Archive for Thursday, October 20, 2005

Ruby Thorpe

1928-2005

October 20, 2005

Services for Ruby Thorpe, 76, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, at De Soto Baptist Church. Burial will be in De Soto Cemetery.
Mrs. Thorpe died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005, in Overland Park.
She was born Oct. 24, 1928, in West Plains, Mo., the daughter of Toy and Carrie Andrews Lane. She moved to De Soto in 1951 and to Eudora in 2001.
Mrs. Thorpe worked for Hallmark Cards for more than 50 years before she retired. She was a member of several quilting guilds and won many ribbons for her show pieces.
She married George Thorpe on July 17, 1948, in Leavenworth. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include a daughter, Martha Longstreth, Lenexa; a brother, Mike Lane, Missouri; and a granddaughter.
The family suggests memorials to the De Soto Baptist Church, 8655 Church St., De Soto 66018.
Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel in De Soto was in charge of arrangements.

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