Archive for Thursday, January 17, 2002

Christine M. McKelvey


January 17, 2002

Services for Christine Marie McKelvey, 47, Lawrence, were Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Central United Methodist Church. Burial was at Rossville Cemetery, Rossville.

Mrs. McKelvey died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Dec. 30, 1954, in Topeka, the daughter of Allen and Leanna (Strimple) Carter, and had lived in Lawrence since 1963.

She was disabled and did volunteer work. She was a member of Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Lawrence and Central United Methodist Church.

She married Edward LeRoy McKelvey on June 30, 1978, in Lawrence. He died Feb. 9, 1998.

Survivors include her mother, Lawrence; two sisters, Diane Owens, Eudora, and Jane Barthurst, Montpelier, Va., and her maternal grandmother, Lydia Strimple, Rossville.

The family suggests memorials to American Heart Assn., National Kidney Foundation, or to Central United Methodist Church, sent in care of the mortuary.

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