Archive for Thursday, August 30, 2001

Harold L. Maness


August 30, 2001

Graveside services for Harold L. Maness, 79, Lawrence, were Saturday, Aug. 25, at Memorial Park Cemetery, with military honors by Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14 of the American Legion.

Mr. Maness died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2001, at his home.

He was born Sept. 18, 1921, in Eudora, the son of John Boykin and Dora (Haferbier) Maness. He grew up in Lawrence and graduated from Liberty Memorial High School. An Army veteran of World War II, he served from 1942 to 1946. He received the American Theater Service Medal and the Victory Medal.

He and his brother owned and operated G.I. Joe's Car Lot and Service Station until his retirement in 1970.

He also trained and showed ponies out of his Windy Acres Farm.

He married Wilma Hunter Aug. 22, 1941, in Lawrence . She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, William Maness and Larry Maness, both of Boston; and a sister, Bernie Finney, Topeka.

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society or Center for Basic Cancer Research, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence.

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