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PAULINE "POLLY" ADAMS
Pauline "Polly" Adams, 76, Independence, MO, passed away June 9, 2000, at the Independence Regional Health Center. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel; burial in Mount Washington Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. Monday at the chapel. Polly was born in Kansas City, MO, on June 13, 1923, and had lived most of her life in this area. She is survived by her two daughters, Kristi Hawes of Kansas City, MO, and Tish Bustamante of Independence, MO; and two granddaughters, Nicolette Roark and Ericka Bustamante. (Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel) 

CHARLA K. BECKETT
Charla K. Beckett, 38, Kansas City, MO, died June 11, 2000, at North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, MO. Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons White Chapel Funeral Home; burial in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Gladstone, MO. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to ICA. Mrs. Beckett was born June 5, 1962, in Kansas City, MO. She is survived by her son, Adrian, of the home; mother, Carol Plummer and husband Paul, Kansas City, MO; father, David Boyd, Bates City, MO; brother, Blake Boyd, wife Kerry, and their daughter, Lindsey, Kansas City, MO; grandmothers, Kirtis Sowder and Exene Boyd, both of Kansas City, MO; aunt, Pam Reyes; and Charla's friend, Becky Weaver of Kansas City, MO. (Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer's Sons White Chapel, Gladstone, MO) 

MARILYNN JEANNE BOESCHEN
Marilynn Jeanne Boeschen, 53, Kansas City, MO, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, at North Kansas City Hospital. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at New Hope Cemetery, Liberty, MO. Private family viewing. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Wildlife Federation or charity of one's choice. Marilynn was born May 5, 1947, in Kansas City, MO. She is survived by her husband, Larry Boeschen of the home; two sons, Perry and Joyce Boeschen of Kansas City, MO, and Jarrett and Kim Boeschen of Lenexa, KS; her mother, Georgia Hinch, Gladstone, MO; one sister, Nancy Fuller, Kansas City, MO; and four grandchildren, Alana, Amanda, Jacob and Kristen Boeschen. (Arrange- ments: Charter Funerals, (813) 921-5555) 

LUCILLE M. BURGESS
Lucille M. Burgess, 70, Grandview, MO, passed away June 10, 2000, at Life Care Center of Grandview. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Olathe, KS. (Arrangements: E.K. George & Sons Grandview Chapel) 

GEORGIA BURKS
Georgia Burks, 46, Moberly, MO (formerly of Kansas City, MO), died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at her home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Summerville Funeral Home, Salisbury, MO; burial in the Prairie Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, and may be mailed to Summerville Funeral Home, 506 N. Blevins Dr., Salisbury, MO 65281. (Arrangements: Summerville Funeral Home, Salisbury, MO, (660) 388-5800) 

WILMA S. COX
Wilma S. Cox, 86, Overland Park, KS, passed away June 11, 2000, at Overland Park Manor. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Mt. Moriah & Freeman Chapel, 10507 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, MO; burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Friends may call 12 noon-1 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Wilma was born September 13, 1913, in Versailles, MO, and had lived in the Kansas City area for most of her life. She retired after 35 years with H&R Block. Wilma loved her family and grandson very much and she will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by Ted Cox in 1996 after 40 years of marriage. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Teague and husband Al of Prairie Village, KS; brother, K.P. Hunter and wife Mary of Leawood, KS; sister, Naomi Harter and husband Paul of Overland Park, KS, and Louise White and husband David of Versailles, MO; one grandson, John Teague of Prairie Village, KS; and many nieces and nephews. (Arrangements: Mount Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, 816-942-2004) 

JUANITA CUMMINS
Juanita Cummins, 90, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Villa St. Joseph in Overland Park, KS. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at the Belle Plaine Cemetery, Belle Plaine, KS, with the Rev. Kendell Utt officiating. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Frank Funeral Home in Wellington, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hargis Creek Outdoor Classroom, P.O. Box 355, Wellington, KS, or the First United Methodist Church, Wellington, KS. 

ALTA MABLE DENLEY
Alta Mable Denley, 103, Olathe, KS, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Olathe. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 143rd & Blackbob Rd., (913) 768-6777. Contributions are suggested to the Good Samaritan Nursing Center, 20705 W. 151st Street, Olathe, KS 66061. 

