Wilma Gregory

Tuesday, March 11, 2003

Wilma L. Gregory, 67, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, March 10, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

She was born May 19, 1935, at Clarks-ville, Ark., to Delmar B. Russell and Floy Pearson Russell. She was married to Glen E. Gregory on Feb. 2, 1955, at Hernando, Miss.

She was a member at Bethany Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau and a former member of the Morley Baptist Church. Gregory was the owner and operator of Roberts Express Truck Line for 12 years.

Survivors include her husband of Cape Girardeau; a son, Russell Gregory of Perryville, Mo.; two daughters, Margaret Carey of Cape Girardeau and Lisa Pobst of Sikeston, Mo.; three brothers, George Russell of Hot Springs, Ark., Fred Russell of Ripley, W. Va., and Ken Russell of Tucson, Ariz.; four sisters, Ilene Kennedy of Arlington, Texas, Ressa Shelton of Lebanon, Mo., Ellen Mills of Sikeston, and Margaret Mallett of Smithton, Ill.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was prededed in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.