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Ella Pry

Friday, February 17, 2012

BLOOMFIELD -- Ella Jane Abernathy Pry, 99, died Feb. 15, 2012, at her home.

Born Nov. 30, 1912, in the Aredeola community in Stoddard County, to the late Jerome and Lizzie Summers Abernathy, she had lived in the Bloomfield area most of her life and attended the Bell City United Pentecostal Church.

On May 16, 1931, in Dexter, she married Prentice Pry who preceded her in death on March 18, 1995.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers.

Surviving are: two daughters, Velva Latham of Cape Girardeau and Melba Hancock of Puxico; four sons, Dean Pry and Dewey Pry of Dexter, Dr. Harry Pry of Cape Girardeau and James Pry of Kennett; and 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Burial will be in the Oak Ridge Cemetery near Bloomfield.

Online condolences may be sent at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.