Carma G. Gideon 1966 - 2011 Lawrence

Paid family tribute

Graveside services for Carma G. Gideon, 44, Lawrence, will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at Maple Grove Cemetery in Lawrence.
Ms. Gideon died Saturday, May 7, 2011, at her home.
She was born May 11, 1966, in Stockton, California, the daughter of Oliver Edmound Gideon Jr. and Connie Sue McMillin. She attended high school at Lawrence High. She was a loving mother, daughter, and sister, and was loved by many.
Carma was a homemaker. She enjoyed nature, flowers, and gardening.
Survivors include a son, Steven Oliver Desch, Topeka; mother, Connie Sue McMillin, Lawrence; brother, William Gideon, Ozawkie; and sisters Diana Gideon, Pomona, Catherine Prochnow, Pomona, and Tammy Gideon, Lawrence.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to the Carma Gideon Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home.
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This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.