Brenda Statton, 53, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at her home in Ensign.


    Brenda Statton, 53, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at her home in Ensign.
    She was born Dec. 9, 1957, at Dodge City to Roy and Wanda (Johnson) Lawrence. On Sept. 11, 1982, she married Bill Statton at Dodge City.  
    A lifetime area resident, she was a nurse’s aide at the Minneola Nursing Home, Minneola, and The Shepherd’s Center, Cimarron. She also worked in the fabric department at Wal-Mart in Dodge City.
    Survivors include her husband, Ensign; her brother, Gregg Lawrence and wife, Barbara, Minneola; five nephews; and five nieces including Carol Lawrence, Woodward, Okla.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Becky Varble.
    A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Burkhart-Ziegler Funeral Chapel, Dodge City, with Pastor Mark Slattery officiating. Inturnment will be in the Ensign Cemetery.
    There will be no public viewing, as cremation has taken place. Friends may sign the register from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Burkhart-Ziegler Funeral Chapel.
    The family suggests memorials to Hospice of the Prairie in care of Burkhart-Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, KS 67801. Condolences may be sent to www.burkhart-ziegler.com.