Graveside Service for Emma May Alexander Bryan, 91, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 12, 2016 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. She passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Emma was born September 12, 1925 in Richland, KS the daughter of James Benjamin Weaver Alexander and Elizabeth Fern (King) Alexander.
She married Kenneth Paul Bryan in December 1948 in Oskaloosa, Kansas. He preceded her in death in 1993. She later married Norman Yohe in 1966 in Great Bend, Kansas. He preceded her in death in 1998.
Emma had one son, LaVerne and he went to school and he graduated from Spring Hill High School. They moved from Spring Hill to Great Bend, Kansas and lived there until moving to Lawrence. She then lived at Margaret’s home until moving to Windsor Place and then Brandon Woods.
She worked at Reuter Organ Factory on New Hampshire Street in Lawrence. She then went to work at Walmart in Lawrence as a greeter for about 20 years.
Survivors include her two grandsons, Lloyd James Alexander and wife, Stephanie, Donald Eugene Alexander; three great grandchildren, Andrew, Tyler and Monica Alexander; daughter-in-law, Joyce Ann Alexander; sister, Margaret M. Wingert, Lawrence. She was preceded in death by her son, Lloyd LaVerne Alexander in 2010 and four brothers, James, Edward, Lee and Harland Alexander.
The family will greet friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 12, 2016 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorials may be made in her name to Visiting Nurses and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.