Obituary: Annabel Lee Orman

Annabel Lee Orman, 90, died on March 4, 2017, at Newton Presbyterian Manor. She was born on April 18, 1926 in Osage County, Missouri to Leona (Mask) and Adolphus Tharp.

Annabel married George Patrick Burns and to this marriage was born a son, John Burns. George passed away in 1984 after 42 years of marriage to Annabel.

Later in life Annabel married Clarence “Shorty” Orman. After ten years of marriage “Shorty” passed away.

Annabel retired from Boeing in Wichita after 31 years. She spent the majority of her lifetime in Wichita until her health required her to move closer to her son John in Newton.

She is survived by her son John Burns, Newton; four Grandchildren, Chris and spouse Sheila Burns, Newton, Brian Burns, Newton, Nikki and spouse Ward Willis, Halstead, Chad and spouse Jennifer Burns, Halstead; one brother, Robert and Spouse (Velma) Tharp, Colorado Springs, CO, seven great grandsons and one great granddaughter; nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her spouses; three sisters and one brother; two infant daughters.

There will be private family services held.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, in care of the funeral home at 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.

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