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Obituaries

Obituaries

Cathleen Brooke Thomas 1932 - 2005

Services for Cathleen Brooke Thomas, 72, Lecompton, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Lecompton.Miss Thomas died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Eudora Nursing Center.She was born July 9, 1932, in New York City, the daughter of Charles and Miriam Smith Thomas. She graduated from high school in Hartford, Conn.Miss Thomas was a director of missions and did missions work in Africa. She was also a photographer. She was a member of The Chapel in Lecompton.Survivors include a son, Ron Ricley, Lecompton; a brother, Charles Thomas, Maine; a sister, Betty Schweitzer, Framingham, Mass.; and two grandchildren.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.The family suggests memorials to Parkinson's Research, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.