LEON HURLEY DENNIS
Leon "Hurley" Dennis, 75, Kansas City, MO, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2000, at home. Jazz memorial service will be 5-7 p.m. Monday, June 12, at E.R. Morris Main Chapel, 4316 Troost. Friends may make jazz tributes during the service. (Arrangements: E.R. Morris Funeral Chapel) 

ROBERT LAVEY "BOB" DONEGAN
Robert Lavey "Bob" Donegan, 74, of Leawood, KS, passed away Friday, June 9, 2000, at St. Joseph Health Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at the Church of the Nativity Catholic Church, Leawood, KS. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Monday evening at McGilley Funeral Home, 12301 State Line Road, where the rosary will be said at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Mr. Donegan's name to The Eye Foundation of Kansas City, 2300 Holmes, Kansas City, MO, 64108, Attn: Sue Dunphy, (816) 881-6100. Mr. Donegan was born to Jane E. and Joseph J. Donegan, Sr. on July 11, 1925. He was a United States Marine in World War II and served in the South Pacific. Mr. Donegan was co-owner and founder of Donegan Optical Company, Inc., where he was Vice President until he retired in 1997. He was a member of Milburn Golf and Country Club and a parishioner of the Church of the Nativity since it's founding. From 1964 to 1986 he was an active member of Queen of the Holy Rosary parish, serving on the liturgy committee and as an usher. Mr. Donegan is survived by his wife, Ann and his two daughters, Lisa Donegan, of the home, and Mary Donegan Singh of Leawood, KS, as well as three grandchildren, Paul Singh, Angelia Singh and Katie Singh. Four brothers, one sister, also survive Mr. Donegan, as well as many loving brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be James H. Hare, Steven Carrington, Garry Hammes, Bill Davis, Jerry Shreve and Phil Hientzleman. (Arrangements: McGilley State Line Chapel, (816) 942- 6180) 

ORBY A. ELMORE JR.
Orby A. Elmore Jr., 84, Kansas City, MO, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at home. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association and/or Kansas City Hospice. Mr. Elmore was born November 21, 1915, in Kansas City, MO, and was a lifelong area resident. He was a WWII Army veteran of the European Theater. He retired in 1976, having worked as an airline mechanic for TWA and was a member of the International Association of Machinists. He is survived by his wife, Nellie J. Elmore, of the home; a daughter, Colleen Bridges, Independence, MO; a grandson, Gregory Smith, Grain Valley, MO; a granddaughter, Kelli Bridges, Independence, MO; and two great-grand- daughters, Abigail Josephine Smith and Samantha Cole Smith. (Arrangements: Blackman Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 2825 Independence Ave. (816) 241-4040) 

DORA PLUMMER HERBST 
Dora Plummer Herbst, 98, Kansas City, MO, died Friday, June 9, 2000. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at Floral Hills Cemetery. Friends may call 4-5 p.m. Wednesday at Oak Hall. Memorial contributions may be made to Herbst House Restoration, Box F, Salem Station, Winston-Salem, NC 27108. (Arrangements: Charter Funerals, (816) 921-5555) 

CHARLES W. HIGGINBOTHAM
Charles W. Higginbotham, 48, Independence, MO, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, at Vencor Hospital of Kansas City. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel; burial in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Monday, June 12, at the chapel with a Masonic service at 7 p.m. The family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society. Charlie was born February 16, 1952, in Kansas City, MO, He was a diesel mechanic. He was a member of the Ararat Shrine Temple along with Mini-Indy Unit; a member of the Mount Washington Masonic Lodge #614, and a member of the R.L.D.S. Village Heights Church. Survivors include his wife, Linda Higginbotham, of the home; mother, Hazel Higginbotham, Independence, MO; son, Steve Higginbotham, Jefferson City, MO; daughter, Michelle Higginbotham, Blue Springs, MO; and a stepdaughter, Lori Alvis, of the home. (Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel) 

CLARA E. JOHNSON
Clara E. Johnson, 96, Raytown, MO, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, at Cedar Valley Nursing Home. Graveside services will be 12 noon Tuesday, June 13, at Mt. Washington Cemetery. (Arr- angements: George C. Carson and Sons, Independence, MO) 

EUGENE F. KAPLANIS
Eugene F. Kaplanis, 71, Kansas City, MO, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at Charter Funerals/Earp & Sons Chapel, 5000 Blue Ridge Cutoff, Kansas City, MO. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. (Arrangements: Charter Funerals, (816) 921-5555) 

