Obituaries

Obituaries

Norma Wileen Smith 1925 - 2006 Lawrence

A memorial service for Norma Wileen Smith, 81, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Rolling Hills Presbyterian Chapel in Overland Park.Mrs. Smith died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006.She was born Aug. 29, 1925, in Carroll County, Mo., the daughter of Edward and Della Schlueter. She moved to the Kansas City area in 1948 and to Lawrence Presbyterian Manor in 1995.Mrs. Smith worked as a seamstress in the alteration departments of Rothschild's, EBT, The Palace, Adler's and the Jones Store Co. She also worked as a seamstress from home, creating bridal and wedding party gowns and other dresses and making alterations. She retired in 1990.She was a member of Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church and sang in the church choir for more than 30 years.She married the Rev. Thomas F. Smith in 1945. He died in 1947.Survivors include many family members and friends.The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Presbyterian Manor Good Samaritan Fund or Hospice Care in Douglas County. Memorials also may be sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.