Alice Jane Jeffress

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BALDWIN CITY - Jeffress, Alice Jane, 73, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at her home. A visitation will be held from 5 7 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Alice was born July 30, 1940, in Monett, Mo., the daughter of Clarence and Stella (Blair) Roller. She has lived in the Lawrence area since 1980. She was a scanner for Allen Press in Lawrence for almost 15 years. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Olathe and a past president of Lawrence Women's Bowling Association and works with Youth Bowling of Lawrence. She married William L. "Bill" Jeffress on June 30, 1967, in Wichita, Kan. He preceded her in death May 21, 2000. Survivors include one daughter, Deborah J. Angleton, Wichita; William Scott Jeffress, Baldwin City; four grandsons, Christopher Jeffress, Stephen Jeffress, Jeffrey Clark, Justin Clark; two brothers, Emer L. Roller, Osawatomie, Kan., Bobby Roller, Tulsa, Okla.; and two sisters, Bonnie LaGalle, Iola, Kan., and Mildred Nevinski, Detroit, Mich. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Glenn Roller; and a sister, Marie Linsen. The family suggests memorials in her name to LYABA (Lawrence Youth Amateur Bowling Association) and may be sent in care of the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to

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Warren-McElwain Mortuary
120 West 13th Lawrence, KS 66044
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Published in The Wichita Eagle on Apr. 10, 2014
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