Obituary of Leta Hull

Leta M. Hull, age 81, resident of Fort Scott, KS passed away Thursday, March 28, 2024, at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin, MO.  She was born on September 27, 1942, in Liberal, MO, the daughter of Cora Lavon Ross.

Leta was a woman with a kind heart and loving spirit.  She was known by many names such as Wife, Mom, Grandma, Grandma Leta, and most importantly Woman of God.  She shared Jesus with everyone who entered her home.  Her favorite scripture was Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

Her life was filled with children’s laughter and tears as she shared her home and heart with Grandma Leta’s Daycare.  She called them her kids because she loved them all like her very own.  She had a heart of gold and a scripture for everything.


Survivors include 4 ½ children, Charles (Chuck), Jim, Jeff, Gina, and her beloved dog Kozee; 35 grandchildren and great grandchildren; all Grandma Leta’s Kids; and a sister, Betty Haynes.

She was preceded in death by her mother, husband Charles Hull, brothers Don and Jim, and sisters Lois Size, Helen Lett, and Carolyn Hessenflow.


Rev. Daryl Gaddy will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM Thursday, April 4th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 until service time Thursday morning at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Lee’s Paws & Claws and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted online at

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