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Amelia "Genny" Paxson 1925 - 2008 Olathe

Private services for Amelia "Genny" Paxson, 83, Olathe, were at Aberdeen Village Chapel.Mrs. Paxson died Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, in Olathe.She was born June 26, 1925, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of William and Ebba Brigham. She was a former resident of Kansas City, Kan., and Lawrence.Mrs. Paxson worked with the Lawrence public schools' food service and was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.She married Chester Paxson on Oct. 12, 1941, in Burlington. He preceded her in death.Mrs. Paxson was also preceded in death by a daughter, Marcia Decker, and a brother, John.Survivors include three daughters, Gennie Nickels and husband Bob, Donna Alexander and husband Kenny, and Sherri Allen and husband Chad; a brother, James; nine grandchildren, Kristan, Bret, Kim, Shannan, Jennifer, Jamie, Keri, Shaun and Samantha; and many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association or Grace Hospice of Kansas City, sent in care of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, 14275 S. Blackbob Road, Olathe, KS 66062.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">penwellgabel.com</a>.