Carrie May Arnold Humphreys was born July 13, 1924, in Emporia, KS, to Mary Dakin and Francis Arnold. After graduating from Emporia High School, she attended McMurray College, Jacksonville, IL, and graduated from Kansas University with a BA in zoology in 1946. She died April 25, 2013, in Ashland, KS at the age of 88. Carrie married F.M. (Mike) Humphreys in 1946; they moved to Ashland in l949. Together they committed themselves to rural
community life; always broadening their horizons by engaging with others. Carrie and Mike nurtured five children, Karen, Wichita, KS; Iras (Charles Gray),
Hayward, WI; John (Diane), Ashland, KS; Tom (Debi), Ypsilanti, MI; and Fred.
Survivors include 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren: Kate (Josh
Kalinowski & Caden, Brady, Maddy May); Betsi (Mark Schumacher & Paige); Luke Humphreys; Lesley (Mike Euston), Katrina Humphreys and Hannah Humphreys Gray. Carrie is also survived by her sister, Doris Dial (Virginia Beach, VA), and brother, Phil Arnold (Susan) Wichita, KS. Carrie was preceded in death by her husband, Mike; her son, Fred; her brother, Frank D. Arnold; and
her parents. A memorial service will be held on May 10, 2013 at 2:30 PM at the First Presbyterian Church in Ashland. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 5, Ashland, KS 67831, or a charity of the donor’s choice.