Nancy Epley

Final Resting Place

Highland Cemetery
1800 N. Cottonwood
Iola, Kansas, United States

Obituary of Nancy Margaret Epley

Nancy Margaret Epley, age 89, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at the Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola, Kansas.  Margaret was born June 12, 1929, in Hutton Valley, Missouri, to William H. and Nellie Farris Edmonds.

Margaret was married to Everett R. Wells.  He preceded her in death in 1959. Margaret married Orlin “Bonnie” Epley.  He preceded her in death in 1993.


Margaret worked for Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels, Iola, Kansas, for 45 years, retiring in 2005.  


Margaret is survived by three children, Gary Wells and wife, Gail, Grand Prairie, Texas, Paula Sell and husband, Dee, Iola, Kansas, and Patricia Karnjanapanang and husband, Kit, Lampasas, Texas; six grandchildren, Matthew Wells (Heather), Cody Wells (Marcy), Ryan Sell (Anissa), Eryn Sell (Jason), Eric Karnjanapanang, Darrell Karnjanapanang (Nicole); thirteen great-grandchildren, Lincoln Wells, Landon Wells, Baylee Wells, Kenzee Wells, Taylor Sell, Jordan Schoenberger, Drew Schoenberger, Drake Sell, Jalynn Schoenberger, Chloe Sell, Thomas Chapman, Alyssa Karnjanapanang, and Alexis Karnjanapanang.


There will be a private family inurnment at a later date.


Memorials are suggested to the Allen County Regional Hospital, and may be left with Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola, Kansas.  


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