Evelyn Z. (Parker) Epp, 95, died Sunday, May 23, 2010, at Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Oklahoma.


    Evelyn Z. (Parker) Epp, 95, died Sunday, May 23, 2010, at Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
    She was born on April 8, 1915, at Fellsburg, Kansas, the daughter of William Earl and Lora Alice (Kuykendall) Parker.
    Evelyn graduated from Belpre High School and attended Salt City Business College in Hutchinson. She married Frank Epp on November 26, 1936, at Belpre. He preceded her in death on December 8, 1998, at Dodge City.
    She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women's Circle, the Sorosis Study Club and the Hypatia Club, all of Dodge City. She was a homemaker.
    Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Osbourn and husband, Mike, of Tulsa, Okla., Loralee Turnbaugh and husband, Don, of Grants Pass, Ore.; four grandchildren, Tener Steele, Portland, Ore., Anna Saunders, Walnut Creek, Ca., Damon Osbourn, Boston, Ma., and Kelsey Cabrera, Chicago, Il.; two nephews, Warren and Douglas Parker; three nieces, Joanne Carr, Jolene Clark, Lynda Grizzell; and four great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Alva and Orlyn Parker.
    Funeral services will be Saturday, May 29, 2010, at 10:30 A.M. at Swaim Funeral Home, Dodge City, with Rev. Dick Robbins presiding. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City.
    There will be no public visitation.
    The family suggests memorials to the First United Methodist Church, Dodge City, in care of Swaim Funeral Home, 1901 6th Avenue, Dodge City, Kansas, 67801. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.