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Obituaries

Obituaries

Jimmy Towers 1919 - 2007 Lawrence

Graveside services for Jimmy Towers, 88, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Towers died Monday, March 5, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 21, 1919, in Dallas, the son of Joe and Ida Towers. He was a former resident of Omaha, Neb.Mr. Towers worked as a custodian at Kansas University and Stokely-Van Camp Co. He is survived by his companion of 35 years, Grace Harris, Lawrence; five stepdaughters, Barbara Harris, Brenda Taylor, and Peggy, Rhonda and Norma Payne, all of Lawrence; two stepsons, Stanley Harris and Ricky Payne, both of Lawrence; three brothers; three sisters, 21 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Towers.