Karen V. Lightle, 72, passed away on April 28, 2019
Karen V. Lightle, 72, of Waverly, passed away on April 28, 2019.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at the Peniel Bible Church, north of Waverly. The family will receive friends at 12:30 p.m. until service time at the Church. Burial will be in the Waverly Cemetery.
Karen was born on March 17, 1947 to Riley Giffin, Jr. and Erma (Hess) Giffin. Karen grew up in the Waverly community and graduated from Waverly High School in 1965.
Karen had a great never-ending love for her family. She enjoyed gardening and working with flowers.
On Sept. 3, 1967 Karen married Steve Lightle. To this union three kids were born: Brian Lightle (Tami) of Walnut Creek, Calif., Darin Lightle (Jennifer) of Wichita, and Tricia Bowers (Alan) of Waverly.
Other survivors include her grandchildren, Caitlin and Jake Lightle of Walnut Creek, Calif., Kelcie Benton of Waverly, Shayla Bowers of Lawrence, Kan., and Derrek Bowers who preceded her in death; two step grandchildren, Sam and Luke Dixon of Wichita; great granddaughter, Paige Benton of Waverly, was a great inspiration to her in her last couple of years; siblings, Marlene Wagner of Waverly, Sherie Giffin of Berryton, Kan., and Gary Giffin of Waverly.
Memorials to the Karen Lightle Memorials and may be sent in care of Jones Funeral Home, P.O. Box 277, Burlington, KS 66839.