Lynn R. Gamblian

Lynn R. Gamblian, 62, of Parsons passed away early Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin.

She was born Sept. 20, 1956, in Topeka to Ray W. and Melva M. (Farran) Stover. She grew up and attended schools in Parsons. For over 20 years, Lynn worked at Grandview Products in Parsons. She loved crocheting and woodworking. Other favorite activities were coloring and doing crafts along with watching Hallmark movies.

On March 23, 1990, Lynn married William D. Gamblian in Parsons. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Renee’ E. Johnston of Parsons; a son, John E. Johnston of Branson, Missouri; three grandchildren; a brother, Chester Stover of Omaha, Nebraska; and five sisters, Sue Ella Stover, Virginia Standley, Kathy Main, Clara Gamblian and Helen Dewitt, all of Parsons.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers.

Following cremation, a memorial gathering will take place at 6 p.m. Friday at Wesley United Methodist Fellowship Hall in Parsons.

Arrangements are under the direction of Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home.

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