Graveside services for Irma Jeanne Crown, 87, Lawrence, KS, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2013 at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, KS. A family visitation will be held at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Monday, prior to the graveside services. She died Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born on January 25, 1926 in Lawrence, KS, the daughter of Arthur E. & Ethel Hickock Shields. She had lived her entire life in Lawrence.
Irma Jeanne was a graduate of Liberty Memorial High School in Lawrence and attended Central College in McPherson, KS.
She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence and the Altar Guild at the church. She was also a volunteer for the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Auxiliary for many years.
She married John P. Crown on January 30, 1944 in Lawrence. He preceded her in death on January 5, 2009.
Survivors include: one daughter, Paula Meuffel and her husband, Dennis, Lawrence; one son, Robert A. and his wife, Carole Crown, Lawrence; three grandchildren, Jennifer Meuffel and her husband, Jeff Vigneron, Paul Crown and Erika Crown.
The family suggests memorial contributions in her name to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and may be sent in care of the mortuary.