Memorial services for Gladys M. Rennels, 102, Lawrence will be held later date. Gladys passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020 at her home.
Gladys was born on February 1, 1918 in Topeka, KS, the daughter of James M. and Margaret E. (Hockett) DeMoss.
She worked at Sunflower Ammunition Plant before starting cooking for Theta tau fraternity at KU for 15 years. And then at Lawrence School District 497 for 17 years. She retired to help take care of one of her grandchildren. Her hobby was baking and selling goods at the Lawrence famer market from 1980 to 2014.
She married Burgess W. Rennels, Sr. July of 1950 in Denver, CO and they later divorced. He preceded her in death on October 24, 2010; two sisters, Aurora Logan and Idessa Riley; four brothers, Ronald Demoss, George Demoss, Ralph Demoss and Cornelius Aldridge.
Survivors include her three sons, Daniel E. Georgie, Jr., Burgess W. Rennels Jr., Otho G. Rennels, all of Lawrence; three grandchildren: Shawn Georgie, Trent Georgie and Maria Rennels, twelve great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren, three sisters, Leona Mullins, Hazel Moore and Alta Cummings; and abundance of nieces, nephews and cousins