KANOPOLIS — Lethea Ann Nelson, 61, passed away Sept. 7, 2017.

She was born Aug.4, 1956 in Russell to Merle and Violet (Corwin) Herring. She was a longtime employee of Cashco, Inc. in Ellsworth for over 25 years.

Lethea is survived by her husband and partner of over 20 years, Randie Nelson of Kanopolis; daughter, Jenny Curnutt (Dustin) of Kanopolis; daughter, Karen Bock (Jason) of Wichita; grandchildren, Ethan and Landon Curnutt, and Violet and Ava Bock; sister, Linda Herring of McPherson; brother, Lyle Herring (Donna) of Bennington; brother, Bob Herring (Julie) of Ft. Worth, Texas; parents, Merle and Violet Herring of McPherson; sister-in-law, Sherri Saunders of Smolan; and sister-in-law, Terri Barraclough of Lincoln.

She was preceded in death by her son, Rusty Walker.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Sept. 11 at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth with family present.

The funeral service is at 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 11 at Parsons Funeral Home with burial following in the Kanopolis Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tammy Walker Cancer Center, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.