July 2020

Charlene Alexander

Charlene Alexander passed away on July 28, 2020 in Caldwell, Kansas at the age of 75. She was born on October 29, 1944 in Portland, Oregon to Charles Kirchen and Norma Allen.

Charlene loved life, her family, her dog Velvet, books, and pizza. She was also an avid collector of Elvis Presley memorabilia; she loved the King of Rock and Roll.

She was an avid reader of many types of books, sometimes reading two or three books at a time. Her favorite authors were James Patterson and Debra Macomber.

Bill Burrow

Billy Dean Burrow, Sr. was born April 10, 1949 in Hickory, Arkansas to Cleveland and Ethel (Pankey) Burrow.

Bill did a lot of carpentry and other jobs, but his life work was in ministry.

His was united in marriage to Betty Martin on August 12, 1969 in Cuba, Missouri.

His hobbies were fishing, hunting, junking and restoring old tractors, but he really enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bill went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the age of 71.

Donald DeVore

February 6, 1928 ~ July 5, 2020

Donald Clair DeVore, age 92, passed away peacefully in Littleton, CO on July 5, 2020.  Don was born at home in Wichita, KS on February 6, 1928 to Chester Clay and Stella Gregory DeVore.  Following graduation from high school in 1946, Don enlisted in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Guam at the tail end of WWII.  Upon discharge in 1948, Don enrolled in Wichita University (now Wichita State) on the GI bill, where he studied business and finance.