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Obituaries

Obituaries

Margaret L. Bartlett 1927 - 2009 Lawrence

Funeral services for Margaret L. “Peggy” Bartlett, 81, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Bartlett died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Apr. 4, 1927, in Lawrence, the daughter of Otto L. and Jeannette R. Swain Elston.Mrs. Bartlett was a longtime Lawrence resident, worked for Lawrence High School in food service for many years and was a homemaker.She was a member of the First Christian Church, American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post 14 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Alford-Clarke Post 852.She married Norman R. Bartlett on Oct. 17, 1946, at North Lawrence Christian Church. He survives, of the home.Other survives include a son, Gary W. Bartlett, Lawrence; a daughter, Gaylene Y. Beatty, Carbondale; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.The family suggests memorials to the Cosmopolitan Diabetes Fund, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.