Monticello Obituaries

Monticello Obituaries

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  • Sep 9, 2017 | via The News-Gazette 

    A Life Remembered: Monticello High standout 'always ...

    A former Monticello resident killed in a two-car accident in Kansas is being remembered for her smile and athletic prowess in high school, and for becoming an advocate for child adoption after moving away. Emily Lightner, 37, of Scott City, Kan., was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident this week after her 2012 Toyota Prius was struck by a 2001 Dodge Stratus driven by a 16-year-old who McPherson County Sheriff's Department officials said apparently did not stop at an intersection.