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Obituaries

Obituaries

Donnie L. Cassels 1950 - 2006

Graveside services for Donnie L. Cassels, 56, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. Mr. Cassels died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, at his home.He was born April 10, 1950, in Winnsboro, La., the son of Davis Lavern and Lillie Marie Day Cassels. He moved to Lawrence in 1998.Mr. Cassels worked as a housekeeping supervisor for Capitol Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Mo., for many years.Survivors include a son, William L., Lawrence; three daughters, Donna Lynn Place and Bobbi Osburn, both of Lawrence, and Lily Cassels, Rolla, Mo.; three brothers, James, New Bloomfield, Mo., Gene, San Diego, and Jerry, Pineville, La.; two sisters, Vicky Riley, Columbia, Miss., and Sue Miller, Jena, La.; and eight grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the service time Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.The family suggests memorials to the Donnie L. Cassels Memorial Fund, sent in care of the mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Cassels.