Archive for Wednesday, January 2, 2002


January 2, 2002


Memorial services for Elizabeth B. Parmley, 84, Baldwin City, were Saturday at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Wichita. Mrs. Parmley died Dec. 24, 2001 in Baldwin City.

She was born April 5, 1917 at Coats. She was a 60-year resident of Wichita where she worked in medical office management.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. C.C. Parmley, and a son, Stanley G. Stegman.

Survivors include a son, C.C. Parmley II and his wife, Karen, Baldwin City; a daughter, Jan Penn and her husband, Rick, Dallas, Texas; several grandchildren; a sister, Iris Brazi, Wichita; eight great-grandchildren and two nieces.

Memorials may be left to the American Cancer Society and sent in care of White Chapel Memorial Gardens, 1806 N. Oliver, Wichita, KS 67208.


Memorial services for Vyola R. "Vy" Smith, 80, Baldwin City, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Baldwin City, with Fr. Bill Fisher officiating. Mrs. Smith died Sat., Dec. 22, 2001 at her home.

She was born Aug. 9, 1921 at Geddes, S.D., the daughter of Frank J. and Rosa (Ambroz) Masur. The family moved to Cole Camp, Mo., in 1937 where she graduated from Cole Camp High School. She worked for Hallmark Card Company and Wade's Restaurant both in Kansas City, Mo.

On Aug. 9, 1942 she married Leo F. Smith, Jr. at Olathe. They were married over 59 years.

They lived in the Kansas City area, Texas and Oklahoma. In 1945 they moved to Baldwin City. Mrs. Smith was bookkeeper for her husband's business, Smith Home Appliances, in Baldwin City for several years. She also worked part-time for the Orchard Lane Nursing Home, Baldwin City.

She was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church, Baldwin City, and a charter member of the Hestia Club in Baldwin City.

Survivors include her husband, Leo Smith, Jr., of the home; one daughter, Susie Lyon and her husband, Duane, Baldwin City; one son, Tracy Smith and his wife, Dianna, Basehor; two sisters, Wilma G. Smith, Clear Lake, Calif. and Sister M. Kathleen Masur, Campbellsport, Wis.; one brother, Eugene Masur, Madison, Neb.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, seven brothers, John, Ignatius, Thomas, Antone, Ambros, Phil and Jerome and four sisters, Sister Ansilion Masur, Sister Rosette Masur, Monica Curtis and Rita Masur.

Mrs. Smith was cremated. Private inurnment will be at Mr. Calvary Cemetery, Baldwin City, at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Douglas County Visiting Nurse's Association and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.

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