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Obituaries

Obituaries

Joan Thompson 1935 - 2006

Services for Joan Thompson, 71, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. Mrs. Thompson died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at her home.She was born Feb. 21, 1935, in Lawrence, the daughter of Dale Arthur and Ida Viola Tevis Mayhew.Mrs. Thompson was a homemaker.She married Gerald H. Thompson. He died in 2000.Survivors include two sons, Gerald Thompson, Eudora, and Darrell Thompson, Topeka; three daughters, Beverlee Dover, Linwood, Peggy Yanek, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Judy Salah, Lawrence; a brother, Dale Mayhew, Lawrence; a sister, Virginia Knight, Rock Hill, S.C.; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to the Visiting Nurses Assn., or Hospice Care in Douglas County, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.