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Archive for Sunday, March 1, 1998

BRICE ALLEN SR.

March 1, 1998

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— Services for Brice ``Tiny'' Allen Sr., 75, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Eudora Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in the Eudora Cemetery, with military graveside services by the Dorsey-Liberty Post 14 of the American Legion.

Mr. Allen died Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Nov. 11, 1922, in Bluejacket, Okla., the son of Hugh and Bertha Moss Allen.

He was a longtime resident of Lawrence. He worked as a custodian in the housing department at Kansas University and in the water department at Hercules Inc.

He served during World War II in the U.S. Marine Corps. He attended the Eudora Assembly of God Church.

He married M. Ellen Mason on Jan. 18, 1972, in Eudora. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Nancy Taylor, Lawrence, and Kandie Koehler, Baldwin; two sons, Roy and Sonny, Lawrence; a stepdaughter, Carol Lehner, Wichita; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will greet friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

The family suggests memorials to the Eudora Assembly of God Church, sent in care of the mortuary.

Genevieve Faye White

Graveside services for Genevieve Faye White, 87, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.

Mrs. White died Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.

She was born Dec. 5, 1910, in Lawrence, the daughter of Frank James and Leda Oehrle Scott.

She attended Lawrence public schools and business college. She was a homemaker and had formerly worked at Jenny Wren Radio, Grace Dress Shop and J.C. Penney.

She lived in Lawrence until she retired. After retiring she moved to Bella Vista, Ark., and helped start the Bella Vista Baptist Church. She helped start organ clubs in Bella Vista, Bentonville, Rogers and Eureka Springs, Ark.

She was a member of the Welcome Wagon, AARP, Hospital Auxiliary, Bella Vista Country Club, Organ Bells, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Benton County Fair Board and New Homes Extension Club.

In 1985 she moved to Ottawa, then back to Lawrence in 1988. While in Ottawa she was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Oasis Club and Extension club.

She married Arthur H. White on Nov. 3, 1935, in Lawrence. He died Nov. 3, 1985.

Survivors include a son, Galen White, Lawrence; and a grandson.

The family will meet with friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

The family suggests memorials to the Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn., sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Esther M. Hase

Graveside services for Esther M. Hase, 83, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.

Mrs. Hase died Saturday, Feb. 28, 1998, at the Eudora Nursing Center.

She was born June 5, 1914, in Ottawa, the daughter of George and Blanche Hendricks Samsel.

She lived in Lawrence for 45 years. She was a caterer at the Kansas Union. She retired in 1973.

She married Harold F. Hase on Dec. 26, 1945, in Ottawa. He died Jan. 19, 1991.

Survivors include a daughter, Connie Haas, Lawrence, and a grandson.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

Jehoiada H. Jeffery

Services for Jehoiada H. ``Jeff'' Jeffery, 83, Eudora, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence. Burial will be in the Eudora Cemetery.

Mr. Jeffery died Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born May 25, 1914, in Mount Olive, Ark., the son of James C. and Alberta Thomas Jeffery.

He was a carpenter and worked for Kansas University in the facilities & operations department for six years before he retired in 1979. He also worked at Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant in DeSoto from 1951 to 1961 and for Clearview City as the maintenance supervisor for six years.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in World War II on Okinawa Island in the South Pacific.

He attended the Assembly of God Church in Eudora.

He married Ruth M. Dalrymple on July 11, 1942, in Melbourne, Ark. She survives of the home

Other survivors include two daughters, Julia Demott and Mary Neis, Eudora; a brother, Charlie P., Grass Valley, Calif.; a sister, Viola Schuler, Mountain Home, Ark.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

The family suggests memorials to the Arthritis Foundation or to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn., sent in care of the mortuary.

Geoffrey Kent Wilson

Columbia, Mo. -- Services for Geoffrey Kent Wilson, 14, Columbia, Mo., will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, Columbia. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Columbia.

Geoffrey died Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia.

He was born June 18, 1983, in Lawrence, the son of Gary and Stephanie Alberg Wilson.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Lawrence. He was a seventh-grader at Smithton Middle School in Columbia.

Survivors include his parents, Columbia; a brother, Justin, Columbia; a sister, Sarah Wilson, Columbia; his paternal grandmother, Ruth Wilson, Eudora; maternal grandparents Walter and Marilyn Alberg, Topeka; and a paternal great-grandmother, Alma Breithaupt, Eudora.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia.

The family suggests memorials to Smithton Middle School, 3600 W. Worley, Columbia, Mo. 65203.

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