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Virginia Adeline Bayless
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1925
Death: Aug. 17, 2005, USA


Virginia Adeline Bayless died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, at Newman Regional Health, Emporia. Mrs. Bayless, a homemaker, was 79.

The funeral is planned for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Darren Henson will officiate. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. The family will meet friends at 7 p.m. Monday at Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home.

The daughter of Ernest Henry Dieker and Elizabeth C. Erpelding, she was born Sept. 9, 1925, in Olpe. She married Clifford Myers on Jan. 26, 1945, in Emporia; he died July 7, 1967. She married George E. Bayless on May 21, 1970, in Emporia; he died Feb. 29, 1984.

Mrs. Bayless is survived by a son, Larry Myers of Americus, and six daughters, Linda Collins and Tamie Vahsholtz, both of Emporia; Sue Henry of Eureka Springs, Ark.; Mary Palmer of Topeka; Nancy Myers-Rhoads of Halstead; and Gina Easley of Eagle Rock, Mo. A brother, Gilbert Dieker of Maize, also survives, as do three sisters, Arlene Shepard of Emporia; Rita O'Conner of Bernice, Okla.; and Laverne Yocum of Wichita; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Two daughters, Shari and Carolyn Myers, died in infancy. A brother, Andrew Dieker, also died earlier, as did three grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Memorial contributions to the Flint Hills Care Center activity fund may be sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 175, Emporia, KS 66801.

Emporia Gazette ~ 18 & 19 Aug 2005

By Becky Doan
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  George E. Bayless (1918 - 1984)*
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Sacred Heart Cemetery
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
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Virginia Adeline Bayless
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 Added: Sep. 18, 2007
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