Phyllis Irene Wentworth
December 26, 1929  -  November 14, 2018

Phyllis Irene Wentworth

Graveside Services
Sunnyside Cemetery
Caney, KS  67333
Monday, November 19, 2018
11:00 AM

Sunnyside Cemetery
Caney, KS  67333

Alzheimer's Association

ALS Association

Phyllis Irene Wentworth, 88, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 in the presence of her loving family in Dallas, Texas. She will forever be known for her love and dedication to family. She had three children, Steve Wentworth (wife Karen), Martha Farquharson (husband Robbie) and Marla Byrne (husband Brian), 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, E. J. (Gene) Wentworth and a grandson, Kevin Wentworth.
She traveled the western United States as the wife of an oil and gas landman, living in Bartlesville, Oklahoma; Denver, Colorado (three times); Casper Wyoming (three times); Bakersfield, California (twice); Billings, Montana; Anchorage, Alaska; Roswell, New Mexico; Midland, Texas (twice); and finally, Dallas, Texas. She worked for the Federal Housing Administration and the Social Security Administration and later in life took over her mother’s business, Irene’s Antiques of Distinction.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 19 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Caney, Kansas, under the direction of Potts Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the ALS Association. To leave the family a special message of condolence, please visit


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  1. Barbara Corterz Southers
    San Antonio, TX

    Martha I have thought often of your mother since she stopped coming to the antique shows. I was blessed to have known her. She was a beautiful, precious lady. So very sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Peace and blessings to you all.

  2. Craig Ringstad
    Fairway, KS

    I will love your mother FOREVER!!!! Very blessed that she was part of my life. Your spirit will remain with me always. Love you. Craig Ringstad

  3. Bob and Linda Attaway
    Amarillo, TX

    Thinking of you and the celebration of Phyllis’ life and legacy. I remember her kindness, dedication, hard work and joy in life and I see these things passed down in the succeeding generations. May the Lord comfort you with good memories and His presence.

  4. Robert Attaway
    Amarillo, TX

    We are so sorry for your loss. We are grateful for the memories of the special times we had with Phyllis. May God bring you comfort and peace during this time.

  5. Tanya Franklin
    Mckinney, KS

    Martha, I loved your mom as if she was my own. I have the dearest memories ,experiences, fun times that she and I shared. I’m so thankful she’s with God now it is a hard disease my mom has the samething. Much love Tanya

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