The Washington Times-Herald

February 13, 2014

Laura Bies

Jan. 12, 1920 - Feb. 11, 2014

The Washington Times-Herald

---- — Laura Jean Bies, 94, of Washington, passed away at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday at Prairie Village Living Center.

Born Jan. 12, 1920, in Washington, she was the daughter of George and Martha Jane (Tomey) Wilz.

She was a 1937 graduate of Washington Catholic High School.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Deborah Jane and John Biddinger of Washington; one son, Ronald Earl Zollars of Oakland City; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Earl Zollars; her second husband, Garriety Bies; her parents; and two sisters, Georgia Price and Kathleen Brown.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Cemetery, with Yvonne Evans officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements are being made through Ed Lee Mortuary.

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