Archive for Thursday, April 1, 2004

Mae M. Norwood

April 1, 2004


Services for Mae M. Norwood, 88, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lecompton United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Lecompton.

Miss Norwood died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.

She was born Aug. 2, 1915, in Lecompton, the daughter of Robert M. and Bessie E. (Jackson) Norwood. She graduated from Lecompton High School in 1933 and attended Lawrence Business College.

Miss Norwood worked for the Internal Revenue Service for 38 years in Washington, D.C.; Denver; Omaha, Neb.; and Kansas City. She attended Lecompton United Methodist Church and was a member of Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include two brothers, Wesley M. Norwood, Lawrence, and James T. Norwood, Cheney, Wash.; and a sister, Helen E. Norwood, Lecompton.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church.

The family suggests memorials to American Cancer Society or the church, sent in care of the funeral home.

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