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Zora Emma Lasley Boggess
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1895
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 1986
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA

Zora Emma Boggess
April 19, 1895 July 5, 1986

Mrs. Zora Boggess, 91, of Columbus, died at 6:30 a.m. Saturday in the Maude Norton Memorial Hospital. She had entered the hospital one week ago and had been in ill health for three months.

Mrs. Boggess was born April 19, 1895, in Sherwin Junction to David Nelson and Elizabeth Moorehead Lasley. She attended schools and church in Sherwin Junction.

She married Harry Milne Boggess Aug. 21, 1915, in Columbus. He preceded her in death March 1, 1977. The couple lived in numerous area communities because of her husband's occupation in the construction industry.

She was a member of the Columbus Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include one son, Kenneth Boggess of Columbus; three daughters, LaVora Stayton of Champaign, Ill., Naomi Lyra of Wichita and Ula Brown of Columbus; eight grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.

Two sisters and four brothers preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today in the Jorden-Murdock Funeral Home with the Rev. James Brown officiating. Vocalists were James R. Brown, Deborah Brown, Carissa Brown, Bryony Brown and Adina Brown.

Casket bearers were Robert Boggess, Leo Evans Jr., Virgil Tarter, Harold Brown, Shawn Tarter and Gerald Fee. Burial was in the McKee Cemetery.

The Columbus Daily Advocate


In 1983 Zora published a small blue booklet titled, Story of Sherwin Jct., Kansas. She told of the life of the Lasley family and the people of the small town of Sherwin Jct. in the late 1800s and early 1900.

Family links: 
  David Nelson Lasley (1853 - 1939)
  Elizabeth Frances Morehead Lasley (1852 - 1901)
  Harry Milne Boggess (1892 - 1977)
  Kenneth Robert Boggess (1916 - 2006)*
  LaVora Mae Boggess Stayton (1918 - 2013)*
  Guff Logan Lasley (1873 - 1934)*
  Richman E Lasley (1875 - 1883)*
  Jeremiah Myral Lasley (1880 - 1952)*
  Erastus Bradford Lasley (1885 - 1960)*
  Edna Grace Lasley Martin (1889 - 1979)*
  Jessie Leatha Lasley Ball (1891 - 1949)*
  Zora Emma Lasley Boggess (1895 - 1986)
*Calculated relationship
McKee Cemetery
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
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Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Oct 31, 2007
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Zora Emma <i>Lasley</i> Boggess
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Zora Emma <i>Lasley</i> Boggess
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Zora Emma <i>Lasley</i> Boggess
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