April 21st, 2019

louvernia parkinLouvernia "Tootie" Lucille Parkin, 75, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 at Wheatridge Care Park in Liberal. 

She was born May 21, 1943 to Vernon and Lucille (Kirk) Woodward in Tahlequah, Okla. 

She came to Liberal in 1958 and in 1977 she moved to Greensburg, where she worked at Burkes Cafe until 1984. She then moved back to Liberal in 1988, working at Southwest Medical Center as a dietary aide until 2005. 

She enjoyed collecting owls, dancing, cooking, yardwork and tending to her flower gardens. 

She was a member of Cherokee Tribe.

Survivors include son, Kevin Smith and wife, Ann, Oakley; brothers, Ronald Woodward, Wagner, Okla., and Uryeal Woodward, Anderson, S.C.; four sisters: Easther Smith, Hooker, Okla., Bernice Woodward, Hooker, Okla., Diane Ells, Wagner, Okla., and Carol Sandmeier, Marienthal; four grandsons: Brandon Fulbright, Oklahoma City, Curtis Hoffman, Oklahoma City, Keenan Smith, Oakley, and Kendrick Smith, Oakley; granddaughter, Kelsey Plummer, Oakley; great grandchildren, Maddox Fulbright and Charles Plummer; best friend, Gerry Wolf, Liberal; and long-time companion, Robin Hood Sr., Texas County, Okla.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Allen Davis; daughter, Margene Barber; four brothers; and one sister.

• Funeral services will at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 at the Miller Mortuary Chapel in Liberal with Cory Barnett presiding. 

Burial will follow at the Liberal City Cemetery in Liberal. 

Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today at Miller Mortuary in Liberal.

Memorials are suggested to the donor’s choice in care of Miller Mortuary PO Box 826 Liberal, KS 67905-0826

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