|Birth: ||May 28, 1915|
|Death: ||May 27, 2005|
Lorena May Housworth, 89, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, May 27, 2005 at Jefferson City Manor Care Center. She was born May 28, 1915 near Versailles, Mo, a daughter of the late Hugh and Blanche Wahlers Smiley. She was married September 6, 1936 to Ernest Housworth at Versailles, who preceded her in death March 22, 1995. Lorena was a devoted mother and grandmother. She taught Sunday School classes for many years, and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Jefferson City. She worked at Dillons Super Market and enjoyed gardening. She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Silvey and husband Bill, of Jefferson City; one son Loren R. Housworth and wife Betty, of Warrensburg; one sister Louella Byler of St. James; two brothers, Milfred Smiley of Pleasant Hill, and H.W. Smiley of Versailles; five grandchildren, Joy Bax and husband Bob, Jeff Silvey and wife Monica, Kamala Stevens, Byron Housworth, and Stacey Phelps, nine great grandchildren, Jeremy Silvey, Andrew Bax, Jennifer Beeler, Kamala Stevens, Lauren Bax, Lauren Rae Stevens, Becca Phelps, Kindall Phelps, Erick Feeley, and Jordan Bax, one great-great grandson, Brent Silvey, many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 31, at the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home in Versailles, with Rev. Shane Crum officiating. Interment will be in the Versailles Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 at the funeral home. To send sympathy e-mails for the family go to www.kidwellgarber.com.
Created by: Juanita Sloan Lowrance
Record added: Feb 16, 2009
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