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August 1, 1998


— Services for Sylvis Yvonne Byford, 74, Lawrence, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City.

Mrs. Byford died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Sept. 15, 1923, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Gaines and Bessie Bancroft DeLaine. She was an artist and a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Charles Byford, Lansing; two daughters, Karen Sturtridge, Tonganoxie, and Nancy Henson, Columbia, Md.; two sisters, Jacquelin Thorpe, Lawrence, and Betty Gilliam, Valley Center, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Dialysis Department.

Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie is in charge of arrangements.

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