Russell County Kansas


Last updated on 16 Feb 1998

The Oakley Graphic, April 12, 1940 pp. 11, col. 3.

Lillie E. Curtis was born in Chanohan, Ill., June 10, 1863, and passed away April 4, 1940 at Oakley, Kansas. She came with her parents to Russell County, Kans. in April, 1878. She was married to John Scott Price on October 12, 1881 and resided in Russell until 1901 when they moved to Oakley. Mrs. Price was the mother of five children, Charles F. of Hays, Frederic H., George A. of Oakley, Mrs. Dora V. Ernst, of St. Paul, Minn., and Mrs. LaVerna Vawter of Oakley. All of whom survive her except Frederick who died in infancy. Her husband died in 1931. Beside her children she is survived by six sisters, six grandchildren and one great grandchild.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Oakley.

Submitted by: Nancy J. Woodyard -