Obituaries

Obituaries

Mary E. "Betty" LaMar 1922 - 2006 McLouth

Services for Mary E. "Betty" LaMar, 84, McLouth, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at McLouth First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in McLouth Cemetery.Mrs. LaMar died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006, at Medical Lodge in Atchison.She was born June 18, 1922, in LaCygne, the daughter of Harry Edward and Bertha Ruth Fleahardy Smith. She had lived in McLouth since 1955.Mrs. LaMar was a homemaker. She was a member of McLouth First Baptist Church and attended Nortonville Christian Church.She married Arthur LeRoy LaMar on Sept. 22, 1939. He died May 26, 1984.A daughter, Connie Hedgepath, died in 2003.Survivors include two daughters, Feona Bolinger, McLouth, and Betty Ann Shade, Atchison; a brother, Edgar "Bud" Smith, LaCygne; four sisters, Genevieve Saunders, Moro, Ore., Marguerite Tribby, Portland, Ore., and Mildred Fannan and Margaret Ann Goddard, both of Harrisonville, Mo.; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until services Sunday at the church.The family suggests memorials to Jefferson County Humane Society or McLouth First Baptist Church, sent in care of Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.