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Reba J. Raleigh 1924-2020
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Reba J. Raleigh 1924-2020

GREAT BEND — Reba J. Raleigh, 96, passed away July 14, 2020, at Medicalodges of Great Bend. She was born June 12, 1924, at Hobart, Okla., the daughter of Clifford C. & Margaret (Jackson) Williams. She married John Richard Raleigh on October 9, 1944, at Frederick, Okla.  He died February 20, 1999.

She was employed by Central Kansas Medical Center, Thurman-Morrison and Associates, and Dr. John J. Mingenback. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Great Bend.  She especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be missed by her family and friends.

Survivors include, a son, Joe D. Raleigh and wife Sandra of Wichita; one sister, Merideth Lohn of Willcox, Ariz.; one sister in law, Fern Raleigh of Windom; two granddaughters, Karen Dennett and husband Michael, and Kimberly Foster and husband Henry; five great grandchildren, Tyler Dennett and wife Ashley, Joshua Dennett, Baylea Dennett, John Foster, and Brianna Foster; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John R. Raleigh; and three sisters, Erma Mansell, Lorene Watson, and June Lyde. 

Visitation will be held from 1:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Bryant Funeral Home, with family to receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 17, 2020, at Bryant Funeral Home. A private family burial will take place in the Windom Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Kans for Kids or Kindred Hospice, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, Kansas 67530 

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, July 15, 2020