Archive for Thursday, July 13, 2000

Roy Scribner

July 13, 2000

Roy Scribner
1918-2000>
Services for Roy Williamson "Arkie" Scribner, 81, Lawrence, were Wednesday, July 12, at Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church, Lawrence. Burial was in Clinton Cemetery.

Mr. Scribner died Sunday, July 9, 2000, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Aug. 18, 1918, in Batesville, Ark., the son of Joseph and Martha Ann (Riley) Scribner. After the death of both parents, he and his brother were adopted and raised by their uncle and aunt, Lawrence and Myrtle Scribner.

He had lived in the Eudora and Lawrence areas since 1946, moving from Sulphur Rock, Ark. He had been a resident of the Colyer farming community, south of Lawrence, for 40 years.

Mr. Scribner worked in the sheet metal shop of the Facilities Operations department at Kansas University. He retired in 1983 after 37 years there.

He married Martha Jane Godair on June 24, 1939, in Sulphur Rock, Ark. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include three sons, Joe Scribner and R.W. Scribner, both of Lawrence, and James Scribner, Perry; a daughter, Betty Jean Miller, Gardner; a half-brother, James Marshall, Pineville, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa, was in charge of arrangements.

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