Lena Agnes Faye (Proffitt) Wadino
March 1, 1937 - June 25, 2022
Lena was born March 1, 1937 in Columbus, Ks. to John William and Mary Elva Proffitt (Getman). Lena was a 1956 graduate of West Mineral High School. She worked in the cafeteria for 20 years for Columbus School District at Scammon Elementary.
Anyone who knew Lena, knew she loved to cook and bake. Her bread and cinnamon rolls were always a crowd pleaser. Lena married the love of her life Joe Wadino on July 7, 1956. They had 33 years together. Lena and Joe raised six children and entertained many friends and loved ones in their home in Scammon.
Lena did the cooking while Joe shared stories. Lena loved her family. Her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren loved spending time with her. She had a soft spoken way about her that drew people to her.
Lena was a Christian woman who shared her faith and trust in Jesus with all who knew her. Lena was a prayer warrior and believed in the power of prayer. She was always faithful to pray for the needs of others.
Lena was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Joe, six brothers Dale Sharp (infant), David Sharp, Ira Sharp, Eddie Sharp, John Proffitt (Jr.), and Chuck Proffitt and four sisters Mildred Gentry, Ida West, Ann Love, and Sue Mead Torneden.
Survivors include: one son Tom (Judy) Wadino Parson, Ks., Five daughters Cathy (Brad) Bigando Joplin, Mo., Vicki Wadino(Mitch Bicknell) Pittsburg, Ks., Susan (Michael) Knapps Joplin, Mo., Sandra (Kelly) McClintick Franklin, Ks., and Sonya Templin(Harley Darnell) Oklahoma City, Ok. One brother Don Proffitt Pleasanton, Ks, and one sister-in-law Patsy Proffitt Cherokee, Ks. 12 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Bath-Naylor Fuenral Home in Weir, KS.
The family will receive friends prior to the funeral from 1-2 pm at the funeral home in Weir.
Burial will follow at St. Bridget’s Cemetery, Scammon Ks.
Memorials may be made to the Christian Worship Hour; these may be mailed or dropped off to the funeral home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 104 W. Main Street Weir, KS 66781
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