Anna Lou Inman, age 88, a resident of rural Walnut, Kansas, passed away Monday, March 5, 2018, at the Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Missouri.
She was born May 21, 1929, in Lamar, Missouri, the daughter of George Cobb and Mary Cochran Cobb. She married William Howard “Bill” Inman on September 25, 1946, at Girard, Kansas. Following their marriage, Bill and Ann operated their own farm for the remainder of their lives.
She enjoyed taking care of her family and taking care of the daily duties on the family farm. In earlier years, she enjoyed playing the piano and encouraged her grandchildren to take piano lessons.
Survivors include her three children, Shirley Ann Utley and husband, Steve, of LaHarpe, Kansas, William Inman, Jr. and wife, Bernadette, of Walnut, Kansas and Patti Lou Powers, and husband, Steve, of Chanute, Kansas; ten grandchildren, Stephanie, Wes, Brad, Melissa, Jason, Katie, Matthew, Amber, Clayton and Stephanie and eleven great-grandchildren, Elora, Connor, Lauren, Carter, Peter, Henry, Charlie, Claire, Brooklynn, Gavin and Anna. Also surviving are two sisters, Ruth Buck, of Girard, Kansas and Elizabeth Lyons, of California.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, March 9th at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Walnut Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Thursday at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, Kansas. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.