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Obituaries

Obituaries

Avanell McBroom 1923 - 2006

Graveside services for Avanell McBroom, 83, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Glenwood Cemetery in Basehor.Mrs. McBroom died Monday, June 26, 2006, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence.She was born June 11, 1923, in Independence, Mo., the daughter of Oscar and Chloe Beard Burns.Mrs. McBroom was a self-employed beautician and was an assembly worker at Gould National Battery Co. in Leavenworth. She was a past president of the American Business Women's Assn. in Leavenworth.She married Wilbur Clete McBroom. He died in 1982.Survivors include three sons, Robert Lee McBroom, Leavenworth, James Earl McBroom, Easton, and Gary Wilbur McBroom, Linwood; a brother, Carl Burns, Sibley, Mo.; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.quisenberryfh.com">www.quisenberryfh.com</a>.