Imogene McMackins

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Imogene A. Cole McMackins, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at Heartland Care and Rehab. She was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church.

She was married to Howell McMackins April 30, 1949, in St. Louis. Howell preceded her in death Dec. 18, 1984.

Ms. McMackins was co-owner of Cape Floor Covering, and worked at J.C. Penney 10 years. She worked at Riverside Lumber Co. from 1984 to 1989 and retired in 1999.

She was very involved in the Sunday school, where she taught 4- and 5-year-olds nearly 30 years.

McMackins was the daughter of the late Lawrence Cole and the late Tressie Spain Cole.

She is survived by a daughter, Kelli McMackins Stewart of Jackson; a brother, Elvis Cole of St. Louis; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Larry McMackins; two brothers; and a great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to service time Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Dan Greene officiating. Interment will be in Cape County Memorial Park.