Archive for Thursday, August 18, 2005


August 18, 2005


Funeral services for Gabriella Diane Cain, newborn, Lawrence, were Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence. The baby was stillborn Aug. 12, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her parents, Contessa Diane Holding and Travis Ryan Cain; two brothers, Christian LeMon Holding and DeAnthony Robert Cassella, of the home; maternal grandparents, Virgil and Annette Holding, Lawrence; paternal grandparents, Connie M. Cain, Taft, Calif., and Mark Cain, Denver; maternal great-grandparents, Pat and Danny Karr, St. Joseph, Mo.; Zelma Jane Pease, Iola,; paternal great-grandparents, Patricia A. Disque, Baldwin City, and Robert Cain, Lawrence; two aunts and three uncles.

Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Compassionate Friends of Douglas County and sent in care of Warren-McElwain, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044. Online condolences may be sent to, subject Cain.


Funeral services for Lois Pauline Ruble, 77, Overbrook, will be at 10 a.m. today at the United Methodist Church, Overbrook. Mrs. Ruble died Aug. 13, 2005, of a brain aneurysm.

She was born Sept. 10, 1927, near Beagle, the daughter of Lloyd and Beryl Funk. She graduated from Parker Rural High School and attended Pittsburg State University and Baker University. She taught in rural, one-room schools.

She married James L. Ruble, Jr. Aug. 13, 1948 at the Beagle Methodist Church. They moved to Overbrook after he completed medical school in 1954, where she spent the remainder of her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister and a niece.

Survivors include her husband, three children, Peggy Heil, Topeka; Rebecca Ruble and her husband, Neil Recker, Prairie Village; Jim and Donna Ruble, Lindsborg, and 10 grandchildren.

Burial will be at Overbrook Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church and sent in care of First Security Bank, Overbrook, KS 66524 or Overbrook Library Foundation and sent in care of Greenwood-Roberts Funeral Home, Box 268, Overbrook, KS 66528.


Funeral services for June Bullock, 88, Raytown, Mo., were Aug. 5, at Blue Ridge Boulevard United Methodist Church, Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Bullock died Aug. 3, 2005, at her home.

She was born June 7, 1917, at Raymore, Mo. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Blue Ridge Boulevard United Methodist Church for more than 50 years and was a former board member. She was a charter member of the Raytown Pinochle Club for 57 years and a member of the Belton and Raytown Historical Societies.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, William "Bill" Bullock, of the home; a daughter, Betty Bullock, Baldwin City; a grandson, Evan Durnal, Baldwin City; a sister, Elizabeth Perry, Belton, Mo.; and many friends and relatives.

Burial was at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo. Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Boulevard United Methodist Church, 5055 Blue Ridge Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64138.

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