Archive for Wednesday, March 8, 2000

Geneva Irene Sumner

March 8, 2000

Graveside services for Geneva Irene Sumner, 95, Lawrence, were March 7, 2000 at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Sumner died Monday, March 6, 2000, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 22, 1904, in Greenwood County, the daughter of John Weston and Ninnie (Calder) Whan. She moved to Edgerton when she was a child and graduated from Edgerton High School in 1923. Mrs. Sumner moved to Lawrence in 1923.

She was an active member of the Eagles Lodge in Lawrence.

She married Luther H.J. Sumner June 30, 1923, in Lawrence. He died June 21, 1973.

Survivors include a brother, Everette Whan, Baldwin City; two granddaughters, four great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.

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