Ernestine Webber, daughter of Ruth Cook Monahan and the late Lee Monahan, was born in Caddo Gap, Arkansas on January 12, 1935, and passed away on December 26, 2014, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, at the age of 79 years, 11 months and 14 days.
She had lived in Dexter most of her life. She had worked as a head cook for the Dexter Public Schools for over twenty years and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter.
She was married to Robert Leroy Ferguson, he preceded her in death in 1963. On August 4, 1970, she was married to Raymond Louis "Junior" Webber, Jr. in Dexter, Missouri. He preceded her in death on May 6, 2014.
Surviving are two sons, Jerry Probst of Mt. Grove, Raymond Webber, III of Dexter; five daughters and spouses, Sherry & Don Chance of Matthews, Tammy & Terry Crowley of Dexter, Cathy & Gene Kirby of Dexter, Mary & Bobby Armour of Poplar Bluff, and Theresa Brown of Bernie; her mother, Ruth Monahan of Cape Girardeau; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; one sister, Debbie Monahan of Cape Girardeau and one brother, Jimmy Monahan of Thebes, Illinois. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one son, Jeff Webber and two brothers, Otis and Joel Monahan.
Friends may visit Sunday, December 28, 2014, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Monday, December 29, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Rich Lee of Dexter and Rev. Blake Brown of Bloomfield, Missouri officiating.
Interment with be in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.