Archive for Thursday, June 14, 2001

Frances J. Mee Stephenson

1923-2001

June 14, 2001

Graveside services for Frances J. Mee Stephenson, 77, Lawrence, were Tuesday, June 12 at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Stephenson died Friday, June 8, 2001 at Midland Hospice House, Topeka.

She was born Dec. 8, 1923 in Peru, Ill., the daughter of John and Blanche Mee.

Stephenson graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in Lawrence and Kansas University. She taught school in Douglas County until her retirement from the Eudora school system in 1988.

She was a member of Plymouth Congressional Church.

Survivors include a son, Alan "Corky" Byrn, Greenville, Miss.; a daughter, Susan Laushman, Wichita; six grandsons; and six great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence.

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