Obituary: Laura Woodbury

Laura M. Woodbury, 88, of Medicine Lodge, KS, died Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital.She was born on June 14, 1931 in Dewey County, OK, the daughter of Walter Ezra Back and Esther (Wion) Shepherd Back.  On October 9, 1950, she married Virgil Lee Woodbury in Chester, OK.  He preceded her in death on December 22, 2007.Laura and Virgil settled in Medicine Lodge in 1953.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Sawyer Christian Church, Sawyer, KS.Surviving are one daughter, Shirley Woodbury of Pratt, KS; one son, Harlon (Silver) Woodbury of Garden City, KS; two grandchildren, Lauren (Adam) Westbrook of White Lake, MI and Scott (Alleah) Adkins-Woodbury of Yukon, OK; Companion, Richard Hendricks of Sharon, KS.Laura was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, sisters, Bessie Ervin, Leona Dickinson, Esta Martin and Ethel Woodbury, and brothers, Glen Shepherd and Marvin Shepherd.Visitation will be on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Larrison Funeral Home, 120 E. Lincoln, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104.  Graveside services will be Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Isabel Cemetery, Isabel, KS with Pastor Doug Williams officiating.Memorials may be made to the Pratt Area Humane Society in care of the funeral home.Condolences may be left at

Posted online on June 29, 2020