Obituary: Gene Beryl Bryan Twyford

Gene Beryl Bryan Twyford, 94, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Newton.

Gene was born on Aug. 31, 1921, in Stonington, Colo., to Samuel and Blanche (Bohl) Bryan.

Gene married Lewis Oliver Twyford on Oct. 29, 1938, in Johnson City. They were married for 53 years prior to his death on Sept. 21, 1991.

Gene was a homemaker and enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening. She was a great cook, and a wonderful and loving mother and grandmother. She lived in Stafford for more than 60 years until her health began to fail and she moved to Newton to be closer to her children and receive additional care. She was a member of Newton Christian Church for many years.

She is survived by her children: Judy Kay Schremmer of Wichita, and Lewis and Paulette Twyford of Newton; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Twyford; baby girl, Viola Gene Twyford; four brothers; and nine sisters.

A memorial service and burial are planned for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at Newton Christian Church, 210 Southport Drive, Newton, KS 67114. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to Newton Christian Church.

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