Obituary of Patricia Lee White

Patricia Lee White, age 85, a resident of Devon, KS, died Saturday, August 4, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO.

She was born August 27, 1932, in Appleton City, MO, the daughter of Paul, Sr. and Edna Deeds Adamson.

She attended Uniontown schools, having lived most of her life in the Devon area.

She worked as a waitress for many years at various area restaurants, the last 10 years of her career at the Colonial Restaurant in Ft. Scott. She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.

Survivors include two sons, Delwin Mumbower and wife Lolita, Devon, KS, and Jeff Leslie and wife Debra, Girard, KS; a brother, Jack Adamson and wife Mary, Ft. Scott; two sisters, Beatrice Alt, Ft. Scott, and Marilyn Harrington, Paola, KS; 8 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Roscoe Mumbower; a grandson, Shawn Mumbower; and 3 brothers, Paul, Jr., Richard, and Frank Adamson.

Pastor John Warring will conduct funeral services at 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 8th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Centerville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 until service time Wednesday at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

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

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