Memorial service for Dixie Lee (Bradshaw) Vitt, 81, Lawrence will be held 1 p.m. Monday, February 8, 2010 at Trinity Episcopal Church. Mrs. Vitt died February 4, 2010 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Memorial Park Cemetery.
She moved to Lawrence in 1946 from Lock Springs, Mo.
She was born February 23, 1928 in Lock Springs, MO the daughter of Grover E. and Mary Lee Eads Bradshaw.
She graduated from Lock Springs High School in 1946. She was a homemaker. She worked for the Douglas County Treasury Office, she was a secretary at Cordley School, and was employed at Janelle’s Dress Shop. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church and had been a past member in the Trinity Episcopal Church Alter Guild.
She married Wayne Joseph Vitt on July 23, 1947 in Lawrence. He preceded her in death on June 3, 2000.
Survivors include two daughters, Diane Hendry, and husband, Joe, Lawrence, Cheryl Mitchell, and husband, Steve, Lawrence; two brothers, Howard Bradshaw, Excelsior Springs, MO, Ritchie Bradshaw, Blue Springs, MO; three sisters, Ruby Williams, Kansas City, KS, Nadene Stamper, Utica, MO, Helen Bradshaw, Gladstone, MO; four grandchildren, Andrew Mitchell, and wife, Amy, Lawrence, Jared Mitchell, Lawrence, Stacy Mitchell, Emporia, Joanna Jones, and husband, Patrick, Weatherford, Texas; one great grandson, Enzo Mitchell, Lawrence; long time friend, Velma Mignot, Lawrence and a great many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one sister, Marian Bradshaw and one brother, Robert Bradshaw.
Memorial Contributions may be made in her name to the Kansas Lung Association and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.