening at Waugh-Yokum & Fiskel Funeral Home in Iola.

Contributed on 12/7/13

Suggest a Correction

Record #: 19389

To request a copy of this photo for your own personal use, please contact our state coordinator. If you are not a family member or the original photographer — please refrain from copying or distributing this photo to other websites.

Additional MEFFORD Surnames in ELSMORE Cemetery

Thank you for visiting the Kansas Gravestone Photo Project. On this site you can upload gravestone photos, locate ancestors and perform genealogy research. If you have a relative buried in Kansas, we encourage you to upload a digital image using our Submit a Photo page. Contributing to this genealogy archive helps family historians and genealogy researchers locate their relatives and complete their family tree.

Submitted: 12/7/13 • Approved: 12/11/13 • Last Updated: 3/11/18 • R19389-G19389-S3

Users Online  |  Surnames  |  Other GPP Projects  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Site Map  |  Admin Login