Winnie Lee Langston 1926 - 2011 Tonganoxie
Funeral services for Winnie Lee Langston, 85, Tonganoxie will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary — Eudora Chapel. Burial will follow at Eudora Cemetery.
She died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born on Feb. 24, 1926 in Newark, Ark., the daughter of Neal and Violet Porter Pipkins.
Mrs. Langston was a self-employed caregiver. She moved in 1953 to Eudora, where she lived for 41 years. She then moved to Tonganoxie where she lived for 17 years.
She married Harmon “Woody” Langston on June 1, 1946. He preceded her in death on March 5, 1984.
Survivors include two sons, Bob and wife Patricia, Wamego, and Bill and wife Linda, Eudora; one daughter, Betty Kirby, Tonganoxie; one brother, Robert Pipkins, Fort Worth, Texas; one sister, Shirley Fuller and husband Lynn, Oil Trough, Ark.; seven grandchildren, Michael Kirby, Vanessa Hannan, Jalee Ahmann, Jori Benson, Rebecca Nely, Chris Langston and Melissa Leach; and five great-grandchildren, Madison, Molly, Jackson, Isabelle and AJ.
The family will greet friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary — Eudora Chapel.
The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Intensive Care Unit, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent to warrenmcelwain.com.