Archive for Tuesday, March 19, 1991


March 19, 1991


— Services for Helen Vermillion, 70, Emporia, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home in Emporia. Burial will be in Cottonwood Cemetery west of Emporia.

Mrs. Vermillion died Sunday at a Topeka hospital.

She was born Dec. 31, 1920, in Emporia. She was a former nurses' aide at nursing homes in Emporia, Lawrence and California.

She married Wayne M. Vermillion on Dec. 31, 1937, in Council Grove. He died Nov. 2, 1969.

Survivors include five daughters, Donna Roubison and Waynet Brower, both of Lawrence, Anita Stevens, Emporia, Helen Ray Grafmyre, Lynden, Wash., and Sue Ann Vermillion, Coolidge, Ariz.; a sister, Dorothy Lane, Avon Park, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Meals-On-Wheels program in Emporia.

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