Obituaries

Obituaries

Ruth Mildred Norman 2009 - 1926 Eudora

Funeral services for Ruth Mildred Norman, 82, Eudora, will be 2 p.m. Friday at the First Southern Baptist Church in Eudora. Burial will be in the Eudora Cemetery.Mrs. Norman died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at her home in Eudora.She was born March 12, 1926, in Newnata, Ark., the daughter of Philip and Anna Lou Gower Roper. Following the death of her parents, she was adopted and raised by Francis Luther and Molly Mae Long. She graduated from Mountain View High School in 1944.Mrs. Norman was a homemaker and had been a resident of Eudora since moving there from De Soto in 1967. She worked for Hercules Army Ammunition Plant for four years. Mrs. Norman was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Eudora.She married Clarence Norman on May 7, 1946, in Oxley, Ark. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Yolanda Thomas, Tonganoxie, and Connie Beach and husband Rick, Wichita; seven grandchildren, Bryan and Nichole Thomas, Tana Campbell, and Brandi, Adam, Kelli and Jami Beach; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary Eudora Chapel in Eudora.The family suggests memorials to the Missouri Kansas Chapter of American Liver Foundation, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain .com, subject: Norman.