E. Lavonna McBee
E. Lavonna McBee, age 79, died Sunday morning, August 19, 2012, at the Fowler Residential Care Center, Fowler, Kansas.
She was born March 4, 1933, at Hopewell, Kansas the daughter of Walter and Ora (Beighle) Unzicker. As a young girl she attended the Fowler school system, graduating from Fowler High School in 1951.
On November 12, 1953, she married Donald Lee McBee at Liberal, Kansas. After their marriage the couple made their home in Fowler where she maintained the home and worked for USD 225 as a bus driver for twenty-three years.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Fowler. She enjoyed puzzles, camping, reading, her pets, and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by: Two sons, Doyle McBee and wife Ann of Butler, Oklahoma and Royce McBee and wife Vickie of Dodge City, Kansas; Three daughters, Debra Hartman and husband Paul of Hutchinson, Kansas, Leann Sobba and husband Phill of Fowler, Kansas and Jamie Lang of Pratt, Kansas; A brother, Lloyd Unzicker of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; Fourteen grandchildren and Twenty-three great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband on January 10, 2003; her parents; four brothers, Calvin, Earl, Leo, and Ray Unzicker; a sister, Cleta Unzicker; and two granddaughters, Taigeous Portenier and Brianna Krisle.
Celebration of life services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at the United Methodist Church, Fowler, with the Reverend Dick Robbins presiding. As she requested, cremation has taken place. Inurnment will follow the services in the Fowler Cemetery, Fowler.
The family would welcome memorials to the Fowler Residential Care Center or the United Methodist Church in care of Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade, Kansas.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortaury.com