Lucy England

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

DEXTER, Mo. -- Linda "Lucy" England, 82, died April 25, 2017, at her home in Dexter.

Born June 20, 1934, in Idalia, daughter of the late William Henry and Silva

Irene Triplett Harper, she had lived in Dexter all of her life and worked as a side seamer at Elders Manufacturing for 42 years until her retirement.

On Dec. 22, 1951, in Dexter, she married Floyd Gene England, who preceded her in death on Nov. 4, 1999.

Survivors include: two daughters and a son-in-law, Linda and Bill Courter and Jean Ann England of Dexter; special friend, William Perkins of Dexter; and five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Evert Chester Harper and William Joe Harper; and two sisters, Annie Alice Duley and Imogene Shipman.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. until service time at 2 p.m. Friday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Tim Russell of Dexter officiating.

Burial will follow at the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter.

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