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Marsha Smith

Marsha L. Smith (Raney), age 77, of Iola, Kansas, passed away at her home on Monday, June 24, 2024. Marsha was born July 23, 1946 in Iola, Kansas to Bud and Phyllis (Butler) Raney.

Marsha graduated from Lansing Rural High School in 1964. She also attended Allen Community College.

Marsha and Archie Ray Smith, Jr. were married on December 4, 1972 in Miami, Oklahoma.

Marsha worked as a patient access representative at St. Lukes Hospital of Anderson County for 21 years. She was also a para educator at Moran school district for several years. She spent her last years dedicating her time to a local women's shelter.

Marsha liked spending her free time surrounded by friends and family. She could often be found with girlfirends at the casino. She also enjoyed attending plays at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center and the Chamber Players Theater of Garnett, Kansas.

Marsha was preceded in death by her parents; her two brothers, Victor Raney and Vance Raney; and her husband, who passed away in March of 2023.

Marsha is survived by her two sons, Tony (Chrystal) Smith of Iola and Archie Ray Smith, III, of Thayer, Missouri; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Marilyn Dozier and Diana Modlin; and many other friends and relatives.

Creamation will take place and a graveside service will be held Wednesday, July 10, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. in the La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Kansas. Memorials may be made to Wings of Warriors and left in the care of Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, 1883 US Highway 54, Iola, Kansas. Condolences for the family may be left at

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LaHarpe Cemetery ( Allen County)
111 W. 15th St
La Harpe, KS 66751

Interment Funeral

LaHarpe Cemetery ( Allen County)
111 W. 15th St
La Harpe, KS 66751

Funeral Home in Charge

Feuerborn Family Funeral Service
1883 US Highway 54
Iola, Kansas.