Plains: Margaret Erlene Hale Littlefield, 90, died August 30th, 2012, at Sandpiper Bay Health Center, Wichita, KS. She was born on the family farm January 31st, 1922 in Hansford County TX, the sixth of nine children born to Horace & Ella (French) Hale. She belonged to Plains Friends Church. Erlene attended the Hardesty OK schools graduating in 1940. She then attended Panhandle State University before being employed in Dalhart TX by Civil Service where she met a trombone-playing Air Force corporal named Frank Lawrence (Larry) Littlefield. Five children were born to this family. Frank preceded her in death in 1980. The couple was married December 2, 1944, in Biloxi, MS, while he was stationed at Kessler Field studying airplane mechanics. Following the war, the couple made their home in Liberal KS. Since 1950 they resided and worked in the Plains, KS area. Survivors include: two sons, Rick Littlefield of Plains; and Randy (wife Charlene) of Wichita, KS; a sister Elsie Tate of Vallejo, CA; a brother Jack Hale of Loveland, CO; five grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Sunday, September 2, 2012, 5:00 ? 7:00 pm at the Miller Mortuary, Liberal, KS. Memorial Service will be Monday at 10:00 am at the Plains Friends Church and Internment will be Tuesday at 10:00 am at Liberal Cemetery. Memorials to Oasis Church in Dodge City, KS, in care of Plains Friends Church, 402 North First Street, Plains KS 67869. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Margaret Erlene Littlefield please visit our Sympathy Store.