Geraldine M. “Gerie” Aiken

Funeral services for Geraldine Muriel “Gerie” Aiken, 70, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with Pastor Don Ogden officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Aiken died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Medicalodges Eudora.

She was born Dec. 8, 1940, in Lawrence, the daughter of William Maxwell and Muriel W. Cain Potts. She attended Lawrence Public Schools, and later moved to Fresno, Calif. to attend the School of Cosmetology. After returning to Lawrence, she worked at Blane and Jesse’s Hair Salon for several years. She later worked as a hairdresser at many local retirement homes.

Mrs. Aiken was a Brownie leader and an avid volunteer in 4-H. as well as a Tiger Cub leader in Boy Scouts. She enjoyed attending youth sports and co-ed softball games, and was a member of several bowling leagues. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and its Joy Circle, Women’s Missionary Society, and prayer chain.

She married Harold Aiken Jr. on Apr. 1, 1967, in Lawrence. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Carol Kimball and husband Bo, and Lisa D. Bryson and husband Alfred Kramer, all of Lawrence; nine grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Billy and Dale Potts.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or Vitas Hospice, in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS ,66044.

Messages & Condolences

From John & Clara Young & Family...

We are sorry for the loss of Geraldine, if you need anything please let us know we are right across the street.

From Steven & Sandra...

We are thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers.
Hugs & Love your way!
Steven & Sandra

From Melvin & Jody Aiken...

We are so sorry for your loss and you and the family are in our prayers. All our love to you and your family.

From Jennifer Franklin...


I’m very sorry to hear about your mother…

From Pastor Dan Norwood...

Our prayers are with you Harold and family in the loss of Gerie. We at Centenary mourn with you and lift you up in our prayers.

Pastor Dan Norwood

From mary and Steve climer...

We are so sorry for your loss. Your friends Steve and Mary climer

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