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- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Ray's of Kelso, Plaza by Ray's to change ownership; Fonn to buy enterprise (04/20/16)3
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
Ama Elizabeth Young, 90, went to her heavenly home Sunday, July 27, 2008, at her home in Wood River, Ill.
She was born Dec. 10, 1917, in Egypt Mills, to Amos and Bertha Ervin Hargis. She married Howard V. Young Feb. 15, 1935, in Benton, Mo. Howard passed away Jan. 20, 1984.
Ama was formerly of Cape Girardeau. She was employed many years by Teamsters Local 525 in Alton, Ill.
Ama is survived by a nephew whom she raised and was her caregiver for many years, Scott Stroder of Wood River; a sister, Pat Perry of Sun City West, Ariz.; a brother, Bart (Roslyn) Hargis of Phoenix; a niece, Marcia (Bill) Hane of Lake Tahoe, Nev.; nephews John (Peggy) Altemueller of Festus, Mo., Kenneth (Brandi) Hargis-Knight of Fargo, Okla., Edward (Dana) Hargis of Virginia, John Hargis of Alton; a niece, Kathy (Gary) Gray of Hot Springs, Ark.; and several great-nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Chaplain Ralph McGlown officiating. Burial will be in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto, Ill.