DARREL KEGERREIS
Darrel Kegerreis, 78, Hot Springs Village, AR, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, in Hot Springs, AR. Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the First Christian Church, Hot Springs with Reverend Buddy Pettigrew officiating. Cremation. The family requests no flowers, donations may be made to the First Christian Church, Hot Springs and/or the Ouchita Council of Boy Scouts. Mr. Kegerreis was born May 15, 1922, in Butler, MO. He graduated from Central High School in Kansas City, MO, in 1938, and attended Junior College in Kansas City. He was a veteran of WWII, having served as an engineer in the Air Force. While in WWII he was sent to Brooklyn Polytech for training. He received a B.S. degree in engineering from the University of Kansas in 1949, attended M.I.T. on a Sloan Fellowship, and received an M.S. degree in 1961. In 1949, he began working for General Motors in Kansas City, KS, and worked his way up to superintendent of the chassis department. In 1967, he was transferred to the GM plant in Linden, NJ, as production manager. In 1971, GM transferred him to the Kansas City, MO plant where he served as plant manager. Mr. Kegerreis was a member of the First Christian Church, Hot Springs, AR, Board of Ouchita Council of Boy Scouts of America, and Hot Springs National Park Rotary Club. He received the Silver Beaver Award for Boy Scouts. He was a former member of the Garland County Senior Golf Assoc., a former member of the Razorback Club of Hot Springs Village, a former member of C.A.R.T.I. of Little Rock, a member of the Hot Springs Elks Club and Hot Springs Village Golf Association. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Kegerreis, Hot Springs Village, AR; sons and daughters- in-law, James and Charlene Kegerreis, Montville, NJ, and Steve and Joan Kegerreis, Ft. Wayne, IN; daughter and son-in- law, Linda and Michael Russell, Ventura, CA; grandson, Jeff Kegerreis, Ft. Wayne, IN; granddaughter, Kristin Kegerreis, Ft. Wayne, IN; grandson, Ben Russell, Ventura, CA; and granddaughter, Megan Russell, Ventura, CA. (Arrangements: Gross Funeral Home, 120 Wright's St., Hot Springs, AR, (501) 624-1244) 

HOWARD D. KEPPEL
Howard D. Keppel, 77, Raytown, MO, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at Charter Funerals/Earp & Sons Chapel, 5000 Blue Ridge Cutoff, Kansas City, MO; burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday at the chapel. Mr. Keppel was born and raised in Scotia, NE. He retired from Montgomery Wards as a truck driver. He was a veteran of WWII. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn, of the home; son, Chris Keppel, of the home; stepson, Mike Wooster, of the home; two stepdaughters, Deborah Asbury, Independence, MO, and Denise Kelsey, Sugar Creek, MO; two stepsons, Larry Wooster and David Wooster, both of Independence, MO; 16 stepgrandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; three sisters, Penny Barnes, North Carolina, Mildred McGraw, California, and Dorothy Donahue, California; and brother, Robert Keppel, California. (Arrange- ments: Charter Funerals, 816-921-5555) 

CLAUDIA LEE KISH
Claudia Lee Kish, Federal Way, WA, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2000, in Federal Way, WA. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Blue Springs Chapel and at 12 noon Tuesday at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church; burial in Blue Springs Cemetery. Friends may call 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Blue Springs Chapel. Memorial services will be held in Seattle, WA, and Bangor, ME, at a later date. The family suggests contributions to the American Diabetes Association. (Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Blue Springs Chapel, 1600 Main Street, Blue Springs, MO, (816) 229-3276) 

WILMA JEAN KITTLE
Wilma Jean Kittle, 63, Warrensburg, MO (formerly of the Kansas City area), passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, at Western Missouri Medical Center, Warrensburg. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel; burial in Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. (Arr- angements: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel) 

IRENE W. MANLY
Irene W. Manly, 94, Osawatomie, KS, passed away June 11, 2000, at Golden Heights Living Center, Garnett, KS. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Osawatomie Cemetery, Osawatomie, KS. Mrs. Manly will lie in state 1-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Plum Creek United Methodist Church. (Arrangements: Eddy- Birchard Funeral Home, Osawatomie, KS) 

MARY E. MIERAS
Mary E. Mieras, 57, of Lenexa, KS, passed away June 11, 2000. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at Faith Lutheran Church, 67th & Roe, Prairie Village, KS. Cremation. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. The family requests contributions to the Mary Mieras Memorial Fund, c/o Amos Family Funeral Home, 10901 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66203. Mary was born November 11, 1942, in Halls, MO. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, John A. and Florence D. Leimbach Karn. Survivors include her sons, Kyle and his wife Julie, of Olathe, KS, Kalin and his wife, Katie, of Overland Park, KS, and Kelby and his wife, Jennifer, of Leavenworth, KS; granddaughters, Jessica, Meghan, and Gracen; brother, John Karn and his wife, Ruth, of Wathena, KS; nieces and nephews; and two great-nephews. (Arrangements: Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee, 913-631-5566) 

