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Opal Pearl Egner, 91, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Tamms, Ill., passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at the Lutheran Home.
She was born Feb. 2, 1921, in Unionville, Ill., daughter of Samuel Jesse and Minnie Myrtle Hardy Henson. She and Raymond Joseph Egner were married Sept. 4, 1940, in Benton, Ky. He preceded her in death July 25, 1991.
Opal and her husband owned and operated Tamms IGA store many years. She was of the Baptist belief.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Tonia R. and David Nielsen of Jacksonville, Ill., Helen Ann and Lynn Willis of Tamms; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and a sister.
Friends may call Saturday from noon until service time at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Brent Gordon and the Rev. Larry Buckles officiating. Interment will be in St. Catherine's Catholic Cemetery at Grand Chain, Ill.
Memorials may be given to Lutheran Home Hospice, 2825 Bloomfield Road, Cape Girardeau, Mo., 63703.