Edith Wilson

Edith Iona Wilson, 91, Lawrence, died May 17, 2011 at her home.

She was born July 21, 1919, at Hoyt, the daughter of Dave Harold and Orpha Mae Thompson Blevins.

She owned her own bar and worked for Johnny’s Tavern, Lawrence, for 30 years. She was a member of the VFW and Eagles Lodge, Lawrence.

She is survived by two sons, Ernest Allen Beers, Lawrence, and Thomas “Tom” Wilson, Perry; a daughter, Sandra J. Anzek, Lawrence; a brother, Bob Blevins, of Arkansas; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, David E. Beers, in 1997.

Funeral services were May 20 at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Lawrence. Burial was at Buster Cemetery, rural Perry.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Douglas County VNA Hospice and sent in care of the funeral home, 3821 W. 6th St., Lawrence, 66049.

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