CATHERINE M. (NOVOSEL) MILLICH
Catherine M. (Novosel) Millich, Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, June 10, 2000. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at the Highland Park Funeral Home; burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home where prayer services will be at 7 p.m. The family suggests contributions to the Alzheimer's Association. Mrs. Millich was born in Kansas City, KS, and was a lifelong resident. She was a homemaker. She attended St. George Serbian Orthodox Church. She is survived by her husband, Max Millich, of the home; two daughters, Linda Millich, of the home; and Patty Parker and her husband, Gary E. Parker Sr., Kansas City, KS; two sisters, Mildred Pistone and Bernice Gregory, both of Kansas City, MO; two grandchildren, Brandy Parker, Lenexa, KS, and Gary E. Parker Jr., United States Navy; and several nieces and nephews. (Arrangements: Highland Park Funeral Home) 

MARYANN MITCHELL
Maryann Mitchell, 67, Kansas City, MO, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, at Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel; burial in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Longview Methodist Church or the American Diabetes Association. Mrs. Mitchell was born May 6, 1933, in northeast Kansas City, MO, to Ailene and Roy Metcalf Sr. She had been a member of the Longview Methodist Church since 1972, and was a resident of the Ruskin Area for 31 years. Maryann was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Eugene G. Mitchell, of the home; son, William V. Mitchell, Grandview, MO; son, Paul Mitchell, of the home; daughter and son- in-law, Peggy and David Rife, and grandson, Andrew L. Rife, of the Ruskin area; and brother, Roy W. Metcalf Jr., of Kansas City, MO. (Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel) 

NATHAN SCOTT MILES RAWLINGS
Nathan Scott Miles Rawlings, 11, of Kansas City, MO, died Friday, June 9, 2000, at his home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Elmira Baptist Church; burial in Elmira Cemetery. The family will greet friends 7- 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Jarman Chapel in Lawson, MO. Memorials are suggested to the Nathan Scott Miles Rawlings Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home. Nathan was born June 7, 1989, in Kansas City, MO, to Lyndel Rawlings and Stacy Elliott. He was a lifelong area resident. He was Baptist. He had just completed the fifth grade at Gracemore Elementary School in Kansas City. He was a member of the Freedom of Road Riders Local #29 in Avondale, MO. He was a Cub Scout. His hobbies were collecting arrowheads, swimming, roller blading, and playing Nintendo. He especially loved playing with his sisters. Survivors include his father, Lyndel Rawlings of Kearney, MO; his mother, Stacy Elliott, of the home; his stepfather, Dale Miles of the home; two sisters, Krysta Miles and Jessica Miles of the home; stepbrother, Vincent Turner of St. Joseph, MO; two stepsisters, Stephanie Turner and Cassondra Zimmerman of St. Joseph, MO; paternal grandparents, Lindel W. and H. Loretta Rawlings of Roach, MO; maternal grandmother, Linda (Scobee) Dice of Excelsior Springs, MO; maternal grandfather, Stephen Lee Elliott of Excelsior Springs, MO; maternal great- grandmother, Melba Rouse of Excelsior Springs, MO; uncles, Tom Rawlings and Larry Rawlings, both of Holt, MO, and Terry Elliott of Excelsior Springs; and three aunts, Shanna Daugherty and Renee Thurston, and Andria Dice, all of Excelsior Springs. Preceding him in death were his paternal grandparents, Lois and Charles A. Rawlings and Thelma and John Blankenship; maternal stepgrandfather, Andy Dice; maternal great- grandparents, Peggy and Raymond Scobee; and stepgreat-grandfather, Ernest Rouse. (Arrangements: Jarman Funeral Home, Lawson, MO) 

ERNA REIF
Erna Reif, 90, of Overland Park, KS, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at Overland Park Manor. Graveside services will be 12:30 p.m. Monday, June 12, at Sheffield Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers, family suggests contributions to Congregation Beth Israel Abraham and Voliner. (Arrangements: Louis Memorial Chapel) 

