HUGOTON — Helen Esther Johns, 92, of Richfield, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at Stanton County Hospital in Johnson City.
She was born April 10, 1921, in Partridge, to John Casler and Ella Dunn Hand. She was a 1938 graduate of Partridge Rural High School.
On Sept. 16, 1945, she married Pvt. Martin Russell Johns. He died Jan. 30, 2010. She also was preceded in death by her parents and a stillborn son, Barry Eugene Johns.
A homemaker, Mrs. Johns also helped her husband operate the family farm in Morton County.
Survivors include four sons, Dennis Martin Johns and Brian Lane Johns, both of Wichita, Daryl Tremain Johns of Daphne, Ala., and Norman Dallas Johns of rural Johnson City; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. today at Richfield United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Richfield Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Martin Russell Johns Memorial Fund, in care of Paul's Funeral Home, Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951, with proceeds used for Rolla Schools Music Department.