Mary Ellen Grubbs

1/16/2014

ULYSSES — Mary Ellen Grubbs, 83, of Ulysses, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital¬ in Ulysses.

ULYSSES — Mary Ellen Grubbs, 83, of Ulysses, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital¬ in Ulysses.

She was born Jan. 23, 1930, in Grant County, to Archie Lee and Mabel Cox Turner.

On Sept. 18, 1946, she married Norman D. Grubbs in Ulysses. He died in 2008. She also was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Donna Rae Jones; two brothers, John and Pete Turner; and a sister, Sharon Dumcum.

A former resident of Hugoton, Mrs. Grubbs had lived in Ulysses since 1996.

Survivors include three daughters, Linda Young of Ulysses, Pam Lewis of Jay, Okla., and Debbie Sue Arnold of Satanta; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Shelton Memorial Christian Church in Ulysses. Burial will follow at Hugoton Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 2 to 8 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, in care of the funeral home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.

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