April 2019

Floyd Mardis

March 5, 1934 ~ April 9, 2019

Floyd Oliver Mardis was born March 5, 1934 in Bluff City, KS to Oliver Leroy and Louise (Chamberlain) Mardis. He attended Bluff City schools graduating in the Class of 1952.

He was inducted in the US Army in Feb. 1957 and served during the Korean Conflict. After returning from Korea he was transferred to the Army Reserves until receiving his Honorable Discharge in January 1963.

Opal Lois White

October 2, 1925 ~ April 8, 2019

Opal Lois Oathout White was born on October 2, 1925 on the home place in Grant County Oklahoma. She was the 7th of 8 children born to Minnie and JL Oathout.  She and her younger sister Eva were “PaPa’s Little Girls.”  She passed away on April 8, 2019 at the Botkin Care & Rehab Center in Wellington, KS.  She was 93 years, 6 months and 6 days old.

Lillian C. Baker

February 9, 1929 ~ April 3, 2019

Lily C. Baker, 90 years young of Winfield, KS died in her home April 3, 2019.  She was born February 9, 1929 on a farm in Bluff City, Kansas to Charles Anton and Carrie Jelinek Anton.

Lily attended Bluff City High School class of 1948, where she was a proficient trombone player and singer.