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Helen Fay Shipman

d. September 18, 2015

Helen Fay Shipman, daughter of the late Frank Ambraus and Ora Bea Morris Stoker, was born in Dexter, Missouri on September 14, 1920, and passed away at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Missouri on September 18, 2015, at the age of 95 years and 4 days. Mrs. Shipman had lived in Dexter all of her life. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter and had worked as a nurses aid at the Dexter Hospital for many years. She enjoyed to crochet, read biographies and do word find puzzles. On September 29, 1940, she was married to Jerry Lihue Shipman in Malden, Missouri. He preceded her in death on December 12, 2001. Surviving are two daughters, Janet Putnam of Dexter, Missouri, Geraldine Comte of St. Louis, Missouri; one son, Jerry Dewayne Shipman of Kissimmee, Florida; ten grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren; seventeen great great grandchildren; one brother, Junior Franklin Stoker of Bloomfield, Missouri; one sister, Clara Bagby of Dexter, Missouri. Other relatives and friends survive. She was preceded in death by one grandson, three brothers, Lester, Lloyd and Leon Stoker; and four sisters, Noma Glenn, Pearl Vokerdeen, Ruby Snyder and Norma Gough. Friends may visit from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 21, 2015, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri. with the Rev. Kenneth Biggs of Dexter officiating. Interment will follow in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter, Missouri. Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri in charge of all arrangements.
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Visitation

Monday, September 21, 2015

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Watkins & Sons Funeral Service

301 N Walnut St, Dexter, MO 63841

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Service

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

11:00 - 11:30 am (Central time)

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Interment

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

11:45 - 11:55 am (Central time)

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