JOHNSON — Luella Mae Carrithers, 87, of Mulvane and formerly of Johnson died Friday, June 21, 2019, at Villa Maria Nursing Home in Mulvane with her family by her side. She was born July 12, 1931, in Manter to Courtland and Thelma (Roark) Wartman.

Luella married Bobby Dean Carrithers on Jan. 23, 1954. She was employed at Johnson Co-op for 15 years. She then attended Pittsburg State University and graduated in 1979.

She is survived by her children, Debra Cohoon of Derby, Douglas Carrithers of Southworth, Wash., and Ed Carrithers of Kingston, Okla.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Luella was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bobby; and sister, Jean Bitner.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fields Memorial Wesleyan Church in Johnson. Interment will follow at the Stanton County Cemetery in Johnson. Condolences may be posted at