Obituaries

Robert Procter

A celebration of Bob's life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence. For Bob's full obituary go to warrenmcelwain.com.

Carolyn Stauffer

Carolyn went to be with her heavenly father Wednesday July 3, 2019. She was born to the late John Foster and Iola Miller Foster on March 29, 1948 in Lawrence, Kansas. She was the youngest of five children. She was preceded in death by her brothers Jimmy, John, David and Ron Foster.She graduated ...

John Stewart

John Thomas Stewart passed away on July 2, 2019 at 95. John was born July 20, 1923, in Valley Falls, KS., to parents John Thomas Stewart and Lela Marie (Bledsoe) Stewart. John married Arletia May Torneden on July 27, 1943 in Oskaloosa, KS. John is survived by Arletia, his wife of 75 years; sons ...

Dorothy Fannin

85, formerly of Lawrence, died July 4, 2019. Services 10AM Tuesday, July 9 , Visitation 6-8PM Monday Barnett Family Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. www.barnettfamilyfh.com

J. Harper

Services for J. Robert "Bob" Harper, 76, Lawrence, will be announced at a later date. He died peacefully surrounded by family, Thurs, July 4, 2019, at his home. rumsey-yost.com

Carolyn Stauffer

Memorial services for Carolyn J. Stauffer, 71, Lawrence, are pending with Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Carolyn passed away Wed., July 3, 2019, at LMH Health. rumsey-yost.com

Terry Davenport

Terry L Davenport, 60, passed away on June 16. No services are scheduled. Private Disposition. Please review the obituary on the funeral homes website at greatfulgatheringfh.com.

Donnis Graham

Services for Donnis, 77, Lawrence, will be at 3 p.m. Fri., July 12th at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Visit. will follow 4 - 5 p.m. at the mortuary. For full obituary go to warrenmcelwain.com.

Virginia Reiling

93, Oskaloosa, died 7/2/2019. Service 11AM, Monday, July 8, Barnett Family Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. Visitation 10-11 AM. www.barnettfamilyfh.com

Gerald Dunfield

died 7/1/2019 at Winchester, Kansas. Memorial services are Sat., July 20, 2019 at 3PM at the McLouth, United Methodist Church. www.barnettfamilyfh.com for a full obituary.

Orval Howell

Orval Howell (Jr), age 63, went to be with his Lord on July 2, 2019. He died peacefully at his home with his wife by his side. Orval is survived by his wife, Dee Howell, two children - Michael Howell of Lawrence, KS and Kali Howell, also of Lawrence, KS; six grandchildren - Cohen and Elsie ...

Sandra Zender

Memorial services for Sandy will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lawrence. A reception will follow the service. warrenmcelwain.com.

Edith Black

Edith Black died on June 30, 2019 in her home in Lawrence. Born in Lawrence on Bastille Day 1928, Edith was the daughter of William Edwin Elam and Edith Mae Tobler. She graduated from Lawrence Liberty Memorial High School (1946), the University of Kansas (1950) and earned a Master's in Public ...

William Oliver

81, of Perry, died Saturday, June 29, 2019. Cremation Care is planned. Inurnment at Newman-Rose Hill Cemetery at a later date. www.barnettfamilyfh.com

Robert Procter

A celebration of Bob's life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence. For Bob's full obituary go to warrenmcelwain.com.

Marja (Purvis) Pearson

Marja Lee (Purvis) Pearson, age 87, of Baldwin City, KS, passed away June 26, 2019, in Baldwin City, KS. Marja was born September 7, 1931 to Fred Russell Purvis and Alta May (Peaslee) Purvis in Baldwin, Kansas. She married Ralph Raymond Pearson July 7, 1949, shortly after graduating from ...

Janis Meyers

Janis L. Meyers (United States Congress, retired) died June 21, 2019, at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Hospital. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 3rd at Asbury Methodist Church, 75th and Nall in Prairie Village, with visitation at 12:30 p.m. and service at 2:00 p.m. Memorial ...

JoAnn Thiry

JoAnn Hubbard Thiry, 91, formerly of McLouth, KS died June 19, 2019 at the Hospice Care Plus Compassionate Care Center, Richmond, KY. JoAnn was born May 20, 1928 in Lawrence, KS to Arnold and Josephine Fralick and lived in the Lawrence/Topeka area for most of her life. After high school she ...

Antonia Wagner

SIMPSONVILLE - Antonia Hunt Wagner, 79 died April 27, 2019 in Simpsonville. Antonia was born April 24, 1940 in Greenville and was a daughter of the late E. Cecil and Eva Hunt Wagner.A 1958 graduate of Greenville High School , she enrolled at WinthropCollege, where she received a Bachelor's ...

Russell Best

Memorial service for Russell Lowell Best, 68, Lawrence, will be held June 29, 2019 at 10:00am at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. He was called to rest June 22, 2019. He was born on June 11, 1951 in Kearney, Nebraska, the son of Fred Henry Sr. and Marjorie Helen (Welch) Best.Russell was a High School ...