Newton-Elrie Mayfield Kinser, 101, died Tuesday Dec. 17, 2013, at Presbyterian Manor in Newton.
He was born June 16, 1912, to William and Blanche Cook Kinser in Stevens County.
He married Myrtle Wheeler March 25, 1934, at the Bethel Friends Church. She died Aug. 16, 2009.
He farmed in Stevens County, until retirement in 1977.
Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Mary Ann Kinser, Sun City West, Ariz., Merl and Eunice Kinser, Coyle, Okla., Delmar and Phyllis Kinser, Newton, and Irvin and Jean Kinser, Bonner Springs; brothers, Floyde, Loyde, Arlie and Trulin Kinser, sisters, Fern Elam. Loene Berry, Hope Dunlap and Stella Hart; and nine grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by brothers Leroy, Robert and Leslie and sisters Fay Wheeler and Grace Morford.
• Funeral services and celebration of life will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Haviland Friends Church.
Burial will be at the Haviland Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fleener Funeral Home in Greensburg.
Memorials are suggested to Gideon’s International and Barclay College in care of Fleener Funeral Home, 514 S. Main Street, Greensburg, KS 67054.