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Emmett Glen Gregory

Visitation:
Wednesday, December 29, 2004 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Service:

Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Mr. Wayne Lynn.
Music provided by: Karen and Andrea Ankrom - vocalists and Barbara Elzea - pianist.
Interment will be in the New Harmony Cemetery with full military honors.
Pallbearers: Greg Luebrecht, Bob Pabst, Kenny Johnson, Edward Reading, David Thompson and Eddie Thompson. Honorary pallbearers were: Joe Branstetter and George Kelch.

Emmett Glen Gregory passed away at 4 a.m. Sunday, December 26, 2004 at the Moore-Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green, Missouri. Glen had been a lifelong Estes and New Harmony area resident and was a member of the First Christian Church in Vandalia. After graduating from Curryville High School, Glen entered the U. S. Navy and served during World War II. He farmed most of his life in the Estes/New Harmony area and was a past board member of the Pike Soil Conservation.

Born: May 10, 1921 near Estes to Emmett Lee and Orpha M. (Chamberlain) Gregory.

Married: Opal L. Thompson in St. Louis on December 28, 1943; she survives at the home.

Survivors include: two sons, Melvin and wife, Louise Gregory of O'Fallon; Robert and wife, Kim Gregory of Curryville; two daughters, Dorothy and husband, Dennis Edwards of Moberly; Helen and husband, Roger Gray of Bowling Green; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: parents.

Memorials may be made to Shiloh Christian Children's Ranch, 601 N. Center St., Shelbina, MO 63468.


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