Ella Pry

Friday, February 17, 2012

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

She was born Nov. 30, 1912, in the Ardeola community in Stoddard County, daughter of Jerome and Lizzie Summers Abernathy. She and Prentice Pry were married May 16, 1931, at Dexter, Mo. He preceded her in death March 18, 1995.

Mrs. Pry had lived in the Bloomfield area most of her life. She attended Bell City United Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Velva Latham of Cape Girardeau, Melba Hancock of Puxico, Mo.; four sons, Dean and Dewey Pry of Dexter, Dr. Harry Pry of Cape Girardeau, James Pry of Kennett, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery near Bloomfield.

Memorials may be made to Oak Ridge Cemetery, c/o Oma Cagle, 27638 County Road 223, Advance, MO 63730.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.