Obituaries

Obituaries

Maxine Schmitendorf Hemphill

Graveside services for Maxine Schmitendorf Hemphill, 86, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.Mrs. Hemphill died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., after a recent stroke.She was born in Overbrook, the daughter of Bert and Emma Nelson Schmitendorf. She attended Baldwin and Lawrence schools. She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in 1938 and attended Lawrence Business College.Mrs. Hemphill worked for the Standard Mutual Life Insurance Co. She worked at the naval base in Norfolk, Va., during World War II. She later managed real estate in Lawrence.She married Charles C. Hemphill Sr. in Lawrence. He died Feb. 28, 1990.Survivors include a son, Charles C. Hemphill Jr., Lawrence; a daughter, Carol Armstrong, Lawrence; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.