Vurlyn Gallaway


Vurlyn Larea Gallaway, 70, died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

Vurlyn Larea Gallaway, 70, died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

She was born June 26, 1943, in Garden City, to Noah Paul and Nina Mildred Will Hummer. A graduate of Garden City High School and Garden City Community College, she worked as a secretary for 20 years at Pueblo Chemical, eight years for Monfort and retired as a transcriptionist for St. Catherine Hospital.

Mrs. Gallaway attended Pierceville Federated Church, was a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority, past CMT of Toastmasters and spouse of the Past District Governor of Lions International.

On Feb. 15, 1961, she married Edmond Lee Gallaway Sr., in Denver. He survives. Other survivors include a son, Edmond Lee II and wife Connie Gallaway of Garden City; two daughters, Rhonda C. Gallaway of Garden City, and Jana LeAnn and husband Noel Biesecker of New Milford, Pa.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, William Paul Hummer.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City.

There will be no public visitation. Condolences may be sent at Memorials are suggested to the Lions Club Sight Foundation, in care of the funeral home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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