Lena Faye England

Friday, April 7, 2017

Lena Faye England, 75, Rich Hill, passed from this life on Tuesday, April 4, at her home in Rich Hill. Lena was born Aug. 21, 1941, in Appleton City, to Clarence L. and Elma (Simmons) Davis.

Lena attended Schell City High School and graduated Class of 1959. After high school she went to work in Kansas City and married her high school sweetheart John England on June 29, 1962. The couple lived in California for a year before returning to Kansas City, Kan. Lena worked for Hallmark Cards and Sunset Plastics in Lenexa, Kan. The couple moved to Rich Hill about 30 years ago. She worked at Russell Stover and later for Mr. Longarm in Butler, retiring in 2007. She loved to play bingo, board games and bowling with her sisters and children.

Survivors include her husband John, of the home; her children, Debbie Hayes (Randy) Lufkin, Texas, Sheila Ramsey (Mark), Kansas City, Kan., Dana Ellis (Curtis), Kansas City, Kan., John Lenard England (Fran), Kansas City, Kan.; grandchildren, Randall Hayes, Michael Moore, Sarah Moore, Mark Cook and Kaylea Monahan; great-grandchildren, Jayce Jordan, Kaiden Cook and Payton Cook; three sisters, Shirley Moore, El Dorado Springs, Sharon Robinson, Schell City, and Kaye Reasoner (Darrell), Harwood; and one brother, Dennis L. Davis (Fran), Alvarado, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents; two grandchildren, Brian Moore, and Tyler Cook; one brother, Ray Davis; and an infant sister, Karen Davis.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, at the Ferry Funeral Home Chapel in Nevada, with Pastor Terry Mosher officiating. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service.

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