Doris M. Mumford

Funeral services for Doris M. Mumford, 81, Lawrence, KS will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at First Christian Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.  She died on Friday, April 20, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born on December 26, 1930 in Cass County, TX, the daughter of Rock I. and Mae Crossland Golden. She moved to Lawrence with her husband in July 1952.

Mrs. Mumford was a long time food service cashier at USD 497.  She retired in 1986.

She was a member of the First Christian Church in Lawrence.

She was married to Edwin Mumford on February 14, 1952 in St. Joseph, MO.  He preceded her in death on June 16, 2009.

Survivors include a daughter, Lisa and husband, Chuck Hoag, a son, John D. and wife, Leslie Green Mumford, of West Point, NY, seven grandchildren, Jenna Mumford, Meghan Mumford, Lauren Mumford, Taylor Hoag, Chase (wife, Caroline) Hoag, Austin Hoag, and Courtney Hoag.

The family suggests memorials in her name to the First Christian Church or to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

The family will greet friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aril 23, 2012 at the mortuary.


8 Condolences

  1. Sharon Walker on April 21, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    I wanted to take this time to express my deepest condolence to you for the loss of Doris. Although her physical presence is no longer with us; her loving memories will live on in our hearts. During my time of grief I found comfort in the holy writings found in God’s Word. The man Job in (Job 14:14) asked “If an able-bodied man dies can he live again?”. With heartfelt compassion, Jesus answered in (John 5:28,29)-” Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life”. Imagine a resurrection or a bringing back to life. And right here on earth.–(Ps.37:29)-“The righteous themselves will posses the earth. And they will reside forever upon it”. Jesus (John 5:28) was relaying a promise from his heavenly Father-Jehovah-(Ps.83:18) who at (Titus 1:2) says is a “God who can not lie”. I pray that you will be able to draw comfort from these scriptural thoughts as I did. May our Heavenly Father grant you peace.

  2. Ron Swall on April 22, 2012 at 10:09 am

    Lisa and John, have not seen youall for years, but wanted you to know I think of your family every time I drive by the cul-de-sac. I’m sorry for your loss, and hope that her passing was gentle.

    take good care, Ron

  3. Pat and Martha Beard and Helen Lindsey on April 22, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  4. Bob and Lorene Powell on April 23, 2012 at 7:56 am

    Liza and Chuck:

    You have our thoughts and prayers during this time. Losing a parent is one of the most difficult periods in our life but we have the comfort of the Lord.

  5. Jean on April 23, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    I am so sorry that I will not be able to attend the visitation or funeral because I am visiting my son & family in Lafayette, CA. May God’s conforting presence surround you at this time.


  6. Lorrie Candler on April 23, 2012 at 5:08 pm

    I rejoice with Ed and Doris together again…their wait has been long. But my life will not be so full and a big part of my heart will be missing without her. My thoughts, prayers and love are with every one of you!!

  7. Mary Hatfield on April 23, 2012 at 5:49 pm

    Dear Lisa and John, I am so very sorry to not be in town for the service and to give you big warm hugs of comfort and love. You were her world and you knew that most assuredly. She was a hard worker in so many dimensions and so was your dad. I loved seeing them every now and then in the school district connections. My prayers are for your peace of mind and for God’s comforting love to surround you. Please know that I am thinking of you! Hugs and blessings, Mary

  8. Jack Tomsic on May 14, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    Lisa and John, I’ve seen the love your parents gave you growing up, and the love they shared with me. No more truer friends than Ed and Doris exist. I’m proud to have known them both and see the results of their love flourish in you and your families. Always, JACK

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