GREENSBURG - Lois 'Granny' Morehead, 78, died July 22, 2017, at Kiowa County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, Kansas. She was born May 24, 1939, in Cottonwood, Oklahoma, the daughter of Lymon Washington and Jewel Lee (Calloway) Edwards.

Lois 'Granny' Morehead
GREENSBURG - Lois 'Granny' Morehead, 78, died July 22, 2017, at Kiowa County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, Kansas. She was born May 24, 1939, in Cottonwood, Oklahoma, the daughter of Lymon Washington and Jewel Lee (Calloway) Edwards.
Lois graduated from Coalgate High School, Coalgate, Oklahoma. She was co-owner and operator of the Kansan Restaurant, in Greensburg, for twenty years and a dispatcher for the Kiowa County Sherriff's Office for twenty years. She had also worked as a telephone operator in Wichita, Kansas, a clerk at Kwik Shop and at the J-Hawk Best Western Motel, both of Greensburg. Her memberships include co-founder and secretary of the Triangle Rodeo Club, Greensburg, the Kansas Restaurant Association and Kansas Dispatchers Association. She was a proud supporter of the Greensburg Rangers, the Kiowa County Mavericks, and the South Central Timberwolves.
On March 28, 1959, Lois married Gerald Morehead in Wichita. He survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Bryan (Cinda) Morehead and Rocky (Michele) Morehead, all of Greensburg; a daughter, Terra Morehead (Dennis Davis), Kansas City, Kansas; seven grandchildren, Cheyenne, Lymon, Gerald, Dalton, Chelsi, Nicki, and Cody; one brother, George 'Butch' Edwards (Gina Casalone), St. Louis, Missouri; and a sister-in-law, June Edwards, Wichita. There were many other friends and family members who adored and loved Lois. Although her grandchildren know her as 'Granny', she made countless others feel as though she was their 'Granny' too. She was preceded in death by: her parents; two brothers, Lawrence 'Gabby' Edwards and Lymon Edwards; and a sister, Bertha Hobson.
A memorial service and celebration of Lois's life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the Greensburg Mennonite Church, Greensburg, with Rev. Jeffrey D. Blackburn presiding. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to We Can Make a Difference (a local cancer support group), in care of Fleener Funeral Home, PO Box 41, Greensburg, KS 67054.