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Opal Humphies

Monday, July 11, 2005

Oct. 5, 1916-July 10, 2005

MAX --Opal Humphreys, 88, died Sunday (July 10, 2005) at Hester Memorial Nursing Home in Benkelman.

She was born Oct. 5, 1916, to Bert and Jessie (Gardner) Lemon northeast of Max. She graduated from Max Rural High School.

She married William "Kermit" Humphreys on Aug. 10, 1935, in her parents' home. They made their home in the Benkelman area until they moved to Max.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kermit; granddaughter, Nancy; great-grandson, Jackson Mossburgh; three brothers Roy, Harley and Earl; and two sisters, Hope and Dorothy.

Survivors include three sons, Lyle of Benkelman, Merril and wife, Sylvia of Imperial, and Levoine of Max; two daughters, Ila Foster and husband, Val of Omaha, and Shary Jones and husband, Jerry of Max; one brother, Glen Lemon and wife, Shirley of Max; one sister, Helen Shoemaker and husband, Vern of Cawker City, Kan.; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were Thursday at Ash Grove Cemetery, south of Wauneta.

Memorials are being accepted in her name.

Liewer Funeral Home of Wauneta was in charge of arrangements.