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Georgia R. Searcy

June 30, 1920 July 25, 2019
Georgia  R. Searcy
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Obituary for Georgia R. Searcy

Georgia R. Searcy, 99, of Crawfordsville, Indiana, formerly of Parsons, passed away at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Wellbrooke of Crawfordsville.

She was born on June 30, 1920 at Iola, Kansas to Ralph W.E. and Lillie J. (Hutchinson) Shafer. She grew up at Iola and LaHarpe and attended schools in the Iola area graduating from Iola High School. She attended Iola Junior College and later attended the Coffeyville Beauty College.

She and Alvin Searcy were united in marriage on August 21, 1940 at Iola, Kansas. He preceded her in death on November 27, 1996.

They lived in Iola for a number of years where she was a homemaker until they moved to Seattle, Washington where she worked as an office manager at veterinarian clinic for several years. They then moved to Lawrence, Kansas where she worked at Boys State before moving to Parsons in 1970. In Parsons she was employed at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas. She moved to Crawfordsville, Indiana in 2003 to be close to family.

Georgia was an active member of the Foursquare Church of Parsons and the AARP. She enjoyed quilting and gardening.

Georgia is survived by two daughters, Linda Tague, and her husband, James of Crawfordsville, IN, Carol Handshy, and her husband, Howard of Gardner, KS; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Stage, two brothers, Ralph Shafer and Harry Shafer and a sister, Lucille Tyler.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Dennis. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday. Memorials are suggested to the Foursquare Church and they may be left at or mailed to the Carson-Wall Funeral Home 112 N. 26th St. P.O. Box 942 Parsons, KS 67357. Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com.


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Visitation

Monday

29

Jul

7:00 PM 7/29/2019 7:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/29/2019 8:00:00 PM
Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons

112 North 26th Street
Parsons, KS 67357

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday.

Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons
112 North 26th Street Parsons 67357 KS
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

30

Jul

10:30 AM 7/30/2019 10:30:00 AM
Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons

112 North 26th Street
Parsons, KS 67357

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home.

Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons
112 North 26th Street Parsons 67357 KS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pleasant Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Harper Road
Dennis, KS 67341

Harper Road Dennis 67341 KS
United States

Memorial Contribution

Parsons Foursquare Church

98 East Main
Parsons, KS 67357
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