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Carl Stoops

July 22, 2000

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Graveside inurnment services for Carl "Shorty" Fremont Stoops, 90, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Underwood Cemetery, Williamstown.

Mr. Stoops died Thursday, July 20, 2000, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Aug. 28, 1909, in Custer County, Okla., the son of Milton and Laura Elizabeth (Briles) Stoops.

Mr. Stoops served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II. He was a painter and floor finisher and worked for Stokley Van Camp for 17 years.

He married Ethel Busch on Aug. 26, 1954, in Oskaloosa. She died May 23, 1997.

Survivors include a half-brother, Lyle Eldon Stoops, Story Park, Iowa.

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

The family suggests memorials to the Salvation Army, sent in care of the mortuary.

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