DEXTER -- Francis Ilene Kembrel, 78, died March 7, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born Dec. 15, 1924, in Essex, daughter of the late William and Marguerite Howell Kimbrel, she was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter.
Survivors include: one brother, William Junior Kimbrel of Seneca; and three sisters, Wilma Willene Clark of Dexter, Barbara Della Payne of Wappapello and Shirley Ann Statler of Festus.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Kathryn Montgomery.
Visitation is from 10:30 a.m. Monday until service time at 11 a.m. at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Doyle Corlew will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Essex Cemetery.