Juanita Elizabeth Lavery 1919 - 2010 Lawrence
Memorial services for Juanita Elizabeth Lavery, 91, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Washington Creek Church of the Brethren, rural Douglas County. Inurnment will be at Washington Creek Cemetery. Lunch will be served following the service.
Mrs. Lavery died Tuesday, July 31, 2010, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community.
She was born June 11, 1919, in Lawrence, the daughter of Ted F. and Beulah Courtney Wright.
She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School and Lawrence Business College. She was a homemaker and a sales associate for Obers Boy’s Shop. She was a member of the University Women’s Club, Plymouth Congregational Church and the ACLU.
She married Carl H. Lavery on March 13, 1940, in Olathe. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include a daughter, Carol Lavery of Eugene, Ore.; and two sons, Curtis Lavery of San Francisco and David Lavery of San Antonio, Texas.
The family suggests memorials to the Charles Ise Memorial Animal Shelter, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.