Butler County Times Gazette
  • Obituary: Esther Bewley

  • Esther L. (Varner) Bewley, 84, passed away at the Emeritus of Augusta Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 surrounded by her family.
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  • Esther L. (Varner) Bewley, 84, passed away at the Emeritus of Augusta Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 surrounded by her family.
    Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.
    She was born on Aug. 14, 1928 to Margaret Leslie (Strickland) and Cloyd Martin Varner in Whitman, Kan.
    Esther was a retired Beechcraft employee, as well as devoted mother, grandmother, and sister.
    She was preceded in death by parents, Margaret Leslie and Cloyd Martin Varner, and husband Dale Belisle.
    She is survived by: three daughters, Lynette Gold (Basil Jarvis) of Bunker Hill, Kan., Pamela (Larry ) Smith of Russell, and Kimberly (David) Hall of Augusta; five grandchildren, Kendra Trueblood, Jeff Smith, Kristi Gold, Kara Hall, Ian Hall: and two great-grandchildren, Isaak Trueblood, and Axel Hrencher; as well as her sister Margaret Rawlings of Augusta; and her brother Lawrence Varner of Mount Holly, NJ.
    Memorial donations to Alzheimer's Association or Amedisys Hospice.
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