Obituary of Lila Darlene Dobbins

Lila Darlene Dobbins, age 95, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2022, at her home in Ft. Scott.  She was born in Ft. Scott, Kansas on February 2, 1927.  She graduated from the Ft. Scott High School in 1944.

In 1945, she married Walter Ray Dobbins.  They had three children, Linda, John and Nancy.  After sixty-seven years of marriage, Ray passed away in 2013.  Their older daughter, Linda Anthony, passed away in 2018.

Darlene is survived by her son, John Dobbins and her daughter, Nancy and her husband, Steve Byerley.  Darlene also had four grandchildren, Linda’s three sons, Michael, Jeffrey and David and Nancy’s daughter, Kayla and her husband, Jason Wilson and their son, Blair.  Michael and his wife, Lisa have a son, Macoy and Jeffrey and his wife, Sharon have two daughters, Sahara and Berlyn.  Darlene also leaves five nieces, Lyn Pulliam, Ruth Coomer, Jean Hart, Susan Sutor and Donna Dugan and three nephews, Rob Miller, Dan Dobbins and Tom Dobbins.

Darlene was a member of the First Church of God and loved her church family.

She was a devoted and loving, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt.  She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.


Rev. Ed Sneed will conduct funeral services at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 27th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the U. S. National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Monday at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the First Church of God or the American Diabetes Association 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 then online guestbook at

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