Archive for Wednesday, June 3, 1998


June 3, 1998


Services for Joan Carol Myers Hollingshead, 56, Lawrence, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, Lawrence. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Hollingshead died Monday, June 1, 1998, at her home.

She was born July 2, 1941, in Joplin, Mo., the daughter of Lee and Merle Hill Myers.

A Lawrence resident since 1951, she was a secretary at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, the city of Lawrence, and Douglas County District Court. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and past president of Association for Retarded Citizens of Douglas County.

She married Barry Hollingshead on Sept. 3, 1983, in Lawrence. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include three daughters, Karla Rex, Overland Park, Kandace Lantz, Olathe, and Kathryn Coulter, Lawrence; her parents, Lee and Merle Myers, Lawrence; a brother, Verlon Myers, Lawrence; and two grandchildren.

A son, Kevin Coulter, died in 1988.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

The family suggests memorials to the Joan C. Hollingshead Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home.


Rural Baldwin -- Graveside services for Helen Elizabeth Eberly Holloway Jamison, 87, Lake Elsinore, Calif., will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sutton Cemetery, about 2 miles west of Baldwin Junction.

Mrs. Jamison died Monday, May 25, 1998, at her daughter's home in Lake Elsinore, Calif.

She was born Sept. 28, 1910, in Topeka, the daughter of Roy and Rebecca Eberly.

Mrs. Jamison graduated from Overbrook High School in 1928. She received a degree in English from McPherson College.

She taught English, Latin and music. In 1949, she moved to Wichita, where she served as superintendent of Minneha school district and worked in the student teaching program at Wichita State University.

In 1971, she moved to her retirement farm, near Baldwin. She donated crops and cattle to Project International and worked on its area board.

She was named the 1990 Great Plains Volunteer of the Year.

She was a member of Church of the Brethren in Wichita, Ottawa and Washington Creek, and St. Andrews by the Lake Episcopal Church in Lake Elsinore, Calif.

She worked on the Christian Overseas Program and was a member of the Douglas County and Tauy Creek Watershed boards.

She married G. Rush Holloway on May 30, 1931. He died in 1971. She then married Pose Jamison in 1977, who also preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Jeanie Corral, Lake Elsinore, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Judith DuBois, New York, N.Y.; a stepson, Rick Jamison, Iowa; a sister, Avis Markley Hobson, Baldwin; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


McLouth -- Services for Lola Evelyn Wollenberg, 96, McLouth, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, McLouth. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.

Mrs. Wollenberg died Tuesday, June 2, 1998, at the Hickory Pointe Care Center, Oskaloosa.

She was born March 17, 1902, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Thomas and Grace Mints Bennett.

Mrs. Wollenberg had lived in McLouth since 1960. She worked at the Western Auto Supply Company in Kansas City, Mo. from 1922 to 1943. She later worked as an accounting clerk for a hospital in Kansas City, Mo.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church, McLouth, and of the Ladies Missionary Society of the church.

She married George Wollenberg on Oct. 22, 1924, in Kansas City, Kan. He died June 19, 1982.

Friends may call from noon until 8 p.m. today at the Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa.

The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church of McLouth, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, 820 Liberty, Oskaloosa 66066.


Winchester -- Services for Helen Thompson, 65, Topeka, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, Topeka. Burial will be in Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery, Winchester.

Mrs. Thompson died Monday, June 1, 1998, at her home.

She was born June 19, 1932, in Lawrence, the daughter of Charles and Melvia Chenoweth Winchell. A homemaker, she had lived in Topeka since moving from Lawrence in 1973.

She married Roy V. Ray in 1949 in Lawrence. They divorced.

Survivors include her mother, Melvia Winchell, Lawrence; her companion, Richard Howerton, Topeka; a son, Stanley Ray, Topeka; two daughters, Janet Jimenez and Donna Tibbits, both of Lawrence; a brother, Walter Winchell, Topeka; three sisters, Rose Bagby, Denison, Carol Hale, Topeka, and Marilyn Noble, Oskaloosa; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, Topeka, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.

The family suggest memorials to Midland Hospice Care Inc. or to the Arthritis Foundation.

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