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Obituaries

Obituaries

Wilma Dorris Lathrom 1922 - 2007 Lawrence

Services for Wilma Dorris Lathrom, 85, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Lathrom died Wednesday, June 13, 2007, at her home.She was born Feb. 19, 1922, in Pea Ridge, Ark., the daughter of Orville and Edna Dorris Keene.Mrs. Lathrom worked as a clerk at the Kansas University student unions and Woolworth's department store, all in Lawrence. She also worked in Indiana at the Peacock Fountain Inn. She was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 852.She married Noble Albert Lathrom on July 18, 1938, in Iola. He died March 19, 1989. Mrs. Lathrom was also preceded in death by a daughter, Annie Woolery Moles, on July 4, 2006.Survivors include a son, Noble A. "Junior," Lawrence; a sister, Dixie Goodenough, Franklin; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses and Hospice, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Lathrom.