Betty Irene Stanwix 1924 - 2009 Lawrence
Graveside services for Betty Irene Stanwix, 84, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Stanwix died Monday, March 9, 2009, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Dec. 29, 1924, in Lawrence, the daughter of John and Bessie Edgar. She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School.
Mrs. Stanwix was a crossing guard near Pinckney School for many years, and later worked in the Lawrence High School cafeteria for 18 years. She enjoyed camping with her husband.
She married Clayton C. Stanwix on Nov. 24, 1944, in Lawrence. He died July 7, 1986.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, J.R.; three brothers, Gerald, Ralph and Jess Lee Edgar; and two sisters, Maxine Edgar Campbell and Mable Rinehart.
Survivors include two sons, Gary and wife Linda, and Dale and wife Linda, all of Lawrence; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Hamond, and Kyle, Patrick, Shannon, Chris, Amanda and Michael Stanwix; and several great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit or Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care, sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.