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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Opal Jane Davenport Totten

  • Opal Jane Davenport Totten, 72, died Nov. 25, 2012.
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  • Opal Jane Davenport Totten, 72, died Nov. 25, 2012. She was born March 28, 1940, at Millerton, Okla., the daughter of Ernest and Effie Mae (French) Ford. She was a homemaker and had worked part time for Cutsinger Frame Work, Inman. On March 7, 1959, she was united in marriage with Ray “Bud” Davenport Jr. He died May 15, 2001. Then on June 8, 2012, she married John Totten. He survives. Other survivors include two daughters, Vicki and Rusty Johnson, Inman, Deb Friesen, McPherson; one son, Bill and Marcy Davenport, McPherson; step-son Mitch Totten, Wichita; one sister, Ester Estep, Lubbock, Texas; three sisters-in-law, Donna and Paul Netters, Oklahoma City, Okla., Pauline Ford, Hot Springs, Ark., Gloria King, Hutchinson; six grandchildren, Jesse Friesen and his fiancé Katy Matej, Austin Johnson, Eric and Kristin Friesen, Lexie and Jed Gunn, Megan and Taylor Werts, Seth Davenport; two step-granddaughters, Landrie and Adina Totten; five great-grandchildren, Hayley, Chloe, Kynlea, Violet and Chane. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, William and Johnny Ford; and a brother-in-law, Bill Estep. A celebration of her life will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Elliott Chapel with Pastor Matt Stafford officiating. Cremation has taken place with private family interment at North Inman Cemetery. Friends may sign her memorial book from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday with family present 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at Elliott Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Inman Fire Department, Victory in the Valley or the Cancer Council of Reno County in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main St., Hutchinson, KS 67501. Visit www.elliottmortuary.com to leave a condolence or remembrance for Opal’s family.

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