Lennie "Boots" Hughbanks, 97, died Nov. 9, 2012, at Sterling House of Great Bend. She was born April 17, 1915, at Newton to Willard and Ellas Stoops Anderson.

Mrs. Hughbanks was a Great Bend resident since 1968, moving from Pratt. She had been employed by JC Penney Co. as the catalog department supervisor, retiring in 1980. She had been a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Pratt, and was a member of the C.K.M.C. Auxiliary.

She married Hanley Gene Hughbanks on Jan. 7, 1946, at Brewton, Ala. He died Sept. 29, 1988.

Survivors include: two sons, Ron and wife Linda, Omaha, Neb., and Steve, Denton, Texas; two grandchildren, David Hughbanks and wife Clara, Plymouth, Minn., and Rachel Hughbanks, Bedford, Texas; two great-grandchildren, Dylan and Alexandra "Sasha" Hughbanks, Plymouth, Minn.

She was preceded in death by Steve's wife, Jeri Hughbanks.

Graveside service is at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at Great Bend Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home.