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Elma Winchester

Thursday, February 17, 2005

SIKESTON - Elma Anna Winchester, 87, died Feb. 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born Sept. 25, 1917, in Richardton, N.D., daughter of the late Otto W. and Anna A. Stieg Kasten, she was a member of the Tanner Street Church of God. On Jan. 29, 1939, in Bell, Calif., she married Woodrow Winchester Sr. who preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1992.

Survivors include: two sons, Rick Winchester of Jackson and Woody Winchester Jr. of Fulton, Miss.; one daughter, Pat Jobe of Sikeston; two sisters, Alice Funkhouser and Herda Mahoney of Teton, Wash.; and 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers and one nephew.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Carl Addison, pastor of Tanner Street Church of God, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.