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Armstrong, Janice  
Janice Armstrong, 70, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2016 in Topeka, KS. A public visitation will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016 at Peaceful Rest Funeral Chapel: 401 SW Harrison St. (Topeka) from 3 - 7 pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11am at Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ: 2420 SE BellView Ave. (Topeka). Visit Ms. Armstrong's celebration page at www.PeacefulRestFuneralChapel.com .
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on May 19, 2016
Bartlett, Earl  
Earl J. Bartlett, 91 of Ottawa, KS passed away peacefully Tuesday May 17, 2016 at the Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, KS., with family at his bedside. He was born January 22, 1925 in Ottawa, KS the son of Earl and Emma Lee (Smith) Bartlett. He attended Ottawa High School. He served our country in the United States Army during World War II in Germany, 14 months in France, & England. He was involved in the historic Battle of the Bulge, and "D Day". He was united in marriage to Georgetta Small on November 18, 1950 in Ottawa. They shared over sixty wonderful years before her death on June 7, 2011. Earl worked as a Construction Mason Tender for J.E. Dunn Construction Company and other large construction companies for over 35 years. He helped in building many of the Kansas University dormitories, schools and office buildings in the area. Earl was a very active member in the Bethany Chapel Baptist Church in Ottawa, KS, he was a member of the adult choir and the men's chorus. Earl was also a Deacon at Bethany Chapel Baptist Church. He will be remembered as being a hard working, kind hearted Christian family man who took care of his family & loved God. His keen sense of style and fashion earned him the nickname of the "God Father". He was also affectionately known by family and close friends as "Gabby". Earl possessed great building skills in brick and stone work. He took pride in his corner brick home which he designed and built from the ground up. Earl Bartlett was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his son, Darrell Eugene Bartlett, two brothers, Chester William Bill Bartlett and Virgil Bartlett. Earl was also preceded in death by his 3 sisters, Gladys Bartlett Cooper, Rose Bartlett Boston, and Elizabeth Jean Bartlett Smith He is survived by one brother Floyd Bartlett, Emporia, Kansas, (Bernice Bartlett, wife), two daughters, Linda Covington of Ottawa, KS and Debra Ann Bartlett of Orange Park, FL; four grandchildren, Sala Covington, Aisha Tiller, Staar Fields, and Lexie Earl Covington; three great­grandchildren, Ebonia Dillon, Gabriel Fields, Mariah Covington; a sister and brother in law, Amelia & Robert Gray, and a host of cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Earl will be sorrowfully missed by all who knew and loved him. A celebration of Earl's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Ottawa First Christian Church, 1045 South Cedar, Ottawa, KS. Rev. Armogen Walker will bring the eulogy. Family and friends may review Earl from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to the Earl Bartlett Family and sent in c/o Lamb­Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences to family may be made through www.lamb­roberts.com.
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on May 26, 2016
Beer, Kathleen  
Graveside services for Kathleen M. Beer will be held at 10 a.m. on May 21, 2016 at Pioneer Cemetery in Lawrence. For more information go to warrenmcelwain.com .
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World from May 18 to May 19, 2016
Caley, John  
John David Caley, age 79, passed away on May 23, 2016 in Lawrence, KS. John was born in Falfurrias, Texas, and served in the U.S. Army in his late teen years. He graduated from Washburn University with a business degree and was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). John went on to a successful career in accounting and other entrepreneurial ventures. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Donna Marie Caley. He is also survived by children; son John David Caley Jr. and wife Candace, daughter Carolyn Caley Kisner and husband Anthony, son Jeffrey Alan Caley and Margaret, and son James Edward Caley and wife Krista. He also had nine grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the American Legion Post #14 for the Avenue of Flags and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com .
