Edna B. ‘Bea’ Abram

Graveside services for Edna B. ‘Bea’ Abram, 90, Eudora, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Jewell Cemetery, Jewell, Kan.

Mrs. Abram died Monday, June 11, 2012, at Medicalodges Eudora.

She was born July 21, 1921, in Union Star, Mo., the daughter of William and Gertrude Pyle Peters. She graduated from high school in Delia, Kan.

Mrs. Abram was a self-employed seamstress, and was the unofficial seamstress of the University of Kansas, sewing names and numbers and mending KU football and basketball uniforms. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, and woodworking.

She married Carl K. Abram on Mar. 17, 1947. He preceded her in death on May 21, 1979. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son, Wayne Abram, four brothers, Cecil, Fred, Claude, and Lester Peters, and a sister, Ruby Peters.

Survivors include a son, Jim Abram and wife Sharon, Eudora; two daughters, Pamela Ewart and husband Ray, Canton, N.C., and Lana Nelson and husband Jeff, Eudora; twelve grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren.

Friends may call from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 6 – 8 p.m.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Vitas Hospice, in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS, 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Sheaffer family...

Dear Abram family,

We are sorry for the loss of your mother, Please accept our condolences.


The Sheaffers

From Carolyn Wiley (Davis)...

Dear Lana,

I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I enjoyed talking with her and Ruby so many times over the years. We shared quite a few laughs together. Please accept my condolences.


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