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Artis Dean

Graveside services for Artis Mildred Dean, 90, who died Sunday at Kansas Christian Home, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Greenwood Cemetery, Newton.

Visitation will be 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Petersen Funeral Home, Newton. Relatives will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Born Jan. 18, 1927, in Williamsburg, Kentucky, she married Charles Smith and later Ernie Dean, both of whom preceded her in death.

Also preceding her were sons James, Jerry, Kenneth, John, and Robert Smith and Richard Murray, and two grandchildren.

Survivors include daughters Donna Wallin and Debbie Smith of Newton and Josie Laramore-Holm of Peabody, sister Dorothy Bailey in Kentucky, and several grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Kansas Christian Home Fellowship of John.

Last modified June 8, 2017