Glenda Kay Stanfield

Glenda Kay Stanfield, 64, Parsons, died at 6:50 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at the Good Samaritan Society.  

She was born June 8, 1956, in Leavenworth, a daughter of Harold Eugene and Minnie Mae (Cooley) Upchurch. She was raised in Leavenworth until her senior year of high school when her family moved to Vivian, Louisiana. She graduated from the North Caddo High School in Vivian and then attended a business college in Shreveport. She then worked at the Veterans Administration in Shreveport.

On Aug. 19, 1978 she was united in marriage to Brian Kent Stanfield in Vivian, Louisiana.  

The couple moved to Wellington, Kansas, in 1980 and later lived in Leavenworth and various other communities until moving to Yates Center in 1996. While in Yates Center she owned and operated the Star Motel and S&H Friends Market with her husband. Mr. Stanfield preceded her in death Dec. 13, 2008. She worked for the Veterans Administration in Topeka and Fort Scott from 2005 until 2015.

She was Christian. She enjoyed the outdoors and her animals.

Survivors include her daughter- and son-in-law, Minna L. and Josh Bolt, Parsons, Kansas, three grandchildren, Ethan Florence, Parsons, Kansas, Jaxen Bolt, Parsons, Kansas, Grayson Bolt, Parsons, Kansas.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Upchurch.  

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Neeley officiating. A private committal service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at the Yates Center Cemetery. The family received friends from 7-8 p.m. Friday. Memorials are suggested to the Proud Animal Lovers Shelter and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS, 67357.  

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Published on January 29, 2021