JOHNSON CITY — Donna Lee Stanton, 86, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

She was born Nov. 5, 1932, in Ransom to Mike W. and Betty (Herren) Tuggle.

She married Lyndell Stanton on Nov. 8, 1949, in Medicine Lodge.

She moved to Stanton County when she was 5 and worked alongside her husband on the farm for many years. She served as a dispatcher for the Stanton County Sheriff's Office.

She is survived by her son, Greg Stanton of Dayton, Ohio; daughter, Pam Caldwell of Scott City; brothers, Tom Tuggle of Green Valley, Ariz., and John Tuggle of Corpus Christi, Texas; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepmother, Ruby Tuggle; husband, Lyndell; sons, Rodney, Tommy and Bryce; and one grandson.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Manter. Interment will follow at the Stanton County Cemetery in Johnson City.

Visitation will be 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Garnand Funeral Home in Johnson City.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Donna Stanton Memorial Fund, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 715, Johnson City, KS 67855. Condolences may be posted at