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Obituaries

Obituaries

Virginia L. Yother 1921 - 2010 Lawrence

Graveside services for Virginia L. Yother, 88, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.
Mrs. Yother died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at Medicalodges Eudora. She moved to Lawrence in 1949 from Ozark, Ark.
She was born Oct. 27, 1921, in the Greenwood, Ark., community, the daughter of William “Bill” and Gertrude B. Lee Covert.
Mrs. Yother was a homemaker and had a 25-year career selling Avon products in Lawrence. She enjoyed bowling and bingo.
She married Quincy Allen Yother on Oct. 8, 1938, in Ozark, Ark. He preceded her in death on Nov. 11, 1999. They enjoyed 61 years of marriage.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bud and Billy, a sister, Ruby Chapman, and a grandson, Allen Shults.
Survivors include two daughters, Melba Hadl and husband Dean, Lawrence, and Linda Orton and husband Dick, Harveyville; two sons, John W. and wife Connie, and Tommy A. and wife Cindy, all of Lawrence; a brother, Leonard Covert, Oskaloosa; a sister, Velda Masingale, Altus, Ark.; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
The family will greet friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St.
The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.