Archive for Thursday, October 13, 2005

Edith A. French


October 13, 2005

Graveside services for Edith Alma French, 97, Warsaw, Mo., formerly of Eudora, were Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.
Mrs. French died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at Light House Assisted Living in Warsaw.
She was born Jan. 6, 1908, in Clearfield, the daughter of John and Emma Hedrick Mathia.
Mrs. French grew up in the Clearfield-Vinland area, and attended school at Clearfield. She had been a resident of Eudora since the 1940s. She moved to Warsaw four years ago to be near her daughter.
She married Lewis Cass French on April 10, 1929, in Lawrence. He died March 13, 1996.
Mrs. French was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Janice Beem, Edwards, Mo.; a grandson; and two great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Eudora United Methodist Church, sent in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence 66044.
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