Obituary of Barbara Bolden

Barbara Ann Bolden, age 76, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at her home.

She was born January 10, 1944, in Douglas, AZ, the daughter of Milton and Dorothy Audilet.

She married Leland “John” Bolden on November 29, 1966, in Lowell, AZ.

She enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, casinos, and coloring books with her grandkids. She loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband John of the home; 2 daughters, Laura Barenthin, Ft. Scott, and Barbara Ann Spinazzola and husband Tony, Mesa, AZ; 6 grandchildren, Craig Bolden, Jasmine Barenthin, Lillian Barenthin, Alex Bolden, Sierra Spinazzola, and Caitlyn Spinazzola; and 3 great-grandchildren, Tessa Goddard, Auryana Bolden, Jonathon Bolden, and one more on the way.

Private family services will be held at the Cheney Witt Chapel with burial in the U. S. National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM Sunday afternoon at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the Barbara Bolden Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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