Ramona Jane DeMint

Services for Ramona Jane DeMint, 68, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

Ms. DeMint died Wednesday, August 5, 2015, at her home.

She was born January 21, 1947, in Syracuse, Kansas, the daughter of Raymond Cecil and Emma Jane Thomas DeMint.

Ms. DeMint worked for the University of Kansas as a custodian. She enjoyed reading, knitting, dancing, and KU basketball. She was a member the Eagle’s Club, the Worden United Methodist Church, and has been a member of a church wherever she has lived. Ramona was an AVON sales rep. for many years, a great supporter of her children’s soccer games, loved going to Las Vegas, and collecting many things.
She was very involved with her children and family.

Survivors include a daughter, Patricia and husband Jim Thornton of Baldwin City; son, Wayne Jackson of Topeka; mother, Emma DeMint, of Eudora; brothers, Bob DeMint of Salina and Mike DeMint of Eudora; grandchildren, Sharelle Thornton of Baldwin City and Austin Wayne Jackson of Topeka; and great grandson, Jackson Gage Micheal Higgins of Baldwin.

She was preceded in death by her father.

The family suggests memorials to Susan G. Komen for breast cancer research, sent in care of the funeral home.