Graveside services for Geneva Ann Bailey Gary, 92, Eudora, will be 11 am Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at Memorial Park Cemetery.
She died Friday September 12, 2014, at Eudora Medicalodges.
Geneva was born Dec. 12, 1921, in Ozark, Arkansas, the daughter of Seth Earl Wisdom and Lessie Bethany Wisdom.
She married Garner Ray Bailey, Feb. 1939, in Ozark, Ark. They had three Children. He preceded her in death in 1989. She later married John Gary in Lawrence, KS. He passed in 2007.
Mrs. Gary was also preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, Junior, Arlen, Jackie and Lloyd Wisdom, one stepdaughter and one stepson.
Survivors include a son Eugene Bailey, Eudora; two daughters Carol Mason, Eudora, Wilma and Paul Ray, Lawrence; a sister Collene and Glen Long, Eudora; a step daughter Donna Mackey and husband, Grandchildren, great grandchildren, step grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Geneva enjoyed helping people and cooking for everyone. She also liked fishing and camping with her family. She was active at the Assembly of God Church, in Eudora. She took part in her W.M.C. group making quilt and other things for missionaries. She taught Sunday school and helped with Vacation Bible School.
Every summer when her daughter and family went to Colorado for vacation she always made a special breakfast for them before they left and the kids would say, “Grandma is making Colorado breakfast for us”. All the family had a lot of fun at Grandma’s house for Christmas.
Friends may call from noon to 8 pm Monday at the funeral home and the visitation will take place from 6:30-7:30 pm, at 601 Indiana Lawrence, KS 66044.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Assembly of God Church, sent in care of the funeral home.