Elva’s life began on May 21, 1929, the daughter of John “Alva” and Anna Sophia (Hall) Gill in Benton, Kansas. She attended Benton and El Dorado Schools and then Beautician School. She married Edgar “Ed” Page on June 28, 1947, in Leon, Kansas. Elva owned and operated “Elva’s Hair and Skin Care” in El Dorado for 52 years. She was the first Redken retail dealer in Kansas. She loved to play Bingo, read, and sew clothes for her girls while they were in school.
Her loving family includes her son and his wife, Edgar “Ed” and Sharon Page of Overland Park, Kansas, daughters and their husbands, Terryl and Joseph Pajor of Wichita, Susan and Terry Whiteside of Potwin, Kansas; sister-in-laws, Doris Gill of Benton, Betty (Hank) McElroy of Beaumont, Kansas; four grandchildren, Jason (Amanda) Page, Brandon Whiteside, Traci (Mickey) Malone, Colby Whiteside, two step-grandchildren, Jennifer Smith and Sara (Matt) Koochel.
She was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; three brothers, Merton, Jim and Bernie Gill. Elva passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, having reached the age of 89 years old.
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