Memorial services for Barbara Jean Humphrey, 52, Lawrence, will be at 11:30 am Sunday, May 31, 2015, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Eudora. Barbara died Monday, May 4, 2015, in Eudora after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Sept. 29, 1962, in Chicago, the daughter of Michael Thomas and Gloria Jean Buffa Foster. She graduated from high school in Elmwood Park, Ill., and later attended nursing school in Iowa. Barbara worked as an LPN in nursing homes and hospitals. She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Eudora, and was an avid Chicago Bulls fan.
Survivors include a daughter, Roni Jean Humphrey, Eudora; her mother, Gloria Foster, Eudora; and three siblings, Michael T. Foster (Joanne), Island Lake, Ill., Thomas L. Foster (Angela), Eudora, and James M. Foster, Chino, Calif. She was preceded in death by her father, Michael Foster.
The family is in the process of establishing a memorial fund to help with expenses. Further information will appear here when available.