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Obituaries

Obituaries

Maxine Shaw Kelch Scott 1920 - 2006

Graveside services for Maxine Shaw Kelch Scott, 86, Lawrence, will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. Mrs. Scott died Sunday, June 11, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Jan. 8, 1920, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Joel and Gladys Brown Shaw. She lived in Oskaloosa since 1993 and moved to Lawrence in 2004. She was a former resident of McLouth for 25 years.Mrs. Scott was a homemaker and also worked as an aide and cook at Joplin Nursing Home in McLouth and Fairview Nursing Home in Oskaloosa. She formerly worked many years at Raney's Drug Store in Lawrence.She married Raymond Kelch on April 10, 1937. He died Feb. 19, 1960. She married William Keith "Bill" Scott on May 5, 1962, in Lawrence. He died March 9, 1998.A son, Donald Kelch, and a daughter, Leota "Tommie" Carlson, also died earlier.Survivors include two sons, Jerry Kelch and Billy Kelch, both of Lawrence; a daughter, Neota "Dutch" Heffner, Lawrence; a sister, Donna Slavin, Lawrence, five grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and six stepgreat-grandchildren.Friends may call after noon today at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa, where the family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of the Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.