Mary Ida Vickers of Baxter Springs, Kan., died Monday July 7, 2008. She was 84.
Mrs. Vickers was born May 12, 1924, in Wayne, Mo., to Frank and Nellie (Davis) Porter.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Survivors include one son, Berle Blevins and wife Carol of Afton; one daughter, Geneva Kirby and husband Mike of Baxter Springs; one sister, Geneva Osborne of Kansas City, Mo.; 12 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by one son, Robert Dale Vickers; her parents, and three brothers, Wayne Porter, Willard Porter and Wilbur Porter.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Derfelt's Baxter Chapel in Baxter Springs. Burial will be in Baxter Cemetery in Baxter Springs.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Derfelt's Baxter Chapel.