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Lela Douglas

December 22, 2021

Lela Rose Douglas of Advance, Missouri born to the late Charles Franklin and Myrtle Mae (Scritchfield) Gallamore on November 02, 1937 in Chionia, Missouri and passed away on December 22, 2021 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri at the age of 84 years. Lela married William H. Douglas Jr. on December 21, 1968 in Lowndes, Missouri. Lela lived in the Stoddard County area most of her life, she also lived in Bowling Green, Kentucky and Saint Louis, Missouri. She was a nurse’s aid for many years at the Bowling Green Kentucky Medical Center. She loved to embroider. She loved her family with all of her heart. Lela is survived by her husband William H. Douglas Jr.; two daughters Paula (Chad) Price of Bloomfield and Leah Price of Dexter, Missouri; two grandchildren Boomer (Amber) Price of Brownwood, Missouri and Grover (Lyndsea) Price of Brownsville, Kentucky; two great grandchildren Emma Lynn Price and Ellie Jordan Price; two sisters Melba Barks-Sanders of Sullivan, Missouri and Verna (Joe) Skaggs of Marble Hill, Missouri; very close and special friends Theresa DeBretto, Gabriel and Callie Stumbaugh. She is preceded in death by her parents Charles and Myrtle Gallamore; one brother Charles Gallamore; two sisters Joyce McGee and Deanna Metz. A host of family and friends also survive. Visitation will be on Monday December 27, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri. Funeral Service will be Tuesday December 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri with Rev. Franklin Radford of Greenville, Missouri. Interment will follow in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri. With Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Missouri in charge of all arrangements. Watkins and Sons Funeral Service
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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

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301 N Walnut St, Dexter, MO 63841

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