Obituaries

Betty L. Farran 1942 - 2008

Private family services for Betty L. Farran, 65, Lawrence, will be at a later date.
Mrs. Farran died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at her home.
She was born March 12, 1942, in Parsons, the daughter of Michael J. and Florence L. Nading Rhoades. She graduated from Parsons High School in 1960.
Mrs. Farran worked for Maupintour for 12 years. She then worked for Lawrence public schools as a food service worker at Sunflower School for 13 years and retired in 2005.
She married Richard L. Farran on April 21, 1961, in Parsons. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include four daughters, Kim Springer, Kyra Flummerfelt and Kellie Farran-Greenwood, all of Lawrence, and Shara Farran-Flaherty, Eudora; a brother, Keith Rhoades, Salina; a sister, Sharon Cleaver, Erie; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology Center, 325 Maine, Lawrence 66044.
Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost.com.