Obituary of Addie Ralph

Addie Mae Ralph, age 94, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the Medicalodge of Ft. Scott.

She was born September 26, 1925, in Pleasanton, Kansas, the daughter of Charles J. Vest and Francena Holmes Vest.  She married Henry Delbert Ralph on October 8, 1947, at Salinas, California.

Addie was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

She was a member of the Prescott Baptist Church.


Survivors include her daughter, Debra Taylor, of Ft. Scott; a grandson, Jeremy Taylor and wife, Teresa, of Springfield, Missouri and two grandchildren, Kailey and Caden.

Addie’s husband, Delbert, preceded her in death on January 28, 2017.  She was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles “Buddy” Vest and a sister, Evelyn Ham.


A private funeral service will take place on Tuesday, July 28th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Addie will be laid to rest beside her husband, Delbert, at the Holmes Cemetery northeast of Prescott, Kansas.

Memorials are suggested to the Medicalodge Activity Fund and may be left in 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

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