Obituaries | VIEW ALL

John Hughes

John V. Hughes Jr. , age 73, of Alamo, Texas (formerly of Lawrence, Ks) passed away May 15, 2020 at the Villages in McAllen, Texas due to complications from Diabetes.John was born October 13, 1946 in Yuma, Arizona the son of John V. and Neva L. Hughes.John was united in marriage to Dorene K. ...

Kimberly Towns

Kimberly Ann Towns, age 57 of Baldwin City, KS, passed away May 23, 2020 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital with her husband and son at her side, and her mother and cousin David nearby. She fought a very brief but incredibly brave battle with cancer. She was born in Ottawa, KS, August 5, 1962 ...

Joseph Spradlin

A Celebration of Life for Joseph E. Spradlin, 90, Lawrence, will be held at a later date. Joseph passed away Wed., May 27th at his home. For his full obituary go to

"June" Murphy

age 85, ret. McBee Systems administrative assistant, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Graveside Services, 1pm, Sat, Clinton Cemetery, Clinton, KS. Masks will be provided and social distancing will be encouraged so all can participate as they are comfortable. Preceded by parents, Walter and ...

Couples Announcements | VIEW ALL

Howard – Johnson Wedding

Christina Marie Howard and Tyler Aubrey Johnson announce their marriage on September 19, 2019. The rooftop-sunset ceremony, with a memorable view of Long’s Peak, was held at Fall River Village in Estes Park, Colorado. Christina is the daughter of Phillip Howard, Muncie, Indiana and Catherine ...

Himes 60th Anniversary

Much love, respect, and admiration to our role models and travel adventure buddies, Sue and Dick Himes! Happy Anniversary! December 26, 1959. With gratitude from your kids, Vaughn, Jenny, and Laura.

Downing 60th Wedding Anniversary

All because two people feel in love, Dave and Barb Downing were married on August 29, 1959 at the United Presbyterian Church in Allen Park, Michigan. They were high school sweethearts at Lincoln Park High. Dave, Barb and their two daughters moved to Lawrence, Kansas in 1981 where Dave joined ...

O’Bryon-Huffman Engagement

Kimberley and Dennis O’Bryon of Lawrence, KS announce the engagement of their son, Jason O’Bryon, to Clarissa Huffman, daughter of Jeremy and Clara Huffman of St. Joseph, MO. The wedding will take place at the Venue at Willow Creek in Kansas City, KS on August 29th, 2020. The groom is most ...

Marriages, Divorces and Bankruptcies | VIEW ALL

Douglas County court filings for May 24, 2020

Marriages Dustin Burgess, 33, Baldwin City, and Jessica Hatcliff, 27, Edwardsville. Douglas Charles Shuck Jr., 24, Lawrence, and Margaret Virginia Zinser, 25, Roeland Park. Kalliope Irene Craft, 23, Lane, and Jacob Alan Amos, 24, Lee's Summit, Mo. Patrick Schaefer, 33, Lawrence, and Kristen ...

Douglas County court filings for May 18

Marriages Tyrone Joseph C. Santos, 39, Leavenworth, and Maria Chenie D.G. Villena, 42, Leavenworth. Kaitlyn Marie DeMaranville, 23, Atchison, and Dalton Alex Jones, 25, Atchison. Alexander M. Velazquez, 34, Leavenworth, and Diane Santuile Lopez, 28, Las Vegas, Nev. Whitney Allen Gehrke, ...

Douglas County court filings for May 11

Marriages Zachary Dillon Stewart, 26, Lawrence, and Morgan Gragert, 26, Lawrence. Eli David Hodge, 28, Lawrence, and Leah Marie Curtis, 27, Lawrence. Dylan Faulconer, 29, Eudora, and Amanda Miller, 23, Eudora. Jacque Charles Chenot, 54, Lawrence, and Jamie Clair Frank, 49, ...

Latest Douglas County court filings for May 4, 2020

Marriages Aaron Joseph Brumage, 30, Eudora, and Sarah Marie Healey, 26, Eudora. Ashante Shametrius Gunn, 24, Lawrence, and Matthew Trowbridge, 29, Lawrence. Nicholas Cove Jamiez, 28, McLouth, and Milissa Jean Osburn, 33, McLouth. Rachel Lynn Baumbach, 23, Lawrence, and Kylie O'Keefe, 34, ...

Births | VIEW ALL

Hollis Dean Altman

Kayla (Huffman) and Harlan Cribbs Altman, IV (Cribb), of Dallas, TX, announce the birth of their daughter, Hollis Dean Altman, born Sept 12, 2019. Hollis was born at Texas Health Presbyterian and joins big sister, Halston, and big brother, Huntley. Maternal grandparents are Steve and Patsy ...

Baby Rose

We are proud to announce the birth of our beautiful Rose. Born 9/30/19 to Angie Neu and Joe Aldridge. Due to a change in policy by LMH Health, the hospital no longer will provide a list of births that have occurred at LMH. Without that official information, the Journal-World no longer has a ...

Roman Guthrie Combs

Roman Guthrie Combs was born on June 26, 2019 to his very proud parents, Tyson and Carrie Combs at LMH Health. He weighed 7 lbs 5 oz and was 21 in long. His maternal grandparents are Jeff and Jenn Burkhead, Lawrence; Jeannie and Mark Gross, Bullhead City, AZ. Paternal grandparents are Craig and ...

Births for July 2019

Due to a change in policy by LMH Health, the hospital no longer will provide a list of births that have occurred at LMH. Without that official information, the Journal-World no longer has a source to publish its daily listing of Lawrence births. However, parents or grandparents who want to ...

Real Estate Transfers | VIEW ALL

Real estate transfers for March 10-16, 2020

Below are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office for March 10-16. Tuesday, March 10 Hoover Real Estate, LC to Jerry Cromwell Construction, Inc., 207 W. 16th Ter., Eudora. Hoover Real Estate, LC to Jerry Cromwell Construction, Inc., 1620 Maple Ter., ...

Real estate transfers for March 3-9, 2020

Below are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office for March 3-9. Tuesday, March 3 No sales recorded. Wednesday, March 4 Route 69, LC to Z Homes LLC, 515 Boulder St., Lawrence. Norman E. Eberhart to Stephen T. Pawlewicz and Paula A. Pawlewicz, 1635 W. 21st ...

Real estate transfers for Feb. 25-March 2, 2020

Below are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office for Feb. 25-March 2. Tuesday, February 25 Shea M. Kruse and Ryan E. Kruse to Karen N. Hammond and Mark Hammond, 1616 Cog Hill Ct., Lawrence. Frankie A. Terhune and Robert W. Terhune, Jr. to Jacob D. Plegge and ...

Real estate transfers for Feb. 18-24, 2020

Below are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office for Feb. 18-24. Tuesday, February 18 Kenneth M. Ruden and Susan L. Ruden to Ryan W. Keim and Janet G. Keim, 1183 E. 1067 Rd., Lawrence. NRZ REO XI, LLC to Joseph Jacelone and Marcia Jacelone, 1045 Tennessee St., ...