Lela Gene Hinkle, 88, of Fort Scott, Kan., died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. Per Lela's wishes, she was cremated and a family private service will be held at a later date. The family suggests contributions to the charity of one's choice in c/o Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kan., 66056. Online condolences may be left at www.coffelschneider.com.