Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Meyer, 66, Lawrence, will be at 10 am Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mary died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.
She was born Sept. 29, 1951, in Lawrence, the daughter of Marvin and Gladys Elston Guthrie. She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1970. She had worked at Sunset Hill Elementary, Davol, Regis Inventory Co., Subway, and Dillon’s. She was a member of the Pentecostal church, where she taught Sunday School. Mary was a Girl Scout and Brownie troop leader at Kennedy School. In her spare time, she enjoyed bingo, country music, singing, and watching KU basketball.
She married Gary D. Meyer on July 3, 1971, in Lawrence. He survives of the home. Other survivors include a daughter, Jennifer Meyer, Lawrence; four siblings, Sharon Barrand, Springfield, Mo., Margie Ray and husband Don, Lawrence, Ron Guthrie and wife Ann, Lawrence, and Joe Guthrie, Kansas City; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Guthrie, Carbondale, Kan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Gladys Guthrie, and a brother, David Guthrie.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 9 am until service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Midland Care Day Care Center, or A Helping Hand of Lawrence, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044