Obituaries

Ruth Mildred Norman 1926 - 2009

Funeral services for Ruth Mildred Norman, 82, of Eudora, will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20, 2009 at the First Southern Baptist Church in Eudora. Burial will be in the Eudora Cemetery.
Mrs. Norman died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009 at her home in Eudora.
She was born March 12, 1926 in Newnada, Arkansas, the daughter of Philip and Anna Lou (Gower) Roper. Following both her parents deaths, she was adopted and raised by Francis Luther and Molly Mae Long.
She was a graduate of Mountain View High School in 1944.
She was a homemaker and has been a resident of Eudora since moving there in 1967 from De Soto. She had worked for Hercules Army Ammunition Plant for four years.
She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Eudora, where she was very active in church groups.
She was married to Clarence Norman on May 7, 1946 in Oxley, Arkansas. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Yolanda Thomas, Tonganoxie, and Connie Beach and her husband, Rick, Wichita; seven grandchildren, Bryan and Nichole Thomas, Tana Campbell, Brandi, Adam, Kelli and Jami Beach; 10 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary Eudora Chapel in Eudora. The family suggests memorial contributions to Missouri Kansas Chapter of American Liver Foundation and may be sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.warrenmcelwain.com subject: Norman