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Obituaries

Obituaries

Hannah Marie Caruthers 1916 - 2008 Wellsville

Wellsville - Funeral services for Hannah Marie Caruthers, 91, Wellsville, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wilson's Funeral Home in Wellsville. Burial will be in Wellsville Cemetery.Mrs. Caruthers died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008.She was born Feb. 13, 1916, in Halls Summit, the daughter of Jesse and Clara Thomas Hess. She graduated from Waverly High School.Mrs. Caruthers was a homemaker most of her life. She also worked for Crist's Grocery Store in Wellsville and Electro Dynamics in Lenexa. She was a member of the Wellsville United Methodist Church and a former member of the Fit and Fun Club, Rebekah Lodge and Home Demonstration Unit.She married Russell L. Caruthers on Feb. 14, 1937. He died in 1958. Mrs. Caruthers was also preceded in death by a son, Harold, in 2004.Survivors include three sons, Donald Caruthers and wife Kay and Marvin Caruthers and wife Joyce, all of Wellsville, and Melvin and Neita Caruthers, Buckner, Mo.; a daughter, Barbara Barnhill and husband Robert, Wellsville; a sister, Ethel Curtis; a brother, Herman Hess; 14 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home before the services.The family suggests memorials to Wellsville United Methodist Church, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 486, Wellsville, KS 66092.