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Ella Jane Abernathy Pry

Friday, February 17, 2012

Ella Jane Abernathy Pry, daughter of the late Jerome and Lizzie Summers Abernathy, was born Nov. 30, 1912, in the Ardeola Community in Stoddard County, Mo., and died at her home in Bloom-field, Mo., on Feb. 15, 2012, at the age of 99.

Mrs. Pry had lived in the Bloom-field area most of her life. She attended the Bell City United Pentecostal Church.

On May 16, 1931, she was married to Prentice Pry in Dexter, Mo. He preceded her in death on March 18, 1995.

Surviving are two daughters, Velva Latham of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Melba Hancock of Puxico, Mo.; four sons, Dean Pry and Dewey Pry, both of Dexter, Mo., Dr. Harry Pry of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and James Pry of Kennett, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, from 5-8 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield, Mo.

Funeral services will be on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield, Mo.

Interment will be in the Oak Ridge Cemetery near Bloomfield, Mo., with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Oak Ridge Cemetery, c/o Oma Cagle, 27638 County Road 223, Advance Mo. 63730.

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