Obituaries

Arianna Elizabeth 'Ella' Beal Lawrence

Arianna Elizabeth “Ella” Beal, 6, Lawrence, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009. She was buried the next day in a private graveside service.
Ella is survived by her parents, Trent and Kelly Beal, her brothers and baby sister, all of the home; her grandparents, Ann and Ed Pearson, Baldwin City; her great-grandparents Ralph and Marja Pearson, Baldwin City, and Dean and Ruth Walker, Oskaloosa; as well as by aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A memorial fund has been set up in Ella's name at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS 66044. The family would alternatively suggest donations to Make-a-Wish of Kansas or www.thecurestartsnow.org which funds research for diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas, the type of tumor that Ella had.