E. Marie Beesley, 92, died Wednesday, June 10, 2020.


She was born July 28, 1928, west of Gove to Clifford James and Ethel Marie (Johnson) Bland. She graduated high school in 1945.


She married Gail Beesley on Sept. 28, 1947. He preceded her in death. She was a stay-at-home wife and mother.


She was preceded in death by a great-grandson.


Survivors include a son, Marvin Beesley, Gove; two daughters, Linda Johnson, Quinlan, Okla., and Jeanette Burgardt, Claremore, Okla.; a brother, Don Bland, McPherson; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.


Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grainfield Methodist Church; burial in Gove Cemetery.


Memorials are suggested to Gove County Medical Center, Long Term Care (GCMC-LTC) or Grainfield United Methodist Church (Grainfield UMC) in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, Quinter.


Condolences can be sent to the family at www.schmittfuneral.com