Mary Frances Moncrief

Funeral services for Mary Frances Moncrief, 84, formerly of Eudora, will be at 2 pm Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mt. Sidney Cemetery, Linwood. A visitation will be held from 1 pm until service time Wednesday.

Mrs. Moncrief died Thursday, Mar. 5, 2015, at Prairie Grove Health & Rehab in Prairie Grove, Ark.

She was born Feb. 5, 1931, in Dallas, the daughter of William Waverly and Carrie Ethel Johnson Stuart. She attended schools in Dallas. Mary was a homemaker, and was kept busy raising her seven children.

She married Delbert H. Moncrief on May 28, 1949, in Weatherford, Tex. He preceded her in death in 2002. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Martha Moncrief.

Survivors include three sons, Waverly Moncrief and wife Donna, Eudora, Howard Moncrief and wife JoAnn, Garfield, Ark., and Joseph Moncrief and wife Renee, Harveyville, Kan.; three daughters, Alta Carte and husband Bruce, Cane Hill, Ark., Carolyn Joyce and husband Perry, San Antonio, Tex., and LaVone Devers and husband Wade, Wichita, Kan.; 13 grandchildren, and many great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and step great grandchildren.

Friends may call from 9 am until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mary Moncrief Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.