Jennifer Lyn Houston, age 30, a resident of rural Arcadia, Kansas, passed away Sunday, August 5th at the Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Missouri, following injuries received in an automobile accident in Cedar County, Missouri.
She was born September 28, 1987, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Richard Allen Barnard and Connie Patricia Price Barnard.
Jennifer graduated from the Fort Scott High School and had been an FSHS cheerleader. She had worked in various restaurants in both Fort Scott and Nevada and was currently being trained as a manager for Wendy’s in Ft. Scott. She enjoyed spending time with children, being outside and fishing as well as listening to music.
Survivors include a son, Aidyn Allen Barnard and a daughter, Lyza Renee Houston. Also surviving are her parents, Richard and Connie Barnard, of Arcadia; three brothers, Michael Allen Barnard and Chester Ray Barnard, both of Ft. Scott and Randall Eugene Barnard, of Las Vegas, Nevada; and a sister, Rebecca Dawn Barnard, of Arkansas City, Kansas as well as her grandparents, Don and Barbara Barnard of Pharr, Texas and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Pastor Larry Stevicks will conduct funeral services at 10:30 A.M. Monday, August 13th at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Sheffield Cemetery near Arcadia. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 P.M. Sunday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Jennifer Houston Memorial Fund and may be left in the care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.