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Obituary Notice Policy

Standard obituaries will be published in the Journal-World if the deceased or any survivors meet any of these qualifications:

The deceased is being buried in Lawrence, or has lived in or has immediate family survivors in any of the towns in the J-W circulation area. (See list, below)

“Immediate family” includes grandparents, parents, siblings and children. Relatives such as aunts, uncles, cousins, etc., do not qualify as immediate relatives.

Area Towns

Baldwin City: 15 miles south on U.S. 56

Basehor: 24 miles northeast on K-2. (Leavenworth County)

Big Springs: 13 miles west on U.S. 40

Bonner Springs: 23 miles east on K-32 (Wyandotte County.)

Centropolis: 20 miles southwest (Franklin County)

Clearfield: 9 miles southeast on U.S. 56

Clearview City: Formerly known as Sunflower Village, 13 miles east on K-10, outside former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant (Johnson County)

Clinton: 9 miles southwest; Clinton Lake, 4 miles southwest

De Soto: 13 miles east on K-10 (Johnson County)

Eudora: 6 miles east on K-10

Gardner: 26 miles southeast on U.S. 50 (Johnson County.)

Globe: 17 miles southwest on U.S. 56

Jarbalo: 18 miles northeast (Leavenworth County.)

Kanwaka Corner: 6 miles west on U.S. 40.

Lecompton: 10 miles northwest

LeLoup: 20 miles southeast on U.S. 50 (Franklin County.)

Linwood: 11 miles northeast on K-32

Lone Star: 10 miles southwest, Lone Star Lake, 12 miles southwest

Meriden: (Jefferson County.)

McLouth: 15 miles north on K-92 (Jefferson County)

Midland: 3 miles north on U.S. 24

Oskaloosa: 21 miles northwest on U.S. 24 (Jefferson County)

Ottawa: 24 miles south on U.S. 59 (Franklin County.)

Overbrook: 26 miles southwest on U.S. 56

Perry: 13 miles northwest on U.S. 24 (Jefferson County)

Pleasant Grove: 6 miles south on U.S. 59

Reno: 8 miles northeast on U.S. 24-40 (Leavenworth County.)

Richland: 19 miles southwest (Shawnee County.)

Sibleyville: 6 miles southeast.

Stull: 10 miles west.

Tecumseh: 19 miles west on U.S. 40 (Shawnee County.)

Tonganoxie: 13 miles northeast on U.S. 24-40 (Leavenworth County)

Victory Junction: 24 miles northeast (Leavenworth County.)

Vinland: 9 miles southeast

Wellsville: 24 miles southeast (Franklin County)

Winchester: 35 miles north on K-132 (Jefferson County.)

Williamstown: 10 miles northwest on U.S. 24 (Jefferson County)

Worden: 14 miles southwest on U.S. 56.