Glenda Kay Stanfield

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

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

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

The couple moved to Wellington 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 on 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 of Parsons; and three grandchildren, Ethan Florence, Jaxen Bolt and Grayson Bolt, all of Parsons.

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

The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Carson-Wall Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Neeley officiating. A private committal service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Yates Center Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 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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