Tami Grace Rand Hurley, 42, of Drexel, MO formerly of Olathe passed away July 2, 2010 at her residence. Memorial Celebration of Life Service will be held 2:00 pm Fri., July 9, 2010 at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S Center, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Visitation will follow the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Watkins’ Children Memorial Fund. Condolences may be sent to www.brucefuneralhome.com
Tami was born May 16, 1968 in Huntsville, AR to Jerry Lee and Connie Louise Ball Rand. She grew up in Olathe and later moved to Edgerton. She had lived in Drexel for one year. Tami married Edward James Hurley on Dec. 18, 1999 in Olathe, KS. She was a homemaker who had previously worked as a CNA in nursing homes. Tami loved being a grandmother and enjoyed cooking, baking, poetry, photography and shopping. She enjoyed traveling and was in love with the ocean.
Tami is survived by her husband Edward; children: Lekendyl Ryan Kee Watkins, Wellsville, KS, twins Chrystian Alexandre Watkins and Jhapyn Adam Watkins, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO; parents: Connie Louise Baker, Oak Grove, AR and Jerry Lee Rand, Omaha, AR; Grandmother, Mabel Rand, Omaha, AR; siblings: Crystal Lea Chaney, Edgerton, KS, Carlena Anderson, and Jason Rand, Omaha, AR; grandchildren: Zyon and Xavyer.