Carol D. Parker Bevens

Memorial services for Carol D. Parker Bevens, 78, Gardner, formerly of Lawrence and Pomona, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Inurnment will follow at Eudora City Cemetery.

Mrs. Bevens died Saturday, June 11, 2011, at Medicalodges Gardner.

She was born Mar. 15, 1933, in Lawrence, the daughter of Charles R. and Bessie Meadows Parker. She attended Liberty Memorial High School.

Mrs. Bevens was a nursing assistant at Valley View Nursing Home. She enjoyed art and sketching.

She married Zelma Eugene “Gene” “Beve” Bevens. He preceded her in death in 1993. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Jean Bevens in 1969, and a grandson, Guy Edwards III.

Survivors include three children, Guy Edwards Jr., Pomona, Nancy Asher and husband Garry, Lawrence, and Charles W. Bevens, Harris, Kan.; a brother, Charles R. Parker Jr., Oskaloosa; a sister, Janet K. Girnius, McLouth; 13 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Carol Bevens Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS, 66044.