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Obituaries

Obituaries

Delores Ann Bass 1932 - 2007 Eudora

Services for Delores Ann Bass, 74, Eudora, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.She died Saturday, May 19, 2007, at Eudora Nursing Center.She was born Dec. 24, 1932, in St. Louis, the daughter of Royal Benjamin and Eva Elizabeth Best Thurman.Delores was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God and enjoyed teaching Sunday school for many years. In 1974, she took flying lessons and made her first solo flight.She married Bill Barton in August 1948. They divorced. She married John W. Bass on April 4, 1953. They divorced.Her parents and a son, Vernon Lee Barton, died earlier.Survivors include a son, Rick D. Barton, Halfway, Mo.; a daughter, Marcia F. Engstrom, Eudora; four granddaughters, Bambi Beebe, Alanna Bierbaum, Julie Bender and Rachal Burns; and four grandsons, Rick, Ben and Jamie Barton, and Lee Poe; and seven great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost funeral home, where the family will greet them from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Humane Society.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com.</a>