Norma Jean Elston

Graveside services for Norma Jean Elston, 77, Williamsburg, will be 2 pm Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Memorial Park Cemetery.

She died December 28, 2016, at her home.

Norma was born August 16, 1939, in Mayville, KY, the daughter of Milford R. and Helen Francis Gill Burton.

She worked for the University of Kansas as a House mother at Oliver Hall. She retired in 2005.

Survivors include siblings, Margarite Hauke, Dorothy Miller, Don Burton; four sons, Bill Kilgore, Richard Kilgore, Jerry Kilgore and Gilson Norris; eight grand children and seven great grand children.

She is preceded in death by her parents

Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Association, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street Lawrence, KS 66044.

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