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Obituaries

Obituaries

Patricia "Tish" Ann Stevens 1962 - 2008 Lawrence

Funeral services for Patricia "Tish" Ann Stevens, 45, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Bruce Funeral Home in Gardner. Burial will follow at Gardner Cemetery.Mrs. Stevens died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, in Baldwin City.She was born Aug. 22, 1962, in Harrisonville, Mo., the daughter of Alvin W. and Oma L. McKay Smith. She grew up in Gardner and graduated from Gardner High School. She received her Licensed Practical Nurse nursing degree from Area Vocational Technical School in Kansas City, Kan. She moved to Baldwin City 20 years ago.Mrs. Stevens worked as a nurse. She also worked as a prep cook for Cordoba's Restaurant. She was active with the Susan J. Komen Breast Cancer Association. Survivors include her parents, Alvin and Oma Smith, Edgerton; a daughter, Ashli N. English, Lawrence; a son, Brett Matthew Stevens, Garden City; siblings, Linda Forbes, Eureka Springs, Ark., Vickie Lea, Olathe, and Paula Simpson, Kearney, Mo., Tony Forbes, Olathe; and two grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral home before the services.The family suggests memorials to the Patricia "Tish" Stevens Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 192, Gardner, 66030.