ADVANCE - Lora Ellen Massey, 86, died Aug. 13, 2006, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center in Puxico.
Born March 12, 1920, at Zalma, daughter of the late Ed and Sadie Shell Hendrix, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief.
On Aug. 20, 1937, at Greenbrier, she married Arch Massey who preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 1987.
An infant son, four brothers, four sisters and three half-sisters also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: two sons, Lonnie Massey of Sedgewickville and Rick Massey of Advance; three daughters, Ella Dean Dunning of Puxico, Wynona Massey of Advance and Patricia Maurer of Lawrenceburg, Va.; two sisters, Juanita Laramie of St. Louis and Mildred Ladd of Advance; and 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Gary Cooper will officiate assisted by the Rev. Wayne Burchett.
Burial will follow in Morgan Memorial Park in Advance.