Kathryn A. (Kay) Tevis, 84, of Hughesville, died Thursday. Oct. 7, 2010, at The Living Center in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at First Christian Church in Sedalia, with Pastor David Todd and Pastor Jim Sutherlin officiating. Burial will be in Longwood Cemetery, in Longwood. Casket bearers will be Joe Ben Todd, Jesse Todd, Drake Tevis, Zach Smith, Eric Cornine and Mike Karrick. Honorary bearers will be Jim Rissler, Tim Cornine, Otis Thomas, Tom Cooper, Bill Howard, Jim McMullin, Ray Combs and Jack Blackwell. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at the church. The family suggests memorial contributions to First Christian Church or Habitat for Humanity in care of the Rea Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be conveyed to the family at www.reafuneralservice.com.
Born Jan. 10, 1926, in Broken Bow, Neb., she was the daughter of Howard Lucius and Milly Winifred Warner Noyes. On Feb. 19, 1956, she married John Preston Tevis, who preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2010. She was a graduate of Kearney High School in Kearney, Neb. and received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Kearney State College. She also received her master's degree in Religious Education at Drake University. She was the Director of Religious Education at First Christian Church. She was also a delegate for the disciples of Christ Biennial Assembly, Christian Action committee chairman, deaconess, elder and various church women's groups. She was a 4-H leader, President of the local Habitat for Humanity, election judge and crop walk organizer.
She is survived by one daughter, Susan Todd, and her husband, David, of Perry; two sons, Dan W. Tevis and his wife, Deidre, of Columbia, and Steven A. Tevis and his wife, Mary, of Houstonia; a sister-in-law, Elsie Tevis, of Moberly; nine grandchildren and one great-grandaughter.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Nanette Nedra Noyes Larken, and a brother-in-law, Robert G. Larken.
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