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Obituaries

Obituaries

Allen L. Eastland 1949 - 2008

Memorial services for Allen L. Eastland, 59, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lawrence Funeral Chapel. Private family inurnment will be at a later date in Wellsville Cemetery.Mr. Eastland died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, in an automobile accident.He was born Jan. 27, 1949, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Francis "Shorty" and Margaret Walters Eastland. He graduated from Gardner Edgerton High School in 1967.Mr. Eastland worked as an electrician for the housing department at Kansas University. He was a member of the Greater Douglas County Bowling Association.Survivors include his father and stepmother, Gloria Hicks, Spring Hill; his wife, Pamela Morris, of the home; two sons, Micheal A. and wife Julie, Great Bend, and Derek L. and wife Sarah, Lawrence; a stepson, Michael Mabrey, Edgerton; and four grandchildren, Dylan, Makenzie, Margo and Adam.He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Walters Cox; his stepfather, Steve Cox; and a sister, Sandra Whitehead.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.webfh.com/fh/home/home.cfm?&fh_id=11329&ck=1">barnettchapeloaks.com</a>.