Obituaries

Obituaries

George Donald Mozingo 1915 - 2007 Eudora

Altamont - Funeral services for George Donald Mozingo, 92, Eudora, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Altamont. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Altamont.Mr. Mozingo died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007, at Medicalodges of Eudora.He was born Oct. 19, 1915, in Strauss, the son of Henry Alvin and Icy May Shannon Mozingo. He grew up and attended schools in Parsons. He was a former resident of Altamont.Mr. Mozingo worked for the Katy Railroad and owned a greenhouse in Parsons before he was drafted to serve in the U.S. Air Force Engineers in 1945. He worked as a postal clerk in Spokane, Wash. He owned a produce store in Altamont from 1945 to 1948 and then worked as a carpenter. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Altamont for 48 years. He enjoyed woodcarving, stained glass work, fishing, gardening and spending time with his family.He married Thelma Maedene Evans on Oct. 19, 1938. She died Dec. 17, 1993.Mr. Mozingo was also preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Harvey; six sisters, Maggie DeCow, Ida Foster, Ada Foster, Lura Owen, Flora McClure and Icy Jean Mozingo; and two great-grandchildren.Survivors include two daughters, Vernis Kay Flottman and husband Larry, Lawrence, and Jerry Ann McDowell and husband Don, Watts, Okla.; a sister-in-law, Ruth Evans, Riverton; several nieces and nephews; eight grandchildren, Greg, Jay, Adam and Todd McDowell, Amy Brown, Terry Gilbert, Jeff Flottman and Marci Stanwix; and 16 great-grandchildren.Friends may call after 1 p.m. Friday at Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Altamont.The family suggests memorials to Altamont First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 156, Altamont, 67330 or Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology Center, 325 Maine, Lawrence KS 66044.