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Obituaries

Obituaries

Wilma L. Bernard 1931 - 2005 Lawrence

Visitation services for Wilma L. Bernard, 74, Lawrence, will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence.Mrs. Bernard died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Aug. 13, 1931, in Sac City, Iowa, the daughter of William Franklin and Ethel Genevieve Lathrop Garrison. She graduated from Warsaw, Mo., High School in 1950.Mrs. Bernard was a homemaker and a caregiver at nursing homes in Kansas City, Kan.She married Richard Dean Bernard in 1975, in Kansas City, Kan. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include five daughters, Connie L. McGee, Lawrence, Janis M. Taylor and Christina A. Mottern, both of Knob Noster, Mo., Debbie J. Harvell, Fort Bragg, N.C., and Angela J. Capel, Lawrence; a brother, Kenneth Garrison, Linwood; a sister, June Poeverlein, Lawrence; 25 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Humane Society or Penn House, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent to <a href=mailto:www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.