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Obituaries

Obituaries

Wilma Jean Cropp 1925 - 2010 Lawrence

Funeral services for Wilma Jean Cropp, 85, Lawrence, will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church in Lawrence. Private inurnment will be at a later date at Oak Hill Cemetery.
She died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Aug. 27, 1925, in Lebo, the daughter of Glen W. and Rosalie Woodward Cramer.
Mrs. Cropp was employed in sales for 11 years at Raney’s Drug Store in Lawrence. She earlier worked as a sales clerk at Weaver’s Department Store in Lawrence for 21 years. In her earlier years, she taught for one year in a one-room schoolhouse in rural Kansas, and worked at KPL and Russell Stover Candies in Topeka.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Auxiliary of Dorsey-Liberty Post 14 of the American Legion, the University Bridge Club, the Phoenix Club and the Kappa Kappa Iota Honorary Sorority.
She married Roy K. Cropp on Nov. 25, 1945, in Reading. He survives of their home.
Other survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Montney and husband Gordon, of Lawrence; two sons, Craig S. Cropp and wife Michele, of Damascus, Md., and Clark A. Cropp and wife Linda, of Lawrence; two sisters, Phyllis Hall, of Northfield, Minn., and Dorothy Grizzell, of Preston, Idaho; eight grandchildren, Grant Montney, Jeanmarie Montney, Jacob Montney, Alison Cropp, Benjamin Cropp, Matthew Cropp, Melanie Cropp and Michael Cropp; three great-grandchildren, Kiley Montney, Camille Montney and Karley Montney; and many nieces and nephews and other loving family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and a son, Kent W. Cropp.
The family will greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the church.
The family suggests memorials to the First United Methodist Church or to the Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care, sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.