ULYSSES — Garold W. Jarvis, 81, a former resident of Ulysses, died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at his home in Wichita.
He was born July 28, 1931, in southern Grant County, to E. Wayne and Reba D. Davis Jarvis. He graduated in 1948 from Grant County Rural High School.
Mr. Jarvis was a lifelong farmer and worked with oil and gas leases for Kirkman Oil. He moved to Wichita in 2010.
On May 5, 1950, he married Marilou Frazier in Ulysses. She died July 26, 1990. He also was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Brenda Jolene Jarvis; a granddaughter; and a brother, Kenneth Jarvis.
Survivors include a son, Verlan Jarvis of Wichita; two daughters, Roxana L. Miller and Cathryn L. Jarvis, both of Wichita; a sister, Donna L. Giles of Clinton, Okla.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Garnand Funeral Home Chapel, Ulysses. Burial will follow at Ulysses Cemetery.
Visitation hours are 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or Ascension Lutheran Church, Maple Campus, Wichita, both in care of the funeral home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.