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Wilma Gregory

Tuesday, March 11, 2003

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Wilma L. Gregory, 67, died March 10, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

Born May 19, 1935, in Clarksville, Ark., daughter of the late Delmar Burton and Floy Pearson Russell, she was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. She owned and operated Roberts Express Truck Line for 12 years and was a former member of the Morley Baptist Church.

On Feb. 2, 1955, at Hernando, Miss., she married Glen E. Gregory who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: one son, Russell Gregory of Perryville; two daughters, Margaret Carey of Cape Girardeau and Lisa Pobst of Sikeston; three brothers, George Russell of Hot Springs, Ark., Fred Russell of Ripley, W.Va., and Ken Russell of Tucson, Ariz.; four sisters, Ilene Kennedy of Arlington, Texas, Ressa Shelton of Lebanon, Mo., Ellen Mills of Sikeston and Margaret Mallett of Smithton, Ill.; and five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel, where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Jim Matthews will officiate.

Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.