Obituaries

Obituaries

Mary Louise Reavis 1912 - 2007 Lawrence

Memorial services for Mary Louise Reavis, 94, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Private inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Reavis died Friday, Feb. 9, 2007, at her home.She was born Dec. 22, 1912, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Earl B. and Mary Edith Houts Newby. She graduated from Wyandotte High School and then attended Kansas University, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She then attended the Kansas City Art School. She worked for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas and Halls, both in Kansas City, for many years.Mrs. Reavis was a member of the First Methodist Church and the No Name Club, both in Lawrence.She had been a resident of Lawrence since moving from Albuquerque, N.M., in the late 1980s.She married Melvin Reavis on May 16, 1937, in Brenner Heights. He died Jan. 29, 1991.Survivors include three sons, Warren and William, both of Overland Park, and David, Lawrence; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.The family will greet friends following the memorial service.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Reavis.