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Alma Doris Fern Price
Alma Doris Fern (Terry) Price, age 82, of Columbia, MO, formerly of Farber, MO passed away Monday, February 1, 2021 at 2:55 am while residing at South Hampton Place Nursing Home.
A visitation celebrating the life of Alma Doris Fern Price will be held Monday, February 8, 2021 starting at 12 pm. Funeral services are to follow beginning at 1 pm at Waters Funeral Home in Vandalia. Pastor Jamie Franke will officiate the services.
Fern (as she preferred to be called) was proceeded in death by her parents; Floyd and Beulah (Prock) Terry; two husbands Lee P. Hollowell and Arthur W. Price; three brothers Charles F. Terry, Floyd L. Terry and Jack A. Terry and five sisters Thelma Stewart, Dorothy Barr, Alice Lampeter, Imogene Duncan, and Maxine Stewart.
Survived by her three children; son Terry Lee Hollowell of Wartrace TN and daughters Tonja Leigh Martin of Columbia MO and Mechelle Le Carson of Titusville FL; seven grandchildren Austyn Marie Hollowell, Zechariah Cole Macbeth, Nicholas Eugene Martin, Meghan Leigh Martin, Camren Seth Martin, Pony Shea Kolonich, and Charles Warren Jowers Jr.; and eight great grandchildren.
Fern was born on February 20, 1938 in Farber MO to Floyd and Beulah (Prock) Terry. She was the 8th of 9 children. By the age of 13 she had lost both of her parents. Fern along with four of her siblings were raised by her newly wedded sister Alice and brother-n-law Vince Kampter. Fern graduated from Farber High School class of 1956. Her class was the last that would ever graduate from Farber. She had a smile that would light up a room and laughter to fill any void. She was a true fighter. Fern was a woman to be remembered. She cut a solo vinyl record, would bake goodies for the grandchildren daily, a teacher to those that needed guidance. Fern was a loving friend, sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was unforgettable and loved by all who knew her.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Carson, Eric Bardin, Randolph Williams, Glen Fugate and Steve Terry
Honorary pallbearers are Nicholas Martin and Camren Martin.
Memorial contributions may be made to South Hampton Place Nursing Home 4700 Brandon Wood St, Columbia MO 65203.
Online condolences may be made to the family and video tribute viewed on Fern's memorial page at www.watersfuneral.com