THERESA M. SCHMITZ
Theresa M. Schmitz, 81, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at St. Mary- St. Anthony Catholic Church; burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church, where the rosary will be said at 6 p.m. and the Divine Mercy Chaplet will be said at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials to the St. Mary-St. Anthony Liturgy Committee Memorial Fund; Sisters, Servants of Mary; or Hospice Services of Catholic Charities. Theresa was born in Kansas City, KS, and was a lifelong resident. She had been employed as a clerk/typist for the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Union for 30 years before her retirement in 1981. During World War II, she was employed at the bomber plant in Fairfax as a radio electrician. She then worked for several years at Bemis Bag Co. She was a member of St. Mary-St. Anthony Catholic Church, its Altar Society having served as Publicity Chairperson, the Parish Council, founding member and Chairperson of the Liturgy Committee since its creation in 1985. She was a member of the Office, Professional, & Employees Union of Boilermakers International, the American Business Women's Association, as Past President, of the Wyandotte Deanery, District 1 - American Conference of Catholic Women, the Legion of Mary Auxiliary, and the Blue Army. She was devoted to Our Lady of Fatima devotions, having made thousands of rosaries for distribution, and was a promoter for the Beatification of Padre Pio. Theresa was a charter member of the following organizations: The Ladies Benevolence Society, WYKAN, Fatima Circle #843, Daughters of Isabella, where she held offices as First Regent and Scribe, and the Sisters, Servants of Mary Guild. She was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers. She is survived by one sister, Catherine M. Traffis, Kansas City, KS; three sisters- in-law, Vera Schmitz and Jennie Schmitz, both of Kansas City, KS, and Faye Schmitz, Belton, MO; and many nieces and nephews. (Arrangements: Skradski Funeral Home, Kansas City, KS, (913) 371-1404) 

JENNIFER McCRAY SIMONS
Jennifer McCray Simons, 6, Lawrence, KS, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at her home. Memorial services will be 5 p.m. Monday, June 12, at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Lawrence. Private family graveside services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery prior to the graveside services. The Rev. Darrel Proffitt of St. Margaret's will officiate at both services. The family suggests memorials to the Dole Center, Child and Family Clinic, c/o the Kansas University Endowment Association. Jennifer was born November 15, 1993, in Kansas City, MO. She is survived by her parents, Dolph & Lisa Simons, Lawrence, KS; sisters, Katherine, Elizabeth and Whitney; grandparents, Dolph & Pam Simons, Lawrence, KS, and Harry & Tinka McCray, Kansas City, MO; and great-grandmother, Marie Simons, Scottsdale, AZ. (Arr: Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence, KS) 

JANICE K THOMPSON
Janice K Thompson, 53, Grandview, MO, passed away Friday, June 9, 2000, at Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Park Lawn Chapel; burial in Green Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City, MO. Friends may call 7-8:30 p.m. Monday at the chapel. The family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Thompson was born November 29, 1946, in Kansas City, MO, and was a lifelong area resident. She was a GSTD Host for AOL Pro Football chat room and was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan. She was preceded in death by her father, Jack G. Forson; and a brother, Pete Forson. Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Gene Thompson; three sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Diane Thompson, Kansas City, MO, Allen and Tammy Thompson, Paola, KS, and Steve and Desre Thompson, Lee's Summit, MO; her mother, Mable Forson, Gladstone, MO; two brothers, David Forson, Kansas City, MO, and Jackie Forson, Gladstone, MO; and four grandchildren. (Arrangements: Park Lawn Funeral Home) 

ROBERT A. WILSON
Robert Andrew Wilson, 72, Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2000, at the V.A. Medical Center, Kansas City, MO. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at Alden- Harrington Chapel, Bonner Springs, KS; burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Mr. Wilson was born September 5, 1927, in Kansas City, MO. He was an Army veteran, and had owned and operated Wilson Auto in Kansas City, KS, since 1957. He is survived by his wife of over 47 years, Norma Jean Wilson, of the home; two sons, David Wilson of Dallas, TX, and Daniel Wilson of Kansas City, KS; two daughters, Patricia Alfrey and husband Howard of Kansas City, KS, and Ann Compton of Platte City, MO; seven grandchildren, Timothy Alfrey of Atoka, OK, Brian Compton and Christopher Compton of Platte City, MO, Bobby Blake and Ben Wilson of Dallas, TX, and Jennifer Wilson of Kansas City, KS. (Arrangements: Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs, KS) 

WILMA WILLENE WYATT
Mrs. Wilma Willene Wyatt, 79, Lawson, MO (formerly of Excelsior Springs, MO), died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Smithview Manor Care Center, Lawson. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Jarman Chapel, Lawson; burial in the Lawson Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. (Arrange- ments: Jarman Funeral Home, 214 N. Pennsylvania, Lawson, MO 64062, (816) 580-3212) 

C. OPAL YOUNG
C. Opal Young, 95, Prairie Village, KS, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, at St. Luke's Hospital. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee; burial at Johnson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to York College, York, NE, or to Cordell Christian Home, Cordell, OK. Mrs. Young was born in Indian Territory, OK. She was a member of the Overland Park Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Young, two brothers, Floyd and Bob, and a sister, Esta. (Arrangements: Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee, 913-631- 5566)


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