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Obituaries

Obituaries

Winnogene "Gene" Matney 1921 - 2006 Lawrence

Funeral services for Winnogene "Gene" Matney, 84, Lawrence, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Matney died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at her home.She was born Sept. 4, 1921, in Topeka, the daughter of Joseph William and Merle Marie Leach Arnett.Mrs. Matney worked as a grocery clerk for 25 years and as a telephone operator at Kansas University for 10 years. She also worked for Hallmark Cards and Dillons. She was a member of Calvary Chapel.She married Albert Matney on Oct. 19, 1941. He died earlier.Survivors include three daughters, Connie Newby, Bonnie Caylor and Sally Reno, all of Lawrence; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Monday and until service time Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday.The family suggests memorials to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology Center, sent in care of the funeral home.