Laura “Jean” Rowton, age 87, died on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. She was born on December 2, 1928 in Horace, Kansas, the daughter of Charles Richardson and Nellie Rebecca Davis Farmer.
She lived in Scott City since 1950 having moved from Tribune, Kansas.
She was the Preceptor of Beta Tau Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, a member of the American Legion Auxillary #183, and UMW.
On March 25, 1950 she married Bud Rowton in Syracuse, Kansas. He passed away on July 13, 2009 in Scott City, Kansas.
Betty and Fred Wilken of Derby, Kansas
Charles “Chuck” Rowton of Scott City, Kansas
Susan and Phil Escareno of Garden City, Kansas
Becky Rowton of Scott City, Kansas
Darin and Lanie Wilken of Springfield, Missouri
Denise Wilken - Young of Overland Park, Kansas
Ty Rowton of Bonner Springs, Kansas
Brian Rowton of Scott City, Kansas
Jeremy and Karrie Wray of Lompac, California
Beau Harkness of Scott City, Kansas
Darci and Brett Berry of Scott City, Kansas
Courtney and Josh Young of Leoti, Kansas
Becca and Eric Clower of Owasso, Oklahoma
Ryan Escareno of Garden City, Kansas
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers, Charles Robert Farmer, Jr., Don Farmer.
Funeral Services First United Methodist Church in Scott City, Kansas
2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016
Visitation will be held from 10-8 on Friday and 10-11 on Saturday at Price and Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.
Officiant Jeri Farmer-Smith
Memorials Scott County Shriner Club
Friends of Lake Scott State Park
Interment Scott County Cemetery
Scott City, Kansas