Victoria Hamra, 95, of Steele, Mo., died Monday, May 26, 2004.
Born Nov. 13, 1908, in Fulton, Ky., daughter of the late Asbir and Adeeba Hamra, she was a charter member of the Steele Book Club and a member of the Methodist Church in Steele.
On Feb. 3, 1929, she married Sam Farris Hamra, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, Jerry Hamra, one brother, Foad Hamra; one sister, Freda Rashid; one grandson, Matthew Hamra and one great-grandson, Trey Hamra.
Survivors include one son, Sam F. Hamra and wife, June, of Springfield, Mo.; three daughters, Joan Hamra and husband, Bill, of Fulton, Marilyn White and husband, Tom, of Memphis, Tenn. and Carolyn Hamra, of Little Rock, Ark.; one brother, Fred Hamra, of Fulton; two sisters, Adeline Hamra, of Dallas, Texas and Lillian Naifeh, of Norman, Okla; grandchildren, Sam F. Hamra III, Karen Groves, Michael Kenneth Hamra, Jacqueline Hamra Mesa, Dee Ann Isaac, William Allen Hamra, Lisa Hamra Sears, Jeri Lynn Joseph, Laura Victoria Hamra, Gerald Ryan Hamra and Christopher Bryan White and ten great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 28, at the Steele Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 28, at the Steele Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike Hargraves officiating.
Burial will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Steele.
Pallbearers are grandsons and nephews, Gerald Ryan Hamra, Sam F. Hamra III, Michael K. Hamra, William Allen Hamra, Christopher Bryan White, Sam T. Hamra, Ron Hamra, Robert Naifeh, Jr. and Jerri Joseph.
The family request contributions be made to the Sam Farris Hamra Community Center, in Steele; Steele Methodist Church; Mt. Zion Cemetery or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, in Memphis, Tenn.
John W. German Funeral Home of Steele is in charge of arrangements.