Ferne Arletta Rainbolt, 97, formerly of South Hutchinson, passed away on August 31, in Liberty, Missouri.
Ferne was born to William and Bertha Dougan on June 29, 1923 in Macksville, KS. She married Ernest “Melvin” Rainbolt on February 23, 1947. She was a clerk for the AT&SF Railroad.
Ferne was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and daughter and son-in-law, Danya and Allen Daily, Colorado Springs, CO, brothers Harold, Warren, and Verlin Dougan, sisters Leona Olson, Verna Wood, Sabina Pauley, June Massey, and Joyce Dougan.
She is survived by daughters Cheryl Sanders, Birmingham, AL, and Rhonda (Mark) Beisel, Kansas City, MO; grandchildren Bryan (Elena) Sanders, Lawrence, KS, Heather (Adam) Rhoades, Birmingham, AL, Victoria (Stanley) Budrejko, Colorado Springs, CO, Melissa Beisel, Kansas City, MO, Michele (Craig) Fischer, Liberty, MO, Stephanie (Adam) Thomas, Indianapolis, IN, and Lauren and Nathan Cox, Kansas City, MO; great-grandchildren Caleb, Jacob, Sarah, and David Sanders; Nikita, Sebastian, Christian, Elizabeth and Julia Rhoades; Gabriella, Alexandra and Joseph Budrejko; Emma, Lia and Bennett Fischer; Huxley Thomas. Nieces Pam Massey, Pueblo, CO, Norma Klein, Brighton, CO, Donna Robinson, Ellinwood, KS, Linda Cody, Marionville, MO; nephews Derry Dougan, Larned, KS, Mike Massey, Pueblo, CO.
Memorials may be made to First Call for Help, 17 West Second, P.O. Box 2203, Hutchinson KS 67501.
Cremation has taken place with interment at a future date.