Laura Giffin, age 73, of Garnett, Kansas, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at Meadowbrook in Gardner, Kansas.
She was born on August 10, 1944, in Garnett, the daughter of Raymond and Agnes (Hill) Sutton. Laura graduated from Blue Mound High School.
Laura was united in marriage to Carl "Bud" Giffin on June 12, 1965, in Oskaloosa, Kansas. This union was blessed with three children.
She enjoyed reading, listening to gospel music, crocheting, and especially doting on the grandchildren and great grandchildren. Laura was often seen at her family's sporting events and school concerts. You could find Laura with her sister Wanda attending the Senior and Betterment Supper's in Centerville. She enjoyed vacationing with her sister-in-law, Sandra Canada and husband Ed.
Known as "Grammy" to some and "Great" to others, Laura's family was most important, she had a quiet, gentle way about her and was always willing to help her family in any way possible.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Agnes Sutton; her husband, Carl "Bud" Giffin on January 27, 2005; and one sister, Marilyn Sponseller.
Laura is survived by her children, Lois Jolliff and husband Leonard of Gardner, Kansas; Mike Giffin and wife Debbie of Garnett, Kansas; Tracy Hooper and husband Dan of Garnett, Kansas; seven grandchildren, Joshua, Andrew, and Shawn Jolliff; James and Ashlie Giffin; Paige and Erin Hooper; and five great grandchildren; three brothers, Clyde Sutton and wife Barbara of Colony, Kansas; Kenny Sutton and wife Darlene of Berryton, Kansas; Bobby Sutton and wife Terrie of Parker, Kansas; and one sister, Wanda Whitcomb of Centerville, Kansas; several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Monday, October 30, 2017, at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, in Garnett, with burial to follow in the Garnett Cemetery. Family will greet friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Laura Giffin Memorial Fund.
You may send your condolences to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.