Georgia J. Crosley, 75, passed away on Saturday afternoon, June 15, at Cherry Village Residential Care in Great Bend. Georgia was born on June 1, 1938 at Mountain View, Ark. to Harvey Andrew and Tolva Leona (Finch) Chatman, and had been a resident of Great Bend since 1992. In addition to being a homemaker, she provided in-home caregiver services for the past ten years to a number of individuals.
Georgia enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and crossword puzzles, and reading historical romance novels. Georgia dearly loved and collected wind chimes and dreamcatchers. If she became your friend, she was your friend for life.
Survivors include two sons, Jason Crosley and his wife, Janell, of O’Fallon, Mo. and Charles Chism and his wife, Jerrie, of Great Bend; four daughters, Lebrina Haislip and her husband, Bill, of Topeka, Debra Knox and her husband, Mel of Mill Creek, Wash., Arlene Lamer and her husband, Chris, of Wichita, and Erlene Halzle and her husband, Scott of Hudson; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Edward Eugene Chism; two brothers, Otis and Edward Chatman; and one sister, Marie Trollinger.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Charter Funerals in Great Bend, with the Reverend Dick Ogle officiating. Interment will be at the Pawnee Rock Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated to either the Georgia J. Crosley Memorial Fund or Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice of Great Bend. Online condolences may be left and a complete obituary notice may be viewed at http://www.charterfunerals.com/obituary/chgb.
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Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, June 18, 2013