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on May 26, 2016
Denney Jr., Theodore  
Funeral services for Jr. Denney, 55, Lawrence, will be at 2 pm Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Visitation following. Jr. died Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at LMH. Full obituary at rumsey-yost.com
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on May 19, 2016
Dent, Ruth  
Funeral services for Ruth Dent, 101, will be 11 am Friday at Central United Methodist Church. Viso one hour prior. Lie in state Thurs. noon - 8 pm at Rumsey-Yost. Full obit at rumsey-yost.com
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World from May 23 to May 25, 2016
Everley, Phillip  
Funeral services for Phillip Allen Everley, 75, Eudora will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, May 27, 2016 at Eudora United Methodist Church. Military Honors will follow at the Eudora Cemetery. He passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at his home. Phillip was born August 27, 1940 in Lawrence, KS the son of M.W. "Swede" and Louise Jarboe Everley. He graduated from Eudora High School in 1958 and then received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Kansas in 1963. He was commissioned through ROTC as an officer in the United States Army, where he attained the rank of Captain and served in Germany and Vietnam. He owned and operated Everley Roofing Heating and Air until he retired in 1990. He was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church. He was an avid collector, collecting coins, clocks, stamps, McDonald's toys and pop bottles. He loved KU basketball. He was one of the first Eagle Scouts in Eudora. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed traveling to spend time with his family. He married Helen Robertson on November 29, 1969 in Lawrence, KS. She survives of the home. Other survivors include his daughter, Sherri (Jim) Graham, Delray Beach, FL; three sons, Mark (Rita) Everley, Kansas City, MO, Patrick Everley, Arlington, VA, Steven (Whitney) Everley, Irving, TX; 4 grandchildren, Austin, Hayden, Parker and Lucia; his sister, Barbara Eichhorn, Leawood, KS; his brother, Stephen Everley, Overland Park, KS. He was preceded in death by his parents. The family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary-Eudora Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in his name to Boy Scout Troop #64, Eudora or to the Eudora United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com .
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on May 25, 2016
Hobson, James  
James H. Hobson, 93 passed away Saturday May 14, 2016 with his family by his side. He was born in Baldwin City, Kansas to Jerald and Fern (Sutton) Hobson. He attended Baldwin City High School. After graduating High School, he joined the Navy serving during World War II. He then attended Emporia State earning a teaching degree. He accepted a position with Davis Lumber, and Star Lumber. He was promoted to Yard Manager, later retiring after 30 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. He is preceded in death by, his parents, wife; Wilma Jean (Showalter) Hobson, brother; Kenneth Hobson. He is survived by, son; Chris Hobson, daughter; Kay Cooper, sister; Geraldine Martin, 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Memorial services are planned 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Ives Chapel Methodist Church, Baldwin City, Kansas. With interment to follow at Oakwood Cemetery, in Baldwin City. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to: Hospice House, care of the funeral home.
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World from May 24 to May 25, 2016
Ingram, Erma  
Funeral services for Erma Colleen Ingram, 88, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 27, 2016 at First Southern Baptist Church in Lawrence, KS. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence, KS. She passed away May 21, 2016 at her home. Colleen was born July 5, 1927 in Richmond, KS the daughter of Wilbur Wesley and Nellie Pearl (Tracy) Stratton. She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Lawrence, a member and president of Ladies COPE (Committee of Political Education) and Lawrence Chamber of Commerce. She was instrumental in introducing the Bradford Pear trees to the Lawrence area. She was also known for the beautification of Downtown Lawrence including the parking lots in the late 60's. She was a homemaker and owner of Westside Greenhouse. She married Jarl Dean Ingram on March 3, 1943 in Nowata, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on November 19, 1984. Survivors include one daughter, Virginia "Ginger" (Steve) Wingert of Lecompton, KS; one son, Steve (Teri) Ingram of Bradenton, FL; three grandchildren, Dennis (Alyson) Wingert, Chad (Kelly) Ingram, Kent (Pam) Wingert; eight great-grandchildren, Matthew (Amy) Wingert, Candace Wingert, Blake Wingert, Colton Wingert, Trinity Ingram, Colin Ingram, Abby Ingram and Sean Ingram. She was preceded in death by her father, her mother and stepfather, whom were killed in a car accident in 1953. She was also preceded in death by her four siblings, Searle Stratton, Buford Stratton, Doris Nadine Kramer and Marjorie Adamoli. The family will greet friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Memorials may be made in her name to First Southern Baptist Church or Visiting Nurses and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com .
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World from May 23 to May 24, 2016
Kinnersley, Nancy  
Nancy Kinnersley passed away Wednesday evening at KU Medical Center in Kansas City. She was born June 13, 1944 in the small town of East Williamson, New York just east of Rochester. She earned her BS degree at SUNY Albany, her Masters in Mathematics at UT Austin, and her PhD in Computer Science at Washington State University. Since moving to Lawrence in 1989, she had taught in the Computer Science and EECS Departments at KU. She leaves a sister Jean Engleson of Penfield, New York a brother Nelson Bliek of Minneapolis, Minnesota, husband Bill of Lawrence, three children Susan Patterson of Overland Park, Margaret Kinnersley of Stevensville, Montana and Bill Kinnersley of Cranston, Rhode Island, and grandchildren Alex and Nathan Patterson. Words cannot express the loss we feel at her passing. Funeral services have not been planned.
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World from May 20 to May 22, 2016
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