SEATTLE –– Georgia Ellen Trower, 85, formerly of Chapman, died Feb. 15, 2013, in Seattle.
She was born Oct. 6, 1927, in Alamosa, Colo. Her parents were Lee Richard and Eula James Sheek. She attended school in Pueblo, Colo., and she was married to Cleo Ray Trower on July 4, 946. They lived in Bessemer, Colo., and within a short time they moved to Junction City, where they had the first of seven children. Later they moved to Chapman.
She is survived by three sons, Terry and Ronnie, both of Enterprise; Rodney of Tonkawa, Okla.; three daughters, Joy Ferguson, Seattle, Gay Tedder, Leawood; Merry Crough of Tonkawa, Okla.; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by five sisters Barbara McNeely, Phyllis Jackson, Donna Griffen, Ida Arabie, Thetis Souza; one brother, Jack Sheek, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleo Ray Trower, one son, Gary R. Trower, one grandson, Justin Ferguson, her parents Lee Richard and Eula Sheek; two sisters, Doris and Key Sheek, two brothers, Vernon and Bill Sheek.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the Londeen Funeral Chapel in Chapman; Pastor John Norman will officiate. Burial of the ashes will be at the Indian Hill Cemetery, Chapman, following the memorial service.
Memorials may be given to the Georgia Ellen Trower Memorial Fund. Memorials may be sent in care of the Londeen Funeral Chapel, Box 429, Chapman, KS 67431.