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Ella Pry

Friday, February 17, 2012

Ella Pry
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 passed away at her home in Bloomfield, Mo., Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at the age of 99 years, 2 months and 16 days.

Mrs. Pry had lived in the Bloomfield 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 March 18, 1995. She was also preceded in death by three brothers.

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, Dr. Harry Pry, of Cape Girardeau and James Pry of Kennett; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Other relatives and friends also survive.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, February 18, at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.

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

Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery near Bloomfield, Missouri with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com

Memorials may be made to the Oak Ridge Cemetery, c/o Oma Cagle, 27638 CO RD 223, Advance MO 63730.