Lila May Towne 1920 - 2005
Services for Lila May Towne, 85, Eudora, will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Cremation has taken place.Mrs. Towne died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 2, 1920, in Aurora, Ill., the daughter of Ernest and MaryEtta Kell Dannewitz. She grew up in Aurora and attended grade school there. She was a homemaker and also a personal care attendant for elderly women. She moved to Lawrence 20 years ago from Aurora. Survivors include a daughter, Janice Vickers, of Lawrence; a son, Dennis Hayden, Illinois; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until the service hour Wednesday at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to the Hurricane Victims Relief Fund in Louisiana, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be made at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.