LIBERAL-A graveside service was held Friday, May 3, in Appleton City for Linda Lou Lemmons, 64, Liberal, who died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, following a lengthy illness.
Arrangements were under the direction of Konantz Warden Funeral Home, Lamar.
A gathering to celebrate her life was held Saturday, May 4, at the Liberal City Park.
Survivors include her father, Roy Lawrence; four sons, David Lemmons, Mike Lemmons and wife Crystal, and Rocky Lemmons, all of Liberal, and Brian Lemmons and wife Katie, Lamar; three brothers, Don Lawrence and wife Joyce and Roy Lawrence Jr. and wife Lynn, both of Kansas City and Bob Lawrence and wife Debbie, Borger, Texas; two sisters, Barbara Simmons and husband Aubry and Betty Hollister and husband Ed, both of Kanas City; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother and a daughter, Christina.
Mrs. Lemmons was born June 13, 1948, in Strong City, Kan., to Roy and Rosemary (Watchous) Lawrence. She spent most of her early youth in Cottonwood Falls, Kan., later moving to Grain Valley and then to Liberal.
She married Charles Franklin Lemmons on Aug. 8, 1964. He died Sept. 16, 2000.