Obituaries

Obituaries

Oliver D. "Dave" Majure 1924 - 2008 Leawood

Services for Oliver D. "Dave" Majure, 83, of Leawood, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Wesley Covenant Chapel of United Methodist Church of the Resurrection. Cremation will follow.Mr. Majure died Friday, April 4, 2008, at St. Joseph Medical Center.He was born Nov. 8, 1924, in Newton, Miss., to K.D. and Edna Nicholson Majure. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting from the Kansas City Art Institute. His career was as a graphic designer and direct-mail marketing consultant, but his vocation was visual art, especially painting. He was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II.He married Betty Lou Tucker on May 24, 1947. She died May 15, 1990. He married Joyce B. "Jeff" Majure on May 2, 1992. They divorced in 1999 but rejoined each other as companions in 2005. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include four daughters, Susan Gandy, Olathe, Joyce Majure, Lewiston, Idaho, Janet Majure and Lori Hutfles, both of Lawrence; two sisters, Mildred Martin, LaMarque, Texas, and Mary Stark, Springville, Calif.; and eight grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home in Olathe. The family suggests memorials to the Kansas City Art Institute, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.