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Renee Ancell

Thursday, February 21, 2008

SIKESTON -- Orena Mae "Renee" Ancell, 99, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died at 10:10 p.m. Feb. 18, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center.

Born May 15, 1908, in Piggott, Ark., to the late James Douglas and Sarah Winkleman Carter, for many years she lived in Cape Girardeau where she was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church. She had worked for the Missouri Utilities Company until her retirement.

On Dec. 22, 1934, in Vienna, Ill., she married Fred Moore Ancell who preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1988.

One daughter, Anna Lee Ancell, also preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 1997.

She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Friday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. The Rev. Jeff Long, pastor of Centenary United Methodist Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.