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Lorena A. Presley

June 16, 1924 — October 11, 2018

Lorena A. Presley

Lorena Ardis Presley, 94, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at The Cedars, McPherson. She worked as a church secretary and also as an office manager for the athletic dept. at Ottawa University.

Lorena was born on June 16, 1924, in Lowell, MI, the daughter of Burton A. and Lydia Mabel (Leitch) Perry. She graduated from Moody Bible Institute in 1946. Lorena was united in marriage to Horton E. Presley on April 13, 1946, in Rockford, MI. He preceded her in death on June 22, 2001.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, McPherson. She was also active in the Parkinson’s Disease Support Group in Georgia. She enjoyed square dancing and was an incredible hostess and always welcomed people into her home.

Survivors include: sons, John Presley (Margaret) of Lindsborg, KS and Kenneth Presley (Linda) of Eau Claire, WI; four grandchildren, Jason Presley (Emily) of Kansas City, KS, Aaron Presley (Leah) of Hong Kong, Cara Presley of Newton, MA, and Megan Wheeler (John) of Marion, KS; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, and one sister.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 20, 2018, at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Timothy Conner officiating. A private inurnment will be held at the McPherson Cemetery mausoleum.

Memorial donations may be given to McPherson Habitat for Humanity or McPherson County Food Bank in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Lorena A. Presley please visit our Sympathy Store.

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